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06-15-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By vern1

I blew out 2 cam plugs on my 997. Thought it was...

I blew out 2 cam plugs on my 997. Thought it was a sealant issue but the cam covers had not recently been removed. Turns out that the ends of the cams are supposed to have plugs in them and mine did...
06-15-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,447
Posted By vern1

They use Joe Gibbs Driven products. I use the...

They use Joe Gibbs Driven products. I use the DT40 5w40 in mine

If you want to waste a day (although some of it is quite funny) go on the 997 forum and search for what is the best oil
Forum: 997 Forum
06-13-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By vern1

My total cost including the MOST adapter was...

My total cost including the MOST adapter was about $800, maybe a little more then replacing the Becker but certainly not ridiculously so. And the interface at least looks like it was produced in this...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-12-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By vern1

If you are losing sound and controls then its...

If you are losing sound and controls then its likely not just the screen and could be the hard drive.

You can 1. send it out to Becker to fix for less than $1k i believe or 2. replace with...
05-28-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By vern1

It depends what you want to buy. If you want to...

It depends what you want to buy. If you want to run Mobil 1 0w40 then you can get it at Cdn Tire

If you want to run something more exotic like Joe Gibbs Driven (which i run) then there are a few...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-14-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By vern1

No problem. I did not get a new head unit with...

No problem. I did not get a new head unit with NAV (just use my phone) so just left the yellow unplugged. I did however tap in to the white acc power wire that comes out of the main power harness as...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-13-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By vern1

and am pretty sure black is radio and yellow gps....

and am pretty sure black is radio and yellow gps. It is in the thread re Bose replacement for $150
Forum: 997 Forum
05-12-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By vern1

I think one is for gps and one for radio. Cant...

I think one is for gps and one for radio. Cant you plug it in and power up the unit to see which one gives reception? I thought when i did mine that it only fit in to one of the adapters
Forum: 997 Forum
05-09-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,590
Posted By vern1

Lots of not so good CPO stories as well. Would...

Lots of not so good CPO stories as well. Would still get a PPI regardless. Can always get a good warranty outside of a Porsche one if you want a warranty
Forum: 997 Forum
05-09-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By vern1

Well if you get scoring definitely go after...

Well if you get scoring definitely go after market with nickies and dont stick the same oem block back in which can suffer from the same problem!

Also plenty of aftermarket options/parts as good...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-09-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8,490
Views: 1,198,867
Posted By vern1

And could definitely drop that thing down a bit...

And could definitely drop that thing down a bit (lot) to do it more justice. The all dark look accentuates the 4x4 look
Forum: 997 Forum
05-09-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8,490
Views: 1,198,867
Posted By vern1

I plasti'd my winters 3 seasons ago. This last...

I plasti'd my winters 3 seasons ago. This last season i put 12k kms on them in every kind of weather and they STILL look good - this stuff is TOUGH.

They have been washed many times and subject to...
05-08-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,212
Posted By vern1

Great, now you've got the wackos from OT chiming...

Great, now you've got the wackos from OT chiming in. I didnt pay to keep my membership going just so i could avoid them and their vortex of insanity

Muskoka I agree with you. But as you have seen...
04-22-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By vern1

ok thanks

ok thanks
Forum: 997 Forum
04-21-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By vern1

You've got to be kidding I predict that the...

You've got to be kidding

I predict that the common "wisdom" will soon be to change the oil every 3 months or 1k miles :rolleyes:
04-21-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By vern1

What do they charge for a tune? I am considering...

What do they charge for a tune? I am considering a tune for my 4.0 since it has had a fair amount of mods
04-16-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By vern1

Yup, bore scoring extreme

Yup, bore scoring extreme
Forum: 997 Forum
04-15-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By vern1

Put whatever you want on it, its your car to make...

Put whatever you want on it, its your car to make your own. Dont listen to the Porsche purist BS. Just dont go as far as spinners......
04-14-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By vern1

Used Dension Gateway 500 - anyone want it?

My PCM crapped out on my drive south and I replaced it with a new Kenwood head unit. I had a Dension unit hooked up to the old PCM. These units allow BT steaming for music/phone calls etc.

It was...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-13-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By vern1

What are you doing to the engine to make it go as...

What are you doing to the engine to make it go as well as it looks?
Forum: 997 Forum
04-12-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By vern1

Sorry what are those meets? Can always try and...

Sorry what are those meets? Can always try and drop by to one depending on where they are. I am in the Beaches

Assuming you are looking at 200 cell cats it will free up the top end for sure. It...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-12-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By vern1

Well i am also in TO if you want to hear mine at...

Well i am also in TO if you want to hear mine at some point. Do you already have gundos? They make it louder than stock but the addition of 200 cell cats takes it up another notch

The combo...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-11-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By vern1

Well i hear ya but if you just want some more...

Well i hear ya but if you just want some more sound then the gundo will do that for a couple of hundred bucks. But we are talking about cats here and once you are looking to purchase cats then its a...
04-11-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,399
Posted By vern1

What is he like 16???? Pretty sure he didnt...

What is he like 16???? Pretty sure he didnt purchase it with his own $$$
Forum: 997 Forum
04-11-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By vern1

Lowbee, I went through the same process as you...

Lowbee, I went through the same process as you and went with the AWE straight pipes for the same reasons.

A few comments though. I dont think the cats are just loud above 4k. I have headers, cats...
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