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03-03-2015, 12:08 PM
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Posted By RallyJon

Smile TAG Porsche McLaren coffee table finished at last

I haven't posted much on Rennlist since I went over to the dark side, but I think you guys might appreciate this...

About 15 years ago I found an old TAG-Porsche engine block on eBay. It comes...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-22-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By RallyJon

Unhappy Bye Bye C4S

Last week I put my C4S on a truck to a new home in Vancouver. It's been an excellent four years and she was truly a great all around fun car.

http://www.rallystuff.com/byebye996.jpg

Not sure...
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Views: 312
Posted By RallyJon

Question Thumbnail code?

Hi guys, I'm trying to post thumbs that link to the full size image using code that I'm pretty sure used to work:


http://www.rallystuff.com/996ext2_t.jpg (http://www.rallystuff.com/996ext2.jpg)...
Forum: 996 Forum
03-12-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 43,082
Posted By RallyJon

Very cool! One question: is the rear bumper work...

Very cool! One question: is the rear bumper work just cosmetic?
Forum: 996 Forum
02-18-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By RallyJon

Sorry, didn't take a photo. The fingers on one...

Sorry, didn't take a photo. The fingers on one side of the failed PP were 1/4" or so lower than on the other side. Normal daily-driver use. No abuse.

However, my shop said that it looked like the...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-15-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By RallyJon

It was a cracked pressure plate. 71k miles. The...

It was a cracked pressure plate. 71k miles. The dual-mass flywheel is at the limit and needs to be replaced, too.

Good news though--the IMS seal was leaking along with the RMS, so fortunate timing...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-14-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By RallyJon

Unhappy Ugh--now the clutch

Well, I tempted Murphy with this post: https://rennlist.com/forums/996-forum/724955-failing-water-pump-post9977622.html#post9977622 and now he's getting revenge.

Yesterday driving to work I first...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-29-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,428
Posted By RallyJon

An otherwise excellent C4S for $7500? Wow. The...

An otherwise excellent C4S for $7500? Wow. The devil on my shoulder would say...

http://www.renegadehybrids.com/911/LS-1-996.html
Forum: 996 Forum
01-19-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 75,354
Posted By RallyJon

I changed the oil with DT40, so we'll see what if...

I changed the oil with DT40, so we'll see what if anything changes after another 4k miles.

One thing to note: halfway through the last interval, I had a leaking drain plug, so I drained the oil...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-17-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 75,354
Posted By RallyJon

Here's my first UOA of the DT40. Was Motul 8100...

Here's my first UOA of the DT40. Was Motul 8100 since 49k and 300V before that.
01-02-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,380
Posted By RallyJon

Question Wash mitt for wheel cleaning

For years I've been using a sheepskin wash mitt for cleaning wheels. It has a lot of advantages: it's thick enough to protect from sharp edges, the thumb can get into lug holes, it's soft but...
Forum: 996 Forum
12-20-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,884
Posted By RallyJon

Thank you. Looking forward to it.

Thank you. Looking forward to it.
Forum: 996 Forum
12-20-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,132
Posted By RallyJon

EVO magazine recently had a subjective "driving...

EVO magazine recently had a subjective "driving feel" comparo test of various 911 versions. The 996 did very well and surprised some of the testers.

I think as all these cars age, people are...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-18-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By RallyJon

Still on the original shocks? droplinks?...

Still on the original shocks? droplinks? suspension bushings?
Forum: 996 Forum
11-07-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,173
Posted By RallyJon

2002 69k miles

2002 69k miles
Forum: 996 Forum
11-06-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,173
Posted By RallyJon

Mechanic said the vanes were fine--just the...

Mechanic said the vanes were fine--just the bearing was going.

First mechanical problem (other than consumables and routine maintenance) in the three-and-a-half years I've owned her.
Forum: 996 Forum
11-03-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,173
Posted By RallyJon

Free tow with AAA. Hasn't been to a Porsche...

Free tow with AAA. Hasn't been to a Porsche specialist in a year, so just as soon have them do it and give the car a once over while they're in there.
Forum: 996 Forum
11-03-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,173
Posted By RallyJon

Failing water pump

Pulling into the driveway last night I heard a rattling noise from the engine. IMS detector was not red, so good there. Did some reading here last night and figured it might be the coolant pump. When...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-31-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By RallyJon

Thanks for the clarification. Still have the...

Thanks for the clarification. Still have the stock ones?
Forum: 996 Forum
05-31-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By RallyJon

Unhappy Anyone have a stock C4S or turbo exhaust tip?

Had to park on an incline with a weird transition and the passenger side exhaust tip broke off from the adjusting clamp ring. I took it to an exhaust shop that proceeded to weld it back together...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-02-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,146
Posted By RallyJon

That price makes no sense. Love to see an...

That price makes no sense. Love to see an itemized breakdown of what's in the kit.

And it is sacrilege to butcher an air-cooled Porsche for a V8 swap, but nothing wrong with it in a water-cooled...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-02-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,849
Posted By RallyJon

The 0-30 time casts some doubt. Getting to 30 in...

The 0-30 time casts some doubt. Getting to 30 in 1.8 seconds is about right for an AWD STI or EVO chirping all four wheels right at the edge of traction. A 997 GT3 took 1.9 to get to 30 is a recent...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-20-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,853
Posted By RallyJon

Most desirable Porsche--LOL! You're in the...

Most desirable Porsche--LOL!

You're in the most desirable Porsche for $35k or less forum.
Forum: 996 Forum
02-02-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By RallyJon

Lots of cool cars out there for more money up...

Lots of cool cars out there for more money up front + more depreciation. I thought I'd hit a real sweet spot with great performance from low-miles, heavily depreciated cars, but the tight used car...
Forum: 996 Forum
02-01-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By RallyJon

Question Replacing the C4S maybe... but with what?

Over the past decade, Iĺve settled into a fun and repeatable car ownership rhythm: I buy a car for $30-35k, drive it for three years, sell it for a few $k less than I paid, add a few $k to the pot...
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