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04-23-2019, 10:38 AM
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Posted By dprantl

When the clutch gets like that, how is the...

When the clutch gets like that, how is the steering? Does it feel heavier than normal?

Dan
04-17-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By dprantl

It's too bad they didn't make a 997.1TT with a...

It's too bad they didn't make a 997.1TT with a PDK, that would have been an interesting choice.

Dan
02-28-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By dprantl

Speaking of coolant pipe failure, the 996TT...

Speaking of coolant pipe failure, the 996TT shares at least the adhesive portion of this coolant problem and one 996TT made it to 383,000 miles (some portion of those were track miles) without any...
02-25-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By dprantl

I'm assuming you have a tune? IMO it would be...

I'm assuming you have a tune? IMO it would be very close. Comparing stock to stock, the Italia is +90hp, -110lbs and has a 7-speed double-clutch transmission. 0-60 in ~3 seconds and 1/4 mile in the...
02-13-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By dprantl

The more I look at some of these reports the more...

The more I look at some of these reports the more I wonder how many of them have been "doctored"... I'm not saying this one is, it's just that it looks a little suspicious with values in every bucket...
02-10-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,557
Posted By dprantl

The scanner reads in kilometers, so it's probably...

The scanner reads in kilometers, so it's probably reading ~80k for your ~50k mile car.

Dan
02-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,075
Posted By dprantl

If this were really true (which it most probably...

If this were really true (which it most probably isn't on the 997.1), it would have to be triggered electrically via the handbrake lever. There's no way it could be a mechanical connection.

Dan
01-30-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By dprantl

On my old 996TT the top passenger microswitch...

On my old 996TT the top passenger microswitch connector somehow had a tiny bit of play in it, causing it to break its internal connection from time to time. This is the type of switch that has...
01-27-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By dprantl

Well, it's true that you learn something new...

Well, it's true that you learn something new every day (at least I did about modifying DI cars in the last few days). All the modifications you listed will increase power by adding more air into the...
01-25-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By dprantl

Dead in the water? Why not just replace the stock...

Dead in the water? Why not just replace the stock pump with one that provides more flow/pressure? Can't a high capacity Walbro be made to fit? Maybe like this one...
01-10-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,851
Posted By dprantl

Sounds like Gate is talking about regular...

Sounds like Gate is talking about regular gasoline octane in Europe which is 95 and 98. This discussion is about ethanol fuels, not regular gasoline...

Dan
12-06-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By dprantl

Yes it is a Porsche seat, but an older one. They...

Yes it is a Porsche seat, but an older one. They don't sell those anymore which is why I suggested to find them used. I'm in the US and got mine on craigslist. Sometimes they come up for sale here:...
12-06-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By dprantl

Find a good used one of these. It's the best...

Find a good used one of these. It's the best forward fitting child seat for the back of a 911 and fits kids from 20lbs with the impact cushion to 55lbs:
...
11-08-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By dprantl

2008 model year for the turbo is still 997.1. Do...

2008 model year for the turbo is still 997.1. Do you have pictures of the leak area?

Dan
11-07-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,815
Posted By dprantl

If it were me, I wouldn't buy it without getting...

If it were me, I wouldn't buy it without getting to the car and attempting to start/run the engine to listen to it. It sounds like only the cooling system has been "disassembled" that prevents it...
11-01-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,227
Posted By dprantl

Also, if your car is not programmed to have a CD...

Also, if your car is not programmed to have a CD changer, you will need to enable that functionality with a diagnostic tool that supports it or have it done at the dealer.

Dan
09-21-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,918
Posted By dprantl

I got mine on eBay:...

I got mine on eBay:...
09-21-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,918
Posted By dprantl

Just got a NT520 Pro the other day. Great tool,...

Just got a NT520 Pro the other day. Great tool, easy to program coding functions on the car. I did the side markers, driver's belt chime, multi-function steering wheel and comfort close windows. It...
09-17-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By dprantl

I bought my 997.1TT from Newport Beach earlier...

I bought my 997.1TT from Newport Beach earlier this year. I had my PPI done at Auto Strasse and it was the best PPI I have ever commissioned. Robert even found time to slot me in earlier than...
09-17-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,741
Posted By dprantl

Just different perspectives. I wonder what those...

Just different perspectives. I wonder what those same people would have said about changing a 928 timing belt or replacing some torque tube bearings.

Dan
09-11-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,619
Posted By dprantl

This is for going from 997.1 to 997.2:...

This is for going from 997.1 to 997.2: https://www.renntech.org/forums/applications/core/interface/file/attachment.php?id=34098. I have the instructions to go from 997.1 to 991 as well, just...
09-10-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,116
Posted By dprantl

Although Porsche is far from perfect, I have a...

Although Porsche is far from perfect, I have a hard time believing they would specify a F Viton o-ring in an area where a lesser A Viton o-ring would suffice, especially considering the pretty large...
09-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,116
Posted By dprantl

I haven't been able to find a cheap supply of...

I haven't been able to find a cheap supply of 2x10mm F Viton o-rings (and I really tried). The best I could come up with was A Viton that is not as resilient. I did find a Chinese source that...
08-29-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By dprantl

An old thread, but no answer and I just removed...

An old thread, but no answer and I just removed the CD changer in my '07. The CD Changer code is I692, so you don't want any cover that has that in the notes. I670/I672 is navigation, so you want a...
08-29-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,905
Posted By dprantl

hkiang, I am curious what your impressions are on...

hkiang, I am curious what your impressions are on the differences in turbo lag/responsiveness between your 997.1TT and your now former 991TTS. Was it very pronounced or not very noticeable?

Dan
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