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Forum: 993 Forum
06-22-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,459
Posted By fsa

Yes TexasJake, agree, but... Looking at other...

Yes TexasJake, agree, but...
Looking at other drivers' heads and hands has become often nigh impossible with the onslaught of heavily tinted-almost blackened windows, side windows in particular;...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-19-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,459
Posted By fsa

I keep my LED 'turbo fog lights' on all the time....

I keep my LED 'turbo fog lights' on all the time. Rears light as well, and I've added additional Tore LED's to the unused rear fog assemblies in our rear center plastic piece.
Technically illegal,...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-19-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,459
Posted By fsa

Well articulated, important,. Thanks Andy. This...

Well articulated, important,. Thanks Andy. This thread might rival tires and oil!...
Problem is that given the truths you and others relate, which are essential to both occupants and our cars being...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-18-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 58,493
Posted By fsa

Re: pedals. What's problematic with stock pedals...

Re: pedals. What's problematic with stock pedals and good driving shoes?
Forum: 993 Forum
06-15-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By fsa

Falken is owned by Sumitomo.

Falken is owned by Sumitomo.
Forum: 993 Forum
06-15-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,192
Posted By fsa

Awful story, Pirahana. Presume cabin air filters...

Awful story, Pirahana. Presume cabin air filters have been replaced?
Forum: 993 Forum
06-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By fsa

Edward captured the essence of our cars in his...

Edward captured the essence of our cars in his post above.
Or, if speed is an absolute need, re-gear, go to a 3.9 or 4.0 for many 10's of thousands.
Chips. re-flashes, exhaust mods...seem like a...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-14-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,192
Posted By fsa

"Nothing worked". Ozone tried? Borrow(a good...

"Nothing worked". Ozone tried?
Borrow(a good detail shop) or rent a portable Ozone machine. Put it in the car, turn it on, close windows, leave on for 12-hours. Car will stink like Los Angeles used...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-14-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,057
Posted By fsa

As Nathan and others have stated, it's a 1-minute...

As Nathan and others have stated, it's a 1-minute procedure to pull the speedometer/odometer gauge, disconnect the plug on the back. I did so when my odometer gear failed and the gauge needed to be...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-14-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,192
Posted By fsa

"Celebrity Cars?" Check Cannepa's C4S listing in...

"Celebrity Cars?" Check Cannepa's C4S listing in which he panders "owned by Ellen DeGeneres". That might lower the car's price, and my car's resale value..
Forum: 993 Forum
06-12-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By fsa

Pink lady, Franny, who doesn't get a drop of oil...

Pink lady, Franny, who doesn't get a drop of oil on herself, used 5-40 grade oil.in the video.
Steve Weiner, Jeff Gamroth and others in the know have repeatedly stated "5" is too low for air cooled...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-04-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,658
Posted By fsa

Further tire stuff... 4-years ago, about a year...

Further tire stuff...
4-years ago, about a year after I bought my well-cared for car from a local, meticulous previous owner, I did the '993 Drive" organized by Nathan Merz. It occurred in eastern...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-04-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,658
Posted By fsa

Thanks Twilight. Excellent review you posted in...

Thanks Twilight. Excellent review you posted in #30.
We on this Forum, and a minority of others who drive seriously and maintain vehicles, are tire/rubber savvy. We don't have TPMS, but eyeball and...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-03-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,658
Posted By fsa

What's "dated"? I just had Discount Tire...

What's "dated"?
I just had Discount Tire install 2-new rear Continental Sport Contacts.
They came to Portland from Seattle.
Manufacture Date: 5/18- a year-old before touching a wheel or...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-29-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,914
Posted By fsa

The "hill-holding" feature on most newer manuals,...

The "hill-holding" feature on most newer manuals, even my '07 335i, would get more potential drivers to sample, maybe then buy these cars, if such was demonstrated or disseminated. Neither is done....
Forum: 993 Forum
05-28-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,721
Posted By fsa

The early NSX 6- speed has reverse gear to the...

The early NSX 6- speed has reverse gear to the right and below 6th gear. My older C4 Corvette ZR1 had it there as well- where "it should be", not where Porsche and others, including my current, older...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-27-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,374
Posted By fsa

Stop going to a Porsche Dealership.for anything...

Stop going to a Porsche Dealership.for anything except needed OEM parts unavailable anywhere else. Find an independent shop that knows and works on these cars.This is easy in your geographic area....
Forum: 993 Forum
05-19-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By fsa

My wall split all the way across an inch below...

My wall split all the way across an inch below the upper insert.
Gorilla taped 2-years ago, blends in, holding fine.
Forum: 993 Forum
05-09-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,952
Posted By fsa

Do any have concerns about leaving our inviting...

Do any have concerns about leaving our inviting cars overnight in open motel/hotel parking spaces? My paranoia?
Forum: 993 Forum
05-06-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,858
Posted By fsa

Very helpful exchange, a few questions arise.... ...

Very helpful exchange, a few questions arise....
My car is driven "aggressively" on the street, no track:

1- Tire pressures for 18" wheels are to be no different than smaller diameters?
2-...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,604
Posted By fsa

Go with both ssk and GR as Ed states above. ...

Go with both ssk and GR as Ed states above.
FDM makes both, but be aware the ssk's for 2-wd and 4-wd are different as linkages differ. The 2-wd is straighter and crisper.
Rothsport makes and...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-03-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,225
Posted By fsa

I conclude some pickups and SUV's keep trailer...

I conclude some pickups and SUV's keep trailer hitches and tow bars in place to keep others at bay. They have poked holes and dented other vehicles. I have come close to tripping on them in parking...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-27-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By fsa

Bumperettes in body color give illusion of being...

Bumperettes in body color give illusion of being part of the bumper assembly, not pure add on's- less so with the fronts.
My car is Basalt Black and these rubber pimples "seem" less noticeable than...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-26-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By fsa

My C4S has Darin's GR and ssk, both installed by...

My C4S has Darin's GR and ssk, both installed by Jeff Gamroth. Rothsport's own fabricated ssk does not work on C4's as most here know. The linkage and setup are different for 2 and 4wd.
For 2wd get...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-24-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By fsa

I have that dash voltmeter and it's terrific. I...

I have that dash voltmeter and it's terrific.
I added the unit below which allows power to other gadgets- phone charger, Valentine, etc.
A bit cumbersome, but functional, cheap, well made.
...
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