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02-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Toddimus

I'd love to read what it said in Excellence mag. ...

I'd love to read what it said in Excellence mag. I don't know if you are allowed to post the text of it in the forum (per copyright rules), but if anybody can scan it and send it to me, I'd be...
10-28-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

Sorry, I haven't checked in for a while. I did...

Sorry, I haven't checked in for a while. I did fix it myself, with a very low cost solution (with a few extenuating circumstances). The expensive part was the $100 of super coolant I bought to...
Forum: 993 Forum
10-07-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Toddimus

And I think I remember reading the manual and it...

And I think I remember reading the manual and it said that when you have a rear go flat, you should put one of the good fronts on the rear and put the spare up front. It's because of all the weight...
08-23-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

Very good idea! That would be the ultimate...

Very good idea! That would be the ultimate solution. It's the way it should have been from the get-go. I don't think there's enough room to do it though. And the pipe thread would have to be just...
08-22-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

Lightbulb Updated photos of disassembly

Well, I decided to remove the high pressure fuel pump and have a closer look. In the process, I took a few photos to show the more exact location to look for and some shots of the the culprit caught...
08-22-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

It is definitely a manufacturing flaw. 5 model...

It is definitely a manufacturing flaw. 5 model years old and 50k miles... things like this shouldn't be breaking yet (or ever, for that matter!).

Agreed, it probably wouldn't hurt to bring it to...
08-22-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

For the uninitiated... ;) ... The sleeve (or...

For the uninitiated... ;) ... The sleeve (or metal tube) is right below the high pressure fuel pump (HPFP). If you are sitting on the top of the radiator area, facing the rear of the car with the...
08-21-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

There's a clamp on the hose attaching it to the...

There's a clamp on the hose attaching it to the sleeve that came out. It's just that the sleeve came out of the aluminum casting.
08-21-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 256,747
Posted By Toddimus

Arrow 2008 CTT coolant leak

Hi folks,

Read all the way through the 25 pages in this thread, and there's only a couple of posts that relate to the newer vehicles (i.e. 2008 onward). I just made my own post describing a...
08-21-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,047
Posted By Toddimus

Question Water Distributor Failure - 2008 CTT @ 50k miles

Hi there!
Been a while since I've posted. Just a month ago, we added a new member to our family, a 2008 CTT with 50k miles. It's a non-CPO car bought from a Ford dealership = I'm on my own for...
06-18-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Toddimus

Firstly, I definitely didn't take the humble pie...

Firstly, I definitely didn't take the humble pie comment as a slight. We've all made mistakes, and many of us are willing to admit it. Thus the jackass comment about myself! :)

I read a write...
06-16-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Toddimus

First, before I respond, I'll ask my question in...

First, before I respond, I'll ask my question in case you don't want to read my full post:

At the end of the job, we now have a check engine light. The code is:
P0444 EVAP Canister Purge Valve...
06-14-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Toddimus

Clutch replacement - Don't be a jacka$$ like me

Hi folks. My first post over here in Boxsterland. So I am helping a neighbor install a new RMS, IMS support, Aasco LWFW, spring hub clutch, "sport" pressure plate and new TO bearing. We get it all...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-06-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 52,881
Posted By Toddimus

How true! I peeked and was rather surprised at...

How true! I peeked and was rather surprised at the inside of the rears. They are even scary on wet roads. I'm ready to try some Sumitomos. The pros seem to clearly outweigh any cons.
Forum: 993 Forum
05-06-2009, 04:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,939
Posted By Toddimus

I've had both: previous was an early ('90) 964...

I've had both: previous was an early ('90) 964 C4, and now I have a '97 993 C2. As everybody said, they're both great cars, which you already know because you're asking the question.

My thoughts:...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-29-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,067
Posted By Toddimus

FWIW, I got hit on the same corner at work a...

FWIW, I got hit on the same corner at work a couple of years ago. The main difference between your case and mine was that my co-worker came to me at my desk and said, "Come with me", and proceeded to...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-16-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By Toddimus

I have a really smart friend who I know could do...

I have a really smart friend who I know could do it if anybody could do it. It just so happens that I talked to him about it yesterday. His initial thought is that there would be some "rolling...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-10-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By Toddimus

I've been looking for one with a code for a while...

I've been looking for one with a code for a while too, and haven't had any luck.

The one on ebay has been listed for quite a while. I believe it is the wrong part number. The one they are...
Forum: 993 Forum
03-23-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By Toddimus

You're absolutely right. That's what I was...

You're absolutely right. That's what I was trying to remember. I basically filed away in my brain the idea that I shouldn't use silicone in/around the intake/exhaust.

In any event, you'd still...
Forum: 993 Forum
03-23-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By Toddimus

Exclamation FWIW, I believe I've read that silicone is...

FWIW, I believe I've read that silicone is really, really bad for catalytic converters so I wouldn't use it anywhere on the intake system, especially inside the rubber mating tubes. Just my $.02
Forum: 993 Forum
03-03-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By Toddimus

Sold Out! I spoke with Jeff at Best Buy Auto...

Sold Out!

I spoke with Jeff at Best Buy Auto Equip. today (Anthony was busy). He said that they are sold out of the Pro-6MR lift, and when they eventually get more, they will be more expensive....
Forum: 993 Forum
03-02-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By Toddimus

Bruce, I'll call Anthony tomorrow. So it...

Bruce,

I'll call Anthony tomorrow. So it appears that the lift from Best Buy Auto Equipment is from Direct Lift, which is the same one as the Greg Smith Equipment lift that people are talking...
Forum: 993 Forum
03-01-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By Toddimus

Bruce, Sorry, I didn't see your original...

Bruce,

Sorry, I didn't see your original thread around Xmas time. $1200 is a great price, and I think for that price I could convince myself to cut it if it were necessary.

What's even better...
Forum: 993 Forum
02-27-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,606
Posted By Toddimus

Norco 86002 lift: discount available or maybe a group buy?

Hi folks

I'm finally ready to bite the bullet and buy a mid-rise scissor lift. I've narrowed it down to one lift since it appears to be the "perfect" solution, given the options out there.
...
Forum: 993 Forum
11-25-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,928
Posted By Toddimus

PSA: Listen to the sound clip with good speakers!

Darin,

I've been a bit quiet on the 'list lately, but I've been lurking a good bit. Don't know if you remember me either, but you did the "Stage I" to my cans about a year and a half ago while my...
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