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Forum: 997 Forum
10-11-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By TexPorsche

Thanks for the replies. Gear oil was replaced...

Thanks for the replies. Gear oil was replaced about 1,500 miles ago with Mobil PTX and motor mounts with factory OEM about 2,000 miles ago.

I am starting to think that the young lad in his...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-09-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By TexPorsche

Second Gear Pop Out

My son and I were doing autox this weekend. My son had the car pop out of second gear a couple of times. It never did it for me.

Regardless, here is my question I have a 2005/997 early...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-16-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By TexPorsche

My favorite..."All maintenance records". Really?...

My favorite..."All maintenance records". Really? How would I know if an owner decided to remove any service records and only include "good ones". Get a PPI, that tells you the condition of the car...
05-14-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By TexPorsche

$300 for all 4

$300 for all 4
05-07-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By TexPorsche

Bump, make me an offer, cleaning out garage.

Bump, make me an offer, cleaning out garage.
05-04-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By TexPorsche

Shocks/Struts 997.2

For Sale- Struts/Shocks, Base, NO PASM, Front and Rear

Will fit 997.2, 2009-2012

Part Numbers

997 343 042 00
997 333 059 10

Car had about 3,000 miles when removed and suspension...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-30-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By TexPorsche

I have the springs as well as the shocks. ...

I have the springs as well as the shocks. Correct, current is PS4 and replacements are PS4, but for a newer model.
Forum: 997 Forum
04-30-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By TexPorsche

Talking Unusual Suspension Question

I have a 2005 Base 997 Carrera without PASM. I came into possession a set of struts/shocks for front and rear off of a Base 2009 Carrera without PASM with about 3,000 miles on it.

These shocks...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-07-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By TexPorsche

AC alaways on at start

When I start my car the ac is always on and the fan is set at half speed. Even if I turn everything off on the climate control then turn the ignition off, upon starting next time the car defaults to...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-14-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,534
Posted By TexPorsche

Cocoa interior......beautiful! I'm here in San...

Cocoa interior......beautiful! I'm here in San Antonio, did you buy the car from Jordan?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-16-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,207,008
Posted By TexPorsche

Replaced motor mounts with factory mounts. ...

Replaced motor mounts with factory mounts. Drivers side in perfect condition when removed, passenger side toast. Oil leaking, very loose.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-10-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,160
Posted By TexPorsche

Had 2 993's, I agree with the previous comments,...

Had 2 993's, I agree with the previous comments, slow and freaking AC was crap. Living in San Antonio an all black 993 coupe was not drivable in the summer.

I told my sons I would never own a...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-05-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,747
Posted By TexPorsche

I originally installed mine at 110 inches. Very...

I originally installed mine at 110 inches. Very difficult to get out. I'm 5-10, 165, not like I'm tall. I ended up moving one post 20 inches out. 130 was much better. I have had my 911, both sons...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-01-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,496
Posted By TexPorsche

Thanks Bruce. Just to be clear, I could not...

Thanks Bruce. Just to be clear, I could not confirm if the newer part needs programming or not.

The part I purschased did not, and I think that would be the same for all cars.
Forum: 997 Forum
02-01-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,496
Posted By TexPorsche

So I was able to source part 997 618 159 05. I...

So I was able to source part 997 618 159 05. I installed it. Car started, ignition key comes out. All systems functioning as normal.

FYI, Pelican Parts who is an excellent source for parts did...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-27-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,496
Posted By TexPorsche

So does anyone know if the old part requires a...

So does anyone know if the old part requires a dealer to program. Pelican does not have it. I can get old part from a different source.
Forum: 997 Forum
01-26-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,496
Posted By TexPorsche

Ignition Key Stuck

Recently while doing some brake work I left the hood open and drained the battery. Long story short my key became stuck in the ignition. I charged the battery, key would not come out. Car starts...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-23-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By TexPorsche

Brake Dampner

Doing some brake work on my 997.1. Removed the rear pads and on 2 of the pads the "brass" insert came off of the dampner. Are these needed? I know a lot of people don't use them when tracking. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-12-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By TexPorsche

This coming weekend I plan on removing the...

This coming weekend I plan on removing the calipers, rebuilding, painting etc. I was so tired of floor jacks. This is a time saver and makes life so much easier!
Forum: 997 Forum
12-11-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By TexPorsche

Max Jax Owners

I purschased and installed a Danmar Max Jax this weekend. I torqued the bolts securing the baseplate to the floor to 95 lbs.

I would like to say I did something worthy with the lift, however I...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-04-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,427
Posted By TexPorsche

For $20 you can buy a kit from Sylvania. Did my...

For $20 you can buy a kit from Sylvania. Did my headlights in my 05, they weren't in to bad of shape, I just wanted them to pop. Fabulous results. My wife had her Lexus done at dealership $170,...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-02-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,799
Posted By TexPorsche

Curious, I was going to remove my calipers and...

Curious, I was going to remove my calipers and paint. I am assuming (yes, bad thing to do) that I would need Durametric upon re-installing calipers. I have a 997.1 with PSM.
Forum: 997 Forum
09-22-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 24,209
Posted By TexPorsche

I really don't care how much someone's house is...

I really don't care how much someone's house is valued at or the financial process they used when buying their Porsche.

I enjoy the hell out of my Porsche each time I drive it, could care less...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-16-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,963
Posted By TexPorsche

Oh, and I forgot to mention that an independent...

Oh, and I forgot to mention that an independent shop told me they have never changed shock mounts, not one since 997's hit the market.
Forum: 997 Forum
09-16-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,963
Posted By TexPorsche

I had the same issue, replaced bushing on sway...

I had the same issue, replaced bushing on sway arm.....nothing. Made sure shock mounts were tight, they were.

Then I convinced myself it was the shocks, removed shocks and a crap load of red...
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