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Forum: 996 Forum
12-08-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By nick49

It feels awesome with it removed. That's why I...

It feels awesome with it removed. That's why I started the thread referenced above over 11 years ago, lol.
10-12-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By nick49

My solution was adjustable upper dog bones. I...

My solution was adjustable upper dog bones. I removed a rear wheel and an upper suspension link, took some measurements. I then sketched one that was adjustable and made from common sourced race car...
11-19-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By nick49

I went with KW V1 about 3 or more years ago...

I went with KW V1 about 3 or more years ago mainly because I found a great buy on a second hand never installed set. I like the easily adjustable ride height and have gone from stock to nearly 2"...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-25-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 178,526
Posted By nick49

Wow, this thread is still going after 10 years!...

Wow, this thread is still going after 10 years! Looks like it's still somewhat controversial as it was when I started it. To be honest, I never noticed the clutch at all hard to depress without the...
03-21-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,816
Posted By nick49

They are sold out on Ebay, are you going to...

They are sold out on Ebay, are you going to continue to offer the special for us?
06-30-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,899
Posted By nick49

Welcome, good find, I like your sports seats. ...

Welcome, good find, I like your sports seats.

Change your oil and filter. Fuel dilution and condensation will occur in time, caustic acids can form as a result and damage engine components. I see...
06-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,502
Posted By nick49

In 2005 there were only 598 Turbo S coupes...

In 2005 there were only 598 Turbo S coupes produced and 960 Cabriolets. Most likely not a lot for sale at any given time.
05-18-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By nick49

Come over some time, I'll show you what I'm doing.

Come over some time, I'll show you what I'm doing.
05-18-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,257
Posted By nick49

Great story, thanks for posting, enjoyed the pics...

Great story, thanks for posting, enjoyed the pics and details. I've been in a related business for over 40 years, I understand totally your motivation and drive, also your pleasure with the reward.
05-17-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By nick49

Thanks, I realize that. Even though I have...

Thanks, I realize that. Even though I have several pair of retaining ring pliers fairly often one is problematic to remove and gets distorted or sprung to the point it should not be reused. I'd...
05-10-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By nick49

RWD Solutions

I'm thinking quite seriously of trying RWD. I plan to remove everything rather than just disconnect the drive shaft. With the shaft disconnected, I feel the trucky heavy steering will remain. I want...
03-22-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,794
Posted By nick49

I have not read all the posts but I looks like a...

I have not read all the posts but I looks like a car that some one would buy because it is all they could afford. A pristine Porsche 996 Turbo is worth every penny paid. It will deliver years of...
03-22-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By nick49

Drove my car first time since my original post,...

Drove my car first time since my original post, top down, no passengers with all seat belts fastened. I drove the route that triggers the knocks and all was quiet. I also noticed the car much quieter...
03-18-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By nick49

The first turn is a slight down grade, the second...

The first turn is a slight down grade, the second more so. The common factor in both is the gutter before the first turn and slightly bumpy pavement before and in the second. The suspension is loaded...
03-16-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By nick49

Top up for sure, I'll try top down and buckling...

Top up for sure, I'll try top down and buckling all seat belts around a pillow.

Thanks again, I'll post results when tried.
03-16-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By nick49

Thanks for the quick reply. Is that a guess, a...

Thanks for the quick reply. Is that a guess, a most likely, or with a degree of certainty?

My car has 27K miles, started with less than 20K. Never tracked, always garaged, not driven in inclement...
03-16-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By nick49

Cabriolet right rear knocking when turning right

Exiting my neighborhood there is a gutter that I need to slow a bit for then a right turn and an immediate down grade for about 500 feet. Then another 90 degree right hander.

Both of these right...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-30-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By nick49

Have you personally looked at the car? The...

Have you personally looked at the car? The underside looks really dirty and with a lot of corrosion. Much more than my previous 996 which I sold at 61K miles. I'm in Utah though where it never rains...
10-04-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,516
Posted By nick49

Looks like a nice car, I like the AS color a lot...

Looks like a nice car, I like the AS color a lot better than the black I have. Personal preference as I think the fabulous lines of the car are a lot easier to see in different lighting with a color...
Forum: 996 Forum
09-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,791
Posted By nick49

This whole would be transaction stinks, run! ...

This whole would be transaction stinks, run!

Sounds like a desperate buyer meets a desperate seller.

Don't be that guy.

He should have mentioned very early on as soon as you expressed...
08-01-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By nick49

Coupe, Cab, Manual, Tip, stock, modded, year,...

Coupe, Cab, Manual, Tip, stock, modded, year, interior color?
07-27-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By nick49

I personally love the color, but I'm afraid I...

I personally love the color, but I'm afraid I could very quickly come to dislike or even despise it. It's rare, flamboyant, and an attention getter for sure. A good quality wrap that color would suit...
07-25-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By nick49

Very nice, you did a great job customizing it and...

Very nice, you did a great job customizing it and it looks terrific. Hope you fine a buyer with the same tastes as you that can appreciate what you have done. If not, you may consider turning it back...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-23-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 178,526
Posted By nick49

Geez, time flies! It's been over 7 years...

Geez, time flies!

It's been over 7 years since I started this thread and haven't yet done this mod on my 996TT yet.

I really don't like the thought of nearly throwing up and getting dizzy, and...
06-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By nick49

Any mod to any motor that increases the torque...

Any mod to any motor that increases the torque and horsepower will stress all internal components to a greater degree. That's just physics period, you can't get away from it. Fat people stress their...
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