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05-28-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,375
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Hey Pabwal, yes, I work on other people's...

Hey Pabwal, yes, I work on other people's Porsches. Could you PM me a pic of your wheel, and year/model of Porsche please. I may have one pre-converted wheel left over that is ready to go that I...
05-20-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

2005 Boxster S Gateway programming

I have been restoring a 2005 Boxster that suffered water ingress to the cabin. Most of the roof and rear module stuff is now fixed.

However, there were a few persistent convertible top DMLs in the...
05-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Condition update: I discovered that fuse A3 was...

Condition update: I discovered that fuse A3 was blown and the convertible roof relays above the drivers footwell fuse box were clicking, but not actually working. The relays did not switch any...
05-08-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

2005 Boxster 987 roof and spoiler inoperative

Any thoughts or guidance would be appreciated.

I bought a project 2005 987 Boxster S Tiptronic (https://www.renntech.org/keywords/view/35-tiptronic/) that had been parked up for 6 months and a...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-30-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,374
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I have a 2009 997.2 C2 with 107k miles. I am...

I have a 2009 997.2 C2 with 107k miles. I am getting excessive oil usage (perhaps 1 quart in less than 1000 miles) and smoky exhaust tips (mainly on the passenger side). After a 200 mile drive, there...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-08-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,940
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Sadly I couldn't get my arm in well enough to...

Sadly I couldn't get my arm in well enough to replace the low frequency horn in my 2009, so I ended up pulling the bumper off. At least I got to do a good clean of the air intakes and wheel liners...
03-11-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,375
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I think they are the same. I would just test with...

I think they are the same. I would just test with a multimeter that the buttons operate on the same colored wires before I start hacking up the harness though.
11-16-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,375
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

There is maybe half an inch to move inboard or...

There is maybe half an inch to move inboard or outboard.
11-16-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,375
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Everything works correctly afterwards, there is...

Everything works correctly afterwards, there is zero loss of function, including the gear indicators.
Forum: Cayenne DIY
09-11-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,668
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

No idea, perhaps it was a manufacturing fault or...

No idea, perhaps it was a manufacturing fault or a rock flicked up and cracked it. I don't think it is a common issue.

Symptoms were a loss of power, a whistling noise from the turbo when under...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-25-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 42,666
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I had the same issue as the OP. If I lifted the...

I had the same issue as the OP. If I lifted the door handle, the window lowered 1/4 inch, but as soon as I released the handle, it raised up again. When closing the door, I noticed that the window...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-25-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 44,012
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

You are clearly just a dick and a troll. I won't...

You are clearly just a dick and a troll. I won't be reading anything else you have to post.
06-23-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,838
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

No idea, he never responded to any of the methods...

No idea, he never responded to any of the methods I tried to communicate with him.

I aborted the project unfinished.
Forum: 997 Forum
06-18-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 44,012
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Well how about you buy mine off me if they are so...

Well how about you buy mine off me if they are so great?
Forum: 997 Forum
06-17-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 44,012
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Mine were supposedly V2. Total junk. I tried to...

Mine were supposedly V2. Total junk. I tried to get a refund, no response. I tried a Paypal chargeback, but they ruled against me as I had received the items.

Mine were such crap I tossed them in...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-10-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,741
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

How do you run the cables for a complete new...

How do you run the cables for a complete new panel? I have a seat with the old panel missing, and I got a new panel from a salvage yard, but I can't see how to get the large multiplug routed from the...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-09-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Spot on, it was 2 quarts overfilled. I left it...

Spot on, it was 2 quarts overfilled. I left it idling at operating temperature on level ground and pumped it out via the oil tank until it read just below Max on the dipstick. I'll take it for a test...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-08-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

No, I haven't checked the oil level. It was...

No, I haven't checked the oil level. It was filled by the previous owner of the car just before I got it. I will check it tomorrow and look for oil breather restrictors, thanks
Forum: 911 Forum
06-08-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I haven't replaced those hoses. This car has been...

I haven't replaced those hoses. This car has been dormant for a long time and I have just fired it up. I replaced wiring, service items and fuel hoses.

I usually work on water cooled Porsches and...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-07-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Oil in the air filter housing / intake

I am working on reviving a 1976 911 with an 83 SC motor, and it is somehow pumping oil into the air filter housing. After a 10 mile test drive, there was maybe half a cup full of oil in the housing...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-07-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,750
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I wonder if you need to get a PCM software update...

I wonder if you need to get a PCM software update for the Bluetooth stack?
Forum: 993 Forum
06-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,734
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I'd be very interested in reading a DIY on the...

I'd be very interested in reading a DIY on the seat heater repair
06-04-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,670
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Sold to me... :-)

Sold to me... :-)
Forum: 997 Forum
06-01-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 411,705
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

I have had around 15 cars with M96 or M97...

I have had around 15 cars with M96 or M97 engines, average mileage was around 100k miles. No issues with any of them. I replaced the IMS bearing in three 996's at over 100k miles, just to sell them....
Forum: 997 Forum
06-01-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,612
Posted By SpawnyWhippet

Just changed mine in my 09 C2 PDK at 105k miles....

Just changed mine in my 09 C2 PDK at 105k miles. Total transformation. I have been trying to get the PDK transmission software flashed, oil changed etc to troubleshoot rough shifts, heavy vibrations...
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