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Forum: 993 Forum
06-21-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By IXLR8

Not really, since I rarely drive in town. I'm...

Not really, since I rarely drive in town. I'm usually on a back road instead.

But you'll always come across some person suffering from SPS (Short Pecker Syndrome). The funny thing is, they would...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-21-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,381
Posted By IXLR8

Now you know why we have such low speed limits in...

Now you know why we have such low speed limits in North America. Too many people doing everything behind the wheel...except driving.
Forum: 993 Forum
05-15-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,256
Posted By IXLR8

Hi Mike, tried to find out on another forum,...

Hi Mike, tried to find out on another forum, never got a reply.

How does this coating work if the front half and some other body parts are coated with Xpel?
Got my answer on the Xpel web site....
Forum: 993 Forum
05-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By IXLR8

Its a Porsche mixed in with lots of passion. ;) ...

Its a Porsche mixed in with lots of passion. ;) I took it apart and I cleaned it all with a water based degreaser that I've been using since the mid 80s. The commutator got cleaned up with some 220...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-02-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By IXLR8

It gets far worse on the 991 forum. Lots of "key...

It gets far worse on the 991 forum. Lots of "key turners" there, a phrase I coined for owners that have very little clue about anything Porsche. The older the Porsche, they seem to be more clued in...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-02-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By IXLR8

Its the usual BLING and the manufacturer is just...

Its the usual BLING and the manufacturer is just so much better off.
Forum: 991
05-01-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,564
Posted By IXLR8

You might say that if you are Porsche owner that...

You might say that if you are Porsche owner that "needs" to be seen in their car and that the hood emblem that provides so much status means everything to you without knowing the history of the...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-28-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By IXLR8

Old post but for anyone else looking for the part...

Old post but for anyone else looking for the part number, Bosch 0 261 210 205.
Forum: 991
04-27-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 39,452
Posted By IXLR8

All resolved.

All resolved.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-24-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By IXLR8

You can always do a quick check and see if your...

You can always do a quick check and see if your voltmeter reads what the battery voltage reads with a DMM. That should be done anytime you connect a voltmeter to a circuit other than to the battery...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-23-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By IXLR8

Got one on my motorcycle as well. Simple to build...

Got one on my motorcycle as well. Simple to build if the person is the least bit handy. One BUD potting box and a Datel meter.

You always know what is going on with your charging system.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-23-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By IXLR8

Install one and connected to where it should be...

Install one and connected to where it should be connected, directly to the battery.

This one is "on" all the time as it draws less than 2 mA.

This reading is at idle......
Forum: 993 Forum
04-20-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By IXLR8

You are referring to the bushing in the...

You are referring to the bushing in the transmission that the end of the starter shaft spins in...as per your first post.

That bushing has a wall thickness of about 1 mm. Even if it is worn, you...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-20-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By IXLR8

There is a big difference between 83 pounds...

There is a big difference between 83 pounds (stock) and 135 pounds (wrong item) per strut. And using one on one side isn't the solution. Just get the right ones.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-20-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By IXLR8

Right from the Stabilus web site: note the...

Right from the Stabilus web site: note the Stabilus part number.

You know, if you sold the 993 and bought a 993 Turbo, you'd be OK with those struts. ;)
...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-19-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By IXLR8

Andreas, you don't want the rear deck lid flying...

Andreas, you don't want the rear deck lid flying up at warp speed. I remember how hard my friend's rear deck lid came up and hard against the mounts. He would have to stop it with his hand to prevent...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-19-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By IXLR8

Andreas, this was discussed years ago if you...

Andreas, this was discussed years ago if you remember. A friend of mine installed a set from Pelican and his rear deck could have been used as a catapult, so I did some searching. What he got was for...
Forum: 991
04-15-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,313
Posted By IXLR8

The same thing happened in the BMW motorcycle...

The same thing happened in the BMW motorcycle world when they switched to CanBus. Circuits would shut off. Why bother. Owners just connected the charger pigtails directly to the battery post clamps...
Forum: 991
04-15-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,313
Posted By IXLR8

Are you connected directly to the battery? I...

Are you connected directly to the battery?

I am, no issues.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-15-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By IXLR8

Usually happens in the aisle at the parts store....

Usually happens in the aisle at the parts store. Then I run for it.
Forum: 991
04-15-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,443
Posted By IXLR8

I was sort of looking but I also have a 993 and a...

I was sort of looking but I also have a 993 and a slew of motorcycles, so I wasn't desperate.

But this 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS pops up at the local Porsche dealership. In GT Silver, a...
Forum: 991
04-15-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,351
Posted By IXLR8

You'd think, but since it was bought used, who...

You'd think, but since it was bought used, who knows what the first owner did? Was it a lease? I bet any car can be broken in 1000 miles if you try.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-15-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By IXLR8

With the "twist off" style of connectors, you...

With the "twist off" style of connectors, you would still need some silicone spray under the connector edge to be able to twist them off easily.

By the way, none of the part numbers molded into...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-14-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By IXLR8

You mean one of these... ...

You mean one of these...

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Forum: 993 Forum
04-14-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By IXLR8

Duplicate. No Delete button?

Duplicate. No Delete button?
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