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Forum: 997 Forum
12-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,891
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Thanks. The cables appeared fine, so I did some...

Thanks. The cables appeared fine, so I did some more research and apparently you can reboot the PCM by hold 1, 4, and 8. A few minutes later and everything is back to normal!
Forum: 997 Forum
12-13-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,891
Posted By SecretAsianMan

I'm having this problem too, but after pulling...

I'm having this problem too, but after pulling off the plastic cowling under the hood I only see one cable and the connector is WAY under there - I don't know how you guys reach it.

Are you...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-25-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,401
Posted By SecretAsianMan

When test driving I always ask the salesman "I'd...

When test driving I always ask the salesman "I'd like to test the acceleration here, is that ok?" Or braking, or cornering, or whatever. They NEVER say no. It's just a courtesy for driving a car that...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-15-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,299
Posted By SecretAsianMan

GORGEOUS wheels. Saw a set go for ~$3000 a while...

GORGEOUS wheels. Saw a set go for ~$3000 a while back no tires, so I'd guess $4000ish.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,598
Posted By SecretAsianMan

We get it - some people don't care about music in...

We get it - some people don't care about music in their cars.

Some people do.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,598
Posted By SecretAsianMan

There is a great thread on 6speed on how to...

There is a great thread on 6speed on how to replace just the speakers to improve sound quality.

The Bose system is fine - for a ~$300-500 system. It's an embarrassment for the amount it costs.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-06-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By SecretAsianMan

This happens to a small extent in all cars. As...

This happens to a small extent in all cars. As you pump the brake pedal, it starts resisting earlier..

Sounds like you need new brake fluid to me.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,598
Posted By SecretAsianMan

I dug out the window sticker for my car the other...

I dug out the window sticker for my car the other day, I can't believe the Bose + PCM in my 997.1 cost so much. It sounds *terrible*. A long time ago I had a Honda with a $200 JVC headunit that...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-29-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By SecretAsianMan

I bought a set of BBS wheels from a Rennlister,...

I bought a set of BBS wheels from a Rennlister, they are 19x9 +53 offset in front and 19x11 +56 in rear. With OEM sized tires they are a perfect fit. Flush with the fenders, I think it's as wide as...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,851
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Why is a wheel repair shop telling you to do part...

Why is a wheel repair shop telling you to do part of the wheel repair yourself? I'd take them elsewhere.
Forum: 997 Forum
04-28-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,151
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Bummer! Thanks guys. I'm in the Seattle...

Bummer! Thanks guys.

I'm in the Seattle area. My Indy will definitely do it, it's just a matter of finding time away from work.
Forum: 997 Forum
04-26-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,851
Posted By SecretAsianMan

A talented wheel repair guy can make it look...

A talented wheel repair guy can make it look brand new.
Forum: 997 Forum
04-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,151
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Reset service reminder?

I had my local indy do some work on my car recently, but they forgot to reset the service reminder, which is beeping at me on every startup. I can't seem to find how to disable it in any of the...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-26-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,486
Posted By SecretAsianMan

When I first got my car I frequently noticed a...

When I first got my car I frequently noticed a rubbery smell after a long drive.. So I made a point to go for a drive and at my destination coast to a stop in neutral so there was no clutch...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-14-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,592
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Yes. In first it cuts out at 20mph, it's pretty...

Yes. In first it cuts out at 20mph, it's pretty audible with the windows down... It doesn't cut out 100% back to "sport mode off" but it gets noticeably quieter.
Forum: 997 Forum
01-10-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 30,513
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Tint doesn't have to look aftermarket or...

Tint doesn't have to look aftermarket or "ghetto". A nice mid tint is subtle and makes the car's paint stand out more.

Another nice bonus is that you will catch people staring at your car a lot...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-06-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,750
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Nice car! What tires are you running?

Nice car! What tires are you running?
Forum: 997 Forum
12-31-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,028
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Though I agree that it's strange to criticize...

Though I agree that it's strange to criticize someone you haven't done business with, BBB is a joke. I know a guy with an A+ on BBB who is currently facing 20+ years of jailtime for fraud operating...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-30-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By SecretAsianMan

When I got mine they were out of stock and on...

When I got mine they were out of stock and on backorder according to every online retailer.. Went to my local shop and they had them in the next day.
Forum: 997 Forum
12-30-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By SecretAsianMan

ONE OF US. ONE OF US.

ONE OF US. ONE OF US.
Forum: 997 Forum
12-28-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Yes, you have to get the clear side markers or...

Yes, you have to get the clear side markers or we'll have to kick you out :)

The clear markers are an OEM part made by Porsche for German-spec cars. So it's not really "modified" in terms of...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-22-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,495
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Oh crap!!! Glad some good samaritans were able to...

Oh crap!!! Glad some good samaritans were able to help you out.
Forum: 997 Forum
12-15-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By SecretAsianMan

There was a previous thread where AWE did some...

There was a previous thread where AWE did some dynos for a customer who bought one, and it showed zero gain.
Forum: 997 Forum
10-31-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,447
Posted By SecretAsianMan

Pretty sure that third port on the muffler is how...

Pretty sure that third port on the muffler is how the OEM PSE is plumbed.
Forum: 997 Forum
10-26-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,041
Posted By SecretAsianMan

It's a common tactic to get you to come in and...

It's a common tactic to get you to come in and look at new cars.
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