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Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Brainz

Let us know what you think. I'm still a big fan...

Let us know what you think. I'm still a big fan of the combo. Very good braking, less dust than stock.
07-14-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,602
Posted By Brainz

Should work great.

Should work great.
07-14-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Brainz

My original fluid looked reddish brown at 35k...

My original fluid looked reddish brown at 35k miles, not bright clear red like new. I'd replace at least every 50k miles.

Honestly, the filter is just a screen - - it doesn't really capture any...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Brainz

The Chinese Android HUs are good (not perfect),...

The Chinese Android HUs are good (not perfect), but keep getting better with each version - - there's usually a newer/faster model every year . I dont use one in the 997, because I'd like to keep...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-14-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By Brainz

Agree. PTX before rebuild.

Agree. PTX before rebuild.
Forum: 997 Forum
07-14-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By Brainz

5150 sells good stuff, as does Pelican. I'll...

5150 sells good stuff, as does Pelican. I'll happily buy from both if the prices are good.

RockAuto sells good stuff too, but they also sell junk. Stick to brand name parts (like Bosch, Mahle,...
07-14-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,602
Posted By Brainz

Glad you got it sorted. Pete, when you do...

Glad you got it sorted.

Pete, when you do yours, the biggest gotcha is reinstalling the filter to the bottom of the valve body (assuming you are doing a full pan-off change rather than just a...
07-13-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Brainz

That's the launcher I use too. It looks great.

That's the launcher I use too. It looks great.
07-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Brainz

Agree with everything said above, but on balance,...

Agree with everything said above, but on balance, I prefer the Android HU to the factory PCM for the Bluetooth and ability to run Waze and Pandora. I do wish the radio reception were better. ...
07-12-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,602
Posted By Brainz

Did you a) drain 9L of old fluid, or b) put 9L of...

Did you a) drain 9L of old fluid, or b) put 9L of new fluid in the garden sprayer before filling, and you have 2.5L left? Or c), both a) and b)?

6.5L sounds on the lower side of OK, but it...
07-10-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By Brainz

Cleaning out the garage -- free rear rotors in Houston

Not pretty as is, but near new mechanical condition -- would work great for a track car that runs stock rotors or repaint the hubs and replace your worn rotors. Also fits 997 GT3.

See here:...
07-10-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By Brainz

Items that have strikethrough have been claimed...

Items that have strikethrough have been claimed pending pickup.
Forum: 997 Forum
07-10-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Brainz

FWIW, the 997 turbos have the 3rd radiator, but...

FWIW, the 997 turbos have the 3rd radiator, but also vent through the bottom (unless GT2). Interestingly, however, I've noticed that there are small A/C ducts that blow cool air on all the...
07-10-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,406
Posted By Brainz

Great post, thank you for sharing.

Great post, thank you for sharing.
Forum: 997 Forum
07-10-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Brainz

Free 997.1 stuff in Houston

Local pickup only. See here: https://rennlist.com/forums/market/1151594
07-10-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By Brainz

Cleaning out the garage -- Free stuff in Houston

Local pickup only. See here: https://rennlist.com/forums/market/1151594

Also, I have a working PCM 2.1 and CDC from a 2006 CTT that I would part with. Make me an offer by PM. I'm willing to ship...
07-10-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By Brainz

Free Stuff in Houston -- Various parts -- Local pickup only/No ship

FREE STUFF

I'm cleaning out the garage and have parts from cars/projects I no longer own. All parts available for local pickup near downtown Houston (Heights). I will not ship -- don't ask....
Forum: 997 Forum
07-09-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,970
Posted By Brainz

That looks amazing! Love it. And I'm...

That looks amazing! Love it.

And I'm partial to Sabine Street photo ops too.
07-09-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Brainz

Take this with a grain of salt - - it may be a...

Take this with a grain of salt - - it may be a myth or a cruel joke, but there was a post several months ago on the 997 forum where someone indicated that there was a way to use PIWIS to code an...
07-08-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,827
Posted By Brainz

Can you please tell me more? When cold, my car...

Can you please tell me more? When cold, my car roars to life upon startup - - maybe 3000 rpm or so before retuening to idle. Is the crank sensor distance potentially responsible for this? Can this...
07-07-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By Brainz

Could be the starter, could be a bad battery...

Could be the starter, could be a bad battery cable/starter wire, or could be a corroded positive terminal post on the firewall in the frunk (check this first).

Regarding the latter, which is the...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-05-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,363
Posted By Brainz

Congrats! That's great news. If anyone has any...

Congrats! That's great news. If anyone has any additional details on the adjuster bolt for the rack, please post them!
07-04-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,764
Posted By Brainz

5w50 is Porsche approved and tends to be a higher...

5w50 is Porsche approved and tends to be a higher quality oil (basestocks) to meet that spec. It's still a 5 weight on the low end, so unless you regularly start your car in below freezing...
07-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 44,354
Posted By Brainz

^^^ engine porn ^^^ That looks so good.

^^^ engine porn ^^^

That looks so good.
06-29-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,827
Posted By Brainz

Thanks for posting all this. Very helpful. Are...

Thanks for posting all this. Very helpful. Are all those parts in the picture only $2000 -- that looks like much more!
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