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Forum: 997 Forum
03-18-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By 7500rpm

I drove my 06 C2S the last 6 months in 'limp...

I drove my 06 C2S the last 6 months in 'limp mode'. A faulty flywheel damaged my RMP sensor and I couldn't get it beyond 3,000rpm without the car stuttering. Fixed the issue yesterday and on my way...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-17-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By 7500rpm

Wheel alignment

Wheel aligning is a maintenance procedure. How often depends on use. You can wreck your alignments in two weeks if you drive 60mph over speed humps everyday. Or you may not need wheel alignment for...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-10-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By 7500rpm

KK, if you haven't already committed yourself to...

KK, if you haven't already committed yourself to the 3k, stop for a moment. A little weeping is ok but if you really want to do something beyond what you've already done, clean the IM, tighten the...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,581
Posted By 7500rpm

Worn dampers can cause wheels to hop, both under...

Worn dampers can cause wheels to hop, both under acceleration and braking. How many miles on your dampers? Some batches of OE dampers leaked unreasonably early in their lives. If your rear wheel is...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,717
Posted By 7500rpm

Floatingkiwi, I would look at other components...

Floatingkiwi, I would look at other components before blaming the PFs for the judder. Alos, how are you determining that the rears aren't doing any work? Just by feel, or other visible or measurable...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,581
Posted By 7500rpm

Flat spots as well

When I first saw the picture of the OP, two items struck me. Excessive negative camber, plus suspension wear due to the flat spots. If it was just the former, tire would cord evenly around the entire...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-15-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 1,235,733
Posted By 7500rpm

Do you mean the fan speed and air cond temp...

Do you mean the fan speed and air cond temp controls? They do wear off after a while. Can you provide the part numbers for these? 997.1? They are not on the parts list.
Forum: 997 Forum
08-09-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,273
Posted By 7500rpm

96lbs always felt kinda light to me and I have...

96lbs always felt kinda light to me and I have always tighten to 100, and most times exceeding a couple of ftlbs like I didn't notice. I am not worried about wheels flying off, you hear a huge...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-09-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,717
Posted By 7500rpm

BTW floatingkiwi, what were you doing using...

BTW floatingkiwi, what were you doing using performance street pads in the track? Been there done that, doesn't work. Yes, tracking cost money. You knew that, didn't you?
Forum: 997 Forum
08-09-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,717
Posted By 7500rpm

Juddering could be from a bad lathe. Have you...

Juddering could be from a bad lathe. Have you bedded your pads in correctly? Not stopping well could be both insufficient bed in or over heating during bed in. If your disc has turned blue, you went...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-09-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,988
Posted By 7500rpm

You still have two arms and two legs? How much...

You still have two arms and two legs? How much did that cost?!!
Forum: 997 Forum
08-06-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,096
Posted By 7500rpm

I've seen someone eBay workshop DVDs for the...

I've seen someone eBay workshop DVDs for the 997.1 for a very reasonable price. I downloaded mine for free after a RL member pointed us the way. I can't remember the link now but do a search and you...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-06-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,923
Posted By 7500rpm

GT3, period.

I own and track an 06 S. My buddy has the 996 GT3 that you are comparing it with. All I can say is I've spent lots of money trying to make my 997.1 perform like his GT3. After spending $25K (w/o any...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-06-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By 7500rpm

Joe, Sounds like you are quite a regular at...

Joe,
Sounds like you are quite a regular at DEs. I would go without the sensors or you will be wearing away lots of coins. As Ptech1 says, I agree that they are for people who needs to be told that...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-05-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,096
Posted By 7500rpm

Quote : [Locate your head at the right (driver...

Quote : [Locate your head at the right (driver side) half shaft and look for a circular coil.] unquote.

Got me struggling a little wondering if you were in the UK, but no, the clutch slave pump is...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-05-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,301
Posted By 7500rpm

IIRC, the ranges are in 500rpm increments. I want...

IIRC, the ranges are in 500rpm increments. I want to guess the limiter would keep it within range 1. Were you in sport/sport plus mode? I believe that is more lenient in cut off which might allow...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-31-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By 7500rpm

Hey puxi997, congrats on your purchase. I don't...

Hey puxi997, congrats on your purchase. I don't think there's one. There are super car clubs, though, and 911s are accepted. Be careful as members are really, really young. Not the typical Porsche...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-27-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By 7500rpm

Understeering can occurs when you go too fast...

Understeering can occurs when you go too fast into a corner, try to accelerate inside a corner, try to turn a tighter radius in a corner, or a combination of two or more of the above. The dynamics...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-26-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By 7500rpm

You might want to check out Stuttgart Motors in...

You might want to check out Stuttgart Motors in Kowloon Bay Area. Join the Porsche Club of HK, too, and you will find out a lot more. I don't have Stuttgart Motors' address on hand by its a couple of...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-26-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,297
Posted By 7500rpm

I want to believe most modern sport cars cut off...

I want to believe most modern sport cars cut off the air cond compressor at WOT. I say this because driving my 911 with or without the air conditioner on doesn't appear to impact lap times too...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-26-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By 7500rpm

Back to the OP's question, at 200 kph, you could...

Back to the OP's question, at 200 kph, you could do with all the braking you can get. That means including the engine, which does provide what is commonly called engine braking. Most brakes can only...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By 7500rpm

Research thorax airbag lights coming on after...

Research thorax airbag lights coming on after fitment. I fitted a pair into my 2006 C2S and had the light bugged me over six months before a friend with a PIWIS managed to turn it off. Took him...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-20-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,151
Posted By 7500rpm

I will second alpine al. My experience was no...

I will second alpine al. My experience was no improvements in track time swapping out to the IPD plenum (comp version) and TB alone. Replacing with sports cats and ECU tune will give you slight...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-18-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,714
Posted By 7500rpm

Is this spare worth the extra weight, lost of...

Is this spare worth the extra weight, lost of frunk space, especially when you probably can't replace the wheel if you have ANY passenger with you ? I think your punctured wheel needs to sit in the...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-18-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By 7500rpm

I don't see a need for concern. Mine weeps a lot...

I don't see a need for concern. Mine weeps a lot more than that since I noticed it 15,000 miles ago (now 31,000 miles). I drive very, very hard.
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