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Forum: 991
07-11-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,460
Posted By Fred R. C4S

For crying out loud man, think outside of the...

For crying out loud man, think outside of the box. Get each wheel painted a different color and make a real statement. People will never be able to unsee it.
Forum: 991
06-28-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Back in the ‘80s, the PCA held its national...

Back in the ‘80s, the PCA held its national convention or Parade In Wisconsin. Ferry Porsche and his wife attended. The flew into Chicago and were met by a PCNA rep with a new 911 to drive to the...
Forum: 991
03-31-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Fred R. C4S

During a 2017 factory tour, this question was...

During a 2017 factory tour, this question was posed to our guide. She had a laugh and told us that the LeMans start story is a good story, but it’s just that, a story. The real reason was than when...
Forum: 991
02-16-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Fred R. C4S

You’ve circled the mufflers. The catalytic...

You’ve circled the mufflers. The catalytic coneverters are upstream of the mufflers. Follow the curved pipe from the muffller around its bend and you will arrive at the converters. The converters run...
Forum: 991
02-05-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By Fred R. C4S

The symbol may be the ISO or SAE standard symbol...

The symbol may be the ISO or SAE standard symbol for this function. Same logic as to why all other symbols in your car are common among brands. Examples, headlight low beam, wiper, washer, etc.
Forum: 991
01-17-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Take a look at this assembly line video of the...

Take a look at this assembly line video of the 991.1 At about the 23:30 mark they install the glass sunroof assembly. You have to look fast as the camera doesn't dwell on it.

911.1 Factory...
Forum: 991
01-09-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Arrive the day BEFORE your delivery date. It...

Arrive the day BEFORE your delivery date. It gives you a chance to get over a bit of jet lag, and allows for any problems or delays during your flights to your delivery city. Check out the European...
Forum: 992
12-09-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,272
Posted By Fred R. C4S

I've had 5 different generations of 911s in my...

I've had 5 different generations of 911s in my two car garage as second cars to my main dd. The 991 takes up much more floor space than the others. 911 size creeps up with each generation. In a 964...
Forum: 991
12-09-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Winner winner, chicken dinner. I have one for...

Winner winner, chicken dinner. I have one for each of my two Porsches.
Forum: 991
12-03-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,332
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Why don't you visit a dealer and take look at the...

Why don't you visit a dealer and take look at the color on their sample wall? The sample is painted on a curved surface. You can step outside and view it in direct natural light and see how it varies...
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Use the dealer across from the museum

Before dropping my car at the shipper in Sindelfingen during the ED closure in 2017, I called dealer across from the museum about getting my car washed while I toured the museum and factory. Dropped...
Forum: 991
11-24-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,147
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Air compressor tanks accumulate water and fine...

Air compressor tanks accumulate water and fine oil used to lubricate the compressor itself. There is usually a small valve on the tank to drain the water. When you see the oily mess that comes out of...
Forum: 991
11-13-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By Fred R. C4S

​​​​​​I realize that one of the objectives of...

​​​​​​I realize that one of the objectives of developing the first example using this new technology is to show off what you can do with said technology. In following this design parh, you've created...
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By Fred R. C4S

It's a badge for your grill. I've no idea how...

It's a badge for your grill. I've no idea how PCNA expects us to moutn it to our engine grils.
Forum: 991
11-07-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,176
Posted By Fred R. C4S

One drop of water hitting that light bulb and...

One drop of water hitting that light bulb and BOOM. Bulb explodes. I learned this with my first car in the '60s. Cold weather, and your likely to be dripping something in the winter.
Forum: 991
11-04-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Fred R. C4S

I have two Porsches on maintainers. After driving...

I have two Porsches on maintainers. After driving out of the garage with each car while still plugged in, I ordered red "REMOVE BEFORE FLIGHT" tags, and attach them to the keys with a carabiner. When...
Forum: 991
10-24-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Your wheel looks like a 911S 20" wheel in gloss...

Your wheel looks like a 911S 20" wheel in gloss black. I have them on my 2017 911.

Here is an Ebay listing for the wheel. https://www.ebay.com/i/123336160615?chn=ps

...
Replies: 7
Views: 12,086
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Dropped off my 911 Entry and Drive with one key....

Dropped off my 911 Entry and Drive with one key. Was told to keep the rest. Car got from Stuttgart to Springfield Illinois without a hitch. I think they've been doing this for a while. No worries....
Forum: 991
10-18-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Considering the huge number of available options,...

Considering the huge number of available options, colors, and models posdible, I'd bet it's safe to say that with the exception of launch vedicles built a batch, every 911 is a unique, one of one. If...
Forum: 991
10-13-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 16,737
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Before the T was on the horizon, I chose the C2...

Before the T was on the horizon, I chose the C2 over the C2S, and used the $15k saved to more than cover a 16 day four star vacation for two to take European Delivery. I do that again in a heartbeat....
Replies: 19
Views: 1,609
Posted By Fred R. C4S

Pickup in Leipzig. Drop off in Stuttgart. Enjoy...

Pickup in Leipzig. Drop off in Stuttgart. Enjoy the track, visit both factories and the museum.
Forum: 991
09-13-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,247
Posted By Fred R. C4S

OP, The manufacturer's warranty is against...

OP,

The manufacturer's warranty is against "defects in materials or workmanship". This applies to the product as it left the factory. It is not a warranty for crash repairs done by another party....
Replies: 57
Views: 3,714
Posted By Fred R. C4S

I picked my first 911 in Zuffenhausen in May...

I picked my first 911 in Zuffenhausen in May 1993. I did the Scuderia Hanseat school the same week. Only spun once and hit nothing but bugs. Arrived at the 'Ring with just over 500 miles on the car...
Forum: 991
08-22-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Fred R. C4S

This will fit either in the rear seat backs or in...

This will fit either in the rear seat backs or in the frunk.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00X6JS4NM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By Fred R. C4S

There are some questions in life you really don't...

There are some questions in life you really don't want to the answer to. Like when your wife asks about the cost of all the parts the UPS man has been delivering. The cost of an ED can vary greatly...
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