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Forum: 964 Forum
04-04-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By gilessav

Post forgot to say, its the first thing i'd look too...

forgot to say, its the first thing i'd look too after replacing the DME relay with the newer version if you've not already ;)
Forum: 964 Forum
04-04-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By gilessav

sounds similar to issues i used to have with my...

sounds similar to issues i used to have with my car for a while.

I replaced the o2 sensor and dist caps and rotors via my mech and had the system checked for codes (o2 failure flagged up) and...
Forum: 964 Forum
08-16-2005, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By gilessav

Dave, I'm in a similar position to you at...

Dave,

I'm in a similar position to you at the moment in that i'm also considering selling my car and am looking into the prices and not seeing what i would like to :( .
I've had my car for...
Forum: 964 Forum
07-20-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By gilessav

Hi, I had similar probs a year ago, a...

Hi,

I had similar probs a year ago, a changed O2 sensor and new caps and rotors and fuel filter seemed to sort it for about 4k but then it came back. After changing mechs and a 24k service the...
Forum: 964 Forum
06-08-2005, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By gilessav

Sorry if this is a stupid question/comment, but i...

Sorry if this is a stupid question/comment, but i was under the impression that not all 964's had the lighter socket permanently live? My LHD car does so the trickle charger via the socket works...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-06-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By gilessav

Hi, As was mentioned above the Tom Tom...

Hi,

As was mentioned above the Tom Tom software seems to be pretty good and with my bluetooth gps and IPAQ i've had no problems with connections or freezing in use. You can also get all the major...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-04-2005, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By gilessav

have you thought about the PDA and Tom Tom...

have you thought about the PDA and Tom Tom navigation software route? Its then easy to mount the PDA holder and power from the cig lighter. System can then be moved between cars and in the month...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-20-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By gilessav

Hi, If you are refering to the Airflow...

Hi,

If you are refering to the Airflow sensor then it is possible to carefully open up the plastic and to reveal and indeed clean the track/arm etc within. There was an excellent 'how to' with...
Forum: 964 Forum
04-04-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,720
Posted By gilessav

I've had some powerloss/hesitation issues that...

I've had some powerloss/hesitation issues that were 'cured' temperarily by replacement of O2 sensor (logged as fault), dist caps and rotors and new 2nd dist belt(unrelated). Symptoms returned a few...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-25-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By gilessav

brake pad wear indicator

Hi Guys,

Hoping your all enjoying the Easter break! Just taken my car out for a spin as its a rare nice day and have noticed the brake wear indicator has illuminated :banghead: . Looking at...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-01-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By gilessav

Hi, I'd suggest checking a number of things....

Hi,

I'd suggest checking a number of things. If you have service history when were the distributor caps/rotors/plugs last changed. How old is your battery. The idle control valve (ISV) may just...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-01-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,482
Posted By gilessav

No problems, the link i was talking about is...

No problems,

the link i was talking about is titled as below from the 964 forum and gives pics etc of all the procedures. Check it out as may help. I personally bottled it and let the specialist...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-01-2005, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,482
Posted By gilessav

Hi Jason, I had some hesistation issues a...

Hi Jason,

I had some hesistation issues a while back and had the dist caps/rotors/belt etc replaced and also the 02 sensor as it was logging a fault and can cause rough running and idle. Do you...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-12-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By gilessav

Hi Guys, Thanks for the advice etc. The car...

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the advice etc. The car is a 92 manufactured LHD. Just passed its MOT today and the headlight beams were mentioned by the tester who said he could 'just' pass it. Not sure...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-10-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By gilessav

MOT in uk

Hi Guys,

Got my MOT test coming up this weekend and was wandering if anyone had had any issues with running a secondary muffler bypass (g-pipe) with emmissions. I assume as the CAT is still in...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-26-2005, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By gilessav

Thanks again guys will let you know who i go with...

Thanks again guys will let you know who i go with and at what price :)

Julian, good to hear you've got the g-pipe, it does sound great especially on that first start of the day with the added...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-25-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By gilessav

3rd party :rolleyes: The girlfriend already...

3rd party :rolleyes: The girlfriend already thinks i prefer the car to her, would'nt send out a good message if i dont go fully comp! Besides there are far too many crazy suicidal pheasents and...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-25-2005, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By gilessav

Thanks guys, I will have to start ringing...

Thanks guys,

I will have to start ringing around the suggestions and play them off against each other. It'll also be interesting to see how Elephant react as they gave me 4yrs NCB on my Pug 406...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-24-2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By gilessav

Low mileage insurance (UK)

Guys,

Its getting close to renewal time now ( and MOT :eek: ) with the insurance and since i've bought a diesel hack for the day to day commute to lovely Slough i'm looking to put the 964 on a...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-24-2005, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By gilessav

When i was looking for my current car i went to...

When i was looking for my current car i went to 911Virgin and looked at a LHD Tip at 13995/15995 and that was high mileage and in a state and selling on behalf of a customer so lord knows what state...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-11-2005, 07:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,571
Posted By gilessav

Could this not also be compared to when we buy...

Could this not also be compared to when we buy our insurance. Whilst we all i'm sure phone around to get the best quote possible we also have to accept that it'll cost more to insure the Porsche (eg...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-10-2005, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By gilessav

I'd second the MAF sensor check. Look at the...

I'd second the MAF sensor check. Look at the connector for corrosion or poor contact as my car displayed similar trends which went away for a while after a new 02 sensor/dist caps/belt, but returned...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-22-2004, 06:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By gilessav

I thin i'm right in saying taht the G-pipe should...

I thin i'm right in saying taht the G-pipe should be fine left on for the MOT in the uk as its the other side of the CAT (on later models) and noise wont be enough to fail it as on its own its louder...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-09-2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By gilessav

Nice car, strange that here in the uk the tips...

Nice car, strange that here in the uk the tips are often less sought after and generally seem to fetch a lower price. I considered one as i also do a fair bit of town driving but could'nt resist the...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-09-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,461
Posted By gilessav

These modern hot hatches do certainly fly. I too...

These modern hot hatches do certainly fly. I too had a Fiat coupe 20v turbo prior to the 964 and it felt as quick when the turbo kicked in. FWD certainly had its disadvantages as that car could...
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