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Forum: 997 Forum
10-18-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By Minok

Now that November is nearing and my car (and its...

Now that November is nearing and my car (and its winter and summer tires) are at about 10 years old, even with low mileage, the age is the cause for a change.
But I don't see that Michelins are...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-05-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 31,553
Posted By Minok

NavTV is the best solution for the 997 -...

NavTV is the best solution for the 997 - unfortunately it has a design flaw in the solution hardware that causes the hardware to fail when the installed system interacts with the varying voltages on...
Forum: 997 Forum
06-25-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 31,553
Posted By Minok

June 2018 Update - the NavTV control units have a...

June 2018 Update - the NavTV control units have a design flaw that owners should be aware of, but it can be overcome.

So this March as I fired up the 997.2 Targa post winter again, and took it off...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-11-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Minok

The circular plug is a DIN plug. Its not serial.

The circular plug is a DIN plug. Its not serial.
Forum: 997 Forum
04-30-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Minok

no power tools. The correct hex tool was...

no power tools.
The correct hex tool was deployed.
Just with the back end jacked up on stands and that space being still narrow for my large frame there is hardly any room beyond me sliding under...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-24-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Minok

Problem solved. No power tool needed in my case.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/2000x2000/img_1133_8e9b36c35b524511a567439deb10bc025aeda631.jpg

Scribed line on tool to visually know the tool is fully seated in the future. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-23-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Minok

Getting it out isn't likely to be a problem - as...

Getting it out isn't likely to be a problem - as you said, by cutting in a slot for a screw driver or tapping via a punch to rotate it from near the edge.
Its just a question of now or the next oil...
Forum: 997 Forum
04-23-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,418
Posted By Minok

Drain plug stripped - wait till next oil change?

So of course, the inevitable happened. As I'm putting in the drain plug after the oil had drained and tightening it down the allen key hole in the plug rounds out. Never got it tight enough with...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Minok

Yeah, the cars have 2 computers that are separate...

Yeah, the cars have 2 computers that are separate - the cars main computer for all of the core stuff is configured via the gauge cluster interface. The other fancier options are configured via the...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,050
Posted By Minok

Every new iOS Apple seem to dork around with core...

Every new iOS Apple seem to dork around with core functionality that you would think would be stable - such as the Bluetooth HFP stack. <facepalm>
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By Minok

Pulling the battery is fine (assuming you will...

Pulling the battery is fine (assuming you will just park it for 3 months ). IF you pull/disconnect the battery - DO NOT close the frunk, in fact put something in the way to prevent it from...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 32,251
Posted By Minok

All of the OBD2 devices can clear the error...

All of the OBD2 devices can clear the error codes. Going through make specific operations is beyond OBD2 spec and those generic readers may not be able to drive those modes. Testing PSM many not be...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Minok

From the first pic - too much oil - overfill. ...

From the first pic - too much oil - overfill.

The target is to put the oil level BETWEEN the two horizontal lines with the arrows on them. Everything lit up is too much oil.
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Minok

From what your describing, the car acts normally...

From what your describing, the car acts normally as you unlock the car and get in - interior lights come on, dash does whatever it does when the key is inserted, but only when the key is turned do...
Forum: 997 Forum
12-05-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Minok

Agreed - the general OBD2 stuff that is...

Agreed - the general OBD2 stuff that is standardized it should do just fine. Any of the brand specific stuff that is piggybacked on the OBD2 interface needs software support - so unless VAG-COM adds...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-09-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,848
Posted By Minok

Yeah, the A/C is a critical part of the defogging...

Yeah, the A/C is a critical part of the defogging system. IF its humid/cold enough for condensation on the inside of the windscreen, then run with the A/C on and set the temp to what you want it to...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-09-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Minok

This all assumes that your time is worth nothing....

This all assumes that your time is worth nothing. If you change all 4 at once, its one trip to the tire place.

If you change just the rears now and then the fronts when they come due, there is...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-09-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,052
Posted By Minok

The thermostat determines when some/more/full...

The thermostat determines when some/more/full coolant is allowed to circulate to the radiators rather than just circulating in a closed loop around the engine and hoses. The engine still generates...
Forum: 991
09-27-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,979
Posted By Minok

Which is idiotic moneymaking in my book - looks...

Which is idiotic moneymaking in my book - looks like the control interface (buttons) and other wiring is the same and should be reusable - so only the main control unit would need to be replaced.
...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-21-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,985
Posted By Minok

I would not think the motor power is an issue...

I would not think the motor power is an issue (unless the motor is defective).
Maybe its an alignment or loose screw/bolt issue?

The roof has a manual crank to close it - you could try using the...
Forum: 991
08-15-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,979
Posted By Minok

I'd be curious as to the interchangeability of...

I'd be curious as to the interchangeability of the components between the 9500ci and the max ci/max ci360. Given most of the cost is in the install, it would have been nice if one could get the...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-07-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By Minok

Why ever replace the oil and not just filter change and tip off?

In the world of magic purple unicorn oil variants this would cause even more calls if heresy.

But it why even bother changing ( that is draining and replacing) the engine oil? Why not just...
08-04-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Minok

Upon query of what needs to be replaced, Escort...

Upon query of what needs to be replaced, Escort of course responds with "Unfortunately the components and processors of the new units Are not compatible with the old units, and therefore the entire...
08-03-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Minok

Ah, the worthless firmware upgrade capability of electronics - radar detector edition

Of course its not going to be correctable. What was I thinking that a firmware upgrade could adjust the way the device responds.

Escort 9500ci. Todays radar equipped new cars are throwing...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-31-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By Minok

If you are in San Fransisco, are you running a...

If you are in San Fransisco, are you running a non-US map set? Just wondering as the text of the info screen is in German on your PCM.

Version <blank> should still work - updating the version...
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