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04-27-2018, 01:43 PM
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Posted By flyingpenguin

Hi Ted. Ex Woodlands resident here (now in...

Hi Ted. Ex Woodlands resident here (now in Holland), but visiting Houston next week for a conference. I'd like to take a look at the car with the intent to export.

Greeting Joost
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05-30-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,761
Posted By flyingpenguin

Hate to revive threads, but doing so anyway :-) ...

Hate to revive threads, but doing so anyway :-)

Took the GT3 out of hibernation a few weeks ago (I am in Holland now) and noticed a slow warm-up (coolant and oil temps creeping up at same (slow)...
06-18-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By flyingpenguin

Agree with comments above. Just relaying another...

Agree with comments above. Just relaying another opinion from my buddy who has owned a whole slew of 997's (incl. a C2S, .1 GT3, .2 GT3 RS) and recently got rid of his 991 GTS for a GT4.
His...
05-13-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 113,728
Posted By flyingpenguin

DSC causing Durametric error?

I did a routine scan with the Durametric Pro earlier today and am getting the following error that is persistent (cannot be cleared).

8007 Gateway incorrect coding

I have had the DSC unit...
12-15-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,895
Posted By flyingpenguin

So I have a short window to outrun you.. ­čśŤ

So I have a short window to outrun you.. ­čśŤ
12-15-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,895
Posted By flyingpenguin

Shake'n'Bake, how'd she do last weekend?

Shake'n'Bake, how'd she do last weekend?
12-10-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By flyingpenguin

Did mine last winter. 34mm with silicone seals...

Did mine last winter. 34mm with silicone seals and boots. No complaints so far. About 15 track events since.
12-10-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,087
Posted By flyingpenguin

I have seen this car parked at 1488 Collission...

I have seen this car parked at 1488 Collission for the last 18 months or so. I believe the owner drove it for a while after it had been "fixed" when a vendor to the shop backed into it last month....
12-10-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By flyingpenguin

Thanks for all the feedback. I located the...

Thanks for all the feedback.

I located the correct bushing and will document the process as things go back together. I am confident that this will not compromise safety and future durability.
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12-09-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By flyingpenguin

Tie rod end fell out...

The nut that keeps the ball joint secured into the wheel carrier on my 997.1 GT3 may have been over-tightened and the stud sheared while on track this weekend when coming off the transition into T1...
11-24-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By flyingpenguin

FS: 1999 Boxster (Houston area)

https://rennlist.com/forums/vehicle-marketplace/905551-1999-porsche-boxster.html#post12787746
11-24-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,437
Posted By flyingpenguin

1999 Porsche Boxster

Mechanically speaking, this is probably the best high mileage first gen Boxster in Texas. Over the past 4 years of ownership all major and minor issues have been addressed. Complete engine rebuild at...
08-10-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By flyingpenguin

Why is my top closing improperly?

There is some plastic hardware behind there that guides the cable inside the frame while closing. They break over time. Temporary solution is to stop halfway when closing the top, tuck it in and then...
08-03-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By flyingpenguin

Looking for Transmission Fluid Change Video

I have used the Mobil 1 70W90 synthetic gear oil with success. Also get the little hand pump that screws onto the Mobil 1 bottle. The stuff is rather thick and gravity filling is tedious while using...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-21-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,770
Posted By flyingpenguin

Shifting issue, advice needed

This is a 15+ year old car and if the gear oil has never been changed, that's a good starting point. Sagging engine mounts also contribute to shifting problems. The problem being off and on (at least...
Forum: 997 Forum
07-17-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,712
Posted By flyingpenguin

TPMS issue

IIRC the sensors are dormant when they come in the box and need to be woken up by raising the air pressure to something like 60+ psi briefly once installed. Maybe the 2 sensors that are acting up are...
06-17-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By flyingpenguin

CPS, Fuel pump or maybe even fuel pressure...

CPS, Fuel pump or maybe even fuel pressure regulator.. The first two are fairly quick to diagnose so if the seller is willing to part with the car for a few hours (most do if you ask it to be...
05-28-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,268
Posted By flyingpenguin

Yeah right!

Yeah right!
05-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,817
Posted By flyingpenguin

Got a pair of the new Prototipo Charcoal Suede a...

Got a pair of the new Prototipo Charcoal Suede a few months back and absolutely love them. Well worth the $150..
05-26-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By flyingpenguin

Surprised not more people are going for the...

Surprised not more people are going for the knurling / JB weld option..
05-23-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By flyingpenguin

$160 for a set of knock offs on Ebay. Even if...

$160 for a set of knock offs on Ebay. Even if they last half as long it's still cheaper (incl. remounting at about $100 for 4 whees).

Don't really need to remount though. Just break the bead on...
05-20-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,523
Posted By flyingpenguin

The rotors on the pic went on in Sep-14 and have...

The rotors on the pic went on in Sep-14 and have at least 30 days = ~100 sessions on them. Admitted, TWS is not very hard on brakes (use the skinny pedal stupid!) but Texas heat and a few long...
05-19-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,523
Posted By flyingpenguin

Yup. 997.1 w/ pccb or .2 steels are 380mm IIRC.

Yup. 997.1 w/ pccb or .2 steels are 380mm IIRC.
05-18-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,523
Posted By flyingpenguin

I currently have the PFC slotted 378mm front...

I currently have the PFC slotted 378mm front rotors and CENTRIC drilled rotors in the back, running PFC08 pads front & rear and have been following this discussion rather closely as the options...
04-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,954
Posted By flyingpenguin

Just curious what OP means by special...

Just curious what OP means by special introductory pricing of $199. Have been getting mine from FVD Brombacher for $195 for quite a while..

Is this a different lip?
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