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Forum: 993 Forum
02-08-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,761
Posted By nile13

I meant to bitch about the stock TPMS ;) Which...

I meant to bitch about the stock TPMS ;) Which are required on all cars in US since 2009, I believe.
Forum: 993 Forum
02-08-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,880
Posted By nile13

"... and rub until fully satisfied".

"... and rub until fully satisfied".
Forum: 993 Forum
02-07-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,761
Posted By nile13

A small datapoint. One of my other cars, an '09...

A small datapoint. One of my other cars, an '09 Miata with under 50K miles, has factory TMPS. Apparently, a battery in one of them is dead and, apparently, the life of those sealed batteries is 8-10...
Forum: 993 Forum
02-04-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By nile13

Is it quadraphonic?

Is it quadraphonic?
Forum: 993 Forum
01-25-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By nile13

Most cars I've replaced seats in, at least...

Most cars I've replaced seats in, at least staring in the 80s and through 2000s, have their seats offset. They play a cute game where the seat is mounted slightly angled "in" so you feel that middle...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-08-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By nile13

OK, JB, now for something completely different: ...

OK, JB, now for something completely different:


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Forum: 993 Forum
01-08-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By nile13

I was referring more to my own vies of fun on the...

I was referring more to my own vies of fun on the street. As long as things are safe, it's good. What bothers me is lack of predictability due to numerous factors - other drivers, wildlife running...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-07-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By nile13

Several of my cars and many, many autocross cars...

Several of my cars and many, many autocross cars I'm familiar with had Konis leak. I think it's fairly well documented. I'm referring to the yellow Koni Sport, don't know about others.
Forum: 993 Forum
01-07-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By nile13

Personal experience. Bilsteins are not valved...

Personal experience. Bilsteins are not valved quite right for a 993. Konis are better shocks, but they last about 2 years before starting to leak. Yes, they have a lifetime warranty. No, replacement...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,761
Posted By nile13

I much prefer not to have it. Don't see a need,...

I much prefer not to have it. Don't see a need, it's an annoyance.
Forum: 993 Forum
01-05-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By nile13

Nam, you probably know that, but don't forget the...

Nam, you probably know that, but don't forget the new bushings for the larger bar They are size-specific and it's no fun to remember that when you are under the car installing the new bar.
Forum: 993 Forum
01-05-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By nile13

True. And each of us has risk tolerance/reward...

True. And each of us has risk tolerance/reward scale. In the case of cars and public roads, though it also often involves other people. OTOH, I'm probably judging everything from the height of a...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-05-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By nile13

It's also possible to have unprotected sex in...

It's also possible to have unprotected sex in Liberia, or drink tap water in Tijuana, but I wouldn't. For the same reasons.

I also have very little understanding what "fun" on the street is for...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-05-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By nile13

Bingo!! Figure out what, if anything, is wrong...

Bingo!!
Figure out what, if anything, is wrong with the car. Based on what you've written above, you've paid $1,500+ for a suspension install in a 993 and an alignment? Ouch. If you seem happy with...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-05-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By nile13

That's the entire point. I don't want to be...

That's the entire point. I don't want to be surprised.

I don't see any point in pushing a car in cold weather. Unless it doesn't start but the rear defroster still works to keep your hands warm...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-04-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By nile13

Don't.

Don't.
Forum: 993 Forum
01-02-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,606
Posted By nile13

Cobras look good, Jim! And HMS is a dangerous...

Cobras look good, Jim! And HMS is a dangerous place.
Forum: 993 Forum
12-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,475
Posted By nile13

There;s no question that lighter car is better on...

There;s no question that lighter car is better on the street. I'm just far, far from sure that too many can feel that 30 lb reductions. I know I wouldn't. I'm also sure that I'm not ready to spend...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-28-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,475
Posted By nile13

I would argue against fixating n lightness or...

I would argue against fixating n lightness or speed or anything else for the street. For numerous reasons. Personally, when I started autocrossing seriously 20 seasons ago, I've stopped caring about...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-27-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 49,135
Posted By nile13

I think Paolo has the very right attitude for...

I think Paolo has the very right attitude for this. Slow and deliberate, no hurry, t's more of a wide-ranging social hobby. I mean, most of us are here because of people at least initially. This is...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-26-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By nile13

I think this question is best asked in Racing...

I think this question is best asked in Racing sub-forum. They will happily share pictures and often videos of the seat turning yellow (or brown, depending on the situation).
Forum: 993 Forum
12-25-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By nile13

And it's spoken for.

And it's spoken for.
Forum: 993 Forum
12-25-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 49,135
Posted By nile13

No worries, I wasn't born here either :) Your...

No worries, I wasn't born here either :) Your English is great!


My own is a Speed Yellow. There was another common yellow, called Pastel Yellow and yours look a little like that. but if it is,...
Forum: 993 Forum
12-25-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 49,135
Posted By nile13

No. Ours is orange, slithering out of a golden...

No. Ours is orange, slithering out of a golden toilet.
Forum: 993 Forum
12-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 49,135
Posted By nile13

Chuck is very right. We are all nodding our heads...

Chuck is very right. We are all nodding our heads in disbelief and approval. To me, this is beyond cool, actually. the whole story - "one dark and stormy night", the stop-frame of a car mid-air above...
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