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Forum: 928 Forum
06-06-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By curt_928

After 18 years of ownership.. she's sold.

Well I never thought I'd be writing this! But after 18 1/2 years of ownership my 79 928 is headed to a new owner in Miami. :(

It's all about time.. and lack thereof. I also wonder if I started to...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-04-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,419
Posted By curt_928

There's doing work because you want to, and then...

There's doing work because you want to, and then there's doing work because you have to.

I think many owners have no problem with oil changes and brake pads and annual maintenance. It's when you...
11-09-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,990
Posted By curt_928

When I drove my friends Gallardo it was a very...

When I drove my friends Gallardo it was a very nice ride, 6-speed stick.. but it didn't seem to "come alive" until I hit 70 or so. My 360 just feels more nimble at lower speeds.

My base 997 C2 is...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-01-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,520
Posted By curt_928

1. I make $30,000 a year lets say selling...

1. I make $30,000 a year lets say selling insurance or writing semi romance novels
2. I don't know how to work on a car. I have no mechanical ability. My mechanic will fix the car. He is the only...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-22-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By curt_928

In the 928 never in 18 years of ownership. ...

In the 928 never in 18 years of ownership.

In the Ferrari at least once every single time I drive it.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-15-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,982
Posted By curt_928

There is absolutely no similarity whatsoever...

There is absolutely no similarity whatsoever between the 928 market and the 3xx Ferrari market. None whatsoever.

3xx Ferrari's are well Ferrari's. When you drive them down the road people look...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-15-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 967
Posted By curt_928

PCM 3 pinout for microphone

Does anyone know the pin (+) and (-) position for the bluetooth microphone for the PCM 3.0 system on the connector on the back of the unit? Is it pins 9+10 in the upper left connector? Many thanks! ...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,771
Posted By curt_928

On this board many will take a 89 S4 over an 89...

On this board many will take a 89 S4 over an 89 348tb... just like on the Yugo boards many will take an 85 Yugo over an 85 328. That's just how it is.

I used to think my 79 was the ultimate...
09-09-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,034
Posted By curt_928

CDR24 to CDR30 radio change...

To get some bluetooth in the car! Just an FYI I did it on my (non-boss) 997.1 with the PCM2.

Should be plug and play with the CDR24:
...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,363
Posted By curt_928

When I finished I put her back into the car and...

When I finished I put her back into the car and it looks great.. and..

I actually have bluetooth now!!! Since my car didn't have nav or bose, this just dropped in with no issues. If I had bose,...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,363
Posted By curt_928

I bought the blaupunkt becker adapter and a...

I bought the blaupunkt becker adapter and a harness for vw radio on eBay and made an adaptor cable. The only wire that doesn't match is for the ASK Amp, but you can connect it to the CAN wake wire...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,363
Posted By curt_928

While I was in there I also repainted my HVAC...

While I was in there I also repainted my HVAC knobs. Easy to get it out but you need to be careful removing them as they're clipped in the unit. Once removed use methanol and the soft touch paint...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-09-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,363
Posted By curt_928

CDR30 Radio changeout for PCM2.0/CDR24

Hello Everyone,

So I bought an 06' base C2S without bose. Love it. Absolutely love the car as a DD.. except the radio doesn't have bluetooth. Looking into options, my car didn't have the Bose and...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-09-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By curt_928

I actually know someone who bought a black on...

I actually know someone who bought a black on black 599 with HGTE for $5 more than that asking price!
Forum: 928 Forum
09-09-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By curt_928

+1. I find the 360 communicates like no...

+1.

I find the 360 communicates like no other car that I've driven. With the aluminum chassis and the mid-engine layout it just pivots in the turns effortlessly. There's transaxle that's great on...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-07-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,982
Posted By curt_928

Wow. And the Hyundai Elantra as well. How does...

Wow. And the Hyundai Elantra as well.
How does it faire to base 911, Boxster, Cayman or Macan? Hint: they look at you in their rear view mirror. Nobody will "race you" in either. Anyone that will...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-03-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,982
Posted By curt_928

"Sports car handling" ? Is that what the 928 is...

"Sports car handling" ? Is that what the 928 is supposed to have? Try GT. It doesn't toss around like the Boxster nor is is light and responsive like a miata. Sports car? Yeah the VW CC is just as...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-31-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By curt_928

I am very happy that I am wrong and you have...

I am very happy that I am wrong and you have offers are close to the $14k. I hope everything works out with the sale!
Forum: 928 Forum
08-31-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By curt_928

OK I'll be the d*** in this thread. Everyone...

OK I'll be the d*** in this thread. Everyone wants to be real nice and pat each other on the back in these threads and that distorts reality a bit. So I'll be the "meanie".

You're not going to...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-20-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,185
Posted By curt_928

Between the aggressive tone and odd defensiveness...

Between the aggressive tone and odd defensiveness all the help didn't seem to help selling this car. Of course labeling it as a "teenagers car" does seem to be the best way to sell any car IMHO.
Forum: 928 Forum
08-13-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,441
Posted By curt_928

Well I find my 997 to be ALOT like my 928 in...

Well I find my 997 to be ALOT like my 928 in style actually, and even on some levels the driving dynamics and road going feel.

It compares because you're going to do both jobs with about the same...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-13-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,441
Posted By curt_928

How does replacing a clutch master cylinder...

How does replacing a clutch master cylinder compare between the two? ;)
Forum: 928 Forum
08-13-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,534
Posted By curt_928

Not a bad interior IMHO. I've used a cheap...

Not a bad interior IMHO.

I've used a cheap ebay fuel pump in my 79 now for over a two years and no problem. The relay is what in my case tends to go. Just get a cheapie and get it running.
...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-10-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,441
Posted By curt_928

These cars are more complex than the 911 it was...

These cars are more complex than the 911 it was designed to replace. I have found mine to be generally reliable in the 18 years that I've owned it.. but you'll need a mechanic that is affordable who...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-07-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,988
Posted By curt_928

One buys a six figure 928, or any other sports...

One buys a six figure 928, or any other sports car on the planet for that matter, in order to NOT be a "corvette guy".

It's always the same. Slightly paunchy grey haired middle aged guy wearing a...
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