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    Re: Door Panel Warping FIXED!

    I approached UNEEKONE via Rennlist PM and he told me (Jul 14th) that he was not shipping as some panels have come apart again. This was the response I received:

    "I do not have any remanufactured...
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    Re: 10 Years Anniv. 9A1 Engine

    +1 on the warm up before running hard.

    V6
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    Re: Headlight part# question

    There is a big sticker on your headlights with a part number. Most [email protected] sellers use that number. You will not find it in on-line from a Porsche dealer as Porsche sells only the entire headlight...
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    Re: Door Panel Warping

    Wrong. Airbags are in the seat and the door.

    Check PET illustration 812-50 P/N 991 803 091 00 and 991 803 092 00 (04 version is latest)

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    Re: Broken tab on ABS sensor

    I had the same problem on my side marker light and opted for the same solution.

    PET lists a lot of plugs (starting at illustration 902-10) but they are poorly documented as to what they fit. I...
  6. Thread: Plugs at 31k

    by Voyager6
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    Re: Plugs at 31k

    I had my 14 Boxster's plugs changed in April at 15K miles and they looked identical to yours.

    I changed mine early (New coil packs as well) due to the flood history of the car and wanted to see...
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    Re: Options t avoid on '09-'12?

    To get around this site's poor search engine, go to Google and enter keywords and site:Planet-9,com (change comma to a period - this site is now changing stuff that looks like a URL to clickable...
  8. Re: looking for pointers to videos on replacing coils on a BS

    If you remove the trapezodiual pan under the transmission, be aware tht the factory service manual calls for an alignment afterwards. Many don't do it and say the car drives fine, but I wanted to...
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    Re: When To Start Struttin'

    I forgot to add that the towers are glued onto the tub and held by a few rivets to ensure the alignment of the parts don't move while the glue cures. For this reason alone, a strut brace should be on...
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    Re: When To Start Struttin'

    It is a preventative tool. It will help the front stiffness. How much is relative to your track driving style and cannot be quantified. With a few GT car towers having failed, it will provide extra...
  11. Re: Question on C3 Carbon Duckbill Spoiler on 981 Cayman?

    Take a look at this (Not carbon fiber): https://spoilernation.com/2013-2016-porsche-cayman-gt4-ducktail-style-rear-spoiler.html

    I have the Boxster version on my car and it fits well, but their...
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    Re: All tires changed, how to reset TMPS?

    In the TFT display, bring up tire pressures page. While stopped, press the right lower stalk forward/inward and select a different tire size or change type from winter to summer (or reverse) and then...
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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    Having a bad day? :banana:

    V6
  14. Re: Beware of premature failure of Porsche PCCB ceramic brakes

    Larger brakes always help cooling. Braking force is torque. Torque is force on the pads times the distance to the axle. For the same torque, larger diameter rotors means less force is required on the...
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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    Note the words "may " and "a car". I was correcting your statement for another possibility that you overlooked. I was not specifically implying his car had a Cobb PDK tune.

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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    FYI, Cobb PDK tune reportedly gives Launch Control to non Sport Chrono/Sport Plus cars. So lack of a Sport Plus button may not mean a car does not have Launch Control.

    V6
  17. Question Re: Removing a seat that will not move forward or back

    I had the same issue with my 2014 Boxster seats. I've seen 986/7 seats and they are similar but the front lift bolts are different. Anyway, here is my procedure for 981 seats. I hope it helps.
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    Re: 2013 BS - Good buy?

    Ask the dealer for a VAL report, paying attention to entries in the overrev ranges. Entries in range 4, 5, and 6 are reasons to walk away. Range 1 and 2 are OK and range 3 may be OK if they occurred...
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    Re: Time to change the brakes

    My only comments are to consider better pads than stock if driving 150 MPH regularly. Also consider slotted discs as they will tend not to crack like the drilled rotor discs. If you go with drilled...
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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    4.68 is not bad on dry pavement. The tires used and if they are heated up and the surface will be the only variables left. I am sure the factory uses the most optimum configuration (slicks warmed up...
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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    When in Launch Control, when holding on the brake and flooring the throttle, it will turn off and reduce RPM after 10 seconds to prevent the clutch wear/overheating you describe. This makes it...
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    Re: "Stolen" by dealer...

    Surprised the dealer didn't try to charge for the car wash!

    V6
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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    You mention Sport mode. Do you have Sport Plus? You describe Launch control in your post.

    I have used a VBOX Sport to measure my 0-60. Best is 4.3 seconds at a drag strip with sticky stuff on the...
  24. Re: PSM failure start stop deactivated, 16 Cayman S

    What I have seen is a tender with desulfating capability will extend the battery life. On an unsealed lead-acid lawnmower battery, I saw gunk covering the plates. After 30 days on a tender with...
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    Re: HPDE: Square tire set-up on 981S

    Never heard of this on a 981 - perhaps on a 987. Make sure you buy rims and tires from some place that will take them back if the combo doesn't fit.

    Reasons IMHO for NOT doing this:
    1) PSM...
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    Re: Adding PSE to 981 Cayman Base

    I would say my Cayman S with race headers and race exhaust has the pops in Sport mode, but i have a custom tune and cannot say if that tune did anything specific to cause them. Car never had the PSE,...
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    Re: Help with frunk light . . .

    If it needs replacing, try a CAN bus LED of the correct size. I got a kit from a popular on-line Porsche dealer and it was not CAN bus enabled. It threw hidden codes in the PIWIS. I had a supply of...
  28. Re: PSM failure start stop deactivated, 16 Cayman S

    Bad battery causes a lot of electrical gremlins. Auto start-stop will not work if battery voltage is too low. Engine must run for alternator to put out power. All sorts of issues can occur including...
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    Re: Attempting the DIY Life!

    All the dealers on eb2Y who show catalog line drawings with parts highlighted in orange are rip off artists. On large value items, they are 30 to 50% more than the discounted price from dealer...
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    Re: Removing the mesh from the roll covers

    This was a question that befuddled me. You have to stick your arm through the hoops to detach the cables holding the rear frame of the top in order to get it into service position.

    I went to [email protected]
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    Boxster S Re: Seepage on a 2009 porsche boxter

    What fluids are leaking? There is engine oil, transmission fluids and coolant leak possibilities.

    Early PDK transmission pans leaked and Porsche re-designed it and problems were resolved. The...
  32. Re: DIY How to replace new air filters for Cayman 981

    Not to mention that the hoops can hurt your fingers.

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  33. Re: Installing Sport Plus button on car without Sport Chrono

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    Usually a feature has a unique one time use product code. It will not work directly in a PIWIS. A person with a Porsche Network account has to enter the code and your car's VIN and it...
  34. Re: DIY How to replace new air filters for Cayman 981

    I've used two large (wide) zip ties through the hoops and grabbed the ties with a vice grip. Not as elegant as velcro, but it works.

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  35. Re: Anyway to have Rev matching also on Sport only Setting?

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    I read somewhere (CayReg, I believe) that PSM is 5 systems. Even with the console switch off, 2 or three are left on.

    Now, you can put the car into '2 Wheel Drive Rolling Road Mode' via...
  36. Re: Anyway to have Rev matching also on Sport only Setting?

    I read your statement as "Yo Ho Ho, a P..."

    If you buy a Porsche new, get the options you want at build time. If you bought it used and a car does not have a feature you want, then pass on it....
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    Re: 2019 Tyre Reviews UHP Summer Tyre Test

    Not bad. I have the Michelin Pilot 4 S on my Boxster. Gas Mileage initially dropped 4 MPG over well used Michelin Alpin PA-4 winter tires. After 600 miles, the Pilot Sport 4S are up in mileage to...
  38. Re: 981 S PDK - Stalling + Trouble Starting - Any ideas?

    I am shocked there were no error codes on the speedo cluster. Without more information, we really can't help you.

    Causes can be many. Battery, fuel line blockage, bad coil packs, loose gas cap,...
  39. Re: Anyway to have Rev matching also on Sport only Setting?

    The way these features work is that you need a code. For example you buy the Nav Map update or power steering plus. You get a booklet with a code unique to that purchase. This is unique to the...
  40. Re: HPDE - Overall Tire Diameter or Revolutions per Mile

    I had non-standard size 19" Sport Cup 2 s which had the same front/rear ratio and had the fronts shaved to restore the 1.03:1 ratio. Worked for me.

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    Re: 981 seats for a tall person

    My biggest issue with my Boxster is rubbing my head against the top getting in and out (with the top up) and I am only 5' 8.5"" tall. I have no such issues with my Cayman, it appears to have more...
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    Re: 718 GT4... Will PDK be Offered?

    Nope. 981/718 is different from 991. Differential is moved to the opposite side to change rear wheel rotation direction. ZF's nomenclature for it is 7DT-45H for 911s and 7DT-45FL for 981. See...
  43. Thread: PSE removed

    by Voyager6
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    Re: PSE removed

    On a Boxster, the rear trunk is more isolated to the driving compartment than the Cayman's trunk, with noise going over the engine.

    My Boxster with non-PSE stock exhaust is a dream to ride in. My...
  44. Re: I think I finally found the source of my bizarre handling issue. Now, how to fix

    There are clips and slots that the black plastic cover fit into. The question is there damage? If so, the open round trim piece used with the third radiator may not hold. Then again, with the bumper...
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    Re: Cayman s 981 track mods for reliability

    From 991 GT3 PET PDF, Illustration 104-10, engine oil to water heat exchanger

    MA 1.76 HX 9A1 107 450 91 (Assume this one is bigger since it needs longer screws)
    MA 1.75 HX 9A1 107 450 90

    6...
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    Re: No Rotate Tire Warranty

    Rears wear faster as they are wider and slightly more weight on them. Also, they drive the car and suffer wear from acceleration (aka burnouts). Fronts do not.

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    Re: Boxster 981S PDK lost 40HP

    With catless headers, to measure air fuel ratio the dyno shop should stick a sensor in the tail pipe. All good tuning shops should have one as they need to know if fuel is rich or lean. Ideal for a...
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    Re: PDK Fluid interval change

    I had my PDK fluids changed last fall with 20K total miles of which 2K were track miles. I was told the clutch fluid was only slightly darker than new, but I have had extra radiator and other thermal...
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    Re: Boxster 981S PDK lost 40HP

    Did you use track gas? Leaded gas can deactivate the oxygen sensors and deactivate the cats, although that generally causes error codes.

    Backpressure can kill. You can test by loosening the two...
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    Re: Console switches

    There were several different A/C options and each had a slightly different control panel, although they work similarly. Panels with buttons for heated seats, ventilated seats, manual control, dual...
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