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    Re: What Should the Next Mod Be?

    If you'll be driving in snow, a limited slip differential will make a world of difference. I had installed a Guard GT LSD in my '07 Cayman [the article I composed documenting it is in the articles...
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    Re: prep for header install

    No scraping or sealant is required on the factory metallic header and manifold gaskets. They seal by deforming a raised metal bead formed into the gasket, so it's just a matter of cleaning the mating...
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    Re: bushing upgrade for OEM sport shifter

    I installed the Function First shift rite kit in my 987.1S 6-speed's shifter. It reduces the shifter free play, and provides a more direct feel than the stock mechanism. It was a bit of work to do...
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    Re: Headlight part# question

    Usually, in the Porsche numbering schema, the last digits are used for updated revisions. These are generally interchangable with earlier revisions. If the functionality were different, the basic...
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    Re: Removing sticky radio knobs

    ...and then celebrated the accomplishment with a double IPA... [emoji482]

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  6. Re: Numeric Racing Short Shifter- For Sale- Brand New

    Does it fit in place of the stock shifter without modification?

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    Re: 987.1 Cayman S Misc. Mods/Parts

    PM sent


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  8. Re: 987.2 Cayman S MT Track Prep, Maintenance, and Mods

    Great idea on the pressure fill hack. Thanks for sharing!

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    Re: Whine for the Day

    The sign was impolite. It should have said: "Please do not touch". In 17 languages and braille. Then the gentle reader would have complied... [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787]

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  10. Re: I think I finally found the source of my bizarre handling issue. Now, how to fix

    The third radiator kit does nothing to solve the OP's broken slots; these are moulded into the bumper cover itself.
    I have a hard time believing that this is the cause of his handling woes, however....
  11. Re: Has Anyone Replaced the Coolant Pipe Assembly?

    Blue liquid would be windshield washer fluid. The reservoir is located behind the drivers side front wheel, right where you describe your leak.you might want to have that leak repaired along with the...
  12. Re: Leak found - please help! 987.2 Base Manual

    Leaks don't get better by themselves. The hydraulic brakes are extremely important to your and your passenger's safety, as well as anyone else in your car's path. Please have this issue checked and...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 987 today?

    Bummer! Sorry for your misfortune. I hope the other driver owned up to his mistake.

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    Question Re: 2007 Cayman 987.1 Shifter Cable

    See item #10.
    https://www.planet-9.com/planet-9-classifieds/238775-987-1-cayman-s-misc-mods-parts-post2121609.html

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    Re: Drilling hole in Carbon Fiber plate

    I'm no expert, but It's probably a good idea to search the internet for videos of the proper drilll bit and procedures/techniques to use with carbon fiber material.

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    Re: 987.1 Cayman S Misc. Mods/Parts

    PM sent

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  17. Boxster S Re: 2005 Boxster S - Intermittent charging issues

    Thanks for sharing your solution. It's certain to help someone else down the road who experiences similar symptoms. I'm glad it was a simple fix!

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  18. Re: 987.2 Cayman S MT Track Prep, Maintenance, and Mods

    The rear is more complicated due to the abundance of trim to be removed -- hopefully without breaking or losing any bits in the process. Good luck with the remainder of the installation!

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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Vapid, pointless, marketing blather...presumably designed to whet one's appetite. Show me the hardware, please.

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    Macan Re: Tire Patching - recommend a repair shop?

    Patching a tire is a straightforward repair. Any reputable tire shop e.g. Discount Tire, etc.can do it, and will be able to determine whether or not it is safely repairable, as shown in the previous...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 987 today?

    Thanks for sharing your shop recommendation. I'm glad it worked out well for you. Happy motoring!

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  22. Re: Cold/ Hot Tire Pressures Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

    Well done, sir. I can tell that you have learned to NEVER question decisions of the Surgeon General and Chief Justice. [emoji850]

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  23. Re: Cold/ Hot Tire Pressures Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

    I'm glad that it worked out well for you. Please tell us more about your track driving experience!

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  24. Re: Cold/ Hot Tire Pressures Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

    Generally speaking, in dry conditions start with 28-30 psi cold. Bleed off air as necessary to maintain approx. 36 psi hot. Adjust to your liking.
    In wet conditions, start with factory-recommended...
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    Re: bumpy journey of changing absorbers

    Install 'em as-is, and go enjoy the ride!

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    Re: Is it buyer remorse or my OCD

    To the OP: It's your OCD. [emoji8]

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    Re: Voyager6's Cayman S Monster car mod

    [emoji15][emoji44][emoji44][emoji44][emoji44]
    I'm glad you're ok, and you dodged that disaster!!!

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    Re: Voyager6's Boxster Mod Thread

    Go ahead and install the third radiator kit. It won't take any longer for the engine to get to operating temperature; the thermostat performs that function. The extra radiator simply increases...
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    Re: Tarrett Caliper Studs

    A good rule of thumb regarding minimum bolt [or stud] protrusion Is the equivalent of two full thread lengths should protrude through the end of a nut after the nut is fully torqued. For example, a...
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    Re: Voyager6's Boxster Mod Thread

    T'was a smart move to install the Zunsport grilles while you had access to the back sides of the rocker panels.
    Looking good! Thanks for sharing your restoration/modification adventures with us.
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    Re: Transmission Swap???

    It should be treated similar to a recall, i.e the COA depicts the delivered configuration, and the recall is documented as a post-delivery modification. In other words, there would still be a...
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    Re: New bumper cap? Hood too?

    ...and they would know best. Good luck with the repairs, and enjoy the new look!

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    Re: New bumper cap? Hood too?

    I dunno. That puncture looked repairable to me. Maybe you just wanted to change the look?

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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    They're not my style, but if you like them then that's all that matters.

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    Re: Voyager6's Boxster Mod Thread

    I like the idea of installing black headlight surrounds to mask the crazing, if the repair doesn't work to your satisfaction.

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    Re: painting lug nuts

    Painting success/durability is all about the surface preparation. Skimp on that process, and you'll get whatever results you've earned.
    A few days with the car perched on jack stands won't hurt the...
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    Sooo...a mid-engine debate has morphed into (yet another) manual vs. automatic transmission debate. What's next, another N.A. 6- vs. F.I. 4-cylnder debate? Yawn...

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    Non-S Re: Just Another Newb

    Happy for you!

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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Arnold Ziffle, the pig, spelled "Z-I-Effle-Effle-L"!

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    Re: Poor Man's Sports Exhaust (PSE)

    Nice work! Thanks for sharing.

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    Re: GTS Gert Carnewal 200 Cell HJS HD Cats

    So it's "Stage 1+" then! [emoji6]

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    Re: GTS Gert Carnewal 200 Cell HJS HD Cats

    I'm glad this choice worked out well for you. It's like a modest "Stage1" exhaust system upgrade. While it's not inexpensive, it doesn't require any other products to complement it and so provides...
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    Re: Cayman Race Car Build

    Wow, sorry to hear it. Tthat's some really bad luck. High engine temperatures can have serious consequences, as you've discovered. Best of luck going forward.

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    Re: Cayman Race Car Build

    I'm curious...how do you know that a rock dislodged the belt? What evidence supports this conclusion? I'm not trying to be antagonistic, but if I were you I wouldn't want this to happen again so I'd...
  45. Re: 987.2 Cayman S MT Track Prep, Maintenance, and Mods

    Good luck with your new car. I'd suggest you start by driving the car as it is, and getting to know it, to establish a baseline before modifying it.

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    Question Re: Legal and repair question

    I'm not in the industry, but I think this claim would fall under comprehensive coverage, not collision. Best to check your policy and/or consult your agent.

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  47. Re: Fabspeed Motorsport | Anti Drone Technology

    Seriously, there's nothing but the same repetitive musical soundtrack playing throughout the entire you tube video, even though there is someone speaking on camera from about 35 seconds on. It would...
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    Re: Transmission Mount Upgrade for the 987

    Apex1, thanks for the feedback. I had fitted Wevo semi-solid transmission mounts, along with the factory engine mount, to my 987 Cayman. I didn't like the increased NVH, especially at lower...
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    Re: 2017 Macan Trailer Hitch

    Smart move. If the hitch is part of a towing package, it may also include uprated brakes and cooling system.

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    Re: PSE valves always open?

    The PSE valves are normally open (loud), and require a vacuum source to close them. So all you need to do to keep them open is to disconnect and plug the vacuum lines.

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