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    Re: Door Panel Warping FIXED!

    Just an fyi, there is a member over on Renlist by the name of UNEEKONE in Chicago that is in the business of professionally repairing this issue for $300 each panel plus shipping both ways. Several...
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    Re: Door Panel Warping FIXED!

    Great info! So far I have been lucky, but what I have learned from this is to keep a watch on this situation and take action immediately at the very first hint that the top of the panel may be...
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    There will be a Jukebox choice in the list of...

    There will be a Jukebox choice in the list of media options shown on the PCM screen. So for example you would see AM, FM, SAT, JUKEBOX, AUX etc. in your list of available input sources.
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    Re: Door Panel Warping

    The airbags are absolutely in the upper doors on a 981. There is no debate on this. You can clearly see the inflation canisters and the airbag itself under its cover with the door panels removed....
  5. Thread: Battery Drain

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    Re: Battery Drain

    Its a long shot, but you aren't leaving the key in the ignition by any chance are you? Lots of guys who keep their car stored safely inside a garage have found this out the hard way, as doing so...
  6. Exact same process for me. Remove both wheels and...

    I don’t have x73 struts just the sway bars not sure why x73 would make a difference at all.

    Just remove the wheels.

    I did loosen the plastic tray at the front of the engine on the left...
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    my Indy charged me 41 for the six. Dealerships...

    my Indy charged me 41 for the six. Dealerships can charge $30 and above each for them.

    Porsche doesn’t make spark plugs and there is nothing special about them. It’s just a third-party...
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    Pull the vacuum lines from the valve on each...

    Pull the vacuum lines from the valve on each side. Manually close the valve and then put a vacuum cap on the nipple.

    The other option that many have done is to manually close the valve and then...
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    Re: Spark plugs - Bosch model number

    FGR-5-NQE04 are the Bosch plugs that were called for on my 981 plug change. They are about $5-$7 each assuming you dont buy them from the dealer
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    Re: How to delete a post?

    Its easy to do it yourself. Simply hit the "Edit Post" icon in the lower right side of the post you wish to remove and then check the delete post box on the left side and press the delete post icon...
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    Re: 981 with Sport Chrono but "nothing" else?

    No, Sports Chrono has nothing to do with the suspension in your case. Those options would the be the sports suspension (X73) which is also a fixed suspension albeit lower ride with a more rigid and...
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    Re: PDK Sports Plus Shortshifting

    I'm sure I have plenty of those as well, but it should be of no consequence. You get the range 1 just for getting near the redline, and the range 2 for bouncing around on it. The official redline is...
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    Correct, PDK will not money shift as it simply...

    Correct, PDK will not money shift as it simply wont drop into a gear that would do so.

    It will shift down on its own as you slow down in full manual mode, but will not shift up. It will simply...
  14. This tilting mirror thing is always confusing. ...

    This tilting mirror thing is always confusing.

    As stated, this is part of the memory package option as you must first determine which one tilts and into what exact position and store this using...
  15. Same here for me. No need to remove the 02...

    You don't need to remove the O2 sensors, just use a u-joint. I think I used a combo of a long and short extension coupled with the u-joint. It was relatively easy, but I'm a seasoned hobby mechanic...
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    I had the exact same Duh moment occur when I...

    I had the exact same Duh moment occur when I thought something was going on up front with a suspension clunk as I would start and stop my car.

    That is until I recalled I had placed a heavy object...
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    Re: Stuck on Opening Frunk

    It seems to be dependent on the specific device features, and if it requires seeing the completed circuit of the battery or not to stay on.

    For example I used my CTEK (3300 model if I recall)...
  18. Thread: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    The 981 PDK is not the same PDK transmission used in the 911 turbo which has to be rated at over double the HP and torque. Also, even if it was you cannot justify doing something with the car that it...
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    Re: How to test if PSE is working properly?

    That is on the GTS models. Its a pipe that brings additional engine bay noise in the cabin through a firewall hole behind the carpet behind the driver's seat. This does not exist on the base or...
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    Re: How to test if PSE is working properly?

    The vales are easy to see. Lay down under the back of the car and you will see a valve on each side of the exhaust right under the curve on each side of the rear bumper. You should also be able to...
  21. Thread: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    We are talking about HIS specific car here and the factory Sport Chrono and launch control. Yes, technically there is the option to get a poor man's version of launch control with a Coob PDK tune,...
  22. Thread: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    That's an astronomical stretch V6. So you are saying that there is a chance he has the Cobb PDK Tune that the previous owner loaded on and for some reason didn't remove it when he sold the car...
  23. Thread: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    If you dont have the sport chrono option or Sport +, then you dont have launch control. The sport chrono option has a lap timer clock in the middle of the dash and includes the Sport + button. You...
  24. Thread: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

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    Re: 0-60 Cayman 981 S

    Heat is a HP killer and so is any extra weight. You also mention you turned the traction control off for some reason and are getting a little bit of wheel spin which is hurting you. Despite our best...
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    Good luck and I guess someone has go first! I hope its awesome for you with little to no drama, and it will be great to hear your experiences with it once you get it
  26. Re: PSM failure start stop deactivated, 16 Cayman S

    Yes, I am using the CTEK for its desulfating capability as well.
  27. Re: PSM failure start stop deactivated, 16 Cayman S

    I swapped mine out proactively at 5 years. It was fine, but the car wasnt being driven very much at all and it would sit without a tender most of this time. It now has a new garage and stays on a...
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    It is a very tempting step forward for Corvette, however I would be scared to death to go near it for at least two model years to see what issues crop up in the real world. Too much has changed vs....
  29. Thread: Value decreased

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    Re: Value decreased

    Nah, it will have practically zero effect. Two completely different buyers for the most part. Even Porsche found this out eventually within its own brand. When the Cayman was first released, there...
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    OK, great information!

    Neither my 987.1 CS or 981 CS have Sport Chrono or PSE. My 987.1 has a manual transmission while my 981 CS has PDK. My 981 CS will pop and burble in Sport mode, but it's not very forceful.[/QUOTE]...
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    Re: Adding PSE to 981 Cayman Base

    Good to know then, thanks. Its strange that my 987.2 which also had a sport button made no extra noises at all, however it did not have Sport Chrono. So if someone has a 981 without Sport Chrono,...
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    Re: Jukebox music order

    Yes its maddening sometimes. I work for a German company in healthcare and have been dealing with stuff like this on the software side for nearly 30 years.

    They are amazing at hardware design. The...
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    Re: Spyder branding fail

    Most people I encounter gas stations or anywhere else have no clue what car they are looking at much less what engine comes in it. Most times they ask if its a Ferrari or something else not even...
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    Re: Adding PSE to 981 Cayman Base

    First Ive heard of any valve timing changes. My 987.2 didn't have sport chrono, so it only had the sport button and no pop and crackle there at all. Exact same exhaust on a PSE coded car and lots of...
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    Re: Adding PSE to 981 Cayman Base

    My car was equipped with PSE and I swapped an aftermarket exhaust on it for while and both had the pops and gurgles. Its my understanding that the PSE programming dumps extra fuel into the exhaust on...
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    Re: DIY How to replace new air filters for Cayman 981

    Do you seriously think everyone here is just too dumb to know that? Of course you pull the tabs towards each other to release the little locking tabs. Great that yours was very easy, however...
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    Re: DIY How to replace new air filters for Cayman 981

    Great idea as the coat hanger method is hard on the hands!
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    Re: DIY: Cranking engine to prime oil gallery.

    No it is not
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    Re: Jukebox music order

    No, Unfortunately that is the way it is. Very annoying and its almost impossible and dangerous to try and click through the menus to search out a specific song or artist while driving. Typical German...
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    Re: PDK Sports Plus Shortshifting

    Yes it would be nice to be able to check a few boxes with which features you would have the Cobb PDK map apply.

    I've had the PDK maps since they first came out and my main reason for investing in...
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    Re: PDK Sports Plus Shortshifting

    The GT3 PDK has always been pull back to shift up. I never understood why they made the 981 the opposite, however Cobb Tuning has a PDK file for the 981 that will reverse the function for you if...
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    981 Re: Anyone who has had H&R springs installed

    New springs will settle a little more with some time after install. I wouldn't be so sure of yourself quite yet until you have personally encountered a hump such as that. I have and it dragged all...
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    981 No problem and glad I could be of assistance! ...

    No problem and glad I could be of assistance! Just to clarify, there is actually not a real reverse rake so to speak. It’s just an illusion as the rear tires sit with an ever so slight tuck under...
  44. Thread: PSE removed

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    Its not so black and white like that with other...

    Its not so black and white like that with other owners. For starters many of us don’t drive around at 2K under any circumstances. That what my Chevy econobox is for.

    Many of us love the sound of a...
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    981 I have the H&R sport springs on my 981 and I...

    I have the H&R sport springs on my 981 and I have had at least one occurrence where the pan in the middle of the car was dragging over a large speed humps such as that. Be very careful in a gas...
  46. Thread: Console switches

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    Re: Console switches

    Yeah, in retrospect I should have known better.
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    A bad day? I was simply giving you a reply the...

    A bad day? I was simply giving you a reply the best I could based on the little to zero information that you provided.

    Are we supposed to read your mind? You gave absolutely no indication at...
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    They don’t. The fronts can last twice as long as...

    that doesn't seem to pass the logic test (except maybe for edge effects on front tires)

    because if front and rear tires both stay put (not rotated) both sets can't wear out twice as...
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    This is the way that the warranty has worked on...

    This is the way that the warranty has worked on any car that runs different size tires from front to back for many years.

    I can understand how someone that is encountering this for the first...
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    Re: Boxster 981S PDK lost 40HP

    Yea, I'm not sure what to tell you then. Is it completely stock? I've seen dyno runs using some of the so called performance modifications such as the IPD plenum and bigger TB cause a HP loss...
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