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  1. New-to-us 2016 Cayman noises and other stuff...

    The HVAC system will remember that you turned AC off, but it will default to lowest fan setting if you turned the car off with the fan off, or whatever the last position was if not off.

    Hmmm... ...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    So, there are LOTS of mistakes and problems with this article (seems par-for-the-course these days with ďjournalismĒ), but it claims that Tesla has been given a 30m time slot on the 21st and have...
  3. Re: DIYers - QuickJack BL-5000SLX lifts are on sale through 9/23 for $999.99

    I purchased the 7000, and did all the required measurements first and it should be okay. I havenít tried it yet though so hopefully V6 chimes in.
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    So, had a thought tonight and thought I would share...

    What if Tesla has a car doing laps at the Ďring to collect data. Specifically data that would allow them to, in the not-to-distant future,...
  5. Re: DIYers - QuickJack BL-5000SLX lifts are on sale through 9/23 for $999.99

    All my gear has arrived, but it will have to wait for over a week before Iíll have the time to assemble and test it. Grrrrrr... ;)
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    Re: Engine Control Fault, 16 Cayman S

    Does this have to be done with the exhaust removed? I an trying to figure out if this is something I do when I change the plugs and coils at my 4-year service (soon) or do it when/if I install...
  7. Re: New-to-us 2016 Cayman noises and other stuff...

    My 2016 also hunts around a little when it is first started and has done so from new.

    You will also find on different days at different temps and over different driving durations you will hear...
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    Re: Burning smell in cabin

    This is what I was going to say as well. Once in a while if I take it on a very spirited drive I can still smell a little bit of it.

    However, I donít notice it so much in the cabin. OP, do you...
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    Re: Apple Watch affecting PCM?

    Check you PCM bluetooth settings. Sounds like your car is pairing with your watch as an audio source.

    The apple watch can stream music over bluetooth. I canít think of any other explanation.
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Tesla said today that they are sending a Model S to the ring. I hope they hire a capable driver and a closed course so it is an apples-to-apples comparison. If it beats the Taycan time Porsche is...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    It seems ridiculous after almost 1000 posts about Tesla, climate change, politics, and the labor movement, but Porsche unveiled the Taycan officially this morning.

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  12. Sticky: Re: 981 Maintenance Schedule and "to do" Items Summary

    Plugs and coils do not deteriorate over time (much) ó they are primarily a product of use. Coils are primarily affected by heat and both are somewhat affected by heat cycles and ignition timing...
  13. Re: DIYers - QuickJack BL-5000SLX lifts are on sale through 9/23 for $999.99

    Thanks a lot for posting this. They have the 7000 for $150 off in Canada which is just what I was looking for! Order placed!
  14. Thread: Small Milestone

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    Re: Small Milestone

    Iím in the same range as you with 22k miles on mine with no problems. Iím getting ready to do its 4-year service although I doubt it needs it.

    I try to drive it as much as I can, but Iíve taken...
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    Re: Nav Button wont work on PCM....

    I would pull the fuse, wait a few minutes and see if you still had the problem when it rebooted.

    I donít know of a way to reset it from key presses, unfortunately.
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    Re: Front Plate Solution

    Nice job!

    I did something similar (trimmed the plate and bolted it to an aftermarket grille. I also had the tow hook mount, but overall I prefer this look to any other solution.

    Re: overreach....
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    Re: Need help with my pdk

    There is a PDK failure thread on this board (youíll have to do a search to find it I think). Most people have gotten some amount of goodwill from Porsche, but not all.

    I have not seen anything...
  18. Thread: Battery Drain

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    Battery Drain

    First, youíve posted this in the wrong forum(you have a 987.2 I think), but maybe the mods can move it.

    Second, I have not had this problem, but if I did I would put an ammeter on the battery and...
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    carplay kit for cdr31

    Augie, to show CarPlay apps on your PCM a third party device would need one of two things:
    - access to video input on your PCM (which is not USB)
    - the ability to install software on your PCM...
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    Re: carplay kit for cdr31

    I am struggling to understand how a USB device could give you CarPlay. Can you provide a link?
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Congrats on your purchase! And diving right into some DIY work! :)
  22. Thread: Error Message

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    Re: Error Message

    No worries. A few years ago I was a passenger in a Subaru and about 15m after a fill-up the dash lit up like a Christmas tree. The car was reporting like everything it held dear had failed and it was...
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    I had never even driven a Porsche when I ordered my GTS. I sat in one at a dealer lot to make sure my unusually lanky frame fit inside, but that was it.

    I agree with you. I donít think we are...
  24. Thread: Error Message

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    Re: Error Message

    https://www.carobdcodes.com/porsche-p0456-evap-system-small-leak.shtml

    Sounds like it is most likely the gas cap, but there are other suggestions in the article as well.
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    Re: 981 radiator fan heads-up...

    I never run the AC, so thanks for this. Iíll let it fly tomorrow and at least once a week to clean the fans out (or try to).
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    I expect at least two ďfire riskĒ related recalls in the first 12 months.
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    Word is that they (GM) are just about sold out for 2020, so if you havenít reserved one the debate will be largely academic.

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    Re: How to test if PSE is working properly?

    Someone on this board just stuffed a rag into his. I canít put my finger on the post, but youíre not the first person who isnít keen on the extra noise.

    Unfortunately I rarely get above 4k so it...
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    Re: Oil readings not available

    The car takes 7.5L or ~8 quarts with a filter change. If you changed the filter and really let all the oil drain out then yes, I would put the rest in.
  30. Re: That Mysterious Slot between the PCM knobs....

    I would buy that for sure if it came in red.
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    This seems like a bad idea TBH. I wonder why they didnít put it up front. Any idea? Crash safety problems? It seems like a trade-off between having volatile fuel next to a hot engine and exhaust...
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    Re: Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    In the pics I have seen the gas cap door appears as though it is at the back of the car. Where did they put the gas tank?

    Also, while this car will ultimately do some damage to Porsche, it is...
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    Re: DIY: Cranking engine to prime oil gallery.

    This has been the case for most EFI cars for as long as there have been EFI cars to the best of my knowledge. The purpose of this ďfeatureĒ is to ďun-floodĒ a flooded (fuel) car.

    This was the...
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    Re: 981 seats for a tall person

    6í4Ē and my experience is the same for the 18s. However on a long trip (all day driving) I find driving shoes or sock feet (not legal in California) makes a huge difference as well.
  35. Re: need reco for body shop in DC metro/ NoVa area for 981 GTS that was just rear-end

    Talk to them about it of course, but every body shop I have ever dealt with has coordinated with a dealer for repairs outside of the bodywork (when needed). They are your one-stop shop to get your...
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    Re: Why I'm ordering a 718 Spyder

    Yes, I have to say that hearing his enthusiasm for the seats (and Iím a little on the tall side myself) really sold me on them. I like the radio delete option (even though I wouldnít do that). Wish...
  37. Thread: Console switches

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    Re: Console switches

    Donít feed the trolls man.

    If someone shows up on the forum and their first ever post is an obscure denigrating one about, well pretty much anything, just put them on ignore. Weíve had lots of...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Which Iím sure is why youíre replacing your houseís connection to the electrical grid with a gas generator.

    Also, I think you are probably aware of how much your local gas stationís products are...
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    The Dreaded Front License Plate

    Going to add this because I havenít seen it here before. I recently decided to add my front plate (car was driven in Ohio, Ontario, and BC without since I got it).

    I ordered a nice black anodized...
  40. Re: Rough idle, jerky acceleration and occasional stall. Need help to analyze fuel tr

    I donít have an answer for you bud, Iím just bumping your thread. Youíve done everything that I would have done.

    I understand that uneven acceleration goes away with high-flow cats so Iím...
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    Re: Why I'm ordering a 718 Spyder

    Yellow is a great accent to blue, thankfully, and of course if you go for the yellow PCCBs the car looks even better. But I can justify them. I could add them later with aftermarket steel discs or I...
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    Re: Why I'm ordering a 718 Spyder

    This is how I would order it I think: PLNPZY23
    I find that the porsche code links do not work, but here it is anyway: https://www.porsche-code.com/PLNPZY23

    Although I've always wanted the...
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    Re: passenger side door panel replaced

    I think you are only the second person here to report warping on the leather panels.
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    Re: My Car Whistles at Me

    Turbo spooling down??
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Iím going to throw my two cents in here because I havenít seen them discussed so far. ďWhy Iím not ordering a 718 Spyder (yet)Ē.

    All of this is just personal preference, so please take it as...
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    Clutch Pedal Squeak

    Iíve noticed lately when it gets warm in the car that I was getting a bit of a squeak from the clutch when depressing it. I managed to contort my body enough today to have a look up under the dash...
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    Re: Cayman 981 Service Intervals

    You are getting the oil service warning based on time, not mileage. The recommended change interval is 1 year or 15k kms (not sure in miles), whichever comes first.

    Cheers!
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    Re: Upgrade from 2010 CS to 2015 GTS?

    I canít help you with the trade-up decision, but I have a 2016 CGTS and it is an excellent car. Still brings a smile to my face after almost 4 years.

    5k on a 2015 is not a lot of mileage. ...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Iím hoping for an AC delete option. ;)

    Drop a few pounds myself, put in a lightweight battery, remove the tire sealant and voila! :)

    Just kidding. I donít care about the weight ó there is no...
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    Re: DIY: Cranking engine to prime oil gallery.

    I think this is really interesting ó thanks a lot for posting it!

    I do have a question though. What is the problem that you are trying to solve for here? Whether you crank with the starter motor...
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