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  1. 981 Re: The Official 981 Boxster / Cayman aftermarket WHEEL POST

    400 hp was Cayman; long gone. only 375 now in Sypder
    good points on tuning
    I can see 8.5s working with low pressure max the footprint
  2. 981 Re: The Official 981 Boxster / Cayman aftermarket WHEEL POST

    IMO first 8&9's on 255&275 is not a good rim size for these tires OK street setup if the front were 245's that way you are up one size front and bad with mostly street tire
    second the 9&10 with...
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    Re: carplay kit for cdr31

    Read my first line:
    I don't have PCM 3.1; only the standard radio.

    And comment about Android is for android phones used on non PCM radios. I know it works because I have done it on my Jetta and...
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    Re: carplay kit for cdr31

    I guess you are use to doing everything wireless. If you plug your phone into USB in a VW or Porsche (probably Audi BMW etc. also) it will download the software to use carplay if the service is...
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    Re: carplay kit for cdr31

    Here an update and some news in this area. The dealer who sells the car play started texting and emailing me so I was able clear up the problems and determined that this will not work in my car since...
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    Re: carplay kit for cdr31

    For me website a complete waste of time after an hour never got the order processed.
    Website that tries to do 15 languages and countries is not a good place to try and purchase from.
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    Porsche 959 1/24 model kit

    I have a sealed box of a Porsche 959 1/24
    Highly accurate display model
    complete engine detail
    scale undersurface detailing
    authentic suspension and interior
    steerable front wheels

    ready to...
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    Re: New friend Macan fits fine

    Got car yesterday as planned. Took LIRR to Penn Station, Amtrak to Hartford CT, dealer picked me up at station.
    Car; SUV waiting in front of showroom all clean and shiny. One surprise was the heated...
  9. Re: 285/35R19 tire on a 19x10 et36 wheel for a 987.2. Will it work?

    I'm somewhat close to your idea.
    I did 285/30x18 et 54 with 15mm spacer 54-15=39
    By extra sidewall protection I guess are talking rim to ground clearance. This should be fine. 9.5 doesn't help...
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    Re: TPMS maintenance at time of tire replacement?

    TPMS are kind of like regular car batteries and last like 6-8 years. If I was getting close to that and doing a tire replacement
    I would replace them so as to not have to have the service labor...
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    Cayman S Re: Couple of issues, Rev limit and oil level

    My money on this.

    AOS does usually smoke a lot if bad and this a very common thing in all the early engine that a tracked.

    How many miles on the car ?
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    Re: Pad swap but without rotor swap - bad idea?

    I had my 2000 BS for 8 years of red run group DE, 100's of track days and only replaced the rotors once. Probably should have been twice.
    1) You should always bed the new pads. I follow whatever...
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    Re: LSD and wheel hop

    I believe the hop comes when you have too much traction. If you leave harder, it allows the tires to slip some thus stopping the hop.
    BUT unless you are drag racing you shouldn't be leaving that...
  14. Re: How important is a car cover when car is home garage parked?

    My garage has an exhaust fan in the roof which allows some weather in during strong storms. This meanings the car gets messy. Also bugs like to die on the car.
    Therefore I got a pretty cheap $36...
  15. Thread: New Spyder/GT4

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    Re: New Spyder/GT4

    And run flats would help greatly.

    :hilarious::dance::cheers::beer:
  16. Thread: New Spyder/GT4

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    Re: New Spyder/GT4

    Well for me I think they should take their time and make sure it's a lousy sounding turbo 4, PDK only and hold off until 2021 for 5 years.
    That way my Spyder will go up another 20K.
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    Re: Subscription Services

    It a wonderful idea with RIDUOUS prices. I don't live in that world even if I have owned 5 Porsche with newest being bought for 97K.
    I thought it's monthly payment at $1672 was difficult but $3000...
  18. Thread: limid slip diff.

    by Augie
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    Re: limid slip diff.

    Love your avatar.
    :drivingskid:
  19. Question Re: Inexpensive indoor stretch car cover do Cayman

    If you do a search for my posts you will find the one I got. It was $36(I think). has mirror pockets, it's light, comes in black & light grey which I got.

    :helpme::cheers:
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    Re: Tire psi for track night ?

    I don't anything about SO4 Bridgestones but RE71R like around 30-32. You will have see how the tires feel and what the tracks like. I would start at 32 and adjust from there.
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    Re: Pilot Sport 4S.....Cheaper non NO or NO

    As I stated on another thread; I've had 5 Porsches over 24 yrs. and the only N rated tires are the original delivery rubber. N's probably a little better and more matched to the specific car but to...
  22. Re: PASM and Sport Chrono Package for autocross? Please help!

    You know you can have softronic add sport chrono to your car; it's reflash.
  23. Re: PASM and Sport Chrono Package for autocross? Please help!

    Certainly both would be advantageous and helpful for AX.
    Probably someone wanting be a national class champ at SCCA events would have probably GT3 control arms and bars, different drop links and...
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    Re: Reducing Rear Camber

    I did this to my 2000 BS but get more negative camber on the front since I could only get -0.75. Difference purpose but same method.
  25. Re: Wheel Spacer Warning for 981 owners with X-73 Sport Suspension

    Really interesting thread !
    I haven't had any problems with my 16 Spyder which includes x73 as standard and has 7mm/15mm but I have the rear camber set at -2.2.
    What do the problem car have for...
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    Re: Car cover for Spyder?

    I didn't check these sites out but I'll bet these covers are like $200 or more. ? am I wrong.
    If you want a very reasonable (cheap) indoor cover for 2016 Porsche Boxster GTS breathable car cover. ...
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    Re: Reducing Rear Camber

    Interesting but I having never really tried to on a 987.1 - only 986 years ago but hopefully one the techer guys will respond. I'll be watching.
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    Re: What is this button for?

    It's Porsche's listening device :helpme:
  29. Re: [Review] X73 Sports Suspension Retrofit Kit (981 CS)

    why don't you tell us how you really feel 981CS
    I hate people are just on the fence and don't stand up what they believe
    :hilarious:
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    Re: Considering trading my Lexus for Cayenne

    I have no personal experience but would say try driving a Mazda CX-9 or Audi Q7 both rated one on Edmunds - med size 3 row and luxury 3 row respectively.
  31. Re: 2013 Boxster. Hartford CT - Springfield MA area.

    I got my 2006 CS at Hoffman and tech service mgr. was great; Ethan Gombossy. Their sales people and mgmt. screwed me big time. Sold me a new car that was put into service 1.5 years before I bought...
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    Cayman S Re: Airbag Light after Battery Dead - 2010 CS

    True true; when mine went dead I jumped the fuse panel to open the frunk then left the charger on until it was fully charged and didn't have any light problems.
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    Re: Looking at 2009 Cayman s w/ 81000 Miles

    I couldn't agree more. I've had Porsche's with 120K with few problems.
    Get PPI done. Contact your local PCA region for someone qualified to do a good job of it. Many times the local region will...
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    Re: Porsche Tire Store

    I know many many will not agree with me but get the 19" non N spec PS4S's. In 25 + years of Porsching (not a word) the only N spec tires I've ever had were the new car delivery ones.
  35. Thread: Which Tires??

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    Re: Which Tires??

    You should contact Wheel Dynamics 626-443-9100 Eric. he beat Tire Rack when I got mine.
  36. Thread: Which Tires??

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    Re: Which Tires??

    I have the tire display up all the time. Usually run 30-32 hot for AX; 36 for street.
  37. Re: Optimum Street & Auto-X Tire Fitment for Stock 981 Cayman

    I've been running RE71R's with 255/35-18 8.5 ET 52 & 285/30-18 10.0 ET 54 on 2004 GT3 wheels for 3 years now. Work & fit fine with 7mm & 15mm spacers. Stock suspension -1.7 & -2.2 camber; 1/16 toe &...
  38. Thread: Which Tires??

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    Re: Which Tires??

    I loved PSS that I had on my BS 04 but from what I read the P4S are better. PSS No longer shown on Tire Rack's ad for Porsche in Pano etc. If you want the straight scoop call Jim at Tire Rack.
  39. Thread: 2019 F1 season

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    Re: 2019 F1 season

    Thanks that's where it was last year.
  40. Thread: 2019 F1 season

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    Re: 2019 F1 season

    what network is it on this year ?
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    Re: 2014 Cayman Fog Grille Conversion

    My car's 3rd birthday came and went without celebration; what a bad daddy. Only a trickle under the glove box.
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    Re: battery tender charger?

    That probably what happened. You need to jump it at the fuse box and put a regular charger on it for a day or so to bring it back from the dead assuming it's still alive.
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    Re: PDK transmission oil change 911 991.1

    Nice; how many miles on it - I agree but why the change
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    Re: pros and cons of 20" vs 19" vs 18"

    Except for the top it's like looking in a mirror
  45. Re: Is there any difference between OEM and non-OEM engine coolant?

    Of course they don't make the coolant like probably 80% of the car. They spec to a mfg. It's made by the same company does their power steering fluid and brake fluid.
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    Re: pros and cons of 20" vs 19" vs 18"

    How does the wheel height change the stiffest of the tire sidewall ? It doesn't. The ratio of the tire does. a 35 or 40 sidewall on a 18, 19, 20 or 21 is the same stiffest.
    I put 2004 GT3 wheels...
  47. Thread: DIY Oil change

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    Re: DIY Oil change

    It's a once a year thing that takes about 1/2 - 3/4 of an hour to do and (I have a lift so that helps save time) costs me about $60 using Mahler filter from Pelican Parts or less with free shipping...
  48. Re: Oil/Maintenance Service Indicator Reset Tool

    It's not worth spending $ on. I bought one on eBay that was suppose to work but it didn't even have Porsche listed in it. Then I realized that the message comes on for all of 5 seconds when you start...
  49. Re: Is there any difference between OEM and non-OEM engine coolant?

    I'm no engineer but I can tell you that the lifetime coolant that Porsche uses is nothing like the major brands you buy in the stores. I replaced the coolant in my old 2000 BS in 2008 because I...
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