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

    Drove my 981 CS to my local dealership for a value evaluation.

    I kind of hate to see it go. It’s a fantastic car, just a bit too small in terms of storage and access space, and at 54K on a out of...
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    Classifieds?

    I’ve only been able to make this work by using Tapatalk to start a new thread.

    As far as I’ve seen the buttons, when accessed from a browser like FF or Chrome, lead to dead Pandora links, as you...
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    Re: WTS: Raceseng Shift Knob

    Item no longer available.
  4. Re: WTS: Set Clear Sidemarker Lights 981 ‘14-‘16

    Lights are now sold.
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    Re: Warrant Question

    Ymmv.

    It’s up to you whether a warranty is ‘worth’ the peace of mind.

    I had the option to purchase an aftermarket warranty on my ‘14 CS bought last year with 44K miles.

    I declined.

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

    Seriously. She is the reason I am driving a Porsche, albeit a used one.
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    Re: WTS: Raceseng Shift Knob

    Bump with Price Drop. $75 shipped
  8. WTS: Set Clear Sidemarker Lights 981 ‘14-‘16

    Selling a good used working set of clear sidemarker lights. These have yellow bulbs, but are the clear design.

    These were on my ‘14 CS when I bought it last year. They work fine. I’m probably the...
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    Re: This is a test

    +1,000


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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    Just to follow up where I am going in the above.

    If these are ok to use, they measure about 16", side to side, more or less. My HF floor jack is about 3.5" off the floor, at min. I measure...
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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    Ok, just making sure I am tracking: here is a picture of the right rear of my ‘14CS.

    Is the part circled in yellow one of the aforementioned ‘lift points’?
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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    Copy.

    I found a deflection calculator (I guess that Materials Science class finally paid off :) ) and ran the numbers, for a 3' length of 2" square bar of 0.083 th with a fixed end load of 2,000...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    90 large. Cough. Well.

    Sadly my accountant (aka my wife) agrees with you. I broached the concept with her gingerly the other evening. After I got pursed lips, that ‘hmpf’ sound, and a hip...
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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    Thanks for the thoughts on the bar, very interesting. I have a bad tendency to overthink this stuff, so bear with me (I'm an EE, not a ME :) )

    So let's say I want to preserve the ability to remove...
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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    I’m trying to picture this. Any chance you can post a picture?

    I gotta say the thought of trying to drive the car backwards up a slope by myself gives me the willies. I think I’d feel better...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    This one?

    Single Universal for Porsche Polyurethane Jack Pad Frame Protector by TMB

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LZMMSR7/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_H3A4Cb1PDQB08
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Tried out my new HF jack.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190519/d5ac8a4e587a56dacd8b27d85485dbb6.jpg

    Left it jacked for 45” to make sure it would not leak.

    I’m new to Porsche’s but not...
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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    Question on the Rhino Ramps?

    I have a set of these in my cart on Amazon:

    RhinoGear 11909ABMI RhinoRamps Vehicle Ramp - Set of 2 (12,000lb. GVW Capacity)...
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    Re: White face gauges on 981 with PDK..?

    No worries.

    They ‘came’ with my ‘14CS bought used last year. I’m so-so on them but they are a feature that was part of the options on my car so I’ve gotten used to them.

    Good luck if you...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    That looks very nicely done.


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

    Uh that would be a “no” from me. :)
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    If this is actually true, I would be contacting my local dealer to put a deposit down on a Zuffenhausen Delivery of a 718 T NA6 6MT in Silver w Black Interior and SC in about...5 seconds.



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    Re: White face gauges on 981 with PDK..?

    No problem. Here you go.

    Day:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190515/b15848a079d5c67f4b35dbf43c645cff.jpg

    Night:
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    Re: PDK may be broken

    Damn that does not sound good.

    Hope it ends well, being under warranty and all.
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    How to sell wheels here?

    I’ve only been making it work by using Tapatalk to create a new thread in the Classifieds.

    Accessing p9 via Firefox using my Linux Mint box at home, clicking ‘new thread’ leads to a dead link to...
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    Re: White face gauges on 981 with PDK..?

    I have a MT, white gauges. Lemme know it that would help.

    Curious, why are you asking?
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    WTS: Raceseng Shift Knob

    Raceseng Shift Knob - Sphereology - Gate 1 - Porsche 911 991 \ Boxster 981-718 \ Cayman 981-718 Shifter Arm (Sphere Cover in Black Delrin, Ology Core, Gate 1 Engraving, Raceseng Adapter)

    Comes...
  28. Where do I gain access to the AC evaporator coil?

    Hi Les - thanks for the reminder. Forgot lol.

    I did end up replacing the interior filter and using the can of Nextzett.

    1. I removed the foam cover panel by taking out the three plastic tree...
  29. Re: T-Design Phone Mount for 981/911- new batch is in!

    Received my Universal Phone Mount today.

    Ordering was easy and arrived quickly.

    Install was super simple. The product is nicely finished and well made. No sharp edges. It pushes in easily and...
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    Re: After Market Backup Camera?

    I’m pondering driving down to Miami for a weekend and dropping the car with Nello for the install. I’m in Tampa.

    Has anyone done that?


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    Re: Consensus on rear center jack point?

    Great thread, and very timely.

    I recently moved from a Condo into a house with a garage and have decided to get back to doing my own services.

    I did that for 8+years on my various Bimmers so...
  32. Have you noticed the 981 Cayman appreciating over the last year?

    I don’t know if they are appreciating, but they are hard to find.

    I bought my Silver 6MT ‘14CS last April with 43K for $42K.

    Trying to compare apples to apples, I just casually checked...
  33. Re: WTB: Set OEM Orange Sidemarker Lights ‘14-16

    Thanks guys I found a set.


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  34. WTB: Set OEM Orange Sidemarker Lights ‘14-16

    Looking for a good used working set of original orange side marker lights that would have come on a ‘14 to ‘16 Cayman or Boxster.

    If you have a set you are no longer using, shoot me a PM with a...
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    Re: 2nd gear a bit grindy ugh :(

    An easy first step might be a drain and fill the MT fluid?

    I understand the change interval is not what it used to be. In my Bimmer’s I’d try and shoot for diff and MT drain and fill about every...
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    Re: Classifieds?

    So, I have an item for sale, Porsche related. Are you guys saying that planet-9 has no classified or for sale forum at this time?
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    Re: Replacing the battery - How to ?

    Ditto. Explains what happened in my case this past weekend.

    Much obliged.


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    Re: Replacing the battery - How to ?

    It was plugged in the whole time.

    Better? :)


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    Re: Pink foam under battery area?

    Ditto.


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    Re: Replacing the battery - How to ?

    I sure did. A CTEK 3300 in the armrest socket pretty much the whole time. Which seems curious, but that’s what happened.

    The settings were no huge deal. My menu scope changed to default. But...
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    Re: Replacing the battery - How to ?

    Well I discovered that perhaps the battery somehow had gotten disconnected at some point. That or the charger. At any rate, I had to re-install a few settings (time, driver/all door unlocks).
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    Replacing the battery - How to ?

    Swapped out the original (Sep '13 build) OEM battery for a new Duracell Ultra Platinum AGM BCI Group 48 battery today from Batteries Plus today.
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    Re: 2019 PCM Map Update???

    By chance did he mention whether this is just a map ‘Point of Interest’ update, or does involve new POIs with any updated graphics in terms of maps detail or features?


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    Replacing the battery - How to ?

    Question for you guys?

    Does it matter whether you plug into the armrest socket or the footwell socket for a CTEK 3300?

    Mine seems to come on, I mode over to "car" and there is an orange light....
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    Re: Replacing the battery - How to ?

    Ah. Could be.

    I can imagine the over engineering that went into the charging algorithm in ze Stuttgart Werkshops lol.

    Still. I bought one of these this week:

    CTEK (56-158) MULTI US 3300 12...
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    Re: Replacing the battery - How to ?

    That being the case, swapping a G48 70Ah AGM with another G48 70Ah AGM, one would guess no ‘coding’ is necessary, strictly speaking?


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    Newer base Cayman or older S

    Hands down the ‘15 or ‘16 981 base, at the same price.


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    Re: 981 Cayman S 40K Service Prices Paid?

    The previous owner did the 40,000 mile service on my 981 at a local dealer here in Tampa last January. Oil change, oil filters, air filters, spark plugs were renewed. With a brake fluid flush, the...
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    Milestar Tires

    Took the words out of my mouth.

    As a prospective new owner, I would like to know what else you cheaped out on if you are going to put Taiwanese tires on a Porsche? That might sound harsh, but it...
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    Re: Steering Wheels

    This is my understanding as well. I believe it’s based on the factory loom being semi-custom made specifically for each car to its exact spec and option set.


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