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    Re: Upgrade from 2010 CS to 2015 GTS?

    I've read of some people who upgrade only to find they miss their 987 more. Maybe the 987 is more analog and visceral things that are becoming harder to find in newer cars.
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    Re: Buying Advice: 2006 Cayman S

    Bought my Cayman S in 2012 w/60k on the clock now at 120k daily driver. Great realiable car.

    Change the oil every 5000 miles with DT40 and your AOS will fail (been through 2), so have one handy...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    I'm sure there will be an exemption for historical vehicles, this is still America, so 25 years and older cars can register as historical. That would appease the car people and be the only way the...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Well the good news is just like with every Porsche change, air cooled to water cooler, flat-6 to 4 cylinder, the old models will be increasing in value, again. In 2030 when electric, keyless,...
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    Re: Car and Driver Long Term Boxster S Review

    you mean a turbo car isn't as durable as a flat 6, shocking. All turbo cars I've owned the cooling system is first to fail, then later comes the turbos that just wear out. The intense heat in the...
  6. Cayman S Re: Time for transmission rebuild? 120k km on the car.

    have you done the shifter adjustment? mine was a little notchy into 2nd until I did that

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnPmkXDk1r4

    Porsche recently released a revised cable for the Boxster...
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    Re: Service Now reset DIY cheap options?

    I did my airbag light with the PORII, maybe my firmware is newer?
  8. Cayman S Re: Anyone tried a LT1 Gen V swap into a 987 Cayman?

    drop a Tesla Model S engine into it, the GM V8's have been done. Get the instant torque of an electric.
  9. Re: Any regrets following single mass flywheel installs?

    track car? go for it. Daily driver? You'll get sick of it, I especially hated drive throughs, makes a fine automobile sounds like a jalopy with the sound ampliefied off the walls of the building. ...
  10. Re: Any regrets following single mass flywheel installs?

    awful, worst upgrade ever done on 350Z, sold the car 6 months later.
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    Re: RIP Cylinder 5 :'( what to do now?

    watch the Boost Brothers Cayman videos on YouTube, some ideas.
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    Re: One Less Cayman: Front Burn Total Loss

    let us know your insurance company, I like to avoid ones that make things difficult. Farmers is the absolute worst in my experience and Amica the best. I actually had to sue a Farmers customer in...
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    Re: 981 Boxster 2.7 clutch feel

    porsche has all sorts of different clutch helper spring (power spring) for different model each spring is painted a different color. My 07 Cayman S has an "orange" spring. If you do a google images...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 987 today?

    wet sanded my headlights from 600 grit 800 grit 1000 grit 1500 grit 2000 grit and plastix polish on top of that and they look brand new now, no more scratches or pits at 115k miles. Once they were...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 987 today?

    lookin good, like brand new.
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    Re: Front Suspension Noise/ NOT strut bearing.

    Thanks. These were stock rubber bushings, and even through Porsche specifies these should go in dry, I lubed them with thick silicone grease just in case.
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    Cayman S Re: Turbo LS3 Cayman S build

    Tough to say the transmission you'd toss is heavy, the engine you are replacing weighs more than the small Tesla power plant, the gas tank, exhaust, all the fuel bits and the weight of a filled gas...
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    Re: Front Suspension Noise/ NOT strut bearing.

    dunno, but I have the same problem going over slow speed bumps on the drivers front side. I've replaced both strut bearing, both sway bar bushings, and both LCAs in front. The strut bearing noise...
  19. Re: Good machine shop or help with cleaning up threads in Vancouver area

    I did the exact same thing to my subframe bolts. I bought a tap and die set from Harbor Freight and cleaned up the threads on the bolt and recut the subframe threads. Its not a hard job.
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    Cayman S Re: Turbo LS3 Cayman S build

    Did you consider swapping in a Tesla motor vs LS? I wonder how a Cayman with Ludicrous mode would do against a TT LS, off the line the Tesla power would likely smoke it but the Chevy should catch up...
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    Re: Engine Removal Question

    can't wait to watch the videos, it will be helpful if my M97 ever lets loose, thanks!!
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    Re: Gen 2 S engine in to Gen1 S

    How did it fail?

    Softronic can flash your ECU to work with the Gen2
  23. Thread: Adding CarPlay

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    Re: Adding CarPlay

    on my 07 I installed Wireless CarPlay from Alpine for little under $1000 out the door with radio, trim, and BOSE fiber optic converter, its an all day affair if you've never done it before I'd let an...
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    Re: M96 Dry Sump System

    worth the $ if its bulletproof. The other "fixes" on the market don't prevent oil starvation. I think I've seen everything fail, accusump, TTP oil safe kit, deep baffles... Only solution I believe...
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    Re: Interior Touch Up Paint

    Any idea what the air brush kit with compressed air cart is called, I can't find it at Home Depot or Amazon, just the kind that requires an air compressor.
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    Re: First Service Surprises

    even though 0w40 is specified, you can and should run 5w40 in the 07. I've got 113k on my 07 S and this is based on extensive oli analysis.
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    Re: Bought and then unbought a GTS today

    my Cayman had a nice front license plate bracket that uses the stock tow hook mount so no drilling necessary. A $40 mount would have saved a $700 bumper repair bill! I am with you and I also tell...
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    Re: Climate Control Swap

    yes the auto climate control is plug and play, nothing special wiring harness etc needed to add it
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    Re: retract spoiler when engine not running

    hold button down for 10 seconds.
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    Re: Microphone in the Steering Column???

    i researched this when deciding where to put my Alpine head units mic. Everyone said that stock location is awful and instead to mount it top left on the a-trim pillar. I did that and everyone I...
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    Re: 718 4 cylinder here to stay?

    I'm waiting for whatever the next affordable mid-engine Cayman is that has an electric power plant. I've already done the turbo thing in a TT and didn't like it, so keeping the 987.1 until the...
  32. Cayman S Re: Throttle Adaptation/Calibration - a real thing?

    I think the $150 iCarSoft PORII can do it too. That said, I've never had to do it and I've disconnected my battery plenty of times.
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    Re: 981 19" wheels on my 987

    I found my 18's pretty rough with PS2 tires, not harsh, but needed a softer sidewall to enjoy the car, can you daily drive a 19" Cayman without needing back surgery?
  34. Re: WILL PORCHE REDUCE HP of cayman BECAUSE THE NEW AIR POLUTION .???.

    you know I just got a ride in my friend's Tesla Model 3, and even though it has less power than my Cayman, WOW what a ride, the acceleration just in the parking lot was ridiculous. I really want...
  35. Re: Engine Oil switch Joe Gibbs DT40 to Delo 400 XSP 5W-40

    results from Blackstone Labs is in, I shortened the interval just a bit, which they noted lowered the iron, but I would say its a 1 for 1 for Joe Gibbs 5W-40. I think this Heavy Duty Engine Oil is...
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    Re: How to remove cat back bolts?

    its actually pretty easy, just read the write up for the Soul Performance Exhaust system available on line or I can send you. Spray the bolts HEAVILY with PB Blaster before you touch em, let it sit...
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    Re: Carbon Ceramic Pads - new rotors needed?

    shoud work fine, tried em once, didn't like the first few stops in the morning as they needed some heat in them before they worked as good as OEM. Think I'd rather have the brake dust than the...
  38. Re: Photos from boroscope inspection on 2006 Cayman S track car

    can you post the pictures I would love to see
  39. Question Re: Rotten Urine Smell - Please help me access the Evaporator coil to KlimaClean Prop

    I've heard good things about this product from Goss' Garage:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meDGsD13UNo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5losscd7-Y

    Anyone know where you can tap into the...
  40. Question Re: Rotten Urine Smell - Please help me access the Evaporator coil to KlimaClean Prop

    Yes that is the exact tube, in the exact location I sprayed Wurth cleaner into on mine, then reconnected and let it drain down my driveway.


    I want to redo mine as the smell is back (not urine!)...
  41. Question Re: Rotten Urine Smell - Please help me access the Evaporator coil to KlimaClean Prop

    I read on here someone who did it, took him 12 hours and said was very labor intensive, said knowing how to do it again could that down to 10 hours. Dealer quote was $1300 I believe. He also found...
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    Cayman S Re: Did I Just Buy a Turd?

    heh that filter looks normal to me. Been tearing mine apart since 60k. I've had bigger fleck or two than that and going strong at 113,000 miles. Run 5W-40 oil and get UOA from Blackstone every...
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    Re: Cayman R death rattle?

    I was going to say this would be the first 987.2 engine failure I've read about, guess lucky you aren't #1!
  44. Question Re: Rotten Urine Smell - Please help me access the Evaporator coil to KlimaClean Prop

    Buy some lysol and spray it down that hole with the fans on full blast with no filter. Like a 1/2 of the aeresol can, A/C on full blast but NOT in recirculation mode you want to draw in outside air....
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    Porsche 912 race car shredded wheel

    At 1:15:90 to go in the Canadian Tire race the Porsche 911 RSR number 912 absolutely Shredded his rear wheel, leaving debris all over the track and prompting a flag.

    Was this one of those new...
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    Re: And your reaction to the new 718 is?

    With all the new Apple Car Play radios out there I don't see why put in an overpriced Porsche PCM, especially with wireless CarPlay coming out next year. I know I"ll be swapping one into my 987.
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