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General Information

Year
2006
Make
PORSCHE
Model
987 CAYMAN S
Color
19
History
Engine Type: 6 Cylinder Naturally Aspirated
Purchase Date: 2009-05-15
Vehicle Mileage: 102000 Miles
Purchase Price: $38650.00 USD
Total Modifications: 9
Total Spent: $1700.00 USD
Product: S/S Brake Hose Set
Manufacturer: Goodridge
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date: 2009-08-10
Purchase Price: $0.00
Purchased From: Tire Rack
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Stainless Braided Lines. Help firm up the brake pedal.
Install Date: 2009-08-16
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments: Self-installed. No problems.
Last owned by a female Allman (blood relative to Allman Bros Band members). She traded it for a newer C4S. Had 16K on it when I purchased.

It was ordered with Bose/PCM/Nav;PASM; SC Plus; Sport Steering Wheel; 19" Carrera Sports; headlights, Homelink, Heated Seats. Acrtic Silver with Black. We drove this used CS right off the showroom in Savannah, GA taking the long way home to Chicago.

Mods: GT3 Lower Front Control Arms w/-2.5 deg cambs F & -2.2 R; Bilstein Damptronics Coil-overs; TPC single rate springs and custom hats and strut bearings for front struts; TPC "DSC" control box for PASM system; PFC front/Pagid Yellow rear brake pads for track; Stock or Hawk Ceramic for street; Champion 18" RG-5 w stock sized Mich PSS for summer.; Braided SS Brake Lines; NT-01+Forgestar18" for track;18" Boxster S "take-offs"w/Pirelli 240 Winters; BBI Underdrive Pulley; Power Steering Oil Cooler, Softronic Plenum & Flash; GT3 Vapor/Oil Separator; TPP Oil-Safe kit; SpeedArt TUV Exhaust;. TPC adjustable sway bars (oh yeah!); GT2 seats w Alcantara cushion inserts; TPC "DSC" PASM processor. Seems like a lot of stuff!

Modifications

Drivetrain
Product: Underdrive Pully
Manufacturer: BBI Autosport
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date: 2009-07-15
Purchase Price: $200.00
Purchased From: BBI Autosport
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: To save PS pump!
Install Date: 2009-08-19
Installed By: Euroquipe
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Also replaced drive belt with slightly smaller one to get perfect tension. Great shop!!!
Interior
Product: GT2 Sports Bucket Seats
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date: 2012-04-28
Purchase Price: $0.00
Purchased From: Purchased Used
Purchase Rating: 8/10
Description: GT2 used seats. Great seats if you have the scratch.
Install Date: 2012-04-28
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Install was very easy. They plug right in to the Porsche air-bag plugs. Bolt right in.
Audio
Product: CDC-4 Disc Player
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date: 0-00-00
Purchase Price: $400.00
Purchased From: Purchased Used
Purchase Rating: 9/10
Description: Nice player. Works seamlessly in PCM2.1. It's a little heavy but so far bulletproof. Doesn't skip over bumps.

Replaced with Gateway 5000 + iPod. Lighter and more useful for me.
Install Date: 0-00-00
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 1/10
Comments: Very difficult install for a factory item. Fiber optics loom had to be purchased from dealer for $130 (discount price). It was very difficult to disconnect old loom and install this one.
Product: Gateway 500
Manufacturer: Dension
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date: 2011-11-07
Purchase Price: $0.00
Purchased From: Purchased Used
Purchase Rating: 4/10
Description: Bought Gateway 500 and Gateway 1500 Bluetooth unit together for this price. Only installed Gateway 500. Seller added freight to the price after the fact and paypal fees. This was not in the ad. ;{
Install Date: 2011-11-12
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 9/10
Comments: No problems. Everything was new still in the plastic bags.
Suspension
Product: GT3 Control Arms
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date: 2009-09-10
Purchase Price: $1,100.00
Purchased From: Suncoast Motorsports
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: These give the Cayman more positive caster. They also allow adjustment to camber.
Install Date: 2009-09-20
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Great job. They took a lot of care with this and the underdrive pulley install. I also got 4 wheel alignment there. Total was very reasonable for the amount of time and effort. Owner is SCCA FF national runoff winner. All the mechanics either have engineering degrees or vast marque experience. Porsche, BMW, Merc.
Product: PSS-Damptronic Suspension
Manufacturer: Bilstein
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date: 2012-01-03
Purchase Price: $0.00
Purchased From: Purchased Used
Purchase Rating: 8/10
Description: Set of Bilstein Damptronics installed with corner balance and alignment. Install was harder because of Heigo roll bar in back.
Install Date: 2012-01-18
Installed By: Euroquipe
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments: There was a noise when the front wheel was turned very far...as when parking. It's been fixed. There was a smaller noise in the rear suspension when hitting a bump. It's better but still there. We think it may be the shocks themselves. I love this suspension otherwise. On-road comfort is better and cornering is improved due to additional lowering...now 20mm lower (same as Cayman R)
Wheel and Tire
Product: RG5 Monolite Wheels
Manufacturer: Champion
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date: 2012-05-25
Purchase Price: $0.00
Purchased From: Purchased Used
Purchase Rating: 9/10
Description: Champion RG5 + Michelin PSS 235/40/18 F; 265/40/18 R Mounted and Balanced.

Suburban Tire - St. Charles IL
Install Date: 2012-05-30
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Tires shipped from Tire Rack. Wheels delivered by me to the store.
Product: Pilot Super Sport
Manufacturer: Michelin Tire
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date: 2012-05-26
Purchase Price: $0.00
Purchased From: Tire Rack
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Suburban Tire - St. Charles, IL
Mount and balance PSS shipped from Tire Rack on Champion RG5 delivered by me. (purchased used)
Install Date: 2012-05-30
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: No problems!

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