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  1. Porsche Cayman HIP Clear Engine cover ... $375 + actual shipping..

    Planet-9 Classifieds
    Selling my beloved Clear Engine cover off my 2007 Cayman S Its one of my favorite things on the car, its in very good condition, has the typical shifter cable rub (see pics). Comes with hardware. I started a new job couple of months ago which requires me to be on conference calls during my...
  2. 2009 Cayman S (987.2) 6-Speed For Sale

    Porsche Car Classifieds (Members)
    Year: 2009 Make: Porsche Model: Cayman Cont. Porsche Models: Cayman S Mileage (numbers only please): 37452 Options (Please check ALL which apply): Airbags, Air Conditioning, Alarm System, Antilock Brakes, Cruise Control, Foglamps, Intermittent Wipers, Leather Seats, Power Brakes, Power Door...
  3. Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    718 Chat
    I've been asked by several people if I am ordering the new GT4 and the answer is simply No. I would just say No, but everyone wants reasons, so here are some of MY reason (don't have to apply to anyone else) and in no particular order. 1) The 4.0L engine does not rev as quickly as the older...
  4. DIY: Cranking engine to prime oil gallery.

    981 DIY Discussion
    This is a way of cutting the ignition and fuel to the engine so you can crank to prime the oil gallery prior to starting. Why do this? If you have done any engine work, the car has sat for a while without starting, or most commonly after an oil change. Changing the oil filter will empty the...
  5. Mid-Engine Debate 981/982 or C8

    718 Chat
    It's a reality. A mid-engined Corvette. For purposes of discussion I am lumping the 981 and 718 together versus the new Corvette. If you had a do over and between 60K and 80K to burn, which dealer gets your money, Porsche or GM...
  6. 718 GTS multifunction torque display

    718 Chat
    The multifunction display on the 718 GTS has an intriguing torque display is not discussed in the owners manual or anyplace online that I can find. It appears to show the instantaneous engine torque as a function of engine RPM. The display looks kind of like the g-force display with a glowing...
  7. Gt4 evoms tuning

    718 Chat
    EVOMS 981 GT4 / Boxster Spyder EVR450 Performance Package DOES THIS upgrade wothe the money? how i can increase the power gt4 WITHOUT thuching the engine there is no turbo on this car so thas make it more complicated if somebody know any other compenys that will be nice
  8. Cayman S IPD Comp kit on 987.1 CS - CEL/running poorly

    987 Cayman and Boxster Modifications
    2008 Cayman S, Manual, 39,500 miles, bone stock, all maintenance up to date, never wrecked, super clean. I have owned this car for a full year now and like it so much that i decided to keep it and play with it. I have researched many options and watched tons of videos. RENN, P9, PCA, etc...
  9. [Help] 987.1 Cayman with 986 Boxster Engine (3.4)

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    I recently inhereted a 2007 Cayman S with 80k miles on it, great spec! Red/Black 6 Speed SC with 19" wheels and fabspeed headers, exhaust, and some interior modifications. The only issues with the vehicle are that it throws a CEL for P0084 and P0078 along with a Coolant Level Low Light (coolant...
  10. Forgot oil cap after adding some engine oil

    981 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    Today I left my garage after filling up one bar on the oil gauge, did notice that the rpm counter was bit fluctuating.. But thought that this was perhaps related to a cold engine, so I started my round trip of 200miles with a half way stop. So after the half way stop, +- one hour, I started her...
  11. Metallic bearing noice from engine

    987 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    Might be impossible for anyone to help, but I've got a metallic rubbing noise, like a bearing failing, coming from the right side of the engine. It's engine speed dependent and is at it's worse around 2000-3000 rpm. My first thought was the waterpump - i sounds exactly like the early stages of...
  12. Cayman S 987.2 oil leaking on top of the engine

    987 Cayman and Boxster Service and Tech
    I was wondering if someone can provide insight on the oil leak on top of my 3.4L 9A1 Engine I see the passenger side of the plenum wet and also top of the driver side of the engine where the oil cooler is wet as well. I am not sure if the oil cooler is leaking as the whole thing is all covered...
  13. Strange Rattle in Engine Compartment?

    981 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    Noticed a strange rattle that seems to be coming from the engine compartment behind driver's seat. Sounds like a hard hollow plastic bottle being thrown around. Only noticeable during hard acceleration or when going over a decent bump. Lasts for maybe a second or two. At first I thought it...
  14. Advice on the cooling system and a strange noise.

    987 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    Everything started when another car drove up sideways saying that liquid ran from my car. I pulled over and easily found out that it was coolant. I even heard a boiling sound from the engine room. No warning light was displayed and engine temperature was okey. The fans working and obvious the...
  15. Displaying Engine Oil Level

    718 Chat
    From the manual: "Under certain circumstances it is not possible to display the oil level. The reasons for this include: Engine is cold Vehicle has been stopped after full-load operation at high engine speeds Engine oil temperature is too high Open rear luggage compartment lid. A message about...
  16. cold engine knock, diagnosis, lifespan and further damage prevention.

    987 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    I get a knock noise on the gen1 2.7L Cayman when engine is cold and its idling. Noise is barely audible if you put your ear next to the driver's side wheel. Knocks with a cold engine, fades away into not audible as the engine fully warms up. Louder on drivers side but can be heard from...
  17. Help!, 2013 991 Enigne Lid stuck, cable came loose

    Club 911 - General Discussion
    Hello everyone, I need help opennig my 2013 991 engine lid. When I pull the little lever on the driver side to open the engine lid because the oil is low. I heard the actuator activated but it would not open. I raised the rear spoiler and checked the cable came loose. I did pull the emergency...
  18. New 987 Owner and Planet 9 Member

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    Hi There! I am a new Cayman S 987.1 owner (2007) and just joined the forum. I love the car, it's an amazing machine with 45,000 miles. Previously I owned a Subaru BRZ and a 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate. I'm still getting used to the Cayman as my first Porsche and mid-engine vehicle. A...
  19. Engine temp too hot warning light...please help!

    987 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    Good morning, new Cayman S (60k miles, service records) owner...daily driver (about 14 miles a day), and LOVE IT! BUT.... yesterday on drive home, mostly freeway, very light stop and go traffic, I did have the ac on love (outside temp was maybe 75) the engine temp went from the usual 175 all...
  20. Engine software, any problems with passing emission?

    981 Cayman and Boxster Modifications
    I have for a few thousand miles a tune from a reputable tuner. Well today I wanted to renew emissions and oxygen sensor and catalytic converter are “not ready”, no pass..... 2 attempts, 2nd after driving 40 miles since the 1st attempt was with a rather cold engine. I contacted the tuner already...
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