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Congrats...the action of this (especially if you upgraded the shift cables) should feel sublime!
I have the cables, but I haven't done them yet. I know I know - I'm going to have to tear apart the whole center again to do the cables so why didn't I just do them at the same time? Well first - it's like 300* outside, and just doing the shifter made me look like I'd been swimming all day. Also - I know changing out the cables is more difficult than doing just the shifter and will take more time. Now that I know how to take apart the center console, I'll be able to do the cables more quickly (at least in theory).
 

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Colnago 1331-Although you will have sweat equity in installing the Numeric cables, I'm sure you will enjoy the benefits of steel cables have been reported in various threads on this site. I find that I use the shifter/transmission much more often both up shifting as well as down shifting with the additional sensation of feeling the detents of the synchromech clutches. To enhance that experience I've been thinking about a single clutch plate/light weight flywheel as well as Sprint Booster or a FVD MyGenius software package that will advance the timing mapping and also open the throttle faster for a quicker engine response.
 

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Colnago 1331-Although you will have sweat equity in installing the Numeric cables, I'm sure you will enjoy the benefits of steel cables have been reported in various threads on this site. I find that I use the shifter/transmission much more often both up shifting as well as down shifting with the additional sensation of feeling the detents of the synchromech clutches. To enhance that experience I've been thinking about a single clutch plate/light weight flywheel as well as Sprint Booster or a FVD MyGenius software package that will advance the timing mapping and also open the throttle faster for a quicker engine response.
Just having the short shifter has been amazing. The shifts feel so much more crisp, and I only have it in the middle setting/position. It certainly has made up- and down-shifting far more satisfying.
 

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Changed my plugs.





Original plugs at 45,000km, in better condition than I thought they would be. Car is much more responsive to throttle input after the change.
 

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I did mine a few months ago and found the same thing. I've seen lots of spark plugs, and they didn't look bad at all. But after the new ones were in, the engine was a lot more peppy.
 

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Had the front wheels balanced yesterday at my local indy wheel place (Wheel Medic in Columbus, Ohio - can't recommend them enough). Today I installed new ignition coils after having a misfire on Tuesday.
 

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Replaced the freaking coolant sensor today. What a blood bath, the damn thing did not want to fit at the beginning and I lost 2.5 liters of fluid. Replaced coolant with di water and voila, the car is flying.
 

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Tried to fix some issues in the passenger door (window not dropping when you open it, control module fault codes). I changed the door latch, no improvement. I changed the door control module, no improvement. Then chased continuity in the wiring harness, found some dodgy connections at the door latch connector block. I cleaned them up, partial improvement, but wiggling the wires caused issues, so I sourced a replacement from a salvage yard on ebay. Installed the new harness, then found out I had a later harness with different connectors to the door module. Grrrrr. Back to the drawing board. Either fix and reinstall old harness, or source another correct one...

So then I installed a new Pioneer AVIC 8400NEX headunit with fiber optical interface to the Bose amp, GPS antenna under the windshield cowl, backup camera, mic, remote USB connectors in the glovebox, AUX input connector.

I also changed out the fuel tank sender unit again as the last one had some issues with reading all the way to the top of the tank. Also replaced the sun visor mirror flap units that had broken on both sides.

Finally, replaced the sensor fan and switches in the Climate Control unit in the center console.
 

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I removed the stock exhaust from my 987.2 on Thursday and installed Soul Performance Products valved exhaust system on Friday. I finished too late to start the engine on Friday night so had to wait until the morning. It was like Christmas Eve as a little kid...is it time yet. Well the time finally arrived for the first cold start and it was absolutely incredible to my ears. I never thought my car could sound like this. Now for the real test, time for a “75 mile chicken club” with the wife to test for drone. I was worried the drone would be too loud since I didn’t install the valve control and happy to say even on valley farm roads we didn’t find drone to be an issue. We will keep testing and I will provide a more thorough review after break in period.

Big thanks to Mike at Soul Performance!! He was very helpful throughout the process.

I have sound clips of start up but can’t figure out how to post. Give me time.



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Over last weekend:
1. Installed RemoteKey from Mods4Cars
2. Hardwired radar detector with a BlendMount and Escort Direct Wire SmartCord
3. Wash and Hand Wax
4. Hooked up the battery maintainer
5. Put her to bed till next weekend (weather permitting...)
 

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Today I hardwired in my Uniden R3. Finding a decent ground was more difficult than I expected, but otherwise everything went swimmingly!
 
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