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10-04-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By jr2

PM sent to you about some of the parts (other...

PM sent to you about some of the parts (other than those that Targa911s wants).
Forum: 996
03-01-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,895
Posted By jr2

For what it's worth, I've had the lock beep ever...

For what it's worth, I've had the lock beep ever since I got the car ('02 C4S) a couple of years ago, and I rather like the confirmation that the locking system is engaged when I walk away.

All...
Forum: 996
03-01-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By jr2

Do a search -- discussed in a couple of threads. ...

Do a search -- discussed in a couple of threads.

Quick answer:

Upside: makes car feel like it was made as a single ingot rather than a bunch of parts screwed together -- improvement in...
Forum: 996
08-23-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By jr2

the 996 widebody cars are, of course, 4WD, but I...

the 996 widebody cars are, of course, 4WD, but I don't know if that would change the front suspension geometry or set-up
Forum: 996
08-22-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By jr2

I have an '02 C4S and the dealer [Sun Motor Cars...

I have an '02 C4S and the dealer [Sun Motor Cars near Harrisburg, PA] service records from the prior owner show installation of "GT3 adjustable sway bars with AP [Agency Power] adjustable links"...
Forum: Bentley
08-13-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By jr2

1989 Mulsanne

Any views on an '89 Mulsanne which looks to be in good condition with 41k miles, including appropriate pricing?

What could I expect for maintenance -- any issues to be particularly aware of?
...
Forum: 996
08-09-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,821
Posted By jr2

--pm sent

--pm sent
Forum: 996
06-07-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,260
Posted By jr2

'02 C4S 50,000 miles LNE IMS upgrade done...

'02 C4S
50,000 miles
LNE IMS upgrade done while transmission dropped for new clutch; RMS also preventively replaced (no leakage; RMS was replaced under warranty some years ago by prior owner)
Forum: 996
05-03-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,344
Posted By jr2

Yes, he really is excellent; I'll be going back...

Yes, he really is excellent; I'll be going back to him soon for periodic oil change and check-over -- have a crack in my guido disc (rubber disc connecting the cardan shaft which Porsche does not...
Forum: 996
04-20-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,047
Posted By jr2

If the adaptive sports seats are anything like...

If the adaptive sports seats are anything like the ones on my Mercedes AMG car, the adjustable bolsters work by inflating the bolsters with air -- there's not just an electrical switch, but also the...
Forum: 996
03-16-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,921
Posted By jr2

My wife also refuses to ride in my C4S (PSS9s on...

My wife also refuses to ride in my C4S (PSS9s on hardest setting, GT3 sways and links and RS solid engine mounts) -- says it's like being in a roller coaster (giving up on telling me to "SLOW DOWN")...
Forum: 996
12-29-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,802
Posted By jr2

At $198.75 each for the WEVO mounts ($397.50 for...

At $198.75 each for the WEVO mounts ($397.50 for the set -- note that two are needed), I personally would go (as I did) with the factory RS mounts from Suncoast for $399.95...
Forum: 996
12-21-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,802
Posted By jr2

from time to time I will get a bit of interior...

from time to time I will get a bit of interior buzz or vibration (usually in the door or visors) -- it is infrequent and happens when at idle at a stop; can't notice it when moving or with rpm...
Forum: 996
12-10-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By jr2

+1 -- if you want straight-line speed, trade up...

+1 -- if you want straight-line speed, trade up to a turbo for the $10M permium

if you want better speed/handling in the curves, go PSS9/10, GT3 links and sways, RS engine mounts, etc., for $5 -...
Forum: 996
12-10-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,612
Posted By jr2

I recently had my clutch replaced and did the LNE...

I recently had my clutch replaced and did the LNE IMS upgrade ($500 part) and RMS seal (no leakage, but put in new seal as it was a $20 part and 1/2 hour labor). With the OEM clutch kit ($500 from...
Forum: 996
11-10-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By jr2

If still fully-covered by warranty, then...

If still fully-covered by warranty, then obviously no-brainer to go to dealer and not care what it costs since Porsche eats it. :cool:

However, most 996s are out of warranty and owners may be...
Forum: 996
11-10-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By jr2

With respect, I think $1,500 for the RMS is high,...

With respect, I think $1,500 for the RMS is high, even at the dealer. The primary labor expense is dropping the transmission to get to the RMS and taking off the clutch and flywheel; once you're...
Forum: 996
11-10-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,113
Posted By jr2

I think you are wasting your money -- if you're...

I think you are wasting your money -- if you're really into more power, just pay the $10M differential and get a 996 turbo.

I believe the K&F filters have caused some CEL/MAF issues (search for...
Forum: 996
11-09-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,744
Posted By jr2

I have the 996 OEM SSK which was dealer-sold and...

I have the 996 OEM SSK which was dealer-sold and installed for prior owner ($512.41 part and $189.98 labor on the service records). [Prior owner was apparently dealer-oriented and price-insensitive...
11-09-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,919
Posted By jr2

+ 1!

+ 1!
Forum: 996
11-08-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By jr2

While the real difference between turbo and C4S...

While the real difference between turbo and C4S is the engine (GT1 Block without IMS issues is better), Condor is right on the other points (C4S also gets same 4WD and full leather interior standard...
Forum: 996
11-08-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,344
Posted By jr2

I can enthusiastically recommend Taylor Chapman...

I can enthusiastically recommend Taylor Chapman at German Auto Group, 7520 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22150; tel: (703) 440-6777. Just google Taylor's name and you'll see the reputation and...
Forum: 997
11-04-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,192
Posted By jr2

Oil change for '02 C4S at dealer in suburban...

Oil change for '02 C4S at dealer in suburban MD/DC (Tischer, Silver Spring): $144 parts ($97 Mobil 1, $42 filter, $5 seal ring) and fluids + $65 labor = $209
Forum: 996
11-03-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By jr2

IMS upgrade part is $500 from LNE...

IMS upgrade part is $500 from LNE (http://www.lnengineering.com/ims.html) + a couple of hours labor; my indy grouped the IMS with some other work so can't break IMS out alone, but all labor for new...
Forum: 996
11-03-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By jr2

Who wrote the warranty? Did dealer sell it? May...

Who wrote the warranty? Did dealer sell it? May I ask price, deductible and duration?
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