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03-18-2019, 04:46 PM
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Posted By '02996ttx50

rear main seal leaks begin VERY slowly and are...

rear main seal leaks begin VERY slowly and are actually numbered by porsche in terms of "severity". (1) being you have some time. etc.

sorry. thats not the right spot for RMS after seeing the pic...
03-18-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By '02996ttx50

i cant help beyond being obvious and suggesting...

i cant help beyond being obvious and suggesting it might be VR or alt related. since thats the error msg. but i find the dash error msgs to be terribly generic and often the issue isnt what they...
02-28-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

you should be good. when i did this all i...

you should be good. when i did this all i replaced after looking at parts removed was the plate and the unsprung gt2 disc. all has been perfect since then, now at least 50k miles later. i only use...
02-27-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By '02996ttx50

congrats. i'm also at the 10 year mark but can't...

congrats. i'm also at the 10 year mark but can't imagine not having the continued reliability of this cars platform. but then, if you're about to acquire a 458? you can presumably "handle" the...
02-24-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By '02996ttx50

taller in reverse.

taller in reverse.
02-21-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

Good for you though.. that you diy'd it. once?...

Good for you though.. that you diy'd it. once? was enough for me lol.
02-20-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

it's been more than a few years.. but i remember...

it's been more than a few years.. but i remember well, standing under the rented lift fiddling with the fork after all the heavy lifting was done. i cant even imagine a trans drop on stands, and...
02-19-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

if you were able to reinsert the clutch fork...

if you were able to reinsert the clutch fork properly in less than 2.5 tries? consider yourself "expert" lol
02-16-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

ha, that clutch fork had us stymied for at least...

ha, that clutch fork had us stymied for at least an hour! in/out repeat. you know the deal.
02-16-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

after pic sure beats "before". this one's a...

after pic sure beats "before". this one's a "first" for me so i suppose it'll work until it doesn't. good job.
02-16-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By '02996ttx50

i've always been told. when the material on the...

i've always been told. when the material on the dmfw has sufficiently worn? replace.
02-15-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By '02996ttx50

agree. some parts needed, some less so. you need...

agree. some parts needed, some less so. you need advice of a tuner that has done this a thousand times.

i have similar 16/24 hybrids and the same evoms DV"s and the ipd plenum etc. they key is (...
02-15-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By '02996ttx50

only to add: dealers NEVER drain the turbos. lazy...

only to add: dealers NEVER drain the turbos. lazy like me.
02-13-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By '02996ttx50

all that other stuff doesn't matter. drain the...

all that other stuff doesn't matter. drain the two plugs, swap the filter ( i never drain the turbo's ) add 7 qt's, start the car and wait for engine temps to be "normal" and "check oil". you'll...
02-11-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By '02996ttx50

you took the car to a shop and they managed to...

you took the car to a shop and they managed to find you another 180whp without added PARTS!? i know people that would travel lol..

good lookin car. enjoy it. ( parts list? ) or not lol
02-11-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By '02996ttx50

warm if not hot. it's a better "drain". is this...

warm if not hot. it's a better "drain". is this not the conventional "wisdom"? it's a couple of plugs lol.
02-10-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By '02996ttx50

if one was considering replacing dv's with...

if one was considering replacing dv's with aftermarkets, rather than having to periodically replace the bosch. you might consider the EVOMS. i've had the same pair without issue for at least 9 years...
02-09-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By '02996ttx50

^ one of the most detailed explanations i've read...

^ one of the most detailed explanations i've read onnthis topic. well done. i didnt realize the 97t shared this design "flaw". also i'm not at all sure that switch location would be the same but...
02-08-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By '02996ttx50

you're welcome. that pic btw was ( iirc )...

you're welcome. that pic btw was ( iirc ) contributed originally by gt2 rob.

it doesn't "FIX" anything. but, what it does, simply put. is to relieve the undue "stress" upon the accumulator. the...
02-08-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By '02996ttx50

3rd time was the charm

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.6speedonline.com-vbulletin/1024x768/clutchswitch_b615b5d381161d16714b74ff9036e528bd6a21d7.jpg
02-08-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By '02996ttx50

@lflouie i've spent 10 minutes trying to link the...

@lflouie i've spent 10 minutes trying to link the pic of the clutch switch jumper location at the pedals without luck. they changed how to post pics for some unknown reason. stupidly.

8 ball says...
02-07-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By '02996ttx50

agree. not rms. i had a porsche factory tech...

agree. not rms. i had a porsche factory tech remove and re-install the trans once after a leak was discovered. it was top of the housing, but also a decade ago. cannot recall the source. but no way...
02-07-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By '02996ttx50

what is the problem? disconnect the stupid switch...

what is the problem? disconnect the stupid switch at the pedals. the bbi "fix" is another unnecessary and NON oem "fix".
02-07-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By '02996ttx50

if you disconnected the hoses at the ic's??...

if you disconnected the hoses at the ic's?? that's the first place i would look. you have a leak and that's the clue that the leak is at the hoses from the i'c's - turbo's. simple leak, maf is...
02-06-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By '02996ttx50

what did you mean: "jarred loose"? there is some...

what did you mean: "jarred loose"? there is some contextual info missing lol.

try disconnecting the maf and driving a bit. reconnect the maf and reset the TB after you reconnect the maf and see...
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