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Forum: Panamera
05-22-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By tallpaul

Have you tried Durametric? It's less elegant...

Have you tried Durametric? It's less elegant because it requires a PC, but it will work on the Panamera and the 996 (http://www.durametric.com/). They even have a version of it for BMWs...
Forum: Panamera
05-06-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,304
Posted By tallpaul

Most Porsche's outside of 911s are generally not...

Most Porsche's outside of 911s are generally not and won't likely be "collectibles". While these are great cars and the turbo/turbo s will likely always be "special", I think the idea of garaging...
Forum: Panamera
05-06-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By tallpaul

May want to check the inflation recommendations...

May want to check the inflation recommendations anyway. Under partial load the rears on many models are 2 or 3 psi less than the fronts recommended pressure level. So it is very possible it wants 39...
Forum: Panamera
04-30-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By tallpaul

Thanks for the thought on the referral. I...

Thanks for the thought on the referral. I actually live in Atlanta and got the reference for Rolf's from a car buddy who lives in the SeaTac area.

Turn out to be a better deal? Hopefully they...
Forum: Panamera
04-28-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By tallpaul

Rolf's is an Indy shop in Fife. Details from...

Rolf's is an Indy shop in Fife. Details from google below

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Rolf's Import Auto Services


Auto repair shop in Fife, Washington
Forum: Panamera
04-28-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By tallpaul

In Fife

In Fife
Forum: Panamera
04-27-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By tallpaul

Nice write up! For anyone else coming along the...

Nice write up! For anyone else coming along the steps are exactly the same in the turbo (and I suspect the S or any of the 4.8 models).

You didn't mention it, but a few things I've noted:

-...
Forum: Panamera
04-27-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By tallpaul

You could try Rolf's. Not a Porsche specialist...

You could try Rolf's. Not a Porsche specialist per se, but they do work on them and generally have a good reputation. It would at least be worth a second quote/opinion if nothing else to validate...
Forum: Panamera
04-26-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By tallpaul

You asked if it's terrible - some parts are...

You asked if it's terrible - some parts are terrible and another indy may give you a better deal overall. So the answer is, it's bad. Not just compared to doing itself either. It's a high, a good...
Forum: Panamera
04-26-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,968
Posted By tallpaul

Not a terrible deal, and I understand an indy...

Not a terrible deal, and I understand an indy marketing up parts but they are killing you on oil ($98 for 9.5 quarters - Amazing price about ~60) and spark plugs...
Forum: Panamera
04-26-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By tallpaul

So there is a lot of information on this topic. ...

So there is a lot of information on this topic. Like many things, I think the answer lies in your application

I think I'd recommend standard brakes if a) there is a high wear AND, b) you are...
Forum: Panamera
04-23-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By tallpaul

Also Sport plus will not use 7th - so don't be...

Also Sport plus will not use 7th - so don't be surprised if you see that as well.

Congrats on the new car!
Forum: Panamera
04-15-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By tallpaul

You do need to get the key re-programmed when you...

You do need to get the key re-programmed when you buy it. I saw a lot of articles explaining how to do it, but none successful. Ultimately, I had to buy a key from my dealer, prove I owned the car,...
Forum: Panamera
04-08-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By tallpaul

I don't think OBD-II and later cars look at O2...

I don't think OBD-II and later cars look at O2 sensor during cold start (open loop). Most O2 sensors require heat to work, so cars ignore them when they are cold. This means the ECU is relaying...
Forum: Panamera
03-02-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By tallpaul

I'm guessing you didn't need to pressurize to...

I'm guessing you didn't need to pressurize to 29psi then.

In regards to space for #6 - Eh, I've done lots of brake bleeds on Brembo systems on other cars, pretty sure I never once got a torque...
Forum: Panamera
03-02-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By tallpaul

Question for those who did this themselves, the...

Question for those who did this themselves, the service manual indicates 2.0 bar (29PSI) of pressure. Most articles I've seen are 7-10psi, maybe 15. Did anyone do 29psi like the FSM recommends?...
Forum: Panamera
02-27-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By tallpaul

Definitely on both sides, at least on my 2011...

Definitely on both sides, at least on my 2011 turbo model.
- Orange parking lights: Both sides (little connectors with medal clips)
- Parking Assist connector: Both sides, plastic press in...
Forum: Panamera
02-27-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,231
Posted By tallpaul

A few thoughts I found compared to most videos...

A few thoughts I found compared to most videos when removing the bumpers.

a) When following Insane Garage instructions they advise not to disocnnect the headlight washer line because it may make a...
Forum: Panamera
02-27-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By tallpaul

Haven't had the failure, but I did just do the...

Haven't had the failure, but I did just do the bumper removal for air filter and headlight washer replacement, I can confirm it is a single connection per side for all of the parking assist sensors.
Forum: Panamera
01-04-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,690
Posted By tallpaul

It's possible they are both leaking. Mine were,...

It's possible they are both leaking. Mine were, though it was obvious one side was worse than the other - it sat lower (passenger was worse than driver side). Pretty common with age and used car. ...
Forum: Panamera
01-03-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,690
Posted By tallpaul

Nobody likes to hear it but the sinking/sagging...

Nobody likes to hear it but the sinking/sagging over a period of time (usually a day) that raises once the car warms up is almost always a leaking strut. The car is functional when raised, but over...
Forum: Panamera
12-13-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,392
Posted By tallpaul

You don't need coding to reset maintenance...

You don't need coding to reset maintenance reminders (oil, minor, major), clear/read faults, or do other "pre-coded" maintenance activities on the Panamera (which there are quiet a few, though...
Forum: Panamera
11-30-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By tallpaul

I'm going to guess it's an old hose cracked under...

I'm going to guess it's an old hose cracked under the clamp at the connector. Hopefully that is all it is. If it's just a hose, relatively easy fix, but you'll need to drain the radiator first to...
Forum: Panamera
11-17-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By tallpaul

Not sure they sell those parts separately. But...

Not sure they sell those parts separately. But if you are looking for part numbers, you can download the Porsche catalog (with schematics) here:...
Forum: Panamera
11-15-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By tallpaul

Interesting. My is noisy but I have no rough...

Interesting. My is noisy but I have no rough idle issues. Also, if the timing chain was so far off to cause rough idle, it should also impact performance. The timing being off will likely cause...
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