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Forum: 996
06-19-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,458
Posted By b3freak

Curious, how would you advise someone to "watch...

Curious, how would you advise someone to "watch for an oil leak near the rear main seal" when oil can also leak from IMS flange?
Forum: 996
06-17-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,458
Posted By b3freak

What are you confused about Choron? I'm sure...

What are you confused about Choron? I'm sure there are many willing people here on the forum willing to bring light to the subject.
Forum: 996
06-17-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By b3freak

First of all, let's rule out the electronic...

First of all, let's rule out the electronic thermostat. Put the AC is manual mode and dial the temps down to "LO". Put the air on full blast. Go drive the car in hot ambient outdoor temps for an hour...
Forum: 996
06-17-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,458
Posted By b3freak

All of the standard LN Retrofit bearings (except...

All of the standard LN Retrofit bearings (except the IMS Solution) have replacement intervals regardless of miles. If you don't want to worry with changing it out, then go with the IMS Solution....
Forum: 996
06-05-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,400
Posted By b3freak

Since he hasn't reported back to the thread in 3...

Since he hasn't reported back to the thread in 3 years, what you wanna bet he sold the car, it had engine failure, or just got tired of the project? Maybe I'm wrong, but it's a little odd to just go...
Forum: 996
05-24-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By b3freak

What are you referencing? The 996 will...

What are you referencing?

The 996 will accept both 17" and 18" wheels/tires as long as they are within OEM specs.
Forum: 996
05-19-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

I know the exact part you're talking about. The...

I know the exact part you're talking about. The plastic breaks into crumbs over time. Most all 996 owners will have to replace that one over and over again. Some have even gone to Home Depot and...
Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

Absolutely! I've learned to take my time (and...

Absolutely! I've learned to take my time (and extra) and photograph each step along the way. I try not to force anything and avoid going cheap. Going the cheap route does not yield dividends. haha.
Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

You're welcome! Best thing to do when you make a...

You're welcome! Best thing to do when you make a mistake, is step back and take a deep breath. Once all is calm, then look and see what damage occurred. If you overact in the midst of frustration,...
Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

Enlarged for you to enhance the BRN/BLK lines. ...

Enlarged for you to enhance the BRN/BLK lines.

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Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

Man, I think this is what you need.... ...

Man, I think this is what you need....

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Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

Don't mind us, we love a *long* story... we're...

Don't mind us, we love a *long* story... we're all ears... what happened? You or someone else was doing some work and mistakenly cut the wrong cable and/or mistakenly rewired the wrong thing? I...
Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-bentley-parts/porsche-...

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-bentley-parts/porsche-996-carrera-c4-c4s-1999-2005-service-manual/p905~bty/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwn8_mBRCLARIsAKxi0GIyI9G_MbSxOpZNLWiUQF-YOowSvkZCApn26NRGbhL88Gs7VWQc6O4aAv12EALw_w...
Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

Oh I get ya, happens all the time on these...

Oh I get ya, happens all the time on these forums. People are needing exclusive information that is usually only found in shop manuals and they want someone to make copies so that they don't have to...
Forum: 996
05-09-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By b3freak

Johnny, You need to purchase the shop...

Johnny,

You need to purchase the shop manuals which will have the correct wiring diagrams in them. If you didn't want to spend the money on official Porsche shop manual, I'm sure Bentley shop...
Forum: 996
05-03-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,960
Posted By b3freak

"referee center"??? Ha! Typical California for...

"referee center"??? Ha! Typical California for you. They won't trust you presenting the evidence to the court and so they require you to spend money to get money back. A typical court deterrent,...
Forum: 996
05-03-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 212,544
Posted By b3freak

If there is oil in the intermediate shaft, then...

If there is oil in the intermediate shaft, then that means the grease seal on the bearing has been compromised. This is the very beginning stage of failure. Fortunately, you caught it before it went...
Forum: 996
05-03-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By b3freak

In my opinion, unless you're changing the oil,...

In my opinion, unless you're changing the oil, it's best to let it sit up over night then check the level in the morning on level surface. Never overfill these cars with oil. Never get oversensitive...
Forum: 996
04-25-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,960
Posted By b3freak

First of all know exactly what the law is that...

First of all know exactly what the law is that town for noise control. Let's say it can't exceed 90 dB measured at 2 ft from the exhausts at full throttle. Then download a simple free audio level app...
Forum: 996
04-25-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By b3freak

Faulty light switches are a pretty common on...

Faulty light switches are a pretty common on these cars. Keeping the oil level at the middle of the electronic indicator is ideal.
Forum: 996
04-22-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By b3freak

That's a good deal. Have you ever tried to remove...

That's a good deal. Have you ever tried to remove the dash in a 996? Not for the weak at heart. Major job.
Forum: 996
04-04-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,080
Posted By b3freak

1. That is correct wiring... Porsche has the...

1. That is correct wiring... Porsche has the component style speak wired in series not parallel.
2. Remove old tweeter... your new coaxials will be better.

Cheers,
Bobby
Forum: 997
04-02-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,983
Posted By b3freak

I mean no disrespect to you or your service...

I mean no disrespect to you or your service manager, but this response doesn't surprise me at all. They used to say the same thing about the IMS bearing problem. The Porsche techs at the dealerships...
Forum: 997
04-02-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,983
Posted By b3freak

Porsche dealership or independent shop? ...

Porsche dealership or independent shop?

Percentage of M96/M97 Carrera over Mezger Turbo, GT2, GT3? Was he including older aircooled Porsches?

or was just a blanket statement over the entire...
Forum: 996
03-29-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,682
Posted By b3freak

That's not a bad deal. An official Porsche...

That's not a bad deal. An official Porsche dealership with an iPASS system will have to program the keyfobs. This is not something most independent shop deal with.
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