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Not your traditional "playing in a sandbox."
Guenter in Ontario - Today at 11:05:53 am (93 minutes ago)

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Crazy Money at Pebble Beach Auction. $14 Million Porsche, and it was not even the top seller.
db997S - Yesterday at 11:45:23 am

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In-Dash GPS
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 1 week ago

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Re: In-Dash GPS
EricG - Friday at 4:03:57 pm

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Thanks thumbs up *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - Yesterday at 10:16:12 am

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P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
John from MN - 1 month ago

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Re: P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
Ed B - 1 month ago

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Possible culprits
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
John from MN - 1 month ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
John from MN - 1 month ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
MarcW - 1 month ago

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I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
JMstamford,ct - 3 weeks ago

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Re: I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
John from MN - 1 month ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
MarcW - 1 month ago

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These are normal numbers
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: These are normal numbers
MarcW - 1 month ago

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I could only find one MAF reading on my device and it's in english...
John from MN - 1 month ago

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What are you using to read the values?
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: That's exactly what I'm using - Torque Pro, but I can't find the MAF reading that you reference. *NM*
John from MN - 4 weeks ago

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"Mass Air Flow Rate" *NM*
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: at idle it reads 0 - 1.25 g/s (most common reading is .5) at 3000 RPM it drops to zero.
John from MN - 3 weeks ago

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Those numbers are not what they're supposed to be
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: If I choose to replace the MAF (it is 16 years old), is the OEM at $238 worth the premium over
John from MN - 3 weeks ago

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Be careful that you get teh correct MAF.
JMstamford,ct - 3 weeks ago

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Depends on the "lesser known brand"
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: whoops...I made a mistake. I redid the MAF readings and got 6 g/s at idle and it jumped to
John from MN - 3 weeks ago

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Yet another P1128 from my car. Seems to require hot weather....
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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What year is your car?
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

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After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
John from MN - Saturday at 9:27:47 pm

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Cool, keep us posted *NM*
Boxsterra - Sunday at 7:38:55 am

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Re: After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
MarcW - Sunday at 8:03:45 am

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Both of those code indicate ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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I agree with Pedro, but I assumed the techs already did that.
JMstamford,ct - 3 weeks ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
John from MN - 3 weeks ago

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Putting on new tires--yellow TPMS warming
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Re: Putting on new tires--yellow TPMS warming
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Re: Putting on new tires--yellow TPMS warming
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: Putting on new tires--yellow TPMS warming
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Re: Putting on new tires--yellow TPMS warming
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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Re: Putting on new tires--yellow TPMS warming URL
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Slow to read ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: Slow to read ...
Skyler - 1 week ago

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Welcome back Skyler!
frogster - 1 week ago

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Re: Welcome back Skyler!
Skyler - 1 week ago

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aloha Skyler!
macsak (aloha,y'all) - 1 week ago

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Hey Skyler...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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Re: Hey Skyler...
Skyler - Tuesday at 3:56:38 am

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To answer my own question: Nope. It won't.
Skyler - Saturday at 7:28:16 pm

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Door Window Problem
marty - Thursday at 8:23:41 am

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Re: Door Window Problem
frogster - Thursday at 2:17:41 pm

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Re: Door Window Problem Jpeg Attachments
frogster - Thursday at 10:51:50 pm

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To reprogram the automatic window limits ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday at 4:18:33 pm

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Re: To reprogram the automatic window limits ...
marty - Friday at 5:55:19 am

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Re: Door Window Problem
marty - Friday at 7:05:17 pm

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Aim your spanners at getting the door panel off without breaking anything....
MarcW - Saturday at 9:58:39 am

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Rear Bumper
Van914 - Thursday at 4:37:14 pm

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Re: Rear Bumper
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday at 9:58:45 pm

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Lake Erie drive Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday at 9:37:39 am

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Like! thumbs up
frogster - Thursday at 2:13:52 pm

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Did you get over to Port Dover for those famous Hot Dogs? *NM*
MikenOH - Thursday at 5:53:56 pm

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Not this time. started west of there and kept heading west. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday at 6:15:56 pm

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A small tip on installing a new Boxster brake light switch... Jpeg Attachments URL
RainyDayGarage - 2 weeks ago

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That's a great tip! *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Nice Bluetooth OBD-2 reader
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

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Re: Nice Bluetooth OBD-2 reader Jpeg Attachments URL
RainyDayGarage - 1 week ago

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Thanks for the info *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

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Sweet...even with so-so reviews thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 week ago

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Yes :-) The problem is that connecting to the device is not very intuitive...but
RainyDayGarage - Thursday at 8:18:57 am

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16 years and 4 different Boxster car covers... Jpeg Attachments URL
RainyDayGarage - 1 week ago

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But one boxster!
grant - 1 week ago

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Re: But one boxster!
RainyDayGarage - 1 week ago

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Re: But one boxster!
Skyler - Tuesday at 4:03:00 am

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Used a Noah fabric cover outside in rain and snow/ice
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Tuesday at 4:16:43 pm

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Anyone installed a CarPlay capable head unit in the Boxster? Thoughts/comments about their choice???
RainyDayGarage - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Anyone installed a CarPlay capable head unit in the Boxster? Thoughts/comments about their choice???
Skyler - Tuesday at 4:20:57 am

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CHICAGO Mechanic?
DanV - 1 week ago

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My usual answer. If you join PCA, you meet lots of good specialists.
grant - 1 week ago

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Re: CHICAGO Mechanic? URL
Frontpage - 1 week ago

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HELP: Strange wobbling sound at start-up. Water Pump??
DanV - 1 week ago

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Re: HELP: Strange wobbling sound at start-up. Water Pump??
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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Re: HELP: Strange wobbling sound at start-up. Water Pump??
DanV - 1 week ago

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I only heard ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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Corrections; PROC
grant - 1 week ago

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Re: HELP: Strange wobbling sound at start-up. Water Pump??
MarcW - 1 week ago

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Again, as I said .,.
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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A quick search found info that NY state requires SAI be present and functional along with some....
MarcW - 1 week ago

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Re: HELP: Strange wobbling sound at start-up. Water Pump??
Roger987 - 1 week ago

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Hi all
Bob O - 1 week ago

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Welcoem back. the 981s are terrific cars. Enjoy it for many years! *NM*
grant - 1 week ago

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For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
MikenOH - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Bob O - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Guenter in Ontario - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Bob O - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Gary in SoFL - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Bob O - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Guenter in Ontario - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
Gary in SoFL - 1 week ago

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You're quite welcome Guenter. *NM*
MikenOH - 1 week ago

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Re: For a dual purpose tire, these have gotten good reviews
MikenOH - 1 week ago

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Sorry, i missed the tire question in there
grant - 1 week ago

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Re: Sorry, i missed the tire question in there - Goodyear F1 not for track
paulofto - 1 week ago

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Re: Sorry, i missed the tire question in there - Goodyear F1 not for track
Bob O - 1 week ago

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The sound of a sports car simply doesn't matter.....
Roger987 - 1 week ago

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I agree!
986rgt - 1 week ago

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Seat belt jammed all the way out-passenger side
tom coughlin - 1 week ago

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you'll have to ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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August issue of KASSETTE URL
dak911 - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Very nice Pedro *NM*
old timer - 1 week ago

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Thanks. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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awesome story, pedro! *NM*
macsak (aloha,y'all) - 1 week ago

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Re: August issue of KASSETTE URL
j.davis - 1 week ago

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Very cool story! *NM*
John from MN - 1 week ago

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Great story, Pedro.
Guenter in Ontario - 1 week ago

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Re: August issue of KASSETTE
frogster - 1 week ago

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PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarknearChicago - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarknearChicago - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarknearChicago - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
oldhoo07s - 2 weeks ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor URL
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
oldhoo07s - 2 weeks ago

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I had the same symptom URL
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
oldhoo07s - 2 weeks ago

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To replace the sensor ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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What he said
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Re: What he said
oldhoo07s - 2 weeks ago

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Heh - what is the car equivalent of dog years? *NM*
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Heh - what is the car equivalent of dog years?
oldhoo07s - 1 week ago

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981 PDK not going into sport mode
JoeU ontheriver in VA - 2 weeks ago

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Re: 981 PDK not going into sport mode URL
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Re: 981 PDK not going into sport mode
JoeU ontheriver in VA - 2 weeks ago

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If you are sure the Durametric is capable of accessing all the controllers and capable of...
MarcW - 1 week ago

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2018 Cayman GTS turbo 4, and Cayman GT4 RS with a 4.0L and 400 HP thumbs up
Gary in SoFL - 2 weeks ago

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Checking in - still my daily driver at 207K miles - shuttering/lunging issue at slow speeds
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Checking in - still my daily driver at 207K miles - shuttering/lunging issue at slow speeds
Anker - 1 month ago

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No surge at idle and no cel codes triggered. I'll try the fuel cleaner. Thx !spinning smiley sticking its tongue out *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Could be a number of things
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Could be a number of things . Thanks, Boxsterra! *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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What's the history of the car's service? How many miles on the plugs for instance?
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: What's the history of the car's service? How many miles on the plugs for instance?
BarryL - 1 month ago

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AOS failure on Sunday
BarryL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: AOS failure on Sunday
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: AOS failure on Sunday - Very helpful....Thanks so much, Marc!
BarryL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: AOS failure on Sunday - Very helpful....Thanks so much, Marc!
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Back up and running...4th AOS and all!
BarryL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Back up and running...4th AOS and all!
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Back up and running...4th AOS and all!
BarryL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Back up and running...4th AOS and all!
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Tried the E-GAS Calibration
BarryL - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Tried the E-GAS Calibration
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Tried the E-GAS Calibration - gas pedal potentiometer?
BarryL - 2 weeks ago

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Boxster headlight
Ppaul - 2 weeks ago

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Those protective films ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June URL
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
db997S - 1 month ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Maybe this will help you understand, Gary
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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I understand differing 'expert' initial opinions fully Roger, as well as your buddy's yada yada yada *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Re: Maybe this will help you understand, Gary
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
db997S - 1 month ago

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The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ... Jpeg Attachments
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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It's not just I owned a 944S2 and a 968, both wonderful cars, that didn't get CNXed due to 4cyl's
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Re: It's not just I owned a 944S2 and a 968, both wonderful cars, that didn't get CNXed due to 4cyl's
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
patrick - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
old timer - 1 month ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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"Porsche misjudged their market" -- I submit it has little to do with that.
JMstamford,ct - 1 month ago

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can someone explain why the 4 cyl. was necessary...
newt - 2 weeks ago

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Re: can someone explain why the 4 cyl. was necessary...
paulofto - 2 weeks ago

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BTW - the boxster line is now 20+ years old.
JMstamford,ct - 1 month ago

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Re: BTW - the boxster line is now 20+ years old.
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June URL
paulofto - 2 weeks ago

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"These are the good old days" for internal combustion...
jlegelis - 2 weeks ago

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Re: "These are the good old days" for internal combustion...
patrick - 2 weeks ago

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Re: "These are the good old days" for internal combustion...
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 weeks ago

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Hands Free Cell Phone - Radio Upgrade Experience?
BarryL - 1 month ago

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After trying many expensive, tech-ontensive solutions, I still prefer
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: After trying many expensive, tech-ontensive solutions, I still prefer
Al in Melbourne Beach - 0 months ago

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I hear fine with mine in. Maybe slight muffling. That's assuming the sound is not too loud. *NM*
grant - 4 weeks ago

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TechnoTooth ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoTooth ...Thanks, Pedro. I will give you a call. *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Hands Free Cell Phone - Radio Upgrade Experience? URL
Al in Melbourne Beach - 0 months ago

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Re: Hands Free Cell Phone - SOLUTION
Eric (Plug Guy) - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Hands Free Cell Phone - Radio Upgrade Experience?
Al in Melbourne Beach - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Hands Free Cell Phone - Radio Upgrade Experience? Thanks, Al. I just sent you a Message *NM*
BarryL - 2 weeks ago

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For 981 and 718 ownwers that like spirited driving ... Jpeg Attachments URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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4.2L Cayman Widebody
db997S - 2 weeks ago

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Porsche sales for July URL
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Porsche sales for July
MikenOH - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Porsche sales for July
Gary in SoFL - 2 weeks ago

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Dog as Passenger in boxster
Petee_C - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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Re: every dog is different so it's a tough question to answer. One of my dogs would be great...
John from MN - 3 weeks ago

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When Anja sat in the 986, her head was completely over the windshield.
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Ich hatte ein Kameraden URL
old timer - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Ich hatte ein Kameraden
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Ich hatte ein Kameraden
Gary in SoFL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Ich hatte ein Kameraden
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Ich hatte ein Kameraden
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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I haven't seen the EV yet
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 3 weeks ago

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Who has "remoted" their clutch slave bleeder?
grant - 4 weeks ago

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I think i have the answer....
grant - 3 weeks ago

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I am not sure I understand what you are trying to do....
JMstamford,ct - 3 weeks ago

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I plan to leave it there permanently.
grant - 3 weeks ago

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If you put X pounds of pressure...
JMstamford,ct - 3 weeks ago

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I think the biggest challenge is ensureing that it remains the hgihest point for air to migrate to..
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Who has "remoted" their clutch slave bleeder? URL
carlos in Montreal - 3 weeks ago

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Almost ideal, but for a 987, nto 986. I have read several places they differ (not sure why)
grant - 3 weeks ago

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