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After Market starters,What to stay away from.
moresquirt - 7 months ago

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Have you considered having your starter repaired/rebuilt?
MarcW - 7 months ago

107

So, who saw the "new" Top Gear UK?
grant - 7 months ago

216

Haven't seen it yet
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

106

My take was that the old show was not really abotu cars.... they were just the vehicle for the hosts
grant - 7 months ago

106

Liked the Top Gun bit with the Viper and the Vette
jg atl - 7 months ago

98

Gree re: Matt vs Chris
grant - 7 months ago

96

Top Flop. Reviews have not been kind: "Scathing". The new show has one million fewer viewers.
MarcW - 7 months ago

105

I try to ignore press - ergo my interest in "your" views... but now that we're there....
grant - 7 months ago

109

It was the people who made the show
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 7 months ago

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Re: So, who saw the "new" Top Gear UK?
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 7 months ago

105

Woo-Hoo! Off to Thunderbolt tomorrow
grant - 7 months ago

154

low pitch squeaks from front end....
dennisafrompa - 7 months ago

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Re: low pitch squeaks from front end....
dennisafrompa - 7 months ago

118

it could be ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

130

Two adds
grant - 7 months ago

120

Thanks Pedro, grant....
dennisafrompa - 7 months ago

121

Yes, makes sense *NM*
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

129

Well it turns out it was....
dennisafrompa - 7 months ago

143

Good news. Cheap and easy. *NM*
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

130

Hey, remember my Boxster? I think...
MarcW - 7 months ago

282

Good luck with this.... a note on smog checks in California
BarryL - 7 months ago

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Re: Good luck with this.... a note on smog checks in California
MarcW - 7 months ago

110

Cobwebs are blown out...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Smog test/check completed this AM. Takes almost more time to write about it than...
MarcW - 7 months ago

110

Grant--attached is some video from the NNJPCA event at Mid-OH last w/e; is this driver in your club?
MikenOH - 7 months ago

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Oh sure, Matt. I'll kep the name private but you can email me.
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Oh sure, Matt. I'll kep the name private but you can email me.
MikenOH - 7 months ago

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Best tires for daily driving and autocross
Spanky - 8 months ago

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Re: Best tires for daily driving and autocross
BER (Central VA) - 8 months ago

120

I'm a little confused - are you taling about running PS2s front and cups rear?
grant - 8 months ago

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I should note, that my post suggested i didnt liek the RE-71s on th street.
grant - 8 months ago

131

Here's a link to an auto-x tire test
MikenOH - 8 months ago

137

Interesting and love that they used a CRX. Concerning the selected vehicles vs. rear drive Porsches:
Laz - 8 months ago

155

For the most part I doubt its all that significant
grant - 8 months ago

131

Re: Best tires for daily driving and autocross
MarcW - 8 months ago

156

The good news abotu g-forces and AX is....
grant - 8 months ago

120

Re: The good news abotu g-forces and AX is....
MikenOH - 8 months ago

121

Wear on RE-71s
grant - 7 months ago

126

Too bad about the wear
MikenOH - 7 months ago

131

RE-11s
grant - 7 months ago

109

Do you consider 888s R-comps?
grant - 7 months ago

125

Re: Do you consider 888s R-comps?
MikenOH - 7 months ago

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re: 888s vs NT01s: I disagree
grant - 7 months ago

103

Crankshaft sensor
m2 - 7 months ago

209

Symptoms are consistent with repair. I'm nly surprised that...
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Crankshaft sensor
MarcW - 7 months ago

110

Re: Crankshaft sensor - Grant and Marc, thanks for the reply.
m2 - 7 months ago

90

I had the identical problem
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

111

Next step in car - pedestrian safety. Google patents human flypaper for cars URL
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

232

Velcro? Video Attachments
Laz - 8 months ago

106

Between the velcro and the flypaper
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: Velcro?
Tcar - 8 months ago

109

Good thing it wasn't anything by Dennis Miller. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

102

No link to provide and no time before I leave for the office to look for one...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Seem like proximity sensors with auto braking would make more sense...
RainyDayGarage - 7 months ago

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On the surface that does seem like a I guess better solution...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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One should always walk with confidence, like you know where you're going, even if you don't.
Laz - 7 months ago

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Re: No link to provide and no time before I leave for the office to look for one...
Tcar - 7 months ago

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And what of those who survive the initial impact only to be crushed against a brick wall or Armco? *NM*
Laz - 7 months ago

103

Nurburgring 24h live feed URL
Laz - 7 months ago

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Buy a Boxster sight unseen?
Chris in Va Beach - 8 months ago

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Re: Buy a Boxster sight unseen?
Mixster - 8 months ago

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Re: Buy a Boxster sight unseen?
Chris in Va Beach - 8 months ago

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Awesome! *NM*
BarryL - 7 months ago

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I see you got replies. That said
grant - 8 months ago

104

This is worth watching ... (NPC)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

190

A very touching Truth. *NM*
Laz - 7 months ago

95

TechnoPower2 Kit install
ericp - 7 months ago

194

This topic has been moved. Durametric at BRBS
This topic has been moved. This topic has been moved. EricG - 7 months ago

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Oil Pan (sump) bolt torque spec?
grant - 8 months ago

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A; two stages; 3 and then 7 lb-ft *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Oil Pan (sump) bolt torque spec?
BER (Central VA) - 8 months ago

118

Thanks. But the question was for the pan (oil pan. sump plate) bolts,
grant - 8 months ago

117

That explains your low numbers, and 37 seems high for an oil plug.
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: That explains your low numbers, and 37 seems high for an oil plug.
MarcW - 8 months ago

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I learned that the hard way....
grant - 8 months ago

142

Not every air wrench delivers battleship torque/force...
MarcW - 8 months ago

113

Its all about care. I start all bolts by hand, but finish nearly all ...
grant - 8 months ago

119

Re: Thanks. But the question was for the pan (oil pan. sump plate) bolts,
BER (Central VA) - 8 months ago

116

Tighten it until
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

117

Advice to newbies
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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Going by your "Location" you're extremely fortunate to have an available indie. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

119

True. Also, there are few Porsche owners down here. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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Judging by your "Location" down there, I'm surprised there are any Porsche owners there. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

140

Here's a potential customer:
Laz - 8 months ago

146

Both Laz and Gary in SoFL make good arguments...
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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$9,999 coffee machine, anyone? Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 8 months ago

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Ooops. New low, low price: $8,990 URL
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: Ooops. New low, low price: $8,990
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

120

"Car dealerships are [...] in the business of selling cars, not fixing them." URL
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Selling cars entails (usually) competitive pricing. Servicing is where ongoing profits can be made. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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In fact, in some business presss this has been a big discussion with the advent of electric cars
grant - 8 months ago

128

:-) *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

134

Unfortunately many independents charge close to dealership rates, usually with less expertise. *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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It's great if there's a good one to be had, but
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: It's great if there's a good one to be had, but
Vince - 8 months ago

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Key words in my post: "some confidence." That is my personal truth. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

130

.....and mine. Sorry, but 18 years old is more than "a few years". *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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In the Washington, D.C. area, the best I've found is Euro Imports on Route 1 in Arlington/Alexandria *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

130

Cost comparison
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 months ago

160

Dealer $290, Indie $160, Grant's driveway and Wal-Mart $61.00 *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

121

Do you have a waiting lounge? *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

114

Is that for Synthetic? *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 months ago

108

Yes. 2 x $25 5-L jugs + $11 for an OEM filter
grant - 8 months ago

140

That's half ….
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

133

no, about the same - $25 vs $22.50 for 5-L, two required. I think we are sayng the same thing
grant - 8 months ago

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Boxster fuse list - by function Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

329

Outstanding *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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This is great. Thanks! *NM*
BarryL - 8 months ago

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Re: Boxster fuse list - by function
grc0456 - 8 months ago

108

Nice! Printed it for my friend with my former '01. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: Boxster fuse list - by function
FrankZ, Chicago - 8 months ago

118

Passed Another Milestone Today Jpeg Attachments
Douglas - 8 months ago

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Congratulations!
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Awesome! *NM*
BarryL - 8 months ago

122

Congrats Doug!...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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Wow!!! Congrats *NM*
SMILIN - 8 months ago

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Nice! Mine has a quarter million more to go. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

133

more to come...... *NM*
dennisafrompa - 8 months ago

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Re: Passed Another Milestone Today
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Just noticed this is your first post. Welcome to Pedros Board
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: Just noticed this is your first post. Welcome to Pedros Board
Douglas - 8 months ago

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Are you perchance located in the Springfield MO area? I was at the Springfield...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Are you perchance located in the Springfield MO area? I was at the Springfield...
Douglas - 8 months ago

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Re: Passed Another Milestone Today
BER (Central VA) - 8 months ago

129

Well done! Very impressive. *NM*
Roger987 - 8 months ago

130

Great!
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 8 months ago

132

Excellent....
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Re: Passed Another Milestone Today
r9i8c7k - 8 months ago

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Today's drive: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 8 months ago

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I like the Spyder ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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Re: I like the Spyder ...
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: I like the Spyder ... Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Sales guy at my dealer said that light greenish-blue metallic 981 I saw in 2015 was paint-to-sample.
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: Sales guy at my dealer said that light greenish-blue metallic 981 I saw in 2015 was paint-to-sample.
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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He said the owner was a "big name," and there ain't none in my little town,
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: Sales guy at my dealer said that light greenish-blue metallic 981 I saw in 2015 was paint-to-sample.
Tcar - 8 months ago

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Mirror Switch
Boxster997 - 8 months ago

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Fuse? *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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Re: Fuse?
Boxster997 - 8 months ago

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Fuse Nope !
Boxster997 - 8 months ago

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Re: Fuse Nope !
MarcW - 8 months ago

137

B5 could be right. Check your backup lights, too. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

118

Bingo B5
Boxster997 - 8 months ago

136

Moisture in the backup light? Water dribbling into mirror switch? *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

122

Possible Solution for the weak 718 exhaust note
db997S - 8 months ago

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That would do it. smileys with beer *NM*
Roger987 - 8 months ago

85

thumbs up
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

94

If it could be still ordered, does one opt for the single or dual mass flywheel? *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

106

Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 8 months ago

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No alignment done? That sounds nearly impossible
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: No alignment done? That sounds nearly impossible
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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My Honda with snows on: wheel is off center. No pull at all, but that's where it tracks straight. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: My Honda with snows on: wheel is off center. No pull at all, but that's where it tracks straight.
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Maybe it's like the way sometimes reversing tire mounting direction works to correct a pull.
Laz - 8 months ago

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OK, you bring up one possibiulity - but it means something was wrong long before....
grant - 8 months ago

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Thanks, Grant. Over 28 years, one, if not more of those ifs are plausible. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 8 months ago

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New Office Chair (Porsche Content )smiling smiley URL
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 months ago

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Re: New Office Chair (Porsche Content )smiling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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For that kind of $.....
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 months ago

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Re: New Office Chair (Porsche Content )smiling smiley
db997S - 8 months ago

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grinning smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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I built this long ago: Jpeg Attachments
grant - 8 months ago

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I like the (SI) upholstery. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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Radiator cooling fan hack URL
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Re: Radiator cooling fan hack
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Re: Radiator cooling fan hack
BER (Central VA) - 8 months ago

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Thanks for posting this hack! *NM*
BarryL - 8 months ago

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Enlighten me... please! Jpeg Attachments
FrankZ, Chicago - 8 months ago

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Re: Enlighten me... please!
986rgt - 8 months ago

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Re: Enlighten me... please!
FrankZ, Chicago - 8 months ago

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Changing ignition switch
mari - 8 months ago

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Re: Changing ignition switch
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Changing ignition switch
mari - 8 months ago

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That mechanic doesn't know what they're talking about
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Re: That mechanic doesn't know what they're talking about
mari - 8 months ago

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It could be it difficult if locked at the turn limit.
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: It could be it difficult if locked at the turn limit.
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: That mechanic doesn't know what they're talking about
mari - 8 months ago

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Have you solved this? I have changed 7 identical one son Audis.
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Have you solved this? I have changed 7 identical one son Audis.
mari - 8 months ago

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My 987S Gets a New Big Brother. *NBC* Jpeg Attachments URL
r9i8c7k - 8 months ago

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Have someone drive it behind your 987 in case someone picks a fight with you. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: Have someone drive it behind your 987 in case someone picks a fight with you.
r9i8c7k - 8 months ago

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Once you break it in, love to see a comparison post, if you don't mind the homework assignment *NM*
db997S - 8 months ago

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Re: Once you break it in, love to see a comparison post, if you don't mind the homework assignment
r9i8c7k - 8 months ago

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Very nice..much different cars with vastly different driving pleasures. Having both must be a joy thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Congrat's
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Re: Congrat's
r9i8c7k - 8 months ago

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It looks great..
MikenOH - 8 months ago

98

Glad to see another Vette owner on the board.
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 8 months ago

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PPBB archives
scott in pa - 8 months ago

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Nice 718 exhaust notes
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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We may find out at BRBS winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Re: Nice 718 exhaust notes
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Re: Nice 718 exhaust notes
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Don't fall for the Porsche 718 marketing hype. The only good sound will be Porsche sucking up your $ *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Re: Don't fall for the Porsche 718 marketing hype. The only good sound will be Porsche sucking up your $
decay - 8 months ago

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Re: Don't fall for the Porsche 718 marketing hype. The only good sound will be Porsche sucking up your $
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Say something nice...
jlegelis - 8 months ago

120

I did say something nice.
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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+1--well said, Guenter *NM*
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Re: +1--well said, Guenter
jlegelis - 8 months ago

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Re: I did say something nice.
boxsterd - 8 months ago

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boxsterd ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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I was unimpressed enough with early 718 reports, YUCK, to buy a 981...glad I did smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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buy a 981...glad I did smileys with beer How about some pictorial proof. Maybe you're just joshin us. winking smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Bring your camera to BRBS...we'll go wine tasting together winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

102

As with the looks, gotta hear it in person. Wish there was an early 912 around for reference, too. *NM*
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: I did say something nice.
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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A kind of perpetual degeneration of the species.
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: I did say something nice. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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And what to consider with electrically assisted steering:
Laz - 8 months ago

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Re: I did say something nice.
boxsterd - 8 months ago

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Re: I did say something nice.
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Re: I did say something nice.
joris - 8 months ago

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