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JFP in PA last won the day on February 13

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  1. Hey, we are just a bunch of cheap skates as well!
  2. The nozzles often get plugged up, we use welding tip cleaning wire to poke them open again. 5 min. job.
  3. No, it does not drain the converter, where the lion's share of the fluid is.
  4. As mentioned multiple times previously, Techron does not cause any problems. For years, it was the only fuel additive Porsche recommended for keeping the fuel system clean and up to snuff. It is also the only fuel system cleaner that is commonly used as an additive in first line gasoline. Techron will remove carbon, and can result in finding a lot of carbon in the oil when used on cars that have not been properly maintained for years, which is why many people use it just before chainging oil. If the system is in good shape, that is not normally necessary. And Techron has no adverse effect on the cats, never has, never will.
  5. Take a close look at the tires to see if one looks more worn that another, sometimes small differences it diameter trigger these reactions.
  6. Traction control operates on the basis of different tire rotational speeds, hence my question about air pressure levels, which can trigger the system, as can differences it tire diameters caused by wear or mismatch tires. My suggestion would be to put a Porsche specific scan tool in the car and take it for a ride, watching what the system is doing when the problem occurs. You can also set the diagnostic tool to capture real time data to look at later.
  7. I don’t think it is traction control, more likely stability management (read yaw control). Start by checking your tire pressures to see if one or more is unusallly low.
  8. That oil should not have "gunked up", but is also not a high ZDDP oil.
  9. The condition of the oil could be the result of the oil itself, who's oil did you have in it? 10W-60 is way too heavy for the water cooled engines, you should be using a quality full synthetic 5W-40 with high ZDDP levels.
  10. Actually, Garmin (and other after market GPS systems) have excellent update programs, and the POI Factory has proven hard to beat when it comes to extremely accurate red light and speed camera locations that are updated weekly. We have several customers that run Garmin in dash systems and use the POI Factory, and are very pleased with both systems.
  11. For decades, Porsche has recommended running a dose of Techron in their cars for this exact purpose. We have used it in the shop literally since we opened, it does not harm cats.
  12. Just remember: Murphy was an optimist...…………………...
  13. As Mike noted, you are not the first one to get into this predicament, and you won't be the last. Unfortunately, "fecal matter occurs" when nature sides with the hidden flaw.....

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