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I recently purchased my 996, and am selling the aftermarket wheels that came with it (I went back to factory).
Picture on the 996 (may fit other models! Do your research!) --> Picture on 996
The wheels are HRE 305M "Classic Series" forged monoblok, as per this factory ad.
I am selling ALL FOUR as a set (two 8x18 ET47, two 10x18 ET60)
They are in fantastic shape, with NO curb rash, just some brake dust (cleans right off, not embedded). As close to factory pristine as you'll find on the used market! The prior owner put these on just over 2 years and about 10k miles ago, and has kept them clean and detailed and garaged when parked.
When new, these were over $5,000 a set before tax! Asking $3500 LOCAL PICKUP ONLY (Austin TX area) (for now, will ship if I can't find a local pickup buyer). I do NOT have the original boxes, they are in some appropriately sized wheel shipping boxes from another vendor.
Copy of original receipt available for the buyer.
$100 Discount for the set for PCA members! (I will have our PCA region executives validate membership) $100 Additional Discount for the set for Hill Country Region PCA members!
2 front wheels:
HRE 8x18": 305M Classic Monoblok 1-piece forge wheel, Satin Silver, 5-130mm, ET47
2 rear wheels:
HRE 10x18": 305M Classic Monoblok 1-piece forge wheel, Satin Silver, 5-130mm, ET60
Pictures below. The wheels are Satin Silver (any blue tone is just due to taking the pictures in the shade)
Wheels are in Leander TX (outside Austin)
By Tim Lambie (Trailbrake)
Several people have told me that the 996 Dual Sender Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor will directly replace the 987-1 Oil Pressure Switch. Can you please confirm this and provide the part number. I would guess it is 996-606-203-03 but, I would like to be sure.
Additionally, if I am running an AIM dash, should I run the pressure lead to the switch input on the ECU and get the pressure data from the CAN bus or, just leave the switch lead attached and run the pressure lead straight to an analog I/O on the AIM dash.
My A/C has been getting warmer over the last week to the point of just warm air. The compressor is engaging as I can see, hear, and watch the tach drop slightly as it does. I figured it just needed a quick recharge, but the low side pressure is ridiculously high at 90psi. Before I go and pull the world apart does anyone have experience with this scenario? Does this point to a bad compressor or Refrigerant Control Valve? I'm not really finding anything in the search dialog.
I have a vacuum and used it on other cars, but have never seen this "overcharge" high pressure issue. I guess I'll try to lower the pressure first, but I have my doubts it will fix anything.
Thanks in advance for any input.
By Paul Greenwell
The cover just above the trunk that goes up and down when the top is activated will not seat and latch on the passenger side. I can slam it down with my fist but it pops back up in seconds. Both transmissions have recently been replaced, as top was not working. Top otherwise seems to function