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Here is some info concerning the exhaust setup of a 987-2, that is the Boxster and Cayman made from MY 2009 to 2012, also known as the DFI, gen2, mk2 or facelift versions. The 2005-2008 987-1 Boxster and 2006-2008 987-1 Cayman have an exhaust system with the primary cats inside the left and right manifolds and the secondary cats are installed inside the left and right exhausts. Although the 987-2 exhausts look pretty close to the exhausts of the 987-1, they are not the same and that is where the confusion starts for some. The 987-2 exhaust system has , just like the new 981, the primary cats AND the secondary cats inside the manifolds. There are no cats anymore in the exhausts of the 987-2, even though it looks that way. Therefore, if you are replacing only the left and right exhaust boxes on a 987-2 with another exhaust -and keep the original manifolds- then you are not deleting the secondary cats. The only way to delete the secondary cats on a 987-2 is by replacing or modifying the manifolds. More facts : The 987-2 primary cats are 400 cpsi (cells) not 700 or 800. (see picture bellow) The weight of the left and right standard 987-2 exhaust is 2x 6 = 12kg = 26.40 lbs The Sport tail pipe+ center pipe clamp +2x strap+ 2xbracket : 3,55kg Total : 15,55 kg = 34,21 lbs The weight of the left and right CaymanR exhaust (no PSE) is 2x 5,72 kg = 11,44 kg = 25.17 lbs The CaymanR tail pipe+ center pipe clamp +2x strap+ 2xbracket : 3,55 kg Total : 14,99 kg = 33,98 lbs The 987-2 PSE exhausts weigh 7,6 kg/each = 15,20 kg = 33.44 lbs The PSE tail pipe+ center pipe clamp +2x strap+ 2xbracket : 3,55 kg Total : 18,75 kg = 41.25 lbs As you can see, it is not possible to save 40 lbs when installing aftermarket exhausts even when they are made in Ti. All the 987-2 (and 981) exhausts are made by Eberspacher whereas the 987-1 exhausts were made by Eisenmann. These original 987-1 and 987-2 exhausts are not interchangable as the intake pipes have a different length and the flanges are under a different angle. There are a couple of versions, but the typical 987-1 standard exhaust weighs 7,9 kg/each = 15,8 kg = 34,76 lbs (excl tail pipe and hardware). This is the 987-2 standard exhaust opened up : There is no catalytic inside. Here you see the 987-2 manifold showing location of the primary and secondary cats : This is the primary cat of the 987-2 exhaust system. Count them yourself : 20 x 20 cells per inch = 400 cpsi and not 700, 800 or .... I hope this helped.
Gert replied to moosey's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Check your email :). If the car drives prefect, then it looks like you only need to have the alignment checked.
Gert replied to Orient Express's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)You need to order the dash switch separately. Btw : 000.044.200.19 is superseded by the new version PSE 000.044.200.21
Yuck, what a cheap looking installation ! Why can't they hide the DVD player in the center console or under the seats or even in the armrest !
Gert replied to drpeter's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)The left and right mufflers have changed from part # so the sport exhaust retrofit also got a new part #. I picked up a new sport exhaust yesterday ("21") and I didn't see any external differences.
Gert replied to turbox4's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)Try pushing the odo/trip reset button and then turn the ignition on. I accidently did this some weeks ago and saw a message a la "service reset" on the dashboard.
The steering wheel is leather. BYR must be "8YR'. 8YR stands for black . The other part # 996.803.089.02 is a leatherette airbag. It is missing the color code. For black, the part# should read 996.803.089.02 A28
I have it in stock.
On the inside of the wheel you should find the Porsche stamp. (a "P" inside a triangle) Porsche recently changed suppliers for a lot of parts, it's possible that the new wheel is from a different supplier.