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  1. That is cool! Where did you get the Porsche crest and how did you adhere it to the paint? It is actually a magnetic "sticker" that you can peel off at any time without damaging the paint. Can you tell me where you purchased it? Thanks ! http://www.ebay.com/itm/YOU-GOTTA-SEE-THIS-PORSCHE-BOXSTER-BADGE-EMBLEM-BODYKIT-/180842833150?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2a1b12a4fe
  2. That is cool! Where did you get the Porsche crest and how did you adhere it to the paint? It is actually a magnetic "sticker" that you can peel off at any time without damaging the paint.
  3. Some pointers for folks that are looking into buying a 996 Turbo. They are THE best value on the Porsche market right now and, no matter what people tell you... this is the FIRST of the NEW Porsche (water cooled etc) with a GREAT GT1 engine (no known engine defects). The car is well understood in the aftermarket tuner and modification market with a wide array of aftermarket options available at reasonable prices. It is also 1/2 price compared with the 997 versions if which more than 100,000 copies ( all variants) were made worldwide. There are very few gotcha's with the 996 T assuming it was
  4. Could not resist so I acquired a set of 18 Inch Porsche Original Hollow Spokes - Turbo rims. They are currently tireless :thumbup: And.. I am starting to think about what set of tires I am going to put on them. My plan is to swap the 19's Sportecs out for a while, just have some summer fun with the 18". Ahhh the hunt !!!
  5. Always trying to do something.... Got the idea from... Ferrari of course... So cheezy or cute??
  6. Check this out... Just a little tidbit to personalize the car. Ferrari does it so it's OK, I guess.. :-)
  7. Very unusual.... congrats... How much for the wrapping job??
  8. Topping off the oil you said?? I hope you read the manual and understand how to check your oil level. Over filling can cost you your engine.... and, it still does happen to either owners or to mechanics that are not familiar with the dry sump engine that we have in the 996 Turbo ( and others).
  9. OK, thanks folks. So.... here are the part numbers from the mufflers : 996/20 996.111.121.57 996/19 996.111.122.57 So are they the cans belonging to the 3.6 liter engine or the 3.4 liter one??
  10. Question. Are the mufflers for the 996 Carrera 2 - 3.4 liter engine (1999-2001) different from the 2002-2005 version with the 3.6 liter motor??
  11. Update after exhaust change. Folks, it is a different car for sure and I must say that I do like the way the engine sounds now. The sound is "there" for sure and gets a " urgency" when running above 4K revs. I am thinking that perhaps this exhaust is "tuned" by Porsche to give a quite uniform sound foot print at a set of frequencies that is pleasing to the ear ( hey I am a musician so I hear that stuff). Somehow, the engine seems to be pulling just as hard as before and more importantly, the engine sounds "happier" and more linear in power build-up with this OEM exhaust. It just could be me o
  12. Fabspeed sold! Still have a 3.4l C2 exhaust complete with EOM tips available... 450 buckaroos!!
  13. Thanks Loren, great insight there. I was anticipating something like that because a turbo / exhaust system creates a lot of heat in minutes from when the engine is started and if the engine was hot to start off with .. WOW .. It's cookin' !!
  14. This is what happened last week....I exchanged my Fabspeed Loud Gen 1 for a factory OEM exhaust. What a job!!! FabSpeed is for sale...
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