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  1. It does. Since I went with the 996 TB, I got a 996 ROW tune.
  2. Forgot to mention: Durametric shows no bank 2 cam activation when it runs. And thanks for your wisdom!
  3. I understand that. The diagnostic appears to require a special tool (9637) which I can't seem to find anywhere, and I'm not sure it would be cost-effective if I did. I'm not good at all with electronics and accept that. I see I'll need to consult a professional on this unless I get lucky and trip over the cause. In that case, I'm sure I'll win the Cayman GT4 in club drawing too!
  4. So it doesn't appear my Durametric will be of much help. Great.
  5. I got the full 850cc fuel volume as specified. So now I'm left with this electronic problem which appears to require a factory tool. Am I correct?
  6. Yes, I saw that in another thread. Trying the simple stuff first! Thanks!
  7. Did get to run just a little but very roughly. Now moving on to check fuel pump. Getting only a P0650 or 165 code.
  8. I wondered how far down this thread would go before someone spotted that!
  9. A little update. Just got back to this project after needing to get some daily drivers renovated. As I surmised, I had managed to swap the cam and crank position sensors. So now I can crank it, and it pops a little, but won't start. Moving on with the Durametric to see if I can find a gremlin.
  10. Thank you, I fear a trailer drive is in my future. I'll check for continuity.
  11. The situation: Bought this 2002 S with a bad engine. Replaced it, now getting the P0336 for bad crank sensor. Per past posts here, have checked out the sensor from the new engine and the old one and both are fine at about 880 ohms between pins 1 and 2 and infinity to pin 3. My question: is there something simple I should examine before hauling it somewhere to get the wiring tests done? Yes, I've checked fuses and relays but as you know, the DME won't allow the fuel pump to run without a crank sensor reading. Thanks.
  12. Joe, sorry to take a while to respond. I haven't yet obtained the diagnostic program. The biggest thing is...it's revving fine now! Of course, this could just be temporary, but a change in usage is what I believe responsible I had read elsewhere online that these engines dislike running below 3000rpm. I had been trundling through town in the low 2000s. Now, I make a conscious effort to stay above 3000 in those situations, and it seems to have taken care of the problem. I hope. Thanks for your efforts. I'll have a reference if that is not the case.
  13. I haven't checked timing. I just bought this '99 about 10 days ago. I've only recently tried running up towards redline, and every time it dies out just past 6k. No codes. Love the car, but this is a bit weird.
  14. Joe Hurst: glad you started this. Mine is doing exactly the same thing, hitting brick wall at 6k. I was going to just throw a fuel filter on it but you have elevated the game a bit. Awaiting your test results!
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