Jump to content

The RennTech.org community is Member supported!  Please consider an ANNUAL donation to help keep this site operating.
Click here to Donate

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About boggtown

  • Rank

Profile Information

  • Gender

Profile Fields

  • Porsche Club
  • Present cars
    Porsche Boxster
  • Former cars
    BMW Z3
  1. Driver has more to do with variability than the car. Car and Driver magazine is usually pretty accurate since they use the same people to test cars, see if you can find what data they have on newer 911's. Because if one guy out there were to get a 4.5 sec 0-60 from an S4 im sure everyone you asked would say their S4 does 0-60 in 4.5 when in reality it doesn't. Temperature, tires, road surface, and driver are hardly ever the same so dont worry about 0-60 times and just worry about enjoying the car. Can you tell the difference between 4.9 and 5.1?
  2. Yes, I know. I've read it. Many times. The only thing I could see reprogramming via a PST2 would solve would be the cruise control issue. That doesn't solve the failure to indicate a fuel sender nor tell me the air temperature questions. Everyone else's cluster at least shows a reading for the fuel gauge, regardless if its accurate or not.
  3. Its from a 2004 996, thats all I know. And I read the write up but didnt see any programming procedure. I've disconnected the battery several times, but to no avail. Also I forgot to add but my cruise control no longer works. How do I fix that?
  4. I purchased a 996 instrument cluster and am having a couple unusual problems. The cluster I bought is Part number 996.641.213.00 70c and I put it in my 01 986 S. The problems are that I get a "fuel sender failure, take to workshop" message, and the gas gauge will blink red and will stay on the empty and not move. The other problem is that there is an "outside temperature sensor failure" message. That is to be expected since my car doesn't have an outside temperature sensor. Does anyone have any idea on how to fix the gas gauge? Also, can I use any thermometer to connect to the cluster? I would
  5. I actually torqued one bolt off, so yes, they do break. The gap at the top is the only caveat to these lights in my opinion.
  6. I agree, go for the TT, you only live once. The difference with a turbo set up is its easier to get more power than NA... relatively. Then there is always the other approach... a GT3. If you want straight line, go TT, if you want a road racer, go GT3. It is faster around a track than the TT even with less power.... well, depends on the track really :P
  7. No room. Plus we have Porsche 911's with 450 HP direct from the factory. The new GT2 will even have 530. So why go down in power for 50 pounds less in weight :P Not to mention the aftermarket that can turn a 911 turbo into a 500,600,700+ HP machine. While a vette engine is a good option for those cars, its no option for a 986,987,996,997. Best case scenario for a 911 is basically a 3.8 X51 or GT3 engine. A turbo engine would require way more work.
  8. Agreed, very loud. But when your driving above 4 grand it really does sound awesome. Do you have headers? When I added headers to mine the sound went from ok to great. It really cleans up the tones.
  9. There is no way to put an airbag in there. I have the carbon fiber GT3 seats (check my registry page for pics) and it is a shell with thin foam. You do not want to mess with those seats for safety purposes. All you will be able to hook up electronicly is the seat belt wires. Thats it, 2 Wires.
  10. What? you mean the recaro GT3 seats? Or like reclining seats from a GT2? If its the GT3 seats there is no way to put an airbag in them.
  11. How much do those usually cost? And how much oil should you send them?
  12. i honestly dont know which is which. You other option is a hardwired switch for valves only, that takes the sport option out of the picture completely.
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.