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  1. Thanks all, getting it towed to dealer tomorrow . Praying it’s not another cylinder gone bad.
  2. 08 CS with 14k I’m rebuilt motor. The car sat for about 5 months . Started it up yesterday and for misfire code for cylinder 1. Everything was replaced during the rebuilt. Could this misfire be cause by sitting too long because the car ran so great before it sat for a couple months . Also during the start up the car shook a little with flashing cel. I put new plug and coil pack same code P0301.
  3. Thanks Loren but the chart isn’t that for the 955 Gen Cayenne? Just confused because I had inquired two dealers and they said 104 ftlbs on both FR.
  4. Are the torque specs for front and rear caliper bolts 104 ft lbs? I asked dealer and they said that’s what they torque the f/r? Wanted to confirm because I’ve read different specs.
  5. Anyone know where I can get precut clear protection film for headlight. Have new Litronics and would like to put a clear protection film best one possible that won’t scratch or leave any yellowing when needed to be removed.
  6. JFP is there anyway to open them up to fix them. Gonna take a long while to get a replacement: This is what the dealer emailed me which I’ve never heard of before : From what I understand, Porsche dealers have to hook up there computer to your cars PCM to program and test the headlamps for movement depending on the year. The only thing I can suggest is bringing it to your local Porsche dealer. They have the necessary tools to fix those types of problems.
  7. Hi guys , just bought new Litronic headlights from suncoast. I just installed and tried adjusting the lights and found that the driver side headlight cannot be adjusted. When trying to adjust vertically and laterally when the lights are on the indicator bar does not move when trying to get to zero on the measurement bar. Basically. Nothing happens when turning the adjustments sockets. Does this mean there is a defect in the headlight or do I need to try and remove the headlight for adjustments? Gonna suck if I have to return the lights and have to wait for the replacement as they came from Germany .
  8. Hello I was in the process of removing old latch to replace with one and notice the bottom cable wire is missing or detached from assembly . Then there is this silver cable wire that still attached which I do not know how it get removed. The wire that I didn’t see attached to the old assembly would this be the emergency cable wire? If so and if I can’t find the cable end that connects inside bottom of the new assembly would everything else work mechanically locking and opening ect...
  9. Loren any advice on ignition lock. I can’t seem to get key cylinder to lock in place once I pull the paper clip. I tried everything . Ignition lock is seated all the in place . Everything is attached just need to get key cylinder to lock in place. It goes in perfect but won’t lock in place when paper clip is taken out. I insert it the same way and position as it was taken out. And help would be great. 

  10. Are there any diy or tsb for drove belt change on 2012 spyder?
  11. JFP, just got the cayman back after complete engine overhaul. The cracked cylinder was resleeved and I was told all main components were replaced . Just after two days of getting the car back and 250miles the car suddenly started losing power on the highway and a flashing check engine light came on. Had the car towed back to independent service where it’s stil there. I’m told it’s misfire on cylinder 5. Cylinder 6 was re sleeved during the overhaul . After reading some posts could a crankshaft position sensor cause a misfire along with flashing cel ?
  12. Hi all thanks for the feedback. I finally got a call from the shop and the engine failure was caused by a cracked cylinder . The shop said they can repair and rebuild motor.
  13. Oh I forgot to mention I poured a whole gallon of coolant and it all came out of oil tank too? Thanks
  14. Hi JFP, so a simple O ring on oil cooler can drain all coolant into oil tank? So my situation is this: AOS full of oil and that was replaced codes gone. started car was fine after about 3 miles white smoke from exhaust engine losing a bit of power drove it straight home which I was only driving in neighborhood. intermix coming out of exhaust in large amounts. pure coolant leaking from O2 sensors and cats and sport exhaust baffle all on driver side. only cel code is for misfire on cylinder 6. took out all spark plugs and they all look good except a small micro pin drop of coolant on spark plug cylinder 6. No signs of leaks anywhere else except intermix from oil tank , coolant from driver side areas mention above. Coolant tank has no oil in it would that be somewhat of a good sign? I can take out oil cooler if you think that will help?
  15. Hi Silver tt, I’m no engine expert but if my coolant drains straight to the oil tank what does that seem most likely it could be? Do you think the motor can still be rebuilt ? The person i was referred to said it could most likely be rebuilt but then after reading what you had to say with cylinder 6 same with my case having misfire I️ want to make sure if all possible before paying all the labor to dismantle to find out motor is not able to be rebuilt . ThAnks !!
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