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    Oklahoma, United States
  • Present cars
    1985 944 NA
    2005 Cayenne Turbo
  • Former cars
    1986 944 Turbo
    2007 Cayenne GTS
  1. Followup: I replaced this with a newer SR39X small diameter starter, which works. I did discover after this that my original Bosch starter is actually good (both car batteries I tested it with were not). The difference between a direct drive (original) and a geared (small diameter) starter is significant. I like the feel and sound of the direct drive starter and I'm might swap it back in.
  2. I am starting to debug the Cayenne seat heating system and I'm starting a post with some findings as there was limited information in forum searches and this could be a helpful comparison as we keep these running. The seat heater is actual composed of 4 seat heating elements: a pad that heats the bottom (center), a coil that heats in the bottom bolster left and right, a pad that heats in the backrest (center), and an element that heats the side bolster. The center seat pad also contains a thermistor (a resistor whose resistance changes based on the temperature), and it's role is t
  3. Thanks for the tip! Belgium must be better setup for this...Midwest USA isn't as lined up.
  4. TLDR: I'd like to replace my starter. Does anyone still stock the large diameter starters? After getting weaker and weaker and giving me a few push starts, the starter on my 1985.1 944NA has now finally given out. It is a large diameter Bosch starter with the markings 047 911 023A. From what I've read, there have historically between two starter options that fit, an earlier large diameter starter and a later model smaller diameter starter. The later model smaller diameter starters will fit (95160410100), but its increased EMI may cause issues with speed/reference senso
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