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)


Contributing Members
  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About jonhahn99

  • Rank
    Contributing Member

Contact Methods

  • Website URL
  • ICQ
  • Yahoo

Profile Information

  • Gender

Profile Fields

  • From
    Toronto, Canada
  • Porsche Club
    PCA (Porsche Club of America)
  • Present cars
    2001 996 Turbo (6/01 production), Lapis/Metropol; 1995 C2 - Sparco seats, Sabelt 5pt harnesses, DAS Sport rollbar, TRG coil-over suspension, ERP front monoballs, Guards Red / Black.
  • Future cars
    1995 F355 berlinetta with Tubi exhaust. 2007 GT3, but I'll have to decide if I'm willing to part with the 993 and 996TT to do it.
  • Former cars
    1998 M3, too much to list, Techno Violet / Black.
  1. I paid for 12 hours labor. The manual I belive says 18 hrs labor. Replace the RMS also preventatively, and you might need accumulator if your clutch travel isn't smooth. They may need to drain your coolant also, so expect to pay for that. I found at 70k miles my front drive shaft rubber was also cracked and I replaced that.
  2. Hello, I've seen a few posts on alternators here - same issue as fastboydave, charging in the wet occasionally proves a problem and on a test the loaded alternator isn't charging as effectively as it could be (I have 80k miles on my TT). Are the alternators used in the 986/996 cars all the same model, i.e. 1680 watts or so, with the only differentiator being manual vs. tiptronic? I guess the answer is in comparing the part numbers for manual transmission cars, early and late 986 & 996 vs 996TT alternator part numbers. Thanks for any help that can be provided! Jon
  3. I have the opportunity to buy a good pair of 295/30/19. The rims are 19x10. I cannot find any info on whether these will fit and the tire stores are closed. Yes, these tires will fit and are closer to the OE diameter so probably better than the 305/19s which were a bit too tall despite being an OE Porsche size for the 997 cars. The turbo twists are 11" wide so you should have substantial extra tire to prevent against curbing!
  4. Richard, I did not "code" or "unlock" anything - the local mechanic I used just simply tried to reset the SRS light after we connected up the new module. We were attempting to use durametric software to perform this reset. The codes were similar before the change-out of the module and after; the SRS light refused to reset in any situation, with the old central module or the new one. Is what you're saying that one can't reprogram the SRS system on a 1995 911 (993) without a Bosch Hammer? (PS - my local dealer refused to work on the car, "it's too old." [the OBD1 thing scared them off, I t
  5. I have a 1995 911 that's had its SRS light come on for more than a year now. It came on, I believe, at a track event in 2006 (or maybe late 2005), and at the end of 2006 I had the system diagnosed, both with Durametric sofware and even an original Bosch hammer, I believe. The recommendation, as there were tons of faults, was to replace the central control unit, under the passenger side dash. Well, I've done that, but no change in error status (and, as before, resetting the light will not work). For fun, I also re-soldered the connections on the back of my clock (a 964 trick) and that had n
  6. any advice? i lost my only key to my 2003 c4 cab. how do u reccoment i replace it?


  7. Could cracked ignition coils cause this sort of issue? I have an 01 with 72k on it and I experience this "hesitation" around 1800-2000 RPM. Not helpful to look good pulling away from a stop!
  • 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.