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  1. Some 06 Caymans have had what is called a "trunk thump" which is a noise made by the rear hatch when you go over bumps (mine doesn't have the problem, so I am going by other's descriptions). It is related to the weight that is mounted inside the hatch door itself, and there is an official Porsche fix for it if it occurs (it is not a recall campaign). It is not related to the engine. For an aftermarket part or modification to void your warranty, the factory service dept. has to be able to prove that the modification caused the problem that you bring it in for, and it would only void the warra
  2. So does any one had some "click" sound (sound like some thing is loosing) in the Cayman S? He said there is a recall on this? thanks
  3. Hi, after looking a while, I end up with two choises. And here are the problems. please help For 2006 Cayman S 5100 mile, bi-Xenon, Chrono Sport pkg, a wing for $48K the owner has done upgrades by replacing a) GIAC software b ) Toyo Tire (has 3000 miles on them) c) Some performance Break (but the break light is one, and he said because the break pad is off centered when they were installed) d) Febspeed header, e) after market exhaust(forget the brand, but has a twin pipe golden fini
  4. wow, thanks for the info, that helps a lot, which make me think to switch my Carrera to Carrera S. well, i guess, i will try on the Carrera first. then later on, get the Carrer S. I never drove a car have more than 140hp before, so may be this is a chance for me to get use to the 300hp first before going further, baby step :) thanks for reply, I find this forum is so helpful, thanks every one
  5. thanks for the reply :) what is Sport Chrono? is that something you can add later on?
  6. Hi every one, I am going to get a used 2005 Carrera, just wondering what are the difference between Carrera and Carrera S for the 2005 models? I know Carrera S is more powerful, 19", and more options(Xenon...etc), But is there anything else that is performance related, other than engine and wheel? and the car still has 2 year warranty remaining, how do i do the warranty transfer? thanks BTW, how many people have Carrera than Carrera S :) ?
  7. Hi vette67, just have one question, if I did PPI with the Performance Auto Shop, and later on, the part that they inspected was broken. Are they responsible for it? will they fix it? I buy the car, because they did PPI and said it was all good. thanks
  8. is this the one? Auto Sportsystems Group 2810 Dorr Ave Suite F Fairfax, VA 22031(703) 876-2811 thank, nice to know someone lives close
  9. I made a mistake by over posting the topic can any one, show me how to delete them? thaks
  10. I am going to buy the 2001 911 Carrera 4, since the vibrating (make me feel the back of the car vib left, right, left) of the engine is kind big, I want to send to a trusted tech to look at. should i send to porsche dealer or this place who just do the porsche (any in VA, heard of them?) http://www.autobahnserviceinc.com/ Founded in November 1991, Autobahn Services Inc. is an independent Porsche® facility .... 3158 Spring Street, Suite A Fairfax, Virginia 22031 703-691-1771 I would like to let dealer to do the PPI, but something, dealer service people may know nothing, but rea
  11. ya, i will definitely do the PPI, should i bring it to porsche dealer's service department? I asked this dealer who selling the car, he said he can only allow me to go 5 mile distance. But the cloest porsche dealer is 10 miles.and if there is a crack in the engine, how will they know? I thought the only way to know is to take out the engine. :(any hint on how the car act when there is cracks in the engine? and before the engine blow up? thanks Yu Hi vette67 I know, and i will buy the warranty too, since i am not buying from Porsche dealer who can give certified warranty. is there s
  12. Hey, Jp, thanks for reply, So do you have the same experience, vibration left and right? or you heard from others who had the same issue? because, if it is just cleaning issue, i will just get the car. as i know, boxer engine lie horizontally opposed. This type of engine should runs perfectly smooth and free of vibrations - regardless of number of cylinders. As you can see in the picture, a pair of pistons are not only always in the same position but also move with the same speed - only into different directions so that all vibrations are cancelled. I guess in my case, when I re
  13. thanks, i think i will worry RMS/IMS later. but for the engine, when i back off the gas, it is like vibrating .5 cm left and right. to me it felt like, for each row, the left cylinder goes in (or compressed), it makes the car to the right, and when it goes out (gas+air+fire), it will make the car go left, the right cylinder goes in, it makes the car to the left, and when it goes out, it will make the car go right, so the vibrations should cancel out. (may not be all rows, but for each row, both left and right cylinder should go in and out at same time) in my case, it just mad
  14. I don't think it is the clutch problem, since I was in nutual. when i was driving all the viberation are gone, the car, engine and clutch run smoothly. I do know when people rev engine, the engine will viberate, since most of cars' engines are I-6 or V6, the cars cars vibrate up and down. I just never had H6 before, and don't know if it is normal. I though 1999-2001 they all have the same engine. but same or not, since you has H6 as well, did you feel the car viberating left,right,left...? thanks
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