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Mike S

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  1. I believe superseded in this case means this list haas superseded a previous list. This is the latest list.
  2. Thanks Loren. The 60 is what Suncoast sent me but the 53 was on the car as the original filter on this '08. I guess the 60 will work then. Thanks again. Mike
  3. I would do it yourself. The 911 is the easiest oil change I have ever done. The filter and plug are right there when you crawl under behind one of the rear wheels. No need to jack up the car. I have done it twice on my 2008 C2S. The hardest part, literally, is taking the 8 1/2 quarts of oil to the recycling center and having a big enough drain pan. I purchased filters, an oil filter wrench (used with a socket wrench), and replacement plugs from Suncoast. They were great and the prices are right. I don't have the part numbers but you will get the right parts if you select your car on Suncoast's web site (http://e-partssales.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?) Here is some info on sizes and torque settings: Oil drain plug: 8mm hex Oil drain plug tightening torque: 37 ft-lbs Oil filter canister size: 74 mm Porsche oil filter canister removal tool socket size: 27 mm (1-1/16 socket fits perfectly) Oil filter canister tightening torque: 19 ft-lbs You also need a torque wrench to be sure and get everything tightened down properly. Ummm... Oil Change Instructions DIY Loren, I am changing the oil in my Boxster S 3.4 liter engine. When I looked at the oil change instructions you mentioned the 3.6 liter engine oil filter ends in 60 and the 3.4 liter ends in 53. I ordered thee fiilter from Suncoast and they sent me the filter that ends in 60. The only difference I can see is that the 53 that came off of my car is totally flat on each end while the 60 has a narrow part around the opening that is elevated slightly versus the rest of the end piece. So my question is and I probably already know the answer is will this 60 filter possibly cause some problem? If yes should I for now stick the old filter back in so I can drive the car and change the filter only when I get the correct one? Thanks for any advice you can provide. Mike Siron
  4. I just had the Porsche Sports Exhaust installed at a local Porsche specialty shop (much cheaper than any dealer quoted I may add). The last steps in the instructions call for the engine computer to be told the car has this exhaust, which I would have to go to a dealer to do. The bypass pipes are open now when I have the sport button on and it sounds very good. I am wondering if the engine computer part only activates the feature where the bypass pipes open more as the RPMs increase. If this is the case I think I would simply not have that done as it sounds great as it is. Does anyone know if that is what the engine computer activation does? Thanks.
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