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  1. If it’s a Porsche, it’s not cheap to properly maintain. But regular or early maintaining pays off in the long-run. Carrera4$, as we say.
  2. Great pic. Remember the old 911sc, actually had, I think it was called, “mechanical linkage.” This was back in the day before e-gas. Sucks to get old, my friends.
  3. There you go... “the man” has spoken. Cool, Jeff. Right on the money. I remember that my RedLine was engine oil. Everything was only oem Porsche.
  4. I always used Redline, but never had the issue you are experiencing. Are you “speed shifting” it? My issue was missing the shift from 2nd to 3rd when I “speed shifted” which has never been a Porsche thing. Smooth shift motion, then never an issue. Not sure if this helps you. Hope your issue is not the synchro or throw-out bearing. That’s one reason it’s a C4$.... Good luck.
  5. Greetings Simon. i don’t think the self locking can be disabled. Others might have better information. Where are you in the UK? I was at Merton College at Oxford. We miss riding the bus into London and taking the tube everywhere. Cheers, j
  6. My memory is the car will attempt to lock itself. Leaving front up could trigger alarm. Also, after about a week locked, door will only open with key, and alarm will go off. Why don’t you back car into garage? Also, get a trickle charger that plugs into cigarette lighter, leaving window slightly open for cord to go through. Lighter is not switched, and saves you trouble of connecting charger to battery. Good luck.
  7. I don’t really have a knowledgeable answer. But there are some skilled folks on the forum who might. good luck
  8. There is just too much on this to cover quickly in one answer. As Loren would say, “the search engine is your friend.” that said, my similar problem was caused by the wiring to the switch on very top of gas tank. You have to go down to it by pulling off everything above it, like the battery tray, etc. Took a few hours to get there, then 5 min to reconnect wires and remove nest of the mice that has chewed wires apart. there could be other solutions. Search away. Have fun. Good luck.
  9. And I recall that Porsche part numbers often change for update designation to the same part. I remember this from the radiator coolant tank cap and other part numbers as well.
  10. Agreed. A trip to your local stealership seems to be on the horizon. Good luck.
  11. No idea on cost of getting piwis, only that, I believe, it can only be done at a $tealership.
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