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Everything posted by judgejon

  1. Did you say metal flakes? Don’t wait, do the IMS right away. You will have immediate peace of mind.
  2. I think we missed the festival this year. Otherwise, Lagavulin. Cheers , ps: eventually went with Red Line 10-40 in my 2003 C4$
  3. I haven't been to the forum for awhile now, but glad to see the possible restart of the old "oil wars." 10-40 might be a better consideration in colder weather, but 20-50 probably ok. I recall using Castrol in my SC. Are you heading to Islay for the festival? Cheers, jl
  4. never heard of that model. 911T, 911E, 911S all in early 70's. but, and this is a big but, it might be a 911S modified by Weissach, 911S-W, and if so it's likely a rocket car, and probably raced.
  5. use a silicon based lubricant, attracts less dust than WD40, etc. I had to replace the entire mechanism on my '79. good luck.
  6. Ps: are you on Isla, or really like the whiskys? Caol Ila? Lagavulin? Etc?
  7. Could this be a seat belt connector fault? change over to buckles with gold connectors? consider clearing with a Durametric. Many own them just for this recurring issue. Good luck. .
  8. Why do you need tires bryond the spec unless you are racing auto-cross or at Laguna or Infinion. Otherwise, stick with stock tire sizes as noted on inside of filler flap. IMHO. Unless,of course, you just like the look. I get that 110%. Cheers,
  9. What year? C2 or C4$? All season or summer tires? my C4$ ran 295/30 stock for summers. Check tire size on chart on inside of filler flap.
  10. Welcome to the forum. Yes, you are certainly right. But you can still go 125 mph and know you could go faster. And do curves too. The keys likely have to be coded by your local stealership and not for cheap. Enjoy. It’s truly an earned pleasure.
  11. No, don’t wait. Guaranteed that you will sleep better at night and feel better at speed on the highway.
  12. Amp in front in spare tire well? Factory set up or after market? check wiring at back of Becker 23 in dash as well? Maybe pull footwell panels to look. If not loose wires, likely a transistor or component in the amp unit
  13. the tire shop I have used for my C4$ places 2 hydraulic jacks at front, and then at rear. Its really fast. the jacks are usually in place when I turn around to look after getting out of the car. I think the points are under the shocks. Porsche was famous for the side lift jack. back in the day there was a special tool that fit in the jack placement fittings that allowed a standard garage jack to be used to lift the side of the car. most German car garages had one or two on hand. I bought one and kept it with the car.
  14. lots of information about this on the search engine. the search engine is a good friend. check this out and good luck:
  15. Hey Red, Long time no see. thought it was the light connector. My inde relies on me to remember to plug it back in. Cheers, j
  16. I think this is for either the third brake light in the spoiler, or more likely the engine compartment light. The spoiler light is only activated when the spoiler is in the raised position. The engine compartment light should come on when lid is open. Alternatively, it could be the emergency speed brake parachute release connector. Chute deploys at hard braking from above 145mph.
  17. Ok, smog check VW style emissions checker cheater plug? still could be drag chute factory option ?
  18. Ps: filler flap is only locked when car is locked. Otherwise just push on right side of flap to open. There is no push and release type latch like on Bmw.
  19. Search engine will be your friend. Threads on this one I believe. My car had a flimsy plastic emergency cable at right side inner door jam. It broke off, of course. I made my own emergency tool with a coat hanger which is neatly stored in right door handle pocket. Hope this helps. Cheers.
  20. Lots of good information here. Thsnks, as I will be looking and shopping around in a few months. 03 C4$. Liked and would likely again put on PS2. 220 AA A rating also pretty good. I live in wet coastal climate with all roads in/out twisty and over hills. Good Porsche country. Little or zero snow. So I can use summer tires all year without changing to all-season M&S. Especially like PS2 AA traction in wet conditions. How do other tires noted compare on sidewall ratings? Spouse drives X5 with Pirelli Scorpions, rated 520 A A. That’s ok on big suv. Wear important to her. My former 911SC ran great on Potenza’s, as I recall rated 180 AA A, again year round use. I’m often on the road in hot country in summer playing music. Grip in heat and wet conditions my prime consideration. If we do get very cold, snow conditions and ice, which is rare, but does occur on the mountain occasionally, C4S stays home. Comments on PS4S treadware, traction, temp ratings will be welcomed and appreciated.
  21. Appreciate your take on the tires. I can say that I used several sets of tires by other makers, changing all 4 at a time, liking Pirelli P Zero rosso a lot, and Bridgestone Potenza as well. But when I ran on the Michelin PS2 they were just simply the best. I don’t even search for others now. I’m curious as to the basis of your comment re PS4S. I haven’t thought about other tires in years. Difference might be that my car is all-wheel drive 4$. Cheers,
  22. Sorry, I don’t understand the question. I run almost the same tires as Loren noted on my 2003 C4$. Michelin PS2, N3, 295/30 on the rear, 225/40 on the front. Porsche specs. What’s the problem?
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