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Francois

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  1. The time has come to change the tyres on my 997-1TT 2008, presently running Pirelli P0, was wondering between the P0 Corsa, the Michelin pilot cup? any other suggestions?

    Thanks for all the tips

    Francois

  2. Congratulation on the choice... There are a different league altogether, was bored with my 997 C4S

    but always have a grin in the TT. From what I hear they are rather bullet proof engine wise.

    Why did you choose the tiptronic if you had manual before?

    :-))

    Francois

  3. Thanks Philip, comments noted.

    Have been sent the below site by a freind

    http://www.goapr.com...ategory=Porsche

    Have not had a chance to look at it in depth as to the available possibilities. Was interested in case somebody had it fitted. As have another year of extended warranty till June 2012, rather be a good boy till then as with sods law something is bound to go wrong.... By the way we are supposed to have 100 octane though I'm sure it should not be better than 95 at end of day.

    Mini JCW is great fun, taking out the Porsche now only when the ride is worth it. Though always a pleasure to get behind the wheel.

    thankyou.gif

  4. Somebody has mentioned a company called ATR? that chips the 911TT to 650 bhp. Anybody out there who could give me some further informations?

    Not that I am not happy with the power as is.. but

    Thanks

  5. I had the Porsche i-pod fitted last month and not very happy with it. Looking for alternatives but from what I read the Dension Gateway 500 seems the best option. How much to you pay for it fitted on the other side of the pond?

  6. From one of the forums think I heard mentionned that the facelifted car with the new engine is for 2010 as they still have stock of present TT and in today's present market condition people are not queuing to buy a TT...

  7. Thanks, got a bit worried the other day when I switched the engine off and the fans turned on a few minutes later....

    Was told years ago that it was better to warn up an engine for a short while before taking off as it gave the oil a chance to warm up before taking off. Mind you oils nowadays are more viscous than 30 years ago...

    :-))

    Francois

  8. Any recommendation as to the cooling period in a Turbo? After a fast drive the other night, the fan started running for about 15 min after I turned the engine and the next morning had a white puff of smoke when I started the car. Also is it better to let the car warm up in the garage before a drive for a few minutes or start the car & drive off gently till the car warms up??

    All tips welcomed...

    Francois :D

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