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Everything posted by atomicveilside

  1. Hi, glad im not the only one with leaks!! I took it to my local Porsche dealership and they took a look at it for me.. they said its normal and something that they see on most if not all engines! im not sure if they ment turbo's or all of them. so i have kind of left it how it is. it doesnt seam to be getting any worse though and i have no oild dripping on the floor.. I was reading a post on rennlist today about a guy who had done 150.000 miles had an oil leak like this (but it sounds like it was dripping) so he got a new engine as the price of taking his leaky one apart would cost just a
  2. see my reply in the other post about Softronic I have said about my ECU flash on a 996 turbo... well worth it..
  3. Hi everyone. Well all I can say OMFG this map is very very good. It transforms the car into a beast. Throttle response is far better than stock by miles. The engine comes on boost much sooner and goes to 1-1.2 bar of boost depending on how and when you mash the throttle. it just seams to rev better and run smoother to be honest. by far better than the 6 grand X50 turbo s pack and its not 6 grand either and it'll give you 490 BHP instead of 450. Of coarse as it is a loaded up map I have no idea of my final BHP but all I know is that its far smoother and faster now! well worth the money I wou
  4. Ok finally got a chance to send the ecu data off. really easy took about 20 seconds to download the file. entered all my details and what the car has mod wise. DV's, panel filter. I clicked send and off it went to them. I'm waiting on the file coming back so I'll update as i go. I've still got my Agency Power DV's to fit too. I'm looking forward to getting the thing done and tested!
  5. do you not have any sort of Tracker system like we have here in UK?
  6. I would say how mine is for you but I only got the cable to do it today! so ill be sending my map off them this week.. I'm sure it'll all be fine judging by the amount of good reviews they have had I'd say it's well worth money and you get 495bhp.. nice!! ill keep you posted as how it goes. I got some AP BOV's too and can see them being a pain in the arse to fit as my OEM plastic valves are fitted using those pipe clips that need pliers to remove! and i'm not sure ill be able to get to them.. does anyone have any instructions on how to fit these please or at lease how i can get to the clips!
  7. I'm too sure if it is the diverter valves. the link above on 6 speed someone says it could be the power assist pump. i've checked the fluid level and all seams ok. and i would have thought if it was the diverter valves it would o it all the time and not just when cold.. hmmm is there a valve that control the emmisions? as i was thinking it could be that making the noise..
  8. Hi everyone, I have a strange moaning sound that comes from the engine compartment at idle. I drive 12 miles to work every day. I get in the car and start it and there's no moaning sound. Drive away to work for the first half of the journey every time I come to traffic lights or stop the car starts to idle then comes this strange moaning sound, it lasts for about 1 second then goes away and can happen multiple times at one set of lights. I have noticed that the revs of the engine change slightly when this happens almost like somthing is switching on.. by the time I get to work the noise has
  9. Hi all. Well after lots of time finding out what might be clunking at the front of my car I have found out these problems. Fuel tank float makes noise when low on fuel and in general (thats cool I can live with that) going over bumps i get a clunking sound from both wheels (drop links have some play in them) going over bumps and putting on some brake stops one of the sounds although a clunk can still be heard. my question is I have looked at my pads etc and cant move them about what could be causing the clunk that goes away with braking? would adding brake just stop the drop links
  10. is this not just the normal second shaft clank/rattle that most if not all have? mine does the same ,the noise goes at about 2-3000 rpm.. A
  11. looks a little like coolent but you cant be too carfull with yellow/green looking liquids like that it could be power stearing fluid and it's highly flamable stuff. I had a power stearing leak coming from a pipe on the right hand side of the engine just behind the airbox.. I only noticed it when I saw my car smoking as the fluid was running over the hot exhaust.. very scary indeed. I did find that before this got replaced avery time i pulled the car up on the drive I could smell a hot cluch/engine smell one that everyone says is normal cluch warming smell! after this leak got fixed this smell
  12. Mine does the same from time to time.. if i move it up and down slowly i get a creeking sound like a rubber seal round the piston is sticking a little. it comes and goes depending on the weather i find.. cold wet days it's fine really hot days its creeking.. I shouldnt worry about it some wd40 on the seal might cure it i've not looked to see if you can see it from the footwell but i bet you can get to it some were.. hope this might help a little. i'm still trying to find all the creeking sounds that the rest of my interior makes... it's bloody annoying.. : ) A
  13. Ye decided to get and exhaust system for it instead.. how much will I gain with a good exhaust system? is there any that i should be looking at i'm the UK so not sure if there the same as the US ones. cheers guys. A
  14. Hi Everyone. Well I finally got the time to take the other plastic cover off.. under there is the fuel tank as you all know and can see from the picture above (thanks for posting that) it is the float thats making the noise or at least something inside the float.. The noise does seam to be less when the tank is full getting worse when hitting a 1/4 tank or under. Now all i need to know is if other 996T T's do the same so could a few people try this for me? you wont have to remove any interior plastic as i can hear mine with it all there.. Ok make sure you have low fuel as the noise is lo
  15. Thanks for your reply.. I had a look in the tool kit and i dont see one! i have an empty slot though so it might have been were it lived. : D I have tried everything, removed the spare, pump,jack the lot, I even removed the spare wheel cover the battery cover and all the plastics under there and still the same sound.. i'm sure its coming from in there as when rocking the car from side to side with the bonnet open i can put my ear to the top of the AWD system and hear it moving around on the other side of the metal box that covers the fuel tank etc.. i'll take a look under the other cover w
  16. Ok here's one for you all. I've been getting very annoyed at a strange rattle that happens when I go over cobbles or harsh bumps in the road. I've checked my drop links and track rods and all seam fine. I found the problem area i think.. I opened by front bonnet and put my hand on the side of the opening I then rocked the car from side to side. all i could hear was the noise that i'm hearing over the bumps at the front of the AWD system. it basicaly sounds like a plastic ball sitting in a dish. when it moves it rattles and then settles back with a decreasing rattling sound.. clunk clu
  17. I think thats what i does adds more boost, fuel and air and must fool it into thinking it's normal!! i'm temted by it to be honest a few have said dont do it and i can understand that. but £6000 for the X50 pack is far too much money for just 30 bhp! if it was more like 100bhp gain then bargain but 30bhp can be got by decent axhaust and induction kit? hmmm dunno i'm still thinking if i should risk it!!? ?!?
  18. Has anyone on here fitted one of these http://www.splitsec.com go to products then pug and play half way down the page id the one for the 996/997TT It gives 50lb more torque and 35 BHP making it the same as the Turbo S. now in the uk the X50 pack is £6000 to get fitted and this is £319 from the US a hell of allot cheaper.. you can unplug it if needed and is not hard wired or ECU changed. I was thinking for that money it's worth trying but has anyone got one fitted or had any problems etc with it.. Thanks A
  19. Ok found from another forum that 996tt are just crap for launching/ dragging due to the AWD stystem causing either bogging or wheel hop.. Nice... :)
  20. Hi. Ye thats the one you even get the pen bit.. It's worth getting as there just handy to have in general. can be used around the house for bits of diy sanding in corners or drilling holes that a big drill wont get to.. I even use mine to help me build a Steam Traction engine, polishing brass parts removing burs from machining etc.. when it's finished it'll do 0 to 5 mph is 2.9 seconds!!!! Lol.. in the UK we have some car chrome polish called autosol it's a cutting paste and i used it when I rebult and old MINI to polish up the front grill chrome, used it now on my exhaust tips. it will he
  21. I'v done some quick launches in my 03 996tt 35K. Whenever I floor it or launch and the rear wheels spin i get the back end banging up and down. shaking the howl car like it's going to fall apart!! i'v got 997 19's on since i got the car could this be the problem, wheel size etc.. what makes the rear wheels bang up and down.. are my shocks buggered.. the wheels never just seam to spin they just bang and bang some more forcing lifting off and hopeing that nothings fallen off. And a clutch question.. As i'v been launching the car i'v found that if i drop the clutch at say 3 to 4000 rpm most
  22. Hi guys. I knocked my 997 wheels the other day :angry: i was lucky that the clear coat is thick and took must the scuffing. It was only just a brush on the curb. phew! I used a dremal Tool I guess you have them in the states as there here in uk. they fit more like a big pencil in your hand! if you know what i mean.. I used some cutting compound and used a polishing wheel, there very small about an inch dia. I was able to polish out the scuffs in the clear to being not visible at all. there was one small stone chip size nik that had just gone through to the wheel. I filled it with some cle
  23. I found this link that shows how to remove them... I have tryed but didnt have much luck. this shows it a bit more clearly.. http://www.vividracing.com/catalog/pages.p...D=10&pID=56 A
  24. Hi. yes some pictures of were you mean or a better discription would be great :D there's a link here that has all the parts if you can say what bit you put the tape on.. http://www.autoatlanta.com/model/996t-99-05/811-00.htm I still have an annoying rattle that comes and goes.. it's been a week since i have heard it then driving home tonight it came back over a bumpy road one that kind of jiggles the car up and down very quickly.. I drive the same roads every day and nothing like i said for a week but for some reason tonight it came back... I pulled in at the local garage opend by engin
  25. Hi guys Before spraying do you know if you have to rub down the plastic and get of the rubber coating that seams to cover all plastic parts?? I scuffed my plastic trim that hold the bonnet release button with my foot and it seamed to remove some sort of coating!!! any idea's? A
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