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    Door County Wisconsin
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    PCA (Porsche Club of America)
  • Present cars
    02 C2 Cabriolet
    00 E320 4Matic
    00 Jeep Wrangler
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    Too many to list.

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  1. I agree with you 70Sixter and 2000996MIA. I think I will fix the RMS leak as it is for sure leaking slightly and while they are in there have them analyze the condition of the clutch and IMS rather than just blindly ordering up all 3 just because the tranny is down. I am usually an advocate of "if it's not broke don't fix it school" but with the IMS seal this could go from not broke to destroying the engine. I'm not going to hesitate putting $3K into the car as it runs real strong and is in near mint condition. In the meantime, I'll keep lurking and posting on the various forums until aro
  2. I think I will fix the RMS leak as it is for sure leaking slightly and while they are in there have them analyze the condition of the clutch and IMS rather than just blindly ordering up all 3 just because the tranny is down. I am usually an advocate of "if it's not broke don't fix it school" but with the IMS seal this could go from not broke to destroying the engine. In the meantime, I'll keep lurking and posting on the various forums until around mid to late April when the car comes out of storage and it will be time to schedule an appointment for service. Thanks everybody for your input.
  3. I'm having my RMS fixed in the spring. Please see other thread. The tech at the Porsche dealer that was installing my new tires mentioned that my clutch was engaging high at the end of pedal movement and that when I did the RMS I should replace the clutch. It doesn't chatter, never slips, and no throwout bearing noise with smooth, easy pedal movement. It's an 02 C2 cab with 23K miles. Does the clutch pedal engaging near end of travel indicate the need for a new clutch? Thanks for you input.
  4. I will be taking care of a what appears to be small RMS oil leak, replacing the clutch, and while we're in there doing the LNE IMS retrofit this spring. 23K miles on the clock. I was quoted $3K by a Porsche dealer in Chicago that I was referred to by Charles at LNE. They have done several there and I like that for piece of mind. Is $3K in the ball park?
  5. Yes. Charles at LNE recommended Joe Rizza Porsche in Chicago as they have done several IMS upgrades. They gave me an estimate of $3K for clutch, IMS, RMS parts and labor. Can't remember if that included tax. :rolleyes:
  6. Always use the latest part number seal. Right now that is: 997.101.212.01 Thanks, Loren!
  7. When my car comes out of hibernation, I will replace the RMS, clutch, and do a LNE IMS upgrade. I have read "Under Performing Seal" article, which has not been updated for awhile, and others. What is the part number for the seal that works the best?
  8. My local Porsche dealer returned a Vehicle Options Detail with the above option and specification for my 02 C2 Cab. I have seen option P05 elsewhere described as Advanced Technic Package which my car has. What does Club Coupe Specification 249 mean? I have seen this option listed for similar year C2's but no one describes the option. Anyone?
  9. Hey Bill- I tried the cleaning methods for seat memory button #1 to no avail. Since I drive the car 98% of the time I will give seat memory #2 which works to my wife (what a model husband) and move the seat back to my position with the front/ back lever when I jump back into the car. Thanks for your input.
  10. Thanks Bill. I have an 02 and it is person button #2 not #1. That's what happens when you don't keep a pair of reading glasses in the garage. Anyway, clearing worked. I was able to program #2 again but not #1. I will try the suggested cleaning methods in the next day or 2 and report back.
  11. Tried erasing the settings. Seat memory 2 was still set. I tried this with both keys just for grins. Since erasing the memory involves the seat memory #1 button, I assume something is up with that button. How do you suggest I try gently cleaning under button #1? I will give your suggestion a try. Thanks.
  12. Thanks, Bill, and others for your replys. I guess enable was the wrong word. I simply want to program seat memory 1 and 2 with the same key and to use the seat buttons along side the seats to recall the memory. I don't care about using the keys/remotes to recall the memories. I know the proper sequence and can set seat memory 2 just fine. Then I move the seat and set seat memory 1 using the same sequence with the same key in the ignition except pressing the #1 button. To see if button 1's memory has been set, I move the seat and press the #1 button and nothing happens. i.e. the memory
  13. I have two keys/remotes. One is red at the base of the plastic part of the remote and the other is yellow. This enables seat and mirror memory for each key when unlocking the car with the remotes.
  14. I've read and re read the owner's manual and have done exactly as written but I cannot program seat memory 1. I can program seat memory 2 just fine. I'm using the red key but not trying to program seat by key just memory buttons 1 and 2. Any ideas?
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