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IXLR8

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About IXLR8

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    Male
  • Interests
    Motorcycles & Cars. Motorcycle touring. Working in my fully equipped workshop.

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  • From
    North America
  • Porsche Club
    PCA (Porsche Club of America)
  • Present cars
    1995 Porsche 993 C2. 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS.
  1. I looked at both the Service and Parts Manuals. All I could find for a location of the fuel pump relay is what appears to be in the driver's side fuse panel footwell area and it seems to be a single relay, instead of a dual relay as used in the 993. Will look for it when the time comes to pull the car out of winter hibernation. Thanks!
  2. In the 993, I would simply pull the DME Relay. That cuts power to the fuel pump, etc. I could then crank my engine to pre-oil the motor after extended periods of storage. How is that done on a 991?
  3. Don't you just love these dipstick-less cars designed for millennials? On my first oil change, I over-filled it by 1.25 liters all due to the fact I did not fully understand the Oil Measurement Display. I thought the MAX level was at the top of the bar, which it isn't. The MAX level is shown in A below. Anyway, I just drained it and the level is at MAX. I also would not use a vacuum pump for the reasons mentioned.
  4. Some tips on CCU repair that I came across... CCU Repair
  5. The pic was taken on a very sunny day which makes it look like a light grey...certainly closer to anthracite. The only thing, according to the Porsche parts catalog, a 1995 993 only came with a black carpet. I'll have to check with my dealer one day. I want to match a CD changer cover to the carpet.
  6. Would anyone know what color this carpet is; black or anthracite?
  7. So that is what it is. I happen to have that technical bulletin on file as well. I would guess there is one on the driver's door as well, because the one pictured above is on the passenger door. I still don't know what the Digital Sound Processing System is all about or what it does. My 993 came with option 490; Hi-Fi Sound System. Thanks.
  8. I had the lower door trim panel off to install a new loudspeaker grill and noticed this connector not connected to anything. It is located just back from the door lock release lever. Would anyone know what it is for?
  9. How-to DIY removed by author.
  10. I came across this thread after performing a search for a procedure for mirror replacement on my 993. Its a good thing I wasn't in a rush... Not that anyone said it could be used, note that this procedure cannot be used on the side mirrors of a 993. I wrote up a short how-to for mirror replacement on a 993 which is held in place by a rotatable ring that locks the mirror in place. 993 Side Mirror Replacement
  11. I and the local dealer who then called Porsche have been searching for the part numbers of the rubber plugs that seal up the 5 holes in the floor where the spare wheel is located. They admit to having had trouble finding the part numbers before, but so far they've come up empty. Four of the holes are identical at 13.8 mm in diameter; the fifth hole is roughly 6 mm in diameter and is located under the cable tray towards the rear. For now, I've used some non-metric plugs that I got at a local fasterner store; they don't fit all that well.
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