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jwolfe

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  1. <{POST_SNAPBACK}> <{POST_SNAPBACK}> You will need a resistor between the two wires... I think someone told me 100 ohms. <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
  2. Hey, Oli ... I've got a guy sending me a male recepticle that he thinks will work to de-activate the seatbelt gong ... if it works, I'll report back ... this will, obviously, also disable the dashboard warning & still entails sticking this object in the recepticle ... but, will be handy for those times jockeying cars around the lot, or working on the car with the ignition swith on. Then, when ready to roll, just pop it out & replace with seat/shoulder belt !!!
  3. Well, britairdog, thanks for your opinions ... too bad you don't have an answer to the original post which was a technical question ! When I want someone to lecture me on the use of seatbelts, I'll ask for it ... as for being crazy ... I'll assume you are not a qualified Doctor and remind you that I did not ask you for a diagnosis.
  4. Maybe does on an '02 C4 .... but, we're talking 987 S here ... the annoying gong stops momentarily but, then starts in again ...... sure wish someone had a fix !!! <{POST_SNAPBACK}> <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
  5. Maybe does on an '02 C4 .... but, we're talking 987 S here ... the annoying gong stops momentarily but, then starts in again ...... sure wish someone had a fix !!!
  6. No I haven't but, I agree....it's an anoying gong that I could do without on the few occassions when I don't want to " buckle up " My Mercedes stops after a number of gongs & light stays on ... this would be an acceptable alternative for me. Please keep me in the loop if antone comes up with a fix/hack.
  7. Anyone know of a source for aluminum trim rings for instruments on a 987 ???
  8. I'm adding a decal to the rear spoiler on my 987 S & it would appear to be easier to apply if I remove the spoiler. Question : Are those three rivets re-useable ?? or should I order new ones first ?? assume available through dealers ?? If re-useable, can you describe re-installation ??? Thanks
  9. Thanks Bushwacker, for your reply ... you are obviously up-to-speed on surround ... I'll stop worrying & you are right ... in some cases ... rpm's are better music ... but, in some other cases ... a little Neil Young can be good for the soul !!! Thanks again
  10. My new S has the BOSE sound system with PCM and CD changer. There appear to be two speakers located behind each of the seats ( great place for speakers ... seats are probably enjoying my tunes more than I am !!! :D ) and a loudspeaker type between the seats. When the system is balanced ( front to rear ), I hear nothing from that center or rear ... don't really get a balance with any setting ... but, bal. control has to be within two stops of the limit toward rear before I hear sound from rear !! Anyone else notice this ?? Is it normal / typical ??? Or, do I have a problem ?? Don't want to drive two hours to my nearest dealer to have them listen .... hoping someone out there can shed some light .... Thanks
  11. You actually take the SIM card out of your phone and place it in the card drawer and your ready to go. Yes, a bit of a PIA, but your phone book comes along. Once you swap the card from phone to car a couple of times it's not so difficult. Option 2 would be to get another phone and dedicate the SIM card to the car and forward calls from phone to car. In the US you are not able to have a duplicate SIM card All operational info can be displayed in the PCM screen but better than that it is displayed in the OBC under the tach, and operation is controlled by the OBC stalk, where you can call up phone #'s, receient calls etc... a call comes in and you just press the stalk to answer or hang up, etc. If you have a multi-function wheel you can use steering wheel comtrols. Sound quality in both directions is excellent, and operation is easy, no looking far off the road for the numbers or control. :thumbup: <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
  12. I've been going around and around on this for my 987 ... 996 Trundle's info is correct ... have seen labor up to 10 hrs. ... after complaining to Porsche ... they " gave me a break " at 4.6 hours !!! My question is ... how does it work ...is it voice activated ?? How do you place / receive a call ? Assuming it works well with top up ... prob. not at all with top down ?? Do you actually remove the SIM card from your phone to use ?? or did you buy an extra SIM card & use call forward when you are in the car ??? Wonder if the Motorola Blue Tooth functions the same way ??
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