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  1. that dealer visit was back in January and since then the system works without faults (except for the occasional hick-up with own CDs)
  2. Hi cantrax, my CDR24 stillhas some problems with homemade CDs from time to time, but I can live with that. Eject and reload the CD and it works again.... But the problem with the lock-up I described earlier this year was treated differently: The dealer installed a software/firmware update. This solved it.
  3. On the Carnewal page there is a part called 'P96 GT3 Crankcase Breather' http://www.carnewal-europe.com/cpx_p96184.htm With the search function I could only find very limited informations on this: '... you can always think about the $45 crankcase breather valve that has been tested to provide 5hp on street cars...' (posting from 'Euro GT3 in Nov.2005) What's the function of this part and why should it deliver additional horses? Where is it located and how difficult is it to replace the stock part? And does eventually somebody even has a part number?
  4. I have a broken window switch in the drivers door. I am not sure how it happened, but eventually I killed it myself by knocking it off with the knee. It is still functional, but the black plastic cap is cracked on the side. I'll check with the dealer about warranty.... but if they refuse, how do I get access to this part? I assume I do not need to remove the whole door panel? Any ideas? :help: Wolfgang
  5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLPcGnh5hAY...&search=997 Sorry, in german only... but I am sure you get the message without speaking the language :drive: 5 'lucky' winners get a joyride...
  6. Yesterday my windblocker was replaced (the glass). The reason: the plastic used for the frame can break. It looked exactly the same, no (obvoius) redesign. I never experienced any problem, even with top speed and open hood. But if you get it for free.....
  7. Yesterday I had my Boxster at the dealer to replace the 4 broken vents in the dashboard (they fell apart) and the plastic piece on the co-driver side where the umbrella can be stored (the paint peeled off). Now I have to show up again because they want to test something with the windblocker. That seems to be a new recall, but they could not give me details on what they are really looking for. They now ordered a new part to test it with the original mounts. Either only the windblocker or the blocker incl. mounts have to be changed.... Does anybody know the reason for this? Heard it befor
  8. Hi, did anybody find an easy to put these sliders back in place? I cleant mine today with a fine, long-haired brush and suddenly 2 of them just fell off.... I couldn't believe it and tried to figure out how they are attached. I moved one of the remaining ones to check how it works and voila, the 3rd one was broken.... It seems that if you move the slider to an extreme position (left or right) it just pops out :cursing: The car is under warranty, so no problem to get this fixed... but are the new ones better? Did they change the design? Wolfgang
  9. I currently use the H/K Drive&Play in my 987, but the sound is not really good. When searching the Internet I found this one: http://www.diceelectronics.com/ipod_integration_most.htm '..... Finaly, an iPod integration kit for "M.O.S.T." fiber optic vehicles. Hear the highest quality audio from your iPod on your factory (OEM) entertainment system. Control your iPod directly from your radio and steering wheel controls. View and select music by playlist and song. Everything your could ask for or dream of in an iPod car integration kit.... The DICE fiber optic kit is compatible with
  10. Does anybody have the part number for the front lip of the new Sports Package for the 987? The complete kit is Tequipment: 987 044 802 00 I am very interested now in this front lip, as this seems to be a nice upgrade. Does anyone have a part number for it? I have the latest PET CD, but this is not included yet. And the part number I have is only for the complete package.... Wolfgang
  11. Yes, there is a socket, but it's not switched (it does not even turn off after 2hours like i.e. the instrument cluster). I also tried to find one (987), but I gave up after 3 hours and after having dismantled half of the car....
  12. agreed.... but the nice thing with the HK is that the iPOD is out of sight and it's charged in parallel. And since it's connected through the dock connecter you can use it for all the latest iPODs.
  13. hi romkey, I posted the whole story here: http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=8210
  14. A lot of people try to connect an iPOD to their 987 or 997, but with the introduction if the MOST-bus based systems this became quite difficult. An AUX socket is not available, the famous IceLink also does not (yet) support the new systems and the FM Transmitters (i.e. iTRIP) do not really deliver a good sound. So the only soultion today seems to be the Harman Kardon Drive&Play system http://www.harmankardon.com/drive-1/tour.aspx This can be connected through a hard-wired FM splitter and therefore also works with the latest Porsche systems as long as they use only one antenna (it wil
  15. Hi romkey, I am done with the installation, but I haven't had the time yet to document this properly. maybe I find time to summarize it this weekend. I'll keep you posted... Wolfgang
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