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About carrerajack

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  • Porsche Club
    PCA (Porsche Club of America)
  • Present cars
    '97 Carrera, ,04 BMW 325CI,,08 Toyota Highlander
  • Future cars
    Newer 3 series for my wife,our current one is approaching 80,000 miles.
  • Former cars
    ,69 Ajfa 1750GTV,,65 VW Notchback, ,70 VW Karmann Ghia,,73 Beetle,,71 Fiat 128,Zink formula Vee
  1. Good to hear! My clutch style is to slip it minimally,even if it slightly bogs the engine.Ferrari mechanics say "engage it and be done with it..." Slipping,while smoother will shorten clutch life substantially.
  2. Maintainance is important. Make sure you're not in the seat when "encouraging" it to unstick itself.I periodically work both front seats back and forth until they unstick,then work them to their maximum and minimum distances from the bulkhead a few times to spread the WD-40 or spray grease. Becuace I rarely alter the seat configuration I think they tend to bind if not attended to a couple of times a year.
  3. I guess my 997 Turbo is just a piece of crap then. I wasn't aware that I missed out on the "last good Porsche ever made". Since I drive my car (hard) every day (and have never had a problem with it) I thought it was a great car. Apparently not. Thanks for the clarity.. I think Magcudas enthusiasm may have been misstated.The 997,996 models are very different from the last of the aircooled Porsches. They represent the state of the engineering and manufacturing art of auto manufacturing. They are essentially faster,lighter,more comfortable,cheaper to manufacture,and more up to date t
  4. I can't immagine life without a 993.My fleet serves to preserve my '97 Carrera. My daily driver is a Toyota Highlander,bought new in '08,and my wife's car is an 04 BMW 325 coupe that we are considering turning into a new 3-series,as we are both in our sixties and need to plan our car ownership in light of future retirement plans.My 993 is an instant antidepressant.Like you, I don't put a lot of miles on it,but keep it in top shape with the help of an excellent mechanic and some work from myself when the repairs are straight fowardnabd don't require a lift. You'll miss it more than you think.
  5. Beautiful engine and body. Any idea on her weight?

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