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  1. Looking for code for: CCR 220 Becker 4462 S/N X5029593 Thank you, Bill
  2. Basically yes. But I wouldn't do it again myself. At certain RPM ranges it makes an unpleasant high frequency noise. That aspect of the airbox is designed the way it is for a reason. However you seal it up, though, be careful it can't get sucked into the motor! Bill
  3. I pulled the bottom of the sump off and found nothing else similar in there. Just some bits of plastic, presumeably chain guide rails. (and some RTV sealant) I talked to Jake Raby on the phone about it. What he had to say sounded good to me, so I spent money to ship them the car and have it inspected. He suggested the metal chips might be the iron plating coming off a piston, but couldn't be sure. They gave me a quote for a bunch of work, more than the car was/is worth. So I had them just button it back up and ship it back. I switched to the DT40 oil, per his suggestion. No more similar metal has been found in the filter since then (it's been 2 years, but I haven't run it too much). I did find the tiniest spec of aluminum. The engine taps quite a bit, which I believe is sticky lifters, but nothing has gotten worse.... yet Bill
  4. John, There are various ways to pull this off. Somehow or another we'd need to convert electrical to motion. You could use a spring loaded vacuum diaphragm, and a solenoid vacuum valve. Just seemed to me to be easier to use a small servo. If you're going to be around a 997 airbox, especially if it's off the car, I'd appreciate a bunch of good pictures. Top and bottom, mountings, etc. to see how it compares to the 996. Of course, be sure it actually has this flap in it. Bill
  5. I've thought about it, but never got around to looking at a 997 airbox in person. I don't know anyone locally with a 997 and didn't want to just buy one for the research. I also thought about a custom made throttle flap possibly using a RC servo. The electronic control would have to be a separate standalone box as that aspect isn't inside the 996 DME, but that's not difficult. Bill
  6. How did you determine the thumping was from the front strut mounts? Did you just replace them and the noise went away, or was there some diagnostic "test" possible? -Bill
  7. Has the source of these metal particles been determined? I have the similar ones now myself. 3 or 4 pieces. Very thin and brittle, and magnetic. One broke when I was getting it into the baggy.
  8. Well, I finally managed to buy the OEM TRW end links, replaced both front and rear. A lot less klunky now. Overall quieter on the road. But there's still noises on both ends. At very low speeds (10 mph) over crappy road surfaces. More of a thump / thud in the rear than a klunk. Swaybar mounts are also new-ish. I've also noticed the rubber overload "spring" (not sure what it's actually called) on the right front is decomposing. The rubber is getting crumbly. Car (2002 C2) only has 40,000 miles on it. Bill
  9. Here's a picture showing the OEM vs. Dezza parts that don't fit (despite catalog claims that they do):
  10. I think I found the part nr. 996.101.016.00 Cover 996.101.336.50 Gasket
  11. Do you happen to still have the part number? Seems like a pretty large area to just have a screw in two corners. Of course the leak is at an unsecured corner.
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