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  • Present cars
    2011 911 Turbo S
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    '00 Carrera 4
    '02 996TT
  1. I need to rebuild the PCCB calipers (yellow) on my Turbo S. Does anyone know the caliper piston diameters for the front and rear calipers?
  2. hey, Loren, I just ordered some from Sunset. They said the part number for the PDK clutch hydraulic fluid was 000 043 207 29 for the one liter bottles and 000 043 207 30 for a twenty liter bottle
  3. I've read the 2009 Service Information manual for all 911 Carrera models on this forum (thank you!) and see that the hydraulic fluid used for the dual clutch portion of the PDK is Pentosin FFL3. I suspect that is the correct fluid for my 2011 Turbo S but wondered if anyone knows for sure if it is? Kerry
  4. I wondered about that. I think I can find the signal wire in the '00 schematics for the instrument cluster light, but not the '02. What do you think of accessing the instrument cluster lights, and spot soldering to that circuit board where it feeds the PSM Information Light?
  5. Loren, first let me thank you for the reply. You have an amazing forum. Now, you mean the switch used to turn the PSM on and off? I know that switch has a light that indicates when the PSM has been switched off (and a corresponding light on the dash), but I didn't think that switch light also came on when the PSM was being activated.
  6. Bought my '02 used from a dealer and I've put 40K on it and about 40 track days. It is also my daily driver. Other than track wear items the only problem I've had is with a front wheel bearing, which any shop could (and did) replace. I'd echo Chuck Jones and say you're most likely to have problems with the mods you make. For me, it has been a very reliable car.
  7. I would very much like to have a 'PSM Information Light' - that is, the '!' light on the dash that comes on when PSM is activated - that is easy to see when I'm on the track. I drive with PSM switched on, but I want to use it to help me be smooth, so I have to know when it is being activated. You can't always see the light on the dash, and I can't always feel when it activates. Does anyone know what wire I can connect to? It's an '02 996TT with Tip.
  8. Does anyone know the Porsche part number for the turbo oil drain plugs and gaskets?
  9. No problem, Hotrod. I'll give out free advice anytime! But you should know this is from someone who has very little knowledge on the subject. From what I've learned, we're in good company on that score. I've read of people using 100# to 200# differential, and I believe 150# to 200# is more common. I haven't been able to find out what the stock spring rate is, nor the H&R. That H&R 29385 is a progressive spring so it would be tough to compare numbers. My current setup is certainly a lot stiffer than stock, but I don't think it feels much worse than the combination of the stock shocks
  10. I can tell you what I have done on my 996TT, but it's not with PSS9 dampers. I have 700# springs in the rear and 500# in the front. The dampers are JRZ Clubsport RS set to 4 for compression and 7 for rebound. Ride height is about 1.25" lower than stock, as the JRZ can handle that. When I bought it, the previous owner had stock shocks and H&R Sport Springs (#29385) lowering springs, so the ride height hasn't changed, but the suspension is radically different. Your question is, what is acceptable for the street. Most people would say that the H&R lowering setup the first owner had on m
  11. I second viszla's comments. The TT motor is much stonger than the 996 motor, really no problems to speak of. With the 996 motor, there is always that chance...
  12. I have read here the motor case seam is a valid rear jack point for the 996TT, but my jack only reaches to the 'flange' at the very back of the motor. I was a bit worried as this part is an extension of only one half of the motor case. Any problems jacking from here?
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