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    1985 911<br />2006 C4S
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    E34 535i 5-Spd<br />E39 530i 5-Spd<br />1984 Toyota Supra

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  1. Boxster 987 Wind screen rattle Take a close look at the clips and mount holding the screen in place. You will see that one is made of rubber and that there is a small cavity that over time when the rubber ages loose some pliability. Take a sponge that has a scrubber side and rip off some of the stiff scrubber side off the sponge (you will need very little). Stuff a very small amount of the scrubber sponge material into the cavity of the rubber mount. No more rattle. FREE AND EASY! (I was working from memory... I think the rubber you need to stuff the scrubber into is
  2. Take a close look at the clips and mount holding the screen in place. You will see that one is made of rubber and that there is a small cavity that over time when the rubber ages loose some pliability. Take a sponge that has a scrubber side and rip off some of the stiff scrubber side off the sponge (you will need very little). Stuff a very small amount of the scrubber sponge material into the cavity of the rubber mount. No more rattle. FREE AND EASY! (I was working from memory... I think the rubber you need to stuff the scrubber into is on the acrylic insert. The mounts on the roll b
  3. On the change from PCCB Yellow calipers to Red calipers the brake lines that connect to the calipers are slightly different from yellows to reds. If you do this swap , order the 4 new brake lines in advance. Found out from the dealer parts guy that the dampers are "Porsche recommended", but not necessary functionally.
  4. I decided to pull off my PCCB brakes at 60K miles. Love them. BUT, I had a full set of steel rotors, pads, and calipers I decided to swap those on for a while, and box the PCCBs up for storage. Glad I did... The rotors are fine. The calipers are fine. Even the pads have plenty of life left. Problem is, the brake pad dampers are all corroded are crumbling. They have fallen apart and have left the little metal crowns that hold them in place stuck into the caliper pistons. The dampers have ruined the backing plates, I dare not reuse the pads given the uneven contact surface. Lastly, the
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