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I have a 1999 996 in Zenith blue. My engine deck lid (pop-up spoiler) is really scratched up. Does anyone know of a carbon fiber replacement? I’m thinking it’s going to be really hard to get the paint matched and carbon fiber would look really sharp. Also, what about carbon fiber roof rails? There’s seems to be everything else made in carbon fiber. I’ve looked everywhere for these and can’t find any source.
Cannot find mention of this switch in my owners manual ... PET calls it "Display Specimen," which isn't too helpful, but apparently it's an indicator or control for the trunk spoiler. What does it do ... how does it work? Clearly it's a dash switch, not the footwell switch. Apparently there are installation instructions somewhere ... can anyone post them or describe them? Part number shown is for the glossy version ... matte version is 986 613 425 10 A05
As many of you know, I've started a company to sell electric spoiler ram (eRams) kits for the 996 and 997 turbos - replacing the finicky yet over-engineered hydraulic system. It does away with all hydraulics. Anyhow, I'm playing with the logic that was ultimately programmed into the ECU. I'm wondering if there is a way to get the logic from Porsche? Or perhaps someone here has some better insight? At this point it seems to me as something like this: To raise wing: 1. Momentary push of switch or cluster speedo (75 MPH) signal to ECU to raise spoiler. 2. ECU send current to relay 1 coil which activates motor in one direction. 3. Wing travels up and closed circuit from top limit switch (passenger side ram on top) within ~14 seconds. If no limit switch contact - then WARNING at cluster. ALSO...Wing will not go down either by switch or cluster speedo (37 MPG) signal from ECU to lower spoiler. Similarly to lower wing: 1. ONLY for cluster speedo (37 MPH) signal to ECU to lower spoiler. 2. ECU send signal to relay 2 coil which activates motor in other direction. 3. Wing travels down and closed circuit from bottom limit switch (passenger side ram on bottom) within ??? seconds. **this is different than "UP" as the push to lower switch can be let go at some point before the wing is fully down. Therefor the time-out counter only works with the speedo signal... If no bottom limit switch contact - then WARNING at cluster Not sure if the wing will go up "at next signal to raise" unless fault is cleared (cycle key off). Any info out there?? I'm also wondering if there was a logic change between '01 and '02 model years. There seems to be two wiring diagrams out there for them.
oscaac posted a topic in 997-1 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 2S, Carrera 4S)Hi All, A month ago, I found my third brake light coming out of the spoiler. I removed it completely and found the spring was missing on one side. I replace the spring and re-installed it no problem. Yesterday, I found the third brake light had come off again, this time the spring and the plastic end piece gone (same, right side). Are there any known issues with the third brake light. Anyone encountered this before and/or have any permanent solutions for this? 2005 Carrera Thanks in advance. Oscar UPDATE: I just noticed the description for this part says there is a newer design on the Suncoast site. Is the best route to just get the new part? For early models, this is a newer design which has a more secure fit. https://www.suncoastparts.com/product//SKUTBLS.html
The spoiler allegedly raises automatically when speed exceeds 75mph...yet the light on my switch only comes ON when I manually hold it down? Where am I going wrong? or is the "auto deploy" a $500. option I failed to notice?...thanks.....jb
My 996 '00 C2 tail/rear spoiler makes this coffee grinder noise when opening or closing in a static check while being activated from the footwell toggle switch (After flight check). Although, this noise is still not audible by the cabin occupants at applicable highway speeds. The spoiler works as intended but its laborious movement feels like one or more bearing/gear(s) are getting tired or require some grease of some kinds: silicone, synthetic, not sure? and how/where to be applied, even more ignorant ... Any insight, from this august group, would be appreciated! Merci! Martin