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1999 carrera 4 trunk

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Was trying to recondition my wheels and noticed a cut in the sidewall of the tire near the rim. Not too deep, but I decided to make sure I have everything I need in case of a flat.

My car came with a compact inflatable spare and a tool kit missing some tools. I am trying to collect everything. I need a compressor and the 5mm headlight tool and the screw driver. I bought the jack. Now to the questions.

How are they stored? Anyone got a pic?

Are the tools from the 997 kit that comes in the plastic a screwdriver and headlight tool? If so I can complete my kit for cheap.

Is the stuff in the brown plastic bottle I keep seeing on ebay in some 997 kits Porsche "fix a flat"? Did it come with the 996?

Can I get one of the audi/vw compressors that hooks to the battery instead of the lighter? Meaning is there a special valve on the spare that needs a Porsche compressor or can I get anyone?

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Here is a photo of the spare and tool kit from my Turbo, which is the same as a C4. The spare is bolted to the floor of the trunk with the thumbscrew and washer you can see, and everything else is laid into the wheel. Sorry I don't have one of it all in the compartment.


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The orange case contains a fold-up warning triangle. Compulsory in most of Europe, so Porsche include it in the kit.

The plastic bag contains a pair of disposable polythene gloves, and a large poly bag to wrap a wheel in, to protect the interior of the car if you have to put it inside.

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Meaning is there a special valve on the spare that needs a Porsche compressor or can I get anyone?

It's a normal Schrader valve pump. I sometimes use it to pump up our kids' bike tires. It is a smaller and lighter version than your typical Walmart variety, and it gets hot as the Dickens. Not for heavy duty use, ie, You wouldn't want all the neighbor's kids gathering at your house with their bikes. It would probably blow up. The advantage is that it is small and light and fits inside the deflated spare for very occasional use.

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