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Considering 997-1 TT - DME Advice and other watchouts?

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I'm in discussions to buy an '07TT with 36K on the clock.

I just got the DME results (see attached). Shows one over-rev in 5, but only 1 ignition. 43 ignitions in 4, 478 in 3, and 4500 in 2. They were all in the last 20 hours. Any concern with this?

Also..what are the other things I should watch out for? Clutch should last a while longer as long it it hasn't been abused, right?


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Thanks Loren. So I'm clear....there are stage 3,4, and 5 over-revs but you are saying that the numbers are low enough to not be of concern?

I've missed renntech. Since I sold my 996 C2 Cab I've come back from time to time. I've been dabbling in the market and hope to rejoin the P Car club again soon.

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Yes, if the numbers (4,5 and 6) were in the thousands - I would say that is cause for concern.

Fewer counts in the higher stages is best (or zero).

Just so you know stage 1 is hitting the rev limiter - the rev limiter protects the engine -- which is exactly what you want.

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In relation to the above taking range 1 for example, is the number of ignitions the number of times the limiter has been reached, or the number of sparks from plugs while being at the limiter (I.e if I drove around in 1st all day at the limiter, I would have done it once, but there would be thousands of ignitions)?


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Thanks...very helpful.

As I compare 997TT vs. 997C4, it appears the maintenance/operating costs are largely the same with the exception of the more frequent spark plug changes in the TT. Is that the only major difference? Tires, oil changes, brakes, clutch, etc all appear to have similar profiles.

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