Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest
There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.
Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org
- View Classified Ads
- DIY Tutorials
- Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
- VIN Decoder
- Special Offers
OBD II P-Codes
- Paint Codes
- Videos System
- View Reviews
- and get rid of this welcome message
It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE
Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)
- No ads - advertisements are removed
- Access the Contributors Only Forum
- Contributing Members Only Downloads
- Send attachments with PMs
- All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
- Option Codes Lookup
- VIN Option Lookups (limited)
If you have a 996 Targa you'll know that the little rubber piece that covers the rear glass' latch tends to degrade and fall apart. I designed a replacement piece that you can 3D print. Just make sure that you use PETG or ABS plastic so it doesn't melt when your car is sitting out in the sun. I'll probably get some filler primer and some matte black paint to make it match the rest of the trim, but I think it turned out pretty well.
I don't know how much a genuine replacement costs, but it was a fun little exercise for me.
Download for FREE here:
By Todd M
Just cleared OBD for O2 sensors, replaced all four. Now no error codes, however, loud intermittent/sporadic clunk sound and seems to come from exhaust manifold or cat. Also, no improvement on engine performance. Still idles rough when cold.
First of all I apologize if I do anything wrong since I only just created this account in order to ask this community a question.
We own a Porsche 996 Targa 2002 and as we all know the 996 is prone to engine problems such as IMS and oil and coolant mixture.
Today when I was checking if the engine still had enough oil and coolant and decided they needed a fillup I saw something that I did not really like.
I've uploaded two pictures one of how the coolant looks and another picture of where you add the oil.
Is the yellowish stuff you see ok or is this the first sign of the oil and coolant mixture?
The car seems to run fine and never had any problems with engine temperature, hope you guys can help me out on this one!
With kind regards,
A somewhat nervous 996 owner.
I've searched the forums, and I haven't found a similar issue...
I have a 2004 Targa and the windows have been working great up until the last couple of weeks. Now when I have the passenger window down and I press the switch for it to go back up, it'll get about half way up, pause, and then put itself back down. After a couple of tries I can manage to get it to go all the way back up by holding the switch down. I've tried resetting the limits, but that didn't help. The driver's side window works great.
I've searched the forum and couldn't find an answer and am posting here for your help. Let me know if this isn't the right place for this question.
I'm searching for my first 911 and am confused about the headlights. On one 911 targa (2002) the options sticker does not list Litronic headlights but the owner and ppi shop said it does. Another 2002 targa lists the option on the sticker.
Do some 2002s have Litronic/bi-xenon headlights as standard equipment?