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Old 12-08-2015, 11:31 AM
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congrats on the p-car, that is my next ride. I don't know if we'll sell our current 02 cab and get the turbo, or keep both.

That is a most excellent family car. They are really comfortable on road trips.
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Old 12-09-2015, 09:26 AM
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Wait, so you have to take the seats out to fit the kids seats in there? Is the back seat useful for anything else?
The back seats with cushion in place are big enough to fit small adults somewhat comfortably. It depends on the length of the front seat passengers too.

The top of the seats fold down to make a little storage cubby.

You also need to remove the seats to install a roll-cage. Several companies, including Porsche, make roll cages that just drop in and bolt down once you remove the seats.
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Old 12-09-2015, 09:30 AM
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Oh yeah, removing the rear seats is not a big deal. They are basically cushions that clip onto a shelf.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:15 PM
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Dealing with a boost leak somewhere that I need to address. But the car is a blast. Gives you way too much confidence.

And...had to add more lights to the garageAttachment 33481Attachment 33480Attachment 33479
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Old 12-12-2015, 12:16 AM
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Dealing with a boost leak somewhere that I need to address. But the car is a blast. Gives you way too much confidence.

And...had to add more lights to the garageAttachment 33481Attachment 33480Attachment 33479
What symptoms are you having?
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Old 12-12-2015, 02:42 PM
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Doesn't look like those pics worked out lol









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Old 12-12-2015, 02:43 PM
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What symptoms are you having?
Boost spike to .9-1.0 on a stock ecu and abs Psm error
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I don't think boost spikes are a sign of turbo leak. If there was a leak it would have a hard time holding boost. Sounds more like waste gates or diverter valves are sticking. But I am by no means an authority on these cars.

Two problems related to the engines I have had: One time I was driving along and suddenly one of the hoses from the intercooler popped off. The car went into limp mode and I was moving at about three miles an hour to a parking lot before I could check the car. It was as simple as tightening a hose clamp. But you wouldn't have known that by the way the car was blaring at me.

Second problem was a hesitation at full boost. I didn't even notice it really because the car pulls so hard, but after it was shown to me, I could tell. The problem turned out to be me missing the spark plug change interval. The spark was getting blown out at full boost and not igniting the charge.
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Did you pull codes yet?

I have a vag.com for my Audi..ttotally takes the guess woork out of any issue ...most of the time
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I could never get tired of that view...
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Did you pull codes yet?

I have a vag.com for my Audi..ttotally takes the guess woork out of any issue ...most of the time
yea, i've got a durametric for it
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Old 12-14-2015, 01:01 PM
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Drivers side wastegate is toast
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Ugh that sucks
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Drivers side wastegate is toast
Should be easy to fix/replace no?
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Do both sides.
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Old 12-16-2015, 03:49 PM
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Saw this in the parking lot today and thought of your thread.




What a glorious machine, one day ... one day
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Any better pics of the wheels?


Cars all fixed and running STRONG. Have a new data logger on the way and should have tune in by the weekend
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Old 12-16-2015, 06:48 PM
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I wish I did, it was gone before I got back from lunch.

After zooming in a little closer, they look a lot like this:


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Old 12-28-2015, 09:08 AM
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have put a little over 2,000 miles on it now. So far completely happy. Have a few things go wrong, but nothing I didn't expect out of a car driven as little as this one. Dealing with some fuel issues, the injectors are maxing out when they shouldn't be. Gonna replace teh fuel filter today as it never has been, and if that doesn't cure it will move onto the fuel pump.
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Beautiful car. Love the rear shot.
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how expensive are the parts for it ? let say wastegate?
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Not bad. Waste gate I picked up for $250 but it was oem. Happened to find someone with a good one laying around. List price was like $499. Aftermarket in a pair could have been had for $300ish


Fuel filter was $30. Fuel pump is $450.


Problem is shop rates. Dealer charges $190-200 and local indies are $120-150
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It fits in....Got tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo496.jpg
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tune went on last night


new exhaust may have just been ordered

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Tune alone should be around 470 awhp and 550 aw lb ft
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adrienne nearly pissed herself last night when it spun all 4 through the top of second......
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adrienne nearly pissed herself last night when it spun all 4 through the top of second......
Dayum..I would have too!
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Got tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo978.jpgGot tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo803.jpgGot tired of the wife parking her car in the garage...-photo181.jpg
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Should sound pretty nice(r)

How accessible are the engines/engine compartments in those 911's.
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Good and bad. Most stuff is pretty accessible, unless it's absolutely not. Like spark plugs, gotta remove bumper, exhaust, intercoolers
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Some interesting data after doing some logs on the tune


70-95 mph

Stock: 3.291
Tune / Exhaust: 2.481


car pulls pretty good...
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Nice!

Great vids too. Hearing your daughter giggle made me giggle
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Same

No doubt your car is quick - I can't believe how long your gears are
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