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    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

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    ttdi75 said:
    beautiful!, just one question do you have to remove the wheels to put the porsche collored chrests ?



    The caps have a pair of holes. Porsche makes a tool that you insert into the holes and lets you pull out the crests w/o removing the wheels. Apparently you can fashion the same tool out of a wire coat hangar

    You can use the tool to pull out the old caps, then just snap the new ones on

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    thanks , that's a very goog news

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.



    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Those are some clean wheels GA997S, I hope I keep mine that clean!

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Awesome, DILINGER!

    You made the very same changes I would've made! Love the S wheels and PSE!

    You can't stop DILINGER when he starts to snap pics- you can only hope to contain him! Very nice shots!


    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Great job Dilinger. can you give your phone number i am planning to buy a carrera like yours and i have some questions.......

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

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    DILINGER said:
    one more extra obtained when i originally bought the car....:)



    I think this came standard with the 964 for example, didn't know they still produce it.

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    hi guys thank you very much , i m glad you liked the pictures and had a good time,
    the questions are too much and i ll try to answer


    1) Tom yes many stone chips and a damage in the rear of the front wheel-not the wheel- but the side skirt from a stone..
    I will repair the hood in Meguiar's with some paint i bought from porsche along with lackeur, they say they will make them disapear. I do a lot of high speed driving and cant avoid stone chips so after i repair everything i ll install an invisible bra..
    PS please tell me which meguiars product you used for PSE

    2)meaker thats the triangle for accidents...standard equip.

    3)wangt1015 ,yes sports chrono is not retrofittable.However if its not equiped with sports chrono,yes a separate button is installed

    4)colored chrest require 2 minuts at your dealer for instalation just make sure they get alligned with the valve caps..

    5)Rossi i find it very useful because if those wheels loose air pressure they will instantly damage the wheels,and we dont want that Plus its an accurate instrument...

    6)pexar pm me for additional info plus phone number etc..

    Glad you liked the pictures guys

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

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    DILINGER said:
    5)Rossi i find it very useful because if those wheels loose air pressure they will instantly damage the wheels,and we dont want that Plus its an accurate instrument...



    It certainly is. I was asking, because I got the same one, but I got it a couple of years ago. But in the meantime, it's no longer in the Porsche but travelling in the red car...

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    oh....!!the red car

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    TOM,
    please tell me which meguiars product you used to clean and shine your PSE

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Once I'm back home I'll will have a look and report.

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    just a small report on Porsche's car care kit...


    it cost me around 120 euro the exterior care kit
    and the interior cost me around 60 euro

    look what you get with less than that !!

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Gold Class Collection

    G7016 Gold Class(TM) Liquid Wax
    G7116 Gold Class Car Wash Shampoo & Conditioner
    G10624 Gold Class Vinyl/Rubber Protectant
    G9524 Hot Rims(R) All Wheel Cleaner
    A3316 Quik Detailer
    G13616 Quik Interior Detailer
    G13815 Hot Shine High Gloss Tire Coating
    G10307 ScratchX
    X1030 Versa-Angle Body Brush
    X1020 Versa-Angle Wheel Face Brush
    X3080 Even-Coat Applicator
    X3010 Ultra Plush Wash Mitt
    X3060 Microfiber Quik Detail Pad
    X2010 Supreme Shine Microfiber
    X2040 Ultra Plush Super Terry
    X2000 Water Magnet Drying Towel

    Gold Class Collection $84.95


    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    NXT Generation(TM) Collection

    G12718 NXT Generation(TM) Tech Wax
    X3080 Even-Coat Applicator
    G12664 NXT Generation(TM) Car Wash
    G12824 NXT Generation(TM) Spray Wax
    G12924 NXT Generation(TM) Tech Protect
    G13224 NXT Generation(TM) Speed Detailer
    G13005 NXT Generation(TM) All Metal Polysh
    G13324 NXT Generation(TM) Glass Cleaner
    G12515 NXT Generation(TM) Tire Cleaner
    G13115 NXT Generation(TM) Insane Shine Tire Coating
    X3000 Deep Pile Chenille Wash Mitt
    X2020 Supreme Shine Microfiber (Three-Pack)
    X2060 Duo-Fiber Glass Super Towel
    X2070 Microfiber Super Suede Drying Towel
    X1130 Triple Duty Detail Brush
    X1120 Slide Lock Detail Brush
    X1030 Versa-Angle Body Brush
    X1020 Versa-Angle Wheel Face Brush
    X3060 Microfiber Quik Detail Pad

    NXT Generation(TM) Collection $109.95

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    now i dont want to get blammed for advertising
    but i thought i should inform some members that were interested on Porsche care kit

    that its a rip off!!

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Thanks dilinger

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    oh and i found also

    meguiars....forum!!
    tons of information....check

    http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/


    happy shining

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    btw how much do you pay for meguiars products?

    i think they either did a mistake in their web or
    they rip us off in Greece


    Tech wax is 32 Euro
    while all metal polish is 14Euro

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Beautiful Dilinger! I love it.

    How's the ride and handling with the 19's compared to the 18's?

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    SB, its not much harder, i would say its enough hard to make the PASM in the normal mode feel solid and rigid...


    All other characteristics changed are for the best...
    A little more heavier steering which i love,. better feel from the front wheels better feeling during understeer, and generally at sporty driving in corners, you got the feeling that the car is better controlled...


    I would say, that some small percentage ,of aggresiveness through spontaneous, gas pedal kicks ,is affected...


    But this is not a problem as the car has the tickle of sport chrono

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Sorry Dilinger for late reply, but I was travelling.

    The stuff is called 'All Metal Polish' and is from Meguiars.

    brgds, Tom

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    thanx TOM already found it...seems there are 2 all metal polish the old the NXT generation

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    Dilinger, I've got the old one. It's in a light brown can.
    It removes all residues so that my tips look like new.

    Re: Upgrading my 997....and some options.

    how have you found the PSE? worth it?

    Stylish optional car key !

    look at this nice porsche key, offered from tequipment..!!!!

    "Stylish key body with full-colour Porsche Crest and ILLUMINATED 911 LOGO . Please consult your Porsche Centre for remote-control programming and key-blade replacement."


    Although its from 996 tequipment i think it can be easily used as:

    It is pictured also in all 997 tequipment brochures and is shown also in addition to the Carrera GT style key holder in the DRIVERS SELECTION brochure:n


    Re: Stylish optional car key !

    Looks neat, any ideas how much it cost?

    Re: Stylish optional car key !

    How do I get my hands on this!?

    Re: Stylish optional car key !

    FROM DRIVERS SELECTION:

    Carbon key holder, genuine Carrera GT lock barrel for storage of Carrera GT key, also fits other vehicle keys of the Porsche 911 and Boxster, limited edition of 1,500

    Material : Aluminum with carbon coating

    Colour/surface : black/gray/matt aluminum color, high-gloss polished lock barrel

    Re: Stylish optional car key !

    I mean the actual key itself, not the holder

     
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