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Old 11-23-2020, 09:41 AM   #71
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Yes I had that realization as the pedal went straight to the floor and the car did not slow down at all.

Fortunately for me and Ks car, I was going pretty slow and remembered to use the handbrake.
When I read this, my first reaction was I think I would have tried to Flinstone it and stuck my foot out the door. The handbrake seems like a much better solution.
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Old 12-22-2020, 11:12 AM   #72
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In case anyone is interested, I came across this extremely detailed service information training manual Porsche did for the launch of the 987.2:

https://rennlist.com/forums/987-981-...pyder-pdf.html

Very comprehensive info in there about the differences between the 987.2 and the earlier cars.
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Old 12-22-2020, 11:31 AM   #73
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The look on his face when I snapped the bolt on that brace wasnít bad either.
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That was a loud noise.
Did you replace the bolt yet?
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Old 12-22-2020, 11:59 AM   #74
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Did you replace the bolt yet?
Ha ha funny story about that.

I looked up the part number in the ETK (which Porsche puts online, btw, very nice of them) and ordered it from Pelican Parts and...idk, I must have typed in the part number wrong or something, because what I got was about 30mm too long.

So, I double checked everything and re-ordered and now am waiting for the proper bolt to arrive.
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Old 01-02-2021, 10:57 PM   #75
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Just a quick further thanks to JV for suggesting the Ohlins and to Nick for the install. Theyíre really a nice upgrade and I enjoyed the hell out of banging around with them today.

Iíve also managed to scratch both the outside and inside of the car in pretty conspicuous ways in the past couple of weeks, which is less good. But at least it drives great!
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Old 01-03-2021, 01:39 PM   #76
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Just a quick further thanks to JV for suggesting the Ohlins and to Nick for the install. Theyíre really a nice upgrade and I enjoyed the hell out of banging around with them today.

Iíve also managed to scratch both the outside and inside of the car in pretty conspicuous ways in the past couple of weeks, which is less good. But at least it drives great!
Arghh ... what happened ?

I hate when I scratch my own car ... it happened to me too when putting up outdoor Christmas lights last month ... my wife couldnít see the scratch (I admit it was super tiny) but I know itís there.
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Old 01-03-2021, 02:07 PM   #77
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Cement parking stops are my Achilles heel. The M3 in the. past, and I just recent crawled up a little too close to one with my 2. Low-hanging body work and that crap is a bad combo.

That bad feeling when you know you're on it and have to back up off of it slowly.
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Old 01-03-2021, 07:41 PM   #78
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The scratch on the trunk came from a bike rack, which I carelessly set down for a second on its side.

The scratch inside came from a tv I was taking to donate. I should have taken the other car but the weather was so nice...
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Old 01-04-2021, 07:48 AM   #79
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Just a quick further thanks to JV for suggesting the Ohlins and to Nick for the install. Theyíre really a nice upgrade and I enjoyed the hell out of banging around with them today.

Iíve also managed to scratch both the outside and inside of the car in pretty conspicuous ways in the past couple of weeks, which is less good. But at least it drives great!
Bummer about the scratches, but cheers for the suspension. I keep contemplating upgrading mine, but I'm currently succeeding in being frugal
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