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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-10-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By S2GART
I don't know what my car was advertised as...

I don't know what my car was advertised as getting for fuel economy, but I typically get 24 mpg highway on a long road trip in my SC. In England, you have to pay a gas guzzler tax on a used car?
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-07-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,175
Posted By S2GART
I have an oscillating electric heater for my...

I have an oscillating electric heater for my garage. I set the temp I want and away it goes. Unless you know for a fact that there is proper ventilation, I wouldn't burn anything in a closed garage.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-04-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,365
Posted By S2GART
I agree, check your VR. The quickest way to...

I agree, check your VR. The quickest way to check it out is to put a volt meter on your battery with the engine running. It should read no more than 14 volts and be steady. Rev the engine and it...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-03-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By S2GART
Maybe the SCs are different, but the black area...

Maybe the SCs are different, but the black area around the gauges in my car is covered in black vinyl.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 12-02-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By S2GART
I have driven to work many times in my 911. If I...

I have driven to work many times in my 911. If I got into an accident, how would the insurance company know that I was going to/coming from work. Clubs do hold events during the week, or maybe I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-29-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,335
Posted By S2GART
Ya, this guy lost credibility as soon as he...

Ya, this guy lost credibility as soon as he called a Toyota Celica a "sports car". If he wants to talk the truth about cars, start with fact that the Celica is a Corolla with a different body on it....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-29-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By S2GART
You don't want a cover that is waterproof,...

You don't want a cover that is waterproof, because that means moisture will get trapped under the cover. Water isn't what is going to damage your paint, it's the crap from birds and trees you have...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-29-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By S2GART
I assume you are not from the U.S. That VIN# is...

I assume you are not from the U.S. That VIN# is not a U.S. vin. Looking at The Red Book, your car was made between Aug '94 and Jul '95 and based on the vin # you gave I am guessing it was made in...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-29-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By S2GART
I too use a Budge cover and I think it cost all...

I too use a Budge cover and I think it cost all of $60. My car is garaged. I use it primarily as a dust cover. It does offer some protection when walking in and out of the garage with shovels...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-29-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By S2GART
I have one of those Sears Diehard chargers for...

I have one of those Sears Diehard chargers for about 3 years now and have had no issue. It has a rolling display telling what percentage the battery is at upon initial hook up and once it has...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-27-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,171
Posted By S2GART
Patrick3000, I stand corrected. As for the...

Patrick3000, I stand corrected.

As for the cars not looking any different than a modern car, that was their point. Some of the hesitation for people to buy a different type of vehicle, like an...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-26-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,171
Posted By S2GART
merlinfe, our electricity is derived from...

merlinfe, our electricity is derived from primarily coal, nuclear, hydro, and natural gas. All of which is from here. I agree we have a lot of our own oil, yet when someone sneezes in the middle...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-26-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By S2GART
When I had what turned out to be a bad VR, my...

When I had what turned out to be a bad VR, my tach would periodically bounce and at the same the Fasten Seat Belts light would come on every time I accelerated. Another way to look at what a VR does...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-26-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By S2GART
Check your VR. Get a basic voltmeter and check...

Check your VR. Get a basic voltmeter and check your battery voltage with the car off. It should be about 12.5-12.8. Start the car, the voltage should then read about 14.5, but no more than that. ...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-26-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,171
Posted By S2GART
Certainly wasn't expecting to see anything about...

Certainly wasn't expecting to see anything about Tesla on here, but I am certainly not complaining. This past Sat. I had the great opportunity to drive one of the 85 Kwh models. The word is...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-24-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,670
Posted By S2GART
Try RVOVUM.

Try RVOVUM.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-21-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,670
Posted By S2GART
Tobutzi

Tobutzi
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-20-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By S2GART
Ahhhh, is there something I am missing? I didn't...

Ahhhh, is there something I am missing? I didn't know that Porsche made a 4x4 version of the 911 back then.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-20-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By S2GART
Are you looking to put in the same brand? There...

Are you looking to put in the same brand? There could be a very good chance that even if you found out what company it was, that they no longer make those type of bulbs.

I swapped mine out for...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-20-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By S2GART
In those spy pictures, the top appears to be...

In those spy pictures, the top appears to be cloth. The Targa bar appears to be very similar to the ours (Targa owners), so I can't see how/where a power top would stow.

It would surprise me if...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-19-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,496
Posted By S2GART
What weight oil to use......what does your...

What weight oil to use......what does your owner's manual say? For my SC, to cover temps from -30 to 0 C, 5W-30 is to be used -25 to 20 C, 10W-30. Just as an interesting side note, the manual...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-18-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By S2GART
Do they have the stainless steel braided shield...

Do they have the stainless steel braided shield like the factory wires were? When I replaced mine, I used Beru.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-17-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,862
Posted By S2GART
Perhaps it was the cleaning job that exposed the...

Perhaps it was the cleaning job that exposed the leaks. Dust and dirt act like a clot and to a certain degree slow/stop the leaking. Once stripped of that, well........
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-14-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,136
Posted By S2GART
A couple of years ago my local PCA section held...

A couple of years ago my local PCA section held an event at Greenwich Porsche. They said that Porsche recommends putting 60 psi in the tires, to prevent flatspots. Obviously you wouldn't drive with...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 11-14-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,085
Posted By S2GART
I always do an end of season oil change. This...

I always do an end of season oil change. This way come Spring, I have fresh oil. I saw some remarks about synthetic oil not being around when our cars were new. Also that Porsche's recommendation...
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