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GT Porsche Magazine - 04/17
GT Porsche – Good 996 Press
Nice to see more good press coverage for the 996, this time in April’s edition of GT Porsche Magazine. If you didn’t get a copy, there is a web [...]
Brackets Refitted
Tail Trim Rattles Part Two …….
So a couple of weeks after replacing the spark plugs (covered in an earlier post) an annoying rattle re-emerged from the rear of the car. Mostly noticeable [...]
NGK Laser Iridium Plugs
Spark Plug Replacement – 996 3.6
On the face of it spark plug replacement looks a little bit daunting on a 996. After all they are in a silly place, and I am more used to being able to [...]
Service Time Again.
After six months of ownership to the day, and as it was only a couple of days before Christmas it was time to do another oil change. I like to change the [...]
Brake Fluid
Brake Fluid Change.
Brake Fluid change time – due every 2 years. ATE SL6 was the chosen brake fluid. High Spec, ATE SL.6 DOT 4 Ideal for ESP® ABS, ASR due to its [...]
C4S Tail Trims
Tail Trim Rattles…….
A slight rattle when on cold start turned out to be the tailpipe steady bracket returns which had snapped. They are held to the inlet pipe which runs into [...]
Airbox Refitted
First Service Jobs
Having had a recent oil and filter change at time of purchase, I thought I would replace the air filter and pollen filter, both very simple operations.
996 or 997?
Tough choice……. I did consider the idea of a 997, but sadly the Gen 2 (with the new spec engine) was a little outside of my budget, yet 996 [...]
996 C4S
Bought a 996 3.6 Carrera 4S
So I am now the proud owner of a 2004 Porsche 996 3.6 Carrera 4S, finished in Seal Grey Metallic with a couple of nice options including PCM2, reverse [...]
So…. a 911?
What is there not to like about the icon that is the 911? I would have loved an air cooled 911 but sadly the budget would not go there, and looking online [...]