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Old 10-11-23, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
It wouldn't surprise me - they're the ones who (on certain cars) make you pull the engine to change the timing change.
My Cayman required an engine drop to change spark plugs due to one that was hard to reach.
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Old 10-11-23, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
It wouldn't surprise me - they're the ones who (on certain cars) make you pull the engine to change the timing change.
That's not uncommon on modern cars. (The timing chain)
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This is what you have to do to change the air filters on the 991 variant of the 911.

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I dozed off a couple of times and missed half of the home runs but saw the other three.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
This is what you have to do to change the air filters on the 991 variant of the 911.
Wonder how much labor they charge at the dealer?
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Old 10-11-23, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Must be cooling off a little in Phoenix...

https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/1712233423182680139
Looking for a sweep?
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I entered a contest to win a Canyon Endurace. Just got an e-mail saying I did not win. Instead, they're giving the bike to some joker named Noah.

For my trouble they are offering free shipping on a bike if I buy one. I'd rather pay the shipping on a free bike.
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Originally Posted by big john
Wonder how much labor they charge at the dealer?
at least an arm and a leg. possibly a first born son/daughter.
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Originally Posted by big john
Wonder how much labor they charge at the dealer?
I have no idea. My last was the 997. It was much easier to access the internals.
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Originally Posted by big john
I entered a contest to win a Canyon Endurace. Just got an e-mail saying I did not win. Instead, they're giving the bike to some joker named Noah.

For my trouble they are offering free shipping on a bike if I buy one. I'd rather pay the shipping on a free bike.
Got the same email. That free shipping is a $100 value! Can’t wait to place my order.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
This is what you have to do to change the air filters on the 991 variant of the 911.

That picture makes me REALLY like my Jaguar even more!
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Originally Posted by gnome
at least an arm and a leg. possibly a first born son/daughter.
You know what they say: "If you have to ask....."
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I really want to start a new thread titled "It's OK to remain the same speed as you get older" or something like that. But, the purple star and all that.

Must.... resist.... trolling...
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Originally Posted by TMonk
I really want to start a new thread titled "It's OK to remain the same speed as you get older" or something like that. But, the purple star and all that.

Must.... resist.... trolling...
Resistance is futile.

Do eet!
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
My Cayman required an engine drop to change spark plugs due to one that was hard to reach.
I think some V6 minivans had the same issue. Maybe still do.
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Old 10-12-23, 05:18 AM
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Originally Posted by TMonk
I really want to start a new thread titled "It's OK to remain the same speed as you get older" or something like that. But, the purple star and all that.

Must.... resist.... trolling...
What about "it's ok to not get older"? Would that be allowed? AFAF.
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Originally Posted by TMonk
I really want to start a new thread titled "It's OK to remain the same speed as you get older" or something like that. But, the purple star and all that.

Must.... resist.... trolling...
Oh go ahead. Set an example for the rest of us.

How does one go about acquiring a purple star? Is there an application process or do they just offer it out of the blue? Another question I have long had. Do you purple star folk ever have meetings among the lot of you? There is one among you, who I have had on ignore for years, due to his offensive posts. I was shocked to see him show up in the banned user’s thread as the one doing the banning.
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Normally when I wake up at three, I just go ahead and make some coffee and get on with it. Today I slept for two more hours. This well rested thing could be my new addiction.
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I think it’s perfectly okay to get faster with age. Why settle for less.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2
Normally when I wake up at three, I just go ahead and make some coffee and get on with it. Today I slept for two more hours. This well rested thing could be my new addiction.

I don’t like the new you.
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I've got a cold or some other evil virus. I took a test this morning and I'm negative for coronavirus but... the test expired on 1/4/23.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
I have no idea. My last was the 997. It was much easier to access the internals.
And my 996 has more wiggle room than the 997! Still not fun trying to do anything back there though.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2
Oh go ahead. Set an example for the rest of us.

How does one go about acquiring a purple star? Is there an application process or do they just offer it out of the blue? Another question I have long had. Do you purple star folk ever have meetings among the lot of you? There is one among you, who I have had on ignore for years, due to his offensive posts. I was shocked to see him show up in the banned user’s thread as the one doing the banning.
You really want to peek behind that curtain?!?

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Originally Posted by datlas
You really want to peek behind that curtain?!?

Yes. Yes I do. I’m a curious one. I thought they might even get together over the fourth for hotdogs and potato salad.
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