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Old 01-27-2021, 07:26 PM   #6161
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Looks Great! I'd have put all that cash towards a QuickJack or something mechanical. But hey, life would be boring if we all the same tastes/interests.
Yeah I'm looking into a maxjax in the future....but I wanted the garage to look good and be organized first. (Said my wife) Also a good friend of mine that I met on here (Doug427) has an awesome garage that we do routine maintenance on our cars. His garage is setup nicely for actual diy.


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Old 01-27-2021, 07:37 PM   #6162
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Also here is a better view of the floor and mats.

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Old 02-02-2021, 07:16 PM   #6163
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I fixed my tachometer.

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Old 02-04-2021, 04:55 AM   #6164
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Put some Porsche valve caps on. Pretty sure I picked up 5hp.
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Old 02-04-2021, 07:42 AM   #6165
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Put some Porsche valve caps on. Pretty sure I picked up 5hp.
Depends on what they are made of.
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Old 02-04-2021, 08:01 AM   #6166
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Nevermind. Thank you.
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Old 02-05-2021, 05:55 PM   #6167
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Had a new windshield installed today, I can see!!!
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Old 02-06-2021, 08:47 AM   #6168
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Old 02-06-2021, 12:54 PM   #6169
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Took the car to the local dealer for a safety and emission inspection as required here in PA. It passed the emissions but failed the safety due to a cracked motor mount! They wanted $900 for the repair. Luckily, I have a garage now and may do it myself or have a local, recommended on here, shop do it for about $275 along with a reinspection. I figured I'd give the dealer a shot... and I got a cheap (complimentary with the safety inspection) multi-point inspection done and a list of things to do in the near future.
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Old 02-07-2021, 08:31 PM   #6170
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Found the problem of my EVAP issues... Apparently when the fuel pump was replaced back in 2016, the "mechanic" who replaced it thought epoxy would fix a broken purge vent. When I confronted him about it, he just said, "whatever".

But it's fixed now, replaced the float assy and all is well.

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Old 02-08-2021, 09:33 AM   #6171
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Found the problem of my EVAP issues... Apparently when the fuel pump was replaced back in 2016, the "mechanic" who replaced it thought epoxy would fix a broken purge vent. When I confronted him about it, he just said, "whatever".



But it's fixed now, replaced the float assy and all is well.



Better than duct tape I suppose?

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Old 02-08-2021, 03:34 PM   #6172
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Found the problem of my EVAP issues... Apparently when the fuel pump was replaced back in 2016, the "mechanic" who replaced it thought epoxy would fix a broken purge vent. When I confronted him about it, he just said, "whatever".

But it's fixed now, replaced the float assy and all is well.


No offence but if a customer came up to me after 5 years and complained... I'd say whatever too. Its 20 year old plastic that gets doused with gasoline all the time; what do you expect?
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Old 02-08-2021, 07:08 PM   #6173
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No offence but if a customer came up to me after 5 years and complained... I'd say whatever too. Its 20 year old plastic that gets doused with gasoline all the time; what do you expect?
I think thatís his point, itís a stupid way to repair it and the guy should have known better
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Old 02-09-2021, 04:50 AM   #6174
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I think thatís his point, itís a stupid way to repair it and the guy should have known better
That is exactly my point. If he had fixed it correctly, or at the very least brought it to my attention, it would have saved me over $900. Even if he caused the damage, I would have never known. I think he broke it when replacing the pump, and instead of manning up, he just used epoxy to cover his ass.
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Old 02-11-2021, 02:34 PM   #6175
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That is exactly my point. If he had fixed it correctly, or at the very least brought it to my attention, it would have saved me over $900. Even if he caused the damage, I would have never known. I think he broke it when replacing the pump, and instead of manning up, he just used epoxy to cover his ass.
Work like that and the businesses that employ workers like that should be reported to your local Better Business Bureau.
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Old 02-14-2021, 07:01 PM   #6176
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2.5'" straight exhaust! (Full post in diy thread)

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Old 02-22-2021, 05:27 PM   #6177
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Took out my CLU, ECU and FOBs to get the wet CLU repaired. Hoping it can get fixed. I've heard positive results are possible.

My car has always started, run and driven well. Just a few nice-to-haves like Windows that roll down and doors that lock :-) would be nice.
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Old 02-23-2021, 06:50 AM   #6178
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Painted my wheels black and put on Porsche decal. I think it looks good on a white car!
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Old 02-23-2021, 07:32 AM   #6179
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Painted my wheels black and put on Porsche decal. I think it looks good on a white car!
Nice! What decal did you use?

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Removed the wet sheetrock and insulation from the top and rear end. The plastic rear window did not fare as well as hoped. The wet gypsum also marred several spots on the fenders and one door. Took photos and made an insurance claim. Will start demo of the remainder of the garage ceiling mess tomorrow.

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