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Old 07-16-2014, 02:55 PM   #1
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Thumbs up I raise my glass to you!

I'm newer to this forum, been lurking for a little while. Pulled the trigger about six months ago and purchased a 2002 986 triptronic w/ 79k on it. I love the car! I've owned several roadsters in the past, this is my first Porsche. I have previously owned a Fiat spider & X19, Mazda Miata, BMW Z3.
The first six months have been interesting! My first project was a coolant leak in the trunk, I changed the coolant expansion tank, that was a lot of fun! Then a few months ago, replaced the CPS. This afternoon I replaced my fuel pump. Thanks to this form and some other google searches I was able to do all these repairs myself. I'm sure I've saved a few bucks doing my own wrenching. I guess I would say I get personal satisfaction doing the stuff myself.
I would like to thank all the contributors that have shared all the wealth of information in this forum!



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Old 07-16-2014, 04:03 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. The mantra here is "without pics, it didn't happen." Post some photos of the car!
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Old 07-16-2014, 07:43 PM   #3
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I went through a good maintenance wave for the first six mont also….after that it's been much better. Hope it's sorted out and smooth sailing for you from here. Congrats!

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