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Old 12-25-2014, 07:25 PM   #1
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My 986 doesn't have a cigarette lighter and I was going to buy THIS generic $3 lighter from China rather than pay $35 for the OEM.

Will it work, or did Porsche make it to where you MUST HAVE their lighter?

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Old 12-25-2014, 10:18 PM   #2
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Which oil should I use in my Boxster S on my next oil change?
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Old 12-25-2014, 10:50 PM   #3
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Is it pronounced "Porsch" or "Porsch-AH"?
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Old 12-26-2014, 04:26 AM   #5
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Does 2+2=chicken?
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Old 12-26-2014, 05:35 AM   #6
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I saw some 23" rims cheap on Craigslist. How many spacers do I need?
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My 986 doesn't have a cigarette lighter and I was going to buy THIS generic $3 lighter from China rather than pay $35 for the OEM.

Will it work, or did Porsche make it to where you MUST HAVE their lighter?
If it a serious question Porsche uses a 21MM. Some standard Charge adaptors stay in but most vibrate out.
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The original tires on my Boxter are only 11 years old, but the cords are starting to show.

Which brand of tires should I buy?

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Old 12-26-2014, 06:25 AM   #10
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Old 12-26-2014, 06:28 AM   #11
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Is it pronounced "Porsch" or "Porsch-AH"?
Well, that is not that easy, because a german e is pronounced i in english.

But i found this on the internet. It's a soundfile where a radio announcer says german words:

Brand names as they sound in German:
Adidas, Bayer, Braun, Porsche, Deutsche Bank, Lufthansa, Volkswagen

People and things:
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Dr. Seuss, Loess, Neanderthal, Gerhard Schröder, Steffi Graf, Sigmund Freud, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Henry Kissinger, Jörg Haider

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http://german.about.com/library/media/sound/words_a.mp3

Common German words in English as pronounced by Germans:
Kindergarten, Gesundheit, Poltergeist, Strudel, Dachshund, kaputt, Schadenfreude, verboten, Ersatz, Rottweiler, Gestalt, Weltanschauung, Angst, Fahrenheit, Frankfurter, Wiener, Zeppelin, Leitmotiv, Rucksack, Fahrvergnügen

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Old 12-26-2014, 06:53 AM   #12
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Are ALL of the nuts and bolts on this car metric????

The guy at napa didn't say!!
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Are ALL of the nuts and bolts on this car metric????

The guy at napa didn't say!!
Yes, expect the nut that's driving it....
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I have a base 2.7 and would like more power. I know a guy who will give me a 3.8 from a 991 GT-3 Cup car for free. Is this a drop in replacement? Can I run the stock ECU?
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I noticed that one of my fog lights doesn't work. What's up with that?!?
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I noticed that one of my fog lights doesn't work. What's up with that?!?
Is that a rear fog light?
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Old 12-26-2014, 06:40 PM   #18
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Is that a rear fog light?
I'll bet it is.....
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I have a base 2.7 and would like more power. I know a guy who will give me a 3.8 from a 991 GT-3 Cup car for free. Is this a drop in replacement? Can I run the stock ECU?
I have a 01 2.7 and really want a 996 engine

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My Cayman is due for an oil change. What brand should I use?
(can't believe this one hasn't been asked yet)

And when I get that done, I saw a set of 996 turbo twists on CL for a killer price. They'll fit on a 986, won't they?

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