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Old 07-08-2016, 03:03 PM   #1
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Please don't do this


I found this on a boxster I just picked up. Luckily for the owner, they were hit from behind.

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Old 07-08-2016, 03:07 PM   #2
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Is that a Takata airbag with the exploding wheel shrapnel mounted?
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Old 07-08-2016, 03:16 PM   #3
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Hopefully he drove around with a full face helmet.
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Old 07-08-2016, 03:30 PM   #4
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Wow, someone was not thinking. That would make a Takata airbag comparatively safe. You could end up with a really nice Porsche emblem imprint on you forehead.
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Old 07-08-2016, 03:39 PM   #5
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Yikes! I know somebody that could use that emblem, how much if I find some other stuff to go with it for the order?
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Old 07-08-2016, 04:18 PM   #6
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That would leave a mark that wouldn't buff out.
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Old 07-08-2016, 04:25 PM   #7
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How'd he have it attached. It's not drilled is it.
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that is another way to get a face tatoo
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Bullet loaded in the chamber...
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They used to sell a small enamel emblem that fit the steering wheel perfectly, but mounting anything else is very dangerous. Unless of course, you want a Porsche crest permanently imprinted on your face.

I would disconnect the battery before you attempt to pry that off.
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That's equivalent to a shotgun slug fired straight to your face.

One more thing. Are you testing to see if your fuel low warning light actually work? I think most of us wouldn't run our fuel level that low.
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Are you testing to see if your fuel low warning light actually work? I think most of us wouldn't run our fuel level that low.
I think that is one of the cars that Woody is taking apart. It looks like it was a "toasty" day in Texas - 101 degrees.
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One more thing. Are you testing to see if your fuel low warning light actually work? I think most of us wouldn't run our fuel level that low.
It's called doing Aerodynamic Testing, or at least that's what my dad claimed when he ran out of gas in his 944.
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Old 07-09-2016, 01:39 PM   #14
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Yes that's a car I was testing right before i removed the engine and transmission. That glued on emblem is out of character from the rest of the car. It had a recently replaced factory motor with only maybe 10,000 miles and brand new brakes
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Isn't that one of those thin plastic one's on a wheel center cap? or is that one metal?
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Old 07-10-2016, 01:17 AM   #16
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When I painted my airbag, it had a metal emblem. I thought it was a huge liability. What is the solution? If I take it off what do I put in the indentation?
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Old 07-10-2016, 08:02 AM   #17
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I cut this off a blown airbag so you can see the proper way the emblem is attached. I don't think you can add one if your wheel didn't come with one.


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