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Old 06-13-2018, 09:19 PM   #21
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I met my daughter for a walk a little before sunset. I took some cell phone pictures of THAT and the '04 SE. The custom tags have been ordered for the SE "OTHER", but it takes up to four months to receive them in Oklahoma. Looking forward to a photo shoot with THIS, THAT, and the OTHER.





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Old 06-14-2018, 06:20 AM   #22
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Looking very sharp!!!!
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:50 PM   #23
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Old 06-17-2018, 09:54 AM   #24
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[QUOTE=78F350;572904]I met my daughter for a walk a little before sunset. I took some cell phone pictures of THAT and the '04 SE. The custom tags have been ordered for the SE "OTHER", but it takes up to four months to receive them in Oklahoma. Looking forward to a photo shoot with THIS, THAT, and the OTHER.

I was wondering (hoping) if you were going with that name...it's just toooo darn obvious. Looking forward to the pics of all three. BTW, your photos are always so beautiful. Most all of my mothers' side of the family is from Oklahoma, unfortunately I haven't been that way in about 10 years; keep meaning to attend one of the family reunions, but they seem to always be at the end of June, and honestly the weather (or at least as I remember it) is just too darn oppressive during that time....but in saying that, it's 94 (with 80% humidity) here today....maybe if I jumped in the Boxster I could still make the reunion.
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Old 12-05-2018, 07:29 AM   #25
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I did a little bit of work - maintenance - on THAT. It has a little over 140k miles on it now. I replaced the primary O2 sensors and the front diagonal [control] arms. The O2 Sensors had given a code that I cleared a couple time before getting around to it. The diagonal arms were rattling over bumps and the front alignment was drifting a bit.
The O2 sensors were quick and easy with the car on jack stands I didn't even have to take the wheels off. I did the O2 sensors on the '01 after and they were even easier - the connection for the wires on the 99 and earlier is harder to reach.
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The diagonal arms were pretty simple, but the alignment needed some adjustment afterward. I used a set of Toe Plates and moved it from a slight toe-out to a slight toe-in. When the weather warms up, I plan to replace the rest of the front end including: tie rods, struts, coffin arms, and sway bar links. I'll probably have it properly aligned by a shop after that.

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Old 12-05-2018, 09:02 AM   #26
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Do you have any front brake cooling ducts? Sometimes they get scraped off or lost (and I know you have to move them over when swapping this arm so maybe you haven't added them back) but if not, the GT3 front brake ducts are now only like $7.00 or so a pair, search 99734148392KT
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Old 12-05-2018, 10:12 AM   #27
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Thanks Steve! I had no idea the GT3 ducts were so cheap. At Pelican, the stock 986 ducts are $31 ea vs the GT3 are $5 ea.
THAT had the ducts, but one was creased and scraped. I just bought 4 pairs at ECS with some oil filters to round it out for free shipping.
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Old 12-05-2018, 11:27 AM   #28
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I know back when I first bought mine they were like $20 and up for the pair, I now have 1 (or maybe 2, although I think I may have had to use one side to replace a duct I lost at The FIRM when I had a big off....) For $7 a pair it is a no brainer

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