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Old 03-07-2006, 12:53 PM   #1
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Newbie question

You know those little rubber wind deflectors in front of both front tires? My driver's side is split and I would like to replace it...I don't even know what the part is called. But it bugs me that it's split. Thanks in advance.

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Old 03-07-2006, 02:48 PM   #2
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Hi,

The Part you're looking for is 'Trim, Black' PN# 996.505.525.00.01C - $7.00 . Hope this helps...

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Thanks! I can hardly wait to go into a Porsche purchase that totals $7.00! This is GREAT!
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Thanks! I can hardly wait to go into a Porsche purchase that totals $7.00! This is GREAT!
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You're Welcome. FYI, that $7.00 price is Auto Atlanta's published price...

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Old 03-07-2006, 07:21 PM   #5
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I asked my Porsche parst counter person for "black plastic flappy thingies" and he knew exactly what I wanted! Says everyone tears them off rubbing up against curbs, and they are actually very helpful for moving air to the brakes instead of water in the rain.
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Thanks! I can hardly wait to go into a Porsche purchase that totals $7.00! This is GREAT!
Yeah, that part would $69.99 at Prestige! Also, you'll find that you need a dictionary to look up Randall's technical terms. He's very special....
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"Yeah, that part would $69.99 at Prestige ..."

Let's not exaggerate, Pete.
I bought a flappy thingie from Prestige a couple of years ago an it was "only" $20.
Pt. no. 996-504-503-00 for my '99. At least that's what the invoice says.
Seven bucks is really cheap.
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I bought a flappy thingie from Prestige....
This is so cool. I have now coined a new phrase being used on the internet. I'm gonna be famous.

I must say though, that "flappy thingie" is nowhere near as good a new word as "fugly." I bow to whomever coined that one.
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"Yeah, that part would $69.99 at Prestige ..."

Let's not exaggerate, Pete.
I bought a flappy thingie from Prestige a couple of years ago an it was "only" $20.
Pt. no. 996-504-503-00 for my '99. At least that's what the invoice says.
Seven bucks is really cheap.
$7.00 is REALLY cheap. A markup of 300% isn't so cool though....
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This is so cool. I have now coined a new phrase being used on the internet. I'm gonna be famous.

I must say though, that "flappy thingie" is nowhere near as good a new word as "fugly." I bow to whomever coined that one.
Okay. What's really going to drive me nuts from here on out is that if anyone actually says "flappy thingie" I'm going to KNOW WHAT IT MEANS!

You kill me Randall. Seriously.
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So, one more question...does the latch close on it's own then does do it just stay open If I don't do it myself? Im guessing it does.
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My experience with flappy thingies is that you usually have to close them yourself.
As a matter of fact it is best to keep a sharp eye on your flappy thingie at all times.
Are we talking about the same thing???

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