Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:16 pm

The tires I got are stock size so they would fit the twists. But that begets the question, why are there spacers on the rear? Still in the shop, I will look at them when it gets out.

Also, while looking at rims, most have rubs and scratches. Does anyone know what it costs to refurb a rim, or a set of 4?

User avatar
5chn3ll
f**kstick w/ root access
Posts: 1683
Joined: Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:35 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:32 am

American Factory Wheel quoted me $250 per wheel - so I rattle-canned mine and I'm keeping an eye out for a better set of used wheels for my next set of tires...my twists will become track/trip wheels.
ipman wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:16 pm
The tires I got are stock size so they would fit the twists. But that begets the question, why are there spacers on the rear? Still in the shop, I will look at them when it gets out.

Also, while looking at rims, most have rubs and scratches. Does anyone know what it costs to refurb a rim, or a set of 4?

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:27 pm

Got it back today. Wow, the tires and alignment made a huge difference. There is zero vibration and play in the steering wheel. They gave me a nice printout of the before and after, I had 5 settings in the red. I did ask why the rear spacers are needed on these even though the tires are the same- it's because the offset is different on the C4S compared to the twists.

The mechanic also confirmed the oil level issue is in the cluster, so I will be sending that out to get fixed.

ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:41 pm

First mod- installed the ultimate cupholder today, worked great. The misses was rolling her eyes asking, I thought you were going to leave it stock, what now?

Also ordered the upper storage din to replace the CD holder, I need to put that in. And new floor mats ordered but they have not arrived yet.

User avatar
FRUNKenstein
Curator Extraordinaire
Posts: 1749
Joined: Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:02 pm
Location: Overland Park, KS
Contact:

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by FRUNKenstein » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:44 pm

Unfortunately, storage bin for CD holder mod is not even a one beer job. I suppose you could stretch it from 30 seconds to a full minute by being overly cautious.
www.kansascityautomuseum.com
Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:09 pm

Very true, that was about 30 seconds. But the impact is tremendous as now I have a place to store my phone! And I really like my ultimate cupholder. Just waiting on the floor mats, shows them here Monday

ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:42 pm

Took a drive today in the hill country. The curves are quite fun. Cupholder also shown holding my nalgene, need to vacuum it, then will get some interior pics
Attachments
IMG_0690_1.JPG
IMG_0702.JPG
IMG_0705.JPG

ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:15 pm

For those not following on RL, I did send the cluster to Module Masters https://modulemaster.com/rebuilds/shop/ ... -911-2003/ I overnighted it Monday so it was there Tuesday morning. I received a confirmation shipping email on Wednesday morning, so a fast 24 hour turnaround. I received it Thursday evening and installed it. The results are attached. I am happy with the result and fast turn around that MM did. It has a 5 year warranty too. I appreciate the help people gave to alert me of this issue.
Attachments
IMG_0734_1.JPG

User avatar
FRUNKenstein
Curator Extraordinaire
Posts: 1749
Joined: Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:02 pm
Location: Overland Park, KS
Contact:

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by FRUNKenstein » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:17 pm

Glad to hear it worked out fine. It's always nice when you get a tip that saves big $$ and it turns out to actually work!
www.kansascityautomuseum.com
Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

ipman
NG (Second 100 Outposters!)
Posts: 60
Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:25 pm

Re: Search is Over, Picked up a 911TT

Post by ipman » Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:20 pm

Yes, agreed J. The overnight shipping was pricey but much less than a $3600 cluster I read about. Now if the weather will clear up a bit so I can drive it more!

Post Reply