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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Need a pic of it fitted, bet it looks great.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

the garage still has it as the bumper respray did not go as planned.....

the foreman said the wheel drove great with the paddles and looks better, he really likes it but said it was a quick fit, ie no money for him
 
  
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Phil 997
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

robbiej wrote:
the garage still has it as the bumper respray did not go as planned.....

the foreman said the wheel drove great with the paddles and looks better, he really likes it but said it was a quick fit, ie no money for him


Robbie, has he tested the horn as if everything works inc the horn and the paddles without the new module . you will be the first that I know of and I have seen this done dozens of times. Question
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There seems to be an assumption you need the new module when doing this mod, but not everyone will need it as shown here. I fitted a new wheel to my car and did not need it. Anyone doing this mod should try fitting before spending £230 on a module.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

isysman wrote:
There seems to be an assumption you need the new module when doing this mod, but not everyone will need it as shown here. I fitted a new wheel to my car and did not need it. Anyone doing this mod should try fitting before spending £230 on a module.


I wonder why that is Isys , more seem to need it than don't , I have to admit it was a right pain when I needed it and hadn't got it. I was of the understanding you only didnt need it if you were fitting a manual gen2 wheel .
Hopefully Robbie will be able to get his returned ok if his horn and paddles are working ok.
I have never seen a tip one done down here that didnt need the module changing over Dont know
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

apparently the horn works as well!

no pics yet, looks like they need to re-paint the bumper as the had micro cracks from the primer. The painter said you get that with copies but its a new Porsche part!
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

robbiej wrote:
apparently the horn works as well!

no pics yet, looks like they need to re-paint the bumper as the had micro cracks from the primer. The painter said you get that with copies but its a new Porsche part!


Hope they can do a proper job. I had a painter f**k up my car a few years ago (at Porscheshop). He screwed up a front bumper/wings/bonnet paint job and also rear bumper and wanted to paint the whole car to 'fix' the problem.

I'll only use Road & Race now. Took my car to Wilmslow for the service and Alan from Servicing (top bloke) asked what I had on the paint to make it look so good. I said 'nothing, it's just the paint!'
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BTW should look like this[img][/img]
 



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

robbiej wrote:
apparently the horn works as well!

no pics yet, looks like they need to re-paint the bumper as the had micro cracks from the primer. The painter said you get that with copies but its a new Porsche part!


I am amazed , but a result for you not needing the module. makes the job much more cost effective. Thumb
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