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badlands
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:38 am    Post subject: C2 *** - iris blue 993, anyone here? Reply with quote

Dropped my car off at well-known indy this morning for its annual service and our cars are spitting image, even down to the turbo twists.

Having seen your car, think I'm going to switch the ambers back to clears at the front - less retro, but looks classier.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If the well known Indy is in St Albans and the reg of the car ends in FRX then that's me!! Nice to "meet" you

I personally don't like the ambers as it's too retro for the car's shape but that is of course just my opinion

I bought the car almost 6 years ago from another 911uk member and he had done almost all the work it needed. It has bene nigh on flawless in all that time including two trips thorugh Europe!

Currently trying to diagnose why it misfires/struggles to start when it sits in rain. Once it has warmed up the issue disappears but it's annoying to say the least.

Unfortunately the indie can't seem to rpeeat the issue - any suggestions welcome......
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PS is that photo of your car at Brands Hatch from the recent PCGB gathering there? I was also there but in my 05 Boxster S - brilliant fun
 
  
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pierrebear
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thafrix wrote:
If the well known Indy is in St Albans and the reg of the car ends in FRX then that's me!! Nice to "meet" you

I personally don't like the ambers as it's too retro for the car's shape but that is of course just my opinion

I bought the car almost 6 years ago from another 911uk member and he had done almost all the work it needed. It has bene nigh on flawless in all that time including two trips thorugh Europe!

Currently trying to diagnose why it misfires/struggles to start when it sits in rain. Once it has warmed up the issue disappears but it's annoying to say the least.

Unfortunately the indie can't seem to rpeeat the issue - any suggestions welcome......


Sorry to barge into the conversation, but I'd be very interested to hear what anyone else has to say re misfires/struggling post-rain. Tends to happen on colder/damp mornings when the engine is cold and at around 2-3k revs for me...I am flummoxed!
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bingo.

That is exactly it. It has a new distributor, (less than a year old), full injector overhaul done at the same time, the ignition leads appear ok (according to Indie), it is not a DME issue, the car is maintained regardless of cost etc

Mine will sometimes bog down at about 5k revs too once I am in second gear

To be honest it is rare it is left outside overnight as it is not a daily driver, but I do use the car throughout the year for trips out of London etc and during these wetter/damper/colder months the problem appears but only intermittently.

Extremely frustrating
 
  
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pierrebear
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That sounds exactly the same as mine.

Mine is a daily, and it is annoying on those colder morning starts. As you say, it only happens every now and then though and so is very frustrating to explain to mechanics who've not been been able to replicate the issue and thus can't really investigate.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry to hijack also, but I’m also suffering this problem. Changed caps, rotors, and hr leads, and seemingly fixed it for while. But it’s returned. Cars not a daily but regular weekend use; so currently under a cover. Need to get this fixed!
 
  
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