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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-17-2015, 05:09 PM Thread Starter
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Just saved 5 grand - and had fun in the process

Finished the 30 K maintenance on my 911 Turbo :
- oil change
- transmission & differential oil change
- brake fluid change
- spark plugs & coils
- fuel filter
- re-oil air filter & clean MAF
- new water pump
- coolant change (now that is bitch on a 911 !)
About 12 hours spread over 3 weekends. Fun project and very relaxing after a week in the office. Cost me about 1K in parts, would have been 5K at the Porsche stealership. And the best news : no extra bolts left when it was all over !

Attached some pics. Last pics shows the inside of a turbo.
Spark plug change is insane since following items need to be removed : rear bumper, exhaust, intercoolers, lower the engine 2 inches.

Already had it up to 130 mph (on a closed track). Feels like new.
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Nice work

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Europipe Exhaust?

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I've always liked the work you did on that garage floor.
Great to see it again after several years still looking tip top.

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Europipe Exhaust?
Indeed ! Good catch. Running zero clearance hybrids with an FVD flash, gt2 intercoolers and Europipe from Stef.

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Thumbs up Ed China on Wheeler Dealer would be proud..

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Nice work. What wheels are they,very cool?

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Nice work. What wheels are they,very cool?
HRE 542R

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Reminds me that I need to do oil and plugs on my turbo, too...but I never had to drop the engine to change the plugs. I know some don't even remove bumper/ICs, but I think a lift is needed in that case.

Nice work...cheers!!

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You are a brave man Yves nice job garage also looks sweet like already said


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