Converting from the oem lug bolts to wheel studs and lug nuts is a simple & inexpensive DIY as can be seen in the photos below. I already had several sets of Porsche aluminum lug nuts for street use & steel lug nuts for track use left over from my 993 saving me that cost. Porsche aluminum or steel lug nuts are regularly available on eBay, as well as new from many Porsche parts sources.
You'll need to buy 20 studs. I bought a few extras as spares which I carry in my track box (along with a... 70 Comments
How to Adjust the Closed Window Height
(this was on my 2003 Boxster S, I would think the 987 Cayman shared the same but not sure)
The door windows drop down when you lift the door handle and automatically go backup once the door closes. This is done to relieve the cabin pressure and to make it easier to open and close the door.
I recently had problems with MY closed window height being too high and catching on the roof. I learned that there is a height adjustment screw... 5 Comments
Today I replaced the Window Regulator in my passenger side door. It took me about four hours, including eating lunch, doing some laundry and taking crappy photos of the job. This is not a difficult job, nor does it require any special tools other than the trim removal tools and some smaller torx drivers. I think I used 20, 25 and 30, but I'm not sure. It is a little tricky maneuvering the broken Regulator and the replacement regulator behind the partially disconnected inner metal door panel.... 9 Comments
One issue with the Cayman is the reflection of the upper dash in the windshield. If you havenít noticed, stop reading now and donít think about it again. It is naturally more pronounced with the lighter, sand beige, interior than darker colors. I found that swapping the forward most sand beige parts of the upper dash, called defroster trim, for black doesnít completely eliminate reflections but does reduce them considerably.
Parts are: left defroster trim 997 552 175 01
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