Tech Articles and Links

Below are a compilation of Tech resources, Videos, Articles and Links that may help you diagnose a problem with your Porsche or they can be interesting reading.

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Tech Related Links

PCA Tech Answers Page

RennTech – This site may require you to join to post a question. Joining is free. – This site may require you to join to post a question. Joining is free.

Pelican Parts Tech Articles – Broken down by individual models

Pelican Parts Tech Forums

Pedro’s Garage – Pedro Bonilla is a PCA member from the Gold Coast Region and is their Technical Article writer.  He is also the Boxster / Cayman Technical Expert for the PCA Technical Committee.

Porsche Option Codes – Ever wonder what all those codes mean on the sticker under your hood?  Well here are two great resources to decipher those option codes:

        Pedro’s Garage

Porsche Online Original Parts Catalog – One of the truly hidden gems of the Porsche website. It’s like a dealership parts catalog on your desktop! If it’s not listed somewhere in here, you don’t need it!

**NOTE: This page changes randomly so when you find the catalog for your vehicle you can download it as a .pdf file. 

Tech related Videos

PCA Spotlight: Installing Porsche 996 Carrera OEM Sport Exhaust & replacing coil packs, spark plugs

PCA Spotlight: 986 Boxster Bumper Removal and Radiator Cleaning
Run Time: 10:49

PCA Spotlight: Intermediate shaft and IMS bearing explained.
Run Time: 26:02

PCA Spotlight: Extending the Life of Your Original IMS Bearing.
Run Time: 15:49

PCA Spotlight: The Four Stages of IMS Bearing Failure
Run Time: 25:40

PCA Spotlight: Types of IMS bearing retrofit kits
Run Time: 16:04