Porsche 996

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-15
  • Publisher: Veloce
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This book on the Porsche 911 (996) series is the fourth of a planned six. It carries on the tradition established with the authorrs"s first Porsche 911 book on the 964 series. Everything a 996 owner needs to know plus a lot more is contained within the covers of this particular book. Every known model and version is described. The various engines and engine management systems for the many different nations of the world are covered. No matter where on planet earth the owner resides, their version of the 996 is covered. Manual and Tiptronic transmissions including the automatic transmission fitted to the AWD Carrera 4 and Turbo models are explained in detail. The different suspension systems are covered. All the new technology advancements of the 996 of which Ferry Porsche was so proud are written about along with all the advantages and improvements over previous 911 models. With 1300 photos and extensive appendices, this is a fact packed book and a must for any 996 owner.

Author Biography

Adrian Streather is a well established author. This Porsche 996 book is his fourth where he writes about a specific 911 model. It is his sixth book overall. His passion and enthusiasm for all the 996 models knows no bounds. As a 996 owner himself he is well aware of the technical advances in all areas that were achieved by Porsche over their previous models.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Provides the complete history of the series model year by model year including a special section on special versions.Chapter 2, Purchasing and owning. Provides a 996 buyers guide, tips on ownership and servicing information including procedures.Chapter 3, Engine, lubrication and water cooling.Chapter 4, Bosch Motronic 7.0 engine management, Exhaust and Engine electrical systems.Chapter 5, Manual and tiptronic transmissions.Chapter 6, Suspension, Brakes, Traction control, Porsche stability management, Steering, Wheels and tyres.Chapter 7, The body.Chapter 8, Air conditioning, Heating, Electronic and Electrical systems.Chapter 9, Troubleshooting.Chapter 10, Repairs schemes both from Porsche and DIY developed by 996 owners themselves.Chapter 11, Performance enhancements.Chapter 12, The glory returns to racing.Appendix A, Production data.Appendix B, Options, colour codes.Appendix C, Various translations.Appendix D, Fault codes.Glossary.References.Acknowledgements.Index.

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