Modified 996 C4S
dear Sir, I enjoyed your recent Living the Legend article about your C4S. It’s about time the 996 is getting the recognition it deserves. I own a 2005 996 C4S Cabriolet that I purchased in 2007. It has been a work in progress. I thought you might be interested in the modifications I have done over the last ten years. Aerodynamics include a Porsche Tequipment front splitter, GT3 front bumper grill and an RS rear spoiler. It sits on H&R springs and sway bars with Bilstein sport shocks, a Rennline bump steer kit and Agency Power adjustable front sway bar links, plus Rennline monoball bushings, Rennline adjustable rear control arms, Agency Power adjustable toe links, Agency Power rear sway bar links, and lower A-arm solid-thrust bushings. I’ve also fitted a Max Speed motorsport carbon-fibre front strut brace. As for brakes, it has front and rear brake cooling ducts from the GT department, stainless steel brake lines, plus high-performance brake fluid. There are lots of modifications to the engine and suspension, and if you believe the claimed horsepower gains for the various modifications it should have approximately 400hp (I live in a small town in Oregon so I don’t have access to a dyno). The only thing I want to add is a big brake system. The C4S is simply a tremendous car. It puts a smile on my face every time I get behind the wheel! Steve rogers
Great to see you’ve enjoyed your carrera 4S for many years now, Steve. the saying is true, there’s a 911 out there for everybody, such is the unique nature of the car and the many iterations of it. that you’ve built a car that appeals to you is a credit to yourself – great to note, incidentally, you’ve managed to extract 400hp from that flat six with no problems. other people aren’t so brave with the M96 engine.