TIMSYBERIA

Rennline Goodies, Oil Leak Fixes & Tires

We got a new phone so we needed a new phone holder. We called Rennline’s emergency number and they sent us one of their amazing TIMSYBERIA-specific Wireless Induction Charger Mounts.It took us longer to open the package than install it and we couldn’t be happier with it. The new phone’s not too shabby either. We do miss the rotary dial of or previous phone though.Remember how we failed to replace...
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Trying To Get Stuck

More credentials for the Cayenne TIMSYBERIA. We went off-roading, a bit. We wanted to see what the car could do but don’t see ourselves as mud -boggers or rock-crawlers so the local off-road parks didn’t seem to be a good fit. We wanted an expedition experience, all be it a toe-dipping one. We discovered a 37 mile so called “Off road route” In Northern Michigan that the DNR had strung...
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Time, Speed and Distance

Now that our TIMSYBERIA Cayenne has been strutting around at various events we thought it was time it earned its stripes so to speak. Yes, it’s time it got some rally credentials. Now this thing, as great as it is proving to be, is no Paris-Dakar or stage rally worthy vehicle. Nor is it going to do the actual TRANSSYBERIA Rally (is that still a thing?) But it should be...
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NOWO, Interior, Stickers & Empire Hill Climb

NOWO or Northern Worthersee is a European car show held in a picturesque riverside park in Frankenmuth, Michigan every September. It’s a great atmosphere so we often go. This year we took two cars: our 85 Quattro and, of course, the Timsyberia. The Quattro is always a hit but we were amazed how popular the Cayenne was. It even received two awards. We couldn’t be happier.We’re floored! Well, our carpets...
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Give Us A Brake, Please!

While we waited for our new lights to come in, we had a look at the rear brakes. They we making swishing noises while driving that got more pronounced when we pressed the pedal. When we got the vehicle a few months ago our initial assessment was that the pads and discs we almost at full thickness but a little glazed and pitted probably due to it sitting for a...
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Just Gimme the Light and Spend the Doe!

The new livery seems to have really tied the other mods together. We’ve noticed the car gets a lot more attention now. One woman stopped in the middle of traffic in downtown to take pictures. The drivers behind her seemed to understand too! We are beginning to feel we may be onto something with this project.So, we were keen to crack on with more mods but our Cayenne seemed to...
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Livery!

Finally it was time to install the TIMSYBERIA livery on our Cayenne. Thanks to the mock-up done earlier in the week we were able to fine tune it to fit perfectly. Thanks to Dan C. for converting the Transsyberia design to TIMSYBERIA and his brother Douglas for installing them with perfect precision.And, we’ll think you’ll agree, well worth the effort.Driving home later that night we noticed our local Porsche dealer...
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Beer O'Clock, CELs, TSDs & More

Beer O'Clock - Was thumbing through some Transsyberia pictures online and saw that some of the Cayennes were sponsored by Veltins beer. Then found one in the fridge!CEL Codes - The car has been throwing codes lately:Apparently, the car's computer has detected a problem with the second bank in the secondary air injection system. After clearing the codes a few times, we took the system apart to see if anything...
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LET THE MODS BEGIN

Now we have a solid base we can start modifying the car. We Hope you find it worth the wait. First off Rennline sent us a couple of their fire extinguisher mounts to try. The one for the 958 model didn’t fit but the universal one did, so we mounted that up in short order: It mounts under the sliders using the bolts that hold the seat to the vehicle:...
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TIMSYBERIA Project Prep

We all know what it’s like when you have a new project in front of you. All the exciting ideas, all the planning, all the compulsiveness pushing you to jump right in and start modding. Well, before you do that any adult in any room will suggest laying a good foundation so that’s what we must do: fully service our base vehicle and fix any issues we find.Well, not exactly....
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Introducing Our Latest Project

We’d like to introduce our latest project: a 2006 Porsche Cayenne S. This one is a replacement for our Audi Allroad we sold a few months ago and is going to be a daily driver, mild off-road project and backup tow vehicle. Yes, they are rated to tow 7500lbs!Finding it was a pain in the arse. We couldn’t believe the junk dealers were offering for sale in “ready to drive”...
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