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Manual: 2009-2012

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  • Use the spacers only together with wheels and fastening parts approved by Porsche.
    Before having spacers fitted, find out about the current approval status.

Mounting an emergency spare wheel
If 5 mm spacers are mounted, these must not be removed to mount an emergency spare wheel.

Fitting snow chains
The use of snow chains is not permitted when 5 mm spacers are mounted.

Risk of damage to the wheel housings if the 5 mm spacers are not removed before fitting snow chains.

  • To permit the fitting of snow chains, have the 5 mm spacers removed on all 4 wheels.

Note on operation

  • To fit/remove the spacers:
    Please consult an authorized Porsche dealer.
  • Please see the chapter "CHANGING A WHEEL" on page 227.

Removing the spacers

  1. Unscrew both countersunk screws (M6x16) on the wheel hub.
  2. Remove the spacer.
  3. Fasten the brake disc with the short M6x12 countersunk screws,
    part No.: 900.269.047.09.
    Tightening torque 7.5 ftlb. (10 Nm).
  4. For wheel mounting without a spacer, 5 mm shorter wheel bolts
    (part No.: 997.361.203.01) must be used.
    Tightening torque: 96 ftlb. (130 Nm).
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