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Old 08-03-2013, 07:01 PM   #1
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2000 Boxster S..... I am in Love :D

I am in love with this car, wow!
Who knew driving could be so much fun.

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A few dead lights, front right wheel needs replaced, plastic window has a 6inch tear in it.. she needs work but damn, I love it so much already.



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Old 08-03-2013, 07:05 PM   #2
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What I am not in love with is the oil leak that the car has after a hard drive.... this looks like a common RMS leak correct?
There's probably about 2 teaspoons of oil on the ground overnight after a 40 minute round of driving.
I'm personally not going to sweat it, I expected this type of thing when I rolled the dice considering the great price i paid.




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Old 08-03-2013, 07:35 PM   #3
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Looking good, welcome to the forum. I am sure Mr. Danger will be pleased with the speed yellow. I think it's safe to say that is indeed a RMS leak that occurs to some boxsters. I don't know how mechanical you are, but many forum members have actually replaced the RMS seal themselves and even installed a convertible top. They are very nice cars indeed and love to be driven.
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My dad and I intend to tackle the project.. but not immediately.

She has her flaws but I cannot stop staring at this car whenever it's nearby. Wow what a beautiful car, the yellow is not nearly as obnoxious as I imagined it would be in person.
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Unfortunately, you can't tell if it's the RMS or IMS leaking until you pull back the tranny...
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Welcome to the forum

Nice looking ride...Keep an eye on the oil leak and the oil level. Could be ims, too.
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Gotta love your 250HP S motor! Is it manual or auto transmission?
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:34 AM   #9
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Best choice in color period ! But, you need to bring her up to snuff.
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:54 AM   #10
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Thanks guys, the car is a manual, lots of choice in that 6 speed. WOW!


After the new tires, wheel, headlights come in we'll be pulling the transmission.. The big project I was looking forward to.
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Welcome! Looks like the car is now in good hands! When you replace your top, get the glass. I got mine from Auto Tops Direct on their eBay store. The broken emblem is another easy fix, I had to do mine as well.
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Congratulations Rawley! I think I know exactly how you feel!

As others have hinted you could have a failing IMS bearing leaking the oil. You should at a minimum remove the oil filter & inspect it for metal. You need a 74mm oil filter wrench & about a half quart of oil to replace what drains out.

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