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Old 09-22-2014, 11:52 AM   #1
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Minor issues list

Just curious about opinions on some minor things I have experienced.

Right side catalytic converter rattle, fine at rev and once engine is warm. Horrendous at first start up when resonating off of the garage floor and walls.

Removed hardtop today to enjoy top down driving, when driving top up, latch was in but top light was on, clamshell was shut. Rinse and repeat, seems to be fine, failing sensor?

Front right suspension sounds like a Geiger counter at times. Otherwise it sounds like a dogs chew toy sucking air back in.....
Specifically front right, really isn't too bad when driving, most noticeable after a drive when shutting the frunk. Seems to work its way out after it squeaks a few times, I blame my bumpy route home.

Arm rest compartment behind e break hinge is broke.

Anyways any ideas about solutions or urgency or causes, is any of this serious, just been enjoying my happy motoring in my mostly solid car and thought I would ask about the few annoyances.
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:02 PM   #2
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For the Center console fix:

Porsch 996 986 Boxster Centre Console Hinge Repair Kit Genuine New | eBay

Or Suncoast
http://www.****************************************************.com/product/99655296001.html?Category_Code=POTEBXINCONSOLE

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Old 09-22-2014, 02:42 PM   #3
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Gracias! Didn't know it'd only be the hinge to replace!
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:44 PM   #4
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I was wondering if there was a simple fix for that hinge. $50 shipped for the eBay one seems steep until you see "Genuine Porsche".

Most times I just smile and pay. For that I may just come up with my own 1/2 hinge and 2 rivets at the hardware store though.
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Old 09-22-2014, 03:41 PM   #5
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Removed hardtop today to enjoy top down driving, when driving top up, latch was in but top light was on, clamshell was shut. Rinse and repeat, seems to be fine, failing sensor?
Jake - take a can of compressed air (or an air hose) and give the receiver where the latch hooks a good cleaning. I've had the same problem, and it's cured things for me for over a year.

Worth a try before you start messing with anything else...

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Jake - take a can of compressed air (or an air hose) and give the receiver where the latch hooks a good cleaning. I've had the same problem, and it's cured things for me for over a year.



Worth a try before you start messing with anything else...



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