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View Poll Results: How Hard Do You Drive Your Boxster
Very easy. Its a piece of modern art. 0 0%
Easy. I want it to last a long time. 0 0%
Moderately. I give it go once in awhile. 33 31.43%
Sporty. I like to feel the performance. 52 49.52%
Racy. I feel the need, the need for speed. 19 18.10%
Huh? What was the question? 1 0.95%
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Old 09-16-2015, 10:02 PM   #41
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Old 09-16-2015, 10:33 PM   #42
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I agree, it did sound like exhaust. My S has a rattle at startup that buggs the crap out of me...never hear it under acceleration.
Have you started it without the belt?

Water pump. Mine scraped on start up until the belt warmed up
Alternator. Mine made a chatter sound on start up
Pulley / tensioner pulley. Try a drop of oil on each bearing.

Or

Timing chain tensioner. They can be cleaned. Maybe under acceleration it pressurizes enough.
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Old 09-17-2015, 05:35 AM   #43
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I have never had the belt off on mine, is it a big deal ?

ALso if that were the problem how would you fix it ?
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Old 09-17-2015, 02:14 PM   #44
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Mostly pretty sedate, as she's my daily driver. But once or twice a week we play on the twisty country roads near here. Rolling hills, forest, vineyards.. We spend a lot of time in 2nd and 3rd, around 5k rpm.
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Old 09-18-2015, 06:26 AM   #45
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I've owned my 97 boxster base for about 3 weeks and the longer I own it the harder I drive it
The open roads of Montana beg this car to flat out run
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Old 09-18-2015, 08:05 AM   #46
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Two Ways

For me it's a two part answer. I never dump the clutch or see how fast I can go from zero to 60. The clutch is small and too much trouble and cost to replace. However, once rolling and heading into the curves I push her hard. In my opinion, that's what the Boxster is all about.

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