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Old 10-05-2015, 12:20 PM   #1
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Expensive week and a half......

Roughly 10 days ago had to replace the water pump ($799), and on Thursday I had to replace the fuel sending unit ($530).

I would complain, but after 13 years of ownership, those are the first two items to go out. The only other money I have spent on the car has been maintenance. I am looking around for wood to knock on right now.

I must also say that I truly appreciate this forum, as I was able to research the problem and point my shop in the right direction for both repairs.
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You did not drive it in the rain, did you?
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Great forum indeed.
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Great forum indeed.
Yes, nearly purrfect.
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The key to continued good luck is not to have the Boxster as your only car for 12 years or more. My expenses have been nearly $14k in the last 2 years alone. Not including the IMS,flywheel,clutch doozy, consumables and some mucho pricey upgrades. Got a whistle form a girl yesterday though so I guess that makes it okay..
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If you don't mind me asking, what were the symptoms (if any) that lead up to you replacing the sending unit?
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If you don't mind me asking, what were the symptoms (if any) that lead up to you replacing the sending unit?
There was a smell of gas in the car when stopped. It was not there when driving. When I got out of the car after driving I could smell it outside as well. Particularly strong by the passenger wheel well, and in the frunk when opened.
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There was a smell of gas in the car when stopped. It was not there when driving. When I got out of the car after driving I could smell it outside as well. Particularly strong by the passenger wheel well, and in the frunk when opened.
Thanks. I appreciate the info.
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Wow. So few repairs in all those years. Porsche did a much better job building Porsches in 2003 compared to 1997!

I really should have sold my first year Boxster for a much newer model years ago.
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How Benevolent.....................Complete Loser...........................

Please Throw up Another thread Asking how Our Bad Ass Guns make us Real Men!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You go out of your way to taunt me like I'll cry or something.

Whose the loser? Surely you have better things to do than look for my posts, but I am flattered. You're my biggest fan.
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I have to side with Timco on this. Jamesp and Timco ripped each other in previous posts, patched things up and now are clearly using that to joke with each other the way guys always have and always will.

Muskie, there was no need for you to butt into their banter with your snarky comment. You obviously were looking for the slightest opportunity to insult Timco. It achieves nothing other than lowering everybody else's esteem of you. Just leave it be and focus on where you can contribute positively to this forum.

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I have to side with Timco on this. Jamesp and Timco ripped each other in previous posts, patched things up and now are clearly using that to joke with each other the way guys always have and always will.

Muskie, there was no need for you to butt into their banter with your snarky comment. You obviously were looking for the slightest opportunity to insult Timco. It achieves nothing other than lowering everybody else's esteem of you. Just leave it be and focus on where you can contribute positively to this forum.

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Muskie really is a pure troll, and was interesting to observe but now is merely tiring, and worse yet, boring. Check its posts. There is nothing about Boxsters in any of them. They are primarily low intellect insulting jabs, including this feeble attempt to get a rise out of Timco. Similar to a small dog incessantly yapping, Muskie is back to fill a much needed void. It sent me an insulting PM, the content of which is not worth repeating - just more yapping.

And for the record, Timco and I never got cross threaded, I just think the ruckus over the animal that must not be named is funny as hell, so I can't resist giving him a jab now and then. If he ever shows up to Houston I'll take him to the gun range and buy him a beer.
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Muskie really is a pure troll, and was interesting to observe but now is merely tiring, and worse yet, boring. Check its posts. There is nothing about Boxsters in any of them. They are primarily low intellect insulting jabs, including this feeble attempt to get a rise out of Timco. Similar to a small dog incessantly yapping, Muskie is back to fill a much needed void. It sent me an insulting PM, the content of which is not worth repeating - just more yapping.

And for the record, Timco and I never got cross threaded, I just think the ruckus over the animal that must not be named is funny as hell, so I can't resist giving him a jab now and then. If he ever shows up to Houston I'll take him to the gun range and buy him a beer.
I'll bet Muskie is Coreseller. That's his / it's MO, to IM and try to build a little internet army, lol.

I'm glad I was in the desert SHOOTING yesterday. I am a bigger man for it.

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I'll bet Muskie is Coreseller. That's his / it's MO, to IM and try to build a little internet army, lol.



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