Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-04-2019, 07:12 AM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 1
Garage
Cool 2000 Boxster S Transmission 2nd gear issue

Thanks for taking the time to read this and give advice. I have a 2000 Boxster S 6 speed that has a problem with the transmission 2nd gear. The car will go into 2nd gear once out of three times and I would like to get as much information as possible. The car had an IMS bearing explosion and I replaced the engine, but not the transmission. Basically, i am having fun trying to get this car back and trying to do it on a budget.

I have replaced the gear shift cables, both of them, Pulled the transmission and did not see any apparent synchros/gear/transmission issues, also the motor mount was inspected and it is in new shape. While the transmission was out I also installed the GBOX Detent. The GBOX Detent did not make a difference.

I have attached some pictures of the transmission gears to see if anyone can see something that we missed. Is it the gear shifting arm? Some sort of adjustment?
I do not know the level of expertise on here, but take a look at the photos and
see if you can detect anything or if you have any suggestions on actions.





tylerpate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2019, 01:01 PM   #2
Registered User
 
BYprodriver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: O.C. CA
Posts: 3,268
Garage
What you are experiencing is standard with the 6-speed. I recommend you call California Motorsports & see what they recommend. I installed their billet shift arrestor & it helps a lot.

As your clutch gets close to wearing out it will get worse.

__________________
2000 S Speed Yellow LN 3.6L cylinders & pistons, triple row IMSB upgrade, R&R connecting rods, billet tensioner paddle&,oilpump driveshaft.Heads rebuilt by F6I with new valves & springs.Cayman airbox & MAF housing, 996 intake plenum & 75mm T/B. Fabspeedsport converters &Dansk muffler
BYprodriver is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page