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Old 06-25-2017, 01:39 PM   #881
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I still need a replacement headlight corner but I refuse to pay $54 for a colored piece of plastic!

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Old 06-25-2017, 03:13 PM   #882
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$10 less at Sunset http://www.********************************************** **************************.com/porsche/boxster/99663103600/1999-year/base-trim/2-5l-h6-gas-engine/electrical-cat/headlamp-components-scat/?part_name=lower-trim

EDIT: I guess listing the competition gets you a bunch of ****** and an invalid address.
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Old 06-26-2017, 04:57 AM   #883
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Nice job! Looks great!
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Old 06-26-2017, 04:21 PM   #884
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I still need a replacement headlight corner but I refuse to pay $54 for a colored piece of plastic!

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I don't sell those as they usually are brittle and break if you try to remove them. You'll want to bite the bullet and buy those new. Sorry to see the damage but happy to see you got it fixed and didn't get a 13. I hate the 13/13! Necessary evil I guess. WRL does fine without one though
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Old 06-27-2017, 08:36 PM   #886
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I don't sell those as they usually are brittle and break if you try to remove them. You'll want to bite the bullet and buy those new. Sorry to see the damage but happy to see you got it fixed and didn't get a 13. I hate the 13/13! Necessary evil I guess. WRL does fine without one though
Thanks Woody. Yes, the 13/13 is a double-edge sword. The good news is that most of the org's that use them apply them with careful thought and review.
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^^^^^^ So, it looks like Photobucket has decided to change its business model and is no longer allowing 3rd party links to users photos unless you have a premium paid account. If you haven't paid up, the links are dead and the image above is now delivered instead of the intended photo.

Its their site and they can do what they want, but the only paid account which allows 3rd party links is priced at $399 per year!



Well, that seems like a pretty hefty price tag for 500GB of storage, so I'll be moving all of my photos over the next few weeks to one of my privately hosted websites where I can self-host my photos forever to avoid a similar recurrence.

The hard and slow part is that I will have to edit the link for each and every photo that I've ever posted to this Forum with the updated image address. Not the end of the world, but this is gonna be a real PITA.

Sorry for the issue but this thread (and all of my other previous posts) will get back to normal soon.
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Sorry Tom, what a pain! Just know that your fans (like me) will appreciate it hugely.
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Old 07-16-2017, 01:28 PM   #889
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The car was at House Automotive this week for some midseason updates. Details to follow soon. Here's a nice pic of the car...

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A big shout out and thanks to Forum member PaulE for the headlight corners! I got them installed and painted. Looks as good as it ever has. Thanks Paul.

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I like the blackout look.
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Looking good!

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A big shout out and thanks to Forum member PaulE for the headlight corners! I got them installed and painted. Looks as good as it ever has. Thanks Paul.

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Old 08-05-2017, 05:18 PM   #893
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Hey Tom... any races to report? ...any videos?
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Old 08-05-2017, 06:03 PM   #894
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Hey Tom... any races to report? ...any videos?
I've had to skip the races this month due to work (I'm starting another new company and its a 24/7 commitment).

The Boxster has been in the shop for a few weeks having some mid-year work done. I'll post photos when I get it back.

I'll be back to Boxster racing in Sept and have been talking with some other teams about doing some BMW Spec E46 endurance racing this fall. Also, I've been asked if I want to go SCCA racing. Lots to think about!
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