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Old 04-28-2009, 09:18 PM   #1
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Bentley service Manuel

Save your money, other than very basic information, and I do mean basic, this manuel is not worth the money. It does not go into any detail of any major repairs.


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Old 04-28-2009, 09:36 PM   #2
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Sorry, gotta disagree.

For $63 + Free S/H - Bentley Boxster Manual It can save an owner literally thousands $$ in breaking down many procedures the avg. guy can do themselves.

I have the Factory Manuals (all 15 of them), the Factory repair manual, the PET and all the TSB's. But, I still use the Bentley as an easy to use resource. The factory manuals are not as easy to work with, even though they may have more thorough info.

I highly recommend the Bentley, but be aware that they only cover the 986 - ('97-'04).

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Old 04-28-2009, 10:29 PM   #3
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service manuel

Well for general information and simple task maybee so, but I Iam looking for more detailed information, do you know where I can find a factory manuel for the 986 other than the stealership?
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I disagree as well, it's handy as hell. It covers a good many things you can do in your home garage. It's a quick reference guide.

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Old 04-29-2009, 02:56 AM   #5
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http://www.cannell.co.uk/Manuals.htm
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It has all of the wiring diagrams. That is almost priceless when working on a car oneself.

Mechanically, it gives a good overview of what steps need taken for a job. It doesn't spell out every bolt, but for most people, that amount of detail is not needed.

The Bentley book and a Durametric are a must for anyone who wants to work on the Boxster themselves instead of going to the dealer for repairs.
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TSBs?

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Where do you get the TSBs?

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Where do you get the TSBs?

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Old 04-29-2009, 12:00 PM   #9
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The Bentley doesn't cover oil changes, etc. as well as some online sites with multiple pictures, but for everything else it is a great resource. It was a huge help when I needed the wiring diagram to do the intermittent wiper hack, and when I had to removed my passenger seat. For $63 it's worth getting, even if you only use it occasionally.

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