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

Showing results 1 to 25 of 150
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: jdlmodelt
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By jdlmodelt
clutch is worn out or contaminated with engine...

clutch is worn out or contaminated with engine oil or transmission oil
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By jdlmodelt
Thinks to keep in mind. The factory was likely a...

Thinks to keep in mind. The factory was likely a dual mass flywheel and requires a dual mass compatible clutch pad. My original pressure plate had tight springs and required more foot pressure on the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By jdlmodelt
I just replaced my transmission with a used one....

I just replaced my transmission with a used one. My car is a 99 with a 2.5l and 5 speed manual. My car has the threaded slave cylinder. the replacement transmission had the quick clip connector....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By jdlmodelt
transmission and clutch replacement

So, back in December, I replaced the oil in my 5 spd manual transmission when the shifting started getting a little "sticky" overnight. When I drained the oil, there were suspended metal particulates...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By jdlmodelt
1999 boxster 5 speed manual transmission issue

So, the past two days in cold weather, my 5 speed was not smooth like it has been in the past. It felt resistive mechanically, not like you would expect from cold weather, thick oil. I replaced the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By jdlmodelt
go to cars.com and see what we have in Colorado....

go to cars.com and see what we have in Colorado. There are a few to chose from in the greater Denver area or Arizona. They look a LOT cleaner. repainted sounds troubling to me as well. I'd look for a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By jdlmodelt
Hopes and Prayers are with you. God is good all...

Hopes and Prayers are with you. God is good all the time. All the time God is good.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,430
Posted By jdlmodelt
If there is a voltage regulator resident on the...

If there is a voltage regulator resident on the cluster, it could drop out like you are seeing with the flashing when it is going bad or when it is not getting adequate voltage input. It does seem...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By jdlmodelt
this is too easy. take the serpentine belt loose and move the car!

While all these ideas are great, just take the damn serpentine belt loose, start the car up and reposition it and be done with it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,424
Posted By jdlmodelt
takes a little extra knowledge and some tool...

takes a little extra knowledge and some tool trickery for some of the repairs but, not a heck of a lot worse than anything else I've owned. The headlight bulbs are probably the easiest I've ever...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,424
Posted By jdlmodelt
miles, years, repairs

So, I purchased mine with 58k on the car and 25k on a factory Porsche replacement engine, 1999 with 5 speed manual, I replaced the brakes/rotors ($125), rear tires ($350), starter (making squawking...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 559,366
Posted By jdlmodelt
Details Please, what did you remove and what was...

Details Please, what did you remove and what was the resistor value. Schematics, instructions, explanation?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 559,366
Posted By jdlmodelt
I live in SW Colorado and drive mine year round...

I live in SW Colorado and drive mine year round as often as I can. Keeps the tires from getting flat spots! Haha!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,102
Posted By jdlmodelt
I thought the seller makes it clear they are...

I thought the seller makes it clear they are modifying used relays.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By jdlmodelt
Others driving my daily driver

I've let several others try out the Boxster. My wife and daughter drove it home partway the first day I owned it. I've let my Son take it to school a handful of times. My wife took it out a few times...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By jdlmodelt
the rubber bushings on your horn centerpiece are...

the rubber bushings on your horn centerpiece are stretched and you might get away with adding some small "O" ring gaskets to space it out so it doesn't apply the horn on you as temperatures change.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 559,366
Posted By jdlmodelt
nice drive with the top down

Took the Boxster and the Jaguar out for a day drive with the tops down in the mountains. Beautiful drive, hike, lunch, dinner. fun time with my family.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By jdlmodelt
cap not threaded on properly or water pump is...

cap not threaded on properly or water pump is failing.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-16-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By jdlmodelt
i purchased my 1999 3 years ago for $12,500 with...

i purchased my 1999 3 years ago for $12,500 with 58k on in. the factory engine had been replaced with a Porche factory rebuild at 37k due to the original engine cratering. Since then, I've replaced...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By jdlmodelt
I bought the Durametric. It's an outstanding...

I bought the Durametric. It's an outstanding tool! Can record all the data on your notebook while driving. You can test dang near everything on the car with it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By jdlmodelt
I did that with mine shortly after purchasing....

I did that with mine shortly after purchasing. Your coolant cap isn't sealing properly and when the coolant gets hot it overflows and drains through that little hose to the ground.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-10-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jdlmodelt
Just takes some patience and time. i think i put...

Just takes some patience and time. i think i put about 3 hours into the job.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jdlmodelt
Annnnnnd it's fixed! yay! not that hard of a...

Annnnnnd it's fixed! yay! not that hard of a repair. I purchased a used pair of cables complete with shifter and it was pretty easy to replace it all at once. Hopefully, this used set has a few years...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By jdlmodelt
I was thinking a zip tie might do the same thing.

I was thinking a zip tie might do the same thing.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-01-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By jdlmodelt
Shifter cable broke this Sunday night

So, my son and I were driving home after watching Infinity Wars. We got to a stop light and the shifter felt out of place and then completely loose like a wet noodle. I was in 4th or 5th as we...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 150

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, 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