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Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-23-2019, 10:33 AM
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Posted By jdraupp
This is sold locally to another Porsche owner....

This is sold locally to another Porsche owner. Pleased to say they are enthusiasts and him and his son will be working on the car together. This forum was an invaluable resource to me. Thank you all...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-21-2019, 05:27 AM
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Views: 495
Posted By jdraupp
2002 Boxster Base

Listed is a 2002 Porsche Boxster with 99055 original miles. Car is in great shape, have all service records and receipts. I am the third owner and bought the car with 83000 miles on it in 2013. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-09-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By jdraupp
My sumi HTR ziii are great. And the cost should...

My sumi HTR ziii are great. And the cost should be way under what you're wanting to spend.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By jdraupp
If you're going to do all that work to replace a...

If you're going to do all that work to replace a couple bump stops, the while you're in there list includes new shock mounts, all the front end parts may also need replaced. I just did a reasonably...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 741
Posted By jdraupp
Considering there is no 40000 mile service...

Considering there is no 40000 mile service interval, I think you're paying too much.

15k are the minor Services and every 30k are the major services. Unless you're driving a completely different...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By jdraupp
Just this summer I did tuning forks (track arms),...

Just this summer I did tuning forks (track arms), outer tie rods, drop links (all four) and new front struts. You need an alignment for sure if you are doing the lower control arms. You also may as...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-30-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By jdraupp
You're going to be surprised how much quieter and...

You're going to be surprised how much quieter and smoother the car will be with fresh shoes. You'll be very glad you did.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By jdraupp
Is the parking brake light on? If not it could be...

Is the parking brake light on? If not it could be that switch is bad which would cause your top not to operate.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By jdraupp
What you need to do is find a competent porsche...

What you need to do is find a competent porsche independent mechanic that knows these cars but charges a fraction of the stealership. My guy redid both my CV joints for 600 bucks this year. Aos was...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 11-24-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By jdraupp
Then it sounds like you got a lemon. Very nice...

Then it sounds like you got a lemon. Very nice bikes. 2009 they made a lot of changes to the frame and a lot more changes in 2014. Find me a company that doesn't at least partially source Chinese...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By jdraupp
I would try setting to what the factory says...

I would try setting to what the factory says first both front and rear, then you can add some if needed, but keep about the same difference between rear and front. They should not be the same. As for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-21-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By jdraupp
Mine was rattling/buzzing when cold. Found it was...

Mine was rattling/buzzing when cold. Found it was inside the muffler and it was likely a baffle that broke loose. I bought a low mileage take off on Ebay and the problem when away. I could reproduce...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By jdraupp
That process is the one for auto window relearn....

That process is the one for auto window relearn. I am not sure that this process relearns the window drop...that has to do with microswitches and regulators. Regulator also has the gravel sound when...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,083
Posted By jdraupp
No problem. Believe me I'm not the type that...

No problem. Believe me I'm not the type that needs to have every part in the porsche box and only the OEM recommendations, I just think having a good set of matching tires is important. How good is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,083
Posted By jdraupp
Where in my post did I state that? I challenge...

Where in my post did I state that? I challenge you to find it.

If you examine a little closer, you'll see that I myself run sumitumo tires on my boxster and I'd hardly call them high quality or...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,083
Posted By jdraupp
Let me clarify. Buying no name ebay tires. Unless...

Let me clarify. Buying no name ebay tires. Unless I'm missing something, I wouldn't put "federal" in the the high quality category. My point was, it's one thing to put a Chinese ebay muffler on your...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,083
Posted By jdraupp
Buying tires on ebay...yikes. look, I understand...

Buying tires on ebay...yikes. look, I understand I'm not in your position, but tires are something you simply can't skimp on. There are only 4 points where your car touches the ground...you have to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By jdraupp
Plastic being the keyword. As I recall theres a...

Plastic being the keyword. As I recall theres a lot of vacuum on that plastic and when it fails or cracks you have your issue. There is a really expensive racing aos made of metal that is built to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-03-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By jdraupp
Theres a few threads where it's been documented...

Theres a few threads where it's been documented how. Plastic diaphragm cracks and allows too much vacuum. You can find them if you search.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By jdraupp
The spyder is the most pure version of what the...

The spyder is the most pure version of what the boxster should be, sans fluff like door handles and dash shrouds and automatic roofs. Plus they are rare so you're likely holding on to a bit more of a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By jdraupp
He asking for your location and budget because...

He asking for your location and budget because your post has a tinge of spammer to it. We've had a lot of spam posts that then light us up with links to various nefarious sites.

You say you're a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By jdraupp
I think I've answered a few of my own questions....

I think I've answered a few of my own questions. I still welcome opinions, but I'm pretty sure answer to number 1 is 118 for both rear bolts. I'm pretty sure corner brace is the plate in question and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By jdraupp
Torque Gurus...Help Me Interpret Manuals...Front Suspension

Ok guys,

Doing major suspension refresh at this point. What I've changed out:

Front Crossmember/Sidemember/Subframe
Outer Tie Rod Ends
Front Struts
Sway bar Bushings
Sway Bar Drop Links...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-20-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By jdraupp
You also self admitted you only used half the...

You also self admitted you only used half the amount the bottle said to. Add the other half and see how that does for a bit?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By jdraupp
Oh boy. Haven't looked for torque values yet.

Oh boy. Haven't looked for torque values yet.
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