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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Jager
There is a solenoid that activates the valve for...

There is a solenoid that activates the valve for the variocam operation. Maybe the solenoid has failed. Check the electrical connection to the solenoid (wire coming out of the cam cover). You can get...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Jager
Spark or fuel... How many miles on the spark...

Spark or fuel... How many miles on the spark plugs? What is the fuel pressure?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 999
Posted By Jager
Everyone should have one of these Extractors:...

Everyone should have one of these Extractors:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Jager
Use duct tape to cover the vent hole to verify.

Use duct tape to cover the vent hole to verify.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By Jager
With those two trouble codes, P1128 and P1130,...

With those two trouble codes, P1128 and P1130, the AOS is also suspect.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Jager
You have a beautiful Boxster. It seems to be your...

You have a beautiful Boxster. It seems to be your pride and joy, something you take great care of. This is not your daily driver but something you enjoy driving on occasion. I get it. I have two...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Jager
Spray a little penetrating oil on the bolts, that...

Spray a little penetrating oil on the bolts, that will help loosen.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Jager
Aos

Check your Air Oil Separator. Remove the oil fill cap while the engine is running. Is the cap hard to remove? Is there a lot of vacuum from the oil fill tube (does it sound like a shop vac)?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jager
I was thinking a 2013 to 2016 Boxster... They are...

I was thinking a 2013 to 2016 Boxster... They are a larger car than the 986.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-15-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Jager
This makes the spring clamp removal/installation...

This makes the spring clamp removal/installation much easier:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,772
Posted By Jager
Sick of IMS Bearing?

Sick of IMS Bearing? Do you want to know who is sick of IMS Bearing? I AM SICK OF IMS BEARING. After replacing the IMS Bearing two times in my first Boxster, and getting over 304,000 miles out of it,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,688
Posted By Jager
I have been researching lifts for a few months. I...

I have been researching lifts for a few months. I decided to go with this:

https://www.twinbusch.com/product_info.php?products_id=8

Unfortunately I have to wait a couple months, they are in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Jager
I started the 300,000 mile club but nobody wanted...

I started the 300,000 mile club but nobody wanted to join.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/300kb1551928679.jpg

BTW this is also a 2001 base model.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-02-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Jager
Great idea! I normally clean the window...

Great idea!

I normally clean the window before dropping the top, this reduces the grit if the plastic is rubbing against itself. But I like your idea better.

As for the chop... I learned that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Jager
Most of the codes are due to no O2 sensors...

Most of the codes are due to no O2 sensors because the catalytic converters are missing. Looks like someone disconnected the Check Engine light to hide the fact that the O2 sensors are missing.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,032
Posted By Jager
Whatever it is, it also took the Oil Cooler!:eek:...

Whatever it is, it also took the Oil Cooler!:eek:

It is not going to look pretty inside that motor.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,634
Posted By Jager
Driver's side axle... Don't asks me how I know.

Driver's side axle... Don't asks me how I know.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Jager
What transmission fluid did you use?

What transmission fluid did you use?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-27-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Jager
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ739X8SSCk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ739X8SSCk

I thought this was interesting when I watched it a couple months ago.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Jager
Driver's side axle (left side). Bolts probably...

Driver's side axle (left side). Bolts probably became loose then some fell out and others broke.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By Jager
I'm sure the deviation might have shown something...

I'm sure the deviation might have shown something but I had not looked at that for a few months. Obviously not something I would look at every month.

We will resolve this issue in a positive way....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By Jager
Yeah, I told Jake that I bought the 997 based on...

Yeah, I told Jake that I bought the 997 based on what he said about the 997 IMS bearing. He quickly stated that he has never seen a street car with this failure. The only two other failures that he...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By Jager
Husker, It's a 2006 911 4S. I don't know the oil...

Husker, It's a 2006 911 4S. I don't know the oil change history prior to purchasing the car, but I change the oil with Red Line 10W40 every 3000 miles. I have put almost 30K miles on it in the 3...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By Jager
IMS Bearing Failure

Update: Yep, it was an IMS Bearing failure. Parts of the bearing flowing in the oil. Oil pump locks-up, cam sprocket breaks.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Failure01534563760.jpg...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,344
Posted By Jager
Jake called me today... It's not a broken chain....

Jake called me today... It's not a broken chain. Now he thinks it's an IMS bearing failure. It has him somewhat excited because it looks like a failure type he has not seen before. My 997 has the...
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