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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By woodsman
ABS pump???

ABS pump???
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By woodsman
Who knows what his foot was doing once the slide...

Who knows what his foot was doing once the slide started? He didn't brake. I'm no expert with 911 dynamics but I think if he had of floored it he may have driven out of it. As was the pendulum action...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,043
Posted By woodsman
I can't stop looking! And it hurts. It's the...

I can't stop looking! And it hurts. It's the yellow that's off.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-11-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By woodsman
You could check the temp in the overflow...

You could check the temp in the overflow reservoir with a thermometer. Eventually the fans should come on to lower the coolant's temp. You've got to make sure the engine's being cooled since these...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-11-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By woodsman
I THINK Topless is referring to the camber and...

I THINK Topless is referring to the camber and toe curves being negatively affected by the LC arms being north of parallel once lowered deep enough. To remedy that you have to alter the pivot points...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-01-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By woodsman
I wonder if you've got a rag stuck in the hose...

I wonder if you've got a rag stuck in the hose that feeds the water pump? It could also be a hose that's collapsing. Or the new thermostat is stuck closed.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,139
Posted By woodsman
Anything's better than having to put it back on...

Anything's better than having to put it back on jackstands and pull the tranny.:cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,166
Posted By woodsman
Drilling a bolt out is very easy once you've cut/...

Drilling a bolt out is very easy once you've cut/ ground it off as short as possible as long as 1: you use high-speed- steel drill bits and some type of oil to spray on the drill as it works in order...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,139
Posted By woodsman
But if it WAS the immobilizer would the engine...

But if it WAS the immobilizer would the engine crank over?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,139
Posted By woodsman
Fuel pressure and spark. Standard Schrader valve...

Fuel pressure and spark. Standard Schrader valve pressure tester.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,166
Posted By woodsman
Forum member JP previously posted that Porsche...

Forum member JP previously posted that Porsche changed the bolts ( to triple-square?) because of the high torque value (130 ftlbs?). I cursed Porsche when one of my bolts stripped on it's way out but...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-19-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By woodsman
[QUOTE=Qmulus;450309 The problem is you likely...

[QUOTE=Qmulus;450309 The problem is you likely now have pieces of the impeller in the cooling passages of the engine that can create blockages and hotspots in the engine. You really want to get all...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,891
Posted By woodsman
Would a 4 cyl T not weigh less per HP than a NA...

Would a 4 cyl T not weigh less per HP than a NA 6? And than there's the packaging advantage although a turbo in a mid-engine car is going to have additional heat issues. Torque is king...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By woodsman
You should do a search of this forum as this is a...

You should do a search of this forum as this is a common problem and someone figured out a $0.10 fix involving a bicycle cable part.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-03-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,878
Posted By woodsman
All right, I was lying when I said I drove my...

All right, I was lying when I said I drove my lowered, flywheel-lightened Boxster 'S' to an indicated 265 WITH a passenger....

Safety and risk is a matter of degrees once you know what you're...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-30-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,426
Posted By woodsman
His car is worth almost twice what yours is and...

His car is worth almost twice what yours is and he can install the bearing himself. The vehicle's already apart- all he has to do is buy the bearing for something like $4-500(?). The car is easier to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By woodsman
if it's a wheel bearing than cornering briskly...

if it's a wheel bearing than cornering briskly from one side to another should change the sound...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,185
Posted By woodsman
I think it needs twice the slots and a more...

I think it needs twice the slots and a more angular shape. 987 are good but very common...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,426
Posted By woodsman
"Well punk, do you feel lucky? Do you...?" :cool:...

"Well punk, do you feel lucky? Do you...?" :cool:

Personally, I think it's cheap insurance to install a new super- bearing (ceramic).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,878
Posted By woodsman
265 km and still climbing:chicken:

265 km and still climbing:chicken:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,394
Posted By woodsman
Good 944's are harder to come by than Boxsters so...

Good 944's are harder to come by than Boxsters so keep it. Then again you said you already dumped a lot , er you did some critical maintenance on the Boxster so you MUST find a way to buy it (without...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By woodsman
I see him on a regular basis as he's here in BC...

I see him on a regular basis as he's here in BC working at Canadian Tire while he applies for citizenship. He tells me he's retired and doesn't want the fame anymore. He has a new identity which is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By woodsman
Looks good. Is that a ROW 030 rake I see?

Looks good. Is that a ROW 030 rake I see?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,516
Posted By woodsman
1.1% the wrong way--decrease in overall gearing...

1.1% the wrong way--decrease in overall gearing and increase in weight. 255 is win/win but no doubt 275 looks better. I ran 225 all the way around for 4 months and the only real difference was looks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,515
Posted By woodsman
Exactly my advice- wait, research and then plan...

Exactly my advice- wait, research and then plan an attack! You owe it to yourself to move cautiously. Also, as others have said it can be scoped for little$$$$ before any disassembly. Another way of...
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