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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-22-2016, 07:41 PM
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Posted By hoyabob2003
Durametric Enthusiast $225 shipped

Like the title says, I have a Durametric enthusiast cable for sale. Purchased new from Durametric 6 months ago. Used a few times. It has been used with 2 VINS, but Durametric is notorious for being...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-15-2016, 11:03 AM
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Views: 1,512
Posted By hoyabob2003
Well, it did eventually slide easily back...

Well, it did eventually slide easily back together and you're all right that it takes some finesse and looking at the relationship of the bellhousing to the engine to ensure it's approaching square...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-13-2016, 06:57 PM
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Posted By hoyabob2003
Thanks so much for all the good advice. I...

Thanks so much for all the good advice. I re-aligned the clutch today - it might have been a little off - and will have another go at having the transaxle slide easily onto the flywheel tomorrow. I'm...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-11-2016, 08:54 PM
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Posted By hoyabob2003
Thank you. I actually read your thread - 3 times...

Thank you. I actually read your thread - 3 times - before I posted this. I just wasn't clear how it all ended up - did you mate the housings before tightening down? Sounds like you did. This is the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-11-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By hoyabob2003
Thanks for the advice. That's a really good...

Thanks for the advice. That's a really good suggestion. I noticed that the ride height of the rear has risen substantially with the removal of the transaxle. Although the engine is very much...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-11-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By hoyabob2003
Mating Transaxle to Engine...advice needed

I searched and am looking for some sage advice before proceeding.

I have the transmission up on a jack , all the holes are lined up perfectly to the point where all the bolts can be inserted...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-10-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
Admittedly, I'm a bit disappointed with GBox for...

Admittedly, I'm a bit disappointed with GBox for using an inferior part in my rebuild. There's no excuse for having to pull a leaking tranny after 2500 miles.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-10-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
The seal is marked 111801 28 40 8R 8 SOG It...

The seal is marked 111801 28 40 8R 8 SOG

It looks exactly like this one:

2004 Porsche Boxster S Convertible - Transmission - Page 2...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-09-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
Well, it was definitely the input shaft seal...

Well, it was definitely the input shaft seal leaking. Gbox was equally puzzled by this but helpful and responsive over the phone.

They requested that I confirm it was for sure not crankcase oil...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-08-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
You're right, I'll be in touch with them again....

You're right, I'll be in touch with them again. The guy on the phone did not seem concerned at all. He just told me to get a new seal, pick the old seal out with some picks and tap the new one back...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-08-2016, 09:19 AM
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Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
Just spoke to GBox. They were very helpful. I was...

Just spoke to GBox. They were very helpful. I was told that replacing the input shaft seal is pretty straightforward - pick the old one out - tap the new one in - just not too far or it will fall...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-07-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
just checked my gbox receipt. There are actually...

just checked my gbox receipt. There are actually 2,500 miles on this rebuild that included the os-Giken lsd. The following seals were replaced: main shaft seal, differential side seal and shift arm...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-07-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
Just pulled the tranny today. I'll look at my...

Just pulled the tranny today. I'll look at my receipt from gbox. Thanks!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-07-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
...and on further inspection, the inside of the...

...and on further inspection, the inside of the bell housing is coated with an oily substance....if that helps. Thanks!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-07-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By hoyabob2003
Name that Leak - Please?

I've been struggling with fluid leaking from my car since not long after I got it back from the shop.

The patient is a 2004 S 6-Speed

Transmission was rebuilt by G Box less than 5000 miles ago...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-19-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By hoyabob2003
Sold to Cristian! Nice to meet you today!

Sold to Cristian! Nice to meet you today!
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-17-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By hoyabob2003
GT3 Seats

My OEM GT3 Seats are for sale. Located in MN, these are mounted on Porsche sliders and include buckles and a Brey Krause Fire Extinguisher and mount as well as an extinguisher. As an added bonus a...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 08-03-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By hoyabob2003
...and this comes with an OS-Giken LSD. Read this...

...and this comes with an OS-Giken LSD. Read this thread for info and praise of the unit.

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-parts-sale-wanted/62603-anyone-need-new-os-giken-lsd.html
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 08-03-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By hoyabob2003
...bump! I'd be happy to consider offers and keep...

...bump! I'd be happy to consider offers and keep things like the GT3 seats and a set of wheels in exchange for a reduced price if anyone would like to get creative. Let me know!
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 08-03-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,181
Posted By hoyabob2003
Sure...if you buy mine. Check the thread under...

Sure...if you buy mine. Check the thread under yours. Just wanted to give a free bump to SWR!
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-31-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,181
Posted By hoyabob2003
Shoreham? I grew up in Wading River and graduated...

Shoreham? I grew up in Wading River and graduated from HS there. Haven't been back in a long time. GLWS!
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-29-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By hoyabob2003
Thanks! According to the prior owner it did 2...

Thanks! According to the prior owner it did 2 days at Lime Rock with the NY Porsche Club and a few Auto X events. I've not tracked it myself.
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-29-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By hoyabob2003
Good idea. Thanks. Will add that to my to do list...

Good idea. Thanks. Will add that to my to do list for the weekend.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-29-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By hoyabob2003
Thanks, Woody! Now I need to look for something...

Thanks, Woody! Now I need to look for something else to buy from you! The hardware store only had a grade 8, so I went with that.
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-28-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By hoyabob2003
2004 Boxster S - $17.5K

Deleted. Gonna sell some of the bespoke parts, drastically lower the price and come back here later with a new for sale listing. Thanks everyone!
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