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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 04-02-2018, 07:19 PM
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Views: 202,726
Posted By schoir
Woody: Thanks for checking. I'll try Tommy....

Woody:

Thanks for checking. I'll try Tommy.

Regards, Maurice.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-29-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,400
Posted By schoir
I'm looking for a center console (with the little...

I'm looking for a center console (with the little panel that houses the switches) for a 986. Don't care about the color.

Please let me know if you have one and what it would cost, shipped to NY,...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-29-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 202,726
Posted By schoir
Woody: I'm looking for a center console...

Woody:

I'm looking for a center console (with the little panel that houses the switches) for a 986.

Please let me know if you have one and what it would cost, shipped to NY, zip code 11520.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-05-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,921
Posted By schoir
That strap is supposed to go UNDER the side of...

That strap is supposed to go UNDER the side of the top, so that it can be hooked onto the locating tab on the front of the convertible top frame.

When you are done with it, it gets unhooked and...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-26-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,286
Posted By schoir
It takes about 1/2 hour to remove and replace one...

It takes about 1/2 hour to remove and replace one of the convertible top transmissions.

After you pull away the foam liner on the inside of the quarter paner, one 19mm nut in the center and three...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-22-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,286
Posted By schoir
Your '99 has the "A Version" top transmissions...

Your '99 has the "A Version" top transmissions and set up, including the B-Pillar microswitch and the black lever microswitch (directly on top of the electric motor).

If the lights in your dash...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-21-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,286
Posted By schoir
The black square indicates that you have the "B...

The black square indicates that you have the "B Version" convertible top transmissions and set up, which is what was installed at the factory on all MY 2000 to 2004 Boxsters.

Again, because you...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-23-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,286
Posted By schoir
If you are getting a little movement as you...

If you are getting a little movement as you describe (and you were able to "assist" the top's movement), it sounds like one or both of the drive cables are either retracted inside their respective...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,001
Posted By schoir
Try fuses B1 or B10 ("diagnosis"). Regards,...

Try fuses B1 or B10 ("diagnosis").

Regards, Maurice.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By schoir
When you tackle the heater core replacement,...

When you tackle the heater core replacement, you'll find another treat: the Boxster is one of the very few cars where the heater core can be reached without having to get upside down under the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By schoir
I just tried it and the link still works, but you...

I just tried it and the link still works, but you have to sign in and it then brings you to the exact page for the thread.

A few years ago there were some heated disagreements between supporters...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-25-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,736
Posted By schoir
Boxsters 2005 to 2012 are 987's. 2013 and later...

Boxsters 2005 to 2012 are 987's. 2013 and later are 981's. 1998 to 2004 are 986's.

Lots of opinions on what to do about the IMS. Read Mike Focke's pages for a good overview.
If you feel that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 26,023
Posted By schoir
As long as you are certain that the engine is...

As long as you are certain that the engine is original to the car, all model year 1997 to 1999 Boxsters have a dual row bearing.

If you go further and remove the transmission, you can identify a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
Because there is a slot at the rear of the...

Because there is a slot at the rear of the V-levers there are two possible ways to install them...the correct position and 180 degrees off. So, first check to see if you may have re-installed that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-12-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
No dead spots or hesitation is definitely a good...

No dead spots or hesitation is definitely a good thing.

Not having the black lever microswitch on top of the electric motor means it's the B-version transmissions and set-up. To confirm it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
In the "B Version" top transmissions Boxsters...

In the "B Version" top transmissions Boxsters (i.e., 2000 and later), the transmissions are 360 degree gears, unlike the earlier versions that had "half-moon" gears". Inside the driver's side...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
The little steel ball is the least expensive part...

The little steel ball is the least expensive part to replace, and it is available from Porsche as part # 986.561.689.00. Porsche calls it a "ball pin", and it lists for about $18.00.

If you can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
Hayden: I understand your frustration... I...

Hayden:

I understand your frustration... I have been there many times. So, I went into my garage and got the Sears Craftsman wrench for some better photos...Here they are...
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
Sears sells the 19mm offset box wrench that will...

Sears sells the 19mm offset box wrench that will fit perfectly on that bolt, in that position...

It looks like this one in the photo.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
Hayden: If you are having difficulty popping...

Hayden:

If you are having difficulty popping off the plastic ball cups off of their respective steel balls, there is a workaround.

Put the convertible top in the "service position", then look...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By schoir
The transmission can be opened up to get access...

The transmission can be opened up to get access to the microswitch for replacement, but Porsche does not sell that microswitch by itself. So, there is no Porsche part number for that microswitch. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-04-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By schoir
What you describe here (i.e., the top "jerking" a...

What you describe here (i.e., the top "jerking" a bit) could very well be caused by one of the plastic ball cups having broken off. I'm referring to the plastic ball cups on the end of the front...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-03-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,262
Posted By schoir
I've had good results with "Simple Green Extreme"...

I've had good results with "Simple Green Extreme" as that formulation does not corrode or etch anything, whether metal, aluminum or plastic.

Regards, Maurice.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
The two microswitches inside the driver's side...

The two microswitches inside the driver's side transmission don't usually cause a problem, but it has happened. Not likely the cause of your problem.

The intermittent nature of the central...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,480
Posted By schoir
If it's an '01 and no one has replaced any parts...

If it's an '01 and no one has replaced any parts related to the convertible top, you have the B Version transmissions and set up.

If that's the case, then you do have the correct double relay...
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