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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-21-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By TNT79Bronco
Interesting, I figured it would be around the...

Interesting, I figured it would be around the seams for sure.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By TNT79Bronco
This is not the car I would take to a park. It is...

This is not the car I would take to a park. It is an around the town beater to keep miles off of my 911. I paid $700 for it. Lol.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By TNT79Bronco
No doubt. And on my “good” car, I put plenty of...

No doubt. And on my “good” car, I put plenty of $$ in preventative maintenance stuff and use the good stuff on it. I ask, because I have an older “project” Boxster that I play with and experiment on....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Coolant Tank Leak Location

Just curious, for those of you that have had tanks fail and leak, where did they leak? Is there a seam that leaks? A hole that forms? Just wanted to see if there was any consistency in the failing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Disassembled Boxsters and stalled projects

Thought I would see who else shares in my misery! I currently have TWO M96 projects that are going on, and both are stalled in various stages of restoration. I have a 2000 - 986 and a 1999 996...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,440
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Where would one look for a 2.5L that has been...

Where would one look for a 2.5L that has been rebuilt?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Check the switch on the brake pedal. Sometimes...

Check the switch on the brake pedal. Sometimes you can wiggle it and get it to start. Cheap enough to replace.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By TNT79Bronco
When you turn the key, do you hear the fuel pump...

When you turn the key, do you hear the fuel pump activate? A problem with the immobilizer will prevent it from activating. I had a similar issue, with a $700 car that had been vandalized. I bought a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Thanks ya’ll. I looked at the manual (each page...

Thanks ya’ll. I looked at the manual (each page 8-o ) and could t find the part. I saw the old assemble, that had the triangle cover, but could t find the inserts. Musta missed it :-/

Thanks again.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Those look like they might work! Heap enough to...

Those look like they might work! Heap enough to get a few and give it a shot. Thanks!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Exactly!! Thank you for responding.

Exactly!! Thank you for responding.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By TNT79Bronco
No. Thank you for responding. They are a little...

No. Thank you for responding. They are a little plastic “tube” with a flange head on it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Part number - Door anchor for mirror control trim

I need the part number of the plastic inserts, that fit into the door, that allow the triangle trim that holds the side mirror remote control to be attached. Mine have become brittle and have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Yep. That’s the one I could use.

Yep. That’s the one I could use.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Thanks all. Maybe a little background is due. I...

Thanks all. Maybe a little background is due. I think I might have inadvertently given you a false impression that this car is important to me. It isn’t....I have another 986 and a beautiful 911...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Maybe I should ask.....Can ANY good machine shop...

Maybe I should ask.....Can ANY good machine shop do the work on the heads, or does it take some special type of Porsche knowledge to work on these heads? Is head work, head work, no matter the car?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-12-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Yep. Head is already off and torn down.

Yep. Head is already off and torn down.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Valve Job - Bay Area/Sacramento, CA???

I need to get all the exhaust and intake valves replaced on my 2000 2.7 Base. All got bent, when it jumped timing because of a broken piece of chain rail.

Anybody know of a good, reasonably...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Valve Job - Bay Area/Sacramento, CA???

I need to get all the exhaust and intake valves replaced on my 2000 2.7 Base. All got bent, when it jumped timing because of a broken piece of chain rail.

Anybody know of a good, reasonably...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Whew! I thought I was missing something.

Whew! I thought I was missing something.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By TNT79Bronco
M96 Cylinder Heads/Cam Covers - EBay

I bought a $700 2000 Boxster project. Engine “quit running” and sat for several years. I determined that B1 timing was off. Turns out part of the chain rail broke off, lodged in the sprocket and it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By TNT79Bronco
$$$$ - LOL He has a pre-requisite class that...

$$$$ - LOL

He has a pre-requisite class that you have to attend, that is online. Really informative, and covers the basics of the M96 engine, and causes of failure. It lasts 4 hours.

If you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Thanks! I have had the good fortune of being...

Thanks! I have had the good fortune of being able to attend Jake Raby’s engine assembly class in Georgia. We started off by disassembling two engines and determing the cause of failure. We then...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Sounds like we need to get that bad boy...

Sounds like we need to get that bad boy running!!!! I see you are in San Jose. I am in San Ramon!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By TNT79Bronco
Yeah....thanks. I kind of suspected that, from...

Yeah....thanks. I kind of suspected that, from the way it looks....BUT.....hopeful. I am in the process of pulling the transmission and then the engine. I will dig into the engine and see what the...
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