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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 459
Posted By rexcramer
I have had success with drilling out the center...

I have had success with drilling out the center with ever increasing sizes. Try to get all the way through the bottom. When you get to +/- 0.312", lube it up again and try a screw extractor. A couple...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By rexcramer
Are magazines a new app?:D

Are magazines a new app?:D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By rexcramer
No oil lines that far forward. If its oily, then...

No oil lines that far forward. If its oily, then maybe A/C freon leak? Get a finger on it and give it the smell test. I suggest you pull the wheel and remove the fender liner first. That is a fairly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By rexcramer
Follow this link to the factory parts catalog. ...

Follow this link to the factory parts catalog.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gUVtQYvav64U4tp_d9kATIHx0QWRfUAw/view
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By rexcramer
+1 for the vacuum method. I can't imagine doing...

+1 for the vacuum method. I can't imagine doing it any other way. I nailed it the first time I used it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By rexcramer
That is a beautiful car. But, that is a lot of...

That is a beautiful car. But, that is a lot of red. Maybe if the carpets were black?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-14-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By rexcramer
I wonder if lengthening the wires might create an...

I wonder if lengthening the wires might create an issue in that the longer wires will have a slightly higher resistance? The $150 for the ECU box or PW's Tupperware box seem to be the better route to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,916
Posted By rexcramer
Something about this story grabbed me. I spent...

Something about this story grabbed me. I spent some time with Google Earth to look at the area. Fast right hand sweeper. They blew through the apex. The curbs are rolled and the median is grass/dirt....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By rexcramer
The lack of a tilt feature is why I opted for a...

The lack of a tilt feature is why I opted for a 986 with a Tiptronic over a manual. My legs are too long to shift without swinging it out wide to clear the bottom of the steering wheel. No...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By rexcramer
I have used these on two different Boxsters (97...

I have used these on two different Boxsters (97 and 09) and have been very pleased with them. Hankook Ventus V12 EVO2 K120 Welcome and safe travels.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-08-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By rexcramer
I was most surprised by how much stuff gets in...

I was most surprised by how much stuff gets in between the two coils.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By rexcramer
2009 is the first year without the IMS bearing....

2009 is the first year without the IMS bearing. FYI, I sold an 09 Boxster S, with 30K on the ODO, PDK, good shape, for $24K in June of this year. It was a great car.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-05-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By rexcramer
I will assume both keys start the car. Have you...

I will assume both keys start the car. Have you verified the various fuses for the trunks and doors are good. I can't picture an 01 dash. Do you have a door lock button on yours? And will it lock...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By rexcramer
Use a proper torque wrench. OEM oil plug 37...

Use a proper torque wrench. OEM oil plug 37 ftlbs, OEM filter housing 19 ftlbs. I couldn't find the torque specs for the sump pan in the Bentley book. Check Pelican's tech articles. I believe the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By rexcramer
I have replaced both regulators and do not...

I have replaced both regulators and do not remember any foam in the area you are noting. Take a look at the pictures in the tech article for more info. I think your glass may just be loose from the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-01-2019, 06:23 PM
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Views: 551,106
Posted By rexcramer
There seem to be a lot projects with these cars...

There seem to be a lot projects with these cars that statement can apply to.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-31-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By rexcramer
That is mean.

That is mean.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-30-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By rexcramer
How many miles on the clutch?

How many miles on the clutch?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By rexcramer
I bought a rolling stand in 8/15 for $113.72 on...

I bought a rolling stand in 8/15 for $113.72 on Ebay. Works great. I added some additional padding to it for better protection. It came with a bag type cover.

The link looks to be the exact stand...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By rexcramer
+1 for the Durametric. Being able to turn...

+1 for the Durametric. Being able to turn individual things on an off is very helpful. I used a generic OBDII for years. The Durametric is light years better. If you you are a serious DIY and plan to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-21-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By rexcramer
It takes patience to get it right. Did you...

It takes patience to get it right. Did you relearn/program the windows after your install?

I used the Bentley manual and the tech article from Pelican to figure it out. Take your time and you'll...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-20-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By rexcramer
I found these drive cycle instructions somewhere...

I found these drive cycle instructions somewhere online and have used them successfully for my 97 twice.


Do you know what monitors are showing as not ready? If you have an OBDII reader you can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By rexcramer
Just go to any auto parts store and ask them for...

Just go to any auto parts store and ask them for the cup wrench for that filter number. Or consider ordering one from Pelican Parts.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By rexcramer
Vacuum and air leaks can be difficult to...

Vacuum and air leaks can be difficult to check/find. +1 on having a shop do a smoke test on it. Preferably an indy with Porsche and Boxster experience. My guess is they will only charge you an hour...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By rexcramer
Try asking here and remember to do a search...

Try asking here and remember to do a search before posting. Safe travels.

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/45577-becker-cdr-220-radio-code.html
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