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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-10-2020, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Brian in Tucson
Yeah, they'd need it. It looks like sh it!

Yeah, they'd need it. It looks like sh it!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,050
Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I got the 10 gal of premium in yesterday. Pretty...

I got the 10 gal of premium in yesterday. Pretty much all I could do, I've been cleaning and cleaning around the house as life interferes with Boxster project. I'll probably have time today to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2020, 07:44 AM
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Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Sounds like fun! Wish I was there. I've been...

Sounds like fun! Wish I was there. I've been driving the New Beetle convertible It's the 18t model. A really great southwest US example. (that said, it has had so many little things that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2020, 07:39 AM
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Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
A multi day project. Car runs really bad,...

A multi day project. Car runs really bad, multiple misfires (P0300 thru P0306.) Have replaced the plugs, coils, had the center manifolds off to check vacuum, WHAT'S LEFT?! It's been sitting about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By Brian in Tucson
It's 3.6 liter, with all the goodies. Basically...

It's 3.6 liter, with all the goodies. Basically a Raby engine. He wants $15k for it. All in, including shipping, duties, and installation, you're looking at $20k. I don't know what you should do,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,670
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I don't read the car forums to get all...

I don't read the car forums to get all politicized. I'm fairly liberal, and my views are set in granite.

That said, I'm hunkering down. I'm 68, retired, and have kidney disease and diabetes. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Call Pelican, who sponsors almost everything, and...

Call Pelican, who sponsors almost everything, and talk to their parts specialists.

Your second mortgage came thru, right? It's gonna really be spendy!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,050
Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Images snipped! I broke the little vacuum...

Images snipped! I broke the little vacuum fitting off mine (second one I've broken, btw.) Using a proper bit of brass tubing, I slipped it in, jammed it together and glued it all with Rhino glue...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,050
Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Looks wonderful, Fred!:cheers:

Looks wonderful, Fred!:cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,050
Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Drained the old gas out of the tank, pulling the...

Drained the old gas out of the tank, pulling the frame for the gas sender I broke the plastic connector off where the gas line clips in. Dammed Plastic! That dumb frame is really expensive, to get...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Point your friend to this web site. Mike Focke...

Point your friend to this web site. Mike Focke knows everything! https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/mikesporscheboxsterwebpages
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Take it to Midas Muffler and let them work it...

Take it to Midas Muffler and let them work it out. Ain't worth the trouble for what they'll charge you. (I like my Midas men!)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6,050
Views: 645,184
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Tried to start my Boxster. No joy! Think it's...

Tried to start my Boxster. No joy! Think it's bad gas, but I'm gonna baptize the durametric first.:barf:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-16-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Probably should check the motor mount every oil...

Probably should check the motor mount every oil change. You're under there anyhow, it only takes a minute.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-05-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,430
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I used to get in a lot of trouble with the owner...

I used to get in a lot of trouble with the owner of the KLR forum. Cussed him out one time about guns. Learned long ago to NEVER post anything when I was drinking. Sober posting has resulted in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-04-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,430
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Does anyone know what the heck he's talking about?

Does anyone know what the heck he's talking about?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-04-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Brian in Tucson
A group buy would be nice. Probably some Chinese...

A group buy would be nice. Probably some Chinese vendor could make some up for a reasonable price. I don't know how one would proceed to get in touch with a manufacturer or vendor, tho. Maybe...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-04-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I love your picture! It tells such a story. ...

I love your picture! It tells such a story.

As for Tire Rack, loved them when I lived in Reno. They are local there and you can pick up at the warehouse. Nothing on TR, but last set I bought...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-03-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I have a tip. I'm one those rare characters that...

I have a tip. I'm one those rare characters that actually likes it. I live in a city that seems to have a red lite every ninety feet. And they're always red. I also have a tip in a New Beetle...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Thanks, I heard all that. Found another that I'm...

Thanks, I heard all that. Found another that I'm gonna probably buy tomorrow. Looks nice, doesn't need paint. https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/cto/d/phoenix-beetle-convertible/7039480124.html
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I don't think I'd mix antifreezes. On my 01, I...

I don't think I'd mix antifreezes. On my 01, I just flushed it with O2 over a couple of weeks. First with tap water, and then with 2 rounds of distilled water. Drove it with water for a while. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Over the years, we've had 4 of the old aircooled...

Over the years, we've had 4 of the old aircooled VW's. My mom's was a '52, really, really primative. Had semifore turnsignals, 28 hp motor with a starter rope, mechanical brakes (no hydraulics) and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Brian in Tucson
OT: New Beetle

Sorry for the OFF TOPIC post.

I'm going to go look at an 02 New Beetle this week, even taking a dolly so I can tow it home....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By Brian in Tucson
Yes, you also might want to do that if you plan...

Yes, you also might want to do that if you plan to go into the mountains. I had an inflated air matress in the back of my hatchback once and it exploded going over a pass in Colorado.

Scared the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By Brian in Tucson
I think I'm a fan of JFP!:cheers:

I think I'm a fan of JFP!:cheers:
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