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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2014, 05:26 PM
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Views: 976
Posted By runjmc2
It is a '97 manual with 112K mi., again is...

It is a '97 manual with 112K mi., again is running fine and there is no CEL yet. Though I have seem some inconsistencies, I believe the error code descriptions are:

P0130 - Oxygen Sensor Ahead of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By runjmc2
Durametric Troubleshooting of P1124,1126, and 0130

After much searching I have not found any clear answers. The car is running fine and I did a quick scan prior to the smog test. The P1124/1126/0130 came up, no CEL. After looking up the codes I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-07-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By runjmc2
You should not expect to get 100K Km out of that...

You should not expect to get 100K Km out of that engine…that is a bad bet. The only situation that car would make sense is to buy it and keep your costs LOW….don't fix anything motor related that is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By runjmc2
The 410 and 1411 are related to the secondary air...

The 410 and 1411 are related to the secondary air indiction. Lots of info, but for now I would ignore those two and focus on the others first. It is likely they are unrelated and the SAI is "not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By runjmc2
Looks like spark plug tube o-rings, a common...

Looks like spark plug tube o-rings, a common issue. They sell them on Pelican. Just be sure to research and have something to pull the old tubes out.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By runjmc2
"Everything is better when it’s turbocharged." ...

"Everything is better when it’s turbocharged." From the VW website. The writing is on the website….
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By runjmc2
Changing the brakes is an easy job. I elected to...

Changing the brakes is an easy job. I elected to have my indy do the brake fluid flush after the new brakes broke in. Good thing, the fluid was really old and a few of the nipples were seized and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By runjmc2
I mean this is a constructive way….having a '99...

I mean this is a constructive way….having a '99 986 as your only vehicle with a long drive and not being able to afford expensive repairs is not a good situation to be in. There are many issues that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By runjmc2
Though stiff is a relative term, based on the...

Though stiff is a relative term, based on the design these clutches get stiffer as they wear. There are certainly other possibilities for a stiff clutch, but it is a general indictor of wear.

I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By runjmc2
How about keeping it simple and jsut driving down...

How about keeping it simple and jsut driving down to your local auto store and laying down 40 big ones ($40) on a basic entry level Actron scanner. It will read and reset your code and that's all...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By runjmc2
Sounds like a good deal. At the end of the day...

Sounds like a good deal. At the end of the day someone is taking a risk. The risk is not really knowing what it needs until someone digs into. Then it's either a low cost fix up to an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,983
Posted By runjmc2
If you had a durametric you could take a look at...

If you had a durametric you could take a look at the engine compartment temperature. That would show that value that the engine compartment sensor is sending. When I had that issue, it was the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-26-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By runjmc2
Sorry, you are not going to like my input. ...

Sorry, you are not going to like my input. Looking at this from a buyers perspective, if diagnosed correctly, you basically have a car that need a new engine. As always there are the options of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By runjmc2
NO!!!!! Take it to Mcilvain Motors. Scott will...

NO!!!!! Take it to Mcilvain Motors. Scott will chage a lot less and give the car a good look over and a very honest assessment of what needs to be done. He has better Porsche training than most...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,807
Posted By runjmc2
I tried to post the pics and keep getting an...

I tried to post the pics and keep getting an error. On my '97 there is a grommet that is located between the front two cylinder intakes that holds it in place. This is maybe 12 inches directly in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,538
Posted By runjmc2
The following posted comment on the above link is...

The following posted comment on the above link is consistent with what I saw, makes sense, and is from an experienced source:

"I am not a Tony Stewart fan or hater. I spent more than 9 years as a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,538
Posted By runjmc2
I agree. Taking away his primary source of...

I agree. Taking away his primary source of income as a consequence (e.g. NASCAR ban) seems an effective and just punishment.....one that will not likey come in court.

I stand by my reckles...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By runjmc2
How many miles, 180K miles? Do have have the CEL...

How many miles, 180K miles? Do have have the CEL code, if not a $40 acrton scanner will read them? The CEL engine light may be entirely unrelated. My '97 is loud at startup, and louder the longer...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,538
Posted By runjmc2
A court of law will need to determine if TS...

A court of law will need to determine if TS actions were illegal. Independantly, I belevie that NASCAR should ban him for life due to his reckless actions. I WAS a TS fan...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,159
Posted By runjmc2
Clean your radiators and running the AC also...

Clean your radiators and running the AC also kicks on the fan, which can make it run cooler.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,645
Posted By runjmc2
It's like being asked if your supermodel...

It's like being asked if your supermodel girlfriend is high maintenance. Of course she is but you try to rationalized that she is not....and at the end of the day who really cares because it's worth...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,625
Posted By runjmc2
A little bit, if any.

A little bit, if any.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By runjmc2
I went through a good maintenance wave for the...

I went through a good maintenance wave for the first six mont also….after that it's been much better. Hope it's sorted out and smooth sailing for you from here. Congrats!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,625
Posted By runjmc2
I have the same issue with my Durametric turning...

I have the same issue with my Durametric turning on systems, suspect it the sequence in which I am hooking it up. Still, I have not had issues with the actual values. My deviations are at 6 and 3....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By runjmc2
Be sure to compare (closely) the new part to the...

Be sure to compare (closely) the new part to the old to make sure you have the right one. There is a lot of possibility for confussion and getting the wrong part. My '97 had the "new"style in it,...
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