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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-16-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By rah rah 986
What is OBRO?

What is OBRO?
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-02-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By rah rah 986
Your car looks great. The seats are in...

Your car looks great. The seats are in remarkably nice condition. Have they been reupholstered?
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-02-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 21,147
Posted By rah rah 986
I'm also looking for a mesh wid blocker. ...

I'm also looking for a mesh wid blocker. Black...passenger side. Let me know if you end up with an extra
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-31-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By rah rah 986
Thanks. Pelican is such a great parts resource. ...

Thanks. Pelican is such a great parts resource. I'm hoping to find one of these used, since new ones are ridiculous in price. Fortunately, I don't need it to drive the car.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-27-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By rah rah 986
Want to buy mesh windblocker

Hi. I'm looking for passenger side, mesh windblocker in black. Car is 1998 boxster. Thanks
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-20-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By rah rah 986
I recently had the same symptoms. The car would...

I recently had the same symptoms. The car would even stall with the a/c on. I replaced the idle control valve. It's an easy diy job. I think i paid between $180 and $200 for the part. After...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By rah rah 986
A few years ago I also replaced the three...

A few years ago I also replaced the three tensioners in an effort to stop chain rattle at start-up. It didn't help. I just recently completed a bunch of work that included replacement of the cam to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By rah rah 986
Thanks. I'll give that a try.

Thanks. I'll give that a try.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By rah rah 986
The irony is that your diligent preventive...

The irony is that your diligent preventive maintanane has resulted in premature failure. What kind of pump did you install?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By rah rah 986
Thanks for your post. I'm interested in the smoke...

Thanks for your post. I'm interested in the smoke machine. can you describe how to make it? I'm sure many of us would be interested in having access to a smoke machine.

Well, I spoke too soon...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,053
Posted By rah rah 986
Add me to the list please.

Add me to the list please.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-16-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By rah rah 986
High idle...no cel

I just got my '98 put together after having it apart to do a laundry list of maintenance and repairs including valve job; Ims; Rms; aos; coolant reservoir; cam to cam ramps and chains; o2 sensors;...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By rah rah 986
Thanks. I did add fuel stabilizer. But, I suppose...

Thanks. I did add fuel stabilizer. But, I suppose it's benefit must expire with time. Do you know of an easy way to drain the tank?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By rah rah 986
Gelbster, thanks for your input. Haven't had any...

Gelbster, thanks for your input. Haven't had any luck searching the topic with key words. I must admit, I'm not very skilled at using the search tool.

my engine has been apart for two years. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-29-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By rah rah 986
I know there are lots of you guys that have done...

I know there are lots of you guys that have done major internal work on there cars. Can anyone else share their thoughts on initial start up procedures? Has anyone used the process of pumping oil...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By rah rah 986
Pre-lube?

It's been mentioned in some threads the importance of pre-lubing, or pre-oiling a motor after having done major work. Can anyone explain what the process is, or suggest a place to find information...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2017, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By rah rah 986
Paul, thanks for posting that link. I have read...

Paul, thanks for posting that link. I have read it many times and have found it to be the single most concise, useful, informative, easy to understand tutorial on setting timing that I have found. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By rah rah 986
Cam index notch orientation

Hi. I've had the heads off my '98 Boxster for a couple years and am finally putting it back together. While I've done a lot of reading regarding timing the cams, I often end up being just short of...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-06-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By rah rah 986
Green bolts

I occasionally notice bolts that are tinted green. Does anyone know the significance of the green tint?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By rah rah 986
How much did you pay for it?

How much did you pay for it?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,612
Posted By rah rah 986
I desnorkled over five years ago. I haven't...

I desnorkled over five years ago. I haven't experienced any adverse effects by doing so. But, there is Not much noticeable difference in sound...if any.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,385
Posted By rah rah 986
I don't see a side view of the 718 in these...

I don't see a side view of the 718 in these photos. But, from the rear I prefer the look of the 986. To me, it's classic. As is the single tailpipe. Over the years, the single tailpipe has been...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-05-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By rah rah 986
I'm willing to bet his wife won't be happy about...

I'm willing to bet his wife won't be happy about the mess he has made of the kitchen floor.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By rah rah 986
For some reason these are scarce and hard to find...

For some reason these are scarce and hard to find at any price. I found a random set a few years ago for around $60, but they were red. I was able to remove the red coating with a spray on paint...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-19-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,049
Posted By rah rah 986
Actually, I have done much research and reading...

Actually, I have done much research and reading prior to posting my questions here, up to and including you tube videos that show disassembly and cleaning of lifters. (For what it's worth). What I...
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