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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-21-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,892
Posted By eric95
I start with Poorboys SSR2.5 using a lake country...

I start with Poorboys SSR2.5 using a lake country orange cutting pad.

Then I hit it with Menzerna Final Polish II with a lake country white polish pad.

Final Score

water etching - 0
eric95...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,557
Posted By eric95
I'm not sure if your Turbo kit came with mandrel...

I'm not sure if your Turbo kit came with mandrel bent piping; if it did, I find that from outside the car when you get on the throttle, the car sounds like a jet plane sucking in air.

Pretty...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,468
Posted By eric95
I love the shifter in the s2k. I thought it was...

I love the shifter in the s2k. I thought it was broken when I first sat down. :p

You need to drive the car like a maniac to really enjoy it. It's not a z06, so don't expect that roller coaster...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-21-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By eric95
Porsche Part #: 000 044 200 11 This is the...

Porsche Part #: 000 044 200 11

This is the muffler adapter for 2.5L.

Between 0-3000 RPM there's more volume compared to my stock 2.5L Boxster exhaust.

It's a noticeable difference.

Above...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-14-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By eric95
You do need an adapter kit. I made a similar...

You do need an adapter kit. I made a similar upgrade a few months ago.

It's a straight swap.

I'll post the kit number tomorrow.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By eric95
I used www.expresspaint.com. I bought the...

I used www.expresspaint.com.

I bought the 1/2 oz. touch up pen and kit.

The kit includes clearcoat, primer, wax and grease remover, masking tape, all kinds of sandpaper, etc etc.

Worked...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By eric95
Yeah, the 5WS is part of the Utopia line, but...

Yeah, the 5WS is part of the Utopia line, but they were recently replaced with the 13WS.

Similar in performance and sound quality, but the 5WS is MUCH cheaper now. Plus the mount depth is same as...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By eric95
Door subwoofers upgraded

I got tired of the lack of bass in my car.

I didn't want a sub box, so I went with Focal 5WS sub woofers in the doors using the stock ported enclosures.

It took about 5 minutes of dremel work...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By eric95
Looks like a nice setup. Good upgrade over...

Looks like a nice setup. Good upgrade over stock.

What are the dimensions of that AMP?

It may not be important to you at all, but it's sweet when you can mount the AMP and crossovers in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-26-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By eric95
Your not asking dealerships or performance shops...

Your not asking dealerships or performance shops for quotes are you?

Those kind of places were quoting me $500-600 also.

I ended up grabbing the yellow pages and started calling local collision...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-26-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By eric95
I was quoted $300 CDN to have a bumper painted...

I was quoted $300 CDN to have a bumper painted black. I guess it's the paint that costs a lot for a Porsche? The bumper on my old 95 Talon cost me $150 to repaint...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By eric95
GT3 bumper on eBay

GT3 bumper (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Porsche-Genuine-GT3-Bumper-Boxster-and-911-996-NEW_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ36475QQihZ013QQitemZ230133847336QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW)

$695 US.

Alot...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,336
Posted By eric95
Your pretty much out of luck. On typical...

Your pretty much out of luck.

On typical front engine cars, people add resonators to get rid of drone.

(looks like a glass pack, ex. you'll see 2" piping bulge out into a 12" section of 3"...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By eric95
If your in Toronto, G-TEK quoted me $2K CND for a...

If your in Toronto, G-TEK quoted me $2K CND for a 3.4L swap.

To install that 03 2.7L, I'd convert the engine to non-egas. Pick up a nice 3.4L throttle body also. :]
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-05-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By eric95
http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic...

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=13715

I believe 986jim is a member on this board too.

At the end of his video clip there is a 10 second in cabin 2nd gear pull.

Deeper...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-04-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By eric95
Looks nice! I'd go with glossy black calipers...

Looks nice! I'd go with glossy black calipers and lower that puppy an inch. :]
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-03-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By eric95
SOLD 10 Characters

SOLD

10 Characters
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 04-30-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By eric95
F/S Clear Headlamps

Picked up Litronics from Suncoast P.

For Sale: Clear headlamps, great working condition. Will fit a 1997-2004 Boxster or 1998-2001 996.

$500 - send me a message for some gigantic pictures.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By eric95
The pedals you can find on eBay that say Porsche...

The pedals you can find on eBay that say Porsche on them screw right into the rubber pedals. They are really thin, not sure if you'll notice the slight raise in pedal height. Just move your seat...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By eric95
I use the Alpine 9857 head unit and Alpine PDX...

I use the Alpine 9857 head unit and Alpine PDX 4.150 amplifier.

I also upgraded to Focal V3Slim speakers.


Yep, anyway you look at it, it's going to be a $600+ adventure just to hook up your...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-26-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,228
Posted By eric95
Your horn is dead or the fuse is blown. The...

Your horn is dead or the fuse is blown. The alarm horn is 1 inch to the right of the battery if your facing the windshield.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By eric95
I think you'll need a head unit AND new amplifier...

I think you'll need a head unit AND new amplifier to get past the fiber optic setup.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By eric95
I'm having this same problem right now. ...

I'm having this same problem right now.

Passenger side low beam.

I swapped fuses, bulbs, jiggled every wire I could see, the pins on the headlight are tight, the connector on the car is tight....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By eric95
Thanks for the information guys. The wheels...

Thanks for the information guys.

The wheels weight 27lbs and 29lbs.

Damn, thats alot heavier than the OEM version (20/21).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-15-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By eric95
Wheels and Caps (EBay)

EBay Link (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/18-8-10-Porsche-996-Turbo-Boxster-Wheels-Rims-NEW_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ43958QQihZ009QQitemZ190101340434QQtcZphoto)

Has anyone purchased wheels from...
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