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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By njbray
I have rear cat delete pipes on so no heat...

I have rear cat delete pipes on so no heat shield. The damn rattle is inside or on top of the muffler. Maybe itís time for a Fister exhaust😁
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,850
Posted By njbray
Oops, I did mean 19 ft.pounds not NM. I have...

Oops, I did mean 19 ft.pounds not NM. I have since loosened the plug and retorqued to 19 ft.lbs.
I have had 3 of these plugs so I know how to use them and what torque is required. I will keep an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By njbray
Thanks for the info. Is there a way to check or...

Thanks for the info.
Is there a way to check or prove it's this nut prior to removing muffler?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By njbray
Muffler rattle!!!

I have had a rattle noise that starts up when the car is warmed up and slowly pulling away under load.
I have narrowed it down to the stock muffler internals. Anyone had a similar rattle and know...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,850
Posted By njbray
Thanks for all the replies. So I tested my...

Thanks for all the replies.
So I tested my torque wrench and it is between 19.2 NM and 20.1 NM when set at 19 NM. Not sure if this would damage the plug.
I have read on some other forums that the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,850
Posted By njbray
Leaking LN Magnetic Drain Plug!

8 days ago I changed my oil and decided to use a brand new LN magnetic drain plug as my old one (18 months old Ln plug) was a little oily but not dripping.
I used the washer it came with it and...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-06-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By njbray
That's a great help - Thanks.

That's a great help - Thanks.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-06-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By njbray
Power in trunk area?

I am installing a smartphone WiFi backup camera. I want constant power to it (while ignition switch is on as opposed to just using reverse light power).
Anyone know if there is a suitable power...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By njbray
Thanks for all the info & comments. I have the...

Thanks for all the info & comments.
I have the insurance inspector dropping by this afternoon - so we will see what he says.
After showing the bodyshop - Basically the big question is that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By njbray
So, after pulling out the damaged headlight this...

So, after pulling out the damaged headlight this is what I found. I don't think this crumpled bit could be fixed - The new headlight, fender, bumper would probably never line up correctly!

It...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By njbray
This is kind of what I would like to do - But do...

This is kind of what I would like to do - But do not really want a Salvage title.I would like to get the check to cover the repairs and manage it myself.
It was quite a wack that pushed the car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,360
Posted By njbray
Rats! Got hit!

So Someone drove into the front of my car - They thought they were on a one-way street! They have claimed total resposibility.
It's a 2001 986 base with 73,000 miles and in very good condition. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By njbray
I had my IMS, RMS, clutch, water pump and general...

I had my IMS, RMS, clutch, water pump and general check up done by these guys four years ago - around $3400.
Not exactly Bay Area but they had looked after the car for about 10 years.

RMG...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By njbray
Looks about the right cost. I would also add...

Looks about the right cost.
I would also add the RMS and a Waterpump & maybe a low temp Thermostat whilst he's under there!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By njbray
The 22.6mm seems the correct minimum. I'm...

The 22.6mm seems the correct minimum.
I'm gonna change out the whole lot - just can't do it before next week!

Now it's a question of re-using existing still good pads on new discs or all new...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By njbray
The pads and rotors are all genuine Porsche, with...

The pads and rotors are all genuine Porsche, with about 5mm on pads.
I just don't want this to happen!!!....Especially on Highway 1:eek:http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/th1537231177.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By njbray
Brake rotor limits.

My front rotors measure 22.5mm thick - The minimum for front rotors is 22.6mm.
Sooo... I'm wondering if I need to replace them ASAP of if I can wait until after
Rennsport Vl which is next week. We...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-16-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By njbray
This looks really good. Are you going to...

This looks really good. Are you going to manufacture them?
I think someone has altered my lights - The front orange only work as indicators and are not on as running lights - also my fog lights can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By njbray
They should not cause any damage if put on...

They should not cause any damage if put on correctly.
A good idea to put 5 of the standard wheel bolts in your car tool kit so you can use the spare wheel if necessary. The long bolts used with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By njbray
Do you have a link to the thread - I can't seem...

Do you have a link to the thread - I can't seem to find it.
Thanks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By njbray
Replaced the crankcase vent this afternoon - DO...

Replaced the crankcase vent this afternoon - DO NOT WANT TO EVER DO IT AGAIN!
Total pain in the arse to do - this video was helpful, but I also removed the knock sensor to help with access....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By njbray
Ok - just got back from Monterey so now I can get...

Ok - just got back from Monterey so now I can get back onto the stickers.
The round ones will be 2" and I may do some 3".
Rectangles will be 2.5" wide.
I want to have them printed on vinyl so they...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By njbray
986 stickers!

I started messing with my 986 logo/stickers again.
I hope to get some test stickers printed - if they look good I hope to start selling them for $3 or 4 - depending on what the printing cost is.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By njbray
Doing a bit more research and I found this pic. ...

Doing a bit more research and I found this pic.
I guess I'll be replacing this PCV soon - looks like fun trying to access...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By njbray
Oil mess around breather hose!

Whilst putting on a new belt I noticed an oil leak around the area of where the AOS breather pipe connects to the drivers side cylinder head. At least I think this is where it's coming from.
Anyone...
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