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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By cyclocross
Ronzi, you are not far off. "Automobile" made a...

Ronzi, you are not far off. "Automobile" made a big deal of the 1990 NSX's all aluminum body bringing the car's weight in at 3,000 lbs. Big deal. The 1990 Carrera 2 was all steel and also weighed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By cyclocross
Okey dokey... In order of appearence in the rag,...

Okey dokey... In order of appearence in the rag, oops, mag:
Acura NSX
BMW M3
BMW M5
Chevrolet Corvette
Chrysler 300C (???)
Chrysler Minivan
Ferrari F40
Ferrari F430
Honda Accord
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By cyclocross
Thanks for your input, guys. I'll definitely...

Thanks for your input, guys. I'll definitely tell my son to get a hard copy.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-30-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By cyclocross
smog check station in San Diego

Hi, all. My son is at UCSD with our trusty VW Passat. He has to take it for a smog check. Can you folks recommend a reliable smog station in San Diego or the La Jolla area? This is not really 986...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By cyclocross
I'm still here

rteichman: Carfax says the car has had only one owner. It spent most of its time in NJ area. The computer printout indicates the last service was at 38,300 miles in 10/04 in NJ. Carfax indicates...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2006, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By cyclocross
Goodbye and Hello

Well, folks, I did it. I sold my Boxster and purchased a 2002 CPO Carrera 2. It is black with the Savannah Beige full leather interior. Other options include: Bose, CD changer, advanced technic...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-03-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,942
Posted By cyclocross
premium gas

Chevron Supreme 90% of the time, Shell Premium 10%.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-30-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,651
Posted By cyclocross
My first car...

was a 1956 Ford Crown Victoria that I purchased in 1965. You may recall that it had the large chrome "roll bar" across the top. It was a V8 with 2-speed automatic. Cost was $300. I repainted it a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,892
Posted By cyclocross
front license plate mount

The thread for the tow hook is probable a standard metric thread. You can buy a long bolt, put a plastic pipe sleeve over it, fasten it to a license plate frame, and ... voila! There you are. Easy...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By cyclocross
CGT crashes

TIt seems like the only time I read about CGTs on the 'net is when they are crashed. I hope it does not go the way of the original Turbo. There were many lawsuits because "nobody told me it would...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By cyclocross
Cayman test day

I also received an invitation in the mail. It was yesterday at Porsche of Oakland. They had two black/black Caymans available for test drives - with a salesperson, on a short loop through Oakland...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-16-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,191
Posted By cyclocross
Hi there. I had the Conti CSC2s on my old C43...

Hi there. I had the Conti CSC2s on my old C43 AMG and I have them on my Boxster. I don't have any wet/dry problems with them on the street. What do you not like about them? Thanks for the info!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-15-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By cyclocross
Dansk sport exhaust

Is there any performance difference between the Dansk sport exhaust purchased after-market and the exhaust made by Dansk that comes from Porsche on the Boxster S?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-15-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By cyclocross
toluene safety

Here is a link to a MSDS for toluene:

http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/t3913.htm
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,448
Posted By cyclocross
how reliable...

Well, I'll add my 2-cents worth. I purchased my 2001 2.7/Tip almost 2 years ago, certified, from Porsche of Oakland. It had 42,000 miles on it. I was able to obtain copies of all of the service...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-28-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By cyclocross
solution for uncomfortable seat

My wife complains of lower back pain after short rides in my (our) 2001 Boxster. She has alleviated most of the problem with this seat cushion:

Seat Cushion - Orthopedic, Price: $35.99, Item #:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-26-2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By cyclocross
Definitely buy some for your wife - also some...

Definitely buy some for your wife - also some jewelry. Then she'll not be too unhappy when you buy some goodies for your "S".

I've used nail polish for about 20 years both as a sealent and as a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-25-2005, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By cyclocross
Wink Whatever she no longer uses. Let's see... Base...

Whatever she no longer uses. Let's see... Base Coat, Platinum, Rosetta Rumba (those go on the drain plug so no one can see them), and Denim Chrome (which is also a good match for the blue on the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By cyclocross
new crush washer

FWIW... I've used new washers only if they were supplied with the filter. Most of the time I've reused the washers. However, I paint a thin layer of fingernail polish (the wife's old stuff) on the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-23-2005, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By cyclocross
I just love the observation that either Road &...

I just love the observation that either Road & Track or Car & Driver made in the '70s about manufacturers' approaches to dealing with the (then) new and cumberson smog laws: the Big Three hired...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-06-2005, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By cyclocross
oversize tires

Thank you for all of your input. Yes, the 8.5" rim is too narrow for the 265/40. I wanted to see if anyone had any experience with this combination.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-04-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By cyclocross
Oversize tires on 2001 Boxster?

Hi, guys. It is time for new tires for my baby. I currently have the 17" stock "Boxster" wheels on my 2001. The rim widths are 7.0" and 8.5". The tires are Conti SC2s, 205/50 and 255/40. I would...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,833
Posted By cyclocross
CPO warranty coverage

When you purchased your CPO Boxster the salesman should have given to you the completed "Record of Certification" and a brochure entitled "Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles" (MKT 001...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By cyclocross
You also can try "Barkeeper's (or Bartender's)...

You also can try "Barkeeper's (or Bartender's) Helper". It is a mild abrasive. It cleaned up my car's muffler and tailpipe, even removed baked on oil. Nice shiny finish. I'd advise to use rubber...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2005, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,023
Posted By cyclocross
Is the GT3 bumber a direct bolt-on or does one...

Is the GT3 bumber a direct bolt-on or does one also have to purchase miscellaneous parts such as ducts to the radiators?
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