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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By TOM986

I had a door ding taken out by a guy that does paintless dent removal and I was very pleased with the job he did. I think it was $175 per panel. I only had one to do though. It was a pretty bad...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-03-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By TOM986
rear speakers

I had rear speakers installed on my Hi Fi option MOST system(03). They really added alot over the HI FI system. The speakers and wiring ect. were about $200 and I had them install for about $150,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-17-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,225
Posted By TOM986
TSB fix

I did and it was very easy, but I don't think it changed the distance very much. My car is a 2003 and the "fix" didn't seem to extend the distance in mine. Porsche may have done something with the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-31-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By TOM986
My car is-

2003 Base Tipronic with 36,000 miles on it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,573
Posted By TOM986
fuel costs

Well said! :cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-30-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,387
Posted By TOM986
turbo Boxster

Anyone that puts one on a Boxster had better plan on keeping the car forever. I don't think there are many people that would buy a Porsche that had one that was not put on by the mfr
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-30-2005, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By TOM986

I get 21.5 in town now. When I was driving the freeway to work every day I was getting over 23 MPG in town
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2005, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By TOM986

There is some misinformation in the answers you have received. The insurance company will determin weather to repair your car or not. The appraiser will use a formula that will determin if it is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2005, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By TOM986

I have the HIFI option and I added the rear speakers. The sound is so much better with the rear speakers. I highly recommend them. I get the base sound from my door speakers
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-27-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By TOM986
911 trans

I don't think so. I have read that the 911 trns is at the other end of the engine and has to turn the opposite direction from the Boxster. I'm not positive of that though
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2005, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By TOM986
rear tires

I got 22,000 on my first set of Michelins and they wore very evenly. The fronts were still good for a while, but I changed them because I went to a different brand of tire.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By TOM986

From what I have read the CDR23 is a fiber optic system and that is why nothing will work with it. I have checked with local audio shops and they don't seem to be able to work with that head unit at...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-23-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By TOM986
brake dust

I have heard (have not done it yet) that it is good to coat your wheels with Rejex and it makes it much easier to clean your wheels. Rejex is used by the airplane industry.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By TOM986
oil gauge

You turn the key without starting the engine. The manually comes in handy sometimes :)
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-18-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,320
Posted By TOM986

I really enjoy going through their shop and seeing what they are working one.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By TOM986
daily driver

My drailey driver is a 2003 Boxster and I can't imagine having more fun in anything else! :dance:
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-15-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By TOM986
beautiful pics

Hope to see more. It must be fun to get all that attention with the Boxster :cheers: .
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By TOM986

There is no question for me. I would take the 987 S. My Boxster is the 5th Porsche and the most fun. I have had faster Porsches and I have liked them all, but the Boxster is still the most fun....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,911
Posted By TOM986

I have a CDR23 in my 2003 Boxster and it is my understanding that Porsche went to fiber optics in 2003. Apparently it is very difficult to find equipment that is compatible with the fiber optics. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,492
Posted By TOM986
Boxster reliability

I have had very good luck with my Boxster also. There are some that have had engine failures and most have been backed up by Porsche. The maintenance is expensive and especially when compared to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By TOM986
CA coast

I love to see the pictures of your trip. I am going to make that drive from Oregon next year. :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By TOM986
mechanic in Portland

Michael Jordan at Stuttgardt Autoteck is very honest and a very good mechanic. They are in Lake Oswego and the phone # is 503-635-3098.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By TOM986

I have so much fun with the top down, I don't want to give that up. I will stick with Boxster.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By TOM986

I just used a OXO new brush on my top and got the fibers all over it also, Its easy to clean them off with a clothes lint remover.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,739
Posted By TOM986
over priced radar detectors

I've had passports and do not think they are any better that what I have now, but they sure cost alot more.
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