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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,016
Posted By howe
Now throws the market open for all those 986 /7...

Now throws the market open for all those 986 /7 's with broken engines to fit Subaru engines and not be frowned upon?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5,419
Views: 550,720
Posted By howe
I put a subaru engine in it and called it a...

I put a subaru engine in it and called it a 718---- LOL
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By howe
Hi Steve, Yes still kicking, still kite...

Hi Steve,
Yes still kicking, still kite surfing, still flying, still boxstering,drop in for a cuppa if you come to Brisbane 0466 983 105 or may catch up at a Porsche club event.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By howe
You guys are lucky, our prices are x 2 USA. For...

You guys are lucky, our prices are x 2 USA. For the same price we have the choice of:-
2010 Boxster base.
2005 Cayman base.
2001 to maybe 2004 - 996.
997 - 2005 are almost x 2 in price but still...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By howe
Would have liked like the sport/chrono option but...

Would have liked like the sport/chrono option but they do sound and go nice when you give it a boot.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-19-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By howe
986 to 987 gen 2

Always wanted to upgrade from my 986 to the 987 as I was not happy with 5 cam chains.So went to the 987 Gen2 and have NOT been disappointed.
The PDK is amazingly smooth but it sure wants to drop it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,077
Posted By howe
This my other toy, as much fun as the...

This my other toy, as much fun as the boxsterhttp://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/DSCN08131428138094.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-04-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By howe
Its more important to have the transaxle warm...

Its more important to have the transaxle warm that it is the motor. reason being the the clearances are much tighter.The only part on a motor car that has very tight tolerances maybe except for the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By howe
Hi Steve hope all is well, Its funny you...

Hi Steve hope all is well,

Its funny you look at other makes and keep coming back to a Porsche.
Would love a 997 but they still seem to be overpriced here, wish our government
would allow...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By howe
Choosing which model

Had a 2001 base for 4 years with zero issues, sold it about a year ago and now looking to replace. If money is not a real problem, which model should I choose?
06 - 08 still with IMS or go to the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,890
Posted By howe
The thing that impressed me when I first looked...

The thing that impressed me when I first looked at a Boxster was the well engineered plastic extrusion that the top of the window entered into.Have a look at any other convertible, have a look at the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,887
Posted By howe
Sold my 2001 2.7 about 3 weeks ago, not one issue...

Sold my 2001 2.7 about 3 weeks ago, not one issue in 20 k, would definitely consider a Cayman next but in the meantime the Rav CV6 will have to do. New buyers, spend some time and don't be in a hurry...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-10-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By howe
If its Perth Australia you can't go wrong. If...

If its Perth Australia you can't go wrong.
If your into surfing or kite surfing its heaven and thats from a East coast dude.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-22-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,108
Posted By howe
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/P102033813930...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/P10203381393066777.jpg
Not as fast as the Boxster but still a lot of fun.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-02-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By howe
The static torque to turn a camshaft is...

The static torque to turn a camshaft is negligible. The acceleration forces are also relatively low, so the tangential forces are also LOW, hence the loading,
i.e. bending stress on the IMS shaft...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-01-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,872
Posted By howe
Something interesting as a comparison w.r.t....

Something interesting as a comparison w.r.t. lubrication of deep groove ball bearings.
ROTAX 582, water cooled 2 stoke engine run 6207 and 6206 DGBB's on their crankshaft @6500 RPM,
Lubrication?...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-13-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,699
Posted By howe
t That may not be corrosion. It looks a bit...

t
That may not be corrosion. It looks a bit like the casting did not clean up after machining.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By howe
Same year 2001 base, bought at 73000 k now 87000...

Same year 2001 base, bought at 73000 k now 87000 k absolutely no issues what so ever, but did spend a lot of time finding it. Service it myself.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-21-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,336
Posted By howe
Not a good idea!!! Cylindrical roller bearing...

Not a good idea!!! Cylindrical roller bearing cannot tolerate any misalignment, such as due to manufacture or shaft deflections. If they had gone to a spherical roller bearing it would be a better...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By howe
Oil filters

How many people save their oil filters for future buyers?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By howe
Many times I would have loved to take out the...

Many times I would have loved to take out the Boxster but didn't for this very reason. A reflection on society today.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,262
Posted By howe
JPF thanks, sounds like the LTT is the way to...

JPF thanks,
sounds like the LTT is the way to gooooo!!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,262
Posted By howe
Take both stats and put them in H20 @ 186F...

Take both stats and put them in H20 @ 186F measure the net area, forget about warm up duration its not that important what is important, are they the same net area for the same temp?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By howe
Well Steve, not allowed on the Brisbane...

Well Steve, not allowed on the Brisbane river(controlled air space) but would love to fly it, especially under the bridges and park it in the city for a coffee.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-02-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,908
Posted By howe
So for a given temperature the LTT has a greater...

So for a given temperature the LTT has a greater net area than a standard thermostat?
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