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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By kk2002s
Part of maintenance with these cars (any older...

Part of maintenance with these cars (any older European sports car) is replacing original working parts. I was luck I drove 40k miles (90k+ on car) before I started replacing working parts as part of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By kk2002s
We also changed to carb setup due to a fire that...

We also changed to carb setup due to a fire that burned up the FI wiring.
So the 916 would be an interesting comparison to the Boxster along with a little more rubber on the 916
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By kk2002s
Turbo w/X50 pkg. You may never drive your Box...

Turbo w/X50 pkg.
You may never drive your Box again.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By kk2002s
Having had the opportunity to drive both I favor...

Having had the opportunity to drive both I favor the Boxster mainly due to more power, suspension and wider tires. The 914 was fun and gave the perception it was going faster than it was due to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 902
Posted By kk2002s
+2 Mine (same codes - car ran fine) was...

+2
Mine (same codes - car ran fine) was unseated hose from TB to AOS creating vacuum leak
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,297
Posted By kk2002s
Wow Frodo -- I just had to do a double take. That...

Wow Frodo -- I just had to do a double take. That looks just like my 02 I traded in last November. Same wheels, Seal Gray, Gray interior. Close to same mileage. Mine was at 106k miles. I do miss...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-10-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By kk2002s
+1 that is what I did as well and it was easy...

+1 that is what I did as well and it was easy peasy. I don't think the inners really wear out so much but
they are cheap and since you are in there....
There are methods to using regular tools...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By kk2002s
This is a real consideration. My first reaction...

This is a real consideration. My first reaction was drive it but - Above -

Maybe the car itself should be quarantine for 2 weeks - I'm sure it has been touched:p
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By kk2002s
I did rotor caps with high temp spray paint and...

I did rotor caps with high temp spray paint and they lasted years. I used same paint on lugs as well. Each time I took wheels off for any multi-day work, I hit them with a coat of paint to keep them...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By kk2002s
+1 Oil cooler/Exchange 'O' rings

+1

Oil cooler/Exchange 'O' rings
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By kk2002s
Reading many posts like this, higher mileage,...

Reading many posts like this, higher mileage, 2000-2002 'S', just need some love and It could be??? - $4500 - $5500 - This car sounds like a great deal

I'm starting to think the "a great deal" is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By kk2002s
Definitely get cable pliers. I found taking old...

Definitely get cable pliers. I found taking old out is not the headache, it's getting all the clamps, oil fill tube on after the new is in place. Those items on the engine side of the trunk wall....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-12-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By kk2002s
Hint 1 - You aren't going to find it in your...

Hint 1 - You aren't going to find it in your local autoparts store.
Hint 2 - Search would give you the recommended fluid
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By kk2002s
Yes too good to be true. If you get one that has...

Yes too good to be true. If you get one that has been well maintained then you have a fighting chance. You will have to source all parts, Napa only caries oil filters, everything else is online. You...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By kk2002s
Look at the Fuel pump relay as well. Mine would...

Look at the Fuel pump relay as well. Mine would do the same. The relay would get to hot to touch after it stopped running after 15-20 mins. Cool down and would run again until hot again
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-28-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By kk2002s
I used Circuit werks and they fit without issue....

I used Circuit werks and they fit without issue. I loved the extra Note they gave plus a pit of weight removed. Hardest part was removing the 3 bolts/nuts at the collector. I thought they were priced...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-23-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By kk2002s
Just joking Though I did trade my Box last...

Just joking Though I did trade my Box last November for of all things an off road Pickup truck. I never did the IMSB and the car gave me 6 years/55k miles of enjoyment (Most fun car I ever had). I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By kk2002s
It finally hit me -- there is only one true...

It finally hit me -- there is only one true solution to the IMSB that will allow you to sleep at night

SELL your Boxster
Doesn't cost a dime
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By kk2002s
I'm sure you would get as much toilet paper as...

I'm sure you would get as much toilet paper as you want from the curb side pickup driving that beast
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,621
Posted By kk2002s
I have been working from home(WFH) 2 days a week...

I have been working from home(WFH) 2 days a week for years so now, my company has us all WFH. I love it since my move in Jan makes my commute 2 hrs each way. I work more now because I'm not driving...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By kk2002s
As said, no reason to leave the forum. I am no...

As said, no reason to leave the forum.
I am no longer a Boxster owner, traded for a pickup truck (Long story)
But I like coming on to see whats happening, recommend oil, tires and IMSB options...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By kk2002s
This seems to be a common ask for the 986...

This seems to be a common ask for the 986 community from young drivers. Here's my experience, my box was very dependable. It only had a break down once in 6 years and 55k miles and I was able to limp...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By kk2002s
Many on this forum know how hard this job is. ...

Many on this forum know how hard this job is.
It's a messy job as you have to deal with the coolant. It's not as frustrating as replacing the coolant expansion tank as most bolts on the WP are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5,986
Views: 630,622
Posted By kk2002s
Funny you say that I'm eyeing up the TAT as well....

Funny you say that I'm eyeing up the TAT as well. I ride a KLR650. I hope to do MABDR maybe 2020 as a warm up
Where do you ride up in the NE?
I have been cutting my teeth and working my way through...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-24-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5,986
Views: 630,622
Posted By kk2002s
Looks like some sort of Dual sport next to your...

Looks like some sort of Dual sport next to your Box
I started dual sporting, have had the privilege of having a ride-able state forest 15 miles away
Like the addition to the spoiler. I always...
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