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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-04-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
New data point, my theory is that my bank 1...

New data point, my theory is that my bank 1 variocam adjuster completely failed yesterday leaving me stranded.

It stuck in the full advance position is my guess. Car more or less would not run up...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-22-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Silber
If you are driving at high speed and hit a pot...

If you are driving at high speed and hit a pot hole, curb or other obstruction in the road, it could easily snap at speed. If you engage in spirited driving the car does not stay perfectly level,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-22-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Silber
I think you would be OK, if you: Put the...

I think you would be OK, if you:

Put the engine at TDC for Bank 1, lock bank 1, swap lower rear tensioner.
Put engine at TDC for bank 2, Lock bank2, swap upper front tensioner.

I would say...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-22-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Silber
Found one, finished installing yesterday :) ...

Found one, finished installing yesterday :)

https://i.imgur.com/6ASDe68.jpg

If anyone else is looking for one, both Evolution and Agency Power intakes are NLA new, only found one brand still in...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-05-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Silber
Search on ebay by part number for the whole...

Search on ebay by part number for the whole adjuster, i found an adjuster with solenoid that way pretty reasonably.

996105051 Is the right part number for bank 1 on a 2002, I think it’s the same...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-20-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Silber
Everything was bound up when I bench released....

Everything was bound up when I bench released. Once you tighten the adjuster down, holding fixtures, and cam caps, with the cams installed on the head it will free up. ( I don’t have the shop manual...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-20-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
If I recall, i cut the cable tie off the car,...

If I recall, i cut the cable tie off the car, then installed cams chain and adjuster as a cohesive unit.

Seems to have worked fine, think the problems I am having are unrelated to that item.

I...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-19-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
Prior to tear down I was at -11-12 or so both...

Prior to tear down I was at -11-12 or so both sides, very worn!

I did it with the engine in, wasn't too bad. You just have to unbolt the front motor mount (with engine on a jack) and drop the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-19-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Silber
This item has been sold.

This item has been sold.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Silber
I also have a pair of 17x7 and would trade, if...

I also have a pair of 17x7 and would trade, if steved0x can't help, let me know.

Silber
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-17-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Silber
WTB: Cone Filter Intake - fabspeed/Evo/Agency Power

FOUND ONE - No Longer Looking.

New, used, missing some parts, as long as there’s enough there that I can put it back together that’s all I need. Basically MAF tube and heat shield is the minimum....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-14-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
I bought a good (hopefully) used bank1 actuator. ...

I bought a good (hopefully) used bank1 actuator.

since the numbers were good before I took it apart, i'm guessing the chain isn't stretched, but with a new one costing $20 I'm not going to take...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-12-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
Guessing there are no cam experts here, Or at...

Guessing there are no cam experts here, Or at least none willing to help.

Well, My current theory is that the Variocam actuator is sticking and not going all the way down. I tend to be pretty...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-10-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
I'd say per side of the car for an amateur is...

I'd say per side of the car for an amateur is about 7 hours to pull the cams and reinstall, so 14-15 hours total for both cams. With practice I think you could get that down to 4-5 per side.

now,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-10-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By Silber
Pulled things apart to re-time the cams, looks...

Pulled things apart to re-time the cams, looks like i had indeed just timed a bit off, not assembled off a tooth. I've got it right now I think, going to put it back together and verify with...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-28-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Silber
Read that if the car has a bad MAF sensor, it...

Read that if the car has a bad MAF sensor, it will run better without it hooked up. So, I Unhooked the MAF sensor, and drove the car on a couple of errands, drivability was vastly improved. I think...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-28-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Silber
Little bit of follow up, thanks for the tip on...

Little bit of follow up, thanks for the tip on the vacuum leak, did some research and it turns out you can check for a vacuum leak with Durametric by looking at MAF values.

At idle MAF should be...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-27-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Silber
Stumble off idle - runs fine all other RPM

When I got my car back on the road it ran perfectly, but has developed something I am trying to troubleshoot.

When you try to accelerate from a stop it will sometimes stumble until it hits about...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-25-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Silber
I looked into these, they’re only $80-$100 a pair...

I looked into these, they’re only $80-$100 a pair which is good, but you need $100+ worth of Porsche bolts to make them work, so they are about $200 for the set up. So, the urethane ones are only...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-20-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Silber
Urethane Transaxle Mounts - Good?

Anyone have these?
...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-20-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Silber
Weird thing was I smelled fuel after cranking...

Weird thing was I smelled fuel after cranking even though I was on fumes don’t know how that happened.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-19-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Silber
My problem is solved, hopefully yours is as easy...

My problem is solved, hopefully yours is as easy as mine was.

Had my car at the dealer Friday and it was at a half tank and when it came out of the dealer was at a full tank. Got to thinking,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-19-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Silber
Found this on pelican parts site on a...

Found this on pelican parts site on a no-start-no-code thread:

To follow up...it was a cracked fuel line from the fuel pump, inside the fuel tank. I replaced the complete fuel pump

So, you can...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-19-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Silber
Can you provide a picture of this connector, or...

Can you provide a picture of this connector, or more instructions on how to find it? Took both engine access covers off but could not find any connectors on the firewall.

Cranked my car some more...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-19-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,293
Posted By Silber
As a data point, I bought a "genuine Bosch" CPS...

As a data point, I bought a "genuine Bosch" CPS off of EBay. Worked for 3 days then failed in the middle of traffic(always fun!) Now I have crank, fuel pump tests good but does not kick in, no tach...
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