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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By BoxsterSbob
I recently replaced the OEM Yokohama's with...

I recently replaced the OEM Yokohama's with Michelin Pilot Sport Ribs. The Michelin's are much quieter. I think it's a much nicer experience. They also grip extremely well in the wet. On the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-30-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,581
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, I've had two long trips in heavy rain on...

Hi, I've had two long trips in heavy rain on different sets of tires. Once from Fla to NY, straight, with the rain ranging from a drizzle to a get the "Arc ready" down pour. The car performed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-07-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, just finished applying the Raggtop. I decided...

Hi, just finished applying the Raggtop. I decided to apply it with the foam brush. Just seemed to make the most sense for my environment.

I have say that the top seemed very thirsty? It really...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-06-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Thanks for the feedback.

Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-06-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Applying RaggTop

Hi, has anyone any tips on applying Raggtop?

I was considering using a foam paint brush, because of over spray concerns. But, before I go out there and do something stupid.... I would love to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,218
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Glad to hear that everyone walked away without...

Glad to hear that everyone walked away without injury.

bob
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By BoxsterSbob
If you can't find it used, or someone here on the...

If you can't find it used, or someone here on the forum can't supply one, you might want to try this site:

...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,675
Posted By BoxsterSbob
That's so funny! My wife's hairdresser just sold...

That's so funny! My wife's hairdresser just sold his Fiero and according to the wife was very depressed about it. She later mentioned to him that a Boxster might be a good choice as a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,675
Posted By BoxsterSbob
The MR2 will be cheaper, no doubt. It's a fine...

The MR2 will be cheaper, no doubt. It's a fine car and will be tons of fun to drive.

Some of the daily issues you may run into are:

Good MPG
Good interior layout-seats not so great.
It's...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,536
Posted By BoxsterSbob
My interest is totally peaked. Please keep this...

My interest is totally peaked. Please keep this going. I certainly want to know if a kit can be made to swap-out the F-6 for a Porsche/Audi twin turbo 6 or a Porsche/Audi V8.

Why stop there ? ...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-29-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,599
Posted By BoxsterSbob
It happen to me too. The OEM battery died and...

It happen to me too. The OEM battery died and was replaced. Then I noticed that the passenger side window was not dropping correctly when you opened the door. The dealer fixed it under warranty,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-24-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,592
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Is there any reason they're not made for the...

Is there any reason they're not made for the Boxster in 17" or 18' sizes?


bob
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By BoxsterSbob
I agree, VW may be a very good thing. They've...

I agree, VW may be a very good thing. They've done well by the other brands they've absorbed over the years. Bentley, Lamborghini, Bugatti and of course Audi. The only thing to be possibly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Any recommendations for the NYC/Long Island area?...

Any recommendations for the NYC/Long Island area?


thx
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Borla to be swapped-out

After some serious consideration I have decided to replace my Borla with another system. I hope I'm not making a mistake. The Borla does perform as advertised, and was a great improvement over the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By BoxsterSbob
My car was not pre-wired. Check these links...

My car was not pre-wired.

Check these links out for details:

http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/box_rear_speakers/box_rear_speakers.htm

http://eagleday.com/porscheaudio.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Good call. I installed the rear speakers a while...

Good call. I installed the rear speakers a while back and it really does make all the difference. IMHO, the door speakers aren't really in a good spot, except for maybe as a sub-woofer. If the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, I recently changed-out my worn Yokohama AVS...

Hi, I recently changed-out my worn Yokohama AVS sport's for a set of Michelin Pilot Sport Rib-N1's. I find the Michelin's to be a vast improvement over the Yokohama's in terms of both noise and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By BoxsterSbob
When I bought my S in '04 they were not...

When I bought my S in '04 they were not interested in dealing. So, I bought my car in Huntington. I also get it serviced there which to-date has amounted to oil changes and the installation of a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,138
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, I have an '04 986S and find it to be all I...

Hi, I have an '04 986S and find it to be all I need. I love the look of both the exterior and interior, but that's a personal preference. I agree that the glass rear window is critical. It seems...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By BoxsterSbob
I've been using a BMC for 5 years without issue. ...

I've been using a BMC for 5 years without issue.

2004S
22K miles
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 186,780
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, I've had my S for 5 years and have roughly...

Hi, I've had my S for 5 years and have roughly 22k miles. Iíve had no issues other than normal maintenance, and the front license plate holder falling off ☹. Porsche cost of ownership is higher than...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, looking forward to your test drive review. ...

Hi, looking forward to your test drive review. I've been reading that the new double clutch transmission is quite the marvel. It appears to perform a bit better than the manual. If price or...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-14-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,390
Posted By BoxsterSbob
Hi, just wanted to give everyone a quick...

Hi, just wanted to give everyone a quick update...

I replaced the AVS Sports with a set of Michelin Pilot Sports (N1), not PS2's The difference between the Yokohama's and Michelin's was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-05-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,975
Posted By BoxsterSbob
The 2.7's a great car. But, the 3.2 S has bigger...

The 2.7's a great car. But, the 3.2 S has bigger brakes, and the 6 speed. There's some debate on the value of the 6 speed. But, besides the larger engine I believe those are the key differences. ...
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