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Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By Gilles
It sounds like a bad spring top bearing, perhaps...

It sounds like a bad spring top bearing, perhaps was defective..?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Gilles
Your dog looks very happy in Newport Beach :-)

Your dog looks very happy in Newport Beach :-)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Gilles
Yes, a torque meter that reads 400+ lbs it was...

Yes, a torque meter that reads 400+ lbs it was kind of pricey... so I opted for a Long breaker bar (1/2") with an impact socket and used the leverage method... 230lbs x the distance from the socket...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-21-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Gilles
I had an '07 987CS with the 3.4 engine and was...

I had an '07 987CS with the 3.4 engine and was using a quart of oil between 800-1000 miles, the compression was even and I believe that the oil consumption was caused by a scored cylinder.

Saved...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,278
Posted By Gilles
Strombomb, would you please document your...

Strombomb, would you please document your progress on the engine swap? It would be a very interesting reading, thanks!
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Gilles
Fisheagle, like ddruker mentioned these are very...

Fisheagle, like ddruker mentioned these are very easy to replace, please keep in mind that you are Not supposed to disassemble the mount itself (big center nut).
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By Gilles
Somehow it sound familiar... Ha Sorry, but...

Somehow it sound familiar... Ha

Sorry, but never had a tip so don't have a clue what to check but someone here will do, hopefully it will be something simple..

Good Luck

PS: Love driving on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-09-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Gilles
you have all the right to bragg about Hazel, she...

you have all the right to bragg about Hazel, she is a beautiful girl and you are a proud grandfather, congratulations! 😊😊
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-06-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,430
Posted By Gilles
I love the look of these wheels as well, they...

I love the look of these wheels as well, they look awesome on the Boxter as well

There is a set for sale and the price is right :-)

https://rennlist.com/forums/market/1215817
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-04-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,532
Posted By Gilles
Perhaps it's time for an OS Giken LSD..?

Perhaps it's time for an OS Giken LSD..?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-04-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,009
Posted By Gilles
McSpooney, I found the picture of my beaner shade...

McSpooney, I found the picture of my beaner shade tree mechanic tool, it is actually a 2x4 but it was strong and stable enough to lower and raise the engine/gearbox assy.

The treaded rod allows...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-04-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,009
Posted By Gilles
Hello McSpooney, If you are sending the head...

Hello McSpooney,

If you are sending the head to Hoffman Engineering, you may want to consider sending both sides for a head repair and porting..

Regarding the removal/installation, if you use a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By Gilles
KB944 Please note that I am in not in any...

KB944

Please note that I am in not in any way an expert on AC systems..

However, we happen to sell PCA Systems (AC ground support systems) for aircraft, and I know that for an AC system to work...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-29-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,507
Posted By Gilles
Kbod, The knowledge group (flat6innovations)...

Kbod, The knowledge group (flat6innovations) offer their engine assembly on a CD package that covers everything you will need (but will set you back about $600..)
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Gilles
RC Engineering

Luckyman, I have used RC engineering a couple of times before and had a very good experiences, and their turn around time is pretty quick (+/- 24hrs..)

https://www.rcfuelinjection.com/

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-27-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Gilles
Max, I am already on my second set of KW-V3's...

Max, I am already on my second set of KW-V3's (987CS & 981CS) and I am happy with their quality..

However, please be aware the you will need to buy the adjustable rear toe links as well as the OEM...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-26-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Gilles
I hope that the water does Not come from your...

I hope that the water does Not come from your heater core, as these are a bear to replace..

PS: have you taste it, to determine if tastes (or smells) like antifreeze..?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Gilles
I was in the same situation and instead f...

I was in the same situation and instead f removing the front pulley I decided to lock the crankshaft at the flywheel side.
They sell small flywheel locks that bolt into the bell housing and have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Gilles
No pics..?

No pics..?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-14-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,340
Posted By Gilles
I am bias..

Black Night, many moons ago (12-13yrs) ago the Cayman site (now Planet 9) had a group buy of the SpeedArt exhaust (same manufacturer that makes the FVD Brombacher), I joined the group for the Sport...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Gilles
Hello DTW986, how about a picture..? :p

Hello DTW986, how about a picture..? :p
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Gilles
Hello Tacos, I had the same issue on my '07...

Hello Tacos,

I had the same issue on my '07 987CS and drove me nuts as you turn the key and everything on the dash lights up but the engine completely dead (not even a click from the starter). I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Gilles
Hello Craig, Yes, these bolts attach the...

Hello Craig,
Yes, these bolts attach the steering rack to the subframe and you will be able to hang the steering rack (w/zip ties) without disconnecting anything from the steering system while you...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-05-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,501
Posted By Gilles
with the weather we have today in SoCal, these...

with the weather we have today in SoCal, these pictures looks pretty good.. :p
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By Gilles
Hello Craig, No, you don't need to separate...

Hello Craig,

No, you don't need to separate the steering shaft from the rack, but you need to remove the bolts that secure the rack to the subframe, if I remember correctly I held the rack to...
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