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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By BrantyB
The fact is you bought a 20 year old car that's...

The fact is you bought a 20 year old car that's been driven about 2k miles per year. If you want worry free you either purchased the wrong car or are going to the wrong mechanic.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 08-19-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By BrantyB
Never new de-snorkelling was controversial. Your...

Never new de-snorkelling was controversial. Your points are good - I would have added that the air filter will prevent cigarette butts (amongst other things) from entering the engine.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 629,459
Posted By BrantyB
Removed 27 lbs of aftermarket stereo equipment...

Removed 27 lbs of aftermarket stereo equipment mounted to the front of the frunk. What does that equate to on a 45+/- second autocross...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By BrantyB
I'm pretty sure those will fit. I run 18x8 et 50...

I'm pretty sure those will fit. I run 18x8 et 50 with 5mm spacers on the front and 18x9 ET 43 with 5mm spacers on the rear and there's plenty of room.

Play around with this:...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-16-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By BrantyB
Love the 924S! I'll take it if you're needing a...

Love the 924S! I'll take it if you're needing a suitor.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 05-29-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By BrantyB
Light(er) weight muffler for autocross

I have a base Boxster and am looking reduce muffler weight from stock. The car is autocrossed frequently but also enjoyed as my wife's occasional cruiser. For that reason I don't want an overly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 815
Views: 108,482
Posted By BrantyB
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 815
Views: 108,482
Posted By BrantyB
Any chance of the code for my friend's '99 996? ...

Any chance of the code for my friend's '99 996?
Becker PCM nav. CDC-3.
Serial No. W1026076
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-04-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By BrantyB
Use this: ...

Use this:

https://www.willtheyfit.com/index.php?width=225&aspect=45&diameter=15&wheelwidth=8&offset=30&width2=245&aspect2=40&wheel_size=15&wheel_width=9&offset2=35

Put your current wheel setup...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-27-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By BrantyB
I've had mine for a few years with a magnetic...

I've had mine for a few years with a magnetic drain plug. No issues and less mess. Put one on my 981 as well.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 02-05-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,741
Posted By BrantyB
To fit the 4" pulley you'll have to shave off...

To fit the 4" pulley you'll have to shave off part of the TDC (top dead centre) boss which is a hollow alloy protrusion cast into the crankcase. It is used to fit a TDC rod when locking the...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 02-05-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,741
Posted By BrantyB
my 2 cents: An absolute must is adjustable...

my 2 cents:

An absolute must is adjustable front lower control arms. I'd suggest tarret because they have a beefier ball joint or maybe elephant racing.

I'd stay away from the underdrive...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-05-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By BrantyB
100% If you are looking for this build car,...

100%

If you are looking for this build car, they are not unique and tiptronic drops the value. I'm assuming you are not local and able to see the car in person. Personally, I think you would be...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-26-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By BrantyB
Ahh. Good to know. And even with GT3 LCA's I...

Ahh. Good to know. And even with GT3 LCA's I flip my tires midway through the season.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-25-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By BrantyB
AutoX tire Yoko A052 v RE71R

I've been reading reviews in GRM and online about 200tw tires. Specifically, that the Yokohama A052 may be surpassing the RE71R. As a longtime RE71 user I'm curious if anyone has tried the Yoko? ...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-25-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By BrantyB
Depends on what your purpose/goal is. ...

Depends on what your purpose/goal is.

AutoX & track = Front GT3 control arms, tires, & alignment.

Going fast on highways - plenum, header, & exhaust.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-09-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By BrantyB
To me, that's all you need.

To me, that's all you need.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By BrantyB
You could jack the car from its normal jack...

You could jack the car from its normal jack points if you need a quick hit.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By BrantyB
I assume this does not include the cost of...

I assume this does not include the cost of installation.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By BrantyB
Or you could leave it off, and give it a nice...

Or you could leave it off, and give it a nice clean look.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 05-08-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By BrantyB
I was thinking same thing. LCA's are critical is...

I was thinking same thing. LCA's are critical is you want to be able to effectively use the tires, no matter the width.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-30-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By BrantyB
Rim size will govern a bit of what width...

Rim size will govern a bit of what width wheel/tires you're trying to use. I think people use 17s to go with a square setup of 255s but that may also require swaybar changes to keep understeer in...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-28-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By BrantyB
If the car has a factory stereo amp will a...

If the car has a factory stereo amp will a lightweight battery (ETX14) be problematic?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By BrantyB
Sebro coated rotors won't rust at the hub area...

Sebro coated rotors won't rust at the hub area and are a lot cheaper than Brembo.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-31-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By BrantyB
+1 I think I have 65mm length and they've...

+1
I think I have 65mm length and they've never given me any worry.
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