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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By fatmike
I sold my 986 years ago. I changed the ignition...

I sold my 986 years ago. I changed the ignition switch multiple times.

When they fail, they do very strange electrical things (like leaving lights on even after you lock the car) which could...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By fatmike
If the dye is coming off on a towel just by...

If the dye is coming off on a towel just by wiping it down, it's coming off anyway.

If you used a red towel you wouldn't worry as much.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By fatmike
The good thing is if you own a 986 for a while,...

The good thing is if you own a 986 for a while, you'll get good at changing out the ignition switch...

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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-17-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By fatmike
The bike rack is SOLD

The bike rack is SOLD
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-03-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By fatmike
still sitting in my garage. anyone...

still sitting in my garage.

anyone interested before it goes to the street???


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,979
Posted By fatmike
I might have gone with "Sandy" after the storm...

I might have gone with "Sandy" after the storm that flooded it out...:(


You're doing an amazing job with this car, but I think this thread proves how worthless a $3K Boxster really is to the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,764
Posted By fatmike
That looks good. /

That looks good.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,764
Posted By fatmike
Thanks. Any pictures? /

Thanks. Any pictures?

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,554
Posted By fatmike
faulty ignition switch results in unpredictable...

faulty ignition switch results in unpredictable and random electronic faults


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,635
Posted By fatmike
White smoke = New Pope? /

White smoke = New Pope?

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-28-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By fatmike
I happen to have one for sale! Send me a PM if...

I happen to have one for sale! Send me a PM if you'd like to discuss.

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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-11-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By fatmike
Bump. Anyone want this rack? Make an offer. ...

Bump. Anyone want this rack? Make an offer.


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By fatmike
Probably just the heatshield. Re-attach it, or...

Probably just the heatshield. Re-attach it, or just rattle on.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By fatmike
I'd start by making sure the ignition coil isn't...

I'd start by making sure the ignition coil isn't monkey'd up. I had an issue once where the interior light didn't go out after you locked the car.


the other thing to check is the trunk and...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-17-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By fatmike
This would make a great holiday present for...

This would make a great holiday present for yourself.

I forgot I still had this.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By fatmike
I have a bird bike rack for sale. It worked...

I have a bird bike rack for sale. It worked great for me.


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,309
Posted By fatmike
Welcome to Porsche ownership. Get yourself a...

Welcome to Porsche ownership.

Get yourself a custom license plate:


LOL16MPG


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-05-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,216
Posted By fatmike
Same ring time as a 2011 911 GT3. The Cayman...

Same ring time as a 2011 911 GT3. The Cayman GT4 is not in the same category as a Carrera S or even the GTS. It is in the same category as a 4 year old GT3...

I almost bought a Cayman S. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,050
Posted By fatmike
Goodbye throttle response! Hello turbo lag. ...

Goodbye throttle response!

Hello turbo lag. But the modern engine doesn't have turbo lag anymore... LOL.

Horrid decision for a Boxster, but it is what it is. We should expect nothing else...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By fatmike
I completely disagree it bodes well for the 997. ...

I completely disagree it bodes well for the 997. Ask yourself why the 997.2 GT3 is holding it's value?

1 - Last manual GT3. New ones are only PDK.

2 - Also, the last Porsche with a manual and...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-27-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By fatmike
I still have this bike rack. I had forgotten...

I still have this bike rack. I had forgotten and just noticed it. Next step is ebay. Anyone interested?

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,666
Posted By fatmike
Do you use Dr. Colorchip with an orbital? What's...

Do you use Dr. Colorchip with an orbital? What's your technique?


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By fatmike
How I see it: 1 - Boxters eat rear tires --...

How I see it:

1 - Boxters eat rear tires -- that is what Boxsters do. Reset your expectations.

2 - If you lower the car, that completely changes the suspension angles. You need an alignment...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By fatmike
Leave the seats in the car and buy the proper...

Leave the seats in the car and buy the proper tools and products:

http://www.detailersdomain.com/DIY-Extreme-Leather-Upholstery-and-Carpet-Cleaning_b_331.html


No affiliation - but it works...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By fatmike
Ignition switch (electrical portion). Buy a...

Ignition switch (electrical portion).

Buy a second while your at it, because your replacement one will fail too.

Fix it before you find your car with a dead battery and need to get towed...
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