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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 37,558
Posted By Tool Pants
The temperature related theory is interesting. ...

The temperature related theory is interesting. However Peter Smith thinks it is due to cold air that causes the rubber diagraphram to split.

Unlike the Boxster, the separator on a 996 is heated...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-02-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,810
Posted By Tool Pants
I have a 1997. There is a sensor before and...

I have a 1997. There is a sensor before and after the cat. You need the one before. You do not need the one after. The one after talks to the one before to see if the cat is working. It was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Tool Pants
It is due to all that torque the 2.5 puts out....

It is due to all that torque the 2.5 puts out....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-08-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By Tool Pants
You can buy just the clip.

You can buy just the clip.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,098
Posted By Tool Pants
http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic...

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=4165&hl=audi
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-02-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Tool Pants
I think you have the 210 radio. After you enter...

I think you have the 210 radio. After you enter the code push on the toggle with the arrows that you use to change the station.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-30-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By Tool Pants
The male connector is secured to the headlight...

The male connector is secured to the headlight mounting plate with a yellow clip, and once in a while that clip breaks. The male connector needs to securely mate to the female connector on the back...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,910
Posted By Tool Pants
You need a PST2 to code a replacement unit, then...

You need a PST2 to code a replacement unit, then those things will work.

I take it the car starts, but only the "comfort" features don't work. That is strange. Usually when the control unit goes...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-29-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By Tool Pants
Make sure you are replacing the correct bulb...

Make sure you are replacing the correct bulb because high and low are the same.

Then check the male connector and make sure it does not move when you push on it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,984
Posted By Tool Pants
How do you take care of a no front plate ticket...

How do you take care of a no front plate ticket in San Diego County?

How much did you really pay for that silver gas cap?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,910
Posted By Tool Pants
http://986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16722&...

http://986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16722&highlight=control+unit

All the things you mentioned run through that control unit. There is a fuse on the control unit so check that out. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-26-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,910
Posted By Tool Pants
You do not need a code to turn on the OBC, just a...

You do not need a code to turn on the OBC, just a PST2.

I went by my local dealer and talked to the service and parts guys that I have known for years. They will not give out codes to a customer....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-26-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,910
Posted By Tool Pants
Your friend is correct. I have all the codes for...

Your friend is correct. I have all the codes for my car, but then I know people....

For a normal customer with proof of ownership I do not know the policy.

I know 2 local indepedent shops that...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-23-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Tool Pants
This is a problem with 1997s. The mounting studs...

This is a problem with 1997s. The mounting studs for the transmission go into sheet metal which flexes. I once saw a car where the transmission was on an angle because the sheet metal was bent. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Tool Pants
Peter Serbanica ...

Peter Serbanica

http://986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17571
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-21-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768
Posted By Tool Pants
Porsche did not have 19" wheels for the 986, but...

Porsche did not have 19" wheels for the 986, but came out with 19" wheels for the 987. So you have to go aftermarket or 987.

You can get a start here.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Tool Pants
I was at a Porsche event today. Here is a...

I was at a Porsche event today.

Here is a 2000 2.7 made in January 2000.

No hook.

He has the recalled gas cap with the tether removed.

Has the hole for the end of the tether, but no hook.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,494
Posted By Tool Pants
There was the Porsche 944 station wagon. Even a...

There was the Porsche 944 station wagon. Even a 928 pickup. Then a SUV. And soon a sedan.

http://usera.ImageCave.com/ToolPants/944 wagon1.jpg.jpg

http://usera.ImageCave.com/ToolPants/944...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,359
Posted By Tool Pants
That is a good find. I have seen those tiny...

That is a good find. I have seen those tiny switches break off the circuit board and there was not much left to even attempt to solder it back together.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-14-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By Tool Pants
A stiff pedal is a sign of a worn clutch. My...

A stiff pedal is a sign of a worn clutch. My 1997 with 67,000 miles on the original clutch almost took 2 feet to push the pedal down. Clutch was worn down to the rivets. With the new clutch I can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-14-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 37,558
Posted By Tool Pants
I put this picture on Bard's spec board, so here...

I put this picture on Bard's spec board, so here it is.

This is what I see the mechanics at the local dealer using for the lower spring band clamp. Once the clamp is in position the blue clip is...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-13-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By Tool Pants
Is this the original clutch. How many miles on...

Is this the original clutch. How many miles on the present clutch.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 09-13-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,790
Posted By Tool Pants
At our local work on cars days over the years...

At our local work on cars days over the years many oil changes have been done. Once in a while I have to use an 18" breaker bar to unscrew the filter cannister or the drain plug. I have seen...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-13-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,210
Posted By Tool Pants
Do the valves have green caps?

Do the valves have green caps?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-13-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,359
Posted By Tool Pants
Mine was made in January 1997. The batteries...

Mine was made in January 1997. The batteries have never been replaced, believe it or not.

9 years ago I opened up one of the remotes because one of the buttons was operating intermentently. ...
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