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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-02-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Thanks guys. I've communicated with Jake ...

Thanks guys. I've communicated with Jake

Apologies for the lack of clarity on the earlier post - as other posters have mentioned. debris in the makes this a different picture !

I would rather...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-02-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Bruce Wayne
IMS Failure

Well, we all think it's going to happen to someone else..

2004 Boxster S Tip with 60k and left an oil mark on the garage floor. Since discovery, no implosion, no bang and siezure the car has not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Cayman - Loss of grip - Russian Dashcam extract

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BAWFgoEnUQ
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,169
Posted By Bruce Wayne
yes correct.. my bad the metal impeller is on the...

yes correct.. my bad the metal impeller is on the range rovers.. i think its composite not plastic on the 986 IIRC

though as an aside, the coolant is 5 year life, and for the cost of a water pump...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Well sort of... being of EU manufacture you will...

Well sort of... being of EU manufacture you will need a set of left handed metric ones.. oh and a set of reverse thread torx drivers as well.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,169
Posted By Bruce Wayne
water pump is easy to change. if a little fiddly....

water pump is easy to change. if a little fiddly. Pedro has a walkthrough

Replace Water Pump (http://www.pedrosgarage.com/Site_3/Replace_Water_Pump.html)

I didn't remove the engine mount, but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,169
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Jeez! How many beer breaks did you have :)

Jeez! How many beer breaks did you have :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Had a broken spring on one of my 928's.. simple...

Had a broken spring on one of my 928's.. simple enough to repair.. IF you can get your hands between the engine block and the engine bay sidewall. !!

A couple of months ago, due to a leaky...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,066
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Oxy acetelyne ! The way i have found works...

Oxy acetelyne !

The way i have found works best is a long breaker bar (longer than 2ft) wind it up so it is 'loaded' then give it a snap with your wrists. the worst thing to do with the nex heads...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-17-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By Bruce Wayne
I love focal speakers. Yes, they are more...

I love focal speakers. Yes, they are more expensive than other brands, but personally, i think they give a clean sound, low end is not too wallowey at under 100hz or slappy at 120 hz, top end is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By Bruce Wayne
probably galvanic corrosion on the threads.....

probably galvanic corrosion on the threads.. tommy583 is having the same issue on another thread with a caliper bolt!

always coat the threads with copper grease where you have steel to ally it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,066
Posted By Bruce Wayne
i feared this bolt wouldnt shift.. seeing as it...

i feared this bolt wouldnt shift.. seeing as it was tight enough to shear the head !

you could just pull the hub carrier and take it to an engineering shop (or your indie - but they would probably...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,066
Posted By Bruce Wayne
can you get some heat on it ? by some.. i mean...

can you get some heat on it ? by some.. i mean enough to get it glowing red

preferably from inside the wheel arch out, so you dont burn up you sensor cables or the drop link bushes.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,066
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Good Luck :cheers:

Good Luck :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,605
Posted By Bruce Wayne
I've thought myself about changing the 986 for a...

I've thought myself about changing the 986 for a 911, maybe a 996, but really, what for. from the doors forward it's the same as the 986, same engine, gearbox and the boxster being mid engined...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,605
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Indeed.. the 986 is *already* a classic. i...

Indeed.. the 986 is *already* a classic.

i have a classic car collection that is ever changing depending on what moves me at the time, i've just sold off most of my classic porsches and switched...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Bruce Wayne
In neutral with the parking brake off ??

In neutral with the parking brake off ??
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,066
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Definately. Get a full set !!The older design...

Definately. Get a full set !!The older design bolts were hex heads, which of course can round out, the newer version is a large torx head.

What i find the best way of doing these is use a long...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,989
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Or you could consider roller bearings or .. or......

Or you could consider roller bearings or .. or...


:D:D:D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Bruce Wayne
have you checked the pads to make sure the anti...

have you checked the pads to make sure the anti squeal shims are intact ?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,989
Posted By Bruce Wayne
mine is at 114k, and i'm having similar...

mine is at 114k, and i'm having similar thoughts.. i have a few cars so the 986 is not necessary as a daily driver,.. mine is a 6 speed so i'm thinking that when the clutch needs doing, i'll drop the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,267
Posted By Bruce Wayne
about 75 miles without any hard/heavy braking.

about 75 miles without any hard/heavy braking.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-24-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,267
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Seems a shame to get them all dirty ! :D

Seems a shame to get them all dirty ! :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,652
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Interesting thread. Here in Europe, with the...

Interesting thread. Here in Europe, with the ever intrusive EU and it's desire to spread 'socialism', for the benefit of society 'from the atlantic to the urals' the rise is classic car ownership...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,723
Posted By Bruce Wayne
Lotus L oads O f T rouble U sually S...

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