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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By jb92563
The time proven rule is that when buying a used...

The time proven rule is that when buying a used Porsche you should also plan on spending another $2k within the first year.
This has proven to be accurate most of the time. It will either be for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By jb92563
DIY Bimini/Spyder Top

A few years ago I replaced my 2001 top due to the plastic window completely deteriorating.
I chose to buy a used 2003 top on 4 rib frame with glass and its been fantastic.

However I dont know...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By jb92563
Last night I used the pressure washer to knock...

Last night I used the pressure washer to knock off the considerable garage dust off the car and washed it so I could start driving it again.

The pressure washer took about half the hair off and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By jb92563
Cool, I'll try the lint roller first. When I...

Cool, I'll try the lint roller first.

When I was editing the post I initially typed in some blasphemy about the culprit but thought better of it and wisely left it out as you say that cats are a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By jb92563
Cat hair on roof cleaning

Left my garage open for 30 minutes unattended and came back to find the top of the Boxtser full of cat hair.

What is the best way to get that filth off my cars top?

I'm prepared to try...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By jb92563
Yes, don't touch the MAF if its behaving, you...

Yes, don't touch the MAF if its behaving, you WILL regret it if you do.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-16-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By jb92563
If your really keen on this sort of rebuild then...

If your really keen on this sort of rebuild then you could take the Jake Raby engine building course.

I believe he still does those once or more per year.

Its a hands on so you could bring...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By jb92563
Yes, same with me, if you drive a good S you will...

Yes, same with me, if you drive a good S you will not regret it. It makes a wonderful drive even better and totally worth the extra $1k-$2K price difference, which you will get back when you sell it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,126
Posted By jb92563
The coolant should not be going anywhere unless...

The coolant should not be going anywhere unless there is a leak externally or internally.

The oil consumption should not be much either in a issue free engine, less than a quart in 5K miles of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,596
Posted By jb92563
Dad's initials plus a Zip code of a place I lived...

Dad's initials plus a Zip code of a place I lived before.
I was trying to be cryptic, yet have something I could remember.

Its a lot better than when I used my initials and birthday and got...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,107
Posted By jb92563
What is the purpose of the alternator having a...

What is the purpose of the alternator having a clutch?

Does it engage under computer control or is it static?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By jb92563
The green bits of rubber in the oil tell the...

The green bits of rubber in the oil tell the story.

I think its the only green rubber inside the engine so that must be it unfortunately.

Good news it that you discovered it while things are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By jb92563
Most any of the mods done here will have little...

Most any of the mods done here will have little affect on the HP or Torque without an accompanying change to the computer mappings to take advantage of improved flow etc.

However some mods lead to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,317
Posted By jb92563
I've had girls and guys tell me "Nice Porsche"...

I've had girls and guys tell me "Nice Porsche" but I have never had anyone tell me how disgusting my car looks, even when its dirtied up with tape racing numbers.

I rather enjoy being the only...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 12-06-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 318,210
Posted By jb92563
Like any Hobbyist playing with the Boxster and...

Like any Hobbyist playing with the Boxster and making stuff for it is an optional as time permits type thing since there is a day job and family that also has its demands.

Setting up the equipment...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,637
Posted By jb92563
My first car, an Austin Marina. It was a...

My first car, an Austin Marina.

It was a simple sedan Box with 4 wheels and a manual choke lever, because it did not run well cold and all the instructions were in British so I learned about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,080
Posted By jb92563
For the DIY mechanics you could do all the work...

For the DIY mechanics you could do all the work for just the price of parts which would be more like $2K from internet sources and might take 2 days of your time, which would be worth $3k of savings....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-28-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By jb92563
Sounds like your Key FOB buttons are failing. ...

Sounds like your Key FOB buttons are failing.

Look for Particlewave's fix for this in the DIY section. He has also fixed them if you send them in to him.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-28-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By jb92563
I also have this same problem with my 01 S. ...

I also have this same problem with my 01 S.

Using the remote the thing make a noise like its locking then immediately unlocks.

I'm thinking a limit microswitch is not working as all the locks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-28-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,999
Posted By jb92563
So when I look at your Boxster pic I see red and...

So when I look at your Boxster pic I see red and black but for some reason the red in the Headlights is just making the headlight look too funky. The trim edge color seems nice but I think it needs...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-26-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By jb92563
********************************/Paypal data Hacked.

Just a heads up that it looks like either Rock Auto or PayPal's historical transaction data has been hacked.

This morning I noticed a pending transaction on my checking account from PayPal on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-25-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By jb92563
Yep, upsize the fronts to 225 and getting...

Yep, upsize the fronts to 225 and getting stickier tires makes an incredible difference to an already awesome car. Balances out the steering nicely.

I have an extra set of sticky Hankook R-S3's on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-25-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,419
Views: 550,703
Posted By jb92563
Beautifll, nice color in the evening sky. ...

Beautifll, nice color in the evening sky.

Judging by the reflections, no Hurricane tomorrow for you.
"Red sky at night, Sailors delight":)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,419
Views: 550,703
Posted By jb92563
A mystery like that would bug me and I would have...

A mystery like that would bug me and I would have to know WHY the coolant was gone from the tank.

Did you have the car in for service recently?

Perhaps your coolant tank has a crack, its a very...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5,419
Views: 550,703
Posted By jb92563
I got my California SMOG done and was amused...

I got my California SMOG done and was amused watching the young guys look in the Trunk and Frunk for the engine.

After realizing it was located in the mid section and they had no idea how to open...
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