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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,896
Posted By southernstar
I would be very surprised if the prosecution...

I would be very surprised if the prosecution would be allowed, under the Rules of Evidence in New York State, to tender evidence of Stewart's prior misconduct, including engaging in fights with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 186,613
Posted By southernstar
Guy, that is no different than any other used car...

Guy, that is no different than any other used car from any other manufacturer - it is always a caveat emptor situation unless you know the car and current owner.
Of course, it is another reason...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By southernstar
Congratulations Amit and welcome to the forum! ...

Congratulations Amit and welcome to the forum! I'm sure you will love the Boxster and also, that you will find the forum to be a great source of information. Enjoy!

Brad
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By southernstar
One of the things that I have always loved about...

One of the things that I have always loved about road-going Porsches is the tendancy towards understated elegance and Teutonic practicality, rather than an overstated design that screams "look at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,952
Posted By southernstar
I always double-clutch downshifts into a corner -...

I always double-clutch downshifts into a corner - if you match the revs correctly, it puts little wear and tear on the clutch and even less on the transmission. It should add no additional wear and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,358
Posted By southernstar
runjmc, your indy would replace the clutch, IMS...

runjmc, your indy would replace the clutch, IMS bearing, tires, plugs, spark plug tubes, brakes and brake fluid flush/change, coolant flush/change, leak repair and 60K service (which includes the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-14-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By southernstar
It is the electrical part of your ignition...

It is the electrical part of your ignition switch. You can purcahse a replacement from various sources except Porsche (they only sell the complete assembly). Pelican sells the switch for about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By southernstar
Not like him to just disappear. Hopefully no...

Not like him to just disappear. Hopefully no health issues......

Brad
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-18-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By southernstar
Porsche races to win and the experience of new...

Porsche races to win and the experience of new (or returning) marques in F1 highlights how difficult, if not impossible, that is out of the box. While Mercedes eventually came to have considerable...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-28-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By southernstar
Congrats wawa! Brad

Congrats wawa!

Brad
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 02-18-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,429
Posted By southernstar
Black Falcon, my favorite color scheme and she...

Black Falcon, my favorite color scheme and she looks fantastic. Considering her condition and the work that has been done recently, very reasonably priced - even at this time of the year she should...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,521
Posted By southernstar
Bigjake, Porsche was at the limit for development...

Bigjake, Porsche was at the limit for development of air-cooled engines in terms of power to displacment/reliability while meeting emission standards when they went to water-cooled engines. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,521
Posted By southernstar
IMO, it is way too early to call the 986 a...

IMO, it is way too early to call the 986 a classic regardless of one's definition. As to the design, I do tend to agree with the OP, however. Yes, it looks a bit dated compared to the new Boxster...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By southernstar
Not unless we go out to the garage and sit in it...

Not unless we go out to the garage and sit in it (mine, blessedly, is put away for this horrible winter)!

Brad
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,082
Posted By southernstar
2000 2.7 the 64,000 miles with original IMS...

2000 2.7 the 64,000 miles with original IMS bearing. I will only replace when the clutch needs replacing or if signs of metal particles show up on oil changes. It has a Dec. 98 engine build date so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-30-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,158
Posted By southernstar
Perfectlap, I agree with everything you have said...

Perfectlap, I agree with everything you have said except with respect to the Pelican Parts replacement IMS bearing for a double-row engine. The Pelican 'upgraded steel bearing' turns a double-row...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,885
Posted By southernstar
Perfectlap, you say sorry for your loss - and...

Perfectlap, you say sorry for your loss - and sorry that they were driving the car at incredibly inappropriate speeds for that particular area. You also say that they should be thankful that they...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,885
Posted By southernstar
I suspect that investigators are required to use...

I suspect that investigators are required to use Porsche's proprietary software to analyze the data. I also suspect that Porsche wouldn't 'fudge' the readings, law suit or not - those responsible...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,971
Posted By southernstar
Yes, very sad news indeed. While many suggest...

Yes, very sad news indeed. While many suggest that his come-back attempt with Mercedes was disappointing, his performance in qualifying relative to his team- mate Rosberg was quite close. The fact...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,518
Posted By southernstar
I also purchased mine off ebay, although I found...

I also purchased mine off ebay, although I found the small strips of 3M 2-sided tape that were included in the kit to be inadequate and so installed them with clear exterior silicone. After it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By southernstar
Yes, welcome to the forum. Wait a minute, you...

Yes, welcome to the forum. Wait a minute, you joined in September and this is your first post??? Well anyway, we are glad you are finally out of the shadows!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,630
Posted By southernstar
Bubbles in the paint are typically due to...

Bubbles in the paint are typically due to improper repairs and rust underlying cheap body filler. I wouldn't touch it with a cattle prod.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By southernstar
Do you have any dental floss? Brad

Do you have any dental floss?

Brad
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By southernstar
At least the proper Boxster ones are pretty cheap.

At least the proper Boxster ones are pretty cheap.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By southernstar
There were a ton of packages and individual...

There were a ton of packages and individual options ( somewhere I have the brochure for the 2000 Boxster and Boxster S). In North America, the base interior had leather seat surfaces - the rest of...
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