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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-10-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By BYprodriver
Muffler has been changed from stock. Easiest...

Muffler has been changed from stock.

Easiest way to see if it came with M030 option is look at the sticker on underside of the hood for option codes.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By BYprodriver
It will go to a default signal that will be...

It will go to a default signal that will be overly rich to protect the engine & that will lower the performance & lower gas mileage.

You want the smallest header tube size to minimize low RPM...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 12-10-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By BYprodriver
When I was rebuilding my engine I used Simple...

When I was rebuilding my engine I used Simple Green to clean it not wanting to discolor it. (case & heads)

It does discolor the engine. Later found Aviation grade Simple Green that does not...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-09-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 63,741
Posted By BYprodriver
Great post, I didn't see how you will reprogram...

Great post, I didn't see how you will reprogram your bigger MAF sensor housing?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,524
Posted By BYprodriver
I just bolted my Fabspeeds on but doubt they will...

I just bolted my Fabspeeds on but doubt they will pass smog.

I will sell my oe manifolds for $ 300 guaranteed to pass any smog test, they have had a easy life since I rebuilt my engine in 2010. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By BYprodriver
My 2000 has it's original top which gives best...

My 2000 has it's original top which gives best engine access of any available. To my knowledge any other top will reduce access to the engine, and many will reduce rear vision.

Given your current...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 12-08-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By BYprodriver
I have a 2001 engine rebuilt with all LN parts to...

I have a 2001 engine rebuilt with all LN parts to make 3.6 liters for sale. I rebuilt my original engine in my 2000 Box S in 2010 the same way & love the difference. Especially the 273 ft.lbs of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By BYprodriver
Looks like if you could find the right size...

Looks like if you could find the right size Metric bolt & washers you could reuse the alternator if its working well. Probably should have it tested while it's off anyway.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By BYprodriver
Alternator mounting points, that can be fixed....

Alternator mounting points, that can be fixed. But not by the guy that installed the alternator
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By BYprodriver
That's the great part about upgrading your...

That's the great part about upgrading your original engine, even if your car gets totaled, the mid engine will be protected from damage & you can just transfer it to your next Boxster after selling...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By BYprodriver
Don't confuse the "OEM" brand with Original...

Don't confuse the "OEM" brand with Original Equipment Manufacturer.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-07-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By BYprodriver
Best offer.

Best offer.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By BYprodriver
While you are changing the oil get a sample to...

While you are changing the oil get a sample to send to LN Engineering to have it analyzed.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-06-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By BYprodriver
Boxster engine rebuilt to 3.6 litres

2001 Boxster S engine rebuilt with LN Enginering 3.6 L billet sleeves & JE pistons & triple row IMS bearing, fully balanced rotating assembly.

This engine is a duplicate of what I have in my 2000...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 703
Posted By BYprodriver
[QUOTE=Starter986;607683]... says the fella with...

[QUOTE=Starter986;607683]... says the fella with 21 posts... and ~one month new.

Yeah reminds me of when you 1st joined, I assumed you were a millennial.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-03-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,470
Posted By BYprodriver
I have a used set of Fabspeed primary sport cat...

I have a used set of Fabspeed primary sport cat manifolds I'm going to sell if anybody wants to go that route.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 703
Posted By BYprodriver
If you look at the carpet close to the seat there...

If you look at the carpet close to the seat there should be a 3" diameter velcro disc, that helps keep the OE Porsche mats from moving. That's one of the reasons I prefer OE Mats.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-01-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By BYprodriver
Rebuilt engine for sale on E-Bay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1999-2001-Porsche-996-Carrera-3-4L-to-3-6L-M96-Engine-Sleeved-Forged-IMS-ARP-/183788010982?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-30-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,972
Posted By BYprodriver
Yes I believe so, The 986 is a lite car & it...

Yes I believe so, The 986 is a lite car & it needs lite wheels & not to much tire so you can slide around a bit. You especially don't want to have taller tires on the rear that will effectively...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By BYprodriver
Most people admit it is funner driving a Boxster...

Most people admit it is funner driving a Boxster over a 996, with the exception of the power. They have basicly the same engine just bigger cylinders in a 996. My 2000 has it's original engine with...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-23-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By BYprodriver
Welcome, sounds like you did your homework well. ...

Welcome, sounds like you did your homework well. Porsche's in all silver/gray always look so purposeful no matter the year. Someday when I have more money than I know what to do with I will own a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By BYprodriver
Those parts when new were very rare, very...

Those parts when new were very rare, very expensive, & not very durable.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 11-22-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By BYprodriver
What year is your car ?

What year is your car ?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-21-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By BYprodriver
Buy a new Bosch MAF Mass Air flow sensor....

Buy a new Bosch MAF Mass Air flow sensor. Install it to see if it runs better. If not just keep it you will need it someday.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-19-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 933
Posted By BYprodriver
[QUOTE=78F350;606808]Get confirmation on the...

[QUOTE=78F350;606808]Get confirmation on the exact size, but I think the stock 17" wheels are 7" wide in front with the rears 8.5".


That's OE Boxster S size for 2000.
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