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Forum: New Member Introductions 08-16-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By san rensho
I would just return it. I'm assuming you bought...

I would just return it. I'm assuming you bought the car from a dealer with some kind of return/warranty policy. IN the US, Boxsters are a dime a dozen.

Be careful, you can buy these cars for very...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By san rensho
And I beleive zip ties also work to hold the ball...

And I beleive zip ties also work to hold the ball and socket together.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,801
Posted By san rensho
On the earlier models, one of the cheapest mods...

On the earlier models, one of the cheapest mods is modifying the wiring in the fuse panel so the fog lights become daytime running lights. All it costs is a couple of pieces of wire and a connector,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-23-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By san rensho
The stock brake and throttle pedal position are...

The stock brake and throttle pedal position are great in my opinion. In sedate city driving the brake tends to be a little high, but on the track and more sporty heel and toe braking in the city,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-23-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By san rensho
be absolutely sure that you replaced the MAF with...

be absolutely sure that you replaced the MAF with the proper part number. In the 2000 cars, many of the dme or replaced which required a different MAF. What I would do is make sure that the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By san rensho
Also location is important. Cars in Southern...

Also location is important. Cars in Southern Florida go for very very little, and I've seen cars for sale in the Northeast where people are asking absolutely stupid prices.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-14-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,192
Posted By san rensho
You sold for a fantastic price. If you have...

You sold for a fantastic price. If you have patience you can get an S in the South Florida market for around 10K.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By san rensho
This worked great for me Didn't even have to...

This worked great for me
Didn't even have to repaint.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By san rensho
I'm going to say he mentioned the lawyer because...

I'm going to say he mentioned the lawyer because in many cases, when you try to teach your wife how to drive a stick, it can lead to marital Discord and divorce.

Don't ride the clutch! You're in...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 10-30-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By san rensho
A suggestion, don't just blip and dump the...

A suggestion, don't just blip and dump the clutch. If you nail the blimp and dump, as you were saying, it works perfectly, but in the heat of a race, things are not perfect.

What I've been doing...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-29-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,228
Posted By san rensho
Okay, disregard last post. That's what I get for...

Okay, disregard last post. That's what I get for writing before reading all of the thread.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-29-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,228
Posted By san rensho
All right, first things first. First fill the...

All right, first things first. First fill the coolant system with distilled water. Then start the car and get it up to temperature, and try to purge the system of air as well as you can, just using...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-20-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,604
Posted By san rensho
Since the car is new to you, I would buy a new...

Since the car is new to you, I would buy a new oil filter and canister. At my dealer it's about 30 bucks, not much more than the cost of just the filter.

The reason for a new canister is the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-03-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By san rensho
You need to post all the codes with their...

You need to post all the codes with their descriptions. That many codes is a complicated problem. You need to be able to look at all the codes together to make a correct diagnosis.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By san rensho
The only time a 911 owner waved (well shook his...

The only time a 911 owner waved (well shook his fist) was when we were slicing and dicing on the Miami Beach on ramp. I came up in back of him
He had a guards red convertible. He saw me in his...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By san rensho
Did you examine the oil filter for debris. If...

Did you examine the oil filter for debris. If there is no metal then the IMSB is probably ok. But I would still drop the tranny
If you have a lift it's really pretty easy to drop the tranny.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By san rensho
The oil leak is either the rear main seal or the...

The oil leak is either the rear main seal or the intermediate shaft bearing, both of which can be serious and required taking out the transmission to diagnose the problem. And if you get to that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-25-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By san rensho
Agree on cam timing. 6.6 deviation is...

Agree on cam timing. 6.6 deviation is technically out of spec but drivable. I don't know if that's your problem but it looks like your mechanic just threw a used head in there, including the used...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By san rensho
Supporting the engine is pretty straightforward,...

Supporting the engine is pretty straightforward, as the previous posters have said. Problem is though that once you remove the aluminum plate and the diagonals is that if you put weight back on to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-18-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By san rensho
You may be able to save it. Underneath the door,...

You may be able to save it. Underneath the door, there are four rubber plugs remove the plugs and squirt oil onto the white pulleys while somebody operates the window. If the sound goes away, then...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By san rensho
Get the car up to speed (100 mph) on the freeway...

Get the car up to speed (100 mph) on the freeway for about twenty minutes using the brakes as little as possible. Coast off the road and and carefully reach into each wheel and check the hub temp. ...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-13-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By san rensho
Check for a vacuum leak in the evap system and...

Check for a vacuum leak in the evap system and the auxialary air injection system. Very hard to diagnose so don't start throwing parts at it because you can easily spend thousands without finding...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By san rensho
It could just be over filled. My tank was over...

It could just be over filled. My tank was over filled and I was getting condensation on the trunk lid where it seals over the tank. I wasn't losing any coolant out of the overflow hose, just...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-02-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By san rensho
Take your pick. WP bearing fails which is...

Take your pick. WP bearing fails which is usually the failure made. When that happens with the Composite impeller the plastic breaks off and the pieces of plastic clog the very small coolant...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By san rensho
Use a durametric and check the maf flow. It...

Use a durametric and check the maf flow. It should be around 15. If it's significantly less the you have a vacuum leak. Now the fun starts. You have to find the leak.
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