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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Unfortunately, the Tire is...

Hi,

Unfortunately, the Tire is compromised. Pumping it up isn't going to tell you anything about the belts possibly delamming, or the Tire being out of balance (albeit slightly).

...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, I think you have to take a second...

Hi,

I think you have to take a second look at Porsche's objective here. Their recommended Tire Pressures (as are the Tire Pressure recommendations from virtually all manufacturers) are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Tire pressures are always measured...

Hi,

Tire pressures are always measured COLD. You cannot eliminate or neutralize the Boxster's steering with Tire pressure alone, you can only make it more neutral. Alignmentspecs and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, #1 - If the battery is sealed, you...

Hi,

#1 - If the battery is sealed, you do not need the vent tube. It's purpose is to prevent buildup of the explosive gas.

#2 - The cabin air filter has a cover, once removed, the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,858
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Yea, great, but it still won't...

Hi,

Yea, great, but it still won't keep your Coolant Recovery Tank from cracking or otherwise degrading! When they come up with that solution, I'm there!...

Happy Motoring!,,, Jim'99
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By MNBoxster
The new and improved Retro Encabulator

Hi,

See details here: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5125780462773187994 ...

Happy Motoring!... Jim'99
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Possibly the switch, but a bad...

Hi,

Possibly the switch, but a bad relay is also possible, especially since it does go Off once you switch off the ignition. Hope this hels...

Happy Motoring!... Jim'99
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Pretty much impossible to diagnose...

Hi,

Pretty much impossible to diagnose without seeing it. But, I wouldn't be surprised if some of the wiring chafed and grounded out against the chassis or seat rails. Carefully inspect...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, It could... Happy...

Hi,

It could...

Happy Motoring!... Jim'99
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,525
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, MNBoxster <---- not happy...

Hi,

MNBoxster <---- not happy following people with fishes on their cars, St. Christopher medals on their dash, or crucifixes hanging from their rearview mirrors as if they feel they need...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, If trying to take an economical...

Hi,

If trying to take an economical approach, go for the Wheel Balancing 1st. This is an As Needed maintenance item which has no mileage or time limit. Your alignment can go out on the way...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, The Blizzak's are good tires. ...

Hi,

The Blizzak's are good tires. Switching to 16's isn't a bad idea because the salt and such will attack your wheels, in the winter who cares? But, in Spring, you can just put on your...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, I too have a couple of Noah custom...

Hi,

I too have a couple of Noah custom car covers for both my Esprit and my 240Z. These cars are not stored outdoors, so it's maybe a little overkill. They do not scratch the cars...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, It is? It seems to me that Water...

Hi,

It is? It seems to me that Water Wetter's MSDS states that it contains Sodium Molybdate, an inorganic salt made up of 2 atoms of Sodium, one atom of Molybdenum and 4 atoms of Oxygen in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,171
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Gotta disagree. When Colin...

Hi,

Gotta disagree. When Colin Chapman laid out the design requirements for the Lotus Esprit, one of the specific requirements was that the rear trunk accomodate a set of Golf Clubs. He...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Well, the spectral analysis...

Hi,

Well, the spectral analysis doesn't reveal the presence of any of the compounds which make-up Water Wetter - check it out yourself at RedLine's MSDS publication:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, It will be none of the above. You...

Hi,

It will be none of the above. You wanna call me out? Forget it!

I don't need some Mr. Wizard experiment to confirm what I already know and what I already told you about the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, I use the Porsche SilverGuard...

Hi,

I use the Porsche SilverGuard cover. Works great and I paid under $75 new w/ a Dealer discount coupon I was sent...

Happy Motoring!... Jim
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Clearly you have a gross...

Hi,

Clearly you have a gross misunderstanding of chemical and model analysis.

You want to find a simple way to duplicate a very complex process. You have left out a time parameter...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, The Marketing behind many of these...

Hi,

The Marketing behind many of these additives is, and has always been, tremendous making them truly irresistable to many. Wild claims are unsupported and those anecdotal recommendations...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Each Battery is different. Some...

Hi,

Each Battery is different. Some have Fill marks raised on the side while others use the Fill Holes or Lip themselves as the Fill Gauge (this is what the OEM battery uses). It should...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, Well, the plot thickens, other...

Hi,

Well, the plot thickens, other substances were also added to the Fuel system. This alone can add a whole other dimension to the issue.

A simple add it to the Gas experiment is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, No, there is only one vent tube -...

Hi,

No, there is only one vent tube - it is not an overflow tube. The other side is usually stopped by a plug.

The tube's purpose is to vent Hydrogen Gas that the battery naturally...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,208
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, @boxsterz - As you state, you are...

Hi,

@boxsterz - As you state, you are no Chemist. It's technical half speak like this that can contribute to misinformation as well as discreditation of an otherwise sound piece of advice....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By MNBoxster
Hi, They are just a piece of Spring...

Hi,

They are just a piece of Spring Steel which are easily fashioned by the DIYer. In fact, you don't even need to use Spring Steel at all. Cut them out of mild 22-24 ga. steel (available...
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