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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Topless
$250/set seems fair. I got my rear bar for $100...

$250/set seems fair. I got my rear bar for $100 less bushings. It's a good mod for someone who wants to tighten up the roll rate a bit without getting the car totally tied down.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-16-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By Topless
^^ This!! Get the car in a garage one way...

^^ This!!

Get the car in a garage one way or another or you will continue to have it broken into, keyed, polluted, wheels stolen, tires slashed for the rest of your life. Night gremlins who roam...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By Topless
You just won't like the price of putting a 450hp...

You just won't like the price of putting a 450hp motor in your Boxster. Best fastest, most direct solution: Sell your car as a roller and find a nice 996TT. Problem solved as quickly and directly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By Topless
RE-11 was a great tire that wore well but they...

RE-11 was a great tire that wore well but they are now long gone. The V12 does not have as much ultimate grip but are quieter and not as firm of a ride. I had both along the way. Other tires I...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 04-04-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Topless
No fresh 2.5L crate motors available. You can...

No fresh 2.5L crate motors available. You can sill find used motors at reasonable prices. Just put out some feelers with LAPD and OK Foreign.

Welcome to the party and I hope we can fire up some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-10-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By Topless
I have not owned both but have spent significant...

I have not owned both but have spent significant seat time in both. Different tools for different tasks. The Boxster is nimble, tossable, giggles to drive in the canyons and curves. The C4S has a...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 03-08-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By Topless
^^ This exactly gentlemen. I ran in BSX...

^^ This exactly gentlemen.

I ran in BSX for several years with a BK roll bar extension, race seats bolted to the floor, and 3 pt belts. It was my chosen "safe" setup considering the typical...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 02-21-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,746
Posted By Topless
I ran 255/255 square for a year on stock struts...

I ran 255/255 square for a year on stock struts and 8.5/17" wheels. They will fit. If you roll the fenders you can mount 285/285 square.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By Topless
Weight loss and UD pulley are a slam dunk. ...

Weight loss and UD pulley are a slam dunk. Intake/exhaust/DME software are a moving target and best done together with a custom dyno tune. I don't see much benefit in any off-the-shelf flash unless...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By Topless
The whole point of modding a car is to measurably...

The whole point of modding a car is to measurably increase performance and that is tougher on a Porsche because those crazy Germans already did a pretty good job. Just bolting on sexy parts won't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By Topless
No one built a well sealed cone style paper...

No one built a well sealed cone style paper filter so no, none tested. What is your attraction to the cone style specifically? Do you think it flows significantly more air than a pleated filter in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,643
Posted By Topless
It's easy to overthink this stuff and get sucked...

It's easy to overthink this stuff and get sucked into the marketing hype vortex.

Back in 2005 there was a lot of independent dyno testing going on to compare different intake airbox designs. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Topless
I have never done it and have no idea. What does...

I have never done it and have no idea. What does your software vendor say? I would probably keep the battery connected and use the maintainer at the same time. Don't guess, follow the instructions...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-12-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Topless
I have the NOCO and like it. I think mine is...

I have the NOCO and like it. I think mine is rated at 4A charging and adapts to SLA, AGM, and Li batteries. As a smart charger/maintainer it helps to keep the battery healthy.

A70A charger is...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 02-03-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,746
Posted By Topless
Adjustable GT3 Arms cost more than camber plates...

Adjustable GT3 Arms cost more than camber plates but you get what you pay for with a wider trac and better tuneability. Worth it to me.

If you don't plan to change the struts, the stock sways are...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-23-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Topless
I appreciate the tip on Ohlin RTs Rastta. I was...

I appreciate the tip on Ohlin RTs Rastta. I was pretty disappointed with PSS9 on my Boxster and wanted to steer clear of Bilstein but JRZ is just too precious $$ for my planned use. At $2900/set...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-19-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Topless
Yes PSS9s are now being replaced by more advanced...

Yes PSS9s are now being replaced by more advanced struts like JRZ, Moton, and others. A timely thread as my Cayman has 70k miles, of which maybe 20k on race tracks and the struts are pretty far...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Topless
I tried a set but couldn't get a good focused...

I tried a set but couldn't get a good focused beam and light sprayed all over the place with no high cutoff. I didn't want to be "that guy" so back they went. I had better luck in my Tacoma where...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-16-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Topless
Absolutely! Spring rate, dampening, ride height,...

Absolutely! Spring rate, dampening, ride height, tire choice, sways, all up weight, and setup are all important pieces of the equation that must be considered for best results. Changing one or two...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-15-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Topless
The car was right at BSX class weight with no...

The car was right at BSX class weight with no gas, 2950# w/driver

Tires: NT-01 225/255 (class tire)
GT3 Front sway, full soft
Tarret rear sway, full soft (disconnect for rain)

I sometimes ran...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-15-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Topless
This thread has a lot of discussion about various...

This thread has a lot of discussion about various spring rates and their effect.
http://986forum.com/forums/performance-technical-chat/27222-m030-spring-rates.html

Different drivers like a...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 12-27-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By Topless
Asking $3000?

Asking $3000?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,153
Posted By Topless
It's complicated. :) While I do have family...

It's complicated. :)

While I do have family in southern Louisiana and TX including a parish named after my daddy's side "Moss Bluff, LA", I am not technically Cajun by blood... as far as we know....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,153
Posted By Topless
Double entendre The Boxster was my 1st...

Double entendre

The Boxster was my 1st ragtop and I drove it "top down" everywhere for almost two years. 986forum is the only place I have used this screen name and most other sites you can find...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-19-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,348
Posted By Topless
PSS9 are being discontinued and have always been...

PSS9 are being discontinued and have always been a pretty big compromise in performance. If you want to get serious about suspension go JRZ. A huge leap in tunability over most budget coilover...
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