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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Steelepuls
Yeah, it was a PITA, luckily there is a bunch of...

Yeah, it was a PITA, luckily there is a bunch of posts here about tapping the bolt head to push out the bushing, I thought I would break something and I did some damage to the bolt head when I hit it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Steelepuls
If it is the alternator idler pulley that is...

If it is the alternator idler pulley that is attached to the block, then you have to align the rear eyelet of alternator with the block and the idler pulley bolt should go through to the rear...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Steelepuls
DH, have your battery checked, it might not be...

DH, have your battery checked, it might not be accepting the charge. I recently went through this and replaced the alternator, but did not change the battery. I got stuck on the freeway because my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Steelepuls
Cleared CEL and monitors. Finally passed smog...

Cleared CEL and monitors. Finally passed smog today. :dance:

Found a post here to check the oil cap so I rechecked my oil cap and found small cracks in the o-ring, my fuel cap also had some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Steelepuls
Blue, The MAF is only 2 years old, along with...

Blue,
The MAF is only 2 years old, along with new O2 sensors. What I tried today was cleanning the throttle body and recalibrating it. It seemed to fix the CEL coming on after about 20 miles of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,423
Views: 551,212
Posted By Steelepuls
Love that scheme, I had a porshce model car when...

Love that scheme, I had a porshce model car when I was a kid with that scheme. I think it was called the Martini Rossi team.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Steelepuls
Speedy, I too am having the same codes and it...

Speedy, I too am having the same codes and it started just two maybe three weeks ago. I've done the same things you have, cleaned the MAF, checked for vacuum leaks, checked the oil cap, replaced all...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By Steelepuls
Welcome to the forum, first I would desnorkel the...

Welcome to the forum, first I would desnorkel the intake (if it hasn't been done yet), makes the motor sound throaty on wide open throttle acceleration. Second, if your thinking about changing the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-14-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Steelepuls
Got my replacement set. Thanks all for the tips....

Got my replacement set. Thanks all for the tips. Rob hooked me up with a nice set of replacements. I do want to get just the center emblem for the missing one I have. So I have a spare set of...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-07-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Steelepuls
Lost center cap

Noticed today that my rear center cap is gone, which is a bummer.

Anyone got any spares laying around? Or the part number to get a new one?
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Steelepuls
All four corners finished off today, had to wait...

All four corners finished off today, had to wait for the front sensors to come in. Waited a tad bit too long to change the front pads and the sensors were somewhat worn to almost breaking. Next...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Steelepuls
Thanks for the replies guys. Makes me feel...

Thanks for the replies guys. Makes me feel better that others use the paste and the sticky backing dampers together.

This saves me a job of taking it apart again and cleaning off the paste. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Steelepuls
Anti squeal paste on the back of the pads

First time changing the pads on my 01 S, but not the first set of pads Iíve installed on a car. Does any one use the antisqueal paste provided by the pad mfr? The Pelican DIY video does not show...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Steelepuls
It's been recently cleaned, but I will check it...

It's been recently cleaned, but I will check it out again when I get a chance to get in there.

I will get the extra cap and manometer as well.

Thanks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Steelepuls
Team Oxford, this is odd, Iím on my third AOS...

Team Oxford, this is odd, Iím on my third AOS since acquiring the 01S. The first was installed by the previous owner (Uro brand), second I installed to fix an oil leak (aftermarket, lasted about 1...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Steelepuls
Slave Cylinder Push Rod fell into the bell housing

NewArt,
I feel your pain on the slave cylinder, my son's Audi A4 clutch pedal went down to the floor, so based on the symptoms, I proceeded to pull it out and put a new one in. Access was a major...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,589
Posted By Steelepuls
I love my quick jacks, i use it for several cars,...

I love my quick jacks, i use it for several cars, not just my boxster. Check costco for deals on this item, they go on sale sometimes. Plenty of room to get under the car with a creeper. 22 inches...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Steelepuls
I second the battery tender with the cigarette...

I second the battery tender with the cigarette lighter adapter, mine died last month due to a bad VR on the alternator, and the switch would not activate. Hook up the batter tender for a few minutes...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By Steelepuls
I daily drove my 01 S 6spd, for about a year and...

I daily drove my 01 S 6spd, for about a year and a 1/2. The traffic to work forced me to get an electric car with an automatic. If the clutch wasnít so stiff, I would drive it in traffic. Should...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-01-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By Steelepuls
My 01 S with 100k miles, it seems to take about...

My 01 S with 100k miles, it seems to take about half a quart when it nears the time to change the oil. About 4-5000 miles I start to see the meter drop a few lines.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-16-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Steelepuls
Helper

When I first removed my AOS from my 02 S, I had my son push the buttons while standing on the passenger side, and I was laying on top of the motor pushing with my thumbs from the driver side. Lay a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,423
Views: 551,212
Posted By Steelepuls
Look how high off the ground

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/image1555194111.jpg

Jack stands donít compare to these quick jacks. So easy to get them up in the air. I might change the oil while they are up there.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Steelepuls
Yes, it was real tight in there, probably should...

Yes, it was real tight in there, probably should have listened to the experts here and taken the passenger side seat out to get room in there to work around. Live and learn.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Steelepuls
Sorry, I misspoke, it was the idler pulley next...

Sorry, I misspoke, it was the idler pulley next to the alternator pulley that I used a punch and hammer on, not the tensioner pulley. I used the 24mm socket on the tensioner pulley. :p
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Steelepuls
Battery light on, dead battery

On the way home last Friday, battery light came on, while on the way to my friends house. I told him of my light and he gave me a voltmeter to test the battery while engine was running. Only 11.00...
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