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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-14-2019, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Flavor 987S
Ignition switch??

Ignition switch??
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-01-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,584
Posted By Flavor 987S
Every year.

Every year.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 04-15-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By Flavor 987S
What is allowed by the rules? Drop weight. It's...

What is allowed by the rules? Drop weight. It's free. Dropping 85 pounds will be about 10 HP.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By Flavor 987S
A dehumidifier is NEVER going to be able to keep...

A dehumidifier is NEVER going to be able to keep up, nor operate properly in that cold environment.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By Flavor 987S
You'd be better off using the money to buy a...

You'd be better off using the money to buy a heater for the garage. My gas heater in my 3 car garage is about $20/month to run and keep the garage at 60 all winter. Yes, the initial cost was about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By Flavor 987S
Actually, there are 6 ove-rev ranges on this...

Actually, there are 6 ove-rev ranges on this 987.1 car. Not just two like the prior 986.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By Flavor 987S
It's a 14 year old car. The maintenance history...

It's a 14 year old car. The maintenance history is more important. In general, guys that track (DE or AutoX) their cars are more diligent than your "Dr. Owned Car", for example. Just saying.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-10-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 915
Posted By Flavor 987S
Your UOA should be zero. That's what I am talking...

Your UOA should be zero. That's what I am talking about about, not the level of lead in your unleaded fuel. If you use race gas, your UOA will show 1-2 ppm, or higher, depending how much/often you...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-09-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 915
Posted By Flavor 987S
Should be "0". Running race gas, even...

Should be "0".

Running race gas, even unleaded, will show trace amounts of lead, in your UOA.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-08-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 915
Posted By Flavor 987S
Good, it's fresh. If you keep running this...

Good, it's fresh.

If you keep running this race gas, do a UOA. I'll bet you start seeing 1-2 ppm of lead. BTDT.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-08-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 915
Posted By Flavor 987S
Here are 2 MAJOR problems with your idea/plan: ...

Here are 2 MAJOR problems with your idea/plan:

1) The 100 octane is not going to be very fresh. At a race track, yes, but NOT at your local corner gas station.

2) Unleaded race gas like this...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Flavor 987S
1,825 days. (5 year's worth) $60/1,825 days...

1,825 days. (5 year's worth)

$60/1,825 days = $0.033 cents per day.

Rally, this has you all worked up?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Flavor 987S
So, you've NEVER been with your girlfriend in a...

So, you've NEVER been with your girlfriend in a Buick Station Wagon? Come on man!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By Flavor 987S
Check your motor mounts. They contain a very...

Check your motor mounts. They contain a very stinky fluid.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 840
Posted By Flavor 987S
1) Plug into the cig lighter. 2) Park on a...

1) Plug into the cig lighter.

2) Park on a thick mil painter's tarp from Home Depot. May help a little.



Easy. Pump up tires to about 55 psi.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Flavor 987S
You should do another oil change in about 1,000...

You should do another oil change in about 1,000 miles. Not so much for another UOA, but more as a "flush" since your don't know (brand, viscosity, dino or full synthetic) what oil was in there prior....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Flavor 987S
It's one test. Means little. We don't know if...

It's one test. Means little. We don't know if wear metals are going north or south.

What oil are you running? Your viscosities are aweful. Not much thicker than H2O. It does not appear to have...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 11-26-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Flavor 987S
Or, get ceramic powder coated. :) ...

Or, get ceramic powder coated. :)

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Flavor 987S
Here's what my cocoa top looked like on my 987S...

Here's what my cocoa top looked like on my 987S after 6 winter hibernations (unheated garage at the time, and closed and latched) and over 70,000 miles. Sold it after this picture back in 2011:

...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 11-07-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Flavor 987S
U get what u pay for. U need 4 new tires, since...

U get what u pay for. U need 4 new tires, since they are over 6 years old. Look into Michelin tires; P2S, PSS, or the newer PS4. Excellent grip. Great wet traction. Very good tread life. Yes, you can...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 11-05-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Flavor 987S
Well, your rear tires need to match your fronts....

Well, your rear tires need to match your fronts. So, buy 2 new ones. Don't mix & match tires. What are the DOT codes dates on the fronts?? If they are 4 years old, think about replacing all 4. If...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-16-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Flavor 987S
This is bass ackwards.

This is bass ackwards.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-16-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Flavor 987S
I've been doing UOAs and winter storage of...

I've been doing UOAs and winter storage of Porsches for over 13 years. Some years the oil has as little as 200-300 miles on it at shut-down-time. Other years, it has 2,000-3,000 miles on the oil. On...
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 10-02-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By Flavor 987S
The OP has Caymans. Caymans have a built it air...

The OP has Caymans. Caymans have a built it air pump for about the past 12 years. FYI.
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 10-01-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By Flavor 987S
1) Fully charged cell phone 2) Credit card 3)...

1) Fully charged cell phone
2) Credit card
3) Vulcanized tire plug kit (and know how to use it)
4) Add towing insurance to your policy and/or add AAA if you are really risk adverse
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