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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-01-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By roadracer311
Mine just failed again, a bit more than 3 years...

Mine just failed again, a bit more than 3 years later. Took it apart again, and applied the same fix again. Worked like a charm. Hopefully, I get another 3 years out of it.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-09-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By roadracer311
I installed the 997 short shifter. It's pricey,...

I installed the 997 short shifter. It's pricey, but I love it. Not a difficult job at all.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-06-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By roadracer311
Recently, I put 1,800 miles on a "brand new" set...

Recently, I put 1,800 miles on a "brand new" set of tires that were 15 years old. They came on a 15 year old car that had only 124 miles on it. Other than horrendous flat spots from sitting too long,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-28-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By roadracer311
The Boxster S has a third opening in the front...

The Boxster S has a third opening in the front grill, in the middle. Other than that, a few trim pieces in the interior are all I know of that look different.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-28-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By roadracer311
Bump steer is a "feature" of the Boxster,...

Bump steer is a "feature" of the Boxster, unfortunately.

If you're cornering over cement slabs, on a freeway overpass or on-ramp for example, as the rear suspension compresses the car will...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,137
Posted By roadracer311
Yeah, it depends on what you want to do. If you...

Yeah, it depends on what you want to do. If you wanted to drive it a lot an R8 or a Gallardo would be a good choice. Heck even an air cooled 911 twin turbo would be good.

I'm planning to drive my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,137
Posted By roadracer311
Oh, and I wrench on motorcycles for a living, so...

Oh, and I wrench on motorcycles for a living, so I plan to do all of my own work on it, including the engine-out service which is done every 5 years or 30k miles (not every 6k miles!)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,137
Posted By roadracer311
I bought this last March. It's a 1995 F355...

I bought this last March. It's a 1995 F355 Spider. Had 124 miles on it at the time. Has about 1,700 miles on it now. It took 2nd in class at Concorso Italiano last Friday in Monterey.

I'm keeping...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 85,896
Posted By roadracer311
Boxster engine in a Subaru or Subaru engine in a...

Boxster engine in a Subaru or Subaru engine in a Boxster? :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,162
Posted By roadracer311
I'd check the rollers that the belt rides on....

I'd check the rollers that the belt rides on. They tend to go bad.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-24-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,861
Posted By roadracer311
Looking forward to seeing the "after" photos. ...

Looking forward to seeing the "after" photos.

I've been planning to do the same upgrade when it's time to freshen up my suspension. Ever since I bought my F355 Spider, the Boxster's stock...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-11-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,973
Posted By roadracer311
I think there are only two choices with the...

I think there are only two choices with the CDR23. Rip out everything and start over, or go with the Dension. Might be able to get away with keeping the original speakers. I've got the Bose audio...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By roadracer311
The perfect encounter... "new" sports car meets: the ex girlfriend

Had to share this with you guys, even though I was driving the F-Car at the time. The Boxster played a role too.

Background: I was with this girl for 4.5 years. Lived together for 1.5 years. She...
Forum: Video Center 07-02-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By roadracer311
Sounds really good when he gets on it in the...

Sounds really good when he gets on it in the video.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By roadracer311
Wow, that's really nice of you to offer. Thanks.

Wow, that's really nice of you to offer. Thanks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By roadracer311
al83s, How is the Landau black coating holding...

al83s, How is the Landau black coating holding up? My F355 Spider has some parts that need to be stripped and re-rubberized and I'm trying to figure out what to use.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,790
Posted By roadracer311
This is the usual symptom for a failed window...

This is the usual symptom for a failed window regulator. If you search for that term, you'll see some tutorials on what they do when they fail and how to replace them. Try the easy stuff to diagnose...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By roadracer311
Saw one of those on Geary St. in San Francisco...

Saw one of those on Geary St. in San Francisco last week. Really looks good in person.

I was bummed when I right after I bought my F355 spider I figured out that I can't run it at Thunder Hill...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-18-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,446
Posted By roadracer311
Probably too late for this input, but you snap...

Probably too late for this input, but you snap the green thing in place, then set the cables to match the position of the shifter while it's being held by the green thing. Really, you just want the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By roadracer311
Awesome! You guys crack me up.

Awesome! You guys crack me up.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-14-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By roadracer311
Now that this thread has come up again... does...

Now that this thread has come up again... does anyone know the rules about convertibles at Buttonwillow? It didn't occur to me when I bought my Ferrari (I still have the Boxster, so yes I'm in the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-14-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,446
Posted By roadracer311
I installed the short shifter version of the 997...

I installed the short shifter version of the 997 shifter in my 2003 Boxster S. I like it a lot. Not stiff or notchy at all. Expensive, but as someone mentioned, it's something you interface with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By roadracer311
Might make you feel better to know that the water...

Might make you feel better to know that the water pump body (no guts in it, just the body) for my Ferrari F355 is $2,635.

After spending too much time looking at Ferrari parts ($7,000 headers),...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-02-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By roadracer311
I've got the Dension ipod interface installed in...

I've got the Dension ipod interface installed in my 2003 Boxster S. Expensive, but it works.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-02-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,264
Posted By roadracer311
I've thought for a while now that lugging the...

I've thought for a while now that lugging the motor probably contributes to the RMS failures. Explains why the tips fail less often (the production numbers for tips are higher than you might think,...
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