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Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By elgyqc
When I had problems with my passenger side window...

When I had problems with my passenger side window I tried to document most of what I found... you might find some help here... especially the link in post #1...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 380
Posted By elgyqc
I really need the option for the curse control......

I really need the option for the curse control... it can get out of hand. :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By elgyqc
Personally I have never had a problem with fuel...

Personally I have never had a problem with fuel going so bad after one (or two) years that the car won't start. If the car was running fine before the problem is probably fuel or spark. Is it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By elgyqc
To get back to your original questions... 1)...

To get back to your original questions...
1) yes - you may have to turn the key a bit past the on position
2) yes
3) it is easier if you use the paper clip when reinstalling.
Manoeuvering the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 869
Posted By elgyqc
He or she is messin' with you...

He or she is messin' with you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,084
Posted By elgyqc
The owner's manual says 15.000 miles or every 2...

The owner's manual says 15.000 miles or every 2 years. But, hey, what do they know.
I agree 15K is too much, but between there and every year or 5K is a big difference.
Give me a minute to put on...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-09-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By elgyqc
A quick read of this thread indicates that no one...

A quick read of this thread indicates that no one mentioned another element in the window control... the door latch. This may not be related to these problems but check post #13 in this thread....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-09-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By elgyqc
+1 This is what I am doing with my spare...

+1
This is what I am doing with my spare engine...
http://986forum.com/forums/performance-technical-chat/79368-so-i-have-spare-engine.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,600
Posted By elgyqc
My understanding is that this is important... so...

My understanding is that this is important... so no you cannot leave the suspension loaded...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By elgyqc
Well, what there isn't under the hood is any...

Well, what there isn't under the hood is any carbs... they use this new fangled fuel injection thingy... that I am convinced is only a fad. No one will remember it in a couple years...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-21-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By elgyqc
Found this on Amazon (Canada) with SS nuts. Is...

Found this on Amazon (Canada) with SS nuts. Is there a problem using the SS nuts on SS studs or are the brass nuts a lot better?...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-21-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 554
Posted By elgyqc
As a tow truck driver in the mountainous region...

As a tow truck driver in the mountainous region north of Montreal told a friend of mine, "4X4s are fine, you just find them a bit further out in the field..."
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-21-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By elgyqc
Do this. The airflow to the radiators is very...

Do this. The airflow to the radiators is very efficient... at piling leaves, seeds and other debris into the rads. Ben Burner has a good Youtube video on how to remove the bumper and do this. While...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By elgyqc
Thanks for the info on the studs. Yes helicoils...

Thanks for the info on the studs.
Yes helicoils work, I have used them a couple of times before. My engine won't be installed for awhile so I have not yet installed and torqued the header bolts. I...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By elgyqc
I just finished drilling out 3 broken bolts and...

I just finished drilling out 3 broken bolts and installing helicoils on the spare engine I bought. So would appreciate the part numbers you mentioned.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By elgyqc
The engine is ready to go into the car... I have...

The engine is ready to go into the car... I have to wait till the snow melts and I can move my 928 out and put the Boxster in the garage. Some additional things that I have done.
- removed the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By elgyqc
That is a bit categoric... there are 3 iterations...

That is a bit categoric... there are 3 iterations over those years with different levels of risk. The original double row that was not all that bad, the single row from approx. 2001 to approx. 2004...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-10-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By elgyqc
wiring harness to coil connector broken - replacements?

The tab on one of the wiring harness connectors that clips onto the coil is broken. Is it possible to get a replacement connector? I am not interested in replacing the whole wiring harness for one...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-07-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By elgyqc
I got a new key that opens the door and starts...

I got a new key that opens the door and starts the engine for $150 from a local key replacement center. No remote control, but they clone the pill so I can drive the car if I lose the original. Had...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-06-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By elgyqc
Thanks... I had to lookup SAI... Secondary Air...

Thanks... I had to lookup SAI... Secondary Air Injection.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-06-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By elgyqc
What are these holes in the cylinder head near the exhaust ports

I did search and found nothing... I mean the ones in the channel in this picture, there are six small ones and one larger one.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/exhaust_ports1612647856.jpg
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-01-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By elgyqc
I finally got my new mount pressed into the...

I finally got my new mount pressed into the engine carrier and found that to install the stops I had to grind the tread blocks off the the ends that insert into the chassis carrier.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-01-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,092
Posted By elgyqc
What is the paint code for RFG? My car is Jungle...

What is the paint code for RFG? My car is Jungle Green 2A1 J4. Are they the same thing?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By elgyqc
Perhaps a 987 is different from a 986 under the...

Perhaps a 987 is different from a 986 under the dash... Looking at your picture I am laying on my back, very uncomfortably with the door to the right and the console to the left. The steering shaft...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By elgyqc
My Boxster journey

I have decided to pull links for my various Boxster threads into one place, mostly for myself so I can easily refer back to previous interventions, but also for others who might find my experiences...
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