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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By Steelepuls
EVO, LOL, I truly donít know, I donít smell much...

EVO, LOL, I truly donít know, I donít smell much oil burning when it is running, Iíve replaced every thing that could be leaking on the right side, this might be the last thing I havenít checked for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By Steelepuls
Evo, is your leak coming from the right passenger...

Evo, is your leak coming from the right passenger side towards the front of the motor? Iím wondering if this is where my leak is coming from as well. Iíve changed all of the spark plug tubes twice,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
Rad, enjoy the time you have, it went by quick. ...

Rad, enjoy the time you have, it went by quick. Son is in college now, leaving for LA once COVID clears. Iíve been dragging him out to the garage so he learns at least how to change the oil in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Steelepuls
Have you changed the oil cap? Mine had the same...

Have you changed the oil cap? Mine had the same codes and I replaced everything you did. O2, MAF, AOS, plugs, etc. I changed the fuel and oil caps to new and it seemed to fix the problem. Looking...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
Listened to the exhaust note while my 18 year old...

Listened to the exhaust note while my 18 year old son drove away so he can pick some sushi for dinner.
The tracker I got on him said the max speed was 90. Thank goodness he got home safe. That kid...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Steelepuls
If your talking about the monitors for the smog...

If your talking about the monitors for the smog testing, you will need to finish the drive cycle to get the catalytic converter monitors to clear. I got this on a search here as well and it worked...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-25-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Steelepuls
Very nice work, body work is impressive.

Very nice work, body work is impressive.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By Steelepuls
I noticed that when i turn off the car, leave the...

I noticed that when i turn off the car, leave the key in, open the door and leave the car with the window open, the interior lights stay on indefinitely. I sometimes do this when working on the car. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
After driving it a little more yesterday, the...

After driving it a little more yesterday, the rumble may still be there, especially when I downshift to lower gears, it is noticeably less rumbling than before though.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
Pilot4fn, The coil packs can definitely be one of...

Pilot4fn, The coil packs can definitely be one of the causes. My car is a 2001 S with 106000 miles, I did everything you have done as well. I got help from this forum, the guys here know their...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-21-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
No more vibrations @ 3000rpm

Replaced spark plugs, new spark plug tubes, installed new HT coil packs, and did an oil and filter change. Now she purrs with no rumble at at 3000 rpm. Hopefully the oil leak goes away too with the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 725
Posted By Steelepuls
I would check your wheel bearings. Wheel bearing...

I would check your wheel bearings. Wheel bearing noise sounds like more of a wump wump and doesnít go away unless you find a speed that it settles into and somewhat quiets down. Just a guess, but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Steelepuls
If its anything like my 01s, its the same type of...

If its anything like my 01s, its the same type of connector for the top. I used a small screw driver to pry it off when I did my stereo replacement. Battery unplugged of course.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-02-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Steelepuls
If you still have the factory clamps, itís worth...

If you still have the factory clamps, itís worth the money to buy the special tool that removes them. Makes the removal and replacement Of the clamps much easier than channel locks or pliers. While...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Steelepuls
My only difference that I see from what I...

My only difference that I see from what I followed, is the tank level must be between 1/4 to 3/4 full during the test. Good luck.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Steelepuls
3 years ago, I had my hardtop on and the tech did...

3 years ago, I had my hardtop on and the tech did not bother to do the visual, last year I didnít have my hardtop and they did ask to see the engine bay. So it must be either laziness or luck on who...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
That upholstery is beautiful. Who did that...

That upholstery is beautiful. Who did that stitching?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
[QUOTE=Kboggs;613890]What year and model? My 99...

[QUOTE=Kboggs;613890]What year and model? My 99 motor mount was shot at 87k miles, but was thinking the transmission mounts may still be ok??

KBoggs, mine is a 2001 S, has 105k miles on it. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6,249
Views: 738,272
Posted By Steelepuls
Replaced transmission mounts

Put the boxster on the quick jack and changed out the transmission mounts. OMG, the vibration at 3K rpm is gone and itís so quiet now. Tip for the next person to do this, you donít have to take the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-17-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 128,250
Posted By Steelepuls
Not sure which is worse, bunch of short trips...

Not sure which is worse, bunch of short trips that barely warm up the engine or long trips followed by long stretches of sitting. Either way, I wonder how that engine is holding up, my 01S had a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 128,250
Posted By Steelepuls
Not on craigslist but thought Iíd share.

Check this out. About 800 miles/year. Clean car.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/483572805589006/
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By Steelepuls
BB, donít jump too fast at changing the o2...

BB, donít jump too fast at changing the o2 sensors. I had p043 codes as well and I instantly jumped to changing all four o2 sensors, which didnít solve the problem. It took about 1 1/2 years of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By Steelepuls
Good to see you back on the forum pdwight. I was...

Good to see you back on the forum pdwight. I was just thinking about ordering a harness for the OBC. Hope all is well with you now.
I have 2001S with an early hardtop. It fits fine, but there is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-02-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Steelepuls
Flmont, in addition to changing your fuel cap,...

Flmont, in addition to changing your fuel cap, check for vacuum leaks and I would change the oil cap (mine had a bad gasket causing vacuum leaks). One other item I would check is the oil filler...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Steelepuls
flmont, I use a Carista OBD2 reader, its just a...

flmont, I use a Carista OBD2 reader, its just a basic code reader. It just pulls the codes and I search this forum for the details of the DTC. It does not provide details that a more expensive...
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