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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2017, 01:45 PM
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Posted By ftp19601960
the one at the center? I just changed it and only...

the one at the center? I just changed it and only one window goes down
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By ftp19601960
Adjusting windows to a roof top

When I close a roof top both windows go up but my passenger window immediately goes down a few inches after reaching a top. Then I have to manually push it up (with a button). I was trying to "reset"...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-22-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By ftp19601960
like this...

like this https://www.amazon.com/DuPont-Teflon-Non-Stick-Dry-Film-Lubricant/dp/B018FTA5WA?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By ftp19601960
Squeaking noise at upper back corner of a driver door

I have a constant high pitch squeaking noise coming to my ear from upper back corner of a driver door. If I open a door the sound goes away. I think it can be a door rubber seal over body's metal. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-16-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By ftp19601960
Eventually it was the ignition switch. But I...

Eventually it was the ignition switch. But I replaced the top switch too. Luckily I did not waste $60. I just replaced Cherry sub-micro with Omron D2HW-A201D...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By ftp19601960
dash top light stays off

The top operates without any problem. The only announce is lack of top dash light indicator. The cut off switch at the back looks OK as the motor stops at the right moment. I wonder if it can be some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By ftp19601960
Not a few inches. Sometimes it's a half....

Not a few inches. Sometimes it's a half. Sometimes it completely goes down.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-23-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By ftp19601960
Windows go down on their own.

Sometimes my windows, both driver and passenger side, would go down without any action from me. I can put them up with buttons tough. It's not like loose mechanics or broken cable: the glass seems...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By ftp19601960
Servicing clutch pedal

'02 Boxster S. I have somewhat creaking noise during moving clutch pedal. Does any one know some DIY link about the issue? Possibly greasing some critical joints or replacing a spring ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By ftp19601960
Rough stalk switching

I've got my car already with somewhat rough/hard stalk switches (comparing to all other cars I have/had). Everything else operates OK so far (it goes off on its own when wheel comes back to a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By ftp19601960
996 AOS in 986 Boxster

My understaning is that difference between 911/996 AOS and the one on Boxster is a coolant line. I wonder if anyone tried to use it on purpose on Boxster. I think extra cool is great for AOS...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-16-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By ftp19601960
3/8 and 10mm (9(9.5?)mm inner) nylon fuel line is...

3/8 and 10mm (9(9.5?)mm inner) nylon fuel line is almos the same. your choice. i simply used overcounter napa parts. 5/16 just snags better. this is not fuel, this is fuel vapor and very thin (50 psi...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By ftp19601960
Barbed union for 3/8 nylon fuel line, 5/16 rubber...

Barbed union for 3/8 nylon fuel line, 5/16 rubber fuel line piece. Apparently you need to remove purge valve assembly before (I managed to do without intake unbolting). Next time the valve can be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By ftp19601960
It does work, confirmed.

It does work, confirmed.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By ftp19601960
Based on this post's pictures Starts, Fires...

Based on this post's pictures
Starts, Fires Up, Dies... - Page 5 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS (http://forums.pelicanparts.com/boxster-cayman-forum/646231-starts-fires-up-dies-5.html#post6762522)...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By ftp19601960
Purge valve

Is it possible just to replace valve and not entire purge line 996-110-129-06. With something like Bosch 0280142308, Amazon.com: Bosch 0280142308 Purge Valve: Automotive...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By ftp19601960
Testing fuel vent valve 99620114301

Does anyone know how to test fuel vent valve? It has black and pink inlets and some sort of a button (being depressed by gas cap?)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By ftp19601960
Then I wonder how people put 987 engine into 986...

Then I wonder how people put 987 engine into 986 car ...
Porsche Boxster Engine Conversion Project - 986 / 987 (1997-08) - Pelican Parts Technical Article...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By ftp19601960
G87.20 in 986 Boxster S

How difficult is to replace Getrag G86.20 in 986 Boxster S with newer G87.20 unit? Apparently shifting cables need to be different and muffler bracket needs some work. Is it enough clearance on top?...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By ftp19601960
I have dual mass flywheel (it put brand new) and...

I have dual mass flywheel (it put brand new) and my clutch disk is solid piece. As for bent teeth, well lesson learned. Still, depressing the clutch (transmission is totally off) changes nothing.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By ftp19601960
I don't have history but engine seemed to be...

I don't have history but engine seemed to be virgin when I bought it. I changed IMS bearing, water pump and serpentine pulleys. Original oil and filter were without particles. Original IMS bearing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By ftp19601960
Irregular cracking noise from engine

Does anyone have an idea what those irregular "cracks" coming from?
https://youtu.be/PXql0Lxasjs
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,399
Posted By ftp19601960
I suspect "noise" is quite natural in my case as...

I suspect "noise" is quite natural in my case as "bad" side is not completely flat/tight. So it moves a little under load. I have no idea what clamshell is bent. As many boxster owners I'm poor guy...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,399
Posted By ftp19601960
After disconnecting all rods the clamshell does...

After disconnecting all rods the clamshell does not lie flat on its own. I guess I need to untwist it back.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,399
Posted By ftp19601960
no, roof cables seem to be ok

no, roof cables seem to be ok
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