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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By Marburk
Porsche factory spec for tightening the OEM oil...

Porsche factory spec for tightening the OEM oil drain plug is 37 ft lbs. That could explain the problem if the LN drain plug was tightened to those specs.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By Marburk
Agreed! I have to admit that I may have been...

Agreed! I have to admit that I may have been wrong about the concept of Pink color schemes for Boxsters. I'm really warming up to the idea after checking out Regan's ride!!!
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By Marburk
Hot Pink Wheels Boxster

Like most other 986 owners, I always like to check out other Boxsters when I see them out on the roads or in parking lots. Last weekend, I ran across a very unusual (and disturbing!) 986 with a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,200
Posted By Marburk
Here is a better showroom picture.......... ...

Here is a better showroom picture..........


http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/03porschespeedsterlive20101372641437.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,200
Posted By Marburk
+1......What a gorgeous photo of a classic car. ...

+1......What a gorgeous photo of a classic car.

And now, the Devil in the Blue Dress!:cool:

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/CAYY029O1372640648.jpg
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,200
Posted By Marburk
I wonder if Pelican Parts or Suncoast has this in stock?

I kinda like the new front end Aero "Body Kit" on this Model 986.......

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/porsche+boxter+europrojekz+carbon+fiber+lip+vents1371748469.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By Marburk
Suncoast Porsche has the original version in...

Suncoast Porsche has the original version in stock......If you're willing to shell out $3000 for a new OEM set. :eek:

Boxster Sports Exhaust, 2003-04:Porsche Parts & Porsche Accessories -...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,710
Posted By Marburk
Yeah, I completely agree with the headlight...

Yeah, I completely agree with the headlight comment......Kinda like an "inny" belly button look. Not pretty!

On a positive note, it looks a lot better than a standard mid-1990s VW Beetle so at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,501
Posted By Marburk
Another +1 for the Sumitomo HTRZ IIIs. I had the...

Another +1 for the Sumitomo HTRZ IIIs. I had the Michelin Pilot Sports originally but I prefer the Sumitomos. Excellent price and performance.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Marburk
Yup. With the same result......Internal damage...

Yup. With the same result......Internal damage and a need for intensive diagnosis and repair at the shop (car hospital). With all of the parts spread out on the stainless steel table and the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Marburk
Yeah, I know......I thought the same thing after...

Yeah, I know......I thought the same thing after he mentioned that the rod bearing failed and the IMSB was still intact. With all of that sludge and the metal shavings everywhere, I thought it was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Marburk
Great reason to change your engine oil regularly!

Porsche Boxster 2.7 Rebuild with Dirty Oil 996, Motor Meister - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW3VN9XsvIY)

A few more reasons we should be changing our engine oil regularly. This is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Marburk
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/la+et+st+anne...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/la+et+st+annette+funicello+from+mouseketeer+to+0011365539889.jpg

Here's Annette and Frankie in better times.......Hey, isn't that the "Beach" Dangermobile...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Marburk
Frankie Avalon, Britney say goodbye to Annette...

Frankie Avalon, Britney say goodbye to Annette Funicello (http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2013/04/09/frankie-avalon-britney-spears-annette-funicello/2066397/)

He's obviously...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By Marburk
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/450px+Annette...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/450px+Annette_Funicello_Former_Mouseketeer_19751365536302.jpg

My favorite picture of Annette. She was great in all of her roles and she got even more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,141
Posted By Marburk
I have a 2003 2.7L with 21,000 miles. I replaced...

I have a 2003 2.7L with 21,000 miles. I replaced the coolant tank a couple of years ago but the water pump is original. I bought my Box as a CPO and the coolant tank was replaced for free under...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Marburk
LOL...........Hey, there's a Speed Yellow 911...

LOL...........Hey, there's a Speed Yellow 911 Targa at the 0.57 minute mark in the trailer!......Nice Porsche subplot!

:cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Marburk
I agree JD.......I'm upgrading my security. This...

I agree JD.......I'm upgrading my security. This is my new convoy leader on the 405.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-15-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,676
Posted By Marburk
I remember that show! It was named Auto Trader...

I remember that show! It was named Auto Trader and it took place in Mike's Motors (Mike's fictitious garage). The show originally aired on the Discovery Channel back around 2006-2007.

Auto Trader...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-09-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By Marburk
I'm in for the Cayman Plenum and TB if they are...

I'm in for the Cayman Plenum and TB if they are still available.

PM'ing you also.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Marburk
An upgrade for JD!

Porsche : Boxster S in Porsche | eBay Motors...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,437
Posted By Marburk
I like the red or black option better than the...

I like the red or black option better than the silver. Have you considered painting your brake calipers at the same time? Red calipers would give you a triple red effect and it might add another...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By Marburk
There is another poll underway asking about Base...

There is another poll underway asking about Base vs. S model ownership but it's not specific to model year.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By Marburk
I've got a 2003 and I already hit the poll. ...

I've got a 2003 and I already hit the poll.

Very interesting survey.......Looks like almost a perfect bell curve centered around the 2001 model year. Wonder why that year is the most popular?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,577
Posted By Marburk
Here's another classic I almost forgot from the...

Here's another classic I almost forgot from the 1970's (seems like a lot of the best car chase scenes were from movies shot in the 60's and 70's.......Before everyone got lazy with CGI and "Green...
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