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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By pilot4fn
When the fans kick in, the temp creeps up another...

When the fans kick in, the temp creeps up another 0,5 C (to 100,5 C) and then comes down pretty quikly.

When I did the test, I had been driving over an hour. Turned the engine off, connected the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By pilot4fn
Yes, at least in my car the low speed fans come...

Yes, at least in my car the low speed fans come on without the A/C when the coolant temp rises to 100 C - just checked this with Durametric las week.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By pilot4fn
I guess it's live and learn case for me again...

I guess it's live and learn case for me again :cheers:
I'd prefer to be able to read both banks timing adjustments regadless whrere the car was originally shipped to.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By pilot4fn
This I have never heard of, but have been...

This I have never heard of, but have been contemplating to do the ROW flash on my 2001 986.
Why ROW version would only show the timing on bank 1 and not on both:confused:?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 477
Posted By pilot4fn
When I did change new spark plugs for me the...

When I did change new spark plugs for me the first time to this car about 1.5 -years ago to recommended four lead but otherwise 'conventional' material Bosch FGR6KQE 7413 plugs, the symptoms were...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 477
Posted By pilot4fn
Are all the coil packs wires connected all the...

Are all the coil packs wires connected all the way to the coils - those are very easy to leave loose when the plug does not give spark and if even one is not attached well, the engine runs rough and...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 04-06-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By pilot4fn
:eek: sounds awful-a-lot like there is something...

:eek: sounds awful-a-lot like there is something hitting the pistons :eek:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 741,802
Posted By pilot4fn
Woke up my Boxter from wither hibernation today...

Woke up my Boxter from wither hibernation today and had a plan to take a quick grocery shopping to close by market for a 2km trip. This 'short trip' came to be a 138km of face wide smiles :)...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 03-29-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By pilot4fn
Whre did you purchase these '987 look' vents?

Whre did you purchase these '987 look' vents?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By pilot4fn
Depends also of the climate you're at. We used...

Depends also of the climate you're at.
We used to have 'normal' 20-30 years ago that if you do not get the car hot for a long time at least couple of times a week (if driven daily) during winter...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By pilot4fn
Worn out trailign arm causes the knock and the...

Worn out trailign arm causes the knock and the squeak is caused by LCA gone bad. At least what I had and by replacing those, the noices disappeared. Same like with you, the wheel off there was no any...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 741,802
Posted By pilot4fn
Week ago started and today finished front brakes...

Week ago started and today finished front brakes refurbishment (rear brakes are due next...).

Here's the starting point a week ago:
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/IMG_85131610313420.jpg
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-03-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 741,802
Posted By pilot4fn
Thanks, blue locktite it is :cheers:

Thanks, blue locktite it is :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-02-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 741,802
Posted By pilot4fn
Removed the front brake calipers in effort to...

Removed the front brake calipers in effort to paint them (red, of course :) ) and to apply new stickers. In same time, I'll refurbish the calipers with new dustbooths, pads and also install new brake...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By pilot4fn
Open the engine top cover to see it it is the oil...

Open the engine top cover to see it it is the oil cooler or some other that leaks you can see from above. For this you do not need to start the engine - put a power on and open the roof to service...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,210
Posted By pilot4fn
If the engine RPM contributes no change to the...

If the engine RPM contributes no change to the sound, my bet is in the wheel bearing as above mentioned :dance:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By pilot4fn
The key in 1st position when the battery terminal...

The key in 1st position when the battery terminal is connected is something that I have read of few times on these forums (this one / boxa) to do in order not to get the alarm go off... I have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By pilot4fn
I was prepared to the idea that I have to get a...

I was prepared to the idea that I have to get a new key fob from Porsche dealer after I re-install the ACU. Today was the day, and...

Today was rather interesting day - had a chance to disturb...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By pilot4fn
A good point thanks - I checked the fuse as soon...

A good point thanks - I checked the fuse as soon as I get the ACU out from the car and that was fine.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By pilot4fn
Thanks Piper, I have the antenna and I took it...

Thanks Piper, I have the antenna and I took it off from the ACU, but now when I try to remember of it, there is a chance that the antenna cable could have been better installed in the ACU socket....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By pilot4fn
Removing the Alarm Control unit

Started a new thread with bettern describing name.

Original thread with only couple replys is here: http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/79068-removing-m535.html

I just placed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By pilot4fn
Yes, I did try, but this does not allow to change...

Yes, I did try, but this does not allow to change the actual header, but add another the 'sub-header' below it. Thanks anyhow for your help :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By pilot4fn
Thanks PaulE. Do you knwo how I could change the...

Thanks PaulE. Do you knwo how I could change the headign to to read for example 'Removing the Alarm Control unit'? I tried, but could only change the sub-header :(
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By pilot4fn
OK. As mentioned on the 1st post, I have...

OK.

As mentioned on the 1st post, I have some connection issues between the key fobs and alarm control unit (ACU). Key fobs do send the signal as inspectedby 'Keyfobrepair'. Regardless of this,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By pilot4fn
Thank you for this advice. Yes, it is important...

Thank you for this advice. Yes, it is important to protect the surroundigs when removing the seat. Last winter when I did clean the seats leatehr, I did wrap the seat rail ends with plenty of twel...
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