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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By nnewell
Torque OBD 2 engine diagnostics

Anybody have one of these ?

Torque OBD 2 engine diagnostics — Torque (http://torque-bhp.com/software/torque-android-obd2-adapters/)

I was thinking of getting one for my GMC truck to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-11-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,499
Posted By nnewell
1968 St. Jovite Trans Am , camped with my...

1968 St. Jovite Trans Am ,
camped with my older brother and sister-in-law for this weekend

1968 St. Jovite Trans-Am (Le Circuit Mont Tremblant)...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-30-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,858
Posted By nnewell
I put my right foot in , then I bash my head my...

I put my right foot in , then I bash my head my head on the roof , then I duck & fall in.

The worst car for getting in and out of was my wife's Jaguar XJ6 - it's almost as low and the doors are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-29-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By nnewell
Here he is............. ...

Here he is.............


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-28-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By nnewell
Here's the video clip....... A Good Day to...

Here's the video clip.......

A Good Day to Die Hard: Car Chase Clip - Mania.com (http://www.mania.com/good-day-to-die-hard-car-chase-clip_article_136743.html)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 59
Poll: Front Plate
Views: 7,307
Posted By nnewell
For eleven years I had a YOM ( year of...

For eleven years I had a YOM ( year of manufacture ) plate on my 190SL
-1958 and nobody said anything including the border guards.

For the Boxster I took my front plate to a sign place and had...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,720
Posted By nnewell
Worst 1972 MGB - lots of electric issues , had to...

Worst 1972 MGB - lots of electric issues , had to get a push start lots of times.
Blown head gasket , broken rear springs - top leaked around most of the edges.

The best vehicle in terms of...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,901
Posted By nnewell
My 2.5 runs at 80c which is about 175f even in...

My 2.5 runs at 80c which is about 175f even in the hottest weather - I think the temp. needle is straight up at that temp. Better clean the rads.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,055
Posted By nnewell
Under a lamp standard where birds sit &...

Under a lamp standard where birds sit & S&^%t.........
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,479
Posted By nnewell
The car was about four years old, garage kept and...

The car was about four years old, garage kept and well maintained.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,479
Posted By nnewell
My sister-in-law's Mazda RX8 engine failed at 40K...

My sister-in-law's Mazda RX8 engine failed at 40K - the Apex seal broke and fell into the engine. Mazda replaced the engine free and extended the warranty to
eight years or 100K.
It's too bad...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-08-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By nnewell
Here's a cool gift Click Car Wireless Optical...

Here's a cool gift
Click Car Wireless Optical Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Mouse in Silver: Amazon.ca: Electronics...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,513
Posted By nnewell
Why ? People name boats. My boats had lots...

Why ?
People name boats.
My boats had lots of names, besides the name painted on the stern,
depending on if I was winning or losing a race or if I was skinning my knuckles
in the engine room.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-28-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,416
Posted By nnewell
My first experience with a Porsche was getting a...

My first experience with a Porsche was getting a ride to Expo 67 in a '56 Porsche 1600.
It belonged to a friend's older brother and was in pretty rough shape - lots of bondo and I suspect a 6 volt...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By nnewell
Good thread , this happened to my 1958 Mercedes...

Good thread , this happened to my 1958 Mercedes 190SL.......

Shortly after a professional mechanic rebuilt my Solexes one of the floats developed a leak, sank, and gas poured out of the rear carb...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,023
Posted By nnewell
Don't take it personally , I had a 'vette years...

Don't take it personally , I had a 'vette years ago with custom paint , it got vandalized four times in one year. A friend of mine collected baby T-Birds, he told me at one event a dozen Birds got...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-03-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,965
Posted By nnewell
recycledsixtie as long as your car is well...

recycledsixtie as long as your car is well maintained go for it - it's not old and tired.

I drove my '58 190SL from Vancouver Island to S. Cal twice , One of the local guys
drove his '65 Sunbeam...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By nnewell
I use Rain-X , doesn't work well around town but...

I use Rain-X , doesn't work well around town but on the highways it's great.
At 50 + MPH I never use the wipers plus bugs don't stick to the glass as much.
I also use it on the headlights.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-23-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,652
Posted By nnewell
Years ago I had a '79 Corvette - the keys just...

Years ago I had a '79 Corvette - the keys just had GM stamped on them so I bought a Corvette key fob. One of my buddies said "great if you drop your keys
in a parking lot they (the crooks) will know...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By nnewell
The A/C drips by the right front wheel well , I...

The A/C drips by the right front wheel well , I think at certain highway speeds the
condensate hits the tire and gets spun up then carried back . It could also come from A/C of other cars ahead of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By nnewell
I've had the same thing happening I believe it's...

I've had the same thing happening I believe it's coming off the A/C - condensate - it only happens when it's hot and around 50 to 60 MPH.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-12-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,141
Posted By nnewell
Hope this helps Johnny.......doesn't say what the...

Hope this helps Johnny.......doesn't say what the speed limit is but I would keep
it under 60 MPH to be polite.

Fort Lauderdale church offers drive-thru prayers - Sun Sentinel...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By nnewell
Yeah , we don't need a "soundakor" in the Boxster...

Yeah , we don't need a "soundakor" in the Boxster The Rise of the Fake Engine Roar - Popular Mechanics (http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/news/industry/the-rise-of-the-fake-engine-roar-11291754)
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-01-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By nnewell
I thought Bruce Wayne's car was silver ? ...

I thought Bruce Wayne's car was silver ?

Bruce Wayne to drive Lamborghini Aventador in Batman: The Dark Knight Rises...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By nnewell
reservoir date stamped ?

Last week on a trip, anti-freeze started dripping in front of the right rear tire.
I headed for the nearest garage dreading a cracked reservoir ( miles from a parts store ) turned out to be a...
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