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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-29-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By mikesz
whenever I put the top down I put a soft towel in...

whenever I put the top down I put a soft towel in crease after doing the chop. I also purchased a product that is supposed to keep the plastic window pliable. I usually dont put top down in the cold...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,546
Posted By mikesz
My list for my 99: Replaced 4 spoke steering...

My list for my 99:
Replaced 4 spoke steering wheel with a 3 spoke unit.
Replaced guage cluster with a 996 unit.
Wired up the trip computer.
replaced speakers with aftermarket units and added 6...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By mikesz
When I had issues with my fans I used a jumper in...

When I had issues with my fans I used a jumper in the relay socket to figure out one fan wasnt working at all the other was only on 1 speed. Pedro has a good diy that is what I used as a guide.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
Posted By mikesz
early cars have issues with water seeping into...

early cars have issues with water seeping into the power brake booster. When this happens bad things happen to your braking capability. If you are lucky, like me, your brakes don't completely release...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By mikesz
Hey have a little faith and patience! Put a...

Hey have a little faith and patience! Put a search on ebay and scour the forums. Be a scavenger its lotsa fun!http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/reduced_size1603723514.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
Posted By mikesz
I have a 99 and love it. Arctic Silver, Boxster...

I have a 99 and love it. Arctic Silver, Boxster red interior just like the prototype. I wrench it myself, very rewarding and you learn to appreciate the engineer that goes into these cars.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,561
Posted By mikesz
These are factory BBS GT3 style for the Boxster...

These are factory BBS GT3 style for the Boxster no longer available. 2 piece.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mikesz
Sorry to say but sounds like routine maintenance....

Sorry to say but sounds like routine maintenance. Both not that big of a deal but if I had a PPI done I would probably be angry.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By mikesz
Pelican, ECS, also connect with Woody on this...

Pelican, ECS, also connect with Woody on this forum ITSNOTANOVA for used parts.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By mikesz
I have done my water pump twice. First time I...

I have done my water pump twice. First time I replaced the thermostat, coolant and front motor mount. Second time I added a center S radiator. I have a 99. It depends on how handy you are. Also, I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By mikesz
I have had mine for almost 7 years, its a tip.

I have had mine for almost 7 years, its a tip.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By mikesz
Lets see! First I live in RI and bought the car...

Lets see! First I live in RI and bought the car in NJ in Feb when first major snow storm was coming up the coast. Driving it home check engine light went on. When snow melted started working on the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By mikesz
Personally I would replace ALL coil packs. Easy...

Personally I would replace ALL coil packs. Easy job. I was having same issue not sure of the CEL codes I was getting but I bought 2 coil packs that were throwing CEL. They LOOKED fine. I then decided...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-20-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By mikesz
HVAC fan assembly

Fan assembly for first gen 986. Bought for my 99 but didn't need it. Used $50 + shipping.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-15-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By mikesz
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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-15-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By mikesz
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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-15-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By mikesz
99 986 factory Nokia amp

factory 4x40w nokia amp. Worked fine but replaced wi 993 6x40 factory unit when i upgraded stereo. pay for shipping and its yours.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-15-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By mikesz
first gen 986 power seat switches

I have 3 power seat switches i accumulated when i was fixing seats in my 99 Boxster. I don't have use for these anymore. pay shipping and they are yours. I am in RI if you are local.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By mikesz
Get air horns. I have them on my motorcycle....

Get air horns. I have them on my motorcycle. Great upgrade
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By mikesz
Arctic Silver matched my car perfectly $1000. I...

Arctic Silver matched my car perfectly $1000. I live in RI drove to NJ to purchase my car then drove it further in NJ got the top and drove the car home. 6 years ago top was in perfect condition. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By mikesz
I have a 99 and replaced them with 03-04 units

I have a 99 and replaced them with 03-04 units
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-26-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By mikesz
I did the relay hack. No one drives the car but...

I did the relay hack. No one drives the car but me and if I choose to ever sell I have a stock relay. Was easy and much cheaper.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-14-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By mikesz
PM me your email and I will send pics. When I did...

PM me your email and I will send pics. When I did this I replaced the bumper with an 03-04 unit. My car is a 99. Also replaced muffler. The ABS is flat, textured on one side smooth on the other. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-13-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By mikesz
Thanks for the vote of confidence! I have some...

Thanks for the vote of confidence! I have some spare that I would be willing to part with for a small fee. What I did was I bought a piece of ABS made a cardboard template then took it to a glass...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By mikesz
WOW! $600 for a water pump! I have replaced mine...

WOW! $600 for a water pump! I have replaced mine twice along with upgrade to lower temp thermostat and engine mount. Doing work myself I am oblivious to dealer costs of normal maintenance.
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