Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 150
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Keith Newby
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-13-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Keith Newby
More than likely the electrical portion of the...

More than likely the electrical portion of the switch has given up...lots of posts here on how to replace.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-03-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By Keith Newby
It wasn't my first car (Simca Aronde) but I...

It wasn't my first car (Simca Aronde) but I bought a 68 beetle from a junk yard rebuilt the engine and it served as good transportation to college. While driving to finals the fuel pump died spraying...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Keith Newby
Before you begin spending money on a new exhaust...

Before you begin spending money on a new exhaust and upsetting your wife check the more common exhaust rattling which are the converter heat shields. Use a rubber mallet and hit the exhaust...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By Keith Newby
An interesting question...when restoring an old...

An interesting question...when restoring an old 911 I found a matching Volvo trim piece which was NLA from Porsche so you might expect that alternatives are available.

A quick search:...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-16-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Keith Newby
Is this something new or have you been living...

Is this something new or have you been living with it for a while? It looks as if the cables have too much slack. It's been a while since I last looked at my setup.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-12-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Keith Newby
It should work. I use a "battery tender" trickle...

It should work. I use a "battery tender" trickle charger on all my batteries, AGM or flooded without issue. I think the only time you need a dedicated charger would be for Lithium Ion batteries.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Keith Newby
I went the bypass route and love it. $50 for the...

I went the bypass route and love it. $50 for the muffler and $450 for welding the bypass pipes and thermal coating. Perfect.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Keith Newby
I'm not quite sure what those screws look like...

I'm not quite sure what those screws look like but Marshalls Hardwar in Miramar stocks just about anything you'd need.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Keith Newby
A glass windowed top would solve several issues...

A glass windowed top would solve several issues experienced with running the plastic version. But...something will be lost in the transition. I just can't seem to wrap my mind around the resulting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-30-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Keith Newby
I think the accepted oil level is one bar below...

I think the accepted oil level is one bar below full feeling that a full fill may overwhelm the air oil separator. However, I've been running at completely full for some time with no issue.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-10-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 917
Posted By Keith Newby
anything by Little Feat.

anything by Little Feat.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-17-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Keith Newby
If your agent ruled out the axles it might be due...

If your agent ruled out the axles it might be due to a wheel bearing issue. I don't know how it would be affected by the load and unload testing you've done. Others listers have addressed this...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,798
Posted By Keith Newby
I seem to remember the continental owners manual...

I seem to remember the continental owners manual states that the USB connector is for flash drive use only. This is a nice unit but be prepared to wait on delivery. The supplier receives a limited...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-22-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Keith Newby
I'm not sure if this helps but a friend was...

I'm not sure if this helps but a friend was experiencing obd2 port failure with his Saab wagon. He'd installed upgraded software supplied by a vendor and the port would no longer recognize his...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 34,467
Posted By Keith Newby
Well....make it six. Amber rules!

Well....make it six. Amber rules!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-06-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Keith Newby
I've always used a bit of anti-seize...

I've always used a bit of anti-seize...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Keith Newby
Shure sounds like a switch issue. You could swap...

Shure sounds like a switch issue. You could swap the switches to see if the problem transfers to your passenger side. A new switch runs abut $40.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Keith Newby
sounds as if the tach illuminating bulb has...

sounds as if the tach illuminating bulb has burned out. There are different bulbs in the instrument cluster.

Instrument bulbs:
12v 3w: 999-631-304-90 / analog gauges
12v 1.5w: 999-631-303-90 /...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Keith Newby
buy the boot replacement kit...pelican I think....

buy the boot replacement kit...pelican I think. It has four boots, clamps and grease. It's a PIA by the way. A character building exercise.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Keith Newby
It could very well be a bad radiator cap.

It could very well be a bad radiator cap.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-07-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By Keith Newby
It does look like a good plan. But a lot of work....

It does look like a good plan. But a lot of work. I've repacked a set of motorcycle mufflers and it was a filthy job so working inside a Boxster muffler is less than appealing. My welding skills are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-26-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,998
Posted By Keith Newby
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/garage1503791...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/garage1503791316.jpg
Trust me...it's in there somewhere!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Keith Newby
Typically, when testing an automotive instrument...

Typically, when testing an automotive instrument you ground the lead attached to the sending unit. If the needle moves the instrument is ok...then the fault lies with the sending unit.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,038
Posted By Keith Newby
That's the way to do it. Use the ring terminals...

That's the way to do it. Use the ring terminals and leave them connected.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-09-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,220
Posted By Keith Newby
I'm in for a black one...

I'm in for a black one...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 150

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page