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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-08-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By 23109VC
Exhaust - anyone try this one????

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Porsche-00-04-01-02-03-Boxster-S-986-Cat-back-Exhaust-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem3f03580531QQitemZ270639039793QQptZRaceQ5fCarQ5fParts

this is on ebay... i'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By 23109VC
that does look kind of cool! what kind of a...

that does look kind of cool! what kind of a decal is it? is it a red oe that blends in during the day? black, white?

can you tell us where you got the decal, what kind it is, etc?

daytime...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,382
Posted By 23109VC
YMMV and it all depends on the car, how it was...

YMMV and it all depends on the car, how it was maintained, ,etc..

I bought a 2000 with 75k miles on it.. from my dad..the car had all it's records since new, was always well maintained, and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By 23109VC
I bought the paintscratch kit and did itmyself. ...

I bought the paintscratch kit and did itmyself. Mine look good, but if I had to do it over agian I'd but them from bumperplugs. To so it youself the right way it not hard but is time consuming.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
okay , update. I have NOT tried to tighten the...

okay , update. I have NOT tried to tighten the plugs... I've been so busy with work I hae hardly even had time to drive the car... it has sat for the past three weeks.. finally yesterday i took it...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-31-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,733
Posted By 23109VC
i've given up on getting an exhaust. honestly, I...

i've given up on getting an exhaust. honestly, I have plugged the bypass pipes on my Pedro muffler... so it's back to a stock sound. I like it better, and honestlly almost thought it seemed to have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,441
Posted By 23109VC
+1. My 2000 box had a pretty bad shake at...

+1.

My 2000 box had a pretty bad shake at 65-70+ and it drove me nuts. my tires were good and I knew it was likely a balancing issue....

i went online to the website for the company that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
okay, I listened to that sound file of the spark...

okay, I listened to that sound file of the spark plug chirp..

my chirp noise sounds VERY similar to that one in terms of the actual noise - but the chirping in that video is 100x more prevalent...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
is this sometehing I can realistically do m yself...

is this sometehing I can realistically do m yself or would it be better to let my mechanic do it???

i'm going to take it in in the near future to replace my engine mount - uit's cracked and I have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
my sound is more of a "chirp" than a squeek. ...

my sound is more of a "chirp" than a squeek.

it warmed up here recently and the sounds totally stopped.

i took the car out the other night and it was cold out - and I heard it a couple times. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-04-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By 23109VC
Maybe his was bad too? I'm not a fan of the maf...

Maybe his was bad too? I'm not a fan of the maf cleaning, mine went bad and cleaning it was a bog waste of time. Macs wear put if huts goes bad change it, the maf wears out just like spark plugs...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
what does the IMS bearing upgrade cost...

what does the IMS bearing upgrade cost parts/labor?

my clutch is coming up for replacement...I'm sure I could get more life out of it..but obviously, it makes sense to do them all at the same...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,351
Posted By 23109VC
do you know WHY Porsche agreed to foot half the...

do you know WHY Porsche agreed to foot half the bill?

you were well out of warranty... is this just something you think you were able to obtain because:

a) you knew someone
b) you threatened...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
please tell me that was a joke... well, at...

please tell me that was a joke... well, at least I don't have any sounds like dice rolling on my flywheel...

mine is just a squeek. a brief squeek or chirp sound.

chriping might be a more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,635
Posted By 23109VC
I have a 2000 base... it is close to turning 80k...

I have a 2000 base... it is close to turning 80k and I KNOW it's the OEM clutch... the motor was swapped out by Porsche at about 15-20k miles b/c the orifginal one had repeated RMS leaks... I'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,459
Posted By 23109VC
Squeek sound upon acceleration from slow speed?? what is it??

Just recently I noticed a squeek sound when I accelerate from a slow speed.

I notice it mostly when teh top is down. it sounds like it's coming from the engine bay area or back of the car.. it's...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,861
Posted By 23109VC
how much were the rockers? did you just have...

how much were the rockers?

did you just have them painted and install yourself or did you take it to a body shop and have them do it all?

rockers are on my "list" of things I want to do.......
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By 23109VC
that's a great idea.... $5 says that does the...

that's a great idea.... $5 says that does the trick! the rain-x will make the window slippery...and likely your entire problem is jsut that as the plastic has aged, it is more prone to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By 23109VC
Mine did that but only sometimes. I just...

Mine did that but only sometimes.

I just cleaned it really well. It's catching, try lots of cleaning window and maybe get something inside that lip on the plastic that is folding ...

Some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By 23109VC
Cleaning the maf prob won't work. The maf is a...

Cleaning the maf prob won't work. The maf is a wear part, it evrntualy needs to be replaced, so I would change it .

If u r trading the car on save your money, they will jack you on the trade...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By 23109VC
instead of buying new seats - would you be able...

instead of buying new seats - would you be able to take your seats to an upholstery shop and get them to redo them? i wuld think all the structural stuff is okay and you just need new...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By 23109VC
stereo upgrade question - bang for the buck!

My 2000 has the stock CDR-220. one of the knobs is broken so it's a PITA to change songs on the CD change...I have to use the bu ttons to select a track..not hte knob.. as it randomly skips around...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-05-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By 23109VC
i had an engine rebuilt on a car years ago and...

i had an engine rebuilt on a car years ago and the mechanic who built it / instaleld it told me to drive it just like I would normally drive it. he didn't want me to try and abuse it, but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By 23109VC
that was a fun article to read...although I can't...

that was a fun article to read...although I can't help but think... if you took the average person, who had NEVER driven a boxster, then gave them the keys to someone's 986 - base or S - and let them...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By 23109VC
buying a car from a relative can be a win/win or...

buying a car from a relative can be a win/win or a problem. you need to talk to them ahead of time and agree that there are no hard feelings if you buy it and the next day the motor blows up.... ...
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