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Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Frodo
Hmmm…taking a look at that handy index I’m not...

Hmmm…taking a look at that handy index I’m not seeing anything about any ‘deep sleep mode.’ (Nothing under ‘sleep mode’ either.)
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By Frodo
Good points, though I would also point out that...

Good points, though I would also point out that I, for one, have read much or all of my owner's manual, for the most part 14 years ago when I purchased the car. But I have not committed it to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By Frodo
Yeah, I suppose that could be true, though like...

Yeah, I suppose that could be true, though like piper, I hardly ever lock mine. And my battery is about 6.5 years old and still crankin' great.

Of course, the fact that I use one of these at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By Frodo
A potentially stupid question...why does the...

A potentially stupid question...why does the battery drain more quickly if the car's left unlocked?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Frodo
Yeah, the same thought crossed my mind...it's...

Yeah, the same thought crossed my mind...it's been a good long while since he posted. And as a 'Guest' he had a lot of posts as I recall.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-13-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Frodo
Nope, not me. Don't know who either the OP or...

Nope, not me.
Don't know who either the OP or the "fellow forum member in Ohio" are.
I, like you, would never (!) sit on the door of someone's car—which is what I assume led to what happened here. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-12-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
I went (driving the Boxster, NOT the Prius in...

I went (driving the Boxster, NOT the Prius in getting there!) to the drags in Norwalk, OH, a few years ago, and saw a bumper sticker there that caught my eye. It was on something ridiculous and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Frodo
Inevitably, a boyhood fantasy of mine in her...

Inevitably, a boyhood fantasy of mine in her portrayal of Emma Peel in the Avengers. (She held her pistol in that funny, most feminine way, just like Agent 99 in Get Smart—who I also was crazy in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
Let us know, I'd be curious. I know what...

Let us know, I'd be curious.

I know what Piper (and you) were sayin' about "starting over," draining, inserting plug with new crush washer and oil, but I suspect what he did will take care of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
Well, assuming you're right and they did not use...

Well, assuming you're right and they did not use a torque wrench initially, and assuming they bother to look up the proper torque called for, it would only make sense that they'd start out by...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
Talking A new member in the Reuse That Crush Washer club?...

A new member in the Reuse That Crush Washer club?
I don't know...should we all, collectively, be "disgusted"?
:D:D:D
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-28-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Frodo
Perplexing. "One more time"? How so? You've...

Perplexing.
"One more time"?
How so? You've clearly only posted once.
We're not an unfriendly bunch. Your post is just...perplexing. :confused:
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-17-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Frodo
Properly torqued?

Properly torqued?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By Frodo
+1 Way to go guys: “Let’s adopt a philosophy...

+1

Way to go guys: “Let’s adopt a philosophy where we only listen to the people who say what we want to hear.”

You nailed it RedTele (though not in the way originally intended): “comical.”

...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By Frodo
So...exactly how DOES one ascertain who has us on...

So...exactly how DOES one ascertain who has us on their 'ignore list' ?

I don't mind one way or the other, when you get right down to it. But it's really hard not to be at least a little curious...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-13-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Frodo
Me too, ditto that! (Akron-area)

Me too, ditto that! (Akron-area)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By Frodo
Wow. I find that pretty amazing. Maytag, while...

Wow. I find that pretty amazing.
Maytag, while I don't always agree with you point-by-point on all the stuff discussed here, I do agree with quite of bit of it. And even when I don't, I've gotta...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Frodo
Yeah, I pretty much guarantee you'll never do...

Yeah, I pretty much guarantee you'll never do that again. :rolleyes:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Frodo
My experience too. I used it once. And mine is...

My experience too. I used it once. And mine is an '01 also.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-07-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Frodo
Oh never mind, disregard. During my years as...

Oh never mind, disregard.

During my years as a kid in school, my dad used to pick apart everything he read that I'd created...I guess maybe the propensity's hereditary?

Dad's been gone for many...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-06-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Frodo
What?? Do you proofread you posts before...

What??
Do you proofread you posts before posting them????
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,496
Posted By Frodo
Ah, the wonderful energy of youth, eh husker? ...

Ah, the wonderful energy of youth, eh husker?

Though I was much older than you when you did your work on the Mustang (hat's off to you, btw—a nice repair following a ton of elbow grease!), I was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
Nor would I. Not in your situation. Working...

Nor would I. Not in your situation.

Working on one's own vehicle, even doing something that is not technically "standard of care" (though has proven time and time again to work just fine in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
We're 93 posts into this...who's ready for 93...

We're 93 posts into this...who's ready for 93 more? :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,858
Posted By Frodo
Well okay then. I may re-think my approach on...

Well okay then. I may re-think my approach on these..

On the drain plugs...do you have a different set of torque values depending on new crush washer vs old crush washer? :D:D:D:D:D:D

NO NEED...
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