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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-05-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By teleski
Fuel trim issue RESOLVED!

Follow up on this over a year later.

First the car threw another CEL later last summer. I asked a 'new to me' shop very close to my home to look into it while doing the yearly oil change. He...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By teleski
This is normal operation for the pre 2001...

This is normal operation for the pre 2001 (non-buffered temp guage) cars like yours, if the following is also true :

While idling (or sitting in stop and go traffic) after the car is fully heated...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5,419
Views: 550,797
Posted By teleski
Dropped off the Box for a long overdue clutch....

Dropped off the Box for a long overdue clutch. Will finally learn which IMS bearing this one has. 2000 base with April 2005 remanufactured engine.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By teleski
Mine sounds more like : dit dit dah dit , dit...

Mine sounds more like : dit dit dah dit , dit dit dah , dah dit dah dit , dah dit dah

(didn't need to look it up)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By teleski
I'm surprised they don't advertise this as being...

I'm surprised they don't advertise this as being made from high-purity oxygen free and cryogenically treated copper cable. I guess audiophiles and clutch heads don't overlap enough.

But seriously,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By teleski
[QUOTE=ATX_Boxster;410761]Same thing happened to...

[QUOTE=ATX_Boxster;410761]Same thing happened to me. Turned out to be the bleeder valve o-rings...

+1 One of my o-rings was not fully seated and crimped. Easy fix but take your time.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By teleski
The MAF readings I think are fine. My idle values...

The MAF readings I think are fine. My idle values are 3.5 - 4.5 g/s typically. (The value shown on the picture is not at idle).

I have a couple more naive questions.

Since the STFT values are...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By teleski
Fuel trim diagnostic puzzle for you

I greatly enjoyed the recently posted Schrodingers Box youtube tutorials on fuel trim diagnosis. My current situation is baffling me however so I'll throw it out to all of you.

I have a CEL with...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-21-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By teleski
Try "defrost switch 986" or "defrost switch 996"....

Try "defrost switch 986" or "defrost switch 996". Quite plentiful on ebay. The Targa switch is much harder to find used.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By teleski
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By teleski
Took my nine year old daughter to the BH car show...

Took my nine year old daughter to the BH car show and then for a top down drive on Mulholland in the Hollywood Hills. A good day. Hope you all enjoyed it too!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By teleski
CEL and single code P1130

I seemed to have buried this in an old thread :

Just got my first CEL with one code, P1130, while sitting at idle in traffic. Of course I have to do the CA smog check in the next few weeks so need...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By teleski
CEL and single code P1130

Just got my first CEL with one code, P1130, while sitting at idle in traffic. Read all the threads so just a quick question. And of course I have to do the CA smog check in the next few weeks so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,952
Posted By teleski
Just to add another data point. 2000 base. Fans...

Just to add another data point. 2000 base. Fans operate correctly on Lo and Hi. I sit in LA traffic alot and so know my temp gauge like my watch. Lo fans turn on when needle is just before the right...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,064
Posted By teleski
These plastic cowl covers on all new cars are...

These plastic cowl covers on all new cars are suprisingly inexpensive and degrade rapidly in the sun. I recently replaced the same part on my wifes 5yo Mini cooper due to the rubber lip turning into...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,934
Posted By teleski
Here are the part numbers. About $10 for the set....

Here are the part numbers. About $10 for the set. I had my local dealer order them along with a few other misc parts.

9865617370101C
9865617380101C
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-15-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,675
Posted By teleski
Also embarrassed to admit that I bought the first...

Also embarrassed to admit that I bought the first Boxster I went to see. It was unusually well presented in a Craigs list ad, extremely clean, obviously well taken care of, drove well and passed my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By teleski
Personally I don't like the all black styling of...

Personally I don't like the all black styling of this example and the seats look pretty beat up from the one picture. This guy obviously screwed around alot with this car, could be some hidden...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-17-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,196
Posted By teleski
If you are into museums, James Turrell exhibit at...

If you are into museums, James Turrell exhibit at La County Museum of Art. Buy tickets in advance. Saw it yesterday, very cool.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By teleski
Even the owner can't stand the thing, hence the...

Even the owner can't stand the thing, hence the sale.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-10-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By teleski
Here is what a Boxster replacement engine came...

Here is what a Boxster replacement engine came with in 2000. Probably the same today.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,488
Posted By teleski
I see dozens if not hundreds of P cars, most late...

I see dozens if not hundreds of P cars, most late model, every day. I do of course live in their largest US market. You could move here if you're feeling lonely?!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-27-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By teleski
Sorry, can't see this happening in randonee boots...

Sorry, can't see this happening in randonee boots :

Scarpa Maestrale Randonee Boots - Men's - 2011/2012 - Free Shipping at REI.com...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By teleski
Shop for clutch job around Los Angeles

Time to get my clutch done. Two hours in traffic earlier in the week reminded me that while it may have some life left, a new clutch would be much more enjoyable to deal with! Just checking to see...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,746
Posted By teleski
Hot glue works better and is much cleaner than...

Hot glue works better and is much cleaner than silicon caulk to hold these in.
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