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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-01-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By recycledsixtie
Likely papas does not want to hear this but you...

Likely papas does not want to hear this but you are so right.
In our n'hood many cars are parked outside coz their garages are full of junk. Who gets their car broken into or stolen? The cars...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-01-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By recycledsixtie
Not a Boxster owner anymore but I have witnessed...

Not a Boxster owner anymore but I have witnessed a back window on a Chrsyler van explode just sitting in the heat of the sun. Perhaps a change of temperature from being in the garage or turning on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By recycledsixtie
HI Craig, I was into the 3rd year of ownership...

HI Craig,
I was into the 3rd year of ownership of my 2001 Boxster base. Most of everybody has heard about mine. Got a CEL light. Camshaft deviation out of tolerance and got green crud in the oil...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By recycledsixtie
When you get the PPI done ask the mechanic to...

When you get the PPI done ask the mechanic to check the oil filter for any metal or foreign crud. Get the codes read too. Ask me how I know....

Cheers, Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,302
Posted By recycledsixtie
Interesting thread. Being an ex Boxster owner...

Interesting thread. Being an ex Boxster owner having owned a 2001 Boxster base for three years, sold it last year please allow me to express my opinion.

Above questions are so relevant. What are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By recycledsixtie
PM on the way.... Guy

PM on the way....
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-02-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By recycledsixtie
Hi all I would like to know if the 16 inch rims I used..

with snow tires on my 2001 base Boxster would fit a '99 base Boxster?
Thanks in advance,
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By recycledsixtie
Pt I am just about to send you a pm... Guy

Pt I am just about to send you a pm...
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-15-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,733
Posted By recycledsixtie
I am just about to send you a PM. Guy

I am just about to send you a PM.
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By recycledsixtie
J higgi. I am just about to send u a pm.... Guy

J higgi. I am just about to send u a pm....
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,588
Posted By recycledsixtie
As an ex owner there is no harm in trying to...

As an ex owner there is no harm in trying to contact the previous owner. Here is the take on my being an ex owner. I sold my 2001 Box cheaply with a steady CEL light on.
New owner calls back and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By recycledsixtie
I am just about to send you a PM.... Check your...

I am just about to send you a PM....
Check your inbox shortly.
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,817
Posted By recycledsixtie
As the ex owner of a 2001 base I had the same...

As the ex owner of a 2001 base I had the same thing happen. Initially got a few chrome like shavings in the oil filter and oil. They were not metallic. Later got lots of green bits in the oil filter...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By recycledsixtie
Thanks Rick I could be slightly out on the...

Thanks Rick I could be slightly out on the measurement of the offset.
Cheers, Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By recycledsixtie
The offset I have calculated for these wheels are...

The offset I have calculated for these wheels are +57.15.
Radium let me know what you think.
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By recycledsixtie
I will find out for you after I dig my way into...

I will find out for you after I dig my way into the garage....
Guy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-28-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By recycledsixtie
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That is funny and thanks for posting my ad Radium!
The car is sold but the rims/snow tires are still for sale.
Fortunately I have a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-27-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By recycledsixtie
I drove my 2001 Boxster for 3 winters and put...

I drove my 2001 Boxster for 3 winters and put snow tires on it. I never had a block heater and it had no trouble starting at -35C(approx -30F). Several years ago I asked the same question and nobody...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-18-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,615
Posted By recycledsixtie
It is definitely a good idea to put the torque...

It is definitely a good idea to put the torque wrench on the nuts (or get somebody else to do it) at that interval. I still remember the sound of a loose nut rattling in a hub cap years ago. Not a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By recycledsixtie
That is the most ridiculous amount for a PPI I...

That is the most ridiculous amount for a PPI I have ever heard of. Should be in the vicinity of $100-200. However leakdown tests etc if asked for would incur more. I would look somewhere else...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By recycledsixtie
That depends on what is causing it. It can be a...

That depends on what is causing it. It can be a simple thing like a solenoid or a sensor or it can be chain guides. I am not a technician. If you fix it yourself it will be considerably cheaper. Look...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By recycledsixtie
[QUOTE=Perfectlap;424754]Daily driver in a four...

[QUOTE=Perfectlap;424754]Daily driver in a four season climate with north of 100K miles onboard?

Being an ex owner of a 2001 Boxster sold last August I can pass on a couple of tips.
I had it for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By recycledsixtie
Welcome to the forum. I sold my 2001 Boxster base...

Welcome to the forum. I sold my 2001 Boxster base last August. I sold as is full disclosure with letting prospective buyer know that it had code P1341 showing. The CEL light was on steady, codes read...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,624
Posted By recycledsixtie
After being without a Boxster for 2 months and...

After being without a Boxster for 2 months and now have a used Lexus RX 350 I still find myself driving on Sunday mornings around the Porsche lot(no salesmen on a Sunday).

Having a Lexus suv with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By recycledsixtie
Hi guys...

I am trying to sell my Boxster tel. dial rims/snow tires. How do you tell if the bolt pattern is 114/5? The easy part is that the pattern is 5 bolt but what about the 114? The rims came off an old...
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