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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By ranbar2
Jim, Thanks for the thorough (as usual)...

Jim,

Thanks for the thorough (as usual) walkthrough. I will give it closer look in the morning, but I think you have diagnosed it correctly. And, most importantly, I appreciate the tip about the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By ranbar2
Turn signal stalk problem

Today I noticed that my turn signal stalk seems to be out of alignment. I can activate my left turn signal, but after the turn, it does not return to "neutral". I have to hold the stalk in the up...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-07-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By ranbar2
Yeah, it was a bundle, but seemed just the thing...

Yeah, it was a bundle, but seemed just the thing to go with my pink full-leather seats, shifter and brake handle! Now, if only I can find matching floormats...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-07-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By ranbar2
Hey, eslai, are you bustin on my lime green,...

Hey, eslai, are you bustin on my lime green, carbon fiber dash???
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,600
Posted By ranbar2
This is one of those emotional arguments where...

This is one of those emotional arguments where there really isn't a right answer. I have no doubt that engineering advances will produce a car that shifts faster and outperforms even the most...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-09-2006, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By ranbar2
Perfectlap, I hope your scenario isn't hard on...

Perfectlap, I hope your scenario isn't hard on the clutch because I do it all the time. Rolling up to lights that are about to change is another case. You know that you probably won't have to come to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-02-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,115
Posted By ranbar2
Interesting discussion about "exclusivity". Let...

Interesting discussion about "exclusivity". Let me move away from semantics and throw in my two cents worth.

To me, exclusive means the number that you see on the road vis a vis other brands....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,171
Posted By ranbar2
I also bought my first boxster without any stick...

I also bought my first boxster without any stick experience. I had a friend drive it home for me (Orlando to Tampa) and then waited until about 2am to take it on on my neighborhood roads. Yes, I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By ranbar2
Smile Finally replaced my baby

As many of you know, my former baby - a green 2000 S - was mortally injured in a wreck back in November. She was my first p car and will always hold a special place in my heart. She also died...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-31-2005, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By ranbar2
Well, yesterday my insurance company finally...

Well, yesterday my insurance company finally agreed to total the car. They apparently use an independant appraising company to determine the value. It was also suggested that there is some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-29-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By ranbar2
Question Value after wreck

Hi all. It has been a couple of months since I have been on the site (since just after 11/5 when my car was wrecked). In the meantime it has gone through preliminary and secondary appraisals and the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By ranbar2
Pilot, thank you for the sentiments about my...

Pilot, thank you for the sentiments about my wife. She is indeed doing ok, just sore (like I am) and a few bruises. I know what you mean about a foot to the right...I saw those headlights coming...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2005, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By ranbar2
Update: Just got off the phone with the actual...

Update: Just got off the phone with the actual adjuster. He said it's not even close to being a total. His initial estimate is $11K. USAA wants 80% of value (~26K) before they declare a total loss....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2005, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By ranbar2
Angry Well, I just got a call from my insurance...

Well, I just got a call from my insurance company. The rep said that the adjuster has not actually inspected the car yet but does not believe it is a total loss, partly because the airbags did not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-06-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By ranbar2
Boxster wrecked

The attached pictures do not tell the whole story. I was in the left lane of a 4 lane (2 in each direction) road going west, the car that hit me was travelling east. She crossed the centerline about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By ranbar2
busted radiator

Well, for a while now I have been getting a whiff of coolant after driving a while. Then Friday my low coolant light starts flashing. I get home and open the trunk and coolant is leaking from the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-31-2005, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By ranbar2
What model are you guys griving? I have a 2000 S...

What model are you guys griving? I have a 2000 S and I get nowhere near that kind of mpg. I usually get only aroung 16. The computer says 16.4. Now, I do alot of stop&go on the highway during the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By ranbar2
Synchros and flywheel were my 2 biggest fears....

Synchros and flywheel were my 2 biggest fears. Cha-ching! Although the numbers for the complete clutch/flywheel rebuild were a bit less then the $4K that you mentioned. Actually, I seem to remember...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By ranbar2
It has happened at both ends of the RPM scale...

It has happened at both ends of the RPM scale also. On the highway, 5000 or so in 3rd, press clutch to go to 4th - shudder. Just crawling out of a parking garage in 1st, 2000 or so, press clutch at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2005, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By ranbar2
2000S. It has happens when depressing both slow...

2000S. It has happens when depressing both slow and fast. I thought it might be the synchros, but was told that then it would consistently occur in the same gear. Mine is inconsistant and across...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2005, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By ranbar2
Shudder when pressing clutch

Every now and then when I depress the clutch pedal I will get a shudder from the rear of the car. Sometimes it happens a couple of times a day, or I can go a week without it happening at all. It...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,815
Posted By ranbar2
>If i were a cop, i'd hand out tickets like they...

>If i were a cop, i'd hand out tickets like they were going out of style to:
>1) people who drive slow in the left lane
>2) people who go under the speed limit
>3) people on cell phones that hold...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-08-2005, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By ranbar2
93 in Tampa FL. Rare to see 91. It usually drops...

93 in Tampa FL. Rare to see 91. It usually drops to 89.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2005, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,900
Posted By ranbar2
Prior to getting married recently, I had an SUV...

Prior to getting married recently, I had an SUV (Subaru Forester) along with my boxster, mostly for the same reasons you mentioned - hauling materials for home renovation and hauling my two 60 lb...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-04-2005, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By ranbar2
Oil level indicator

Usually when I turn the ignition, I get the oil level indicator where the clock is. It usually takes anywhere from 5 to 45 seconds to calculate depending on how hot the engine is. A few days ago I...
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