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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-22-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Dave80GTSi
These are aftermarket oversized rotors, seemingly...

These are aftermarket oversized rotors, seemingly designed for a 987.

Check the web page whose link I have posted.

DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-22-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Would A 987 Big Brake Kit Also Fit A 986?

I am intrigued by this kit:

https://freakyparts.co.uk/collections/porsche-boxster-987-brakes/products/porsche-boxster-987-front-big-disc-upgrade
...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-28-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Yes, that is the case. Sharp eyes! - DM

Yes, that is the case.

Sharp eyes! - DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-27-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By Dave80GTSi
THIS link ... Which I posted earlier: ...

THIS link ...

Which I posted earlier: http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/75092-hood-crest-ornament-gasket-does-not-fit.html

SMH.

DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-26-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By Dave80GTSi
http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discuss...

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/75092-hood-crest-ornament-gasket-does-not-fit.html
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-24-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Dave80GTSi
This is the muffler that you should buy. No...

This is the muffler that you should buy. No drone.

https://www.fvd.net/us-en/210111BOS/sport-muffler-986-boxster-boxster-s-2000-04-stainless-steel-dual-3-76-mm-tips.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Dave80GTSi
The previous owner of my car applied a clear bra...

The previous owner of my car applied a clear bra film to the front bumper fascia, leading edge of the hood, and the front side of the door mirrors. And I really wish he had not done so.

The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By Dave80GTSi
25 Years of Porsche Boxster - Jay Leno's Garage

Jay celebrates 25 years of the Porsche Boxster with a look back at the first generation and a drive of the new 2021 model.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vj7Vu44ifM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,468
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Yes, I've been considering Joe's front splitter...

Yes, I've been considering Joe's front splitter as well, so please post pics and commentary when available.

I already have Joe's rear spoiler, and would confirm that it is a very high quality...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Dave80GTSi
I've used SS nuts on carbon steel studs over the...

I've used SS nuts on carbon steel studs over the past 4-1/2 decades of car exhaust wrenching, and have yet to encounter a single example of one seizing to the other.

As I said earlier ... Don't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 528
Posted By Dave80GTSi
No reason to over-think this. I simply went to...

No reason to over-think this. I simply went to my local hardware store, bought a dozen M8 ( ... I think, thread size from memory) plain old carbon steel long full thread bolts, and Dremel'd their...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-23-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Not that I have ever seen. Each to their...

Not that I have ever seen.

Each to their own taste, of course, but the 'regular' version which I have seems plenty large enough.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-23-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Dave80GTSi
You need to remove the top part (that top edge...

You need to remove the top part (that top edge which is painted body color) of the OEM spoiler. The new spoiler is then held to the movable portion of the OEM spoiler frame via several long rows of...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-22-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Dave80GTSi
The 'Joe Toth' spoiler on my car. I...

The 'Joe Toth' spoiler on my car.

I -really- like it:

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Rear_Spoiler_21616458775.jpg


http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Rear_Spoiler_41616458806.jpg
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-26-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Make your own for next to no cost. Super...

Make your own for next to no cost.

Super easy to do, assuming you have access to a welder, and you are guaranteed of a perfect fit as you use the OEM pipes.

See pictures and text at post no....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,348
Posted By Dave80GTSi
a) Yup, eBay. b) Double nut, worked great!

a) Yup, eBay.
b) Double nut, worked great!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,348
Posted By Dave80GTSi
You mean these? ...

You mean these?

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Done_011613872385.jpg

These are simply early OEM non-cat factory manifolds which I bought used (and way cheap) and then had high temp...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-20-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,348
Posted By Dave80GTSi
-- STUDS !!! -- See my pictures and...

-- STUDS !!! --

See my pictures and commentary in this thread, starting with post no. 11:

http://986forum.com/forums/performance-technical-chat/78735-tune-after-headers-only.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-17-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Honestly, I can't say for certain one way or the...

Honestly, I can't say for certain one way or the other.

I'm the only person who ever drives the car, and when I bought it I fiddled with all of the controls straightaway so to get it to best fit...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-16-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Mine is a 2000, but here's my frunk options...

Mine is a 2000, but here's my frunk options sticker, showing 437 and 438:

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Options_Tag1613529508.jpg

And here's the options portion of my window sticker:
...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-17-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Do It Yourself, for free. See my post no. 8,...

Do It Yourself, for free.

See my post no. 8, with pictures of mine, in this thread:

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-cayman-parts-sale-wanted/71029-secondary-catalytic-converters-sale.html
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-13-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Yes, I fully agree with this. I started a...

Yes, I fully agree with this.

I started a thread about this exact subject a while ago; a Search will bring it forth for those who wish to see the pictures.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-06-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Yes, of course - every time that I make a mod...

Yes, of course - every time that I make a mod like this one, I always retain all OEM parts and pieces such that the mod is easily reversed should future circumstances change.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Restoring The Faded Once-Red Seat Belt Release Push Buttons?

Was poking around the car yesterday, and my eye was drawn to the pair of seat belt buckle receivers, down on either side of the console. Years of sun exposure, I would assume, has faded the red...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 11-01-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By Dave80GTSi
I'd prefer not to discuss pricing here. While I...

I'd prefer not to discuss pricing here. While I feel the cost to be very reasonable, these are custom made-to-order, and some of the options which I selected other folks might not be interested to...
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