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Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-21-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By PaulE
Success, But So Embarrassing!

Thanks again Fred, the bench test did the trick! None of the components are burned out, everything works. As I originally said, I had assumed the power wires that put 12V into the canbus were black...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-20-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By PaulE
Thanks Fred. The red car is my friend. I...

Thanks Fred. The red car is my friend. I finally got him to the track a couple of time this year. I'm off tomorrow so I'll spend some time on this project.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-20-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By PaulE
Thanks again Fred. I have 35w ballasts. And I'm...

Thanks again Fred. I have 35w ballasts. And I'm doing this project with a bunch of well-used headlights I picked up relatively cheap. My headlights are in great shape and they are still in my car...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-19-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By PaulE
Thanks Fred. There was indeed some wiring with...

Thanks Fred. There was indeed some wiring with failing insulation. Some of it I repaired by putting flexible clear heat shrink tubing over the wire and some I replaced with new wire and used those...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-19-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By PaulE
Thanks Fred. DMM = Digital Multi Meter? I've...

Thanks Fred. DMM = Digital Multi Meter? I've got 2 of those in my toolbox. I was thinking of hooking up the components not yet mounted in the other light directly to a power source (my car battery...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-18-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By PaulE
Bi Xenon Projector Project wiring help needed please

My winter car project is building a second set of bi xenon projector headlights. Finally I have one light assembled and wired, but I'm stuck. Everything works except the bi xenon projector bulb...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By PaulE
Hi James, yes, I did NJMP Thunderbolt, Mt....

Hi James, yes, I did NJMP Thunderbolt, Mt. Tremblant, Watkins Glen and VIR last year with the new motor. It definitely has more oomph, accelerates faster and hits higher speeds at the end of long...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By PaulE
Thanks, some day I might even be able to drive it...

Thanks, some day I might even be able to drive it reasonably ok!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By PaulE
James you will enjoy Watkins Glen. The track has...

James you will enjoy Watkins Glen. The track has a lot of elevation changes as I'm sure you're seeing on your simulator. One of my challenges as a first-timer there was to find the entry gate which...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-09-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By PaulE
I'm sure you're right, and with the...

I'm sure you're right, and with the biodegradeable insulation on the wiring and the inner lenses that burn over time in the halogen units, it's probably a better way to go. But there are a lot of...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 02-03-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By PaulE
I see a lot of the low profile Harbor Freight...

I see a lot of the low profile Harbor Freight jacks at the track, even among people with expensive cars and tow vehicles. I haven't seen one fail yet.

I am a drive my car to and from the track...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-30-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,001
Posted By PaulE
I've got nothing to add but I do like what you're...

I've got nothing to add but I do like what you're doing! I'm not sure it was the first, but the Ford GT40 was the first car I ever noticed that ever had this kind of extractor!
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-29-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 960
Posted By PaulE
Always love to read your posts. I think this one...

Always love to read your posts. I think this one is going to turn out great, and red cars are faster too!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By PaulE
Thanks for the update! The only ABL I found on a...

Thanks for the update! The only ABL I found on a google search is ABL Lights Group, a brand of Vignal Lighting, which makes lighting for construction and railway equipment. It looks like Automotive...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 01-24-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 44,158
Posted By PaulE
I would also purchase another set if you make...

I would also purchase another set if you make some more, just because they are so great!
Forum: DIY Project Guides 01-24-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 325,483
Posted By PaulE
Thanks Fred, I'm looking forward to seeing your...

Thanks Fred, I'm looking forward to seeing your progress on any new lights and will order a set when they become available!
Forum: DIY Project Guides 01-23-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 325,483
Posted By PaulE
Hi Fred, the lenses on both of my projectors have...

Hi Fred, the lenses on both of my projectors have come detached once and been repaired. The first one was repaired by Charles/Particlewave a couple of years ago, and the other one I repaired myself...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By PaulE
I'm an optimist, figuring if they get enough...

I'm an optimist, figuring if they get enough requests then maybe they do something! But it may well be like pushing the button at a crosswalk and hoping the light will change!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By PaulE
Thanks Woody!

Thanks Woody!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-15-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By PaulE
1129A992 here -...

1129A992 here - https://www.mcmaster.com/catalog/126/3700
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-15-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By PaulE
Ask Porsche Classic to make headlight rubber seals here

I know about the McMaster Carr rubber seal available by the foot and have some for a headlight project I'm currently working on. But it sure would be nice to be able to buy new seals for our...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-09-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By PaulE
Good to know, so far I have held off on changing...

Good to know, so far I have held off on changing from my stock muffler. I would hate to spend the $1,600 for the Fabspeed unit plus installation labor and get some drone. My car sounds great to me...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-09-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By PaulE
As a casual observer of these drone topic...

As a casual observer of these drone topic threads, it seems to me that the cheap eBay mufflers drone because one thing they all have in common is there is no cross-over pipe between the two mufflers....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-06-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By PaulE
Saw this on facebook a couple of weeks ago and...

Saw this on facebook a couple of weeks ago and wanted to share


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By PaulE
Since your car is a 2000, it has e-gas and you...

Since your car is a 2000, it has e-gas and you don't need any speed sensors or switches according to this Pelican Parts how to article...
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