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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2019, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Need_for_speed
I can tell you I was glad the Macan was under...

I can tell you I was glad the Macan was under warranty. The transfer case replacement would've been around $6k and the head gasket close to the same. :eek:
It's definitely not anecdotal -- the Macan...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Need_for_speed
It is a much larger car, especially noted in the...

It is a much larger car, especially noted in the interior.

Nope, I would probably not ever choose to work on this car myself. Lots of sensors, PASM, PTV, adaptable engine mounts, sport...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-14-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 195,402
Posted By Need_for_speed
I did two sessions at PECLA last June for my...

I did two sessions at PECLA last June for my bday. I had a blast. The restaurant was fantastic. The butter patties are shaped like little 911s...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Need_for_speed
Update: Life so far with a 981, and does anyone else own a Macan?

I missed you guys! It's been a long time since I logged in here, but wanted to catch up on THStone's racing adventures (living vicariously). For those who are interested, I thought I'd give you an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,516
Posted By Need_for_speed
Crankshaft position sensor.

Crankshaft position sensor.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By Need_for_speed
Great looking car -- classy, like it's wearing a...

Great looking car -- classy, like it's wearing a tux. My wife and I were commenting on how we probably would not have appreciated the 981 nearly as much without the experience of driving a 986.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By Need_for_speed
That was probably me!!! We were coming back...

That was probably me!!!
We were coming back home from dinner last night, after a nice run through Little Compton.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-14-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By Need_for_speed
Thanks to all for your help! Traded up to a 981.

I wanted to thank everyone here for all the fantastic guidance and assistance over the past couple of years in my adventure with my 2000 986 base. She was a fantastic little car, and, as it turned...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,246
Posted By Need_for_speed
Fred, You might look into a waterproof...

Fred,
You might look into a waterproof immobilizer case from ECU doctor. I haven't installed one myself, but I think anyone who parks their 986 outdoors should probably go this route...

Porsche...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By Need_for_speed
Wow. That is horrifying. Hope you're ok. Did...

Wow. That is horrifying. Hope you're ok.

Did you ever discover the cause?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By Need_for_speed
UPDATE: Rennline EZ-Adjust is now installed on...

UPDATE: Rennline EZ-Adjust is now installed on the passenger seat side. A few thoughts and observations:
Like all Rennline products I've ever seen, the mount is beautifully made. Unfortunately, once...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By Need_for_speed
+1! Plus, his tshirts rock. Love mine. Want...

+1!

Plus, his tshirts rock. Love mine. Want another one with next order.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By Need_for_speed
This does look like the way to go. Ordered! ...

This does look like the way to go. Ordered!
I'll provide some feedback here after the install. Thanks!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By Need_for_speed
You are absolutely correct. I went back and read...

You are absolutely correct. I went back and read the tech inspection sheet. I was mislead by an article in our region magazine that said you had a bye on your first track day, but then had to have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By Need_for_speed
Fire Extinguisher Mounts: Looking for Advice

I'm gradually prepping my 2000 base for some DE days and will need to mount a fire bottle to meet my PCA requirements. Pelican has several different mounts available -- Brey Krause, Rennline,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Need_for_speed
Same thing happened to me two years ago....

Same thing happened to me two years ago. Sideswiped in a parking lot. I feel your pain.

Allow me a brief rant...people buy these enormous trucks and SUVs, then discover they don't have the skills...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-11-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Need_for_speed
Thanks Woody! I'll pm you shortly. For 20 bucks...

Thanks Woody!
I'll pm you shortly. For 20 bucks it's worth a try. My only concern with a used part is that this might be a problem with a degraded rubber seal. For what it's worth, I can take one...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-11-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Need_for_speed
Wow...no forum experience with this? I...

Wow...no forum experience with this?

I guess I'll forge ahead and report any results...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-07-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Need_for_speed
Valve Housing for EVAP System: Has Anyone Replaced?

I'm still trying to solve the hoot-hoot noise from the fuel filler area, so I asked about this issue on the PCA tech forum and someone answered that it was probably the valve housing in the front...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By Need_for_speed
Anyone replaced 996 201 231 01 Valve housing?

I asked about the blowing bottle noise issue on the PCA tech forum and someone answered that it was probably the valve housing in the front right fender: 996 201 231 01. This part is the housing for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By Need_for_speed
UPDATE: the noise has nothing to do with any of...

UPDATE: the noise has nothing to do with any of the bodywork. It's definitely the infamous woo - woo from the fuel filler. We made an ice cream run last night (Frosty Freeze! It's a tradition here in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By Need_for_speed
QUESTION: Has anyone needed to replace vent line...

QUESTION: Has anyone needed to replace vent line 996 201 255 07 (#3 below)? If so, what were the symptoms?

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/vent_valve1500317827.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By Need_for_speed
If I had known, I might have ordered a new reed...

If I had known, I might have ordered a new reed switch and installed it along with the filler valve to head off any future issues. At the moment, I can't seem to find a part number for the little...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By Need_for_speed
Found pictures!

Okay, so here's a link to a Pelican forum post that shows the reed switch and its correct location in the valve:

reed/magnetic switch - Pelican Parts Technical BBS...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,875
Posted By Need_for_speed
I think I figured out what that electrical part is...

So, just to clarify, when I removed the vent valve, this little electrical part fell out and was dangling by a thin wire taped to the filler neck. There wasn't anything in the Pelican guide to tell...
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