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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By gregdacat
It's real. Sylvania was sued over the Silver Star...

It's real. Sylvania was sued over the Silver Star bulbs because among other things they only lasted about week (I exaggerate) I received a post card over a year ago stating a setlement had been...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By gregdacat
Sylvania Silver Star Class Action Suit

I got my settlement check yesterday. $11.70. Woo-hoo I'm eat'in out tonight!:dance:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-31-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Poll: Other forums
Views: 1,769
Posted By gregdacat
There is no option on the poll for No other...

There is no option on the poll for No other forum, but if there was that would be my choice.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-06-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,058
Posted By gregdacat
$800 for rear window replacement seems high. I...

$800 for rear window replacement seems high. I had mine replaced (plastic) this past April for $500 at an upholstery shop in Cincinnati.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 09-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By gregdacat
When I replaced mine I swiped the plastic tabs...

When I replaced mine I swiped the plastic tabs with some large grit sandpaper a couple times. Went right in and stayed tight.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By gregdacat
On my 2002 base it is on the driver's side and...

On my 2002 base it is on the driver's side and once turned on via the dash light switch it is always on whether braking or not.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,622
Posted By gregdacat
Ditto on 5'10" No real problem maneuvering about...

Ditto on 5'10" No real problem maneuvering about the cockpit or getting or out.

I hear the Lotus Elise is a real treat to enter/exit.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By gregdacat
I've driven in my sock feet, but never barefoot. ...

I've driven in my sock feet, but never barefoot.

I've tried driving in my Caterpillar work boots before. That was ugly. If I went to depress the brake pedal I would just about hit all three pedals...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,312
Posted By gregdacat
Downshifting

After reading a blog on another site about downshifting I am a little confused. I fully admit I have never raced nor am a I mechanic, but have driven manual shift vehicles nearly my entire 42 years...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By gregdacat
Yup. Mine does the same. When that pump clicks...

Yup. Mine does the same. When that pump clicks off she is full.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By gregdacat
Sylvania Class Action Suit

Anyone get a post card telling them they are part of a class action suit against Sylvania for false advertising regarding their automotive headlights? I got one this week. Not sure how they got my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 167,360
Posted By gregdacat
@mstephensfache: You have several good...

@mstephensfache:

You have several good options in Cincy. I have also been to Porsche of the Village (POV) and agree with everything you say. Nice people and they do very good work.

Another...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By gregdacat
Brake light switch replacement was the very first...

Brake light switch replacement was the very first DIY repair I made to my 2002 Base. It was pretty simple. Just unplug the old and plug in the new. As I recall it was pretty cheap, too. $15-20 There...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,084
Posted By gregdacat
"Sehnsucht" Rammstein

"Sehnsucht" Rammstein
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By gregdacat
Makes sense, thanks

Makes sense, thanks
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 04-20-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,467
Posted By gregdacat
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j195/gregdacat/I...

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j195/gregdacat/IMG_1426.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/gregdacat/media/IMG_1426.jpg.html)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By gregdacat
Question I thought these cars had a rev limiter to keep...

I thought these cars had a rev limiter to keep you from pushing it too far????
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By gregdacat
Cayman S Preferably black

Cayman S

Preferably black
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By gregdacat
I guess I represent the dark side, because I did...

I guess I represent the dark side, because I did everything "wrong" and it worked out just fine. I bought my 2002 Base 986 based upon 4 photos on Cars.com. It was for sale at a "Mom and Pop" used car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-20-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By gregdacat
Min = $15 for a brake light switch Max =...

Min = $15 for a brake light switch

Max = $3,200 for clutch, fly wheel, RMS, and IMS upgrade.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,099
Posted By gregdacat
Kentucky only issues rear plates. Bumper plugs up...

Kentucky only issues rear plates. Bumper plugs up fronthttp://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/P60500041394999936.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By gregdacat
Not to hijack the thread, but Jake I have...

Not to hijack the thread,

but Jake I have made the Newport KY to north of Denver CO run straight through on many occasions. The wife and I trade off driving every 4 hours. Apologies to folks that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By gregdacat
A few years back I drove my 2002 base 986 from...

A few years back I drove my 2002 base 986 from Newport KY to Miami FL to watch my beloved Bearcats play in the Orange Bowl. (1100 Miles each way). We stopped overnight in Winter Haven FL on the way...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By gregdacat
Kumho Escata AST

Kumho Escata AST
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By gregdacat
Is there such a thing as too old?

My tires still have at least half of their warranted tread life left. They are nice and supple with no signs of dry rot. However, the DOT date stamp is 0808 (8th week of 2008) I thought I read once...
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