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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2014, 12:42 PM
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Views: 4,350
Posted By haste
removing the giant stock muffler and just running...

removing the giant stock muffler and just running simple straight pipe to the dual 996 rear bumper...would that actually add any power? Since the stock muffler is a 65lbs giant box?
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-31-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By haste
wtb: porsche wheels, 17

looking for a set of 17's. good offset, dish. 18's would work too, but ive been told the first year model(97) wasnt reinforced for 18s?

will pay shipping or local pickup.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By haste
wtb: boxster suspension

lookin for coilovers or good lowering springs, also upgraded sway bars, rear end 3 point connector bar?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-17-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By haste
We'll I really just want the muffler off. I want...

We'll I really just want the muffler off. I want to keep the 2 u bends into mufflers.

I went ahead and removed everything. I just cannot get that clamp off the clamp with the 2 bolts after cat....
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-17-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By haste
Interested. Pics?

Interested. Pics?
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-17-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By haste
I've got a guards red hardtop. Mint brand new...

I've got a guards red hardtop. Mint brand new condition... Will sell to fund more mods on the car, however I'm located in Nashville..!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-17-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By haste
Removing cat clamps?

Hello,
My entire exhaust is off, except for I have no idea how to remove those 2 clamps on the cats. Then it's off to remove the 2 rear muffler bolts :0


Any help on these last 2 items?


...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By haste
Wtb:used 986 lowering springs/wheel spacers

Hello! Looking for lowering springs ASAP. Maybe the h&r springs? Doesn't matter as long as there decent brand.

Also looking for 15mm-20mm wheel spacers.
I know somebody has some used ones on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,929
Posted By haste
update, got it done! put 500 miles on the car...

update, got it done! put 500 miles on the car within 4 days. new oil makes it drive SO much better!

there was no metal in pan, or filter at all. 87k. Think this early model single row will hit...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,929
Posted By haste
alright, the 13 bolts are removed. The hard part...

alright, the 13 bolts are removed. The hard part is removing that oil pan! Gave up after 15 minutes. The car is hardly off the ground however.

I heard pry bar in a certain area?

I used a rubber...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,929
Posted By haste
from oil change to nightmare

got all the stuff, got home. Jacked it up, everything was good. Went to inspect oil filter first. At 87k, it looks great. I noticed a metal particles, but it was what you would expect out of any...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-28-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By haste
wanted:s suspension, lowering springs?

Have any old s springs and struts laying around, or lowering springs?
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-28-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By haste
removing entire soft top, for track car?

Hello,
has anybody removed the entire soft top,motors,switches ect?

I have a hardtop and never use the softtop regardless. Would it be a 200+lbs weight savings?

i probly wouldnt be able to...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-28-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By haste
help desnorkal

Hello,
I cannot remove the outside grille cover at all. I removed the one screw, and the thing wont pop off. I heard to press the individual black grille pieces and push them out?

any help?
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 09-28-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,172
Posted By haste
97 porsche/nashville BUY this pls, 2nd baby on way!

Heres the cl ad...
1997 Porsche Boxster (http://nashville.craigslist.org/cto/4095008366.html)

I want it gone, 2nd baby on way. I purchased for 12k after taxes, solid car. KBB for 11.5.

Get it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By haste
My buddys 986, batt drain/small leak?

Hello
my friend has a 98 986. He didnt drive it for about 3 weeks, and came back to it with the battery fully dead. The battery looks 3-4 years old minimum and wont hold a charge.

So he swapped...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-23-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Posted By haste
For Sale: 1997 Boxster/ Nashville CHEAP!

Hello everyone,

I posted my car on craigslist, with little no luck. I just found out my wife is pregnant with #2! So I want to liquidate as much as I honestly can. Time to forget about myself, and...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-06-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By haste
http://images.craigslist.org/3Eb3Gc3H95G45Eb5Fdd5u...

http://images.craigslist.org/3Eb3Gc3H95G45Eb5Fdd5ube509126e7751796.jpg
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-06-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By haste
For sell: Red 97/87k with hardtop!cheap!

Ok, so thought It would be a good purchase, but I have a wife and son now.


Location: South Nashville, TN

87,000 miles. Runs and drives like new. Still turns heads. No CEL light or problems.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 743
Posted By haste
creased rear plastic window

Just put my top down, and made a 3-4inch crease in the middle and the sides look puffy.

heard I can take a hairdryer to it? Or that it will fix itself next time its out in the sun?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,275
Posted By haste
daily drive mine, 97 bright red 986. Put 1k on...

daily drive mine, 97 bright red 986. Put 1k on her in the last 2 weeks, 84k on her now.

However, I throw the hardtop on it as much as possible(saves the softtop and motor), but I have noticed some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-12-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By haste
ocd about rocker dent

Hello,
Have a mint 97.. however has 2 dents under the rocker from looks like a jack at one time.

The dents are not notocable due to being under the car.

How to grow up and reliaze my car is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-09-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By haste
thanks for the info everyone! Seems like Im...

thanks for the info everyone!

Seems like Im in the safe zone!

What is the next maintenance that needs to be done on the car? It has 81k on it now(drove 400 miles on it in 5 days lol).

no...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-08-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By haste
I see I see, however I dont have the extra 5-10k...

I see I see, however I dont have the extra 5-10k sitting around after purchasing this vehicle for a little while 0_0. luckily almost every part for these cars is VERY cheap on ebay off of wrecked...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-06-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By haste
Just picked up a 97'!

Just picked up a 97' boxster, red with the hardtop. Has 80k on it, runs great, mint condition.

however after being on here the IMS issue is scaring the crap out of me. Did I make a wrong purchase?...
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