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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-20-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,200
Posted By Blue-S
Do you still have the headers? If so, I'm very...

Do you still have the headers? If so, I'm very interested. I work in Irvine so I could pick them up some evening after work if it's OK with you. No shipping necessary...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-16-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,365
Posted By Blue-S
Do you still have your original equipment 2000 S...

Do you still have your original equipment 2000 S 3.2L non-catalyst exhaust manifolds? If so, are you interested in selling them? I'm in California.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-04-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,824
Posted By Blue-S
How does one clean the tensioners? Can the...

How does one clean the tensioners? Can the timing chains and guides/tension arms be replaced without complete engine disassembly? For example, on Mercedes engines it is possible (with the correct...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,549
Posted By Blue-S
I have a spare set of 2003 S 6-speed shocks and...

I have a spare set of 2003 S 6-speed shocks and springs wth only 27,000 miles on them. They were removed for the installation of an M030 kit. I'll sell them to you way cheaper than that!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-21-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,538
Posted By Blue-S
I bought my 2000 Boxster S in January of 2009...

I bought my 2000 Boxster S in January of 2009 with 65k miles on the odometer. The car had been to the dealer just before the sale, and the repair order had noted that the clutch pedal was heavy. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Blue-S
If the IMS bearing grenades, he will learn a...

If the IMS bearing grenades, he will learn a different economic lesson...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,217
Posted By Blue-S
Regarding the dual row IMS bearing vs the single...

Regarding the dual row IMS bearing vs the single row: FWIW, my 2000 Boxster S was built with the dual row bearing. So, not ALL 3.2L have the single row bearing.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Blue-S
Easy question on 2003 Boxster

Can the 2003 Boxster instrument cluster display odometer mileage without the key in the ignition? My 2000 Boxster does not display the odometer mileage with the door open and the key out, but I'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Blue-S
Well, that's good news! I'm leaving right now...

Well, that's good news! I'm leaving right now for the Autozone on Archibald in Ontario...

UPDATE: Success! I scored a set of 12-point bits for $12. Thanks for the tip! I rarely ever visit...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Blue-S
Urgent: 10mm 12-point socket in So Cal?

OOPS. I began disassembly for a clutch replacement on my 2000 Boxster S, but discovered that I do NOT actually have a 10mm 12-point socket for that one confounded transmission-to-engine bolt. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-09-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By Blue-S
It's a seriously misguided notion that NHTSA has...

It's a seriously misguided notion that NHTSA has pushed the unintended acceleration issue on Toyota in order to help out GM. The LA Times hasn't been good for much lately, but they can be credited...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Blue-S
Once the Cayenne is discarded, the V8 is pretty...

Once the Cayenne is discarded, the V8 is pretty useful!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-24-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By Blue-S
Completing OBDII monitors is not a question of...

Completing OBDII monitors is not a question of "how many drive cycles", it's a question of how you drive it to make the monitors run. There is a lot of 993-specific advice in this thread:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-15-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By Blue-S
The parts catalog (PET) is back up on Porsche's...

The parts catalog (PET) is back up on Porsche's website. I was able to determine the following:

* My headers (part numbers 987.113.103.08 & 987.113.104.08) are actually from a 2006 Boxster, NOT a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By Blue-S
Why stock parts? Besides being thoroughly tested...

Why stock parts? Besides being thoroughly tested by the Porsche engineers, there's this to consider:

Fabspeed 987 Headers w/cat = $2565

Fabspeed 987 Headers w/o cat = $1965

B&B Cayman...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By Blue-S
I'm the guy with the stock 987 headers. They are...

I'm the guy with the stock 987 headers. They are supposed to be from a 2006 Boxster S. Since that is a 3.2L car, I'm not sure that these have the larger port openings that are needed for use with a...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-09-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,099
Posted By Blue-S
Was it under water? Those cams look rusty!

Was it under water? Those cams look rusty!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Blue-S
This could be a failing brake booster. The prior...

This could be a failing brake booster. The prior owner of my 2000 S had the booster replaced on my car about a year ago at around 65,000 miles. The issue was a hard brake pedal and difficulty...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-05-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,181
Posted By Blue-S
headers

Do your Fabspeed headers have the built-in cats? I have a complete 2006 Boxster S exhaust system (headers, mufflers, and the tips) that I was planning to adapt to my 2000S, but some work is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,365
Posted By Blue-S
I'm no oil genius, but it sure doesn't look like...

I'm no oil genius, but it sure doesn't look like there is an abundance of Zinc (Zn) and Phosphorus (P) in that oil. According to this chart...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-03-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,092
Posted By Blue-S
That's great stuff! I work in Technical Training...

That's great stuff! I work in Technical Training for another automaker, and it's always interesting to see how other companies do course materials. I need to study the 986 stuff...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-28-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Blue-S
My 2000 Boxster S owner's manual lists 10w40...

My 2000 Boxster S owner's manual lists 10w40 synthetic and 15w40 conventional oils among the recommended types & viscosities. If it was OK then, why is it not OK now? Answer: 0w40 skews toward...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-17-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,539
Posted By Blue-S
It is my understanding that the Porsche 986/996...

It is my understanding that the Porsche 986/996 short shifter is actually made by B&M. The Porsche 987/997 short shifter appears to be made by whoever makes the stock shifter, but the center section...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-15-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,539
Posted By Blue-S
I cannot fathom why Spec Boxster racers would run...

I cannot fathom why Spec Boxster racers would run the stock 986 shifter, when they could be running a properly engineered unit such as the 987/997 Tequipment short shifter. I guess they don't mind...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-13-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,539
Posted By Blue-S
I have the 997 Tequipment short shifter and like...

I have the 997 Tequipment short shifter and like it pretty well. It was a distinct improvement over the worn, sloppy stock 986 shifter. It is smooth and precise, with no troubles "finding" any...
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