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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2008, 02:07 PM
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Views: 642
Posted By Ronzi
Pulstar spark plugs

Anybody have any experience with these?
http://www.pulstarplug.com/
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By Ronzi
About 10 yrs ago I had a 911 Targa re-painted...

About 10 yrs ago I had a 911 Targa re-painted same color by a Porsche, Benz, Lexus, high-end body shop. There was no body damage to be repaired, but they did strip the hood to bare metal, and remove...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ronzi
I was in a local custom upholstery shop a few...

I was in a local custom upholstery shop a few weeks ago, and there was a Box in the shop for a new plastic rear window. I asked the shop owner what the price was for a new rear window in a Boxster,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-16-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By Ronzi
Sounds like you are coming for the ski season. ...

Sounds like you are coming for the ski season. One of the ski areas (Arapahoe Basin) opened last weekend, albeit with pseudo-snow. Good luck wheeling a Box around the Vail area in the winter...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-08-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,556
Posted By Ronzi
The RMS (Rear Main Seal) issue has been discussed...

The RMS (Rear Main Seal) issue has been discussed ad nauseum on this forum. Use the search function and type in "Rear Main Seal" (using "RMS" returns nothing) and you will get an extensive list of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-07-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By Ronzi
"The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown Down" ... and...

"The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown Down" ...

and a shabby, threadbare thing it is.

Advertisers since the first Neanderthal spit soot around his fingers to make a hand print on a cave wall have been...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-07-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By Ronzi
Hard to say what you're hearing from across the...

Hard to say what you're hearing from across the Pacific, but the Boxster engine comes "on the cam" at about 3,000 - 3,200 rpm, so it would be unusual if you did not feel an increase in performance,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Ronzi
Ged, Perhaps I misunderstood you. There is an...

Ged,
Perhaps I misunderstood you. There is an obvious difference in the finish of the outside and the inside of the Porsche alloy wheels.
One side is shiny and finished ......
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Ronzi
The shiny side is buffed and painted, the inside...

The shiny side is buffed and painted, the inside of the wheels isn't.
Why? I guess you'd have to ask Porsche that. Probably the same reason that the inside of the trunk(s) underneath the carpet...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,551
Posted By Ronzi
They are aftermarket wheels, not Porsche option. ...

They are aftermarket wheels, not Porsche option.
They do not seem to be marked with any decipherable mfr name, so I can't tell you who made them.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,551
Posted By Ronzi
I knew you could get a pink Cadillac if you sold...

I knew you could get a pink Cadillac if you sold enough Mary Kay stuff, but I didn't know you could get an Enzo.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-15-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,551
Posted By Ronzi
What bra? I paid extra for that paint job.

What bra? I paid extra for that paint job.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-14-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,551
Posted By Ronzi
I think you would be hard pressed to make the...

I think you would be hard pressed to make the argument that any particular color would result in a higher resale price than any other color.
On the other hand I believe you can make the argument...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-12-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By Ronzi
Looks like it. I've knocked mine off a couple...

Looks like it.
I've knocked mine off a couple of times vacuuming the dust off the engine.
Unless the cable goes over the black business, you have no response to pressing on the accelerator.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By Ronzi
Lamm's book is comprehensive about the...

Lamm's book is comprehensive about the development of the Boxster, both from the styling and technical points of view. It is well illustrated, but certainly is not the typical coffee table picture...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Ronzi
??? Are you saying your car doesn't have cruise?...

??? Are you saying your car doesn't have cruise? I think that's std eqpt.
It's on the bottom stalk on the right side of the steering column. The button on the end activates/deactivates.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ronzi
This is without doubt one of the few remaining...

This is without doubt one of the few remaining mysteries about the Dean 550. George Barris has at times said the car was shipped by truck back to CA. On other occasions he has said it was shipped...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ronzi
I wasn't even close on the photographer's name. ...

I wasn't even close on the photographer's name. Actually it was Sanford (Sandy) Roth. With him in the Ford wagon, the driver, was actor Bill Hickman.
Roth was working on a photo essay on Dean for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ronzi
I don't know that we need to get into a battle of...

I don't know that we need to get into a battle of James Dean minutae, but Dean had actually had the 550 for a couple of weeks. Time enough for him to have been on several rides around Hollywood and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ronzi
The guy with Dean was Rolf Wutherich, a Porsche...

The guy with Dean was Rolf Wutherich, a Porsche factory mechanic dispatched to the US for a while to tend to 550s sold to customers. Competition Motors received a shipment of 8 550s, one of which...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Ronzi
That's the kind of registration I would expect...

That's the kind of registration I would expect for a reproduction 550, but certainly not "1955 Porsche 550".
I cannot imagine that Porsche would authorize ANYONE to use the name Porsche on ANY car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Ronzi
Seems to me the Becks were circa-$25,000 w/o...

Seems to me the Becks were circa-$25,000 w/o engine & trans.
This is not a "kit" but a finished car (w/o engine & trans).

The owner of the car in the picture said it is registered in the state of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Ronzi
Porsche in an Odd Environment

So, here I am in darkest Iowa, and I go to a car show called "Old American Iron and Corvette Parade", and what do I find but this on the show ground:
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Ronzi
For some reason Porsches seem to have a history...

For some reason Porsches seem to have a history of the dash covering, vinyl or leather, detaching over time. It is very rare to see a, say, 25-year old 911 that doesn't have the leather coming up...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,150
Posted By Ronzi
The first car we got my oldest son was a '77...

The first car we got my oldest son was a '77 Firebird Formula with a 455ci engine. The second was a Datsun 240Z with 3 Webers and the third was a Geo Metro convertible. The only one he wrecked was...
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