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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-12-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By mgfranz
M8 Once you have removed it once, you will...

M8

Once you have removed it once, you will be able to do it in about 20 min.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-09-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6,263
Views: 742,561
Posted By mgfranz
That is exactly my point. If he had fixed it...

That is exactly my point. If he had fixed it correctly, or at the very least brought it to my attention, it would have saved me over $900. Even if he caused the damage, I would have never known. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-07-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6,263
Views: 742,561
Posted By mgfranz
Found the problem of my EVAP issues... Apparently...

Found the problem of my EVAP issues... Apparently when the fuel pump was replaced back in 2016, the "mechanic" who replaced it thought epoxy would fix a broken purge vent. When I confronted him...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-22-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By mgfranz
The Continental AS3 on my Audi are performing...

The Continental AS3 on my Audi are performing quite well, but then again, I don't track day my Audi.

I put Falkin Zies on my 986 for street use, and I must say they are horrible on the track,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By mgfranz
Expect to get about 15-18k out of the Michelins,...

Expect to get about 15-18k out of the Michelins, unless they changed the rubber formula, not sure about the AS4, but my set of PS3 lasted less than 15k
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2020, 11:13 AM
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Posted By mgfranz
Yeah, did mine in 2014, I had to start using the...

Yeah, did mine in 2014, I had to start using the Philippine words on top of my sailor words... Even with the right tool it was still a PITA.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-08-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By mgfranz
I would take $10k for my 96k mile 986 today... ...

I would take $10k for my 96k mile 986 today...
Upgrade to a Cayane maybe?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-08-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By mgfranz
Sold for $26k??? WTF?

Sold for $26k??? WTF?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By mgfranz
No, the alarm system on the 986 is horrible, it...

No, the alarm system on the 986 is horrible, it will drain our battery simply by sitting still. It's a common faukt.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By mgfranz
My car was doing this exact same thing earlier...

My car was doing this exact same thing earlier this year, I found that my alarm horn had a short in it, replacing the horn made the issue go away.

But also, pull the drivers seat and check the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By mgfranz
On the 986, the battery will drain in less than...

On the 986, the battery will drain in less than two weeks if not hooked up to a trickle charger. When the battery drains, I have found that more often than not a cell will fail and the battery needs...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,263
Views: 742,561
Posted By mgfranz
I want a rumble at anything above 3000rpm! If I...

I want a rumble at anything above 3000rpm! If I don't get that growl or famous boxer motor rumble something is wrong.

The motor and exhaust noise is what makes these cars notoriously fun, stop...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By mgfranz
ET backspacing will be the biggest issue. IIRC...

ET backspacing will be the biggest issue. IIRC our ET is only between 35-38, and we don't have room for a 55 ET
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,391
Posted By mgfranz
Good point! If the window moves even a minute...

Good point! If the window moves even a minute amount from either the door handle or the interior handle, look at regulator issues. If you have no movement from the door handle, but the interior...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,391
Posted By mgfranz
When mine was doing this, it turned out to be the...

When mine was doing this, it turned out to be the door latch assy itself. They can be found used easily enough. https://www.ebay.com/itm/233659722845.

Not hard to swap out if you know the tricks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,263
Views: 742,561
Posted By mgfranz
Polished the headlights. Looks like I will be...

Polished the headlights. Looks like I will be needing new rubbers...

Before:

https://i.ibb.co/MSBMq2q/20200901-105554.jpg

After:

https://i.ibb.co/qsGYstJ/20200901-121519.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mgfranz
I much appreciate the offer, I'm in Mission...

I much appreciate the offer, I'm in Mission Viejo, so it's a bit of a drive, but I'll let you know.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mgfranz
Mine is a '01, but I'm not afraid of doing the...

Mine is a '01, but I'm not afraid of doing the work, the coolant can was one of the first things I had to do to her, so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,263
Views: 742,561
Posted By mgfranz
Finally got around to replacing the passenger...

Finally got around to replacing the passenger side door latch assy, been having window drop problems for about 4-5 months and isolated it to a bad circuit on the PCB.

Replacement came from a 911,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,263
Views: 742,561
Posted By mgfranz
That looks like my car! ...

That looks like my car!

https://i.ibb.co/K2sC6vs/IMG-1100.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mgfranz
Yeah, I was going to do a thorough investigation...

Yeah, I was going to do a thorough investigation since as far as I know they have never been smoked tested or looked at. I'm just afraid I may be opening a can of worms. Should I do the AOS while I'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mgfranz
Replacing SAI, what else should I do while in there?

I will be replacing my SAI this weekend due to the occasional 0410 and 1411 codes I am getting, I will be checking all vacuum lines as well, but since I'm in there, is there any other preventive...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By mgfranz
Yes, manual window close is normal. When was the...

Yes, manual window close is normal. When was the last time you replaced the battery in the remote?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By mgfranz
The newer Audi rims have the same bolt pattern as...

The newer Audi rims have the same bolt pattern as the 986, just watch out for the ET...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By mgfranz
Pelican F*cked me on my last part, never got the...

Pelican F*cked me on my last part, never got the right part even though I went through 3 different phone channels to get it right. Ended up costing me about $30 with shipping and returns, never got...
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