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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-22-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By BobRickel
Hey, if you need parts for your Boxster call Zack...

Hey, if you need parts for your Boxster call Zack or Joe @ Porsche Global Parts 813-764-7775. They have about 60 parts cars. Tell them Bob told you to call.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-22-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By BobRickel
Those guys @ Kennedy are amazing. I had an...

Those guys @ Kennedy are amazing. I had an adapter made for a 1965 Corvair Monza. I put an early 1960's Buick 3.5 litre all aluminum V-8 in the rear with a Porsche 914 transaxle and they were able to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,749
Posted By BobRickel
Your original question was asking if anyone had...

Your original question was asking if anyone had experience with replacement bearing kits. I installed the EPS IMS kit in my 1997 Boxster about 3 years and 35K miles ago. I have not had the first...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By BobRickel
Here is some good info that will explain it all....

Here is some good info that will explain it all. Make sure you check both out.
https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Boxster_Tech/35-TRANS-Auto_Fluid_Change/35-TRANS-Auto_Fluid_Change.htm...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-19-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By BobRickel
Give Porsche Global parts a call and speak to...

Give Porsche Global parts a call and speak to either Zack or Joe and tell them that Bob told you to call. They have about 60 Boxsters there for parts. Their # is 813-764-7775. Hope this helps.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-14-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By BobRickel
I had the same problem. I replaced the door latch...

I had the same problem. I replaced the door latch mechanism on my 97 Boxster (very expensive as only a '97 will fit). It did not cure the problem. When I pull on either the inside or outside handle...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By BobRickel
The microswitch located on the header panel...

The microswitch located on the header panel probably needs to be replaced or adjusted. When you hit the bumps the body flexes and loses contact with the switch. The car thinks that the latch has been...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By BobRickel
I have the same problem on my 1997 Boxster...

I have the same problem on my 1997 Boxster drivers door. I replaced the window regulator and properly adjusted the window. I replaced the door latch mechanism. It did not cure the problem. When I...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-06-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By BobRickel
Call Zack or Joe @ Porsche Global Parts....

Call Zack or Joe @ Porsche Global Parts. 813-764-7775. They have about 60 Boxsters there and know how to ship worldwide.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-18-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By BobRickel
WTB: Factory Hardtop for 1997 Boxster

Found a top in my correct color 80 miles from my house. Porsche Global Parts in Tampa. They have probably 50-60 Boxsters and other Porsches that they are tearing down for parts. Their # is...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-17-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By BobRickel
I see it sold on E Bay. Sorry I missed this. If...

I see it sold on E Bay. Sorry I missed this. If the sale doesn't go through I would be interested and have cash. Bob 352-804-2848
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-17-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,741
Posted By BobRickel
Thanks for the PM reply. Please send me an...

Thanks for the PM reply. Please send me an invoice on PayPal.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-12-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,741
Posted By BobRickel
sent you another pm

sent you another pm
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,810
Posted By BobRickel
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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-18-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,741
Posted By BobRickel
I am interested. I sent you a PM. Thanks, Bob

I am interested. I sent you a PM. Thanks, Bob
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 03-28-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By BobRickel
SOLD Beautiful 1997 Boxster with 53K miles

SOLD I have reluctantly decided to sell my Boxster. This is my 23rd Porsche so I know what I am doing when it comes to restoring these cars. I have done too much to list here but you can see all the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-10-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By BobRickel
I bought my 97 Boxster last December with only...

I bought my 97 Boxster last December with only 40K miles on it. I too was concerned especially with the car coming up on 18 years old. I pulled the motor and did the EPS IMS repair and then changed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-10-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By BobRickel
I have the same problem on the drivers door. I...

I have the same problem on the drivers door. I have a 97 Boxster. I have already changed out the window regulator, door lock mechanism, and the outside and inside door handles. I still have the same...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-10-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By BobRickel
I have used Meguier's PlastX for removing scuffs...

I have used Meguier's PlastX for removing scuffs from my clear bra. Works great on my headlights and plastic back window on my '97 Boxster too.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-27-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By BobRickel
I bought a 1997 Boxster with only 40k on it. I...

I bought a 1997 Boxster with only 40k on it. I knew about the IMS issues and being a 97-99 I knew it was the better of the designs and had the lowest failure rate but who knows. The car was still 18...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By BobRickel
With my 1997 if I don't drive it for 5 days the...

With my 1997 if I don't drive it for 5 days the key will not work the lock. I have to lock and then unlock the door using the key and then insert the key in the ignition and start the car within 10...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By BobRickel
I have owned most every mid engine car on the...

I have owned most every mid engine car on the market in the last 50 years. Everything from Porsche 914 and 550 Spyder, to Pantera, to Fiat X1/9, to Lotus Europa, to most every year Fiero. I just love...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By BobRickel
I put up a 30' x 40' all steel shop. It has two...

I put up a 30' x 40' all steel shop. It has two 10' roll up doors and a walk in. I have a two post 4 point Bend Pack lift that has 7' of clearance under it when raised and will hold 9000 lbs. It is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,336
Posted By BobRickel
Hey Guys, my computer hard drive took a dump. I...

Hey Guys, my computer hard drive took a dump. I am doing this from a friends computer. I will have my computer back tomorrow and will post some pics. I had the exhaust on my 1997 Boxster with a 2.5...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,336
Posted By BobRickel
I have one that I took off of my car. I will sell...

I have one that I took off of my car. I will sell it for $100 plus shipping. It sounded like a high horse 911 under acceleration, but does have a pretty good drone at highway speed with the top up.
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