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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-17-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,871
Posted By Richard Truss
Thanks -- now which one is which? i sort of like...

Thanks -- now which one is which? i sort of like the red car's wing better -- even though it is larger, it seems to fit nicely on the car. also, is there a way to disable the normal spoiler so it...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-16-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,871
Posted By Richard Truss
does anyone have a pic to post of the aerokit II...

does anyone have a pic to post of the aerokit II wing?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-16-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Poll: Vegas Baby!
Views: 955
Posted By Richard Truss
correct me if im wrong, but i think the 355 is an...

correct me if im wrong, but i think the 355 is an 8 cylander. who cares though -- still the most beautiful music one can hear. :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-16-2005, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Poll: Vegas Baby!
Views: 955
Posted By Richard Truss
Be that as it may, on the chick meter AMG...

Be that as it may, on the chick meter AMG anything scores a big, fat zero. No girl that you actually WANT to impress could ever tell the difference between a SL 500 or a SL55. besides, i have driven...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-15-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,871
Posted By Richard Truss
LOL. So true. But could porsche put a suckier...

LOL. So true. But could porsche put a suckier spoiler on this car? It looks more like a wind brake than a spoiler.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-15-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Poll: Vegas Baby!
Views: 955
Posted By Richard Truss
I live in vegas -- the vipers out here are looked...

I live in vegas -- the vipers out here are looked at as somewhat ghetto. even though they are not, i dont think they are in the same catagory as the others. But the one that stands out and turns...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-13-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,742
Posted By Richard Truss
i may be in the minority

but i would trade my box for a 993 or a 996 in a heartbeat. For no other reason than i fell in love with Carreras when I was young, and it is still what I am working toward. Box's may be technically...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-12-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Richard Truss
sounds like a lot of cool mods. I am personally...

sounds like a lot of cool mods. I am personally DYING to see pics of your sub enclosure.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-05-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,556
Posted By Richard Truss
I cant tell you how sick of the "maybe a porsche...

I cant tell you how sick of the "maybe a porsche is not your best choice" or "maybe if you care that much about money, a porsche is not the best car for you" comments I am. People come here not for...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-05-2005, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By Richard Truss
both are warm, but the rear trunk should be MUCH...

both are warm, but the rear trunk should be MUCH hotter than the front -- due to the engine sitting right next to it. If the front trunk is equally as hot, you should have a pro look at your car to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By Richard Truss
The Model Number is 911 -- which is used for all...

The Model Number is 911 -- which is used for all cars that have that familiar 911 shape for all years. However at some point, they also used Carrera to basically tell us the same thing, from what I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Richard Truss
I was lucky enough to drive the same car (except...

I was lucky enough to drive the same car (except in yellow) for 4 days -- back when the car was basically new (@ 2000). INCREDIBLE car -- no doubt. I did not have my porsche at the time, i was...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-29-2005, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,147
Posted By Richard Truss
50 horses for this kit? 996 power it may be, but...

50 horses for this kit? 996 power it may be, but honestly that is pretty horrible in the ponies per dollar catagory. I am all for more power, but i have to be honest -- i rarely get to stretch the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2005, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By Richard Truss
well, my car went through a "hunting idle" -- you...

well, my car went through a "hunting idle" -- you may want to search for this term. My problem was a bad MAF. Cost @ $600, if memory serves..... it was a while ago, but that fixed it.

good luck...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By Richard Truss
where is that, exactly?

where is that, exactly?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By Richard Truss
Satelite Radio

I have an alpine radio with an XM option. I think I want to get XM radio, but I have heard that you need to install a special antenna. If this is true, have any of you done this? and if so, where did...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2005, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,197
Posted By Richard Truss
to read all these posts, you would think the...

to read all these posts, you would think the reason we bought our boxster is because it fit our specific needs unlike any other car -- which i think we could all agree, in the price range for the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By Richard Truss
since you are in the UK, do you mean 40,000 Miles...

since you are in the UK, do you mean 40,000 Miles or Km?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By Richard Truss
i LOVE my box, dont get me wrong -- but i, like...

i LOVE my box, dont get me wrong -- but i, like most porsche lovers, fell in love with the carrera. given that choice, i would most likely choose the carrera. no reason other than i love them....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Richard Truss
nope, never accessed the top of the engine...

nope, never accessed the top of the engine before. i will check the manual, also i know there have been good write ups on here how to do that. I did check my tire pressure -- no surprise, they were...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Richard Truss
well i just changed my oil, so my next change i...

well i just changed my oil, so my next change i will go to 0-40w. thanks for the tip. ANYWHERE in the 20's seems like a gift right now. I will go through everything -- starting with the air filter --...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Richard Truss
i will check all those things. i know the air...

i will check all those things. i know the air filter is due to be replaced and i have not checked my tire pressure for a while. i just got a new MAF -- is that the same as the O2 sensor?

as for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2005, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Richard Truss
well, i dont make it a habit of going to the...

well, i dont make it a habit of going to the strip, BUT i will say that i drive surface streets WAAAAAY more than freeways. we only have 3 major freeways in vegas -- all of which are always packed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Richard Truss
Gas Mileage

It seemed as thought I was filling up a lot -- like over once a week. So I finally filled up, reset the trip and drove average -- sometimes mellow, often really gettin into the gas. But the next time...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-31-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Richard Truss
unfortunately, bolt-on performance is not...

unfortunately, bolt-on performance is not available at any sort of reasonable price and is hardly available at ANY price. I had a 96 impala SS, and my headers, exhaust, intake and chip cost me @...
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