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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-12-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By jeepdad
Took the 986 to an independent

shop here in Missouri last week after my engine light came on at 116,000 miles. After looking it over, the shop noted: "engine oil coming out of the bell housing -- could be flywheel seal or sealing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By jeepdad
That's exactly my setup : 7mm in front and 15 mm...

That's exactly my setup : 7mm in front and 15 mm in back on 17" stock wheels. Changes the whole look of the car.

Honestly, I wish I would've gone a little more aggressive.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-13-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,548
Posted By jeepdad
That's a great-looking 986 as it sits, in my...

That's a great-looking 986 as it sits, in my opinion. I've been looking for a 987 to add to my "fleet" of one (a 986). It will be white with black wheels and stripe.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-13-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,497
Posted By jeepdad
https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1670...

https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/16708593_10206338120531371_5896807938107519681_n.jpg?oh=215e04f6fee623668c2bf287de01361c&oe=59333833
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-13-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,380
Posted By jeepdad
I'm reviving this ancient thread because there's...

I'm reviving this ancient thread because there's so much information here to read and I'm kind of stuck with my 986 window problem. I replaced my battery last weekend, and afterwards the driver's...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-11-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,497
Posted By jeepdad
Here's my girl. ...

Here's my girl.

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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-30-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By jeepdad
I will try this tonight. Thanks.

I will try this tonight. Thanks.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-24-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By jeepdad
I did as suggested, faced each tire square on and...

I did as suggested, faced each tire square on and tried pushing/pulling with both hands on top to feel for play. There isn't the slightest give in either wheel; no "rocking" at all. It feels very...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-23-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By jeepdad
Thanks for the replies. It happens all the...

Thanks for the replies.

It happens all the time, but more audible at highway speeds. It doesn't let up.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-23-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By jeepdad
howl noise from front wheel area

I took a road trip on Saturday, mostly interstate driving to my dad's place. I am beginning to hear a roar/howl coming from (I think) the front right wheel area. It's sounds similar to the mud tires...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-20-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,461
Posted By jeepdad
Interesting thread. As the owner of a 1999 2.5...

Interesting thread. As the owner of a 1999 2.5 approaching 100,000 miles, I understand it's only a matter of time before things fail. I'm not handy at all with a wrench, so I'm having to psych myself...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By jeepdad
If they'd throw in some tires, just maybe...

If they'd throw in some tires, just maybe...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 03-16-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,100
Posted By jeepdad
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/11052541_1020...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/11052541_10202591109258431_1721660577990795787_n1426544860.jpg


With 15mm/7mm spacers.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,070
Posted By jeepdad
The link's not working for me.

The link's not working for me.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-05-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By jeepdad
Thanks! I'll give it a go tonight.

Thanks! I'll give it a go tonight.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-05-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By jeepdad
new radio resets when power is off

Hi everyone.

I have a small hiccup on my quest for better sound. I installed dash speakers a couple of weeks ago, and last night swapped out the factory head unit for a new Pioneer with bluetooth,...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 03-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By jeepdad
Someone will get a good deal for an IMS-done,...

Someone will get a good deal for an IMS-done, Boxster S.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-04-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,517
Posted By jeepdad
Did you guys rewire the door speakers as rear...

Did you guys rewire the door speakers as rear speakers with her new head units?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 03-04-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,356
Posted By jeepdad
I'm really envious of all these nice headlights....

I'm really envious of all these nice headlights. I'm still a bit overwhelmed with the aftermarket options available --Xenon retrofits, Carrera replacements, eBay LEDs --- but man, it's amazing what...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
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Views: 2,024
Posted By jeepdad
I'm going to hijack this thread a bit. There's a...

I'm going to hijack this thread a bit. There's a local indie mechanic nearby with a lot of experience with foreign cars; worked on Mercedes for years in St. Louis before opening his shop. He's...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-27-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,062
Posted By jeepdad
Are your wheels plasti-dipped?

Are your wheels plasti-dipped?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By jeepdad
One of those celebrities that transcended fame...

One of those celebrities that transcended fame and actually meant something to many people. He will be sorely missed.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By jeepdad
Would you mind sharing how you cleaned up the...

Would you mind sharing how you cleaned up the headlights? Looks like you masked off to do some painting.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-27-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By jeepdad
Thank you. This is very helpful.

Thank you. This is very helpful.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-26-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 50,506
Posted By jeepdad
I usually go with Crutchfield. They sent a pair...

I usually go with Crutchfield. They sent a pair of free clips that snapped right into the factory wire harness, which was a plus.
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