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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-05-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jpc763
I was under the impression that I needed to get...

I was under the impression that I needed to get underneath the car. For that I have to jack it up and put it on stands.

I can totally do the above procedure.

For reference, since I noticed the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-05-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By jpc763
Thanks for all the input. I am not going to be...

Thanks for all the input. I am not going to be able to get it up in the air until the weekend. I will check then.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-04-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By jpc763
View from in front of passenger rear wheel ...

View from in front of passenger rear wheel
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Leak11580840693.jpg

View from through passenger rear wheel
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/leak21580840721.jpg
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-04-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By jpc763
2001 S coolant leak questions

My 2001 S pumped out about a quarter cup of coolant last drive. This was on the garage floor after the drive.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/leak31580840380.jpg

I have had both the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,930
Posted By jpc763
Thanks for the compliment! The bezel was part of...

Thanks for the compliment! The bezel was part of the install package I got when buying the unit from Crutchfield. For the cubby, I did cut the holes myself. I used a "hole bit" for my drill I...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,792
Posted By jpc763
Another update. I ordered a new Arduino Nano...

Another update. I ordered a new Arduino Nano board and attempted to upload the program to it. The IDE fails. If I change the target to Arduino Mini, it uploads, so I tried it. I plugged...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-04-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,792
Posted By jpc763
It appears I bricked my Nano board. The RX, TX...

It appears I bricked my Nano board. The RX, TX and Power lights are all lit up and online it says that is bad. I ordered another one (actual Arduino brand) and will wire it up again. I did use my...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-03-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,792
Posted By jpc763
I am currently debugging. I removed the system...

I am currently debugging. I removed the system to try and get the button switched (The open button closes the top and the close button opens it). Since pulling it out, I have not been able to close...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-24-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,792
Posted By jpc763
AutoTop DIY

I don't know why I procrastinated this so long but finally installed it today. Awesome!



Of note, I wired to the un-switched power on the cigarette lighter. There is a small led on the board...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By jpc763
I was able to fix the problem. The spring in the...

I was able to fix the problem. The spring in the latch had worked its way out of the hole and therefore would no longer latch. I was able to fix the spring and the frunk now operates correctly.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By jpc763
OK. I will try to do that when I return (I am...

OK. I will try to do that when I return (I am out of town) next week.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By jpc763
This assembly only or should I include the...

This assembly only or should I include the actuator assembly as well?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By jpc763
Thanks for the tip. I am not sure what the...

Thanks for the tip. I am not sure what the process "should" look like. I have sprayed lube into the latch and I still cannot get the hood to close beyond the first latch. Here is a video of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By jpc763
Frunk problems

A few weeks ago, I posted about my frunk not releasing.

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/68047-frunk-wont-release.html

Well I adjusted the latch and was able to get the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By jpc763
I have some good bicycle lube. Prolink Bicycle...

I have some good bicycle lube. Prolink Bicycle Chain lube. I assume that I just squeeze a bit into the latch mechanism. Any particular location?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By jpc763
Frunk wont release

My box has started to have a problem. I can no longer get into the frunk without using something to pry it open (plastic of course).

Here is what it used to do: Press the release button and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,150
Posted By jpc763
Here is mine for today. I have a few and this is...

Here is mine for today. I have a few and this is one of my favorites.
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170613/294f23f3814a1da55b478186eb75803f.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By jpc763
Thanks. Do you know if I can use the "valet key"...

Thanks. Do you know if I can use the "valet key" that I have and put it into a new keyhead like the keyhead availabe at various porsche parts stores?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By jpc763
2001 Key question

I have a single key to my 2001 and for the first time I ran it through the wash. I opened it up and dried everything off and replaced the battery. It worked!

But that got me thinking. I only...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By jpc763
Dropped some $$$ this month!

In the past 3 weeks, I have spend quite a few bucks on the Boxster!

3 weeks ago, I had the old clear bra removed, the car completely detailed with paint correction and scratch removal and then a...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 08-08-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 324,242
Posted By jpc763
Did you buy that pair off of Ebay? From Canada?

Did you buy that pair off of Ebay? From Canada?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jpc763
Got the call from the Indy. AOS - Gone -...

Got the call from the Indy.

AOS - Gone - $240 repair
60K Service + Tubes - $1200
Water Pump has play - recommend replacemnt - $1100

Also...
Tires need replacement $900 and alignment $240.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jpc763
Thanks everyone. The car is at the shop. No Cars...

Thanks everyone. The car is at the shop. No Cars & Coffee this weekend!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jpc763
How do you check? What are the right tools?

How do you check? What are the right tools?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By jpc763
Talked to my mechanic. He is thinking AOS. I...

Talked to my mechanic. He is thinking AOS. I have an appointment to get the 60k service done on Wednesday and he is going to check it out.

I drove it at lunch today and it is smoking a LOT. ...
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