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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-12-2009, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Adam_w
Door mirrors..

I need some help.

Some lowlife has smashed my door mirror off while my car was parked overnight, outside my house of all places. Whoever did it must have hit it on the top pretty hard as its...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-04-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Adam_w
Yeah i kept thinking it would be nice to have...

Yeah i kept thinking it would be nice to have back seats and a boot that could fit stuff in..

So i bought a subaru legacy estate to run as well as the boxster.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By Adam_w
My code reader should be here in a couple of days...

My code reader should be here in a couple of days but the light has gone out! Will it have stored a code? or am i never going to know what the problem was?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By Adam_w
My boxster is upset with me..

Clearly its upset, iv gotten into biking so its been sat still for 2 weeks, had to unlock with the key as the remote didnt work, start and drove me to my karting session.

Coming back i got rather...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By Adam_w
lol the original part.. england ;) lol

lol the original part.. england ;) lol
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By Adam_w
thats interesting i wasn't aware of any weight...

thats interesting i wasn't aware of any weight limit, I should be ok at 125lbs tho
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Adam_w
That reminds me, bought a new radiator for mine...

That reminds me, bought a new radiator for mine and collected it in the boxster, that had to go in the passenger seat as well, it was a lot of box for a small item though.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,026
Posted By Adam_w
When did you decide you wanted one? Always...

When did you decide you wanted one?
Always liked Porsche from a young age - don't really know when though. Probably seeing the 911 turbo in Bad Boys and my mates 993.

How long did it take to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Adam_w
I bought my 98 boxster to use everyday, so far...

I bought my 98 boxster to use everyday, so far the only trouble iv had living with it are steamy windows and some madness when there was 2" of snow on the ground. I have only had it a month though.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-04-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Adam_w
Yeah i may do that, im having them fitted by a...

Yeah i may do that, im having them fitted by a porsche specialist and they have a method im told.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-04-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Adam_w
Shiny bits

Shiny bits..

Got some stainless exhaust headers for my 2.5:

http://986forum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=10344&stc=1

Hopefully they'll go on ok when i get my clutch changed, just...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By Adam_w
the RAC, i cant recommend them enough car or bike...

the RAC, i cant recommend them enough car or bike (iv used them for both)

had them out a few.. too many... times, never had an issue, towed me home, haven't wasted my time sending a repair man to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
quick update on my boxster.. had a free...

quick update on my boxster..

had a free inspection at a local porsche specialist today, they spent the morning with it.

Got a list of things from them and if im honest its pretty good news,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
Yeah i noticed it seemed to be able to feel the...

Yeah i noticed it seemed to be able to feel the whole road when driving it.

Changed the rad today, took me 5 hrs ish but seems to be working fine and its all back together. :)

edit: cleared the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
I dont know, im fairly particular about whats not...

I dont know, im fairly particular about whats not right with my cars.. or rather if its not perfect im not perfectly happy :o , saying that i'll live with some things on a car this old.

the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-23-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
Great :eek: who knows what i'll need, rear...

Great :eek: who knows what i'll need, rear brake discs at some point this year.



What symptoms did you get with the wheel bearings? im getting some vibration but have self diagnosed wheel...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-23-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
Thanks, got the workshop manual to tell me how to...

Thanks, got the workshop manual to tell me how to get the bumper off but after that im on my own as there doesnt seem to be a section on the remove or fitting of the rad's, still, cant be that hard,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-23-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
Bought a new rad today and have the workshop...

Bought a new rad today and have the workshop manual so will be fixing it tomorrow hopefully.

Some pictures in case anyone wants a look.

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/a.woodford/pb/1.JPG...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
oh and is there any problem with just topping the...

oh and is there any problem with just topping the reservoir up until i can get the rad replaced?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
Right, finally got a chance to go collect it. ...

Right, finally got a chance to go collect it.

Topped the coolant up and drove it the 50 or so miles home.. seems i have a few issues.

The cap is blue, thinking the old one because the boot lid...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
its a 1998 and we are getting a little ahead of...

its a 1998 and we are getting a little ahead of ourselves here
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
I noticed it, just having never owned one i...

I noticed it, just having never owned one i thought it was something along the lines of flashes when cold. Since im buying from the bottom end of the market i wouldnt be going over the finish with a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
yeah i didnt expect it to be perfect but this was...

yeah i didnt expect it to be perfect but this was a little unexpected.

i'll check its not mixing oil and coolant and top it up, see if its leaking. its about all i can do at this point and hope...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By Adam_w
Have i bought a lemon?

Bought my 1st Porsche and its the cheapest boxster i could lay my hands on, seemed fine on the test drive and has full history.

I did notice a light but didnt think much of it at the time. Now...
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