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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By b55er
Indy replaced both cables, lubed assembly,...

Indy replaced both cables, lubed assembly, aligned cables/transmission. $440
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By b55er
Thanks for the replies. I just got the...

Thanks for the replies.

I just got the diagnosis from my Indy. Cables stretched, replace both cables. Parts should be in tomorrow.

Iíll update once I get the car back
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By b55er
Help! Top won't go up

Yes.

Parking brake is set and parking brake cluster light responds appropriately.

Iíve owned the car a decade. Thank for the reply. I wish it was the obvious!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By b55er
Help! Top won't go up

Need a bit of help.. Here are the symptoms:

1998 986 base - 39k - garage queen, extremely sheltered life. Original roof with plastic window that has been taken care of and looks great. No...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-17-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By b55er
Thumbs up Yup. Used them several years ago. Very positive...

Yup. Used them several years ago. Very positive experience

You can read my thread here from 2012:

http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/37883-keys-help-dealer.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,473
Posted By b55er
No go. They turned down "986" with Porsche...

No go. They turned down "986" with Porsche deleted.

"We wouldn't be able to proceed with the 986 text unless the design had further personalization because the focus would still be on Porsche."...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-08-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By b55er
Update: PCV replaced by dealer. One hour...

Update:
PCV replaced by dealer. One hour labor, $35 part. Dealer cleaned the area with degreaser. Dealer gave me 10% PCA discount. I thought the total after discount was fair. Gave me a 2016...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-07-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By b55er
Many thanks JPF for your fast reply and expert...

Many thanks JPF for your fast reply and expert opinion! Dealer should have a replacement on the car by end of today.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By b55er
AOS or PCV?

2.5L 1998 Base 986. Almost no options.

Car has 35k mi. Entire engine was replaced by Porsche under warranty (10k ago, 10 years ago) with a crate engine (which I assume had a new AOS).
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-04-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By b55er
Try vdorepair.com They replaced an LCD on my...

Try vdorepair.com

They replaced an LCD on my '98 986 cluster.

Fast turnaround, mostly reasonable price
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,304
Posted By b55er
1998 Boxster Base here with an Escort Solo S3...

1998 Boxster Base here with an Escort Solo S3 suspended by a BlendMount mounting system from the rear view mirror. Works well, looks good.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By b55er
I would tend to agree with getting an independent...

I would tend to agree with getting an independent PPI.

Except.. I didn't.

In 2011, I purachased my 986 base with 21,800 miles on it.

The car was in like-new condition and had looked like it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By b55er
The buckle is available from porscheshop uk. I...

The buckle is available from porscheshop uk. I purchased mine there. No question of fit, works perfectly with my deactivation bar. This was the only source for this product I have found. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By b55er
I found custom 986 ProClip...

I found custom 986 ProClip (http://www.proclipusa.com) works the best. It is designed well, holds the phone securely, looks good, and leaves no permanent marks. No glue, etc.. Cost is about $70+,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-20-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By b55er
I had the same problem. Dealer tried several...

I had the same problem. Dealer tried several times to balance & align. Problem was OLD tires, even though there were lots of meat on them and looked good. Check the date code on your tires. I had...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-05-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,029
Posted By b55er
I have this same question too. I believe I...

I have this same question too.

I believe I have the original OEM bulbs in my '98 base 986. My headlight assemblies are "like new" with no yellowing, scratches, etc. I keep them polished and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,524
Posted By b55er
My issue with the fakes are some sellers...

My issue with the fakes are some sellers representing them as OEM at a price slightly lower than OEM, with some people getting ripped off thinking that they bought OEM.

If the selling price is $16...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,524
Posted By b55er
I got SUCKERED by this on eBay. Seller said...

I got SUCKERED by this on eBay.

Seller said they were OEM, original Porsche part. Had nice picts, and the exact same packaging including the bar code, Porsche Part #, etc..

I bought them for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,817
Posted By b55er
I have firsthand experience. My 1998 986...

I have firsthand experience.

My 1998 986 Base was purchased at a local P Dealer in 2011 with 23k on the clock with a new engine replaced by them in 2006 with 20k. The car came with a hard top and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By b55er
Because of this thread, I ordered FREE maps from...

Because of this thread, I ordered FREE maps from AAA, relevent for my half of the country and placed them in here. Perhaps I'll use it when armageddon hits and GPS goes down.

The pocket was too...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-07-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By b55er
I've heard that using other than the stock...

I've heard that using other than the stock halogen bulbs will cause the lens to burn brown from the inside. I use ZXE's on two of my other cars, but have spoken to several dealer mechanics who...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,364
Posted By b55er
1998 986 2.5 Base 5-speed (Engine replaced by...

1998 986 2.5 Base 5-speed (Engine replaced by PCNA in 2006 @ 21k)

Purchased in 2011 with 24k on the clock. Silver hard top included.
Just hit 31k this week

Mods:
Headlight Film
Painted...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-02-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By b55er
Ugh! LCD crapped out

1998 986 base - 30.8k miles - flawless condition

Garage queen sleeping in the garage for about 10 days. Storage temps usually around 55-60F.

I put the key in and was presented with this. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-03-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By b55er
I had this issue when my M531 alarm control and...

I had this issue when my M531 alarm control and DME unit was replaced in my 1998 986.

The car may be in Transport Mode. Interior lights (and delay timer) also didn't work, nor did some electrical...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-13-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By b55er
Dealer may have pulled the price out of their...

Dealer may have pulled the price out of their rear end, but someone is now the owner of this car. Listed as SOLD on the website. Wow..

I wonder what final price was?

I wonder what's wrong...
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