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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ad Sach
As with nearly everything Gemballa does - not to...

As with nearly everything Gemballa does - not to my taste.

The stock Boxster looks much classier to me. This car looks tarted up and cheap - the Fredricks of Hollywood of Boxsters.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Ad Sach
PLEASE test drive the M3 CAB before buying. ...

PLEASE test drive the M3 CAB before buying.

I test drove the M3 coupe and M3 cab in 2001. The M3 coupe was sweet sounding and wicked fast. The M3 CAB was ... disappointing.

It is all bhp/lb...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ad Sach
The wrong race in the wrong neighborhood in a...

The wrong race in the wrong neighborhood in a dangerous slum back in the 70s when tempers were flaring. Fortuitously, I wasn't one of the 3 classmates killed that week. Part of a childhood that I am...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Ad Sach
The dealer probably quotes exactly the hours...

The dealer probably quotes exactly the hours Porsche tells him to quote. If you REALLY think he was singling you out, send a note to PCNA - I imagine they would really pay attention to a dealer that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2005, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By Ad Sach
POSSIBLY the 987 headers will fit on the 986....

POSSIBLY the 987 headers will fit on the 986. Someone somewhere is going to try this real soon, and I'm waitng to hear the results.

Given the similarity in body style there is also some hope that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By Ad Sach
In my case (2002 S), the rear trunk worked...

In my case (2002 S), the rear trunk worked better than the front and the front worked better than the doors as it was starting to fail. It kinda defies reason, but that was my experience with the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ad Sach
This is the classic defense . . . "I wasn't...

This is the classic defense . . . "I wasn't really sexually harassing you, I was just kidding." or "We weren't really going to kill him, we just wanted to scare him."

You know those old westerns...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-09-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By Ad Sach
PCA membership is a great way to start - they...

PCA membership is a great way to start - they introduce new people to the sport practically every event, and speak Porsche on the track.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,768
Posted By Ad Sach
In India, Soniya means beautiful and well formed...

In India, Soniya means beautiful and well formed - other languages share that meaning for Sonia/Sophia. Certain actresses named Sonja, and Sophia share that allure. But mostly because that's what she...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ad Sach
Ok - I take back the bigot. But now you...

Ok - I take back the bigot.

But now you want to "defuse the situation"? What happened to your let's all get together and make the situation insanely inflamed by creating "a Porsche sponsored...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By Ad Sach
I had this kind of problem, including need ing to...

I had this kind of problem, including need ing to get closer and closer, until the dash recieving unit went bad and was replaced under warranty. If you still have a warranty, I'd take it to the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,387
Posted By Ad Sach
I would suspect you would be better off with the...

I would suspect you would be better off with the bird automotive or Wilwood system, than the bike on the rear trunk system in your 3rd link.

One of the problems of the roof transport system,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2005, 03:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,768
Posted By Ad Sach
Sonja shares the Garage with a 2001...

Sonja shares the Garage with a 2001 530ihttp://www.blueturban.com/temp/Sonja%20&%20Gracie.JPG
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,279
Posted By Ad Sach
PSM is not to everyone's taste but it is a...

PSM is not to everyone's taste but it is a favorite of mine for 2 reasons.

#1 - It keeps me from sheer panic as I watch a NASCAR wall approach at 105MPH.

#2 - I drive in snow.


IMO -...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2005, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By Ad Sach
I keep the orange on the taillights because I...

I keep the orange on the taillights because I like it better - so I rationalize that the orange in front gives balance.

Though I am not usually mechanically challenged, the one time I removed a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By Ad Sach
Those IROC Zs are pretty fast. I foolishly gave...

Those IROC Zs are pretty fast. I foolishly gave one about 10 yds headstart at a light I couldn't catch him until he backed off at somewhere past 130mph. Given my one ride over 110mph in a friend's...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-08-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,915
Posted By Ad Sach
Opinions do vary but some :confused: opinions...

Opinions do vary but some :confused: opinions :confused: are better than others.

Per the dyno runs:

mufflers are rarely a power upgrade.
headers are always better.
Intake, headers and ECU...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Ad Sach
sorry I mispoke about 2004 vs 2005, My...

sorry I mispoke about 2004 vs 2005,


My 2002 brochure describes and pictures POSIP

"Dual 30-liter side airbags" ... "form a large flat cushion that extens the normal shoulder protection to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By Ad Sach
and my winter beater...

and my winter beater is....http://www.blueturban.com/temp/snowday1.JPG

She gets to be a dirty, dirty girl but she says she likes it
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Ad Sach
I'm sure that do it yourself, they would probably...

I'm sure that do it yourself, they would probably come out better than stock.

That said... Eric the bumperplugs guy goes to a great deal of effort to get the paint matched, sprayed and cured just...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2005, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,279
Posted By Ad Sach
Did she come with PSM? It makes all the...

Did she come with PSM? It makes all the difference in snow.

I guess I shouldn't encourage you to get her all road grimed, she looks so good now in her shiny black dress .
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2005, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,567
Posted By Ad Sach
comitted - that's a very, nice way to phrase it. ...

comitted - that's a very, nice way to phrase it.
Either that or a subtle threat :D
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-07-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,974
Posted By Ad Sach
Under those circumstances ticking is normal for a...

Under those circumstances ticking is normal for a few minutes.

Anything over about 5 days mine ticks but I'm not sure since she only goes over 2 days unused when I vacation out of town.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,699
Posted By Ad Sach
At 38K and I suspect over 2 years you should...

At 38K and I suspect over 2 years you should replace your brake fluid. I believe Porsche recommends a yearly bleed and 2 year replacement. Time damages brake fluid because it absorbs water. Heat...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-07-2005, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,503
Posted By Ad Sach
Redline oil (unique formula) uses NO additives...

Redline oil (unique formula) uses NO additives and is not petroleum based like other synthetics, so it basically doesn't degrade as much as get too dirty to continue using.
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