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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,431
Posted By Nimbus117
If you're looking at a 14 year old car, forget...

If you're looking at a 14 year old car, forget the badges and buy on condition only. If you can find a really good S, then great but don't turn down a well spec'ed and well cared for 2.7 just to get...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,988
Posted By Nimbus117
Mine is a 2003, below is a photo. You can...

Mine is a 2003, below is a photo.

You can retrofit the dash off these onto yours so there must be a space behind your dash.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,631
Posted By Nimbus117
Depends how big she is, this is essential reading...

Depends how big she is, this is essential reading if she's a 'larger' lady: Will a fat bird fit in my Boxster? - PistonHeads (http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?t=534005)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-16-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,639
Posted By Nimbus117
There is one way to dramatically improve your...

There is one way to dramatically improve your 0-60 times, change from mph to kph.

Think it's the button you adjust the clock with so you dont even need a Durametric.

0-60kph should be around 3...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,561
Posted By Nimbus117
Both 02 sensors were loose on the LH pipes when I...

Both 02 sensors were loose on the LH pipes when I bought the car and rattled on overrun Also one of the hangers had fractured on the back box which wasn't easy to find plus of course, rattling...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Nimbus117
Try searching: ...

Try searching: http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/29323-power-steering-pump-removal-installation.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By Nimbus117
In the UK, the Police cannot force you to...

In the UK, the Police cannot force you to incriminate yourself so cannot seize dashcam footage. Whether they do or not is a different matter.

I have a Mini 801 dashcam with GPS, all of my near...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Nimbus117
Water pumps leak when they're dying: Pelican...

Water pumps leak when they're dying: Pelican Technical Article: Boxster Water Pump & Boxster Thermostat Replacement - 986 / 987...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Nimbus117
It's a common Boxster/911 problem, mine broke...

It's a common Boxster/911 problem, mine broke recently but the part is cheap and you will have to remove the centre console to get at the linkage. This will tell you all you need to know: ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-20-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,169
Posted By Nimbus117
There are some good guides on Renntech, you will...

There are some good guides on Renntech, you will need to register to view them (free):

Boxster (986) - Mods - 986 (Boxster) DIY - Tutorials - RennTech.org Forums...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Nimbus117
If it's not the heat shields, check the catalytic...

If it's not the heat shields, check the catalytic converters, the innards detach and rattle around inside. Also check both hangers on the front of the back box, one of mine snapped. It took me ages...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Nimbus117
Mine does it when hot, it's annoying but at least...

Mine does it when hot, it's annoying but at least you know it's what Porsche call 'normal'.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Nimbus117
I had a failure of where the gearstick ball at...

I had a failure of where the gearstick ball at it's base came off the shifter cable. You can read about it on here: http://www.boxa.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=61125

Not the same problem as...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-18-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By Nimbus117
They are the covers where the headlight removal...

They are the covers where the headlight removal tool fits.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Nimbus117
Have a look at this: Boxster 986 vibration @...

Have a look at this:

Boxster 986 vibration @ 3000/3200 rpm (fix?) - 986 Series (Boxster, Boxster S) - RennTech.org Forums...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-18-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,610
Posted By Nimbus117
Not sure about the mute but the others are...

Not sure about the mute but the others are correct. The white wire is the aerial amplifier so you need to supply it with +12v, I used the remote wire from the double din.

You can pick up switched...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Nimbus117
I'm having my clutch & IMS bearing replaced next...

I'm having my clutch & IMS bearing replaced next month.

The clutch has always juddered slightly when cold, is this normal or might the flywheel need replacing when it's examined?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-14-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 994
Posted By Nimbus117
The clutch pedal will get heavier and heavier...

The clutch pedal will get heavier and heavier before it eventually starts slipping.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By Nimbus117
My shifter was really sloppy - right up until the...

My shifter was really sloppy - right up until the ball joint at it's base failed and I had to drive home stuck in 3rd. Have a look at this thread, was $15 for the new part and the shifter isn't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,264
Posted By Nimbus117
As mentioned already, there is no noticeable...

As mentioned already, there is no noticeable comfort difference between the two. I would get the S if possible but buy the best condition car you can find. I looked at several S's and all were...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,023
Posted By Nimbus117
Get one of these: ...

Get one of these:
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,877
Posted By Nimbus117
I see that Enzo copy made it to number 1: The...

I see that Enzo copy made it to number 1: The Ten Worst Replica Cars Ever Built (http://jalopnik.com/the-ten-worst-replica-cars-ever-built-464801529)

or how about these: ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,819
Posted By Nimbus117
This is the kind of unit which plugs into the...

This is the kind of unit which plugs into the aerial socket, it is closed loop so there is no radio interference. Full phone control and well as hands free/bluetooth music streaming and digital...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,874
Posted By Nimbus117
I fitted heated seats and a dash cam to mine. ...

I fitted heated seats and a dash cam to mine. There's not much to see apart from the switches in the batwing. The camera is hidden behind the mirror so had to take the photo from the side:
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,649
Posted By Nimbus117
I cant see how a couple of pieces of rubber are...

I cant see how a couple of pieces of rubber are going to make any difference to crash protection on a modern car like the Boxster with crumple zones etc. European crash testing is very strict and...
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