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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2019, 03:55 PM
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Views: 551,014
Posted By kirkandorules
Replaced broken brass retaining nuts for the roof...

Replaced broken brass retaining nuts for the roof latch with steel rivet nuts. Pretty easy, though I didn't get all of the old pieces out. Now I can put the top up again, hope I don't have annoying...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-30-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By kirkandorules
Are these for a 97-99 or 00-04? Include cats or...

Are these for a 97-99 or 00-04? Include cats or bypass pipes?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By kirkandorules
Pretty much the same as others have said, try to...

Pretty much the same as others have said, try to keep it over 3k in normal driving. I almost never use 5th gear.

Interestingly, I've noticed surprisingly small dropoffs in gas mileage on drives...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By kirkandorules
FWIW, that noise almost entirely went away for me...

FWIW, that noise almost entirely went away for me after switching from Mobil 1 0w40 to Joe Gibbs DT40. Which could easily be a coincidence.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,321
Posted By kirkandorules
This is very impressive! I'm usually in the...

This is very impressive! I'm usually in the upper 20s in my 2.5. Strangely, highway vs city doesn't seem to make a huge difference for me, nor does driving at high RPMs for longer periods of time....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 99,748
Posted By kirkandorules
Hopefully doesn't result in more dealers throwing...

Hopefully doesn't result in more dealers throwing Porsche search keywords into ads for a Kia. Though get a few flagged and deleted and they'll probably stop.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,104
Posted By kirkandorules
It varies. This site lists weights of some OEM...

It varies. This site lists weights of some OEM wheels:

944racing (http://www.944racing.de/wheelweights.php)

then just grab the tire weights for your required size from tirerack.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-15-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By kirkandorules
Cars are too similar and too many Mario Kart...

Cars are too similar and too many Mario Kart gimmicks. "Fan Boost" is about the dumbest thing I've seen in sports in awhile.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-11-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By kirkandorules
A few years back, my family spent a night in...

A few years back, my family spent a night in Durham during a trip out to the outer banks. When we were checking in to the hotel, my then-8 year old son struck up a conversation with the hotel...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,546
Posted By kirkandorules
Yeah, you'll end up fabricating your own before...

Yeah, you'll end up fabricating your own before then :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-08-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,371
Posted By kirkandorules
Answer to all 3 questions: ...

Answer to all 3 questions:

996-552-096-00-B12
996-552-596-00
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-08-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By kirkandorules
Mine failed pretty abruptly. Never had any sign...

Mine failed pretty abruptly. Never had any sign of any leak until it happened. Luckily, it must have been very close to home, as I didn't notice anything until I pulled into the garage and saw a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-08-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,371
Posted By kirkandorules
I did the ash tray delete right away when I...

I did the ash tray delete right away when I bought the car. I must have found $5 in change stuck inside the center console.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-08-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,521
Posted By kirkandorules
Yep. I don't understand why people (mostly...

Yep. I don't understand why people (mostly non-Porsche owners on general car sites) make a bigger deal about IMS than any interference engine timing belt failure. Doing nothing about it is far less...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5,421
Views: 551,014
Posted By kirkandorules
Beautiful day today, about 55 degrees and sunny. ...

Beautiful day today, about 55 degrees and sunny. Washed the car with Optimum No-Rinse - this stuff is pretty rad, you can wash your car in the garage! Then went for my extensive drive of the year...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By kirkandorules
Yeah, thought there were regulations on the...

Yeah, thought there were regulations on the headlight height. This would be really cool with pop up headlights.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-02-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By kirkandorules
...which someone might be more likely to buy if...

...which someone might be more likely to buy if they knew that the parts needed to repair it were readily available.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,421
Views: 551,014
Posted By kirkandorules
Did my first autocross yesterday with PCA Central...

Did my first autocross yesterday with PCA Central Wisconsin. Took me awhile to figure out what I was doing, but the experienced guys were all really helpful. After this, I feel like the best...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By kirkandorules
About a year/10k miles since the change, I've had...

About a year/10k miles since the change, I've had no issues.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By kirkandorules
When I changed mine (original), the impellers...

When I changed mine (original), the impellers were worn down to almost nothing. I didn't see any pieces, I suspect it just degraded slowly over time.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 99,748
Posted By kirkandorules
Actually kinda like the steel wheels. Kinda.

Actually kinda like the steel wheels. Kinda.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,487
Posted By kirkandorules
Well, I'm happy to see the 924S getting some...

Well, I'm happy to see the 924S getting some recognition. I love mine, and I definitely think it's one of those cars that looks better in person than it does in photos. I probably get more comments...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,256
Posted By kirkandorules
I have an android auto head unit and this guy...

I have an android auto head unit and this guy (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NCA9XEI/) in the circle blank thing opposite the cigarette lighter. My phone then just sits in the cubby between...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By kirkandorules
Yeah, looks like that would work if you remove...

Yeah, looks like that would work if you remove the skid plate. As it turns out, I ended up doing just the ends after all - after popping the ball joints out, the inners still felt very smooth. But...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By kirkandorules
Inner tie rod removal tools

My tie rod ends are needing replacement. I ordered replacement inner tie rods as well, because 1) "while you're in there", and 2) I want to remove the whole thing to compare the old/new side by side...
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