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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-26-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 139,753
Posted By mrjr1000
2000 S with 63K miles. Fifth owner. Owned for...

2000 S with 63K miles. Fifth owner. Owned for year and half. Put roughly 10K of those miles on myself.

No major problems. One MAF replacement and routine maintenance.

Drivers side window does...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,067
Posted By mrjr1000
Changed gear oil in my 2000 S about four months...

Changed gear oil in my 2000 S about four months ago.

Three challenges I found were: 1) Removing the braces and pans that stabilize suspension and protect trans-axle. I had not carefully read the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,911
Posted By mrjr1000
I was able to attend a reveal of the new 981 last...

I was able to attend a reveal of the new 981 last week at local Porsche dealership. I was so anxious to see the new car. This was the first reveal the dealership had ever done and they did a great...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By mrjr1000
Amen JD! No one allowed to eat in the Boxster so...

Amen JD! No one allowed to eat in the Boxster so no chance of gluten.

Have to ask... you watch Ellen????
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,946
Posted By mrjr1000
P0120 appeared about six months ago. Cleaned air...

P0120 appeared about six months ago. Cleaned air filter, tightened all intake connections, pulled MAF and used CRC MAF cleaner. Worked well for about 600 miles.

Repeated cleaning a couple of times...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By mrjr1000
Nothing stupid about learning more about ones...

Nothing stupid about learning more about ones Boxster whether it's care or maintenance.

If no one asked, none of us would have the opportunity to learn.

So please keep the questions coming!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-02-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By mrjr1000
No way to put top in "service position" without...

No way to put top in "service position" without stopping when putting up or down.

The chop is pretty important for plastic window survival. Just replaced top on my 2000 S. So nice to have clear...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 07-02-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,084
Posted By mrjr1000
I like it! Did not have to add third radiator for...

I like it! Did not have to add third radiator for engine upgrade?
Forum: Video Center 07-02-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By mrjr1000
Enjoyed your video. Once owned Miata so fun to...

Enjoyed your video. Once owned Miata so fun to see you pass. Best friend has C6. Always happy to see Porsche pass ANY Vette.

Curious about top down. Closest track to me is Hallett outside Tulsa....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-01-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,935
Posted By mrjr1000
WhipE350 Did you notice any restriction to...

WhipE350

Did you notice any restriction to your vision compared to your 986? I read someone who purchased new 981 but indicated vision was obstructed by taller rear end.

And headrest/roll bar...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,268
Posted By mrjr1000
Routine maintenance is just that. It's routine...

Routine maintenance is just that. It's routine (common and expected) so I do it. Enjoy doing it by the way... Neighbors think the car breaks down every other week because they see it on the jack...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-27-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,397
Posted By mrjr1000
JD to the rescue! JD to the rescue! Go Johnny...

JD to the rescue! JD to the rescue! Go Johnny Danger! Go Johnny Danger!

Sung, of course, to the tune of Jim Dandy.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-27-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By mrjr1000
No grease and motor oil as a replacement? Would...

No grease and motor oil as a replacement? Would think that was not a good thing since bearing was suppose to be sealed and require no additional grease.

Reckon frequent oil changes and "proper"...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-26-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By mrjr1000
Black Box, How many miles on your 2000 S and...

Black Box,

How many miles on your 2000 S and what would you say has been the driving style little Black Box has experienced? thanks
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,397
Posted By mrjr1000
Thanks, Johnny Danger! Purchased MAF from linked...

Thanks, Johnny Danger! Purchased MAF from linked provided, arrived Friday, installed Friday. Plug and play. Idle smooth. Off to KC for visited family and attending wedding.

Over 400 miles. No...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 22,258
Posted By mrjr1000
Guards Red was always my first choice hands down...

Guards Red was always my first choice hands down UNTIL I found my 2000 s Basalt Metalic Black with Boxster Red interior. Maybe a bit hard to keep dust free but on man! What a joy when detailing is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By mrjr1000
Hear what you are saying. Some members of my...

Hear what you are saying. Some members of my local club have track experience and money to pay for the fines. Three are DE instructors and maybe two of those are nationally certified. Others of us do...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,494
Posted By mrjr1000
Must add this. Once you drive an S base will not...

Must add this. Once you drive an S base will not satisfy... just sayin. More hp. Better braking. Better suspension. Better resell!
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-19-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,316
Posted By mrjr1000
car wasg

Some might prefer photos with "top down." Just sayin...;)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-13-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,397
Posted By mrjr1000
bar10dah, That would be fantastic! Sent you...

bar10dah,

That would be fantastic! Sent you a private message regarding part number and proposed cost.

Many thanks!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,397
Posted By mrjr1000
not OEM MAF

Johnny Danger, is your non OEM MAF sensor still working well for you?

CEL and p0102. Purchased new non OEM MAF (not from your supplier). Rough idle and dies but when on the room revs fantastic. No...
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