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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-09-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By derb
Gone for my offer of $57. Mine broke (again) a...

Gone for my offer of $57. Mine broke (again) a few weeks ago.
I've bought from this seller before. Very fair prices.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,503
Posted By derb
Arena Red 1999 with 149,000 miles (90k by me in 8...

Arena Red 1999 with 149,000 miles (90k by me in 8 1/2 years).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,546
Posted By derb
I had my Boxster on a gravel road last month....

I had my Boxster on a gravel road last month. It's a road I drive regularly and its condition varies greatly depending on what the weather has been like. I didn't see a huge pothole in time and the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,713
Posted By derb
Model year 1999 (June 1998 build). 139,xxx...

Model year 1999 (June 1998 build).
139,xxx miles.
Original engine and bearing but many other things replaced.
I've put 81k on it in 7.5 years. Few of those miles were easy ones.
Oil: Motul 8100...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 59
Poll: Front Plate
Views: 6,763
Posted By derb
I just got pulled over two days ago here in...

I just got pulled over two days ago here in Loudoun County, Virginia. I wasn't speeding but accelerated away from a right-on-red stop light. Apparently the accelerating got his attention and then he...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-16-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By derb
I bought one of those cheap short-shifters off of...

I bought one of those cheap short-shifters off of eBay in 2006. About a year ago the end of the lower ball joint snapped off mid-shift and left me stranded on the roadside. Got a tow for only $95 and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,957
Posted By derb
ekam, Been there once a year for the past 5...

ekam,
Been there once a year for the past 5 years. Great road.
Saturdays are real busy so get up early to run it before all the traffic hits.
Another great road is Rt 28 from Deal's Gap. There's...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By derb
Boxster/Cayman 300,000 units

Saw this on Kilometer Magazine regarding the Boxster/Cayman production...

http://www.kilometermagazine.com/artman2/publish/automotive/Porsche_Boxster_Cayman_Twis_Pass_300_000-Unit_Milestone.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,672
Posted By derb
Jake is keeping the technology used under wraps...

Jake is keeping the technology used under wraps until the device officially debuts in July.
Some details:
The device performs a self test when the engine is started to verify that it is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,672
Posted By derb
Got mine ordered.

Got mine ordered.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,528
Posted By derb
From the Nat Geo website: 'Now, the teams have...

From the Nat Geo website:
'Now, the teams have three new Porches to tackle...'

You would think they could spell the name correctly.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By derb
Boxster Technical Service Bulletin 1/04 #2066...

Boxster Technical Service Bulletin 1/04 #2066 dated March 26, 2004.
Hard to believe the Porsche dealer can't figure it out.

I did this myself and the hardest part is getting the retaining ring...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By derb
99 Boxster 130,000 miles, 70k by me since 9/05. ...

99 Boxster 130,000 miles, 70k by me since 9/05.
In no particular order...

VarioCam solenoid valve
MAF sensor
O2 sensors- x2
AOS
Coil Pack
Alternator
Starter
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-18-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,890
Posted By derb
I got pulled over for speeding a couple of months...

I got pulled over for speeding a couple of months ago and the VA Trooper didn't say a word about no front plate. Maybe he thought the $150 ticket was enough. He did reduce the speed.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-08-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 858
Posted By derb
LN Engineering at IMA again

An announcement from Ivan at IMA Motorsport in Northern Virginia (Chantilly)...

IMA will be hosting Charles Navarro from LN Engineering on Saturday April 2nd at 9:00 a.m.

Charles will be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By derb
Just sent my contribution.

Just sent my contribution.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By derb
I got a screen yesterday that said it had been...

I got a screen yesterday that said it had been hacked. The next time I tried to log on I got an 'Internal Server Error' message.
This was around 6:30 pm.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-08-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By derb
I bought one on eBay a couple of years ago. A few...

I bought one on eBay a couple of years ago. A few months ago the ball joint on the end snapped off and left me coasting to a stop on the highway. Had the Boxster towed to work, got rental car and had...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-02-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By derb
Thought I'd bump this up for a little more...

Thought I'd bump this up for a little more exposure.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-22-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,902
Posted By derb
That's a common problem. The float gets hung up...

That's a common problem. The float gets hung up on the fuel lines inside the tank. Porsche issued a Technical Service Bulletin with a fix. It consists of tying the fuel lines away from the float...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-18-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By derb
No. Virginia Charles Navarro Seminar

Thought I'd post this since there are quite a few NoVa forum members...


LN Engineering is Coming to IMA Motorsport
If you own a Boxster, Cayman, 996 or 997(non-turbo, non GT3), you may want to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By derb
Something like this... ...

Something like this...

http://www.****************************************************.com/product/99655259600AND.html?Category_Code=986trimupgrades
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By derb
tuanle16, I know exactly how you feel. My...

tuanle16,
I know exactly how you feel. My driver's side was keyed back in July. Front fender, door and rear quarter panels all scratched. The repair was done at a body shop and my State-Farm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-21-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By derb
yelojkt, The road is Rt. 28 at Lauada heading...

yelojkt,
The road is Rt. 28 at Lauada heading south to Franklin. Speed limit is 55- good luck actually going that fast.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-20-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By derb
Randall, We couldn't have had better weather...

Randall,
We couldn't have had better weather yesterday.
The 'twisted pickle' does let you keep your speed up (55 mph limit- not that you could actually go that fast) but you don't want to let your...
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