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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-03-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By Couper1
Thank you Bala

Thank you Bala
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Couper1
Got it off. with the spring depressor tool on and...

Got it off. with the spring depressor tool on and tight I picked up the whole assembly and gave two good whacks with a hammer one the end of the strut where the nut was removed from, and that sucker...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Couper1
Ahh, excellent idea bar10dah, thank you I will...

Ahh, excellent idea bar10dah, thank you I will give that a try.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Couper1
That thing isn't coming off. it's the front...

That thing isn't coming off. it's the front strut by the way.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Couper1
That thing isn't coming off.

That thing isn't coming off.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Couper1
Really? with the nut removed that whole...

Really? with the nut removed that whole triangular plate should come right off? yes i have the spring compressed, and i did try tapping it but it looks like is on there solid.

I will spray a...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Couper1
Help-Strut disassembly question

Hi Guys,

I removed my strut and installed the spring compression tool, and then removed the nut at the top of the strut.

Now, how does the rest of it come apart so i can remove my spring??
...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-30-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By Couper1
Front Suspension Rebuild

Hi All,

I'm in the middle of rebuilding the front suspension on my 2002 986. I have the new control arms, struts, and tie rods.

My question is does anyone know where I can find good step by...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-25-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,385
Posted By Couper1
Installed my Zimmerman rotors about 5 years ago....

Installed my Zimmerman rotors about 5 years ago. they came with the hats pianted a glossy black. I didn't care for that look and questioned them. they said that paint woul last a long time with no...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By Couper1
The window regulator may have a bind in it...

The window regulator may have a bind in it causing the problem.

I know that when I disconnect the battery for some time, I have to "reset" the windows to work automatically up and down again.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,920
Posted By Couper1
If any code still exists I will post it here. ...

If any code still exists I will post it here.

But here's the question I really want to know.

Assuming there are no other repairs needed, and the light's been properly reset....how many miles...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,873
Posted By Couper1
I haven't read through everyone's reply here so...

I haven't read through everyone's reply here so not sure if I'm repeating anyone. He's my input. I love my 2002 standard boxster (non S) very much. But it is NOT a super fast car off the line.
I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,920
Posted By Couper1
Thanks JFP, I should have mentioned that the...

Thanks JFP, I should have mentioned that the check engine light was triggered by the faulty air oil separator that I replaced over the winter months. There is no question the separator was bad as it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,920
Posted By Couper1
Miles before check engine light reset

2 part question if anyone can help. I searched but couldn't find the answers.

#1) Can you actually "completely" reset the check engine light by disconnecting the battery? I disconnected the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By Couper1
I have no idea but doubt that there is some kind...

I have no idea but doubt that there is some kind of adjustment within the tail light to reduce the output. You should contact the company you bought them from.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-04-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,506
Posted By Couper1
Sheep, Read the thread I just put up about AOS

I just did the air oil separator. It's not too difficult and made a huge difference. read up. :cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-04-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,068
Posted By Couper1
Air Oil Separator and window regulator

It's been a long time since I've posted anything here on 986, so it's nice to be back. I did two repairs this week and wanted share the results.

First of all, my car started blowing out the huge...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 12-22-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,849
Posted By Couper1
Looks great! I did the same tails but not...

Looks great! I did the same tails but not smoked. I like the look of those. Great upgrade. Enjoy
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-30-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,947
Posted By Couper1
Kirk, Thank you! That's the answer I was...

Kirk,
Thank you! That's the answer I was looking for. And you're right, it is a bad design as both section of brake lights should be lit. At least I now there's nothing wrong with the Depo lights....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-27-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,947
Posted By Couper1
DEPO LED Tail Lights installed

I ordered these tails off e-bay and they look great. But somethings not right. I search here for the answer but couldn't find anything on this specific problem. If anyone can help I'd appreciate it....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-01-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By Couper1
Front wheels clunk

My Boxster has 104k miles on it. When I'm driving at a low speed I hear/feel the front suspention clunk when I roll over a bump or a crack in the road. It's hard to explain but it's like the front...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-03-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Couper1
Very nice shots of the car, Looks great! But you...

Very nice shots of the car, Looks great! But you shouldn't have woken the beagle.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2009, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Couper1
The engine was replaced by a Porsche dealer and...

The engine was replaced by a Porsche dealer and the car has been maintained by Porsche with all records? If the car drives good and feels good then i don't think you have anything to worry about. ...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-28-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,758
Posted By Couper1
Man I gotta say I really like the handle lights....

Man I gotta say I really like the handle lights. Mind if I ask where you got them?
Nice job, Thanks!
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-28-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By Couper1
Congrats on your car. New York requires front...

Congrats on your car. New York requires front plates too but i can't bring myself to install mine. Got a ticket once and i'm sure it'll happen again. Until then I'm enjoying the clean look with my...
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