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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2013, 12:20 PM
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Posted By pk2
I Guess i'm going to listen carefully for the...

I Guess i'm going to listen carefully for the slapping noise before I buy.If it's not endemic,maybe it's a good motor, the one in five that works right. I just want a reliable Box.

I had a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
It seems your saying these motors are crap. Do...

It seems your saying these motors are crap. Do any, in your opinion, survive to 50k? I've no interest in dropping 10k into a $18k car. 28 grand, for what? That would buy something far more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
Thanks At what kind of mileage? The car in...

Thanks

At what kind of mileage? The car in question apparently has just 36k miles on it. I drive about 1500 miles a year. In 10 yrs the car will be trashed anyway with 50k miles on it. Do I need...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
Thanks, - At what mileage can you expect...

Thanks,

- At what mileage can you expect slapping, if it's going to occur? (I realize how it's been driven plays a part)

- Do they all do it? Or is this an IMS type thing, some fail and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
What then is the symptom of scoring? is it just a...

What then is the symptom of scoring? is it just a gradual loss of compression? or a catastrophic failure. Will a simple compression check Identify evidence of scoring. This motor apparently has 36k...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
OMG Please don't proof my posts, I'm dyslexic as...

OMG Please don't proof my posts, I'm dyslexic as all _ell.

Guess the question remains, are these early 3.6s crap?

Best regards, pk
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-20-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
Are you saying that is what was done for the...

Are you saying that is what was done for the stock 2002 3.6l Carrrea motor? Do they all fail?

Regards, PK
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
How sloppy are these things that you get piston...

How sloppy are these things that you get piston slap (scoring) at 2k. Is this a case where you hear about the 1% of disasters LOUD and all the other happy drivers are mum?


Regards, PK
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
Like what?

Like what?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,583
Posted By pk2
Whats your take on an 02 3.6 Carrera upgrade. ...

Whats your take on an 02 3.6 Carrera upgrade.

Regards, pk
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By pk2
Ya, you don't want to skimp. For one, the cables...

Ya, you don't want to skimp. For one, the cables on some of the after market jobs are thinner, etc etc. It's really painful to cough up 3 times $$ what you can find on ebay, but in this case I think...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By pk2
Sent a PS PK

Sent a PS

PK
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By pk2
I always thought a great way to keep the fresh...

I always thought a great way to keep the fresh smell of leather in your car would simply be to go to your local reupholstery shop, by a bag of leather scraps, and stuff it under the seats. Crude but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,312
Posted By pk2
There are 4 little bushing that hold the horn...

There are 4 little bushing that hold the horn rail.It's a metal frame behind the air bag. I had the same prob.Slam the bakes on and feel like an idiot, honking at everybody Almost had the Sh_t...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By pk2
I may have side-skirts and rear bumper coming...

I may have side-skirts and rear bumper coming from 3.6 986 i'm trading.

PM ME PKhttp://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/P72901411375635241.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By pk2
Double cliuch, I had the same problem. My...

Double cliuch, I had the same problem. My problem was totallly contaminated oil/ tanision grease. I changed the oil but the damage was done.

PK
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By pk2
The battery can be pain but usualy charging it or...

The battery can be pain but usualy charging it or replacing ti will solve all.

The key is dum as dirt. I'ts got a battery an a a "pill" that signals your immobiliser every thing is a'ok rhotught...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By pk2
Identifying Motor (3.2, 3.4, 3.6) Searil # ??

Hello,

I'm contemplating Acquiring a cherry 99 Box with a supposedly a 3.6 with definitely a 6 speed trans. It doesn't seem absurdly fast (as I would think) and supposedly this is a a difficult...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-23-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By pk2
as far as i can tell it's just a stock 3.6.It...

as far as i can tell it's just a stock 3.6.It apparently has a carra plenum but no claims of any internal mods. I guess Its just a crap shoot eh

Regards,PK.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-21-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By pk2
03' 3.6l and IMS....Problems?

Hello,

I contemplating purchasing a 99 box that somehow received a 03' 3.6L motor. Is such a motor as susceptible to the same IMS failures (or "D" chunks) as the standard 2.5L & 3.4L's?

Also,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By pk2
3.6l into a 2000s

Hello,

I've read several articals on this topic but there all pretty old. Most say the larget you can go on a 2000 is 3.4. I sound like the issue is the drive by-wire of 2002 and later and a 3.6...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By pk2
Trans. 2000s 6-speed bolt to 99 2.5L?

Hello,

Title pretty much says it all, will a 99 2.5l motor bolt up to a 2000 s (3.2l) 6speed trans?

If not, how much of a hassle is it to adapt? (I know some outfit out there does some sort of...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-02-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By pk2
What are you looking to get for it Really ...

What are you looking to get for it Really looking for a PM
a very clean on but...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 05-23-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By pk2
bump bump bump please

bump bump bump please
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 05-23-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,342
Posted By pk2
PM you, interior pics ...trades

PM you, interior pics ...trades
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