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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By rexcramer
Please don't mistake my comments for criticism on...

Please don't mistake my comments for criticism on your choices. I saw an opportunity to, voice again, what a great forum this is. Openly thank them and state how much I appreciate their online...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By rexcramer
With in reason. The seams aren't sealed so there...

With in reason. The seams aren't sealed so there is some water intrusion. My main concerns are So Cal sun damage and keeping it clean. I am still satisfied with the purchase.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By rexcramer
In a perfect world, that shouldn't have come out...

In a perfect world, that shouldn't have come out of the door. Slide it off and put it back in the door. Then reinstall the trim piece.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By rexcramer
I will vouch for Pelican's Coverking. I have had...

I will vouch for Pelican's Coverking. I have had one on my car for +/-18 months. It is holding up well in the California heat/sun.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By rexcramer
In our forum host's defense, they are in the...

In our forum host's defense, they are in the business of selling car parts for multiple brands. It wouldn't hurt to throw them some love once in awhile. It costs nothing to be part of this forum. In...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By rexcramer
What shape is the plastic sheet (the one between...

What shape is the plastic sheet (the one between the door card and the metal door) in? If that isn't in good shape or sealed properly, it can allow water in. My experience during a regulator R&R and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-11-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By rexcramer
Has your water pump ever been changed? Or is it...

Has your water pump ever been changed? Or is it the original? There have been cases where the plastic impellers have broken off and become lodged in various places causing overheating issues. Plus...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By rexcramer
Should be a sticker under the frunk lid or the...

Should be a sticker under the frunk lid or the drivers door jamb. My 97' is 29 front and 36 rear, if I remember correctly.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-03-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By rexcramer
Safe travels.

Safe travels.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By rexcramer
I replaced both OEM leather seat only covers, on...

I replaced both OEM leather seat only covers, on a 2009 987S. All of the plastic pieces were extremely brittle. It was at times frustrating and fiddly, but they came out great. Don't rush and know...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By rexcramer
Does the tach move while cranking and not...

Does the tach move while cranking and not starting. Possibly the crank position sensor?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By rexcramer
The keys can be had from other places than...

The keys can be had from other places than Germany/Porsche. keysinthepost.com are in England for instance. The key's transponder number needs to programmed into the car's memory so it is recognized...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-08-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By rexcramer
Next day and they need +/- 15 minutes to program...

Next day and they need +/- 15 minutes to program the car when you pick it up.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-08-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By rexcramer
+1, I always use a hockey puck between the car...

+1, I always use a hockey puck between the car parts and the jack for protection.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By rexcramer
+1 and eight more characters to keep the...

+1 and eight more characters to keep the over-lords at bay.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By rexcramer
Depends on parts. A rebuilt OEM alternator form...

Depends on parts. A rebuilt OEM alternator form Pelican Parts is listed at $1,371.75. Reman Bosch is listed at $319.00. I remember a quote from the dealer several years ago was north of $1,700.00 for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-28-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By rexcramer
I believe you need to verify that the DME version...

I believe you need to verify that the DME version numbers are the same.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-26-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By rexcramer
Thanks for reminding me why I live in southern...

Thanks for reminding me why I live in southern California. We can see snow on the mountains from my front yard. It was in the mid 70's today.

On another note, Canadian Grands Prix always reminds...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-25-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By rexcramer
Here is a link to the forum hosts DIY page. Start...

Here is a link to the forum hosts DIY page. Start with this and report back. https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Boxster_Tech/71-BODY-Convertible_Top_Repair/71-BODY-Convertible_Top_Repair.htm
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-24-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By rexcramer
I believe that the general understanding is the...

I believe that the general understanding is the acidy nature of the oil will eventually pit the bearing races, if it just sits for long periods of time. Which I also understand is why low mileage...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-22-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 128,901
Posted By rexcramer
-1 maybe -2. That should be considered 'crimes...

-1 maybe -2. That should be considered 'crimes against humanity.'
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-21-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By rexcramer
+1 on the ability for these cars to suck all...

+1 on the ability for these cars to suck all manner of things into it. I pull my cover off every couple of years. Be sure to split the radiator and the condensing coils apart. Stuff manages to get in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-19-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By rexcramer
IMHO +/-$12,000.00. You really need to drive it...

IMHO +/-$12,000.00. You really need to drive it to better gauge a price. How does winter in the NE effect ragtop pricing? Easier to sell for more in the spring?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By rexcramer
It works just fine. Look forward to new...

It works just fine. Look forward to new installments.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-12-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By rexcramer
I don't remember where I found this. I have used...

I don't remember where I found this. I have used it a couple of times successfully.


Do you know what monitors are showing as not ready? If you have an OBDII reader you can plug it in and it...
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