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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2021, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Oldcarguy
+1 on this recommendation. The front end of your...

+1 on this recommendation. The front end of your car looks great. I’ve seen too many cars with clouded/ruined paint due to moisture collecting under the bra and also abrading due to dust collecting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-20-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,264
Views: 745,458
Posted By Oldcarguy
I spoke with my wheel guy about this when I had...

I spoke with my wheel guy about this when I had my Carrera Light wheels refurbed. He said that the inner barrels of all silver painted Porsche wheels of our generation are finished with a high...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-11-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
Thatís a good thing because Iím not taking these...

Thatís a good thing because Iím not taking these off to put the top up when heading in for a bite to eat :)
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-11-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
Humps are in and test fitted. Now off to the...

Humps are in and test fitted. Now off to the paint shop. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210311/c34fc064c0649f51c092d564406b78cf.jpg
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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-08-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
That’s it. Orange or red mine’s going to be black...

That’s it. Orange or red mine’s going to be black shortly after I receive it ;) IIRC the clip also disables the convertible top motor (it makes the car think the top is up and latched) so you can’t...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-07-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
Will do Javi. Humps should be here Wednesday....

Will do Javi. Humps should be here Wednesday. Have some other family priorities this week so test fit and to the paint shop ASAP after these are addressed.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-05-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
I paid less than list price, but still in for...

I paid less than list price, but still in for over $1,700 including priority shipping from Germany for the bags (the humps were in stock in the US). The 2 storage bags are insanely expensive even...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-04-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
Never mind - bought new pair

These are still available from Porsche so I bought a new pair with bags and clip through my go-to supplier.

Thatís all the original accessories I wanted (OEM hard top, OEM polyurethane Aerokit I...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-18-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By Oldcarguy
WTB - OEM 986 speedster humps

Iím looking for a set of OEM 986 Boxster speedster humps (not Fiberglas replicas) in good condition with hardware and storage bags. Will pay shipping.

Thanks, Fred
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Paul, You’re welcome! For the exhaust I’m...

Hi Paul, You’re welcome! For the exhaust I’m currently running my 2004 stock headers w/stock primary cats, Fabspeed mid pipes and an FVD Brombacher Sound Version muffler. Way down the road I may try...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Oldcarguy
Responses to questions

Hi everyone,

Thanks for all the replies! Been waiting to collect questions so I could include them in one reply.

IDP plenum / 996 throttle body / exhaust mods?
My 550SE came stock with the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By Oldcarguy
FSI 3.8L Street Performer Plus build is awesome

Jake and his FSI team just transformed my 2004 Boxster 550SE with the rebuild of my 112k mile 3.2L into a 3.8L Street Performer Plus engine. The transformation is amazing and words canít really...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Jim, The total worldwide 550SE production...

Hi Jim,

The total worldwide 550SE production run was 1,953 of which 500 were randomly shipped to the US. The individual cars are numbered 0001 through 1953. There was no reserved range of issue...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Jim, Average sale price on BaT for 2004...

Hi Jim,

Average sale price on BaT for 2004 550SE Boxsters was ~21,500 USD last time I checked.

Porsche Panorama #764 featured the 986 in their Market Dashboard (pg 138-141). They value the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-16-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
You’re welcome! I don’t know if 10/10s had a...

You’re welcome! I don’t know if 10/10s had a complete rebuild but if I’m not mistaken FSI did have hands on his car for the IMS install and tune.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
Amen to that :cheers:

Amen to that :cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-16-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Jgk, Custom dyno tuning is not included...

Hi Jgk,

Custom dyno tuning is not included in most FSI builds but it is available as an option for a build. FSI does not offer tuning for any engine that they did not build. The only exception I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-14-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6,264
Views: 745,458
Posted By Oldcarguy
Gave the Box a new stablemate this weekend. 2018...

Gave the Box a new stablemate this weekend. 2018 Cayenne Platinum Edition. CPO, one owner, 22,400 miles. For the Box, my 3.8 FSI build is underway.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Oldcarguy
986 Boxster featured in Nov 2020 Panorama Market Dashboard

Just saw this. Panorama Issue 764, November 2020, pages 138-141.

Price guide shows from $5,800 (1997 base in 4-fair condition) to $32,400 (2004 550SE in 1-concours condition).

Also show price...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-30-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Oldcarguy
Here’s mine from DCTM. IIRC it’s ~1” smaller in...

Here’s mine from DCTM. IIRC it’s ~1” smaller in diameter with a thicker rim. I ordered it with the semi flat bottom. It’s done in napa cocoa leather with silver stitching to match my Classic9...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-27-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
Well at least our 550s were able to meet in...

Well at least our 550s were able to meet in person :cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-27-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
We definitely need to meet up for a drive next...

We definitely need to meet up for a drive next season. Did you see the pic Jake posted on FB? I’m on the far left.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201127/d282c930822a75fe192e6c431acd7e15.jpg
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-27-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
Sorry Jaykay, typo! I meant 987 air box.

Sorry Jaykay, typo! I meant 987 air box.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-26-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,213
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi 10/10ths, My 550SE is at FSI now for its...

Hi 10/10ths,

My 550SE is at FSI now for its 3.8L Street Performer+ build. Like you I have secondary cat delete pipes (Fabspeed) along with the Brombacher sound muffler. During my contract...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,683
Posted By Oldcarguy
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