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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2007, 07:38 PM
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Posted By vbhagwan
I just got them changed on my car, and upon...

I just got them changed on my car, and upon asking about Berus (I'd only used/heard-about Bosch earlier), was told by the Porsche mechanic that there's virtually no difference between the two (he...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-29-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Thanks for the comments Randall. I did "try it...

Thanks for the comments Randall. I did "try it out" in the dealership parking lot, and realized that the sensors had limited "vision". I could however make out that reaching in with the windows up is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-28-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Went to Stevens Creek porsche, met with Chris,...

Went to Stevens Creek porsche, met with Chris, picked up the clip for <$8 ($7.xx). He just gave me a used one (it appeared that he had one lying around), but of course charged me full price :)

In...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-28-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Thanks Toolpants and others. Now I have one more...

Thanks Toolpants and others. Now I have one more reason for wishing I'd bought this car a few years ago ;). I'll make my way to Stevens Creek this afternoon to pick up the part.

I did meet...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Thanks, that helps! Will post in the thread if I...

Thanks, that helps! Will post in the thread if I do get a part # from the dealer (for posterity's sake).
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Awesome -- thanks guys! Worst case I can now take...

Awesome -- thanks guys! Worst case I can now take this to the parts dept. to show them what I'm talking about. Love this forum :)
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,350
Posted By vbhagwan
Hey toolpants, I was looking for this very info...

Hey toolpants, I was looking for this very info after we spoke last time -- finally found it in your post :). I also tried to imagine having a stalk in the car, and you were right -- my left knee...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Thanks for confirming that it exists :). Do you...

Thanks for confirming that it exists :). Do you know if the red clip has a part # or any other "official" name it goes by? The parts dept at Stevens Creek porsche here in San Jose knew nothing about...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,233
Posted By vbhagwan
Q: Infrared sensors with the top down

I'm new here. Bought my 01 Boxster less than two weeks ago. The info I found on this forum (and others) was invaluable -- and the social aspect that I observed here and elsewhere was also...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-27-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By vbhagwan
Pics, cost etc. would be nice.

Pics, cost etc. would be nice.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By vbhagwan
Dang it, I knew I was forgetting something. The...

Dang it, I knew I was forgetting something. The 01 also came with a headliner in the soft-top -- better sound/weather insulation, probably also a better look than with no headliner.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By vbhagwan
The other read-between-the-lines thing is that...

The other read-between-the-lines thing is that the plastic window is bigger (better visibility) than the glass window (03 onwards, as others have pointed out above). That said, I think I'd prefer the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-27-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By vbhagwan
Yes it does. IIRC, the front is the same, but the...

Yes it does. IIRC, the front is the same, but the rear is different (obviously stiffer and all that, but I don't have the details).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-26-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,813
Posted By vbhagwan
Yup, it was quite amazing. I don't have any...

Yup, it was quite amazing.

I don't have any pics -- I was using toolpants' camera, so he should have them all. Not sure how they turned out tho.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-26-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,813
Posted By vbhagwan
It was great meeting you guys -- toolpants,...

It was great meeting you guys -- toolpants, duster, unclekraker/gerry (one and the same, yes?). The drive to laguna seca was very nice, laps were good (~11 laps, double of the number of laps from...
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