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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-28-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,028
Posted By Bald Eagle
Thankfully I don't have a problem with the top on...

Thankfully I don't have a problem with the top on my wonderful 2000S, it works just fine but I read this thread just to be aware of potential future problems and wanted to weigh in about how...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-15-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,135
Posted By Bald Eagle
I've used half a folded business card to keep the...

I've used half a folded business card to keep the light assembly in place. It's held for at least a year and counting.
Larry (the Bald Eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Bald Eagle
I had the same codes and CEL and needed to get...

I had the same codes and CEL and needed to get tested for emissions before renewing my license. I, sadly, do not wrench so I offered a good friend with a 987 for help, in exchange I will be washing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-07-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By Bald Eagle
I've been reading the many comments from JFP in...

I've been reading the many comments from JFP in PA for the years I've owned my Boxster and want to thank him for contributing his knowledge and expertise to this forum. I wish I was closer to PA so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 621,821
Posted By Bald Eagle
Got it out of winter storage this morning. Put...

Got it out of winter storage this morning. Put the battery in, connected it, got in the drivers seat, inserted key, held my breath, twisted the key... and it started right up!

Now it's back...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-08-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Bald Eagle
I went through the buying process a lot...

I went through the buying process a lot differently, not better, just differently. My son's neighbor was selling his 2000S, I drove it, loved the driving experience but didn't like the color (black)...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 621,821
Posted By Bald Eagle
This morning I glanced at the battery and battery...

This morning I glanced at the battery and battery maintainer in the garage, smiled at the little green light glowing on the maintainer then checked the calendar and realized it's only 67 days until...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-03-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Bald Eagle
Welcome and congratulations, beautiful Boxster......

Welcome and congratulations, beautiful Boxster... enjoy!
Lary (the bald eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 43,380
Posted By Bald Eagle
I'll update my response as I'm now 79 years old...

I'll update my response as I'm now 79 years old which I guess makes me the most senior respondent and own an almost pristine 2000S. I've put about 30,000 miles on it since buying it with 10,800...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 12-12-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,853
Posted By Bald Eagle
Must have used that new miracle vinyl...

Must have used that new miracle vinyl anti-gravity wrap material. Not only looks great, decreases tire and suspension wear to zero. Kidding aside, looks great.
Larry (the bald eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 621,821
Posted By Bald Eagle
Put it into hibernation and won't see it until...

Put it into hibernation and won't see it until March 23. Drove it 4700 miles since the beginning of April, about average over the past 5 years I've had it (2000S). No work needed but have had a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-22-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By Bald Eagle
If you will not be driving the car in your...

If you will not be driving the car in your storage period I think you want to remove liability coverage (if you hit someone) but still want to keep the comprehensive coverage in case the building you...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 10-20-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,435
Posted By Bald Eagle
Congratulations to the daughter for doing all the...

Congratulations to the daughter for doing all the hard work to win the trophy! Great job, and I hope Dad helped.
Larry (the Bald Eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-15-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Bald Eagle
Thanks for your thoughts. You gave an old, fat,...

Thanks for your thoughts. You gave an old, fat, bald guy with thick fingers some options to consider.
Larry (the bald eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-09-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Bald Eagle
Cost to Replace aos?

I'm thinking of proactively replacing the aos before winter storage. Any ideas about the cost from inde?
Larry (the bald eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-03-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Bald Eagle
Hope you all have a great time, I'm sure it will...

Hope you all have a great time, I'm sure it will be fun.
Larry (the bald eagle)
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-17-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Bald Eagle
Five years ago I bought a 2000 S with 10,400...

Five years ago I bought a 2000 S with 10,400 miles. Since then I've put 27,000 miles with no issues except for replacing CV boots and spark plugs. The car was maintained "By the book" and I've...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-10-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Bald Eagle
I've never thought of the rpm drop when shifting...

I've never thought of the rpm drop when shifting from 2nd to 3rd so I checked when driving my 2000S. Shifting at about 6000 into 3rd, there is a 2000 rpm drop. My clutch, thankfully is fine.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-19-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Bald Eagle
Welcome! Good luck getting through the issues,...

Welcome!
Good luck getting through the issues, sounds like, by the time you are finished bring it up to good driver quality, you will have a great, iconic ride.
Larry (The Bald Eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By Bald Eagle
Well, I'll be 79 in a couple weeks (where did the...

Well, I'll be 79 in a couple weeks (where did the time go?) and drive my 2000 S (6 speed) pretty aggressively about every day from April through October with no intention of giving it up. Keep...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 05-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Bald Eagle
Looks like a nice top-down day for a fun time! ...

Looks like a nice top-down day for a fun time!
Larry (the Bald Eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Bald Eagle
Seat belt metal part hitting the side or back...

Seat belt metal part hitting the side or back side of passenger seat's hard surface?
Larry (the bald eagle)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 621,821
Posted By Bald Eagle
Gave the 2000S it's first washing of 2019 on a...

Gave the 2000S it's first washing of 2019 on a sunny spring afternoon, vacuumed the interior well, cleaned the glass, and applied Rejex to the wheels then an application of Griot's speed shine. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 621,821
Posted By Bald Eagle
Got it out of storage today. Had the battery at...

Got it out of storage today. Had the battery at home on a maintainer so had to install it, took the cover off, got in, put the key in the ignition, took a deep breath and turned the key... we have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-11-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Bald Eagle
The red beard relieves darkness of all that black...

The red beard relieves darkness of all that black and adds contrast. Great looking car. Enjoy

Larry (the Bald Eagle)
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