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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-11-2012, 10:40 PM
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Posted By mikstew
FS: Carbon fibre door sill for Boxster / 911, wheel spacers, HID Ballast

Hi all, up for sale are the following items. See ebay ads for further details. Also see my feedback to see I am a very reputable seller. I will cancel the ebay ad for the prices listed be low plus...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-12-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By mikstew
I dont think there should be two sets of LEDs. I...

I dont think there should be two sets of LEDs. I only have an LED bundle under my left plastic cap.

That said, I dont think my system works either.

Put your top down, lock your car, and exit...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-12-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,507
Posted By mikstew
a WARNING about ebay aftermarket MAF sensors

Ok just a little note on these aftermarket sensors

I bought mine from MPG Autoparts, 89.99. First, let me tell everyone how they are made. The aftermarket sensors you are buying on ebay are...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-08-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By mikstew
Are they both a straight swap for the 986 base...

Are they both a straight swap for the 986 base calipers?
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-07-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By mikstew
FS: One new BOSCH MAF sensor for Boxster 97-99 Non-Egas and early E-gas

Bosh Part number 0-280-217-007
Porsche part number 996.606.123.00

Please match up your part number!! Will not work for later E-gas models ending in 124.xx or 125.xx.

New in Box - 105$ Shipped,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,112
Posted By mikstew
Someone said driving is a privilege. It is not...

Someone said driving is a privilege. It is not so. It is a right. And in many cases it is a requirement for work or otherwise.

Societies of the past chose to situate themselves sufficiently far...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-20-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,425
Posted By mikstew
Got the same ones. And their headers. All...

Got the same ones. And their headers. All excellent quality. Welds are professional.

Light as hell, though so might not last forever but at that price, who cares.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,971
Posted By mikstew
Sorry to revive this thread but I would just like...

Sorry to revive this thread but I would just like to say there are Version 5 cables out there that use the up-to-date durametric software (on durametric website), that work and work well. Perhaps the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-20-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,007
Posted By mikstew
For 38 bucks you got a good deal then. This...

For 38 bucks you got a good deal then.

This cable is great and I recommend it. The bogus claims about frying ECUs are just that - bogus. It uses software from the durametric website so why would...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,229
Posted By mikstew
I am running stock 17 inch wheels with the stock...

I am running stock 17 inch wheels with the stock beefy tires and I find the ride uncomfortable in the city. On florida's highways it would be a dream.

I had a 545i with sport suspension and an...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-12-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,008
Posted By mikstew
With my recent experience, I would also suspect...

With my recent experience, I would also suspect the MAF, but would expect a CEL.

Note that you need to put some time/kms on the car for it to throw the CEL code, which is why your scan may have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By mikstew
Try and figure out how much of the bits remain in...

Try and figure out how much of the bits remain in the system. Look at what you've recovered versus what an intact pump impeller looks like. Worst case would be there are so many bits that coolant...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-12-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,229
Posted By mikstew
I have teh CDN (RoW? not sure)) spec m030 and the...

I have teh CDN (RoW? not sure)) spec m030 and the ride is, as you might say, bloody harsh.

Sure its great for the track, but if you DD, its not that fun.

Choose wisely.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By mikstew
What a terrible ad. They could have at least used...

What a terrible ad. They could have at least used an SLK with sport suspension. How do the video guys not notice that every time she brakes or accelerates the whole car squats to the ground? looks...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-12-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,007
Posted By mikstew
Interest in Durametric for 120$?

The cable is the same tech as the durametric, equivalent to the pro version with an unlimited number of cars that can be used with it.

It uses the software and drivers directly from the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-10-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,971
Posted By mikstew
while that particular ebay seller may not have...

while that particular ebay seller may not have his facts precisely straight, I would not be scared to order one of these from ebay. After all, a MAF sensor is an incredibly simple basic part and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,846
Posted By mikstew
ok so since noone will do my little test i will...

ok so since noone will do my little test i will presume that opening the doors thru the roof should set off the alarm (but in my case it does not)

Well I checked my codes with the durametric and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By mikstew
I believe this has to do with the fact that the...

I believe this has to do with the fact that the window is not fixed to the top like on a sedan or coupe, as such there is more flex in the convertible body, and it is easier for the roof to "slide"...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-10-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By mikstew
YOU ARE WINNER Just read out 1 fault code:...

YOU ARE WINNER

Just read out 1 fault code: P0102

lol. And I cleaned my MAF a number of times.. Looks like a new MAF is in store for me.

So for future reference, lumpy idle, loss of power +...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By mikstew
Looks great Jake! One day I'll do this too. ...

Looks great Jake! One day I'll do this too.

Did you tighten your roof while you were at it? If so, how? I would like to make it so the front latch gives me some more resistance when I close it....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By mikstew
A heat exchanger is a device used to transfer...

A heat exchanger is a device used to transfer sensible heat from one fluid to another by means of convective heat transfer. There are many different implementations but the most common is metal tube...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,846
Posted By mikstew
Ok, so the alarm not honking i get. What I...

Ok, so the alarm not honking i get.

What I don't get is why the alarm doesnt go off if i reach inside and open the door while the car is locked with the top down.

The car doesnt need a motion...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By mikstew
YOu need a new front engine mount. Easy fix, and...

YOu need a new front engine mount. Easy fix, and there is no uncertainty based on your symptoms. 150$ part. Search engine mount and some of my other posts will come up.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By mikstew
As much as I would like to believe what you are...

As much as I would like to believe what you are saying, sadly it just isn't true. I have had many a discussion about German car manufacturers unscrupulous ways of making profits and they all seem to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 46,544
Posted By mikstew
oh ****************, i just installed drop links...

oh ****************, i just installed drop links from these guys. quality seemed good to be honest, but their service was atrocious. The salesperson was very rude.

If these things break in a week.....
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