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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-27-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By der Geist
3K to 4K sounds about right. I bought an '03...

3K to 4K sounds about right. I bought an '03 w/45K miles a year ago and paid 3K. Blown motor due to IMSB.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,239
Posted By der Geist
I had a bumper like the precision911 one on my...

I had a bumper like the precision911 one on my Boxster. I'm probably going to selling it if you are interested. Everything went fine on the install, it mounts with the same screws for the most...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 09-30-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By der Geist
Car is sold

Car is sold
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-26-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By der Geist
Hard Top Hoist F/S

I have a manual block and tackle hard top hoist for sale if anyone need one. It's the same unit that's on eBay for $228 plus $16 shipping.

$125 shipped anywhere in the Continental US.

No...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 09-13-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By der Geist
2003 3.4 street/track for sale

Up for sale is my 2003 Boxster with a 3.4 Carrera motor. Steinel's in Twinsburg, OH did the swap and they did a stellar job. The car has no mechanical issues and has been maintained to the highest...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-09-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,051
Posted By der Geist
03 Street legal race car

I have decide that I want to move up to a C4S or a turbo So I have decided to sell my 2003 Boxster. It has a 3.4 Carrera motor. I felt that the 2.7 was a bit underpowered for this car so when a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,359
Posted By der Geist
Did you bleed the air out of the system? On mine...

Did you bleed the air out of the system? On mine (an'03) I had the identical problem until I bled the air. When I bled the system the level dropped, I added more coolant, shut the valve, screwed on...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-01-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 50,308
Posted By der Geist
Hey Randall- My Ksports are still going...

Hey Randall-

My Ksports are still going strong. I have had to replace a couple of the hydraulic pistons but they are pretty cheap and not too difficult to do with an impact wrench. Make sure...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By der Geist
Not hard at all, in fact super easy.

Not hard at all, in fact super easy.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-28-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By der Geist
Thanks Todd-I knew you would have an answer to...

Thanks Todd-I knew you would have an answer to that.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-22-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By der Geist
Error code with engine swap

I am almost done with my engine swap and I am running into a small problem.

I have an 03 Boxster and am putting a 3.4 996 motor in it from an'01

Everything seems to be running great. Idle is...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-01-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,642
Posted By der Geist
I don't think the 245/40 will fit. You need to...

I don't think the 245/40 will fit. You need to go to the next size larger but not too large. The guy at the tire place figured it out. Took him a while but he finally got it. The most important...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-25-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,642
Posted By der Geist
Check out the the Auto Sock. Much better for...

Check out the the Auto Sock. Much better for your wheels than chains and a hell of a lot easier to put on. It has performed very well for me. http://www.autosock.us/
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-09-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 50,308
Posted By der Geist
you can get to them but not easily with an "L"...

you can get to them but not easily with an "L" shaped hex wrench. If you grind a little off the short side it's a little easier. The guy who did my alignment was cursing like a sailor the whole...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-31-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 722
Posted By der Geist
Clean 2.7 engine for sale

Clean 2.7 engine for sale
I am doing the 3.4 upgrade so my uber clean 2003 2.7 is available for purchase.
50,395 miles.
Oil changes every 6K to 8K miles since I have...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-27-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,846
Posted By der Geist
You might want to start with a strut brace before...

You might want to start with a strut brace before you replace the shocks. Adding the front brace made a world of difference in the way the car handles, it's relatively inexpensive and you can put...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-16-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By der Geist
20% off Mobil 1????

I just came across this coupon code for 20% off of anything at Advance Auto. I thought it was too good to be true considering the ad said the coupon expired May 30th. The ad is still currently...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By der Geist
Check your tires. You may have picked up a nail...

Check your tires. You may have picked up a nail or a bolt.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-11-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 620
Posted By der Geist
Coilover group buy

I have been talking to Anthony over at K-Sports. He said that he would welcome a group buy if you guys are interested in it. If anyone is interested they should PM me and I'll help set it up.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-03-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By der Geist
When you take it in for the road force balance...

When you take it in for the road force balance make sure and tell them that you think one of the tires may be out of round. When it happened to me the 1st shop was just too lazy too find out why the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-03-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By der Geist
I had a similar problem with new Michelins. It...

I had a similar problem with new Michelins. It turned out that one of the tires was not perfectly round. They would have noticed this if they balanced it on a high speed balancer like a Hunter.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-02-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By der Geist
Sometimes mine need a little help, they stick and...

Sometimes mine need a little help, they stick and don't always pop up by themselves. In the worse case scenario you will have to take out the bolt that holds the spinlock in. A bit tricky but not...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-31-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,949
Posted By der Geist
The dust shields are extremely easy to bend. It...

The dust shields are extremely easy to bend. It was hard figuring out exactly which part was making the noise but once I found out it was really easy to fix. Make sure your new rotor isn't warped...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-31-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,949
Posted By der Geist
I had a nearly identical sound when I did my...

I had a nearly identical sound when I did my rotors for th 1st time. It was just the dust shield. It won't go away by itself, you will have to bend it very slightly out of the way.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,089
Posted By der Geist
Unless there is a massive snowstorm , which is...

Unless there is a massive snowstorm , which is always a possibility you should be OK. The highways are usually pretty clear. I would chance it myself but just remember that you might have to pull...
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