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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-01-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By NewArt
Amazon.ca for Canadians. $59.80 CAD for 5 litres.

Amazon.ca for Canadians. $59.80 CAD for 5 litres.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-31-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By NewArt
No big deal. Pierburg water pump. Do the low temp...

No big deal. Pierburg water pump. Do the low temp stat while you’re in there. An Airlift tool makes coolant refill a breeze.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-31-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By NewArt
Hey Grant, we need to film some of these...

Hey Grant, we need to film some of these interventions for my YouTube channel! Great write-up!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By NewArt
I’m afraid that I can’t really answer that...

I’m afraid that I can’t really answer that question, not having had any experience precisely. However, my feeling is that it’s probably not worth the trouble. There are other simpler mods that can be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,360
Posted By NewArt
Haha Fred, we all like to put our best foot...

Haha Fred, we all like to put our best foot forward! My avatar has a helmet and a ton of makeup! (Well, not really) but everyone who sees me on YouTube knows the terrible truth! :eek:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By NewArt
There’s also the problem of the throttle cable vs...

There’s also the problem of the throttle cable vs electronic
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-28-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By NewArt
If you have the space and the time, you might...

If you have the space and the time, you might consider tearing it down. You can see whether it can be easily salvaged assuming, of course, that you can do it yourself. If it were a 3.2 it would be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-10-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By NewArt
There should be bungs on the headers for the...

There should be bungs on the headers for the first O2 sensors. These are definitely necessary! The absence of post cat sensors however, will not affect performance but you will get a CEL saying your...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By NewArt
If you're blowing the end out of the slaves, I...

If you're blowing the end out of the slaves, I would guess that the piston is over extending. This can be caused by a problem with the clutch release fork being bent or misaligned. Take a peek with...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-18-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By NewArt
I believe that you can turn on the obc with the...

I believe that you can turn on the obc with the Durametric enthusiast version. I know that you can with the pro version
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-01-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By NewArt
Uh sorry, could you point to the hose in...

Uh sorry, could you point to the hose in question? :confused:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By NewArt
Good job! Beats going in with the sawzall! ...

Good job! Beats going in with the sawzall!

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By NewArt
So what did you do to get in? The hook had come...

So what did you do to get in?
The hook had come off?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-24-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By NewArt
If your “spirited drive” took you into high...

If your “spirited drive” took you into high rpm/redline zone for any length of time, you might take a peek at the p-s pump/reservoir. One reason that we use UDPs at the track is that these pumps...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-23-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By NewArt
The 101 is really not expensive. The Bentley’s is...

The 101 is really not expensive. The Bentley’s is more money but is indispensable. Buy both and check YouTube and this site when in doubt! :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-23-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By NewArt
They changed the engine configuration in 2003....

They changed the engine configuration in 2003. The newer 3 chain engine uses motronics 7.8.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-23-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By NewArt
Also note that on my car, the cable is routed...

Also note that on my car, the cable is routed through a grommet placed just below the left tail light. this grommet goes towards the rear of the car. So removing the bumper would give you access to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-23-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By NewArt
Okay, it looks like I lied about the bumper. If...

Okay, it looks like I lied about the bumper. If you rais and remove the spoiler, you have access to the 3 screws at the top of the bumper
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-23-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By NewArt
No and no. It may take a good yank to open the...

No and no.
It may take a good yank to open the lid with the cable. the problem is the routing of the cable: does anyone remember where this wire feeds through?
Once you get it open you will need to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By NewArt
Oops, I threw one out last week! :(

Oops, I threw one out last week! :(
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,322
Posted By NewArt
Check under the carpet/liner in the trunk near...

Check under the carpet/liner in the trunk near the tank for wetness.
Replacing the tank with an original Porsche part is recommended. Aftermarket tanks have often proved to be unreliable; you don't...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 10-05-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By NewArt
I pack a spare just in case. Engines seem to...

I pack a spare just in case. Engines seem to react differently to oil levels. My previous motor never blew a bomb no matter what level I ran. It did blow up at the track mind you. This new engine...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-01-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By NewArt
It’s true you could miss the countdown if you...

It’s true you could miss the countdown if you start the engine immediately but I like this answer better! ;)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-29-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By NewArt
Not sure about the 3.4 but the 3.6 is on risers...

Not sure about the 3.4 but the 3.6 is on risers that will cause fitment problems.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-29-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By NewArt
I generally use the top brace (cross bar) with...

I generally use the top brace (cross bar) with its screw/chain hooked into the loop near the throttle body to stabilize the engine in conjunction with a regular floor jack. Table would be nice but...
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