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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
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Yes I did. Did you? The first article compares...

Yes I did. Did you? The first article compares the outcome of the passenger with only a seatbelt vs. the driver with a seatbelt AND airbag. The second article talks about improved crash outcomes...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Disaster
That isn't true, unfortunately. It might be...

That isn't true, unfortunately. It might be closer to true with a 4 point harness and HANS device.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4366828/

Do Airbags Save More Lives than...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,231
Posted By Disaster
Like this? Porsche Boxster & 996 Immobilizer...

Like this?

Porsche Boxster & 996 Immobilizer Waterproof Case Enclosure (http://www.ecudoctors.com/porsche-996-boxster-waterproof-immobilizer-case-enclosure.html)
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-25-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 145,107
Posted By Disaster
Wow, that was a lot of work. Sounds great. I...

Wow, that was a lot of work. Sounds great. I can't help but think the oil cooler is an oil heater sitting next to the exhaust.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By Disaster
Double sided 3m emblem tape or adhesive would be...

Double sided 3m emblem tape or adhesive would be a good solution as well. I've used it and it sticks with amazing tenacity.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Disaster
Agreed. It is one of those things you can't...

Agreed. It is one of those things you can't describe. You have to be there. It effects so many of your senses. The light is wild looking. It was my first total eclipse and I drove over 500 miles...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By Disaster
Loved my '98. Sold it with about 78k...

Loved my '98. Sold it with about 78k miles...motor's oil analysis came back excellent from Blackstone. The '98's had the beefier dual row IMS bearing. The only thing I would say about the 2.5L...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Disaster
The 17's are actually fine, but the 18's yield a...

The 17's are actually fine, but the 18's yield a more aggressive look without going to crazy thin sidewalls. 987 S models came with 19's so those stock wheels are available as well.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Disaster
Feels the same...maybe just a bit upscale but...

Feels the same...maybe just a bit upscale but this one has full leather too. I like the center armrest height being closer to the side armrest instead of lower, like on the 986. Miss the rear...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By Disaster
That is an insane price for a seriously wrecked...

That is an insane price for a seriously wrecked car!!!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Disaster
Tires are similar....in fact, I was surprised to...

Tires are similar....in fact, I was surprised to find the base tires in the '10 had were 55 series on the front (205 17's) and 50 on the rear (235's.) I've haven't owned a car with 55 series tires...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Disaster
Upgraded from base '98 with 5 speed to base '10 987.2 with pdk (observations.)

Just upgraded from a '98 base with 5 speed to a '10 with pdk. Here are some observations.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Disaster
Wow. Lot of work, very professional result. ...

Wow. Lot of work, very professional result. Looks factory.

I bought a cheap HID kit as well that worked great (for a different car.) The toughest part was the fitment and alignment.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,976
Posted By Disaster
Just ordered the same black Porsche flag to hang...

Just ordered the same black Porsche flag to hang next to her parking place in the garage.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,976
Posted By Disaster
Always wondered if that would make a place smell...

Always wondered if that would make a place smell like gasoline?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Disaster
Not sure what you mean by hearing a "small...

Not sure what you mean by hearing a "small grinding sound" at 3k rpm. Do you mean when you aren't shifting? The grind going in sounds like a synchro issue. You could try a fluid change but usually...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Disaster
Right. That is what I have used.

Right. That is what I have used.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Disaster
There are several inexpensive scan tools that can...

There are several inexpensive scan tools that can reset the airbag light as well.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Disaster
Yes. A lot of them go "missing" like manuals and...

Yes. A lot of them go "missing" like manuals and spare keys. Fortunately the windscreen can be found on Ebay, as Steve mentioned, for about a third of what it costs to buy it from Porsche.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By Disaster
Looks great!!!

Looks great!!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By Disaster
Is the fender/taillight moved in a little and the...

Is the fender/taillight moved in a little and the spoiler edge is hitting it? Interference is the only thing I could think of that would cause that.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By Disaster
I used a Christmas tree plug that looked like the...

I used a Christmas tree plug that looked like the third from the left on the top row. I sanded it and spray painted it to match the body color.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,976
Posted By Disaster
Damn those are some clean garages! Where do you...

Damn those are some clean garages! Where do you guys keep your tools!!!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_NLhggCpROEcHZDcnNuR2ZCRnhkVk9UbjdCTUJpQ3NFdEpR/view?usp=sharing
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Disaster
Fuel injection and submerged fuel pumps got rid...

Fuel injection and submerged fuel pumps got rid of most of the problem which was caused by the fuel literally boiling in the lines but there can still be issues in the fuel delivery system especially...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Disaster
Heat and altitude. Vapor lock? Next time try...

Heat and altitude. Vapor lock? Next time try loosening the gas cap.
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