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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-09-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 155,067
Posted By denverpete
Hmmm... Wonder how many times I've written this...

Hmmm... Wonder how many times I've written this out here?

Bought my '99 Boxster in May of 2005 with around 12,000 miles on it. Less than a month later it just died at a light. Towed to the dealer...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,695
Posted By denverpete
LOL! Ever thought you'd live to regret "Rockies...

LOL! Ever thought you'd live to regret "Rockies suck?"

This is the best Rocktober EVER!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,605
Posted By denverpete
One of the problems with the whole, tear down to...

One of the problems with the whole, tear down to see if it can be fixed is that you're paying for something that might not result in a rebuild. I asked about this when my engine failed and I was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,101
Posted By denverpete
Very nice indeed. That would look great framed...

Very nice indeed. That would look great framed in black on the wall. Keep em coming DJ! Good stuff!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By denverpete
Three more and I'll have a full set....

Three more and I'll have a full set....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By denverpete
They aren't bogus. Destination charges are...

They aren't bogus. Destination charges are required and dealer prep is generally a standard flat fee. Expect to pay that anywhere you go.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By denverpete
Or maybe just REALLY fast bees????

Or maybe just REALLY fast bees????
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By denverpete
Mmmmmmm. Rice.

Mmmmmmm. Rice.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By denverpete
I know you won't be able to read this, but, DAMN!...

I know you won't be able to read this, but, DAMN!

We're going to miss you here. God speed my friend!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-06-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By denverpete
Lack of oil on the ground is not necessarily a...

Lack of oil on the ground is not necessarily a guarantee that the engine didn't grenade. At least mine didn't when it went....

When you get the new (or used) engine make sure you get at least a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By denverpete
My favorite part is the quote by the previous...

My favorite part is the quote by the previous owner, "It was a real nice car, I can't believe it ended up in a lake".
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By denverpete
Don't do the auto wash. For one thing, you don't...

Don't do the auto wash. For one thing, you don't want to soap up your soft top. For another, they do a lousy job.

Try the self-wash places. I keep two synthetic shammies in my trunk. You can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By denverpete
Actually that car is owned and used for...

Actually that car is owned and used for advertising by a Divorce attorney. Sure grabs your attention!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By denverpete
The only thing that comes to mind is that when...

The only thing that comes to mind is that when the MAF goes it can cause the plugs to foul which could then lead to other problems. I'd have them check that. I know my shop originally tried...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By denverpete
Your vehicle has a clutch switch which must be...

Your vehicle has a clutch switch which must be activated by fully depressing the clutch in order to start. Typically you can actually hear the switch. If this comes up again and you're positive the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By denverpete
+1. Sam's Club - $54 plus tax.

+1. Sam's Club - $54 plus tax.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,366
Posted By denverpete
It ain't over yet. Keep fighting for more. You...

It ain't over yet. Keep fighting for more. You ought to be able to get at least 50%. Overall cost is also going to be a function of how new the engine is. No reason why a slightly used (under 30k...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,366
Posted By denverpete
So sorry for your loss.... Ahh yes - exactly...

So sorry for your loss....

Ahh yes - exactly why I originally joined this forum. Mine just stopped running while at a red light - 12,000 miles on it and I'd only owned it for 26 days... I was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,874
Posted By denverpete
I actually shivered as I read that.....

I actually shivered as I read that.....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By denverpete
Unlike many cars - any oil drips need to be...

Unlike many cars - any oil drips need to be checked out immediately. Unfortunately if not properly diagnosed some leaks can be catastrophic (RMS). If it turns out to be something you can live with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,186
Posted By denverpete
Around 19-20 for pure in-town driving and about...

Around 19-20 for pure in-town driving and about 26-28 for highway. Keep in mind that I'm in Colorado and mileage suffers at altitude...

+1 on the starts. You can get pretty good in-town mileage...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,874
Posted By denverpete
Wow - tough call. I'm with Randall in that I...

Wow - tough call.

I'm with Randall in that I really love the look of my Boxster with the top down (so-so with it up) - of course I have a beautiful red interior that looks SOOOOOO good with the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,281
Posted By denverpete
Hold on - let's clarify "put the key in and...

Hold on - let's clarify "put the key in and nothing".

Without the key in the ignition can you open your front hood or turn on your lights? If you can't get into your front hood - then it's your...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By denverpete
+1 on the green fonts - they SUCK!

+1 on the green fonts - they SUCK!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By denverpete
What are we going to do without you? Be safe and...

What are we going to do without you? Be safe and we'll "see you" when you get back!
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