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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,608
Posted By mchi5
I used to live in an apartment, and I hated...

I used to live in an apartment, and I hated parking my boxster in the open parking lot. other stupid tenants would park so close to my boxster. thank goodness i never got a scratch from there. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By mchi5
yea, i'd say check the wattage. anything over 55...

yea, i'd say check the wattage. anything over 55 watts will probably fry some wires.

i ran the silverstars for like 6 months without any problems, until i upgraded to my current 6500K HIDs
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By mchi5
out of your 4 choices, i'd choose the mazdaspeed...

out of your 4 choices, i'd choose the mazdaspeed 3. it is a hatchback, so it is more useful in carrying stuff around than say the civic si. plus, it's turbocharged with like 260hp. major con...all...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-13-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,595
Posted By mchi5
have a 2001 boxster S, has about 65,000 miles on...

have a 2001 boxster S, has about 65,000 miles on it. got it used at about 48,000 miles. previous owner didn't take good care of the brake pads, so it started to wear on the rotors too. so had to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,534
Posted By mchi5
i'd definitely give you credit for being pretty...

i'd definitely give you credit for being pretty original. but personally it's not my cup of tea, but at least it's done tastefully and cleanly. nice job.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-04-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By mchi5
well, just had a buddy help me install the HIDs...

well, just had a buddy help me install the HIDs and I have to admit, I LOVE them! wish i did this sooner. couldn't be happier. probably one of the best mods i could have done :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,482
Posted By mchi5
correct me if i'm wrong, but riding your clutch...

correct me if i'm wrong, but riding your clutch would wear them out faster.

but why are you shifting at 6K-7K all the time? besides using more gas, i don't see the need unless you're always...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,655
Posted By mchi5
I have never done this before, but it's probably...

I have never done this before, but it's probably because I installed the short shift kit on my 6-speed boxster S. To get it into reverse takes ALOT more force than shifting it into gears 1-6, and I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By mchi5
congrats! that is a big milestone. my 01 boxster...

congrats! that is a big milestone. my 01 boxster S has 64,000 miles on it, so still a way to go till the 100K mark :) hope you have many more exciting miles in your boxster :)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-23-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By mchi5
well, just bought some 6500K HIDs from that...

well, just bought some 6500K HIDs from that website I posted above. I bought the same kit for my acura 2 yrs ago, and they were awesome. Can't wait to get them installed.

And i agree 100% with...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-20-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By mchi5
hey lucky_topher, where did you get the...

hey lucky_topher,

where did you get the HIDs, if you don't mind my asking? that is a good price.

Do I need the slim ballast?

BTW, nice boxster. Looks like mine, except the rims :)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-20-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By mchi5
aftermarket HIDs? good or bad idea

hey guys

Has anyone installed aftermarket HID's to their 986 boxsters? I had them on my 05 acura rsx and it was awesome.

www.xenondepot.com is where i got them, and they have it for the H7...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-06-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,082
Posted By mchi5
i installed the maxspeed short shift kit. and...

i installed the maxspeed short shift kit. and LOVE it. probably one of the best things you can do to your boxster. whatever brand you decide to choose, make sure you get it done. trust me you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-28-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,005
Posted By mchi5
hey LoveBunny, what kind of rims do you have on...

hey LoveBunny, what kind of rims do you have on your boxster? it looks really nice (the ones in your sig).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,005
Posted By mchi5
LOL, i'm really not too embarrased. the olds and...

LOL, i'm really not too embarrased. the olds and camry were both hand-me-downs from my parents, and the acura rsx is a really fun little car that I got when I first graduated college (my first car I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By mchi5
thanks for deleting that member. i got a PM from...

thanks for deleting that member. i got a PM from him/her a few days ago and just deleted the message
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,005
Posted By mchi5
I may be working that day, gotta check my...

I may be working that day, gotta check my schedule. may be on night shifts :(

but my wife and I really wanna start going. she's itching to take her eclipse out on the track too (it's so hot to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,005
Posted By mchi5
wow guess i offended some people. sorry I didn't...

wow guess i offended some people. sorry I didn't mean to. Just from what I've seen driving boxsters around where I live. the people who I see in 911's usually are in the mid 30-40 yr olds.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,005
Posted By mchi5
Average age of boxster owners??

Not sure if this was asked before, but where I live (in the chicago suburb area), I have seen probably 5-6 boxster 986, and like 2-3 987 models, and they are usually driven by really old...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By mchi5
may be a dumb question, but my wife and I would...

may be a dumb question, but my wife and I would like to get into autocrossing. I had my boxster S for about 7 months, and my wife has had her 08 eclipse GT V6 manual for 8 months. what are some of...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-22-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,638
Posted By mchi5
maybe because i'm bias, but I like the maxspeed...

maybe because i'm bias, but I like the maxspeed exhaust. definitely louder, even at idle. there is a slight resonance when cruising but nothing too annoying. When paired to an EVO cold air intake...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 04-22-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By mchi5
is this still available? my wife has one and...

is this still available? my wife has one and it's excellent. I used to have the beltronics, but it broke. The escort was way more sensitive than the beltronics.

if still available, how about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By mchi5
I'm also in the chicago area, and if i install...

I'm also in the chicago area, and if i install these, will it affect emissions testing? I would assume not because it does not delete any of the cats. btw, I agree, i've enjoyed driving my boxster...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-07-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,658
Posted By mchi5
ok, i'll try to take some new pics soon. been...

ok, i'll try to take some new pics soon. been raining like crazy today.

but yea the reverse bulbs are silver too. the turn signals are still yellow when they are on.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-06-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,658
Posted By mchi5
here's some pics of the new LED tail lights on my...

here's some pics of the new LED tail lights on my boxster S. I really like them. what you guys think? makes the 6 yr old boxster seem so much newer :)
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