Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 150
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Wonko The Sane
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Ah, so did the window itself rip, or did the...

Ah, so did the window itself rip, or did the stitching fail? If the vinyl ripped, and you go the repair route, ensure that you get the thicker plastic.. If you go the replacement top route (and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Wonko The Sane
The place I got it done was called Rainbow...

The place I got it done was called Rainbow Upholstery in Lock Haven, PA. I don't think they have a website, but the guy has been doing upholstery for 30+ years... Here's a link to google maps so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Just FYI: A respected (read: recommended to me...

Just FYI: A respected (read: recommended to me by a porsche and a high end body shop) upholstery in my area recently replaced my rear window, total cost was $250 (including labor). If you've got...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Eh, If I'm serious about a car enough that I'm...

Eh, If I'm serious about a car enough that I'm going to drop 15-40k on it (aggregate price of used boxes), I'm not going to be concerned with spending $250 on a plane ticket to make sure that the car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Thanks for the suggestion, NickCat! I did...

Thanks for the suggestion, NickCat! I did already clean it once, and it's still doing it, so I'm thinking new MAF time...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Good list, Ed.. see if my thinking is logical...

Good list, Ed.. see if my thinking is logical for each one:

MAF sensor - This is what I'm leaning towards, I think it makes the most sense by process of elimination.
vacuum leak - Would this be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-24-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By Wonko The Sane
CEL comes and goes, P1123 & P1125 Lean Limit. Is Airflow Sensor

Hey Gents,

I have a check engine light that seems to come on about half the time. It will pop on and stay on for a few days until it decides that it's had enough and then disappears for a few...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-24-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Wonko The Sane
I was a little more permanent with the mesh...

I was a little more permanent with the mesh screens, as I couldn't see any real reason to remove them often, so I used RTV (rubberized caulking) to mount them in place at the tabs... they're not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-24-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By Wonko The Sane
If the car is not as described, you don't have to...

If the car is not as described, you don't have to buy it.. And if you were going to buy a car on ebay, exercise the same caution you would as if you were buying a car a few states away: If you...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-20-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Wonko The Sane
The tires have been sold with the car, thanks for...

The tires have been sold with the car, thanks for looking.
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 10-20-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,390
Posted By Wonko The Sane
A deposit has been put down on on the car, so...

A deposit has been put down on on the car, so it's sold.

Thanks for looking!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-20-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Thanks for all the input guys, the car can now be...

Thanks for all the input guys, the car can now be considered sold, as I had a person put down a deposit on it today.

Thanks again for help in this thread.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
We've actually got the wedding and honeymoon...

We've actually got the wedding and honeymoon mostly paid for already, the real issue is the money that I'm paying on the box (I still owe on it) vs. the enjoyment that I get out of it, and the fact...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,093
Posted By Wonko The Sane
CJ - You can always be boring like I am and just...

CJ - You can always be boring like I am and just do the math... "I traveled X miles on this tank/it took Y gallons to fill up this tank = " Keeping track of your MPG is a good way to find out...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,593
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Nice find Blink! Congrats!

Nice find Blink! Congrats!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Wonko The Sane
I don't specifically know about the Porsche brand...

I don't specifically know about the Porsche brand clear protectant, but I can tell you that I'm going to definitely put some 3m "Clear Bra" on my new Rx-8 after seeing it on a couple of peoples'...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Ello Patrick! How is his hunt going for a box? ...

Ello Patrick! How is his hunt going for a box? Has he called about that other one on the east coast (the one that he didn't like the color of?)

Due to the way it's written, it seems a rather...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Thanks to you guys, as well. A couple of...

Thanks to you guys, as well.

A couple of general things, first: The main reason that I'm getting rid of it is that I'm getting married in 6 months, so I have to pay for that and a honeymoon and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Just one note: If you know that it needs an...

Just one note: If you know that it needs an alignment, and the dealer wouldn't do one for you as part of the PPI ?????, then get one done!

It may be hiding subframe damage... I actually had an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,236
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Before it's closed, I do have to say that I...

Before it's closed, I do have to say that I gained a lot of respect for this forum as a whole because of this thread. Well, gained isn't the right word, more like "reinforced."

Like others on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
I have the car listed on cars.com, craisglist...

I have the car listed on cars.com, craisglist here and a few surrounding cities within a couple hours drive, obviously here and renntechs' classifieds. I had it on ebay twice, but it never got past...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,236
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Hey!! You can't do that! Link or it never...

Hey!! You can't do that!

Link or it never happened!

:)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Thanks for all the great responses, guys! I...

Thanks for all the great responses, guys! I should have asked this question in July when I posted it originally.. I just waxed it last weekend, so it's super shiny, I'll try to get out to do...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Riiight, and how many cars have you bought that...

Riiight, and how many cars have you bought that were face value? :)
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-17-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Wonko The Sane
Sure, that won't be a problem. They're stored...

Sure, that won't be a problem. They're stored at my parents' house, though, so I won't be able to get there until at least tomorrow night.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 150

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page