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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2013, 05:00 AM
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I am a simple landscaper who has loved cars his...

I am a simple landscaper who has loved cars his whole life. I had a 64 MGB , all worked over, for about 15 years with 286K on it. I finally bit the bullet, sold the B and bought a 98 Boxster about 10...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-15-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By cvhs18472
No , nothing happened, I just felt that it was...

No , nothing happened, I just felt that it was time to move on. I've retired and as a cancer survivor I don't use it as I used to. The cost of ownership became to high for the pleasure received so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-13-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By cvhs18472
Saying Goodbye

After 6 years of very enjoyable and sometimes frustrating moments it is time to move on. I sold my much loved '98 w/tip today. Thanks to all the very helpful members. Ed
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-11-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By cvhs18472
I do think that the price is a little high but as...

I do think that the price is a little high but as far as the " Don't get a Tip stuff" There are a lot of very happy tip owners out there with me being one of them. As far as a desirable color combo,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,811
Posted By cvhs18472
Driving lessons

Driving lessons
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,430
Posted By cvhs18472
Early 98 Tip with 75K on the clock. Got it 6...

Early 98 Tip with 75K on the clock. Got it 6 years ago with 24K on the clock. I change the oil about every 4K, do all the fluids at correct intervals and enjoy the h*ll out of the car. As others...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,500
Posted By cvhs18472
These " no politics " statements that have been...

These " no politics " statements that have been posted on this thread remind me of what my Mother used to say when she would start a discussion, and when she would see that she was losing badly say"...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,500
Posted By cvhs18472
If you had paid attention in Civics class in High...

If you had paid attention in Civics class in High School you would remember that the only rights and obligations that the Feds have is to enter into treaties with foreign governments, keep a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,866
Posted By cvhs18472
Any Santana, Wild Innocent and E Street Shuffle,...

Any Santana, Wild Innocent and E Street Shuffle, NGDB Circle Album
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,500
Posted By cvhs18472
And the point is? It is not the governments...

And the point is? It is not the governments obligation nor duty to legislate these sorts of things. The reason Americans fought and died in wars was so that there would be no big brother. It always...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,452
Posted By cvhs18472
Send them a picture of hell frozen over

Send them a picture of hell frozen over
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By cvhs18472
Thanks. Ed

Thanks. Ed
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By cvhs18472
I have found out more on the Karlyn lower control...

I have found out more on the Karlyn lower control arms. Only some of their products are made in the USA and the control arms are not. China! Deception strikes deep in the heartland. Ed
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-27-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By cvhs18472
Karlyn Parts

I have to replace my lower front control arms and have seen Karyln arms for around $100. They have a following with old VW fans and are made in America. Anyone have any insight into this brand?...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-24-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By cvhs18472
The one I saw was in Prague. I guess in Eastern...

The one I saw was in Prague. I guess in Eastern Europe ostentatious display of bad taste is in.

Ed
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-21-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By cvhs18472
Panamera

I know that this is outside the 986 discussion, but I just got back from a trip and saw a completely Carbon Fibered covered Panamera. I actuality I thought that they made a good looking car ugly. It...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-12-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,190
Posted By cvhs18472
As I am a fat old man with a rear end to match, I...

As I am a fat old man with a rear end to match, I cannot feel a difference in power from one brand to another of those who are available in the sticks, but as a cheap bas**rd I can tell you that I...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-12-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,578
Posted By cvhs18472
First, I am one of those who do not think of a...

First, I am one of those who do not think of a 911 as an upgrade, just a different and more expensive car. As far as the list to upgrade power cheaply, it is as follows:
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-12-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By cvhs18472
There is a metal piece with rubber bushings which...

There is a metal piece with rubber bushings which activates the horn. Over time the bushings sag and the horn does funny things like not work , work when you simply turn the steering wheel or go over...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,987
Posted By cvhs18472
The very simple answer to that question is , ME!...

The very simple answer to that question is , ME! I love every minute of it. My 98 is well maintained and well used. As a summer only car I put on over 10K per year and it is not my DD. Ed
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-31-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,296
Posted By cvhs18472
I have a 98 Tip and it does the same thing. maybe...

I have a 98 Tip and it does the same thing. maybe it just doesn't like to be run at low revs. If you want it to shift just run up the revs a little and let off, it will then shift to 5th. I don't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,164
Posted By cvhs18472
Is this problem so rare that it has happened tp...

Is this problem so rare that it has happened tp no one else?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,164
Posted By cvhs18472
From what i understand you have to take down one...

From what i understand you have to take down one cat, block up and support the engine and a bunch of other stuff which seems silly. There is really no room to deal with it. Good to hear that yours is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,164
Posted By cvhs18472
Neutral Safety Switch

I have a 98 Boxster Tip with about 71K on the clock. It has been occasionally not starting in park but if I put it in neutral it will start. I believe that it is the Neutral Safety Switch, Does...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-12-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,707
Posted By cvhs18472
The photo must have been taken at some special...

The photo must have been taken at some special occassion because no one was allowed into the "parlor" except at those times. Ed
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