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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,939
Posted By Tcar
This thread is somewhat meaningless... Every...

This thread is somewhat meaningless...

Every state (almost) has different gasoline formulas.
And they also vary seasonally.

Not to mention other countries.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,721
Posted By Tcar
Use polarized sunglasses. I had a used 986...

Use polarized sunglasses.

I had a used 986 with a light gray dash. It was terrible (not as bad as tan.)

Had a good upholsterer dye the top half of the dash a 'Satin' black. Huge difference.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-20-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,366
Posted By Tcar
They're not interested in the wire, just the...

They're not interested in the wire, just the insulation.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,458
Posted By Tcar
No, you can't assume that. Most cars have NOT had...

No, you can't assume that. Most cars have NOT had the IMS bearing replaced.

I've even seen a number that had the clutch replaced but not the IMS. Even single row cars (like the one I bought.)

I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,859
Posted By Tcar
That is not true, Tips have the same engine with...

That is not true, Tips have the same engine with the same issues and the same IMSB.
More expensive to repair too.

Once you have metal shavings in the filter your engine is probably history... an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Tcar
Geebus... get a Bentley manual or 101 Projects or...

Geebus... get a Bentley manual or 101 Projects or something before you kill yourself.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Tcar
Maybe tell us which lights you are talking about?...

Maybe tell us which lights you are talking about?

Headlights?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,731
Posted By Tcar
17's will make the most difference.

17's will make the most difference.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By Tcar
Is there an equivalent with a 996 cluster? To get...

Is there an equivalent with a 996 cluster? To get the extra gauges (volt & oil).

In Pelican's '101 Projects for a Boxster' they detail how to do this.

They say that the only way to get the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Tcar
Here it is at the Pcar museum: ...

Here it is at the Pcar museum:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porsche_Boxster/Cayman#/media/File:Porsche_Boxster_Concept_Prototype_1992_frontleft_2010-03-12_A.JPG
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Tcar
I'm surprised that someone hasn't made a...

I'm surprised that someone hasn't made a knock-off body kit of that car...

Maybe they have and I'm out of the loop.

The intake/exhaust vents are MUCH nicer.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Tcar
3.2L to 3.4L, you gain about 45 HP, I think. ...

3.2L to 3.4L, you gain about 45 HP, I think.

Was it just a plug-in and play swap?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Tcar
All that means is it's not iron or steel. ...

All that means is it's not iron or steel.

All other metals are not magnetic; i.e. aluminum, magnesium, some stainless steels, etc.

It sounds like it is metal, just not magnetic.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,005
Posted By Tcar
Are you talking about the ones on the rear...

Are you talking about the ones on the rear quarter panels, behind the doors?

You do not want an intake scoop on the right (passenger side)... that is not an intake. That's an exhaust. A scoop...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,005
Posted By Tcar
error delete

error delete
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By Tcar
20 years has virtually nothing to do with it... ...

20 years has virtually nothing to do with it...

Mileage, care (maintenance) and environment (garaged?) do.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,583
Posted By Tcar
...and that's mostly parts, right? You did most...

...and that's mostly parts, right? You did most of the labor?

Fun but expensive. Not for everyone, you have $20k in a car worth maybe a third of that... but you enjoyed the experience... You'll...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Tcar
Only way to stop it is to get a new key and have...

Only way to stop it is to get a new key and have it programmed.

I've done the 15 sec thing for years, the switch is right by the door... no prob.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tcar
There's a rubber dam around the filler that seals...

There's a rubber dam around the filler that seals to the inside of the trunk lid and a drain.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,131
Posted By Tcar
Buy some snappy driving clothes. Dye your...

Buy some snappy driving clothes.

Dye your hair purple.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Tcar
Get Off My Lawn!!! :) "Grand...

Get Off My Lawn!!!

:)

"Grand Torino"
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,065
Posted By Tcar
Cancelled. Error.

Cancelled. Error.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Tcar
Huh? Those are stock wheels. They are...

Huh?

Those are stock wheels. They are Porsche Sport Classic II wheels.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,387
Posted By Tcar
With butt-ugly taillights. IMO.

With butt-ugly taillights. IMO.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,856
Posted By Tcar
Any oil in coolant? Any coolant in oil?...

Any oil in coolant?

Any coolant in oil? Mayonaise stuff?
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