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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,937
Posted By Gelbster
My most often quoted phrase is "While you are in...

My most often quoted phrase is "While you are in there".
My preference is replace/test everything ' while you are in there' because I am very short of time and sadly lacking in diagnostic skills....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,937
Posted By Gelbster
You may have already entered SAI hell. I have....

You may have already entered SAI hell. I have. There is more to this issue than just replacing parts, doing the drive cycle and fitting an SAI emulator to test your work.
The hellish part is called...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 05-29-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 71,055
Posted By Gelbster
"i can help with searching a dyno near the border...

"i can help with searching a dyno near the border in Germany."
Well done Markus ! That is the best of this Forum - helping each other :-).
Forum: DIY Project Guides 05-23-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 71,055
Posted By Gelbster
Instead of denigrating the efforts of Ben, why...

Instead of denigrating the efforts of Ben, why not offer some suggestions of how to improve his product or development process ?
We need more talented, motivated and generous members like Ben to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Gelbster
If #1 head has cracked , suggest you start Search...

If #1 head has cracked , suggest you start Search for "Intermix". But let's hope it is something simpler.
Whatever the cause of the overheating(like plugged up air intakes to the radiators) you...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Gelbster
To get the seal seated to the 13mm spec. suggest...

To get the seal seated to the 13mm spec. suggest you Search for some of the diy tools used.Renntech has some. It is very tricky to do and each practice session costs you yet another seal ! Suggest...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By Gelbster
A quick budget will simplify the choices. Just...

A quick budget will simplify the choices. Just ask those who recommend a particular solution what it cost in total .
A good used engine is a gamble but usually the cheapest option. You can sell your...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-18-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By Gelbster
Important to find all the broken parts of the...

Important to find all the broken parts of the impeller. If you don't you can be sure they are obstructing coolant flow.When I rebuilt my M96 I found impeller bits in the oil/coolant cooler that...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-18-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Gelbster
What may have happened is that while running the...

What may have happened is that while running the engine at high revs(MOT test?) without big fan in front of the radiator, they caused it to overheat and it dumped coolant from the plastic coolant...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-18-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Gelbster
Although it is extremely rare for the head gasket...

Although it is extremely rare for the head gasket to fail on an M96,a cracked head is much more likely. But that would pressurize the coolant(measure it) or contaminate it with oil or combustion...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,677
Posted By Gelbster
I sent Charles some supplementary...

I sent Charles some supplementary Instructions-for-Dummies like me :-)
This was based on my recent experience installing a Tester.So if you are as dim-witted as me, you might ask him about that in...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-23-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,062
Posted By Gelbster
Fortunately there is. And I live outside CA for...

Fortunately there is. And I live outside CA for much of the year.
But why jeopardize those who are unfortunate enough to labor under the draconian laws in CA and the other 12 states that use CA...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-23-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,062
Posted By Gelbster
The part that Charles makes/made is not intended...

The part that Charles makes/made is not intended for cheating. We should be very wary about condoning such devices here because they could find their way on to a Referee's check list for Porsches...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-23-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 71,055
Posted By Gelbster
Two more : Smog Test. If this mod or some...

Two more : Smog Test.
If this mod or some boy-racer stickers get you sent to the Referee .......
Let's try to fly under the Smog radar?
Helping the AOS and SAI issues would be a great bonus.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-19-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,879
Posted By Gelbster
or California Motor Sports ?

or California Motor Sports ?
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-12-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 71,055
Posted By Gelbster
I suggest making it most likely to pass the...

I suggest making it most likely to pass the visual Inspection for Smog Test.Yes, I know it is unlikely the average Smog Tech would know what to look for but if you ever had to go to a Referee it may...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-02-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 97,119
Posted By Gelbster
You are in the wrong Thread for gearbox problems?...

You are in the wrong Thread for gearbox problems?
Suggest some more research into the gearbox issues.
It would help if you indicated 5 speed or 6 speed ?
Inspect the Slave cyl?
If 6 speed - what...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-26-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,690
Posted By Gelbster
Crankshaft Position Sensor? Fuel Pressure...

Crankshaft Position Sensor?
Fuel Pressure regulator?
Fuel Filter?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,003
Posted By Gelbster
I'm skeptical about the ECS system linked above...

I'm skeptical about the ECS system linked above because many catch can systems have been tried for the M96 and none work correctly - so far. The generic ECS catch can seems much the same as other...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,003
Posted By Gelbster
In my experience only the steel wire reinforced...

In my experience only the steel wire reinforced tubing will withstand the vacuum in this diameter. The smaller vacuum lines can be thick wall silicone without collapsing but not the large ones we are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,003
Posted By Gelbster
It will be interesting to read about the longer...

It will be interesting to read about the longer term effect of heat/oil on the hose. In theory, wire reinforced Silicone hose may a better choice - if you can find it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,893
Posted By Gelbster
The cost of repairing a broken ,electrically...

The cost of repairing a broken ,electrically powered top can be unjustifiable on an older Boxster. This mod is a great way to help those on a tight budget keep their Boxster on the road. The money...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,893
Posted By Gelbster
Shinsaku - Brilliant first Post. The video is...

Shinsaku - Brilliant first Post. The video is excellent. This could save owners lots of money and frustration. Someone should do a video of the modification process.
This is the best mod so far...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-19-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,537
Posted By Gelbster
Suggest you search for other posts where the...

Suggest you search for other posts where the stock parts were replaced by high quality silicone hose and brass barbed fittings. That combo will never fail. IIRC the hose is 3mm but verify. The...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-17-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gelbster
go here...

go here --https://tiresize.com/speedometer-calibration/
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