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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Parker986
Troubleshooting Tips Please - New Radio

I began the install process last winter of a double-din unit in my '03 w/Bose system. Replaced head unit, amp with two amps, dash speakers, door speakers, and subs in rear deck.

All worked well...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,418
Posted By Parker986
People can't believe you park your BMW outside in...

People can't believe you park your BMW outside in the snow....little do they know I have a Boxster in the garage.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-18-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,203
Posted By Parker986
Red driver's seat and Gray passenger's seat in...

Red driver's seat and Gray passenger's seat in OP's photo?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-20-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By Parker986
Welcome fellow Cincinnatian! I picked up my...

Welcome fellow Cincinnatian!

I picked up my first 986 last Sept., have only driven it a handful of times, once to get new wheels & tires installed, once to get the IMS Bearing replaced along with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,863
Posted By Parker986
Only two weeks, let's see pictures. Oh yea, pics...

Only two weeks, let's see pictures. Oh yea, pics of the MGB and TR-7 too....that is a walk back in time. I owned a British Racing Green MGB in the late 70's and a friend owned a french blue TR-7.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,108
Posted By Parker986
Just about finished now. Still have to build...

Just about finished now. Still have to build another false floor to go over Amp floor so I have some storage room.

I am looking for a little help please. Seems as though I have misplaced a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-20-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By Parker986
Thanks guys for the responses. Love the red...

Thanks guys for the responses.

Love the red stitching on that steering wheel too.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-19-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By Parker986
Know this is an old thread, but I am trying to...

Know this is an old thread, but I am trying to install my Alpine mic behind the mic phone grill, but I can't get the mic jack to fish through the minute opening. Can others please tell me how they...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,961
Posted By Parker986
I have only owned the car since late September,...

I have only owned the car since late September, and here is my list:

Pre-purchase inspection & oil change $465.81

IMS Replacement and all those 'While you are in there' things:
LN Engineering...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-19-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,108
Posted By Parker986
Getting close to being finished. Made a few...

Getting close to being finished. Made a few changes along the way.

I ended up adding resistors to the OEM 2 3/4" speakers in the rear deck in order to allow them to work with the Amplifier. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,043
Posted By Parker986
Euromotorsport Kit - which fuse location?

I am getting near the end of the Double DIN install. Yeah

I purchased the wiring harness / kit from Loi at Euromotorsport.com. The kit includes a red cable that has a plug and two 7.5 fuses at...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 12-29-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,207
Posted By Parker986
Sorry, one question please. Where exactly is the...

Sorry, one question please. Where exactly is the ground stud in the frunk?

"I also used 10 gauge wire for the ground for each amp which goes around the inside of the trunk down to a ground stud...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 12-29-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,207
Posted By Parker986
I can't tell you how many write ups I have read...

I can't tell you how many write ups I have read on replacing the Bose system for the Boxster. I don't know how I missed this one, but I felt like it was written just for my situation. I am in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,108
Posted By Parker986
I wanted to thank everyone for all their advice...

I wanted to thank everyone for all their advice on replacing my Bose system. I found a local guy that I hired to help me with this install. He has also helped me pick out components. In the middle...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,304
Posted By Parker986
I finally got it. I ended up routing the wires...

I finally got it. I ended up routing the wires closer to the right side of the brackets, and got them to fish through. I will put the side pieces and carpet pieces back now. I just hope someone...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,304
Posted By Parker986
How to relocate climate control wires - bloody hands

I promise I have spent an hour reading as many posts as I could find trying to learn how others relocated their climate control wires to the lower cubby in the dash when installing a Double DIN. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,506
Posted By Parker986
I added sound deadening material to both doors. ...

I added sound deadening material to both doors. Fired up the Bose premium system. Still sounds awful. New head unit and amp next.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Parker986
Welcome I have had mine since September and...

Welcome

I have had mine since September and love it. Get ready for the 'while you are in there, you might as well fix that too'. $$$$

I have spent over $6,000 in 2 1/2 months, and am in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By Parker986
Replacing radio / batteries' negative disconnected for how long?

I removed my passenger door panel to remove the door speaker on Friday. I have also removed one of the dash speakers. Before removing the door panel I disconnected the negative to the battery.

I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,108
Posted By Parker986
I removed my passenger door panel to pull the...

I removed my passenger door panel to pull the speaker enclosure out. Had to move the car in the garage, so I reconnected the negative ground, so there is a loud ticking when I open the driver's door...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,108
Posted By Parker986
Sorry, to say that I am not sure I know the...

Sorry, to say that I am not sure I know the answer to this question. When replacing the head unit, amp, and all speakers do I have to run all new wires, or can existing wires be reused?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 766
Posted By Parker986
Those that have built your own door speaker baffles

I am about to embark on building baffles to replace the OEM door baffles so I can fit 6.5" speakers in the door. I took out one of the baffles last night, then read all the DIY threads I could find...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Parker986
Anybody have the answer?

Anybody have the answer?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Parker986
Door Speakers - Max Depth 3" or 2 13/16"?

I plan on replacing my 5" Bose door speakers with 6-6.75" speakers. Looking at three options, which will become part of a 3-way system. I would like to purchase before dismantling door, but I would...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,088
Posted By Parker986
I enjoy seeing the photos. Never really been a...

I enjoy seeing the photos. Never really been a fan of silver, but that Grey Silver is very classy.

What I really love about this thread are those photos of the special edition brown interior and...
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