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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-17-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 136
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Posted By Oldcarguy
Thanks BY, yes including all the other labor and...

Thanks BY, yes including all the other labor and materials Iíve put into it, itíll probably be my last sports car. Plan on taking it all the way to the end of my journey. Iíve let too many good cars...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-17-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 101,769
Posted By Oldcarguy
3.8L on the way

My F6I 3.8L Street Performer+ upgrade (with ECU tune) is approaching (fall 2020 at Jake’s facility). No issues with my current 3.2 but I’m looking forward to having a really special car combining the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Oldcarguy
IMHO to do it right you need a GT3RS bumper...

IMHO to do it right you need a GT3RS bumper cover. The only one I know of for the 986 headlight shape was made by GT3tek (pic below) but I don’t know anything about the company and I can’t find one...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Oldcarguy
Here’s a pic of the cocoa brown interior of my...

Here’s a pic of the cocoa brown interior of my 2004 550 Anniversary Edition. The PET lists the color code for the cocoa glove box cover as 9V6. Leather suppliers know it as POR972. AFAIK, the only...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-24-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Thanks KK, the spoiler addition worked out well. ...

Thanks KK, the spoiler addition worked out well.

The dual sport is a 2013 Suzuki DR650 with 715 miles on it. I’ve got a gazillion mod parts for it but the project keeps getting pushed to the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Thanks Starter! Hard to believe itíll be three...

Thanks Starter! Hard to believe itíll be three years in February since I brought her home.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-24-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,464
Posted By Oldcarguy
Looks great! Enjoy the unveiling and what looks...

Looks great! Enjoy the unveiling and what looks like a great day ahead!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-24-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Chris, thanks! Itís the 986 Ďgen 2í spoiler...

Hi Chris, thanks! Itís the 986 Ďgen 2í spoiler for MY 2003 and 2004.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By Oldcarguy
Done moving, yes - unpacking not so much :cool:

Done moving, yes - unpacking not so much :cool:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hey, we never met for a drive before we moved...

Hey, we never met for a drive before we moved south! Glad to hear it was nothing more than the battery. Have a great Christmas and New Year!
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-23-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
Bummer. First step is to try and get them...

Bummer.

First step is to try and get them off with the upper lip intact. No clue how to do this. The ones I found for sale had the upper lip mostly destroyed during the removal. Maybe a heat gun...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Rear suspension upgrade is finished. Combined...

Rear suspension upgrade is finished. Combined with the Bilstein PSS9s, the Elephant adj toe links and lower arms give me all the adjustment I need for street. Ended up 10mm lower rear, 15mm lower...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-23-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
Forgot to mention that all the part numbers are...

Forgot to mention that all the part numbers are in the TSBs.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-23-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
TSBs emailed

Hi Javi,

TSBs emailed to you. Iíll let you know if I come across some for sale.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-22-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi K, youíre welcome! Not sure this mounting...

Hi K, youíre welcome! Not sure this mounting method will work on the gen 1 Thoth spoiler but Iím please with it for the gen 2.

Some additional points on the mounting. My clearance between the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-22-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
Aerokit 1 TSB

javi, the attachment did not work. I’ll send you a pm.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-22-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
That is a real deal.

That is a real deal.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-22-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Javi, youíre welcome. Hereís a few answers...

Hi Javi, youíre welcome. Hereís a few answers based on my experience:

If your Aerokit 1 is a factory or dealer install on your car the skirtsí top edge is a lip that is secured with a black...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-21-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Javi, yes your org pic is the complete aerokit...

Hi Javi, yes your org pic is the complete aerokit 2 package. If you locate a set you’ll also need to get the underbody clips to attach the lower edge. I have the clip part number around somewhere....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Thanks Seal and to everyone else for the comments...

Thanks Seal and to everyone else for the comments on my latest round of mods. Taking this season to get the car right before it leaves next fall for its 3.8L engine upgrade.

With 112k miles on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Received my custom upholstery from Classic9...

Received my custom upholstery from Classic9 Leather. Beautiful Napa leather in cocoa brown with silver grey stitching. Micro perf in the center section as original. New driver side bottom plastic...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Oldcarguy
I ordered mine from Ivan at DCTMS in California....

I ordered mine from Ivan at DCTMS in California. The wheel is actually manufactured in Taiwan IIRC. You can find their phone number on their website.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-16-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Oldcarguy
I also really like my smaller diameter, flat...

I also really like my smaller diameter, flat bottom, thicker rim wheel for the reasons already mentioned. Driving my wife’s S5 (which comes standard with this type of wheel) sold me.

Cocoa with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-14-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By Oldcarguy
Installed my Toth spoiler cap. Very well made,...

Installed my Toth spoiler cap. Very well made, paint matched well. I wanted to retain the possibly to easily remove the cap for rear bumper removal so I did not mount with the double sided tape....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By Oldcarguy
Hi Gilles, when I was growing up in central Texas...

Hi Gilles, when I was growing up in central Texas my dad used those on all his cars, trucks and bikes. Theyíre still available.

In fact I have a powered, active deer Ďpingerí on my R1100S which I...
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