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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2020, 07:36 PM
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Views: 191
Posted By KevinH1990
I think your plan will work. Check out this this...

I think your plan will work. Check out this this thread for links to information about Porsche seats that I compiled while working on seat upgrades:...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-19-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By KevinH1990
Woody is correct. The light assembly on my 2000...

Woody is correct. The light assembly on my 2000 broke when I removed it to change the light bulb. The newer parts have metal retaining clips which are more robust.

Here's a thread that provides...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,435
Posted By KevinH1990
The base Boxster with a manual transmission is...

The base Boxster with a manual transmission is not an economy car, but the fuel efficiency is pretty good. I have taken long highway trips during which I averaged about 30 mpg. The car can run on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,435
Posted By KevinH1990
You received some good advice from members who know what they are talking about

I've spent time on repairs, upgrades and maintenance over the years, but the only way I think I could make a project Boxster driveable is to enlist the help of:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 699
Posted By KevinH1990
Nice work. Your amplifier installation looks...

Nice work. Your amplifier installation looks especially tidy. I understand that some owners want to keep their cars "factory," but I think your enhancements blend in well.

I've done some of the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-05-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By KevinH1990
Sale is pending. I will update the listing if...

Sale is pending. I will update the listing if Phook and I don’t complete the transaction.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-03-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By KevinH1990
Stock 986 Shifter Assembly

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/986_Shifter1578069254.jpg

I replaced my stock shifter with one from a 997 and I don't need the stock shifter any longer. I removed this from the car at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,517
Posted By KevinH1990
Installed a 997 Shifter and Revised E-Brake Switch

I had to take out the center console to re-paint it. The silver paint was bubbling in a few places. While I had the console out, I installed the 997 shifter that I bought used about two years ago. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-31-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,474
Posted By KevinH1990
I finished what may be my last upgrade

I installed a 987/997 shifter in the car today. I bought it over two years ago for $130, but this is the first time I felt sufficiently motivated to set some time aside and tear the center console...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By KevinH1990
I think the answer to your question depends on...

I think the answer to your question depends on what other demands you face on your time, energy and financial resources.

When I was 18, I wanted to buy a 1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D. If I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By KevinH1990
http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discuss...

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/53633-airbag-child-deactivate.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By KevinH1990
That is a very good point and reminds me of a...

That is a very good point and reminds me of a time I was studying Calculus in college. One of my room mates walked in and asked me why I was taking so much time to complete my work. I told him,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By KevinH1990
I'm not saying you will find it the most...

I'm not saying you will find it the most enjoyable experience of your life, but you should be fine.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By KevinH1990
I've had to replace mine twice. If you have the...

I've had to replace mine twice. If you have the right kind of screwdriver and are comfortable getting under the dash (i.e. put your legs on the seat back and stuff your head and shoulders in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By KevinH1990
I was not a fan of the original 986 "Boxster Red"...

I was not a fan of the original 986 "Boxster Red" interiors. They looked orange to me.

I find the deeper red of the 987 attractive at first glance. I am wondering whether I would perceive it as...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By KevinH1990
I can't say that I "know" it will work, but based...

I can't say that I "know" it will work, but based on the work I did swapping a 996 cluster into my car: http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/43017-carrera-gauge-swap.html I think...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-09-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By KevinH1990
It is a great upgrade on a base 2000. You add...

It is a great upgrade on a base 2000. You add the glass rear window with a defroster and a headliner. It gives the car a more upscale feel. If you can get a good deal on the top and frame I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By KevinH1990
If there was an article in Miata magazine I hope...

If there was an article in Miata magazine I hope that someone will share a scan of article with me.

I posted these photos on Miata.net - You may remember them from there.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-28-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By KevinH1990
We have a 2005 Highlander XLE. We bought it new...

We have a 2005 Highlander XLE. We bought it new and it is approaching 220,000 miles. My wife is very happy with it. It is not a vehicle that will make your heart beat faster, but it gets the job...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,477
Posted By KevinH1990
I’m using a 2005 Mercedes C230 on the days the...

I’m using a 2005 Mercedes C230 on the days the Boxster doesn’t work for me. A CLK convertible would be a great compromise vehicle if you want just one car.

If you buy a car with sports...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-12-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By KevinH1990
Check out this thread on Renntech:...

Check out this thread on Renntech: https://www.renntech.org/topic/51005-wiring-diagram-07-cayman-seats/?tab=comments#comment-302700 and this article on Pelican:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By KevinH1990
Particlewave gave me good advice when I restored...

Particlewave gave me good advice when I restored a set of litronics that I bought inexpensively. (You can read about it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By KevinH1990
http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discuss...

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/71071-recommendations-bulbs-litronics.html
Here’s the link to a previous discussion. Particlewave’s posts on litronic headlights have been...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By KevinH1990
I don’t have any direct experience with Bosch. I...

I don’t have any direct experience with Bosch. I bought a Phillips D2S on Amazon about 8 months ago for my Mercedes C230 and it works fine. The same bulb is about $37 now which is significantly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By KevinH1990
In a 986 the speaker box/rear storage compartment...

In a 986 the speaker box/rear storage compartment sits on top of the engine access cover and you will need to remove it for engine access. I am not sure about the 987.
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