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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-27-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,470
Posted By Jgkram
61k on a 2001 2.7L. Owned for 4 years and almost...

61k on a 2001 2.7L. Owned for 4 years and almost no issues at all in that time.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,436
Posted By Jgkram
Just so you hear both sides Russ, I don't think...

Just so you hear both sides Russ, I don't think Woody meant buy an S over a Base simply because one is better than the other. i think he meant just don't start what you are talking about doing as...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-30-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By Jgkram
Similar results for me as well. Switched to...

Similar results for me as well. Switched to Motul several years ago and to my surprise cold starts as well as starts after sitting idle for several days yield no smoke. Don't know why just posting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,081
Posted By Jgkram
Deaths are not funny no matter how you spin them....

Deaths are not funny no matter how you spin them. And...we were all stupid in our 20's. Care to open up your life story to the world?????
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Jgkram
Thanks guys. It's a 2001 base with about 60k on...

Thanks guys. It's a 2001 base with about 60k on her. Other than this issue, she has never given me one minute's problem. I use it as my DD year round and have kept a rigorous preventive/regular...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Jgkram
Is this normal?

I don't use the heat/cool system a lot. My area is pretty temperate most of the year so not really necessary. However, when I do turn it on (especially the ac) it seems to overload the engine. By...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 09-03-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 42,801
Posted By Jgkram
PM me as I have a set of red that I may consider...

PM me as I have a set of red that I may consider letting go.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-26-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Jgkram
I too have used MMO for years. First on a '69...

I too have used MMO for years. First on a '69 MGB all the way through to the Boxster. I started using to quite some lifters and simply continued. I remove about a quart of oil at 3,000 miles and...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-21-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,286
Posted By Jgkram
Hey, just a comment but in looking at your photo...

Hey, just a comment but in looking at your photo of the car jacked up, are you sure you have the front blocks oriented correctly? Hard to tell but it looks like they should be rotated where the load...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By Jgkram
Looks mostly. The 18's fill the wheel well more...

Looks mostly. The 18's fill the wheel well more than the 17's. I have a set of 18's I run normally and 17's I use for autocross. I can't tell a huge difference in the ride quality but I'm sure...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 561,522
Posted By Jgkram
Got it just about where it needs to be based on...

Got it just about where it needs to be based on the BlackStone report. So far, so good...

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By Jgkram
After researching a little, because your question...

After researching a little, because your question started me wondering how long this stuff really lasts, say that ...in ideal conditions, an unopened container lasts approximately two years. That...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-25-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Jgkram
Agree with Charles. I dont want to impact your...

Agree with Charles. I dont want to impact your ability to get what you feel this item is worth but I picked mine up not too long ago for $100 even off ebay. It was in pristine condition too. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By Jgkram
Search the thread by JBauer on headlight gasket. ...

Search the thread by JBauer on headlight gasket. He found a roll of material from McMaster Carr that looked like it was a fairly good option when no other option might be available.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-03-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Jgkram
Woody.....

Woody.....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By Jgkram
Jaykay, what do mean by response was not so good...

Jaykay, what do mean by response was not so good with the larger throttle body? How did it manifest itself so that you could tell a difference?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Jgkram
Thank you TTT but honestly all of the credit goes...

Thank you TTT but honestly all of the credit goes to the guys before me. I just took what they figured out and tried to follow along as best I could. I won't attempt to name all the smart people on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Jgkram
The system operates automatically as designed if...

The system operates automatically as designed if the switches are in the off position. By turning the switches on, it allows you to turn on the fans at any time you desire. I did not provide...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Jgkram
Sorry. AX stands for autocross. It’s where you...

Sorry. AX stands for autocross. It’s where you run a series of time trials around a small course usually set up with cones. In between runs and sitting out in the heat really warm things up. Is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By Jgkram
I really have enjoyed watching you and guys like...

I really have enjoyed watching you and guys like BRAN modify these cars. You guys are artists and really do some amazing work. I really envy your skills.

Not taking anything away but I kind of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Jgkram
I installed the switches because I AX the car and...

I installed the switches because I AX the car and it is my daily driver. Both AX and traffic in 90+ degree heat get the temp hotter than I like to see it. Here are the parts I used:

Amazon - 1...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Jgkram
You are correct. The relays are already present...

You are correct. The relays are already present in panel #1. It's simply a matter of attaching the fuse taps to pin 85 on each relay, making the wiring loop and attaching to a switch. Actually...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Jgkram
Manual Cooling Fan Switches

Installed a set of manual switches to activate the radiator and engine cooling fans. The installation went fairly well but followed the original directions provide online here and although the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-21-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 868
Posted By Jgkram
Inspiring indeed. Im 62 and drive mine daily. ...

Inspiring indeed. Im 62 and drive mine daily. I did have the ims done but the original was perfect. Who knew...Whatever your decision keep driving...in the car and in life. Congrats
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,367
Posted By Jgkram
365, unless it snows (rare).

365, unless it snows (rare).
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