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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-23-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By Gilles
Please keep in mind that using spacers that are...

Please keep in mind that using spacers that are too wide will put too much stress on your wheel bearings, and could promote premature failure...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-19-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Gilles
Maytag, you forgot 'taste it..' :-)

Maytag, you forgot 'taste it..' :-)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-16-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Gilles
Steve, I really like the look of these wheels,...

Steve, I really like the look of these wheels, what size of tires are you using on them?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Gilles
Banana S, knowing that you will end with a highly...

Banana S, knowing that you will end with a highly desirable and awesome car, I am looking forward to your reviews afterwards, congratulations!
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Gilles
Ukr986, You may want to contact Lynn at...

Ukr986,

You may want to contact Lynn at Powerflex and ask him which bushings he recommends for you, perhaps be best if you provide the diameter of the sway bars you have on the car.

Contact...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Gilles
Thanks to RexCramer

For the time you took to show me how does the Airlift works, I will be getting the Uview Airlift 55000 to properly purge my car after installing the center radiator.

Also for the time being, I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Gilles
Thanks Piper, I used this method on my 987...

Thanks Piper,
I used this method on my 987 when installed the center radiator and again after replacing the water pump, but the 981 has also a heat exchanger on the PDK gearbox and I wanted to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Gilles
Rexcramer, which vacuum pump did you buy? I am...

Rexcramer, which vacuum pump did you buy? I am planning on installing the 'third center radiator' but don't have a vacuum pump, thanks!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,070
Posted By Gilles
986, Ask Woody (search Woody) for a pair of used...

986, Ask Woody (search Woody) for a pair of used drive shafts..
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-17-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,070
Posted By Gilles
986Eve, Actually you have great news :-) ...

986Eve,

Actually you have great news :-)

Because.. the CV Joint is way cheaper than replacing a broken flywheel, clutch plate etc...

I would recommend a used half shaft from Woody (actually...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By Gilles
Bill, the only reason I keep my PCA membership is...

Bill, the only reason I keep my PCA membership is to allow me to donate every year (mostly), to the PCA foundation aka Membership Only Raffles...

BTW this fall they are raffling a GT4..
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-12-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,070
Posted By Gilles
The CV joint came to mind first but if the clutch...

The CV joint came to mind first but if the clutch pedal feels iffy could be a broken fork (throw out bearing) as well.

The CV joint is very easy to check (visually) but the fork it's a bit more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By Gilles
Fred, many years ago I was living in Colorado...

Fred, many years ago I was living in Colorado (many deer as well..) and back then my motorcycle riding friends used a gizmo (kind of whizzle, only audible to animals) that you installed on the fork...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Gilles
Hello Rob, I believe that first, you have to...

Hello Rob,
I believe that first, you have to lock the cams, and then remove the tensioner before you remove the old IMS.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gilles
Starter, You may want to give your Boxter a set...

Starter, You may want to give your Boxter a set of Cocomats for Xmas :-)

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/CS_Red_Cocomats_157566479428017237780371575665798.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gilles
Starter, I will take a pic of my red w/black...

Starter, I will take a pic of my red w/black Cocomats :-)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gilles
My new (to me) 981 had hideous Porsche rubber...

My new (to me) 981 had hideous Porsche rubber mats and I bought a set of Cocomats (not really cheap BTW) but the quality is great and they look awesome as they match the red interior.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 390
Posted By Gilles
+ 1 Ira is a gentleman that always answer the...

+ 1
Ira is a gentleman that always answer the phone and help you with installation tips and setting suggestions based on his experiences :-)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-29-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gilles
Good for you, I believe that you will be happy...

Good for you, I believe that you will be happy with the Bilsteins :-)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-28-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gilles
Yup, now is the time since you have to remove...

Yup, now is the time since you have to remove them to replace the springs...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-28-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Gilles
I would start with Tom suggestion, as this is not...

I would start with Tom suggestion, as this is not really expensive and a failing oil pressure sensor will drive you nuts..
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-27-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Gilles
One time on a recently installed gearbox the...

One time on a recently installed gearbox the slave wen't "pop" and the pedal went to the floor getting the brand new clutch disc completely wet on hydraulic fluid...

It seems that I failed to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Gilles
PS, perhaps you want to leave the heater valve...

PS, perhaps you want to leave the heater valve open as well..
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Gilles
Beautiful RS on BaT

Really love this one..

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2008-porsche-boxster-s-6/
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-19-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gilles
Yes, I was thinking the same thing.., something...

Yes, I was thinking the same thing.., something like a damaged wheel hub, bent strut, damaged bearing, should be closely inspected prior/during alignment, hopefully nothing serious..
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