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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-04-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,784
Posted By yimmy149
That is a nice bumper. Wonder how it would look...

That is a nice bumper. Wonder how it would look on a Boxster that had stock side skirts.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,717
Posted By yimmy149
What tires are you running? On some of my other...

What tires are you running? On some of my other cars the difference between different types of new tires was very noticeable.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-13-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By yimmy149
Note that it's possible to install the four stalk...

Note that it's possible to install the four stalk unit, but not wire up the OBC stalk.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-31-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,131
Posted By yimmy149
Have you cleaned the throttle body (if you have...

Have you cleaned the throttle body (if you have eGas)? That can get gunked up and may not be operating smoothly. I forget if the non-eGas cars have an idle air control valve, if so, maybe it needs...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,943
Posted By yimmy149
Agree with others, I only downshift to first when...

Agree with others, I only downshift to first when I'm in a parking lot.

One thing to note, while you can shift to neutral at any speed - it's not wise to do it much over 25mph. Reason being, if...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-07-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,306
Posted By yimmy149
My Boxster did not ding with lights on until I...

My Boxster did not ding with lights on until I re-flashed the cluster to add the OBC functions. It now behaves differently in a couple ways: more chimes and keeping the LCD displays illuminated for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-07-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By yimmy149
I installed my own - and I really wish I had...

I installed my own - and I really wish I had clayed the car first, I think it would have made installation go much smoother (no pun intended...). The material didn't slide around like they showed it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-19-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,366
Posted By yimmy149
Curious if Viper5's problem was the relay or not...

Curious if Viper5's problem was the relay or not - my car has started exhibiting the exact same problem: Intermittent only wipes once, and the wipers stop mid sweep when exiting continuous mode.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-22-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,330
Posted By yimmy149
Where is the official wind deflector pocket? ...

Where is the official wind deflector pocket?

-james
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By yimmy149
I believe the correct response here is to reply: ...

I believe the correct response here is to reply: "Thanks, that's a nice Ford" when they are clearly driving a Chevy truck.

-james
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-09-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Posted By yimmy149
You might want to check your fuses, maybe...

You might want to check your fuses, maybe something is loose.

Ignition switch is also a common failure that can result in electrical gremlins. Search this forum for more info. It's an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By yimmy149
Looks like the left bumperette is in mint...

Looks like the left bumperette is in mint condition.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By yimmy149
This made a big difference in my clutch, I didn't...

This made a big difference in my clutch, I didn't even know it was a problem, but I saw a ton of bubbles when I bled it, and my shifts have been better ever since.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By yimmy149
Wouldn't it be easier to notch the tube so it...

Wouldn't it be easier to notch the tube so it locks onto the ears?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By yimmy149
Why not get something like the Bissell Little...

Why not get something like the Bissell Little Green Machine, I think it's well under $100 at Costco. You'd have to heat your own water, but it does a decent job of pulling water out of home carpet,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-17-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,368
Posted By yimmy149
I wouldn't pay $40k for more warranty and paddle...

I wouldn't pay $40k for more warranty and paddle shifters.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-11-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,502
Posted By yimmy149
Even if it's not the front engine mount, you will...

Even if it's not the front engine mount, you will notice other benefits by replacing it on an 8 year old car. I did mine a while back (on an 01) and it's a night and day difference.

-james
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By yimmy149
I not sure the HTML mode is something you...

I not sure the HTML mode is something you control, I think the administrator sets it for the whole board.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By yimmy149
+1 for CTEK, that's what I am using.

+1 for CTEK, that's what I am using.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By yimmy149
Yes, people have swapped clusters plenty of...

Yes, people have swapped clusters plenty of times. There are some tricks, eg the milage of the vehicle is stored in the cluster. You'd probably want to go through and independent shop to get it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By yimmy149
I think he's saying he's already successfully...

I think he's saying he's already successfully replaced the battery, but now cannot get into his frunk & trunk.

Does the Boxster lock out the operation of these switches when the handbrake is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By yimmy149
Sony just announced a few double-DIN units with...

Sony just announced a few double-DIN units with Tom Tom navigation built in. Could be a winner since most of the complaints on the AVIC units I've read were about the nav system.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-30-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,403
Posted By yimmy149
I'm partial to the one just to the rear of the...

I'm partial to the one just to the rear of the drivers side door.

-james
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,154
Posted By yimmy149
Frunk Cargo Organizer

Just wanted to post a note saying I picked up one of these a couple weeks ago:

http://www.gogearorganizers.com/cargo.html

It's a snug fit in the 986 frunk, and will hold a couple grocery bags +...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-16-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,038
Posted By yimmy149
A black zip tie is pretty inconspicuous. I have...

A black zip tie is pretty inconspicuous. I have one on each of mine.

I nearly lost the lexan portion the other day when I (apparently) didn't click it in all the way after cleaning it - not sure...
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