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Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 03-11-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By cardiffgiant
I'm taking my S out of storage tomorrow and...

I'm taking my S out of storage tomorrow and putting it back on the market.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-30-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,460
Posted By cardiffgiant
Not a favorite or anything, but I was up late...

Not a favorite or anything, but I was up late watching Walk Tall and noticed that there is a scene where The Rock pulls over a bad guy in a Boxster and smashes the tail lights with a 2x4.

"Sir,...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 10-10-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By cardiffgiant
2002 Porsche Boxster - IMS, Clutch, New Top, RMS, AOS, Motor Mount (Buffalo NY)

This car is now sold. Thanks for the interest everyone :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-05-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,732
Posted By cardiffgiant
To clarify, that was 150 miles at the posted...

To clarify, that was 150 miles at the posted speed limits. Always at the posted speed limits :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-05-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,732
Posted By cardiffgiant
Good: yesterday I put a good 150 on it with the...

Good: yesterday I put a good 150 on it with the top down
Bad: called my indy to schedule an end of season oil change and inspection, and then called my storage company to schedule a drop off

25...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-25-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By cardiffgiant
lol @ snob parts When I do my own wrenching...

lol @ snob parts

When I do my own wrenching I prefer to dress like the banker from Monopoly, and look down upon the lower classes while I buy snob water pumps for my 15 year old boxster.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,087
Posted By cardiffgiant
I have an ocean blue. I thought it was lapis...

I have an ocean blue. I thought it was lapis blue and found out that it wasn't when I bought the wrong color touch up paint. Then I thought it was midnight blue and bought the wrong color touch up...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By cardiffgiant
LOL, there was also a time that someone driving...

LOL, there was also a time that someone driving one of our local water dept trucks (big like a semi) was next to us at a light and started revving. I looked up and the driver, my wife, and I shared a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By cardiffgiant
I don't get a lot of this. I can only think of...

I don't get a lot of this. I can only think of two instances. One was a Benz 550 full of teenagers. The more amusing was a Dodge Stratus. All I could think of was the SNL skit with Will Ferrel...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,965
Posted By cardiffgiant
Street racing is stupid

Street racing is stupid
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,084
Posted By cardiffgiant
I did one application and it looked amazing for...

I did one application and it looked amazing for about a month, then started to return to faded gray. It sounds like the multiple applications are the way to go.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-02-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By cardiffgiant
The quotes were all over the places to buy a top...

The quotes were all over the places to buy a top and have it installed locally. Once quote was as high as $2500 out the door. They wanted to charge full retail for the top and then charge $600-1000...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By cardiffgiant
I fully agree. Investing time in making the...

I fully agree. Investing time in making the correct decision is time well spent.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By cardiffgiant
This is very good/logical advice. I would...

This is very good/logical advice. I would replace with a used trans and keep it. If the situation required, I would replace it with the used trans and then sell the car.

Hell, you'd probably...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,732
Posted By cardiffgiant
I used Maguires black plastic restore on all of...

I used Maguires black plastic restore on all of the plastic. Then I put the finishing touches on my headlight restore. While the mothers kit was great for getting the surface into good condition,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Poll: Ever stall?
Views: 2,228
Posted By cardiffgiant
2-3 times a season, less if you dont count the...

2-3 times a season, less if you dont count the occasional trip to canada and waiting at the bridge in 1st gear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-28-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,812
Posted By cardiffgiant
Almost every time I drive it :)

Almost every time I drive it :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By cardiffgiant
Obviously, some type of mind control device. ...

Obviously, some type of mind control device. I've lined the inside of a baseball cap with tin foil for just the occassion.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,579
Posted By cardiffgiant
Left it up because it was like 50 this morning.

Left it up because it was like 50 this morning.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,732
Posted By cardiffgiant
I did use a protectant from a different brand. I...

I did use a protectant from a different brand. I don't recall if it was duplicolor. I had the same concern. The Mothers kit has everything that you need to eliminate deeper imperections, but then...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-16-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,732
Posted By cardiffgiant
Used the mothers kid to restore my headlights. ...

Used the mothers kid to restore my headlights. The process removed the yellow and cleared them up very well.

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z85/bturcan/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsygekkszl.jpg...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-16-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By cardiffgiant
I would love to find a chrome 986 emblem. Maybe...

I would love to find a chrome 986 emblem. Maybe someday I'll get far enough down on my to do list to DIY chrome a set of the black numbers.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By cardiffgiant
I ujse a horse hair brush that I bought on...

I ujse a horse hair brush that I bought on amazon. If you search for ragg top cleaner it comes up as a related product. I switched from the ragg top protectant to the 303 fabric guard.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By cardiffgiant
:eek::eek::eek: Wow! I don't have advice...

:eek::eek::eek:

Wow! I don't have advice for the hood, but I'm really glad that you're OK.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 566,732
Posted By cardiffgiant
Drove it for the first time since breaking my arm...

Drove it for the first time since breaking my arm a couple of weeks ago. Then I put a bag over my hand and washed it :) Lint rolled, cleaned, and treated the top.
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