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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By mikesz
I rebuilt the suspension on my 99 USA spec. I...

I rebuilt the suspension on my 99 USA spec. I used Eibach lowering springs and Bilstein shocks. I like the ride height and the ride is still confortable.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-23-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 809
Posted By mikesz
I have done it twice. First time I used...

I have done it twice.

First time I used Pedros method removed front engine mount and replaced it along with the thermostat. If you go that route the bolts are 10mm and easy to get to but you have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By mikesz
i filled my system while rearend was jacked up....

i filled my system while rearend was jacked up. then opened up burp valve an drove around my neighborhood
bought the vacuum thingy and thought it to be a pita and sold it. i know the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-17-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,160
Posted By mikesz
I bought a 996 bumper and put it on mine.

I bought a 996 bumper and put it on mine.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By mikesz
I bought one of those water tight cases haven't...

I bought one of those water tight cases haven't used it yet. I got a Tupperware thing and plopped it in there under my seat. About the only water my car sees is when I wash it so not too worried...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-04-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By mikesz
First thing I bought when I got my 99. I love the...

First thing I bought when I got my 99. I love the look.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-04-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,226
Posted By mikesz
I had issues similar I have a 99 and got the...

I had issues similar I have a 99 and got the water issue in the brake booster. I replaced it and got the retro kit to eliminate problem. Was a real fun job. If you take off the vacuum line and stick...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-31-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 672
Posted By mikesz
I have done several cars with a can of Freon from...

I have done several cars with a can of Freon from Walmart and$10 hose pressure gage and works every time. Including my Boxster
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By mikesz
The Durametric plugs into the ODBC port so any...

The Durametric plugs into the ODBC port so any USB cord will not work. Also, the enthusiast version is good for 3 cars only once you have used it on 3 cars that's it. Will only work on those 3 cars...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By mikesz
CEL codes p0300, p0301, p1319, p1313

So I was getting CEL for the SAI. I replaced the check valve, vacuum reservoir, vacuum lines with silicon hoses and just about anything else in the SAI system I could reach. Put car back together....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-11-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By mikesz
Reason why I wrench my own cars.

Reason why I wrench my own cars.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-11-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,497
Posted By mikesz
We bought an 07 Audi A4 Cabriolet quattro 58k...

We bought an 07 Audi A4 Cabriolet quattro 58k miles for 9800 and I have an 05 same as wifes 7500. Bought them little over 2 years ago. More room than a Boxster still fun to drive and comfortable. No...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By mikesz
Congratulations! Good Luck! Do you ever attend...

Congratulations! Good Luck! Do you ever attend the C&C in Newport, RI? Every other Sat morning check out Audrain's website. I am in Cranston RI. Good to see some locals here!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 959
Posted By mikesz
Why I work on my own cars as much as possible.

Why I work on my own cars as much as possible.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,996
Posted By mikesz
Thanks Gelbster. Right now my plan is #2. What...

Thanks Gelbster. Right now my plan is #2. What about the fuel injectors and AOS? Should I replace those once I get the intake out?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,996
Posted By mikesz
Hello all, Getting P0410 P1411 CEL's also....

Hello all, Getting P0410 P1411 CEL's also. Indicates issue with the SAI. Pump is working fine. I replaced the Change-Over Valve for Air Injection because it was cheap and easy but did not fix the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By mikesz
FYI, First gen cars are prone to waterlogged...

FYI, First gen cars are prone to waterlogged brake boosters. I had similar problem with my 99. I have a Tip and noticed there was no "creep" at stoplights. Prior to 2000 the cars had a 2 piece...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By mikesz
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By mikesz
Hi all! Thanks for you inputs. Finished last...

Hi all! Thanks for you inputs. Finished last night. Makes all the sense in the world once I peeled back the trunk carpet.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By mikesz
I replaced my amp with a 996 cabby unit as...

I replaced my amp with a 996 cabby unit as suggested by Cunningr above I then added 6 speakers to the rear deck shelf and replaced door and dash speakers.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By mikesz
So the dipstick tube comes out and is replaced...

So the dipstick tube comes out and is replaced by threading it through the trunk into the engine compartment? So the O-ring and that end POPS through the hole in the trunk where the filler caps are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By mikesz
Check your PM.

Check your PM.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By mikesz
May want to check CV boots while you are under...

May want to check CV boots while you are under there. I rebuilt my suspension 2 years ago replaced everything that moved except for the outer CV joints. Its a big job but possible. A lift would make...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,036
Posted By mikesz
I bought a set of extra long Torx sockets.

I bought a set of extra long Torx sockets.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By mikesz
You are correct 78F350 oil dipstick tube. I guess...

You are correct 78F350 oil dipstick tube. I guess it could be worse. Do you have any experience replacing it? Not Oil filler tube. Sorry guys! Just ordered one.
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