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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2017, 06:15 AM
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Views: 2,103
Posted By peterbrown77
I didn't... as a matter of fact, I had the carpet...

I didn't... as a matter of fact, I had the carpet out this spring and connected the sensor again and it started flashing so it's disconnected again.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 07-10-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By peterbrown77
A California Duster makes short work of light...

A California Duster makes short work of light dirt and rubber behind the rear tires.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By peterbrown77
Turn signal

Hola -

I know it's been covered but I have a question as I've yet to take it apart: my turn stalk broke, won't return from L and won't stay locked on R.

So I'm looking on eBay for a spare and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,923
Posted By peterbrown77
1) Pull the fuel pump fuse 2) Crank for 30...

1) Pull the fuel pump fuse
2) Crank for 30 seconds to build pressure
3) Replace fuse
4) Start engine and cross fingers....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,315
Posted By peterbrown77
Ran a Valentine One for 20+ years..... but Waze...

Ran a Valentine One for 20+ years..... but Waze is the bomb. The V1 is on my workbench.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-06-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 101,833
Posted By peterbrown77
Forget the 912, I want that Grand Prix in the...

Forget the 912, I want that Grand Prix in the background....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-16-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By peterbrown77
I don't know that I would call any 986 'robust'...

I don't know that I would call any 986 'robust' hahaha. Two disadvantages (maybe 3) of the S are: The center radiator is easily damaged by steep driveways and the part is $200+ (and you have to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By peterbrown77
It's more than just power. More gears, better...

It's more than just power. More gears, better suspension, bigger brakes, bigger tires, better exhaust note - for negligibly more money. I've driven both as well, and was surprised how different it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By peterbrown77
You'll never regret buying an S... though the...

You'll never regret buying an S... though the reverse may be true.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,453
Posted By peterbrown77
Nothing twisty here I was on I-95S in Old...

Nothing twisty here I was on I-95S in Old Saybrook, CT. A Tuesday morning, barely any traffic, top down passing a Yukon that was in the right lane. Im doing 80-85, the Yukon probably 75, and I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,622
Posted By peterbrown77
Does the car think the top is down (e.g., is the...

Does the car think the top is down (e.g., is the light on the dash off)? Or is it being blocked from fully down by an obstruction or damaged linkage?

If the light is on, you have an obstruction.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,397
Posted By peterbrown77
Armor All Wheel Protectant.... ...and don't...

Armor All Wheel Protectant....

...and don't buy cheap brake pads.

http://www.armorall.com/products/wheels/brake-dust-repellent
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By peterbrown77
Bypass pipes

My right rear cat is rattling, been kind of driving me crazy. Figuring on just using bypass pipes - any recommendation on vendor/brand?

TIA
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By peterbrown77
That's it! Thanks!

That's it! Thanks!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-06-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By peterbrown77
Who?

....has that image of the girl's handprints in the dust on the trunk? Don't even know how to begin searching for that one lol

TIA
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By peterbrown77
....or remove 2 screws and don't risk marring the...

....or remove 2 screws and don't risk marring the red paint. Why is it "not a good idea"? That makes no sense. I removed all 4 in minutes, was able to wipe them down of brake dust front, back, and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By peterbrown77
Just did mine on my '02 S. I found it...

Just did mine on my '02 S.

I found it easier to remove the caliper first because the shims fit into the Brembo pistons and are glued to the pad. If you try to force them out, I think you're going...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By peterbrown77
But if breaking the continuity triggers the lamp,...

But if breaking the continuity triggers the lamp, wouldn't an unplugged connector make the indicator lamp turn off?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By peterbrown77
Brake Wear Lamp

Brake wear lamp came on, so I did new rotors/pads/sensors on the fronts. One sensor was just peeking through the friction material.

Of course, the lamp was still on.

Did the rears last night,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By peterbrown77
hmm., I guess these are the shims and they're...

hmm., I guess these are the shims and they're just stuck to the old pads?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By peterbrown77
HELP - Are These Pads Wrong?

So the pads I removed (Textar) had lugs that go into the pistons, the new ones do not. This flies in the face of 101 Projects, since there's no I could have slid them out without removing the caliper...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-10-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,166
Posted By peterbrown77
So, again - show me an actual occurrence. Or you...

So, again - show me an actual occurrence. Or you can't? And I wouldn't make the criminal poop his pants, I'd empty the clip. It's not a competition to see who has the biggest dick, it's life and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-10-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,166
Posted By peterbrown77
So you're implying I'd shoot someone who cut in...

So you're implying I'd shoot someone who cut in line in front of my if I have my gun with me? F you. Do you know how difficult it is to get a CC permit? You show me where someone with a licensed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-10-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By peterbrown77
You sure that's an '02? The speedo on mine is...

You sure that's an '02? The speedo on mine is LCD, not orange. Mine's an S but I don't think that matters.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,166
Posted By peterbrown77
No, a gun in the console would not have helped....

No, a gun in the console would not have helped. However, if I'd had it on me it would have as I had time. I went out the driver's door and he had to back out the passenger side. So I was just...
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