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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-15-2018, 05:47 AM
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Posted By mountainman
more comfortable seats

Since I bought my Macan with the 18 way power seats I have been spoiled and my 08 boxster S with only the rake of the seat back electrically operated falls short of comfortable. Does anyone know if...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 09-26-2018, 01:56 PM
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Views: 911
Posted By mountainman
2003 Boxster S for sale, 55K miles

2003 Boxster S, artic silver with black top and interior for sale. Very low 55K miles and runs great. 3.2 engine with tiptronic transmission, both perform flawlessly. Michelin pilot sports with...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-19-2018, 06:25 PM
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Views: 268
Posted By mountainman
loose vacuum hose

While changing the transmission oil cooler water control valve ( tiptronic trans) I managed to pull the vacuum line that activates the shutoff valve loose from the other end where it attaches to the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-12-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By mountainman
tiptronic cooler control valve

Anyone changed the tiptronic transmission oil cooler control valve and have some helpful tips? Out on a spirited run in the twisties a couple of days ago and a cloud of steam suddenly came out from...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-05-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By mountainman
03/04 tiptronic trans vs earlier tip

Does anyone know for sure if there is any difference in the 03 and 04 tiptronic transmissions and the earlier ones. specifically the boxster S. I know there is a difference in the base and the S.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-30-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By mountainman
you could be right. For whatever reason you can...

you could be right. For whatever reason you can definitely tell a great deal of difference in acceleration. The handling with the M030 suspension is a huge difference since all the roads I drive...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-28-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By mountainman
difference in Boxster S and Boxster S anniversary edition

I have owned a 2004 Boxster S anniversary Edition for many years and drive it hard among all the other later model boxsters, caymans, 911's, etc and have always been happy with it's performance and...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-26-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,958
Posted By mountainman
I am about to order this setup for the 04 boxster...

I am about to order this setup for the 04 boxster s special edition. Is there a usb that you can hook in an ipod lightning cable that both supplies the music and charges it at the same time or do...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-03-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By mountainman
Thanks guys, Got a new one ordered.

Thanks guys, Got a new one ordered.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-02-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By mountainman
fuel leak.

Been smelling gas around the boxster (03 S ) for a couple of days. aaaaaaaaaaapulled the battery out and removed the access plate above the tank and found fuel pooled on the top of the ring on top...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-02-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By mountainman
Disregard the fuel tank. It appears to be the...

Disregard the fuel tank. It appears to be the fitting on the end of a fuel line.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-02-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By mountainman
looking for 03 boxster s fuel tank

Anyone got a good used fuel tank that fits an 03 boxster? call 828 385 3100 or email bjfutrell@ccvn.com
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-05-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
This is pretty much where I am now, waiting for...

This is pretty much where I am now, waiting for it to get bad enough to make it easier to find. It runs great when I am above 2200 rpm which is where I want to be anyway.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-05-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
well, I have been working on my RPM fluctuation...

well, I have been working on my RPM fluctuation for a while and no change. It still does it at cruise speed ( anywhere between 1800 and 2200 rpm I get about a hundred rpf flux ). below or above...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-28-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
Desided to go ahead and replace the aos since it...

Desided to go ahead and replace the aos since it already had upward of 30K on it and there was some oil in the intake. Finally figured out how to approach it for the best angle and it wasn't too...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-26-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
afraid I don't have access to one. Probably just...

afraid I don't have access to one. Probably just change the aos since I do have one. I also took the resonance tube off and there was some oil in there as well. The current aos has about 30K on...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-26-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
Took off the throttle body intake tube and had a...

Took off the throttle body intake tube and had a little bit of oil in it and also in the hose running over to the AOS. Not enough to be smoking or anything, but enough to dirty up a towel. ...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-20-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
rpm fluctuatiom

Cleaned the MAF and throttle body and checked around for vacuum leaks, which I didn't find. Still have fluctuation. Any other ideas?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-12-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By mountainman
I previously had a 996 that had an IMS failure. ...

I previously had a 996 that had an IMS failure. Made me very gun shy. Took my 2004 986 LE down to Pedro for the DOF at 60K. Now at 101K and all is well. It ain't cheap, but new engines are $15K...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-12-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By mountainman
RPM fluctuation

Anyone have a situation where the rpm fluctuates while running along at a steady speed? My 2004 boxster S has about 50 to 100 rpm fluctuation in the rpm when running along at highway speeds. More...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,865
Posted By mountainman
I have had both simultaneously for years and tend...

I have had both simultaneously for years and tend to drive the boxster more because I like the balance better. Obviously people who say things like that are the ones who do not have either one.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 11-01-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,930
Posted By mountainman
Been using sonax for quite a while and it is a...

Been using sonax for quite a while and it is a great product. I try to take the wheels off about every 15,00 miles ( which comes pretty quick for me ) and inspect the brakes, tires, etc and give...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-23-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 635
Posted By mountainman
986 and 987 parts

I have a 986 spare tire, wheel, and tool kit. I also have a set of zunsport grills for a 2005 to 2008 Boxster S and a good solid front bumper cover for the same car. I have an oem set of all...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-22-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By mountainman
I think I have a new one. If you have the part...

I think I have a new one. If you have the part number I can check it and let you know. You can call me at 828 385 3100 or email me at bjfutrell@ccvn.com. bob
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By mountainman
top mechanism question

My neighbor had his top to make a very loud bang when raising it. Now it works just as it always did, up and down with no problem, except when raising it it stops about 2 inches short of reaching...
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