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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,690
Posted By Meat Head
You haven't missed anything. The Porsche 986 and...

You haven't missed anything. The Porsche 986 and the BMW Z3 M are both top notch cars! To say one is better than the other would be splitting hairs (most of us aren't skilled enough to honestly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,690
Posted By Meat Head
The BMW Z3 M is your typical front engine...

The BMW Z3 M is your typical front engine roadster. BMW did an excellent job with the weight distribution being 51% on the front wheels and 49% on the back.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,690
Posted By Meat Head
Porsche 986 vs BMW Z3 M

Porsches suck BMWs rule :matchup:

LOL! I had to get that out of the way just to get everybody's attention LOL! I stated in an earlier post that I recently sold my Porsche 986 and replaced it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Meat Head
This is correct. However, the "M" Z3s were...

This is correct. However, the "M" Z3s were mostly just assembled in SC. The engine and most of the major components of the "M" cars were assembled in Germany and then shipped to the US.

BTW, I'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Meat Head
YES! I told them all about this site. I...

YES! I told them all about this site. I explaned to the new owners how valuable this forum can be. I hope they listen to me and become members.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Meat Head
Well.....I'm saying goodbye, it's been a blast!

With a heavy heart, I'm saying goodbye. I have sold my beloved 986. It was an AWESOME car that honesly didn't give me any real trouble and was a total blast to drive. I hated to let her go but an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-21-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Meat Head
Holy crap! I can run the dog piss out of my...

Holy crap! I can run the dog piss out of my son's Corvette and get better gas mileage than that. Are you shifting at about 6000 rpms every shift?

I get around 23-25 mpg. I shift around...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,067
Posted By Meat Head
Looks like a good deal but that color of blue is...

Looks like a good deal but that color of blue is not for me. I would always rather spend a few extra thousand and get a low mileage car. Lots of expensive things other than an engine start giving...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-16-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By Meat Head
Nice car but $45k.......I don't think so. I...

Nice car but $45k.......I don't think so. I think it is more of a $20k car.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Meat Head
I don't think its a sensor.

I don't think its a sensor.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-13-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Meat Head
UPDATE- I finally got around to purchasing an...

UPDATE- I finally got around to purchasing an Actron CP9575 Auto Scanner. I cleared the code and after approximately 50 miles (two trips) the CEL hasn't come back on:dance:. I was wondering what is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Meat Head
Is there a way I can test to figure out the true...

Is there a way I can test to figure out the true problem (oxygen sensors / leaking injector / fuel pressure regulator)? I would like to avoid taking the car to a shop just to find out it was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,873
Posted By Meat Head
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/Boxster+with+...

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Here are a few pics of my Box with the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Meat Head
I just purchased CRC 05111 (MAF and throttle body...

I just purchased CRC 05111 (MAF and throttle body cleaner). It's under $10 so it's worth a try. Plus, it can't hurt to give the MAF and throttle body a good cleaning anyway :).

If this is my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,873
Posted By Meat Head
Cayman S 18" wheels will give your car a much...

Cayman S 18" wheels will give your car a much more aggressive look and there is no need for spacers. You know they are quality rims because they are factory Porsche. Do a search, there are some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By Meat Head
CEL on, wifes car???

Ok, I posted a week ago that my check engine light on my wife's Charger came on (solid not flashing). It was the day before I was leaving for vacation so I didn't have time to stop by my local...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Meat Head
I'm back from vacation and the first order of...

I'm back from vacation and the first order of business was to take my wife's baby to Autozone to get the codes for the CEL. Well, the Charger is throwing a 1123 code. Autozone will not clear the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Meat Head
What is a good brand / model "cheap code reader? ...

What is a good brand / model "cheap code reader?

I'm going to be away from my car for a week so it will be awhile before I can get codes:(. Why did this have to happen the day before I take my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Meat Head
Check Engine Light came on today!!! UPDATE / WITH CODES!!!

Well......I was driving to work this morning and my wife's Dodge Charger CEL came on :eek:(solid on not flashing). Anyway, the car is running flawless and I'm wondering if any of you have ideas of a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,664
Posted By Meat Head
:cheers:They look awesome ! I LOVE the Cayman S...

:cheers:They look awesome ! I LOVE the Cayman S wheels on the Boxster. I had my heart set on a set for my Box and wouldn't settle for anything else. I had to search far and wide but I finally...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-17-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,322
Posted By Meat Head
I'm very interested in the answers you receive on...

I'm very interested in the answers you receive on this subject. I'm also very interested in purchasing a short shifter and the cheap ones selling on Ebay have peaked my curiosity. I don't mind...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-10-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,973
Posted By Meat Head
No stripe!

No stripe!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,645
Posted By Meat Head
So.....The DANGER ZONE is between 2200-2600 rpm. ...

So.....The DANGER ZONE is between 2200-2600 rpm. That sucks! My daily drive consists of 10 miles averaging 50-55mph and 2 miles with 5 stop lights. In 5th gear 50-55 mph puts me directly in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,645
Posted By Meat Head
Vario-Cam???

Most people are aware that it is best to keep these cars at high RPMs (after warm up). My questions to the hive is this.......

At what RPM (DANGER ZONE!!!) does the vario-cam transition?

I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-30-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,272
Posted By Meat Head
I totally agree!!! The extra cost to fun ratio...

I totally agree!!! The extra cost to fun ratio of a newer Boxster just doesn't add up.

I think of it like this..........
I purchased my 1998 986 for $10,500
I recently purchased a sweet 1994...
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