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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By Perfectlap
I think the 996 4S is the best looking 911 ever. ...

I think the 996 4S is the best looking 911 ever.
This is sacrilege but I've never been a fan of VW head lights on a Porsche. It seemed like the Turbo headlights was a step forward just like modern...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By Perfectlap
You got a deal. I wouldn't drive them on rough...

You got a deal. I wouldn't drive them on rough roads though the extra weight is more punishment on your suspension and wheel bearings which can cost more than the car to replace. I have those same...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Perfectlap
This worked. You guys should lubricate the seals...

This worked. You guys should lubricate the seals in the windows with silicone spray with teflon. It will say on the can if it's suitable for window seals.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Perfectlap
The question is how do you determine which of the...

The question is how do you determine which of the micros switches is dead or if it's the window regulator?
I was hoping that maybe someone had their window stuck in this position could shed some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Perfectlap
Dead window, door won't close

Greetings.
After a very long time away from my car I finally picked it up from my mechanic last week. Fyi, the battery had to be replaced among a very long list of things. The passenger side window...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-04-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Perfectlap
I think it's a buyiny opportunity simply because...

I think it's a buyiny opportunity simply because the car fax itself is inconclusive yet it reduces the total number of buyers. I had two incidents where the car was not moving. The first was in a gas...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,091
Posted By Perfectlap
I will just add this, all bearings need to be...

I will just add this, all bearings need to be replaced at some interval, even dual row. There is no such thing as a lifetime bearing doing the heavy lifting of this particular application.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 07-23-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,045
Posted By Perfectlap
You are absolutely correct water beads are a...

You are absolutely correct water beads are a problem but the pluses far outweigh that downside which is mitigated during your seasonal polishing. I'm not familiar enough non-beading waxes to say...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,091
Posted By Perfectlap
After 14 years of owning this car most of that...

After 14 years of owning this car most of that time being on this forum it's my opinion that all mileage is not equal when it comes to this issue. If the miles were from daily driving where...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
Posted By Perfectlap
Well if your going full boat I think you might be...

Well if your going full boat I think you might be interested at some point in swapping the mesh factory wheels with a nice set of BBS mesh wheels with the sportier gun metal finish to compliment the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Perfectlap
Take your Boxster S to your local track. You will...

Take your Boxster S to your local track. You will not think it underpowered after that day. That's true even with the 2.5 Boxster. These cars have more than enough power to put you up a tree if you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-13-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,489
Posted By Perfectlap
I like it. Why not try something different. But...

I like it. Why not try something different. But I'm not sure about roadster with a whale tail. Seems very 1980's Miami Vice.
Might be better on a Coxster.

My old boss heard an older co-worker...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Perfectlap
Squeaky Steering Wheel

Is this a DIY job you've addressed recently?

The ball joint toad croaking emerged on my latest set of control arms. I hit a pot hole and heard a thud. I cut into the rubber boot thing and sprayed...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 06-21-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,045
Posted By Perfectlap
A brand new right out of the bag microfiber...

A brand new right out of the bag microfiber towel?
Indeed it will not swirl the clear coat.

The problem is that those prickly hooks are extremely stubborn at releasing what they pick up once...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 06-19-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,045
Posted By Perfectlap
Clay bar, and a decent swirl remover will make...

Clay bar, and a decent swirl remover will make any polish and wax like Turtle Wax from Wal-Mart look nearly identical to any overpriced boutique brand multi step product line.
The only caveat is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-16-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Perfectlap
By far the BEST solution if you have the space...

By far the BEST solution if you have the space for a hose.
Check out AMMO NYC's YouTube channel. He details million dollar cars and drives a 964 I think.


The #1 cause for paint swirl is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-30-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By Perfectlap
Doesn't the fact that the OPs engine is running...

Doesn't the fact that the OPs engine is running like crap indicate we are past the "if you catch it early" stage of this game?
In other words that typical spotting of metal in oil while the engine...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-29-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By Perfectlap
OP, that cross your fingers and spend a few grand...

OP, that cross your fingers and spend a few grand on the IMS swap, oil flushing simply will not work. If you are seeing ferrous bits in hand there are almost assuredly ferrous bits in the tight...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Poll: Porsche
Views: 1,714
Posted By Perfectlap
I had no idea the Samurai went that far back.

I had no idea the Samurai went that far back.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Poll: Porsche
Views: 1,714
Posted By Perfectlap
Bucket list for now... If you start wearing...

Bucket list for now...
If you start wearing Porsche apparel you may be on the die hard team...

My Porsche polo shirt has been worn once in 14 years. If you feel uncomfortable wearing it in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Poll: Porsche
Views: 1,714
Posted By Perfectlap
My daily driver. How you like them apples! ...

My daily driver. How you like them apples!

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Poll: Porsche
Views: 1,714
Posted By Perfectlap
I always wanted a vintage Carrera. In the early...

I always wanted a vintage Carrera. In the early 2000s you couldn't give the old rust buckets away. Then I drove the Boxster S and said this is the perfect roadster. That it was a Porsche too was a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Poll: Porsche
Views: 1,714
Posted By Perfectlap
Porsche

What do you think now
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,246
Posted By Perfectlap
I think it will be the other way. The 718 will...

I think it will be the other way. The 718 will outsell all flat 6 Boxsters. And when they dump manual transmission it will sell as if it were only a paddle shift car from the start. The people who...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Perfectlap
P.s. In between autocross and track days I...

P.s.
In between autocross and track days I recommend you do two things.
1. Watch on board YouTube videos from your local autocorss venues. Pause the video quickly each time you spot the cone two...
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