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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By mptoledo
$50? Wow, that doesn't even pay for the free...

$50? Wow, that doesn't even pay for the free coffee at a stealership :eek: Glad to here it was a cheap fix
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-14-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,811
Posted By mptoledo
Jesus, I wonder how much the stealership would...

Jesus, I wonder how much the stealership would charge for that car? :eek: What idiot designed that mess? I'd probably only lease one of those for 3 years and off it. I thought my buddies fiero...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-13-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,811
Posted By mptoledo
You have a better line of sight with the wheels...

You have a better line of sight with the wheels off. It might be awkward but possible with the wheels on. Just take the allen wrench and see if you can reach all the plugs with the wheels on first ...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-12-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,811
Posted By mptoledo
I only replaced my plugs, but it is a good Idea...

I only replaced my plugs, but it is a good Idea to do all the parts. It was fairly straight forward, as noted, I had trouble with the 1 plug nearest to the passanger seat due to the shortness of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By mptoledo
if the coat hanger doesn't work you could always...

if the coat hanger doesn't work you could always try a wet/dry vac and suck the clog out :cheers:
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-30-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,876
Posted By mptoledo
Yep we probably were talking about two different,...

Yep we probably were talking about two different, but similiar things :cheers:

As for the radio codes: I swapped out the hunk of junk last year(best thing I have done to date). You will need...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-29-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,876
Posted By mptoledo
I don't know why you are arguing with me. Before...

I don't know why you are arguing with me. Before the Mass airflow my care would startup, spit and sputter for a couple of minutes and it would turn my garage into a white fog zone. After the air...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-21-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,876
Posted By mptoledo
The battery only temporarily takes care of the...

The battery only temporarily takes care of the codes. They would come back on after about 40 to 60 miles. I am over 150 miles and car is back to normal.

Apparently the cleaning did take care of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-17-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By mptoledo
Question I need help diagnosing a sound/problem

Long story short:
Everytime my 2001 "s" trip 67k miles is put into gear(forward or reverse) I get a churning/slipping sound/feeling coming from behind me. It immediately goes away as soon as I start...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-17-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,876
Posted By mptoledo
MAF cleaning... Easiest project yet and a must.

Mass Air Flow Cleaning: Cost Under $20, $7 if you have the tool.

My 2001 "s" 67k mile was starting real ruff and had thrown a couple codes. White smoke was also evident when first starting. ...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-17-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,811
Posted By mptoledo
Sorry, everybody must be out enjoying the...

Sorry, everybody must be out enjoying the car(like me). I really don't know the answer to that question. You might want to start a new thread in the main to get more looks. :cool:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-17-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
I did the Maf clean and it was a simple fix for...

I did the Maf clean and it was a simple fix for the rough engine start. I drove it about 10 miles today, but still had the churning noise when stopped and the car in gear. I haven't had a chance to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-10-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
Thanks for the info topless. I will be doing the...

Thanks for the info topless. I will be doing the clean thisweekend for sure. I will post back here and let you know the results. I might owe ya a huge frickin beer :cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-07-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
\ Thanks for the help> This year, I...

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Thanks for the help>
This year, I changed my alternator, batter, oil, and fuel filter. I did have an electrical surge that blew a fuse . My oil sensor thing on the dash just blinks and...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-06-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
I purchased an obd2 reader today and only read...

I purchased an obd2 reader today and only read two codes.
1.)p1133= oxygen sensor, adaptation, lower load bank two above limit.
2.)p1126=o2 sensng range 1 cyl 4-6

I have read on hear that the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-02-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
Thanks for the responses. I do appreciate them. ...

Thanks for the responses. I do appreciate them.
I want to fix my tranny noise first, but sensors are second on my list of things to do this month.

Do you guys think that will improve my MPG? I...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-01-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
thanks for the reply :cool: Did you...

thanks for the reply :cool:

Did you install them yourself? If so, how easy?

I will have to do some more research before I pull the trigger. I am in the process of do a ATF change as soon as...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-01-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,869
Posted By mptoledo
Which O2 sensor to buy??

Hey all, Its time to turn the codes off on my 67k mile, 2001 Boxster s tip for good. Which O2 sensors do I need. I figure I might as well change all 4 and get it over with.

Pelican parts prices...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By mptoledo
I purchased a obd2 reader today and only read two...

I purchased a obd2 reader today and only read two codes.
1.)p1133= oxygen sensor, adaptation, lower load bank two above limit.
2.)p1126=o2 sensng range 1 cyl 4-6

Neither pertained to the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By mptoledo
Thanks for the reply, I put it away until the...

Thanks for the reply, I put it away until the problem has been corrected. Fluid changes are unkown as I bought the car last year with 58k miles. I have to find good porsche mechanic in my area as...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By mptoledo
Need some expert help on transmission problem

2001 Box s Tiptronic with 67k miles

When I started my car up and put it in drive I heard a crunching or slipping sound. i could actually feel it with my feet. It wasn't overly loud, but it was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,321
Posted By mptoledo
I took my alt to oreily's (sp) autoparts...

I took my alt to oreily's (sp) autoparts store($214) and they couldn't even get it to read. I had them check the new/reman before I took it home as it is more of a pain to install the new one. New...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-19-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,697
Posted By mptoledo
My goals are simple. First: Never break down ...

My goals are simple.
First: Never break down
Second: Always look good
Third: see a lot of http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz187/mptoledo/emoticon/by.gif
Forum: DIY Project Guides 04-17-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,811
Posted By mptoledo
Well, I think I overpaid. I really see no...

Well, I think I overpaid. I really see no difference from the stock plugs that were in there for 60k miles. I used ndk on my bikes for years and liked what I read about iridium holding up, so I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-16-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,052
Posted By mptoledo
Cause I am too lazy to wash it(thats why I got...

Cause I am too lazy to wash it(thats why I got silver and not black) :cheers:
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