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Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 02-20-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By jiggysubman
97 guards red for sale cheap!

Well its that time for me. Getting rid of the 97. It has 83k miles on it, guards red with black interior. The convertable top does not work, and the drivers side door is having problems reading...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-27-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By jiggysubman
i should point out that which ever car i choose...

i should point out that which ever car i choose next, it's going to have to be my daily driver. My 97 box isn't the most relaible daily driver in the world. ultimately this is going to be a hard...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By jiggysubman
Question MX-5 vs. Boxster?

has anyone test drove the new Mazda MX-5? With accel. times at par with the early boxsters, and slightly better skidpad ratings (depending on tires of course) it would seem to be a pretty smart...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-24-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By jiggysubman
Unhappy ouch! that shifting is a bit...uh...hard?

ouch! that shifting is a bit...uh...hard?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By jiggysubman
im pretty sure that the power goes out when you...

im pretty sure that the power goes out when you pull the key, my phone doesn't charge in the car unless the key is in.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By jiggysubman
well, i finally looked at the locking mech, and...

well, i finally looked at the locking mech, and the spring was not attached. So with my insanely good handyman skills (shown in the pictures) i was able to attach the spring. However, the problem...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By jiggysubman
i have a 97, it doesn't have any factory alarm,...

i have a 97, it doesn't have any factory alarm, just the central locking system. I did replace a window regulator on the drivers side almost 9 months ago, and i did remove the door locking mech. to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By jiggysubman
Angry central locking, or door lock?

when i put the key in the driver side door to unlock the car, it only unlocks it mechanically, ie the light does not come on, the window won't come down its 1/4" and the other door wont open at all. ...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-09-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By jiggysubman
another good way to cure this is to just unlatch...

another good way to cure this is to just unlatch and re-latch the top, giving it a good smack in place as you do. Common problem i think, mine does the same thing. As I understand, a new switch is...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-31-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By jiggysubman
I do have a non-factory alarm that doesn't work...

I do have a non-factory alarm that doesn't work installed from the previous owner, perhaps removing if from the electrical circuit will solve this problem. Does anyone have detail electrical...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By jiggysubman
sometimes cold can mess with those screens too. ...

sometimes cold can mess with those screens too. Once, mine was tapped on by a friend while it was cold, and it left a few marks "burnt" into screen. After about a month or so, it just sort of...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-30-2005, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By jiggysubman
Funny thing is, I am in jacksonville, down at my...

Funny thing is, I am in jacksonville, down at my girlfriends place for the holidays.

Bruce, you're right, it's like having a second girlfriend/wife. Take it for granted and it will get the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-29-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By jiggysubman
She hates me

She is burning out bulbs in the tail lights (both sides) like its going out of style. Central locking is acting with a mind of its own. Unlocking car on driver side with just the key results in no...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-22-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By jiggysubman
there was a thread started by myself titled...

there was a thread started by myself titled "steering wheel shimmy" with the same exact problem. I tried various things, and eventually just took it the the local porsche dealer to have the tires...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-18-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By jiggysubman
hey thanks. everyone has a job to do. Mine is...

hey thanks. everyone has a job to do. Mine is going to sea to protect you guys. I take pride in it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-18-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By jiggysubman
you know, from the side it almost looks like the...

you know, from the side it almost looks like the real thing....well...actually, no it doesn't. I just want to know who is bidding on that crap!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-18-2005, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By jiggysubman
Free!!

took the car to the dealership yesterday to have the tires balanced. Not only that, but they did it for free! On top of that, they gave me one of those alum crush ring seals for oil plug for free...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By jiggysubman
the 986online.com site sells em for 50 something....

the 986online.com site sells em for 50 something. I had to replace mine too.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2005, 02:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By jiggysubman
Guys, pressurized cabins don't "squeez" you at...

Guys, pressurized cabins don't "squeez" you at all. Once your ears are done poping, the pressure inside your body is the same outside. (IE equalize) trust me, the same is true for scuba diving,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2005, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By jiggysubman
have you had the cables for the folding assy....

have you had the cables for the folding assy. replaced yet? If not, this could be the start of a kinda big problem. Does the clamshell look cockeyed when it lifts up? If so, you could be looking...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-04-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By jiggysubman
actually mine arn't allens, they are nuts, 11mm...

actually mine arn't allens, they are nuts, 11mm to be exact
working on the submarine that i call home 5 months out of the year, we use a kind of rust buster spray on parts that are exposed to sea...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-04-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By jiggysubman
well i found them, however upon trying to remove...

well i found them, however upon trying to remove the bolt that holds it in place, the head stripped right off. these must not have come out since they were put in. urgh, so now i have to get my...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-04-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By jiggysubman
this may be asking a lot but does anyone have a...

this may be asking a lot but does anyone have a picture that points to this sensor, or shows the general area? I'm looking at taking off the wheel today.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-04-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By jiggysubman
i've got one, but i don't think I'm willing to...

i've got one, but i don't think I'm willing to part with it. I could however photocopy the whole thing for you if you'd like
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By jiggysubman
I was looking at a new rear bumper, they cost...

I was looking at a new rear bumper, they cost about $350 on the 986online.com site unpainted (you might be able to find one cheaper on ebay). I got a quote from a good custom paint shop in...
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