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Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 09-25-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By bigislandboxster
SD987 makes an important point. '98's were not...

SD987 makes an important point. '98's were not supposed to have tires bigger than 17". Modifications had to be made to the suspension , as it would put undo stress on the suspension system. If these...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-24-2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By bigislandboxster
As far as the difference between the standard...

As far as the difference between the standard suspension and the M030, the M030 has stiffer springs, struts, and sway bars than the stock suspension. The cars also rode a tad lower, but not much, not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-13-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By bigislandboxster
Thumbs up I have the Focal 100v setup in my dash , 5WS...

I have the Focal 100v setup in my dash , 5WS subwoofers in my doors. All were mounted with just slight modifications , using the stock speaker grills . 60 x 4 Audison amp powers them, with a Nak...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-08-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By bigislandboxster
I checked at the dealer and they stated that the...

I checked at the dealer and they stated that the current part number for the cap is 996 106 44701. but they could not tell me how to tell if I have the "updated" one.

Check your reservoir cap ,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-08-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By bigislandboxster
Do you still get the smell or did your parts...

Do you still get the smell or did your parts investment solve the issue?

I had an actual leak earlier this year that was alleviated by replacing the hose and the clamp. The system was belched and...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-08-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By bigislandboxster
I get this same phenomenon with my car as well....

I get this same phenomenon with my car as well. Especially on warmer days or when I've driven the car for longer distances. I had the reservoir replaced a while back and the hoses, level is fine, no...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-20-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,841
Posted By bigislandboxster
'98 bought in March '05 w/48,800, and almost 60k...

'98 bought in March '05 w/48,800, and almost 60k now....Motor is newer, replaced @ 38,405 miles..... :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By bigislandboxster
I didn't even know they made any noise!! ...and...

I didn't even know they made any noise!! ...and I'm not hard of hearing :p
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,694
Posted By bigislandboxster
I would like to know if this is possible as...

I would like to know if this is possible as well......It doesn't come back to the mode it was in before you shut off the car tho, I turn mine off most of the time, unless the temperatures are extreme...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-07-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By bigislandboxster
Wow! Very nice ride, very nice.....Looks...

Wow! Very nice ride, very nice.....Looks absolutely awesome from where I'm sitting! ....and white does that car right!

Good luck and enjoy the rides! :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2006, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By bigislandboxster
I would wait a week or so after getting the new...

I would wait a week or so after getting the new tires before getting an alignment....This gives the car a little time to get used to the different dynamics of your new tires.....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By bigislandboxster
About that time, heh? I just had mine done not...

About that time, heh? I just had mine done not too long ago, and it did help, was getting a bit of understeer.....Lot better now!

Heres the specs for a 2000, I think it should be the same for your...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-02-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,595
Posted By bigislandboxster
My tires on my '98 vibrated as well when I took...

My tires on my '98 vibrated as well when I took it over 70 miles an hour.....I endured it til the tires wore out a few months back (I had Pirelli Rossos). I bought the cheapey Sumitomos like...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,836
Posted By bigislandboxster
I am sorry to hear of your loss, its times like...

I am sorry to hear of your loss, its times like these one must stick with family and remember that all will be well in due time. So hard to figure out why sometimes.....My heart goes out to you and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By bigislandboxster
Nice !!

Great write up and documentation on your M030 suspension....I have this setup on my '98, also Guards Red. Have only driven a 2006 Box with a standard suspension, and I got the same feel on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-11-2006, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By bigislandboxster
Hi, Pretty much what was already said....I had...

Hi,
Pretty much what was already said....I had the same phenomenom a short while back, I was driving down the highway in a hard rain doing about the same speed as you, and the car was at times...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,082
Posted By bigislandboxster
I posted a photo before of my assistant sitting...

I posted a photo before of my assistant sitting in the car with only a g-string on and the admin deleted it.

Oh well, I guess this site is too close to being a bit racey :D

Sounds like an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By bigislandboxster
Congrats on going 82k on your clutch! ;) ...

Congrats on going 82k on your clutch! ;)

Yeah, I'd say you might as well while you're in there....Kill 2 birds at once....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By bigislandboxster
smith12895, sorry to see ya go, but glad to hear...

smith12895, sorry to see ya go, but glad to hear it will all work out, and you got a great price on the sale. Too bad about losing her, but you're right, its not always the most practical car. But it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,749
Posted By bigislandboxster
Never got into the IPod thing, never bought one,...

Never got into the IPod thing, never bought one, probably never will.....If I need 500 songs to listen to, I'll just dwelve into my LP collection at home. To each their own I say.....But its not for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By bigislandboxster
On a slightly different subject...

One of my mesh windscreens fell off and got cracked up a bit....No good anymore. Since having just one looks bad, I decided to remove both the windscreens, and just keep the center windstop. I have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By bigislandboxster
Unless you have long commutes every day, or plan...

Unless you have long commutes every day, or plan on long trips with your car, the first one should suffice, thats over 18,000 miles per year. As far as deductible, thats really up to you, and how...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-01-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By bigislandboxster
The older the car gets, and the more it gets...

The older the car gets, and the more it gets driven, the more likely something will go...If you're not a do it your selfer, and you drive your car regularly, it might be a good thing to do. What does...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-28-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By bigislandboxster
My temp gauge light went off after I had some...

My temp gauge light went off after I had some body work done on the car, dust from the work done must have gotten in the engine compartment, and caused the engine sensor to malfunction. A little...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By bigislandboxster
I bought mine about a year ago, use it almost...

I bought mine about a year ago, use it almost every day, never had a problem with it. I heard some of the earlier models did have problems with them tho...But you are right eslai, buy from an...
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