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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By fab986
I agree, you need to be very mechanically...

I agree, you need to be very mechanically inclined to take on that kind of project. Swapping a 3.2 with a V8 is one thing, integrating that new engine and all of its components with the rest of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 91
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Posted By fab986
My ZIP code is 94553 Martinez, CA

My ZIP code is 94553 Martinez, CA
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By fab986
Actually, I got it towed back to my house this...

Actually, I got it towed back to my house this morning because he didn't even want me to leave it in his shop any longer. I think he's in a hurry of retiring and didn't want to deal with my car.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Thanks for the offer. I'm located in the Bay...

Thanks for the offer. I'm located in the Bay Area, where are you located?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Sorry KRAM36, this thread became so long I didn't...

Sorry KRAM36, this thread became so long I didn't even notice that Healthservices is a member and responded to one of the post.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By fab986
Quick question: Is it possible to remove the...

Quick question: Is it possible to remove the camshaft cover without taking the engine out of the car?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Actually, I'm pretty disappointed and angry at...

Actually, I'm pretty disappointed and angry at the shop owner because when I asked him if he used a borescope too look into the cylinders to see if he could find any damage he told me that he didn't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Sorry to ask but what is Healthservices (beside...

Sorry to ask but what is Healthservices (beside the obvious medical term)?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
While doing the diagnostic the shop removed and...

While doing the diagnostic the shop removed and replaced all plugs with new plugs to rule-out any problems coming from the plugs. He didn't mentioned any major damages to the plugs except the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
The shop quoted me $3,900 (27 hrs x $145/hr) for...

The shop quoted me $3,900 (27 hrs x $145/hr) for taking the engine apart to see what the problem is. He also said that it's not that simple because you need a special tool that cost $15,000 which is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Actually thought about it. Since the engine's...

Actually thought about it. Since the engine's dead and needs to be replaced why not through in there a better engine? I asked how much more would be to put a 3.4 or 3.6 engine instead but the guy...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Thanks, I'll look into it.

Thanks, I'll look into it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
Thank you all for the good advice. Here's some...

Thank you all for the good advice. Here's some update.

I went back to the shop this morning. The shop owner didn't take the engine apart because it would take another 25hrs worth of labor just to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,629
Posted By fab986
My engine died... not from an IMS failure

Last Wednesday my wife and I decided to take the Boxster to go out for lunch. After about 5-10 minutes of driving I hit the gas to pass a car when suddenly something felt very wrong with the engine,...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-22-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By fab986
I really like this one, where did you buy it from?

I really like this one, where did you buy it from?
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-12-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By fab986
Just tried, it works!!! Thanks for the tip. Now,...

Just tried, it works!!! Thanks for the tip. Now, I just need to find a way to keep the latch contact open when the tray lid is closed.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-11-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By fab986
Thanks, looks pretty straightforward but what I...

Thanks, looks pretty straightforward but what I really would like is a DIY that make the car honk or beep when pushing the remote button. Unless you watch the lights blink when you lock/unlock, it's...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-31-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By fab986
I guess I should consider myself lucky then. That...

I guess I should consider myself lucky then. That cute service rep was probably in a good mood today... or maybe she just liked my French accent :rolleyes:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-31-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By fab986
So, I went to Porsche. The service rep tells me...

So, I went to Porsche. The service rep tells me that normally it would cost $98 to reset the code but she can do it for $50... not sure if wanted to laugh or cry :(
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-31-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By fab986
Thanks for the quick response. So, you're...

Thanks for the quick response.
So, you're saying that there's probably nothing wrong with the airbag, it's just the indicator that needs to be reset? Unfortunately, I don't have a Durametric so I'll...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-31-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By fab986
Help! Airbag indicator stays on after window regulator replacement

Yesterday, I replaced my passenger window regulator on my 2001S following instructions from the "101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster" book. After reassembling everything back I noticed that the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-29-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,403
Posted By fab986
Ok, thanks for the quick reply.

Ok, thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-29-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,403
Posted By fab986
I have a 2001S, is there a way to know if I have...

I have a 2001S, is there a way to know if I have the single row or double row bearing without removing it?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By fab986
You need to have the stick in the reverse gear...

You need to have the stick in the reverse gear when you memorize your seat if you want the passenger mirror to tilt down.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By fab986
I'm from Martinez, it's in the east bay 15 mins...

I'm from Martinez, it's in the east bay 15 mins from Walnut Creek.
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