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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-17-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,187
Posted By aglsteven
Age: 1998 Miles: 99,000 kms = 60,000 miles ...

Age: 1998
Miles: 99,000 kms = 60,000 miles
Bought in may 2003, at 64,000kms

Major problems:
- Engine replaced (long before I got it)
- 4 new shocks (last about 100,000kms
- MAF sensor
-...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-22-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,931
Posted By aglsteven
Hi John, That sounds like the same thing...

Hi John,

That sounds like the same thing that I have. :) Where is the switch located? Can I get to it easily enough, without removing a seat or the centre tunnel? Sounds like it is underneath...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-22-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By aglsteven
Thanks Randall, much appreciated :)

Thanks Randall, much appreciated :)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-22-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,931
Posted By aglsteven
Convertible top intermittent operation

Hi guys,

Worst kind of problem. Yesterday, after I pulled on the handbrake and tried to raise the roof, I pressed the button and nothing happened. Na da, nothing. Just that click from the switch...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By aglsteven
Time for action, Can someone give me some hints...

Time for action,
Can someone give me some hints on how to pull the instrument cluster out?

I want to check if there is a loose connection at the back

:cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-25-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By aglsteven
That sounds interesting. Is that a std Porsche...

That sounds interesting. Is that a std Porsche kit or Techquipment?

I'd previously been told to expect AU$500 per shock absorber just for the part.

Of course being in Oz means that parts...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-25-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By aglsteven
What are stock rear shocks on '98 986

Hi guys,

Do any of you know what the stock '98 986 rear shocks are? I'm going to swap mine out because both of them suffer from slow oil seepage. I want to keep it as stock as possible, but if...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-25-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By aglsteven
:D very good. That's like asking if...

:D

very good.

That's like asking if a tree falls over in the forest when no one is around, does it make a sound?

:cheers:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-22-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By aglsteven
Lights are working again

Very strange.

Driving to work yesterday, the instrument light behind the clock came on again.

Today, was not working.

Therefore, it's not a bulb thing, but rather a wiggle contact (english...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-19-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By aglsteven
Instrument Cluster Lighting

This morning on the way to work, I noticed that the light behind the clock in the instrument panel had stopped working. Electronic tacho and the odometer were still fine.

Question:
How...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-19-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By aglsteven
Tool Pants help please

Hi Tool Pants,
You're the guru. Can you advise if it is easy to lift the driver seat to insert a few washers? I too am over 6' and I think my seat is slightly lop sided, which may be aggrevating...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,109
Posted By aglsteven
Subaru Forester XT Luxury

Just rediscovered this thread.

Update from me, I sold the VW Passat and replaced it with a Subuary Forester XT Luxury.

Wife loves the higher driving position and SUV like appearance. My...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-19-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,907
Posted By aglsteven
My gut instinct also tells me that there are...

My gut instinct also tells me that there are definite differences between LHD and RHD lights that can't be changed by adjusting them.

I used to have an RHD Golf GTI Mk II (one of the first MKIIs...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-05-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By aglsteven
Annoying squeak in driver's seat

Hi guys,

My driver's seat has developed a really annoying squeak, everytime I push the clutch in, or when the car brakes. It seems to point to the seat not sitting square anymore, and it squeaks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By aglsteven
Brave!

Hi there,
from that picture, it looks like you put the headlight fixture on your sofa to take the picture. How did you get away with that. Hope your wife doesn't catch you!
:D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-10-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By aglsteven
Smile I can only comment from my experience. I have...

I can only comment from my experience.
I have successfully swapped from a CDR21 to a CDR220. I bought the CDR220 from the US, and the wiring was plug and play. The only difference was that I had...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By aglsteven
Thumbs up Weltmeister

Hi Paps.

Try Matt Stoupas at Welstmeister. They are based in Richmond, and are an independent Porsche dealer in Melbourne. :)

They have a fully certified workshop, all the skills but don't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-29-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By aglsteven
Easy replacement

Hi Sooner,

I replaced my original Becker CDR 21 with a CDR220 OEM replacement unit from Ebay. The guys at Fred Opert Racing were selling them. Improvement all round. I've now got an input socket...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-19-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,487
Posted By aglsteven
Smile Stainless Steel

I bought the original ones for a stupid amount of money, but they do look great. Just makes the entry to the vehicle look a lot cleaner. How are they supposed to scratch? You might get a scuff mark...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-02-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,178
Posted By aglsteven
Talking I got an ipod so that I can hook it up to the MP3...

I got an ipod so that I can hook it up to the MP3 plug I installed on my new radio (disconnected the CD stacker). Now I can listen to all of my music as I cruise the streets of Melbourne!!!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-22-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By aglsteven
I can only speak for my experience with a CDR21...

I can only speak for my experience with a CDR21 and now a CDR220 :)

Speed dependent volume is called GAL or GALA (Geschwindigkeitsabhängige Lautstärkenregelung).

You can adjust the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-20-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,014
Posted By aglsteven
Smile Lessons learnt

So in summary:

A CDR220 will work in Australia, but set the country setting to USA to get RDS (radio station name displayed)

If replacing a CDR21/210 with a CDR22/220, you will also need to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-20-2005, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,014
Posted By aglsteven
Talking Problem Sorted

I took out the climate control module, which gave me all the room I needed.

Once the cables had been pushed out the way, the radio slotted in beautifully.

I then ran the ipod cable behind the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-20-2005, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,014
Posted By aglsteven
You're a life saver ToolPants, I'll have a...

You're a life saver ToolPants,

I'll have a go at taking out the ac display tonight, so that I can access the rear of the radio.

Randall,
to answer your question, Australia gets both the CDR22...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-19-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,014
Posted By aglsteven
Angry Aaargh, head unit won't fit in

So I've received my new CDR220 from Ebay. Very excited.

I removed the old CDR21, connected up the ipod cable (in place of the cd changer), line all the cables up, and try and insert the head unit...
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