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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By dbear61
Third that. Plastic barrier will block moisture....

Third that. Plastic barrier will block moisture. Position plywood under the tires & over inflate them to prevent flat-spotting.

I've been doing that for six years now, and working great.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By dbear61
If you get rid of the Boxster and JGC for a...

If you get rid of the Boxster and JGC for a Macan, what's going to happen in three years when your step-son is off to college, you don't have to contend with his car and you're sick of the compromise...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-02-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,421
Posted By dbear61
I think Jager is probably the King of high...

I think Jager is probably the King of high mileage Boxsters. I'm at 133,000 with my 01S. Bought it six years ago this month at 87,000. That's almost 7700/year with winter hibernation November...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By dbear61
2001 S. This is on Tail of the Dragon. ...

2001 S. This is on Tail of the Dragon.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/15Dragon1522990483.jpg

Purchased it in 2012 in Chico, CA.

I've seen RFG Boxters in Autotrader with the tan seats,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-28-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,966
Posted By dbear61
I inflate to 55-60 psi and park on top of plywood...

I inflate to 55-60 psi and park on top of plywood sheets to insulate from the concrete. Plastic sheeting underneath the car. Sta-Bil in the tank before topping off. Battery tender, desiccant packs...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By dbear61
I have an 01S. I have taken three long...

I have an 01S.

I have taken three long distance trips, and I always plot out every gas stop ahead of time to program in my GPS. If you are cruising on relatively flat and straight I-roads, you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,235
Posted By dbear61
'01 S, 126K miles, original IMS. Dbear

'01 S, 126K miles, original IMS.

Dbear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By dbear61
Great drive for me two years ago, never saw LE. ...

Great drive for me two years ago, never saw LE.

More info here: Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap (http://tailofthedragon.com/#)

I also recommend Diamondback 226 (routes in the site above)....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By dbear61
FIVE years ago, I bought a 2001 S with 87K miles...

FIVE years ago, I bought a 2001 S with 87K miles on it for $11.2K. No IMS upgrade, but it has the PSM package with cruise control, and upgraded Kenwood stereo with bluetooth and professionally wired...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By dbear61
Gray vs. Grey

Both versions are acceptable. The difference is "gray" is more common in the U.S. while "grey" is the British version (and all other English-speaking former countries of the British Empire). Since...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By dbear61
Search this forum, and you will find a few...

Search this forum, and you will find a few threads on the horrid AM reception in the Boxster, regardless of sound system you have installed.

The PO of mine fortunately upgraded to a unit with...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,975
Posted By dbear61
I won't be as kind as the others: Dude, what is...

I won't be as kind as the others: Dude, what is wrong with you? You come on a Boxster forum to ask for advice whether you should buy a Boxster? Do you go ask a priest or a minister if you should go...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dbear61
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What can I say, I'm a Wisconsinite!

Seriously, my 01 Boxster S is my favorite of all the cars I've owned. Dream car with no $ constraints...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-28-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,463
Posted By dbear61
I agree it depends on what your driving habits...

I agree it depends on what your driving habits are and what you expect. I bought my 01S almost five years ago, and intentionally got the S for two reasons: reviews around that era all touted the 6sp...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-08-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,636
Posted By dbear61
A Bridge Too Far. What? No? See the natural...

A Bridge Too Far.

What? No? See the natural bridge in the background, out in the middle of nowhere? That must be it!

:)

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,384
Posted By dbear61
Storage bin with speaker off. That removes all...

Storage bin with speaker off. That removes all temptation to do anything but drive. I have a separate windshield-mount Garmin for navigation when I need it.

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-26-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,166
Posted By dbear61
Two years ago, right after a thunderstorm. Had...

Two years ago, right after a thunderstorm. Had to be more cautious due to wet surface conditions. great ride, as is Cherohala Skyway which others have mentioned. Another option, much more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By dbear61
Congratulations on a great find and awesome...

Congratulations on a great find and awesome looking car! Locate some twisties and start your own Perma-Grin.

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-13-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 558,597
Posted By dbear61
That really looks awesome. Just as awesome as I...

That really looks awesome. Just as awesome as I hope the Packers are beating the Cowboys on Sunday!!! :dance:

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By dbear61
Thanks for the swift replies. Crossing that off...

Thanks for the swift replies. Crossing that off my itinerary unless I can get a rental car.

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By dbear61
Nice! Welcome to the forum! DBear

Nice! Welcome to the forum!

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-11-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By dbear61
Valley of the Gods, UT

Has anybody here driven the unpaved road through the Valley of the Gods in Utah? Can the Boxster make it?

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-17-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 558,597
Posted By dbear61
Were you in a locker room when you posted that? ...

Were you in a locker room when you posted that? :p

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-16-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5,449
Views: 558,597
Posted By dbear61
Not good enough! We need the story behind this! ...

Not good enough! We need the story behind this!

DBear
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By dbear61
Maybe if you start a street protest, the...

Maybe if you start a street protest, the government will fix it for free.

DBear
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