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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Dave S.
If you watch the regulator cable while you are...

If you watch the regulator cable while you are pushing up and down on the window, you will see that it is not taught. This is how I fixed mine 8 years ago. This window still operates perfectly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By Dave S.
I had the IMSB, Clutch and RMS replaced by my...

I had the IMSB, Clutch and RMS replaced by my indy mechanic several years ago for around $2,200.00 all in. Just providing as a data point.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By Dave S.
Put mine in storage about a week ago. It's sad,...

Put mine in storage about a week ago. It's sad, but every spring it's like getting a brand new car again.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-02-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Dave S.
The Fisker engineering team had to add sound to...

The Fisker engineering team had to add sound to their electric car, primarily to protect pedestrians, especially vision impaired pedestrians because they couldn't hear the car coming or passing them...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By Dave S.
I had something just like that happen when my...

I had something just like that happen when my alternator died last summer. My 03 Boxster only had 34k miles on it at the time. My mechanic said that the fuel injection system is very sensitive to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Dave S.
Not very convenient from Loveland, but Auto Works...

Not very convenient from Loveland, but Auto Works Colorado in Littleton (Denver suburb) installed my LN Engineering IMSB. Very impressive shop and reasonably priced. The owner has a nicely modified...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Dave S.
Thanks guys. I am pretty sure I got them out...

Thanks guys. I am pretty sure I got them out using the method Randall described once, but it has been a really long time, and they didn't seem to want to come out that way now. I have a nice set of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Dave S.
Plastic sounding rattle from center console

2003 Boxster S. I have a nasty plastic sounding rattle that sounds like it is coming from the area below the radio, where my car has two small storage trays. Touching the trays and putting pressure...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-22-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dave S.
I added my component tweeters to the doors. ...

I added my component tweeters to the doors. Sounds great in this location.

http://i66.tinypic.com/16440j.jpg

http://i63.tinypic.com/uaf4m.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Dave S.
When I had my IMSB done by a shop I had them also...

When I had my IMSB done by a shop I had them also replace the RMS and the clutch while they were in there. The car only had 25k miles on it and neither the RMS or clutch had any issue, but I thought,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-25-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By Dave S.
Back in 2008, I bought a new head unit, amp,...

Back in 2008, I bought a new head unit, amp, cross overs, component speakers for the doors and new speakers for the dash. My 2003 Boxster came with the crappiest stereo ever made, with only the dash...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By Dave S.
I use the same Porsche charger and don't have any...

I use the same Porsche charger and don't have any issue with it popping out of the lighter socket. The light on the charger rarely comes on over the winter. Every once and a while, I go out and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Dave S.
I've been storing multiple vehicles for the...

I've been storing multiple vehicles for the winter for 40 years and have never once used fuel stabilizer. I have never had a problem, ethanol or no ethanol. I do always fill the tank completely up...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-19-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,562
Posted By Dave S.
Mostly rubber seals on the bearing failing. Oil...

Mostly rubber seals on the bearing failing. Oil intrusion, no grease left in them.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-19-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,562
Posted By Dave S.
I used to worry about the IMSB failing. Replaced...

I used to worry about the IMSB failing. Replaced the IMSB, clutch and RMS in my '03 at 25k miles for $2100, and now I don't ever think about it. The ceramic bearing is good for 50k miles and the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By Dave S.
double post. oops.

double post. oops.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By Dave S.
My portable GPS will tell you your actual speed. ...

My portable GPS will tell you your actual speed. Mine speedometer reads about 2 mph faster at 60 mph than you are actually going.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-03-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By Dave S.
I just want to know how he ever got 13 years out...

I just want to know how he ever got 13 years out of one set of tires. ;-)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-02-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By Dave S.
I had my '03 (33k miles) up in Rocky Mountain...

I had my '03 (33k miles) up in Rocky Mountain National Park earlier this summer. As traffic was moving slowly or stopping to see wildlife, I noticed a fuel smell, like it was running very rich, a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,450
Posted By Dave S.
Sounds like a great car if everything checks out....

Sounds like a great car if everything checks out. Good luck!
I had the IMS bearing replaced with the LN Engineering retrofit, (along with the clutch and RMS which were still fine) on my '03 at 25k...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Dave S.
I feel pretty confident from my voltage tests...

I feel pretty confident from my voltage tests with the car running and off, that the alternator has completely stopped working. My battery was all that got me home, so it's doing better than I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Dave S.
Charging system suddenly not working

My wife and I took our '03 Boxster S on a 300 mile round trip today. At almost exactly the 1/2 way point, on the top of the continental divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, I pulled over at a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,517
Posted By Dave S.
I got tired of replacing my tires after a season...

I got tired of replacing my tires after a season or season and a half, so I went with Continental Extreme Contact DWS tires. Have been running them for a couple of seasons now (6,000 miles) and they...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,403
Posted By Dave S.
Now this is a poor man's Porsche

Sorry couldn't resist. I think someone posted this on here once a long time ago.

http://i68.tinypic.com/i2lmoi.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Dave S.
When I worked in Denver, I kept track of all the...

When I worked in Denver, I kept track of all the self service car wash locations nearby my work and along my route. If it looked like hail was imminent, I'd just pull my car into a car wash bay and...
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