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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,530
Posted By ganseg
A cow magnet isn't as strong as a filter mag and...

A cow magnet isn't as strong as a filter mag and may not be able to handle heat as well.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-29-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By ganseg
Thanks for the quick answer. Could bleeding the...

Thanks for the quick answer. Could bleeding the clutch help with the problem I have had twice?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-28-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By ganseg
If you don't bleed the clutch, does the new fluid...

If you don't bleed the clutch, does the new fluid work it's way into those lines? At two track events after sessions my clutch was engaging low and didn't come all the way up. Would bleeding it...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-28-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,624
Posted By ganseg
So are you able to tell the is an improvement on...

So are you able to tell the is an improvement on the track?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-28-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,152
Posted By ganseg
I live in MN and have not been happy with the way...

I live in MN and have not been happy with the way the OEM fluid works in cold temps. Both cars have been S 6 speeds with about 120 miles. I put in the oem stuff. I am thinking about Redline 75W90...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 05-22-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By ganseg
Tire size difference and PSM

I have a 2001 S with PSM. I can get a deal on a lightly used set of Toyo Proxes 888 where 2 are 225/40/ZR18, 2 are 255/35/ZR18. the 255s are shorter than the 265s I have today. I realized this is...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-02-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,538
Posted By ganseg
My transaxle is a stock 6 sp. Do I have limited...

My transaxle is a stock 6 sp. Do I have limited slip?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-02-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,538
Posted By ganseg
Erik, compelling argument about the cold starts. ...

Erik, compelling argument about the cold starts. I will stick with the heavier fluid. Thank you!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-01-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,538
Posted By ganseg
Just bought a 2001 Boxster S with 118,000 miles. ...

Just bought a 2001 Boxster S with 118,000 miles. When cold it is very slow to go into any gear. About 3 miles later it is ok. I did a drain and fill with Porsche fluid - no change. I do not know...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,215
Posted By ganseg
Thank you, Michael. This reminds me I need to...

Thank you, Michael. This reminds me I need to drop my 2002 and add my 2001.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-26-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,871
Posted By ganseg
Thanks! So that is like my RX-8 was - very...

Thanks! So that is like my RX-8 was - very little negative camber up front but good handling.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-26-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,871
Posted By ganseg
Markus or others, what column would I look at on...

Markus or others, what column would I look at on your chart? I have a US car with 030 on the options list stuck inside the front hood. And in the camber column, how do I translate that to degress...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-08-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By ganseg
Mine was low on Pentosin in the power steering.

Mine was low on Pentosin in the power steering.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By ganseg
Helpful advice, thank you! It is 45 degrees...

Helpful advice, thank you!

It is 45 degrees and won't be getting warmer for days. Should I leave the top alone until it is warmer? I don't need to drive it. I don't want to damage the plastic...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By ganseg
Whining

Just took my car out of storage. It was about 50 degrees (F). When I started it, from the back of the car it sounded kind of like a water softener - a cyclical extra rrr. As I backed it out and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,215
Posted By ganseg
sometime in 2000, they switched from two rows of...

sometime in 2000, they switched from two rows of ball bearings to one row. The statistics used for the law suit says the dual row had fewer failures than the single row. Later (I think 2006) a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,215
Posted By ganseg
Thanks, Michael! I use your site regularly for...

Thanks, Michael! I use your site regularly for the many cars i buy and cars I help others buy. I use the above, plus look thru the reported repairs plus go to the public library and read the All...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-16-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By ganseg
I live in Minneapolis and would be willing to...

I live in Minneapolis and would be willing to help out. PM me if you'd like.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-09-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,343
Posted By ganseg
I, too,was interested in feelyx's comment and...

I, too,was interested in feelyx's comment and would like to know who has incorporated his soln to this into an aftermarket soln.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,634
Posted By ganseg
Mine is a 2002 with 123,000 miles. It is...

Mine is a 2002 with 123,000 miles. It is possible they were replaced. My tires were 235/40 also. We're the part numbers obvious with the wheel off? I didn't check that.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-24-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,507
Posted By ganseg
I re-read the manual today and the paragraph for...

I re-read the manual today and the paragraph for the snowflake setting says 'for a battery at temps less than 41 degrees F. It is also for a AGM battery.

Since my car will be in an unheated area,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,634
Posted By ganseg
Exactly what I had except my tires were Hankook. ...

Exactly what I had except my tires were Hankook. The tires were used too, so some of the height was worn off, but they rubbed the strut perch on the inner 3/4" of the tread.

I wonder - I have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,634
Posted By ganseg
What size are the front tires?

What size are the front tires?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By ganseg
He just means the offset of the wheel, the...

He just means the offset of the wheel, the camber, and the width of the wheel and tire come into play. Even the same size of different tires will fit differently. If you have the set-up you want...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-21-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By ganseg
Where in MN are you located? I am in a NW...

Where in MN are you located? I am in a NW Minneapolis suburb, but get up to Brainerd International Raceway about 5 times a summer.
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