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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By oldskool73
You won't be able to get to it with the top open...

You won't be able to get to it with the top open like that, it hooks on pretty much directly down and forward from where it's sitting in the pic, under the large knuckle it's sitting on.

You need...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,209
Posted By oldskool73
New LED headlight designs

Just spotted a bunch of new headlights from Taiwan on ebay. Look like an iteration on the aftermarket LED design that's been around for a while now. I quite like the new design. So who's going to be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By oldskool73
^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19ekHwcuY_0 ...

^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19ekHwcuY_0

but yeah, another spam post, nothing to see here.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-01-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By oldskool73
I've not done this, but regarding "How did you...

I've not done this, but regarding "How did you get the locking springs to swing over the big ass heat sinks?..... that's the one thing that has me baffled and worried......."

... they generally...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-26-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By oldskool73
Don't even need new corner pieces, those...

Don't even need new corner pieces, those replacement ones don't have corner pieces... you'd just move/ziptie the washer jets down out of the way and put in the new headlights.

But yeah, there's a...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-25-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By oldskool73
I think ELM327 is used more like a 'protocol'...

I think ELM327 is used more like a 'protocol' than an individual device, there's loads of them by different manufacturers claiming to be an ELM327. That said, I have had a couple of generic blue...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By oldskool73
Pretty sure that's not correct, a 99 still has a...

Pretty sure that's not correct, a 99 still has a physical cable, they didn't go e-gas till 00.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-14-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,485
Posted By oldskool73
Someone in the boxster FB group managed it, I'd...

Someone in the boxster FB group managed it, I'd imagine it took a lot of cutting to get them in there though, and they look a bit big too me...
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-14-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By oldskool73
Just get a drl harness, something like this ...

Just get a drl harness, something like this

https://m.banggood.com/12V-Car-LED-Running-Light-Relay-Harness-DRL-Controller-OnOff-Switch-p-934191.html

You can get ones that turn on automatically...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-07-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By oldskool73
Those are cheap made in china units, they are...

Those are cheap made in china units, they are about 1/10 the price of a real one, I actually have one in my car and it's working ok, but I'd guess it's not really a good idea in the long term and the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By oldskool73
You could also get something like...

You could also get something like https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Dual-USB-Extension-Socket-Dashboard-Panel-Flush-Mount-for-Car-Boat-Vehicle-MA950-/172374717373 and put it wherever you like really.

I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By oldskool73
Mine already had a replacement single din in when...

Mine already had a replacement single din in when I got it, so don't know if it sounds better or worse TBH. With the addition of a compact woofer behind my seat it sounds fine for a 20 year old...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-23-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By oldskool73
Your long term fuel trims are way out of wack,...

Your long term fuel trims are way out of wack, they should be no more than about +/-10. Mine were up around 27 and replacing the MAF fixed mine.

If you've not already, you might want to try...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By oldskool73
Re refurbishing the shift knob ... The knob...

Re refurbishing the shift knob ...

The knob can be removed fairly easily (search on here for instructions) and the 'metal' part prised out, there's been a few threads on here where people have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By oldskool73
I've got a Chinese unit from Xtrons, Runs latest...

I've got a Chinese unit from Xtrons, Runs latest Android (8), 8 cores, 32gb ROM, 4gb RAM, 3USB, works great.
...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 08-22-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By oldskool73
Nice, I have an Creality CR10, kind of the big...

Nice, I have an Creality CR10, kind of the big brother of the Ender 3, bigger build size, taller etc. I think anything from Creality is going to be a good bet at the moment.

I also use Tinkercad,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By oldskool73
Yeah you have a console delete there, although...

Yeah you have a console delete there, although looks homemade. A normal console looks like this, with pockets...
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By oldskool73
I just used waterproof duct tape to patch, looks...

I just used waterproof duct tape to patch, looks like **************** but has held up ok
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-17-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By oldskool73
hey @sdharmani Mine's holding up well so...

hey @sdharmani

Mine's holding up well so far. The only thing I'd do differently maybe is use a proper canvas glue for the flap that's glued originally, as the tape doesn't seem to have worked...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By oldskool73
have you tried cleaning the throttle body and...

have you tried cleaning the throttle body and idle control valve? pretty easy job and can't hurt, one of those things that may not have been done in 20 years (pretty sure mine wasn't when I did...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By oldskool73
Yes, common problem! The horn is activated...

Yes, common problem!

The horn is activated by the metal frame behind the airbag being grounded, it's held off until pressed by 4 rubber grommets, and they can go bad and allow it to make contact...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By oldskool73
"stock filter housing gets weak with age and can...

"stock filter housing gets weak with age and can allow dirty oil to bypass the filter" ... or just buy a new housing with filter next time you do a change, it costs like $5 more than the filter alone.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By oldskool73
considering you're getting a free MAF still in...

considering you're getting a free MAF still in that too (2nd last pic) that's not a bad deal ;)
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-25-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By oldskool73
The netting attaches to the same twist down...

The netting attaches to the same twist down mounting points as the hard storage box, with the little hooks on each side attaching to loops on the rollbars. Think it was only an early year part (I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By oldskool73
Some things to try... Attack the back... *...

Some things to try...

Attack the back...
* Reach back and unclip the back cloth from inside (held in by long plastic strip that attaches to 2 plastic clips in the rear, pull down to unclip, see...
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