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Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-28-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 808
Posted By PaulE
I saw a video on Facebook of an auto detailing...

I saw a video on Facebook of an auto detailing place, they were using a device that used dry ice in some kind of pressure washer. I think it is called a dry ice blaster. They were treating the...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-28-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 808
Posted By PaulE
Cool stuff! You inspired me to purchase a can of...

Cool stuff! You inspired me to purchase a can of carburetor cleaner, my souvenir piston from the rebuild of my 3.2 is soaking in it over the weekend. I'll see if I can get it close to how clean you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By PaulE
JBauer posted this thread a while back. ...

JBauer posted this thread a while back. http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/79141-how-long-has-been-goin.html

FVD Brombacher sells just the lenses but they are pricey!
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-24-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By PaulE
Maybe if you reach out to Hartech they can put...

Maybe if you reach out to Hartech they can put you in touch with someone with the Coneysport Car. Hartech is a UK shop that rebuilds M96/M97 engines, they post a lot in the Facebook IMSB group. ...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-19-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 808
Posted By PaulE
What did you use to clean up those pistons? I've...

What did you use to clean up those pistons? I've got one souvenir piston from my engine before it was rebuilt. It's still on my workbench as it looks like your pistons before you cleaned them up. ...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-18-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 808
Posted By PaulE
My shop told me there was no way to be sure that...

My shop told me there was no way to be sure that the internals of the oil cooler would be completely cleaned of small particles, and a new one was cheap enough, especially compared to the cost of...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-18-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 808
Posted By PaulE
I hink you made a wise choice with new lifters. ...

I hink you made a wise choice with new lifters. If there were any particles or debris in your engine, you should consider a new oil cooler too. When my engine was rebuilt, they told me those were...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-17-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 861,957
Posted By PaulE
I had my oil changed and the gasket between the...

I had my oil changed and the gasket between the header and mid-pipe replaced on the driver side. Thought I heard a small exhaust leak on that side and that's what it was. As soon as I can find a...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-17-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 808
Posted By PaulE
Great posts and even more special as you're doing...

Great posts and even more special as you're doing it with your son! Please keep updating us as you progress, I'll be following.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 861,957
Posted By PaulE
Over the last couple of days I swapped my 18 inch...

Over the last couple of days I swapped my 18 inch wheels and track tires for my 17 inch wheels and tires, pulled out my racing seats and harnesses and installed my standard seats, and replaced my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By PaulE
You can take measurements of your softtop to get...

You can take measurements of your softtop to get an idea - width from door to door, width at the windshield header, height off the top of the doors, length from windshield header to bottom under rear...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,850
Posted By PaulE
Did my driver seat today

Now that track season is over until next spring, it's time for me to remove my track seats and put my standard seats back in. The band on the bottom of my driver's seat hasn't broke, but the cushion...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-05-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By PaulE
The different brands of tires (tyres) have...

The different brands of tires (tyres) have different levels of grip and different slip angles. This will be a problem when you least need a problem, in an emergency maneuver when you have to steer...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-05-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,839
Posted By PaulE
Thanks Jon, I just sent the $25 to your PayPal...

Thanks Jon, I just sent the $25 to your PayPal payme link. If you still have the dash speaker grills and want to throw them in, that would be fine, otherwise it's ok. I'll PM you my address.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-04-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,839
Posted By PaulE
Jon, how much for the under dash pocket? That's...

Jon, how much for the under dash pocket? That's the one for the owner's manual in earlier cars without a glove compartment? I have a good friend who could use it if that's what it is.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-04-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By PaulE
Last week the center of the display on my CDR23...

Last week the center of the display on my CDR23 radio stopped working. When I turned the radio on, it said POR ]SCHE instead of PORSCHE, the light above the 5 button no longer lights and other...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-03-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By PaulE
That's a nice upgrade for Litronics, I didn't...

That's a nice upgrade for Litronics, I didn't realize that the reflector bowls for the projectors get corroded over time which affects their brightness. Adding a relay to the halogen high beam, so...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-01-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,857
Posted By PaulE
That transmission is beautiful! Hope it all goes...

That transmission is beautiful! Hope it all goes back together smoothly and you are breaking it in soon!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-01-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By PaulE
Well I'm the original owner of my 2003. My...

Well I'm the original owner of my 2003. My original coil packs developed some cracks at 30,000 miles, they were replaced and the replacements went at 60,000 miles. I'm now at 96,000 miles and the...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-30-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By PaulE
Thanks, I'll take a look at the base when I get...

Thanks, I'll take a look at the base when I get home on Tuesday. I'm starting to think my issue is the headlight switch. First thing I'll do is swap in another set of bi-xenon headlights I built...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-28-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By PaulE
Nine8Six Projector Headlights - replacement bulbs and ballasts

Anyone out there know which replacement bulbs and ballasts I can order for a pair of Nine8Six (Fred's) projector headlights? I see 35 wattt ballasts with the same terminals that I think will work,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 861,957
Posted By PaulE
Glad I could help!

Glad I could help!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 861,957
Posted By PaulE
I passed some cars and got passed by a lot...

I passed some cars and got passed by a lot more!http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/DSC_54511634005819.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-10-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By PaulE
Zeke Fultz is the Facebook guy in Ohio. He has a...

Zeke Fultz is the Facebook guy in Ohio. He has a 65,000 mile Boxster S he is parting out, he has a post about it in the Porsche 986&996 buy/sell/trade group. I don't know him and haven't bought...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-09-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By PaulE
An underdrive pulley is also a good idea if you...

An underdrive pulley is also a good idea if you don't have it. It will help your power steering not get overheated on the track and not have any downside on the street. If your flexible rubber...
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