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Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 10-02-2016, 03:30 PM
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Views: 1,246
Posted By imari
FS 2001 Boxster with upgrades

This is one of the nicest Boxsters around! A real head turner...this 2001 looks much newer with over $5000 in upgrades. Brand new 20 inch wheels with new low profile tires. Upgraded LED headlights,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By imari
I am unfortunately falling down a similar part...

I am unfortunately falling down a similar part sir. Overpaid for a 01 with 90K miles on it ($11,000)...now after investing another $6000-7000 into it I'm STILL not about to drive it. It's at the shop...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-10-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By imari
Now THIS is helpful sir...THANK YOU for taking...

Now THIS is helpful sir...THANK YOU for taking the time to explain and share this info. I will give it a try.

I get upset when I look at my Boxster and think about having it for just about a year...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-10-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By imari
Thanks Mark...I'll look into that.

Thanks Mark...I'll look into that.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-10-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By imari
How to open hood when battery is good

I got water on my immobilizer so I have a Boxster that won't start now. I had this problem before - dried the board, reattached everything and it worked. This time my windows won't work, the car...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-09-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By imari
I wish that I had better news but I don't...after...

I wish that I had better news but I don't...after I THOUGHT I had everything fixed (except the airbag light staying on), it rained again yesterday and I got more water on the floorboard (including...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
I'll take your advice on the airbag light and...

I'll take your advice on the airbag light and check the fuse...the "spirited drive" took place today and I really enjoyed it...BUT I'm going to be cautious and still consider selling to possibly get...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
Drove it ALL DAY today....it's calling me again...

Drove it ALL DAY today....it's calling me again :)
...I'm still being cautious though, I'm not sure what to expect.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
I may need that lottery ticket win if I have to...

I may need that lottery ticket win if I have to have any more repairs :)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-05-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By imari
Good news....I dried the circuit board and...

Good news....I dried the circuit board and enclosure, gently cleaned the board with a toothbrush, reconnected everything....and just like magic, she started right up!!! Problem solved. I do plan on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
Good news all....I dried the circuit board and...

Good news all....I dried the circuit board and enclosure, gently cleaned the corrosion on the board with a toothbrush, reconnected everything....and just like magic, she started right up!!! Problem...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-05-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By imari
Need Immobiliser advice

I have a 01 Boxster that won't start. I am almost 100% sure that it's the immobiliser but I'm not sure of the next steps.

The alarm went off, I unplugged the battery to stop it, reconnected it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
I love the QP...I've had it for about a year or...

I love the QP...I've had it for about a year or so now and LOVE driving it. No offense to Porsche owner but the Maserati is sooooo addictive. I got it used (a 2006 with only 22,000 miles on it). So...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
I decided to at least give it a shot. I am almost...

I decided to at least give it a shot. I am almost 100% sure that it's the immobiliser. I have a good amount of water soaking the carpet so I pulled the seat out and took the unit out to find that it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
Thanks for all of the words of...

Thanks for all of the words of encouragement...it's good to know that this is just a part of buying a 15 year old car. If I had the time I would probably tackle many of the problems myself BUT...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By imari
Guess I wasn't meant to drive a Porsche

I have been trying for over a year now to get a chance to "fall in love" with Porsche...I am saddened to say the all I keep doing is trying and trying. Maybe I picked the wrong car or maybe my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By imari
I will do this as it has been raining while I was...

I will do this as it has been raining while I was out of town and there does seem to be some "dampness" in the inside....hope it's not damaged.


Thanks!
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-04-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By imari
I bought the same thing, why haven't you...

I bought the same thing, why haven't you installed it??? Just curious
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By imari
Won't Start - I think it's the immobilizer

I was on my way home from work, my wife called to say that my alarm (horn/lights) on the Boxster was going off. I don't know what triggered it. When I got home, the alarm was going off so I put the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,402
Posted By imari
OH!! Also please note that the lock/unlock button...

OH!! Also please note that the lock/unlock button on my key fob do not work so I can only lock the car manually (not sure if that's a part of the reset process). Thanks again for any advice!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,402
Posted By imari
Won't Start - think it's the immobilizer

I was on my way home from work, my wife called to say that my alarm (horn/lights) on the Boxster was going off. I don't know what triggered it. When I got home, the alarm was going off so I put the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-15-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By imari
The dealer said they can do a computerized forced...

The dealer said they can do a computerized forced readiness for about $160....smh. Is this my only option?? After spending over $3000 to get to this point I feel like "oh well, what's another...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-15-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By imari
I've tried and it's not working for mine...:ah:

I've tried and it's not working for mine...:ah:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-15-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By imari
Thanks Drew, I tried this a couple of times and...

Thanks Drew, I tried this a couple of times and it's still not working. I'm not sure where to go from here. I kept the RPM under 3000 but during one of the drive cycles I may have gone up to 31mph???...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-13-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By imari
Thanks, I guess I'll keep driving it. I'm at 150+...

Thanks, I guess I'll keep driving it. I'm at 150+ now. I suppose there is no "short cut"....I don't want to get pulled over for an expired tag while simply trying to pass emissions to get a...
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