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Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 04:55 PM
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Posted By particlewave
http://986forum.com/forums/diy-project-guides/7011...

http://986forum.com/forums/diy-project-guides/70112-internal-exhaust-mod.html

Sounds great, no drone and low cost. ;)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-22-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By particlewave
Fairly common. You can try cleaning both switches...

Fairly common. You can try cleaning both switches with electrical contact cleaner, but I would just replace them.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-22-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,967
Posted By particlewave
I'm sure you'll love it ;) Just make sure...

I'm sure you'll love it ;)

Just make sure you get at least three, if not four 1" holes on each side (or equivalent).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 414
Posted By particlewave
1) Check the for sale forums. Lots of cars being...

1) Check the for sale forums. Lots of cars being parted out and I'm sure you can find one for a good price.

2) Starter bendix is sticking. Common issue. Fix by cleaning and lubing the bendix.
...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-20-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 28,193
Posted By particlewave
You'll need to refer to the speaker manufacturers...

You'll need to refer to the speaker manufacturers recommendations regarding sealed vs ported and enclosure volume.
Generally speaking, for better response from smaller mid range to sub speakers, you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By particlewave
Remember when people used to take pride in their...

Remember when people used to take pride in their work?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By particlewave
It looks like you stuck side marker lights in...

It looks like you stuck side marker lights in your grill as DRLs. :p

Not a good look, IMO.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By particlewave
There aren't any relays for the headlights, just...

There aren't any relays for the headlights, just a switch and fuses.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By particlewave
Both of my rear shocks make that noise. They both...

Both of my rear shocks make that noise. They both also seem to be in good working order, so I don't think too much of it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By particlewave
This is what happens when moronic tire installers...

This is what happens when moronic tire installers don't use it:

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/IMG_10911560967934.jpg
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-18-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By particlewave
If you don't need the physical copy, you can...

If you don't need the physical copy, you can download it for free.

http://p914-6info.net/Boxster_Manuals/986%20owners%20manual.pdf

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By particlewave
You'll need to take a closer look, but a cable...

You'll need to take a closer look, but a cable likely just popped off on the transmission side. It's fairly common.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By particlewave
No. There are 2 cables: one fore/aft and one...

No. There are 2 cables: one fore/aft and one side/side.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-17-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 37,659
Posted By particlewave
There does seem to be some issues with later...

There does seem to be some issues with later cars, but your '98 should be fine.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-16-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 37,659
Posted By particlewave
Good thought, but CANBUS is in no way involved...

Good thought, but CANBUS is in no way involved with the door locks.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-15-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By particlewave
Twice I've seen this exact issue turn out to be a...

Twice I've seen this exact issue turn out to be a loose nut on the engine bay distribution block.
It's under the engine cover, right by the power steering reservoir (circled below).
...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-10-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By particlewave
$80 is a steal. ;) If I didn't already have...

$80 is a steal. ;)
If I didn't already have one...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By particlewave
The trouble fueling is a dead giveaway. Bad vent...

The trouble fueling is a dead giveaway. Bad vent on the filler neck.
Google it ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By particlewave
This is sounding like a power issue. I'd pull it...

This is sounding like a power issue. I'd pull it out and run new ground and power wires (not using those for the stock unit).
Run a new ground from the stereo to a solid metal ground point, then a...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-07-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By particlewave
Like Rick said, get the Porsche PDF. I have it on...

Like Rick said, get the Porsche PDF. I have it on my phone so I can access it anytime.
With the search function, I can find the part # I need in seconds. ;)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-05-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 893
Posted By particlewave
Getting a new iPad will not effect the fuel map....

Getting a new iPad will not effect the fuel map. ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By particlewave
It has nothing to do with the relay, just the...

It has nothing to do with the relay, just the e-brake switch. Pull it out someday and either clean or replace it. ;)
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-04-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 37,659
Posted By particlewave
There's your problem. The seats are powered by...

There's your problem.
The seats are powered by the "consumer switched off" circuit. It's a circuit that supplies power to peripheral devices like seats and mirrors. When the car is off and doors...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By particlewave
Because he has already said that the e-brake...

Because he has already said that the e-brake indicator is not illuminating. Fix what is obviously broken first, then move on to other things (if necessary). ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By particlewave
Update: Almost a year later, I'm happy to say...

Update:
Almost a year later, I'm happy to say that the new tubes and o-rings are leak free.
The reason I mention this is because I did not go with one of the bigger name suppliers, but rather ÜRO...
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