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Forum: New Member Introductions 01-17-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By RandallNeighbour
Nice example! I too own a 97, but it's a 5 speed....

Nice example! I too own a 97, but it's a 5 speed.

I'm guessing you paid a wad of money for that "antique" car in Singapore. I lived there for a while when I was a kid and I am still jaw-dropped by...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Key Fob Question

Hello Folks!

It's been a very long time since I posted anything. Frankly, life has been way too busy for boxstering. But I'm back!

After a number of months in the garage on the trickle...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By RandallNeighbour
There's also the zeintops that make the box look...

There's also the zeintops that make the box look more like the cayman...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By RandallNeighbour
I keep it in the garage :) Less...

I keep it in the garage :)

Less specifically, me and my car live near downtown Houston, Texas, aka Sauna City
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By RandallNeighbour
That's a fat little stubby screw, right? ...

That's a fat little stubby screw, right?

Look at the door at the latch area on the end of the door where it meets the vertical part of the jam on the car. Do those screws look similar?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Topless, you bet! I've owned my 97 since 2004....

Topless, you bet! I've owned my 97 since 2004. We're old friends now and I have so much freaking money dumped into this car I will never be able to sell it without a lot of anguish.

And I think...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Dull humming sound from passenger side

My ignition switch has been telling me it needs to be swapped out for about a year. Key was difficult to get into the ignition and difficult to remove with a little jiggling. Well, today I was...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-07-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By RandallNeighbour
If anyone wants me to drive over to Bastrop and...

If anyone wants me to drive over to Bastrop and hand deliver messages to Woody, I'm up for it. It will cost you about $15 for fuel and $20 for smoked brisket :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-07-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By RandallNeighbour
motor and transmission mounts for sure. They make...

motor and transmission mounts for sure. They make a world of difference when new.
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-07-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Hey! I have your twin in Houston Texas! Triple...

Hey! I have your twin in Houston Texas! Triple Black early production 1997.

Everything but the sheet metal has been replaced on my car at least once now... I hope the previous owners took good...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 05-07-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By RandallNeighbour
I absolutely love the cobalt blue color and will...

I absolutely love the cobalt blue color and will definitely be buying my next pcar with that color at some point. Is the 2009 a 2009.1 or 2009.2? The later 2009's got the PDK and IMS-less motor if...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-07-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By RandallNeighbour
The MAF and the oxygen sensors work together in...

The MAF and the oxygen sensors work together in concert to measure the incoming fresh air and the exhaust gasses going out. Years ago, my tech educated me in the fact that you can get a failing MAF...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By RandallNeighbour
I just watched the video. I've decided to drive...

I just watched the video. I've decided to drive my boxster like I stole it and take it to redline every time I drive it. I will not replace the IMS that came with the replacement motor put in the car...
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 03-08-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,546
Posted By RandallNeighbour
TeamOxford, you should remove those liners before...

TeamOxford, you should remove those liners before you sell the car. They won't bring in a dime more in resale value, and someone here will buy them for sure. I wish my car had them on when the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,399
Posted By RandallNeighbour
1997 Chevy Monte Carlo. It was a 2 door Lumina...

1997 Chevy Monte Carlo. It was a 2 door Lumina for all intensive purposes. I bought it brand new and used $5000 GM rebate dollars I'd been saving for 3 years on their credit card. It was a good thing...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 12-11-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By RandallNeighbour
most decals are plastic, so the hotter it is the...

most decals are plastic, so the hotter it is the better adhesion you'll get.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Aggromuffin, you sound just like me back in 2004...

Aggromuffin, you sound just like me back in 2004 when I bought my boxster.

I've owned and enjoyed it for many years, but the first few years were expensive and difficult. All the gremlins that had...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-18-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Should you discover that it's indeed an 02 sensor...

Should you discover that it's indeed an 02 sensor issue, do not replace one or two. Replace all four at the same time. I bought mine from oxygensensors.com and they were a lot cheaper than Porsche...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Get a Motive Power Bleeder for the brake lines....

Get a Motive Power Bleeder for the brake lines. It makes bleeding the brake lines super easy to do by yourself.

And if you're changing the water pump and thermostat and the coolant, you're right...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-11-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By RandallNeighbour
JDL, be sure to tell whomever does your alignment...

JDL, be sure to tell whomever does your alignment to loosen up all the suspension points you replaced after it's on a rack sitting on the tires under full load and then retighten them.

I replaced...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-03-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By RandallNeighbour
You know, it could very well be an aluminum heat...

You know, it could very well be an aluminum heat shield and it's vibrating around that RPM range. I had a couple of elusive buzzing sounds and rattles and I couldn't figure out where they were coming...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-03-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,736
Posted By RandallNeighbour
You should probably replace the other two 02...

You should probably replace the other two 02 sensors sooner than later. With four brand new ones in the car you'll see a nice increase in performance, fuel economy, and idle.

When I replaced all...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-19-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Keep a couple of things in mind when it comes to...

Keep a couple of things in mind when it comes to using spacers on our cars. My tech concurs with me on these thoughts, although some of you physics and engineering guys may disagree...

First, the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-17-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,701
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Boxster On Board Computer Activation...

Boxster On Board Computer Activation (http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/box_OBD_Mod/box_obd_mod.htm)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By RandallNeighbour
BTW, folks, pushing down on the fenders can dent...

BTW, folks, pushing down on the fenders can dent the fenders.

My solution is a lot more fun. I get the wife to stand in the frunk or trunk and jump up and down while I inspect by the side of the...
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