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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,271
Posted By dja1980
I'm also looking for an inexpensive bluetooth and...

I'm also looking for an inexpensive bluetooth and app combo... are all the ones on Amazon basically the same? I had a CEL pop up the other day... would love to be able to diagnose and fix this on my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By dja1980
That's great information... thank you! The...

That's great information... thank you!

The car had been sitting in storage until last Friday (Black Friday), when I was able to do a little more troubleshooting. I pulled the firewall with intent...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By dja1980
I actually thought about that for a moment! ;)

I actually thought about that for a moment! ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By dja1980
This is what I thought at first since I...

This is what I thought at first since I overheated again after topping off, and I got the low coolant warning again. However, there was no puddle under the car when I pulled off the second time, and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By dja1980
Question Overheated – Where Do I Start?

I’ve done a bit of reading on the subject, and I assume I’m dealing with a water pump issue, but I wanted to post my experience first to make sure I’m heading in the right direction.

My 2002...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By dja1980
I did a little more investigating last night, but...

I did a little more investigating last night, but didn't come up with much... now I'm really regretting discarding the metal that was left behind in my oil pan (figured I had the pictures... why...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By dja1980
I did A LOT of reading today... especially on the...

I did A LOT of reading today... especially on the on LN Engineering - Performance Aircooled Cylinders, IMS Retrofit Solutions LN Engineering (http://lnengineering.com/) and related links. It looks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By dja1980
Thanks guys... this is all really good info! ...

Thanks guys... this is all really good info!

I did find a place in St. Charles, which is about 25 miles from me (Euroquipe - Chicago area BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Porsche, Specialists...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By dja1980
Metal Debris in Oil... Now What?

Well, I just pulled my Boxster out of winter storage and completed my annual oil change, and I noticed metal debris in the bottom of my drain pan. :mad: I recently read an article Pelican Parts sent...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-18-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,033
Posted By dja1980
I cleaned them well with brake cleaner first. ...

I cleaned them well with brake cleaner first. Then, I roughed them up using a palm sander with fine grit and cleaned the dust. I wet-sanded imperfections between coats with ultra-fine (1,000 -...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-15-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,033
Posted By dja1980
I never updated with a pic! ...

I never updated with a pic!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-UO9r03XaL1M/UKwEl9T-LhI/AAAAAAAAGws/a2Ssde9zSdc/s645/2012-05-12_21-07-59_324.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-15-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By dja1980
I never updated with a pic! ...

I never updated with a pic!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-UO9r03XaL1M/UKwEl9T-LhI/AAAAAAAAGws/a2Ssde9zSdc/s645/2012-05-12_21-07-59_324.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-15-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,944
Posted By dja1980
Thanks... stock calipers from my S. I...

Thanks... stock calipers from my S. I experimented with several different reds from Dupli-Color, but wasn't happy. I finally tried the VHT Real Red (SP731) and loved it. I suppose I should update...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-15-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,944
Posted By dja1980
I ended up going with the Textar / Balo Coated...

I ended up going with the Textar / Balo Coated combo, and replaced the caliper bolts based on recommendations here... LOVE THEM! I also painted the calipers while I was at it...
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,033
Posted By dja1980
I followed Pedro's DIY at www.PedrosGarage.com...

I followed Pedro's DIY at www.PedrosGarage.com for the prep, and I bought the white Porsche caliper decals from eBay.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,150
Posted By dja1980
It would've been $10 more with shipping if...

It would've been $10 more with shipping if ordered direct.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,150
Posted By dja1980
ApexPerfomance.net has free shipping, but a $7.95...

ApexPerfomance.net has free shipping, but a $7.95 "Handling" fee.

Since I needed quick shipping, I ended up purchasing on eBay from Bimmerzone (PA) for $58.95 shipped. I ordered on Thursday, and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,033
Posted By dja1980
Red Caliper Paint – Closest To Original

I started repainting my “S” calipers last week because they were starting to look a little worn. After going through almost an entire can of Dupli-Color Red Engine Enamel, I decided that I didn’t...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-10-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By dja1980
Thanks for the link, but I don't have time to...

Thanks for the link, but I don't have time to have anything shipped since I need to have this project wrapped up by early next week.

I tried the Dupli-Color Chevrolot Orange-Red last night, but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,150
Posted By dja1980
Thanks... yeah, I tried that, but when you sort...

Thanks... yeah, I tried that, but when you sort prices by Total Price, the best there is $51.07 shipped. I'm doubtful I'll find a better deal than $49 shipped, but if anyone finds one... let us know!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,220
Posted By dja1980
Thank you... that's exactly the type of...

Thank you... that's exactly the type of information I was looking for!

My replacement cap came in as ".09" I haven't put it side-by-side with one of my other ".10" caps yet, but I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By dja1980
Just a quick update... I did compare the...

Just a quick update...

I did compare the rear pads to the front pads, and even though they look the same, the fronts are definitely larger. I'm thinking that maybe the stock S pads are just...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,150
Posted By dja1980
Bump... looks like the ApexPerfomance.net link is...

Bump... looks like the ApexPerfomance.net link is still good, but others are dead... I suppose that's to be expected from a thread from 2006!

Are there any other good sources for a good price on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-02-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By dja1980
Thanks... I probably should have clarified. ...

Thanks... I probably should have clarified.

I'm only replacing the FRONT pads & rotors, but I'm painting ALL the calipers. In the picture I posted, the Brembo pads were the original fronts, and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-02-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By dja1980
Since my calipers and rotors are still in place,...

Since my calipers and rotors are still in place, I tried fitting the new pads last night just to be safe. They seem to be fine, but they do stick out of the top a little more. I'm guessing the...
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