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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By ford40
Question I get that vibration on decelleration mostly in...

I get that vibration on decelleration mostly in top gear on decelleration but I can feel it in 3rd and 4th decellerating. road force balanced all 4 tires iwht no improvement. Heard everything from...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-12-2006, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By ford40
I've been using Raggtopp and it is very easy to...

I've been using Raggtopp and it is very easy to apply and wipes off the paint with no drama. Water beads and the top dosen't absorb any substance....easier to keep clean! I also invested in the top...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2006, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By ford40
I'd like to ditto "super 66" as i have driven my...

I'd like to ditto "super 66" as i have driven my 04' Box all winter in Indianapolis. I did buy winter tires (front and rear) and wheels....all winter I was the only Box on the road...now the garage...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2006, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By ford40
I have never used the Porsche product but have...

I have never used the Porsche product but have been very pleased with Raggtopp products...never a worry about over spray and the water beads just like the Porsche stuff....an application usually last...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By ford40
Wow now that is a windshield story MN....wifey...

Wow now that is a windshield story MN....wifey got a rock in the windshield on her new E320 wagon....with the rain sensing wipers.....mega bucks but MB ordered it picked up the car fixed it in hours...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By ford40
Grizzly I couldn't but stop to laugh at your...

Grizzly I couldn't but stop to laugh at your story...however I'm really sorry for your experience. The only advice I can offer is next time marry within your species! I hope it works out well for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By ford40
Ethanol ???

maybe I should know this but what experience have people had using ethanol in their cars? Mileage? Wear & tear? et.al.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-08-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By ford40
I also was in a fraternity in college.....and if...

I also was in a fraternity in college.....and if someone would have driven up in a Boxster I think the general concensus would have been that that was the guy to ask to buy more beer!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-05-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By ford40
Don't want to hijack this thread but I noticed...

Don't want to hijack this thread but I noticed that the LCD display in my BOX displays the OFF message as OFf with the last "F" being a capital but a smaller type point....looks goofy but obviously...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-03-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,995
Posted By ford40
Thanks perfectlap....I've got my checkbook at the...

Thanks perfectlap....I've got my checkbook at the ready!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-03-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,995
Posted By ford40
perfectlap I agree Raggtopp is the best and...

perfectlap I agree Raggtopp is the best and overspray on glass and paint is a non event. Do you have info on the "top cover" you use...the Box is my evryday transport and parked outside...I would be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By ford40
Reasuring to know that others have had a similar...

Reasuring to know that others have had a similar experience....I was beginning to think it was personal!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By ford40
Unhappy PCA membership

I'm a joiner I guess....recently I joined PCA hoping to get info on events and discounts. I am just amazed at how unresponsive this group has been...4 weeks to process my membership...the username...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By ford40
I must be missing something...the site listed the...

I must be missing something...the site listed the 0-60 times for the 97-99 models as 6.1 ans the 03-04 model years 0-60 times as 6.4? Cars are roughly the same weight but the newer models have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,876
Posted By ford40
I was getting about 23-24 on my daily driving and...

I was getting about 23-24 on my daily driving and 30 on my long highway trips and I was getting a shudder sometimes as the car reved down to idle....I called the dealer service group and was told...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-12-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By ford40
blinkwatt and Rail I have stalled both on a date...

blinkwatt and Rail I have stalled both on a date and in the Box...one was embaressing and the other was devastating! At 59 years of age I'm sure you can guess which is which!
Forum: Video Center 04-07-2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By ford40
Hi Jeph...after looking at the pictures I think...

Hi Jeph...after looking at the pictures I think you would have won had you not removed the hardtop in the middle of the timed event!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By ford40
Randell that sounds like a really good...

Randell that sounds like a really good time...I've participated in some road trips to distant car shows with my street rods and I can attest that being on the road with some kindred spirits is great...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-30-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By ford40
70 degrees today in Indy....I'm going topless...

70 degrees today in Indy....I'm going topless tonight....won't be a pretty sight...I'm 59 and kinda heavy-set!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By ford40
Hi BoxsterDreamin, I bought a 2004 base model...

Hi BoxsterDreamin,
I bought a 2004 base model with 3500 miles about 4 months ago and drove it every day this winter...used to have a mustang as an everyday driver so you kind of get used to not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,758
Posted By ford40
Porsche does offer an auto dimming mirror...at...

Porsche does offer an auto dimming mirror...at least they did in 2004...assume they still do. I think there was a thread here about retro fitting one. The fine wire in the windscreen is the...
Forum: Video Center 03-23-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By ford40
he was probably on his cell phone....given he...

he was probably on his cell phone....given he owns the company!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By ford40
Hi wooder, I have owned convertables for 35...

Hi wooder,
I have owned convertables for 35 years and now own a triple black boxster. My experience with other convertables is that dark...especially black interiors are by far the hottest. I have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,907
Posted By ford40
When I was 18 years old my Dad told me I...

When I was 18 years old my Dad told me I "shiftless" and I couldn't understand where He was comming from because I had a 60 TR3 and it was a 4 speed.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-09-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By ford40
Just found this info on a Porsche dealer site...

Just found this info on a Porsche dealer site Lipscome Porsche in Springfield MO. it states the qualifying conditions for a CPO from the dealer.

"qualifying pre-owned Porsche vehicle is purchased...
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