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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2020, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Paul
Questions to ask about 996TTs: Have the...

Questions to ask about 996TTs:

Have the cooling pipes been pinned or welded? (motor must be dropped)

Does the spoiler throw codes or leak fluid? ($3,500 or more at dealer to fix)

How many...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-01-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Paul
This repair will likely double in cost as...

This repair will likely double in cost as additional parts are bound to be recommended once the motor is dropped. Might be time to cut and run if you cannot repair it yourself.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Paul
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Paul
You may need to calibrate the sender using the...

You may need to calibrate the sender using the factory procedure and at least a PST-2.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Paul
IME the most cost effective course of action is...

IME the most cost effective course of action is to sell the car as is and buy another car. Even with a used motor and doing all the work yourself, you will likely exceed the value of the car.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-09-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By Paul
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-09-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By Paul
I find it easier to remove it as a unit. ...

I find it easier to remove it as a unit.

Taking the cross member off is no big deal. To put it back on, I use a ratcheting tie down strap.
...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-09-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By Paul
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-08-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By Paul
I use this to remove/install the engine and...

I use this to remove/install the engine and tranny as an assembly:

https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200696308_200696308
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Paul
My understanding is that Porsche does not rebuild...

My understanding is that Porsche does not rebuild and return your motor, but rather provides a factory rebuilt motor that was returned earlier by another customer. This is done to reduce downtime. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-06-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Paul
Yes, I'm guessing your problem is the steering...

Yes, I'm guessing your problem is the steering lock assembly.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-06-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Paul
With the electrical part removed, does the key...

With the electrical part removed, does the key turn?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-07-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,441
Posted By Paul
Maybe from: ...

Maybe

from:

https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Boxster_Tech/90-ELEC-996_Cluster/90-ELEC-996_Cluster.htm

Boxster guru Todd Holyoak has developed the following programming system for...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-07-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,441
Posted By Paul
One solution is to install a 996 cluster and oil...

One solution is to install a 996 cluster and oil sender. Does your climate control work?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-28-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By Paul
If you are going to use your existing DME, you...

If you are going to use your existing DME, you need your VIN. Each DME has a password that is listed by VIN on the IPAS system.

A 986 VIN does not keep one from loading a 996 flash. The PST-2 or...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-27-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By Paul
You need the VIN number of the car that the DME...

You need the VIN number of the car that the DME came from so you can obtain the DME's password from Porsche's IPAS system (dealer will give you this if you are the owner). The PST-2 will allow you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Paul
Check for vacuum leaks.

Check for vacuum leaks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By Paul
Make sure you follow the factory fill...

Make sure you follow the factory fill instructions, it is not fill until it overflows.

My 01 has been running Royal Purple for about 50K miles, shifts well hot or cold. In the cold the Porsche...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Paul
What tire sizes are you running front and rear?

What tire sizes are you running front and rear?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Paul
Have your alarm codes read. Could be any of the...

Have your alarm codes read. Could be any of the alarm points including the doors, trunks, motion sensor, radio, etc.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-15-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Paul
I've been running Dex Cool in my 98 Boxster for...

I've been running Dex Cool in my 98 Boxster for at least 10 years. Don't mix coolants, drain/ flush and refill.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-05-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 438
Posted By Paul
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-31-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Paul
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,592
Posted By Paul
Tie rod end

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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-30-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Paul
It was a long day in my shop....thought I might...

It was a long day in my shop....thought I might liven it up.

My first was a 67 912 in 74.

The 98 was completely rewired and most everything electrical was replaced. It thinks it is a ROW 2005...
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