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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By RandallNeighbour
You know, I have not driven the car much in the...

You know, I have not driven the car much in the last few years because I'm working out of the house now and I don't drive my F150 much either. I estimate my mileage is at 125,000 now. After three...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By RandallNeighbour
You know who I miss? ToolPants. That guy knew...

You know who I miss? ToolPants. That guy knew everything about Boxsters, especially the first generation boxsters like mine. He left a few years after I got on this forum, back in 2004.

He was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By RandallNeighbour
Whassup, Boxster peeps?

It's been FOREVER since I've been on this forum so I thought I'd pop in and say hello and let you know something important:

"THE BLACK HOLE FOR DEAD PRESIDENTS" IS STILL IN MY POSSESSION and I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By RandallNeighbour
RA1 - high mileage, older boxsters are going to...

RA1 - high mileage, older boxsters are going to cost you a wad of money to keep running, especially if you need it to be your daily driver.

The difference between an old boxster and your current...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-17-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
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: 472
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: 582
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: 516
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: 820
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: 516
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: 516
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: 689
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: 677
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: 540
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: 1,575
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: 407
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: 2,000
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: 5,339
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: 1,990
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: 1,060
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: 1,453
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: 473
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: 682
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: 756
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: 962
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...
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