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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-19-2019, 08:05 AM
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Posted By The Radium King
sounds like they are 996 fitment; try on rennlist.

sounds like they are 996 fitment; try on rennlist.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By The Radium King
yeah, i think most of the races are part of the...

yeah, i think most of the races are part of the cover; there's just the two on each side that hold the two cams at the chain end.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By The Radium King
that blows my mind what they can cast - that...

that blows my mind what they can cast - that would be items 1 and 7 in the pic below are cast as one piece then split?

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/103_001562616767.gif
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By The Radium King
well, i presume the head and the cam cover...

well, i presume the head and the cam cover originate as separate castings (no caps; caps are part of the cover) then are assembled and line bored at the factory, at which point they are matched to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By The Radium King
can't you line bore them and put bearings in? you...

can't you line bore them and put bearings in? you can on just about any other engine.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-04-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By The Radium King
different spline count between the two...

different spline count between the two transmissions; you will need a 2.7 clutch.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-02-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By The Radium King
here's the important info from the pelican engine...

here's the important info from the pelican engine swap article:

- These cars ran the Bosch Motronic 5.2.2 system, which uses a cable-driven throttle body, similar to nearly all earlier Porsches....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By The Radium King
the issue is also the temperature of combustion;...

the issue is also the temperature of combustion; gas burns hotter. in a vw that may well have aluminum heads on an iron block then you can quickly pop a head gasket when things heat beyond design...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By The Radium King
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/IMG_102315614...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/IMG_10231561481180.jpg

working on bonding some speedster humps to a spare clamshell piece. result is a poor-mans 986 speedster.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By The Radium King
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/IMG_050915614...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/IMG_05091561481095.jpg

not my car, but i keep this pic as a good reference.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2019, 06:09 PM
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Views: 514,025
Posted By The Radium King
1968 triumph gt6.

1968 triumph gt6.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2019, 03:26 PM
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Views: 514,025
Posted By The Radium King
well, not boxster related, but just finished...

well, not boxster related, but just finished driving 1400 kms to a friday track day (test and tune) followed by a two day race weekend. set my camp up for a weekend of racing, got out on the track...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 607
Posted By The Radium King
here you go; everyone can be friends now ... ...

here you go; everyone can be friends now ...

608 - Harmonically Damped - Underdrive Performance Pulley Kit (986, 987, 996, 997) - RSS / Road Sport Supply...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-07-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By The Radium King
plugged fuel filter.

plugged fuel filter.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-01-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 759
Posted By The Radium King
new tires? they can show symptoms similar to bump...

new tires? they can show symptoms similar to bump steer until broken in. mine did.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By The Radium King
forget the light - the sensor is just a loop of...

forget the light - the sensor is just a loop of metal inserted into the pad - the idea is that when the pad gets thin then the loop get abraded and opens the circuit causing the brake light. often...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By The Radium King
dude, realise that the sun rises and sets over...

dude, realise that the sun rises and sets over 'merica, so if you post a pick of a RHD car you better specifically say so otherwise you will blow a lot of minds. ps, the one pic i can get at doesn't...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-31-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,674
Posted By The Radium King
vacuum is not really constant anywhere in the...

vacuum is not really constant anywhere in the system is it (except perhaps at idle)? how does the 997.2 aos operate?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-31-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,674
Posted By The Radium King
flow across the end of a tube can create suction,...

flow across the end of a tube can create suction, so if the tube is introduced at an appropriate place in the airbox or elsewhere upstream of the throttle then there is opportunity for vacuum, but no...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-31-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,674
Posted By The Radium King
well, i do understand that porsche uses low...

well, i do understand that porsche uses low tension piston rings, and that they require vacuum to work, but have yet to find a definitive source to confirm the 5" of vacuum value, and also what...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-31-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,674
Posted By The Radium King
some good recent threads on the rennlist 996...

some good recent threads on the rennlist 996 forum on this. basically, if you replace the aos with a catchcan (or an aos with a higher-flow diaphragm) then you introduce too much crankcase vapour...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-29-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By The Radium King
i think the term is 'subframe assembly". it's the...

i think the term is 'subframe assembly". it's the big bit that connects the chassis, control arms, diagonals, and the aluminum brace. regardless of which one (left or right) you lift from, the car is...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-27-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By The Radium King
this. the ball joints (and boots) are not...

this. the ball joints (and boots) are not serviceable.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-27-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By The Radium King
it is a factory option called the aerokit - front...

it is a factory option called the aerokit - front bumper cover, side skirts, fiberglass rear trunk and wing. this is called the mark ii version; the mark i was different.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-24-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 759
Posted By The Radium King
nt01's have a good wear arrow on the side to help...

nt01's have a good wear arrow on the side to help let you know when low is too low.
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