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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,509
Posted By Gelbster
I sent Charles some supplementary...

I sent Charles some supplementary Instructions-for-Dummies like me :-)
This was based on my recent experience installing a Tester.So if you are as dim-witted as me, you might ask him about that in...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-23-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,468
Posted By Gelbster
Fortunately there is. And I live outside CA for...

Fortunately there is. And I live outside CA for much of the year.
But why jeopardize those who are unfortunate enough to labor under the draconian laws in CA and the other 12 states that use CA...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-23-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,468
Posted By Gelbster
The part that Charles makes/made is not intended...

The part that Charles makes/made is not intended for cheating. We should be very wary about condoning such devices here because they could find their way on to a Referee's check list for Porsches...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-23-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 57,846
Posted By Gelbster
Two more : Smog Test. If this mod or some...

Two more : Smog Test.
If this mod or some boy-racer stickers get you sent to the Referee .......
Let's try to fly under the Smog radar?
Helping the AOS and SAI issues would be a great bonus.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-19-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By Gelbster
or California Motor Sports ?

or California Motor Sports ?
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 57,846
Posted By Gelbster
I suggest making it most likely to pass the...

I suggest making it most likely to pass the visual Inspection for Smog Test.Yes, I know it is unlikely the average Smog Tech would know what to look for but if you ever had to go to a Referee it may...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-02-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,509
Posted By Gelbster
You are in the wrong Thread for gearbox problems?...

You are in the wrong Thread for gearbox problems?
Suggest some more research into the gearbox issues.
It would help if you indicated 5 speed or 6 speed ?
Inspect the Slave cyl?
If 6 speed - what...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-26-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,715
Posted By Gelbster
Crankshaft Position Sensor? Fuel Pressure...

Crankshaft Position Sensor?
Fuel Pressure regulator?
Fuel Filter?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,954
Posted By Gelbster
I'm skeptical about the ECS system linked above...

I'm skeptical about the ECS system linked above because many catch can systems have been tried for the M96 and none work correctly - so far. The generic ECS catch can seems much the same as other...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,954
Posted By Gelbster
In my experience only the steel wire reinforced...

In my experience only the steel wire reinforced tubing will withstand the vacuum in this diameter. The smaller vacuum lines can be thick wall silicone without collapsing but not the large ones we are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,954
Posted By Gelbster
It will be interesting to read about the longer...

It will be interesting to read about the longer term effect of heat/oil on the hose. In theory, wire reinforced Silicone hose may a better choice - if you can find it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-24-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,880
Posted By Gelbster
The cost of repairing a broken ,electrically...

The cost of repairing a broken ,electrically powered top can be unjustifiable on an older Boxster. This mod is a great way to help those on a tight budget keep their Boxster on the road. The money...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,880
Posted By Gelbster
Shinsaku - Brilliant first Post. The video is...

Shinsaku - Brilliant first Post. The video is excellent. This could save owners lots of money and frustration. Someone should do a video of the modification process.
This is the best mod so far...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-19-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,722
Posted By Gelbster
Suggest you search for other posts where the...

Suggest you search for other posts where the stock parts were replaced by high quality silicone hose and brass barbed fittings. That combo will never fail. IIRC the hose is 3mm but verify. The...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-17-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Gelbster
go here...

go here --https://tiresize.com/speedometer-calibration/
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-12-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,509
Posted By Gelbster
That is correct . But we are not changing...

That is correct . But we are not changing pressure, just coalescing oil vapour on a screen.This is achieved by cooling and changes in the velocity of vapour flow .
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-12-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,509
Posted By Gelbster
Ben, Suggest you start a new thread for your...

Ben,
Suggest you start a new thread for your Catch Can because I sense that you and I will be chattering about this for a while !
The small catch can idea is excellent imho. It may solve the oil...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-12-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,509
Posted By Gelbster
Ben be careful IF you mean a replacement AOS ???...

Ben be careful IF you mean a replacement AOS ??? Some have tried, all have failed. One guy actually took money from Forum members and then disappeared ! Even Raby conceded that his solution was too...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-05-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 79,509
Posted By Gelbster
Congratulations Ben ! Very gracious of you to...

Congratulations Ben ! Very gracious of you to acknowledge the benefits of being a (legal) immigrant to America ( me too).
you wrote: "I guess that's what we call the American dream ? Because that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-24-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,952
Posted By Gelbster
Be careful not to confuse the SAI pump with the...

Be careful not to confuse the SAI pump with the Engine Bay ventilation fan
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,952
Posted By Gelbster
Does the air pump run from a cold start for at...

Does the air pump run from a cold start for at least 20 seconds?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,813
Posted By Gelbster
And if one side is worn, the other side......

And if one side is worn, the other side......
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-12-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By Gelbster
Please listen to what Bill says above. He is one...

Please listen to what Bill says above. He is one of the few here who has rebuilt M96 engines after a Raby class. The cost of that class alone exceeds a long block engine for normal cars.
There are...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-12-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By Gelbster
"You can rebuild your engine for less money that...

"You can rebuild your engine for less money that a crate engine, plus do you know what you are really getting for the big bucks. "
I beg to differ.
Just ask someone who has rebuilt an M96 after...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-11-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By Gelbster
The RND special deal price is a steal. The...

The RND special deal price is a steal. The alternative of doing a correct rebuild to RND standards would cost you way more. The degree of precision required to rebuild is astonishing if you do it...
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