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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By mgfranz
No, the alarm system on the 986 is horrible, it...

No, the alarm system on the 986 is horrible, it will drain our battery simply by sitting still. It's a common faukt.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By mgfranz
My car was doing this exact same thing earlier...

My car was doing this exact same thing earlier this year, I found that my alarm horn had a short in it, replacing the horn made the issue go away.

But also, pull the drivers seat and check the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By mgfranz
On the 986, the battery will drain in less than...

On the 986, the battery will drain in less than two weeks if not hooked up to a trickle charger. When the battery drains, I have found that more often than not a cell will fail and the battery needs...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
I want a rumble at anything above 3000rpm! If I...

I want a rumble at anything above 3000rpm! If I don't get that growl or famous boxer motor rumble something is wrong.

The motor and exhaust noise is what makes these cars notoriously fun, stop...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By mgfranz
ET backspacing will be the biggest issue. IIRC...

ET backspacing will be the biggest issue. IIRC our ET is only between 35-38, and we don't have room for a 55 ET
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,384
Posted By mgfranz
Good point! If the window moves even a minute...

Good point! If the window moves even a minute amount from either the door handle or the interior handle, look at regulator issues. If you have no movement from the door handle, but the interior...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-19-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,384
Posted By mgfranz
When mine was doing this, it turned out to be the...

When mine was doing this, it turned out to be the door latch assy itself. They can be found used easily enough. https://www.ebay.com/itm/233659722845.

Not hard to swap out if you know the tricks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
Polished the headlights. Looks like I will be...

Polished the headlights. Looks like I will be needing new rubbers...

Before:

https://i.ibb.co/MSBMq2q/20200901-105554.jpg

After:

https://i.ibb.co/qsGYstJ/20200901-121519.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By mgfranz
I much appreciate the offer, I'm in Mission...

I much appreciate the offer, I'm in Mission Viejo, so it's a bit of a drive, but I'll let you know.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By mgfranz
Mine is a '01, but I'm not afraid of doing the...

Mine is a '01, but I'm not afraid of doing the work, the coolant can was one of the first things I had to do to her, so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
Finally got around to replacing the passenger...

Finally got around to replacing the passenger side door latch assy, been having window drop problems for about 4-5 months and isolated it to a bad circuit on the PCB.

Replacement came from a 911,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
That looks like my car! ...

That looks like my car!

https://i.ibb.co/K2sC6vs/IMG-1100.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By mgfranz
Yeah, I was going to do a thorough investigation...

Yeah, I was going to do a thorough investigation since as far as I know they have never been smoked tested or looked at. I'm just afraid I may be opening a can of worms. Should I do the AOS while I'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By mgfranz
Replacing SAI, what else should I do while in there?

I will be replacing my SAI this weekend due to the occasional 0410 and 1411 codes I am getting, I will be checking all vacuum lines as well, but since I'm in there, is there any other preventive...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By mgfranz
Yes, manual window close is normal. When was the...

Yes, manual window close is normal. When was the last time you replaced the battery in the remote?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By mgfranz
The newer Audi rims have the same bolt pattern as...

The newer Audi rims have the same bolt pattern as the 986, just watch out for the ET...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By mgfranz
Pelican F*cked me on my last part, never got the...

Pelican F*cked me on my last part, never got the right part even though I went through 3 different phone channels to get it right. Ended up costing me about $30 with shipping and returns, never got...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-09-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
Want to get rid of the Bens's shifter?

Want to get rid of the Bens's shifter?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By mgfranz
Nice! Want to do mine?

Nice! Want to do mine?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By mgfranz
P0455 cel

So yesterday went out and started my 2001 and immediately got a CEL, pulled out my little Autel and had a hard P0455 error, Evaporative Emission System Leak (Large Leak).

I changed the gas cap...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
Nice headlights, more info please.

Nice headlights, more info please.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
Registered! Can't wait, my right foot needs this!

Registered! Can't wait, my right foot needs this!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,998
Views: 631,580
Posted By mgfranz
Hey Rex! Long time no speak... I'm in PCA OC now,...

Hey Rex! Long time no speak... I'm in PCA OC now, but I look forward to AX in Fontana soon! So anyway, seat repair link? Looks fantastic!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By mgfranz
You may want to look at the door latch assy as a...

You may want to look at the door latch assy as a potential fault as well. 90% of the "window won't go down 1/4" when I pull the handle..." issues are caused by faulty door latch switches. You can...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-16-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By mgfranz
WTB: Paasenger side door latch

Title says it all, I need a passenger side door latch assy, 2001 986 base model.
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