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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-02-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,374
Posted By Sboxin
"So if I lift the entire car a 1/2" or so how...

"So if I lift the entire car a 1/2" or so how will this change the handling?"

OK -- so you want to raise the car because of the poor street conditions -- that's all good.
When you raise the H&R's...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-02-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,188
Posted By Sboxin
Thumbs up Very good question Jay :eek: 1- complete...

Very good question Jay :eek:

1- complete stop - ignition OFF - (fuel pump off)
2-top in service position
3-undo engine cover fasteners
4-remove cover quickly and get out of the way - don't...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-02-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,374
Posted By Sboxin
Thumbs up Agree with Adam - tires and alignment are your...

Agree with Adam - tires and alignment are your friend - on the track we ran 245 on front and 285 on rear=good balance for cornering and catching those GT3s

:cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-02-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Sboxin
Thumbs up Echo..... PPI... Service Records and local...

Echo.....
PPI...
Service Records and local buy...
Carfax will help but may not tell the whole story...
Don't rush...

Good luck :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,893
Posted By Sboxin
Service in Boulder/Denver: You might want to...

Service in Boulder/Denver:

You might want to try Dart - talk to Dave
Dart Web site (http://dartauto.com/contents/show/SERVICE%20and%20MAINTENANCE)

We order parts from him - no direct service...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-08-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By Sboxin
Mine looks clear too --- but I'm color blind and...

Mine looks clear too --- but I'm color blind and can't see green anyway :D
Maybe that's why yours looks clear?

We have been thru many PS pump problems from track use --- IMHO you might be...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-08-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sboxin
Also, there is a You tube video floating around...

Also, there is a You tube video floating around that shows how to check for trans bearing wear -- basically you drain the trans fluid and stick a little finger inside the hole and feel for grease and...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-12-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By Sboxin
SO -- did you pass?? And -- what did you do to...

SO -- did you pass??
And -- what did you do to pass??

TIA, :cheers:
Roy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By Sboxin
New shoes --- try Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 We...

New shoes --- try Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
We finally switched to them and they are 10/10
:cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-19-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Sboxin
How long has it been since your last brake fluid...

How long has it been since your last brake fluid flush or bleed?


Ed :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-06-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By Sboxin
These are Rob's last words on the closing of...

These are Rob's last words on the closing of Porsche Pete's Boxster Board - PPBB


"Many have been asking, "Why close the board?"

Posted By: Rob in Houston
Date: Thursday, 6 August 2009, at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Sboxin
Used Porsche parts -- try these folks:...

Used Porsche parts -- try these folks: http://www.20thstreetauto.com/
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Sboxin
Whoa!! Leak down and disassembly to check for...

Whoa!! Leak down and disassembly to check for misfire codes ?

I'll call you this AM early.

Yes, I know Becks - right behind my house.

Roy
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Sboxin
Well...you are doing all the right things so far...

Well...you are doing all the right things so far --- but, if you have even a slight bit of rear toe out the rear end will come around on you (I think this is right - someone speak up here) --if you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By Sboxin
Oversteer

IMHO of course --- I would look at the suspension -- like shocks/dampers, sway bar, and springs. If the alignment is good this would be a good place to start -- and check the tire pressures too......
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Sboxin
Codes and misfire

Well, the answer is look at the most recent work done on the car.
I am in Phoenix also and could listen to your car if you like --- or refer you to an excellent Porsche Indy shop to diagnose the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Sboxin
Tire pressure vs temp

The way I understand it: front tires steering and braking in normal street driving will increase the temp more than rear -- but on the track you may/could see more equal temps. The more important...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-30-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,289
Posted By Sboxin
Porsche Flag

Jack,

Sent Email today === arrived today 6/8/09 Thanks - looks great :cheers:

Thanks, :cheers:

Roy Turner
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,774
Posted By Sboxin
Conradtan: Good summation of your 100 octane...

Conradtan: Good summation of your 100 octane experience.

Footnote:
We run 100 in a 1978 track car w/3.2 -- only because our very well experienced Indy told us the engine will run cooler and...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-27-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Sboxin
IMS Retrofit Upgrade

A question -- please explain why you had damaged bolt hole threads?

I don't see how the threads could be damaged enough to retap a larger size.

TIA for your reply, :cheers:

Ed
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-05-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By Sboxin
I agree with 944boy -- except front =33 and rear...

I agree with 944boy -- except front =33 and rear =35 cold temps.
The 2 pounds difference between Fr and RR helps with the Boxster balance.
And, try to keep that log of temps and pressures so you...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-27-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By Sboxin
Mike, This is usually the heat shields...

Mike,

This is usually the heat shields around the exhaust caused by loose and/or rusted fasteners.

When the engine is cool, check for the rattle from underneath the engine area around the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By Sboxin
Well.......It sounds like you need to find a good...

Well.......It sounds like you need to find a good Independent Porsche mechanic in your area to check this PS noise problem - or ask the dealer to check it (costly). If you have had the noise for 2...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By Sboxin
Well, since no else is responding -- A noisy PS...

Well, since no else is responding --
A noisy PS pump is usually low on fluid - if yours is not then maybe the fluid is not the correct type or your pump needs to be repaired.

If it were mine -- ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,899
Posted By Sboxin
Race Seats

Rob asked for pics of our DIY seat mounting frame/base ---

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t114/Arizona-ed/Boxster%20S/IMG_3123Small.jpg
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