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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-14-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By CdnRD
I’ve got the natural brown leather on my 2001S...

I’ve got the natural brown leather on my 2001S and according to the original invoice it was a $3950 option. Can’t see many people taking Porsche up on that one!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-18-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By CdnRD
Do you have the factory sport exhaust? Mine makes...

Do you have the factory sport exhaust? Mine makes a similar sound on deceleration and my mechanic pinpointed it to one of the valves in the sport exhaust.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By CdnRD
Just watched the 996 episode of Wheeler Dealers...

Just watched the 996 episode of Wheeler Dealers and Ant used a brass drift and a hammer to knock it out.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 02-26-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,090
Posted By CdnRD
Iím looking for help with mine too! Trunk and...

Iím looking for help with mine too! Trunk and frunk buttons work but lock button doesnít.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By CdnRD
Hagerty Top 10 Cars to Buy 2019

Check out this article on Hagerty.com - 986 Boxster is listed as one of the top 10 collector cars to buy this year!
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By CdnRD
I had an outside vented suspended gas heater in...

I had an outside vented suspended gas heater in the garage of my last house. It was very quick to heat the garage up to room temperature. Even the floor and tools would warm up fast which was really...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-22-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By CdnRD
Do you have a door from the inside of your house...

Do you have a door from the inside of your house to the garage? I will prop mine open for an hour or two before I work in the garage in the winter. It can raise the temperature a good 10C and takes...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-21-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,798
Posted By CdnRD
Could it be an exhaust rattle?

Could it be an exhaust rattle?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By CdnRD
I contacted the Editor at Total 911 to ask him...

I contacted the Editor at Total 911 to ask him about the article and received a very helpful response (once again confirming my experience that Porsche people are awesome!). He said their report was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By CdnRD
There was no contact info, just this: ďM96...

There was no contact info, just this:

ďM96 short engines reduced
Porsche has reduced the short engine price of its M96-generation flat six. Now available for £3500 from Porsche - a reduction of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By CdnRD
50% Price Drop on M96 Short Blocks from Porsche?

According to the latest edition of Total 911 Magazine, Porsche has dropped the price of M96 short blocks by about 50% to 3500£ - thatís about $4500 US. Any word on whether thatís happening on this...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By CdnRD
Cars go through a progression from new car to...

Cars go through a progression from new car to used car to old car and, if they survive long enough, to collectibe or classic car. During the old car phase a lot of cars are weeded out because their...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By CdnRD
I used heavy duty zip ties.

I used heavy duty zip ties.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-25-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By CdnRD
Iím guessing visibility is the issue. My wife is...

Iím guessing visibility is the issue. My wife is 5í2Ē and needs a 2Ē thick seat cushion to get to a comfortable position even with the seat at max height. BTW lowering your seat an inch or two will...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,896
Posted By CdnRD
Mostly luck. You can eat right and exercise but...

Mostly luck. You can eat right and exercise but youíre not immune from serious illness. If you keep up with oil changes and drive your Boxster like itís meant to be driven the risk of IMS failure may...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By CdnRD
The 911 air cooled guys use rims from the 944...

The 911 air cooled guys use rims from the 944 spares. Not sure they would fit the Boxster.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 12-01-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By CdnRD
Fair enough. The risk is no doubt overstated. It...

Fair enough. The risk is no doubt overstated. It was just clear by your post that you have the skills to make quick work of it
Forum: DIY Project Guides 12-01-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By CdnRD
Any way to change your mind about replacing the...

Any way to change your mind about replacing the IMS bearing? You're 95% of the way there now.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,972
Posted By CdnRD
$170 per wheel at this site: ...

$170 per wheel at this site:
https://www.canadawheels.ca/wheels/replika/r186/W39698
No connection so can't say if legit but great price!
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-18-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 116,107
Posted By CdnRD
Same price with shipping to Canada?

Same price with shipping to Canada?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-31-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By CdnRD
Mystery Rattle!

I've had some rattles on my 01S with 55k all summer. I spent an afternoon under the car and found a loose plastic cover and a rear brake splash guard that rattled - both fixed. The worst one is...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 08-21-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 35,424
Posted By CdnRD
There's something fishy about that name.

There's something fishy about that name.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By CdnRD
Makes sense. I had my top in the service position...

Makes sense. I had my top in the service position this winter to change the IMS.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By CdnRD
Mystery Part!!!

I was under my car looking for the source of a rattle when I found this part in a nook in the engine bay. Any idea what it is? There's a bit of body coloured paint around the edge. A convertible top...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 08-10-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 35,424
Posted By CdnRD
Amazing stuff Fred! First thing I look at when I...

Amazing stuff Fred! First thing I look at when I open my computer in the morning!
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