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Forum: Performance and Technical chat Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,672
Posted By Dave80GTSi
As has been noted here previously, aftermarket...

As has been noted here previously, aftermarket eBay header fitment can be hit or miss. Some seem to fit and align perfectly, while others are off enough so as to be practically unusable. And there...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Dave80GTSi
If the OP's primary interest here is mostly...

If the OP's primary interest here is mostly cosmetics (not liking the rusty look), places like eBay sell sets of plastic lug bolt covers for cheap - like $5.00 or so for a set cheap. And in a choice...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-16-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 528,927
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Silver Side Engine Compartment Louvres

Not a really big deal, but I do believe that, for a dark colored car, painting these louvres silver makes the car look better than does their OEM black color.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,350
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Be certain not to overlook the Alfa Romeo Giulia...

Be certain not to overlook the Alfa Romeo Giulia line.

Lots of different models and options, depending upon your interests and budget. And compared to their more traditional German model...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-02-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Quick Google search on 996-347-880-02: ...

Quick Google search on 996-347-880-02:

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/pet/porsche/gt3-1/522u/403050/
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-29-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Dave80GTSi
… and right about now, every Forum member who is...

… and right about now, every Forum member who is younger than, say, 50 years old or so, is scratching their head and saying "Huh?"

DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Hey, off-topic, but you've picked such a cool...

Hey, off-topic, but you've picked such a cool avatar!

I had such the hots for Emma back in that day …

DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-23-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Update: Sorted it, but Geez Louise, what a pain...

Update: Sorted it, but Geez Louise, what a pain …

Tried a number of ideas, and here's what worked best for me.

You need about 4 small clamps and a heat gun. Starting at the crest's bottom...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 04-23-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Dave80GTSi
I've had very good success over the years with a...

I've had very good success over the years with a -slightly- lightened flywheel for street car use.

Assuming that you start with a heavy steel / iron flywheel, the key is to have a light touch,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Thanks for the pics! Looks as if yours fits all...

Thanks for the pics! Looks as if yours fits all nice and proper-like.

The hot water idea is a good one! I'll give it a go in the morning, and will report back here accordingly.

Even so, this...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-22-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By Dave80GTSi
You can do what I do - put a small dab of...

You can do what I do - put a small dab of silicone grease on your fingertip, and rub it around on the backside of the wheel at 5 places, on each flat contact surface which surrounds the lug holes and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Oops, sorry, I forgot to list the "-B" which was...

Oops, sorry, I forgot to list the "-B" which was indeed shown at the end of the part number in the PET, so it does appear that I have the correct part. My package below:
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-22-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Hood Crest Ornament Gasket Does Not Fit?

I recently had cause to remove my front hood crest ornament, and noted that the black gasket beneath it (both believed to be OEM as installed at the factory) did not fit the emblem well.

So,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-18-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Thanks, Steve! In hindsight, a bit of...

Thanks, Steve!

In hindsight, a bit of background info might have better explained my situation.

It all started with this thread: ...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-17-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Big Brake Kit for 987 - Will It Fit a 986?

As the title above implies, I've found a Big Brake kit which was apparently designed around 987 rotors. The seller is uncertain as to whether or not the kit's larger disc specs and offsets are the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Nope, no spacers required. I would have...

Nope, no spacers required. I would have mentioned it should that have been the case.

Yes, turn-in does seem a slight bit "quicker" than before. In my view, not really a big deal for a street...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Yup! I really like it - perfect fit. I...

Yup! I really like it - perfect fit.

I intentionally left mine in the as-received black finish, rather than painting it, so I sorta have a black-and-blue motif going on, matching the black top....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Update: Mission Accomplished! Thru the...

Update: Mission Accomplished!

Thru the kindness of a fellow Forum member and long time buddy, he knew a guy who could do the die cutting work required.

Pictures enclosed:...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 04-03-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Dave80GTSi
PM sent to OP.

PM sent to OP.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 04-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Dave80GTSi
I have the wheel, but not the air bag. Do you...

I have the wheel, but not the air bag. Do you need both, or just the wheel alone?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 528,927
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Do you know of the brand of your replacement...

Do you know of the brand of your replacement pipes?

Any notable performance changes observed yet?

DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 528,927
Posted By Dave80GTSi
And, you can get this wheel with colored...

And, you can get this wheel with colored stitching, so to match your car's color scheme.

Highly recommended!


http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Steering_Wheel_11553353867.jpg


...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-17-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Dave80GTSi
A perfect fit, with no fussin' ...

A perfect fit, with no fussin'


http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Done_1_1552826376.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-09-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,359
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Pictures of my Stable, a couple of years ago.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/And_Then_There_Were_Three_Web_4_1552141745.jpg

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/And_Then_There_Were_Three_Web_3_1552141780.jpg

I only have space for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Unfortunately, a bit hard to see clearly, but my...

Unfortunately, a bit hard to see clearly, but my 2000 S with the speedo indicator in the center, below the tach, and the odometer to the left below the speedometer.

This arrangement strikes me as...
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