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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-23-2010, 09:16 AM
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Views: 691
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Po455

I have a recurring CEL problem which when scanned at my friendly Advance store, shows PO455- a vacuum leak usually cured w/ a new gas cap, which I have done. Any other places to look? Oil filler cap...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-18-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Jim: If you really get desperate, you're welcome...

Jim: If you really get desperate, you're welcome to use one of my West Virginia addresses, register it here, and have a nice clean no front plate look. Save some $$, too.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 11-18-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Looks like you can easily peel them off w/ no...

Looks like you can easily peel them off w/ no damage done. A matter of taste, I guess. Not mine, though.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-18-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Update: After closer inspection, I found the...

Update: After closer inspection, I found the multi pin recepticle which receives the plug in the headlight cluster was was loose in its mount, and not coupling.There are signs of previous...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-15-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By wifesmainwrench
I realize I left out an important detail in...

I realize I left out an important detail in describing my problem. I failed to mention that all the headlights on the passenger side work normally. Only the driver side unit is inoperative. Sorry.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-14-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Thanks da, but the link failed. Will try again. ...

Thanks da, but the link failed. Will try again.
WMW
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-14-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Question Headlamp replacement

So. My low beam, driver's side finally burnt out, and I replaced same (upmarket) re the manual,Berkley, and what I read here. All went as to plan until I turned on the lights to admire my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,473
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Wink I've been considering ... (Morse code for "S")....

I've been considering ... (Morse code for "S"). Maybe if that's too subtle, I could spell it out ( dot dot dot). An ampersand is not out of the question. Best not to imply too much as I seem to get...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,432
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Scarlatti, Bach, Philip Glass. Just the thing for...

Scarlatti, Bach, Philip Glass. Just the thing for all the nice twisty roads around here.(West Virginia)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,415
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Wink I'm with GMBoxter. I kinda like the amber on...

I'm with GMBoxter. I kinda like the amber on white. My first car, a '48 Renault 4CV, had amber headlights, which I thought looked pretty cool then. Probably still do.


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,859
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Rising Sun Update

Piece of cake. The Module Master LCD rebuild kit Arrived in a coupl'a days, and, after careful study, went in in less than an hour. Works like a charm, except I miss the MANUELL logo. My father was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,859
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Rising Sun Syndrome

Last weekend we had the Box in a P-car show which was on a golf course in the hot sun for a few hours. Guess what my wife pointed out when she decided to turn the air on? Yup, the same orange disk...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-29-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,327
Posted By wifesmainwrench
What can I say? Every vehicle we have is white...

What can I say? Every vehicle we have is white except for the HOP ROD. Besides, White was the original official racing color for Germany 'till the mid 30's. We like it's understated elegance.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-31-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,832
Posted By wifesmainwrench
A nice DeWalt air compressor w/ accessories from...

A nice DeWalt air compressor w/ accessories from my wife and a set of metric combination gear wrench set from me (my car barn got broke into last month and I'm replacing my tool box, the only thing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-24-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By wifesmainwrench
DJOLMAS: The Sears jack is the "2.5 ton Low...

DJOLMAS: The Sears jack is the "2.5 ton Low Profile Service Jack, Model 50165." I just gave it a little tryout and it seems pretty steady, given it's size. As I used to work on race and street cars...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Attention Would-be Jackers

The 3 1/2 " minimum height floor jack, necessary to clear Boxter bodywork is on sale this weekend at Sears. Got mine this AM for around $40. A true deal. Now, to find (or fabricate) an adaptor to fit...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,358
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Most amateur use floor jacks have a minimum...

Most amateur use floor jacks have a minimum height of 5 1/2", but Sears has a 3 1/2" min. which is on sale this weekend. Got mine this AM for around $40. A true deal. Now to find (or fabricate)...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By wifesmainwrench
What about wheels?

Somebody with a compromised eye-hand-brain system left some unsightly dings on my turbo wheels. (Wasn't me, I think it was somebody at the Kuhmo dealer) Are there similar products for wheel finishes?...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By wifesmainwrench
AAHH, I envy your youthful kidneys. I guess I'm...

AAHH, I envy your youthful kidneys. I guess I'm showin' my age to need a different kinda car for road trips. (Sigh). Used to have a Morgan for a daily driver.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-26-2007, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Boxter-sports car or coffee bar?

There's no cupholder in the Boxter because you're supposed to be driving, not swilling. We don't 'llow no eatin'or drinkin' in our car.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Gotta admit, even though I teach photography, I...

Gotta admit, even though I teach photography, I really admire it. It's well seen, well composed, great light. I'd lose the the fading rule, though. It makes it look like a switch cover. Still a...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-10-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,066
Posted By wifesmainwrench
30,000 mile major service

Our 2000 S is coming up soon (gulp) to her 30,000 mile mark, and I've been fearing the worst as I peruse the literature about "major service" and all that entails. Any recommendations from those of...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-10-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By wifesmainwrench
Thanks, guys. I've decided to go the Suncoast...

Thanks, guys. I've decided to go the Suncoast route. My experience w/ mechanical things has led me to believe that things with the fewest moving parts are best. Suncoast's item wins as it has 0...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-14-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By wifesmainwrench
WTB: Non-smoker kit to replace cheezy ash tray (black).

Looking to buy a non-smoker kit for the console of my 2000S. The cheezy ash tray is the worst piece of crap. I can't even imagine how Ferry Porsche would allow something like that on on a car. Ah,...
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