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Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-28-2008, 05:49 PM
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Posted By mach schnell
oooooh - very nice all blacked out and lowered...

oooooh - very nice all blacked out and lowered like that - looks like one of the mcs forum owner's from the LA area.

i'm dying to have the car tuned at RMW in Irvine and simultaneously upgrade the...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-06-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By mach schnell
yeah - camera phone not so good!

yeah - camera phone not so good!
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-06-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By mach schnell
residency is residency - it'll be nice to...

residency is residency - it'll be nice to actually get paid a decent amount someday!

car is super fun - it hurt bad to get rid of the boxster, i was sad to give up the bmw, but i fall more in love...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-06-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By mach schnell
they were sportmax wheels similar to bbs - thanx...

they were sportmax wheels similar to bbs - thanx for the link - pix of the mcs now added
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-06-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By mach schnell
new vehicle - not quite a p-car, but just as fun

http://%5BIMG%5Dhttp://i3.tinypic.com/7xmxovn.jpg%5B/IMG%5Dhey ppl! wow i miss this forum - the bimmerforums/community just doesn't have the same camaraderie. well, i'm not back in a porsche yet,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By mach schnell
Grizzly - thanks!

Grizzly - thanks!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By mach schnell
MN Boxter - thanks - funny you post that - I...

MN Boxter - thanks - funny you post that - I found that in my desperate search as well.

well - I've tried multiple applications of maguire's X scratch and swirl remover - not even budging the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By mach schnell
duck poop damage - HELP!!!!!!!!!

So I parked my car at work today - was there for about 6 hours, came out and it was coated - top, sides, hood with duck SH$%!T!!!!!!! I had to do a double take and actually considered had I been at...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-01-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,427
Posted By mach schnell
al reed wheel polishing in anaheim

A week back I posted a thread asking if anyone new about a guy in Anaheim who (at least in 2004) did powder coat for $45/wheel and did a lot for local PCA members. Well, my searching the internet...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By mach schnell
guy in anaheim who does powdercoating for PCA members

Anyone know who this might be? - I think his name is Al, he apparently does a lot of word of mouth biz, his rates per wheel are phenom and his work is supposed to be great. Apparently he does alot...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,542
Posted By mach schnell
I compared an 03 or 04 986S to an 05 987 (which I...

I compared an 03 or 04 986S to an 05 987 (which I eventually purchased). I have to admit, the 987 seemed superior in almost all ways. It seemed to have more Umph!, more torque pull, nice...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By mach schnell
all great comments - one of the reasons I love...

all great comments - one of the reasons I love this forum. I agree - BMW is a more accessible, plentiful car - thus more punks and grannies will be behind the wheel. I do really like the 330 ci,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By mach schnell
uh, yup - either way HK or KH - it's not that...

uh, yup - either way HK or KH - it's not that impressive - thanks for catching the glitch
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By mach schnell
Difference betw Porsche and BMW

I finally nailed it - the reason why I just have a smile on my face when I drive my BMW, whereas I always (before the dreaded shimmy...) had an ear to ear GRIN when I drove the 987

Dumb f$%K...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By mach schnell
i actually helped develop a series of sports...

i actually helped develop a series of sports sunglasses in the mid 90's that utilized this concept - fixed polarized lens against a rotating partial polarized lens - the idea was a pair of sport...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By mach schnell
Here's a pix of how the calipers turned out

Here's a pix of how the calipers turned out
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By mach schnell
Prior to selling the 987 i did the calipers (let...

Prior to selling the 987 i did the calipers (let me be honest, i had a local shop do the calipers) with a G2 kit using yellow and then I replaced the Porsche logo with a carbon fiber Porsche logo. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By mach schnell
so, here's a quick lesson in the physics of...

so, here's a quick lesson in the physics of optics: camera lenses are polarized - a feature utilized to eliminate glare. Well, here's a neat lil trick - if you take two polarized lenses and rotate...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,473
Posted By mach schnell
Well, when I bought the 2005 987 (purchased in...

Well, when I bought the 2005 987 (purchased in Feb 2006) at Hoehn in Carlsbad - considered left over 05 stock (they had two at the time) I got ~$11,000 off MSRP.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-14-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By mach schnell
When I had my 987, it was interesting, the...

When I had my 987, it was interesting, the Porsche dealer closest to me (not the dealer where I bought it) always gave me a loaner car thru the enterprise at their mercedes dealer - I could upgrade...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-07-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,826
Posted By mach schnell
Hey SD - doing alright- residency training sucks...

Hey SD - doing alright- residency training sucks the life out of ya, though.! I miss the Porsche! the 330 zhp is a nice car, but just doesnt feel like a sports car. have been talking to my wife...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-07-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,826
Posted By mach schnell
Looks like a Pontiac! The E46 (previous...

Looks like a Pontiac! The E46 (previous generation) is much more athletic and agressive looking. The other unfortunate thing is that BMW does too good a job of incorporating the 'luxury' factor...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By mach schnell
happy new years! denverpete - it's nice to be...

happy new years! denverpete - it's nice to be back (sort of) - another thing I loved about owning that car - the comraderie of P car owners!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By mach schnell
retrofit 987/997 shift knob into BMW E46 6spd

So needless to say, there are days that I miss the Box more than others - the BMW has been a fun car, though. However, in addition to hating the spongy feel of the BMW short shifter that is standard...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By mach schnell
Jeff - yeah - residency is, well you know,...

Jeff - yeah - residency is, well you know, residency! It's amazing how one yearns just for 2 straight un-interrupted hours of sleep. I'd rather be up going all night rather than go to sleep at...
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