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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By pauljsgreen
Rotor Hats – heat resistant paint or regular?

Rotor Hats – heat resistant paint or regular?

Hi,

Even though I have a driving issue that I can’t bottom out (please see:

http://986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20565

I do have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-09-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By pauljsgreen
many thanks for the rpely. i've spent hours...

many thanks for the rpely.

i've spent hours searching - can i just check - was that a typo "stem" - did you mean "system"?

also, no problem filling with gas / petrol / fuel.... and new air...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-08-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By pauljsgreen
Cutting out / idle dropping / fuel tank noise after long drive

Hello again.

2000 Boxster S approx 70k miles. No fault codes stored. Unknown history other than me for the last year or so.

MAF cleaned, throttle body cleaned - no change.

UK summer...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 38,516
Posted By pauljsgreen
great write up - many thanks. now, WOW, how...

great write up - many thanks.

now, WOW, how did you clean that engine?????? :cheers:


paul
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By pauljsgreen
hi, thanks for the tip and sorry for the...

hi, thanks for the tip and sorry for the omission....

2000 boxster S

cheers
paul
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By pauljsgreen
"spare" connector in engine bay

just cleaned the throttle body, etc and used some spray degreaser to try and make things look a little better under there.

please be assured - i gently rinsed the engine - no spray or pressure...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By pauljsgreen
thanks for all the replies. nothing happens...

thanks for all the replies.

nothing happens when i wiggle the micro switch in the little bug eye panel at the top of the windscreen.

i need to sort the antenna grounding issue up there so i'll...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By pauljsgreen
please help explain how windows op with top

even though i've had my teething troubles with my 2000 boxster s, i thought all was ok with my top operation.

however, a friend came round tonight with his S to remove his hardtop. when we...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By pauljsgreen
hi, changed the oil, filter and plugs at the...

hi,

changed the oil, filter and plugs at the weekend.

did both suggestions - fired up the car with one plug disconnected and idled it and drove it with no gas cap on....

no CEL!!! the light...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By pauljsgreen
Can I generate a CEL to test my reader?

i bought a U480 (i think) OBDII reader on eBay and want to "test" it to make sure it works and is compatible with my cars.

eBay link to sale...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By pauljsgreen
thanks to all the respondents!!! put it back...

thanks to all the respondents!!!

put it back together again tonight and it started fine... i didn't run it long

looks like the clips worked loose? i have had some hot rough idle and starting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By pauljsgreen
hope so!!!!!! not put it back together...

hope so!!!!!!



not put it back together yet - tomorrow night. still getting over my nosebleed at finding the problem!!

i did run it a bit though and the popping, etc continues. i did think...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By pauljsgreen
lb - thanks for the fast reply. good point on...

lb - thanks for the fast reply. good point on the oil change!! i have no history with this car, but in general it looks reasonably well maintained.

i have nearly £200UKP worth of mobil 1 in my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By pauljsgreen
WTF - air intake pipes blown off inlet manifold

preamble.....

took the boxster (2000 3.2s 67k miles) out on an errand tonight - about 5 mile round trip - because the DD bmw was dripping its oil into a canister awaiting my completing its oil...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-12-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,150
Posted By pauljsgreen
you've given me comfort too and prevented a...

you've given me comfort too and prevented a superfluous post. oops - i've just posted! :dance:

mine makes a rattling noise for maybe a second tops when started from cold if the outside temp's...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By pauljsgreen
this is really encouraging - thanks all. i...

this is really encouraging - thanks all.

i do consider this worthwhile since the car will have a second driver - my wife.

the memory functions will be essential and very worth pursuing!

lots...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-28-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By pauljsgreen
Electric Seat Retrofit 2000 3.2S?

hi,

just registered with your great forum. i've been researching boxster info for a wee while now and am about to purchase a 2000 year 3.2s tiptronic which has accident damage.

please dont...
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