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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-07-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By mikefocke
Ditto. Best $250 I spent as it set me up for my...

Ditto. Best $250 I spent as it set me up for my long term maintenance plan. My PPI guy set up Porsches for racing and had engines disassembled in the shop so I know when he said something he knew...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-05-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By mikefocke
Minus: base Plus: '03 top, IMS done (with...

Minus: base
Plus: '03 top, IMS done (with whose), cosmetic condition, miles, new tires. wheels
Uncertain: Tip (some will want it, some won't. I had people pleading to buy mine.)

All prices are...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-26-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By mikefocke
Since you want it to be legal in its class, ask...

Since you want it to be legal in its class, ask the racers in that class. By all means AOS, deep sump with baffles, suspension updates before worrying about power. You want reliability and handling...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By mikefocke
The change for the '98 was: "18 wheel option...

The change for the '98 was:
"18 wheel option with rear chassis reinforced to accept new wheels. Rear body structural change included redesigned wheel wells and coil spring mounts, lower engine...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By mikefocke
I too lived in the DC area and use a Noah cover...

I too lived in the DC area and use a Noah cover through many winters and much snow and ice. Not sure I'd want one that wasn't waterproof.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By mikefocke
At least a list here......

At least a list here... https://www.pcarshops.com/search?q=west%20palm%20beach%20fl
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By mikefocke
Not sure I'd take a chance with the steering...

Not sure I'd take a chance with the steering being so vital. (vital <- Middle English, from Latin vitalis of life, from vita life; akin to Latin vivere to live)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,081
Posted By mikefocke
Gotta understand that religious wars are safer...

Gotta understand that religious wars are safer than discussions here on what oil to use.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,102
Posted By mikefocke
Lots of wrecks have perfectly usable engines in...

Lots of wrecks have perfectly usable engines in them a list here. It is old but good shops tend to stay in business. https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/listsofsources
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-10-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By mikefocke
2.8l engine?? 2.5, 2.7, 2.9, 3.2 but 2.8????

2.8l engine?? 2.5, 2.7, 2.9, 3.2 but 2.8????
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-10-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By mikefocke
https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/listsofso...

https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/listsofsources has a list of wrecking yards.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By mikefocke
Do you track the car and corner hard at high...

Do you track the car and corner hard at high speeds? Maybe you don't need a special baffle.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By mikefocke
No, but

When I look at your pictures, I think I had a similar accident. Fender, hood, radiator, headlight. Not even a scratch on the back bumper of the truck I slid into. Couldn't be much, could it? No sweat...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-21-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By mikefocke
Some sources

https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/listsofsources
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By mikefocke
Nope, it was an "Italian Tuneup" in the '60s as I...

Nope, it was an "Italian Tuneup" in the '60s as I once explained to a policeman. And he smiled and just said "take it easy". In truth I was 40 over but he was going the other direction and I had...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By mikefocke
Are you sure it has been maintained and driven...

Are you sure it has been maintained and driven the last few years? Sometimes old guys don't. I say this as one who saw that coming and sold mine. 70k for $12.5k 10 years ago.

Simple things like...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By mikefocke
The thing is where the positive and negative...

The thing is where the positive and negative posts are. That and the physical size. Then the Amp Hours.

Nothing special in terms of needing a special battery in a Porsche. I choose an AGM...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-18-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By mikefocke
Typically a grounding issue....

Typically a grounding issue. https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/airbagwarninglighttsb
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By mikefocke
Does the comp have that $1500 hardtop? What kind...

Does the comp have that $1500 hardtop? What kind of soft-top does it have?

Have you a way to get the winter tires/rims home? S rims/tires aren't small. Took the back of an SUV to get them 200...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By mikefocke
Back in the day, I bought a set of "take-offs"...

Back in the day, I bought a set of "take-offs" from a dealer in a rich section of Philly. They really were just wheels and tires that somebody didn't like. Michelins. Date and tread depth made sense,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-31-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By mikefocke
Been there, first one totaled. Got second a few...

Been there, first one totaled. Got second a few months later. Once you have the bug ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By mikefocke
A well maintained car ... ++++ A dual row +++ ...

A well maintained car ... ++++
A dual row +++
A replaced bearing and other parts ++++
White smoke water in the tailpipe condensed into a warm pipe that is now heating up. Yawn if 10 seconds. As...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-07-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By mikefocke
Any part can fail. Due to the part itself being...

Any part can fail. Due to the part itself being defective when manufactured, the installation being incorrect and/or the environment it was installed into being slightly out of true. The dual row,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-01-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By mikefocke
May find something here as there are a series of...

May find something here as there are a series of articles about top removal and replacement that may include some adjustment guidance....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-30-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,455
Posted By mikefocke
Tool kits are often offer in for sale forums.

Tool kits are often offer in for sale forums.
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