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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-04-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By Racer Boy
Sorry to hear this, man! I've got no advice or...

Sorry to hear this, man! I've got no advice or wisdom for you, but I do feel your pain.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Racer Boy
My wife and I were just in Scottsdale for a long...

My wife and I were just in Scottsdale for a long weekend a few weeks ago. We also went to Sedona, and loved it.

We were driving a rental VW Atlas, so not as fun as a 986!
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 04-21-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By Racer Boy
Whichever tire has the most tread void (meaning...

Whichever tire has the most tread void (meaning grooves to funnel water out of the tire).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Racer Boy
It doesn't look bad. If it drives well, then you...

It doesn't look bad. If it drives well, then you have nothing to complain about.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By Racer Boy
I had one on my '02, never any problems. In fact,...

I had one on my '02, never any problems. In fact, I have it for sale, since I took it off the car when I sold it.

They go for $159 new from LN, I'll sell it for $75 plus shipping. Let me know if...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By Racer Boy
I'll second what Maytag said, any color EBC will...

I'll second what Maytag said, any color EBC will fade (and possibly give you a big vibration causing you to think that your rotors have warped) if you are moderately quick. I'm a big fan of PFC 08...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By Racer Boy
It's an updated cap, but how old is it? I had a...

It's an updated cap, but how old is it? I had a two-year old cap Porsche cap fail, so it's possible. If that's the problem, it's the best of all the possibilities!
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 02-24-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Racer Boy
I have front calipers that I'll let go. If you...

I have front calipers that I'll let go. If you can't find a complete set, let me know.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-25-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Racer Boy
I removed the rear underbody tray on my'02 (the...

I removed the rear underbody tray on my'02 (the one that starts just in front of the engine), and I noticed no difference in operating temps at the track.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-18-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By Racer Boy
It's a German company, the name is Kühnle, Kopp &...

It's a German company, the name is Kühnle, Kopp & Kausch, so you can relax!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Racer Boy
This is common on your 987 Boxster. I have a 987...

This is common on your 987 Boxster. I have a 987 Cayman S, and it does that as well. Other owners of 987s have told me that their cars also do it. If I hadn't known about it before I bought my car, I...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 01-10-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,539
Posted By Racer Boy
Very cool! Thanks for the updates.

Very cool! Thanks for the updates.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-15-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By Racer Boy
No camber plates or adjustable LCAs, the camber...

No camber plates or adjustable LCAs, the camber was what we could get out of the stock components. Sorry, I can't remember what the camber numbers were.

The springs lowered the car about half an...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-15-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By Racer Boy
The lower control arms (LCAs) have the ball...

The lower control arms (LCAs) have the ball joints on them. May as well replace the track arms while you have everything apart, especially the rear ones.

I used the Bilstein B6s on my base '02...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-13-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,039
Posted By Racer Boy
That isn't an issue. The air exiting at an angle...

That isn't an issue. The air exiting at an angle doesn't generate lift or downforce.
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 11-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By Racer Boy
What a great looking car! Here's a picture of...

What a great looking car! Here's a picture of mine, taken in the middle of California somewhere north of Bakersfield. This was on the drive from San Diego to Seattle when I bought it a few weeks ago....
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 11-26-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Racer Boy
I almost bought a 987.1 CS (had terrible bore...

I almost bought a 987.1 CS (had terrible bore scoring) that didn't have a center radiator.
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 11-24-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Racer Boy
Thanks, Gilles! The car has the center...

Thanks, Gilles!

The car has the center radiator. I believe that the 987.2 came with the center rad, the 987.1 didn't.
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 11-22-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Racer Boy
I'm looking forward to trying out the PDK in my...

I'm looking forward to trying out the PDK in my new-to-me Cayman S next year at the track. So far I haven't done any performance driving at all, but it was nice to have the PDK for the 3 1/2 hour...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-17-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By Racer Boy
Single row.

Single row.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-16-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,039
Posted By Racer Boy
Wow, that's awesome!

Wow, that's awesome!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-16-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Racer Boy
Check the level as blue62 says. If it is low, you...

Check the level as blue62 says. If it is low, you need to find where the fluid is going. On my '02, the steering rack blew out a seal and it made the noises you described. In my case, it leaked the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By Racer Boy
The grease seal were intact, so there was no...

The grease seal were intact, so there was no engine oil in the bearing. It spun freely, but it was certainly time to replace it, due to the lack of grease.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By Racer Boy
To properly inspect the bearing, you have to...

To properly inspect the bearing, you have to remove it, and that will destroy it.

I had mine replaced at 148K miles, and there was just the slightest of grease residue left on the bearing, so it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Racer Boy
The normal asking price for these cars is $40K, I...

The normal asking price for these cars is $40K, I paid $37K plus the BAT buyers fee (5%), so it was a fair price.



The Boxster sold in a few hours! I posted in the local PCA Facebook page...
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