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Forum: New Member Introductions 03-05-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,865
Posted By Rick V
I just went through this. The way I figured it,...

I just went through this. The way I figured it, even if I replaced the window the remaining top is still X number of years old. Sure it was in great shape but it is cloth and it will tear simply from...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,321
Posted By Rick V
Well I have no interest in connecting with these...

Well I have no interest in connecting with these folks 25 years ago when I was in school I certainly have no intention of doing t now. But they were people that I knew from yesterday, that I was...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,395
Posted By Rick V
My house is heated with an oil fired boiler, I...

My house is heated with an oil fired boiler, I had it replaced a couple of years ago, when the old one exploded, not a joke, exploded. Well I requested that the smoke pipe be a single layer type,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,321
Posted By Rick V
Beware, my wife and daughter talked me into...

Beware, my wife and daughter talked me into joining FB. I closed my acct when I had to justify all the "friends" that I had, that were female, that I went to school with, that I have known longer...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-05-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Rick V
Not surprised. When you build a car that lasts...

Not surprised. When you build a car that lasts for years they don't need to be replaced as often. This is what killed Chrysler back in the early 70's. When money is tight and you are driving a Honda,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-29-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By Rick V
Must be Va thing. :cool:

Must be Va thing. :cool:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rick V
Don't take this the wrong way, but you shouldn't...

Don't take this the wrong way, but you shouldn't take comfort in my purchase. I will point out that I don't pay retail for factory parts, I don't have to pay for diagnosis, nor do I pay labor. It is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-27-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rick V
My Dad was Porsche tech, many many moons ago,...

My Dad was Porsche tech, many many moons ago, like 40, I have wanted one for as long as I can remember. I grew up with them (I remember when the 914 was a new car). I saved my money as best as I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,540
Posted By Rick V
LB I need to introduce you to a friend of mine,...

LB I need to introduce you to a friend of mine, she can teach you how to drive in 4+inch heals. She is 5-1 and she has to wear heals to drive or she can't push the clutch pedal far enough. :) Never...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-13-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Rick V
You, drive the car and drive it often. My 97 is...

You, drive the car and drive it often. My 97 is the wifes daily driver, it has over 100k on the clock and hasn't missed a beat. 3rd water pump and second convertible top, but these are expected...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,540
Posted By Rick V
Hahahaha Ya'll can keep that stuff way down south...

Hahahaha Ya'll can keep that stuff way down south where it belongs. :)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-10-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,657
Posted By Rick V
105k on the clock, and it gets driven every day,...

105k on the clock, and it gets driven every day, I will tell you that the wife isn't easy on the little car, she knows what it is for. We are on the 3rd water pump, and just had the top replaced...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By Rick V
My wife threatened to do that to my 911 last...

My wife threatened to do that to my 911 last year, it's amazing how fast you can bring someone back from the dark side when the safty comes off. I hate to see any car suffer from the mistakes of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-23-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,937
Posted By Rick V
Nothing worse than a chicken that has to go after...

Nothing worse than a chicken that has to go after a car and not the person they are really mad at.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Rick V
I was in the tri city area back in may...

I was in the tri city area back in may (Kenniwick-Richland-Pasco) Had a blast running around outside of town. I did almost wreck as I watched a tumble weed go past me from the other direction. We...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-18-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By Rick V
That might be the price of a test drive.

That might be the price of a test drive.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Rick V
Bunny, were you messing with your shoes when you...

Bunny, were you messing with your shoes when you did that? :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,354
Posted By Rick V
You need to check and see if you have B+ to the...

You need to check and see if you have B+ to the starter, if so make sure you are getting B+ to the bendix when the ign switch is engaged, if you do then you simply need a new starter. If not you have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-22-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By Rick V
You ommited the 911. They are a bit more to get...

You ommited the 911. They are a bit more to get into on the front end, but in the long haul, they are very cheep to keep up with. I can't imagine not having one in my stable.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-22-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,603
Posted By Rick V
Mine says "You have just been passed by a girl"....

Mine says "You have just been passed by a girl". This might be a good time to mention that my drives mine.
I just make sure that when I pass people that I do it so fast they don't get a chance to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-19-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,785
Posted By Rick V
Do your best to find where the o-rings went, make...

Do your best to find where the o-rings went, make sure they are nor running around in the valve train somewhere. That wouldn't be a good thing. Ok Yes you have to have the o-rings there. Yes they are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By Rick V
Did they jump all over you for not driving your...

Did they jump all over you for not driving your car? :)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-15-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,604
Posted By Rick V
Well for me I replaced my pads with Hawk HPS (...

Well for me I replaced my pads with Hawk HPS ( not the +) They stop better than OEM. They are very quiet, stop very well for what the street will throw at you. I drive agressivly, and live in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 193,754
Posted By Rick V
Well there is a new Porsche tech in...

Well there is a new Porsche tech in Charlottesville Va.......................yup that would be me. I am leaving the independent shop and going to work at the new dealership. Gotta love Payed factory...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By Rick V
Have your mechanic to an amp draw test on the...

Have your mechanic to an amp draw test on the starter while the car is warmed up. If he doesn't know how, or what that is, get a new mechanic. If the starter is on the way out it will have an...
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