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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-29-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By MWS
That's a bit of a loaded question...."good" is...

That's a bit of a loaded question...."good" is subjective and relative to what you hope for as an end result. If it works, keeping it is the most cost effective (and easiest) option. If it doesn't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-28-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,405
Posted By MWS
Normally I'm a big proponent of knowledge...

Normally I'm a big proponent of knowledge (history, data, specs, etc)... but on occasion, the availability of such info can *sometimes* be a bad thing as they relate to our decision processes. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By MWS
Well..sticking with the "outside the square"...

Well..sticking with the "outside the square" mentality, rubber IS an amorphous solid and therefore would (in theory) "flow" like glass....however modern tires are not primarily rubber (contains...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-03-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By MWS
Am I a geek because I find this far too cool? I...

Am I a geek because I find this far too cool? I love seeing detailed work like this, and makes me wish that I had such skills (ok, I know I could, but it's probably best for the world that I didn't,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By MWS
I had no idea the number of Macans was that high....

I had no idea the number of Macans was that high. We were considering (ok, my wife was) a Macan, but maybe now back to another Audi Q5...or SQ5. I did just see a teaser for the new Q8, but I bet...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-16-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By MWS
Dang it, you got me thinking...or perhaps more...

Dang it, you got me thinking...or perhaps more accurately, overthinking...and then I just stopped myself. Bottom line, as a mental exercise we could debate this for weeks, but in the real world I'm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-16-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By MWS
Well, where I live... "it's beginning to look a...

Well, where I live... "it's beginning to look a lot like".....Thanksgiving (lol). I actually had to shovel my drive yesterday, and that's just not right. As far as fall clean-up, I've got leaves...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-11-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,192
Posted By MWS
If your going "all-in", what about installing...

If your going "all-in", what about installing "scoops" over your new vent covers? I was thinking that the idea of the scoop would help solve the issue of the bottom "non-holes" but still give the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By MWS
I believe the purpose of these lights (as well as...

I believe the purpose of these lights (as well as the ones at door handles) are to provide just enough illumination as to allow locating various non-illuminated components...or at least I think...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By MWS
Without more details, I'd vote for the cap.

Without more details, I'd vote for the cap.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By MWS
In the user CP you can set a signature...

In the user CP you can set a signature...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-08-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,192
Posted By MWS
Maybe you should thread "Here's what I've done. ...

Maybe you should thread "Here's what I've done. I enjoyed doing it. If you don't like it, screw you." ;) That being said, and since you asked...no sir, I don't like it...or more appropriately I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,277
Views: 753,632
Posted By MWS
I'd say since it appears in good shape to just...

I'd say since it appears in good shape to just put it back on....but then again, I like my sill guards. ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-06-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,057
Posted By MWS
The "might-as-wells" will always get you. ;) ...

The "might-as-wells" will always get you. ;) That being said, and considering how far you've torn down (and not to mention the price you picked the car up for), to me it seems the "might-as-wells"...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-05-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By MWS
If yours are structurally sound, what about...

If yours are structurally sound, what about having them dipped (hydrographic)? I've seen some pretty impressive dipped products, but have never had any done for myself.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-05-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By MWS
I forgot another quick tip...to help keep the...

I forgot another quick tip...to help keep the door sealed tight to weatherstripping, stand a couple 2x4s (one one each side) next to the door tracks and use some "quick clamps" to attach to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,773
Posted By MWS
I assume this would be mounted to your ztop? ...

I assume this would be mounted to your ztop?

My initial thoughts are concerns about stresses at speed on the hatch...or not just on the hatch but on the mountings to the hatch as well. Do you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,610
Posted By MWS
I've always considered parts falling into three...

I've always considered parts falling into three categories...OEM, better than OEM, and worse than OEM...or to put it differently, there's a baseline (OEM) as well as inferior and superior. Given...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,670
Posted By MWS
I assume you meant 250 yuan....

I assume you meant 250 yuan....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,670
Posted By MWS
Just to clarify (before this spins off into a...

Just to clarify (before this spins off into a tangent, lol), we are taking about source of heat. If we were to compare an incandescent to a LED, the incandescent produces a ton of IR heat (you can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By MWS
Well, I've learned something today...looks like...

Well, I've learned something today...looks like I've got some googling to do. ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By MWS
The panel behind the seats is easy enough to...

The panel behind the seats is easy enough to access, but with seats in place access to engine is a bit of a pain...you'll find that removing the seats is your best option. If your planning to do any...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-23-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,133
Posted By MWS
Hope you get it running, you've got some nice...

Hope you get it running, you've got some nice roads on the big island...north, south, east, west or even the saddle...it's just beautiful. Haven't been there in about 10 years, but last time I spent...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-21-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By MWS
Before we built our addition and dream garage, we...

Before we built our addition and dream garage, we had small garage (apx 400sf) with no insulation (open stud cavities, no drywall)...here are a few tips:

-If you have open stud cavities, insulate...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-08-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By MWS
If you are thinking about removing the seats to...

If you are thinking about removing the seats to get to the immobilizer, I would think that just having the seat removed would be a bit of a deterrent (try to drive a Boxster w/o a seat ;)...
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