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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-11-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 162,442
Posted By mts
FYI - I just got payment from the IMS lawsuit...

FYI - I just got payment from the IMS lawsuit with Porsche. Took forever, but at least I got some of my out-of pocket back from my IMS failure a few years back.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-20-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,899
Posted By mts
That is good news. I have been thinking of...

That is good news. I have been thinking of picking up a 987, but have resisted due to the IMS issues. A solution to the larger IMS bearing problems would eliminate that hesitation.

Do you expect...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-18-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By mts
That is a great car. I've never driven one, but...

That is a great car. I've never driven one, but have ridden in one. I remember having significant problems getting in/out of it though (I've had 10 knee surgeries). I may have to take a look...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-18-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By mts
Help me with some ideas for the next fun car

I just sold my 993 Targa. It is/was a fantastic car and though my primary reason for selling was moving to a house that didn't have quite as much garage space, I also discovered I really missed...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-21-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By mts
opener is sold

opener is sold
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-19-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By mts
targa871 changed his mind and didn't take it.

targa871 changed his mind and didn't take it.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-13-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By mts
yes it does

yes it does
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-12-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By mts
986 Stealth Garage Door Opener for factory blank

I purchased this garage door opener for one of the dash blanks. You stick the opener behind the dash, then the factory blank functions as the opener......pretty slick deal. I used it for a couple...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-10-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By mts
very good looking car.

very good looking car.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-18-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,338
Posted By mts
Good point. A big issue is if you happen to be...

Good point. A big issue is if you happen to be someone in the 2%-20%, however you define the failure rate, you are looking at big $$ to get the car back on the road. As these cars get older, a good...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-29-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,004
Posted By mts
That's fair. In my city I see quite a few...

That's fair. In my city I see quite a few Boxsters and I never really seemed to turn any heads when I drove it. When I drove it to the small town where I grew up, it turned everyone's head. I'd...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-29-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,004
Posted By mts
Thanks for the compliment on the wheels. I had...

Thanks for the compliment on the wheels. I had wheel dynamics custom powdercoat them for me in Arctic Silver/Gunmetal. It was the first set they'd done in that specific color combo. The sad thing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-29-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,004
Posted By mts
Pretty wide definitions and certainly open for...

Pretty wide definitions and certainly open for debate. I personally have never thought of the Boxster being anywhere close to an exotic. My neighbor, who really isn't into cars at all always told...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By mts
My local dealership got shut down. They weren't...

My local dealership got shut down. They weren't great, but I would rather have a poor dealership than none.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-26-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,004
Posted By mts
Replaced mine with a 993. I had to scratch that...

Replaced mine with a 993. I had to scratch that itch.http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/garage+pics+11+25+11+0121324945080.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,671
Posted By mts
I've had the little 1.5 ton and 3 ton aluminum...

I've had the little 1.5 ton and 3 ton aluminum jacks from Harbor Freight for several years now and they've both worked out well for me (I take the 1.5 for track days).
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-28-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,558
Posted By mts
end of month bump

end of month bump
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-27-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 142,551
Posted By mts
I don't think I've heard anything like that...

I don't think I've heard anything like that definitive from Jake, but a quick search of this forum would indicate the 02-up bearings fail just as much (my 2004 included).
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-10-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,558
Posted By mts
Hardtop and storage cover

Black 986 Boxster Hardtop and storage cover.

The hardtop's headliner, latches and window are all in good shape. The paint on the hardtop is in poor condition and would be ideal for a Spec...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,977
Posted By mts
If you are concerned with bad roads and ride...

If you are concerned with bad roads and ride height I would stick with replacement stock supension parts. If you are on original shocks on a 2001 with 76k on the clock the original shocks haven't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-13-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By mts
If your car is a manual you can buy a tiptronic...

If your car is a manual you can buy a tiptronic steering wheel and wire the tiptronic controls the run the stereo. It takes some work, but can be done.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-13-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By mts
Consider a PSE. The factory unit has all the...

Consider a PSE. The factory unit has all the lovely noise with no drone. Of course you must sell your first born to be able to afford it. :)

FD Motorsports now sells a "pedro" version of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-06-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,945
Posted By mts
Love it! I always liked those front bumpers.

Love it! I always liked those front bumpers.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-27-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By mts
Funny, I completely agree with the Panzer...

Funny, I completely agree with the Panzer comment. However, you would not believe some of the heat I've gotten for changing those wheels out. Purists, what are you going to do. :)

Some initial...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-27-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By mts
Interesting. On my laptop monitor, everything...

Interesting. On my laptop monitor, everything looks fine. On my desktop, it's just as you say, so huge you can't even follow the thread. I have no idea why that is. :confused:
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