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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By Chboro
Finished the install of the Coolant Tank in my 01 S

Finished up the tank install. I was in no rush so every time I lost patience I took a break. I decided to cut mine out like someone had done. I had a small recip saw and cut up from the bottom. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-11-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By Chboro
I have a 01 S also. My tank just started leaking...

I have a 01 S also. My tank just started leaking so I'm on the hunt for parts and will be doing this real soon.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-11-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Chboro
Great write up. I'm getting ready to do this to...

Great write up. I'm getting ready to do this to my 01 S. Just started leaking yesterday.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Chboro
Getting ready to do my rear trailing arms. Going...

Getting ready to do my rear trailing arms. Going to check that strut pinch bolt as well.

Wondering though - just which end of the trailing arm is causing the clunk?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Chboro
Installing Rear Trailing Arms

I've read all the posts concerning this and I'm finally going to deal with my rear clunk by installing some new trailing arms.

My question is - Are these best installed with the wheels on the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Chboro
Yes, I used paypal and thanks for reminding me. ...

Yes, I used paypal and thanks for reminding me. I will pursue getting a refund through them.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-15-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Chboro
New Leaking Tranny mounts

What are the chances? I bought 2 New Hamburg-Technic Transmission mounts and had my local Porsche Dealer install them. Within 1 week 1 of the mounts was leaking and after 3 weeks both mounts...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Chboro
I'm trying to track down the same noise in my 01....

I'm trying to track down the same noise in my 01. Did that fix your problem?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,988
Posted By Chboro
Thanks for posting these. I'm getting ready to...

Thanks for posting these. I'm getting ready to do the same Lseat thing to my 01. BTW - what is your car color called? Is it Rain Forest Green Metallic? That's what mine is and yours is the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Chboro
After driving 6 hours from Vegas it now looks...

After driving 6 hours from Vegas it now looks like I've got one small spot after it sitting overnight.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Chboro
Tranny mount Stopped leaking...........

On the way to Vegas I stopped and visited a brother in Phoenix where I left leak spots from the drivers side tranny mount on his driveway. Then had leak spots where I stayed for 4 days. Got home...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Chboro
Enroute to vegas and problem

Have drivers side tranny mount leaking. Enroute to Vegas. What happens if it loses all fluid in the mount. Mount was supposedly new and recently installed. Do I need to cancel trip?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-01-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Chboro
Thanks. Being retired I think I'll save a few...

Thanks. Being retired I think I'll save a few bucks and go with the B4's.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-01-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Chboro
Simple question - Go with Bilstein B4 or B6's

I've read some of the threads pertaining to struts and really can't decide yet. I have a 2001 Boxster S and need front struts. Not looking for anything special and just want the original ride...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-29-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Chboro
Help sourcing hoses!

I need the 2 large water hoses, the ones that get in the way of changing the engine mount. I'm looking for Porsche Genuine hoses. The dealer is telling me they don't have them and they have to come...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Chboro
Sources for Front struts & related parts

Looking for sources for front struts for my 01 Boxster S. Would like to get the parts all in one place, but realize that may not be an option. Will need;

Struts - Bilstein or Koni?
Strut mount...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Chboro
Took the car out on the freeway yesterday and...

Took the car out on the freeway yesterday and could reproduce the vibration. Seeing as my Box is 20 years old I'm going to replace the tranny and motor mounts.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-27-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Chboro
I'm the second owner. Had no maintenance records...

I'm the second owner. Had no maintenance records when I purchased 7 years ago. I'm thinking the mounts are all original. When I replaced the plugs and tubes I did examine the coil packs and all...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Chboro
Any ideas what this could be??

Was driving back from a softball game yesterday on the freeway. Cruising at 80 and all of a sudden a vibration/shuddering starting happening with the car. It wasn't the road surface and I stopped...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Chboro
I think I may have been a little paranoid...

I think I may have been a little paranoid concerning the smell. Oddly enough I had 2 new front tires put on the same day. Smell is diminishing and I think it was from the tires. However just now I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Chboro
Taking the Box out for a drive this morning. I...

Taking the Box out for a drive this morning. I will jack it up and pull the wheels off and have a look when I return. I replaced the tubes and o-rings because I had no record of them ever being...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Chboro
Is this smell normal -

Last weekend I installed new spark plug tubes and spark plugs. Driven it a couple times since and when I get home I think I'm smelling plastic or something similiar that I haven't smelled before.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-20-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Chboro
UPDATE - Need some advice - Oil drain plug damaged

Thanks for all the suggestions. Fortunately the first thing I tried happened to work. I jacked the car up again and sprayed some PB on it and let it sit for awhile. I happened to have a new pair...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Chboro
Need some advice - Oil drain plug damaged

I installed a magnetic drain plug at my last oil change and torqued it correctly. Today I was going to change oil and I could not get the drain plug out. In fact my allen rounded out the hex...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-15-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,585
Views: 1,027,568
Posted By Chboro
Clean wheels/back side

Since I was doing a brake flush yesterday I decided to clean up the back side of my wheels. Who knew they had such a light color to them.

In 2 weeks it's oil & filter change, spark plugs and...
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