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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-03-2020, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Subman
FOUND ONE! Actually, better than that...a fellow...

FOUND ONE! Actually, better than that...a fellow PCA member saw my want ad; he'd bought a 550 Anniversary new in 2004 and while he no longer has the car, he had - new in boxes - the keyring and the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-22-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Subman
I agree - they're like hen's teeth! As with you,...

I agree - they're like hen's teeth! As with you, I've never seen one for sale online...I hate to admit what I'd pay for one at this point. I didn't realize there were gloves, a jacket or helmet. ...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-10-2020, 12:58 PM
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Views: 511
Posted By Subman
WTB - Boxster 550 Keyring

Wanted to buy - 2004 Boxster S Anniversary/550 Spyder Keychain.

Will pay good money!

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/BoxsterKeyRing1605045473.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By Subman
FWIW I did the IMSB on my '02 Boxster S while we...

FWIW I did the IMSB on my '02 Boxster S while we were in there to do the clutch at 115K. The original IMSB was in virtually perfect condition. As always, YMMV, but there's plenty of these cars over...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-28-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Subman
This: ...

This:

https://www.amazon.com/Venture-1041-Trombone-Snake/dp/B0006VWY9I

Just the right size to clean out the drains. Maybe smaller than what you have?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,114
Posted By Subman
I agree with exactly one thing he said - "The...

I agree with exactly one thing he said - "The failure rate is low." That's a factual statement, but chicken little only has to be right once. As for "lowering the value of the car", the opposite is...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 08-16-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By Subman
Car is sold...$13.5K. And no to the suspension...

Car is sold...$13.5K. And no to the suspension refresh, but yes to having replaced all the underside plastic and one wheel well liner (others are fine). Buyer got to review the receipts for the...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-14-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,740
Posted By Subman
http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/550_115974368...

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/550_11597436854.jpg

Finally had time to post...the wife's new baby. 38,000 miles, absolutely pristine. Number 478 of 1953. She's beyond happy...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-09-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,736
Posted By Subman
Bumping this old thread; as with the previous...

Bumping this old thread; as with the previous poster have been looking for this unicorn for a while. They simply don't seem to appear for sale. Would pay well if I could find one...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-19-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By Subman
Sorry 'bout that. 117,000.

Sorry 'bout that. 117,000.
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-19-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By Subman
2002 Boxster S For Sale

2002 Boxster S six speed; only selling because we've just bought a 2004 Anniversary with a tip for the Mrs., who won't drive a manual. I'm out of garage space. SoCal car (Hawthorne, CA) from new to...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 07-15-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,740
Posted By Subman
Just went to look at an Anniversary today. ...

Just went to look at an Anniversary today. Stunningly clean, 38,000 miles...but...original engine blew 2.5 years ago and was replaced with a new engine from Porsche (My Indy shop - a VERY good one -...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Subman
The plastic hook and elastic band provides...

The plastic hook and elastic band provides tension for the corner of the convertible top liner that came on Boxsters, I believe after MY 99.

The hook is supposed to fit under and around the silver...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-25-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By Subman
There are many things worth saving money on. ...

There are many things worth saving money on.

Safety isn't one of them.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-19-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Subman
FWIW, on my car the PO had replaced the water...

FWIW, on my car the PO had replaced the water pump after the impeller failed. Last year we pulled the oil cooler that sits atop the engine to replace the o-rings, which were leaking oil. While it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-15-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Subman
Did mine last year; all the above is good gouge. ...

Did mine last year; all the above is good gouge. Did it in the driveway rather than in the garage (to avoid the buildup of fumes). Replaced the fuel level sending unit too (on mine, that was what...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By Subman
Ummmmmmm...no.

Ummmmmmm...no.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-12-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Subman
As another guy who owns both I'll echo the above...

As another guy who owns both I'll echo the above comments. Both great cars, but different. Only a decent amount of seat time will tell you which one is better for you.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-11-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By Subman
FWIW, I bought my 2002 Boxster S with 114,000...

FWIW, I bought my 2002 Boxster S with 114,000 miles. Replaced the IMS, and the old one (the original) was like brand new - in perfect shape.

If you're serious about the car, change the oil and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-10-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By Subman
I've got both...a 2002 Boxster S with 115,000...

I've got both...a 2002 Boxster S with 115,000 miles, and a 2000 911 with 33,000. Love 'em both. Best piece of advice is what Geof3 said - there are no "cheap" Porsches. In both cases I've put the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,746
Posted By Subman
30 years in submarines.

30 years in submarines.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-21-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Subman
Good work! As so often happens, there's often a...

Good work! As so often happens, there's often a simple explanation for the gremlins that affect us. The challenge is in finding them - nice job in doing that here.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-16-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Subman
If you look at this: ...

If you look at this:

https://dmv.ny.gov/brochure/new-york-state-vehicle-safetyemissions-inspection-program

You'll see it could have been any of a hundred things. Bad tire(s); lights; you name...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Subman
3M Heavy Duty Headlight Restoration Kit did...

3M Heavy Duty Headlight Restoration Kit did similar work on mine - very pleased. Also comes with UV sealant. There's some terrific products out there.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,925
Posted By Subman
I just had the LN IMS Retrofit done on my 02...

I just had the LN IMS Retrofit done on my 02 Boxster S at 115,000 miles. When it came out the original IMS bearing was, in a word, perfect; it was in like-new condition. Still happy I had it done....
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