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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-19-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,449
I just changed the oil on my Subaru yesterday....

I just changed the oil on my Subaru yesterday. The drain plug has a 17mm hex so I chucked it in my lathe to countersink a 3/8" OD magnet that I got from our local home improvement store. BTW: I like...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 05-24-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Cupholders

I have a engineering background and made some cupholders for my own 986S years ago. It is a simple design fabricated from 1/8" aluminum and comes in a satin black powdercoat finish to last a...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 12-23-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Twin headlight Ernie's 2002 986S

Winter in Minnesota is a great time for a spa day and upgrades for the car.
I did rear brakes last year and front brakes this year. Just finished installing a full set of new shocks. ...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-01-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Thank you for the help!!!

Thank you for the help!!!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-25-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
CEL P0455 code

Well I had a CEL come on and found code P0455.
I tried a new gas cap and cleared the code but it came back on about 100 miles later.
What should I try next?

Also, where is the canister purge...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-19-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
trunk ajar light on dash

The trunk ajar light on my dash is lit up but both the front and rear trunk are both sealed tight. The light flashes on and off as I'm going down the road. I popped the front and rear trunks and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Did you ever figure out the problem and fix the...

Did you ever figure out the problem and fix the P0455 code? I'm sure curious if you got it fixed.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
I made a few of these a while back for my other...

I made a few of these a while back for my other car but they work well in the 986S too.
I fabricated them from aluminum and powdercoated them satin black.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
lug bolts

I have two sets for mine and have a friend with a powdercoat shop. The powdercoat seems to hold up better than paint. I tried a special six point socket with a plastic insert but it didn't hold up...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
986 s

I have a 2002 986 S as well and that sounds like a good deal.
My first job right out of tech school was at a Porsche, Audi, VW, Mercedes dealership.
There are only a handful of mechanics in our...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
LED headlights

I have converted just about everything I own to LED. It's been awhile but I do remember having to bend the hold down spring off to the side to get it to fit. I installed high and low beams and they...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
2002 986S front bumper cover

Could anyone recommend a supplier for a new front bumper cover for a 2002 986S?
Thanks. Ernie
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-17-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
WTB: 2002 986S front bumper cover

I am in need a front bumper cover. New or used if in very good shape. (the car is gloss black)
Best to reach me at dakotabeemer@hotmail.com
Thank you. Ernie

Found one! Thank you.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
I've had good luck with Novus plastis polish....

I've had good luck with Novus plastis polish. They make a #1,2 &3. The number two has a touch of abrasive and would be my choice to get rid of the haze. I've brought some old motorcycle windshields...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
I like to pull the drain plug as soon as I return...

I like to pull the drain plug as soon as I return from a drive and let it drip overnight. The next day put the plug back in and refill.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 122,193
I am in need a radio code please!!! CDR-220 ...

I am in need a radio code please!!!
CDR-220
4462
25012180
Thank you very much in advance!
Ernie
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-01-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
link

I don't suppose you could share a link on where you purchased.
This is on my 'want list" too!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Email

My email is dakotabeemer@hotmail.com

Thanks much.
Ernie
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-30-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
CDR220 instruction manual

Would anyone have a link for the book that may have come with the CDR220 radio?
Thanks. Ernie
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-08-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,638
liftbars

Thanks for posting the pics of the liftbars. I have a lift but they could still come in handy.
They look like they would be easy to duplicate and I have a couple of ideas that could improve on them.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-05-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
lug bolts

Hi there.

Sent you a PM.

Thank you for the fast response.
Ernie
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-04-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Wanted 4 lug bolts

Would anyone have 4 stock length lug bolts that they would like to sell?
Best to reach me at dakotabeemer@hotmail.com
Thank you.
Ernie
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-26-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
I would put a small child (my grandson) in the...

I would put a small child (my grandson) in the trunk with a flashlight. Run the garden hose and see if they find a spot where water is running in. Make sure you treat them to ice cream when done.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-26-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Psm

I had the calipers off for a rebuild and repaint. I got everything back together just fine and used my power bleeder the same as I have many times before on simpler vehicles.
I was not aware of the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-26-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
School me on scanners!

Looking for a recommendation on a scanner for use on my 986S that would also work well on my 98 Subaru. I've seen the Durametric and the Autel MD 802 mentioned here.
I would like to flush the brake...
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