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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-09-2021, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Traco
It's a 2003 S. They have a nice dome profile...

It's a 2003 S.

They have a nice dome profile on one side but they aren't latching - press once and let a relay do its thing or press and hold like for the roof.

I'm not surprised there isn't an...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-09-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Traco
Panel switches

Has anyone seen any after market rocker switches that would fit here and look OEM?

I'd like to wire the headunit through it. Currently I need ignition on but a rocker switch would be handier and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2021, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Few jobs tackled yesterday and late into the...

Few jobs tackled yesterday and late into the night. Slow puncture fixed so all wheels off, washed and dressed.

Gearbox shift cables adjusted with the factory calibration thingy. Definitely an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Traco
Can you hear the pump whirr when you turn on the...

Can you hear the pump whirr when you turn on the ignition without starting? You should be able to hear the fuel pump priming and building pressure. If you can't then start there.

I just checked...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Just a $250/300 Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro. It has a good...

Just a $250/300 Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro. It has a good camera but nothing special. Think I just got lucky.

I have an old Cannon DSLR but never use it, thought about buying some of the newer more compact...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Thanks all. Here's a slightly more arty pic as my...

Thanks all. Here's a slightly more arty pic as my photography talent is much worse than my driving ability.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210417/dcb15cd182c86a2d99d78842dbdac71c.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2021, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Dragged my sorry sleepy grumpy @$$ out of bed at...

Dragged my sorry sleepy grumpy @$$ out of bed at stupid o'Clock. Car was grumpy also but after 25 mins on the motorway we pulled off and started the climb.

Cold air, dry roads, tight corners,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Officially dragged it out of its winter...

Officially dragged it out of its winter hibernation after being robbed by the government for a beer mat size piece of paper. Any it's all legal now for the next 3 months.

It was out two weeks ago...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 03-21-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 514,313
Posted By Traco
Thanks, it wasn't planned. Just an early morning...

Thanks, it wasn't planned. Just an early morning mountain run last summer. No body around so pulled over and took a few pics on the phone.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-20-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By Traco
My S read about 3/4mph over with its original 17"...

My S read about 3/4mph over with its original 17" set up compared to phone. I now have a set of 18" Cayman crab claws and it's virtually identical to the phone GPS. Not saying either is accurate but...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 03-19-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 514,313
Posted By Traco
Getting ready to launch into its natural...

Getting ready to launch into its natural habitat.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210319/eaccb68391cadf9bbe0c4459368ae3ab.jpg
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
I gave it all another quick clean of brake...

I gave it all another quick clean of brake cleaner and blew it all out with an airline. Buttoned it all back together with new gaskets and hardware. I also used some ceramic high temp grease on the...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
Just finished the last one, what a major pain in...

Just finished the last one, what a major pain in the buttocks job.

I've been at this on and off for the past few weeks with being busy at work so been tackling one task at a time when I had a few...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
I started cleaning the block and I think it feels...

I started cleaning the block and I think it feels fairly good now. How clean does it need to be?

There is still some discolouration but I don't think it should be polished flat? Making a coffee...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
Here's a few pics of the right side gasket. This...

Here's a few pics of the right side gasket. This was the original broken bolt at the rear.

Looking at the gasket it would seem that there was a leak as there is carbon and soot on both sides of...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
I knocked off about 3 this afternoon and thought...

I knocked off about 3 this afternoon and thought I'd be able to amuse myself for hours.

However here I am less than 90 mins from starting with phase one complete and less drama than I expected. I...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
Well I never got a chance to do that job and the...

Well I never got a chance to do that job and the car got very little use last summer. I don't think I actually made it to any event.

So time to drag this project back up for everyone else's...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
I’ve been planning the next job after the...

I’ve been planning the next job after the previous exhaust one. In the process of sorting the blow between the manifolds and cats due to rusted bolts I could hear another slight blow and on...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 10-24-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Traco
2003 Boxster S Sheared Exhaust manifold bolt

I had a sheared bolt on the right side from the previous owner and it was blowing ever so slightly. I finally bit the bullet earlier this year and tackled the job.

I should have done a detailed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-30-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Drove it and tried to impress some of the local...

Drove it and tried to impress some of the local ladies but they weren't interested? Must be Lambo...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Nice job on the seat

Nice job on the seat
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Installed a new water pump and low temp stat on...

Installed a new water pump and low temp stat on Friday. Spent the weekend driving and all appears well. Pump was the original and in very good condition but at 17 years old I think it was wise to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-21-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Got around to putting the manifolds back on with...

Got around to putting the manifolds back on with new gaskets and hardware all around. It all went back together easily enough so the next time any part of the exhaust has to come off should be a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-16-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Cheers Piper. I did scrub it with a green scotch...

Cheers Piper. I did scrub it with a green scotch pad and cleaner. There was the odd build up that I hit lightly with the steel wool then wet and dry lightly. I was afarid to go too hard as you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-15-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 952,084
Posted By Traco
Finished drilling out the last of the 3 broken...

Finished drilling out the last of the 3 broken bolts on the block. Used the stomski racing toolkit / jig for it. Slow going but worked really well. All that was required after each drilling process...
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