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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,364
Posted By fragdude
Buick is actually not ripping off Maserati. Some...

Buick is actually not ripping off Maserati. Some older Buicks which predate the Quattroporte came with those vents as well...

http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/1950-1952-buick-1.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By fragdude
a shot in the dark: sometimes when I open the...

a shot in the dark:
sometimes when I open the front trunk the switch doesn't go down all the way and can accidentally pop the trunk open on its own.

This has only happened to me twice, so I don't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By fragdude
you could try these people: ...

you could try these people:
http://www.autosportnj.com/porsche-repair-experts.shtml
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By fragdude
It is insanely cool, but I kinda feel bad that a...

It is insanely cool, but I kinda feel bad that a whole motor/long black is being used as a coffee table...Does it still run? or is it missing internals?

Good luck finding the pistons for the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By fragdude
The size and a bit of the shape of that car...

The size and a bit of the shape of that car reminds me of the Proton from A Clockwork Orange. Very good looking.

And the passenger probably couldn't weight more than 115 if they plan on riding in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By fragdude
I bought my car with 46k on the clock and it had...

I bought my car with 46k on the clock and it had a new clutch in it (couldn't have had more than a couple thousand miles on it).

Guess the guy that had my car previously had a bit of a heavy foot..
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By fragdude
Weight is a very small factor in top speed unless...

Weight is a very small factor in top speed unless its an extremely substantial difference. Most cars produce a significant amount of lift at high speeds and at times likes this the extra weight can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,356
Posted By fragdude
Finnish drivers actually have to go through a lot...

Finnish drivers actually have to go through a lot of tests to get their full drivers licenses which include being able to control your car when its hydroplaning, etc...

So I pretty much would...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-12-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By fragdude
You can't judge a cars top speed by its...

You can't judge a cars top speed by its horsepower alone. Like you said, leaving body weight (doesn't effect top speed much) and aerodynamics out is just part of it. There are other things to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-10-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,652
Posted By fragdude
If you guys are interested, there is actually a...

If you guys are interested, there is actually a series of videos on youtube of a guy putting together a 3.2 boxster motor from basically scratch.

Here is the start:...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-09-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,652
Posted By fragdude
I like how on the article it says that a level 1...

I like how on the article it says that a level 1 is adding air to your tires and a level 10 is rebuilding a porsche engine. As it says for every pelican parts article.

But for this article...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By fragdude
http://autos.aol.com/cars-Lotus-Elise-2009/expert-...

http://autos.aol.com/cars-Lotus-Elise-2009/expert-review

The body is not made out of carbon fiber. Its a hand-laid specially made fiber glass, which is more expensive than your basic body parts,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By fragdude
Check engine codes are stored after the light...

Check engine codes are stored after the light goes out and generally until someone erases them.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,356
Posted By fragdude
Just to play devils advocate, every car I...

Just to play devils advocate, every car I personally have purchased has had a manual transmission and it has never stopped me from talking on my cell phone...

However, I basically emulated the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-06-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,356
Posted By fragdude
I would do what my parents did with me. They got...

I would do what my parents did with me. They got me a used original Ford Explorer as the car that got me to school and something I could use everyday, but they also trusted me with our sports cars....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-04-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,341
Posted By fragdude
In lieu of this thread I decided to poll a bunch...

In lieu of this thread I decided to poll a bunch of women that I met in the usual spots when one is lookin' for some tail. This is the list of places I visited in order:

The Mall
Movie Theaters...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,341
Posted By fragdude
Of course everyone is entitled to their opinion,...

Of course everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I'm going to have to disagree with you on a lot of points you make. I am only speaking from my experience with the s2000 (it was an AP1) and yes...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,341
Posted By fragdude
I chose the Boxster because it does have two...

I chose the Boxster because it does have two trunks, great torque, good options, the badge (I love Porsches), and at the time the price was decent.

However, I feel a lot of hate goin towards...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-17-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,616
Posted By fragdude
Give Beck a call, they are generally really...

Give Beck a call, they are generally really helpful.

Tim, what kind of connection are you using?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-05-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By fragdude
Thanks lil B. Can always count on you for...

Thanks lil B. Can always count on you for extremely detail information!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-04-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By fragdude
This just happened to me (snow in Williamsburg,...

This just happened to me (snow in Williamsburg, VA?!?!) and my drivers side wiper is loose. Can anyone tell me which bolt I have to tighten?

I'm gonna go with #4 on this pic:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-01-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,970
Posted By fragdude
Agreed with every exhaust has drone. Your...

Agreed with every exhaust has drone.

Your stock one does, its just not loud/annoying.

Im not 100% positive about this, but fabspeed is supposed to have little drone because the two mufflers are...
Forum: Video Center 02-11-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By fragdude
It was def. an e46 m3. I dunno why it happened...

It was def. an e46 m3. I dunno why it happened the way it did, but it did seem that his gears were a lot longer higher up.

I would say the exact same thing as you if I heard someone say it, but I...
Forum: Video Center 02-10-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By fragdude
I was gonna say that the m3 is either moded or...

I was gonna say that the m3 is either moded or the guy in the gt3 wasn't goin all out. I raced an m3 on the highway and kept up with him and ended up a few feet in front from 70-130. M3s are fast off...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-07-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By fragdude
I figured I wouldn't really need to brake except...

I figured I wouldn't really need to brake except for the hair pins and 1 other turn. The hairpins is probably where the passing will occur.

Thanks for the advice and I do have a still camera with...
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