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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-04-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 864,962
Posted By pidj
I sold my 2001 S for a '03 M3 Cabriolet. The 986...

I sold my 2001 S for a '03 M3 Cabriolet. The 986 was very clean and low mileage but I needed the back seats and this was the best compromise. Funny but they all have their issues that need sorting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By pidj
All done - thanks for the help.

All done - thanks for the help.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By pidj
Rear balljoint reassembly

I replaced the drive axle and I cannot find the trick to getting the ball joint into the wheel carrier. I didn't disassemble the lower control arm from the chassis and I was hoping I wouldn't have...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-18-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By pidj
Pelican confirmed that you can use it without a...

Pelican confirmed that you can use it without a washer - it's designed to lock when used once.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-15-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By pidj
The DSS replacement axle comes with an axle nut...

The DSS replacement axle comes with an axle nut but no washer ... Am I to use this without a washer?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By pidj
Correct - connect to this when using the Porsche...

Correct - connect to this when using the Porsche made child seat option for the Boxster.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By pidj
Yes, this is the one I used: ...

Yes, this is the one I used:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5PYa3IvCSg

don't get too big a wheel (I picked up the size he used) or it will affect your ability to get the jack under the car,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By pidj
The original joints have scoring from the...

The original joints have scoring from the bearings so I'm going to replace the axles (one axle has a torn boot on the outer, non-serviceable joint). There are numerous posts slamming Chinese parts...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-12-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By pidj
Never found where to drop the exhaust -...

Never found where to drop the exhaust - everything was coated in rust (could not find any pics directing me). I spent the time, aggravation and language to drop both arms (ball joints) to get the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By pidj
One set of instructions has me undoing the ball...

One set of instructions has me undoing the ball joint to get the axle out - another set has me dropping the exhaust on the passenger side .... ugh. Anyone done this before? There was a detailed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By pidj
I picked up a 7000 (I have an SUV to lift too)...

I picked up a 7000 (I have an SUV to lift too) and it's amazing! I did the 'wheel hack' so I can move it around easier (it's a pig) and just store it underneath the car. The oil change was a breeze...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By pidj
lol -If I get my head out of the manual and think...

lol -If I get my head out of the manual and think a bit, that does make sense! Thanks!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By pidj
Yikes! I'll make sure of the torque specs - I...

Yikes! I'll make sure of the torque specs - I wasn't clear on whether I had to order new bolts and a new Axle nut. Even though I'm going to replace and repack the boots, I still need to loosen the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By pidj
Thanks! I'll give it a try - might as well since...

Thanks! I'll give it a try - might as well since I have to justify the quick jack purchase :)
I'll see if I can find more resources for remanufactured suppliers up here in Canada ... so far nothing...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By pidj
CV Drive Axles

I have a low mileage S and discovered that both rear drive axles have split boots on the inner joint (no noticeable driving issues - just the visual inspection). I've been reading and watching...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By pidj
Talking This clearly explains how they were so...

This clearly explains how they were so incompetent as to lose to the Habs. :D
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-30-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By pidj
So you have to pull the tranny cover off and...

So you have to pull the tranny cover off and remove the bearing before knowing what to order from LN?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By pidj
Good to know! I'll give that order a try. ...

Good to know! I'll give that order a try.

Much Thanks!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By pidj
Reattaching Fuel Door

Videos aren't touching on HOW to actually reattach a fuel door:

I've got the new hinge and I can attach it to the covers and I know how the hinge clips into the body.

The Spring clip. Is this...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-11-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By pidj
I suspect that it's always best to leave the...

I suspect that it's always best to leave the front wheels with no spacers as this can throw off the steering/handling geometry, is that true?

Also, putting 20mm spacers on the rear will do no...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-09-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,453
Posted By pidj
Yeah, I'm with you. Frankly, I bought my car for...

Yeah, I'm with you. Frankly, I bought my car for the way it looks, not despite, the way it looks.

But, to each their own :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,889
Posted By pidj
Can you recommend which LED H7's you went with? ...

Can you recommend which LED H7's you went with? I ordered some for the driving lights, from 'the bay' and they eventually started to flash and shake ..... As I don't have Litronics, I'll have to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-07-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,889
Posted By pidj
Sweet! Like a West Indian Taxicab!!

Sweet! Like a West Indian Taxicab!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By pidj
Yeah, that's the strange thing - they don't...

Yeah, that's the strange thing - they don't appear damaged, just what the tire center found when balancing new tires. I brought the car up from Indiana and those roads are not great, so it makes...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By pidj
Turbo Twist Shimmy

It appears that a PO may have hit a pot hole real hard on the passenger side of my 2001 986S.
Since I've had the car, approaching 75mph results in a shake until moving up to a higher speed. When...
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