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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-25-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By lkchris
Drove in one day from Albuquerque to Houston to...

Drove in one day from Albuquerque to Houston to get mine. Drove back in one day the next day. 5-hour Energy drink helps.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By lkchris
Probably you know ... ... 996/911 steering...

Probably you know ...

... 996/911 steering wheels are the same as 986 Boxster wheels except that more often they were the same color as the dash, upholstery, etc. Color matching was also more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By lkchris
Mercedes rotors come with the coating, making me...

Mercedes rotors come with the coating, making me think Zimmerman is an OE supplier for them. So yes, recommended.

Rather than "Rock Auto" why not check suppliers that specialize in Euro vehicles?...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 08-05-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By lkchris
Question answered

Question answered
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-28-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By lkchris
But … what about just fitting the newer rail?

But … what about just fitting the newer rail?
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-28-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By lkchris
2004 tips mounted to 2004 muffler fit fine on my...

2004 tips mounted to 2004 muffler fit fine on my 2001. Mine is anniversary version.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-22-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By lkchris
FYI I fitted a complete 2003-4 muffler to my...

FYI

I fitted a complete 2003-4 muffler to my 2001. The sound is different and I think better. It's of course not the tips that create the sound difference.

Also FYI the size of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By lkchris
Litronics are not really "plug and play." A...

Litronics are not really "plug and play."

A 986 with Litronics as standard equipment also was fitted with automatic headlight leveling as required by law and your car won't have the level sensor...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-22-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By lkchris
Optima has just introduced its battery in H7 size.

Optima has just introduced its battery in H7 size.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By lkchris
You'll note that if your 986 is pre 2003, the...

You'll note that if your 986 is pre 2003, the price is + $1400.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-14-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By lkchris
I think the three clamp positions correspond to...

I think the three clamp positions correspond to H6, H7, and H8.

I’ve got a DEKA H7 AGM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By lkchris
FWIW, mine's been displaying 2ndary air code for...

FWIW, mine's been displaying 2ndary air code for a couple years now. Turn it off with Durametric and it doesn't reappear for months. Pump runs.

This obviously has zero effect on how the car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By lkchris
He could be. Many don't know that at your...

He could be.

Many don't know that at your Porsche dealer you can purchase either just a filter element or a complete assembly consisting of the plastic container with (obviously) a new relief...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By lkchris
You could have two choices for wiring in rear...

You could have two choices for wiring in rear speakers.

If you still have original radio, it has two sets of outputs on rear. One set is direct to speakers and there will be output for rear...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-19-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By lkchris
This was explained clearly in a service memo for...

This was explained clearly in a service memo for BMW motorcycles back in the 1980s.

"Speedometer advance" is required because it's illegal to produce a vehicle in Germany that has a speedometer...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By lkchris
To see all the factory wheels for 986 Boxster,...

To see all the factory wheels for 986 Boxster, look here

https://www.alloywheelsdirect.net/porsche_alloy_wheels/boxster_986_alloys/f/all/porsche/all/all/price_asc
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By lkchris
The 2003-4 facelift 986 came standard with...

The 2003-4 facelift 986 came standard with cupholders integral to the dash. This required a redesign of the air vents.

Pre 2003 Boxsters required an optional kit for cupholders, which required...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 11-01-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By lkchris
225/45-17 is listed in owners manual as approved...

225/45-17 is listed in owners manual as approved size for winter tires.

I have Vredestein Wintracs which are listed in the Porsche approval list, but do not have N on the sidewall.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-01-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By lkchris
Here is the price of a new one in GRV, whatever...

Here is the price of a new one in GRV, whatever color that is
...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-31-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By lkchris
Iirc the type of plastic is actually molded into...

Iirc the type of plastic is actually molded into these parts ... to help recyclers.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 07-31-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By lkchris
New ones are $65. FYI these grilles are...

New ones are $65.

FYI these grilles are factory painted titanium silver when installed on S versions and then don’t biodegrade.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By lkchris
A few years ago someone offered a genuine Porsche...

A few years ago someone offered a genuine Porsche hardtop shipping crate for sale. They wouldn't ship it.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-15-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By lkchris
On mine, I take off the entire surround (switch...

On mine, I take off the entire surround (switch mounts first) which then somehow makes it easier to detach the radio.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By lkchris
Ha, ha ... shame on you for thinking Porsche...

Ha, ha ... shame on you for thinking Porsche would install "cosmetic" bars.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By lkchris
A good upholstery shop can transfer the...

A good upholstery shop can transfer the leather/vinyl from the new seats to your old frames. The under padding too, if needed. They should verify functioning of the heating elements when doing...
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