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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-06-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By Frodo
I know, Husker, I know...anytime I read ANYTHING...

I know, Husker, I know...anytime I read ANYTHING from you that even remotely suggests that you might be willing to part with 'Punkin,' I KNOW I have to keep reading...cuz the other shoe is bound to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-29-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Frodo
Welcome! Where in Ohio? We're close to Akron. ...

Welcome!
Where in Ohio? We're close to Akron.
Pics...they like car pics from newbys.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Frodo
Really?? I thought everyone always says it's a...

Really??
I thought everyone always says it's a real PITA. :confused:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Frodo
Well you're welcome! Around these parts, that...

Well you're welcome!
Around these parts, that and a dollar (or two) will get you a cup of coffee! :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Frodo
Picked up my '01S with 19k miles in 2006. ...

Picked up my '01S with 19k miles in 2006. Probably can assume it had the original coolant tank in it. Still have the same one now at 107k. Fingers crossed..
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Frodo
That's what I've been running in mine for the...

That's what I've been running in mine for the last 80k or so miles.
So far so good.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-27-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Frodo
I guess that works (though I see maytag's point)....

I guess that works (though I see maytag's point).

I just use the 5 qt containers (two, of course). Pour one in, right off the bat. I’ve got a plastic container with a snap-on lid that originally...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Frodo
Not being critical, but I would think that would...

Not being critical, but I would think that would be kind of a headache. And probably kind of messy. No? What container(s) do you weigh it in?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Frodo
Will give this a try on next oil change!

Will give this a try on next oil change!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Frodo
Unscrewing the OEM filter housing, 5 seconds-->...

Unscrewing the OEM filter housing, 5 seconds--> Easy

Getting out the dremel, attaching the right cutoff disc, securing the filter to be able to work effectively on it, doing the cutting-->Less...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-23-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Frodo
Agree. That's why I got one. :D

Agree. That's why I got one. :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-23-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Frodo
Yeah, that's the one problem with those: easy...

Yeah, that's the one problem with those: easy inspection of filter contents is no longer possible.

There are 'can opener' tools that are specifically for opening up standard, spin on filters. ...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 04-22-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Frodo
Don't think the reserve was met..

Don't think the reserve was met..
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-22-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By Frodo
Sorry I misspoke without doing my research. We...

Sorry I misspoke without doing my research. We sometimes hear people, new to Porsche, refer to all kinds of colors (descriptive, but not officially on the Porsche color charts) and I guess I jumped...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-21-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By Frodo
Actually (now that you've edited your OP) I...

Actually (now that you've edited your OP) I looked into it and it's possible that your original stated color might be correct. Right here...
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-21-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By Frodo
Uh, it's actually "Arctic Silver"...but close...

Uh, it's actually "Arctic Silver"...but close enough :rolleyes:

Welcome to the forum! :cheers:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-20-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Frodo
Have had mine since 2009. No problems except...

Have had mine since 2009.

No problems except one. A few years ago I had the car into an indy shop to do some other work on it. While they had it, it dawned on me that she was due for an oil...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 04-17-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Frodo
Wow, nicely modulated, controlled response on...

Wow, nicely modulated, controlled response on your part—only a slight arm movement. When that thing came flying up, I think I'd have ducked at least a little!

There's a local road course track in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-17-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,135
Posted By Frodo
Is that really the rule rather than the...

Is that really the rule rather than the exception? Mine's always taken pretty close to 9 qts. Is there a lot of variability from one car to the next?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By Frodo
Yeah, that's just crazy. I don't know if this is...

Yeah, that's just crazy. I don't know if this is right or not, but I can't imagine that it would ever be smart to use an impact on a allen wrench fitting.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By Frodo
Do you remember what the torque value was that...

Do you remember what the torque value was that you used? I've got the LN magnetic plug as well—have had it for many years, and until I read this thread...
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-28-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By Frodo
Unless I'm mis-reading the original post, I'm...

Unless I'm mis-reading the original post, I'm pretty sure it's not going to be the first time the oil's been changed in this car...just the first time HE'S changed it.

I'm with husker. I like...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-16-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,765
Posted By Frodo
You too, Ike.

You too, Ike.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-16-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,765
Posted By Frodo
Maytag! You really think you’ve been all that...

Maytag! You really think you’ve been all that blocked?? I can’t imagine that—you offer some of the most sage advice I’ve read on this forum. Well, if you are much blocked at least I feel in good...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-15-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,765
Posted By Frodo
Sorry, but a good case could be made supporting...

Sorry, but a good case could be made supporting the position that his comments weren't condescending at all. Only realistic and, in that sense, helpful to all, regardless of one's "cash flow or...
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