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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By demick
Just had mine fail too. Luckily, the voltage...

Just had mine fail too. Luckily, the voltage regulator (on the back of the alternator) is replaceable, and only costs $40. 90% of what might go wrong is in the regulator.
Remove your alternator,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By demick
The ones with 3 screws around the speakers are...

The ones with 3 screws around the speakers are the Bose. The ones with 4 screws are the Haes. Both will probably fit, as the Bose was offered as a premium option. In the case of the Bose, these are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-23-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,799
Posted By demick
Relax, all right? My old man is a television...

Relax, all right? My old man is a television repairman, he's got this ultimate set of tools. I can fix it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-31-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,635
Posted By demick
I have all three (1/4", 3/8", and 1/2"), and for...

I have all three (1/4", 3/8", and 1/2"), and for the price, cannot be beat. Like any other torque wrench of this style, you need to dial the torque back to zero each time you put it away. If you do...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By demick
No, top was not down! ...

No, top was not down!

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads01/124deg1406729503.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By demick
That kit looks like it helps retain the cable end...

That kit looks like it helps retain the cable end at the ball studs. Not the cable retainer that you had a problem with.

There is a clip at the cable retainer that holds the cable in place - not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-25-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,749
Posted By demick
This concept has been around for probably 10...

This concept has been around for probably 10 years. Was a joint VW/Porsche/Audi 4-cyl mid-engine roadster right in-line with what is being discussed here. But killed off multiple times already....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,749
Posted By demick
I think it would have been more appropriate to...

I think it would have been more appropriate to post this 23 days ago.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By demick
I think you need to subtract out what you think...

I think you need to subtract out what you think you could sell the car for today. Otherwise your calculations do not make any sense, as your cost will always start out sky-high, and drop over time....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-06-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By demick
Prototype power supply. About the size and weight...

Prototype power supply. About the size and weight of a large car battery. Had ~200 feet of thermocouple wires hanging out the side. Duct tape wrapped around to create a makeshift handle. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,633
Posted By demick
You are driving a rear wheel drive car with a...

You are driving a rear wheel drive car with a decent amount of power. If you apply too much power during a turn, you can break the rear tires loose and lose traction. When this happens, the back...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-19-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,019
Posted By demick
Just a thought. Since 4" component speakers are...

Just a thought. Since 4" component speakers are not common, a 4x6 plate speaker might be able to be adapted to fit the dash location. Trimming the plate seems like it would yield a speaker pair...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-29-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,019
Posted By demick
I'm pretty sure it was RC420. Out of production...

I'm pretty sure it was RC420. Out of production for several years, it was a 4" component set. Now that I think of it, 4" component speaker sets aren't very common - so there aren't many choices.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-21-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,019
Posted By demick
My 04 Box had the same Bose setup as yours. Your...

My 04 Box had the same Bose setup as yours. Your door speakers are not subwoofers, but are bass only (just slightly higher frequency than the subwoofer behind you). If you want to continue to use...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-17-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,131
Posted By demick
If a dealer offered you $27K I'd jump all over...

If a dealer offered you $27K I'd jump all over that. I think you will have a very difficult time getting more.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-15-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By demick
In 1999, there was no Boxster S.

In 1999, there was no Boxster S.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By demick
You are joking right? Both about the song being...

You are joking right? Both about the song being awesome and about not knowing what kind of car it is?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,116
Posted By demick
Probably received a letter from Porsche lawyers...

Probably received a letter from Porsche lawyers regarding their name.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,372
Posted By demick
Unfortunate that you made no attempt to contact...

Unfortunate that you made no attempt to contact Pelican to resolve your complaint. I think that most peoples experience here with Pelican is that they would go out of their way to make things right....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,351
Posted By demick
Just to be clear, the Cayman parts will not fit...

Just to be clear, the Cayman parts will not fit the 986.

There are aftermarket Cayman style spoilers that are made to fit the 986, check ebay. But the Cayman parts do not fit.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By demick
It might be 37 ft lbs plus an additional 90...

It might be 37 ft lbs plus an additional 90 degrees. It's something like that but don't quote me as I don't remember for sure.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-27-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By demick
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******sold******
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-25-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By demick
Reduced price. First $150 takes it. Don't bother...

Reduced price. First $150 takes it. Don't bother to PM with lower offers.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 11-22-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By demick
I'm no expert, but as you would expect, the UDP...

I'm no expert, but as you would expect, the UDP slows down the speed of everything it drives: A/C compressor, power steering pump, water pump, and alternator.
Lots of testing has been done by many...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,807
Posted By demick
I've got a UDP for sale in the classifieds: ...

I've got a UDP for sale in the classifieds:

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-parts-sale-wanted/30366-fs-4-underdrive-crankshaft-pulley.html

I think everyone pretty much agrees it's at the top...
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