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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By CT986S
I went from stock in my 01 S, to a 997, now have...

I went from stock in my 01 S, to a 997, now have the current B&M. Having done that, and similar in my Miata, I can say the comment that it will magnify any flaws is correct. Yes, the pattern is...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 08-02-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By CT986S
You have been PM'd. :)

You have been PM'd. :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By CT986S
Sounds to me like you've already narrowed it down...

Sounds to me like you've already narrowed it down pretty well.
Best of luck, keep us posted.
Kevin
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-09-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,051
Posted By CT986S
I did just install the 997 (010 series) shifter...

I did just install the 997 (010 series) shifter over the weekend. All I can say is WOW. After all the short shift kits I tried in Miatadom I was leery of getting something "notchy", but this is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,845
Posted By CT986S
$300 worth of groceries? Of course you can get it...

$300 worth of groceries? Of course you can get it in your trunk! That's only one little bag! :eek:
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-29-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By CT986S
PSE Switch retrofit

Has anyone out there retrofitted the dash switch to a pre-04 986S? I have the switch, and the manuals (+TSBs) but I can't figure out how to do it.
If you know, or know someone that has done it,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-30-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,547
Posted By CT986S
I agree with 70Sixter - far away and always...

I agree with 70Sixter - far away and always uphill. Another tactic is to park next to other upscale German cars, at least there is some level of respect for another's property.
Much to my SO's...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-30-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,845
Posted By CT986S
I do the grocery shopping, laundry, clean the...

I do the grocery shopping, laundry, clean the toilets, interior and exterior maintenance etc. My SO loves to cook and does so when she can - I cook the rest of the time. On the other hand I am a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-29-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By CT986S
Count me in. Those runs are fun - as we found...

Count me in. Those runs are fun - as we found with the Miata club. There are lots of good roads in CT.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-28-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,838
Posted By CT986S
I hear that! I have two in college now (all told...

I hear that! I have two in college now (all told probably 6 figures a year :eek: ) and two that are juniors in High School. When the second two get to college the "expendables" may hafta go. You...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-24-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By CT986S
I can't help with this particular brand, but I...

I can't help with this particular brand, but I painted my Miata upgraded (and then abused!) brakes with high temp caliper paint and had no prbs with just one coat. The main piece of advice I would...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 04-12-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By CT986S
Good thing you were weren't born in September of...

Good thing you were weren't born in September of 59 - your investment costs would have been a little different! :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-10-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By CT986S
The commonly heard answer to this is that Riken...

The commonly heard answer to this is that Riken is a Japanese company and Michelin is French, but if you want a little history :
http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-60907759.html
I have heard some...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 04-10-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 961
Posted By CT986S
Wow, looks great AND weighs less - what a...

Wow, looks great AND weighs less - what a combination!
Fortunately for my wallet they don't come in Metropol Blue...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-10-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,611
Posted By CT986S
djomlas - gotta love the color of your car. K

djomlas - gotta love the color of your car.
K
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By CT986S
Strange to see "SC" hand painted on the car - and...

Strange to see "SC" hand painted on the car - and no mention of the supercharger in the ad. :rolleyes:
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 04-01-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,652
Posted By CT986S
Hey, great idea! If it travels far enough it...

Hey, great idea! If it travels far enough it could be a whole series -
"Maxspeed and the Sorcerer's Stone"
"Maxspeed and the Order of the 986forum"
"Maxspeed and the Goblet of Racing Gas"
Etc......
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By CT986S
If the Firestone guys really do drain it without...

If the Firestone guys really do drain it without hurting the sender/float/whatever and do not charge much, I think I'd have them do it just for the piece of mind. Of course cynic that I am I'd watch...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-27-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By CT986S
My two cents: Look at pic 2, where the hood...

My two cents:
Look at pic 2, where the hood meets the bumper cover. Something doesn't line up there. Considering the time and money used to turn a base into an S they couldn't take the extra time...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,796
Posted By CT986S
I don't let others drive it, or my previous S/C...

I don't let others drive it, or my previous S/C Miata because I know how I would feel if I were driving someone else's baby and something unfortunate happened. It isn't like my daughter's Saturn or...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-21-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By CT986S
They ought to pay your first few tickets too, but...

They ought to pay your first few tickets too, but since they tell you right up front it isn't for street use...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-18-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By CT986S
Chris, if you are doing this install yourself do...

Chris, if you are doing this install yourself do you want some company? PM me if you are interested. I'll check the tips on my PSE later today.
Kevin
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-18-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By CT986S
Blink, there can't be that many people doing the...

Blink, there can't be that many people doing the California Roll Through there. Based on the number of people that do it in CT we have most of your population here!
:D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-17-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By CT986S
Welcome aboard - as you can see, I am relatively...

Welcome aboard - as you can see, I am relatively new here myself.
I recommend you get the Bentley Service manual and it should answer a lot of questions, I know it does for me. You should be able...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-17-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By CT986S
Nothing like a little bureaucracy to brighten...

Nothing like a little bureaucracy to brighten your day! Glad it is over and turned out well.
Kevin
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