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Forum: DIY Project Guides 05-09-2020, 09:20 AM
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Sounds good, theyre pretty easy to come by on...

Sounds good, theyre pretty easy to come by on the used market so I ordered one off fleabay for $100 (hopefully its in good shape). Shoot me a PM (or reply to the PM I sent you a couple weeks ago)...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-26-2020, 09:55 AM
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Views: 95,863
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I had one of these for my 986 (logo and lettering...

I had one of these for my 986 (logo and lettering in amber) and miss it since getting my 987. Know Fred is on hiatus and may be a while before he's back in his lab again creating works of art but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By TypeA
Poser. :p (It does look good though)

Poser. :p


(It does look good though)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,904
Posted By TypeA
Performance, installed a double din with dvd...

Performance, installed a double din with dvd playback in motion, nav and backup camera. While it seems like a convience it really was a drastic perfomance and feature upgrade over the stock deck.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,887
Posted By TypeA
Did I find some bad info that code is a O2 sensor...

Did I find some bad info that code is a O2 sensor or cat? Didnt find any reference for gas cap, not doubting you just trying to learn...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,887
Posted By TypeA
Hopefully its just an O2 sensor. But I do have...

Hopefully its just an O2 sensor. But I do have to agree, things tend to break right after I fix something else.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-18-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By TypeA
Whew, thought it was just me!

Whew, thought it was just me!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-17-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By TypeA
I just installed a 997 shifter. I kept reading...

I just installed a 997 shifter. I kept reading how folks found it to be like a whole new car but aside from the shorter throws it feels about the same as the original to me.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-16-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By TypeA
Thanks to you both, happy to report its...

Thanks to you both, happy to report its centered. I lithium greased the start of the cables at the shifter end and at the transmission end, plus the plunger that goes into the side of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-15-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By TypeA
Post 997 shifter install questions

I put a 997 shifter in the Box today and despite the install going smoothly there are a couple of issues that I searched for and couldnt really find an answer to.


A quick history for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By TypeA
Well I took a guess I wasnt missing anything and...

Well I took a guess I wasnt missing anything and that broken line went to the vac res. It seems it did and I have a broken connector that will be floating around the engine compartment until the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By TypeA
Cool, thanks for the help. Directly below that...

Cool, thanks for the help. Directly below that is this three way connector with two very brittle lines. The broken line you see coming off the right was trapped under the passenger side intake,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By TypeA
still trying to track down this vacumm leak. I...

still trying to track down this vacumm leak. I took the car to the shop and had it smoke checked, so that gave me something to go by. Don't know what this canister looking thing is, it's directly in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By TypeA
I dont know. Air pump? Reset that CEL and have...

I dont know. Air pump? Reset that CEL and have a nice day. CEL keeps coming back? Replace it yourself. Basic stuff that most folks can handle themselves. Rotors? Basic stuff that most folks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By TypeA
I cant speak to the fitment, you may need...

I cant speak to the fitment, you may need spacers for the rears but I am curious why you plan on running 265 on a 10 rim. Both 265 and 275 are streached on my 10 rim. I would go with a 285 rear...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-07-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,237
Posted By TypeA
Additives found at stations like Chevron and 76...

Additives found at stations like Chevron and 76 help control the damaging effects of ethanol. Both the wifes WRX and my Box are usually fueled at stations that offer additives. However there is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By TypeA
Got the new line in and sadly it made no...

Got the new line in and sadly it made no difference. Stumped now. Didnt throw the 1128 and 1130 code again yet but idle is very rough and high and fluctuating, got as far as the driveway and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By TypeA
Oh wow, that turned out great and looks to be a...

Oh wow, that turned out great and looks to be a great match even for my seal grey. Can you post your exact parts list?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,537
Posted By TypeA
I think it really depends on the car color. For...

I think it really depends on the car color. For example I think the smoked 03 tails look excellent on my Seal Grey, they blend really well. I dont think the reds would look good on mine however...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By TypeA
Welcome. Hugely personal preference but I like...

Welcome. Hugely personal preference but I like the Oz look more. As much as I love my 19" SSR rims my research has shown me that tires are more expensive than the 18" equivalent. Not a big deal...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-04-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,278
Posted By TypeA
Its kinda scary how spot-on information can be on...

Its kinda scary how spot-on information can be on this forum. One of the hanger bolts is in fact broken, its all there, just broken. No biggie and I gave him $125 without question as otherwise its...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,278
Posted By TypeA
Thanks. Google and fleabay showed nothing so not...

Thanks. Google and fleabay showed nothing so not sure if the price is right. If I wanted to try it does $125 seem like a reasonable price that I could easily get back out of it if its too...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,278
Posted By TypeA
Can somebody name this $100 muffler? I...

Can somebody name this $100 muffler? I considering giving it a try since its so cheap. Is it worth it? Will it likely be a drone king?
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-03-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By TypeA
Once you master it, and officially become an...

Once you master it, and officially become an expert, can I send you mine???? :p
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-01-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By TypeA
Thanks for all the input. He was quoting off the...

Thanks for all the input. He was quoting off the top of his head and seemed to have the wrong part in mind, something like this perhaps???
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