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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-07-2020, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Turbodad
Check this first

Here is a post I put up a year ago about this problem. Cant find the pictures but they are in the link.

http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/49850-intermittent-start-problem.html
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-05-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,189
Posted By Turbodad
Positive ground

My problem turned out to be a weak "positive" ground in the engine compartment. It was rusty, and if I wiggled the cable and turned the key the engine would start. Disconnect the battery. It is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-25-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Turbodad
My problem turned out to be a weak "positive"...

My problem turned out to be a weak "positive" ground in the engine compartment. It was rusty, and if I wiggled the cable and turned the key the engine would start. Disconnect the battery. It is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By Turbodad
That's what I did ....put in a 183k 3.2 three...

That's what I did ....put in a 183k 3.2 three years ago, still running strong ....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Turbodad
You are correct sir ! I love the look. Thank...

You are correct sir ! I love the look.

Thank you KRAM for fixing the pictures, what did you do ?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Turbodad
Joe Toth Side Skirts

I missed this last September, but I sent Joe an email and he whipped up a set for me. I think they look great, clean and simple and actually the style all the cool kids are doing today ...lol
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Turbodad
SLide a 15mm open end wrench behind the pulley...

SLide a 15mm open end wrench behind the pulley there is a nut. Crank the nut on the fron with a 24mm socket. it will tighten up the nutand the pulley will move normally. I did this just last week.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By Turbodad
I also have this problem. The sound goes away at...

I also have this problem. The sound goes away at 1100 rpm. I thought it was because of the bad motor mount. Changed the mount, sound persist, but dang the handling is better. While changing the motor...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-26-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Turbodad
First Sports Car

I bought a 1976 Fiat in 1979. My first sports car and mid engine car ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-15-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,715
Posted By Turbodad
My problem turned out to be a weak "positive"...

My problem turned out to be a weak "positive" ground in the engine compartment. It was rusty, and if I wiggled the cable and turned the key the engine would start. Disconnect the battery. It is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-16-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Turbodad
For Sale

Are the covers for sale? :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-15-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Turbodad
Well done Sir !!! :cool:

Well done Sir !!! :cool:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Turbodad
Are the turn signals real or photoshop? How did...

Are the turn signals real or photoshop? How did you make those ? I like the white color changing lights better, looks more modern ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-15-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By Turbodad
My light mod

My light mod from 2016. I used a pair of side marker lights. The headlights were masked off and painted. "Joe Toth" front slitter. I like your mod better. I have seen those lights at Auto Zone hmmmm...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Turbodad
Not the OP

I am not the "original poster" ...just sharing what my problem turned out to be ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-27-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Turbodad
My problem turned out to be a weak "positive"...

My problem turned out to be a weak "positive" ground in the engine compartment. It was rusty, and if I wiggled the cable and turned the key the engine would start. Disconnect the battery. It is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-24-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Turbodad
Black Box

Glad I could help, feel free to save and share ... this had me stumped for quite a while.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-23-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Turbodad
My problem turned out to be a weak "positive"...

My problem turned out to be a weak "positive" ground in the engine compartment. It was rusty, and if I wiggled the cable and turned the key the engine would start. Disconnect the battery. It is...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 02-22-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,110
Posted By Turbodad
Radium King, Thanks for the invite ...

My 2001 Z top. Zeintech went bankrupt while it was in transit 2006 or 2007 I don't remember. Swapped in a 2002 3.2 and a 1997 "short shift" tiptronic. Joe Toth front splitter and rear wing. I want to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-22-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By Turbodad
JBauer are you selling a set of wheels...

JBauer are you selling a set of wheels ?:)http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Get_Gas1550893019.jpg
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-19-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Turbodad
I had a similar problem. Turned out to be the...

I had a similar problem. Turned out to be the positive "ground" had corrosion. It is located in the engine compartment inside a small plastic rectangular box at the top of the engine near the fire...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-05-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Turbodad
Spoiler not working

Any updates? Have you resolved the problem?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By Turbodad
Thank you, never heard it described as intermix. ...

Thank you, never heard it described as intermix. I have bought two engines and a tiptronic for 2 boxsters from a dismanteler in New Mexico, Patriot Deals over the last three years. He has great...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By Turbodad
Solved "no start /no crank"

There is an electrical connector in a black plastic box in the engine compartment. I would call it a "ground" but I believe it is a positive terminal. When I turned the key and wiggled the cable the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-19-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By Turbodad
What does "intermix" mean ?

What does "intermix" mean ?
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