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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Brian Minson
JFP, sounds like the 5speed half shafts...

JFP, sounds like the 5speed half shafts physically won't fit (shorter or longer?), so the idea of the last owner using a set of used 5speed half shafts on a 6speed trans isn't the cause of the leaks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Brian Minson
What are the differences between 5 & 6 Speed Half Shafts

Can anyone educate me on the differences between a 2001 Porsche Boxster 5speed vs 6speed half shafts? I see they are different part numbers, but what are the physical differences?

Both sides of...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-13-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Brian Minson
Seems like I will be doing this project soon to...

Seems like I will be doing this project soon to my 2001 986 6spd.

I think I have removal part down. Place two bolts in flange opposite of each other and screw down to back the flange out of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By Brian Minson
Any updates on the repair Monty? Brian :)

Any updates on the repair Monty?

Brian :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Brian Minson
6 Speed Trans Output shafts pushed out and leaking

Hey guys, the 6speed trans in my 2001 Boxster is leaking fluid from the drive shafts outputs on the trans, they appear to be pushed out. Can you buy new seals and replace them while in the trans is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Brian Minson
First Year Report of a Cheap Boxster!

It has been a full year since I bought a 2001 Porsche Boxster S with over 200,000 miles with a blown motor. Over the past 12 months, I pulled the motor and replaced, dealt with the immobilizer not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Brian Minson
You can rent the Durametric unit, that is what I...

You can rent the Durametric unit, that is what I did when I was chasing down issues. For $50 for 10 days it was worth it for me. Here is where i rented mine from.

https://youtu.be/NA1uVKkiH44
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Brian Minson
Sounds like battery, grab a volt meter and test...

Sounds like battery, grab a volt meter and test that battery. Watch this video, it might help you figure it out.

https://youtu.be/ZSmehtE8Ctk

Brian :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By Brian Minson
Maybe this video will help you or someone else in...

Maybe this video will help you or someone else in the future.

https://youtu.be/ZSmehtE8Ctk

Brian :)
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-08-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Brian Minson
2001 3.2 Engine Parts

I have a torn down 3.2 engine with a few available parts for anyone needing engine parts. Here are several videos of the tear down, if you see something you want please let me know.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Brian Minson
Differences in Tips from 986 to 987

I am considering picking up a 987 S Tip and was wondering how the Tip in this generation is compared to the older 986 model.

The 996 3.4 I had with a Tip was a great experience, the every other...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Brian Minson
I have used both, and for the money I say go for...

I have used both, and for the money I say go for the Durametric! Watch this video on what you can do with the Durametric.

Brian :)

VIDEO ON DURAMETRIC: https://youtu.be/NA1uVKkiH44
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-12-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Brian Minson
Morning JFP, here is a link to the video/screen...

Morning JFP, here is a link to the video/screen shot of the codes for the engine, the alarm and the seat bets.

https://youtu.be/GwYZS2WnA_A

Thanks for taking a look and giving me some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Brian Minson
JFP, The only "P" codes Durametric says is a...

JFP,

The only "P" codes Durametric says is a EVAP one. Don't have the number with me at work, but the code was for the EVAP system.

Brian :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Brian Minson
What do these ALARM CODES mean?

I rented a Durametric cable and ran the software to try and figure out why randomly my turn signals will both turn on and blink and I can't turn them off until I turn the igintion off. It's like...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Brian Minson
Run a few tests, do a fuel pressure test then a...

Run a few tests, do a fuel pressure test then a fuel pump test. Here are two videos on how to do it at home.

Fuel Pressure Test: https://youtu.be/hddx5Ux1v4Y

Fuel Pump Test: ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,053
Posted By Brian Minson
As JFP in PA said once you pull the IMS bearing...

As JFP in PA said once you pull the IMS bearing it can't be reused. I would think that if the last owner replaced the IMSB already, you should be good to go, and I wouldn't have it replaced while...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Brian Minson
You might wanna watch these videos... How...

You might wanna watch these videos...

How Much to Fix a Boxster: https://youtu.be/y9Ur25uokgk

How to Replace your Boxster Engine: https://youtu.be/A0cQvWOHGVA

Base Boxster vs Boxster S: ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Brian Minson
I had the immobilizer repaired/replaced back in...

I had the immobilizer repaired/replaced back in November by ECU Doctors in Flordia $$$$ and the issue has been since day one. Not sure if this was happening before I bought the car, as it didn't...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Brian Minson
I have been having an issue for months now! I...

I have been having an issue for months now! I will either just start the car up or be pulling out of the drive way and the alarm won't SOUND but the flashers will come on and stay on until I turn...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Brian Minson
I eventually went with a set of these for the...

I eventually went with a set of these for the rear of my 2001 986S

https://www.pelicanparts.com/More_Info/98633305120M1012.htm?pn=986-333-051-20-M1012&bt=Y&fs=0&SVSVSI=1048

If you plan to do...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Brian Minson
Had those same codes last year, took me a month...

Had those same codes last year, took me a month of tracking down the issue before everything got sorted out. Check out this video on the P1126 and P1133 codes on my 2001 986S.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-28-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By Brian Minson
Good score on the 2001 986S, here is the video I...

Good score on the 2001 986S, here is the video I did of removing the cam covers, as others have said its more than just a typical valve cover.

https://youtu.be/DSk-dCTQ1ho

Brian :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Brian Minson
UPDATE: I used my wire tracer and confirmed that...

UPDATE: I used my wire tracer and confirmed that the drivers door speaker wire does lead to the frunk and the drivers dash speaker does as well. However, none of those lead to the dash and connect...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-18-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Brian Minson
Rented a Durametric for a week WHAT SHOULD I CHECK?

Hey guys,

I rented a Durametric unit for about a week to help me track down an alarm issue, figured while I have this thing I should use it as much as possible.

What else can I use it for...
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