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Forum: New Member Introductions 08-13-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Whereabouts in Ohio? I'm north of C-Bus. ...

Whereabouts in Ohio? I'm north of C-Bus.

Oh, and let me be the first to advise you that it is considered bad form to not include that middle "s" in the word "Boxster"!

Cheers - DM
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-09-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Dave80GTSi
That's a fair question. Two reasons: 1)....

That's a fair question. Two reasons:

1). It's a wink and a nod back to the 930 era. Their use there was a small detail that I've always thought looked sorta neat:
...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-08-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Rear Wheel Magnetic Stone Guards

Poking around the internet a while ago, I stumbled across the website of a fellow who makes magnetic exterior trim emblems and other bits for various cars within the Porsche lineup:
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Wow! A perfect illustration of the...

Wow!

A perfect illustration of the original intent of the thread.

Thanks - DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-27-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Dave80GTSi
This thread was never about making fun of another...

This thread was never about making fun of another individual.

As a child I learned that 'any job worth doing is worth doing right'. Anyone who pokes around an old car (or an old house, to use...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-23-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Dave80GTSi
No spacers required. ...

No spacers required.

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Silver_Side_Vents_1_1595557369.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Dave80GTSi
The “Previous Owner Bodged-Up Job” Thread

Considering the age of the 986 series, it’s a pretty safe bet that the vast majority of the folks who patronize this website bought their cars used.

And as we’ve gone thru the process of fettling...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Send a PM to member A 986 S here. Yet...

Send a PM to member A 986 S here.

Yet another fellow Buckeye (he's in the NW), he turns custom made wooden knobs on a lathe, and can advise you how he did it.

Thanks - DM / C-Bus
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Dave80GTSi
"They all do that". That's why I...

"They all do that".

That's why I intentionally selected black floor mats.

Couple of shots of my car:


http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Black_Floor_Mats_11593216965.jpg
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Dave80GTSi
If you paint the hubs the same shade of red as...

If you paint the hubs the same shade of red as the calipers (as you can see that I have done), the caliper and the hub seem to compliment each other nicely.

And while you are at it, inexpensive...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-01-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Dave80GTSi
You should define exactly what sort of a car you...

You should define exactly what sort of a car you are seeking:

a) A fixer-upper that you can tinker with, or:
b) A ready-to-go car which requires nothing.

If b), I could perhaps become...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-23-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,477
Posted By Dave80GTSi
I bought my 1978 X1/9 new, and sold it in 2016...

I bought my 1978 X1/9 new, and sold it in 2016 (38 years later) because I stumbled across my 2000 S at a price too good to pass by. My garage was not large enough to hold yet another car, and so...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-23-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Dave80GTSi
.... and then, of course, your final step will...

.... and then, of course, your final step will be to replace the OEM incandescent fog light lamps with their LED equivalents, in your choice of colors.

Me, I selected amber LED's for the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-23-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Unfortunately I am not going to be able to be...

Unfortunately I am not going to be able to be very much more help here, as I did my install maybe 3 years ago. The fine details (anything beyond that which I have already posted) are thus lost to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-21-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Dave80GTSi
OK, I've rummaged around in the garage and have...

OK, I've rummaged around in the garage and have found the instructions and my hand written notes on this install.

You are in luck - mine is a 2K S (see signature below) also, so all of the colors...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-20-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Dave80GTSi
There was a guy on eBay who used to sell these...

There was a guy on eBay who used to sell these lights, and I installed it a couple of years ago. They really are a pretty cool addition.

You can see it if you look closely at this picture of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-18-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 622,399
Posted By Dave80GTSi
See my pair of posts here: ...

See my pair of posts here: http://986forum.com/forums/diy-project-guides/73010-headers-high-flow-cats.html

Works perfectly.

DM
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-26-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Huh - I'd never seen black levers before. ...

Huh - I'd never seen black levers before. Perhaps the silver levers are just an 'S' thing?

Nevertheless, has anyone ever tried this sort of peel-and-stick lever cover idea before? Black or...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-26-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Are you confusing the later model black electric...

Are you confusing the later model black electric push buttons with the earlier model pull levers?

I've never seen any of these earlier levers in a finish other than silver.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-26-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Covers for early model front /rear trunk levers

Does anyone have any experience using something like this?
...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-18-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,813
Posted By Dave80GTSi
BTDT. Search is your friend. Posts #2 and...

BTDT. Search is your friend.

Posts #2 and #4: http://986forum.com/forums/performance-technical-chat/72706-whats-difference-between-early-late-cat-delete-pipes.html

DM
Forum: DIY Project Guides 01-10-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 90,888
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Yes, that sounds good! Count me in! Thanks...

Yes, that sounds good! Count me in!

Thanks - DM
Forum: DIY Project Guides 01-10-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 90,888
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Fred - Interested in this product, but strictly...

Fred - Interested in this product, but strictly speaking only for myself (and realizing that I may well be in the minority here), I am not a fan of the concept of the LED lighting bit.

Wondering...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-10-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,959
Posted By Dave80GTSi
Interested - Please PM me the ordering details. ...

Interested - Please PM me the ordering details.

Thanks - DM
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Dave80GTSi
It offers additional clearance space between the...

It offers additional clearance space between the wheel and the top of your thighs. Very welcome 'wiggle room' whilst travelling along for long distances with the wheel centered, such as on the...
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