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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-15-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By RobT987
If you're lucky you might find a decal like this...

If you're lucky you might find a decal like this one from LN Engineering. Otherwise, you could inspect the IMS bearing flange to see if it has been replaced. Some retrofit bearings use the OEM...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-12-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By RobT987
Yes it is. I recently did it on my 05 S. ...

Yes it is. I recently did it on my 05 S.

-RobT

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By RobT987
Gear oil also has a distinctly different smell...

Gear oil also has a distinctly different smell than motor oil.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By RobT987
I replaced my RMS when I did my clutch and IMSB. ...

I replaced my RMS when I did my clutch and IMSB. There was a small leak coming from the RMS.

-RobT
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,334
Posted By RobT987
That sounds like a better warranty than Porsche's...

That sounds like a better warranty than Porsche's standard powertrain warranty.

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By RobT987
Water pump and thermostat. Sent from my...

Water pump and thermostat.


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-31-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By RobT987
You've come to the right forum to get help on...

You've come to the right forum to get help on your convertible top. I'd start by searching this forum. There are many topics and threads that cover convertible top issues and fixes. Also, check...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-14-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By RobT987
Here's the factory recommended way: -RobT ...

Here's the factory recommended way:
-RobT
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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-11-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By RobT987
I experienced the same thing when I installed the...

I experienced the same thing when I installed the timing chain tensioners after changing the IMS bearing on my 2005 Boxster S.

-RobT

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By RobT987
I was originally looking to buy an E85 3.0si and...

I was originally looking to buy an E85 3.0si and test drove several of them. I found that in my area many of these cars were high mileage/many owner/deferred maintenance condition and there were...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-05-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By RobT987
The RMS looks to be dry and in good condition. ...

The RMS looks to be dry and in good condition. Porsche redesigned the replacement RMS on the early 986s. You can tell if it's a new style by how it's installed. The new style seal is recessed about...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-10-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By RobT987
You should check out the Porsche Portmanteau...

You should check out the Porsche Portmanteau (boxer + roadster). [emoji16]

RobT

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By RobT987
Have you recently checked your spark plugs and...

Have you recently checked your spark plugs and intake/throttle body for excessive oil residue?


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By RobT987
Are you seeing any clouds of smoke on cold...

Are you seeing any clouds of smoke on cold startup and then it disappears after warming up? If so, it could be worn valve stem oil seals.

RobT

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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-04-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By RobT987
Here's what the small OEM serviceable IMS bearing...

Here's what the small OEM serviceable IMS bearing flange looks like from a 2005 987. I agree with others that it's unlikely the bearing was actually replaced. LN Engineering and some other...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-19-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By RobT987
Gotcha. The quickjack does move in a small arc...

Gotcha. The quickjack does move in a small arc either forward or backward depending on how they have been oriented. The quickjack can also be used laterally across a vehicle which results in a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-19-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By RobT987
I'm not sure it can be done as the quickjack uses...

I'm not sure it can be done as the quickjack uses the same jack points as what the jack stands would use. If there is a different set of jack points that doesn't interfere with the quickjack then it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-19-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By RobT987
I used the quickjack truck extensions to get...

I used the quickjack truck extensions to get about 24" of lift to easily remove my transmission. I used RV leveling blocks to raise the quickjack in 2 steps.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-09-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By RobT987
Hi Gilles, You are correct, the 1-3 cyl....

Hi Gilles,

You are correct, the 1-3 cyl. bank cams must be locked before removing the tensioners (LN Engineering states that the 1-3 bank lock is sufficient to remove all tensioners and the IMS...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By RobT987
Need help with Chain Adjuster Removal 987

I'm new to this forum and the Boxster community! I recently bought a used 2005 Porsche 987 Boxster S with 92,000 miles. The previous owners have done the maintenance but did not address the IMS...
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