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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-28-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By tonyg
Question Kumho Tires

I'm considering ordering foru Kuhmo ECSTA ASX tires from Tire Rack - the Tire Rack reviews and surveys look good but I don't know anyone who has them. They're much less $$$$ than most others and I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-08-2006, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By tonyg
Brake Wear and Sensors

I had my 30K service yesterday at my local Porsche dealer. My car was pronounced "healthy" ($743.00 - how healthy can it be!) except the tech wrote that the front brakes were at 5mm and the rear...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By tonyg
How does it compare to Meguiars High Tech? I...

How does it compare to Meguiars High Tech? I find that the High Tech is difficult to remove but I like the shine and durability. I also use One Grand Blitz once or twice a year............
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By tonyg
Which gas to use?

My service manager recommended BP, Chevron, or Shell, for better performance from my Boxster. Something to do with additives that these companies add to the gas. BTW same recommendations from...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-03-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By tonyg
norm Thanks for your posting. How often...

norm

Thanks for your posting. How often is regularly? And, do you wash the top each time with the ragg top before spraying the protectant?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-03-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By tonyg
Help with Convertible Top Cleaner/Protectant

I've read conflicting reports concerning the effect of overspray from Ragg Top cleaner/protectant. Some say that the car must be masked very carfully to minimize overspray damage to the paint, while...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-02-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,313
Posted By tonyg
I've had them all...........escort, passport,...

I've had them all...........escort, passport, Bel, and nothing can compare to my
K40 850! It's hard wired and has saved me more times than I want to admit. No frills - but the most dependable...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By tonyg
I'm close to new tires too. I'm looking at Kuhmo...

I'm close to new tires too. I'm looking at Kuhmo Ecsta ASX. Haven' t talked to anyone who doesn't like them. They're inexpensive, have a long racing heritage, and the tread life should exceed...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By tonyg
I've read some good reviews on Yokohama ES-100's...

I've read some good reviews on Yokohama ES-100's - I'm seriously thinking of trying them - TireRack likes them - excellent traction wet and dry and decent tread life. Thanks for the comments.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By tonyg
Porsche Spec tires

I visited my dealer and was told what no boxster wants to hear - I have about 2k left on my tires. OK, so I began to research tires, and am buried in information and advice, and totally confused. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By tonyg
Interesting - I called tirerack and the...

Interesting - I called tirerack and the salesperson recommended the Pirelli's - he didn't offer an alternative. Oh well...........
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By tonyg
New Tires?

I've got 10k on my Michelin Pilot Sports. They're 17 inch wheels. I've been calling tire places and have heard Michelin Pilot Sport Rib and Pirelli P Zero Rosso about an equal number of times. I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-13-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By tonyg
OEM Top Maintenance

OEM Top Maintenance

The top on my '03 Boxster looks just fine - I have never used anything on it but plain H2O. I know that the "car wash" soap that I use doesn't belong anywhere near the top...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By tonyg
Paintless Dent Removal

Before I take my Boxster in for a" Paintless Dent Removal " treatment of the two rather subtle, almost invisible, door dings - I'd like to ask if anyone out there has had experience with this method...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By tonyg
drburton So I looked closely a second time and...

drburton
So I looked closely a second time and found another small "invisible" dent on the passenger door-not only don't I park next to anyone but I very rarely park with the daily exception of the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By tonyg
Dings and Things

I found out today that my local Porsche dealer, Champion Motors, now has a "dent pulling service" available. Can't wait for my next service so that I can have those "invisible" door dings that only...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-29-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By tonyg
Lightbulb Spring Waxing

I used meguiars NXT Tech Wax for the first time on my '04 black boxster, after having only used one grand blitz and Harley's for years on all my cars.....The meguiars NXT was more difficult to apply...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,263
Posted By tonyg
The "little red clip" clips into the latch when...

The "little red clip" clips into the latch when the top is down and "fools" the car's alarm system into thinking that the top up so that the interior alarm is able to be armed when the top is down. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,263
Posted By tonyg
I NEVER leave my car unattended with the top down...

I NEVER leave my car unattended with the top down - I learned the hard way! In a matter of minutes my K40 was "removed" from my glove compartment along with my mobile phone charger (ha, ha, they...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-23-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By tonyg
The autosharp pen works very well - make sure...

The autosharp pen works very well - make sure that you order an extra tip - follow the directions carefully and it comes out great. The trick is to wait several hours between applications - if you...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-21-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By tonyg
2003 S - "Porsche certified" will extend warranty...

2003 S - "Porsche certified" will extend warranty to 2009/100K miles. That is the four year new car warranty to 50K and two more years to 100K. Can't beat that!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By tonyg
1. If you take the VIN number of your Porsche to...

1. If you take the VIN number of your Porsche to a dealer he will be able to print out paperwork that your car is Porsche Certified Pre-Owned

2. A few months after I bought my Certified Porsche I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By tonyg
Try One Grand Blitz wax - available online. It's...

Try One Grand Blitz wax - available online. It's easy on/easy off and is VERY durable! I use it with a yellow pinnacle sponge applicator.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,711
Posted By tonyg
Thanks all. What's the Suncoast web address?

Thanks all. What's the Suncoast web address?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,711
Posted By tonyg
Question "The Red Clip"

I have read in many after market publications and internet sites about the "red clip" that allows for the infra-red scanner to work as part of the alarm system when the top is down by engaging the...
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