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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2006, 11:22 AM
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2006, 05:12 AM
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2006, 05:06 AM
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Posted By 986Jim
Try filling your car up with gas. Did the noise...

Try filling your car up with gas. Did the noise go away? Then it's the fuel pump. The pump is in the tank and is noisy and hot when the gas is low. The gas in the tank helps to cool the pump as...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2006, 01:04 PM
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
A diesel? Wow, ok well enough of this thread. ...

A diesel? Wow, ok well enough of this thread. I'm done.

How about some exit music?

:ah:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By 986Jim
+1 for me with the oil seperator. The plugs are...

+1 for me with the oil seperator. The plugs are probablly a good idea with all the oil it would have burnt. That sounds ok, i know the seperator is a bit and changing is not lets say a 1 on the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
Here we go again... Just out of curiosity...

Here we go again...

Just out of curiosity what car have you driven and raced that gave better times in any form of racing where you didn't shift at redline?

I have Dragged Race blown...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-29-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
Nah, it's not that. I'm just getting tired of...

Nah, it's not that. I'm just getting tired of the bickering back and forth. Drive your car however you like really. For me, I know the fastest times I can ever get from my car will depend on my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-28-2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By 986Jim
Hi Boywonder. You need to be boygrammer...

Hi Boywonder.

You need to be boygrammer because holy crap I really have a hard time understanding what all that is about. Something about a lot of smoke when you were on the gas and the CE light...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-28-2006, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By 986Jim
I hope that didn't fall in to the intake...

I hope that didn't fall in to the intake manifold. Sucks you lost that nut but what can you do. Things get lost into the motor and shaken out as you drive, happened to me enough times on my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By 986Jim
Most guys just jack it up and put it on jack...

Most guys just jack it up and put it on jack stands and work on the rear, no big deal.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By 986Jim
Get under there and rub a little soap on it, if...

Get under there and rub a little soap on it, if it goes away for a few days, your tensioner is likely too tight. Everybody thinks its too loose but it's generally exactly the opposite.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,755
Posted By 986Jim
Probablly a lot older than you think lol. I'm 29...

Probablly a lot older than you think lol. I'm 29 tho.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-27-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By 986Jim
You bleed it through the slave cylinder which...

You bleed it through the slave cylinder which will be mounted on the tranny that acctually presses the lever forward or whatever it does. There should be a small bleed screw like your calipers on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
Here's the thing about the camero. Even tho it...

Here's the thing about the camero. Even tho it lost steam up top, it still will accelerate faster if you take it to redline. Making the car accelerate fast has more to do with being where the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-25-2006, 04:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
This is very true of drag racing. What should win...

This is very true of drag racing. What should win all the time doesn't always. What I'm refering to is, that if your driving your car, your best bet drag racing is to shift at redline. Your Z28...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,989
Posted By 986Jim
Hahhaha, thatís great. The last AJAC poll...

Hahhaha, thatís great. The last AJAC poll somewhere Porsche was high in the ratings now were last.

I love those things, lots of fat journalists who can't drive making decisions about whatís...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
Spend some time at the track there internet smart...

Spend some time at the track there internet smart guy. :rolleyes: I suggest a beginner DE course would help you a lot. Leave your calculator at home nobody there will want hear anything you have...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
I understand perfectly well what your saying. ...

I understand perfectly well what your saying. The title of this thread is Shift Points for Maximum Acceleration. That is absolute Redline no matter what. Period end of story. There simply is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,886
Posted By 986Jim
This is simply NOT TRUE!!!! Spend some time at...

This is simply NOT TRUE!!!! Spend some time at the rack track. Your Porsche can make 250whp between 4500rpm and 6500rpm range steady but a car that makes 200whp starting at 4500rpm and makes 300whp...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2006, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By 986Jim
yup thats it

yup thats it
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By 986Jim
Nope nothing to worry about! I wouldn't let soap...

Nope nothing to worry about! I wouldn't let soap dry on the top as it might leave marks on it, but other then that you can wash it like normal. It's canvas and quite tough even when it's pretty...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By 986Jim
Don't waste your money on a strut brace. Some...

Don't waste your money on a strut brace. Some feel they are worth the money because they spent money on them. I can tell you that I have put them on lots of different cars that don't handle...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,857
Posted By 986Jim
I have driven the 2.7L and can not tell it from...

I have driven the 2.7L and can not tell it from my 2.5L. The power difference is negligable. I drove them almost back to back and really couldn't tell any difference at all.

Anybody who says...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-21-2006, 04:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,162
Posted By 986Jim
Looks nice, 20% reduction is good. I dislike...

Looks nice, 20% reduction is good. I dislike most B&M as they make the trans notchy and I prefer a smooth shift even if it's long. A notchy shift causes me to misshift more oftin while racing or...
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