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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-05-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By CliffA
i discovered how mine work by accident....i think...

i discovered how mine work by accident....i think the headlights have to be on and then you push the wiper lever forward to activate the headlight washer....

cliff
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-04-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By CliffA
my '04 came with Litronic headlights with the...

my '04 came with Litronic headlights with the washer feature.....the washers work but i don't know how well in reality....

cliff
Forum: Porsche Cayman Discussions 11-15-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By CliffA
usually turning on the headlights for a while is...

usually turning on the headlights for a while is enough heat to evaporate the condensation inside the headlight....or you can use a hair dryer or heat gun to evaporate the condensation from the...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-15-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By CliffA
i'm not going to let the 'possibility' of a major...

i'm not going to let the 'possibility' of a major engine issue slow me down one bit from driving my car....unless the engine completely blows i can most likely make needed repairs myself.....and i do...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-14-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By CliffA
and now it is stuck to your floor...

and now it is stuck to your floor mat.....:(......

cliff
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-13-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By CliffA
just read this article...OUCH!

i'm new to Porsche and the 986.....i LOVE my car and intend to keep it a LONG time....so being a fairly good 'shade tree' mechanic i decided to look around the internet for some info on the M96...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By CliffA
maybe....if the bearing seizes then you have an...

maybe....if the bearing seizes then you have an issue...the belt will be forced to slip over the now stationary pulley which will cause friction and will melt the belt in a few mins...then of course...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-13-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By CliffA
sounds like a bad pulley bearing to me.....if so...

sounds like a bad pulley bearing to me.....if so you'll just have to identify which pulley....check all the pulleys that are driven by the belt as the engine is running (be VERY careful of moving...
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-13-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,117
Posted By CliffA
perfect....thanks.... cliff

perfect....thanks....

cliff
Forum: DIY Project Guides 11-13-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,117
Posted By CliffA
i bought the '99' relay to have intermittent...

i bought the '99' relay to have intermittent wipers on my '04 base Boxster....i found several relays located under the dash near the driver's left leg....which of these relays does the '99' relay...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By CliffA
same thing happened to my '04 recently....loss of...

same thing happened to my '04 recently....loss of coolant without any external signs of a leak on the ground and no smoke from the engine....it was the infamous 'coolant expansion tank cracking'...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-12-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By CliffA
i just replaced the fronts a couple weeks...

i just replaced the fronts a couple weeks ago....the new struts had new retaining clips already installed....i just slid the new struts over the ball mount and they 'clicked' into a locked...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By CliffA
2004 front fog lights.....

new to Boxsters so i have a lot to learn...i have been looking at a LOT of pics and have noticed the front end of the 987 models look a lot like the front of my 2004 986.2 model.....the slits in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-30-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By CliffA
yeah, i was thinking the same thing, but being...

yeah, i was thinking the same thing, but being new to owning a Porsche i did not challenge them.....next time i will get more details and as i get more familiar with the car i will be able to call BS...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By CliffA
thanks....i have already ordered the book '101...

thanks....i have already ordered the book '101 Projects' earlier today.....

cliff
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By CliffA
thanks for the replies....the car only has around...

thanks for the replies....the car only has around 23K miles so hopefully repairs will be few for a while....the IMSB was replaced by the previous owner who is also a friend and the original...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By CliffA
various engine access methods.....

new member here....sorry if this has been asked and answered before....just getting used to the various forums, so if this type question should be posted in another forum just let me know....

i am...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-05-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By CliffA
thanks for the welcome....I am pretty familiar...

thanks for the welcome....I am pretty familiar with American drivetrains but have no experience with the Porsche drivetrain...i'm looking forward to learning about how things work on this car.....the...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 10-05-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 458,066
Posted By CliffA
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Forum: New Member Introductions 10-04-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By CliffA
'Fresh Meat' with a 2004 Boxster....

hello everyone....my name is Cliff....I live in Lancaster, SC (just below Charlotte, NC)...I am 63 years old and have been wrenching on cars, trucks, boats, lawn mowers etc. as a hobby since i was a...
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