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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,747
Posted By Joe B
100,000 miles

:). And still running like new!





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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-26-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,919
Posted By Joe B
+986! I live where there's winter and snow...

+986! I live where there's winter and snow because I like it better. I was born in Tucson, and the heat, lack of snow and winter, plus too many people drove me up north. You people from CA, FL, AZ,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Joe B
Steering wheel lock. Try turning the wheel a...

Steering wheel lock. Try turning the wheel a little, first one way and then the other. One way will relieve the tension and allow the key to turn.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,236
Posted By Joe B
Tim, I know how hard it is, but you should really...

Tim, I know how hard it is, but you should really try to ignore him. He baits you and you fall for it. Ignore him and eventually he'll look for someone else to bug.

Congratulations, the diploma is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-23-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Joe B
You might want to put this in the classified...

You might want to put this in the classified Parts For Sale section.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By Joe B
Did you try the silicone spray? It works like a...

Did you try the silicone spray? It works like a charm.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-20-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By Joe B
I had to do a search :rolleyes: to find the...

I had to do a search :rolleyes: to find the answer when I had this issue (for example: http://986forum.com/forums/performance-technical-chat/39598-seat-belt-not-retracting.html ). A liberal spraying...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By Joe B
Uh, you may be over-thinking this, Jake...

Uh, you may be over-thinking this, Jake :rolleyes:.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-11-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By Joe B
I wonder how much they pay their employees....

I wonder how much they pay their employees. Probably the same as they'd make at McDonald's, which might be a more suitable job for them!

We have NAPA and Carquest here and they are both pretty...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-08-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By Joe B
Techron can't hurt, but I guess my suggestion...

Techron can't hurt, but I guess my suggestion would be to not try and accelerate from 1,500 RPMs. I try to keep it above 2,500-3,000 RPMs at all times, as per many recommendations from this board.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-08-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Joe B
Ha! CarFax didn't even show that my car had a new...

Ha! CarFax didn't even show that my car had a new factory replacement engine put in it in 2006! I called the dealer who was doing maintenance to the car at that time and he was happy to give me all...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-08-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,219
Posted By Joe B
+1. I've owned, shot and hunted with guns for >50...

+1. I've owned, shot and hunted with guns for >50 years (I own 12 now) and I have never seen the need to carry one in my car. It doesn't sound like having a gun in his car would have kept...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By Joe B
Beautiful car; I like the wheels that came on it.

Beautiful car; I like the wheels that came on it.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-04-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Joe B
Out here in the west (WY, ID, UT, MT) we have 80...

Out here in the west (WY, ID, UT, MT) we have 80 mph speed limits on the interstates, so no worries :p.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-01-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By Joe B
+2. I have a CTEK battery charger and I use the...

+2. I have a CTEK battery charger and I use the provided wires directly to the battery and the quick release plug to hook up right at the windshield wipers. More convenient than the cigarette lighter...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-21-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,363
Posted By Joe B
I put an Exide Edge AGM battery in my 2003...

I put an Exide Edge AGM battery in my 2003 Boxster because it works great in the cold (it gets really cold here, -20 F or lower) and I sometimes leave the car for weeks at a time in winter. I either...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Joe B
Try squirting some lubricant spray on it. Mine...

Try squirting some lubricant spray on it. Mine was not working properly and a squirt of Tri-flow plus replacing the guide bushing ($1.50 from Pelican) fixed it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-29-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By Joe B
You sure it's not the ventilation system fan?...

You sure it's not the ventilation system fan? They can get really noisy.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 03-27-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Joe B
They show up on ebay all the time.

They show up on ebay all the time.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 03-26-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By Joe B
+1. I use these year-round in Wyoming, except in...

+1. I use these year-round in Wyoming, except in deep snow or ice (when I don't drive the Boxster). Michelin Pilot Super Sport are wonderful for summer use.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-26-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Joe B
I couldn't vote since there's no category for...

I couldn't vote since there's no category for replacing with a new engine. My 2003 S engine was replaced under warranty at around 36,000 miles with a new 2006 (larger, non-replaceable IMSB) engine....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-25-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By Joe B
I have to store my Boxster outside year-round, so...

I have to store my Boxster outside year-round, so I bought a California Car Covers cover. $300. Worked great until after 3 years it started to disintegrate this winter. Lots of UV light at the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Joe B
What did the shop that did the $5,200 worth of...

What did the shop that did the $5,200 worth of repairs say?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-29-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,924
Posted By Joe B
I like 'em too! 2003 S. ...

I like 'em too! 2003 S.


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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-15-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By Joe B
Some searches on this forum and some reading will...

Some searches on this forum and some reading will answer most if not all of these questions, and more.

For example: http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/50176-986-steering-wheel-tilt.html
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