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Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-16-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By alynch
Headlight & Ignition Switch Replacement

Planning to replace the headlight switch. Does removal of the vent section and the headlight switch provide any better access to the ignition switch? Not having problems with the ignition switch...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 01-09-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By alynch
Thank you both. Thatís exactly what I needed.

Thank you both. Thatís exactly what I needed.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Detailing Discussion 01-08-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By alynch
Stone Chip Touch-Up

Planning to apply some Rejex to the paintwork in the next few weeks. Prior to this I would like to touch up some stone chips on the front bumper, fenders, and the hood. What is the best way to prep...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-11-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By alynch
Gilles, I was just looking for a short cut. I...

Gilles, I was just looking for a short cut. I removed the aluminum pan and brackets before when I took out the CV axles to replace the rubber boots. I'll do as you suggest and remove them again,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 12-09-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By alynch
Transmission Plug Location

Does anyone have the location to drill the hole in the aluminum pan for the transmission drain plug? I want to replace the fluid without the hassle of removing the braces and the pan but want to...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 11-17-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By alynch
Those pictures (and the car) are stunning. Well...

Those pictures (and the car) are stunning. Well done!
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-31-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By alynch
Should have checked Google first. Code 84S is...

Should have checked Google first. Code 84S is water-based and 84R is conventional.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 03-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By alynch
Arena Red Paint Options

I'm planning to touch up some road rash on the front bumper and a couple of stone chips on the hood. I ordered touch up paint with the paint code 84R. I just happened to check the sticker under the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By alynch
Thanks. Youíre absolutely right. I had it...

Thanks. Youíre absolutely right. I had it backwards. Looks like Iíll be watching NewArtís YouTube video ....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-13-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By alynch
Transmission Noise

Noticed another noise recently when exiting the car. Rotational noise. In neutral with clutch pedal out: noise. In neutral with clutch pedal in: no noise. I suspect a dry throwout bearing. Car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-27-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 778,678
Posted By alynch
Ugh! Why did you do that? Now I'll have to go...

Ugh! Why did you do that? Now I'll have to go back and do mine too. BTW, very tidy job!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-20-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 778,678
Posted By alynch
The shop did an excellent job. There were some...

The shop did an excellent job. There were some dust particles trapped in the clear coat in the main lens area but when I pointed these out they re-sanded and re-sprayed everything. Top class folks....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-20-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 778,678
Posted By alynch
Re-installed the headlights after having them...

Re-installed the headlights after having them sanded and clear-coated locally based on a recommendation from a fellow forum member (thanks dghii). The wiring for the turn signals crumbled when I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-03-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By alynch
Dual Mass Flywheel

Dual Mass Flywheel
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-02-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By alynch
Thank you for the kind words. Glad it worked for...

Thank you for the kind words. Glad it worked for your Volvo. I used it with a GMC Yukon and a W204 Mercedes. Very comprehensive and perfect for the shade tree mechanic.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-26-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By alynch
Sold

Sold, thanks rfuerst911sc!
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-25-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By alynch
Yes, it does support Volvo (see below). I used...

Yes, it does support Volvo (see below). I used it on an MB W204 but I haven't used the one free car-specific update. PayPal would be perfect - pm sent.
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Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-25-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By alynch
Autel MD802

For sale, Autel MD802 MaxiDiag Elite OBD diagnostic tool. In like-new condition and only used a few times. $95 including shipping to the CONUS.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-03-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,759
Posted By alynch
I left the top up and crawled out the driver's...

I left the top up and crawled out the driver's side with the window down. It wasn't until I was returning the empty trailer that I noticed the mudguards over the wheels fold down so that you can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-29-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By alynch
Colleague at work just bought brand new X5. ...

Colleague at work just bought brand new X5. Within 6 weeks had to have the complete entertainment unit replaced because of a bluetooth issue. Still has issues with the new unit.

Bit off topic. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-18-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,608
Posted By alynch
Check the dimple in the middle of the underside...

Check the dimple in the middle of the underside of the coolant tank. That was where mine had a crack and the coolant was seeping out into the trunk. The coolant was then leaking around the rubber...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 778,678
Posted By alynch
Whew, what a pain and what a relief but at last...

Whew, what a pain and what a relief but at last the leaking tank is out. Thanks to all who had been there done that and documented their trials and tribulations on the forum. I disconnected all the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-13-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By alynch
Carrera Light Wheels

PM sent for wheels
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-24-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By alynch
I'm replacing the motor mount as well. Part of...

I'm replacing the motor mount as well. Part of the "while I'm there" illness that all Boxster owners seem to acquire ....
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 05-19-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By alynch
Hmm, that's an excellent idea. The driveway into...

Hmm, that's an excellent idea. The driveway into the garage is short but sloped and would definitely raise the rear of the car. There will also be more natural light and it will be easier to work on...
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