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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2017, 08:28 AM
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Views: 105,440
Posted By crod
That was quick! Awesome, will give it a try today...

That was quick! Awesome, will give it a try today as soon as I get on the car. :cheers:

CR
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 105,440
Posted By crod
Code

As everyone else. :D
Type: 4462
Serial: X5021729
CDR-220 Radio

If I could get a code that would be awesome. Thanks a lot,

CR
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By crod
I think your issue is deeper than the car itself....

I think your issue is deeper than the car itself. The problem from what you posted so far seems more like someone with not enough knowledge of these cars attempted to fix it to sell (your mechanic)....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,395
Posted By crod
Whatever it is, I am living proof it can be...

Whatever it is, I am living proof it can be rebuilt at home by someone that had never attempted anything similar. :D
As I said mine has never been better, running much stronger and with zero issues....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,395
Posted By crod
For sure Jake is the guy and the more...

For sure Jake is the guy and the more knowledgeable one out there on this matter. If I were a new owner, first thing for sure is to take care of the IMS. And then make it a routine, changing it every...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,395
Posted By crod
Well that is not completely accurate IMHO. We had...

Well that is not completely accurate IMHO. We had no compression on Cylinder 5 and as I had many other cars to drive we decided to tear it down at home. Without having EVER rebuilt an engine. Not...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,034
Posted By crod
We discussed this a couple times here and I even...

We discussed this a couple times here and I even posted, years ago, some of the production numbers from Porsche for the Boxster and we "guesstimated" the number of failures. Given the numbers, in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By crod
I owned one for four years. In Canada as well. It...

I owned one for four years. In Canada as well. It was the first manual Cayenne Porsche sold in Canada after I ordered it at the dealer and of course no one had one in stock. LOL

Overall the car is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By crod
Well all my tires on the Boxster and on the...

Well all my tires on the Boxster and on the Lamborghini have always been Hankooks. Not even a single problem with them. Wear could be better (last longer) but for what you pay they are the best bang...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,219
Posted By crod
The proper name on eBay is Porsche Airbag...

The proper name on eBay is Porsche Airbag de-activator. One example here:

Porsche Airbag de-activator (alternative to OEM Bar and Child Seat) Boxster 911...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,219
Posted By crod
You need a little device from Ebay (just search...

You need a little device from Ebay (just search for airbag child seat boxster 986). That will plug into the plug under the car seat and will have a switch on it so you can turn the airbag on and off...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,692
Posted By crod
Fellow Canadian here. Bought mine in Santa...

Fellow Canadian here. Bought mine in Santa Monica, California and drove it all the way back to Ottawa, ON. Trip of a lifetime and the car ran perfectly. Miss that trip a lot.

I put down a deposit...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,470
Posted By crod
My other summer car, a Lamborghini Gallardo, was...

My other summer car, a Lamborghini Gallardo, was hit TWICE in the past 60 days. I was supposed to drive it to Boston for a conference last month on a Sunday. Friday a taxi driver, trying to do a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By crod
Exactly what happened with my wife's BMW X3....

Exactly what happened with my wife's BMW X3. Ordered a new one and replaced it at home. Never happened again. That was at least 2 years ago.

CR
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By crod
Quick story here. Before owning a Boxster I had...

Quick story here. Before owning a Boxster I had never worked on anything, on any sort of engine powered thing, be it a lawn mower or a car. Last year got no compression on Cylinder 5. Took the engine...
Forum: Video Center 07-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By crod
They are the Porsche Sport Classic II wheels,...

They are the Porsche Sport Classic II wheels, plasti-dipped in black with a glossy finish on top!

CR
Forum: Video Center 07-29-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By crod
Thanks! Yeah the car looks great I think. I would...

Thanks! Yeah the car looks great I think. I would stick to the regular silver on the wheels (son plasti dipped them) and a higher ride (he has coilovers now) but other than that, looks very sharp.
...
Forum: Video Center 07-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By crod
Cool night

My son and his buddies made this one. He took our 986S out and showed me the results today. Very cool I must say. Enjoy it.

Lücas Gelinstiques on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/101739795)

CR
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-25-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By crod
Bump. Just checking if any forum member is...

Bump. Just checking if any forum member is interested to get this at a lower cost. Otherwise Ebay it is.

CR
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,494
Posted By crod
Great advice for sure. That is what I do with all...

Great advice for sure. That is what I do with all the cars I own. Proactive maintenance. Does not matter if a certain part needed or not to be replaced. Hit a certain mileage or age and it is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,447
Posted By crod
I have to disagree here as everyone is entitled...

I have to disagree here as everyone is entitled their own opinion. :D
I always bought new cars. Porsches included. Then with the Cayenne I did have issues. No major ones but enough to have the car...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By crod
Ottawa, Canada to Boston, MA Drive

Gents,

I am off to Boston this Sunday and want to take the most scenic drive possible from Ottawa, ON to Boston, MA. I am planning on leaving around 8:00am.
What do you guys recommend??? As I...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-10-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By crod
Yep. CR

Yep.

CR
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By crod
FS: LN Engineering IMS Bearing

Single Row. New, in the original box. Reason for selling? When we rebuilt our engine at home I ordered this. Of course my car had to be one of the vehicles that you cannot determine if you have the...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 07-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By crod
Also note there is an adapter you can get that...

Also note there is an adapter you can get that allows you to use ANY child seat with the Boxster. It is an electronic switch that plugs into the plug under the car seat.
Requires the computer to be...
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