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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By mikefocke
Lets not get carried away here. Porsche...

Lets not get carried away here.

Porsche Boxsters were once delivered from the factory with different tread designs on the tire for the front and rear wheels. Pirelli. My '99 had them on 17"s.
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-07-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By mikefocke
When in doubt, rent a truck.

When in doubt, rent a truck.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-04-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By mikefocke
Had 17" wheels on a '99 and a '01 S. No issues on...

Had 17" wheels on a '99 and a '01 S. No issues on either car but I had no urge to go any higher.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-02-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By mikefocke
It seems like the new low beam switches to a high...

It seems like the new low beam switches to a high beam function and old high beam are on when you install these. Is that legal?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-31-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By mikefocke
And as to long term storage, is your cigarette...

And as to long term storage, is your cigarette lighter socket live when the ignition is off? Mine was.

Plugging in a maintainer (not a simple charger) there and just leaving it there is the way I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-31-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By mikefocke
Sold my Boxster in 4 hours with several buyers...

Sold my Boxster in 4 hours with several buyers willing to drive 50 miles and begging for it. Simple text ad on Craigslist. Asking price.

Sold two other cars that way within a day of ad posting...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-09-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By mikefocke
List here of wrecking yards....

List here of wrecking yards. https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/listsofsources
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 10-03-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,538
Posted By mikefocke
Define your objective. Without it, it is tough to...

Define your objective. Without it, it is tough to describe the way there.

Track (class), autocross, noise, bragging item, etc.

And read this first.......
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-21-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By mikefocke
https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/checkengi...

https://sites.google.com/site/mikefocke2/checkenginelightcausedbymassairflowsensor has a cross reference list near the bottom. Some theory of operations info and some info on tools needed for a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By mikefocke
Find a 911 engine from the same year. More...

Find a 911 engine from the same year. More displacement. Same controls, many have done that so help is available.

Plan for some updates before installation while sitting on the engine stand. AOS,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,879
Posted By mikefocke
If you can't tell in a few miles of driving which...

If you can't tell in a few miles of driving which one feels right to you, then ask on the internet.

Before I was married, I drove Alfas including race versions. 35 years later as I was looking for...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By mikefocke
Back 12 years or so I hit the rear end of a...

Back 12 years or so I hit the rear end of a truck. Blinded by sun and hit glare ice. Not a bit of damage to his bumper. I got out of the car and said to myself...probably $3-4k. Took it to a high end...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By mikefocke
A test to see if any post shows up.

A test to see if any post shows up.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-30-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By mikefocke
Link removed. Probably out of embarrassment at...

Link removed. Probably out of embarrassment at having so many factual errors pointed out. With that background, I'd not be too trusting of any conclusions he came to either.

Too many armchair...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-04-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By mikefocke
Thanks from the many you have helped over the...

Thanks from the many you have helped over the years.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-01-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By mikefocke
And since some batteries have + and - posts in a...

And since some batteries have + and - posts in a different orientation, look at the old and new battery and check.

Also see if the tach needle moves at all. Check that the battery cables are...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-28-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By mikefocke
When you try to start it, does the tach needle...

When you try to start it, does the tach needle bounce at all? What sounds do you get?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By mikefocke
Odd as my US '01S with a 3.2 had the 4 O2...

Odd as my US '01S with a 3.2 had the 4 O2 sensors. ROW would only have the 2. Anti-pollution rules differ.

Bret posted this years ago:

The O2 sensors do just that, sense the amount of O2 in the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-19-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By mikefocke
They moved the engine putting stress on the...

They moved the engine putting stress on the joints where rubber hoses meats engines. Old brittle hoses. I'll bet that is the source of the CEL. Of course it could also be any of several hundred other...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-27-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By mikefocke
Prices for all cars are up this year somewhat...

Prices for all cars are up this year somewhat significantly so what someone paid last year says nothing about what is a reasonable price this year. A car is worth what someone else will pay for it....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-27-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By mikefocke
https://www.renntech.org/topic/54183-lost-radio-co...

https://www.renntech.org/topic/54183-lost-radio-code-post-your-request-here/?tab=comments#comment-72324

Mechanics often wrote it in the maintenance book or on the front trunk sticker.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-24-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By mikefocke
Sad for you. Insurers don't value sentiment or...

Sad for you. Insurers don't value sentiment or history. And sadly your car is not worth fixing to them. Been there done that, bought another one.

I thought mine would be $3k. It was $26k when they...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,064
Posted By mikefocke
And then the brake fluid flush.

And then the brake fluid flush.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-17-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By mikefocke
Bluetooth radios or adapters are available that...

Bluetooth radios or adapters are available that let the phone stay in your pocket.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By mikefocke
I posted your request on renntech under my name...

I posted your request on renntech under my name in the radio codes thread. He has strict rules on where such a request can be made. Often takes a day or two.
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