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Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
db997S - Thursday at 6:51:30 am

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Re: Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
boxsterd - Friday at 9:49:05 pm

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Re: Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
db997S - Yesterday at 8:04:56 am

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Some even drive hybrids.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Today at 12:26:36 pm (21 minutes ago)

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My Horror ($ only) story of the day
AndyInNYC - Friday at 1:17:52 pm

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Re: My Horror ($ only) story of the day
boxtaboy - Saturday at 9:10:56 am

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No direct experience but I seem to recall the Tip can develop a severe leak....
MarcW - Saturday at 11:25:43 am

32

This is correct. Much more common...
grant - Saturday at 7:28:43 pm

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Re: My Horror ($ only) story of the day
db997S - Yesterday at 8:15:01 am

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Re: My Horror ($ only) story of the day
AndyInNYC - Yesterday at 12:34:18 pm

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Name me a car that
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Yesterday at 7:55:18 pm

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Re: Name me a car that
db997S - Today at 10:45:33 am (2 hours ago)

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99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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P0341 - Camshaft position sensor 1 signal implausible, short to ground, short to positive...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Here are the tests for P0341...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Let me add that in another reference the test steps show with the Porsche diagnostics... Png Attachments
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: Let me add that in another reference the test steps show with the Porsche diagnostics...
snc22782 - Sunday at 5:04:33 pm

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I use...
MarcW - Yesterday at 6:43:08 pm

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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Be careful. You are not following the test steps as they are given...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: Be careful. You are not following the test steps as they are given...
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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If test 4 failed that's indicative of a short to positive, based on the info from my...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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My references are for newer cars with DME version 7.8. If 12V is not measured in test 4....
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: My references are for newer cars with DME version 7.8. If 12V is not measured in test 4....
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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My hardcopy of the factory manual has wiring diagrams...Trouble is
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Boxster S > Model S
kmmcdonald - Friday at 1:03:15 pm

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Re: Boxster S > Model S
Gary in SoFL - Saturday at 5:20:32 am

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Re: Boxster S > Model S
boxtaboy - Saturday at 5:59:15 am

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I happen to like the model S, btu they are totally different cars
grant - Saturday at 7:48:26 am

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Re: Boxster S > Model S
db997S - Yesterday at 8:11:06 am

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Re: Boxster S > Model S
jlegelis - Yesterday at 5:23:09 pm

10

Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 1 week ago

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
Gary in SoFL - 1 week ago

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
Anker - 1 week ago

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Not sure "any" tire shop could do a proper Boxster (Porsche) alignment...A local tire shop proved...
MarcW - 1 week ago

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They key is neither indie, nor specialist nor dealer - its knowledge and care
grant - Tuesday at 10:53:20 am

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 1 week ago

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - Tuesday at 8:58:07 am

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Ha, ha...Panamera Laugh
fgv1it - 1 week ago

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
jlegelis - 1 week ago

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That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
grant - Tuesday at 7:55:10 am

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Re: That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
db997S - Wednesday at 8:44:19 am

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I was expecting to find that the 997 was more expensive for the service than a 987
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Wednesday at 9:56:45 am

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I’m just going to say...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday at 1:36:27 pm

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Re: That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday at 2:54:50 pm

29

Ouch!
grant - Thursday at 6:32:33 am

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - Tuesday at 8:46:44 am

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - Wednesday at 8:18:16 am

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - Wednesday at 9:44:14 am

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Did you ask for zero front camber?
grant - Thursday at 6:35:07 am

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Re: Did you ask for zero front camber?
MarcW - Thursday at 8:07:00 am

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Its not very twitchy, btu the reason is...
grant - Thursday at 8:45:15 am

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Re: Its not very twitchy, btu the reason is...
db997S - Friday at 10:44:40 am

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Harry's lap timer will tell you in real time for $20. *NM*
grant - Saturday at 7:38:19 pm

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
boxsterd - Thursday at 3:17:29 pm

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And for a comparison
grant - Friday at 6:49:13 am

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I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - Friday at 11:53:18 am

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Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
Gary in SoFL - Friday at 12:14:17 pm

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Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - Friday at 4:47:03 pm

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Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxsterd - Friday at 9:46:31 pm

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Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - Saturday at 3:39:09 am

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that's quite reasonable really...
grant - Saturday at 8:53:33 pm

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Re: that's quite reasonable really...
boxtaboy - Sunday at 6:16:55 am

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P1128 (again) and Porsche IMSB "solution"....
MarcW - Thursday at 12:51:05 pm

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re: IMSB and 3k
grant - Thursday at 2:05:24 pm

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Re: re: IMSB and 3k
MarcW - Thursday at 4:03:57 pm

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Yea, i was thinking of the dance. Hoping it was out more than on *NM*
grant - Friday at 6:45:35 am

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Update....
MarcW - Friday at 12:34:31 pm

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Re: Update....
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Friday at 2:20:44 pm

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Don't know for sure...
MarcW - Friday at 3:52:02 pm

26

GT4
grant - Saturday at 7:55:11 am

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Re: GT4
MarcW - Saturday at 11:33:11 am

28

3 rd gear and understeer
grant - Saturday at 7:37:40 pm

28

Porsche IMSB "kit"... I mentioned this in another....
MarcW - Friday at 12:40:41 pm

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Will these H7 bulbs work in my 2000 Boxster
AndyInNYC - Tuesday at 9:28:38 pm

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Those on the link are H4 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday at 1:26:12 pm

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Re: Those on the link are H4 ...
AndyInNYC - Thursday at 3:37:34 pm

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Its not so much ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday at 7:57:00 am

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Re: Will these H7 bulbs work in my 2000 Boxster
grc0456 - Friday at 12:17:25 pm

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2000 Boxster ignition switch issue URL
bb1 - 1 week ago

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Homm, that soudns mechanical, the typical problem is electrical.
grant - 1 week ago

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Re: Homm, that soudns mechanical, the typical problem is electrical.
bb1 - 1 week ago

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When I looked into this my Porsche tech sources told me they always replace the entire switch...
MarcW - 1 week ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster ignition switch issue
Al in Melbourne Beach - Tuesday at 4:41:10 pm

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plastic rear window - small crack
bb1 - 1 week ago

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Small cracks become big ones..
grant - 1 week ago

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You Might Try E6800
DanStub - 1 week ago

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I suppose it can't hurt to try scuffing it a bit and using any model-glue/cement (Duco,,,,) *NM*
grant - 1 week ago

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Re: plastic rear window - small crack
MarcW - 1 week ago

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Re: plastic rear window - small crack
bb1 - 1 week ago

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Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
Indybox - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
db997S - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 1 month ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
AndyInNYC - 1 week ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
bb1 - 1 week ago

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The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Gary in SoFL - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
db997S - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
db997S - 2 weeks ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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Well said. *NM*
MikenOH - 1 week ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 1 week ago

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And by the same token...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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Well said, Pedro thumbs up
Gary in SoFL - 1 week ago

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Oops....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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Re: And by the same token...
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 1 week ago

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NBC: Tesla's new $200K roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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Face lift anyone? eye popping smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 3 weeks ago

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200 Gs isn't just the price, it's the amount of force, too. spinning smiley sticking its tongue out *NM*
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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Another video of the acceleration
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Another video of the acceleration
Tweety - 3 weeks ago

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So i guess its fast :-) *NM*
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Batteries on a track? Not yet.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 2 weeks ago

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Well...
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

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Now go try and test drive one.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Now go try and test drive one.
MikenOH - 3 weeks ago

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Elon Musk plays the long game
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Now go try and test drive one.
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Now go try and test drive one.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 3 weeks ago

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Resource allocation
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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More detail on "why?"
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Resource allocation
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Misplaced credibility
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Misplaced credibility
db997S - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Misplaced credibility
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Misplaced credibility - for the record
paulofto - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Misplaced credibility - for the record
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Alan, but yes. And..
grant - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Misplaced credibility - for the record
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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To be fair to GM
grant - 2 weeks ago

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Well you now can order one if you have gotten the email because you were low on the list. *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 weeks ago

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"7,375 pound-feet of torque at the wheels"
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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funny that the event was meant to unveil the semi!
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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Trucks and electric URL
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 2 weeks ago

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Last chance to register ... Image Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

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Strange problem - fuel tank
grant - 1 month ago

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After some digging i have some more info
grant - 1 month ago

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2nd the vent valve URL
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Thanks Stefan. What lines did you clean and where did oyu detach them?
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Purge valve line Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Thanks! If i read correctly, its the line...
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Yes
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Status and weirdness....
grant - 2 weeks ago

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Unsatisfying
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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TechnoFix DOF
Steve&Deb - 1 month ago

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All oil simply falls to the bottom of the sumpo ( oil pan) and gets sucked up
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoFix DOF
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoFix DOF
Steve&Deb - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoFix DOF
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoFix DOF
Steve&Deb - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoFix DOF
BoxsterOutlaws - 1 month ago

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Re: TechnoFix DOF
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Funny, every high performance car sprays oil on its pistons to cool them.
grant - 1 month ago

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Spaying implies...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Funny, every high performance car sprays oil on its pistons to cool them.
BoxsterOutlaws - 1 month ago

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Here's a thought, Recluse Road
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Re: Here's a thought, Recluse Road
Jake Raby - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Here's a thought, Recluse Road
thom4782 - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Here's a thought, Recluse Road
boxtaboy - 2 weeks ago

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If the target is 12 to 19 year old cars, does that make good business sense?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 weeks ago

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ADMIN! - Happy Thansgiving ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Happy Thansgiving ...
grc0456 - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Happy Thansgiving ...
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Happy Thansgiving ...PS
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

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30% tread depth formula
Blackbird - 1 month ago

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Let's look at the math
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: 30% tread depth formula
Blackbird - 1 month ago

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Re: 30% tread depth formula
MarcW - 1 month ago

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If its not circumference, why do you suppose they care? *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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because tread depth affects braking and corner
frogster - 1 month ago

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Rented a car in Switzerland
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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well..... that's actually a can of worms. Less tread does nto mean less grip, it means..
grant - 2 weeks ago

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Re: well..... that's actually a can of worms. Less tread does nto mean less grip, it means..
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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Re: If its not circumference, why do you suppose they care?
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Just for the record, i did the math for a 255/40-17. Its just about 1% *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Just for the record, i did the math for a 255/40-17. Its just about 1%
MarcW - 1 month ago

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One of the accepted sizes for spec boxster...
grant - 1 month ago

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A 420hp Boxster Spyder?
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 2 weeks ago

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what, no PDK?
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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P1128 update...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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looking forward to hearing the rest *NM*
John from MN - 3 weeks ago

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Stopped at the dealer this AM... The cause of the P1128 error is....
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Unfortunately, leaves get everywhere in these cars.
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Unfortunately, leaves get everywhere in these cars.
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Not following
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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oooh, very clever *NM*
grant - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Not following
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Got a confession to make...
Tony in Whittier - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Got a confession to make...
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

47

Mileage?
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Mileage?
Tony in Whittier - 3 weeks ago

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my mileage is much better with 89 than 87
frogster - 2 weeks ago

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Hesitation and Engine Noise
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Hesitation and Engine Noise
MarcW - 1 month ago

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As marc says, that's juts too vague to diagnose.
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Hesitation and Engine Noise
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Hesitation and Engine Noise Update
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Hesitation and Engine Noise Update
BarryL - 1 month ago

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A few comments
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: A few comments
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: A few comments
MarcW - 4 weeks ago

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Re: A few comments
BarryL - 3 weeks ago

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How Many Miles?
kgribbon - 1 month ago

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Re: How Many Miles?
db997S - 1 month ago

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240,000
grant - 1 month ago

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190k *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: How Many Miles?
Paralizer - 1 month ago

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210K Miles
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: How Many Miles?
dak911 - 3 weeks ago

42

Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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Re: Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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Re: Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees
Blackbird - 1 month ago

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Re: Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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I have heard that about some tires; e.g.: Toyo 888s. That said I drove my...
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: I have heard that about some tires; e.g.: Toyo 888s. That said I drove my...
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Driving on Max Perf. tires under 30 degrees - don't.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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Thanks for all the replies.. PDF Attachments
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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I do want to clearly distinguish between poo rtraction adn mechanical failre.
grant - 1 month ago

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add this one to the list of experiences
frogster - 1 month ago

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That can even happen in hot conditions....
Tony in Whittier - 3 weeks ago

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a few years ago smiling smiley *NM*
SMILIN - 3 weeks ago

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ADMIN! - A heartfelt THANK YOU to our veterans ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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End of season oil filter inspection Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 1 month ago

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Hmmm. I can't really tell, but i have NEVER seen such large fragments in my oil
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Hmmm. I can't really tell, but i have NEVER seen such large fragments in my oil
Indybox - 1 month ago

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Re: End of season oil filter inspection
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Marc - from reading I think this was targeted to me?
grant - 1 month ago

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Oil Dilution
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Precisely.
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Thnaks for the good info ... and a photo from the last autumn run 2017 Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 1 month ago

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Can you send it to blackstone labs in the USA? They are Chicagoland.
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Marc - from reading I think this was targeted to me?
MarcW - 1 month ago

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I hear you. But i have generally downplayd those concenrs due to the temps my motor oeprates at...
grant - 1 month ago

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Need ideas for better CD player options 2002 with single CD player radio (CR 220)
tom coughlin - 1 month ago

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The best for your CDs is to .... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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You're dragging me into the 21st century
tom coughlin - 1 month ago

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Re: You're dragging me into the 21st century Jpeg Attachments
jlegelis - 1 month ago

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Boxster Outlaws-New FaceBook Group
BoxsterOutlaws - 1 month ago

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The Porsche Community and PedrosBoard has lost a friend ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: The Porsche Community and PedrosBoard has lost a friend ...
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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what a legacy to leave behind
frogster - 1 month ago

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He had good taste
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Is it true that since our brake rotors are drilled, they shouldn't be turned- but fully replaced?
John from MN - 1 month ago

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Porsche ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Thank you. I really appreciate your knowledge. *NM*
John from MN - 1 month ago

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Re: Porsche ...
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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I've got a BIG can opener here, if you want smiling smiley *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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That would be a step backwards winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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True, but beyond that...
grant - 1 month ago

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2nd that - if you think they're warped
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Is it true that since our brake rotors are drilled, they shouldn't be turned- but fully replaced?
MarcW - 1 month ago

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