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Diagnostic test for Convertible Top Solenoid 1999 Boxster
jfaltys - Wednesday at 12:17:34 pm

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Can a 1999 use 60 mm offset rear wheels (without problem)?
tom coughlin - Wednesday at 6:55:51 am

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Re: Can a 1999 use 60 mm offset rear wheels- I got the answer, yes
tom coughlin - Wednesday at 8:28:02 am

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Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

1,648

What are the codes...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

1,052

+1, what you describe is very unlikely............... *NM*
JFP in PA - 7 years ago

1,094

What were the error codes? Even if the error codes point to the converters being...
MarcW - 7 years ago

1,012

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

935

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

933

Of course I can guess the dealer's name
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

1,040

Get the codes read. I'm betting on one or more O2 sensors going bad. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

914

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters? Jeff: read this...
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

943

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters? Jeff: read this...
joeve - 7 years ago

913

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters? Jeff: read this...
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

920

Cats go bad very rarely
Red_Lightnin! - 7 years ago

978

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
derb - 7 years ago

961

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

996

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

961

The Spark Plug tubes leak...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

1,217

What were the error codes? I mean you might avoid paying $3K for new cats only to pay $750...
MarcW - 7 years ago

968

Re: What were the error codes? I mean you might avoid paying $3K for new cats only to pay $750...
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

911

My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
MarcW - 7 years ago

4,074

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

1,114

My 02 has been through a couple of AOSs and there have been more than a few...
MarcW - 7 years ago

1,007

Oh, I forgot to mention this in my previous response but based on what you said about
MarcW - 7 years ago

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Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
Anker - 6 months ago

190

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jfaltys - 1 week ago

44

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
Anker - 1 week ago

37

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
MarcW - 1 week ago

37

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jfaltys - 1 week ago

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Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
MarcW - 1 week ago

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Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years... Image Attachments
jfaltys - Sunday at 6:32:04 pm

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Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jfaltys - Sunday at 7:47:55 pm

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Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jfaltys - Monday at 8:02:49 am

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Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
MarcW - Monday at 1:13:16 pm

15

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jfaltys - Monday at 2:17:23 pm

20

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
MarcW - Tuesday at 8:20:26 am

29

Take it to Intersport
Red_Lightnin! - 7 years ago

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Re: Take it to Intersport
tabasco - 7 years ago

1,048

Durametric Scan showed a P34 fault code
Lew - Monday at 3:20:36 pm

47

Brake clunk after car wash
carlos in Montreal - Saturday at 9:26:22 am

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Re: Brake clunk after car wash
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday at 8:11:28 am

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Re: Brake clunk after car wash
carlos in Montreal - Sunday at 11:11:13 am

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Re: Brake clunk after car wash
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Sunday at 7:41:50 pm

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Re: Brake clunk after car wash
carlos in Montreal - Sunday at 7:47:22 pm

19

Re: Brake clunk after car wash
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday at 1:17:25 pm

25

DENSION YEAR END SALE on 500SBT Bluetooth Integration Kits URL
Eric (Plug Guy) - Monday at 1:09:09 pm

48

Pressure Plate? - 2000 Boxster S
MarknearChicago - 3 months ago

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Re: Pressure Plate? - 2000 Boxster S
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

96

Re: Pressure Plate? - 2000 Boxster S
MarknearChicago - 3 months ago

104

update
MarknearChicago - 2 months ago

98

Re: Final update
MarknearChicago - 2 months ago

90

Re: Final Final update
MarknearChicago - Sunday at 10:12:46 pm

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Sport Edition cup 4, have u got a matching paint?
tom coughlin - 1 week ago

57

LED Bulbs in Litronic Headlights
Lew - 1 week ago

69

No, but if possible, there may be aiming issues.
Laz - 1 week ago

36

Do you mean the high beams?
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

26

Re: Do you mean the high beams?
Lew - 1 week ago

28

Cool. Do you have a pic? *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

28

Re: Cool. Do you have a pic?
Lew - 1 week ago

28

NM in the subject means that the body of the message is empty *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

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RE: NM Thanks *NM*
Lew - 1 week ago

27

Or, literal meaning: No Message (NM) *NM*
db997S - 1 week ago

51

Really ought to be "NB," i.e., NoBody
Laz - 1 week ago

36

How often does the retaining bolt break when people replace their rotors?
RainyDayGarage - 1 week ago

91

Which bolt?
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

32

Re: How often does the retaining bolt break when people replace their rotors?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

43

Re: How often does the retaining bolt break when people replace their rotors?
carlos in Montreal - 1 week ago

32

Re: How often does the retaining bolt break when people replace their rotors?
RainyDayGarage - 1 week ago

36

Re: How often does the retaining bolt break when people replace their rotors?
MarcW - 1 week ago

35

Plugs
old timer - 1 month ago

308

UGH confused smiley
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Re: Plugs
db997S - 1 month ago

79

Re: Plugs
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

94

Re: Plugs
TheFarmer - 1 month ago

81

Not new
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

91

I wouldn't be surprised if ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: I wouldn't be surprised if ...
old timer - 1 month ago

87

Gasoline is heavily taxed
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

65

Somewhat similar to the Boxster
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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Re: Somewhat similar to the Boxster
TheFarmer - 1 month ago

80

Maybe the fossil fuel interests ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

82

Re: Somewhat similar to the Boxster
MarcW - 1 month ago

95

Hybrids are nice
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

80

Re: Hybrids are nice
TheFarmer - 1 month ago

69

I've almost put the deposit down three times.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

73

Re: Plugs
old timer - 2 weeks ago

48

The Volt
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

39

Re: The Volt
Anker - 2 weeks ago

35

Oh, really...
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

40

Re: Oh, really...
Anker - 1 week ago

37

The chief engineer for the Volt disagrees with you
Boxsterra - 1 week ago

32

Re: The Volt
TheFarmer - 2 weeks ago

41

Need advice on 987 Boxster S that got water in it
Doug427 - 1 week ago

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Re: Need advice on 987 Boxster S that got water in it
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 week ago

41

Auf Wiedersehen Schaltgetriebe sad smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

93

They are setting us up for all-electrics ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

41

Re: They are setting us up for all-electrics ...
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

34

Still shifting
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 2 weeks ago

34

Re: They are setting us up for all-electrics ...
Gary in SoFL - 2 weeks ago

34

Re: Auf Wiedersehen Schaltgetriebe sad smiley ... or ... "classic" Boxster restoration
Indybox - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Auf Wiedersehen Schaltgetriebe sad smiley
db997S - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Auf Wiedersehen Schaltgetriebe sad smiley
MikenOH - 2 weeks ago

32

Fear not...
jlegelis - 2 weeks ago

34

Is this board still active?
JiminAZ - 2 weeks ago

132

Re: Is this board still active?
Ed B - 2 weeks ago

38

Should I shut t down? *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

36

Nope. I check it every day. *NM*
jg wnc - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Should I shut t down?
oldhoo07s - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Is this board still active?
FrankZ, Chicago - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Is this board still active? Image Attachments Jpeg Attachments
FrankZ, Chicago - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Is this board still active?
FrankZ, Chicago - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Is this board still active? Jpeg Attachments
FrankZ, Chicago - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Is this board still active? Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 2 weeks ago

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No longer active, but
Laz - 2 weeks ago

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Re: No longer active, but
Guenter in Ontario - 2 weeks ago

36

Brake Fluid Flush Results Jpeg Attachments URL
r9i8c7k - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Brake Fluid Flush Results
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Brake Fluid Flush Results
Lew - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Brake Fluid Flush Results URL
j.davis - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Brake Fluid Flush Results
paulofto - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Brake Fluid Flush Results
Lew - 2 weeks ago

39

These are the best URL
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Re: These are the best
Lew - 3 weeks ago

47

It's Blue but is it worth it
Lew - 2 weeks ago

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Re: It's Blue but is it worth it
jg wnc - 2 weeks ago

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All you ever wanted to know about brake fluid ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Re: All you ever wanted to know about brake fluid ...
j.davis - 2 weeks ago

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Re: All you ever wanted to know about brake fluid ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Re: It's Blue but is it worth it
j.davis - 2 weeks ago

39

Boxster 19 years or 90K miles Service Report Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 1 month ago

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At that mileage ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: At that mileage ... water pump pics
Indybox - 1 month ago

71

My advice to leave well enough alone is only applicable if there is no sign of any trouble...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: My advice to leave well enough alone is only applicable if there is no sign of any trouble...
Indybox - 1 month ago

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Re: My advice to leave well enough alone is only applicable if there is no sign of any trouble...
MarcW - 1 month ago

90

Water pumps also damage the impeller ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Water pump design and coolant level checks ... Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 1 month ago

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Re: Oil filter and mag plug inspection Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Oil filter and mag plug inspection Jpeg Attachments
Lew - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Oil filter and mag plug inspection Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Plastic bits in the oil filter and chain guide pad wear Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 2 weeks ago

46

98 boxster - replacing transmission mounts
Garcial - 3 weeks ago

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Re: 98 boxster - replacing transmission mounts
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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ADMIN! - Happy Thanksgiving! Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Can’t remove key, 02 tip, not going all the way into park
02boxsterSfan - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Can’t remove key, 02 tip, not going all the way into park Png Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later... Jpeg Attachments URL
r9i8c7k - 2 months ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
Tweety - 2 months ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
dennisafrompa - 2 months ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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congrats! beautiful car *NM*
frogster - 2 months ago

99

Congrats on hitting the 150k milestone. Glad you're still enjoying your beautiful car. *NM*
SMILIN - 2 months ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
kmmalek - 1 month ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
r9i8c7k - 1 month ago

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Re: 10 Years & 150,000 Miles Later...
Paralizer - 3 weeks ago

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Hoping that all of our PB members in CA are safe ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Hoping that all of our PB members in CA are safe ...
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Re: Hoping that all of our PB members in CA are safe ...
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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I feel sad for all the victims, but especially for the victims of the town of Paradise.
Tony in Whittier - 0 months ago

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Re: Hoping that all of our PB members in CA are safe ...
r9i8c7k - 1 month ago

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Re: Hoping that all of our PB members in CA are safe ...
Larry Nakamura - 4 weeks ago

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Re: Hoping that all of our PB members in CA are safe ...
Paralizer - 3 weeks ago

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PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarknearChicago - 1 year ago

783

Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Guenter in Ontario - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarknearChicago - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Guenter in Ontario - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarknearChicago - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
oldhoo07s - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor URL
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
oldhoo07s - 1 year ago

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I had the same symptom URL
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
oldhoo07s - 1 year ago

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To replace the sensor ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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What he said
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: What he said
oldhoo07s - 1 year ago

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Heh - what is the car equivalent of dog years? *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: Heh - what is the car equivalent of dog years?
oldhoo07s - 1 year ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Iko168 - 2 months ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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What if you press the gas while starting?
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: What if you press the gas while starting?
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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So...
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: So...
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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Any moisture under the seat
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Any moisture under the seat
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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Did you try to start the car with the MAF disconnected? *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Did you try to start the car with the MAF disconnected?
Iko168 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: So...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: So...
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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Re: So...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Yes, but
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

57

Fuel pump failure is not unusual in any MY Porsche. While the fialure rate is not high...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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I'm confused
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: I'm confused
MarcW - 1 month ago

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"already replaced the crankshaft position sensor"
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: "already replaced the crankshaft position sensor"
Iko168 - 3 weeks ago

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Did you pull codes with Durametric software or equivalent? *NM*
MarknearChicago - 2 months ago

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Re: Did you pull codes with Durametric software or equivalent?
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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Saw this in the December 2018 issue of Excellence:
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Saw this in the December 2018 issue of Excellence:
Iko168 - 1 month ago

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Re: PSA - Car won't start - Crank Position Sensor - Update
MarknearChicago - 1 year ago

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100,000 Smiles... Jpeg Attachments
FrankZ, Chicago - 2 months ago

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Congratulations
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: 100,000 Smiles...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: 100,000 Smiles...
r9i8c7k - 1 month ago

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It's definitely Fall Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Beautiful! You could shoot for R&T or Car and Driver. *NM*
Laz - 2 months ago

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Where are the people? winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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sharp car and great pics! *NM*
frogster - 2 months ago

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Re: It's definitely Fall
grc0456 - 2 months ago

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Re: It's definitely Fall
r9i8c7k - 1 month ago

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A heartfelt THANK YOU .....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: A heartfelt THANK YOU .....
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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My ride during the Vietnam war.
Jeff (Philly) - 1 month ago

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....and mine smileys with beer Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Re: ....and mine smileys with beer
dennisafrompa - 1 month ago

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Thanks for being there when I needed a fill up, Dennis thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Tech Tactics West 2018 Image Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Tech Tactics West 2018
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Re: Tech Tactics West 2018
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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This is a new one for me. Even dogs love Porsches
db997S - 1 month ago

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Re: This is a new one for me. Even dogs love Porsches Video Attachments
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: This is a new one for me. Even dogs love Porsches
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Any white car fans out there?
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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A $3 million 993, but is it really a 993?
db997S - 1 month ago

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No, not a 993
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Sort of VW Golfs that are sort of 928s
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Sort of VW Golfs that are sort of 928s
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: A $3 million 993, but is it really a 993?
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: A $3 million 993, but is it really a 993?
old timer - 1 month ago

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Re: A $3 million 993, but is it really a 993?
db997S - 1 month ago

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