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Part Number for Red Plastic Fitting
Arena Red - 7 years ago

698

Phono link not working for me. *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

353

Photo Link Try Again
Arena Red - 7 years ago

426

Photo link not working for me either, but I am assuming that you are referring to the plastic ball
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

372

Red Plastic ball part
Arena Red - 7 years ago

418

Re: Red Plastic ball part
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

353

How secure is the 987's locked trunk?
Roger987 - 7 years ago

891

When I travel in the Boxster I put the laptop in the front trunk. I carry my cell phone with me...
MarcW - 7 years ago

540

Re: How secure is the 987's locked trunk?
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

484

In that case, maybe it's time for a Techno Trunk Lock Deactivation Kit
Roger987 - 7 years ago

505

I never leave home without this protection Video Attachments
IFlyLow - 7 years ago

542

Priceless grinning smiley *NM*
Roger987 - 7 years ago

422

Re: How secure is the 987's locked trunk?
Paul S. - 7 years ago

478

Re: How secure is the 987's locked trunk?
Roger987 - 7 years ago

553

I could be wrong but...
Burg Boxster - 7 years ago

440

Holy crap!
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

1,288

Yuck ! Shame you don't have a picture of it ..
Clam - 7 years ago

630

Ahhhh, but I DOOO have a picture of it!! Jpeg Attachments
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

746

Ugh is right....yours' used to be my favorite 986 winking smiley Welcome back! *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

513

You mean it's not any more? GAHHH!!
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

478

LOL. Not your usual pic of food. Bummer sad smiley *NM*
Clam - 7 years ago

513

Re: LOL welll, I can probably
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

405

Welcome back, Vox
Boxsterra - 7 years ago

519

Re: Welcome back, Vox
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

1,156

More information on screeching sound
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

418

Voxster: Missed you around here (and "over there"winking smiley. winking smiley Regards, *NM*
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

423

Thanks, Maurice... missed you guys, too! *NM*
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

405

Does the car smell like a LAMBorghini? *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

515

Booooooo....!! haha *NM*
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

475

Don'tchya mean "Baaaaa"? *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

422

Mr. The Voxster...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

488

Re: Mr. The Owner Of The Entire Boxster Online World...
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 7 years ago

432

Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

1,317

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 7 years ago

796

WOW! Nice GT Silver! Regards, *NM*
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

711

Thanks! smiling smiley *NM*
Roger987 - 7 years ago

620

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

626

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
jacknyc - 7 years ago

671

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
EdSac - 7 years ago

699

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
nmanitou (Doug in MI) - 7 years ago

715

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

692

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky -- and Cobalt Blue Boxster Jpeg Attachments
Ed(Arizona) - 7 years ago

709

Been a while since I posted any photos Jpeg Attachments
Carlos (no longer in Vegas) - 7 years ago

675

Re: Been a while since I posted any photos Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

695

Re: Been a while since I posted any photos Jpeg Attachments
EdSac - 7 years ago

621

Re: Been a while since I posted any photos
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

521

Smokies!
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 7 years ago

677

..sayyyyy ....that car looks Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

746

Looks like the curvn8r and curvn8r 2!!!! smileys with beer *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 7 years ago

709

Just joined the 100k club... Jpeg Attachments
scott in socal - 7 years ago

612

Happy Birthday
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

646

boxster&blue=permagrin cool smiley Jpeg Attachments
FrankZ, Chicago - 7 years ago

767

A day late, but boxster and blue skies.... Jpeg Attachments
boxtaboy - 7 years ago

627

Re: Friday +1 smiling bouncing smiley, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
jwdbox - 7 years ago

640

Late again - Sat., Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky Jpeg Attachments
John B in SC - 7 years ago

1,272

Re: Friday, Scan day. Boxsters and Blue Sky January in Indiana Jpeg Attachments
cribfiller - 7 years ago

642

Say this even one time fast if you dare: "doppelkupplungsgetriebe."
Laz - 7 years ago

1,221

I would like to upgrade interior exterior
sky986 - 7 years ago

644

Try Eric at 'Bumper Plugs.com' ....or something like that! *NM*
JiminAZ - 7 years ago

535

Re: Try Eric at 'Bumper Plugs.com' ....or something like that!
sky986 - 7 years ago

362

101 projects for your boxster
Alcantera - 7 years ago

1,046

Wayne did a great job...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

558

Nice contribution, Pedro thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

486

well, yes and no.
grant - 7 years ago

456

Thanks *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 7 years ago

379

Re: well, yes and no.
DFW02S - 7 years ago

365

Is it for a 986 or 987? *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 7 years ago

389

Re: 101 projects for your boxster
Stephen Tinker in Australia..... - 7 years ago

501

Re: 101 projects for your boxster
Alcantera - 7 years ago

461

Re: 101 projects for your boxster
Stephen Tinker in Australia..... - 7 years ago

476

I thought it was more like the GREAT BARrier winking smiley ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

480

As i said, its a worthwhile buy. I just wish....
grant - 7 years ago

473

Brake pads and DEs
tamarsha - 7 years ago

1,014

It all depends...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

678

Re: It all depends...
MikenOH - 7 years ago

665

How's the brake fluid? Might be time to do a flush/bleed to make sure fluid is fresh. *NM*
MarcW - 7 years ago

611

You have a at least three sorta independent questions.
grant - 7 years ago

596

Re: You have a at least three sorta independent questions.
tamarsha - 7 years ago

682

Re: You have a at least three sorta independent questions.
MikenOH - 7 years ago

591

Answers
grant - 7 years ago

613

Re: You have a at least three sorta independent questions.
Paul S. - 7 years ago

576

Re: Brake pads and DEs
Ed(Arizona) - 7 years ago

850

Europlates
TSS4LSU - 7 years ago

693

It's all subjective of course, but
Roger987 - 7 years ago

376

Re: Europlates
frogster - 7 years ago

353

Re: Europlates Here's a place where I got my plate and frame.
carlos in Montreal - 7 years ago

383

Re: Europlates Here's a place where I got my plate and frame.www.german-number-plates.com *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 7 years ago

346

Problem with those frames is that they are flat
frogster - 7 years ago

327

Re: Problem with those frames is that they are flat
carlos in Montreal - 7 years ago

363

carlos, are you talking about 986 or987?
frogster - 7 years ago

340

Re: carlos, are you talking about 986 or987? nibe is a 987 *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 7 years ago

367

Re: Europlates
TSS4LSU - 7 years ago

255

IMS replaced and more.....
JiminAZ - 7 years ago

1,032

Re: the cost?
boxster99 - 7 years ago

346

Cost for all was $2200........much labor involved. IMS alone would have been around $2K. *NM*
JiminAZ - 7 years ago

423

Re: IMS replaced and more.....
Alcantera - 7 years ago

339

It's a gamble. If a person wants to keep their car.......
JiminAZ - 7 years ago

400

or just buy insurance for just the IMS for much less
Boxsterra - 7 years ago

391

Re: or just buy insurance for just the IMS for much less
MikenOH - 7 years ago

388

I'm talking about IMS insurance, not car insurance
Boxsterra - 7 years ago

399

Re: IMS replaced and more.....
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

381

Re: IMS replaced - good value whatever the cost.......
Stephen Tinker in Australia..... - 7 years ago

440

Headlight bulb replacement?
gregsterInMO - 7 years ago

681

Re: Headlight bulb replacement?
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

326

Even I
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

402

Or better yet, consider Pedro's Xenon upgrade.
Roger987 - 7 years ago

373

Turned in my SilverStars for excellent Techo Lites thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

414

Re: Headlight bulb replacement?
Laz - 7 years ago

291

Looks like good news for some Arctic Silver fans
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

825

Sounds like you're in the market for a new Boxster cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

404

Naw, for us in the Great White North, the Porsche website is our winter car-p*rn
Roger987 - 7 years ago

372

Re: Naw, for us in the Great White North, the Porsche website is our winter car-p*rn
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

408

Seal Gray for me, but I too enjoy, and owned, an AS with a black drop top cool smiley Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

385

Re: Sounds like you're in the market for a new Boxster ..Nope
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

537

Seal Grey! Seal Grey!
Laz - 7 years ago

436

While I like it on a Boxster
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

383

I'm considering getting a Cayman S, so that's exactly where I'd like to see it. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

383

I concur - it's the nicest of the greys! *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 7 years ago

370

TPCRacing
Just MID-ENGINES - 7 years ago

707

Re: TPCRacing *NM*
Just MID-ENGINES - 7 years ago

412

No direct experience but IIRC Excellence Mag did a review on a Boxster (or Cayman?) with...
MarcW - 7 years ago

567

Re: TPCRacing
John in VA - 7 years ago

342

Half the price of a new 911 Speedster, and MUCH faster! (some Porsche content)
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

756

Yeah, but it's a hardtop.......
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 7 years ago

363

I'm winning!!! or things I learned while snowed - mostly - in.
JMstamford,ct - 7 years ago

720

You are winning.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

364

Re: You are winning.
JMstamford,ct - 7 years ago

346

Good luck on that! drinking smiley *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 7 years ago

353

Daytona 24 is just around the corner.....
Rev Dennis - 7 years ago

758

Re: Daytona 24 is just around the corner.....
Dave In MD - 7 years ago

320

Re: Daytona 24 is just around the corner.....
Rev Dennis - 7 years ago

365

Re: Daytona 24 is just around the corner.....
Dave In MD - 7 years ago

275

Which ticket? $85 one?
Rev Dennis - 7 years ago

358

Done! smiling bouncing smiley *NM*
Dave In MD - 7 years ago

377

Along with dry, intermediate, and rain tires, the teams are bringing snows this year. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

354

Re: Along with dry, intermediate, and rain tires, the teams are bringing snows this year.
Dave In MD - 7 years ago

355

Oops! To clarify, I mean tires, not the type of precipitation! *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

344

Re: Daytona 24 is just around the corner.....
MikelSr - 7 years ago

285

Same here! Did Sebring last year. It was a great time. smiling smiley *NM*
Dave In MD - 7 years ago

375

Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
gmoney17 - 7 years ago

857

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
JiminAZ - 7 years ago

498

I second that. Metallic scraping/screeching. It was my car's starter motor/solenoid. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

1,192

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
ugleeual - 7 years ago

478

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
derb - 7 years ago

485

Before disconnecting the battery, have your radio code handy. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

583

Re: Before disconnecting the battery, have your radio code handy.
gmoney17 - 7 years ago

560

Starter is on top at front.
Laz - 7 years ago

538

Here are two photos of the location of the starter on a 986: Jpeg Attachments
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

583

Thanks Laz, It appears that was my issue too. *NM*
SPG356 - 7 years ago

516

You're welcome. Also, I think you'll need to open the access behind the seats. Not a big deal either *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

529

Re: You're welcome. I believe the access panel behind seats has to come off, too. Not a big deal. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

551

(Ooops, meant to edit the first reply.) *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

494

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
ugleeual - 7 years ago

472

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
SPG356 - 7 years ago

527

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
RayinVA - 7 years ago

498

Take the Boxster out... Jpeg Attachments
Ollie - 7 years ago

810

OUCH...you guys on the frozen tundra may need Pedro's Techno Charger sad smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

402

Steve Tinkler....mate hope you are ok with the floods..the rest of Oz and im sure the pedros board..
Merlin33 - 7 years ago

624

Re: Steve Tinker....mate hope you are ok with the floods..the rest of Oz and im sure the pedros board..
Stephen Tinker in Australia..... - 7 years ago

465

Re: Steve Tinker....mate hope you are OK with the floods..the rest of Oz and I'm sure the Pedro's board..
Alcantera - 7 years ago

347

Re: Steve Tinkler....mate hope you are ok with the floods..the rest of Oz and im sure the pedros board..
Stephen Tinker in Australia..... - 7 years ago

360

What is the lube of choice?
dghii - 7 years ago

780

I clean it with...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

398

Re: What is the lube of choice?
JFP in PA - 7 years ago

328

Re: What is the lube of choice?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

352

Thank you!
dghii - 7 years ago

346

Engine Smoking & Intermittent High Pitch Noise
Arena Red - 7 years ago

1,583

PS: 1998 Boxster with 68K
Arena Red - 7 years ago

586

Unless your qualified I'd say get it to a qualified shop for professional diagnosis..
MarcW - 7 years ago

546

Oil & Water levels and color check out OK
Arena Red - 7 years ago

535

A rubbery smell can sometimes be from the ignition coils' o-rings.
Laz - 7 years ago

694

Fluid levels ok is a good sign. From the rubber or belt smell I think your attention should...
MarcW - 7 years ago

529

I can run the engine without the belt attached?
Arena Red - 7 years ago

591

The poly-ribbed belt runs ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

668

What Pedro said. If you're sure the noise appears at cold engine start or shortly thereafter...
MarcW - 7 years ago

565

Thanks guys...this is very helpful...
Arena Red - 7 years ago

498

Welcome "back" smiling smiley *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

627

What do these items have in common?........ Jpeg Attachments
Harvey in FL - 7 years ago

811

Re: What do these items have in common?........
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

411

You picked up all that rubber because...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

457

Pedro...you have mail *NM*
Harvey in FL - 7 years ago

458

Oil Leak?
gregsterInMO - 7 years ago

768

Any engine
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

369

let's assume that its RMS.
grant - 7 years ago

450

An RMS leak should not be neglected... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

762

Battery Maintainer...
marbleheader - 7 years ago

929

Re: Battery Maintainer... Image Attachments
JFP in PA - 7 years ago

505

I got two at Wamart that work fine. *NM*
savinor - 7 years ago

566

Re: Battery Maintainer...
steve_wilwerding - 7 years ago

462

You sure it's broken?
Boxsterra - 7 years ago

412

Re: You sure it's broken?
marbleheader - 7 years ago

399

Check out one of our sponsor's banner winking smiley ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

404

One more vote for the Boxster Spyder
Roger987 - 7 years ago

757

Hey, he's just telling us what we already know cool smiley ...but
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

384

New Car Shopping...
marbleheader - 7 years ago

793

Early in the quarter
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

403

Re: Early in the quarter
marbleheader - 7 years ago

419

Re: Early in the quarter
db997S - 7 years ago

369

driver's seat squeak
boxsterd - 7 years ago

654

Re: driver's seat squeak
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

345

Re: driver's seat squeak
Wayne K - 7 years ago

313

Re: driver's seat squeak
boxsterd - 7 years ago

599

WAR EAGLE! ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

909

It pays to have a professional quarterback at the helm hot smiley the finger smiley *NM*
db997S - 7 years ago

453

It pays to be a member of the strongest conference in America smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

453

It pays to have a monster of a defensive lineman. *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

386

Detroit 2011: Porsche unveils 918 RSR
danz76 - 7 years ago

794

I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

1,832

You're not alone
Bobtesa - 7 years ago

919

An octopus would enjoy going from one tank to the other. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

2,271

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
db997S - 7 years ago

1,023

Now you've gone and done it
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

934

Actually, kind of cool, Pedro. Why, you could even add a Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

922

Nice shots Guenter looks cold bet you didn't have the top down that daysmiling smiley *NM*
DougW - 7 years ago

885

I get air intakes
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

904

Re: I get air intakes
Motobob - 7 years ago

950

If you look closely at the photo... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

924

Pedro, I have to say that is original..................very nice.thumbs up *NM*
JFP in PA - 7 years ago

965

Re: If you look closely at the photo...
Motobob - 7 years ago

1,067

Fish are generally considered ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

1,030

They seem to be smart enough to avoid my flies often enough! *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 7 years ago

803

Re: Fish are generally considered ....
Motobob - 7 years ago

1,067

Re: Fish are generally considered ....
Laz - 7 years ago

1,002

Pedro's fish are exceptionally....
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

1,082

Gary, I hope it's not an
Guenter in Ontario - 7 years ago

1,019

No, just a fishy one winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

894

Are you back home?...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

1,029

Yes, and thanks smiling smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 years ago

936

Re: If you look closely at the photo... Video Attachments
Laz - 7 years ago

1,075

Mine used to be exercise
Sheriff John - 7 years ago

990

A Technotunnel! grinning smiley *NM*
boxtaboy - 7 years ago

777

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
CK in Chatham NJ - 7 years ago

980

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

1,028

LOL ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

886

Very impressive. We need to find you more projects... *NM*
atwnsw - 7 years ago

928

My Other Hobby Jpeg Attachments
Dan08BoxS - 7 years ago

939

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
Alcantera - 7 years ago

961

Some RC Hobby Jpeg Attachments
Isaac '04SE (Hollywood FL / Mexico City) - 7 years ago

764

Re: Some RC Hobby...Now those like some serious toys! Regards, *NM*
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

1,048

Re: Some RC Hobby
Dan08BoxS - 7 years ago

1,649