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Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
gmoney17 - 8 years ago

1,084

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
JiminAZ - 8 years ago

637

I second that. Metallic scraping/screeching. It was my car's starter motor/solenoid. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

1,347

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
ugleeual - 8 years ago

591

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
derb - 8 years ago

604

Before disconnecting the battery, have your radio code handy. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

715

Re: Before disconnecting the battery, have your radio code handy.
gmoney17 - 8 years ago

688

Starter is on top at front.
Laz - 8 years ago

668

Here are two photos of the location of the starter on a 986: Jpeg Attachments
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

711

Thanks Laz, It appears that was my issue too. *NM*
SPG356 - 8 years ago

653

You're welcome. Also, I think you'll need to open the access behind the seats. Not a big deal either *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

659

Re: You're welcome. I believe the access panel behind seats has to come off, too. Not a big deal. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

683

(Ooops, meant to edit the first reply.) *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

644

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
ugleeual - 8 years ago

588

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
SPG356 - 8 years ago

641

Re: Screech only on startup and link for Insttrument cluster removal
RayinVA - 8 years ago

619

Take the Boxster out... Jpeg Attachments
Ollie - 8 years ago

974

OUCH...you guys on the frozen tundra may need Pedro's Techno Charger sad smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

540

Steve Tinkler....mate hope you are ok with the floods..the rest of Oz and im sure the pedros board..
Merlin33 - 8 years ago

781

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..... - 8 years ago

587

Re: Steve Tinker....mate hope you are OK with the floods..the rest of Oz and I'm sure the Pedro's board..
Alcantera - 8 years ago

473

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..... - 8 years ago

489

What is the lube of choice?
dghii - 8 years ago

959

I clean it with...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

539

Re: What is the lube of choice?
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

462

Re: What is the lube of choice?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

470

Thank you!
dghii - 8 years ago

491

Engine Smoking & Intermittent High Pitch Noise
Arena Red - 8 years ago

2,179

PS: 1998 Boxster with 68K
Arena Red - 8 years ago

793

Unless your qualified I'd say get it to a qualified shop for professional diagnosis..
MarcW - 8 years ago

735

Oil & Water levels and color check out OK
Arena Red - 8 years ago

702

A rubbery smell can sometimes be from the ignition coils' o-rings.
Laz - 8 years ago

901

Fluid levels ok is a good sign. From the rubber or belt smell I think your attention should...
MarcW - 8 years ago

711

I can run the engine without the belt attached?
Arena Red - 8 years ago

794

The poly-ribbed belt runs ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

922

What Pedro said. If you're sure the noise appears at cold engine start or shortly thereafter...
MarcW - 8 years ago

759

Thanks guys...this is very helpful...
Arena Red - 8 years ago

713

Welcome "back" smiling smiley *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

858

What do these items have in common?........ Jpeg Attachments
Harvey in FL - 8 years ago

995

Re: What do these items have in common?........
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

532

You picked up all that rubber because...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

564

Pedro...you have mail *NM*
Harvey in FL - 8 years ago

602

Oil Leak?
gregsterInMO - 8 years ago

951

Any engine
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

498

let's assume that its RMS.
grant - 8 years ago

580

An RMS leak should not be neglected... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

930

Battery Maintainer...
marbleheader - 8 years ago

1,093

Re: Battery Maintainer... Image Attachments
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

637

I got two at Wamart that work fine. *NM*
savinor - 8 years ago

696

Re: Battery Maintainer...
steve_wilwerding - 8 years ago

561

You sure it's broken?
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

536

Re: You sure it's broken?
marbleheader - 8 years ago

521

Check out one of our sponsor's banner winking smiley ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

534

One more vote for the Boxster Spyder
Roger987 - 8 years ago

916

Hey, he's just telling us what we already know cool smiley ...but
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

508

New Car Shopping...
marbleheader - 8 years ago

1,001

Early in the quarter
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

558

Re: Early in the quarter
marbleheader - 8 years ago

568

Re: Early in the quarter
db997S - 8 years ago

496

driver's seat squeak
boxsterd - 8 years ago

831

Re: driver's seat squeak
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

483

Re: driver's seat squeak
Wayne K - 8 years ago

428

Re: driver's seat squeak
boxsterd - 8 years ago

718

WAR EAGLE! ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,111

It pays to have a professional quarterback at the helm hot smiley the finger smiley *NM*
db997S - 8 years ago

587

It pays to be a member of the strongest conference in America smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

592

It pays to have a monster of a defensive lineman. *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

521

Detroit 2011: Porsche unveils 918 RSR
danz76 - 8 years ago

995

I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

2,187

You're not alone
Bobtesa - 8 years ago

1,099

An octopus would enjoy going from one tank to the other. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

2,567

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
db997S - 8 years ago

1,216

Now you've gone and done it
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,196

Actually, kind of cool, Pedro. Why, you could even add a Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,145

Nice shots Guenter looks cold bet you didn't have the top down that daysmiling smiley *NM*
DougW - 8 years ago

1,097

I get air intakes
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

1,194

Re: I get air intakes
Motobob - 8 years ago

1,132

If you look closely at the photo... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,158

Pedro, I have to say that is original..................very nice.thumbs up *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

1,197

Re: If you look closely at the photo...
Motobob - 8 years ago

1,290

Fish are generally considered ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,320

They seem to be smart enough to avoid my flies often enough! *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

973

Re: Fish are generally considered ....
Motobob - 8 years ago

1,350

Re: Fish are generally considered ....
Laz - 8 years ago

1,256

Pedro's fish are exceptionally....
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

1,359

Gary, I hope it's not an
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,246

No, just a fishy one winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

1,130

Are you back home?...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,285

Yes, and thanks smiling smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

1,194

Re: If you look closely at the photo... Video Attachments
Laz - 8 years ago

1,329

Mine used to be exercise
Sheriff John - 8 years ago

1,274

A Technotunnel! grinning smiley *NM*
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

970

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
CK in Chatham NJ - 8 years ago

1,190

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

1,292

LOL ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,131

Very impressive. We need to find you more projects... *NM*
atwnsw - 8 years ago

1,195

My Other Hobby Jpeg Attachments
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

1,169

Re: I've always wondered if I'm the sole weirdo ...
Alcantera - 8 years ago

1,177

Some RC Hobby Jpeg Attachments
Isaac '04SE (Hollywood FL / Mexico City) - 8 years ago

929

Re: Some RC Hobby...Now those like some serious toys! Regards, *NM*
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

1,292

Re: Some RC Hobby
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

1,890

Porsche unveils 918RSR in Detroit... Video Attachments
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

1,072

I noticed the horizontal fan for the first time. Video of the 917 puts a shiver down my spine. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

502

@ Porsche's official site check out the 918 video in Entertainment/Porsche Web Cinema. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

508

They also predict selling more than 100,000 total units in 2011 eye popping smiley *NM*
db997S - 8 years ago

484

When I first got interested in Porsches they were making 60 per day. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

495

Hey Marc, need a few parts for your 911? NBC
Paralizer - 8 years ago

954

Re: Hey Marc, need a few parts for your 911? NBC
Ruby - 8 years ago

522

Damn.... I doubt even if there's a working light bulb in that car. *NM*
MarcW - 8 years ago

656

The Boxster is done. Later today (tonight) I'll pick it up and...
MarcW - 8 years ago

1,048

Looking forward to the pics
Rob in CO - 8 years ago

529

Was all set to post pics but a shakedown drive had the same symptom and P1341 error code...
MarcW - 8 years ago

643

The silver lining is that Porsche windshields get sandblasted pretty quickly anyway. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

847

A bad electrical connection, perhaps. Found this at Renntech:
Laz - 8 years ago

479

Sure, could be. I didn't diagnose the cause of the problem. I relied upon the Porsche tech...
MarcW - 8 years ago

480

NBC: For the 3-D aficionados out there: BCS Championship Game on ESPN3D tonight
Carlos (no longer in Vegas) - 8 years ago

795

Boxsters Sleeping Pics Jpeg Attachments
nmanitou (Doug in MI) - 8 years ago

1,043

Re: Boxsters Sleeping Pics
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

568

Is that a GT3 snowblower in Bright Orange? *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

530

Yup - 6 speed, plus 2 speed reverse! *NM*
nmanitou (Doug in MI) - 8 years ago

555

Yea but what mods have you made to it?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

575

Advice needed: clutch is going on my 98 BOX with 102K miles...sad smiley
RayinVA - 8 years ago

1,050

Re: Advice needed: clutch is going on my 98 BOX with 102K miles...sad smiley
steve_wilwerding - 8 years ago

558

Re: Advice needed: clutch is going on my 98 BOX with 102K miles...sad smiley
Ruby - 8 years ago

536

Re: Advice needed: clutch is going on my 98 BOX with 102K miles...sad smiley
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

581

When I decided to lower the tranny on my car...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

581

Windshield Wipers
jeff in VA - 8 years ago

1,051

Re: Windshield Wipers
Capt Ron - 8 years ago

569

Re: Windshield Wipers
jeff in VA - 8 years ago

463

Re: Windshield Wipers
db997S - 8 years ago

471

The OE wipers are actually pretty good, btu i also like some of the silicone wipers
grant - 8 years ago

592

Re: The OE wipers are actually pretty good, btu i also like some of the silicone wipers
Ruby - 8 years ago

629

My OE wipers tend to last quite a few years
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

579

mine too *NM*
grant - 8 years ago

568

A gentle wipedown using terrycloth soaked with Sprayway helps keep them streak free and last longer.
Laz - 8 years ago

533

The fun you southern drivers are missing
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,132

Been there - done that - IN ATLANTA
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

750

Re: Been there - done that - IN ATLANTA
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

644

No - it was "Snow Jam 82"
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

815

Re: No - it was "Snow Jam 82"
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

670

The 93 Storm was the only time I ever heard thunder during a snow storm confused smiley *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

668

Thunder & lightning in a s**w storm is rare, but we get it here occasionally. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

630

It must be a more cooler latitude phenomenon. The jet stream is flowing fairly south these days. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

717

Re: The fun you southern drivers are missing Jpeg Attachments
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

713

Palisades Parkway, right? *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

647

Indeed! smiling smiley *NM*
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

695

I hope you've stopped at the overlooks on the northbound side.
Laz - 8 years ago

690

Re: The fun you southern drivers are missing
Roger987 - 8 years ago

586

Re: The fun you southern drivers are missing
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

603

A pleasant battery purchase experience at Sears...
RainyDayGarage - 8 years ago

1,045

Re: A pleasant battery purchase experience at Sears...
Jules - 8 years ago

515

Re: A pleasant battery purchase experience at Sears...
Paul S. - 8 years ago

472

Re: A pleasant battery purchase experience at Sears...
RainyDayGarage - 8 years ago

529

Re: A pleasant battery purchase experience at Sears...
Paul S. - 8 years ago

475

I wonder, though, with this and many other products: are the re-labled ones made to the same specs? *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

493

Same specs? Some cases yes, but more often than not, the answer is no...
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

568

Nice analysis of the issue, Burg. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

524

Just Some Pics From The Fall Jpeg Attachments
Todd in PA - 8 years ago

927

Re: Just Some Pics From The Fall
Ruby - 8 years ago

489

Re: Just Some Pics From The Fall - now I feel better smiling smiley Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

583

That last pic is beautiful Todd. *NM*
TCinNJ - 8 years ago

541

Thanks, TC *NM*
Todd in PA - 8 years ago

499

Our Friends North of the Border, Porsche is Dropping Prices
db997S - 8 years ago

845

Re: Our Friends North of the Border, Porsche is Dropping Prices
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

521

Geez Guenter $17,500 off the GT2 RS maybe if we order 2.... *NM*
DougW - 8 years ago

466

OK, so if we ordered 3, we'd save almost enough to buy a new Boxster. hot smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

505

Re: Our Friends North of the Border, Porsche is Dropping Prices
Stephen Tinker in Australia..... - 8 years ago

405

Re: Our Friends North of the Border, Porsche is Dropping Prices
clickman - 8 years ago

463

factory amplifier ie extra audio option fitted, how to know???????
twinturbo007 - 8 years ago

799

Re: factory amplifier ie extra audio option fitted, how to know???????
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

726

Thanks TC *NM*
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

745

Anytime my friend! *NM*
TCinNJ - 8 years ago

569

Leather Source
Chris in Va Beach - 8 years ago

975

Re: Leather Source
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

537

Re: Leather Source
Chris in Va Beach - 8 years ago

443

Sirius radio
Bobtesa - 8 years ago

1,618

Re: Sirius radio..Antenna
garyinseattle - 8 years ago

753

Thanks, that raises questions about satelite radio in general. Opinions please...
Bobtesa - 8 years ago

802

Re: Thanks, that raises questions about satelite radio in general. Opinions please...
Paul S. - 8 years ago

902

Re: Sirius radio..Antenna
boxsterd - 8 years ago

1,474

Re: Sirius radio
dghii - 8 years ago

892

Re: Sirius radio
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

916

Sirius and XM antennas
dghii - 8 years ago

1,006

Re: Sirius and XM antennas
dghii - 8 years ago

843

CDR radio
Bobtesa - 8 years ago

970

Yes, you can plug in Sirius without a problem if...
dghii - 8 years ago

828

Oil leaking from Oil Filter
gmoney17 - 8 years ago

895

Re: Oil leaking from Oil Filter
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

495

The leak could be wholly or partly due to not having been properly tightened.
Laz - 8 years ago

667

It's also possible that there is an extra o-ring
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

536