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On HDTH right now: TRG Porsche segment. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

745

All too brief bits, but a good race program nonetheless. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

481

black ice - spun car
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

1,166

But was it FUN? *NM*
Sheriff John - 8 years ago

634

usually the unplanned ones arent fun at all *NM*
extanker - 8 years ago

678

Were you and the car OK?
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

645

Re: black ice - spun car
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

699

Glad you're ok. See, you need an SUV. winking smiley
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

740

an SUV. winking smiley
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

565

Probably the tires
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

621

No matter how aggressive the OEM tread, I wonder how pliable the compound is in cold weather. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

676

He runs the narrower all seasons. *NM*
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

644

SUVs give false sense of security. Physics still hold true when dealing with ice *NM*
db997S - 8 years ago

690

Re: black ice - spun car
r9i8c7k - 8 years ago

684

Re: black ice - spun car
NorminHouston - 8 years ago

566

Re: black ice - spun car
Constantin - 8 years ago

567

I did that in my 914 once....
patrick - 8 years ago

612

Re: I did that in my 914 once....
NorminHouston - 8 years ago

614

Very much a NBC post- I am considering getting set up on the home theater 3D experience.....
Tony in Whittier - 8 years ago

1,163

try this site for some help
Harvey in FL - 8 years ago

925

being on the cutting edge is very expensive and risky
frogster - 8 years ago

835

Re: being on the cutting edge is very expensive and risky
SeaNile - 8 years ago

781

Re: being on the cutting edge is very expensive and risky
Rev Dennis - 8 years ago

822

I agree that the 3D is not catching on with consumers. My TV is developing a driver problem that is
Tony in Whittier - 8 years ago

807

One mans comments
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

770

Re: Another man's comments
db997S - 8 years ago

716

Re: One mans comments
extanker - 8 years ago

785

Re: One mans comments
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

751

I'm still running my 65" HD Mitsu projector....great set
patrick - 8 years ago

741

Re: Very much a NBC post- I am considering getting set up on the home theater 3D experience.....
Paul S. - 8 years ago

815

I have the 3D Panasonic with DirecTV. Sports are amazing in 3D
Carlos (no longer in Vegas) - 8 years ago

1,389

Ignition switch question.
TCinNJ - 8 years ago

959

You don't, you replace the $10 switch............ *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

528

No lubrication should be needed. Why do you think you need to lube the switch? *NM*
MarcW - 8 years ago

519

What's the symptom? *NM*
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

514

More smaller engine news
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

977

four engines per season, 12k RPM limit. this sounds like real fun. not.
frogster - 8 years ago

512

Could be worse - they could be going to stupid electric cars! *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

478

Re: Don't give them any ideas; Please! *NM*
bgale (Montrose,CO) - 8 years ago

488

Car cover for use with CTEK Battery charger?confused smiley
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

1,111

Re: Car cover for use with CTEK Battery charger?confused smiley
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

744

Isn't the Moll Battery maintenance free?
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

2,855

No, it is a flooded flat plate battery with removable caps for filling the cells. *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

602

Not Mine! Jpeg Attachments
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

863

Re: Not Mine! - Yes yours.
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

638

After I read your post...
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

654

Yes mine!
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

623

Ed, you aren't the first one
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

649

Spring can't come too soon......
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

590

Yes, the six plastic caps with the crosses cut into them.........and yours is a real Moll. *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

556

Oh, and I wouldn't bet the white, Porsche logoed battery is a Moll either.........................
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

598

Car cover and battery maintainer - and my hibernation list Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

779

Re: Car cover for use with CTEK Battery charger?confused smiley
Indybox - 8 years ago

739

Re: Car cover for use with CTEK Battery charger?confused smiley
carlos in Montreal - 8 years ago

663

I'm preety sure they're concerned with the battery itself
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

744

I've had my car under a Noah cover for 5 winters
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

757

Aside from the 911
JackintheBoxster - 8 years ago

1,283

It took them a few decades, but the current XK is at long last a nice homage to the E-type. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

804

I haven't seen it in person but the pictures don't seem to have the sports car appeal of the E *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 8 years ago

736

Everything these days has been beefed up; safety regs and all that. Less lithe, but a good update.. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

749

My '67 XK-E Jpeg Attachments
whall - 8 years ago

871

Re: My '67 XK-E Jpeg Attachments
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

724

That was my favorite car of all time
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

657

That sounds like a quality poster, I might like to see that more than the pic of the car above! *NM*
Spanky - 8 years ago

687

Re: That sounds like a quality poster, I might like to see that more than the pic of the car above!
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

722

Beautiful car Bill! *NM*
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

717

Beautiful car. Had a friend in the
Dave In MD - 8 years ago

677

Re: Beautiful car. Had a friend in the
Wayne K - 8 years ago

682

Wow!
dghii - 8 years ago

679

Not for the faint of heart. eye popping smiley Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,173

Re: Not for the faint of heart. eye popping smiley
ff42racer - 8 years ago

578

A very cold one! grinning smiley *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

575

Hope he has heated seats cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

587

Frogster posted this one many, many years ago...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

605

it's an MG F parked in Versoix, a few km north of Geneva on Lac Leman (or lake geneva)
frogster - 8 years ago

549

I'm bummed
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

1,194

That is bad news at any time, but particularly at this time.
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

525

Even worse
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

511

On the other hand...
Constantin - 8 years ago

542

As it is for many here, my thoughts are with the soldier, his family, and you, Mike. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

532

The pain will subside, their wonderful memories won't, and hopefully their pride won't *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

582

Sorry to hear that Mike.
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

508

So sorry to hear that. So much sacrifice... *NM*
Constantin - 8 years ago

512

He is in our thoughts and prayers. *NM*
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

591

My prayers are with him and his family
Bobtesa - 8 years ago

493

Re: I'm bummed
IFlyLow - 8 years ago

479

Re: I'm bummed
Al in Melbourne Beach - 8 years ago

543

Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and... Jpeg Attachments
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

1,649

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

660

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

584

BAD Boxtaboy!, Bad!
986rgt - 8 years ago

665

Re: BAD Boxtaboy!, Bad! Jpeg Attachments
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

714

Now I've heard everything! eye popping smiley
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

672

Re: Now I've heard everything! eye popping smiley
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

722

Dude, you need your head examined. winking smiley
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

722

We are holding him ransom. grinning smiley *NM*
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

696

My Boxster (05 base) loves the heat
garyinseattle - 8 years ago

784

Ditto my 02. Warm days the car almost feels plush compared to the same car on a real cold...
MarcW - 8 years ago

905

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
db997S - 8 years ago

556

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

690

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
longislander1 - 8 years ago

682

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

698

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
Clif R - 8 years ago

699

Re: Finally took the Box out after a month not driving her, and...
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

743

I thought the 350Z sounded good, until I got this!! Jpeg Attachments
dennisafrompa - 8 years ago

1,054

Lol. You guys crack me up. What's wrong with liking a truck? winking smiley *NM*
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

732

What's wrong with liking a truck? winking smiley
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

675

Re: What's wrong with liking a truck? winking smiley hey i did it too
Clif R - 8 years ago

770

LOL. Nice one Dennis grinning smiley Have to confess though...
Clam - 8 years ago

848

Re: I thought the 350Z sounded good, until I got this!! Jpeg Attachments
Wayne K - 8 years ago

857

I've been running Mobil 1 10-40 but with this REALLY cold weather should I switch to Castrol 5-30?? *NM*
John B in SC - 8 years ago

1,264

No, 30 weight is too thin for these engines; you should be fine with 10W-40 in SC..... *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

607

10W synthetic pumps fine. Just drive it easy until it warms a bit
grant - 8 years ago

568

Perhaps I’m showing my age, but I remember when 10W-X oils were recommended for the arctic....... *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

691

0W-40? *NM*
Jayusa123 - 8 years ago

710

We are decidedly not fans of 0W-anything.................
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

1,188

I would suspect then that you're not a fan of the 0W-5 they recommend for my new Tundra? *NM*
John B in SC - 8 years ago

809

Re: I would suspect then that you're not a fan of the 0W-5 they recommend for my new Tundra?
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

745

Is there harm in substituting
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

855

Re: Is there harm in substituting
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

740

Re: Is there harm in substituting
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

750

Re: Is there harm in substituting
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

641

Re: Is there harm in substituting
Capt Ron - 8 years ago

618

I would suspect there is no harm....
grant - 8 years ago

649

Re: We are decidedly not fans of 0W-anything.................
Wayne K - 8 years ago

581

My 02 Boxster covered 10s of thousands of miles on Mobil 1 0w-40 with 5K mile oil/filter...
MarcW - 8 years ago

705

While i too have moved away from M1 0W40....
grant - 8 years ago

728

Re: We are decidedly not fans of 0W-anything.................
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

634

Have you ever caught yourself watching them sleep? Jpeg Attachments
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

1,599

OK, I admit I do too. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

977

Whimps!!!! Jpeg Attachments
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 8 years ago

840

Another long winter ahead .... Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 8 years ago

736

Yes, but Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

905

Drama Queens! Jpeg Attachments
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 8 years ago

624

Drama Queens! grinning smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley I think you and I had the same Gif Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

827

LOLthumbs up *NM*
Clam - 8 years ago

714

Not even a dusting here.
Roger987 - 8 years ago

773

Re: Have you ever caught yourself watching them sleep? Jpeg Attachments
MikelSr - 8 years ago

711

No Garage Queen Jpeg Attachments
garyinseattle - 8 years ago

586

Don't have to deal with the cold but if it rains for a couple of days.... Jpeg Attachments
r9i8c7k - 8 years ago

677

Sleeping with protection .... Jpeg Attachments
Clam - 8 years ago

930

grinning smiley *NM*
Roger987 - 8 years ago

710

winter of 09 vs 10....... tongue sticking out smiley Jpeg Attachments
Harvey in FL - 8 years ago

795

Sleeping in Red Satin .....eye rolling smiley Jpeg Attachments
Isaac '04SE (Hollywood FL / Mexico City) - 8 years ago

634

Permagrin *NM*
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

711

Late to the picture party - but what really freaks me out.... Jpeg Attachments
John B in SC - 8 years ago

666

eye popping smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

835

Permagrin Jpeg Attachments
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

673

You've got that right, Dan
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

718

Hardtop Fit Question
Tom F. - 8 years ago

1,383

Re: Hardtop Fit Question
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

2,608

Re: Hardtop Fit Question
Tom F. - 8 years ago

1,783

My experience
Roger987 - 8 years ago

927

Re: Hardtop Fit Question
Clif R - 8 years ago

1,489

Re: Hardtop Fit Question Maurice are you out there ? *NM*
Clif R - 8 years ago

1,019

Me too: Maurice?
Tom F. - 8 years ago

741

Re: Me too: Maurice?
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

981

It may not be the fit.....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 8 years ago

1,086

Thanks everyone...
Tom F. - 8 years ago

889

hesitating litronics head lamps
Sheriff John - 8 years ago

1,156

Answer
Howard in London - 8 years ago

564

Thx Howard!
Sheriff John - 8 years ago

786

Are they factory Lits, or installed post delivery? *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

712

factory Lits, *NM*
Sheriff John - 8 years ago

598

Factory Lits have one major advantage.............
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

550

Mine had the problem intermittently a couple years ago, then gone. Cold weather, maybe? *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

596

My limited experience is it can take a moment or two (5 seconds seems stretching it though)...
MarcW - 8 years ago

584

Maybe contacts at the headlamp unit being fussy, (or the light switch) possibly due to the cold. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

659

Doesn't get too cold here in SoCal
Sheriff John - 8 years ago

576

Oh, and people here have found the ignition switch to be a problem with various electrical issues. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

730

Calling MikeF.
gregsterInMO - 8 years ago

1,362

Is the noise coming from the front of the engine? With any noise like 'loose change'...
MarcW - 8 years ago

814

Re: Is the noise coming from the front of the engine? With any noise like 'loose change'...
gregsterInMO - 8 years ago

852

Is the windscreen secure in the space between the rollbar hoops and are the wind blockers...
MarcW - 8 years ago

814

Maybe it IS loose change. Check very carefully under the seats and don't poke any wires. Also...
Laz - 8 years ago

844

Re: Maybe it IS loose change. I believe someone had some loose change go down the side of
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

793

'loose change' = water pump? *NM*
babamoto - 8 years ago

704

That "sounds" good. My experience has been it's like marbles rolling around fast in a ceramic bowl. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

868

Re: Calling MikeF.
Spanky - 8 years ago

850

Here is where you will find the adjustment bolt for those "tension ropes": Jpeg Attachments
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

876

And we thought using the Boxster trunk as a pizza oven was something... Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 8 years ago

2,604

Now if that were just a convertible
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

582

Good concept! *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

616

4th in a row... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,405

Congratulations, Pedro!!!!!!!!! I can just imagine how difficult it must have been for you to
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

604

Great story Pedro smiling smiley *NM*
Howard in London - 8 years ago

655

Congrats to you , and to Gary thumbs up *NM*
Clam - 8 years ago

686

Re: 4th in a row...
steve on hhi - 8 years ago

645

Re: 4th in a row...
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

573

Congrats Pedro smileys with beer *NM*
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

690

Congrats, Pedro. *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

733

Great story Pedro. Love the ending which caught me off guard. *NM*
Wayne K - 8 years ago

617

Way to bring home the hardware Pedro! *NM*
DougW - 8 years ago

720

Re: 4th in a row...
silverbox03 - 8 years ago

634

Congrat's Pedro. What's the expression? Something about discretion and valour .... *NM*
Roger987 - 8 years ago

652

Re: Congrats Pedro!!!! *NM*
slotsunami - 8 years ago

666

Great story - congrats on your championship!!!! - and "way to protect Gary's car" - my similar...
grant - 8 years ago

697

Given Pedro's recent Boxster driving "luck", a bit of concern was reasonable drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

734

For my friends
MikelSr - 8 years ago

1,309

I am so sorry for your loss.
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

684

Condolences Mike. I will keep your Family in my prayers. *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

676

It's bad enough losing parents, but a brother... my condolences. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

649

I'm very sorry for your loss. *NM*
Kevin the Slow in NYC - 8 years ago

702

My condolences to you and his family *NM*
Todd in PA - 8 years ago

793

Re: Sorry for your loss Mike *NM*
bgale (Montrose,CO) - 8 years ago

681

So sorry for you loss, Mike
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

707

Truly sorry for your family's loss... *NM*
r9i8c7k - 8 years ago

741

Very sorry for your loss. sad smiley *NM*
Eric (Plug Guy) - 8 years ago

726

Sincerest condolences on you loss, Mike. *NM*
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

671

My sincere condolences, Mike...
FrankZ, Chicago - 8 years ago

751

Sincerest condolences on your terrible loss. *NM*
MarcW - 8 years ago

693

This is very saddening. Peace be with you and your family. *NM*
Wayne K - 8 years ago

676

Very sorry for your family's loss...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

848

My Condolences Mike *NM*
DougW - 8 years ago

704

very sorry to hear. *NM*
Rev Dennis - 8 years ago

653

My most sincere condolences. Regards, *NM*
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

899

Condolences and prayers for your loss *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

678

Life can be so harsh sometimes....so very sorry for your loss.... *NM*
Sandbox - 8 years ago

904

Re: So sorry for your loss Mike *NM*
slotsunami - 8 years ago

616

Somehow you'll have the strength to get through this, Mikel. Deepest condolences... *NM*
babamoto - 8 years ago

712

Hopefully the pain of your loss is supplanted by wonderful memories soon *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

711

OK, I'll Bite...What does *NM* Stand For???!!! *NM*
IFlyLow - 8 years ago

890

"No Message" would be my guess...the full content of the post is in the subject line. *NM*
Leor ('09S, North of Boston) - 8 years ago

728

Re: "No Message" would be my guess...the full content of the post is in the subject line.
IFlyLow - 8 years ago

479

Correct. No Message. No need to click to read. See this as a case in point *NM*
db997S - 8 years ago

507

I've asked so many similar questions over the years
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

519

"NMNM" stands for "No Message in New Mexico" spinning smiley sticking its tongue out *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

516

Fell for the Boxster all over again.
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

1,054

I'm with you JM.
TCinNJ - 8 years ago

645

Re: I'm with you JM.
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

590

Re: I'm with you JM.
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

562

Re: I'm with you JM.
JMstamford,ct - 8 years ago

540

Re: Fell for the Boxster all over again.
boxtaboy - 8 years ago

585

There needs to be an intervention - FAST! hot smiley grinning smiley *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 8 years ago

621

From December 2010 Excellence
Roger987 - 8 years ago

634

Re: Fell for the Boxster all over again.
IFlyLow - 8 years ago

512

Spoiler decal
a986dude - 8 years ago

1,236

Re: Spoiler decal Jpeg Attachments
Dave In MD - 8 years ago

628

Re: Spoiler decal
a986dude - 8 years ago

565

One of the Year's worst selling cars???? 2010 Cayman????
Dan08BoxS - 8 years ago

1,345

Re: One of the Year's worst selling cars???? 2010 Cayman????
Davzin - 8 years ago

744

Word I get from the various dealers...
MarcW - 8 years ago

689

Could it be...
Bobtesa - 8 years ago

745

Yes, in fact I think people knew up front the Cayman was just a Boxster coupe and didn't assign...
MarcW - 8 years ago

854

Re: One of the Year's worst selling cars???? 2010 Cayman????
boxsterd - 8 years ago

755

As one who has no use of his Boxster's soft top I have considered buying a new Boxster S...
MarcW - 8 years ago

807

Re: As one who has no use of his Boxster's soft top I have considered buying a new Boxster S...
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

793

The PCCB option is pricy but I think it is really cool. 'course, when push comes to shove...
MarcW - 8 years ago

789

Re: One of the Year's worst selling cars???? 2010 Cayman????
IFlyLow - 8 years ago

705

Re: One of the Year's worst selling cars???? 2010 Cayman????
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

629

DC Area - Engine Failure Seminar from LN On Saturday AM
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,333

How was the seminar? Learn anything new? *NM*
MarcW - 8 years ago

547

Just added a Painted Console - Photos Included Jpeg Attachments
Chuck W. - 8 years ago

1,363

Re: Just added a Painted Console - Photos Included
Spyder 517 - 8 years ago

1,287

Not only is the engine backwards...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

614

I like it...
r9i8c7k - 8 years ago

558

console removal and replacement is not really that much work.
frogster - 8 years ago

603

I've done this to my last two Porsches. Really brightens up the cabin
db997S - 8 years ago

620

Re: I've done this to my last two Porsches. Really brightens up the cabin
Clarkaddison - 8 years ago

644

Posting pictures with Flickr Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

645

Re: Posting pictures with Flickr Image Attachments
Clarkaddison - 8 years ago

556

You almost had it. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

582

Re: You almost had it. Jpeg Attachments
Clarkaddison - 8 years ago

566

Success thumbs up
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

564

Re: Just added a Painted Console - Photos Included
steve on hhi - 8 years ago

602

Kenwood Nav Stereo
Chuck W. - 8 years ago

594

Re: Kenwood Nav Stereo
steve on hhi - 8 years ago

583

Me likey. Did the same thing and love it. *NM*
Gundo - 8 years ago

546

What else should I change while changing my engine?
Byron in Atlanta - 8 years ago

1,669

Re: What else should I change while changing my engine?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

1,272

Re: What else should I change while changing my engine?
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

1,484

Re: What else should I change while changing my engine?
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,068

Re: What else should I change while changing my engine?
db997S - 8 years ago

1,081

Can't put GT3 engine mount in 986
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,307

Check everything for wear while the engine is out of the car
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

979

Re: Check everything for wear while the engine is out of the car
nils - 8 years ago

1,229

It's not insurance, it's Kool Aid
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

1,074

All we know
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

1,130

Re: All we know
db997S - 8 years ago

1,063

Re: All we know
John B in SC - 8 years ago

1,081

God it's great to have you guys back! drinking smiley *NM*
Byron in Atlanta - 8 years ago

1,182

Some other things to worry some
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 years ago

1,034

It is really a question of statistics and risk tolerance
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,112

great post.
Dave In MD - 8 years ago

1,214

John...doesn't your calculation assume the LN bearing never fails? *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

1,268

Re: It is really a question of statistics and risk tolerance
KWelty - 8 years ago

1,053

Heh
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

1,038

Good catch, and I agree with Stefan's response. *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,205

I like your analysis but I don't agree with one of your premises
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

1,131

Re: I like your analysis but I don't agree with one of your premises
extanker - 8 years ago

1,152

Re LN scheduled inspection: It seems they're asking customers to do beta testing. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

1,032

Exactly...if there were a reasonable fix, or if the issue was really prevasive,
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

1,183

Porsche did fix it. They redesigned the engine to get rid of the pest. That says there's an issue *NM*
db997S - 8 years ago

1,172

But maybe less of an issue than a timing chain
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,536

Re: But maybe less of an issue than a timing chain
db997S - 8 years ago

1,098

Re: It's not insurance, it's Kool Aid
Al in Melbourne Beach - 8 years ago

1,118

I don't even think the LN one is lubricated
Boxsterra - 8 years ago

1,005

From talking to my PCA tech buddies
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,084

Re: From talking to my PCA tech buddies
MauriceonLongIsland - 8 years ago

1,194

Re: From talking to my PCA tech buddies
extanker - 8 years ago

993

i think red lightning said that - grease sels break down. True.
grant - 8 years ago

1,289

Its more complicated than that,.
grant - 8 years ago

1,267

Re: Its more complicated than that,.
Al in Melbourne Beach - 8 years ago

1,030

Re: I don't even think the LN one is lubricated - that's the point
grant - 8 years ago

1,034

The problem is...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,052

Pedro: "I'll be the Guinea Pig" - useless without pics! spinning smiley sticking its tongue out *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,168

OK. how's this... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,075

New Mascot? drinking smiley *NM*
db997S - 8 years ago

997

Re: OK. how's this... Yeah, That's what I'm talking about ! *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

1,020

Re: The problem is...
Ed B - 8 years ago

1,174

Boxter key not working PlEASE help !!!
joe123 - 8 years ago

998

It sounds to me as if...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

624

Another possibility
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

578

Re: Boxter key not working PlEASE help !!!
IFlyLow - 8 years ago

575

Have you tried the Poor Man's Computer Reset?
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

848

So I got bit by the Porsche bug again.....
Chris A. - 8 years ago

1,563

You are doing a lot better than I did ...
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

696

Re: You are doing a lot better than I did ...
Laz - 8 years ago

852

Between 1974 and 2008...
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

727

Re: Between 1974 and 2008...
Laz - 8 years ago

904

The Brits drink warm beer because Lucas (AKA “The Prince of Darkness”) also makes refrigeration gear *NM*
JFP in PA - 8 years ago

779

Why don't Brits make any computers?
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

898

Re: Why don't Brits make any computers? (edited reply to make sense... maybe)
Laz - 8 years ago

770

Re: Why don't Brits make any computers?
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

841

Well, if we're gonna start that.....Why do the Americans drink their American beer cold?...
Howard in London - 8 years ago

770

Welcome back Chris. Your new car sounds interesting. *NM*
Alberta Alex - 8 years ago

762

Any other car details than model and year?
db997S - 8 years ago

755

Re: Time w/o Porsche
bgale (Montrose,CO) - 8 years ago

769

Re: Any other car details than model and year?
Chris A. - 8 years ago

749

The 997 Turbo won't have as much power as your 986, but you'll get used to it . . . winking smiley *NM*
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

741

Re: The 997 Turbo won't have as much power as your 986, but you'll get used to it . . . winking smiley
Chris A. - 8 years ago

688

Re: The 997 Turbo won't have as much power as your 986, but you'll get used to it . . . winking smiley
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

721

Re: The 997 Turbo won't have as much power as your 986, but you'll get used to it . . . winking smiley
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

689

Welcome back and welcome to...
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

701

Re: Welcome back and welcome to...
Chris A. - 8 years ago

689

Oh you'll love the 997 Turbo....
Howard in London - 8 years ago

766

So I picked it up from Houston this weekend and immediatly drove it 8hrs back home..... Jpeg Attachments
Chris A. - 8 years ago

739

Ya know this lack of spare thing...angry smiley
Paralizer - 8 years ago

1,770

Don't let the beer go flat *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

893

you can get the spare tire look by drinking too much beer *NM*
extanker - 8 years ago

993

I think that's a Porsche option, like "Additional Interior Package in Aluminum Look." *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

984

Information for you
AreaOne - 8 years ago

841

Yes, good info here and there are links to parts sources, too. *NM*
Laz - 8 years ago

922

Re: Ya know this lack of spare thing...angry smiley
Paralizer - 8 years ago

940

Thoughts for Mikel today -
Meredith in Atlanta - 8 years ago

1,014

Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,753

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Dave In MD - 8 years ago

833

Blue Ridge Parkway Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 8 years ago

870

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

1,066

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

1,123

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads
Burg Boxster - 8 years ago

830

grinning smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

855

Burg....you wild party animal cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 years ago

892

I thought you'd never ask - been waiting to show these off... Jpeg Attachments
nmanitou (Doug in MI) - 8 years ago

1,109

Great time of year to drive those roads
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

915

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads
Christian in Atl - 8 years ago

867

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Red_Lightnin! - 8 years ago

777

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roadsthumbs up Jpeg Attachments
jwdbox - 8 years ago

829

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads thumbs up
Guenter in Ontario - 8 years ago

930

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads thumbs up
jwdbox - 8 years ago

717

My first Boxster... Jpeg Attachments
r9i8c7k - 8 years ago

1,000

how about a video? Video Attachments
Steve (Morro Bay) - 8 years ago

870

if that link doesn't work
Steve (Morro Bay) - 8 years ago

826

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Paralizer - 8 years ago

841

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
John B in SC - 8 years ago

829

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
986rgt - 8 years ago

793

Re: Friday Scan day Porsches on mountain roads Jpeg Attachments
Doug (Vancouver) - 8 years ago

956

My old 996 C4S driving thru the alps...(pic won't post sad smiley ) Image Attachments
Howard in London - 8 years ago

1,065

Moderator - Howard's pic Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 years ago

1,008

WOW - looks like heaven! *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 8 years ago

802

Re: WOW - looks like heaven!
Capt Ron - 8 years ago

866

Thanks Pedro. *NM*
Howard in London - 8 years ago

894