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More Porsche rumors
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 9:14:08 am

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Maybe that's why the 3rd gen Boxster isn't called 988 *NM*
Boxsterra - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 12:10:50 pm

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I need rotors and probably sensors,,,,
JMstamford,ct - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:02:57 am

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Depends on model and what you want.
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:16:40 am

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Re: I need rotors and probably sensors,,,,
JMstamford,ct - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 7:05:40 pm

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Yes, there is a difference, but
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 7:34:29 pm

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Thanks Grant ... leaning toward zimmerman
JMstamford,ct - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 8:00:51 pm

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Curious, what are you paying? And is your car an S? *NM*
grant - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 6:57:30 am

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Re: Curious, what are you paying? And is your car an S?
JMstamford,ct - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 7:16:31 am

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FYI: in regards to your pad sensors...
Jayusa123 - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 7:11:44 pm

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yea, is amazing how long mine lat now!
grant - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 8:40:46 am

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Haha. I bet is seems like forever! winking smiley *NM*
Jayusa123 - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 9:13:38 am

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Problems closing the top
EricG - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 3:51:52 pm

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Re: Problems closing the top Jpeg Attachments
carlos in Montreal - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 7:30:50 pm

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Re: Problems closing the top
EricG - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 3:31:24 pm

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Re: Problems closing the top
EricG - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 4:16:34 pm

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Re: Problems closing the top
carlos in Montreal - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 9:04:00 pm

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Re: Problems closing the top Jpeg Attachments
EricG - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 5:42:12 pm

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Pajun, other model news
JackintheBoxster - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 2:17:11 pm

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Wanted: Durametric Diagnostic Tool, Porsche System Tester 2 or PIWIS
dccitypaper - Thursday, 17 November, 2011, at 7:43:23 pm

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The last one ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 18 November, 2011, at 6:24:01 am

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Re: The last one ...
nmanitou (Doug in MI) - Saturday, 19 November, 2011, at 7:30:47 am

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Re: The last one ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Sunday, 20 November, 2011, at 6:17:48 am

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PIWIS for $1750
Boxsterra - Friday, 18 November, 2011, at 5:25:43 pm

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One problem:
Laz - Friday, 18 November, 2011, at 5:34:16 pm

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Wanted: Durametric Diagnostic Tool, Porsche System Tester 2 or PIWIS
r9i8c7k - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 10:05:42 am

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Cayman GTS vs 996 GT3 - On Track
Ryan_K - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 8:07:18 am

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Re: Cayman GTS vs 996 GT3 - On Track
Ryan_K - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 8:52:19 am

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Nice to see they got the same result second time around. winking smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 9:34:25 am

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That brings to mind the Yogi Berra response when asked what time it was
Laz - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 10:15:36 am

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I really enjoyed that video
grant - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 6:29:51 pm

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If it's possible to love an inanimate object, Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 8:18:35 pm

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Then the Boxster is it.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 8:52:36 pm

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Are you kidding me?
Harvey in FL - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 9:40:00 pm

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Harvey, if you don't know it yet ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 9:57:47 pm

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Pedro....
Harvey in FL - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 10:13:11 am

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Not at all.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 10:11:11 pm

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Harvey, say what?
Bobtesa - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 6:46:51 am

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Re: Harvey, say what?
Harvey in FL - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:13:34 am

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Yes that group
Bobtesa - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 1:37:00 pm

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Re: Harvey, say what?
MikenOH - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 6:35:49 am

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Yeah, we need the specs, Harvey....
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 8:51:19 am

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Re: Yeah, we need the specs, Harvey....
BLKBOXS - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 10:22:52 am

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Re: Yeah, we need the specs, Harvey.... Png Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 10:41:47 am

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My Cayman S options
Harvey in FL - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 7:26:43 pm

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Big congrats, Harvey; cool spec, too.. Jpeg Attachments
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 8:06:32 pm

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Re: Big congrats, Harvey; cool spec, too.. Jpeg Attachments
Harvey in FL - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 10:39:17 am

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Re: My Cayman S options
MikenOH - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 6:14:12 am

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I have no idea why...
grant - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 6:23:04 am

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Re: I have no idea why...sport chrono
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 7:49:53 am

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I would like to add this....
Harvey in FL - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 10:34:26 am

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Re: My Cayman S options
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 7:39:21 am

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Will Harvey reconsider his purchase? Boxster GTS Coupe vs 2003 GT3 Video Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 12:06:03 pm

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Re: Will Harvey reconsider his purchase? Boxster GTS Coupe vs 2003 GT3...
Harvey in FL - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 2:24:15 pm

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Re: Will Harvey reconsider his purchase? Boxster GTS Coupe vs 2003 GT3...
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 3:41:08 pm

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Re: Are you kidding me? Jpeg Attachments
Dave In MD - Sunday, 13 July, 2014, at 7:46:33 am

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Nicely put.
Laz - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 8:03:44 am

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I don't think everyone can or wants to appreciate what good cars do
Bobtesa - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 8:30:21 am

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You have to watch out for wine and golf...
grant - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 4:12:32 pm

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And you might spill the drink. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 10:45:35 am

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Harvey....a Cayman review I think you'll enjoy.... Video Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 3:53:56 pm

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Hey Gary, stop with the favouritism. I enjoyed that one too. winking smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 4:32:48 pm

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Speaking of Porsche cars, SUV's etc.
Roger987 - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 1:00:16 pm

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Re: Speaking of Porsche cars, SUV's etc.
db997S - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 2:45:45 pm

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Panamera
Roger987 - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 3:15:54 pm

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No need to be ashamed of being loaded! *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 3:18:53 pm

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Re: Panamera
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 3:31:50 pm

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Porscheology question
JackintheBoxster - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 3:31:24 pm

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Re: Porscheology question - some thoughts
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 8:23:15 am

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Re: Porscheology question - some thoughts
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 9:24:54 am

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Re: Porscheology question - some thoughts
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 9:42:54 am

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That Porsche's fuel/emissions numbers can't be combined with VW's is political...
MarcW - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 12:05:40 pm

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The platform
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 12:45:53 pm

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Re: Porscheology question
db997S - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 1:24:56 pm

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"Think Porsche’s MX-5, and get very excited indeed purists."
JackintheBoxster - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 1:28:33 pm

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Wow, that is just over 2600 pounds! Finally in the right direction. *NM*
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 6:46:16 pm

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I have this uneasy feeling...
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 6:57:30 pm

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You are correct.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 5:56:15 am

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Re: You are correct.
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 8:04:27 am

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Re: "Think Porsche’s MX-5, and get very excited indeed purists."
San Rensho - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 7:36:56 am

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Power steering probably has more to do with the fat tires; in the old days could've been only 165s. *NM*
Laz - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 10:17:36 am

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My Dodge D200 pickup had "fat" tires and had manual steering. Hard to turn stationary or...
MarcW - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 11:46:50 am

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Re: My Dodge D200 pickup had "fat" tires and had manual steering. Hard to turn stationary or...
Crooster - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 1:57:17 pm

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Came upon an interesting read today in yesterday's WSJ. ...
MarcW - Sunday, 13 July, 2014, at 3:22:46 pm

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The thought of the 718 coming out with useable non-power steering......
JackintheBoxster - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 2:15:58 pm

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Re: Came upon an interesting read today in yesterday's WSJ. ...
MikenOH - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 3:13:44 pm

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This is the new Boxster
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 12:35:06 pm

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The 2014 Base Boxster runs about £39000 in the UK or $66K
MikenOH - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 1:58:20 pm

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Re: "Think Porsche’s MX-5, and get very excited indeed purists."
silverbox03 - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 7:52:31 am

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When I think back to the 914 I owned in 1970-1971
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 12:48:44 pm

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Old and new Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 8:09:27 pm

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Re: Old and new
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 13 July, 2014, at 7:13:58 pm

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Did you.....
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 8:09:51 am

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Actually, he should give me more money just for the pleasure of driving it!
Laz - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 11:13:41 am

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Re: Actually, he should give me more money just for the pleasure of driving it!
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 11:42:10 am

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Re: Old and new
JackintheBoxster - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 2:14:27 pm

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P-Car Touring members
chris & 987 - Sunday, 13 July, 2014, at 7:05:49 pm

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Re: P-Car Touring members
jg atl - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 1:29:48 pm

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Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 13 July, 2014, at 6:28:37 pm

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Re: Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 13 July, 2014, at 7:09:32 pm

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Re: Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario
Roger987 - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 5:57:30 am

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Re: Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 8:17:55 am

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The Curven8r is looking good, Guenter *NM*
MikenOH - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 10:29:48 am

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Re: Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 10:45:17 am

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Re: Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 11:09:02 am

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Another Fantabulous day in southern Ontario
r9i8c7k - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 11:02:49 am

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Guenter--since we couldn't get over to NOTL today.... Jpeg Attachments
MikenOH - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 3:51:48 pm

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Hey Mike. Sounds like you had a great day today;
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 5:53:16 pm

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Rear heavy plastic shield under the car...
RainyDayGarage - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 2:09:14 pm

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You could repair it
Boxsterra - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 8:36:43 am

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Both of my cars have needed various underbody plastic panel replaced...
MarcW - Saturday, 12 July, 2014, at 10:24:26 am

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UCR Grand River - NOTL Fun Run Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 7:15:08 pm

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I want to be the inverse of a snowbird ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 5:48:16 am

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I guess that would make you a sunbird, Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 8:57:27 am

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Does Chocolate F/X carry this? Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 7:07:07 am

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Re: Does Chocolate F/X carry this?
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:01:49 am

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Looks like a great day, Gman. Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 8:08:20 am

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Re: Looks like a great day, Gman.
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:05:42 am

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Re: Looks like a great day, Gman.
Roger987 - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:13:37 am

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Looks like fun; great pics, Guenter. *NM*
MikenOH - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:40:16 am

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Re: Looks like fun; great pics, Guenter.
Crooster - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 4:57:11 pm

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Re: Looks like fun; great pics, Guenter.
Roger987 - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 7:35:33 pm

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Nice pics G Man. We could use some of that 70 degree weather it's hot smiley down here *NM*
Naples986 - Friday, 11 July, 2014, at 9:53:14 am

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Cayman vs Caterham 7 Roadsport 140 - Power to weight ratio and drag race results. Video Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 7:48:46 am

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981 CS is superb, but drag racing it...really eye rolling smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 10:25:51 am

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Re: Cayman vs Caterham 7 Roadsport 140 - Power to weight ratio and drag race results.
Roger987 - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 10:39:26 am

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Re: Cayman vs Caterham 7 Roadsport 140 - Power to weight ratio and drag race results.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 11:34:00 am

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Re: Cayman vs Caterham 7 Roadsport 140 - Power to weight ratio and drag race results.
db997S - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 11:46:19 am

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Re: Cayman vs Caterham 7 Roadsport 140 - Power to weight ratio and drag race results.
SRG - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 12:23:00 pm

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Allow me to disagree.
Constantin - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 4:34:54 pm

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Re: Allow me to disagree.
SRG - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 8:03:32 pm

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Battery replacement, check engine lights, code reset, etc. Any experience and advice with this?
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 1:15:17 pm

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Hmmm. I'm not going to be all that helpful, but....
grant - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 1:21:43 pm

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pretty much totally dead battery
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 1:38:20 pm

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There can be a few codes/warning lights on after swapping out a dead battery....
MarcW - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 2:22:52 pm

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No water, code list
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 4:01:09 pm

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That's quite a list. And quite a variety...
MarcW - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:24:42 am

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Re: Battery replacement, check engine lights, code reset, etc. Any experience and advice with this?
Mixster - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 8:29:14 am

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Re: Battery replacement, check engine lights, code reset, etc. Any experience and advice with this?
Bobtesa - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:48:01 am

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Up to you if you want to try the battery disconnect thing. I have no real problem with it as long...
MarcW - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 11:56:37 am

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What is "properly" (or is this a 981?)?
grant - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 2:28:50 pm

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While a battery disconnect is pretty much a disconnect the ground strap operation...
MarcW - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 4:43:37 pm

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battery disconnect with key in or ignition on
Bobtesa - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 5:08:41 pm

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Oh, i have doen some bone-headed things
grant - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 6:20:56 pm

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lucky dog
Steve (Morro Bay) - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 9:36:46 am

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love it. Thanks. *NM*
grant - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 10:00:43 am

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Re: lucky dog
db997S - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 12:12:40 pm

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When Anja* sat in the boxster...
grant - Thursday, 10 July, 2014, at 2:26:44 pm

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Modes of Failure
tonyd - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 3:23:14 pm

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Interesting first post....
Roger987 - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 4:41:41 pm

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Re: Interesting first post....
tonyd - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 6:59:09 pm

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Modes of success...
jlegelis - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 6:30:41 pm

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Top down, October 2013 evening in New Hampshire Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 6:45:46 pm

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Re: Modes of failure...
tonyd - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 8:18:13 pm

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Lifter replacement is not an engine out job. The dealership doesn't bother cleaning them..
MarcW - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 10:20:06 am

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Re: Lifter replacement is not an engine out job. The dealership doesn't bother cleaning them..
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 10:24:48 am

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An inspection may not spot a weak spring or a bad ball check valve seat that is allowing...
MarcW - Friday, 9 May, 2014, at 9:01:04 am

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Many failures can be addressed by...
grant - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 6:47:24 pm

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Re: Modes of Failure
tonyd - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014, at 7:57:12 pm

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Good objective, but i would suggest that you distinguish between
grant - Wednesday, 7 May, 2014, at 9:03:05 am

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Re: Good objective, but i would suggest that you distinguish between
tonyd - Wednesday, 7 May, 2014, at 9:49:51 am

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I dont have time to go into a lot of detail, but a quick read suggests
grant - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 7:44:29 am

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For the little time invested, excellent summation, Grant thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 2:30:59 pm

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Re: I dont have time to go into a lot of detail, but a quick read suggests PDF Attachments
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 2:55:45 pm

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I strongly disagree with the T-stat stuff. And science is on my side.
grant - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 3:08:50 pm

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Re: I strongly disagree with the T-stat stuff. And science is on my side.
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 3:14:21 pm

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I didnt read it. I gave my assessment - its very simple.
grant - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 4:56:24 pm

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OK, so i read. They argue that:
grant - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 5:28:31 pm

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Re: Modes of Failure
tonyd - Wednesday, 7 May, 2014, at 10:03:45 am

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There is a fault...
JMstamford,ct - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 8:32:50 am

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Re: There is a fault...
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 9:57:12 am

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Re: There is a fault...
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 10:14:19 am

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Re: There is a fault... SORRY
JMstamford,ct - Friday, 9 May, 2014, at 9:45:37 am

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You might as well list every rotating, reciprocating component as a failure. Given a large...
MarcW - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 10:40:30 am

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Here's my list of the 14 Modes of Failure
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 3:44:49 pm

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Re: Here's my list of the 14 Modes of Failure PDF Attachments
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 3:59:10 pm

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Maybe ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 4:16:16 pm

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Re: Maybe ...
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 5:31:23 pm

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Now there's a list i agree with, nearly 100%. And...
grant - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 4:58:18 pm

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Re: Modes of Failure PDF Attachments
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 4:05:22 pm

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Why is Hartech your Porsche Bible?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 4:20:52 pm

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Re: Why is Hartech your Porsche Bible?
tonyd - Thursday, 8 May, 2014, at 7:09:09 pm

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How about "Notlob?"
Laz - Friday, 9 May, 2014, at 5:41:28 am

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Look, if your real question is "what do i do to my motor now that its out"
grant - Friday, 9 May, 2014, at 5:56:47 am

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Re: Why is Hartech your Porsche Bible?
tonyd - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 3:15:39 pm

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Wow. 22/24 after one highway sweeper...????!!!
grant - Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, at 8:35:47 am

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Hartech is the company that claims "thousands" of cars are at risk from a multitude of...
MarcW - Friday, 9 May, 2014, at 9:22:38 am

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I am soooo bored of being scored *NM*
grant - Friday, 9 May, 2014, at 3:06:46 pm

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Have you owned up to being honed up? *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 10 May, 2014, at 12:10:04 pm

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Chirp/Screech from A/C Pulley
SRG - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 9:26:36 am

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You want to be sure the noise is coming from theA/C compressor and its pulley...
MarcW - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 1:01:40 pm

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Re: Chirp/Screech from A/C Pulley
SRG - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 9:27:32 am

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A bad AOS can make noise though it is not a common symptom. Your case just highlights that one...
MarcW - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 12:27:38 pm

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Mechanics around NJ/NYC?
Jayusa123 - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:45:40 pm

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Several options in the area
grant - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 6:19:03 am

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Thanks Grant! *NM*
Jayusa123 - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 7:51:44 am

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Just around the corner from where Bobcor (Alfa) was/is. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 8:21:17 am

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Re: Several options in the area
Jayusa123 - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 9:05:03 am

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yes. Right off I-95 before the GWB *NM*
grant - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 9:09:07 am

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Ok, cool. Thanks. *NM*
Jayusa123 - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 9:16:20 am

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And, as noted if i can do anything, i will be there tonight (pure coincidence) *NM*
grant - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 10:20:15 am

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Oh, right. I totally missed that. Thanks! Could you pm your phone number to me? *NM*
Jayusa123 - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 10:22:02 am

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sorry, i was gone by the time you pasted this. Onyl saw your pm - i watched for emails
grant - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 8:20:24 am

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Nope, not worked out yet. I underestimated the work involved in getting my car out of the tow yard.
Jayusa123 - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 8:55:32 am

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And if you're going east to get there, absolutely DON'T wind up in a lane that puts you on the GWB! *NM*
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 1:20:54 pm

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When is it time to replace your clutch?
Jack G - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 4:10:27 pm

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Re: When is it time to replace your clutch?
Greg - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 6:27:22 pm

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Clutches can fail for a variety of reasons...
MarcW - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 8:51:27 am

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Re: Clutches can fail for a variety of reasons...
Jack G - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 5:18:45 pm

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There is no interval
grant - Tuesday, 8 July, 2014, at 8:18:22 am

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Good day to be driving a CONVERTible Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:36:30 pm

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What do you mean top down? ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:55:07 pm

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Methinks
Boxsterra - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 6:27:02 am

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When it's ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 6:33:30 am

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Re: When it's ... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 6:51:31 am

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It's not the 95 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 7:07:38 am

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Re: When it's ...
db997S - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 7:18:31 am

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Ventilated seats are good in winter: seat heating can be on high and any back sweat is wicked away.
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 8:26:37 am

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Re: Ventilated seats
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 9:16:24 am

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Good point. To clarify: independent, but also governed by a minimum temperature.
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 9:59:43 am

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..hhmmm I've never thought to use the vented seats at temps below 32 F
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 12:46:54 pm

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When they can be used simultaneously, the advantage is one's back is dry when exiting into cold air.
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 1:17:46 pm

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Re: ..hhmmm I've never thought to use the vented seats at temps below 32 F
BLKBOXS - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 4:14:47 pm

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I believe the glass window isn't subject to the cold precaution the vinyl has.
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 4:43:16 pm

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It's not the window. It's the rubber membrane that could be damaged at below freezing temps.
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 6:02:19 pm

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Re: It's not the window. It's the rubber membrane that could be damaged at below freezing temps.
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 11:48:12 pm

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You can stay pretty dry in a downpour on an interstate, until you have to exit.
Laz - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 8:33:24 am

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Yup. That will work for a short downpour. But if it keeps pouring and pouring and...
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 8:53:11 am

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Yeah, and the electronics getting wet would be more worrisome than the driver's soaking.
Laz - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 1:20:27 pm

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RainX on the glasses... *NM*
TheFarmer - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 3:44:03 pm

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Good idea, but doesn't Rain-X mess up some plastics? *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:08:28 pm

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Cool photo, Guenter, your car really looks awesome..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 8:15:54 am

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The hues are nicely composed. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 1:18:32 pm

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Jump start with dead battery
Bobtesa - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 1:48:36 am

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Re: Jump start with dead battery
carlos in Montreal - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 4:09:07 am

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No problem.
grant - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 5:51:15 am

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Re: Jump start with dead battery
San Rensho - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 7:05:15 am

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Both good points *NM*
grant - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 8:03:51 am

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Why not just replace the known bad (now that its been fully discharged) battery? Why...
MarcW - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 9:03:14 am

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Re: Jump start with dead battery
Greg - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 9:14:52 am

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FYI for 981 owners, and perhaps others: there is an exclusive way to hook up jumpers.
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 1:20:25 pm

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Re: FYI for 981 owners, and perhaps others: there is an exclusive way to hook up jumpers. Image Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 3:01:55 pm

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And this:
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:49:37 pm

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Re: FYI for 981 owners, and perhaps others: there is an exclusive way to hook up jumpers.
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 9:49:33 pm

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Yes, and it's fairly particular about where the ground cable is attached. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 8:29:07 am

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off brand TPMS
Steve (Morro Bay) - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 12:07:35 pm

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Re: off brand TPMS
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 9:12:48 am

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Re: off brand TPMS
Obiwan - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 7:19:23 am

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This is the off brand TPMS.....
Harvey in FL - Monday, 7 July, 2014, at 7:47:15 am

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Some interesting tech data on the 981 I came across that I didn't know
MikenOH - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 4:15:10 pm

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Re: Some interesting tech data on the 981 I came across that I didn't know Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:09:30 pm

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Re: Some interesting tech data on the 981 I came across that I didn't know
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:38:09 pm

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See my second Number 4 below. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:41:13 pm

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Re: Some interesting tech data on the 981 I came across that I didn't know
MikenOH - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:49:54 pm

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Re: Some interesting tech data on the 981 I came across that I didn't know
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:40:13 pm

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Scary Experience, scratching my head here
Constantin - Saturday, 7 June, 2014, at 5:00:13 pm

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This is a head scratcher.
tom coughlin - Saturday, 7 June, 2014, at 8:09:06 pm

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Re: This is a head scratcher. Failed theft.
Bobtesa - Sunday, 8 June, 2014, at 7:30:40 am

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Re: This is a head scratcher. Failed theft.
Constantin - Sunday, 8 June, 2014, at 7:55:44 am

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Re: This is a head scratcher. Failed theft.
boxtaboy - Sunday, 8 June, 2014, at 10:22:19 am

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Re: This is a head scratcher. Failed theft.
MikenOH - Sunday, 8 June, 2014, at 6:33:49 pm

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Re: This is a head scratcher.
Constantin - Sunday, 8 June, 2014, at 8:09:54 pm

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Hmmm more signs point towards theft
Constantin - Sunday, 8 June, 2014, at 11:07:00 pm

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You might want to put on more security lugs/wheelsad smiley
MikenOH - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 9:50:17 am

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Pre drive 360
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 4:24:48 pm

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Re: Pre drive 360
Constantin - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 9:32:59 pm

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This might seeing the nut heads at a distance
MikenOH - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 6:08:35 am

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Re: This might seeing the nut heads at a distance
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 7:09:23 am

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Re: This might seeing the nut heads at a distance
Constantin - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 7:53:24 am

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Re: This might seeing the nut heads at a distance
MikenOH - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 8:17:44 am

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Re: This might seeing the nut heads at a distance
Constantin - Wednesday, 11 June, 2014, at 7:48:54 am

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FYI, my 2013 has only normal bolts. Don't know if that's Porsche's standard practice now. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 11 June, 2014, at 8:01:02 am

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My Canuck version 2014 also has only normal bolts. So could be the new normal equipment *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 11 June, 2014, at 8:15:16 am

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You are lucky. Sometimes what happens is the theives steal something from the car...
MarcW - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 3:11:00 pm

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Re: Scary Experience, scratching my head here
db997S - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 11:28:04 am

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Re: Scary Experience, scratching my head here
Constantin - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 9:48:42 pm

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Correction
Constantin - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 8:00:34 am

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Re: Scary Experience, scratching my head here
r9i8c7k - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 5:23:23 pm

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Re: Scary Experience, scratching my head here
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:41:02 pm

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I just washed the car and they're all there, but I hope Boxster wheel theft isn't becoming a trend. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:42:58 pm

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You might want to consider installing security cameras. Ones with night vision...
MarcW - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 3:15:40 pm

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Re: You might want to consider installing security cameras. Ones with night vision...
Constantin - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 8:08:09 am

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My thinking is there should be no difference whether you use one, several, all or no...
MarcW - Tuesday, 10 June, 2014, at 9:17:51 am

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The strange part for me
Boxsterra - Wednesday, 11 June, 2014, at 8:11:30 am

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What if they're carrying a round socket? *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:07:35 pm

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Adding coolant
Greg - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 10:52:40 am

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You don't lose coolant over the years ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 12:03:59 pm

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Re: You don't lose coolant over the years ...
db997S - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 1:51:46 pm

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Re: You don't lose coolant over the years ...
Greg - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 5:39:26 pm

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Coolant cap
Roger987 - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 6:16:03 pm

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Re: Coolant cap
Greg - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 6:28:36 pm

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If you are curious and want to confirm the cap is the culprit you can with the cooling system...
MarcW - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 6:46:58 pm

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Re: If you are curious and want to confirm the cap is the culprit you can with the cooling system...
Greg - Thursday, 19 June, 2014, at 6:58:30 am

45

Do yiu need the foil tent or will the condensation collect on the underside of the trunk lid?
Tony in Whittier - Thursday, 19 June, 2014, at 8:15:01 pm

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If you're getting condensation on the underside of the trunk lid
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 19 June, 2014, at 8:32:24 pm

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Re: If you're getting condensation on the underside of the trunk lid
Roger987 - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 7:07:59 am

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Much easier to replace in your garage / driveway than try to find one on a mountain road somewhere. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 7:17:49 am

37

Used to be easily, and regularily, replaced during BRBS in Blowing Rock, thanks to Pedro thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 11:11:18 am

38

It was the presence of condensation on the underside of the trunk lid and on the rubber...
MarcW - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 9:33:45 am

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I wiped the metal clear, cleaned the cap and threads then drove around today in 85 degree weather.
Tony in Whittier - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 8:52:55 pm

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It should be bone dry no matter how far you drive. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 9:06:55 pm

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Replaced the cap. no more condensation after a few drives at real hot temps. will continue...
Tony in Whittier - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 10:09:43 am

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Agree with Pedro about the coolant cap....
MarcW - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 12:52:01 pm

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Re: Agree with Pedro about the coolant cap....
Greg - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 5:37:05 pm

38

You may be alright, then. Once one goes away from using the Porsche fluids that changes things...
MarcW - Wednesday, 18 June, 2014, at 6:36:25 pm

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Re: Adding coolant
RAAvery - Friday, 27 June, 2014, at 9:56:38 am

39

9 years, 2 months on OEM battery grinning smiley
Ed from Long Island - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 6:02:56 am

67

My car's orignal Moll battery lasted a long time, not 9 years though. I helped shorten...
MarcW - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 8:31:05 am

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