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anyone looking at a newer boxster? thinking about upgrading from my 986S
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Re: anyone looking at a newer boxster? thinking about upgrading from my 986S
db997S - 1 month ago

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Re: anyone looking at a newer boxster? thinking about upgrading from my 986S
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Re: anyone looking at a newer boxster? thinking about upgrading from my 986S
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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CEL - P1691 Check Engine MIL & Remote locking/unlocking working intermittently
scallahan - 1 month ago

114

Check your battery
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

70

Re: Check your battery
scallahan - 1 month ago

69

Possible but unlikely
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

54

Re: CEL - P1691 Check Engine MIL & Remote locking/unlocking working intermittently
scallahan - 1 month ago

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Here
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: CEL - P1691 Check Engine MIL & Remote locking/unlocking working intermittently
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Got another Porsche... Jpeg Attachments
CarreraLicious - 1 month ago

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Re: Got another Porsche...
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: Got another Porsche...
CarreraLicious - 1 month ago

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If you get the right angle
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

49

Not a bad idea...
CarreraLicious - 1 month ago

54

06 987S issue
Paralizer - 1 month ago

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Could be a dirty throttle body
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: 06 987S issue
MarcW - 1 month ago

54

Re: 06 987S issue
BLKBOXS - 1 month ago

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Re: 06 987S issue
Paralizer - 1 month ago

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Re: 06 987S issue
MarcW - 1 month ago

48

Also check that oil filler cap is properly seated *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Also check that oil filler cap is properly seated
Paralizer - 1 month ago

57

Friday Pic Day?... Jpeg Attachments
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

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Re: Friday Pic Day?... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: Friday Pic Day?...
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

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Re: Friday Pic Day?... Image Attachments
Jacko - 1 month ago

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ADMIN! - Pic is not shared and link isn't to image file URL
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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CEL - p0139 and p1117
JMstamford,ct - 5 years ago

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Re: CEL - p0139 and p1117
MarcW - 5 years ago

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Agree
Boxsterra - 5 years ago

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I do not know about the OP's car but in my car the sensors are not exactly...
MarcW - 5 years ago

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The 4 are identical in 986, different front vs. back in 987 *NM*
Boxsterra - 5 years ago

762

Not based on my experience when I changed the ones in my 02 Boxster 2.7l car...
MarcW - 5 years ago

718

Same part # for all 4 from Porsche (even for 2002)
Boxsterra - 5 years ago

740

Well, I can't explain it. I recall swapping the front and rear and while they ...
MarcW - 5 years ago

708

Yes, there were different lengths and part numbers.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 years ago

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CEL's
JMstamford,ct - 5 years ago

800

Here is a link to our write-up on replacing the O2 sensor...
RainyDayGarage - 5 years ago

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The sensors consist of two electrical circuits: The actual sensor and the heating element....
MarcW - 5 years ago

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Re: CEL - p0139 and p1117
JMstamford,ct - 5 years ago

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Come on. $100 (make that $200 or even $400) worth of parts is a problem?...
MarcW - 5 years ago

615

$100 is a problem if it doesn't fix the issue. Then it is just a waste.
JMstamford,ct - 5 years ago

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Thanks *NM*
JMstamford,ct - 5 years ago

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Yes, and that means
Boxsterra - 5 years ago

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Sorry for the bump... But P1117 just came back - 2yrs later.
JMstamford,ct - 4 years ago

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Re: Sorry for the bump... But P1117 just came back - 2yrs later.
MarcW - 4 years ago

688

This time, the light went out of its own accord. I did nothing.
JMstamford,ct - 4 years ago

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I hate intermittent faults.... *NM*
JMstamford,ct - 4 years ago

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No. It simply suggests the fault is not a solid fault and after enough engine start/warm up cycles..
MarcW - 4 years ago

544

That's a heck of a lot of views above hot smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 years ago

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must be one heck of a common problem....
JMstamford,ct - 4 years ago

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Five years on ... Still have not changed the O2 sensor - code is back first time in 3 years....
JMstamford,ct - 1 month ago

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I am having a similar issue...
Tony in Whittier - 1 month ago

71

Specifically what codes? *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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I normally would get codes 1275 and 0133 together.
Tony in Whittier - 1 month ago

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Could be an exhaust leak before the O2 sensor
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

54

Porsche Digital launches online platform for vehicle livery design
frogster - 1 month ago

96

986 glass top replacement on a 2001 boxster - service position
Petee_C - 1 month ago

109

Everyone must be busy waxing their cars winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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or debugging cars from BRBS. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

49

Time to move on ...
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Time to move on ... Gif Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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I thought you were gonna close the site. Lol. Good luck in Tampa! *NM*
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

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A long time in coming....looks like your timing worked out....CONGRATS smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

96

Re: Time to move on ...
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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Sweet *NM*
old timer - 2 months ago

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Re: Time to move on ...
jg wnc - 2 months ago

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My son and family just downsized this past weekend
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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Re: Time to move on ...
Black Knight - 2 months ago

97

Welcome to the west coast Pedro. Wishing you all the best on your new start. *NM*
Naples986 - 1 month ago

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Re: Time to move on ...
Rev Dennis - 1 month ago

90

Re: Time to move on ...
Sayle - 1 month ago

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I'm up in Odessa, just off SR54 and the Suncoast Parkway. *NM*
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 1 month ago

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new toy. same giant smile. Jpeg Attachments
SMILIN - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
fgv1it - 1 month ago

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+1 smiling smiley *NM*
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
Iwas There (Toronto) - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
SMILIN - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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congrats on the new toy....
JMstamford,ct - 1 month ago

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Re: congrats on the new toy....
SMILIN - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
SMILIN - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile.
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Re: new toy. same giant smile. Png Attachments
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 1 month ago

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smiling smiley thanks. great time...remember it like it was yesterday. *NM*
SMILIN - 1 month ago

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UV dye - sparkplug tube leak.... Jpeg Attachments URL
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Re: UV dye - sparkplug tube leak....
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: UV dye - sparkplug tube leak....
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Re: UV dye - sparkplug tube leak....
frogster - 1 month ago

66

This would be an amazing toy had they made it...
986rgt - 1 month ago

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Re: This would be an amazing toy had they made it...
frogster - 1 month ago

77

timing belt/chain?
bb1 - 1 month ago

156

Re: timing belt/chain?
paulofto - 1 month ago

71

everything I have ever seen says it is a chain.
JMstamford,ct - 1 month ago

89

Re: timing belt/chain?
MarcW - 1 month ago

86

"If You Love Driving, Porsche’s New App Is Made for You"
frogster - 1 month ago

166

Re: "If You Love Driving, Porsche’s New App Is Made for You"
Anker - 1 month ago

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Re: "If You Love Driving, Porsche’s New App Is Made for You"
Anker - 1 month ago

60

981 Battery replacement
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: 981 Battery replacement
MikenOH - 3 months ago

155

More knocking
Laz - 3 months ago

150

Re: More knocking
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

155

The high voltage readings Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 3 months ago

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Re: The high voltage readings
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

151

14.X voltage....
Petee_C - 3 months ago

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Re: 981 Battery replacement
Tweety - 3 months ago

140

To be clear about my posted anecdote:
Laz - 3 months ago

144

Re: My 2000 986
oconnell - 2 months ago

129

Re: My 2000 986
frogster - 2 months ago

104

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

135

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 3 months ago

147

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

118

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

117

GMA or AGM? Typo? Not sure what a GMA battery would be. *NM*
jg wnc - 3 months ago

142

I used to be dyslexic, but now I'm KO. *NM*
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 3 months ago

161

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Vince - 3 months ago

158

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Petee_C - 3 months ago

114

Re: 981 Battery replacement
BLKBOXS - 1 month ago

84

Re: 981 Battery replacement
Tweety - 1 month ago

72

I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
Petee_C - 2 months ago

188

Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
tom coughlin - 1 month ago

67

Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
CarreraLicious - 1 month ago

64

Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

64

Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster.... Image Attachments
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
db997S - 1 month ago

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Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

64

I just switched to a Cayman drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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and i only put the top down at night cool smiley *NM*
frogster - 1 month ago

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Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
Naples986 - 1 month ago

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Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
Petee_C - 1 month ago

67

Re: I'm going to need to keep sunscreen in the boxster....
old timer - 1 month ago

59

I got the Shinymod sleeves in orange from Amazon, and will order this neck cape
Petee_C - 1 month ago

81

I have two of the long sleeve UV resistant shirts I use when golfing.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

82

Convertible top repairs Toronto area
Iwas There (Toronto) - 2 months ago

137

Re: Convertible top repairs Toronto area URL
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: Convertible top repairs Toronto area
Iwas There (Toronto) - 2 months ago

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Re: Convertible top repairs Toronto area Image Attachments
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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pic of 2nd patch on the driver side.... Image Attachments
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Re: Convertible top repairs Toronto area
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Convertible top repairs Toronto area
Petee_C - 1 month ago

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Remembering the fallen ... Image Attachments
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 1 month ago

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All in a day's work
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Contemplating life with a 986 again
Spyder_Man - 2 months ago

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Re: Contemplating life with a 986 again
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Not that I want to scare you or anyone else...
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Not that I want to scare you or anyone else...
db997S - 2 months ago

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Pedro’s Garage also offers an IMS fix, I believe smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Pedro’s Garage also offers an IMS fix,.......confirmed URL
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Not that I want to scare you or anyone else...
Spyder_Man - 2 months ago

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More research may be needed
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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Re: More research may be needed
Spyder_Man - 2 months ago

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Re: More research may be needed
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: Contemplating life with a 986 again
Spyder_Man - 1 month ago

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Avid Track Day peoples.... slotted vs crossdrilled....
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: Avid Track Day peoples.... slotted vs crossdrilled....
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 2 months ago

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How about plain (not slotted or crossdrilled)...
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Plain rotors are fine, too. Jpeg Attachments
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 2 months ago

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Re: How about plain (not slotted or crossdrilled)...
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Cracks on rotors develop ...
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

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So I take it, it’s also not a good idea to wash wheels if rotors are hot?...
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

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Re: So I take it, it’s also not a good idea to wash wheels if rotors are hot?...
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

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Ah, got it. Thx! *NM*
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

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Re: Cracks on rotors develop ...
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: How about plain (not slotted or crossdrilled)...
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: How about plain (not slotted or crossdrilled)...
db997S - 2 months ago

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You don't have to go to NASCAR ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: You don't have to go to NASCAR ...
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: Avid Track Day peoples.... slotted vs crossdrilled....
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Followup : rotors from rockauto
Petee_C - 1 month ago

89

986 cluster upgrade
vza - 2 months ago

122

Here URL
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Return of the NA6 to the 718, with a touring version of the GT4...could be cool smiley
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Uncovered GT4....hopefully soon!
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Is this a good deal or a dealer ripoff?
j.davis - 2 months ago

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Do you have your refrigerator tuned up? *NM*
old timer - 2 months ago

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Re: Is this a good deal or a dealer ripoff?
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

94

Re: Is this a good deal or a dealer ripoff?
frogster - 2 months ago

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What he said.
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

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Run away
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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This topic has been moved. Willwood luggage carrier - free/you pay shipping
This topic has been moved. This topic has been moved. AndyInNYC - 2 months ago

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P2189 P2187 CEL Codes
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

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Year, model? *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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Re: Year, model?
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

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Re: Year, model?
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

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Recent service?
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Recent service?
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

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Re: Recent service? Jpeg Attachments
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

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Re: P2189 P2187 CEL Codes
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: P2189 P2187 CEL Codes
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

104

Re: P2189 P2187 CEL Codes
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

84

Re: P2189 P2187 CEL Codes
Tweety - 2 months ago

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Re: P2189 P2187 CEL Codes
BLKBOXS - 2 months ago

72

All you want to know about the next gen Boxster/Cayman E's
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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The best thing in both articles was...
old timer - 2 months ago

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i'd probably take an E-boxster over today's turbo four *NM*
frogster - 2 months ago

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A couple of years ago
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

102

Drive one
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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Re: Drive one
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: Drive one
frogster - 2 months ago

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Re: Drive one
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

86

Re: Drive one
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

119

Varied experiences.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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I’m open to trying it, but can they make one in manual? Need 3rd pedal and stick shift. *NM*
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

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They can make a manual
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: They can make a manual
CarreraLicious - 2 months ago

88

No extra gears needed for reverse
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

88

Re: Drive one
TheFarmer - 2 months ago

89

Re: All you want to know about the next gen Boxster/Cayman E's
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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You said it
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: All you want to know about the next gen Boxster/Cayman E's
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

86

I guess I'll have to ...
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

112

Or obtain a "hybrid" degree in "emf." winking smiley *NM*
Laz - 2 months ago

102

obd vs speedometer
Michael SYS Driver - 2 months ago

491

Re: obd vs speedometer
Pedro (Odessa, FL) - 2 months ago

93

Re: obd vs speedometer
fgv1it - 2 months ago

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Re: obd vs speedometer
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: obd vs speedometer
Michael SYS Driver - 2 months ago

79

There are lots of tire repair kits, but this one has save my bacon twice.. URL
RainyDayGarage - 2 months ago

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Re: There are lots of tire repair kits, but this one has save my bacon twice..
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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