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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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Road trip!
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:57:19 am

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Wow - enjoy
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 10:29:38 am

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Re: Wow - enjoy
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 10:30:04 am

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Sounds like fun. Took a big road trip in my 02 Boxster some years ago from KC Mo to eventually...
MarcW - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 11:40:35 am

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Re: Sounds like fun. Took a big road trip in my 02 Boxster some years ago from KC Mo to eventually...
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 3:58:44 pm

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Sounds like you should have a terrific time
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 12:22:31 pm

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Re: Sounds like you should have a terrific time
jlegelis - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:04:00 pm

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Evocative, well written book. *NM*
Laz - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:08:07 pm

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Re: Sounds like you should have a terrific time
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 3:59:25 pm

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Terrific! Don't miss Rushmore and especially Crazy Horse.
Laz - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 12:58:20 pm

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Re: Terrific! Don't miss Rushmore and especially Crazy Horse.
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 3:06:29 pm

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Re: Terrific! Don't miss Rushmore and especially Crazy Horse.
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 4:00:21 pm

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Re: Road trip!
db997S - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:31:21 pm

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Life is a forever approaching horizon. Everything else is just waiting. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 1:23:33 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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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Dead battery, opening front hood trivia
Bobtesa - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 1:10:41 pm

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Maybe there wasn't yet quite enough juice in the lever circuit, and the remote acts more directly. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 1:15:12 pm

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That sounds about right. Funny though how this was already known. *NM*
Bobtesa - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 2:41:12 pm

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On the 718
JackintheBoxster - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 9:38:52 am

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Along those lines,
Laz - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 10:27:10 am

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Re: Along those lines,
Constantin - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 9:05:41 pm

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Re: On the 718
MikenOH - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 11:22:50 am

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Re: On the 718
db997S - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 1:27:03 pm

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It doesn't have to be "totally different" to be more fun to drive. *NM*
boxsterd - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 11:47:53 am

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NPC or BC, speaking of 2-seaters, saw an F-Type in the wild yesterday, and must say,
db997S - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 1:36:46 pm

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Re: NPC or BC, speaking of 2-seaters, saw an F-Type in the wild yesterday, and must say,
Constantin - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 9:01:36 pm

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Porsche is somewhat unique
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 7:20:13 am

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Re: Porsche is somewhat unique
db997S - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 8:32:54 am

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Re: On the 718
gedwin - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 8:52:05 am

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I have to say...
JackintheBoxster - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 8:58:11 am

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Re: I have to say...
Crooster - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 5:54:59 pm

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It sounds like the 718 is aimed at drivers like me, the Boxster is heading in another direction...
JackintheBoxster - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 6:05:24 pm

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And me ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 11:33:04 am

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To this and your last volley, well said.
grant - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 5:44:50 am

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Preach it, brother. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 7:52:29 am

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Yes, it wouldn't dilute the brand, but rather, enhance it. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 1:17:16 pm

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Audi introduces Composite Springs
newt - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 7:58:00 am

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Re: Audi introduces Composite Springs
MikenOH - Saturday, 5 July, 2014, at 7:52:52 am

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Blazon, this one's for you. Enjoy!... (NPC)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 9:29:50 pm

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and the deadliest race tracks ever....
Harvey in FL - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 7:07:55 am

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Re: Blazon, this one's for you. Enjoy!... (NPC)
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 8:50:17 am

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Some additional comments
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 9:03:18 am

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Re: Blazon, this one's for you. Enjoy!... (NPC)
Crooster - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 9:11:55 am

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Incredible. My self-preservation instincts will ....
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:46:48 am

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Anyone pay ttention to his pulse rate? *NM*
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 6:24:58 pm

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... same with his breathing ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 11:33:42 am

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Well, his pulsse was runnign ~ 140. Listed in the on-screen data *NM*
grant - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 1:06:39 pm

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Blazon, where art thou?...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 11:36:49 am

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Seat power connector, 986
grant - Sunday, 22 June, 2014, at 6:09:46 pm

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Manny of the plugs have mfr part #s on them
Boxsterra - Monday, 23 June, 2014, at 8:11:54 pm

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Thanks. I cant see any numbers, but I'll look more carefully.
grant - Tuesday, 24 June, 2014, at 6:30:51 am

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It looks like the numbers are porsche specific (996.xxxx) but
grant - Tuesday, 24 June, 2014, at 11:10:12 am

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You may be able to use standard electrical connectors
Boxsterra - Friday, 27 June, 2014, at 3:36:36 pm

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Yes, i'll post ( need to get a good pic). but this weekend
grant - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 6:44:50 pm

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Here's a pic Jpeg Attachments
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:57:09 am

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got the pins!! Jpeg Attachments
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 4:36:43 pm

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Looks like these parts Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 6:53:47 pm

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very likely. They are made by AMP *NM*
grant - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 9:15:33 am

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Happy Fourth of July Gif Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 7:03:22 am

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Happy 238th! *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 7:17:37 am

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Nice graphic, and happy 4th. *NM*
Laz - Friday, 4 July, 2014, at 8:26:46 am

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New keys and issues with them
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:54:49 am

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Re: New keys and issues with them
Crooster - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 10:31:25 am

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It is generally not a good idea to have the security system messed with, as in this case....
MarcW - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 11:37:04 am

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Especially be wary of mice like this one: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:09:39 pm

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Re: New keys and issues with them
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 4:04:57 pm

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There could be something else wrong besides the door lock, but the tech should be able to query...
MarcW - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 5:51:41 pm

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My advise would be to ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 6:03:42 pm

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Cayman GT4
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:14:58 am

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Macan now has 6 month waiting list....
Harvey in FL - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 2:57:58 pm

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Re: Macan now has 6 month waiting list....
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 3:44:35 pm

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It's an embarrassing substitution, but some will suffer it willingly, then cancel their Macan order *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 3:47:34 pm

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Wish they did this in '98 with Boxster waits--6 mos 911 lease till the Boxster arrived the finger smiley *NM*
db997S - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 7:18:05 am

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Roger--looks like you've got some wind/rain coming in your direction *NM*
MikenOH - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 6:33:49 am

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Happy Canada Day to all of my fellow Canucks
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 8:46:10 am

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Happy Canada Day Guenter & Michelle (and all the other Canucks)! *NM*
Crooster - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 9:09:49 am

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Good day for skiing with your pals: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 10:03:39 am

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Re: Good day for skiing with your pals:
Naples986 - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 3:34:25 pm

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Re: Good day for skiing with your pals:
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 5:13:29 pm

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Nice Laz I thought that was Gary postingsmiling smiley *NM*
DougW - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 8:13:54 pm

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Very nice, Laz.....Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery cool smiley Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 11:19:15 pm

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Looks like you have some competition, Gary smiling smiley *NM*
MikenOH - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 5:38:21 am

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A little story
grant - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 6:49:49 am

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Re: A little story
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 10:25:44 am

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nah, btu i bet my CO resident buddies do. Do you really want to know?
grant - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 1:32:11 pm

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Thanks, but I'll just 'suffer' down here in Florida drinking smiley Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 2 July, 2014, at 2:08:22 pm

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Boxstoberfest 2014
goldened - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 9:06:25 pm

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2000 Boxster code fest, HELP!
mkd628 - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 3:43:29 pm

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Re: 2000 Boxster code fest, HELP!
mkd628 - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 4:37:41 pm

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Sounds like a vacuum leak
Boxsterra - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 7:44:19 pm

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Lots of seemingly unrelated errors my first thought has to be ...
MarcW - Saturday, 21 June, 2014, at 8:50:30 am

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Re: Lots of seemingly unrelated errors my first thought has to be ...
mkd628 - Saturday, 21 June, 2014, at 11:54:23 am

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You're not considering cascading errors
Boxsterra - Saturday, 21 June, 2014, at 12:15:12 pm

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Good point. Going back over what was last touched and double-checking...
MarcW - Sunday, 22 June, 2014, at 9:59:01 am

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I agree with prettymuch all of this
grant - Tuesday, 24 June, 2014, at 6:29:10 am

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Re: 2000 Boxster code fest, HELP!
mkd628 - Monday, 23 June, 2014, at 10:03:32 am

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If it ever idled correctly with that MAF it's probably the right one
Boxsterra - Monday, 23 June, 2014, at 8:22:54 pm

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Re: 2000 Boxster code fest, HELP!
mkd628 - Tuesday, 24 June, 2014, at 10:38:36 am

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My quick and dirty research fiinds in at least one case replacing the bulb eliminated the....
MarcW - Tuesday, 24 June, 2014, at 1:18:24 pm

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Bulb replacement may not be as bad as you think
Boxsterra - Friday, 27 June, 2014, at 3:40:30 pm

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Apparently the CC has micro switches on the brake and clutch (if your manly like Gary) pedals
Naples986 - Tuesday, 1 July, 2014, at 3:55:09 pm

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ATE blue shelf life
carlos in Montreal - Friday, 20 June, 2014, at 7:46:38 pm

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Re: ATE blue shelf life
eicheldp - Saturday, 21 June, 2014, at 6:45:50 am

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2nd *NM*
grant - Saturday, 21 June, 2014, at 6:51:19 am

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What's the shelf life after being opened? Thanks *NM*
Naples986 - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 3:37:54 pm

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That's very hard to say, which is why I err... Jpeg Attachments
grant - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 6:34:43 pm

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Re: What's the shelf life after being opened? Thanks
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 9:38:23 pm

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Re: ATE blue shelf life
MarcW - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 4:46:21 pm

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TechnoSump - suggesting a new street version
tonyd - Thursday, 26 June, 2014, at 9:58:09 am

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I have a technosump on a track-lowered car. And yet
grant - Thursday, 26 June, 2014, at 10:33:52 am

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Re: I have a technosump on a track-lowered car. And yet
tonyd - Thursday, 26 June, 2014, at 10:56:30 am

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Hmm. With the right vehicle, maybe i could substantially shorten...
grant - Monday, 30 June, 2014, at 6:36:25 pm

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Re: I have a technosump on a track-lowered car. And yet
Rob in CO - Sunday, 29 June, 2014, at 9:33:05 pm

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Re: TechnoSump - suggesting a new street version
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 26 June, 2014, at 12:23:00 pm

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Use stiffer springs *NM*
Boxsterra - Friday, 27 June, 2014, at 3:32:58 pm

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