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RPM Varies at speed/load
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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I'm a little confused, is this a PDK or manual?
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: I'm a little confused, is this a PDK or manual?
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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My understanding is that the PDK is also a dual wet clutch, so....
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: My understanding is that the PDK is also a dual wet clutch, so....
db997S - 3 weeks ago

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Hard to believe the PDK clutch pack is slipping. It is possible I suppose. It would...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Just for the record, i think Marc's real-time speculation is spot-on
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Just for the record, i think Marc's real-time speculation is spot-on
db997S - 2 weeks ago

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Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
02boxsterSfan - 4 weeks ago

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Re: Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
986rgt - 4 weeks ago

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That's ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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int he end, thsi may be a blessing. When done you will have
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
02boxsterSfan - 3 weeks ago

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It overheated.
grant - 3 weeks ago

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I should point out that my answer was the original cause...
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Amazed
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 3 weeks ago

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Any new OEM part ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
02boxsterSfan - 2 weeks ago

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While a verbal acknowledgment they created the problem is a start..
MikenOH - 2 weeks ago

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Contact the county's division of consumer fraud and if your state has one...
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
02boxsterSfan - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Dealer killed my engine! 2002 boxster s
02boxsterSfan - 2 weeks ago

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1999 Porsche boxster radiator fans don't come on
jfischer45601 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: 1999 Porsche boxster radiator fans don't come on
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: 1999 Porsche boxster radiator fans don't come on
jfischer45601 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: 1999 Porsche boxster radiator fans don't come on
jfischer45601 - 3 weeks ago

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Are you able to monitor the actual coolant temperature...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Are you able to monitor the actual coolant temperature...
jfischer45601 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Are you able to monitor the actual coolant temperature...
jfischer45601 - 3 weeks ago

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Reads like a problem with the ballast resistors...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Oh I found a possible link on this subject which might be of some help to you...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Check this out URL
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Cayman Shifter Question
BobS - 3 weeks ago

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My Boxster shifter is original, but my...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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i have nto worked on it myself, but i did have my cables replaced, and
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Picture Jpeg Attachments
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Cayman Shifter Question
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Cayman Shifter Question
BobS - 3 weeks ago

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I hope you're not waiting for one of these ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Maybe the Dutch don't like Porsches.
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Ouch!!
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

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eye popping smileysad smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 3 weeks ago

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After Market starters,What to stay away from.
moresquirt - 3 weeks ago

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Have you considered having your starter repaired/rebuilt?
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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So, who saw the "new" Top Gear UK?
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Haven't seen it yet
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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My take was that the old show was not really abotu cars.... they were just the vehicle for the hosts
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Liked the Top Gun bit with the Viper and the Vette
jg atl - 3 weeks ago

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Gree re: Matt vs Chris
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Top Flop. Reviews have not been kind: "Scathing". The new show has one million fewer viewers.
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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I try to ignore press - ergo my interest in "your" views... but now that we're there....
grant - 3 weeks ago

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It was the people who made the show
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 3 weeks ago

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Re: So, who saw the "new" Top Gear UK?
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 3 weeks ago

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Woo-Hoo! Off to Thunderbolt tomorrow
grant - 3 weeks ago

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low pitch squeaks from front end....
dennisafrompa - 0 months ago

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Re: low pitch squeaks from front end....
dennisafrompa - 0 months ago

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it could be ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 0 months ago

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Two adds
grant - 0 months ago

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Thanks Pedro, grant....
dennisafrompa - 4 weeks ago

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Yes, makes sense *NM*
Boxsterra - 4 weeks ago

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Well it turns out it was....
dennisafrompa - 4 weeks ago

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Good news. Cheap and easy. *NM*
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Hey, remember my Boxster? I think...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Good luck with this.... a note on smog checks in California
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Good luck with this.... a note on smog checks in California
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Cobwebs are blown out...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Smog test/check completed this AM. Takes almost more time to write about it than...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Grant--attached is some video from the NNJPCA event at Mid-OH last w/e; is this driver in your club?
MikenOH - 4 weeks ago

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Oh sure, Matt. I'll kep the name private but you can email me.
grant - 4 weeks ago

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Re: Oh sure, Matt. I'll kep the name private but you can email me.
MikenOH - 3 weeks ago

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Best tires for daily driving and autocross
Spanky - 1 month ago

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Re: Best tires for daily driving and autocross
BER (Central VA) - 1 month ago

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I'm a little confused - are you taling about running PS2s front and cups rear?
grant - 1 month ago

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I should note, that my post suggested i didnt liek the RE-71s on th street.
grant - 1 month ago

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Here's a link to an auto-x tire test
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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Interesting and love that they used a CRX. Concerning the selected vehicles vs. rear drive Porsches:
Laz - 1 month ago

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For the most part I doubt its all that significant
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Best tires for daily driving and autocross
MarcW - 1 month ago

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The good news abotu g-forces and AX is....
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: The good news abotu g-forces and AX is....
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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Wear on RE-71s
grant - 1 month ago

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Too bad about the wear
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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RE-11s
grant - 1 month ago

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Do you consider 888s R-comps?
grant - 0 months ago

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Re: Do you consider 888s R-comps?
MikenOH - 4 weeks ago

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re: 888s vs NT01s: I disagree
grant - 4 weeks ago

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Crankshaft sensor
m2 - 1 month ago

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Symptoms are consistent with repair. I'm nly surprised that...
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Crankshaft sensor
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Crankshaft sensor - Grant and Marc, thanks for the reply.
m2 - 1 month ago

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I had the identical problem
Boxsterra - 4 weeks ago

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Next step in car - pedestrian safety. Google patents human flypaper for cars URL
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Velcro? Video Attachments
Laz - 1 month ago

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Between the velcro and the flypaper
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Velcro?
Tcar - 1 month ago

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Good thing it wasn't anything by Dennis Miller. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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No link to provide and no time before I leave for the office to look for one...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Seem like proximity sensors with auto braking would make more sense...
RainyDayGarage - 1 month ago

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On the surface that does seem like a I guess better solution...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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One should always walk with confidence, like you know where you're going, even if you don't.
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: No link to provide and no time before I leave for the office to look for one...
Tcar - 0 months ago

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And what of those who survive the initial impact only to be crushed against a brick wall or Armco? *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Nurburgring 24h live feed URL
Laz - 1 month ago

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Buy a Boxster sight unseen?
Chris in Va Beach - 1 month ago

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Re: Buy a Boxster sight unseen?
Mixster - 1 month ago

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Re: Buy a Boxster sight unseen?
Chris in Va Beach - 1 month ago

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Awesome! *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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I see you got replies. That said
grant - 1 month ago

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This is worth watching ... (NPC)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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A very touching Truth. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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TechnoPower2 Kit install
ericp - 1 month ago

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This topic has been moved. Durametric at BRBS
This topic has been moved. This topic has been moved. EricG - 1 month ago

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Oil Pan (sump) bolt torque spec?
grant - 1 month ago

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A; two stages; 3 and then 7 lb-ft *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Oil Pan (sump) bolt torque spec?
BER (Central VA) - 1 month ago

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Thanks. But the question was for the pan (oil pan. sump plate) bolts,
grant - 1 month ago

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That explains your low numbers, and 37 seems high for an oil plug.
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: That explains your low numbers, and 37 seems high for an oil plug.
MarcW - 1 month ago

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I learned that the hard way....
grant - 1 month ago

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Not every air wrench delivers battleship torque/force...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Its all about care. I start all bolts by hand, but finish nearly all ...
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Thanks. But the question was for the pan (oil pan. sump plate) bolts,
BER (Central VA) - 1 month ago

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Tighten it until
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Advice to newbies
JackintheBoxster - 1 month ago

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Going by your "Location" you're extremely fortunate to have an available indie. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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True. Also, there are few Porsche owners down here. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 1 month ago

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Judging by your "Location" down there, I'm surprised there are any Porsche owners there. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Here's a potential customer:
Laz - 1 month ago

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Both Laz and Gary in SoFL make good arguments...
JackintheBoxster - 1 month ago

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$9,999 coffee machine, anyone? Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 1 month ago

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Ooops. New low, low price: $8,990 URL
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Ooops. New low, low price: $8,990
JackintheBoxster - 1 month ago

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"Car dealerships are [...] in the business of selling cars, not fixing them." URL
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Selling cars entails (usually) competitive pricing. Servicing is where ongoing profits can be made. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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In fact, in some business presss this has been a big discussion with the advent of electric cars
grant - 1 month ago

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:-) *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Unfortunately many independents charge close to dealership rates, usually with less expertise. *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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It's great if there's a good one to be had, but
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: It's great if there's a good one to be had, but
Vince - 1 month ago

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Key words in my post: "some confidence." That is my personal truth. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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.....and mine. Sorry, but 18 years old is more than "a few years". *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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In the Washington, D.C. area, the best I've found is Euro Imports on Route 1 in Arlington/Alexandria *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 1 month ago

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Cost comparison
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 1 month ago

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Dealer $290, Indie $160, Grant's driveway and Wal-Mart $61.00 *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Do you have a waiting lounge? *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 1 month ago

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Is that for Synthetic? *NM*
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 1 month ago

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Yes. 2 x $25 5-L jugs + $11 for an OEM filter
grant - 1 month ago

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That's half ….
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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no, about the same - $25 vs $22.50 for 5-L, two required. I think we are sayng the same thing
grant - 1 month ago

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Boxster fuse list - by function Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Outstanding *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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This is great. Thanks! *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Re: Boxster fuse list - by function
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Nice! Printed it for my friend with my former '01. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Boxster fuse list - by function
FrankZ, Chicago - 1 month ago

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Passed Another Milestone Today Jpeg Attachments
Douglas - 1 month ago

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Congratulations!
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Awesome! *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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Congrats Doug!...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Wow!!! Congrats *NM*
SMILIN - 1 month ago

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Nice! Mine has a quarter million more to go. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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more to come...... *NM*
dennisafrompa - 1 month ago

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Re: Passed Another Milestone Today
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Just noticed this is your first post. Welcome to Pedros Board
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Just noticed this is your first post. Welcome to Pedros Board
Douglas - 1 month ago

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Are you perchance located in the Springfield MO area? I was at the Springfield...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Are you perchance located in the Springfield MO area? I was at the Springfield...
Douglas - 1 month ago

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Re: Passed Another Milestone Today
BER (Central VA) - 1 month ago

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Well done! Very impressive. *NM*
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Great!
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 1 month ago

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Excellent....
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Re: Passed Another Milestone Today
r9i8c7k - 1 month ago

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Today's drive: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 1 month ago

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I like the Spyder ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: I like the Spyder ...
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: I like the Spyder ... Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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Sales guy at my dealer said that light greenish-blue metallic 981 I saw in 2015 was paint-to-sample.
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Sales guy at my dealer said that light greenish-blue metallic 981 I saw in 2015 was paint-to-sample.
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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He said the owner was a "big name," and there ain't none in my little town,
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Sales guy at my dealer said that light greenish-blue metallic 981 I saw in 2015 was paint-to-sample.
Tcar - 1 month ago

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Mirror Switch
Boxster997 - 1 month ago

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Fuse? *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Fuse?
Boxster997 - 1 month ago

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Fuse Nope !
Boxster997 - 1 month ago

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Re: Fuse Nope !
MarcW - 1 month ago

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B5 could be right. Check your backup lights, too. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Bingo B5
Boxster997 - 1 month ago

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Moisture in the backup light? Water dribbling into mirror switch? *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Possible Solution for the weak 718 exhaust note
db997S - 1 month ago

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That would do it. smileys with beer *NM*
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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thumbs up
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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If it could be still ordered, does one opt for the single or dual mass flywheel? *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 1 month ago

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No alignment done? That sounds nearly impossible
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: No alignment done? That sounds nearly impossible
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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My Honda with snows on: wheel is off center. No pull at all, but that's where it tracks straight. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: My Honda with snows on: wheel is off center. No pull at all, but that's where it tracks straight.
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Maybe it's like the way sometimes reversing tire mounting direction works to correct a pull.
Laz - 1 month ago

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OK, you bring up one possibiulity - but it means something was wrong long before....
grant - 1 month ago

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Thanks, Grant. Over 28 years, one, if not more of those ifs are plausible. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Re: Steering wheel not level after new front tires
marty - 1 month ago

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New Office Chair (Porsche Content )smiling smiley URL
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 1 month ago

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Re: New Office Chair (Porsche Content )smiling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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For that kind of $.....
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 1 month ago

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Re: New Office Chair (Porsche Content )smiling smiley
db997S - 1 month ago

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grinning smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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I built this long ago: Jpeg Attachments
grant - 1 month ago

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I like the (SI) upholstery. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Radiator cooling fan hack URL
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Radiator cooling fan hack
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Re: Radiator cooling fan hack
BER (Central VA) - 1 month ago

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Thanks for posting this hack! *NM*
BarryL - 1 month ago

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