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Horn actuator in steering wheel...
grant - 2 months ago

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Re: Horn actuator in steering wheel...
SMILIN - 2 months ago

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That cannot make a difference
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: That cannot make a difference
SMILIN - 2 months ago

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Thjanks to both. Info ont he plate is useful. I'll need better access to measure power at horns them
grant - 2 months ago

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I wouldn't start with the horns
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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THANKS. *NM*
grant - 2 months ago

55

quick question on the horn/airbag.
grant - 1 month ago

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Fixed. In case you are wondering:
grant - 1 month ago

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Excellent. Which wire?
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

55

Yes, the brown ground wire that pushes onto the 1/4" spade. right angle insulated connector. *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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I know it well
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

46

2001 BoxsterS AOS
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

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My responses
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: 2001 BoxsterS AOS
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: 2001 BoxsterS AOS
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

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My two cents
grant - 1 month ago

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We know many would NEVER consider letting strangers drive their Porsches, but...
RainyDayGarage - 1 month ago

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let a complete stranger drive my porsche?
frogster - 1 month ago

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To our friends in the Carolinas and vicinity...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: To our friends in the Carolinas and vicinity...
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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hopefully they are busy preparing or evacuating...no time for the forum *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 month ago

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140 miles inland
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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It feels like it's been a short Summer Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: It feels like it's been a short Summer
Anker - 1 month ago

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Re: It feels like it's been a short Summer
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Did the usual visit to the Monterey Car Week starting from Southern California....
Tony in Whittier - 1 month ago

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Re: It feels like it's been a short Summer
db997S - 1 month ago

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Sincere suggestion: parked in a strong, sustained rain, a lot of grime will just rinse off.
Laz - 1 month ago

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Very true - also
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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And rainwater is relatively very soft, leaving no deposits. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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In this case, not mosquitoes, but very large Tsetse flies:
Laz - 1 month ago

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grinning smiley Just what I needed on a chilly, dark, damp, cloudy morning.
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

57

Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 1 month ago

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Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
RainyDayGarage - 1 month ago

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Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 1 month ago

51

Crank position sensor was our problem when we had your symptoms... *NM*
RainyDayGarage - 1 month ago

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Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 1 month ago

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When what proved to be a bad clutch safety interlock switch in my 2002 was..
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 1 month ago

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Some ideas
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Some ideas URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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And I agree with both, but will consolidate with my short list:
grant - 1 month ago

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Dead battery
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Dead battery
paulofto - 1 month ago

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Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Petee_C - 1 month ago

48

steering column stalk assembly
friesout - 1 month ago

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It Happened!
Lew - 2 months ago

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Re: It Happened!
Lew - 2 months ago

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Re: It Happened!
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Made these back in 2006... URL
RainyDayGarage - 1 month ago

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License Plate Bracket
AndyInNYC - 1 month ago

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Re: License Plate Bracket
AndyInNYC - 1 month ago

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concours and track people, who wish to remove them...
grant - 1 month ago

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Tire trailer
sdm100 - 1 month ago

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Instrument Cluster Issue - 986 Boxster
Seadweller - 2 months ago

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The usual culprit
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Instrument Cluster Issue - 986 Boxster
Seadweller - 2 months ago

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Do a battery load test
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Do a battery load test
Seadweller - 2 months ago

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Re: Instrument Cluster Issue - 986 Boxster
Seadweller - 2 months ago

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Bad ground *NM*
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Bad ground
Seadweller - 2 months ago

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No
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Clarification
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Clarification
Seadweller - 1 month ago

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Chances are
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Re: P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
Ed B - 1 year ago

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Possible culprits
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
MarcW - 1 year ago

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I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
JMstamford,ct - 1 year ago

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Re: I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
MarcW - 1 year ago

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These are normal numbers
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: These are normal numbers
MarcW - 1 year ago

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I could only find one MAF reading on my device and it's in english...
John from MN - 1 year ago

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What are you using to read the values?
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: That's exactly what I'm using - Torque Pro, but I can't find the MAF reading that you reference. *NM*
John from MN - 1 year ago

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"Mass Air Flow Rate" *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: at idle it reads 0 - 1.25 g/s (most common reading is .5) at 3000 RPM it drops to zero.
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Those numbers are not what they're supposed to be
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: If I choose to replace the MAF (it is 16 years old), is the OEM at $238 worth the premium over
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Be careful that you get teh correct MAF.
JMstamford,ct - 1 year ago

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Depends on the "lesser known brand"
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: whoops...I made a mistake. I redid the MAF readings and got 6 g/s at idle and it jumped to
John from MN - 1 year ago

441

Yet another P1128 from my car. Seems to require hot weather....
MarcW - 1 year ago

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What year is your car?
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

340

After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Cool, keep us posted *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Both of those code indicate ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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I agree with Pedro, but I assumed the techs already did that.
JMstamford,ct - 1 year ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
John from MN - 1 year ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
Petee_C - 1 year ago

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long thread update - I do think it is non-oxy gas related
John from MN - 2 months ago

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From experience I know gasoline can play a role in some error codes. When I switched from Rotten...
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: From experience I know gasoline can play a role in some error codes. When I switched from Rotten...
Alcantera - 1 month ago

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Re: From experience I know gasoline can play a role in some error codes. When I switched from Rotten...
Alcantera - 1 month ago

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2018 Porsche 993
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
tom coughlin - 1 month ago

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Re: Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
tom coughlin - 1 month ago

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Re: Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

44

930 Turbo and/or Chicago Bears Fans, Can Own Walter Payton's 1979 930 Turbo URL
db997S - 1 month ago

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Very nice Png Attachments
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Very nice
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

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Re: 2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: 2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

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Re: 2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Larry Nakamura - 1 month ago

49

Coolant Leak
Larry Nakamura - 3 months ago

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Sounds like you undertand the problem...
grant - 3 months ago

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Re: Coolant Leak
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

91

Yoru boxster has company
grant - 3 months ago

90

Before you take anything apart
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Before you take anything apart
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

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Re: Before you take anything apart
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: Before you take anything apart
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

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Re: Before you take anything apart
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Cap fit
Blackbird - 2 months ago

68

They sell the Pittsburgh pressure test kit at Harbor Freight. I bought one & one of the attachments
Tony in Whittier - 2 months ago

75

Final Outcome
Larry Nakamura - 2 months ago

64

Read this Elsewhere/Not my Car
Lew - 2 months ago

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I solved the same problem
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Was that a one time / still good fix, or do you add it periodically? *NM*
Laz - 2 months ago

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Periodic
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Great! I won't have to bring a lot on my upcoming moon trip!
Laz - 2 months ago

58

oil pan baffle for trackdays
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: oil pan baffle for trackdays
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Or your own deep sump? Not quite accusump.... *NM*
grant - 2 months ago

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Re: Or your own deep sump? Not quite accusump....
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: Or your own deep sump? Not quite accusump....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

46

Leak 06 987S
Paralizer - 2 months ago

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Re: Leak 06 987S URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Leak 06 987S URL
Paralizer - 2 months ago

52

Roof latch
marty - 2 months ago

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@maurice?? *NM*
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

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Re: Roof latch
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Roof latch
marty - 2 months ago

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When you close the top ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: When you close the top ...
marty - 2 months ago

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Since that's the case, then...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Since that's the case, then...
marty - 2 months ago

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is the rattle gone? *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: is the rattle gone?
marty - 2 months ago

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Re: Since that's the case, then...
grc0456 - 2 months ago

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Gary...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Gary...
grc0456 - 2 months ago

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Re: Gary...
Lew - 2 months ago

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Re: Gary...
Anker - 2 months ago

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Re: Gary...
Lew - 2 months ago

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FYI: Porsche Challenge at Pike's Peak
Laz - 2 months ago

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Porsche, given Euro engine emission constraints, could be in trouble with this USA mid engine coming
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Porsche, given Euro engine emission constraints, could be in trouble with this USA mid engine coming
Tweety - 2 months ago

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Re: Porsche, given Euro engine emission constraints, could be in trouble with this USA mid engine coming
db997S - 2 months ago

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Nice looking car from the front and side Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Nice looking car from the front and side
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Nice looking car from the front and side
db997S - 2 months ago

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You're right:
Laz - 2 months ago

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Re: Porsche, given Euro engine emission constraints, could be in trouble with this USA mid engine coming
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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Re: Porsche, given Euro engine emission constraints, could be in trouble with this USA mid engine coming
MikenOH - 2 months ago

54

Lock light on dash comes on by itself from time to time, seems to work OK other wise
tom coughlin - 2 months ago

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Re: Lock light on dash comes on by itself from time to time, seems to work OK other wise
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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OK, How to fix it?
tom coughlin - 2 months ago

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Can I disable switch on dash and still have remote locks work?
tom coughlin - 2 months ago

58

Replace ECU - but use my Factory Immobilizer and Key/Ignition Tumbler
prost77177 - 2 months ago

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A Pedro PSE Exhaust Mod for 987
esecrest - 2 months ago

115

Re: A Pedro PSE Exhaust Mod for 987
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Rattling Noise
Lew - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 4 months ago

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Your clutch pedal is rattling
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 4 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 3 months ago

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Could be exhaust related...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
AndyInNYC - 3 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 3 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 3 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 2 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: Rattling Noise
Lew - 2 months ago

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4 wheels with tires - will they fit in a MKV jetta? Jpeg Attachments
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Im pretty sure they ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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fit in trunk or backseat was the question.....
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Completely misread that one! *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: 4 wheels with tires - will they fit in a MKV jetta?
j.davis - 2 months ago

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4 cayman wheels fit
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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They should fit.
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

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Yes, it will fit *NM*
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

51

2019 911 Out in the Wild and Naked
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: 2019 911 Out in the Wild and Naked
Roger987 - 2 months ago

61

Alarm beeps when i open door
marty - 3 months ago

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Re: Alarm beeps when i open door
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Alarm beeps when i open door
marty - 3 months ago

79

I’ve never ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

93

Re: I’ve never ...
marty - 3 months ago

86

Game back on
marty - 3 months ago

84

What year is your Boxster?
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Game back on
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

79

Look at the code
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Re: Game back on
MarcW - 2 months ago

79

Replacement lock
marty - 2 months ago

60

Re: Replacement lock
Blackbird - 2 months ago

56