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SIRIUS ON LATER BOXSTERS
dak911 - 2 weeks ago

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Re: SIRIUS ON LATER BOXSTERS
Ausflug - 2 weeks ago

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2001 Boxster Base 3 x Black
ace1 - 3 weeks ago

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this post is useless without pics......the finger smiley *NM*
Harvey in FL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: 2001 Boxster Base 3 x Black Jpeg Attachments URL
ace1 - 3 weeks ago

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Gotta wonder: the 981 Boxster rear view is already compromised quite a bit compared to the 986.
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Gotta wonder: the 981 Boxster rear view is already compromised quite a bit compared to the 986.
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

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Nice if that was the real world, but it's scary enough doing a left entrance onto a major road. *NM*
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Only with the top up
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Well, those humps don't help. *NM*
Laz - 2 weeks ago

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Addendum: the rear deck overall appears to be higher than the standard version.
Laz - 2 weeks ago

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Re: 2001 Boxster Base 3 x Black Jpeg Attachments
ace1 - 2 weeks ago

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Slight hesitation on acceleration...
Tony in Whittier - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Slight hesitation on acceleration...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Marc has some good ideas below, but i'd like to start with fundamentals
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Marc has some good ideas below, but i'd like to start with fundamentals
Tony in Whittier - 3 weeks ago

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If its between 2k and 4k you are hitting the flat post where variocam shifts. Normal.
grant - 3 weeks ago

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I agree with Grant
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

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If no other explanation is found for the behavior your engine could possibly benefit...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Question for anyone with the definitive answer: if Chevron isn't available...
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Question for anyone with the definitive answer: if Chevron isn't available...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Decades ago both, but now neither east of the Mississippi, near as I can tell.
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Just follow the direction on the bottle
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: here are the asweres *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 3 weeks ago

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Re:Here are some answers about Techron URL
carlos in Montreal - 3 weeks ago

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Thanks. Says there are optimized formulations,
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Thanks. Says there are optimized formulations,
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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The extensive explanation is appreciated. *NM*
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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The e-gas reset didn't work. Still getting the hesitation....
Tony in Whittier - 3 weeks ago

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Re: The e-gas reset didn't work. Still getting the hesitation....
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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No CEL. I checked the oil filler tube cap.
Tony in Whittier - 2 weeks ago

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The funnel rests on the spring which is removable. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Any pending error codes? *NM*
MarcW - 2 weeks ago

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That could be a sticking throttle body
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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Boxsterra's and Pedro's suggestions are good, (fairly) cheap and (fiarly) easy *NM*
grant - 2 weeks ago

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Re: Slight hesitation on acceleration...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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Got a new project for gofundme dot com
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

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Wow wow wow
Boxsterra - 2 weeks ago

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PPC (Partial Porsche Content)
Roger987 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: PPC (Partial Porsche Content)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 weeks ago

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0446 and 0447 codes popped on 04 Boxster S
blaster9158 - 1 month ago

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P0446 and P0447 codes ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: P0446 and P0447 codes ...
blaster9158 - 3 weeks ago

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Best Boxster EVER!!!!
JMstamford,ct - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
dennisafrompa - 3 weeks ago

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This must be the guy who started "all base are belong to us."
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
carlos in Montreal - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
dak911 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
Gary in SoFL - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
Gary in SoFL - 3 weeks ago

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Scratch one red Boxster and one Boxster driver sad smiley Happened just 6 miles away..... URL
Gary in SoFL - 3 weeks ago

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For those who get the Esquire channel, Boxster GTS in a comparo at 08:30 EST
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Possibly totalled
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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You have to do the math, but i did exctly that..... *NM*
grant - 3 weeks ago

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And your insurance company, which had "totalled" the car offered you insurance again? *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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Sure, why did they care?
grant - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Sure, why did they care?
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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Company name? *NM*
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Possibly totalled
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Re: Possibly totalled
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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Marc makes a good point.
grant - 3 weeks ago

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What is the estimate?
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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Don't know yet. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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Re: What is the estimate?
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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If you end up buying a used unit ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 weeks ago

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Roger, thanks. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 3 weeks ago

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There are lots of sets on eBay
Boxsterra - 3 weeks ago

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One opinion on self driving cars Video Attachments
Laz - 4 weeks ago

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Re: One opinion on self driving cars
Guenter in Ontario - 4 weeks ago

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What happens if the GPS system goes down?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 weeks ago

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In this case an early adapter could turn into a late one... if you know what I mean.
MarcW - 4 weeks ago

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Good pun and analysis. *NM*
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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Re: One opinion on self driving cars
Roger987 - 3 weeks ago

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It's official URL
Roger987 - 3 weeks ago

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Re: It's official
Roger987 - 3 weeks ago

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But Roger, aren't you missing something?
Guenter in Ontario - 3 weeks ago

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Good point using the ski gondola analogy. *NM*
Laz - 3 weeks ago

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More on driving in snow/ice
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 3 weeks ago

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I too am not worried we will be seeing self driving cars in the foreseeable furture...
MarcW - 3 weeks ago

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Erie pictures of a cool car.
Guenter in Ontario - 0 months ago

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Very Eerie indeed, especially the side mirror. Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 0 months ago

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Some years ago ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 0 months ago

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Vaxhaul maybe? *NM*
986rgt - 0 months ago

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MG? Maybe *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 weeks ago

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It seems way to short / tall for an MG
Guenter in Ontario - 4 weeks ago

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This MG ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 weeks ago

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Re: This MG ...
Guenter in Ontario - 4 weeks ago

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Certainly not this MG: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 4 weeks ago

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Re: Some years ago ...
frogster - 3 weeks ago

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Seeking opinions on the Cayenne (NBC)
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 1 month ago

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Re: Seeking opinions on the Cayenne (NBC)
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Seeking opinions on the Cayenne (NBC)
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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The hunt begins
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 1 month ago

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Re: The hunt begins
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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Update
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 3 weeks ago

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What do you folks think of the E-Porsche announcement? URL
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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thread exists below. I find the 19 minute claim incredible. n the literal sense *NM*
grant - 2 months ago

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80% recharged in 15 minutes?
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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Re: 80% recharged in 15 minutes?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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Breakthroughs do happen
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Maybe the ad was written by the same guy who approved VW's cheater software? *NM*
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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( !! ) *NM*
Laz - 2 months ago

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It's going to be awesome. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: It's going to be awesome. Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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Re: It's going to be awesome. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Bose Sport Exhaust. Very Clever, Gman. grinning smiley *NM*
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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Ya gotta take what you can get in these situations. grinning smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Hopefully it won't sound like the rockets in this video:
Laz - 2 months ago

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Re: Hopefully it won't sound like the rockets in this video:
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: It's going to be awesome.
frogster - 1 month ago

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I think ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: I think ...
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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They have this special software, see? *NM*
grant - 2 months ago

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Yeah, the car's Energy Gauge will read 'Full' after 15 minutes of charging, irrespective URL
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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Re: Yeah, the car's Energy Gauge will read 'Full' after 15 minutes of charging, irrespective
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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winking smiley *NM*
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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Re: I think ...
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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Re: I think ...
db997S - 2 months ago

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Oh I am the
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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Full burn in 20 minutes! URL
boxtaboy - 0 months ago

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In Porsche news
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 0 months ago

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Porsche 356 formerly owned by David Bowie URL
Laz - 1 month ago

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Can it really be 46 years since Space Oddity ?
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Impressive number of detail photos *NM*
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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uh, oh. Window cracked.
grant - 1 month ago

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Packing tape (clear) works...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Re: Packing tape (clear) works... URL
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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I was thinking just that - frame swap to glass rear window, then sell it. (ps: thanks to both!)
grant - 1 month ago

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

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ears burning? :-)
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: uh, oh. Window cracked.
John from PA - 1 month ago

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Morris County New Jersey
grant - 1 month ago

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There are specific instructions in the link above URL
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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Thanks fort the input Mike.
grant - 1 month ago

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John's suggestion on just a window replacement makes great sense if you can find a shop to do it.
MikenOH - 1 month ago

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Right. That's my plan. $1000-1300 *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Gorilla Clear Repair Tape URL
frogster - 1 month ago

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Update from SM regarding Boxster water leaking...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Purchase date stamped into top of battery case?
Laz - 1 month ago

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Took the Turbo to the dealer. We looked at the battery but could find no date...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Tech reported when he connected battery charger/conditioner to battery...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Picked up Boxster Friday AM and returned loaner Cayenne...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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P0446
Greg - 1 year ago

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What does that code indicate? *NM*
grant - 1 year ago

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Re: What does that code indicate?
Greg - 1 year ago

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Given the age of a car….
MarcW - 1 year ago

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Re: Given the age of a car….
Greg - 1 year ago

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Here's what the service manual says ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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Re: Here's what the service manual says ...
Greg - 1 year ago

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Re: Here's what the service manual says ...
blaster9158 - 1 month ago

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Re: Here's what the service manual says ...
Greg - 1 month ago

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Re: Here's what the service manual says ...
blaster9158 - 1 month ago

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Tire pressure in colder weather question.
Jeff (Philly) - 1 month ago

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Re: Tire pressure in colder weather question.
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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This is very similar to the track situation.
grant - 1 month ago

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Pressure (hot) not temp is goal winking smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - 1 month ago

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Well, right. Pressure @ hot - ro truly, "normal operating" temp *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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I thought traction (or mpg) was the goal
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Pavement and ambient temperature are ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Well, on track also simple conduction of heat from brakes --> wheels --> tires *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Tire pressure in colder weather question.
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Check/adjust cold, as in cold motor/tires (before driving or starting) no matter ambient temperature
Laz - 1 month ago

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From my 2009 C2S Manual Jpeg Attachments
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 1 month ago

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smiling smileyRe: From my 2009 C2S Manual
joris - 1 month ago

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Clutch Slave Cylinder DIY problem – Help please. Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Re: Clutch Slave Cylinder DIY problem – Help please.
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Not ignoring, scratching my head. Never done that job. *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Clutch Slave Cylinder DIY problem – Help please. Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Re: Clutch Slave Cylinder DIY problem – Help please.
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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Re: Clutch Slave Cylinder DIY problem – Help please.
Tony in Whittier - 1 month ago

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Clutch Slave resolution... sort of
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 1 month ago

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A warm (literally!) Boxster New Year to all! Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 1 month ago

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Re: A warm (literally!) Boxster New Year to all! Jpeg Attachments URL
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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Actually ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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It is coming....
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 month ago

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Re: Actually ...there's a place of your desires
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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BRBS 2016
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Re: BRBS 2016
jg atl - 1 month ago

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Re: BRBS 2016
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Happy New Year ... Gif Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Re: Happy New Year ...
dennisafrompa - 1 month ago

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Re: Happy New Year ...
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Easy access to 12V power
grant - 1 month ago

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why not use phone power cable behind center console? Then can easily run up behind dash as desired. *NM*
Burg Boxster - 1 month ago

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Where is it? How does one identify it?
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Where is it? How does one identify it? Jpeg Attachments
Burg Boxster - 1 month ago

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I took the center stack out and got access to the back of the lighter. That said, i dont recall..
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: I took the center stack out and got access to the back of the lighter. That said, i dont recall..
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 1 month ago

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try this Jpeg Attachments
Harvey in FL - 1 month ago

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or this Jpeg Attachments
Harvey in FL - 1 month ago

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LikeI said, it all done. I more of less did what this diagram shows, but the old-way *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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One option: how does one easily nad neatly remove the lighter?
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: One option: how does one easily nad neatly remove the lighter?
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 1 month ago

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Thank you - i also looked in the servicve manual...
grant - 1 month ago

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Cleanest way
Boxsterra - 1 month ago

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Re: Easy access to 12V power
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 1 month ago

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So I noticed the rubber buttons on my key head were worn out... Jpeg Attachments URL
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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Re: So I noticed the rubber buttons on my key head were worn out...
jg atl - 1 month ago

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Re: So I noticed the rubber buttons on my key head were worn out...
boxtaboy - 1 month ago

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Hard at work ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 month ago

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Ho, ho, ho
Guenter in Ontario - 1 month ago

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Re: Hard at work ...
grc0456 - 1 month ago

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Stop light bulb change
dak911 - 1 month ago

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Let's begin with some facts...
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Let's begin with some facts...
dak911 - 1 month ago

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White/light wall or garage door? On street: reflection in other cars' headlights? *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Right. Its fairly easy to see if something lights up on one side but not the other. *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Corvettes many years ago might've had fiber optics from lights to dash as a positive check. (?) *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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981 Hacks Jpeg Attachments
jg atl - 1 month ago

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Re: 981 Hacks
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Thanks Roger, that approach is worth considering
jg atl - 1 month ago

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Re: Thanks Roger, that approach is worth considering
Roger987 - 1 month ago

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Well, now I remember why I do not like working on cars much anymore...
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Maybe all it needed was the battery disconnect-reconnect? *NM*
Laz - 2 months ago

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No. The water I think is the source of the beep. Also, the radio has been really bad of late...
MarcW - 2 months ago

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A good place to work makes all the difference
grant - 1 month ago

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Agree. Almost indispensable is at least a good quality floor jack...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Yes, and "good quality" is generally misunderstood
grant - 1 month ago

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Re: Yes, and "good quality" is generally misunderstood
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Well, I decided to try to get something out of removing the door panel so I left the car...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Update: Car at dealer and SM called me to let me know the tech could find...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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How old is this car ( that glue)
grant - 1 month ago

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The car is a 2002 so it is or will be come Jan 19, 2016 14 years old...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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That would pretty much explain it.
grant - 1 month ago

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Talked to the tech today. He said the same to me as he told the SM...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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And here's a postscript...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Dry is good! *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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Spoke too soon. Heavier rain over the last couple of days and the passenger side...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Its inevitable that some water gets through the glass opening. dont most doors drain to the sill? *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

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One would or should not be surprised that some water gets into the door. That is why there...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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Has the original issue reoccurred? *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Yes, the passenger door bottom -- after the door membrane was re-glued -- and ...
MarcW - 1 month ago

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I mean the beep. *NM*
Laz - 1 month ago

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Yes, at least once last night. I kind of thought it might have been because I pressed the lock....
MarcW - 1 month ago

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