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No more Boxsters??
JMstamford,ct - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 7:54:26 am

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Re: No more Boxsters??
db997S - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 8:51:34 am

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986 Exhaust clamp size?
djw8282 - Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, at 3:58:01 pm

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Have no idea. Have you considered using a heavy piece of string around where the clamp...
MarcW - Wednesday, 23 July, 2014, at 5:06:29 pm

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Re: Have no idea. Have you considered using a heavy piece of string around where the clamp... Jpeg Attachments
djw8282 - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 7:35:09 pm

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Never say never Jpeg Attachments
db997S - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 2:38:14 pm

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Another Mass Air Flow Q: has my ecu been reflashed or equivalent?
catalogguy - Sunday, 10 August, 2014, at 11:15:18 pm

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The dealer can do it. An indy I can't say. You'll have to contact a few highly regarded...
MarcW - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 6:35:31 pm

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Re: The dealer can do it. An indy I can't say. You'll have to contact a few highly regarded...
catalogguy - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 8:29:54 pm

33

Porsche Sales Up 7.6% for first six months of 2014
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 12:22:32 pm

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Re: Porsche Sales Up 7.6% for first six months of 2014
Spanky - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 4:51:10 pm

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This one's for G-man
Gary in SoFL - Sunday, 10 August, 2014, at 2:31:24 pm

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Thanks Gary
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 10 August, 2014, at 6:38:12 pm

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Maybe it was this person: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 3:55:38 am

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That's a whole different sort of 'drafting' cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 8:43:14 am

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wire plug placement
irelandmoss - Sunday, 10 August, 2014, at 2:35:28 pm

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Why nto begin with a picture of the plug you are asking about.....
grant - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 6:26:12 am

39

Lug bolts (strange issue and looking for replacements)
grant - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 8:33:37 am

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Doesn't seem strange to me. Harsh usage -- tracking -- and the hardware is starting...
MarcW - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 9:02:39 am

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I dont disagree, but the strange part is....
grant - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 10:30:09 am

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Re: Lug bolts (strange issue and looking for replacements)
San Rensho - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 10:24:41 am

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The seat is to be lubricated? The shank is, btu not the seat...(where it touches the wheel) *NM*
grant - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 10:28:17 am

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The spherical portion that contacts the wheel is not to be lubricated… Png Attachments
MarcW - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 1:11:39 pm

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That's exactly how mine are. So all was good. thanx *NM*
grant - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 9:11:51 pm

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can anyone help me with cylinder numbering?
grant - Friday, 8 August, 2014, at 5:01:34 pm

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For the Boxster you got it...
MarcW - Friday, 8 August, 2014, at 7:25:34 pm

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Thanks. *NM*
grant - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 6:24:13 am

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Picture is worth 1000 words Gif Attachments
Boxsterra - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 8:20:33 am

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Nice to have, thanks *NM*
grant - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 8:31:09 am

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That's the best diagram around, but is the image name misleading concerning firing order? *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 9:51:36 am

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Firing order is different than cylinder numbering. For the Boxster it is 1, 6, 2, 4, 3, 5. *NM*
MarcW - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 1:15:01 pm

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1 2 3 4 5 6 = a lumpy idle and a very cranky crankshaft! *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 9 August, 2014, at 3:28:42 pm

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I thinkl my engine blew....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, at 6:58:55 pm

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Put in a good used motor and include the LN IMS?
grant - Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, at 7:13:34 pm

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Reads like serious engine troubles. Dang. But what would I do?
MarcW - Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, at 9:29:11 pm

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Re: I thinkl my engine blew....
JackintheBoxster - Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, at 10:13:10 pm

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At 198k miles, I say you have a great excuse for a new Boxster. smiling smiley *NM*
boxsterd - Wednesday, 26 September, 2012, at 10:58:30 pm

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I wrote up the options a while ago
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 6:20:27 am

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Verdict: IMS failure - morte
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 8:07:29 am

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My recommendation is to do what I did ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 9:03:44 am

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I agree with Pedro (what a surprise...) - thsi is essentialyl what i said all along (much more)
grant - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 10:01:57 am

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Good stuff..... keep talking.... I am backing away from the ledge.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 11:42:55 am

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Can't help you regarding the 3.4l question. As for what to look for in a used engine when....
MarcW - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 12:19:10 pm

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yes, good rep and warranty is essential. I will take issue with one of Marc's comment though...
grant - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 12:57:01 pm

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I'm not sure what is the basis for your comment that if the stock IMS B is replaced....
MarcW - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 8:56:16 am

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Havign looked at both and held them in my hands, i dont think so
grant - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 12:53:54 pm

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Well, I have to disagree with several your points. Replacing an obviously good or even bad part....
MarcW - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 10:01:13 am

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Why not a 3.4?
grant - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 12:50:55 pm

327

You sure about that $2K core? When I was quoted the price of a new 02 2.7l engine...
MarcW - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 12:34:33 pm

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I am pretty sure but I was a bit distraught and we talked about many things.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Thursday, 27 September, 2012, at 1:00:54 pm

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I have no idea if any have motors or access to one, but i can give you some contacts
grant - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 6:56:58 am

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Good idea
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 6:42:36 am

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On the LN failures
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 7:26:40 am

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LN failures (!!!???) - i missed that sentence (I have read it now)
grant - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 8:22:45 am

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Re: LN failures
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 6:17:29 pm

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My bearing was purchased in in Sept/Oct of 2010. I presume i then, have a rev2? *NM*
grant - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 7:25:21 pm

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Re: My bearing was purchased in in Sept/Oct of 2010. I presume i then, have a rev2?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 5:16:46 pm

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Too new to fail?
Laz - Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, at 6:56:44 am

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Questions on I-shaftless engines - P-car used prices
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 7:35:03 am

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Interesting how experience changes your reality (and perceptions of it!)
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 7:52:27 am

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Before the explosion.....
jg atl - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 9:16:36 am

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Re: Before the explosion.....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 4:21:19 pm

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Two comments>
grant - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 5:32:12 pm

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Re: buy a 911? *NM*
diegotola - Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, at 5:38:02 am

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Re: Questions on I-shaftless engines - P-car used prices
MikenOH - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 8:03:36 am

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Good point Mike... but....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 8:14:30 am

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Another point of view
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 9:27:00 am

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Why would he rebuild a used engine?...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 8:47:47 am

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Re: Why would he rebuild a used engine?...
MikenOH - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 9:54:50 am

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I track my car ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 12:09:39 pm

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I completely agree. point by point
grant - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 1:51:03 pm

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Re: Why would he rebuild a used engine?...
SimonPaul - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 5:45:43 am

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You realize this thread is two years old, right? I bought the car.
grant - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 6:45:37 am

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I don't know where you get your info
Boxsterra - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 11:42:31 pm

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Re: I don't know where you get your info
MikenOH - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 11:24:22 am

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My CPO experience with my 996 Turbo is the warranty runs 2 years, 100K miles...
MarcW - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 9:26:48 am

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Re: My CPO experience with my 996 Turbo is the warranty runs 2 years, 100K miles...
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 6:59:55 pm

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Re: My CPO experience with my 996 Turbo is the warranty runs 2 years, 100K miles...
MikenOH - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 7:10:13 pm

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Good correction *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Friday, 28 September, 2012, at 7:14:57 pm

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Yes, good correction and reading it prompted me to remember harder....
MarcW - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 10:07:21 am

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Some more data
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 8:34:56 am

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Re: Some more data
MikenOH - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 9:18:10 am

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Still a big difference in price
Boxsterra - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 7:30:49 am

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I would sell my car to a salvage yard and buy a nice replacement.
SMILIN - Saturday, 29 September, 2012, at 8:22:26 pm

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Re: I would sell my car to a salvage yard and buy a nice replacement.
MikenOH - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 8:58:55 am

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It seems we lost the original logic... which was (for better or worse)
grant - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 9:30:22 am

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Re: It seems we lost the original logic... which was (for better or worse)
patrick - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 3:06:48 pm

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Whoa! Endless money pit? My Boxster? Hardly unless I have the wrong concept of what a...
MarcW - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 7:29:23 pm

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Re: Whoa! Endless money pit? My Boxster? Hardly unless I have the wrong concept of what a...
MikenOH - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 8:31:06 pm

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The top repair, in terms of cost, was the VarioCam solenoid/actuator...
MarcW - Monday, 1 October, 2012, at 10:12:25 am

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Re: The top repair, in terms of cost, was the VarioCam solenoid/actuator...
MikenOH - Monday, 1 October, 2012, at 11:23:44 am

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Almost always the cheapest Boxster you'll ever have
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Monday, 1 October, 2012, at 7:46:58 am

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Big disconnect. I think a donor motor- before upgrades, is $3500, not $15k
grant - Sunday, 30 September, 2012, at 8:13:19 pm

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Re: I thinkl my engine blew....
San Rensho - Monday, 1 October, 2012, at 3:26:58 pm

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That the car has 200K miles means...
MarcW - Monday, 1 October, 2012, at 3:50:08 pm

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Re: I thinkl my engine blew....
paulwdenton - Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, at 6:45:55 am

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I am discovering the used market now.... wow
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Tuesday, 2 October, 2012, at 6:51:07 am

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Re: I am discovering the used market now.... wow
San Rensho - Thursday, 4 October, 2012, at 10:08:10 am

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Heck, let Pedro
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Friday, 5 October, 2012, at 6:34:09 am

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Re: I am discovering the used market now.... wow
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Friday, 5 October, 2012, at 7:56:15 am

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Re: I thinkl my engine blew....
ericp - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 1:06:15 pm

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A consolation: it would be a lot worse if it blew 5,405 miles into the trip! *NM*
Laz - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 2:05:37 pm

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Re: A consolation: it would be a lot worse if it blew 5,405 miles into the trip!
ericp - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 2:34:23 pm

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Re: I thinkl my engine blew....
ericp - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 1:25:37 pm

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Re: I thinkl my engine blew....
Tino - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 2:54:46 pm

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Well, there were two steps. IN ~ 2006 the bearing was roughly doubled in size...(more)
grant - Friday, 8 August, 2014, at 6:55:55 am

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A blast from the past
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 7:13:08 pm

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Help needed with convertible top
Rundtinden - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 1:50:07 pm

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Re: Help needed with convertible top
MauriceonLongIsland - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 11:03:00 pm

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Dead battery update and TPMS
Bobtesa - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 6:37:39 pm

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Obnoxious warning 'fix'
Roger987 - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 6:49:58 pm

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Re: Dead battery update and TPMS
db997S - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 8:51:11 am

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Guess TPMS may be a "nice to have" feature, but...
RainyDayGarage - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 9:10:38 am

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Re: Guess TPMS may be a "nice to have" feature, but...
BLKBOXS - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 10:26:06 am

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TPMS - What us is it?
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 1:56:11 pm

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The importance of TPM systems, particularly for sports cars
Laz - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 11:04:16 am

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I can attest to the issue about braking with low tires... On a trip a while back...
MarcW - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 12:21:51 pm

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Re: I can attest to the issue about braking with low tires... On a trip a while back...
db997S - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 1:22:25 pm

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Yes, me too. That pressure change as I drove the car was very interesting. *NM*
MarcW - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 2:10:08 pm

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Re: Yes, me too. That pressure change as I drove the car was very interesting.
Crooster - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 2:26:10 pm

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Re: Yes, me too. That pressure change as I drove the car was very interesting.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 3:04:59 pm

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Re: I can attest to the issue about braking with low tires... On a trip a while back...
Bobtesa - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 5:37:00 am

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While some blowouts happen all at once due to a puncture of some kind...
MarcW - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 6:43:52 am

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TPMS battery replacement
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 8:25:01 am

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Guenter, info pls...
Bobtesa - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 8:51:17 am

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Re: Guenter, info pls...
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 10:22:09 am

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Re: Guenter, info pls...Thanks. If this works for me, I'll post results here. *NM*
Bobtesa - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 7:56:08 pm

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That would be good info/confirmation for all those getting into the TPMS replacement window.
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 8:37:50 pm

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Interesting comparison of the M4 and base 991 on a road familiar to BRBSers.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 10:34:56 pm

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Couldn't have said it better ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 6:27:13 am

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Re: Couldn't have said it better ...
MikenOH - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 7:34:18 am

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Re: Couldn't have said it better ...
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 8:17:48 am

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I just noticed ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 9:16:44 am

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Re: I just noticed ...
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 10:04:24 am

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You are correct, my apologies to the magazine ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 11:46:49 am

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Re: You are correct, my apologies to the magazine ....
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 11:54:15 am

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Ummm...a 991 with PSE and 7 MT on 221, heaven on earth when the fog lifts winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Thursday, 7 August, 2014, at 12:25:10 pm

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Problem reinstalling Litronic lights confused smiley
catalogguy - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 10:50:04 am

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Try again:
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:19:33 pm

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You got it I think. I had the same idea but I don't type as fast as you. *NM*
MarcW - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:24:22 pm

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Well, your answer is more well thought out, as usual! *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:37:52 pm

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Really reads like the headlight module is not fully inserted...
MarcW - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:23:34 pm

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Yes, a good shove might work. Just first be certain it's properly locked and on the tracks. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:36:21 pm

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Re: Yes, a good shove might work. Just first be certain it's properly locked and on the tracks.
Crooster - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 1:08:47 pm

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Check the plastic clip in the mounting bracket Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 11:22:27 am

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Good shot of the connection. I thought there was a wired one, too. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 7:52:46 pm

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Re: Problem reinstalling Litronic lights confused smiley Image Attachments
catalogguy - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 12:25:12 am

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While I can't say for sure you need to be sure. That insert as you refer to it...
MarcW - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 11:55:21 am

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Re: While I can't say for sure you need to be sure. That insert as you refer to it...
Crooster - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 2:31:53 pm

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Re: Problem reinstalling Litronic lights confused smiley
catalogguy - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 8:48:23 pm

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Re: Problem reinstalling Litronic lights confused smiley
Crooster - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 9:32:21 am

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That's exactly what Boxsterra had said. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 10:32:01 am

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Replace MAF Mass Airflow Sensor?
catalogguy - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 9:18:13 pm

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It would of some value I think to post the codes...
MarcW - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 10:37:03 pm

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P codes:
catalogguy - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 11:08:38 pm

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Re: P codes:
MarcW - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 9:14:20 am

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Durametric screens Jpeg Attachments
catalogguy - Tuesday, 5 August, 2014, at 11:22:43 pm

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Gas Cap Replacement
richardinatlanta - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 3:37:24 pm

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Believe the tether is held on by a special kind of rivet. Use a small diameter...
MarcW - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 7:31:37 pm

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Re: Gas Cap Replacement
ericp - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 7:33:57 am

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same thing happened to my 2003 this month.
Steve (Morro Bay) - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 8:37:43 am

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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 - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 2:38:53 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

44

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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Re: Road trip!
ericp - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 2:38:02 pm

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Wonderful! Ah, the Grand Tour.
Laz - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 3:28:43 pm

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Re: Wonderful! Ah, the Grand Tour.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 3:54:38 pm

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And...
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 3:25:44 pm

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Re: Road trip!
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 3:52:03 pm

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Re: Road trip!
ericp - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 7:35:21 am

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I love that you did a 10k mile road trip in a 13 year old car
Steve (Morro Bay) - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 8:54:48 am

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I'm jealous!!!
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 1:19:28 am

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Re: I'm jealous!!!
ericp - Wednesday, 6 August, 2014, at 7:32:18 am

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Oil change / oil drain plug fatigue
Laz - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 11:08:02 am

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Re: Oil change / oil drain plug fatigue
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 12:20:49 pm

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Re: Oil change / oil drain plug fatigue
db997S - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 1:31:45 pm

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G and db
Laz - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 2:14:54 pm

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Re: G and db
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 2:23:36 pm

45

Ever notice at the dealership, the guy (not mechanic)....
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 2:34:23 pm

45

Washing a car properly is a worthy skill. *NM*
Laz - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 3:22:28 pm

46

No doubt... Image Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 5:39:44 pm

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That convinces me all the more! *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 8:25:38 am

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That's not him :-) *NM*
grant - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 7:43:32 am

38

Never have I seen that at any dealer I've used. The guy that used to wash cars...
MarcW - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 10:22:29 pm

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Yes. It's been discussed here and with the service guys. A heavy duty plug is not a good idea. *NM*
Laz - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 3:22:00 pm

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I actually bought
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 7:20:54 pm

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Good idea. Once the car is out of warranty and my local shop does it, I'll get a second plug. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 8:28:07 am

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Thank goodness you caught that in time or it would have engine failure cause #32. *NM*
MarcW - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 10:23:30 pm

35

Yes. And in my case it would be cause #1!
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 8:35:40 am

40

Good thing you didn't have a hardened magnetic drain plug
Boxsterra - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 10:56:15 am

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Yep. This is a case in point, especially if the plug had been overtightened.
Laz - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 7:53:54 pm

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Oops, meant to edit the above. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 7:55:23 pm

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Two thoughts, unrelated
grant - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 7:45:39 am

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I agree...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:07:51 am

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See my response to Grant; part 2. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:36:59 am

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Re: Two thoughts, unrelated
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:36:08 am

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My theory is the plug wasn't overtightened. Cracking is not a sign of overtighening....
MarcW - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:50:19 am

37

Interesting hypothesis, Marc. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 9:27:21 am

31

I buy all of that
grant - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 1:06:50 pm

36

Well, I hope the service mgr/shop foreman/parts mgr. had a nice talk with whomever did(?) it.
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 1:45:23 pm

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Re: Two thoughts, unrelated
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:51:51 am

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Engine running oil level check depends....
MarcW - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 9:13:09 am

31

I believe the essential difference concerning measurement is wet vs. TRUE dry sump motors. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 11:05:05 am

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When its running, the level could perhaps read high, the same as splash on a dipstick.
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 9:31:08 am

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On my 987
Roger987 - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 12:03:15 pm

31

Don't know about the Turbo but the oil level sensor in the Boxster...
MarcW - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 1:38:52 pm

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! *NM*
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 6:18:10 pm

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Wow! it's been a year already. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 25 July, 2014, at 4:42:46 pm

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Happy anniversary! *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Saturday, 26 July, 2014, at 6:27:20 am

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Well said, Guenter, and Happy Trails to you! *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 26 July, 2014, at 12:52:21 pm

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Re: Wow! it's been a year already.
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Saturday, 26 July, 2014, at 10:33:14 pm

51

Tire FYI
Laz - Sunday, 27 July, 2014, at 7:20:57 am

49

Happy Anniversary drinking smiley *NM*
Naples986 - Sunday, 27 July, 2014, at 8:56:09 am

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Re: Wow! it's been a year already.
MikenOH - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:15:11 am

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Tires
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:37:37 am

36

Could be something to that! *NM*
Laz - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:39:36 am

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Congratulations!!! smiling smiley *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Sunday, 27 July, 2014, at 8:55:26 am

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Congratulations, Guenter, may you share countless more
Roger987 - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 12:12:04 pm

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Re: Congratulations, Guenter, may you share countless more
MikenOH - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:22:57 am

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Re: Congratulations, Guenter, may you share countless more
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:39:56 am

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That's wonderful!!!!
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:52:20 am

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BRBS 2015 "state" race is on.
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 27 July, 2014, at 7:10:07 am

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Re: BRBS 2015 "state" race is on.
Naples986 - Sunday, 27 July, 2014, at 9:02:28 am

47

We've never lost because ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Sunday, 27 July, 2014, at 2:05:22 pm

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I can't even use that excuse
Boxsterra - Monday, 28 July, 2014, at 11:51:02 pm

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Re: I can't even use that excuse
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 12:55:50 pm

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Agree!!!
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:40:28 am

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For sure it's the people, but ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:12:00 am

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Indeed! smiling smiley *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 9:44:41 pm

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I was asked to do annother Porsche Focus Group
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:56:46 am

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Current owner. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 5:10:25 am

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Sounds like they are trying to stay close to their customers--a good move.
MikenOH - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:11:40 am

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Unfortunately, nothing new sad smiley
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:45:43 am

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Take a "drive to nowhere" for the day. There ought to be room in your schedule for at least that. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 8:38:07 am

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Re: Unfortunately, nothing new sad smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:10:15 am

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If I’d asked people what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse. Henry Ford
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 2:34:58 pm

38

A lot of those qualities sound like the 981. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 3:18:40 pm

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From my experience last year they have a specific topic
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 1:05:59 am

38

Sheesh! Why are you always the lucky one to get asked? smiling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:07:00 am

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Tell'em to ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:08:56 am

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Phone sync with car question
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:53:11 am

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Re: Phone sync with car question
ff42racer - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:30:19 pm

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I went to the dealer
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 1:13:51 am

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It's working smiling smiley
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 3 August, 2014, at 11:12:04 pm

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Just another excuse to go for a drive.
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 4 August, 2014, at 8:00:14 am

24

NP or BC: Veyron doing 246 mph in Idaho event
db997S - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 11:29:08 am

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Sounds like a jet flying along the ground. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 1:39:02 pm

35

Can you imagine what would happen if ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 4:46:24 pm

69

I had lots of thoughts like that. What if a mechanical and you went off into the trees/rocks/drop?
grant - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 6:40:17 am

38

My info is that deer hit occurred at Summit Point Raceway in WV.
MarcW - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 9:04:39 am

43

That is Summit Point... 3 hours from Philly *NM*
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 8:02:08 pm

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Re: That is Summit Point... 3 hours from Philly
Dave In MD - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 8:18:22 pm

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Re: My info is that deer hit occurred at Summit Point Raceway in WV.
BLKBOXS - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 6:05:09 am

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Further info is neither the driver of the following Boxster or the leading 911 which...
MarcW - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 8:47:19 am

42

Repairable...... Bigger question......
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 11:03:04 am

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While I too agree the car is repairable it will be an expensive repair. It cost almost $30K...
MarcW - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 10:08:36 am

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Re: While I too agree the car is repairable it will be an expensive repair. It cost almost $30K...
Crooster - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 1:18:09 pm

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Re: While I too agree the car is repairable it will be an expensive repair. It cost almost $30K...
Dave In MD - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 3:40:00 pm

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Re: My info is that deer hit occurred at Summit Point Raceway in WV.
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 9:23:32 am

34

Just caught the last couple minutes of a show about the Veyron on NGC. Don't see any repeats. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:23:29 pm

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Link to the show: Video Attachments
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 9:33:30 pm

38

Any recommendations for an indy shop in DC metro area? Thanks, Bob *NM*
Bobtesa - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 6:46:55 am

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Bob....look at http://dorkiphus.net for some help *NM*
Harvey in FL - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 7:57:24 am

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Re: Any recommendations for an indy shop in DC metro area? Thanks, Bob
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 1:22:32 pm

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Re: Any recommendations for an indy shop in DC metro area? Thanks, Bob
Dave In MD - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 8:43:49 pm

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Thanks, Dave. Yes, that does help. Bob *NM*
Bobtesa - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:36:29 am

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Re: Any recommendations for an indy shop in DC metro area? Thanks, Bob
20BoxSter02 - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 6:53:08 am

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Thanks. *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 7:03:40 pm

25

Electronically controlled oil pump explanation?
Laz - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 5:56:40 pm

75

First Autocross
Spanky - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 10:08:48 am

159

If you thought autox is a blast....a DE is a WOW blast the finger smiley *NM*
Harvey in FL - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 2:59:06 pm

34

Speaking of "WOW blast" - How close is that GT Silver Cayman? *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 3:08:24 pm

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I believe the car is aboard a ship....due in Brunswick, GA on Aug 13. Will know later today. smiling bouncing smiley *NM*
Harvey in FL - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 7:22:08 am

31

Your dealer should be able to give you the name of the ship and
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 7:50:35 am

29

Yes.... Then you can STALK your car smiling smiley
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:44:57 am

28

So true.... Did my first DE in Jan
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 2 August, 2014, at 12:47:32 am

27

Congratulations and welcome to the club
grant - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 6:11:04 pm

36

Funny story from the first-time AXer
Spanky - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 6:20:34 pm

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Re: Funny story from the first-time AXer
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 6:47:23 pm

33

I was rading it as "PSM = please save me"winking smiley *NM*
grant - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 6:47:45 am

28

Good one, Grant! *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 6:54:52 am

29

Actually, did not mean as a joke. The Term is well used, but typically
grant - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 10:38:10 am

28

Lest seriousness and solemnity be confused. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 1:38:26 pm

24

creaky front
Steve (Morro Bay) - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 9:01:14 am

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My memory is none of the suspension bushings/fittings have grease fittings...
MarcW - Monday, 14 July, 2014, at 12:20:47 pm

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When this happened to my car...
Jayusa123 - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 5:37:15 pm

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Re: When this happened to my car...
San Rensho - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 2:21:45 pm

47

I do have to confess...
Jayusa123 - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 3:47:16 pm

51

here's a video (note mine) that seems identical to my problem Video Attachments
Steve (Morro Bay) - Sunday, 20 July, 2014, at 10:14:37 am

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Start with the ball joint. That's what it was in mine and it was the same symptom. *NM*
Jayusa123 - Sunday, 20 July, 2014, at 10:52:16 am

28

Re: here's a video (note mine) that seems identical to my problem
boxsterd - Monday, 21 July, 2014, at 10:17:17 am

37

Lubricating that joint is a good idea. WD-40 is a bad idea, try...
grant - Sunday, 20 July, 2014, at 12:29:09 pm

38

How many miles?
grant - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 8:24:19 am

49

Maybe not the whole shock (strut) but the bearing at top.
Laz - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 12:16:36 pm

45

Correction: the bearing is one size. The "compensation plate" has two thicknesses, and
Laz - Monday, 21 July, 2014, at 8:56:33 pm

33

about 65k miles.
Steve (Morro Bay) - Friday, 18 July, 2014, at 6:22:27 pm

47

photo of the injection... that syringe is sharp!
Steve (Morro Bay) - Saturday, 26 July, 2014, at 12:32:08 pm

44

For anyone interested, this appears to have worked.
Steve (Morro Bay) - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 11:44:15 am

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Re: For anyone interested, this appears to have worked.
boxsterd - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 4:17:04 pm

37

I got all the stuff from amazon (links below) but I'm sure auto parts stores have them too
Steve (Morro Bay) - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 3:54:29 pm

36

One quarter ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 3:14:07 pm

525

Shocking...
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 15 July, 2014, at 3:37:45 pm

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Re: Shocking...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 7:24:53 am

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Re: Shocking...
db997S - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 8:02:45 am

59

Oddly, i only have 38k to go....
grant - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 9:40:52 am

53

To make it to 250K do you need a full time expert mechanic like Pedro or can anyone do it? *NM*
Jeff (Philly) - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 8:28:01 am

63

You just need ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 9:04:27 am

69

What Pedro said. I'd add a bit of luck. As miles add up older cars are at risk...
MarcW - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 9:13:40 am

51

One quarter ...
r9i8c7k - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 10:02:37 am

52

But in a boxster, going to work is a pleasure
grant - Wednesday, 16 July, 2014, at 11:44:14 am

56

Congratulations! What do you figure your average speed is? *NM*
Laz - Thursday, 17 July, 2014, at 5:00:50 am

52

Congratulations Pedro smileys with beer Changing out old parts, I know a little something about that winking smiley *NM*
Naples986 - Friday, 18 July, 2014, at 1:25:56 pm

38

Re: One quarter ...
BOB W - Friday, 18 July, 2014, at 6:28:05 pm

38

Awesome! And thanks for sharing your experiences and accumulated knowledge with us. *NM*
SMILIN - Saturday, 19 July, 2014, at 9:56:24 am

42

Re: One quarter ...
boxsterd - Monday, 21 July, 2014, at 10:15:27 am

47

You're ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 21 July, 2014, at 2:33:03 pm

51

A rough list
grant - Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, at 6:24:22 am

46

Re: You're ...
boxsterd - Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, at 4:49:24 pm

40

if it were me...
grant - Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, at 6:20:13 pm

32

My list...
MarcW - Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, at 8:50:07 am

59

Re: My list...
jeff in VA - Monday, 28 July, 2014, at 4:16:53 pm

42

While a number of items have needed replacing...
MarcW - Monday, 28 July, 2014, at 6:33:48 pm

27

I'vev tracked my maintenance costs for years
grant - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 8:52:53 am

39

Re: My list...
boxsterd - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 11:25:22 am

31

You didn't miss anything, but I did...
MarcW - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 12:22:26 pm

29

Re: One quarter ...
ericp - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 7:37:07 am

27

UCR PCA Fun Run this past Saturday. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 29 July, 2014, at 4:31:47 pm

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UCR PCA Fun Run this past Saturday. - This time some video Video Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 9:37:11 pm

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Re: UCR PCA Fun Run this past Saturday.
richard986pei - Friday, 1 August, 2014, at 6:54:33 am

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P0446
Greg - Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, at 5:30:24 pm

124

What does that code indicate? *NM*
grant - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 6:39:12 am

29

Re: What does that code indicate?
Greg - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 7:58:54 am

31

Given the age of a car….
MarcW - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 8:58:15 am

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Re: Given the age of a car….
Greg - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 1:09:40 pm

28

Here's what the service manual says ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 9:02:20 am

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Re: Here's what the service manual says ...
Greg - Thursday, 31 July, 2014, at 1:10:46 pm

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