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Drive a different Porsche every week?
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: Drive a different Porsche every week?
frogster - 2 months ago

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Re: Drive a different Porsche every week?
db997S - 1 month ago

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I dont expect that Road Atlanta is on the delivery list.... :-) *NM*
grant - 1 month ago

70

iPhone - iOS 11 - Dension 500SBT issue
Eric (Plug Guy) - 1 month ago

342

New Sponsor!
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: New Sponsor!
Anker - 2 months ago

80

Congratulations Pedro!
frogster - 2 months ago

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Congrats and I strongly concur - there is so much depth to the club
grant - 2 months ago

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Re: New Sponsor! URL
BoxsterOutlaws - 1 month ago

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2009 Boxster problems?
dak911 - 2 months ago

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The good news is that I have heard of very few
grant - 2 months ago

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Re: The good news is that I have heard of very few
dak911 - 2 months ago

58

Re: 2009 Boxster problems?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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Many modern cars that are lightly driven....
grant - 2 months ago

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Re: 2009 Boxster problems?
db997S - 2 months ago

59

Broken Tab on Air Filter Box
RJS04 - 2 months ago

385

Dunno, never seen such. (more)
grant - 2 months ago

59

Re: Broken Tab on Air Filter Box
carlos in Montreal - 2 months ago

57

Re: Broken Tab on Air Filter Box
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

62

Oil thoughts?
JC Costarakis - 2 months ago

433

Keep it simple.
grant - 2 months ago

64

Re: Oil thoughts?
paulofto - 2 months ago

62

Re: Oil thoughts?
MarcW - 2 months ago

61

Re: Oil thoughts?
boxsterd - 2 months ago

58

Re: Oil thoughts?
MikenOH - 2 months ago

62

Yes, the 5W50 has nearly the shear stregth of the 15W50.... for a while
grant - 2 months ago

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On the 981 I've used LubroMoly (can't remember which version) and Motul X-Cess in 5W-40
MikenOH - 2 months ago

72

just threw a P1117 code...
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

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Before you replace ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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If you do replace them, they are just Bosch made and Porsche labeled.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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My car is 2000 - 986 - 2.7L
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

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Re: just threw a P1117 code...
MarcW - 2 months ago

75

986 rattling rear windstop - hot glue?
Petee_C - 2 months ago

425

Re: 986 rattling rear windstop - hot glue?
Anker - 2 months ago

55

Re: 986 rattling rear windstop - hot glue?
frogster - 2 months ago

59

Replace it - cheap
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

69

I used a black cable tie.
JMstamford,ct - 2 months ago

73

Very fast Porsche, and of course, quite expensive drinking smiley
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Very fast Porsche, and of course, quite expensive drinking smiley
db997S - 2 months ago

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Video
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

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Amazing smileys with beer .....and he never shifted once winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Amazing smileys with beer .....and he never shifted once winking smiley
Anker - 2 months ago

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Re: Amazing smileys with beer .....and he never shifted once winking smiley
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Amazing smileys with beer .....and he never shifted once winking smiley
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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Re: Amazing smileys with beer .....and he never shifted once winking smiley
old timer - 2 months ago

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Re: Amazing smileys with beer .....and he never shifted once winking smiley
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

74

the speed he carries through the curves is unbelievable
frogster - 2 months ago

77

Living life at the redline. *NM*
db997S - 2 months ago

73

Great video. Thanks for sharing. The highest speed I saw was 313 kph (194 mph)...
Tony in Whittier - 2 months ago

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Thanks for posting. I wish the biubble/g-meter was calibrated....
grant - 2 months ago

82

According to one source, much of the secret is in some very special Michelin tires URL
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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I'm Back.....
dak911 - 2 months ago

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Kumho PS31 tires - like 'em so far.
Petee_C - 2 months ago

412

Re: Kumho PS31 tires - like 'em so far.
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: Kumho PS31 tires - like 'em so far.
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: Kumho PS31 tires - like 'em so far.
TheFarmer - 2 months ago

82

The way to do it ( I do all the time to extend the life of track tires) is to...
grant - 2 months ago

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Re: The way to do it ( I do all the time to extend the life of track tires) is to...
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Re: Kumho PS31 tires - like 'em so far.
MikenOH - 2 months ago

83

Re: Kumho PS31 tires - like 'em so far.
Petee_C - 2 months ago

73

Then I'd get an alignment.
grant - 2 months ago

83

Coolant drip 2008 Cayman 2.7
dennisafrompa - 2 months ago

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Re: Coolant drip 2008 Cayman 2.7
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Re: Coolant drip 2008 Cayman 2.7
dennisafrompa - 2 months ago

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why is there a coolant cap in the engine compartment....
dennisafrompa - 2 months ago

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Re: why is there a coolant cap in the engine compartment....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Its been a while, here's your track video fix - WGI PCA "Advanced" DE thius week
grant - 2 months ago

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I love The Glen ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

91

Great videos and driving, Grant
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was
John from MN - 2 months ago

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Re: Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was
p-wagen - 2 months ago

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Re: Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was URL
carlos in Montreal - 2 months ago

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Great info from both of you. Thanks! So what I'm hearing is that there is a leak somewhere and
John from MN - 2 months ago

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Re: Great info from both of you. Thanks! So what I'm hearing is that there is a leak somewhere and
carlos in Montreal - 2 months ago

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Re: Great info from both of you. Thanks! So what I'm hearing is that there is a leak somewhere and
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: When you say, "My info is while there can be a sign of a leak, white anti-freeze residue, there
John from MN - 2 months ago

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Re: When you say, "My info is while there can be a sign of a leak, white anti-freeze residue, there
MarcW - 2 months ago

85

G12? - I believe that is the spec coolant for Porsche... might be a new number now.... nm *NM*
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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MarcW is right the old '00' cap issue is not a theory . . .
paulofto - 2 months ago

88

Just add water
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

83

Boxster brakes and other things...
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Nice report, Marc
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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Re: Nice report, Marc
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Update: Re: Boxster brakes and other things...
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Speaking of left over 718 stock
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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Re: Speaking of left over 718 stock
MarcW - 2 months ago

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I doubt they are
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 2 months ago

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For those who are interested in an all-weather Boxster cover...here is the update after 1.5 months Jpeg Attachments URL
RainyDayGarage - 2 months ago

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And a run or two from a great Autrocross - at Pocono racetrack!
grant - 2 months ago

369

Mystery battery discharge and solution
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

390

Re: Mystery battery discharge and solution
Anker - 2 months ago

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Re: Mystery battery discharge and solution
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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I've had several cars drain their batteries ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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I just checked the rear trunk..
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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Re: Mystery battery discharge and solution
MarcW - 2 months ago

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The key was not left in the ignition
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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Re: The key was not left in the ignition
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: The key was not left in the ignition
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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UPDATE: It's not the trunk light
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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I would
Boxsterra - 2 months ago

80

Porsche E-Performance eye rolling smiley
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

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We hope and pray that our PB Members in Mexico and Puerto Rico are all safe! ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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On BBC TV from Mexico the 1st thing I saw was Bxtr under a ton of concrete
tom coughlin - 2 months ago

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P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
John from MN - 4 months ago

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Re: P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
Ed B - 4 months ago

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Possible culprits
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

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We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
John from MN - 4 months ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
John from MN - 4 months ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
MarcW - 4 months ago

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I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
JMstamford,ct - 4 months ago

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Re: I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
John from MN - 4 months ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
MarcW - 4 months ago

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These are normal numbers
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

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Re: These are normal numbers
MarcW - 4 months ago

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I could only find one MAF reading on my device and it's in english...
John from MN - 4 months ago

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What are you using to read the values?
Boxsterra - 4 months 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 - 4 months ago

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"Mass Air Flow Rate" *NM*
Boxsterra - 4 months 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 - 4 months ago

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Those numbers are not what they're supposed to be
Boxsterra - 4 months 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 - 4 months ago

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Be careful that you get teh correct MAF.
JMstamford,ct - 4 months ago

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Depends on the "lesser known brand"
Boxsterra - 4 months 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 - 4 months ago

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Yet another P1128 from my car. Seems to require hot weather....
MarcW - 4 months ago

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What year is your car?
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

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After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
John from MN - 3 months ago

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Cool, keep us posted *NM*
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

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Re: After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Both of those code indicate ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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I agree with Pedro, but I assumed the techs already did that.
JMstamford,ct - 4 months ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
John from MN - 4 months ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
Petee_C - 2 months ago

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Dog as Passenger in boxster
Petee_C - 4 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: every dog is different so it's a tough question to answer. One of my dogs would be great...
John from MN - 4 months ago

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When Anja sat in the 986, her head was completely over the windshield.
grant - 4 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 2 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
Roger987 - 2 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
Petee_C - 2 months ago

81

Three Pedal Power ... thanks to the USA smileys with beer URL
Gary in SoFL - 2 months ago

376

718 Cayman S vs Cayman GT4 URL
db997S - 2 months ago

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Re: 718 Cayman S vs Cayman GT4
MikenOH - 2 months ago

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No door dings here Png Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 3 months ago

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nice Boxster refresh! *NM*
SMILIN - 3 months ago

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I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 3 months ago

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Re: I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
patrick - 3 months ago

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Re: I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 2 months ago

82

Replaced Ignition Switch and NOW my 996 won't start
johnstof - 2 months ago

327

Re: Replaced Ignition Switch and NOW my 996 won't start
MarcW - 2 months ago

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Re: Replaced Ignition Switch and NOW my 996 won't start
frogster - 2 months ago

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Are you sure the new switch is genuine Porsche OEM?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 2 months ago

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My guess would be ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Too all our friends in Florida
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Thanks....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: Thanks....
old timer - 3 months ago

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Re: Thanks....
grc0456 - 3 months ago

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Re: Too all our friends in Florida
Al in Melbourne Beach - 3 months ago

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I hope mother nature was kind to you all. *NM*
Tony in Whittier - 2 months ago

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It could have been a lot worse...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 2 months ago

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Glad to hear you're OK, Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - 2 months ago

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Re: It could have been a lot worse...
grc0456 - 2 months ago

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Re: Too all our friends in Florida
BarryL - 2 months ago

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Looking for PPI near Willowbrook, IL - Chicago Area
Rob in KC - 3 months ago

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Re: Looking for PPI near Willowbrook, IL - Chicago Area URL
FrankZ, Chicago - 3 months ago

83

WaterWetter?
boxsterd - 3 months ago

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Re: WaterWetter?
grc0456 - 3 months ago

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Re: WaterWetter?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

86

CTC Mobil 1 special for Canucks
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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For those south of the border
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

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Re: For those south of the border
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: For those south of the border
paulofto - 3 months ago

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