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Porsche tractor race at Laguna Seca
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

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Re: Porsche tractor race at Laguna Seca Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

122

I like the huge wing on the one piloted by a woman. (I like her, too!) *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

124

Stiff ignition switch
Ed B - 4 months ago

189

Re: Stiff ignition switch
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

120

Plugged Convertible Top Drain
tigerguy - 4 months ago

226

Re: Plugged Convertible Top Drain Png Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

127

Re: Plugged Convertible Top Drain
tigerguy - 4 months ago

109

Re: Plugged Convertible Top Drain
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

100

Front engine mount
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

228

Pedro, I have two I think...
986rgt - 4 months ago

120

After 9 years and 60k miles
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

127

Speaking of GT3s Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 4 months ago

325

Re: Speaking of GT3s
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

134

PEC trip
Laz - 4 months ago

145

If you've just put down a deposit for a GT3 or GT3RS ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

384

Ha - not me *NM*
MarknearChicago - 5 months ago

117

Those deposits were the cost of my Boxsters (NM) *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

115

Champion, who has been in trouble with PCNA before, has a major problem...shame, shame thumbs down *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

116

Re: If you've just put down a deposit for a GT3 or GT3RS ...
MikenOH - 5 months ago

136

No, my GT4 order is not with Champion drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

133

What type of insurance?
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

124

E&O? Liability? *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

121

Re: What type of insurance?
MikenOH - 5 months ago

128

Not surprised it exists
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

122

Re: Not surprised it exists
MikenOH - 5 months ago

120

Do you know how to tell if a car salesman is lying? *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

104

He's talking? *NM*
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

116

Champion said they will make good on the $2.6 MM from their pocket. They need to scrub their hands! *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

122

Then ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

130

Help! Washer fluid leaking under car
BoxsterJim - 7 months ago

357

Re: Help! Washer fluid leaking under car
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

158

Re: Help! Washer fluid leaking under car
BoxsterJim - 7 months ago

173

Re: Help! Washer fluid leaking under car
boxtaboy - 7 months ago

153

Re: Help! Washer fluid leaking under car
PeterInMA - 7 months ago

167

I had to replace my reservoir...
JMstamford,ct - 6 months ago

173

Re: Help! Washer fluid leaking under car
BoxsterJim - 4 months ago

115

Old school look with Fuchs Replicas. Image Attachments
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

327

Rock in one of the inner brake cooling shields?
986rgt - 5 months ago

121

Re: Rock in one of the inner brake cooling shields?
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

124

Re: Rock in one of the inner brake cooling shields?
db997S - 5 months ago

112

Driver's side handbrake cable was rubbing...
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

121

The other cause
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

115

Re: The other cause
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

128

Cool, glad it's resolved *NM*
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

135

Common issue with larger tires and over-sized rims *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

134

Tesla Model 3 (sort of, not really) setting EV record on Laguna Seca
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

219

Yeah, but that's not ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

118

Multiple Fault Codes
Wyominguy - 5 months ago

313

Cracked ignition coils
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

140

Re: Multiple Fault Codes
MarcW - 5 months ago

146

Re: Multiple Fault Codes
Wyominguy - 5 months ago

132

Don't just replace coils "in case"
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

145

Re: Don't just replace coils "in case"
Wyominguy - 5 months ago

139

My opinion
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

124

Re: Don't just replace coils "in case"
MarcW - 5 months ago

129

"replacing the plugs is a starting point"
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

122

Re: "replacing the plugs is a starting point"
MarcW - 5 months ago

130

Re: Multiple Fault Codes
Wyominguy - 5 months ago

107

Thanks for the update
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

115

Sudden Silent Transmission failure
neumaiek - 5 months ago

294

Re: Sudden Silent Transmission failure
MarcW - 5 months ago

102

Re: Sudden Silent Transmission failure
neumaiek - 5 months ago

107

Re: Sudden Silent Transmission failure
Blackbird - 5 months ago

105

Re: Sudden Silent Transmission failure
neumaiek - 5 months ago

116

Re: Sudden Silent Transmission failure
Tweety - 5 months ago

110

Last thing touched is always suspect...
MarcW - 5 months ago

126

Another case of "last thing touched"
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

112

wow. In many way you were lucky
grant - 5 months ago

105

Yeah, with LSD it would be way worse
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

125

Aha, of course. I was racking my brian on the clutch assembly..... this makes lots of sense *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

114

WGI PCA HPDE a few laps
grant - 5 months ago

182

I guess it would help if i hit "publish". Done. *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

106

Horn actuator in steering wheel...
grant - 6 months ago

288

Re: Horn actuator in steering wheel...
SMILIN - 6 months ago

145

That cannot make a difference
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

164

Re: That cannot make a difference
SMILIN - 6 months ago

126

Thjanks to both. Info ont he plate is useful. I'll need better access to measure power at horns them
grant - 6 months ago

128

I wouldn't start with the horns
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

127

THANKS. *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

116

quick question on the horn/airbag.
grant - 5 months ago

125

Fixed. In case you are wondering:
grant - 5 months ago

98

Excellent. Which wire?
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

145

Yes, the brown ground wire that pushes onto the 1/4" spade. right angle insulated connector. *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

112

I know it well
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

115

2001 BoxsterS AOS
Larry Nakamura - 6 months ago

272

My responses
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

127

Re: 2001 BoxsterS AOS
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 6 months ago

137

Re: 2001 BoxsterS AOS
Larry Nakamura - 6 months ago

107

My two cents
grant - 5 months ago

113

We know many would NEVER consider letting strangers drive their Porsches, but...
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

226

let a complete stranger drive my porsche?
frogster - 5 months ago

117

To our friends in the Carolinas and vicinity...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

187

Re: To our friends in the Carolinas and vicinity...
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

118

hopefully they are busy preparing or evacuating...no time for the forum *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

100

140 miles inland
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

120

It feels like it's been a short Summer Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

275

Re: It feels like it's been a short Summer
Anker - 5 months ago

107

Re: It feels like it's been a short Summer
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

96

Did the usual visit to the Monterey Car Week starting from Southern California....
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

137

Re: It feels like it's been a short Summer
db997S - 5 months ago

123

Sincere suggestion: parked in a strong, sustained rain, a lot of grime will just rinse off.
Laz - 5 months ago

120

Very true - also
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

108

And rainwater is relatively very soft, leaving no deposits. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

107

In this case, not mosquitoes, but very large Tsetse flies:
Laz - 5 months ago

126

grinning smiley Just what I needed on a chilly, dark, damp, cloudy morning.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

117

Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 5 months ago

248

Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

120

Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 5 months ago

103

Crank position sensor was our problem when we had your symptoms... *NM*
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

95

Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 5 months ago

97

When what proved to be a bad clutch safety interlock switch in my 2002 was..
MarcW - 5 months ago

124

Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Tho127 - 5 months ago

107

Some ideas
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

113

Re: Some ideas URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

116

And I agree with both, but will consolidate with my short list:
grant - 5 months ago

123

Dead battery
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

119

Re: Dead battery
paulofto - 5 months ago

98

Re: Dash lights up but car won’t start.
Petee_C - 5 months ago

229

steering column stalk assembly
friesout - 5 months ago

180

It Happened!
Lew - 6 months ago

343

Re: It Happened!
Lew - 6 months ago

135

Re: It Happened!
Gary in SoFL - 6 months ago

137

Made these back in 2006... URL
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

120

Tire trailer
sdm100 - 5 months ago

218

Instrument Cluster Issue - 986 Boxster
Seadweller - 6 months ago

280

The usual culprit
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

114

Re: Instrument Cluster Issue - 986 Boxster
Seadweller - 6 months ago

129

Do a battery load test
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

126

Re: Do a battery load test
Seadweller - 6 months ago

132

Re: Instrument Cluster Issue - 986 Boxster
Seadweller - 6 months ago

114

Bad ground *NM*
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

123

Re: Bad ground
Seadweller - 5 months ago

139

No
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

119

Clarification
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

119

Re: Clarification
Seadweller - 5 months ago

131

Chances are
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

125

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

1,111

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

657

Possible culprits
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

550

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

571

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

529

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

507

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

574

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

463

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

534

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

516

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

507

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

478

These are normal numbers
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

541

Re: These are normal numbers
MarcW - 1 year ago

522

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

507

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

548

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

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

535

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

447

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

505

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

483

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

508

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

495

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

548

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

547

What year is your car?
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

437

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

850

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

452

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

606

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

615

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

520

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

480

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

389

long thread update - I do think it is non-oxy gas related
John from MN - 6 months ago

178

From experience I know gasoline can play a role in some error codes. When I switched from Rotten...
MarcW - 6 months ago

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Re: From experience I know gasoline can play a role in some error codes. When I switched from Rotten...
Alcantera - 5 months ago

147

Re: From experience I know gasoline can play a role in some error codes. When I switched from Rotten...
Alcantera - 5 months ago

127

2018 Porsche 993
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

231

Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
tom coughlin - 5 months ago

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Re: Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

137

Re: Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
tom coughlin - 5 months ago

110

Re: Replaced 2002 with 2005 S, now do I need spacers to make winter wheels fit?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

102

930 Turbo and/or Chicago Bears Fans, Can Own Walter Payton's 1979 930 Turbo URL
db997S - 5 months ago

253

Very nice Png Attachments
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

140

Re: Very nice
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

114

2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Larry Nakamura - 6 months ago

211

Re: 2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

117

Re: 2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Larry Nakamura - 5 months ago

102

Re: 2001 BoxsterS Fog Light
Larry Nakamura - 5 months ago

99

Coolant Leak
Larry Nakamura - 7 months ago

315

Sounds like you undertand the problem...
grant - 7 months ago

153

Re: Coolant Leak
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

160

Yoru boxster has company
grant - 6 months ago

158

Before you take anything apart
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

160

Re: Before you take anything apart
Larry Nakamura - 6 months ago

157

Re: Before you take anything apart
MarcW - 6 months ago

135

Re: Before you take anything apart
Larry Nakamura - 6 months ago

112

Re: Before you take anything apart
MarcW - 6 months ago

144

Cap fit
Blackbird - 6 months ago

136

They sell the Pittsburgh pressure test kit at Harbor Freight. I bought one & one of the attachments
Tony in Whittier - 6 months ago

140

Final Outcome
Larry Nakamura - 6 months ago

160

Read this Elsewhere/Not my Car
Lew - 6 months ago

259

I solved the same problem
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

113

Was that a one time / still good fix, or do you add it periodically? *NM*
Laz - 6 months ago

106

Periodic
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

110

Great! I won't have to bring a lot on my upcoming moon trip!
Laz - 6 months ago

128

oil pan baffle for trackdays
Petee_C - 6 months ago

204

Re: oil pan baffle for trackdays
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 6 months ago

115

Or your own deep sump? Not quite accusump.... *NM*
grant - 6 months ago

115

Re: Or your own deep sump? Not quite accusump....
Petee_C - 6 months ago

113

Re: Or your own deep sump? Not quite accusump....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 6 months ago

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