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

205

Re: Happy ...
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

97

Re: Happy ...
grc0456 - 4 months ago

91

P0420 and P0430
CSK - 4 months ago

188

Re: P0420 and P0430
MarcW - 4 months ago

113

Re: P0420 and P0430
CSK - 4 months ago

86

"Known good" sensors
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

117

Turn switch stalk replacement for a 986 in 2018.....
Petee_C - 4 months ago

196

Re: Turn switch stalk replacement for a 986 in 2018.....
Petee_C - 4 months ago

106

slightly squeeky wheel.
Petee_C - 4 months ago

100

No!...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

87

Re: No!...
Petee_C - 4 months ago

88

Steve McQueen, Bruce Lee and Porsche
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 4 months ago

183

Another NA Boxster. The 2019 Spyder spied.
db997S - 4 months ago

182

Replacement top 987 (Northern California)
Paralizer - 4 months ago

179

Take a short drive ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

90

Re: Replacement top 987 (Northern California)
MarcW - 4 months ago

102

Re: Replacement top 987 (Northern California)
Paralizer - 4 months ago

98

Pictoral of 718 PDK oil change--amazingly complicated
MikenOH - 4 months ago

296

Wow!
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

114

Re: Wow!
MikenOH - 4 months ago

109

I heard you had to drop the engine on a 986 to change the oil winking smiley
SMILIN - 4 months ago

105

All the troubel seems to be with...
grant - 4 months ago

110

Youtube video with 718 oil change
MikenOH - 4 months ago

120

Re: Youtube video with 718 oil change
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

114

Attended a 70th celebration at Porsche Downtown LA yesterday.
Tony in Whittier - 4 months ago

115

Re: Attended a 70th celebration at Porsche Downtown LA yesterday.
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

96

Well-made video
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

110

thanks, Mike
grant - 4 months ago

105

Re: thanks, Mike
MikenOH - 4 months ago

94

Yea, the brake pads thing bugs me too...
grant - 4 months ago

104

Boxster jerks at high rpm
ctimgo - 5 months ago

227

Re: Boxster jerks at high rpm
ctimgo - 5 months ago

107

Re: Boxster jerks at high rpm
MarcW - 5 months ago

129

Re: Boxster jerks at high rpm
ctimgo - 4 months ago

79

P0335 and P0336 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

118

ABS wiring repair kit
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

218

You are absolutely correct....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

110

Re: You are absolutely correct....
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

118

Harness replacement worked!
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 4 months ago

118

Good job! Glad you fixed it. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

101

"Suspension Overhaul Kit" from Pelican
bb1 - 5 years ago

773

Check the kit carefully
Roger987 - 5 years ago

414

And depending upon the exact arm, one is much more expensive than the other. *NM*
Laz - 5 years ago

519

Re: Check the kit carefully
bb1 - 5 years ago

560

Not comprehensive and doesn't have what you need
Boxsterra - 5 years ago

461

Bottom line as I see it:
Constantin - 5 years ago

453

Well, a good indie should be able to source parts much cheaper. For instance:
grant - 5 years ago

488

Yes. Since I'm about to rebuild my suspension for the track, i've done a lot of digging
grant - 5 years ago

468

Most of these things should be done "as needed"
Boxsterra - 5 years ago

433

I'll clarify my comment.
grant - 5 years ago

433

Re: Yes. Since I'm about to rebuild my suspension for the track, i've done a lot of digging
bb1 - 4 months ago

113

Bilstein
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

117

ALLDATA or ProDemand Access?
DanV - 4 months ago

142

Re: ALLDATA or ProDemand Access?
Anker - 4 months ago

89

Close
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

96

first to go - front or rear
bb1 - 4 months ago

163

I've never noticed that one wears faster - and in fact they last a long time. But...
grant - 4 months ago

97

2nd that
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

99

chassis ears that record?
bb1 - 4 months ago

155

No, i attenmpt to use my phone, btu its not good.
grant - 4 months ago

99

Any mic with bluetooth, I'd think
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

92

Re: Any mic with bluetooth, I'd think
bb1 - 4 months ago

90

Radiator fan ballast resistor replacement (DIY instructions) Png Attachments URL
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

190

Questions about cooling fans
gedwin - 7 years ago

947

Re: Questions about cooling fans
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

516

Here's the radiator fan hack
Boxsterra - 7 years ago

5,569

What Maurice said. My 02's passenger side fan was *not*...
MarcW - 7 years ago

555

Thanks for the responses! I'll check it out. *NM*
gedwin - 7 years ago

495

Re: What Maurice said. My 02's passenger side fan was *not*...
gedwin - 7 years ago

550

See link above for full explanation of what to expect and how to address it *NM*
Boxsterra - 7 years ago

625

Ok, thanks. *NM*
gedwin - 7 years ago

541

Tested
gedwin - 7 years ago

506

Update
gedwin - 7 years ago

566

smileys with beer Re: Update smileys with beer Regards, *NM*
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

498

Re: Update
vdoubleubum - 4 months ago

139

It’s a lot easier to ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

129

Ballast resistor replacement instructions
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

146

Re: Ballast resistor replacement instructions
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

114

dead battery. Should be simple eh?
grant - 4 months ago

226

Some CTEKs will not charge if the begining charge is not fairly high
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

126

model 7002 (with the deep de-sulfating cycle)
grant - 4 months ago

125

Re: model 7002 (with the deep de-sulfating cycle)
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 4 months ago

129

Well, afte ra few days and >250 miles....
grant - 4 months ago

129

986 Boxster, supercharged - AOS failure and oil seepage
RWP - 4 months ago

236

Re: 986 Boxster, supercharged - AOS failure and oil seepage
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

112

Re: 986 Boxster, supercharged - AOS failure and oil seepage
RWP - 4 months ago

102

I too suspect crankcase pressure is the culprit
grant - 4 months ago

114

Re: 986 Boxster, supercharged - AOS failure and oil seepage
MarcW - 4 months ago

120

Re: 986 Boxster, supercharged - AOS failure and oil seepage
jg wnc - 4 months ago

107

Mission E test drive
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

203

Re: Mission E test drive
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

124

Re: Mission E test drive
db997S - 4 months ago

103

1st impressions - 17 yr old OEM tranny Fluid vs Liqui Moly 75w90 Synthetic GL5 gear oil
Petee_C - 4 months ago

250

If you flushed/bled the brake (and clutch) fluid before you changed...
MarcW - 4 months ago

116

Re: If you flushed/bled the brake (and clutch) fluid before you changed...
Petee_C - 4 months ago

104

Re: If you flushed/bled the brake (and clutch) fluid before you changed...
MarcW - 4 months ago

110

Interesting. Thanks
grant - 4 months ago

102

Re: Interesting. Thanks
MarcW - 4 months ago

108

I have plans for a lift, when i finish some construction. In the meantime..
grant - 4 months ago

114

Re: I have plans for a lift, when i finish some construction. In the meantime..
Petee_C - 4 months ago

106

Old fart buys new toy! OT Jpeg Attachments
Rev Dennis - 5 months ago

394

Re: Old fart buys old yacht
Roger987 - 5 months ago

113

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
Rev Dennis - 5 months ago

100

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
db997S - 5 months ago

94

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

88

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
Rev Dennis - 5 months ago

93

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
jg wnc - 5 months ago

89

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
Rev Dennis - 4 months ago

90

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT
frogster - 5 months ago

90

Re: Old fart buys new toy! OT Jpeg Attachments
Rev Dennis - 5 months ago

112

NICE.....Rare
dak911 - 4 months ago

106

Happy Memorial Day ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

190

Re: Happy Memorial Day ...
old timer - 4 months ago

96

Re: Happy Memorial Day ...
j.davis - 4 months ago

73

Re: Happy Memorial Day ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

102

Re: Happy Memorial Day ...
dak911 - 4 months ago

88

What’s the weather look like in the NC mountains next week? drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

165

Depends on who you ask. Here's one guess.
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

99

Second most reliable source
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

100

Most reliable on an Apple watch winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

105

Re: What’s the weather look like in the NC mountains next week? drinking smiley
jg wnc - 4 months ago

102

Re: What’s the weather look like in the NC mountains next week? drinking smiley
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

90

Re: What’s the weather look like in the NC mountains next week? drinking smiley
JoeU ontheriver in VA - 4 months ago

88

Boxster S brake flush - can you do it with 1L of new fluid?
Petee_C - 4 months ago

200

Here's my experience/advice
grant - 4 months ago

107

Re: Here's my experience/advice
Petee_C - 4 months ago

100

The reality is that with annual flush and regular bleeding, even the old fluid is not old. *NM*
grant - 4 months ago

90

Re: The reality is that with annual flush and regular bleeding, even the old fluid is not old.
Vince - 4 months ago

101

Well, maybe 981 is larger, btu what we DO know is...
grant - 4 months ago

106

Similar
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

88

Re: Boxster S brake flush - can you do it with 1L of new fluid?
Anker - 4 months ago

98

996 throttle body on original TechnoTorque plenum? Jpeg Attachments
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 5 months ago

265

Pedro? Anyone? Hello? Lol *NM*
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 4 months ago

93

Re: Pedro? Anyone? Hello? Lol
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

97

May the 4th ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

330

Re: May the 4th ...
Anker - 5 months ago

109

Re: May the 4th ...
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

99

Re: May the 4th ... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

95

Re: May the 4th ...
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

114

Re: Sad face *NM*
old timer - 5 months ago

119

the fours will never be with me
frogster - 5 months ago

122

Re: May the 4th ...
Naples986 - 5 months ago

106

I did not know that Wendelin Wiediken (sp?) was a Porsche grand child?
JMstamford,ct - 5 months ago

132

Re: I did not know that Wendelin Wiediken (sp?) was a Porsche grand child?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

120

Re: I did not know that Wendelin Wiediken (sp?) was a Porsche grand child?
JMstamford,ct - 4 months ago

100

Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

1,522

What are the codes...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

988

+1, what you describe is very unlikely............... *NM*
JFP in PA - 7 years ago

1,022

What were the error codes? Even if the error codes point to the converters being...
MarcW - 7 years ago

949

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

872

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

872

Of course I can guess the dealer's name
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 years ago

984

Get the codes read. I'm betting on one or more O2 sensors going bad. *NM*
Laz - 7 years ago

858

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters? Jeff: read this...
MauriceonLongIsland - 7 years ago

882

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters? Jeff: read this...
joeve - 7 years ago

864

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters? Jeff: read this...
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

857

Cats go bad very rarely
Red_Lightnin! - 7 years ago

927

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
derb - 7 years ago

902

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

940

Re: Check Engine Light => 2 new cat converters?
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

900

The Spark Plug tubes leak...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 years ago

1,147

What were the error codes? I mean you might avoid paying $3K for new cats only to pay $750...
MarcW - 7 years ago

907

Re: What were the error codes? I mean you might avoid paying $3K for new cats only to pay $750...
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

861

My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
MarcW - 7 years ago

3,921

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
jeff in VA - 7 years ago

1,044

My 02 has been through a couple of AOSs and there have been more than a few...
MarcW - 7 years ago

949

Oh, I forgot to mention this in my previous response but based on what you said about
MarcW - 7 years ago

904

Re: My 02 Boxster has been generating that P0430 error code now for over 2 years...
Anker - 4 months ago

131

Take it to Intersport
Red_Lightnin! - 7 years ago

926

Re: Take it to Intersport
tabasco - 7 years ago

983

Help: any "gotchas" in romoving RF Knuckle?
grant - 5 months ago

237

Re: Help: any "gotchas" in romoving RF Knuckle?
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

101

Thanks Trygve, nwo on the the current dilemma
grant - 5 months ago

125

ball joint tool
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

123

Sounds like fun. Hopefully your job...
grant - 5 months ago

120

Pic of successful separator Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

155

It went easy for me.
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

118

I have that tool. Failed. Took to shop, Honda OEM version (wayyyyyy bigger)_ worked. Thanks all...
grant - 5 months ago

108

!!RR. Awesome!! *NM*
SMILIN - 5 months ago

123

Yes indeed!! *NM*
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

104

Quick summary and thank you
grant - 4 months ago

104

Which wheels do you like better?? Jpeg Attachments
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 5 months ago

273

18" 987 wheels
db997S - 5 months ago

101

Number one
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

102

I think that ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

85

#2 *NM*
MikenOH - 5 months ago

97

18" 987 wheels
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

82

Re: 18" 987 wheels
frogster - 5 months ago

87

More new toys!
Ed B - 5 months ago

203

Photos! Image Attachments
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 5 months ago

353

Re: Photos!
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

100

Re: Photos!
grc0456 - 5 months ago

96

Re: Photos!
ff42racer - 5 months ago

108

Try this instead Jpeg Attachments
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 5 months ago

127

Re: Photos!
ff42racer - 5 months ago

106

Re: Photos!
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 5 months ago

76

Re: Photos!
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

91