Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile

Main Forum

Discussion of Boxsters and other Porsches 
AnnouncementsLast Post
AnnouncementInstructions for posting photos10/22/2011 07:51AM
AnnouncementOur Rules11/11/2010 02:00PM
Tire Rack: Your performance experts for tires and wheels
Buying through this link, gets PB a donation.

Products for your Boxster, Cayman and Carrera.
PostViews

Just want to thow out a big welcome to any new members on the board
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 10:48:14 am

281

Re: Just want to thow out a big welcome to any new members on the board Jpeg Attachments URL
Blue981 - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 5:50:21 pm

91

Re: Just want to thow out a big welcome to any new members on the board
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 6:27:23 pm

67

If I had a cocoon ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 10:11:48 pm

61

Don't forget to decompress slowly-- don't want the car to get the bends! *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 6:15:59 am

68

Re: Don't forget to decompress slowly-- don't want the car to get the bends! URL
Blue981 - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 11:57:22 am

71

That cocoon looks interesting...
MikenOH - Saturday, 25 April, 2015, at 7:00:09 am

58

Re: Just want to thow out a big welcome to any new members on the board Jpeg Attachments
Iwas There (Toronto) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 8:52:48 am

78

Hey, no excuse needed
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 7:40:57 pm

62

Re: Hey, no excuse needed
Iwas There (Toronto) - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 8:11:57 am

59

Re: Just want to thow out a big welcome to any new members on the board
jakeru - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:45:34 pm

64

Welcome to the board jakeru
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 6:15:54 am

64

Re: Welcome to the board jakeru Jpeg Attachments
jakeru - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 10:46:44 pm

72

Re: Welcome to the board jakeru
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 24 April, 2015, at 7:57:44 am

59

Thanks Pedro! One more shot of the lapis blue beauty... Jpeg Attachments
jakeru - Friday, 24 April, 2015, at 11:01:29 pm

68

Re: Thanks Pedro! One more shot of the lapis blue beauty...
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 25 April, 2015, at 7:21:24 am

48

Engine AutoStop/Start Function on 981
Motobob - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 5:00:04 pm

305

Re: Engine AutoStop/Start Function on 981
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 7:24:24 pm

87

"10, 20, 30 or more..." In to town? G, you need to move at least to the suburbs grinning smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:36:35 pm

90

I take it you haven't had the pleasure of "driving" on the Long Island Crawlway! *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 6:18:33 am

80

Isn't it
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 6:47:56 am

93

Yup, but when things are going right we drive on parkways and park on driveways. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 7:36:32 am

78

Parkway...
Burg Boxster - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 7:38:49 am

102

Re: Parkway...
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 8:42:31 am

80

Not wear any earrings? *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 8:43:43 am

79

Sure....tongue sticking out smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 8:53:38 am

80

Ah, thought so. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 9:37:58 am

76

Come on Laz, it's Gary... you should know he could not care less about earrings... Jpeg Attachments
Burg Boxster - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 1:19:29 pm

109

Can't help it.....intelligent woman, wearing glasses, are such a turn on smoking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 1:52:10 pm

80

I guess only smart women wear glasses! *NM*
Laz - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 3:14:00 am

73

Re: I guess only smart women wear glasses!
Gary in SoFL - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 7:56:36 am

82

Gary likes a woman w/ brains...
Burg Boxster - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 2:50:53 pm

78

You got me cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 10:54:43 pm

71

ahhhh, never mind.... *NM*
Motobob - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 7:38:16 pm

73

and by the way, the auto stop/start starting working again more often...so I turned it off...eye popping smiley *NM*
Motobob - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 7:22:46 pm

54

Seriously? Please stop cluttering up this thread w/ off topic stuff grinning smiley winking smiley smileys with beer *NM*
Burg Boxster - Friday, 24 April, 2015, at 1:45:10 pm

51

Preemptive water pump replacement on 986?
jlegelis - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 10:03:41 am

294

Re: Preemptive water pump replacement on 986?
newt - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 4:27:58 pm

68

I did it in 2013 on my 2001S and I had only 28K...I think I might have had minor seepage... *NM*
Motobob - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 7:42:42 pm

80

I have a 2000 with 50K on the Clock
DanStub - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 8:06:29 am

70

Re: Preemptive water pump replacement on 986?
bnsc100 - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 8:34:45 am

71

I first replaced mine at about 160k miles
Boxsterra - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 3:04:31 pm

76

Re: I first replaced mine at about 160k miles
bnsc100 - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 4:00:48 pm

61

Mine was replaced at 203,000 miles ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 4:31:24 pm

52

Blades were imperfect Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 7:15:55 pm

74

My two cents: Excellence has created FUD.
grant - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 10:21:01 pm

89

I mostly agree with Grant ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 8:54:51 am

61

That said, I'm less inclined to open the cap for a "final" level check.
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:53:24 am

57

Re: That said, I'm less inclined to open the cap for a "final" level check.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:59:24 am

51

Wait, so if you get junk in your water...
Boxsterra - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 5:04:36 pm

68

Re: Wait, so if you get junk in your water...
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 24 April, 2015, at 2:33:59 am

54

Sounds like a physiological issue. *NM*
Laz - Friday, 24 April, 2015, at 5:18:14 am

51

Enjoy it while you can ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 9:11:20 am

230

Re: Enjoy it while you can ...
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 9:43:39 am

46

I might get a "Cease and Desist" ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:39:02 am

63

Re: Enjoy it while you can ...
eicheldp - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:22:47 am

47

Enjoy it while you can ...
r9i8c7k - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:49:11 am

43

Never underestimate the self interests represented in legislation or rules (NM) *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 3:42:29 pm

46

Less and less maintenance info in owners' manuals is part of the incrementalism.
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 6:21:11 pm

50

Re: Less and less maintenance info in owners' manuals is part of the incrementalism.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 6:46:19 pm

47

Someday it'll be all idiot lights. And after that we'll all be bozos on a bus (nPc) : Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 6:55:39 pm

55

Re: Someday it'll be all idiot lights. And after that we'll all be bozos on a bus (nPc) : URL
eicheldp - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 10:37:30 am

51

Yessir. As a graduate of Morse Science High, he's eminently qualified. *NM*
Laz - Thursday, 23 April, 2015, at 12:31:37 pm

41

Boxsterra, you wanted to know what the little green lights were? URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 4:29:15 pm

239

Installation instructions ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:47:22 am

56

You can see the shift lights being used in a GT3 Cup Car at Laguna Seca ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 11:04:53 am

105

Is that a PDK?
Boxsterra - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 8:23:41 pm

56

Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 4:35:23 pm

416

Amazing: both our cars are having "precious bodily fluids" issues. And you've done me a favor, too. Video Attachments
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:01:20 pm

102

Re: Amazing: both our cars are having "precious bodily fluids" issues. And you've done me a favor, too. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 7:27:11 pm

109

Capacities
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 7:55:58 pm

91

Thanks for the information. The 987.2 S having the 9A1 3.4, of course.
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 8:17:49 pm

83

Also, and no kidding around: is that number US or Imperial gallons? *NM*
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 8:30:05 pm

88

Valid question. It states U.S. gallons.
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 8:47:36 pm

95

Thank you. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 9:42:22 pm

81

All of the Canadian VW, Audi and Porsche owners manuals (actually, the BMW also)
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:03:51 am

104

A little more detailed look at the coolant system in the back of the 981
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:16:54 am

102

Nice video; good visuals & sound quality. For how far it goes, it's a good guide for maintenance. *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:30:24 am

81

I wish they had showed how to put the top into service position in more detail
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:45:52 am

86

Maybe there are retainer straps like the 986 and 987(?) have,
Laz - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 11:32:59 am

83

Re: A little more detailed look at the coolant system in the back of the 981
Blue981 - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:44:05 am

103

Re: A little more detailed look at the coolant system in the back of the 981
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 9:04:13 am

89

Re: A little more detailed look at the coolant system in the back of the 981
Blue981 - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 9:17:36 am

82

Re: A little more detailed look at the coolant system in the back of the 981
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 9:36:10 am

83

As posted earlier, mine had the slightest bit of dry, white powder…
Laz - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 11:43:49 am

90

I'm glad I went very slowly and added just a few milliliters. Also,
Laz - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 11:36:54 am

83

Re: I'm glad I went very slowly and added just a few milliliters. Also,
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 12:28:27 pm

88

So, is it the blue innards one that was updated? URL
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 5:59:32 am

84

Re: So, is it the blue innards one that was updated? URL
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 8:28:45 am

79

Good points about it just being dry. I'll check again soon because the top-up ought to keep it wet. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 12:57:44 pm

89

Checked inside the cap
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 8:20:41 am

59

Not gonna recheck, in light of Pedro's comment in the water pump thread. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:57:46 am

65

Your manual shows what my car has. Here's the illo in my manual: (edited) Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 8:05:08 pm

93

Re: Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
Crooster - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:11:20 pm

100

Re: Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:46:30 pm

88

Re: Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 8:27:08 pm

88

Re: Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
MikenOH - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 7:05:13 pm

80

Re: Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
gedwin - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:33:47 am

123

Re: Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 8:41:50 am

97

It's a sign, G-Man
Roger987 - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 7:13:07 pm

105

Re: It's a sign, G-Man
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 7:25:56 pm

79

Re: It's a sign, G-Man
Roger987 - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 3:09:55 pm

96

Re: It's a sign, G-Man
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 3:30:41 pm

79

My 987.2 experience
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 10:43:57 am

100

Re: My 987.2 experience
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 1:39:31 pm

93

Couple of things to keep in mind...
MarcW - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 8:30:11 am

86

At the dealer about Low coolant on 981 Boxster S 3.4L engine
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 10:37:02 am

101

Guenter, you might find the illustration at the supplied link edifying: URL
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 9:18:00 pm

79

Re: Guenter, you might find the illustration at the supplied link edifying:
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 11:28:24 am

71

Re: Guenter, you might find the illustration at the supplied link edifying:
Vince - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 5:11:15 am

76

Thank you for your input, Vince. The pin in mine was bottomed & slightly stuck, but popped up…
Laz - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 6:05:17 am

72

Re: Thank you for your input, Vince. The pin in mine was bottomed & slightly stuck, but popped up…
Vince - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 4:59:58 am

61

That's a good practice: checking the pin first. Also, "how low can you go?" to trigger the warning. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 5:31:57 am

62

Also, "how low can you go?" to trigger the warning. - see my post below.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 6:20:21 am

63

Re: Also, "how low can you go?" to trigger the warning. - see my post below.
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 8:22:24 am

62

Re: Also, "how low can you go?" to trigger the warning. - see my post below.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 9:43:42 am

52

I suppose the reservoir's new (and hidden) location allows for a more reliable design,
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:50:33 am

64

Re: I suppose the reservoir's new (and hidden) location allows for a more reliable design,
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 11:02:43 am

64

Service life of a novel part that's not reliable?
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 12:18:00 pm

58

Thanks for the inpot, Vince. Some additional info on topping up
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 7:19:07 am

64

Sudden high oil consumption/loss (9A1 3.4L)
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:12:26 pm

357

Are there tubes on new motors? They are gone on my 2004 2.7.....
grant - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:25:43 pm

103

Hmm… just assumed 9A1 had tubes. Quick Google says no. Inside of oil cap ok, &
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:45:05 pm

89

Re: Sudden high oil consumption/loss (9A1 3.4L)
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 4:02:01 pm

96

Good point, G. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 5:10:26 pm

82

Oil sensor question for Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:57:22 am

108

Re: Oil sensor question for Pedro Image Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 9:04:52 am

103

Re: Oil sensor question for Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 9:25:32 am

80

Thanks, Pedro, for the insights and parts info.
Laz - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 1:10:21 pm

81

Pedro, do you know if there's a significant oil level sensor failure rate? *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 1:33:26 pm

75

Re: Pedro, do you know if there's a significant oil level sensor failure rate?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 7:06:37 pm

80

Thanks, Pedro. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 11:07:17 am

53

Re: Oil sensor question for Pedro
MikenOH - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 5:53:24 pm

85

the manufacturers replaced the dipstick ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 14 April, 2015, at 7:08:42 pm

73

Re: the manufacturers replaced the dipstick ...
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 8:37:50 am

93

I thought that was a requirement for ownership. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 9:37:36 am

75

Yep...and seems to only get worse after delivery smiling smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 10:14:56 am

66

So read page 26, paragraph 2 in the owners manual too. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 11:33:00 am

78

Re: the manufacturers replaced the dipstick ...
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 11:31:21 am

80

Re: the manufacturers replaced the dipstick ...
Gary in SoFL - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 11:53:08 am

71

Re: the manufacturers replaced the dipstick ... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 12:41:57 pm

78

Do what the dealer says...
MarcW - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 5:03:36 pm

100

Good idea as to how to make a smoke determination. Also,
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 5:20:27 pm

86

Re: Do what the dealer says...
MikenOH - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 7:14:01 pm

91

The worry; the compensation URL
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 8:10:06 pm

138

We may never find out the cause of the problem
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 2:04:01 pm

97

It'll be good if the problem just goes away… mysteries aren't fun when it comes to cars! *NM*
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 12:27:15 am

91

Are there any other reports of this issue?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 1:34:05 pm

87

I googled and checked other boards: (edited)
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 2:31:13 pm

113

Today's check shows level is full.
Laz - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 11:06:39 am

56

What is Porsche's numbering system in the Workshop Manual?
Vince - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 7:51:29 am

129

Re: What is Porsche's numbering system in the Workshop Manual?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 8:20:35 am

50

Re: What is Porsche's numbering system in the Workshop Manual?
Vince - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 10:00:07 am

46

2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
SoundMaster - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 4:46:42 pm

281

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
MarcW - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 6:09:35 pm

71

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
SoundMaster - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 6:39:53 pm

64

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
MarcW - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 9:14:47 am

63

I think the key to this is whether it is consistently lower for many fill ups...
grant - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 8:15:27 pm

62

I track my mileage and note
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 2:32:41 pm

54

Re: I track my mileage and note
SoundMaster - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 3:22:02 pm

54

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:01:05 pm

55

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
SoundMaster - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:08:01 pm

66

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 6:59:21 pm

51

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
SoundMaster - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 7:06:29 pm

57

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
MarcW - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 9:42:18 pm

51

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
SoundMaster - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 10:18:34 pm

54

Thanks to Grant's post I searched again...
MarcW - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 8:47:32 am

66

Re: no luck at the indy shop
SoundMaster - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 9:55:24 am

58

This is a long shot ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 10:26:29 am

74

Re: This is a long shot ...
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 11:30:18 am

62

Re: You promised not to tell ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 12:28:01 pm

65

Re: You promised not to tell ...
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 12:43:21 pm

57

Re: You promised not to tell ...
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 12:55:10 pm

53

Re: You promised not to tell ...
Gary in SoFL - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 1:11:02 pm

56

Re: 2009 Cayman S - Poor gas mileage
grant - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 10:57:33 pm

57

The slightest bit of suburban-semirural driving and my 981S's mileage gets clobbered.
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:20:26 pm

62

Are you ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 9:41:03 pm

64

Re: Are you ...
SoundMaster - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 10:50:13 pm

63

Re: neither indy shops wants to take the car in for the issue
SoundMaster - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 12:54:58 pm

67

Stupid question, but I have to ask..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 6:58:15 pm

58

Gotta admit. It's got me scratching my head
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 7:17:06 pm

53

Ok. Dropping from around 18.5mpg to you said in your first post 4 to 5 mpg thus..
MarcW - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, at 12:05:43 am

62

Coolant hemorrhage
JackintheBoxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 12:02:45 pm

221

First thought.. you need a new mechanic which you've probably heard before...
Burg Boxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 12:43:49 pm

61

Re: First thought.. you need a new mechanic which you've probably heard before...
JackintheBoxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 12:52:03 pm

58

For slow leaks ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 1:02:47 pm

60

Re: For slow leaks ...
JackintheBoxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 1:04:58 pm

62

When was last oil change? *NM*
Burg Boxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 1:11:39 pm

51

Re: When was last oil change?
JackintheBoxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 1:12:51 pm

57

Refer to my first thoughts above again winking smiley
Burg Boxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 1:32:42 pm

56

Cars that are driven lightly in some ways put more severe strain on the oil, because
grant - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 6:46:25 pm

66

Later today I'm gonna take mine out for a long drive. Haven't done one since Easter.
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 5:40:42 am

62

Re: Later today I'm gonna take mine out for a long drive. Haven't done one since Easter.
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 8:31:18 am

53

Did you ever read "the phantom tollbooth"? *NM*
grant - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 8:38:55 am

54

No, but I've seen this:
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:25:46 pm

61

Was the water pump. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 4:19:43 pm

55

Is he also going to replace hose he told was the problem last time? winking smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 5:56:21 pm

63

He never told me it was the hose. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 11:10:24 am

51

Oh, ok... URL
Burg Boxster - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 9:08:54 am

58

How does he know it's the water pump?
Boxsterra - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 3:00:02 pm

47

Was the water pump...
JackintheBoxster - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 3:09:13 pm

45

Dangers of Low Octane - Blown Engine Png Attachments URL
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 7:02:30 am

256

Re: Dangers of Low Octane - Blown Engine
MarcW - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 8:58:37 am

56

Confused:
grant - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 12:17:35 am

59

Blocked "here" meaning Torino, sì? *NM*
Laz - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 5:32:18 am

46

Oops, No. China. Shenzhen.
grant - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 12:04:23 am

48

Maybe you can arrange a 24 hour layover in Le Mans! *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 6:12:37 am

46

At higher speeds combustion chamber filling is down and thus combustion pressures are down...
MarcW - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 8:36:44 am

45

Bad kerosene? (Test stand jet engine explosion video: )
Laz - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 6:10:51 am

51

The comment says the engine failure was triggered by an explosive device on one of the....
MarcW - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 8:37:44 am

44

It was the best video of the bunch I looked at. Good explosive, then! *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 9:59:19 am

38

I'm guessing it wouldn't take much of an explosive device.
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 10:41:46 am

44

PSM OFF/ABS warning lights
boxsterd - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 1:04:52 pm

151

Re: PSM OFF/ABS warning lights
MarcW - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 9:08:53 am

58

I would first ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, at 10:13:22 am

52

All this for a little wire...Jeees! Audiconfused smiley
carlos in Montreal - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 6:48:26 am

178

Re: All this for a little wire...Jeees! Audiconfused smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 20 April, 2015, at 7:31:32 am

53

'Tis the time for fluid frustrations, eh?
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:02:23 pm

148

Re: 'Tis the time for fluid frustrations, eh?
Roger987 - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 9:34:46 am

60

Good advice, for sure, but it didn't hurt to monitor what may still be a serious condition.
Laz - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 10:30:05 am

43

P1128
Crooster - Monday, 2 June, 2014, at 2:54:38 pm

386

Re: P1128
Crooster - Monday, 2 June, 2014, at 3:18:05 pm

153

It generally is...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 2 June, 2014, at 3:24:53 pm

164

Re: It generally is...
Crooster - Monday, 2 June, 2014, at 3:53:54 pm

144

A dirty MAF is not the problem. When my 02 Boxster manifested this error code the first...
MarcW - Thursday, 5 June, 2014, at 5:38:02 pm

186

Re: A dirty MAF is not the problem. When my 02 Boxster manifested this error code the first...
Crooster - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 11:04:56 am

161

If it truly is the MAF, cleaning might last a bit, but it might be intrinsically deteriorating. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 12:18:01 pm

143

It is certainly your call. Be aware that very likely the real cause of the P1128 is still present...
MarcW - Monday, 9 June, 2014, at 2:52:03 pm

141

Re: P1128
Joseph in NJ - Wednesday, 4 June, 2014, at 9:19:06 am

174

Yes, normal *NM*
Boxsterra - Thursday, 5 June, 2014, at 1:34:25 pm

142

Thanks for the relief Boxsterra. *NM*
Joseph in NJ - Friday, 6 June, 2014, at 10:30:12 am

140

I cleaned the MAF and no check engine light (for 400Km anyway)
Crooster - Monday, 16 June, 2014, at 5:31:33 pm

150

CEL P1128 and P1130 back
Crooster - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 6:08:51 am

58

The signs point to the AOS. The 2nd AOS failure...
MarcW - Sunday, 19 April, 2015, at 9:04:07 am

50

NBC but the P in this P car stands for pulverize.. URL
nobox - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 4:02:17 pm

179

Re: NBC but the P in this P car stands for pulverize..
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 4:14:26 pm

71

Yeesh. If that was a Lotus, it might've made it without a scratch! *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 5:42:32 am

66

Ah, but efforts to make something foolproof always underestimate perseverance of fools tongue sticking out smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 9:19:34 am

55

Good one, City Cubester! *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:27:04 pm

52

Passenger Footwell Stain UNDER mat Jpeg Attachments
bnsc100 - Saturday, 18 April, 2015, at 7:41:28 am

124

At Last! ... or ... First 2015 Boxster Run Today! Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 4:41:46 pm

163

The next gen Boxster
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 2:48:58 pm

441

Re: The next gen Boxster
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 3:51:51 pm

89

Re: The next gen Boxster
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 3:57:43 pm

91

Re: The next gen Boxster
Roger987 - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 8:06:41 pm

92

Re: The next gen Boxster URL
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 10:20:02 pm

100

That is indeed the question then.....
jg atl - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 12:32:24 pm

86

Re: That is indeed the question then.....
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 2:23:00 pm

78

To be the $64,000 question you must be referring...to Boxster S starting price in US$ not CAN$ grinning smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 2:57:47 pm

80

Yup. I'm afraid you're right $63,900 US becomes $72,900 CAN
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 3:44:20 pm

80

4 banger turbos for all Boxsters, Caymans and Macans will be a lot of engines....phase in I suspect.
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 3:57:43 pm

83

Re: 4 banger turbos for all Boxsters, Caymans and Macans will be a lot of engines....phase in I suspect.
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 5:23:42 pm

81

Re: 4 banger turbos for all Boxsters, Caymans and Macans will be a lot of engines....phase in I suspect. Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 4:16:50 am

88

Re: Yup. I'm afraid you're right $63,900 US becomes $72,900 CAN - How I wish that were true. Jpeg Attachments URL
Roger987 - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 7:50:06 am

98

Re: Yup. I'm afraid you're right $63,900 US becomes $72,900 CAN - How I wish that were true. URL
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 11:11:11 am

81

Re: Yup. I'm afraid you're right $63,900 US becomes $72,900 CAN - How I wish that were true.
Roger987 - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 12:58:32 pm

76

Re: Yup. I'm afraid you're right $63,900 US becomes $72,900 CAN - How I wish that were true.
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 4:09:54 pm

88

Re: Yup. I'm afraid you're right $63,900 US becomes $72,900 CAN - How I wish that were true.
Roger987 - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 9:20:42 pm

79

Re: That is indeed the question then.....
jg atl - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 2:44:09 pm

59

I've been told the same thing by those 'in-the-know'...No major changes for 2016 Boxster...reprieve grinning smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 17 April, 2015, at 2:51:04 pm

51

This is one reason I decided to upgrade htis year to a 2013...thumbs up *NM*
Motobob - Friday, 10 April, 2015, at 8:45:27 pm

83

Waiting
ff42racer - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 11:53:40 am

86

NPC: Flat tire problem (Mad magazine parody of Mandrake the Magician) Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 4:51:20 am

222

Mustang
JackintheBoxster - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 9:47:20 am

185

Mustangs were never my cup of tea, but I always respected the design continuity.
Laz - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 10:46:49 am

64

At Bristol, a couple years ago during BRBS
Roger987 - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 7:20:24 pm

74

At one of Lime Rock's track days there was an Italia and a Crown Victoria…
Laz - Thursday, 16 April, 2015, at 3:12:31 am

66

weathertech mats for older boxster
bb1 - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 12:54:04 pm

164

Not quite following.
grant - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 5:27:26 pm

72

Re: Not quite following.
bb1 - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 7:21:12 pm

57

I'm not claiming 2005 is similar to before - i dont really know how clase they are
grant - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 8:01:48 pm

62

Boxster Rattling From Passenger Rear Side
kentv1 - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 12:57:48 am

171

I would first check ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Wednesday, 15 April, 2015, at 5:45:38 am

75

Boxster Spyder GT4? URL
Crooster - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:09:20 pm

173

Lime Rock Recap
grant - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:22:01 pm

188

Nice account of your time at a nice track.
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:56:08 pm

77

Mine were not *actualy* snow tires. They are...
grant - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 8:05:56 am

70

Oh, yeah: forgot about the snowflake designation's range of application. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 12:28:44 am

68

While we're on the topic, LRP, for a short track has such complicated turns.
grant - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 9:30:15 am

67

Re: While we're on the topic, LRP, for a short track has such complicated turns.
MikenOH - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:02:07 am

73

Alas, i will be in Torino during Mid-Ohio.
grant - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 1:13:47 pm

72

smiling bouncing smileygrinning smileyhot smiley smiling smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 3:56:50 pm

213

Re: smiling bouncing smileygrinning smileyhot smiley smiling smiley +1 Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 5:14:03 pm

100

Very happy for you. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 9:06:18 pm

77

At Last
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 12:21:31 am

80

Re: At Last
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 6:11:14 am

79

Re: smiling bouncing smileygrinning smileyhot smiley smiling smiley
richard986pei - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 10:29:47 am

69

Re: smiling bouncing smileygrinning smileyhot smiley smiling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 11:30:10 am

67

Porsche 919 starts the FIA WEC season with a podium at Silverstone URL
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 9:36:01 pm

149

Would've been nice at Le Mans, but never under estimate Porsche. Comin' on strong! *NM*
Laz - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 12:25:28 am

67

Well, we've got Le Mans 2015 coming up. Looks encouraging with this start. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 13 April, 2015, at 7:13:29 am

65

Oil Level Indicator
eicheldp - Thursday, 2 April, 2015, at 6:52:07 am

305

A few observations.
grant - Thursday, 2 April, 2015, at 12:15:04 pm

109

Re: A few observations.
eicheldp - Thursday, 2 April, 2015, at 2:20:45 pm

89

Step #1 - check the dipstick after letting it sit, truly level.
grant - Friday, 3 April, 2015, at 3:22:11 pm

106

Re: A few observations. URL
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Thursday, 2 April, 2015, at 6:48:30 pm

112

Maybe my car's issue (posted elsewhere) is level sender related?
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 3:02:02 pm

85

Yes. It is a possibility. *NM*
MarcW - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 5:04:33 pm

76

Good to hear your opinion, Marc. Also, I would be very much relieved if that's the problem. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 5:09:42 pm

85

That was the point of my admittedly cheekcy dipstick comment... in fact...
grant - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 8:02:49 am

66

Is the oil light an oil pressure warning or an oil level warning light?
MarcW - Friday, 3 April, 2015, at 12:00:04 am

106

Re: Is the oil light an oil pressure warning or an oil level warning light?
eicheldp - Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at 6:44:10 am

65

Cayman GT4 for $50. PDF Attachments
db997S - Wednesday, 8 April, 2015, at 7:25:15 am

252

What the hey, I'm in. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:57:22 pm

79

Seeking Advice - IMS
kgribbon - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 7:41:05 am

224

Since you have owned the car since new unless you had an IMSB "fix" installed...
MarcW - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 8:21:34 am

72

Re: Since you have owned the car since new unless you had an IMSB "fix" installed...
kgribbon - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 8:24:17 am

68

Re: Since you have owned the car since new unless you had an IMSB "fix" installed...
jlegelis - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 10:34:06 am

77

To you, what is the worst
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 2:45:42 pm

81

Re: Seeking Advice - IMS
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 9 April, 2015, at 4:15:17 pm

85

This is exactly what i was thinking.
grant - Saturday, 11 April, 2015, at 2:00:42 pm

72