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Broken foot - missed my Boxster! Jpeg Attachments
marty - Thursday, 21 August, 2014, at 5:48:24 am

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Well, other than toe tapping, your hands let you play the banjo! Also, how birds see the world. Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Thursday, 21 August, 2014, at 5:54:56 am

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98 Boxster Power Windows
HamB3 - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 9:19:45 am

244

Do the windows drop when you pull on a door handle, either the inside handle or the outside...
MarcW - Wednesday, 13 August, 2014, at 3:57:19 pm

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Re: Do the windows drop when you pull on a door handle, either the inside handle or the outside...
HamB3 - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 5:33:02 am

65

Did a search on the iCarsoft i960 and while I found the unit I found no details...
MarcW - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 9:03:35 am

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From what you are describing ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 4:41:34 pm

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Re: 98 Boxster Power Windows
San Rensho - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 8:33:52 am

57

If the CLU is shot ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 11:38:45 am

58

Re: If the CLU is shot ...
HamB3 - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 2:42:47 am

56

Re: If the CLU is shot ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 7:59:16 am

62

Re: If the CLU is shot ...
HamB3 - Tuesday, 19 August, 2014, at 12:18:29 pm

50

Re: If the CLU is shot ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 19 August, 2014, at 4:01:34 pm

59

PROBELM 2 - bump stop in two pieces
JMstamford,ct - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 3:55:54 pm

155

Should not be a problem
986rgt - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 4:11:31 pm

41

That was my thought.
JMstamford,ct - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 4:42:39 pm

45

I agree. Its stil more or less the same bump stop
grant - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 4:56:59 pm

46

If it's in such bad shape that it splits in two
Boxsterra - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 1:12:03 pm

46

for now, I am going to watch carefully.
JMstamford,ct - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 11:02:18 pm

41

It deteriorates due to age, temp changes, and getting hammered
Boxsterra - Tuesday, 19 August, 2014, at 8:30:04 am

31

pulling the engine in an '01 base
ericp - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 10:28:35 am

175

Dealer did a replacement in 10 hours
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 11:04:59 am

41

Re: pulling the engine in an '01 base
tonyd - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 12:59:34 pm

54

Depending upon what happened the engine may not be a candidate for rebuilding...
MarcW - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 2:47:13 pm

47

Lots of write-ups
Boxsterra - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 4:31:16 pm

46

What's the goal?
jlegelis - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 8:51:07 pm

51

An experienced tech can drop Boxster engine in ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 10:09:55 pm

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Re: pulling the engine in an '01 base
ericp - Tuesday, 19 August, 2014, at 7:48:26 am

43

Rag Top questions
Bobtesa - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 6:12:44 am

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Re: Rag Top questions
Laz - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 6:31:13 am

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Well it depens on what you call soap too...
grant - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:03:22 am

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Re: Well it depens on what you call soap too..., and dirt
Bobtesa - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:23:55 am

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Re: Rag Top questions
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:42:17 am

49

Sun wear on tops
Bobtesa - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 8:29:19 am

49

Never used Rag Top or the Porsche stuff on my Boxster's top...
MarcW - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 10:53:03 am

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Re: Never used Ragg Topp or the Porsche stuff on my Boxster's top...
Laz - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 12:44:41 pm

49

Based on my experience the canvas top is tough stuff...
MarcW - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 2:51:37 am

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Re: Never used Rag Top or the Porsche stuff on my Boxster's top...
carlos in Montreal - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 1:28:08 pm

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Never used either
KDMAC - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 11:30:09 am

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Re: Never used either
Laz - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 12:54:18 pm

46

Used it about once a year
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 2:49:17 pm

62

In which model year did Boxsters get the non-IMS engine?
Roger987 - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:14:38 am

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9A1 (no IMS) engine was introduced with the 2009's *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:22:32 am

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Re: 9A1 (no IMS) engine was introduced with the 2009's
Roger987 - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:37:47 am

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Yea, DOF looks downright cheap compared to thge price diff ... that said
grant - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 9:49:06 am

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Re: 9A1 (no IMS) engine was introduced with the 2009's
ericp - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 10:26:16 am

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DOF here:
Laz - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 1:55:33 pm

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Re: 9A1 (no IMS) engine was introduced with the 2009's
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 9:07:52 am

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Thanks, Mike *NM*
Roger987 - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 9:37:39 am

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Here you go Guenter--Cayman GTS in GT silver
MikenOH - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 10:51:29 am

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Re: Here you go Guenter--Cayman GTS in GT silver
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 11:16:52 am

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Re: Here you go Guenter--Cayman GTS in GT silver
MikenOH - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 11:26:47 am

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Re: Here you go Guenter--Cayman GTS in GT silver
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 1:18:23 pm

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Side Airbag Connector
BLT in Philly - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 9:11:05 am

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O2 Sensor Tool?
catalogguy - Monday, 11 August, 2014, at 8:41:48 pm

245

Re: O2 Sensor Tool?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 5:57:07 am

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Like Pedro says
Boxsterra - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 6:05:20 am

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You may also be able to borrow one from your local Auto Parts store *NM*
Boxsterra - Wednesday, 13 August, 2014, at 1:37:49 pm

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Welcome to the DIY world. One is always faced with making do with the tools at hand...
MarcW - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 8:45:17 am

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My two cents (similar to others')
grant - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 8:56:45 am

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Anti Seize
catalogguy - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 2:16:29 pm

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Do not use anti-seize!...
MarcW - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 4:14:03 pm

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Re: Do not use anti-seize!...
catalogguy - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 4:33:58 pm

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The advice is ill-advised. The sensor heats up and expands and forces the anti-seize...
MarcW - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 10:11:18 pm

52

We installed it just fine without the tool... Jpeg Attachments
RainyDayGarage - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 2:24:22 pm

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Stupid Question Jpeg Attachments
catalogguy - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 10:39:16 pm

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Edit
catalogguy - Monday, 18 August, 2014, at 12:44:11 am

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Moving from 18 to 20 inch wheels
Bill S - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 10:11:51 am

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Re: Moving from 18 to 20 inch wheels
MikenOH - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 11:14:55 am

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Mike's experience is good. That said
grant - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 1:48:33 pm

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Re: Moving from 18 to 20 inch wheels
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 3:33:51 pm

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Re: Moving from 18 to 20 inch wheels
Bill S - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 4:16:14 pm

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I think bigger wheels just suck.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 6:05:33 pm

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X2
grant - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 6:36:55 am

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Re: I think bigger wheels just suck. - Sorry about the aggressive comment
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 7:57:51 am

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Re: I think bigger wheels just suck. - Sorry about the aggressive comment
Spanky - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 10:11:54 am

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Re: I think bigger wheels just suck. - Sorry about the aggressive comment
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 7:26:01 am

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Re: I think bigger wheels just suck. - Sorry about the aggressive comment
Crooster - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 10:25:49 am

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If you're installing 20 inchers ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 11:35:24 am

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Even worse is...
grant - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 11:53:12 am

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Re: If you're installing 20 inchers ...
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 9:23:19 am

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I'm not talking literally winking smiley *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 9:59:00 am

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I know. I just didn't want Bill going out there looking for 19" rotors. winking smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 10:11:23 am

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Re: I think bigger wheels just suck.
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 8:44:11 pm

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That's bigger overall, with more total volume. Once you are stuck with a fixed OD...
grant - Sunday, 17 August, 2014, at 7:01:15 am

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So, Bill
Roger987 - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 8:09:55 pm

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Re: So, Bill
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 10:09:03 am

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So true, Guenter
Roger987 - Saturday, 16 August, 2014, at 1:09:42 pm

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Lug studs
grant - Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, at 9:37:56 am

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Given how you start your post by referring to poor reviews of the quality of at least one brand...
MarcW - Wednesday, 13 August, 2014, at 3:45:05 pm

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Me too. Ergo my request for more experience *NM*
grant - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 6:35:25 am

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Re: Me too. Ergo my request for more experience
grant - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 6:35:55 am

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Re: Lug studs
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 9:07:26 am

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Thanks! I'll look into them
grant - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 1:50:39 pm

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Re: Thanks! I'll look into them
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 9:26:05 am

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Yes, i think i decoded it.
grant - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 11:55:13 am

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These are the one we use in our spec Racers ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Thursday, 14 August, 2014, at 4:18:30 pm

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Nice, but at $700, no. I can align a lot of OEM bolts for $700 :-)
grant - Friday, 15 August, 2014, at 6:37:50 am

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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

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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

130

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

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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

419

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

422

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

473

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

433

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

337

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

400

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

368

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

343

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

360

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

395

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

434

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

374

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

360

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

332

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

362

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

328

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

375

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

320

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

414

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

449

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

380

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

358

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

379

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

299

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

306

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

307

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

363

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

343

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

379

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

367

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

1,131

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

380

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

1,291

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

463

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

410

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

332

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

388

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

434

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

338

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

327

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

355

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

334

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

348

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

50

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

49

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

80

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

55

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

154

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

51

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

227

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

71

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

69

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

64

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

55

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

57

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

52

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

51

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

57

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

54

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

52

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

49

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

49

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

48

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

61

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

51

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

62

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

50

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

53

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

219

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

55

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

36

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

56

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

217

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

54

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

47

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

43

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

46

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

46

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

42

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

80

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

86

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

43

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

58

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

51

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

48

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

206

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

39

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

54

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

146

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

52

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

41

Road trip!
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 9:57:19 am

285

Wow - enjoy
grant - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 10:29:38 am

73

Re: Wow - enjoy
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 10:30:04 am

68

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

88

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

66

Sounds like you should have a terrific time
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 12:22:31 pm

82

Re: Sounds like you should have a terrific time
jlegelis - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:04:00 pm

70

Evocative, well written book. *NM*
Laz - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:08:07 pm

82

Re: Sounds like you should have a terrific time
ericp - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 3:59:25 pm

64

Terrific! Don't miss Rushmore and especially Crazy Horse.
Laz - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 12:58:20 pm

72

Re: Terrific! Don't miss Rushmore and especially Crazy Horse.
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 3:06:29 pm

75

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

59

Re: Road trip!
db997S - Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at 1:31:21 pm

80

Life is a forever approaching horizon. Everything else is just waiting. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 6 July, 2014, at 1:23:33 pm

75

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

61

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

53

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

51

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

44

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

53

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

64

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

51

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

57

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

54

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

287

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

71

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

54

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

69

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

73

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

79

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

72

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

109

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

61

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

59

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

65

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

66

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

78

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

56

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

58

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

73

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

71

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

55

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

47

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

67

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

57

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

41

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

47

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

67

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

54

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

55

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

56

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

41

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

49

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

52

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

52

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

57

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

69

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

46

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

286

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

62

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

67

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

69

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

69

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

54

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

55

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

46

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

40

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

50

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

74

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

41

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

39

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

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