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What Shocks to Buy
jfarris - 3 months ago

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Given you do not intend to track the car and further intend to sell it...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Given you do not intend to track the car and further intend to sell it...
jfarris - 3 months ago

63

If you are a PCA member you might be able to get a 10% or 15% (?)...
MarcW - 3 months ago

60

Well, having been down this road....
grant - 3 months ago

66

Re: What Shocks to Buy
Larry Nakamura - 3 months ago

63

Given that you're about to sell the car
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

68

Me three *NM*
grant - 3 months ago

67

I'm rebuilding my calipers, should I install speed bleeders or just get a Motive power bleeder? *NM*
Jayusa123 - 3 months ago

188

Speed bleeders? Make sure you pair with... URL
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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Re: I'm rebuilding my calipers, should I install speed bleeders or just get a Motive power bleeder?
jg atl - 3 months ago

81

My two cents...
grant - 3 months ago

71

Good point *NM*
Jayusa123 - 3 months ago

59

By the way, there is no clean-up if...
grant - 3 months ago

61

+1 "dry" method - even if flushing... URL
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

55

Re: +1 "dry" method - even if flushing...
Crooster - 3 months ago

61

Why would you use a cleaning agent?
grant - 3 months ago

55

Re: Why would you use a cleaning agent?
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

56

Watching a truck give birth Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Watching a truck give birth
db997S - 3 months ago

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Re: Watching a truck give birth
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Watching a truck give birth
jfarris - 3 months ago

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Re: Watching a truck give birth
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

45

Or, watch a Porsche Macan being produced...
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

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Re: Watching a truck give birth
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Re: Watching a truck give birth
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

50

Wow! Porsche gives these cars names at the factory, and this one ought to be called "Athena."
Laz - 3 months ago

53

Thanks G-Man! Much much better than... Jpeg Attachments URL
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

69

Yeesh. That's like giving someone a million dollars only if they don't think of elephants. *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

57

But elephants never forget... *NM*
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

57

Even though you own one, you gotta stay off those BMW blogs, Burg. It could give you a complex drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

63

Now we know what really happened to your silver 991? grinning smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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Re: Know we know what really happened to your silver 991? grinning smiley
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

57

Re: Thanks G-Man! Much much better than...
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

54

You're welcome grinning smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

61

Looking for info on pricing discounts for new Boxsters
jg atl - 3 months ago

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Re: Looking for info on pricing discounts for new Boxsters
db997S - 3 months ago

93

Thanks db
jg atl - 3 months ago

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Re: Thanks db
db997S - 3 months ago

78

This may be my last Porsche as well
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 3 months ago

96

Then time for a kit car? URL
jlegelis - 3 months ago

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Re: Then time for a kit car?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 3 months ago

68

Re: Looking for info on pricing discounts for new Boxsters
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

85

I got $ 5100 off msrp on this build
ff42racer - 3 months ago

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Re: I got $ 5100 off msrp on this build
Roger987 - 3 months ago

77

Thanks all for the info. I am now officially a waiter!
jg atl - 3 months ago

116

Sweet MoG !!!
Roger987 - 3 months ago

59

That's got to be some eye candy! ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

54

Oh BOY!
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Oh BOY!
jg atl - 3 months ago

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Re: Oh BOY! URL
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

63

Cool build spec, JG; sounds like an absolute winner..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 3 months ago

64

Meant to say <hopefully it 'will' be a Sept delivery>, lol..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 3 months ago

65

That all sounds fantastic JG. Congrats and ....
Clam - 3 months ago

63

Haven't been many of those lately.......
jg atl - 3 months ago

64

Wonderful build, and a Boxster worth waiting for thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

62

That should be a really special car. Nice spec! *NM*
Rey - 3 months ago

52

Check out this deal on a GTS URL
ff42racer - 3 months ago

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Re: Check out this deal on a GTS
jg atl - 3 months ago

52

Who says cars don't have feelings!
jg atl - 3 months ago

62

A bit late to the thread but I thought I'd toss this out there...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Porsche Black Edition - Base Models?
BLKBOXS - 3 months ago

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Re: Porsche Black Edition - Base Models?
Roger987 - 3 months ago

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Re: Porsche Black Edition - Base Models?
Crooster - 3 months ago

66

Perhaps marketed to those primarily attracted to the black aesthetic, and not maximum horsepower. *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

60

Planning a trip to Harrisburg, PA
richard986pei - 3 months ago

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Re: Planning a trip to Harrisburg, PA
db997S - 3 months ago

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Re: Planning a trip to Harrisburg, PA
Roger987 - 3 months ago

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Re: Planning a trip to Harrisburg, PA
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 3 months ago

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Re: Planning a trip to Harrisburg, PA
richard986pei - 3 months ago

61

We overnight in Harrisburg every year after BRBS.
Rey - 3 months ago

63

speed bleeder for clutch slave?
Tradergarry - 3 months ago

98

New item added to our lineup: painted sport chrono pod....in the 'vendors' section Jpeg Attachments URL
Eric (Plug Guy) - 3 months ago

159

Nice!!! *NM*
RainyDayGarage - 3 months ago

55

996 reconsidered
JackintheBoxster - 3 months ago

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Re: 996 reconsidered
Ed B - 3 months ago

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Umm...the Boxster is not a real Porsche? *NM*
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

74

Everybody knows that...neither is a Macan grinning smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

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Re: Umm...the Boxster is not a real Porsche? - Only to those who don't understand what a Porsche is. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Umm...the Boxster is not a real Porsche? - Only to those who don't understand what a Porsche is. URL
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

74

LOL, but not if you're inscrutable, like some claim to be winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

53

A/C question on my 986S
Naples986 - 3 months ago

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The Porsche A/C ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: The Porsche A/C ...
Naples986 - 3 months ago

61

Not normal...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Not normal...
Naples986 - 3 months ago

58

"when I take off from a stop", you really mean, "burning rubber from a stop"......bustedtongue sticking out smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 3 months ago

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Re: "when I take off from a stop", you really mean, "burning rubber from a stop"......bustedtongue sticking out smiley
Naples986 - 3 months ago

60

There's a simple solution to the AC problem
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

64

Re: There's a simple solution to the AC problem
Naples986 - 3 months ago

63

Electrical Burn Smell -- Left Rear -- 2002 Boxster (986)
DanV - 3 months ago

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Re: Electrical Burn Smell -- Left Rear -- 2002 Boxster (986)
Crooster - 3 months ago

63

Spring really is here Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Spring really is here
Roger987 - 3 months ago

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Re: Spring really is here
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Sweet ride!
jg atl - 3 months ago

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Re: Sweet ride!
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Spring really is here
Naples986 - 3 months ago

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Re: Spring really is here ... or ... Nothing runs like a green machine! Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 3 months ago

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Re: Spring really is here ... or ... Nothing runs like a green machine!
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Spring really is here ... or ... Nothing runs like a green machine!
Indybox - 3 months ago

50

2006 987 S idle Rpm,s Fluctuating a lil,what could it be?
moresquirt - 3 months ago

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Mice!
MarcW - 3 months ago

77

Throttle Body
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 3 months ago

79

Clean the throttle body
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

74

Clean the throttle body ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

78

Dust still gets on the throttle body
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

72

Any directions on cleaning the throttle body out there? *NM*
Clam - 3 months ago

59

Here are the instructions ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

57

Thanks, Pedro. *NM*
Clam - 3 months ago

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Re: 2006 987 S idle Rpm,s Fluctuating a lil,what could it be?
moresquirt - 3 months ago

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When the AOS starts to go ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

71

what could it be?
JMstamford,ct - 3 months ago

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Re: 2006 987 S idle Rpm,s Fluctuating a lil,what could it be?
moresquirt - 3 months ago

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Re: 2006 987 S idle Rpm,s Fluctuating a lil,what could it be?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: 2006 987 S idle Rpm,s Fluctuating a lil,what could it be?
moresquirt - 3 months ago

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Send a pic, but ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

58

Car Hacking Video URL
jg atl - 3 months ago

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Re: Car Hacking Video URL
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

54

Strong gas fumes in cabin
Sojacoby - 3 months ago

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

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Re: Obviously ...
db997S - 3 months ago

51

Starting in 2002 the "filter" is part of the fuel pump enclosure that is in fuel tank. Pedro....
MarcW - 3 months ago

54

+1 on getting it checked/repaired right away.
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

51

This guy caught making love to a boxster..... URL
Harvey in FL - 3 months ago

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G-man...you out of jail yet? *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

57

Wonder if he knew the intake was fake. *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

55

Rotor resurface or replace?
m2 - 3 months ago

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Re: Rotor resurface or replace?
r9i8c7k - 3 months ago

53

No lip at 75,000 miles?...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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It's possible with the right driving style Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

59

Never resurfaced Porsche rotors. If they were thick enough and in otherwise....
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Roger. Here's an idea to avoid dashboard reflection in the windshield URL
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Roger. Here's an idea to avoid dashboard reflection in the windshield
Roger987 - 3 months ago

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986 - Yellowed headlights
Crooster - 1 year ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights
Naples986 - 1 year ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights
Crooster - 1 year ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights Jpeg Attachments
Naples986 - 1 year ago

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Thanks for posting the photos
Crooster - 1 year ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights
Crooster - 1 year ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights
Naples986 - 1 year ago

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Sounds like a business opportunity
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 year ago

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Re: Sounds like a business opportunity
Crooster - 1 year ago

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Re: Sounds like a business opportunity
Naples986 - 1 year ago

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TechnoLite Projectors ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: TechnoLite Projectors ... Jpeg Attachments
gdespins - 3 months ago

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You can get the interior lenses ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights
gdespins - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 - Yellowed headlights
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Here is another Litronic retrofit for those lookin for more pics...
RainyDayGarage - 1 year ago

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"I would like a new set of rims "
Roger987 - 1 year ago

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Re: "I would like a new set of rims "
Crooster - 1 year ago

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smiling smiley
Roger987 - 1 year ago

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Anyone attending the PCA Club Race at COTA this weekend?...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: Anyone attending the PCA Club Race at COTA this weekend?...
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 3 months ago

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Sorry you can't make it Trygve ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Austin...and the Bluebonnets are out in force...sweet! Have a ball, Pedro! smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

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When Mark Foley came in to Tech at COTA ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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What I think I hear you saying is
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

54

Pay no attention to the snowflakes Pedro. winking smiley You have a PM smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

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Re: When Mark Foley came in to Tech at COTA ...
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 3 months ago

54

A Frame nuts
banzia - 3 months ago

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Nut job
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

74

"Mike Focke did a thorough writeup on this." Plain and simply WRONG! *NM*
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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And by Mike Focke I really mean Burg Boxster
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

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Well, they do look very similar...winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

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Many thanks to Mike for his most helpful Boxster compendium smiling smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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And to those who have contributed to it smiling smiley
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 3 months ago

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Boxster Tiptronic Transmission is toast @ 63K
patrick - 3 months ago

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Find a ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: Find a ...
patrick - 3 months ago

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Pedro what do you think of these guys? URL
patrick - 3 months ago

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I don't think mothballing it is the way to go
986rgt - 3 months ago

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Re: I don't think mothballing it is the way to go
patrick - 3 months ago

59

install used one
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 3 months ago

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Re: install used one
patrick - 3 months ago

54

Rebuilt vs used
grant - 3 months ago

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Re: install used one
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 3 months ago

64

Would need to add: New Instrument cluster, pedal assembly, clutch, flywheel, shifter assembly
986rgt - 3 months ago

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Re: install used one
patrick - 3 months ago

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Re: install used one
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

57

There are good used TIPs out there
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 3 months ago

56

Have you tried contacting Parts Heaven in Stockton?
Tony in Whittier - 3 months ago

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Re: Have you tried contacting Parts Heaven in Stockton?
patrick - 3 months ago

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Radiator cleanout
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Totally agree. Did my 2002 Boxster sometime in the summer of 2003 and the amount of trash...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Totally agree. Did my 2002 Boxster sometime in the summer of 2003 and the amount of trash...
Crooster - 3 months ago

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I am not a fan of the mesh. It doesn't not keep the finer stuff out....
MarcW - 3 months ago

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... and yet Porsche still uses. The opening, b/c measure is flow not static is not materially affected...
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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Re: ... and yet Porsche still uses. The opening, b/c measure is flow not static is not materially affected...
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Re: ... and yet Porsche still uses. The opening, b/c measure is flow not static is not materially affected...
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Porsche has a couple of models with mesh. Those that didn't come with mesh I'd not fit...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Porsche has a couple of models with mesh. Those that didn't come with mesh I'd not fit...
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Why - b/c rads and/or coolant capacity are vastly diff b/w i.e. 997.1S and 997.1 GT3? They're not winking smiley
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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Re: Why - b/c rads and/or coolant capacity are vastly diff b/w i.e. 997.1S and 997.1 GT3? They're not winking smiley
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Not a trick question...Yes / no - rad part #s & coolant capacities are similar b/w examples I sited?
Burg Boxster - 3 months ago

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Driver interior door handle flopping around
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 3 months ago

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Don't despair...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: dumber question...
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 3 months ago

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This is for a 999 but ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Instructions URL
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

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Re: Driver interior door handle flopping around
The Voxster ('03S, In-A-Band Jose) - 3 months ago

59

986 wind deflector
Geachie - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 wind deflector
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 wind deflector
newt - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 wind deflector
newt - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 wind deflector
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Re: 986 wind deflector URL
RainyDayGarage - 3 months ago

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Added a few updated pics to the article on the E6000 fix of the rear plastic window... URL
RainyDayGarage - 3 months ago

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der Spiegel article on the Porsche - Piech "blood feud" URL
Jim in Iowa - 3 months ago

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Good, in depth article. Gotta wonder, though, if somehow Der Spiegel has an ax to grind. *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

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How did the Boxster know?
MarcW - 4 months ago

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It's part of Porsche's much vaunted telepathic connection to the driver. *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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Congratulations on the "new job"!
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Re: Congratulations on the "new job"! +1 smileys with beer
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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Thanks...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Congrat's, Marc
Roger987 - 4 months ago

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Re: Thanks...
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 4 months ago

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Initially I was approached to come back as a contractor. But there was ....
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Are there any
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

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Update: SM emailed a report the airbag warning light is for the warning light...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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The door flaps ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Thanks for that. Too...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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How about an update? Car still not fixed....
MarcW - 4 months ago

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I have seen this before ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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The tech replaced the entire belt buckle connector which should include the contacts.
MarcW - 4 months ago

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I did the same. Worked great.
grant - 3 months ago

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I did not even know you retired...
grant - 4 months ago

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You haven't been keeping up. I did not retire. I was contemplating it while looking for work...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Oh, well, sorry and conrats all in one post then
grant - 4 months ago

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Like with a whacking paddle? *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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:-) *NM*
grant - 4 months ago

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Congratulations on the old job! *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

98

An update on the update....
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Update ad infinitum....
MarcW - 3 months ago

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*the* VDO? *NM*
grant - 3 months ago

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North Hollywood is probably the first go-to, at least for the analog stuff. VDO Repair link: URL
Laz - 3 months ago

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Nope. Just plain old VDO...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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2014 Boxster Engine - Top Access?
JJP - 3 months ago

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Guenter posted a link some time ago:
Laz - 3 months ago

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Re: Guenter posted a link some time ago:
Crooster - 3 months ago

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Re: Guenter posted a link some time ago: Video Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Its in the owner's manual
grant - 3 months ago

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Clamshell? *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

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OP is asking about a 981. No clamshell, no instructions in manual. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Sorry. *NM*
grant - 3 months ago

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Yah. They don't make those manuals like they used to. eye rolling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: Yah. They don't make those manuals like they used to. eye rolling smiley
Gary in SoFL - 3 months ago

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dropped oil pan last night.
Petee_C - 3 months ago

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You are lucky. Usually when the pan is dropped for no real reason..
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: You are lucky. Usually when the pan is dropped for no real reason..
Petee_C - 3 months ago

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Re: You are lucky. Usually when the pan is dropped for no real reason..
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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Re: You are lucky. Usually when the pan is dropped for no real reason..
Petee_C - 3 months ago

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Re: dropped oil pan last night. Png Attachments URL
jlegelis - 3 months ago

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Re: dropped oil pan last night.
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

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When i dropped mine on the track car to install a techno sump...
grant - 3 months ago

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Porsche new hq (US?) coming up on CNBC. *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

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Re: Porsche new hq (US?) coming up on CNBC. URL
Harvey in FL - 3 months ago

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Thanks for the link. Much better than the dumbed-down CNBC quickie version. *NM*
Laz - 3 months ago

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