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Remember, 10 months ago ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Re: Remember, 10 months ago ...
p-wagen - 7 months ago

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Pedro, thanks for sharing...
FrankZ, Chicago - 7 months ago

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that's wonderful!
grant - 7 months ago

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Thanks for the...
Harvey in FL - 7 months ago

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Great to hear, Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Wow! What a great ending to the challenge. Congratulations.
Tony in Whittier - 7 months ago

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Great to see little Beck is doing well *NM*
Naples986 - 7 months ago

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Awesome story, glad he is healthy! *NM*
newt - 7 months ago

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Re: That's wonderful Pedro *NM*
old timer - 7 months ago

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Depends where you are...
JackintheBoxster - 7 months ago

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Re: Depends where you are...
db997S - 7 months ago

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I leanr a different lesson....
grant - 7 months ago

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Now THESE guys are enthusiast... bet they'll wave :-) URL
RainyDayGarage - 7 months ago

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Great picture of the spoilerless 356A right under the statement all Porsches have spoilers. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 7 months ago

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PCA Muskoka Fall Colour Fun Run Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: PCA Muskoka Fall Colour Fun Run
Tweety - 7 months ago

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That yellow 981
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Great photo essay as always G-man... though wishing it was your spring fun run winking smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - 7 months ago

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That's for sure.
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: PCA Muskoka Fall Colour Fun Run
grc0456 - 7 months ago

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Re: PCA Muskoka Fall Colour Fun Run
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: PCA Muskoka Fall Colour Fun Run
grc0456 - 7 months ago

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Thinking of all you East Coasters
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Thanks Guenter ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Re: Thanks Guenter ...
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: Thanks Guenter ...
grc0456 - 7 months ago

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Re: Thinking of all you East Coasters
Gary in SoFL - 7 months ago

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September Porsche sales URL
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: September Porsche sales
BLKBOXS - 7 months ago

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Know what I read into that info...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Re: Know what I read into that info...
db997S - 7 months ago

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Re: September Porsche sales URL
MikenOH - 7 months ago

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Re: September Porsche sales URL
MarcW - 7 months ago

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quick confirmation, brake lines/hoses are M01/1, bubble flare, right?
grant - 7 months ago

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That should read "M10/1" -- Metric, 10MM, fine thread *NM*
grant - 7 months ago

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nm *NM*
grant - 7 months ago

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Replacing hoses on re-install?
Burg Boxster - 7 months ago

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see below Rubber caps dont work very well. (BTDT)
grant - 7 months ago

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This is easy and works well for what you want ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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I just bought two of the perfect thing:
grant - 7 months ago

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For the record, yes, they are M10/1.0, bubble flare. *NM*
grant - 7 months ago

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Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
jeff in VA - 8 months ago

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Re: Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
jeff in VA - 8 months ago

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Post the codes and I or someone will offer some help..
MarcW - 7 months ago

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I gather that ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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I agred with MArc and Pedro (duh) *NM*
grant - 7 months ago

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Simple answer first. A flashing CEL merely means...
grant - 7 months ago

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First thing is take the car back from that dealer....
RainyDayGarage - 7 months ago

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Re: First thing is take the car back from that dealer....agree but its so unfortunate
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
jeff in VA - 7 months ago

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OK so both make sense
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
MarcW - 7 months ago

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MArc's method is technically correct, but I'll add....
grant - 7 months ago

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Mouse ate the cam position sensor wiring?
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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Re: Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
SMILIN - 7 months ago

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Re: Flashing CEL == car is totaled?
jeff in VA - 7 months ago

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Why is he pulling mechanical parts apart? before he knows that the timing has jumped...
grant - 7 months ago

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Update from dealer
jeff in VA - 7 months ago

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Re: Update from dealer
MarcW - 7 months ago

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I agree with Marc *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Re: I agree with Marc
jeff in VA - 7 months ago

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Re: I agree with Marc
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Re: I agree with Marc, again
grant - 7 months ago

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another update
jeff in VA - 7 months ago

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Well, you got more info and if you feel it enough to make a decision that's all that matters...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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two things URL
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 7 months ago

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Re: two things
jeff in VA - 7 months ago

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Re: two things
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 7 months ago

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Compression tests - questions re: consistency
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Compression tests - questions re: consistency
jg atl - 8 months ago

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yes, exactly, But since i dont know T of the air... I'm looking for experience over many, many tests *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Compression tests - questions re: consistency
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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That's precisely one of the questions in my mind - especialyl since the recent tests are closely
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Compression tests - questions re: consistency
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Thanks Marc. Actually, the typical gueidance is that...
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Thanks Marc. Actually, the typical gueidance is that...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Thanks again (as usual) a few cthoughts...
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Thanks Marc. Actually, the typical gueidance is that...
jg atl - 7 months ago

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The oil is not pooling in the oil pan...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Re: The oil is not pooling in the oil pan...
grant - 7 months ago

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Two words ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Yes, stock AOS, but the symptoms are not the typical AOS ones.
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Yes, stock AOS, but the symptoms are not the typical AOS ones.
MarcW - 7 months ago

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We have located catch cans ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Lots of good comments.
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Lots of good comments.
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Great info, a few nits: URL
grant - 7 months ago

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Re: Great info, a few nits: URL
MarcW - 7 months ago

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For those who aspire to air-cooled 911 ownership... URL
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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Every 911 is a $30K car...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Every 911 is a $30K car...
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Re: Every 911 is a $30K car...
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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Re: Every 911 is a $30K car...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Every 911 is a $30K car...
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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Re: Every 911 is a $30K car...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Every 911 is a $30K car...
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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That was a great article, thanks *NM*
newt - 7 months ago

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61 years ago Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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You've got better at picture taking since then, g-man *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 months ago

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Re: 61 years ago
boxtaboy - 7 months ago

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Re: 61 years ago
db997S - 7 months ago

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Big American metal...
JackintheBoxster - 7 months ago

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Re: Big American metal...
boxtaboy - 7 months ago

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Re: Big American metal...
JackintheBoxster - 7 months ago

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New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB URL
tonyd - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
tonyd - 1 year ago

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you are a smart Porsche owner. Just think ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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They say they've had zero failures
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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"Zero failures" sounds a lot like "Lifetime Warranty." *NM*
Laz - 1 year ago

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Modification to DOF -is it redundant?
tonyd - 1 year ago

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IMO, a 2nd order effect. The point of his videos is that centrifugal force spins the bearing dry.
grant - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB URL
tonyd - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
tonyd - 1 year ago

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I just read about the last 80 messages from that thread.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 year ago

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Re: I just read about the last 80 messages from that thread.
tonyd - 1 year ago

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If you read the thread - even the sellers admit that the oil is the problem....
JMstamford,ct - 1 year ago

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Re: If you read the thread - even the sellers admit that the oil is the problem....
tonyd - 1 year ago

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Well, then I will quote ....
JMstamford,ct - 1 year ago

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Thoroughly confused as to your 'objectives' in this post/thread... *NM*
Burg Boxster - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
Ed B - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
tonyd - 1 year ago

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That's true but
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Causes
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 1 year ago

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oil contamination
grant - 1 year ago

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Re: That's true but
MikenOH - 1 year ago

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My guess in that case
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB URL
tonyd - 8 months ago

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Questionable credibility
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Or maybe
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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Clarification
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Re: Or maybe
tonyd - 8 months ago

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Thanks but
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
moresquirt - 1 year ago

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Because the cost outweighs the benefit
Boxsterra - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB URL
tonyd - 1 year ago

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Pedro published first ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

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Re: Pedro published first ...
tonyd - 1 year ago

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Au contraire ye of great hypocrisy... Pedro has countless reasons for wanting to pull the plug. URL
Burg Boxster - 1 year ago

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Re: Au contraire ye of great hypocrisy... Pedro has countless reasons for wanting to pull the plug.
tonyd - 1 year ago

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"Mr. Trump", appreciate your compassion on my well being & psycho-analysis. Please provide those...
Burg Boxster - 1 year ago

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Re: "Mr. Trump", appreciate your compassion on my well being & psycho-analysis. Please provide those...
tonyd - 1 year ago

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Appreciate you again proving my points.... "Squirrel!" LOL *NM*
Burg Boxster - 1 year ago

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Too funny LOL - I was thinking Muroidea Rattus cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 1 year ago

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Hopefully, a humorous interjection concerning your signature: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 1 year ago

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WHAT, pull the plug just when I got back into the community? NOooooooooooo!sad smiley *NM*
dennisafrompa - 1 year ago

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Re: New version of Cylindrical Roller Bearing IMSB
grc0456 - 1 year ago

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Rebuilt tiptronic transmission... any "break-in" needed?
RainyDayGarage - 8 months ago

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There is some break in needed but it is obtained at the same time as the new engine...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Did your shop have experience rebuilding the Tiptronic? *NM*
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Re: There is some break in needed but it is obtained at the same time as the new engine...
RainyDayGarage - 8 months ago

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While I don't have a Tip equipped car I have spoken to the Porsche techs...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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FNA Transmissions in Wakefield MA... URL
RainyDayGarage - 8 months ago

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Torque converter seemed to have been the problem... all is well now.
RainyDayGarage - 8 months ago

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I cannot speak to the Tiptronic.
JMstamford,ct - 8 months ago

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I would also look at ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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Friend just picked up an '06' base Boxster and asked me about which perf. mods to make.
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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easy - invest in autocross and DE, it will speed the car immensely *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Friend just picked up an '06' base Boxster and asked me about which perf. mods to make.
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Auto-X is a good suggestion, but the venues around here have really dried up
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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My opinion is that power mods are a fool's errand
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Friend just picked up an '06' base Boxster and asked me about which perf. mods to make.
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Friend just picked up an '06' base Boxster and asked me about which perf. mods to make.
jlegelis - 8 months ago

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Re: Friend just picked up an '06' base Boxster and asked me about which perf. mods to make.
db997S - 8 months ago

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I disagree with Grant
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Re: I disagree with Grant
old timer - 8 months ago

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Very possibly. But even a modest improvement is quite costly.
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Very possibly. But even a modest improvement is quite costly.
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Both true.
grant - 8 months ago

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"giddyap [...] gets old, pretty fast"
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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when did you put in the 3.4?
grant - 8 months ago

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It's a 996 3.4
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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A list culled from various postings and discussions over the years
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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Thanks to those who helped with removal of convertible
grant - 8 months ago

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PCA First Settlers Region DE at VIR September 16 Jpeg Attachments URL
Vince - 8 months ago

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Great track. Glad you enjoyed *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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"The Truth Behind What Caused Paul Walker's Fatal Crash" - The Drive URL
frogster - 8 months ago

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A bit more
grant - 8 months ago

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And some car teams
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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Re: A bit more
frogster - 8 months ago

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This is so true! (below)
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: This is so true! (below)
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Re: "The Truth Behind What Caused Paul Walker's Fatal Crash" - The Drive
Crooster - 8 months ago

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Re: "The Truth Behind What Caused Paul Walker's Fatal Crash" - The Drive
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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well, yes, but
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: well, yes, but
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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I wont say how fast I've gone. *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Raise your hand if you have not .... *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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A very unfortunate accident to be sure. Even with good tires...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Got hit by Bambi Sunday night in Chesterbrook PA
Jeff (Philly) - 8 months ago

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Re: Got hit by Bambi Sunday night in Chesterbrook PA
grc0456 - 8 months ago

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Re: Got hit by Bambi Sunday night in Chesterbrook PA
jg atl - 8 months ago

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Glad you are ok. Though it can't be a pleasure to see... Jpeg Attachments
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Oh, deer eye popping smiley *NM*
db997S - 8 months ago

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Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the convertible top?
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the convertible top? URL
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the convertible top?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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Thanks! ( I had just found the same link via google...) *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the convertible top?
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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Excellent, i recall you saying you did it in some incredibly short time. THNX *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Anytime, and it was a pretty fast swap cause of Maurice's expertise! smiling smiley
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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Re: Does anyone have instructions on how to remove the convertible top?
db997S - 8 months ago

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I have not weighed them
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: I have not weighed them
db997S - 8 months ago

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Oh exactly. Its simply a matter of "1 < 2"
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: I have not weighed them
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Well,
grant - 8 months ago

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Did I mention this place -- and all of you - Rocks? *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Gratuious track footage: One Lap Watkins Glen
grant - 8 months ago

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Gratuitous track footage: PCA Spec Boxster at Thunderhill
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 8 months ago

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Nice video. Thanks
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: Nice video. Thanks
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 8 months ago

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More fun driving! Nice and short, and approchable: One run of the joint PCA-SCCA Autocross today
grant - 8 months ago

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One more - last non-cool down lap of the day
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: One more - last non-cool down lap of the day
Burg Boxster - 8 months ago

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But amazingly, no faster :-) *NM*
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: But amazingly, no faster :-)
grant - 8 months ago

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NPC: Clarkson, Hammond, May in new show URL
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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I agree...the Cayman is one of the greatest cars on earth...pre 718 smileys with beer URL
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Re: That color is hideous *NM*
old timer - 8 months ago

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It's only semi-hideous in person, old timer drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Porsche Day at the Larz Anderson Auto Musuem Jpeg Attachments
grc0456 - 8 months ago

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Re: Porsche Day at the Larz Anderson Auto Musuem
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: Porsche Day at the Larz Anderson Auto Musuem Jpeg Attachments
grc0456 - 8 months ago

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When do we get one of these in the 718? URL
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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What do you get when your cross a crock with a horse? A 5.0 litre V-8 Cayman URL
db997S - 8 months ago

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Re: What do you get when your cross a crock with a horse? A 5.0 litre V-8 Cayman
dennisafrompa - 8 months ago

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Remember this one? Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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Re: Remember this one?
db997S - 8 months ago

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Not easy to drive!
grant - 8 months ago

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Yup. It;s all about the 0 - 60 time. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: Yup. It;s all about the 0 - 60 time.
Wayne K - 8 months ago

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PCA Fun Run this past Saturday Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Very cool. Thanks for sharing. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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Re: PCA Fun Run this past Saturday
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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Re: PCA Fun Run this past Saturday
richard986pei - 8 months ago

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Great pics; Chrysler tech in the 50's--push button shifting and in-car record players. *NM*
MikenOH - 8 months ago

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Hey, in-car record player a must for watching submarine races on lovers' lane with your best girl smoking smiley *NM*
db997S - 8 months ago

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Farewell to an old friend, hello to a new one Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 8 months ago

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Re: Farewell to an old friend, hello to a new one
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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I remember when your car got stolen. What a way to start off your Boxster...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: Farewell to an old friend, hello to a new one
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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Another one bites the dust ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 8 months ago

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"Kind of sad"... agreed. I'm thinking of a new car and I don't want to own 3 cars...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: "Kind of sad"... agreed. I'm thinking of a new car and I don't want to own 3 cars...
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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Re: "Kind of sad"... agreed. I'm thinking of a new car and I don't want to own 3 cars...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Re: "Kind of sad"... agreed. I'm thinking of a new car and I don't want to own 3 cars...
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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Re: "Kind of sad"... agreed. I'm thinking of a new car and I don't want to own 3 cars...
MarcW - 8 months ago

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Bazillion? Is that more or less than a brazillian? grinning smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley *NM*
Burg Boxster - 8 months ago

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I think they are equivalent. *NM*
jg atl - 8 months ago

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Both beautiful cars.... the power difference must be a shock!
grant - 8 months ago

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Nothing better than a hot young ride smileys with beer
Gary in SoFL - 8 months ago

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I'd be interested...
JackintheBoxster - 8 months ago

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I remember picture #5...
Tony in Whittier - 8 months ago

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Congrats Bob!
SMILIN - 8 months ago

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Re: Farewell to an old friend, hello to a new one
catalogguy - 8 months ago

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Re: Farewell to an old friend, hello to a new one
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 8 months ago

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Tardy to the party, but..............
grc0456 - 8 months ago

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Congratulations, Bob,
Roger987 - 8 months ago

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Congratulations and great story... thanks for sharing. smileys with beer *NM*
BarryL - 8 months ago

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Re: Farewell to an old friend, hello to a new one URL
george g - 8 months ago

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Thoughts on the Z-5
JackintheBoxster - 9 months ago

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Re: Thoughts on the Z-5
db997S - 9 months ago

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Re: Thoughts on the Z-5
JackintheBoxster - 9 months ago

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My experience
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 9 months ago

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Re: My experience
MarcW - 9 months ago

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BOTH of mine have been replaced...
grant - 8 months ago

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MAF sensor
Ed B - 8 months ago

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no. Three comments below
grant - 8 months ago

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Another perspective
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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I agree with you
grant - 8 months ago

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Re: MAF sensor
MarcW - 8 months ago

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PCA tech Q&A
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Re: PCA tech Q&A
MarcW - 8 months ago

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grinning smiley grinning smiley grinning smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 8 months ago

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Re: PCA tech Q&A
Ed B - 8 months ago

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Re: PCA tech Q&A
boxtaboy - 8 months ago

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Check twice for compatibility Jpeg Attachments
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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Re: Check twice for compatibility
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 8 months ago

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To be clear
Boxsterra - 8 months ago

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