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Battery charger question
MikenOH - 11 months ago

914

I’ve had ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

257

Re: I’ve had ...
MikenOH - 11 months ago

237

The CTEK from Amazon is $56.85 *NM*
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 11 months ago

271

Not the one that you want. You want the 7002 whcih de-sulfates. > $100 *NM*
grant - 11 months ago

257

CTEK MUS 4.3 $65 desulfates too - the one I own - works well so far *NM*
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 11 months ago

244

If you dig into their documentation there is a big difference in the de-sulfation between the two.
grant - 11 months ago

243

Re: If you dig into their documentation there is a big difference in the de-sulfation between the two.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 11 months ago

225

Yes, CTEK make sthe Porsche (TM, N-spec) charger. My CTEKL has been great....
grant - 11 months ago

239

When plugged into the cigarette lighter, blinking green, with the base lite on, it's working RIGHT? *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 11 months ago

221

Re: When plugged into the cigarette lighter, blinking green, with the base lite on, it's working RIGHT?
MikenOH - 11 months ago

227

Thanks....that Schumacher unit sounds like quite a deal thumbs up *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 11 months ago

239

Here's the unit sold by another retailer
MikenOH - 11 months ago

239

Re: Here's the unit sold by another retailer
paulofto - 11 months ago

237

Re: Here's the unit sold by another retailer
dak911 - 10 months ago

218

Which one to buy?
dak911 - 10 months ago

219

Re: Which one to buy?
paulofto - 10 months ago

213

Schumacher ...which model?
dak911 - 10 months ago

196

Re: Schumacher ...which model? This model
paulofto - 10 months ago

218

Re: Schumacher ...which model? This model
dak911 - 10 months ago

217

My Boxster. The end.
MarcW - 10 months ago

983

Re: My Boxster. The end.
Guenter in Ontario - 10 months ago

204

Re: My Boxster. The end.
MikenOH - 10 months ago

214

Re: My Boxster. The end.
FrankZ, Chicago - 10 months ago

211

Thanks, Marc
Boxsterra - 10 months ago

239

Merci Marc!
Indybox - 10 months ago

214

It was very nice ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 10 months ago

237

Re: It was very nice ...
MarcW - 10 months ago

241

...and this one from 2009 Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 10 months ago

236

Remember that. Met you and your dear wife. It was a real pleasure meeting you both. *NM*
MarcW - 10 months ago

219

Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt. *NM*
Laz - 10 months ago

236

Re: My Boxster. The end.
Gary in SoFL - 10 months ago

185

wow. Many times thank you.
JMstamford,ct - 10 months ago

236

Re: wow. Many times thank you.
MarcW - 10 months ago

209

Re: My Boxster. The end.
nobox - 10 months ago

180

Well, you lost the boxster, i hope we don;t lose you. Stick around.
grant - 10 months ago

226

You have done so much to help us all and always willing to provide your expert opinion - thank you!
BarryL - 10 months ago

207

Re: My Boxster. The end.
Roger987 - 10 months ago

197

I am looking for instruction on how to remove and replace the manual release cable for the rear trun
outsider624 - 10 months ago

618

Boxster P1128 diagnosis....
MarcW - 11 months ago

942

Well you have an answer. Now, do you still own the car? Your fleet has my head spinning :-)
grant - 11 months ago

254

Re: Well you have an answer. Now, do you still own the car? Your fleet has my head spinning :-)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

263

What is the Motorsports version? *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

206

Re: What is the Motorsports version? Oh, just looked it up... Would it prevent future AOS failures? *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

222

Re: Well you have an answer. Now, do you still own the car? Your fleet has my head spinning :-)
MarcW - 11 months ago

214

The M-version
grant - 11 months ago

264

My recollection of what I read about the M version of the AOS is that it is super expensive...
MarcW - 11 months ago

225

Just one detail - its about 8x, not 3x / price for those of us who put them in ourselves... *NM*
grant - 10 months ago

240

Thanks.... sounds like it isn't worth pursuing given normal driving conditions.. *NM*
BarryL - 10 months ago

222

Another great one has left us .... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 10 months ago

772

A great driver and a class act--he will be missed. *NM*
MikenOH - 10 months ago

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Re: A great driver and a class act--he will be missed. That's for sure. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 10 months ago

192

(NPC) New GM driverless car Image Attachments
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

825

Re:What's the point?confused smiley might as well take the bussad smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 11 months ago

210

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
Guenter in Ontario - 11 months ago

203

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
MikenOH - 11 months ago

187

Early adopters...
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

243

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
Anker - 11 months ago

211

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
frogster - 10 months ago

190

Porsche says "We'll keep the steering wheel as long as we can"
tom coughlin - 10 months ago

210

2000 Boxster - gauge cluster removal - please help URL
bb1 - 11 months ago

825

I don't remember ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

216

You don't have to...
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

225

Re: I don't remember ...
bb1 - 11 months ago

216

Anyone here in the Huntsville Alabama area?
Paralizer - 11 months ago

808

Map URL
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

243

Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars... Jpeg Attachments
MarcW - 11 months ago

1,049

Good for you--great looking car
MikenOH - 11 months ago

239

Re: Good for you--great looking car
MarcW - 11 months ago

247

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
Guenter in Ontario - 11 months ago

220

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
MarcW - 11 months ago

221

Marc, thanks for your contributions over the years
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 11 months ago

253

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
BarryL - 11 months ago

202

How many miles, exactly?
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

238

Re: How many miles, exactly? Mine is at 211K...Marc's over 300K if I remember right *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

244

Nice. I actually meant to ask about Marc's car *NM*
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

250

wow
frogster - 11 months ago

248

Re: wow
MarcW - 11 months ago

232

Marc, I truly believe that *everyone* on this forum wants you to continue contributing..
Rick (Nashville, TN) - 11 months ago

218

Re: Marc, I truly believe that *everyone* on this forum wants you to continue contributing.. I agree *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

228

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
db997S - 11 months ago

194

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 11 months ago

201

Thanks Marc and Good luck! Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 11 months ago

247

2 nice choices. I'm sorry to see you go though. Your insight has always been valuable....
John from MN - 11 months ago

225

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
Tony in Whittier - 11 months ago

206

Thanks for all the kind words...
MarcW - 11 months ago

246

Re: Thanks for all the kind words...
MikenOH - 11 months ago

242

Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 1 year ago

882

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
Gary in SoFL - 1 year ago

318

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
Anker - 1 year ago

290

Not sure "any" tire shop could do a proper Boxster (Porsche) alignment...A local tire shop proved...
MarcW - 1 year ago

306

They key is neither indie, nor specialist nor dealer - its knowledge and care
grant - 1 year ago

310

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 1 year ago

300

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - 1 year ago

303

Ha, ha...Panamera Laugh
fgv1it - 1 year ago

302

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
jlegelis - 1 year ago

268

That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
grant - 1 year ago

323

Re: That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
db997S - 1 year ago

280

I was expecting to find that the 997 was more expensive for the service than a 987
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 1 year ago

269

I’m just going to say...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 1 year ago

276

Re: That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
Guenter in Ontario - 1 year ago

239

Ouch!
grant - 1 year ago

291

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - 1 year ago

250

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 1 year ago

258

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - 1 year ago

275

Did you ask for zero front camber?
grant - 1 year ago

293

Re: Did you ask for zero front camber?
MarcW - 1 year ago

253

Its not very twitchy, btu the reason is...
grant - 1 year ago

257

Re: Its not very twitchy, btu the reason is...
db997S - 1 year ago

277

Harry's lap timer will tell you in real time for $20. *NM*
grant - 1 year ago

289

Re: Did you ask for zero front camber?
2008RS60 - 11 months ago

214

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
boxsterd - 1 year ago

250

And for a comparison
grant - 1 year ago

255

I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - 1 year ago

308

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
Gary in SoFL - 1 year ago

272

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - 1 year ago

272

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxsterd - 1 year ago

232

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - 1 year ago

254

that's quite reasonable really...
grant - 1 year ago

288

Re: that's quite reasonable really...
boxtaboy - 12 months ago

275

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
dak911 - 11 months ago

232

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
2008RS60 - 11 months ago

195

Update on Transmission and Question about IMS Upgrade with 175K miles already on engine
BarryL - 11 months ago

865

The DOF does not cost $1500. It costs $799.99 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

311

Thanks, Pedro. I will let my indy know. Makes a difference as I like not having to do again *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

217

Re: Update on Transmission and Question about IMS Upgrade with 175K miles already on engine
MikenOH - 11 months ago

218

Good point. I need to discuss further with my indy. Very helpful. Thanks! *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

206

A few comments. (short answer: lubrication)
grant - 11 months ago

239

Just wanted to mention this: Porsche now offers an IMSB "kit". The kit retails for just...
MarcW - 11 months ago

263

Re: Just wanted to mention this: Porsche now offers an IMSB "kit". Thanks, Marc! *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

211

Re: A few comments. (short answer: lubrication) - Thanks for your thoughts and experience shared! *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

196

M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
BarryL - 11 months ago

224

Re: M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
MikenOH - 11 months ago

199

Re: M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
BarryL - 11 months ago

183

Re: M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

204

Thanks, Pedro! *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

201

Happy New Year 2018!... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

768

Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
Anker - 11 months ago

176

Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
frogster - 11 months ago

159

Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
grc0456 - 11 months ago

184

Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
Guenter in Ontario - 11 months ago

156

Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car... Jpeg Attachments
MarcW - 11 months ago

982

I see a lot of Challengers on the street.
MikenOH - 11 months ago

242

Re: I see a lot of Challengers on the street.
MarcW - 11 months ago

227

What i really like about the new toy is....
grant - 11 months ago

227

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
Ed B - 11 months ago

222

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
MarcW - 11 months ago

218

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
Ed B - 11 months ago

192

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
db997S - 11 months ago

201

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
MarcW - 11 months ago

197

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
db997S - 11 months ago

172

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
MarcW - 11 months ago

217

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car... Vanishing Point.
m2 - 11 months ago

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Update... May be just my imagination but it doesn't look good for the Boxster...
MarcW - 11 months ago

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Update 2...
MarcW - 11 months ago

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Re: Update 2...
Roger987 - 11 months ago

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Re: Update 2...
MarcW - 11 months ago

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Santa's been very busy lately ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

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incredible! *NM*
SMILIN - 11 months ago

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Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
marty - 11 months ago

201

Techo Choo Choo smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 11 months ago

214

gesundheit *NM*
Boxsterra - 11 months ago

197

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
Van914 - 11 months ago

185

That's fabulous. And you do a pretty good Santa... Merry Christmas to all your family. G *NM*
grant - 11 months ago

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Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
db997S - 11 months ago

166

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
grc0456 - 11 months ago

192

Wow, that's really nice - you look like you are in your element! Awesome! *NM*
BarryL - 11 months ago

206

Great work, Pedro. Looks so clean and smooth. *NM*
Clam - 11 months ago

204

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
dak911 - 11 months ago

174

Limited Slip Diff recommendations for 986 Boxster S?
jlegelis - 11 months ago

845

Hi John...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

250

Re: Hi John...
jlegelis - 11 months ago

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Re: Hi John...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

221

Well...... (PSS9 comfy? Maybe)
grant - 11 months ago

232

Re: Well...... (PSS9 comfy? Maybe)
jlegelis - 11 months ago

252

Re: Well...... (PSS9 comfy? Maybe)
BoxsterNorm - 11 months ago

220

I like the OS geiken but... more
grant - 11 months ago

255

ADMIN! - Feliz Christmas, or Merry Navidad, or ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

725

Question for Pedro - Archive Book or Database Flatfile
BarryL - 11 months ago

827

Why not just use the "search"?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 11 months ago

211

Well said Mike. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

208

Re: Well said Mike. Thanks Pedro....
BarryL - 11 months ago

205

Tips on refreshing my suspension?
SMILIN - 11 months ago

800

Re: Tips on refreshing my suspension?
MarcW - 11 months ago

235

thanks Marc! I appreciate your thoughtful and complete replies.
SMILIN - 11 months ago

232

I'll pile on here and mainly add to what Marc has already said
grant - 11 months ago

217

Re: I'll pile on here and mainly add to what Marc has already said
SMILIN - 11 months ago

226

OEMs
grant - 11 months ago

216

Car springs... URL
MarcW - 11 months ago

219

Last minute shopping? ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

760

Re: Last minute shopping? ....
db997S - 11 months ago

190

Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
db997S - 1 year ago

579

Re: Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
boxsterd - 1 year ago

247

Re: Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
db997S - 12 months ago

246

Some even drive hybrids.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 12 months ago

227

Re: Some even drive hybrids.
boxsterd - 11 months ago

188

NBC - The Porsche Museum Just Finished Restoring Its Oldest 911
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 12 months ago

649

awesome. brings a smile to my face. thanks for posting. *NM*
frogster - 11 months ago

187

2002 Boxster - How to reset Convertible Top Warning Light on dash (after Top Repair)
ErnestoCarNut - 11 months ago

652

Re: 2002 Boxster - How to reset Convertible Top Warning Light on dash (after Top Repair)
Anker - 11 months ago

207

Re: 2002 Boxster - How to reset Convertible Top Warning Light on dash (after Top Repair)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 11 months ago

202

PCA Juniors
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 12 months ago

553

2019 911 URL
Roger987 - 12 months ago

592

Re: 2019 911
db997S - 12 months ago

185

99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

1,392

P0341 - Camshaft position sensor 1 signal implausible, short to ground, short to positive...
MarcW - 4 years ago

7,149

Here are the tests for P0341...
MarcW - 4 years ago

781

Let me add that in another reference the test steps show with the Porsche diagnostics... Png Attachments
MarcW - 4 years ago

661

Re: Let me add that in another reference the test steps show with the Porsche diagnostics...
snc22782 - 12 months ago

369

I use...
MarcW - 12 months ago

287

Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

682

Be careful. You are not following the test steps as they are given...
MarcW - 4 years ago

540

Re: Be careful. You are not following the test steps as they are given...
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

660

If test 4 failed that's indicative of a short to positive, based on the info from my...
MarcW - 4 years ago

735

Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

586

Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

599

My references are for newer cars with DME version 7.8. If 12V is not measured in test 4....
MarcW - 4 years ago

712

Re: My references are for newer cars with DME version 7.8. If 12V is not measured in test 4....
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

530

Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 4 years ago

757

My hardcopy of the factory manual has wiring diagrams...Trouble is
MarcW - 4 years ago

665

Boxster S > Model S
kmmcdonald - 1 year ago

728

Re: Boxster S > Model S
Gary in SoFL - 1 year ago

231

Re: Boxster S > Model S
boxtaboy - 1 year ago

197

I happen to like the model S, btu they are totally different cars
grant - 1 year ago

256

Re: Boxster S > Model S
db997S - 12 months ago

222

Re: Boxster S > Model S
jlegelis - 12 months ago

165

P1128 (again) and Porsche IMSB "solution"....
MarcW - 1 year ago

691

re: IMSB and 3k
grant - 1 year ago

272

Re: re: IMSB and 3k
MarcW - 1 year ago

287

Yea, i was thinking of the dance. Hoping it was out more than on *NM*
grant - 1 year ago

249

Update....
MarcW - 1 year ago

257

Re: Update....
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 1 year ago

218

Don't know for sure...
MarcW - 1 year ago

225

GT4
grant - 1 year ago

236

Re: GT4
MarcW - 1 year ago

240

3 rd gear and understeer
grant - 1 year ago

239

Porsche IMSB "kit"... I mentioned this in another....
MarcW - 1 year ago

583

2000 Boxster ignition switch issue URL
bb1 - 1 year ago

542

Homm, that soudns mechanical, the typical problem is electrical.
grant - 1 year ago

264

Re: Homm, that soudns mechanical, the typical problem is electrical.
bb1 - 1 year ago

268

When I looked into this my Porsche tech sources told me they always replace the entire switch...
MarcW - 1 year ago

252

Re: 2000 Boxster ignition switch issue
Al in Melbourne Beach - 1 year ago

256

plastic rear window - small crack
bb1 - 1 year ago

490

Small cracks become big ones..
grant - 1 year ago

236

You Might Try E6800
DanStub - 1 year ago

258

I suppose it can't hurt to try scuffing it a bit and using any model-glue/cement (Duco,,,,) *NM*
grant - 1 year ago

212

Re: plastic rear window - small crack
MarcW - 1 year ago

234

Re: plastic rear window - small crack
bb1 - 1 year ago

194