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Joey Tribbiani Joining Revamped Top Gear. Premieres May 8. Fav car 911 GT2 RS URL
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: Joey Tribbiani Joining Revamped Top Gear. Premieres May 8. Fav car 911 GT2 RS
dennisafrompa - 4 months ago

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2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
Pbastian - 4 months ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
MarcW - 4 months ago

81

Or motor oil...
grant - 4 months ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
Pbastian - 4 months ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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A stated ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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LED Interior Light Bulb Upgrade for 2006 Boxster S.... (Where to buy LED bulbs)? URL
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Re: LED Interior Light Bulb Upgrade for 2006 Boxster S.... (Where to buy LED bulbs)?
Naples986 - 4 months ago

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Based on the lack of response and your feedback, I pulled the trigger on the Suncoast kit. Thanks.. *NM*
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Hmm...
Roger987 - 4 months ago

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Re: Hmm...I don't have a beef with the meatier steering wheel. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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It's great to have a meatier steering wheel, and with the engine hidden away,
Roger987 - 4 months ago

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Can somebody tell me the correct part # for the attached photo? I am thinking of replacing it.... Jpeg Attachments
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Re: Can somebody tell me the correct part # for the attached photo? I am thinking of replacing it....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Thank you........ *NM*
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Kienzle 1016bt what is the take on this stereo?
Frissen - 4 months ago

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Good video on 2016 Boxster Spyder: "2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder is one hell of an arachnid" URL
Jeff (Philly) - 4 months ago

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Nice commentary. Not sure if she got the car to engage the PTV selective braking. (Mild turns.) *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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I agree. I doubt PTV would engage in the curves shown in the video - although
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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10 of the rarest porsche models URL
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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Agreed Value Insurance
Spanky - 4 months ago

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No contract specifics to offer, but have you checked Chubb? *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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Sounds about right. My policy (Grundy) says the car will be used for hobby purposes and exhibition
MarknearChicago - 4 months ago

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Looking to find the correct part # for silver tiptronic rocker....See photo Jpeg Attachments
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Re: Looking to find the correct part # for silver tiptronic rocker....See photo
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: Looking to find the correct part # for silver tiptronic rocker....See photo
atwnsw - 4 months ago

67

Or rubberize it with some black Sugru and call it a day :-) *NM*
RainyDayGarage - 4 months ago

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Does anybody know if the switch cover pops off or do I have to remove the airbag first? *NM*
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Details here: PDF Attachments
Burg Boxster - 4 months ago

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Thank you.... *NM*
atwnsw - 4 months ago

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Back from Daytona
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 4 months ago

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Did you experience the Corvettes' into-the-infrasonic, near seismic sounds?
Laz - 4 months ago

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Re: Back from Daytona URL
carlos in Montreal - 4 months ago

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That's it. New rear snows for next winter.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: That's it. New rear snows for next winter.
decay - 4 months ago

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Just the summers and winters
Laz - 4 months ago

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(Too late to edit) Also, didn't expect such hot weather even down there in the 2nd week of December. *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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981 front signal light bulb change
Laz - 5 months ago

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Minor detail clarification
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: 981 front signal light bulb change
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Side markers have reflective properties. IMO their job is more about vehicles approaching at 90ยบ *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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While you're in there, it's a good idea URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Oh yeah, I topped it up. It lubes the filaments. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: While you're in there, it's a good idea URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Even accounting for lots of highway driving, always signaling lane changes causes wear and tear. *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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Get yourself some cool clear LED turn signal lenses and lights from Suncoast
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Thanks for the suggestion, but I'm ok with the looks as is. And--
Laz - 5 months ago

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Boxster on Winter Tires...
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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Nice. Which snows; sizes? And a couple "why snow tires count" anecdotes:
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Nice. Which snows; sizes? And a couple "why snow tires count" anecdotes:
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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My generalizations:
Laz - 5 months ago

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16" rims, WinterForce tires... URL
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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Thanks. Those Firestones look impressive (literally!) *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: 16" rims, WinterForce tires...
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 5 months ago

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Agree about Blizzak snow traction. In the dry they feel like you're driving on wet sponges. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Found a picture of the Semperit URL
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Found a picture of the Semperit URL
Wayne K - 5 months ago

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Re: Found a picture of the Semperit
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster on Winter Tires...
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster on Winter Tires...
Laz - 5 months ago

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PA4 addendum
Laz - 5 months ago

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Congrats to you guys....REAL men drive their Boxsters & Caymans all winter smileys with beer winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Wintertime at the winery: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Wintertime at the winery: question Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Ground's prematurely readied for St. Patrick's Day. Plus, the winery is in Sunny Mid-Hudson Valley.
Laz - 5 months ago

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My conspiracy theory...
jlegelis - 5 months ago

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I like the math.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: My conspiracy theory...from another point of view and experience
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Your observations based on direct (and ironic) experience(s) are appreciated. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: My conspiracy theory...from another point of view and experience
jlegelis - 5 months ago

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Re: My conspiracy theory...from another point of view and experience
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster on Winter Tires...
grc0456 - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster on Winter Tires...
Ed B - 5 months ago

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That last sentence is like the quip about what horsepower and torque are.
Laz - 5 months ago

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I'M DEPRESSED
babamoto - 5 months ago

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It could be ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: It could be ....
babamoto - 5 months ago

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For a problem, that one sounds pretty good... I agre with Pedro (although details may vary)
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: For a problem, that one sounds pretty good... I agre with Pedro (although details may vary)
babamoto - 5 months ago

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Ticky-tacky noise source in 981 Boxster Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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718 Boxster Press Release
Indybox - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 Boxster Press Release URL
frogster - 5 months ago

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718 Boxster info, pics and video now on the Porsche Canada website URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 Boxster info, pics and video now on the Porsche Canada website URL
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Using the Sports throttle button is akin to getting virtual gearing. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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In one word.....YUCK eye rolling smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: In one word.....YUCK eye rolling smiley
blazon - 5 months ago

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I think it's pretty nice looking from the pictures. I am seriously concerned, though...
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Re: I think it's pretty nice looking from the pictures. I am seriously concerned, though... *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Re: I think it's pretty nice looking from the pictures. I am seriously concerned, though... Image Attachments
frogster - 5 months ago

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Suncoast has some stuff too URL
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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and now the microsite is live URL
frogster - 5 months ago

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The sound..
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: The sound..
frogster - 5 months ago

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Re: The sound..
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: The sound..
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Re: and now the microsite is live
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: and now the microsite is live
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: and now the microsite is live
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: and now the microsite is live URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Just like the change from the 356 to the 911, the air cooled 993 to the water cooled 996,
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Just like the change from the 356 to the 911, the air cooled 993 to the water cooled 996,
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Just like the change from the 356 to the 911, the air cooled 993 to the water cooled 996,
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Re: Just like the change from the 356 to the 911, the air cooled 993 to the water cooled 996,
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Old Flat 6 owners never die; they just fade away. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Now we know how coyboys feel when forced to give up their horses winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Amazing (Some Porsche content)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: Amazing (Some Porsche content)
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Amazing (Some Porsche content)
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Amazing (Some Porsche content)
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Speaking of setups Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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All of this stuff is rigged to increase the drama
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Absolutely agree: Top Gear is great fun. Excellent writing, personalities, "plots," and Cars.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Detailing in South FL
dak911 - 5 months ago

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Re: Detailing in South FL
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Detailing in South FL
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: Detailing in South FL
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Cayman vs. Blizzard of '16..... Image Attachments
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Nice. The car seems invincible, and ready to take on the snowy roads!
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Nice. The car seems invincible, and ready to take on the snowy roads!
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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PA2s, right? PDF Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Wowzer. Where does all of the snow...
Clam - 5 months ago

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New Joisey *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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SIRIUS ON LATER BOXSTERS
dak911 - 5 months ago

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Re: SIRIUS ON LATER BOXSTERS
Ausflug - 5 months ago

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2001 Boxster Base 3 x Black
ace1 - 5 months ago

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this post is useless without pics......the finger smiley *NM*
Harvey in FL - 5 months ago

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Re: 2001 Boxster Base 3 x Black Jpeg Attachments URL
ace1 - 5 months ago

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Gotta wonder: the 981 Boxster rear view is already compromised quite a bit compared to the 986.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Gotta wonder: the 981 Boxster rear view is already compromised quite a bit compared to the 986.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Nice if that was the real world, but it's scary enough doing a left entrance onto a major road. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Only with the top up
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Well, those humps don't help. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Addendum: the rear deck overall appears to be higher than the standard version.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: 2001 Boxster Base 3 x Black Jpeg Attachments
ace1 - 5 months ago

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Slight hesitation on acceleration...
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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Re: Slight hesitation on acceleration...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Marc has some good ideas below, but i'd like to start with fundamentals
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Marc has some good ideas below, but i'd like to start with fundamentals
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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If its between 2k and 4k you are hitting the flat post where variocam shifts. Normal.
grant - 5 months ago

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I agree with Grant
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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If no other explanation is found for the behavior your engine could possibly benefit...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Question for anyone with the definitive answer: if Chevron isn't available...
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Question for anyone with the definitive answer: if Chevron isn't available...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Decades ago both, but now neither east of the Mississippi, near as I can tell.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Just follow the direction on the bottle
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: here are the asweres *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Re:Here are some answers about Techron URL
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Thanks. Says there are optimized formulations,
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Thanks. Says there are optimized formulations,
MarcW - 5 months ago

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The extensive explanation is appreciated. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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The e-gas reset didn't work. Still getting the hesitation....
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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Re: The e-gas reset didn't work. Still getting the hesitation....
MarcW - 5 months ago

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No CEL. I checked the oil filler tube cap.
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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The funnel rests on the spring which is removable. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Any pending error codes? *NM*
MarcW - 5 months ago

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That could be a sticking throttle body
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Boxsterra's and Pedro's suggestions are good, (fairly) cheap and (fiarly) easy *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Slight hesitation on acceleration...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Got a new project for gofundme dot com
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Wow wow wow
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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PPC (Partial Porsche Content)
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: PPC (Partial Porsche Content)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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0446 and 0447 codes popped on 04 Boxster S
blaster9158 - 5 months ago

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P0446 and P0447 codes ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: P0446 and P0447 codes ...
blaster9158 - 5 months ago

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Best Boxster EVER!!!!
JMstamford,ct - 5 months ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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This must be the guy who started "all base are belong to us."
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
dak911 - 5 months ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Best Boxster EVER!!!!
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Scratch one red Boxster and one Boxster driver sad smiley Happened just 6 miles away..... URL
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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For those who get the Esquire channel, Boxster GTS in a comparo at 08:30 EST
Laz - 5 months ago

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Possibly totalled
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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You have to do the math, but i did exctly that..... *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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And your insurance company, which had "totalled" the car offered you insurance again? *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Sure, why did they care?
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Sure, why did they care?
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Company name? *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Possibly totalled
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: Possibly totalled
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Marc makes a good point.
grant - 5 months ago

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What is the estimate?
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Don't know yet. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Re: What is the estimate?
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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If you end up buying a used unit ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Roger, thanks. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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There are lots of sets on eBay
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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