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Had an interesting discussion with a Porsche tech the other day regarding the GT3 engine fiasco
MikenOH - Friday, 11 April, 2014, at 12:46:12 pm

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No go...
primo4 - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 1:02:18 pm

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55K on an '03? No idea, but that is low mileage for a 10 year old car. Best wishes! *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 1:10:09 pm

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Re: No go...
primo4 - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 2:21:09 pm

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Are yoiu saying it just slipped out of gear?
grant - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 2:25:57 pm

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Re: Are yoiu saying it just slipped out of gear?
primo4 - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 4:01:18 pm

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Hard to say. The most obvious possibilities, to me, are:
grant - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 2:24:38 pm

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No obvious damage....
primo4 - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 5:25:49 pm

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Reads like a shifter linkage has failed. This happened on my 996 and while I could move...
MarcW - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 9:04:09 am

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Agree. That's what i suggested earlier.....
grant - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 9:32:12 am

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Re: Agree. That's what i suggested earlier.....
primo4 - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 10:22:38 am

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Before the tranny comes out be sure some time is spent carefully inspecting the shifter and its...
MarcW - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 12:04:42 pm

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Sorry I didn't see the post where you offered that or I would have not repeated it...
MarcW - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 11:58:22 am

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Aha. I guess that could occur. I'vce never seen it. But i'm totally amazed
grant - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 1:25:55 pm

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The wheels are spinning from the engine?
Boxsterra - Thursday, 28 November, 2013, at 12:12:03 pm

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Weren't (aren't) there issues with the dual mass flywheel... rubber coupling failure or some such. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 24 November, 2013, at 6:26:36 pm

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The dual mass feature can fail which results in a clunk upon take off from a stop...
MarcW - Monday, 25 November, 2013, at 11:54:58 am

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wheels spin freely....a little noise from the diff..
primo4 - Thursday, 28 November, 2013, at 8:18:27 pm

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From your explanation, it is a possibility...
grant - Friday, 29 November, 2013, at 6:15:45 am

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Rare clutch failure....
primo4 - Friday, 11 April, 2014, at 8:36:06 am

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Re: No go...
Jaay - Friday, 29 November, 2013, at 6:26:59 am

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I saw a clutch with this failure the other day. The clutch was overheated - the driver...
MarcW - Friday, 29 November, 2013, at 7:43:59 am

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Re: I saw a clutch with this failure the other day. The clutch was overheated - the driver...
primo4 - Friday, 11 April, 2014, at 8:37:29 am

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That is a rare failure. *NM*
MarcW - Friday, 11 April, 2014, at 11:59:58 am

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Finally on the boat
SciGuy - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 6:31:45 pm

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Re: Finally on the boat
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 6:41:16 pm

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Re: Finally on the boat
SciGuy - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:04:16 pm

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Re: Finally on the boat
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:23:32 pm

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Re: Finally on the boat
SciGuy - Thursday, 10 April, 2014, at 5:58:01 am

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Re: Finally on the boat
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 April, 2014, at 6:59:10 am

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Re: Finally on the boat
SciGuy - Thursday, 10 April, 2014, at 8:28:38 pm

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Re: Finally on the boat
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 10 April, 2014, at 8:59:47 pm

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2016 engine testing? Would Guenter buy one?
Jim in Iowa - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 3:34:15 pm

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OMG, you know me too well. grinning smiley If the Boxster sounded like that, I'd have to
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 3:46:23 pm

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Re: OMG, you know me too well. grinning smiley If the Boxster sounded like that, I'd have to
Jim in Iowa - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 3:55:03 pm

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Re: OMG, you know me too well. grinning smiley If the Boxster sounded like that, I'd have to
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 4:08:49 pm

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Re: OMG, you know me too well. grinning smiley If the Boxster sounded like that, I'd have to
BLKBOXS - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 4:58:21 pm

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This will fix it..
MikenOH - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 9:02:52 pm

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Sheesh, Mike. Now you tell me
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 10:16:04 pm

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The sound would be the least of my concerns
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 2:25:06 pm

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Smaller turbo engine and extended warranty
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 2:57:19 pm

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Re: Smaller turbo engine and extended warranty
MikenOH - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:11:49 pm

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Re: Smaller turbo engine and extended warranty
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:29:11 pm

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Canada not the only place
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 5:27:08 pm

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Re: Canada not the only place
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 6:12:27 pm

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More parts?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:15:55 pm

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Re: More parts?
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:36:47 pm

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Re: More parts?
Jim in Iowa - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:19:06 am

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Great for the "Fast and Furious" set and their Hondas. Hope the S will come with a flat 6 *NM*
db997S - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 8:34:21 am

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Hmmm, Sounds aside....
grant - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 6:41:49 am

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Going to have to wait and see of course, but a 4-cylinder turbo-charged engine is going...
MarcW - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 9:46:22 am

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Re: Going to have to wait and see of course, but a 4-cylinder turbo-charged engine is going...
Bob G - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 11:12:39 am

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Reminds me of the mid-70s that almost killed the V-8s with four banger T-brids and Mustangs *NM*
db997S - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 12:26:38 pm

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smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!! Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 4:45:40 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 5:43:33 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:15:41 pm

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Guenter--was that snow pile in front of your house?winking smiley *NM*
MikenOH - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:20:29 pm

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Thank goodness, no.
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:30:54 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:47:48 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 7:53:03 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
jlegelis - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 7:19:04 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 7:55:13 pm

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Excellent! I did the same yesterday too. Fired right up after being on the wire since mid-December.spinning smiley sticking its tongue out *NM*
Rey - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 7:48:22 am

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hot smiley *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 1:33:35 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
EricG - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 6:41:48 pm

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Re: smiling bouncing smiley hot smiley Woohoo!!!!!!!!!
Crooster - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 7:14:09 pm

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Cambridge to Paris, hope you had it in 2nd geer all the way thru the Chunnel smileys with beer *NM*
db997S - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:20:11 am

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grinning smiley No Chunnel on Chris' Cambridge - Paris route and
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:38:56 am

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Re: grinning smiley No Chunnel on Chris' Cambridge - Paris route and
Bob G - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 11:14:47 am

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IMS - one more for the mix
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 8:37:13 pm

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Re: IMS - one more for the mix
eicheldp - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 2:44:19 am

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Thanks for posting, Mike
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 7:46:15 am

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Our replacement bearings are also SKF ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 10:41:35 am

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FD says their SKF is of the 'Super-Precision class'.
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 11:07:38 am

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Re: FD says their SKF is of the 'Super-Precision class'.
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 11:12:19 am

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Re: FD says their SKF is of the 'Super-Precision class'.
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 12:17:13 pm

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Great slogan! *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 12:51:28 pm

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Is "Super-Precision" an actual industry rating, from DIN perhaps, or is it like...
Laz - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 12:59:27 pm

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According to my handy reference -- a Machinery's Handbook - there are 4 classes of ball bearings...
MarcW - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 2:40:38 pm

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Here you go...
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 3:39:04 pm

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I rest my case! *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 3:53:53 pm

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Can't get the SKF web site to work well enough to try to view just what the super-precision...
MarcW - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 4:12:00 pm

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Re: Can't get the SKF web site to work well enough to try to view just what the super-precision...
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 4:18:11 pm

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Maybe "Super-precision" is like: Video Attachments
Laz - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:08:54 am

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That's a good one, Lazthe finger smiley *NM*
MikenOH - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:17:10 am

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Isn't that getting way too technical? drinking smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 7:42:34 am

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Managed to get on the site and download the PDF on super precision bearing selection..
MarcW - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014, at 9:41:19 am

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Re: IMS - one more for the mix
boxsterd - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 5:46:40 pm

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53 days left!!!!! smiling smiley *NM*
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 9:11:43 am

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Absolutely and the CURVEN8R is ready to go. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 4:46:30 pm

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And so is the CURVN8R! *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 7:31:18 pm

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986 locked hood - dead battery
tsp1dxh - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 11:25:32 am

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Re: 986 locked hood - dead battery
jlegelis - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 12:29:00 pm

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Re: 986 locked hood - dead battery
tsp1dxh - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 12:52:21 pm

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Hmm. I have a 2000S. Its hood release is manual. If however....
grant - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:25:10 pm

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Re: Hmm. I have a 2000S. Its hood release is manual. If however....
tsp1dxh - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:31:18 pm

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Re: 986 locked hood - dead battery
Rev Dennis - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 3:52:51 pm

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Re: 986 locked hood - dead battery
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 5:29:58 pm

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SOLVED- 986 locked hood - dead battery
tsp1dxh - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 9:25:34 am

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Congrats
Boxsterra - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 7:11:54 am

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good job McGuyver! *NM*
grant - Monday, 7 April, 2014, at 2:00:13 pm

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Re: SOLVED- 986 locked hood - dead battery
EricG - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 10:51:19 am

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Re: SOLVED- 986 locked hood - dead battery
Dave In MD - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 3:54:54 pm

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My Odd Engine Sound
db997S - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 6:51:03 am

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That's a novel cause, and your report could save others lots of speculation should it occur. *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, at 7:04:00 am

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ECU Updates
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:16:34 am

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Re: ECU Updates
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 7:12:55 am

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Re: ECU Updates
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 5:32:35 pm

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Not very often. I do not think my '02 has ever had an ECU update applied...
MarcW - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 10:03:14 am

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Re: Not very often. I do not think my '02 has ever had an ECU update applied...
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 6 April, 2014, at 6:10:20 pm

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Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
MikenOH - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 2:17:32 pm

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Re: Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 4:03:04 pm

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Snow is optional. Just move south. *NM*
Jeff (Philly) - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 8:44:04 am

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Re: Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 6:02:37 pm

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Aaaaarrrghhhhhhhhhh !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Roger987 - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 7:21:31 pm

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Rebel. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 7:27:31 pm

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Re: Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
Crooster - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 5:05:59 pm

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Re: Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 6:17:45 pm

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Re: Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
KevinR-MedinaOhio - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 6:17:15 pm

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Re: Finally--that first spring day in the 70's
Ed B - Saturday, 5 April, 2014, at 7:34:57 am

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Thinking about going to 981s (from my 987s). A few questions
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 6:13:13 am

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Re: Thinking about going to 981s (from my 987s). A few questions
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 7:07:22 am

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a few comments................
Harvey in FL - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 7:38:48 am

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Couldn't agree with Havey more...
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 11:06:43 am

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Correction: 981s vs. 981 GTS vs. 987s (991 in body of message was an error, 911 not in my plans...
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 8:44:21 am

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Re: Correction: 981s vs. 981 GTS vs. 987s (991 in body of message was an error, 911 not in my plans...
Harvey in FL - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 2:30:36 pm

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A few pics of my golf bag in the 981 Jpeg Attachments
MikenOH - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 9:55:41 am

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Re: Thinking about going to 981s (from my 987s). A few questions
Laz - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 11:47:52 am

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Re: Thinking about going to 981s (from my 987s). A few questions
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 12:38:11 pm

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Re: Thinking about going to 981s (from my 987s). A few questions
MikenOH - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 12:53:52 pm

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And RS with a blue top could work with a gray, not black, interior. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 12:58:26 pm

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SS+ might be a new standard.
Laz - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 12:56:13 pm

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Re: SS+ might be a new standard.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 1:49:16 pm

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Interesting. I'd assumed the behind seat grills for Bose, etc.
Laz - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 2:00:59 pm

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Re: Interesting. I'd assumed the behind seat grills for Bose, etc.
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 4:43:34 pm

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Engine sound through rear speakers?
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 2:07:23 pm

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My car, and I think, all 981 Boxsters, have openings/grills in the bulkhead behind the seats. *NM*
Laz - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 2:17:38 pm

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Yes. Those are the grills for the sound symposer. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 4:59:23 pm

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Re: Engine sound through rear speakers?
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 4:58:16 pm

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981 PSE vs. 987 PSE?
Bobtesa - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 6:40:06 pm

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Re: 981 PSE vs. 987 PSE?
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014, at 7:06:23 pm

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Good advise above...take looong test drives. Rhodium/blue/blue-breathtaking; PSE-meh Jpeg Attachments
Gary in SoFL - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 1:29:43 pm

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Great pics, Gary---a stunning combo.. *NM*
MikenOH - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 2:41:18 pm

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I agree. Nice colour combo. The blue top and interior work really well with Rhodium Silver. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 7:42:08 pm

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Re: Rhodium/blue/blue-breathtaking; PSE-meh. That is NICE
Bobtesa - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 7:46:10 pm

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Re: Rhodium/blue/blue-breathtaking; PSE-meh. That is NICE
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 7:54:40 pm

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Re: Rhodium/blue/blue-breathtaking; PSE-meh. That is NICE
Gary in SoFL - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 11:33:46 am

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Roll bar paint, golf clubs, PSE
Bobtesa - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 3:23:27 pm

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Re: Roll bar paint, golf clubs, PSE Video Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 4:04:39 pm

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The cost of making cars more fuel efficient according to J.D. Powers
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 4 April, 2014, at 10:11:08 am

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Guenter - the author
Crooster - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 4:55:48 pm

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Re: Guenter - the author
Guenter in Ontario - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 6:13:46 pm

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To brake sensor or NOT to brake sensor?
atwnsw - Thursday, 20 March, 2014, at 6:36:51 pm

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Re: To brake sensor or NOT to brake sensor?
Ed B - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 7:36:25 am

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Re: To brake sensor or NOT to brake sensor?
whall - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 7:51:47 am

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If it is a street only car, replace them. If tracked, disable them. *NM*
Rob in CO - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 7:43:23 am

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On the older ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 7:49:04 am

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Not sure why you are bothering with the sensors if you are inspecting the pads...
RainyDayGarage - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 6:17:56 am

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I apologize for even posting this thread. It should be removed. ...
atwnsw - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 6:22:40 am

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Re: I apologize for even posting this thread. It should be removed. ...
BLKBOXS - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 8:37:07 am

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It is the
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 7:03:04 pm

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Re: I apologize for even posting this thread. It should be removed. ...
Joanne in OC - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:09:14 pm

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$10 or $100, in many cases they are more trouble than worth...still a good question! *NM*
grant - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 6:44:51 am

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"Knowledge" is useless unless shared :-)
RainyDayGarage - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 1:11:59 pm

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Since i swap pads all the time, and pay close attention to my brakes...
grant - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 12:58:24 pm

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Stop/Start
yellowesty - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 1:02:37 pm

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Re: Stop/Start
Bobtesa - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:04:33 pm

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Agree, and fyi, the manual has it also. *NM*
Laz - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:06:18 pm

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Perhaps you were thinking of the PDK-only coasting function. *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 10:01:51 am

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Don't use it and don't want to learn to like it: It's disconcerting; plus accelerated wear-and-tear.
Laz - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:05:36 pm

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"Stuck in traffic" is when stop/start is most annoying. *NM*
yellowesty - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:14:27 pm

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You're right. Again, only as a "Low Fuel" resort, and getting to a gas station is improbable. Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:23:46 pm

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Woodstock? *NM*
Roger987 - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:07:13 pm

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Yeah, man! *NM*
Laz - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 7:54:22 am

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I think Pedro won't mind if you share a story or two. Maybe mention a Porsche, or even
Roger987 - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 3:56:49 pm

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Saw Joplin's car at the NCMA Porsche Design show. (No more Porsche content in message.)
Laz - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 5:11:50 pm

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Yes, you'll keep that memory with you to the very end.
Roger987 - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 11:08:19 am

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War and Peace (NPC)
Laz - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 11:58:04 am

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Great post!!! *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 2:04:55 pm

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Thank you, young lady!
Laz - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 4:23:09 pm

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I bet! winking smiley *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 10:03:05 am

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If you remember the 60s --- you weren't there.... *NM*
grant - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 7:37:04 pm

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grinning smiley *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 10:03:32 am

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I agree with Laz
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 7:02:50 pm

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Re: I agree with Laz
jlegelis - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 8:29:20 pm

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Fuel economy ratings don't include idle
Boxsterra - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 5:34:04 am

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Re: Fuel economy ratings don't include idle - not according to this article
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 6:53:33 am

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The city test does include idling.
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 7:02:33 am

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As usual, G-man beat me to it! *NM*
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 7:04:23 am

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Re: The city test does include idlomg.
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 7:06:49 am

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Re: The city test does include idlomg.
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 6:09:17 pm

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Re: The city test does include idlomg.
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 6:36:38 pm

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In a car with start/stop the starter is more robust. Thus while the starter is used more...
MarcW - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 5:40:28 pm

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Re: Don't forget the battery....
joris - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 2:13:48 am

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If the auto maker sizes/specs the starter correctly for this application do you think it….
MarcW - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 9:26:14 am

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Re: No, I don't think so, but.......
joris - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 9:37:48 am

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Re: Stop/Start
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 6:45:16 pm

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Re: Stop/Start
Jim in Iowa - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 3:32:47 pm

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The restart seems to work even with the Auto function off, unless the clutch/gear is still engaged. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 4:25:09 pm

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Re: Stop/Start
db997S - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 1:35:25 pm

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Re: Stop/Start
jlegelis - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 5:22:57 pm

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I had this with my 2014 PDK loaner. I turned it off as soon as I figured out how! *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 2:06:16 pm

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Cable needed to connect iPhone 5s to the Boxster
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 7:48:11 am

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CDR-24 suggestions
KDMAC - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 3:19:40 pm

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Guessing: If you see four asterisks (for the code) that might mean a reset, otherwise another issue. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 4:28:05 pm

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Re: Guessing: If you see four asterisks (for the code) that might mean a reset, otherwise another issue.
KDMAC - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 6:58:00 pm

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Re: CDR-24 suggestions
Eric (Plug Guy) - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 4:41:09 am

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Re: CDR-24 suggestions
carlos in Montreal - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 7:55:18 am

41

Re: CDR-24 suggestions
EricG - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 9:49:10 am

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Re: CDR-24 suggestions
carlos in Montreal - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 2:37:31 pm

45

Welcome to PB!...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 10:32:55 am

30

Re: CDR-24 suggestions
whall - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 5:16:05 pm

46

Re: CDR-24 suggestions
KDMAC - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 5:40:33 pm

56

Definitely check the connections on the back of the radio
Boxsterra - Thursday, 3 April, 2014, at 6:13:07 am

48

Need help selecting tires for my RS 60
kmmalek - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 8:40:32 am

183

The size differential for 275/35 is
grant - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 9:46:41 am

40

Re: The size differential for 275/35 is
kmmalek - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 10:45:01 am

35

Consider the Boxster OE 19 rears are slightly larger diameter: F=235/40; R=265/40. *NM*
Laz - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 11:12:27 am

65

While the original tires have been improved upon and superseded by newer generations of tires...
MarcW - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 6:14:39 pm

36

As i posted before, our AX chair heard first-hand from a Porsche facgory rep that the PSS
grant - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 7:36:09 pm

39

Re: As i posted before, our AX chair heard first-hand from a Porsche facgory rep that the PSS
kmmalek - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 12:59:26 pm

42

Re: The size differential for 275/35 is
MikenOH - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 11:29:17 am

34

Assigned Risk
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Saturday, 22 March, 2014, at 8:57:18 am

275

What entity did the assigning? Sometimes it is the insurance company sometimes..
MarcW - Saturday, 22 March, 2014, at 10:01:28 am

54

Re: Assigned Risk
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 22 March, 2014, at 9:58:09 pm

62

More information....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 8:54:50 am

92

Ouch
Guenter in Ontario - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 9:22:30 am

41

Unbelievable.....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 12:21:20 pm

68

Re: Unbelievable.....
AndyInNYC - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 12:12:27 pm

40

No PDK in the 919 Hybrid
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 9:53:42 pm

132

Re: No PDK in the 919 Hybrid
db997S - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014, at 8:54:18 am

39

My new (to me) car.eye rolling smiley
JMstamford,ct - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 3:34:06 pm

384

And Porsche's center console is a paragon of simplicity by comparison. *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 3:51:32 pm

38

Re: And Porsche's center console is a paragon of simplicity by comparison.
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 5:15:45 pm

48

Amen! *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 7:18:13 pm

36

Thankfully I do not have I drive.
JMstamford,ct - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 9:27:58 pm

43

Re: Thankfully I do not have I drive.
MikenOH - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 4:44:47 pm

46

Mike, if there's a Bentley manual for your E90
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 6:16:42 pm

57

Re: Mike, if there's a Bentley manual for your E90
MikenOH - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 9:56:13 pm

42

Here you go
Roger987 - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 8:14:11 am

46

The Bentley goes only to 2010.
JMstamford,ct - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 11:04:40 am

48

Re: The Bentley goes only to 2010.
Roger987 - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 12:41:45 pm

42

What model BMW ?
Roger987 - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 9:38:13 pm

39

328i
JMstamford,ct - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 9:50:37 pm

39

Re: 328i
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 8:14:36 am

46

Re: 328i
JMstamford,ct - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 3:16:54 pm

42

Re: My new (to me) car.eye rolling smiley
Bob G - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 6:33:07 am

66

iDrive
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 8:32:37 am

38

apples to oranges. -- That is a fair point.
JMstamford,ct - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 3:19:47 pm

41

Re: My new (to me) car.eye rolling smiley
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 8:39:32 am

38

Re: My new (to me) car.eye rolling smiley
Bob G - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 9:53:28 am

44

inline 4 v. inline 6
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 10:09:28 am

48

Re: inline 4 v. inline 6
jlegelis - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 12:54:26 pm

49

Start/stop
JMstamford,ct - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 3:35:51 pm

41

Re: Start/stop
jlegelis - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 9:10:14 pm

40

Strangely, I (kind of, sort of) liked the 3 series GT version.
JMstamford,ct - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 3:25:37 pm

49

Re: Strangely, I (kind of, sort of) liked the 3 series GT version.
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 4:29:06 pm

39

Re: Strangely, I (kind of, sort of) liked the 3 series GT version.
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 4:44:08 pm

45

Sorry for the echo, folks. *NM*
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 6:11:00 pm

39

Wagon, SUV and infotainment
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 3:42:29 pm

37

Re: Wagon, SUV and infotainment
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 4:52:39 pm

41

Re: My new (to me) car.eye rolling smiley
db997S - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 1:43:59 pm

49

Two odd engine noises in my 2009
db997S - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 7:25:08 am

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Ticking
Boxsterra - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 8:30:49 am

37

Re: Ticking
db997S - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 8:47:11 am

55

Re: Ticking
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 8:54:50 am

36

Re: Ticking
db997S - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 10:58:15 am

61

Walk around the car with the motor running.
Laz - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 11:59:32 am

34

If the noises are not engine speed or road speed related the noise is coming from...
MarcW - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 2:15:05 pm

103

Re: If the noises are not engine speed or road speed related the noise is coming from...
db997S - Monday, 31 March, 2014, at 1:30:52 pm

37

New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 3:10:40 pm

491

Back in the old days..
Roger987 - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 6:05:01 pm

64

Re: Back in the old days..
m4240z - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 3:16:57 pm

57

It depends on how you treat them.
grant - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 12:56:49 pm

65

But loose talk such as that could start an oil thread and nobody wants that
Roger987 - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 8:13:28 pm

46

careful, its a slippery slope *NM*
grant - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 8:26:01 pm

51

Re: But loose talk such as that could start an oil thread and nobody wants that
MikenOH - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 8:10:22 am

47

Scroll up to the very top. winking smiley *NM*
Roger987 - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 12:06:33 pm

41

I didn't see any mention of timing,
MikenOH - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 6:32:14 pm

49

And it's more than just the power...
Leor ('09S, North of Boston) - Friday, 21 March, 2014, at 7:55:27 pm

57

Re: New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
Crooster - Saturday, 22 March, 2014, at 4:38:17 am

53

Re: New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
BLKBOXS - Saturday, 22 March, 2014, at 8:02:04 am

73

I'm with you! I was thrilled to get my 987.2 back after the Cayman loaner! Wheeee!!! *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 5:55:08 pm

63

I wonder how much weight they can shave off
Boxsterra - Saturday, 22 March, 2014, at 2:00:27 pm

78

Re: I wonder how much weight they can shave off
Leor ('09S, North of Boston) - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 6:51:51 pm

48

I wouldn't think so
Boxsterra - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 8:29:14 am

44

Re: New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
Rev Dennis - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 3:34:15 am

63

Re: New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
Leor ('09S, North of Boston) - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 6:30:33 pm

49

Discs... disc brakes... ABS
Laz - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 7:15:40 pm

42

Re: Discs... disc brakes... ABS
jlegelis - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 12:47:10 pm

42

Oh, the irony! *NM*
Laz - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 3:52:01 pm

37

Re: Discs... disc brakes... ABS
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 5:05:40 pm

38

Re: Discs... disc brakes... ABS
Leor ('09S, North of Boston) - Thursday, 27 March, 2014, at 7:16:27 am

43

Re: New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
CK in Chatham NJ - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 6:56:59 pm

50

Re: New Boxster/Cayman to get 395 HP ...
Jim in Iowa - Sunday, 30 March, 2014, at 3:48:55 pm

56

BRBS ..... I'm ready smiling bouncing smiley
Joanne in OC - Sunday, 23 March, 2014, at 11:36:58 pm

220

Re: BRBS ..... I'm ready smiling bouncing smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 7:33:07 am

68

I will definitely need the bread crumbs after last year confused smiley
Joanne in OC - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 11:11:43 pm

63

If you need a fix, you can drive my 2010 Boxster at BRBS! smiling smiley Can't wait to see you! *NM*
Meredith in Atlanta - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 5:56:50 pm

55

Re: If you need a fix, you can drive my 2010 Boxster at BRBS! smiling smiley Can't wait to see you!
BLKBOXS - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 9:07:44 pm

49

I may just take you up on it
Joanne in OC - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 11:13:31 pm

45

Re: I may just take you up on it
Guenter in Ontario - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 6:38:24 am

52

Didn't think of that.... not a bad idea *NM*
Joanne in OC - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, at 7:51:45 am

36

67 days .... getting closer *NM*
Joanne in OC - Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 11:14:32 pm

40

Re: BRBS ..... I'm ready smiling bouncing smiley
KevinR-MedinaOhio - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:18:21 pm

38

Oil - 2 questions
Roger987 - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 12:05:47 pm

245

You are evil. *NM*
grant - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 12:14:57 pm

42

Re: Oil - 2 questions
Ruby - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 4:10:32 pm

53

not takin the bait. *NM*
grant - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 4:44:21 pm

47

Re: Oil - 2 questions
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 5:55:34 pm

39

We need an expert opinion here; paging G....winking smiley *NM*
MikenOH - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 6:50:27 pm

51

Re: We need an expert opinion here; paging G....winking smiley
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 7:07:29 pm

58

Oh, I should have added
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 7:09:47 pm

51

Is that with dyno oil? Sorry, G, I couldn't resist! *NM*
Laz - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 9:11:04 pm

42

Yup. You caught it. That's what Dino told me. winking smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 4:54:15 am

39

Re: Yup. You caught it. That's what Dino told me. winking smiley Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 8:13:16 am

54

Sinclair dinosaur Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:19:22 am

63

In colorado, there are still sinclair stations, and they stil lhave green dinosaurs in front. *NM*
grant - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 12:56:22 pm

36

Do they smoke dino meat out front, too? Jpeg Attachments
Laz - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:19:13 pm

44

See how excited he is about that extra 7.38 iHP? *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 6:44:30 pm

54

Not to be concerned
Boxsterra - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 9:20:33 pm

47

278K miles on my 02 Boxster running mainly (>95% of the time) Mobil 1 0w-40...
MarcW - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:51:15 am

55

My new $150,000 Boxster
Bobtesa - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:28:55 pm

168

More details released on the Paul Walker crash in LA
MikenOH - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 7:21:45 am

225

Re: More details released on the Paul Walker crash in LA
Guenter in Ontario - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 8:26:12 am

37

Re: More details released on the Paul Walker crash in LA
Roger987 - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 8:41:52 am

34

Re: More details released on the Paul Walker crash in LA
Bob G - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 9:55:19 am

51

Re: More details released on the Paul Walker crash in LA
MikenOH - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 1:05:57 pm

39

Yes, but the reality is...
grant - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 11:41:01 am

48

Re: Yes, but the reality is...
Guenter in Ontario - Friday, 28 March, 2014, at 6:03:41 pm

41

Agree. But - heaven knows how they knew - they state it didint *NM*
grant - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 8:46:00 am

30

Re: Yes, but the reality is...
BLKBOXS - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:50:11 am

35

Strange
JMstamford,ct - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 3:07:09 pm

43

DIY coolant tank replace
quikkix - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014, at 4:03:34 pm

119

Re: DIY coolant tank replace
BLKBOXS - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 9:44:52 am

45

2001S Brake Pad Replacement Question
Larry Nakamura - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 12:31:01 am

107

Both of those are...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 5:57:17 am

47

Re: Both of those are...
Larry Nakamura - Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 8:46:30 am

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