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Forum: 928 Forum
03-18-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7,650
Views: 717,915
Posted By Booker42

What DIDN'T I do today would be more like it....

What DIDN'T I do today would be more like it. Removed the piece of paper covering the odometer. There were SIX of these little labels at the bottom of the instrument panel!...
03-11-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Booker42

I have a brand new set that I decided not to use....

I have a brand new set that I decided not to use. PM me if interested. $50
Forum: 928 Forum
02-08-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,019
Posted By Booker42

My first brand new car, a 1984 AE86 coupe...

My first brand new car, a 1984 AE86 coupe 5-speed. Like most of my old cars, I wish I'd kept it...
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01-31-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,776
Posted By Booker42

Did you have the warm start issue before? By this...

Did you have the warm start issue before? By this I mean the car would have difficulty cranking after the engine was warm? The starter/generator wiring harness on early 986s were too small and a...
01-29-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,007
Posted By Booker42

This may be helpful: Hereís some info from...

This may be helpful:

Hereís some info from the forum PistonHeads about the IMS,

987.1 Boxster:
MY2005 2.7 IMS risk (low)
MY2005 3.2 IMS risk (low)
MY2006- 2.7 No major risks
MY2006 3.2...
01-29-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,007
Posted By Booker42

My first car was a 68 Mustang GT 289 V8. Not the...

My first car was a 68 Mustang GT 289 V8. Not the safest car in the world in the hands of a 16 year old. I was careful, conscientious and relatively law abiding. My father knew this and supported...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-17-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,519
Posted By Booker42

This same unit is in my 87, For more...

This same unit is in my 87, For more 'period-correctness' I replaced the silver knob with a fader knob from an OB 928. Plug and play.

...
01-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By Booker42

Have you tried to talk to someone at Crutchfield?...

Have you tried to talk to someone at Crutchfield? I've installed new sound systems in 3 Porsches now (2000 986S, 1987 928S4 and a 1990 944 S2 Cab) and these guys helped with speaker, amp and headunit...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-07-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,764
Posted By Booker42

granprixweiss928, I saw your Delorean at Radwood...

granprixweiss928, I saw your Delorean at Radwood Bay Area in June. That is a beautiful car! If I'd known you were a 928 guy as well I'd have tracked you down to say hello!
Forum: 928 Forum
01-02-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Booker42

Thanks all! You make it sound less daunting than...

Thanks all! You make it sound less daunting than I originally thought. I will read those posts thoroughly and tackle this thing.
Forum: 928 Forum
01-02-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Booker42

Huh, I hadnít thought of that first one! Does...

Huh, I hadnít thought of that first one! Does anyone have a rotisserie in the Bay Area I could borrow? ; )

Regarding the second suggestion, I guess thatís the way to go. I might as well renew all...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-02-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Booker42

Unusual Odometer Problem

Has this happened to anyone? Will I have to remove the pod and take apart the cluster just to get this annoying old sticker out? I am hoping for a miraculous quick fix. Haha! ...
Forum: 928 Forum
12-31-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Booker42

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/605x807/928radiodark90_b6a7bd35e082a314cd579cbb8479b89cd8c6d544.jpg

This is the Continental TR7412 Installed. This unit has bluetooth. ...
12-27-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Booker42

Regarding painting the calipers, I bought a...

Regarding painting the calipers, I bought a caliper paint kit online and took it to my local performance tire shop. I think they charged me about $100 and they still look great after 5 years.
Forum: 928 Forum
12-27-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Booker42

PM sent

PM sent
Forum: 928 Forum
12-26-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Booker42

+2 on the Continental. I have them in my 928S4...

+2 on the Continental. I have them in my 928S4 and my 944S2 Cab...looks and sounds great. Have Bluetooth. Less than $150 and easy to install.
Forum: 928 Forum
12-21-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Booker42

Thank you. I was hoping someone would say that I...

Thank you. I was hoping someone would say that I just needed to clean the controller contacts with Deoxit (which I plan on doing tomorrow). Oh boy, here we go!
Forum: 928 Forum
12-21-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Booker42

Bump

Bump
Forum: 928 Forum
12-17-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Booker42

Neither Heat OR A/C

Hello all - My new to me '87 S4 Manual has developed a problem. I get 'room temperature' air at all settings. The A/C and heat worked when I bought the car a few months ago. I thought it might be...
11-20-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Booker42

Good info on gauge compatibility here: ...

Good info on gauge compatibility here:

https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Boxster_Tech/90-ELEC-996_Cluster/90-ELEC-996_Cluster.htm

I used it to swap a 996 5 gauge cluster into my 986. ...
11-20-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,754
Posted By Booker42

Investment wise, when you consider the cost of...

Investment wise, when you consider the cost of insurance, storage, regular maintenance, etc. I doubt these will return more than your 401k (even now!). Your $10k Boxster S might be worth $20k in 5...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-19-2018, 06:20 PM
Forum: 928 Forum
11-15-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,554
Views: 2,425,568
Posted By Booker42

My new-to-me 1987 928S4 5-Speed

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/2000x1316/1987_porsche_928_s4_1_aa3ec7ac8d1e957b93fb4d0620517c8afd975cd2.jpg
Purchased from Dennis Hager. Happy Happy Joy Joy!
Forum: 928 Forum
11-15-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 183,932
Posted By Booker42

WP0JB0926HS861041 Thank you very much in...

WP0JB0926HS861041

Thank you very much in advance!
10-22-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By Booker42

1990 Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet

This 1990 Porsche 944 S2 cabriolet is finished in slate grey over a black interior and has been a California car for all of its life, with 124k miles shown. Power is provided by a naturally-aspirated...
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