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01-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By TroyN

Wrong link, that's for projector beams, which are...

Wrong link, that's for projector beams, which are cool nonetheless!

Correct link: ...
Forum: 911 Forum
12-29-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By TroyN

Too bad those eggs are illegal in the US!

Too bad those eggs are illegal in the US!
Forum: 911 Forum
12-29-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By TroyN

Nice car, welcome! You should be posting under...

Nice car, welcome! You should be posting under the Water Cooled area, model 997 specifically. :)
Forum: 911 Forum
12-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,929
Posted By TroyN

My first Porsche was a 993 and they're great...

My first Porsche was a 993 and they're great all-around cars (fun on both street and track, pretty good AC etc. When I bought my SC though I really liked the more raw feel and sound and enjoyed being...
12-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By TroyN

Mine came standard with a bench seat. ;) ...

Mine came standard with a bench seat.

;)

You just tilt the seatbacks forward and can get in there. Maybe slide them up too. No need for extra engineering!
Forum: 911 Forum
12-01-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By TroyN

Nice car and nice trade! I remember pics...

Nice car and nice trade!

I remember pics like that from my old Blackberry "smart" phone. ;)
Forum: 911 Forum
11-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,200
Posted By TroyN

Maybe it's the CDI unit? Especially if it's a...

Maybe it's the CDI unit? Especially if it's a Permatune vs Bosch could be the problem. Or "a" problem, your cold start issue could be a bad fuel pump check valve or something like that.
11-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,649
Posted By TroyN

The stock Boxster handles better than a stock...

The stock Boxster handles better than a stock 911, IMO, and it really shouldn't require much to make it a nice learning platform. Brakes/fluid (I wore a stock set of pads down to the sensors after 1...
11-20-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By TroyN

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Porsche-Boxster-987-hood-c...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Porsche-Boxster-987-hood-crest-badge-emblem-color-Pearl-Black-/271560831107?hash=item3f3a497083&vxp=mtr
Forum: 911 Forum
11-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By TroyN

Have you checked/tested your idle valve (I forget...

Have you checked/tested your idle valve (I forget if it's the AAR or AAV)? As you noted it could be anything though, all of the various pieces in CIS have to be working just so. See the thread "I...
Forum: 911 Forum
11-18-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,213
Posted By TroyN

Get a copy of this book, you won't get anywhere...

Get a copy of this book, you won't get anywhere without it:
Bosch Fuel Injection and Engine Management: How to Understand, Service and Modify: C Probst: 9780837603001: Amazon.com: Books
Forum: 911 Forum
11-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,213
Posted By TroyN

There's a whole set of diagnostic tests to run to...

There's a whole set of diagnostic tests to run to find problems with CIS. It *sounds* like the car is running rich, if it runs ok while cold but then doesn't when it's warm. Does it smell rich...
Forum: 996 Forum
11-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,952
Posted By TroyN

+ waste* trolling*

+ waste* trolling*
11-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By TroyN

I had to do this for my car btw. My original...

I had to do this for my car btw. My original elastic straps had lost 95% of their elasticity and even after adjusting them they didn't work.
11-12-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By TroyN

Welcome Alan. Probably should use the Search but...

Welcome Alan. Probably should use the Search but there's a great write-up on the Boxster Register site, you'll have to register as a user there. In short, there are elastic straps you can buy at a...
Forum: 911 Forum
11-07-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By TroyN

Looks pretty good. Looks to have some kind of ac...

Looks pretty good. Looks to have some kind of ac upgrade too.
10-31-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,345
Posted By TroyN

Check eBay, I saw a number of cables between $50...

Check eBay, I saw a number of cables between $50 and $100.
10-30-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By TroyN

Check eBay but rebuilding calipers is easy. Or...

Check eBay but rebuilding calipers is easy. Or find another mechanic.
Forum: 996 Forum
09-05-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By TroyN

Sounds great but you need to get it on some...

Sounds great but you need to get it on some twisty roads or the race track. :)
08-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,575
Posted By TroyN

Look at the boxster registry site and article. If...

Look at the boxster registry site and article. If you can sew a button you can replace those elastic straps yourself. $3 or $1,000+ for a new top, which sounds better? ;)
08-27-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,367
Posted By TroyN

You should do it, great way to break in the car! ...

You should do it, great way to break in the car! Found this online:
Break in hints for the first 2,000 miles (3,000 kilometers)
The following tips will be helpful in obtaining optimum performance...
08-24-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,575
Posted By TroyN

It's too easy, DIY!

It's too easy, DIY!
Forum: 996 Forum
08-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By TroyN

Oh baby!!

Oh baby!!
08-22-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,575
Posted By TroyN

I got some new elastic material in the sewing...

I got some new elastic material in the sewing section of the local Hobby Lobby. My elastic was no longer elastic. The repair took about 20 minutes.
08-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,575
Posted By TroyN

Bunch of great top repair info here: ...

Bunch of great top repair info here:
http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Boxster_Tech/71-BODY-Convertible_Top_Repair/71-BODY-Convertible_Top_Repair.htm

and here:...
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