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06-15-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By ddodgen

BS the driver wasn't looking. I am 75 and...

BS the driver wasn't looking. I am 75 and learned when I was 15 that you look both directions twice before entereing. Your idiot did not look
06-09-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By ddodgen

New noise and bump from Rear

just started getting a weird noise and bump from the rear when I come to a stop and then turn and accelerate. Sounds and feels like something rolling from one side to the other side in the trunk. ...
06-01-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,045
Posted By ddodgen

I ended up attaching the emergency release cable...

I ended up attaching the emergency release cable to the cap over the tow hook opening. Works great
05-15-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

just to add to my story, I am replacing the...

just to add to my story, I am replacing the other side now and when I took the old bad shock apart I found two problems; one, the bump stop was down to about 1/2" thick and the new was about 3". ...
05-06-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

well I finally had some luck. After replacing the...

well I finally had some luck. After replacing the trailing arms, drop links, control arms, sway bar bushings and the toe links I finally replaced the shock assembly. Since I did not know whether the...
03-22-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

to be honest I have tried with all of my 175 lbs...

to be honest I have tried with all of my 175 lbs and the damn thing will not budge as I bounce on it. I did find out from Pedros Garage that it cannot be installed backwards. I will continue to work...
03-21-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

yep. I changed them early on and when I replaced...

yep. I changed them early on and when I replaced the control arm and the trailing arm I put them under load before tightening them. Am now starting to doubt my sanity. Is it possible to install...
03-20-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

I agree. I am hoping that driving with the top...

I agree. I am hoping that driving with the top down and the engine compartment open will help me identify the problem before I venture further.
03-20-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

replaced trailing arms (#8), control arms (#9),...

replaced trailing arms (#8), control arms (#9), and drop links not shown.
03-20-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

will do. I am also going to drive the car with...

will do. I am also going to drive the car with the engine compartment open (behind seats) and see if the noise might be coming from the engine mount. Thanks
03-19-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

used my torque wrench to check and found that my...

used my torque wrench to check and found that my torque was within 5 foot lbs of exact but noise is still there. Frustrating.
03-18-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

yes. I called it the trailing arm and I replaced...

yes. I called it the trailing arm and I replaced both
03-17-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By ddodgen

problem with new trailing arms

I replaced both trailing arms to get rid of a "clunk" when I go over a bump. I tightened the new arms in without a torque wrench and probably did not go to the 118 foot lbs required. Could this...
03-12-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By ddodgen

did as I said and raised car and made sure temp...

did as I said and raised car and made sure temp at 30 celcius and sure enough it required one additional quart with engine running versus off. What drew my attention was that once and only once it...
03-11-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By ddodgen

Thank you. Will raise it up again and check...

Thank you. Will raise it up again and check after warm and with engine running.
03-11-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By ddodgen

Urgent Help on Tiptronic fluid levels

I change the fluid and filter a couple of weeks ago and when I refilled it I filled til drips, started engine and ran in gears up to 90 degrees. Turned off engine then topped off engine. Been...
03-02-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By ddodgen

Interesting change after tiptronic fluid change

just changed the fluid and filter on my 98 Boxster Tiptronic. Pretty sure that my observations of after versus before are accurate. When really pushed the car now shifts at about 600 rpm higher...
02-23-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By ddodgen

that actually will be my next look. Thanks

that actually will be my next look. Thanks
02-23-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By ddodgen

thank you. will look

thank you. will look
02-22-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By ddodgen

thanks for your help

thanks for your help
02-21-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By ddodgen

one more chapter. Replaced the rear control arms...

one more chapter. Replaced the rear control arms today and clunk noise is better but not gone. Next will be to try and see if the shocks are causing the noise.
02-13-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By ddodgen

A SILLY REQUEST

I have lost a small spring that is inside the Tiptronic shift lever. It pushes back against the top of the shifter that unlocks the shifter. Mine works pretty good but the spring would add...
02-07-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By ddodgen

another chapter in the continueing saga on how to...

another chapter in the continueing saga on how to get rid of a clunk in the rear end. I replaced the drop links today and there is an immediate reduction in the noise when I go over a bump. One of...
02-06-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By ddodgen

I had replaced the trailing arms with no effect...

I had replaced the trailing arms with no effect but I jacked up the car and could push up on the rear suspension and hear and feel a knock in what feels like the drop link. more on left than right...
01-25-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By ddodgen

I may have figured it out. There is a Porsche...

I may have figured it out. There is a Porsche cable that connects from the hardtop to the car. I ordered it yesterday. The only thing missing is the wiring that joins from the spade plug on either...
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