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11-07-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 85percent

yea I think I'll settle for $17k to $18k. the...

yea I think I'll settle for $17k to $18k. the engine was swapped because of the 99's common engine failure. expensive fix. thanks
11-06-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By 85percent

same thing happened to my boxster. my key feels...

same thing happened to my boxster. my key feels stiff now in the ignition. everything is fine with mine, you just have to turn the key back one click counter-clockwise when the car is on, and that...
11-06-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By 85percent

Exclamation **what should I ask for this boxster?

I'm going to be selling my boxster soon, and I was wondering what everyone's opinion is on how much I should ask for it?

it's a 99 with 59,000 miles on it, 19" three piece wheels, with a 2002...
11-06-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By 85percent

from my understanding, the "replacement motors"...

from my understanding, the "replacement motors" are just new. period. i don't think they're remanufactured or anything. but if they are, then yes I'm sure they're much better than the original pieces...
10-11-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,711
Posted By 85percent

=) true. thanks again.

=) true. thanks again.
10-11-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,711
Posted By 85percent

the sound comes and goes.. I'm thinking it's not...

the sound comes and goes.. I'm thinking it's not an immediate problem though. what do you think?
10-11-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,711
Posted By 85percent

yea oops. mass air flow sensor. my boxster...

yea oops. mass air flow sensor.

my boxster is a 99 with an 02 boxster S engine.
10-11-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,711
Posted By 85percent

no i haven't had any work done besides having my...

no i haven't had any work done besides having my mass O2 sensor replaced, but the sound was there before that... it seems like the ticking comes and goes.. when car is cold I don't seem to hear it at...
10-11-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,393
Posted By 85percent

boxsters aren't costly you say?? my tab is up...

boxsters aren't costly you say?? my tab is up around $18,000 now. just for repairs ($11k of it was an engine swap)
10-11-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,711
Posted By 85percent

Exclamation *ticking sound from engine?*

My latest issue on my 99 boxster.. there is a loud ticking sound coming from my engine (i have an S engine) and it seems to be more noticeable after I slow down from a long drive on the freeway.. It...
10-11-2006, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By 85percent

thanks for the help everyone. I appreciate it...

thanks for the help everyone. I appreciate it once again. =)
10-07-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By 85percent

**ignition?**

I've come upon the 476th problem with my 99 Boxster. I put my key into the ignition yesterday to turn my car on, and the key was hesitant to turn. When I turned the key to kill the engine, the...
09-16-2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By 85percent

94twin, I will definitely give this a shot. I...

94twin, I will definitely give this a shot. I really appreciate the help. thanks!!
09-14-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By 85percent

I have a couple more questions.. to replace the...

I have a couple more questions.. to replace the control arms, apparently there's a top and bottom control arm for the front left and the front right.. so a total of 4 arms in the front? does anyone...
09-12-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,960
Posted By 85percent

they must have surveyed like 50 people. and 49 of...

they must have surveyed like 50 people. and 49 of them most likely had new boxsters.
09-06-2006, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By 85percent

I'd rather replace both sides just to be safe.......

I'd rather replace both sides just to be safe.... but it's $700 per side? so with install, about $1600... aaayyy...
09-01-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By 85percent

ugh. there are adjustable control arms which are...

ugh. there are adjustable control arms which are $650, and control arm links which are around $300.. what's the difference?

thanks.
09-01-2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By 85percent

*squeeky suspension?*

whenever I turn, or the car sways, goes over speed bumps, etc. the front of the car creeks like an old wooden ship.. is this most likely a bad CV joint?
08-21-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,750
Posted By 85percent

I am dumping porsche and moving on, what made you...

I am dumping porsche and moving on, what made you think otherwise??

and I dont need fried rice for reliability, I'll just go with a company that doesnt engineer cars with catastrophic engine...
08-21-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By 85percent

you're suprised that 99 boxster owners were...

you're suprised that 99 boxster owners were pissed that Porsche assembled faulty engines and didn't do anything about it?

it's out of warranty, sure, but it was Porsche's fault to begin with.
...
08-20-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,750
Posted By 85percent

yes I understand since Porsche sees no investment...

yes I understand since Porsche sees no investment in helping 2nd or 3rd owners, they won't help. but the minute this became a known issue (years ago, right?) with porsche, they should have recalled...
08-20-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By 85percent

bought it with 25k miles. I now have 62k miles.

bought it with 25k miles. I now have 62k miles.
08-20-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By 85percent

Well here's the result, regardless of whether...

Well here's the result, regardless of whether this hasn't happened in a thousand years..

My break pads wore down, enough to ruin the rotors. I didn't see any warning light AT ALL. Maybe my...
08-20-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,750
Posted By 85percent

I know what you mean, but let me put it into...

I know what you mean, but let me put it into perspective here..

I'm a sales manager for Verizon Wireless, we sold a phone for a while (it was a Kyocera) that had major battery over-heating...
08-20-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By 85percent

well as you can see from the picture, I do have...

well as you can see from the picture, I do have 19" wheels so the tires are a little more expensive.. I go through rear tires every 7-8 months or so..

the reason why the engine replacement was a...
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