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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-16-2020, 04:21 PM
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Posted By jluetjen
Bump

Bump
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By jluetjen
I wrote this (ulp!:rolleyes:) 12 years ago, and...

I wrote this (ulp!:rolleyes:) 12 years ago, and it contains a lot of information that I learned about camshafts in general, and in regards to air-cooled 911's specifically.
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 06-04-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By jluetjen
Electrical Guys!.... (Ventilation Fan)

I need your help! :confused: This is one of the last "problems" on my car.

Problem statement: Sitting with my 69E's engine off and the ignition on, my fan runs fine on all 3 settings and the...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-28-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By jluetjen
That's a tough one. First off it appears that...

That's a tough one. First off it appears that there were different hues used at different time -- at least according to the modeling world. Here might be a couple of places to start:
...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-26-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By jluetjen
AOS -- Term Clariication

More of an intellectual question than anything at this point -- I keep hearing AOS (Air Oil Separator) referring to the emissions control device (986-107-028-01 (in the '02 and laters cars)) that...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-24-2020, 03:19 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By jluetjen
Red face Oops. Duplicate post!

Oops. Duplicate post!
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-24-2020, 03:11 PM
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Views: 1,106
Posted By jluetjen
Windshield trim is loose

I was hosing the pollen off of the Boxster this morning and noticed that the windshield trim wasn't attached. It looks like there is tongue protruding out the bottom that fits in a groove. I tried...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-22-2020, 03:20 AM
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Views: 2,021
Posted By jluetjen
Looks nice!

Looks nice!
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-22-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
Interesting. Generally HP equals heat. More...

Interesting. Generally HP equals heat. More horsepower means more heat rejection through the cooling systems. Now maybe I mis-spoke being an old air-cooled guy, but if I go to a 3.2 I'll need to...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-21-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
Thanks BYprodriver. While I've considered...

Thanks BYprodriver. While I've considered upgrading, I think that I'm going to ultimately stay with a 2.7. If I upgrade to a 3.2 or a 3.4, I'll need to upgrade the oil cooling system, front body...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-17-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
Just to share with others what I learned... ...

Just to share with others what I learned...

Between the two extremes (A used engine and an RND rebuilt engine) are also a few 2nd tier engine rebuild business that fall into the "buyer beware"...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-13-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
So I've ordered an oil test kit. Hypothetically...

So I've ordered an oil test kit. Hypothetically speaking...

If it comes back as a serious problem...

Rebuilt engines are about $14,000 to $18,000 -- which is about 2x what I have in the car....
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-12-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
It is metallic looking (grayish color, shiny on...

It is metallic looking (grayish color, shiny on one side), but not magnetic.
It is about 0.2 inches (4 mm) on the longest dimension


It is waaayy too small to be an ear off of a thrust bearing....
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-12-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
Just to share what I learned after some further...

Just to share what I learned after some further searching, a few non-magnetic flakes does not appear to be a problem...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-11-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By jluetjen
Changed the oil in my 2002 2.7 and found a few of these...

This is the first oil change since I bought the car in the fall. The oil looked and felt fine. There wasn't an appreciable burn rate on the oil over the course of the 6 months.

The car runs...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-08-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By jluetjen
The problem seems to have solved itself. It...

The problem seems to have solved itself. It looks like she didn't run it complete to the end of it's cycle when she last put the roof up. Than while investigating it I might have completed the...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-08-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By jluetjen
Convertible Top Warning Light -- Top doesn't work

My daughter had the car out yesterday and the top went down and up normally. I moved it in the driveway today and the convertible top warning light is on, and the roof doesn't do anything if I press...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-02-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,020
Posted By jluetjen
Problem solved -- and it has nothing to do with...

Problem solved -- and it has nothing to do with elastic straps! Bartok mentions it on the first page of this thread, but I didn't get what he was saying. :o

On the slider assembly (Image 33 in...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-28-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,020
Posted By jluetjen
I've still got this problem. I bought a...

I've still got this problem. I bought a glass-window roof and the cables are still not seating in the tracks around the door windows. Depending on the roof there seem to be different strap...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-26-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,879
Posted By jluetjen
If anyone is wondering how the the lining rips --...

If anyone is wondering how the the lining rips -- I just found out when one of the push-rods fell off of the ball -- and poked a hole in the lining. It's still wedged in there.

A new project for...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-24-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,071
Posted By jluetjen
BTW - I found the problem. The plastic cup at...

BTW - I found the problem. The plastic cup at the end of the push-rod on the right side had broken off, and the now loose end of the push-rod was just lying in the well behind the door and...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-19-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 936
Posted By jluetjen
That teeny-tiny screw in the gaskets above the doors?

Unfortunately when I was replacing the convertible top on my 2002 Boxster, the car ate a couple of the screws that are in the gaskets above the doors (4 each side). They look like a Torx 3x8, but...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 03-01-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,844
Posted By jluetjen
Uh.... what? :confused: Can you explain that...

Uh.... what? :confused: Can you explain that off-hand remark a little better?
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 02-29-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By jluetjen
I went through the same thing with my '02. There...

I went through the same thing with my '02. There are a number of threads on the subject, but I posted what worked for me here...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 02-26-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By jluetjen
Before you get into the wiring, have you...

Before you get into the wiring, have you confirmed that you have 2 working spoiler relays in the rear trunk panel? One moves the spoiler up, and the other down. They are inexpensive and easy to...
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