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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-11-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 724
Posted By BoxsterSteve
What you said. Weíve had it pretty good around...

What you said.
Weíve had it pretty good around here so far this winter.
A couple of decent storms where I used the blower, but a lot of sunny and mild in between.
The older I get, the more I...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 01-10-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By BoxsterSteve
ROW vehicles generally didn’t have bumperettes....

ROW vehicles generally didn’t have bumperettes. Pretty sure that was a North American requirement.
Yellow turn signals were standard up to the 2002 model year.
I would hazard to guess that the...
Forum: MINI Discussion Forum 10-21-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,250
Posted By BoxsterSteve
WAG... Sounds like youíve got a faulty MAF or a...

WAG...
Sounds like youíve got a faulty MAF or a vacuum leak.
Specific fault codes would be most helpful here.
Forum: MINI Discussion Forum 09-13-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,363
Posted By BoxsterSteve
It’s doable. These cars, and most European...

It’s doable.
These cars, and most European cars in general have potential catastrophic engine issues.
Primarily, change the oil way more often than the mfr. recommends.
I bought an ’09 MCS with...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-01-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 319,645
Posted By BoxsterSteve
How the fk did they land that thing? ...

How the fk did they land that thing?

Archie... coming home with us today.

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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-17-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Worst issues with this engine are chain...

Worst issues with this engine are chain tensioner/timing chain failure and Vanos problems.
From what Iíve gleaned, the lengthy oil change interval that BMW specs only save a bit of money on oil...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-17-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Seller had it listed for $7500CAD uncertified,...

Seller had it listed for $7500CAD uncertified, which I figured was kinda optimistic.

A couple of weeks earlier I fanned on another Ď09 , a factory JCW car. That one had more miles, but it was...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-16-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Anyone ever tinker with an R56 MINI Cooper?

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Well, wish me luck.

Found this one on Facebook Marketplace and had to go check it out.
Fully...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-25-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 102,823
Views: 25,944,054
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Redneck auto body. ...

Redneck auto body.
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-11-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,118
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Deckapulco for the foreseeable future.

Deckapulco for the foreseeable future.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-16-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,025
Posted By BoxsterSteve
My Maria by Brooks & Dunn... Canít listen to it...

My Maria by Brooks & Dunn...
Canít listen to it anymore as I straight up lose my **** crying when it comes on.
First song on the radio when I got the news that my brother had just died suddenly.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-25-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,223
Posted By BoxsterSteve
The Good Enough Inn

The Good Enough Inn
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-06-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Henry, just use OEM fluid. I changed the trans...

Henry, just use OEM fluid.
I changed the trans fluid in my 2000 Boxster S at 100,000km and used OEM fluid. It only takes 3L.
The shift action improved noticeably afterwards.
Many have used other...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-03-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By BoxsterSteve
If fluid is pissing out as you operate the pump,...

If fluid is pissing out as you operate the pump, the hose that goes from the reservoir to the washer jets has popped off bottom the reservoir.
Easy to fix... you may not even have to take off the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-29-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,458
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Subaru Forester. Ours has been near flawless...

Subaru Forester.
Ours has been near flawless since we bought new in 2007.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 09-06-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Stock size 18Ē Pilot Super Sports... stick like...

Stock size 18Ē Pilot Super Sports...
stick like ***** to a blanket.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 07-18-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Mine was a bit of a dog after it came out of...

Mine was a bit of a dog after it came out of winter hibernation a couple of years back.
For laughs, I unplugged the MAF and got all the oomph back. Cleaning it didnít help, so I had to replace it. ...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 07-10-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By BoxsterSteve
An easy fix. The console hinge was broken when...

An easy fix.
The console hinge was broken when I bought my car.
Hinge repair kit is available, and can be done in 30-45 minutes without removing the console from the car. ...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 06-23-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By BoxsterSteve
If you have no issues with fuses or bulbs, Iíd...

If you have no issues with fuses or bulbs, Iíd think the headlight switch itself would be the next place to look.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-17-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Park on the lawn. :D

Park on the lawn. :D
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-10-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,778
Posted By BoxsterSteve
I get them in the inner thigh area. Nasty...

I get them in the inner thigh area. Nasty bastards they are.
Theyíve lasted up to 20 minutes a few times.
Freaks me out because the pain and location are identical to when I had a DVT 8 years...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 05-30-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By BoxsterSteve
At 120k, it sounds like you simply have some age...

At 120k, it sounds like you simply have some age related repairs to do. Sucks that they all reared their heads it once, though.
Good that youíve gotten to enjoy the car so much.
Mine just turned...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-18-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,353
Posted By BoxsterSteve
At 52, some days hurt more than others. ...

At 52, some days hurt more than others.
Growing old ainít for pussies...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-24-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Roll bar padding has to be removed first, and...

Roll bar padding has to be removed first, and then the old rivets drilled out.
Search YouTube.
Then you will need a rivet gun to install a new rivet to secure the new wind deflector bracket.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By BoxsterSteve
Just a WAG... screeching sounds like symptoms of...

Just a WAG... screeching sounds like symptoms of a failing/failed AOS.
From your description you have enough crankcase vacuum that you canít remove the oil filler cap.
Donít run it or drive it. ...
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