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  1. Hi, I'm hearing different names for this tool, Pelican calls it a cam timing tool and the 9624 tool the holding tool. On a 99 Boxster I read the intake cam end is not slotted, if so does the diamond shape fitting on the tool fit into the intake cam to insure both cams are timed in relation to each other? Thanks V
  2. Ok thanks, I have the Bentley manual \ 101 projects...read a lot diy at pelican and thought I had it straight in my head. Can you point me in the direction to a serv manual, the Porsche manuals are more than half I paid for the car...The work I'm doing is the IMS, RMS and solenoid replacement on bank 2 and was inquiring about timing as to check that it wasn't lost after my work was complete. Thanks again for responding any additional input would be appreciated. Vin
  3. Hi All,99 Boxster. In removing Flywheel do I need to use a flywheel lock if I'm locking the crankshaft at TDC? And...to check the timing after cam cover removal and IMS job... if the crank is locked at TDC and I check the cams with the P253 timing tool the cams are timed with the crank as well because the crankshaft is at TDC...correct? Another words there isn't a procedure for checking the crank with the cams. Thanks V
  4. Thanks ...right the tool that locks the cams in place. But do I have to remove anything from the top side or is it all accessible from the bottom? Vin
  5. Thanks for exploded view. Still need to get bank 2 cover off for solenoid. Do I have to remove the intake and injectors or do I get all of it from the bottom? Thanks v
  6. Hi Loren, Bank 1 seemed to have fresh oil drip from bottom of cover. A lot of dark oil around perimeter of both covers. Thinking back there may have been oil around a few coil packs …so im not sure. Bank 2 has a bad solenoid that needs to be replaced anyway, CEL P1539. Measured resistance across solenoid at .5 olms and no click when applied voltage. 8 inch oil ring on garage floor. Seems like there's oil everywhere ...oil pan looks leaky as well. I thought it was RMS or IMS but didn't pull tranny yet. Kind of overwhelmed ...don't know what project to start first. Any suggestions? Thanks v
  7. Hi, 99 Boxster ....Going to pull the Cam Covers cause they appear to be leaking oil and Bank 2 most likely has a faulty Solenoid to be replaced.. My question is how much from the top of the engine do I need to remove to get the Cam Covers off with the engine in the car. Do I need to remove the intake manifold and fuel rails? The Trans will be dropped cause I'm doing the IMS and RMS as well. A little nervous!! Thanks in advance for any advice. V
  8. Hi, 99 Boxster ....Going to pull the Cam Covers cause they appear to be leaking oil and Bank 2 most likely has a faulty Solenoid to be replaced.. My question is how much from the top of the engine do I need o remove to get the Covers off with the engine in the car. Do I need to remove the intake manifold and fuel rails? The Trans will be dropped cause I'm doing the IMS and RMS as well. A little nervous!! Thanks in advance for any advice. V
  9. Well, I took a quick peek as to where the bank 2 solenoid would be. I imagine its only accessible from below? New at this adventure. V
  10. Hi All, 99 Boxster 130k ...Going to investigate P1359 CEL code. Although the CEL disappeared after a battery disconnect and hasn't come back on at idle. Was reading about checking voltage and resistance at connector and applying voltage to solenoid to activate with engine off to listen for click or activate with engine running to listen for change in idle. My question is ...is it safe to use a jumper wire direct from battery as the 12v source and which side of connector is hot and ground(or wire color).Thanks
  11. It worked!! Thanks for your help....greatly appreciated. Vin
  12. Hi, I need to get a stereo code for Becker 1 Type 4462 SN Y5050076. I'm the proud new 5th owner of a 99 Boxster!! Thanks V
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