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  1. Well ....spring is coming and I will probably start chasing my P1123/P1125 CEL codes. They spring up every so often....so far i drove 100 miles without the CEL but it is pending. 99 Boxster....new MAF/ AOS Gas Cap/Oil o ring/cleaned Throttle body. Can I use one of those water based DJ smoke machines to find a vacuum leak. Or should I just buy a fuel press.regulator which is a little more than the smoke machine. Regulator pulled about 15'' of vacuum which is on the low side I believe. Fuel pressure 3.3 bar engine off and 3.1 bar engine idling. Where should i start. Thanks V


  2. Hi All, Adding the Litronic control module to my litronic upgrade (99 boxster) and don't want to spend 125.00 on a wire harness.(The only thing cheap about a porsche is the owner!!!) No luck finding a used harness or pigtail. So.....I was thinking of making my own harness using the correct crimp on pins that are available. I need to get a pinout for the module. I can make out that 4 wires for each side that go to the headlights(8 total) there are 9 other wires(sounds like too many to me) that are the mystery. If anyone has more info that would be great. Thanks V


  3. Hi All, I upgraded my stock headlights to the litronic xenons 99 Boxster and was going to take it a step further. Picked up the control module on ebay to have the hi beams do their little dance. I'm just wondering if there are any resources to find a used wire harness for the upgrade. I mean they are available for 130 bucks but if I can find a used pigtail I can make my own harness. Tips on finding a used harness PN# 996.612.988.00 Thanks V


  4. Installing after market heated seats cause I"m reupholstering. The heated seat kit include fuses, one for each side. Isn't the 1 fuse at the fuse box sufficient enough rather than having 3 fuses in the circuit. I'm tapping into #6 fuse which is unused(was for heated seats option). Thanks V 


  5. I think you have to move the key to the acc position then insert the paper clip. Also, remove the rubber grommet between dash and cylinder first. Pelican has the directions as well. I recall getting the cylinder out was a bit wonky, had to fiddle with it a lot before it released. V


  6. Thanks for the info....so the M490 amp seems like the one. Probably be my next winter project.  Not quite following the brown plug business. So an extra harness(brown plug) is made up to go from the head unit to the amp?? Are these the pre outs that go to the amp for the rear speakers? Or.....maybe not....I'm using this amp for an upgrade to add rear speakers where I have none presently. So in my case I think I just modify the clip to plug into the 6 way amp then add the 4 rear speaker wires to the clip that go to the rear speakers. Correct? V Thanks V


  7. Hi All , Recovering my 99 boxster seats. I started with the seat back bolsters and all went pretty good. I'm having trouble getting the last 6 inches of the vinyl molding or edging into the plastic channel on the back of the seat back where the map pocket is. It keeps popping out....i even tried a little contact cement but not working. Any ideas


  8. Happy Holidays All, Installed short shift kit 99 boxster. A few things.....noticed the metal covers that house the bushings which accept the circlip are notched but didn't see any notches on the shift assembly. They both went in fine although one I had to apply a fair amount of pressure squeezing it in to get the circlip on. The circlip was also very tight and had to be forced on w a screwdriver. The shifter shifts fine but I'm finding laterally from side to side it doesn't spring back to center when in neutral. In hind site I'm thinking maybe I should have removed one of the washers that go between the metal cover and the bushing to free it up a bit. I still might be able to do it through the boot cover. Also, I only installed the set screw and jam nut on one side but there really wasn't any play to pick up anyway. Thanks v


  9. Hi All, Gona upgrade to a short shifter 99 Boxster. The new shifter has the bend in the shifter leaning towards the driver (L) side. In some pix and videos it looks like it should be leaning to the R side. Which is it.... or is it a matter of preference? Read some threads where you just un bolt it and turn it around. Thanks V

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  10. Hi All, 99 Boxster Base. My R window makes a knocking sound when its down and happens when closing the door. Upon inspection the front part of the window is hitting the front top "cable wheel" of the regulator. Is there a piece of foam or rubber missing from the top of the regulator. I can probably cure it by cementing a small piece of rubber to the top mount to avoid glass to metal contact. Thanks V


  11. 99 Boxster Base So after much work and money. New Batt, AOS, MAF,Plugs,Fuel Filter,Air Filter,Gas Cap,Oil Cap o-ring,Cleaned TB, Timing,New VarioCam Solenoid, Repaired DME, I'm getting a CEL with P1123 P1125 codes every 600 miles or so for rich fuel on both banks. Checked as best I could for vacuum leaks, Fuel regulator I think is within spec for vacuum Maybe on the low side. Any thought as to what I do next. Car is running good says I'm getting 26 MPG on the H'way which is hard to believe. Out of ideas!!! V


  12. Hi All, 99 Boxster Base.I replaced my rear Track Arms today (thats what the dealership said was the source of my clunking noise along with drop links) I was surprised when I noticed the new TRW booted joint on the arm was easily moved around with my fingers, I thought it would be much more tighter than the old. The old joint was just a little easier to move around. Just wondering maybe I didn't need to do it. Any thoughts?? Thanks Vince

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