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    98 boxter 3.4 conversion, 02 Mercedes G500
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    lamborghini Gallardo
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    1987-928s, 1990-994 S2 Cab

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  1. for the fuel filter http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=19950
  2. OK. Finally problem solved: 1) I had 3 bad O2 sensors, and I know why. Well actually I got 3 after market O2 sensors "$18 each- I was curious". I cut the old sensors connectors and reconnected the wires from new sensors to old connectors. Now I am not sure if the sensors are not good for boxster’s application, or if I made a mistake and miss-wired. As a solution I got 3 new O2 sensors and that resolved the issue. "I shall get the after market O2 sensors try and re-wire them see if I can make them work". Car did not run rich any more, no smelly exhaust or black smoke. 2) The second part of
  3. That will depend on what the fault code is that turned the airbag light on. Well after the 3.4 install on my boxster, the airbag light came automatically. When I plug my ODBII it shows no error codes “using 996 odometer in my boxster”. From what I read here, it seems like a Durametric tool should clear the airbag light. I was just wondering would clearing the airbag light affect the airbags or disable them? No, clearing the fault does not affect the air bag performance. If the fault is still present it will cause a fault (and light) again until the fault cause is corrected. t
  4. OK. Finally problem solved: 1) I had 3 bad O2 sensors, and I know why. Well actually I got 3 after market O2 sensors "$18 each- I was curious". I cut the old sensors connectors and reconnected the wires from new sensors to old connectors. Now I am not sure if the sensors are not good for boxster’s application, or if I made a mistake and miss-wired. As a solution I got 3 new O2 sensors and that resolved the issue. "I shall get the after market O2 sensors try and re-wire them see if I can make them work". Car did not run rich any more, no smelly exhaust or black smoke. 2) The second part of
  5. I have an extra DME, whish you luck man. i see tholyoak is helping you.. so you are in good hands ;)
  6. That will depend on what the fault code is that turned the airbag light on. Well after the 3.4 install on my boxster, the airbag light came automatically. When I plug my ODBII it shows no error codes “using 996 odometer in my boxster”. From what I read here, it seems like a Durametric tool should clear the airbag light. I was just wondering would clearing the airbag light affect the airbags or disable them?
  7. Well I did not address the whole suspension issue yet. I took my car to an alignment shop for standard alignment, so far so good. But I do want to lower the car in the rear a little, plus see how far can I go with perfecting handling. I had Eibach springs with standard boxster suspension prior to this; the car drove more comfortably with the Eibach springs. Yes now it seems harsh in comparison to before. Where did you hear or read it rides harsh with k-sports? Any info would be helpful with my current updates. Thanks Ali
  8. Ok it seems like I resolved my CE issues with the car, now I need to buy a Durametric tool to clear Airbag light. Does any one know if airbag light would prevent airbag from working? Ali
  9. OK. Finally problem solved: 1) I had 3 bad O2 sensors, and I know why. Well actually I got 3 after market O2 sensors "$18 each- I was curious". I cut the old sensors connectors and reconnected the wires from new sensors to old connectors. Now I am not sure if the sensors are not good for boxster’s application, or if I made a mistake and miss-wired. As a solution I got 3 new O2 sensors and that resolved the issue. "I shall get the after market O2 sensors try and re-wire them see if I can make them work". Car did not run rich any more, no smelly exhaust or black smoke. 2) The second part of
  10. Actually I had the same problem. I have a cold air intake "obviously no snorkel" one night I was driving and every thing seemed normal until it started raining, the car started hesitating and I noticed loss of performance, it seems almost like the car was gonna shut down!! Next day "sunny day" I drive the car and no problems. So I take the cone air intake filter out and notice dry dirt in the shape of raindrops around the cone filter housing. Now I am not sure if the rain caused the problem but it sure does seem that way.
  11. Looks like you made a big jump! WOW! Have Fun! it has been a lot of fun so far, and i am learning alot as i go thanks :) Ali
  12. Ok some upgrades i did : :D " 19" wheels, 19X8.5 front + 19X10 rear + pirelli Pzero tires" Ksport adjustable Coilovers, Adjustable Camber "The 3 pics above" Tools to adjust coilover "from left to right.. (6brake line holder + 4 rubber gourmet) + ( 4 ride comfort adjustment pins "with orange head" ) + (ride hight adjustment tool "2 black pieces in the bottom" ) " Coil over installed "notice the braided brake line" Cross drilled brake rotor and painted caliber red + white porsche sticker better pic of braided brake line "you can also see the Fabspeed 3.2
  13. I replaced mine about a month ago. Yeah I wish I took pics too. To me the trick was to unbolt the support brackets for the 3 pipes, then push them out of the bracket “this will make them loose” now its easier to work with the fuel filter. Then I removed the small bolt on the strap holding the actual fuel filter. I pressed firmly on plastic connectors to 2 ends of fuel filter and unplugged fuel filter “make sure u have a rag handy fuel will drip”. Disconnecting the ground was hard, I had to use long nose plier “although not recommended”. Now the fuel filter is free, but I couldn’t fit it betwee
  14. Thank you, and congrats for the boxster. I shall post more updates as i figure out the rich mixture. Ali
  15. i am using the original boxster DME unit, but i flashed it "reprogrammed" to the 996 riginal "not sport or after market re-programming".
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