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About pjgratz

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    Bel Air, MD
  • Porsche Club
    PCA (Porsche Club of America)
  • Present cars
    2002 Boxster Carrara White/Metropol Blue
  • Future cars
    1997 993 Twin Turbo ?/?
  • Former cars
    1987 944 S Alpine White/Black
  1. I just did this today and found that a combination of the rubber plugs and adjustment of the latch module allowed my front trunk to close alot easier. Also one more note in regards to Viper's excellent write-up. I found the microswitch to be held in by two plastic tabs.
  2. Oh and read Kryloc as Krytox...I think Kryloc is like a cement sealer/waterproofer or deck sealant.
  3. This is a very general question and Im not sure where to fit it. In reading the posts about how to fix some of the creaks etc it seems like part of the general maintenance now should include the lubrication of various parts - seems pretty logical and straight forward. However, the range of lubricants(high grade grease, silicone sprays, Kryloc, graphite, oil-based ie WD40, and so on) makes making the choice difficult. Each one has a specific purpose and there are no recommended ones. I dont know where to begin and I wouldnt want to ask for each specific application. I figure there has got
  4. I just want to double check a few things here before I finalize the air filter change. First off I took out the air filter and its holder, in doing so a dried leaf trapped by the filter fell into the bottom of the box. Would it be a good idea to try and get this out and then vacumn? Second, the filter element appears to be keyed so Im sure I got this right. However, looking down at the filter as it is being inserted into the box I should see the black foam part, not the yellow filter elements correct? Thanks in advance.
  5. I had something similiar in another car and to my suprise it ended up being that I was in desperate need of a brake change. It started off much like your describing but it soon became a constant sound.
  6. I will try to get some more info on the issue later on, but right now this is what I got. 02 Boxster 2.7 manual transmission w/ Replacement engine at 4500 miles. Currently at 25,000 miles. Pads are new with about 1000 miles on them. ATE Super Blue racing fluid. I used a Motive Power bleeder, with a psi of about 15, well below the 20 psi max. Last year I noticed that the clutch pedal felt like it was rubbing against something. Dealer lubricated the pedal spring assembly and it went away. Just recently it came back and I noticed this time the sound was a rubbing sound in the rear of t
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