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  1. This is just my story. Bought some spacers from a shop (Sports Car Boutique) referred by a friend because they have it in stock. Took them home and then took them to another Shop (Engineered Automotive) to have them install and perform an alignment and an oil change before i take my car to the track just to be safe. dropped my car off there in the morning on my way to work, in the afternoon they called back or something saying that they took two hours trying to align the car with the spacers and it won't align. they said they can't put the spacers in and said the spacers don't fit. after i got the message, i told them to align the car and just give me back the spacers so i can take them back to Sports Car Boutique and maybe there is a mixup there. got the bill from EA charging me for oil change, alignment and 2hrs of labour Attempting to fit the spacers. the next day i took the spacers back to Sports Car Boutique and see if they gave me the wrong spacers, they checked and it's the right ones, they took the car in for 10 minutes, washed the wheels and placed the spacers. no problem at all, no alignment issues and they didn't even charge me. so i went back to Engineered Automotive, and see what's going on they said they need to talk to their manager. I told them if i gave them something that's not right then i won't mind paying those 2 hrs of labour but the spacers are the correct ones, and it took the other shop less than 10 minutes to install them something must be wrong there..... i demanded a refund of the 2 hrs labour only, i didn't even ask for a refund of the alignment. Engineered Automotive called Sports Car Boutique and verified that they only took less than 10 minutes to install the same spacers and i didn't make this all up. then their response after dragging this issue for more than a month is that it's still not their problem of ATTEMPTING for 2 hrs trying to fit a brand new spacers, and they did nothing wrong. $200 is not a lot of money but it's a matter of business, if it's my fault and given them wrong spacers then ok but charging me 2 hrs of labour and making me run around so many times and said they did nothing wrong.
  2. This is just my story. Bought some spacers from a shop (Sports Car Boutique) referred by a friend because they have it in stock. Took them home and then took them to another Shop (Engineered Automotive) to have them install and perform an alignment and an oil change before i take my car to the track just to be safe. dropped my car off there in the morning on my way to work, in the afternoon they called back or something saying that they took two hours trying to align the car with the spacers and it won't align. they said they can't put the spacers in and said the spacers don't fit. after i got the message, i told them to align the car and just give me back the spacers so i can take them back to Sports Car Boutique and maybe there is a mixup there. got the bill from EA charging me for oil change, alignment and 2hrs of labour Attempting to fit the spacers. the next day i took the spacers back to Sports Car Boutique and see if they gave me the wrong spacers, they checked and it's the right ones, they took the car in for 10 minutes, washed the wheels and placed the spacers. no problem at all, no alignment issues and they didn't even charge me. so i went back to Engineered Automotive, and see what's going on they said they need to talk to their manager. I told them if i gave them something that's not right then i won't mind paying those 2 hrs of labour but the spacers are the correct ones, and it took the other shop less than 10 minutes to install them something must be wrong there..... i demanded a refund of the 2 hrs labour only, i didn't even ask for a refund of the alignment. Engineered Automotive called Sports Car Boutique and verified that they only took less than 10 minutes to install the same spacers and i didn't make this all up. then their response after dragging this issue for more than a month is that it's still not their problem of ATTEMPTING for 2 hrs trying to fit a brand new spacers, and they did nothing wrong. $200 is not a lot of money but it's a matter of business, if it's my fault and given them wrong spacers then ok but charging me 2 hrs of labour and making me run around so many times and said they did nothing wrong.
  3. did you find out what's the problem and how to fix it? my car wont start and the trip computer say psm fail, abs fail, and oil measurement fails.. after i play around with the fuse..
  4. I am storing my car, so i try to use the pump that came with the car to pump up the tires as stated in the owner's manual. but after just clicking the on off button, it blew the fuse. (found out after plugging the pump in my other car) so i opened the fuse box and looked at the fuse map and unplug that blown fuse.....then went out to the porsche dealer and ask the service rep....he said just use the reserve.... i then went back to the storage the next day in a different car.... forgot the fuse map .... so i just unplug another fuse from another position and use the pump first then replace the fuse in the original position.... now the car won't start.... it will light up and all the stuff.... but when i turn the key .... nothing happens and it says psm fail, abs fail, oil measurement fail....... now i don't know what to do... :o what does the road side service do? thanks
  5. The pictures is amazingly clear... i bought my boxster in the states too and the original registration is also in texas... now i am in toronto... the dealer i am going to is very good...fixed a few things already under warranty without questions..... i only have to pay the 50 bucks title search ..... i would fight to get it fixed / replace under warranty
  6. I know many pple have this problem of broken interior A/C heat vent (the part that allows the change in direction of the air) especially the 2005 model year i had two of mine broken, and brought the car back to the dealer and they changed it for me but i found out that they must have left a small piece of the broken plastic inside the ducts... cuz when i turn on the a/c max button then i hear this rattling sound (sounds like a piece of small plastic flip floping around the passenger footwell) is there a way to open the ducts near the passenger footwell ( like a low point in the plumbers pipes ) to allow me to take out that plastic so i don't have to bring it back to the dealer again... thanks
  7. Ya a bit more expensive then some, but if you can save the hassle of any extra wiring, not to mention the OBC errors then it is likely worth it. Wheredid you order it from? Thanks that stores sell some taiwanese and made in china brand at a lower price but i decided to go with the japanese since the owner said it should not bring up any error message. I got it on my trip to hong kong
  8. Ya i didn't do anything other than popping out the housing and connecting it to the bulb connector of the H7....didn't do any modification, no wire cutting and no connection to the battery.... and the kit has like ballast thing and the bulb ... i saw some other kit that has another part called the ignitor... but this kit the guy said it works for all european car.... i was doubtful at first but the deal is good... it cost 1880 Hong kong dollar which is about 244USD and it's all made in Japan
  9. Hmmmm, the all important question; what year of Boxster? 2005 boxster S
  10. I bought a US boxster and imported into canada, with DRL made by the dealer. I then bought a BeamBoy HID from HK and installed it, no warning. only think i noticed is a very slight flicker, and only if i look at the light for a long time...no problem at the beam it produces... i believe mine is a digital kit cuz i don't see the ignitor... only a ballast and wires but it seems to work great and no warning light and it's on all the time because it is also the DRL
  11. i brought it back to the dealer and have them fixed it for me under warranty.
  12. TKE878, do you have the 987 boxster or the 986? cuz your licence plate mount (the big black plasticpart ) is different than mine... ? Slategreyterracotta
  13. I ordered the front plate mount because it is req by law for me to put a front plate on the car the kit comes with 6 screws ( 2 short and 4 long ones) i dont think they gave me the right screws because none of them will hold the plates to the mount because the upper holes on the mount is bigger than the bottom holes. can anyone tell me what screws they have on their front plate mounts? Thanks
  14. I posted this in the link also i bought the windstop kit and it has arrived. in the kit i found the following 4 rivets, and 8 plastic things. see attached picture, i also bought a riveter but has never used one before there are two rivets that have dark grey stems and no knob at the end (left on the picture) and two silver rivets with silver stems and knobs at the end (middle of the picture) and 8 plastic things (right on the picture) can anyone tell me which rivets goes on the roll hoops and which rivets go on the middle padding and what are the black plastic things for??
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