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  1. uh oh....how would one diagnose this problem?
  2. the problem with my car is that the light wouldn't stay... LOL i don't know if that makes sense but the light merely flashed. It disappeared when i got my code reader ready. I plugged in the reader and it told me there was no code to be read....
  3. Hi Bill. I was stuck at the red light, not driving when it had happened. all of a sudden, i recall some vibration and it just stopped. The engine shut off but the power in the car was still on (the radio etc was still on). Do you think it's the MAF as well? heard somewhere this type of thing could be fuel pump or something ~_~
  4. Hi, today when i was driving, my car just turned off. Without so much as a warning, the car simply turned off (the radio was still working after this happened). All i had to do was restart the car and it seemed fine after that, no engine light. Now has this happened to anyone else and do you think it would be a serious problem? thanks :D **update Hi, thanks for those who have replied. i haven't driven the car over the weekend and today when i turned on the car, it idled really rough. I started backing up and felt something was seriously wrong. it got progressively worst so i put it in
  5. Hi, i am looking into adding paddle shifters to my tiptronic boxster. Seems liek it would be a fun project. My question is whether all steering wheel will fit the boxster and whether others have tried this transplant (btw i am thinking of putting a either bmw or audi steering wheel into the porsche). any thoughts? think it's stupid? Also, i am aware there are certain aftermarket steering wheel out there but it's WAYYYY too expensive. so im going with the cheap route
  6. thanks fasterjam and RFM for the reply :D im glad nothing is wrong with the car
  7. Hi, i have this problem where after i turn off my car, it seems to do a popping/ cracking sound (almost like the sound of popping popcorn). anythings? thanks
  8. yeah i have actually but not sure exactly what is involved in putting something like that together. i think im give myself a rest before starting again. i've been putting off my school work too much ~_~
  9. :D im glad i've caught your attention. The modulator works great (of course it's still a modulator so don't have your hopes up TOO high) In terms of the quality of the sound, expect the absolute best signal you will ever get on your fm band. i must say the quality isn't that bad, gl with your choice. Also, the car pc is bascially just a pc in your car. since i can't rip out the stereo, i just decided add a pc in there so i can control all my songs or even videos, pictures etc in my car:D i simply took the power from the 12v thats not used which was meant for the phone. (i used the switche
  10. i actually have been thinking of doing it for quite some time, but don't know how much the dealership is going to charge me. ~_~ unfortunately i live in canada so i can't take advantage of the work on car days you guys have over there. thanks a lot btw for all the help. Just hope it doesn't break again after i change it.
  11. Hey everyone. after about 3 months of waiting for my parts and extensive planning. I've finally semi finished my 1st car pc fabrication. i have my exams these couple of days so i don't really have time to post a step by step diy but here are some pictures, i hope you enjoy. I moved my stock radio to the lower section (had to kind of force it) since i have the MOST fiber optic and switching it out would be too costly and probably way too hard for me to do, so i added an fm modulator in and put it to my asus eee audio jack (btw, i should have mentioned the car pc is made from an asus eee) i then
  12. AHH. thats what i was afraid of. so is the stalk a single unit or is it stuck with the windshield wiper and the cruise control? thanks for the quick reply
  13. Hi, sorry if someone already posted about this issue but im not entirely sure what keywords to search up. Basically my turn signal stalk doesn't seem to want to stay on the up (turn right) and basically pops back to the neutral position. If i have it down (left) then the signal stays but refuses to go back to neutral when i steer to the counter direction. it feels like something on the inside is stuck but doesn't really feel like it's broken. could someone shine some light to my problem? thank you so much
  14. Hi, im not too technical so i might be asking a stupid question. I was wondering if it's possible to put a 2002 boxster s muffler on my 2004 s? (thinking of modding the 2002 and don't want to play with the ones that came with my car). Will it throw any codes? anything to look out for if I have my mechanic do it for me? thank in advance
  15. Porsche diy 986 fm modulator install. Easy 1. Get all your parts together. I used the u10 and u20 antenna adaptors, audioxvox fm m100a (this one comes with a ground loop isolator (or something like that) which is suppose to improve sound quality, radio removal key (you can get this at ebay), rca to 3.5mm cable, splicer/connectors. Pretty much it. 2. Remove the radio with the radio keys. The straight end facing the outside. Plug it in. You should hear a click on both of them. Simply pull it out (if it gets stuck, kinda wiggle it to get it out) 3. Disconnect the radio antenna which should
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