Jump to content

Server Lease Renewal/Software Licenses - Goal Reached!

A big Thank You to all those that donated to help us reach our 2019 goal (and pay the site operating costs)!

Just an FYI - if all members of this site had donated - then the cost per member would have been less than $0.06 each.

Thanks again to all of you that did contribute!

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

DarrenPeterBlake

Members
  • Content Count

    3
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About DarrenPeterBlake

  • Rank
    Member

Profile Fields

  • From
    Sydney, Australia
  • Porsche Club
    No
  • Present cars
    N/A
  1. Guys, Thank you very much for your information. Invaluable. I'm still not sure if I'll get the Boxster mentioned, but will get one soon and will be searching these forums for good information on how to maintain and enhance. Cheers, Darren
  2. Nah, I used to do my own work on cars, but I'd probably get a shop to replace the boots based upon what you've said. Thanks that's good advice regarding replacing all four. I'm much more worried about the oil leaks though. I'm not sure if this is a definite sign to not buy this car. I have no idea if any of these leaks are common or sympoms of very expensive problems. I'm hoping someone on these posts will know.
  3. Hi, I'm looking to buy a Boxster S (02-03) and have found one fairly cheap 2002. The car has previously been in an accident of some kind, but has been repaired properly. A got a car inspection performed and the following issues were outlined: 1. Oil leak coming from both rocker covers (fairly minor leak) 2. Oil leak coming from centre of engine block area (fairly minor leak) 3. Outter drive shaft boot split (I've read this is fairly common, and needs replacing) 4. Some knocking noise in front and rear suspension during test drive The inspector said he thought the car was actually in pretty condition. And I've driven the car and it drives well and looks to be in fairly good condition. (1) The car has been garaged and not driven for two years prior to the inspection, which I thought may have led to the drying out of the rocker engine gaskets, and hence oil leaks. (2) I'm fairly worried about centre of engine block leak, as nothing is cheap to rectify on a Boxsters engine from what I've read in these forums. And I haven't found any mention of this issue in the forums. (4) I think the inspector was being overly fussy with this, as it looks like the car has the original suspension etc. Thoughts? As the car is selling for a responbly good price, I wanted to get some feedback as to whether I should be alarmed at the issues above and run a mile, or consider purchasing. And on purchasing whether these need immediate attention. Thanks in advance, Darren
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.