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  1. Ignition Switch Problem?

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    Hi All: I'm beginning to have more and more of the following issue with my 2006 Boxster. I put the key in the ignition switch (that helps), turn the key and nothing. No click, no turning over. After a few more tries, she fires up. When I first got the car a few months ago, it happened about...
  2. Sound - Why you SHOULDN'T care about it, or not.

    718 Chat
    Some time ago I was walking down a side street and sensed, but did not hear, a car behind me. I have no idea why I turned around, maybe it was just a feeling. Right behind me and waiting to get by was an electric or hybrid something. I had not heard it and found it very disconcerting that a...
  3. More Powers for the 718!

    718 Chat
    Make that more Austin Powers baby!
  4. Boo, bent a wheel, but coulda been worse

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    I suppose I'm posting this only as a cathartic measure, and to attest to the strength of oem wheels. On a spirited backroad jaunt this am, we sweep around a blind left and the 1M in front of me just nails this pothole. I had only enough reaction time to hit it a bit less hard and less squarely...
  5. price check and first post - 2008 base cayman

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    howdy all - first post and maybe first time porsche owner here. 2008 base cayman - options i noticed were heated seats - the auto dim mirrors and 18" cayman s wheels 5sp MT. 32k miles at a porsche dealer for 27k.(just had a minor service done) ive scoured the forums reading about IMS and...
  6. More than 400 Porsches sit idle with PCM Shortage!

    News Items More than 400 new Porsches are not in the hands of their new owners but rather sitting idle waiting for a missing part, and the number continues to grow. The part in question is the new Porsche Communications Management (PCM) 4.0 that...
  7. GT4 at Laguna Seca

    981 Cayman and Boxster Competition
    Had a blast at LS this past Saturday. Got a consistent 1:42 but need more practice to shave off more time. I like this pic because the 991 GT3RS driver didn't want to let me by. He let my friend's Viper ACR by right away but not my "inferior" GT4. Had to work hard and get real close to him for...
  8. 981.2 Base and S Test Drives

    718 Chat
    Drove a base 981.2 and an S today. (I refuse to indulge Porsche's marketing bullsh!t and call the car a 718.) My BGTS lease is up in a few months so I need a replacement. YMMV, but I thought the base was the pick of the litter. The S has more balls, but the difference wasn't as much as I...
  9. NorCal Service/shop recommendations in East Bay?

    U.S. West Region
    Howdy, I've just moved to the Berkeley area and was wondering where the local P9'ers take their babies for service. I searched existing threads and most are a bit old or more specific to the SF peninsula or the South Bay areas. Any recommendations would be welcome. Thanks.
  10. Quick Lap at Watkins Glen

    981 Cayman and Boxster Competition
    Here's a lap @ WGI More following
  11. X73 sport suspension retrofit review

    981 Cayman and Boxster Modifications
    I have a 2014 base Boxster with standard suspension that I've driven for 40k miles and got the sports suspension installed today. Along with 40k service, I got a set of Michelin PSS and alignment per x73 specs. Costs 1600 for suspension parts from Suncoast (shipped) 800 for install...
  12. Miata vs 911 Turbo S

    Club 911 - General Discussion
    Skilled driver versus novice driver is more apt. Watch a Spec Miata Embarrass a Porsche 911 Turbo S on Track
  13. waterless wash vs/with speed shine

    Porsche Care and Detailing
    I'm in drought country so I don't use a bucket and hose to wash. I've got Chemical Guys Waterless Wash and Wax, and I've got Griot's Speed Shine. I think they're both really great. I wonder how complementary the two products are. The only difference I've noted in using them is that with WWW...
  14. Optimum oil temperature

    981 Cayman and Boxster Service and Tech
    As everybody know sport mode lowers the coolant temperature and by doing so also lowering the oil temperature. In my case normal mode gives me about ~105C/221F and sport ~95C/203F (when more or less just cruising along). Quite a big difference and what i am trying to figure out is what is more...
  15. Looking for Opinions/Advice on XPEL Coverage

    981 Cayman and Boxster Modifications
    Picking up my 2016 Black/Black CGTS in September when it rolls off the boat; It can't come fast enough! Anyways, gathering quotes for XPEL (amongst other things). Planning on doing the hood/fenders/mirrors/front bumper for sure. Shop mentioned doing 2 other sets, the "A-pillars and full roof"...
  16. 718 Cayman vs Boxster dilema ...

    718 Chat
    Hello all, This is my first post in the forum, i will soon order a 718 (non-S) and im having an hard time to choose between the Boxster and the Cayman. The facts: - Ive another car for the everyday ride (company car) , so this will be a personal / weekend car. - I like the Cayman design...
  17. GT4 takes on most fearsome challenger!

    981 Cayman GT4 Chat
    Had some time to shoot some pics today for an upcoming article, still need to shoot some more video, interviews and pen some more text, but slowly it is coming along, thought I'd share a few early photos... Enjoy! Feedback appreciated!
  18. Trip back to Ireland

    981 Cayman GT4 Chat
    Hi guys, Went on a little trip back to ireland, drove the "famous" Evo triangle and then up the A5 in wales, roads where Chriss harris and Evo magazine use to test. Awesome drive the more i drive this the more i love it lol. JP
  19. 981 Instagrammers?

    981 Chat
    Who's got one? Always looking to follow fellow 981'ers to spruce my feed up with more inspiration and conversation off the forums. I'm sure there are others here who think the same. Post up a photo you've posted and your username so people can follow you. Also, when you post a picture of...
  20. From experience, what would you pick? 987.1 warranty vs 987.2

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    Hi everyone, I'm still looking for my dream Cayman and got to see a few interesting options the last few weeks. I'm well documented on the 987 and a couple months back I was 100% looking for 987.2 base Cayman. However the scarcity of this generation is making me progressively more open to first...