An unprecedented book, and a great resource for everyone from casual enthusiasts to shop pros. Bishop begins with a wealth of expert advice on planning your project, finding traditional parts, and acquiring the tools, time, space, and services needed. I do not need the wear sensors anyway, but is there a way to get rid of them other that to just wire tie them up out of the way? Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thank you for the kind words! Oil changes are a breeze, can't imagine going to a dealer for these items. Why does Porsche of all companies not get this? The only downside to buying this book is the possibilities that it opens up. Damaged or faulty goods must be returned to us before a refund or replacement can be made. This book made it easy to tackle some of the harder jobs, not only because I like to do the work myself, but also to save money! May 15, 2013 Boxster book TooGreat Book! We will not be liable or responsible if you break any such law.
In a word, it makes owning a Porsche Boxster an unqualified thrill. Some complain that the info is old - some of the cars are old too as well as the owners! To track a package, have the tracking number at hand from your order confirmation email and visit or the. It also describes the tools required and performance tips what it will improve. I do things such as oil changes, plugs, etc just because I enjoy working on my own cars. Dempsey guides you through 101 projects that will help you maintain, modify, and enhance your Porsche Boxster. From dropping the engine, to reconditioning and blueprinting, through final reinstallation and break-in, Dempsey guides you step-by-step through the pitfalls often experienced by even the best mechanics.
If you love owning and driving a Boxster, you may find this book to be as important to own as the Boxster owners manual. Even a senior citizen like me can do any project in this book! Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the kind words!. Buy it, you won't be sorry. We are happy to accept any stock items for exchange or refund within 14 days of receipt of goods, provided the item is returned unused, in it's original packaging and with the manufacturer's tags still attached. I cannot make the seat memory work. This does not affect your statutory rights. Clearly and simply written, with straightforward illustrations, this manual offers 101 projects to help you modify, maintain, and enhance your Porsche.
I highly recommend this book to all boxster owners. I just cannot make either of them work like they should or at all. From frame, front suspension and steering, to brakes, engine and transmission, Bishop's expert approach is fully illustrated with specially commissioned photos and line drawings. But probably the best part is a web link for more info. Clear concise text and plenty of pics. I have an 05 car. I purchased a Boxter and could not find the engine let alone the battery or find where to check the oil.
One of the principal drawbacks to owning a Porsche is the relatively high cost of maintaining it. All the projects are rated for difficulty. I am thoroughly impressed with the book. Focusing on the 986 and 987 Boxster models, 101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxsterpresents all the necessary information, associated costs, and pitfalls to avoid when performing a wide array of projects. For information about delivery costs please read below or refer to the shopping cart. Information and technical articles within this website are for reference only.
I try something two or three times and say the hell with it. I'm hoping to have it complete by the end of the year. That saved money can be used for another project. Still Good For Just General Information. Clearly and simply written, with straightforward illustrations, this manual offers 101 projects to help you modify, maintain, and enhance your Porsche. About how long should it take? Thanks for all your work, to save me work.
Wayne writes it how it is and lays the difficult projects out to where almost anyone can accomplish them. In a word, it makes owning a Porsche Boxster an unqualified thrill. I like the feel of a book in my hand without having to search the inter web. Many of the chapters contain lots of pictures to help the reader visualize the procedures being described. Focusing on the 986 and 987 Boxster models, 101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster presents all the necessary information, associated costs, and pitfalls to avoid when performing a wide array of projects. Consult authorized factory manuals when performing repair procedures. This is essential reference material for any Boxster owner, whether they are doing their own repairs or hiring them out.
Focusing on the water-cooled 996 and 997 models, this book presents all the necessary knowledge, associated costs, and pitfalls to avoid when performing an expansive array of projects. Here's a list of projects I'm working on for the book:. But nothing beats working on a car. My first mod to my 2002 Boxster S will be an Ebay stainless steel muffler. The books in this new line each break down a subject into accessible, compartmentalized sections, which are illustrated with commissioned artwork. I could not get the brake pads out of the car and had to have a pcar dealer mechanic show me how to separate the back of the pad from the metal piece separating it from the pistons. Followup from the Pelican Staff: Funny! The articles and how-to advice is well-written and concise.
All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. The diagrams are pretty useful but too many steps left out to be practical for most projects. What we need to do is drive the thing. I would baby this boxster. To buy this book at the lowest price,.
It is up to you to decide whether to tackle these feats. Just drained the antifreeze with Wayne's pictures showing the right hoses to disconnect. Already have the 101 projects for 911's and it is an asset. Engine design flaws and failure modes are discussed such as the itermediate shaft bearing failure problem and the models most affected are identified. Alot of useful information and I am sure the book will come in very handy! It will be a bit of a shame to hide the majority of it under the car. Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the kind words! Not because of the content but because most of the content is available free in tech articles on Pelican parts - word for word.