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986 Boxster, noise during hard cornering

I have a 1997 Boxster that has developed a noise during hard cornering. I only noticed it during autocrossing, but I can duplicate it in a parking lot by driving in a circle at 15 to 20mph. It seems to be related to unweighting the suspension and occurs turning both directions.
The best way to describe it is, it sounds like when the abs brakes pulsate. It has the exact frequency and vibration as you would feel when the abs brakes are active. Only I am on the throttle hard and not the brakes. The noise/vibration is definitely coming from the rear of the car.

Transmission shifting

Pedro; I have a 2005 Boxster S, I have owned it since 9,000mls and it is now at 18,000mls, over this period, the shifting has always been agricultural but it has not changed. I do not have trouble selecting a gear, although occationally I have trouble getting into 4th, but I think that is me. I don't think I need the cables need to be re-aligned, since I can get into all my gears. However, is there any lubrication / adjustment of the system that can make the shifting not so notchy and more like a sports car should be.

Clutch issue from HPDE day

Hello - New to the club.

I got my first Porsche about 3 months ago - pristine 2004 cobalt blue Boxster.

I love it!

It inspired me to participate in a Track Day at Road America which I highly recommend. 

Heavy clutch pedal but no operational issue on 97 Boxster

I have a 97 Boxster with 45K miles. the car was serviced at the same indy shop I use and when I bought it this spring I verified the previous owner had the IMS bearing replaced with an LN Eng.

PDK is it really a ZF transmission

I have been doing some research on the PDK transmission and I believe it is a ZF  possibly a 7DT-45. Could I be correct?

2nd gear grind

Hello, when my car is cold, sometimes 2nd gear will grind when I shift . I generally shift from 1-3 until the engine warms up. The grind doesn't always happen but is very distrubing. I had the transmission fluid replaced and the the shop looked at the alignment of the gear and said it looked good.

Any thoughts on how to resolve this?



Tiptronic Shifter Issue

So, A tiptronic boxster S with a shifter issue. It is loose and floppy, moving between Drive and Manual shift like a wet noodle. If I hold it in drive, MOST of the time it shifts, but sometimes it is still in manual. Really frustrating having to hold the shifter, move the buttons for shifting and steer all at once. The indicator light moves around like a coin-op toy on the midway between Drive and Manual, current gear, etc.

Is the fix replacing the shifter assembly or is there a bushing or something that breaks. Anyone heard of this or know a solution?



clutch gearbox or tranny


 hi pedro another question for you . I'm the owner of a recently purchase 2001 base boxtster low miles approx 28k. tonight all of a sudden manual gear shifter had a lot of play in it . seems it can't find 1st or 2nd gear. can only start forward in 3rd i third. no noises no clunks and no grinding. just wondering if it is linkage or something along those lines. im no mechanic but car does drive ok with out noises but just alot of loose play in shifter. any ideas. hoping its not transmission or clutch




Can the engagement point of the clutch in 2008 Boxster be adjusted independent of pulling the transmission?

Can the engagement point of the clutch in 2008 Boxster be adjusted independent of pulling the transmission?  I just acquired a low-mileage (26,000) Boxster and the clutch engages up high in the pedal travel . . . both clutch and transmission operate normally, just wondering if the clutch friction point can be reached in the middle of the clutch pedal's travel . . .


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