Not going to lie - definitely have had repeated ethical debates with myself about going full-on EGR delete to benefit my sanity versus affecting the air quality of others. Cutting it and then trying to replace the pipe and then, worst case, going EGR delete is certainly an option if things have to get that bad. But I… Read more
So there was one video on the subject:
Thanks. Might give that a try. Worst case, a sawzall saws all, right?
Can’t really get a cutoff wheel in there (safely) without pulling the pump. But with the pulley broken, I can pull the pump easily enough. The problem is the bolts that mount the power steering pump to the engine are located immediately behind the pulley, so the pulley has to come off (in one piece or in pieces) in… Read more
Yeah. In Part 3, I paid $50 for a heavy duty Lisle 39000 pulley puller only for the USPS to deliver it to the wrong address. X-)
Check the video from post #1. I was using the “correct” tool for the job. It wasn’t working. Since it wasn’t working, I figured applying force from multiple spots instead of a single not working spot might be enough to overcome whatever imperfection or wear was preventing the pulley from sliding off. I was clearly… Read more
While there’s certainly a lot of red flags, tittle is apparently a word worthy of no red squiggly and not all sellers speak English as their first language. That era Boxster still suffers from IMS issues, but doesn’t have the cheap LN bearing solution. And give that it’s not an S model, the price seems a bit on the… Read more