Category Archives: Porsche Boxster

Money can buy lots of things …

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An hour lost in luxury.

A visit to Arnhem to pay my respects on the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, left me with the worst hangover ever recorded and a puncture on my Porsche. Arriving at the Van Der Valk hotel in Oosterbeck, the … Continue reading

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Sob sob

And the result of learning that a Porsche Boxster doesnt hold corners at speed just slightly less than the speed of sound, is this.

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Boohhoooo

As much as a Porsche Boxster will hold the road, i have found out that above a certain speed, with freshly laid gravel, it doesnt hold as much as I would have liked.

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I went to the bank.

Not really major news, you would think. I’m an Englishman, raised and well versed in the ways of queueing in an orderly fashion. West African’s have a different way of doing things. All I wanted to do was change €50 … Continue reading

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Last trip out

Went for a spin with the Long Haired General before heading back to work. Stopped here for a small bowl of local cider. Very nice too.

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Missing you already

Didnt get time to do the oil change before leaving home for seven long weeks. I shall return home bronzed as a Greek god, (without physique to match) and with a real longing to drive my Porker a lot. This … Continue reading

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More stuff

Changed the final leaky spark plug tube today, and this time left a ferkin huge piece of plastic inside somewhere. Proper big bit. Ran the engine for about 45 mins, no probs. Changed the pollen filter in the front boot, … Continue reading

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My excellent tool.

This is the tool I used for spark plug tube removal. Its a slate hook, used on roofs to hold the slate in place. Air filter changed at 106,063 miles.

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Changing spark plug tubes

Slight leaks from the tubes, bought spares, wanted to change them. Hmmm, not quite as easy as I thought, so much so that the second one came out in bits, leaving a small bit of plastic floating round my engine. … Continue reading

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