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Old 03-22-2014, 12:07 PM   #1
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For sale: New '03-'04 Clear headlights, corners, stealth bulbs

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1 pair of '03-'04 Clear headlights, clear corners & stealth bulbs.
All items are new in the box with the exception of the left headlight which is NEW but has been de-ambered.

Paid almost $1,000 for these parts only to find that they will not fit my '01 Boxster.

$600 including shipping.
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Old 03-23-2014, 06:48 PM   #2
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I was under the impression that they should definitely fit all 986 boxster, 97-2004. What happened when you tried to fit them?
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I'm curious as well. I thought all 97-04 pre-facelift headlights were the same.

There shouldn't be a problem unless you got the wrong drive side.

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Old 03-24-2014, 04:19 AM   #4
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I'm curious as well. I thought all 97-04 pre-facelift headlights were the same.

There shouldn't be a problem unless you got the wrong drive side.
These fit into the fenders of my '01, however there is a gap between the lower portion where the headlight meets the top of the bumper.(it is not flush like the original lights) Also, when installed, the fog lights are very dim and the turn signal flashes very irregular and fast. I was told that there was a facelift 2003 and that they are different....
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Are the signal bulbs led? An led light only draw a fraction of an amp, where an incandescent draws 3-4. It tricks the car into thinking there is a bulb out, so you get the fast flash. Often a special led flasher unit must be used (it has a resistor).
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Are the signal bulbs led? An led light only draw a fraction of an amp, where an incandescent draws 3-4. It tricks the car into thinking there is a bulb out, so you get the fast flash. Often a special led flasher unit must be used (it has a resistor).
Bulbs are not LED. They are just like the original.
I guess these are only for the 2003-2004 "post face lift" 986's....
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No, "Stratocaster", haha!
These are not "post facelift" as I suggested on rennlist. I was picturing the light below, which you clearly don't have. I am seriously puzzled by this.
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Never mind...

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Old 03-24-2014, 03:23 PM   #9
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No, "Stratocaster", haha!
These are not "post facelift" as I suggested on rennlist. I was picturing the light below, which you clearly don't have. I am seriously puzzled by this.
There was a "facelift" for the 986 Boxster in 2003
These headlights are for 2003, 2004

Thanks though...
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Odd, I bought a set of 03-04 just like them and they fit my 01 S perfectly
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Old 03-26-2014, 03:38 AM   #11
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Odd, I bought a set of 03-04 just like them and they fit my 01 S perfectly
Thanks for the info. Were these the Magneti Marelli or the Bosch headlights?
Should not matter, just curious
I had to replace a headlight on my '04 GT3 track car - that was a Magneti Marelli, and the other one was a Bosch....???

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The manufacturer doesn't matter. I have both Bosch and MM...they are exactly the same.
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The manufacturer doesn't matter. I have both Bosch and MM...they are exactly the same.
Thanks for the input guys....
I just trial fitted one of them and maybe I just got it off track...baring that, I have no clue on this.
Will revisit this later today...
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I guess I had it off of one of the tracks to where it would fit 95%
anyway...thanks for the input. Funny..I was actually told by the local dealer that it was a "no-go"
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Good to hear

I was getting very close to buying them
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