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Old 03-16-2007, 05:00 PM   #1
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Talking Just wanted to share what I did

Took a day off for wifeys birthday, got bored at home and while waiting for her and after almost all day of washing, claying, waxing and waxing and waxing again *(Meguiars Product) here's the result: I think I over did it
*no affiliation or anything, just want to share what I use today and probably one more use...Zaino here we go




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Old 03-16-2007, 05:07 PM   #2
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That looks really nice!

OK, so you took the day off and your wife worked, on her birthday? Did I understand you right!
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Old 03-16-2007, 05:13 PM   #3
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Unklekraker, you should use one of those great pictures to update your sig.
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Old 03-16-2007, 05:28 PM   #4
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yap...you got that right! I stay home for her birthday and she went to work I need to clean the car before we go out on a date tonight, right?
I want to use either the 2nd or 3rd pix for my sig but I can't do it like what DJ did before (my recent sig)

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Old 03-16-2007, 05:58 PM   #5
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@ unklekraker,

Very nice! I think it's about time we drop our Boxsters some,I don't like seeing the wheel well!
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Old 03-16-2007, 06:06 PM   #6
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Looks great! But ya know, the job's not done until you put a shine on those tires! ; )

Funny, I washed/waxed mine last weekend here in SoCal because the weather was/is great...the trees dropped a bunch of pollen and made my silver look yellow!
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Old 03-16-2007, 06:14 PM   #7
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@ unklekraker,

Very nice! I think it's about time we drop our Boxsters some,I don't like seeing the wheel well!
I agree, dude! at least 1 1/2" or 2"

@ silver - dude, i know exactly what you're saying! my other car look like crap coz' of those yellow pollen
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looks great, but got to agree with the shine on those tires! hey, are you going to get the bumperettes painted?
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I agree, dude! at least 1 1/2" or 2"
I'm going w/ the RoW springs and sway bars matched up the 'S' shocks I have in the garage. It's supposed to drop it 20mm(almost 4/5") in the front,10mm(2/5") in the rear. I pretty darn sure it's going to happen,I'm just waiting for Sunset Imports to get them in stock.
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Old 03-16-2007, 06:31 PM   #10
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Im thinking about painting the bumperettes but i can't find anything closer to the paint of my car. my only option is send it to bumperplugs and have them re-paint it but it might cost me my 3rd child
about the tires: I would love to make it shiny but I can't find one that wont be all over the door when i drive..you know, the oil thingy can you recommend one...
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Old 03-16-2007, 06:33 PM   #11
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blink, how much would it cost and are you planning to do it your self?
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blink, how much would it cost and are you planning to do it your self?
Well the prices are for the 5spd,I doubt the auto/tip suspension would cost alot more but I know it consist of other parts.

That is part of email I shared w/ Jeff Clark of Sunset Imports,his responses are in italiacs.

Hi,
I was looking to get a quote on some parts;
~99' Boxster RoW rear sway bar w/ bushings bar is 71.70 month from Germany, bushings 7.65 ea, week away
~front & rear RoW springs fronts 88.33 month from Germany with red and yellow color band. Rears are 80.62 with one pair in the US, if they sell out it's a month from Germany. Color band is red/red. Priced per pair.

This is all for a manual trans car.

END OF EMAIL

Now I didn't ask about dampers(shocks) cause I figure I will use the 'S' ones I have lying around in the garage. The estimates also dont include the front sway bar & bushings which I already have installed in the car.

The cost of installation is what will get you on these cars. I called 5 indie shops and they ranged from $600-1k for installation....YIKES! Then on top of that you have to get an alignment. Then I remembered about the traveling indie P-mechanics that work on old 911s,Mobile Works. Gave them a call and to my luck the mechanic that works the Sacramento region works on newer Porsches! I was estimated $400 for installation(included traveling fee to get to my house).

Here is a pic of a Boxster w/ the RoW kit.
http://userweb.nni.com/dla109/100_2079.JPG
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Old 03-16-2007, 08:21 PM   #13
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Im thinking about painting the bumperettes but i can't find anything closer to the paint of my car. my only option is send it to bumperplugs and have them re-paint it but it might cost me my 3rd child
about the tires: I would love to make it shiny but I can't find one that wont be all over the door when i drive..you know, the oil thingy can you recommend one...
I think the bumperettes would look sharp, lets start you a fund like randall's supercharger fund

I used tire wett or some junk on mine...maybe a meguiars product actually last time...the signature pic looks great now tho....maybe we can have DJ photoshop some armorall on those tires
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go to www.paintscratch.com and get OEM paint and DIY on those bumperettes
or even better if you dont wanna DIY it, go to a random shop and see how much they will charge to paint it, i got as low as $95 for prep paint and clear for mine in this weird color

nice siggy btw
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i know, the sig look sharp! thanks to DJ i dont think you could photoshop an armor all on tires...hehehehehehe!

I'll go to pep boys tomorrow to checl out some tire magic o some sort
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better?
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you da man, DJ!
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no prob man, i got the power to put some armorall over the net, even sitting on the chair
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Old 03-17-2007, 04:33 PM   #19
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It looks great!!!! When can I drop mine off?
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Old 03-17-2007, 08:55 PM   #20
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It looks great!!!! When can I drop mine off?
Yeah, me too. Mine's got a bunch of rock chips on the hood from being at the track. Can you work on those as well? Thanks.
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