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Old 07-06-2007, 12:04 AM   #1
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19" wheels

Here is a picture of my new wheels.. I have had the Boxster S for a week and a half now, and have enjoyed almost 2000 miles... Wow what a great car.. Hope you like my wheel choice, I know I do.

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Old 07-06-2007, 12:31 AM   #2
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Here is the 997 GT3 Front Bumper.. Anyone using it? Pros and Cons? The only downside is that it would be difficult to drive in the snow.. Guess I'm not too worried about the future snow fall here in San Diego Let me know what you guys think
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Old 07-06-2007, 04:22 AM   #3
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That GT3 bumper looks great!
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:35 AM   #4
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The only problem with that bumper is that you will also need sideskirts to make the side view look right. If you don't add the sideskirts, the bumper will make the car look nose heavy.

Nice car, by the way. I like your wheel choice. I also like the color combination.
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Old 07-06-2007, 10:31 AM   #5
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The 997 has totally different lights, they must have to do special cuts to make it fit. Is there a company making these to fit 986's?
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Old 07-06-2007, 10:37 AM   #6
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looks great...but my opinion may not count so much to you as it may be biased...

...anyway I think that bumper cover is made to fit the 986..no custom cuts required. That is maybe my favorite bumper slightly ahead of the older GT3 911 version.
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Old 07-06-2007, 12:33 PM   #7
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I really like the look of the 996 turbo front end on the 986. It is really clean look that looks natural. the 997 front end on the 986 looks a little out of place and a little to "aftermarket" to me.

just another guys' opinion-

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Old 07-06-2007, 01:29 PM   #8
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I see what you mean by the look, but to me the 996 turbo front looks more aftermarket.. Maybe just my opinion... but every opinion is welcomed since it helps me out more

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