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Old 11-03-2010, 05:22 PM   #1
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Heavily modified Boxster spotted...



It does have BBK and 911 taillights...

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Old 11-03-2010, 05:57 PM   #2
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Any more pictures, looks tough!
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Old 11-03-2010, 07:24 PM   #3
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I like the frunk remover.
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Old 11-03-2010, 08:09 PM   #4
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Doing this to a boxster is like taking a beautiful woman and gobbing so much make-up on her...well it just takes away from the beauty.
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Old 11-03-2010, 08:11 PM   #5
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That is a Franken-box
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Old 11-03-2010, 08:18 PM   #6
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Here it is. I like the yellow one better.


definitely yellow i have been eying it but idk.
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Old 11-04-2010, 06:09 AM   #7
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wide body kit

when i was first shopping for a Boxster, the dealer in edmonton had a new boxster on the floor with a wide body kit on it. it looked a lot like the carrera GT.

i would not want it as my only car...
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Old 11-04-2010, 08:20 AM   #8
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I too prefer the stock look of the boxies...Mods have a way of detracting from all of the r&d that went into making these cars look as fun as they drive.
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Old 11-04-2010, 11:26 AM   #9
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I also prefer stock boxster, but I need to admit this one is nice, it dosn't look cheaply done

I like to P-Crest on the side..
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Old 11-04-2010, 03:00 PM   #10
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I love it, couldn't justify spending over $12kUS on a kit and then fitting/painting it though....
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Old 11-04-2010, 04:02 PM   #11
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what is the point of a license plate that has no plate numbers on it?
Is that like being forced to wear braces on your teeth that don't work?
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Old 11-05-2010, 03:27 PM   #12
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I assume people who would go that far would have at least a 3.6L or turbo in there.

I also assume it was a salvaged title and/or it has really bad bodywork and he got it for dirt cheap and decided to "do it up".

Honestly, with that kind of money invested he can actually get a 996 GT3.
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Old 11-05-2010, 04:51 PM   #13
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I really like the yellow boxster in that link. That's the first tasteful widebody kit for our cars that doesn't look ricey (to me, anyway).
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Old 11-05-2010, 06:28 PM   #14
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It would be interesting to see how much attention to detail went into this project, along with the overall quality of the paint work. Depending upon a person's level of perfectionism, the cost of meticulously "fitting" and painting a body kit can easily surpass the price of the kit itself. In fact, most of the projects that I have been involved in, especially my own, resulted in labor costs that far, far exceeded the cost of the kits themselves.
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Old 11-06-2010, 04:32 AM   #15
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Wink 12k for the kit is cheap.. look at this one it's 30k!

Hopefully a misprint. If not no wonder there are 3 of them left!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Porsche-986-Boxster-to-997-Turbo-XTREMO-widebody-NEW_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ36475QQitemZ1804904 99403

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Old 11-08-2010, 09:37 AM   #16
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I guess it doesn't look terrible, and would look right at home on a track, but the white one I saw in the link reminded me too much of a Toyota MR-S the way it was mocked up...and while I like those, too, a Boxster it is not, and the Boxster's definitely no liltte Toyota. To each his own, though...someone out there will fall in love with it.
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