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Old 03-14-2013, 08:21 AM   #1
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Might be buying 2001 with blown engine

My 01 s box (tip) is running perfectly, but the body has been hit a few times...I was hoping to find a 2001 with a blown engine so I could do the swap.

The car with a blown engine is a 2001 s box with tip (like mine)

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without asking directly, does anyone have any additional "information" from the info provided above? Pm would be great.

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Old 03-15-2013, 06:38 AM   #2
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and I can paypal 5bucks to whoever can run the above vin.

thx!
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:00 AM   #3
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Just past the VIN in here... it will give you the basics.... If you pay $10 bux you can get the whole Car Fax or if you know anyone that has a used car lot just have them run it :-)

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Buying a Boxster with the motor already blown sure saves a lot of worry about the IMSB letting go. Takes all the stress out of Porsche ownership! Wish I'd thought of that...
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Scouser's Porsche VIN Decoder

Just past the VIN in here... it will give you the basics.... If you pay $10 bux you can get the whole Car Fax or if you know anyone that has a used car lot just have them run it :-)

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Thanks Heiko, this helps!

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Buying a Boxster with the motor already blown sure saves a lot of worry about the IMSB letting go. Takes all the stress out of Porsche ownership! Wish I'd thought of that...
I have an engine with the LN IMS upgrade and new rear seal with only 78k on it ready to go in....just looking for a nice donor for the swap.

Thanks again...if anyone has a way to run the vin, shoot me a pm.
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Just a suggestion about buying a rolling chassis where the engine doesn't run:

There is a lot of risk in that most features of the car can't be checked without the engine running, e.g., air conditioning, cooling system, transmission, ECU, clutch, a lot of the wiring, etc.

Beyond that, be sure to put a fully charged battery in the car so you can check the lights, climate controller, sound system, soft top operation, immobilizer/alarm, electic door locks and windows, etc.
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:34 PM   #7
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Hapen to have a supercharged 2.5 .About 275hp,& torque galore. Only a bout 10k with SC installed, 40k total. Fast and ready to go. some one like you might be interested. Once you go, you'll never go back... to sub-compact with 200 H.P,

And the torque...Ever accidentally spun a 420 without even trying?

PM for details no bs.,

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