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Old 09-17-2003, 01:08 PM   #1
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new boxster S owner here

I'm bouncing off the walls.. I got a Speed Yellow Boster S... wahoo!

Got Speedster humps, H&R coilovers installed and the carbon interior.. hehe
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Old 09-17-2003, 02:24 PM   #2
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Cool, welcome to the forum - how do you like the humps? Curious if they impact your vision in traffic...

Enjoy your car!
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Old 09-17-2003, 06:08 PM   #3
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Talking We want pictures!

Post some pics when you get a chance. Congrats on the new ride.
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Old 09-18-2003, 07:55 AM   #4
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The humps look great.. no problem at all with visibility IMHO.. and they actually help slightly with the wind buffing at 70mph
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Old 10-13-2003, 02:20 PM   #5
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Congrats on picking up the new ride

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Old 10-14-2003, 02:26 PM   #6
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Sweet ... what year is your S? My co-worker has an 03 "S" and it is fast.
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Old 10-16-2003, 10:22 PM   #7
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What makes me sad is that the Bosxster S is
slower than the 350z. Nissan mocks the Boxster in their ads too.
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Old 10-17-2003, 10:42 AM   #8
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All the more reason to add Mods and go out and dust a few. Thats what I did
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Old 10-17-2003, 03:19 PM   #9
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If you had $1000 to spend what mods would you suggest for dusting?
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Old 10-17-2003, 04:10 PM   #10
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What makes me sad is that the Bosxster S is
slower than the 350z. Nissan mocks the Boxster in their ads too.
I agree that the 350Z is faster but how can we compare the boxster with the 350Z. The boxster is a mid-engine car and the 350Z is front (mid front) engine.
One thing for sure, the boxster out perform the 350Z in term of cornner handling :-).
I was fortunate to drive both cars and the 350z is a little bit of understeering when you try to go hard on cornner.
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Old 10-17-2003, 04:29 PM   #11
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hmm.....only $1000...i would most likely say that wouldnt be enough to do it, but maybe start with the air intake. thats within that price range. i have done about $20,000 in mods so far. split pretty evenly between performance mods and looks. I am hoping to do a BiTurbo this winter. Should put me in the 440 Hp range. I have managed to get my 986 up to 295 Hp from the 2.7 L engine without turbos or NoS. Lots of time and money
But will eat the 350z no problemo

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Old 10-20-2003, 09:28 AM   #12
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I read the Excellence magazine and notice some distributors try to advertising "33hp increase kit" for the boxster. Does any body know how much does it cost? I notice they mention the mods are intake, sport muffler and chip mods (ECU).
Also, where do you go to install all these mods (beside the dealer), if you live in the bay area?

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Old 10-20-2003, 06:53 PM   #13
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Do you have to keep the top down at all times when you have the humps?
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Old 10-21-2003, 02:30 PM   #14
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S-Car-Go in San Rafael do the upgrade and lots of other neat stuff. Rob King owns the place, fixed up my '98 when it was side-swiped by a grocery truck!
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Old 10-23-2003, 04:29 PM   #15
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Thanks for the info, rorye
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