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Old 12-02-2013, 05:30 PM   #1
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Lowest boxster pic

Ok...I want to see pics of the lowered Boxsters...please? If you have lowered your stance, please post a pic and what you actually did to lower. Cost would be great too...

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Old 12-02-2013, 05:44 PM   #2
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H&R coilovers sitting on 19's
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:43 PM   #3
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Sitting on 19 inch, one piece forged Champion RS98's with 9ff/PSS9 coilovers. Cost ? About 70,000 Italian lira.
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:27 PM   #4
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Lowered, raked, and corner balanced on PSS9s. Honestly I think this is too low to be practical on the street. I scrape the nose on everything and nearly stranded it on a speed bump once. Next time I go in for alignment I will have them raise it a bit and re-corner balance.
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Old 12-02-2013, 08:24 PM   #5
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Corner balanced PSS9's on stock 17's with Toyo RA-1 racing tires. Minimum Spec Boxster ride height in front (90 mm) with slightly higher ride height in the rear to set the preferred rake. Car is street legal. It scrapes a lot on the street but I only drive it to/from the track.

Suspension info is here: http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/35845-suspension-upgrade-week.html I also have front GT-3 adjustable lower control arms. Total suspension cost was $4,050.

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Old 12-02-2013, 08:55 PM   #6
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Sitting on 19 inch, one piece forged Champion RS98's with 9ff/PSS9 coilovers. Cost ? About 70,000 Italian lira.
Which is about $17.49 in old money......
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I couldn't/ wouldn't ever do this.
I have a grave driveway, and wayyyy too many dead animals of the larger varieties in my area.
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:52 AM   #8
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Trimer, great talking to you on the phone yesterday. Here is the kit I mentioned;

Boxster Euro Suspension Kit (ROW M030):Porsche Parts & Porsche Accessories - Wholesale Porsche Parts & Tequipment

I bought my 993 Suspension kit from these guys, pretty sure they have Boxster items also:

FD Motorsports

You truly couldn't ask for more helpful people than Mark and Darin from FD, Darin talked me through some spring settings on a Sunday afternoon while I was doing the install.
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Old 12-03-2013, 02:59 AM   #9
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Trimer, great talking to you on the phone yesterday. Here is the kit I mentioned;

Boxster Euro Suspension Kit (ROW M030):Porsche Parts & Porsche Accessories - Wholesale Porsche Parts & Tequipment

I bought my 993 Suspension kit from these guys, pretty sure they have Boxster items also:

FD Motorsports

You truly couldn't ask for more helpful people than Mark and Darin from FD, Darin talked me through some spring settings on a Sunday afternoon while I was doing the install.
Great talking to you to! Really appreciate all your jnsight and setting this jnformation on the thread for me! Let me know how it turns out with Paul. Next time im coming up your way ill give you a shout!
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I couldn't/ wouldn't ever do this.
I have a grave driveway, and wayyyy too many dead animals of the larger varieties in my area.
Is that because hitting roadkill with a lowered car causes too much damage to the meat and makes it harder to prep for the BBQ?
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Old 12-03-2013, 06:00 AM   #11
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Not my pic, but M030 RoW on left, H&R springs on right.

I will be putting H&R springs on my car next week.

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Trimer, great talking to you on the phone yesterday.

I always wondered if you had a "900" number.
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:35 PM   #13
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[QUOTE=Johnny Danger;374915]Trimer, great talking to you on the phone yesterday.

I always wondered if you had a "900" number.[/QUOTE

LOL - thats funny! Someone has to pay for these cars!

Appreciate the pics. I want to lower my car a little. it sits up to high for my taste right now. I am going to keep this thread with the links on it for future.
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Gemballa (H&R) springs - they feel really nice. I do scrape on almost everything Including my daily drive out of my driveway) but the look and feel are worth it!
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How about a "Front Protection Bar"? I googled it without any luck but several years ago I thought I saw someone selling them for Boxsters. Purchased one from Carnewal for my 993 after I installed the new suspension lowering it, it has saved the nose from scrapes several times. This might me an opportunity for an entrepreneurial Boxster enthusiast with a welder to become the next aftermarket mogul . Pelican's instructions showing it;

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Old 12-04-2013, 05:34 AM   #16
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I think wtf won the prize on this one. The below photo is from his posting in 2010.

Here is the link to the post.

http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/26683-i-think-might-too-low-s.html

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Old 12-04-2013, 05:49 AM   #17
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How about a "Front Protection Bar"? I googled it without any luck but several years ago I thought I saw someone selling them for Boxsters. Purchased one from Carnewal for my 993 after I installed the new suspension lowering it, it has saved the nose from scrapes several times. This might me an opportunity for an entrepreneurial Boxster enthusiast with a welder to become the next aftermarket mogul . Pelican's instructions showing it;
Correct, years ago someone made one for Boxsters called a boomerang or some such. Basically some sheet metal attached to lower bumper skin from end to end... thus ensuring one would completely rip bumper skin off when snagged on a parking curb

That said, the 993 FBP seems to be a better designed option for intended protection.
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Old 12-04-2013, 07:53 AM   #18
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Old 12-04-2013, 02:14 PM   #19
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Looking at those scattered witches hats, you may need to rethink your suspension settings J.
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^ No Autox in OZ?

Trimmer,
You're in a good part of the country to lower the ride height.

I however put too many NYC miles on my car where pot holes can swallow a FIAT 500 whole.
I decided to go with the 'visual trickery' of adding side skirting.
It doesn't lessen the gap at all but by filling the empty area below the doors the car doesn't seem like its sitting as high.
And it's a proven fact that cooler looks can get you near 1.0 g's on the skidpad.


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