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Old 09-28-2016, 06:40 AM   #1
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VIN Info - how to find ?

I know some VIN's are easy to look up [ BMW" ] Is there a free link to find build specs on boxster vin's ??
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:01 PM   #2
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Go here VIN Decoder - Rennlist Discussion Forums
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Old 09-28-2016, 01:15 PM   #3
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I put vin in and dosn't work ? not valid ??
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Worked for me
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Old 09-29-2016, 04:36 AM   #5
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Vin decoder

It worked for me. Doesn't really tell you much. It doesn't mention your car's color, options or build date. Most of the stuff it tells you can be found in your owner's manual.
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Old 09-29-2016, 06:06 AM   #6
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Try this. Copy and paste this into a text editor and replace the xxxx's with your VIN then copy and paste into your browser. Make sure your VIN is exactly correct. Hope it works for you. Works fine for me

https://admin.porschedealer.com/reports/build_sheets/print.php?vin=xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Old 09-29-2016, 06:12 AM   #7
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Also, note that the character after the WP is a zero and not an O.
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send me the vin i'll get you the build
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Old 09-29-2016, 12:53 PM   #9
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Both links worked for me. Thanks.
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Old 09-29-2016, 01:36 PM   #10
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Thanks I was using 3 rd character as letter o not number zero

but these reports don't always show build specs do they ?

i asked owner for a picture of the hood sticker - it was not there - so the accident he mentioned on car fax back in 2002 no doubt involved front end / hood
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Next time you pass by the dealership ( to buy an o-ring ) ask them to print out the codes. Mine too had a replacement hood and consequently no option codes.
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I tried the websites listed above and had no luck. I asked the parts guy at my local dealer and he got the listing for me at no charge. There is a website that will send you the original sticker for $100

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