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Old 11-29-2016, 02:34 AM   #1
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986 to 987 side air vent conversion

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would like to fit 987 style side vents to my 986 S.
Without being ripped off 350 with the ones on E Bay, does anyone know where I can source some reasonably priced ones. Thanks
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Old 11-29-2016, 06:04 AM   #2
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Have also thought this, as I don't fancy paying 350 for two small aftermarket parts. You can get fiberglass bumpers for that price.
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Old 11-29-2016, 03:06 PM   #3
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How would you guys propose to do this? Would you replace the rear quarter panels or, God forbid, try to cut the shape of the new grills into the existing panels. Sorry but I just don't see an easy way.
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Old 11-29-2016, 03:14 PM   #4
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Easy!....just buy a 987, and you can just pop em in!
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Old 11-29-2016, 03:36 PM   #5
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How would you guys propose to do this? Would you replace the rear quarter panels or, God forbid, try to cut the shape of the new grills into the existing panels. Sorry but I just don't see an easy way.
There are no quarter panels to replace in the rear. They are part of the body and not removable. Your options are the terrible looking faux vents or cutting into the body. I wouldn't recommend either.


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Old 11-29-2016, 06:11 PM   #6
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+1 with particlewave. Those don't look right to me either. IMO keep it stock.

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There are no quarter panels to replace in the rear. They are part of the body and not removable. Your options are the terrible looking faux vents or cutting into the body. I wouldn't recommend either.

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Old 11-29-2016, 06:23 PM   #7
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OP: I think eBay is about it.


Oh...I forgot option 3. Magnetic 987 vents

http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/44142-986-981-style-magnetic-side-intakes.html#post336087


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Old 11-30-2016, 07:58 AM   #8
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OMG, how hideous! And $147 for the privilege of defacing you Boxster!
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Old 11-30-2016, 02:15 PM   #9
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Those look horrible. Here's an option.
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