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Old 07-19-2018, 09:59 AM   #1
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Front trunk cable

Does anyone know how to repair the cable on the front trunk it broke and it needs to be replaced
Also how do you get the radio code for my boxster
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Old 07-19-2018, 10:38 AM   #2
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My front cable broke on my 2000 S, so it is a cable that goes all the way into the cabin, instead of an electronic actuator that pulls the cable.

Woody sold me a new cable but I could never get it routed, so instead I bought some new cable from amazon and some swage tooling, and threaded the new cable through the existing plastic sleeving and did the repair that way.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0013HEN6Q/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I might still have some, and some of the other parts like this:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0038YY3LC/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s05?ie=UTF8&psc=1

That I used.

Let me see if I still have them and I can send them to you. You would need some swages, like this:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0038YY2NG/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s02?ie=UTF8&psc=1

But whatever you do, don't get the stainless ones like me, they were waaaaay to hard to squeeze by hand.

Edit: I also still have the whole assembly I got from Woody, and although he had no trouble, I could not for the life of me figure out how to get the old one out and the new one in. His skills are superior... But it is good for a reference to see how it all goes together outside of the car.
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:57 AM   #3
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Does anyone know how to repair the cable on the front trunk it broke and it needs to be replaced
Also how do you get the radio code for my boxster
Search forum for radio code, should be a thread with instructions. You need to post sn and the thread owner can get you a code.
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