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Old 11-12-2018, 04:29 AM   #1
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2003 boxster side engine access panel screws

I found a lot of info here to do my diy projects. I changed serpentine belts on my 2003 boxster but one of the cap screws holding side engine access panel is missing.

what would be the screw specs? Where can i buy them?

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Old 11-12-2018, 05:02 AM   #2
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I am sure Woody has a box of them. He is itsnotanova on this forum.
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Anker is correct, but I think Woody has a minimum shipping order of $25. Consider making a list of all the items you might need and make one substantial order. If you don't need anything else, it may be better to just stop by the dealer.

I dropped one of my fasteners on the floor of the car and it mysteriously disappeared and I plan to pick one up the next time I need to access the engine compartment.
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M6 self tapping bolt iirc. You can just use a regular m6 by 10mm bolt i think
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Old 11-13-2018, 07:50 AM   #6
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I found a lot of info here to do my diy projects. I changed serpentine belts on my 2003 boxster but one of the cap screws holding side engine access panel is missing.

what would be the screw specs? Where can i buy them?

Thanks.
Where is this side engine access panel? I'm aware only of the top or the front. Thank you.
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There isn't one. Top and front, that's it!
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Well guarded secret! The side access panels are there to make the cam-covers readily available to easily swap out your chain guides etc. Don't tell anybody that I told you! Don`t listen to Anker, he hasn't found them yet!
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There isn't one. Top and front, that's it!
I know, LOL. I didn't want to be to much of a smartass.
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Old 11-14-2018, 06:38 PM   #10
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Well guarded secret! The side access panels are there to make the cam-covers readily available to easily swap out your chain guides etc. Don't tell anybody that I told you! Don`t listen to Anker, he hasn't found them yet!
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