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Old 09-13-2015, 12:30 PM   #1
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2003 3.4 street/track for sale

Up for sale is my 2003 Boxster with a 3.4 Carrera motor. Steinel's in Twinsburg, OH did the swap and they did a stellar job. The car has no mechanical issues and has been maintained to the highest standards the entire time I have owned it. 2 sets of seats go with the car. The original leather seats are like new and there is also a nice set of GT3 style seats that go along for the track.

There is only one issue with the car and it really isn't an issue unless you are in CA or similar. There is a constant check engine light due to the '01 911 motor in an '03 Boxster. The '03 DME looks for 43 adjustments to the vari-cam and the '01 motor has less than that, 21 I think I was told. It does not affect the drivability or power at all. The vario cam simply goes to the next closest degree and throws a light. The car does pass Ohio E-Check whenever I need plates. I explain the new motor to them, show them the receipts, they throw it on the emissions tester and it always passes. You should check with your DMV to make sure this setup will be OK in your locale.

This car drives and handles like a beast on the track and is very nice and respectable around town with the street tires, brakes and leather seats. Appr. 300 HP at the crank.

All repair/maintenance receipts since my purchase of the car in '06. I am the 2nd owner.

Upgrades
3.4 carrera motor
Rear deck-storage and speaker enclosures
Pioneer rear speaker kit
new front speaker upgrade Feb 2015 (200W)
Wind screen
rear GLASS window with defrosters
Cup holder tray
Aftermarket Stainless Exhaust
Leather seats, drivers is power seat back.
New upgraded carbon fiber shift and leather shifter boot.
Double din GPS/DVD March 2015
Android 4.4, Rockchip 3066 CPU, 8 Gig flash memory,Capacitive touch screen,
Dual mirror link
iPod ready w/connectors
Bult in DVR dash cam /Back up cam /Wi-Fi
iGo GPS on 4 gig SD card
Additional 16 gig SD card included for dash cam/dvr
Bluetooth phone and streaming with external mic
1 additional USB but can add others w/ a powered hub
Optional TV, Optional 3g dongle
4x45 Watt internal amp (current setup)
Pre Amp outputs for amp w/subs
Stereo Installation Kit
Aluminum dash gauge rings
Aluminum Race Pedals
B & M aluminum short shift kit
15mm hub-centric aluminum wheel rear spacers
7mm hub-centric front wheel spacers
Euro taillight assemblies
Euro clear side markers
Boxster side stripes
Hardtop spin lock installation kit
Upgraded 18" turbo twist rims
Upgraded Silver Porsche hood badge
Upgraded to Silver Boxster trunk badge
Aluminum door sills

65k on chassis
25K on 3.4, 15k since swap

Street tires Nitto NT555
Rear 3.5 to 3.8 mm to center wear marker
Rear 4.75 to 4.85 mm to center wear marker

3.4 Carrera engine swap included new clutch, pressure plate, rear main seal, motor mounts
GT3 style leather (Not genuine Porsche) but w/embossed Porsche logo race seats
Removable hardtop W /rear defrosters and garage pulley lift kit
Adjustable K-Sport coil overs will pillow ball mounts. 36 clicks of firmness adjustment.
Front strut brace
Rear Strut brace
Aluminum Diamond plate Floor Mats

Set of Nitto 01 track tires mounted on Porsche factory rims (17")
2.35 to 2.5 mm to the wear marker, appr. 4mm to tread bottom

Recent maintenance
Tires have about 5K miles on them
New headlight assembly
June '14-New Battery, Wiper blades, New brake pads, New Carbotech track pads
Sept '14-4 new rebuildable control arms, 4 new drop links, 2 new tie rods, 2 New 6 point cam harnesses with new hardware
May '15 4 New rotors, slotted and drilled
June '15-3 new spark plug tubes, New vinyl racing stripes, Complete track inspection.

Could use a new passenger side plastic wheel well. $60 on eBay

Oil has been changed every 3,000 miles and before and after each track event.
Brake fluid changed every spring.
Also have the original 2.7 motor, and Brey-Krause roll bar extension that can be purchased additionally.

Asking 20K but willing to entertain reasonable offers.










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Old 09-21-2015, 06:44 PM   #2
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Nice build, a year ago I picked up a 99 3.4 and can confirm the "fun to drive factor" not to mention the sleeper aspect that has surprised several 996 owners. It would take way more than your asking to duplicate.

Good luck with your sale!
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Old 09-30-2015, 07:27 AM   #3
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Very nice car. I am looking to upgrade from 944 and this seems to meet my basic wish list. Would love to learn more and since I also use Steinel's be able to speak with them about the car and check engine light issue. Please let me know the best way to contact you.
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Old 09-30-2015, 09:27 AM   #4
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