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Old 01-31-2019, 06:30 AM   #1
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Smile greetings porsche fans...new member

Hello! Bought a 2003 Boxster S last year and love love love it. Had a question for the forum, hoping someone can help:

I'd like to put spacers on to move out the tires and give the car a bit more of a muscular look, esp from the back. I saw some folks used 23mm rear and 15mm front but that seems too big! What's the largest size spacers I can use without any risk of rubbing or bottoming out?

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Old 01-31-2019, 06:46 AM   #2
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Old 01-31-2019, 09:07 AM   #3
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Hello! Bought a 2003 Boxster S last year and love love love it. Had a question for the forum, hoping someone can help:

I'd like to put spacers on to move out the tires and give the car a bit more of a muscular look, esp from the back. I saw some folks used 23mm rear and 15mm front but that seems too big! What's the largest size spacers I can use without any risk of rubbing or bottoming out?

Thanks gang!

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Old 01-31-2019, 05:45 PM   #4
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I have the stock 17" Turbo Twist wheels, and 15mm front and 20mm rear spacers cause no fitment problems.
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Old 03-18-2019, 09:55 AM   #5
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Thanks all; I have stock 17" rims too; maybe 20mm rear and 15mm front is the way to go.
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Old 03-18-2019, 10:53 AM   #6
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I've stock 16" with 20 rear, 10 front.

What would be the downside of removing the front spacers?

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