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Old 07-22-2010, 06:41 AM   #1
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Just pulled the trigger on RoW M030

After quite a bit of research on this site, I decided to purchase the euro suspension kit from Porsche for my '01 S.

Can't wait!!! Ordered it from Design911 UK with a very reasonable cost. Kit costs 599 GBP with a flat international shipping to the USA for an additional 80 GBP.

Total cost in USD to my door is $1037.66 and after ordering yesterday, the kit is already in route....no waiting at all. Great service and communcation!

I will post some pictures pre and post install. Here is one pre.
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Old 07-22-2010, 07:14 AM   #2
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It must be one of the very few things you can get cheaper in the UK Surely well worth at this price if you want just the refresh.
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Old 07-22-2010, 07:28 AM   #3
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I was shocked at how low this was with shipping applied from the UK. Lowest in the states closest to me is Suncoast, but their price prior to shipping is 1088 usd so by the time shipping is applied, they would be 150 or more.

Hate to pinch too many pennies, but in this economy, I have too.

Only reason I did this is because my b-day is coming up and I haven't bought myself anything in a while.
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Old 07-22-2010, 12:18 PM   #4
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That bundle together is a great deal. The individual costs if purchased all separately can be at least double that package price.

By the way, your car looks great as is! Very clean, looks good with those wheels, and the paint looks awesome.

Will look even better with the ROW, looking forward to seeing the results!
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:27 PM   #5
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It's the way the car should have come in the first place. Noticeably more oriented towards sport than comfort compared to the stock suspension. I've got 17"s adn the ride is still not jarring over ruts and bumps. The drop doesn't hurt the car's looks either. Enjoy.
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Old 07-22-2010, 03:52 PM   #6
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I put the row m030 on my car 18 months ago. Loved it with the stock 17" wheels. Upgraded to 18" wheels recently and love the combo even more! Just my humble experience, but I think this suspension package works best with 18's. Grip level is fabulous and the ride is still very good.

By the way, when I bought the package from Sunset, I paid $974. But that was almost 2 years ago.
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Old 07-23-2010, 09:43 AM   #7
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Talk about fast shipping....woke up this morning and there was the kit all boxed up on my porch.

I have never received a package from the UK in three days??? Wow!
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Old 07-24-2010, 05:28 PM   #8
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Looking forward to seeing the "after" photos.

I've been planning to do the same upgrade when it's time to freshen up my suspension. Ever since I bought my F355 Spider, the Boxster's stock suspension feels a little dead.
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Old 07-25-2010, 02:30 AM   #9
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Talk about fast shipping....woke up this morning and there was the kit all boxed up on my porch.

I have never received a package from the UK in three days??? Wow!
When I was building my 64MGB I used to get all the major parts from England at a much cheaper price than available here and as with quick shipping as you said. I once got a 5 speed conversion kit , including trans, within a week. They like cars over there. Ed
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Old 07-25-2010, 07:52 AM   #10
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Looking forward to seeing the "after" photos.

I've been planning to do the same upgrade when it's time to freshen up my suspension. Ever since I bought my F355 Spider, the Boxster's stock suspension feels a little dead.
By the way, that's a beautiful car you have there. How on earth did you find one with so low miles on her?

I love Ferrari's....and think the f355 is just one stunning vehicle!
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Old 08-06-2010, 07:02 PM   #11
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Well...? Pull the trigger on the knuckle busting and picture-taking already.
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Old 08-07-2010, 10:07 AM   #12
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Almost there...ordered a set of TurboWerx headers and they are still on back order. Doing both mods as the same time. Hopefully the headers will be made this week sometime. They were having trouble getting the flanges produced.

Really sucks too looking at the suspension sitting in a box now for over two weeks.
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Old 08-15-2010, 01:32 PM   #13
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Getting close. RoW came in a couple weeks ago and the waiting is over now... Headers came in Friday... Talk about some nice quality. Thanks Marc if you see this post!!

Now off to the shop this week!

By the way, I washed the Box today and I had to post up some picts. It's really hard not to love Guards Red!!!
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Old 08-15-2010, 02:11 PM   #14
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Couple more.
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Nice headers!!
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Old 08-15-2010, 02:41 PM   #16
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Is your car at stock height now? Could post some measurements at the fender before/after the install?
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Old 08-15-2010, 03:37 PM   #17
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Is your car at stock height now? Could post some measurements at the fender before/after the install?
Yes, I plan on doing this before taking it in.
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Congrats on getting you suspension. did mine about 7 months ago and improved my AX time by a couple of seconds, ride is still nice
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Congadulations! Let us know how it looks; fits and handles......are you 18s?
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Old 08-22-2010, 09:56 AM   #20
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Took the car to the shop Friday. Was told it would be ready this coming Friday. Yes, I am running 18's.
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