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Old 04-20-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
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Easy hacks and modifications for a 2002 boxster?

I have read up on a few things you can do, like painting the calipers and allowing the top to operate while moving.

Are there any other cheap/easy/fast ways to upgrade your boxster?

Also I have some kind of messed up rims. I don't know what the previous owner did, but they have a ton of random damage here and there. (Looks like large rocks ricocheted off them) any easy way to fix this? I doubt it.

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Old 04-20-2012, 07:49 PM   #2
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For your wheels:

http://www.renntech.org/forums/tutorials/article/32-home-curb-rash-repair/

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As for a quick and easy mod, desnorkle your car.
10min. Boxster "de-snorkel" Hack! :: Car & Lifestyle Forum

+5Whp Dyno confirmed. Did on my car and no regrets!

I have also heard of other forum members who have drilled holes in their muffler exhaust to great acclaim, but I have not personally done that.
DIY Exhaust Mod Gain of 10+ HP!!!
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Old 04-21-2012, 06:59 AM   #3
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For the muffler by-pass mod what diameter pipe do you guy's reckon. I thought 1.5" from what I have read but I'm not sure if that's diameter or circumference.
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Here are some links I saved.

Hacks - Boxster Tech

Greg's Boxster Hacks

Boxster S By-Pass Muffler Done!!!! - Pelican Parts Technical BBS

Make the Pedro Sport Exhaust
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:02 AM   #5
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Best mad to get more HP is an underdrive pulley.
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Best mad to get more HP is an underdrive pulley.
And it should stop any destruction of overheating P/S pumps :P
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For the muffler by-pass mod what diameter pipe do you guy's reckon. I thought 1.5" from what I have read but I'm not sure if that's diameter or circumference.
A 1.5 circumference would give you a diameter of less than 1/2 an inch.
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