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Old 11-29-2012, 02:40 PM   #1
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986 to 987 engine swap

what Boxster engines are compatiable swaps from an existing 2004 Boxster S?
If this is already answered in a thread elsewhere please point me to it.

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Old 11-29-2012, 02:43 PM   #2
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Put a late model 996 engine in.
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:45 PM   #3
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Here is a good starter tutorial on engine swaps (courtesy of our site owner):

Pelican Technical Article: Boxster Engine Conversion Project - 986 Boxster (1997-04) - 987 Boxster (2005-08)
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:49 PM   #4
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987 to 2008. 09 and above have DFI and could be quite difficult.
I had my 2001 swapped to a 07 987 S engine.

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