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Old 12-21-2014, 07:36 AM   #1
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Suspension parts to replace while installing ROW M030 kit

My 2003 Boxster S has 114k miles on it. I am going to install a ROW M030 suspension kit on it. This car has the Tipronic transmission.

I have no records on this car of any maintenance that may have been done, so I'm going to suspect no suspension parts have ever been replaced on this car and they have 114k miles on them.

What other front and rear suspension parts should I also replace while doing this?

Thanks for you're time and recommendations.
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Old 12-21-2014, 09:12 AM   #2
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Before you spend any money on parts that may or may not need replacement why not wait until you get the old suspension out then determine what needs to actually be replaced. My '99 had 84K miles on it when I installed the ROW M030 and all other suspension parts did not need replacing.
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Old 12-21-2014, 09:58 AM   #3
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I imagine with the amount of miles on the car there are parts in need of replacing. I'd just like to have all the parts at the same time.

I always here about people replacing the rear track arms. I'm thinking I may need these, as at low speeds over surfaces that don't meet evenly I do hear a clunk in the rear and I'm thinking I have read this is a track arm issue?

I guess basically I'm wanting to completely replace the front and rear suspensions, but I'm not sure what all these parts are called. Some parts I see for sale are adjustable while others sell the same part non-adjustable.

Maybe someone has a front and rear suspension diagram they could share?

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Old 12-21-2014, 10:18 AM   #4
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I found this on Pelican.

Pelican Technical Article: Front/Rear Boxster Suspension Overhaul - 986 / 987

Parts needed?

Pelican Parts - Product Information: 101P-986-P059B
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