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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-22-2012, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Aron in Toronto
What year is your car?

What year is your car?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Aron in Toronto
I had a similar problem with mine. I used a torx...

I had a similar problem with mine. I used a torx bit with a socket wrench and an extension for leverage.
Be careful not to strip/break the bolts, as they're pretty small.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-12-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Have the installation kit (spinlocks) express...

Have the installation kit (spinlocks) express shipped to you or the location where you are picking up the top. Hardtop/Speedster Hump Spinlocks:Porsche Parts & Porsche Accessories - Wholesale...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,745
Posted By Aron in Toronto
The last digits in the OEM part numbers indicate...

The last digits in the OEM part numbers indicate either a part update or some type of general revision or part variation. On a part as basic as a center cap It could indicate a new OEM supplier,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Aron in Toronto
No, the remote locking/alarm was an option that...

No, the remote locking/alarm was an option that was selected on most cars, but not all Boxsters came with this feature.

There is a thread on rennlist's 993 forum about an aftermarket option, but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2012, 07:29 AM
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Views: 1,252
Posted By Aron in Toronto
White (actually light silver) gauges were part of...

White (actually light silver) gauges were part of the "Sport Touring" package on the base models.

P85 Sport Touring Package

Info

Same as P64 Sport Touring Package except includes XRA 17"...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-14-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,790
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Here is more info from "986 Boxster Faq" site, on...

Here is more info from "986 Boxster Faq" site, on what was included in the Sport Touring package.
It's a good site that has lots of info from the early days of the Boxster

4.0 Boxster...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2012, 06:22 PM
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Views: 8,790
Posted By Aron in Toronto
In addition to the non factory options it looks...

In addition to the non factory options it looks like you have the full leather interior, traction control, and the chrome exhaust tip.

The brake calipers look stock with silver paint added. Stock...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,790
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Could also be part of the Factory "Sport Touring"...

Could also be part of the Factory "Sport Touring" package, that included painted roll bars, wind blocker in the roll bar, leather/aluminum shift knob and e brake lever, silver gauge faces, hi-fi...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-13-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,790
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Is the front windshield tinted, or is it just the...

Is the front windshield tinted, or is it just the photos?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-12-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,565
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Yep, I just checked, the small black key w/o...

Yep, I just checked, the small black key w/o remote functions that I referred to as the valet key, does in fact unlock the center console storage compartment, as well as the drivers door (my '97 has...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-12-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,565
Posted By Aron in Toronto
My '97 has a valet key also, so they've been...

My '97 has a valet key also, so they've been around from the start. Can't say I've ever used it though.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-11-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,876
Posted By Aron in Toronto
This is similar to the info that I've read also,...

This is similar to the info that I've read also, even though I use 18" wheels in the summer on my 97 w/o issues, but my driving style probably wouldn't be described as a severe condition. The PCA...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-11-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,186
Posted By Aron in Toronto
True the 97s weren't designed to cope with the...

True the 97s weren't designed to cope with the additional stresses associated with 18" wheels. This said I've been running 18" wheels on my 97 for the last 4 years w/o any ill effects, nor have I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,985
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Looks a like a '97 w/o door air bags. I'm...

Looks a like a '97 w/o door air bags. I'm guessing this is not his current '01, but his first Boxster.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-17-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,708
Posted By Aron in Toronto
If you search for hardtop install, the...

If you search for hardtop install, the instructions should show where the rear window defrost wire outlet is located. The outlet is in all Boxsters and is under a small black plastic cover behind...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-12-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,308
Posted By Aron in Toronto
James, There were 3 factory bumpers for 2003. ...

James,
There were 3 factory bumpers for 2003.
1. The Base 2.7l bumper w/o the center rad opening. This one does not apply to your "S".
2. The "S"3.2l bumper w/ the center rad opening.
3. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-22-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,959
Posted By Aron in Toronto
They look like OEM bolts to me and no my factory...

They look like OEM bolts to me and no my factory key does not have a serial # on it, but the small plastic "zip-loc" bag the key came in does have a number on it that I assume is the pattern number...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,984
Posted By Aron in Toronto
+1 I had Dave Strong do a long distance PPI for...

+1
I had Dave Strong do a long distance PPI for me over 8 years ago and they continue to treat me better than my local dealers. They've given me info over the phone on my car (radio code) that the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-16-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,820
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Short answer: Find matching rears or replace all...

Short answer: Find matching rears or replace all 4.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Aron in Toronto
As long as your fronts have good tread and...

As long as your fronts have good tread and haven't expired due to age, you should be good to go with just replacing the rears. Of course it's best to get rears that match the fronts. No reason to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-07-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By Aron in Toronto
I have pretty even wear on my rear tires. I'm not...

I have pretty even wear on my rear tires. I'm not sure what my alignment specs are though. I don't track the car, but do drive it as hard as I can get away with on the street and don't even begin to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-30-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,527
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Looking forward to seeing what you come up with. ...

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Perhaps more Black Watch inside.

http://i41.tinypic.com/2ii73bo.jpg
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-30-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By Aron in Toronto
Don't forget about the side airbags.

Don't forget about the side airbags.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-29-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,527
Posted By Aron in Toronto
I don't know if there is anyone producing what...

I don't know if there is anyone producing what you are looking for but here are a few one offs. Try looking for Stola Spyder, Stola GTS, RK Spyder, and StudioTorino

Stola (StudioTorino) has...
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