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Old 01-09-2005, 06:27 PM   #1
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What are some good mods for my 01 "S"?

I have read about de-snokling, and I think I am going to do that. I also read something about clear lights, but I haven't been able to find much out about that. Anyone have more info on that? Also, what are some other mods people have done to their Boxster?

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Old 01-09-2005, 06:34 PM   #2
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Short shifter

Rear Speakers

18 inch wheels

Interior goodies like new trim pieces

That is a start!

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Old 01-09-2005, 08:01 PM   #3
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Speaking of de-snorkeling, I did it today and was pleasantly surprised by the difference in sound it made. I was expecting very little to no change in sound, but it turns out I was too cynical with what people said about the difference in sound. The car definitely howls much more when you get on the gas above 4k now. Go for it - free mod (except any skin you may lose on your hand/knuckles)
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Did you follow the de-snorkeling procedures posted on ppbb.com? How long did it take you? Did you put in a screen for protection from road trash?
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Did you follow the de-snorkeling procedures posted on ppbb.com? How long did it take you? Did you put in a screen for protection from road trash?
Yea, went with the instructions on ppbb - it's easy. Took me about 15 minutes - 20 mintues. I didn't put in a screen protection.
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Anyone have a picture of what this looks like? Is the advantage just the "enhanced" sound from the engine?
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Old 01-09-2005, 09:36 PM   #7
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Anyone have a picture of what this looks like? Is the advantage just the "enhanced" sound from the engine?
I've posted instructions/photos for this process in the technical chat section of this forum. It's basically done just for the enhanced sound. See following link:

Click here for instructions on removing snorkel

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Cole, the clear euro tail lights can be had for onlu $200 bucks on suncoast porsche I believe. Pelican parts also has some good deals. Clear side markers are also a nice cheap asthetic upgrade for 25 bucks. Alot of people upgrade the intake to the EVO system or BMC and K&N filters. Dansk seems to make a good set of headers for a nice price. Fabspeed makes a set of bypass pipes that replace one set of cats to free up the exhausts flow for better sound/performance at $500.
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Hey, thanks for all of the info Adam. I think I am definately going to buy the clear euro tail lights and headlights.
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"Hey, thanks for all of the info Adam. I think I am definately going to buy the clear euro tail lights and headlights"

Nice mods. Good luck!
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Hey, thanks for all of the info Adam. I think I am definately going to buy the clear euro tail lights and headlights.
I think that would be a good way to modernize your boxster. Clear lenses look great on black cars. Might want to chip in the extra 25 for the smoked/clear side markers as well. Amber is way "out."

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