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dirkdiggler 08-08-2011 05:47 PM

Boxster Ignition swap Question??
 
Hi Guys, got a question.

I have a 97-01 Boxster and only have the little crappy Valet key for it..... it sucks!

I was wondering if I can find someone parting out a Boxster and take there actual good key and ignition components and swap them onto my car??

What parts would I all need from the parted Boxster for this swap to successfully work??

thanks

mikefocke 08-09-2011 05:07 AM

Don't you also need
 
the security control module and some dealer programming?

Can't the dealer just sell you some keys and reprogram your security control system? Not cheap.

ppbon 08-09-2011 12:38 PM

You can buy ...
 
... a new key head and just replace the blade and the transponder into it.
Or, the dealer can cut you a new key and then program it into your car.
No need to replace tumblers.
Happy Boxstering,
Pedro


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