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Old 03-19-2020, 12:30 PM   #1
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Center Clear Wind Deflector (986)

Hi guys - is there supposed to be a factory storage bag/case for the center (clear) wind deflector? If so, any ideas where to get one? I recently bought an 04 SE and there was not one with the car and the PO, who owned the car of 12 years, does not know if he ever had one. Thanks.

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Old 03-19-2020, 01:41 PM   #2
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Use a pillowcase.
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Old 03-19-2020, 01:54 PM   #3
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I have a 2001 S and the centre wind deflector comes with a soft cloth bag.
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Old 03-19-2020, 04:53 PM   #4
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Thanks bcrdukes. Any chance that you could send a picture of your case? That would be appreciated. You can send it to my email address: dmpreston356@gmail.com.

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Old 03-19-2020, 05:56 PM   #5
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I'll snap a picture of it tomorrow when I head out and e-mail it to you. I"ll also post it here for everyone to see, or at least for those who are curious.
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Old 03-20-2020, 04:40 AM   #6
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There isn't a separate part number for the case, so you can't buy a new one separately, and I've never seen just the case for sale used. Mine also did not have a case, so I made one out of some leatherette that matches my interior (the stiffer material provides a little more protection than making it out of fleece). Just sew three sides in a trapezoid shape, and add some velcro on the top or one side.
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I sent you 3 pictures just now
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Old 03-23-2020, 06:46 PM   #8
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Apologies for the late reply, but attached are the photos of the bag.

For those of you who have never seen this before, it's just a soft cloth bag that holds the wind deflector, and nothing more. There's nothing special about it, to be honest. I never saw this with any Boxster I went to see when I was shopping for one, but it could be that I never asked.

Could this be custom made? I'm not sure. Hoping someone could validate this. Thanks!

@ por356c - I just sent you an email with the photos.


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Mine is exactly the same other than it's black.
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Old 03-24-2020, 05:21 AM   #10
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Mine is black. I took the photos under poor lighting conditions in an underground parking lot.
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Old 03-24-2020, 05:43 AM   #11
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Mine is identical.
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Old 03-24-2020, 09:17 AM   #12
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Thanks very much guys!
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Old 03-24-2020, 12:03 PM   #13
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By chance, I was on SunCoast Porsche and noticed the cloth bag comes with the wind deflector kit.

You can search the website for SKU SKU986DEFLECTOR
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Thanks for the help guys. Wish they sold the bag separately!
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Here are some photos showing the dimensions

My car (which I bought used) didn't have a storage bag. One of my co-workers had a 2004 and his son totaled it while out on a date. He gave me the storage bag from his car. Before I had the bag, I wrapped the wind screen in a piece of felt. It worked just as well as the storage bag, but the storage bag has a more bespoke feel.

If you are handy with a sewing machine (or can convince someone who is skilled that you are their friend) you can use the measurements shown in these pictures to make one.









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I stick my leather tool pouch in it to protect the leather.
Never have any other use for it as the windscreen is always in.
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I stick my leather tool pouch in it to protect the leather.
Never have any other use for it as the windscreen is always in.
You have a leather tool pouch? Mine is some cheap fabric with a coating of pleather that's all peeling off!
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Just curious, why do you guys ever remove the wind screen anyways? I've never felt the need to take it out. That's probably why most people lose their original storage bag, because they never use it.
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Thanks again guys. And thanks to Kevin for being so helpful with the measurements.
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Just curious, why do you guys ever remove the wind screen anyways? I've never felt the need to take it out.
I take mine out when I put my hard top on. I left the windscreen in one year and it caused some minor visibility issues. It was mainly reflections from the headlights of cars behind me. It also got in the way of cleaning the inside of the rear window.

If I left it in, it wouldn't be the end of the world.

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