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Old 08-11-2017, 01:16 PM   #1
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Ben's new 986!

Hi guys!

As you may know, I sold my 2.7 last february to buy a miata...
Then my visa expired, I sold the miata, quit my job as a Porsche Tech, and moved back to France last week...

So now... I'm back in a Boxster, but this time, it's an S!





I hope to start making parts again soon

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Old 08-11-2017, 03:50 PM   #2
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France drives on the right hand side of the road?
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Old 08-11-2017, 04:13 PM   #3
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Old 08-11-2017, 06:58 PM   #4
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Car looks awesome! That black with red interior is my dream color scheme, and those silver pieces add a nice touch.
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Old 08-11-2017, 11:28 PM   #5
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Magnifique!
Track car with right hand side advantage?
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Old 08-12-2017, 12:16 AM   #6
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France drives on the right hand side of the road?
We don't, I got this one for 6000 under normal price!

It's not perfect, it needs a full service, there is a bit of rust behind the wheels (UK car), and needs new front sway bar bushings and links.
Probably an engine mount too.
Nothing too bad, the rest is in very good condition!

It's got litronics, OBC, extended leather, painted console, seats and roll bar, sport seat, 3 spokes steering wheel and climatronic!
Doesn't have the sport chassis, or the shock might be a bit old because it's really confortable!

Can't wait to put an exhaust and plenum on a 3.2!
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Welcome back to the fold, Ben!
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Nice boxster! Take good care of those very rare red sport seats.
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Old 08-12-2017, 07:03 AM   #9
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Thanks guys!

I found what seemed to kill power... a filthy k&n filter... I'll get so cleaner tomorrow or Monday and give it a good wash
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Thanks guys!

I found what seemed to kill power... a filthy k&n filter... I'll get so cleaner tomorrow or Monday and give it a good wash
Do your self a favor and switch it out for a paper filter. You'll find oiled filters do more harm than good.
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Old 08-13-2017, 03:11 AM   #11
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I like my K&N filters! I re-oil them myself and never had a problem
The one I had on my 2.7 showed noticeable gains over a clean paper filter too, both in sound and responsiveness.

I found a Cargraphic decat, should be mine in a few weeks hopefully!

I started ordering stuff for it, and a professional orbital polisher to give it back it's glory.
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:43 AM   #12
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I suggest cleaning your mass air flow sensor.....I bet it's dirty!
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Old 08-13-2017, 11:31 PM   #13
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I cleaned the filter, It made it a lot better already
I think it was like that for a while... so the engine is probably a bit carboned up too, I'll take care of that too.
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Old 08-22-2017, 09:35 PM   #14
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wow, that looks nice
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Old 08-31-2017, 03:52 PM   #15
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Nice pics and the car looks great!

We're looking forward to your projects. :-)

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It looks really nice. How do you like driving from the other side and shifting left hand?
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Old 08-31-2017, 04:48 PM   #17
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It's a beauty!
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