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Old 03-13-2017, 08:25 PM   #1
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Au revoir to this cutie:



Hullo to a new project:


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Old 03-14-2017, 09:16 AM   #2
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Just a wax on - wax off deal right???
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Old 03-14-2017, 10:27 PM   #3
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The wax should be dry by May and it will be sporting the #44 badge!
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:56 PM   #4
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So what mods will you be doing ?
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Old 03-15-2017, 07:29 PM   #5
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The only things that I will do for the moment is install my sump baffle, put on my spacers for my track wheels and upgrade the ims with the LN double row. Too many niggly things to take care f for the immediate. That said, today I replaced the power steering reservoir, replaced the hood shocks ( no more sore head), cleaned the throttle body , replaced the rubber sleeves on the cross tubes, repaired the convertible roof transmissions and I'm in the midst of my oil change/ baffle install. A busy day! Too much snow to do much else except run the snowblower!
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Very cool ! What year and what milleage does the new ride have ?
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It's a 2004, so the last year of the 986s. With 105k km, it has a third less mileage than my previous car. And it's a 6 speed manual, which was one of the main reasons for the change. My '01 was a tiptronic.
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It's a 2004, so the last year of the 986s. With 105k km, it has a third less mileage than my previous car. And it's a 6 speed manual, which was one of the main reasons for the change. My '01 was a tiptronic.
Very cool ! Congrats ! Prep that baby up !
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if you need an extra set of wheels/tires for your boxster, i have a 17'' set lying here


+ a bunch of oem parts
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WAAY to go NewArt, like the approach, keep it reliable and have fun.
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If you are doing the IMS might as well upgrade to the AASCO flywheel and sport clutch
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If you are doing the IMS might as well upgrade to the AASCO flywheel and sport clutch
Oh yeah, slippery slope! While I'm in there...
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Thanks for the encouragement guys. I appreciate it!
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Oh yeah, slippery slope! While I'm in there...
shifter cables as well!! Yes a very slippery slope
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Starting to look better!
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