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Can A Plastic Rear Window Porsche Boxster Take A Glass Rear Window Top?

By   August 19, 2018

Porsche Boxster Top

Porsche Boxster Top

For our readers that aren’t already aware, we have added back the question and answer portion of our site. It was part of our site in testing for a while, but unfortunately spam questions forced it to be shut down.

We now have added some aggressive spam filtering that should result in only your automotive questions appearing.

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The Porsche Boxster Is An Attainable Dream Car

By   August 14, 2018

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster

We all have dream cars. For some this would be a Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7, a McLaren P1, a Nissan GT-R, a Ferrari 250 GTO or a Corvette ZR1. Dream cars come in new and old packages and tend to be expensive.

Thankfully because of depreciation some dreams cars become within reach of average folks on the used market. Cars like the Porsche 911 and Corvette have become quite affordable for certain years and models. One of the most attainable dream cars currently is the 986 Porsche Boxster.

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The Original Porsche Boxster Welcome Video

By   August 8, 2018

Original Porsche Boxster  Welcome Video

Original Porsche Boxster Welcome Video

Back when the Porsche Boxster first came out, in model year 1997, there was a huge waiting list to get an example of the new roadster. The Boxster would go on to help save Porsche from financial difficulties.

For those fortunate enough to get an early Boxster when new, the experience was different than many other vehicles. In general Porsche dealerships provide a no pressure, up scale selling environment. After all, the car sells itself.

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How To Change A Serpentine Belt On A Porsche Boxster Or Cayman

By   July 11, 2018

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster

The mid-engined Porsche Boxster is a very practical sports car. It features two trunks and Porsche thought through just about everything. This includes making maintenance fairly easy. Including making it easy to change the serpentine belt. Unlike some other cars with the engine in the middle (like the Ferrari F355), Porsche doesn’t require that the engine get removed.

Below are the steps to change the serpentine belt in a Porsche Boxster or Cayman. We did this on a 986 Boxster, but the steps should be similar on the 987 Boxster / Cayman and even the 981 Boxster / Cayman.

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How The Porsche Boxster Almost Cost $80K In 1997

By   July 10, 2018

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster

When the Porsche Boxster was first sold for the 1997 model year, it had a base MSRP of $39,980. That was for the base level trim and options could quickly make that price climb. At the time the base 993 generation Porsche 911 Carrera started at about $73,000.

But what if the Boxster had entered the market at a higher price than the 911? The fact is, it almost did.

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