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Is The Porsche Boxster Spyder (987) A Collector Car To Buy Soon

By   December 14, 2018

Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Boxster Spyder

Do you recall when the 987 generation of the Porsche Boxster Spyder was released? The press went completely crazy for the lightweight version of the roadster.

The Spyder shaved its weight down to what the original 986 weighted. That’s about 200 pounds less than the 987 S model. It received a small power bump of 10 horsepower over the S. With just these small changes it is how they work together to offer an invigorating driving experience perfect for the track or a back road.

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How Much Does 5 Years Of Maintenance Cost On An Affordable Porsche Boxster

By   October 24, 2018

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster

The 986 generation of the Porsche Boxster is currently the best value in the sports car market. You can currently find early examples in running condition for as low as $5,000, however between $6,000 and $10,000 will purchase a better maintained low mileage vehicle.

With such a low price of entry the question turns to how much does it cost to keep one on the road?

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Cheap Wheel Vibration Fix

By   September 24, 2018

Cheap Wheel Vibration Fix

Cheap Wheel Vibration Fix

When you drive a sports car you expect to feel every bump in the steering wheel and your buttocks. However, there is a point where the wheel vibration is just too much.

When this happens the cause can be a number of things and some of them are more difficult than others to fix. The issue could be from worn ball joints or a bent tie-rod.

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Is The 987 Porsche Boxster The Next Big Porsche Bargain

By   September 6, 2018

987 Porsche Boxster

987 Porsche Boxster

The 986 generation Porsche Boxster is possibly the best value in the current sports car market. This will likely be the case for the next 5-10 years, but the 987 Boxster and Cayman are starting to get down to the extreme bargain level.

The 987 Boxster represents a big update for the roadster. One big styling update is the use of more rounded headlights, replacing the controversial fried egg headlights.

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How To Replace The Porsche 996, 986 And 987 Boxster And Cayman Ignition Switch

By   August 27, 2018

Porsche 996, 986 and 987 Ignition Switch

Porsche 996, 986 and 987 Ignition Switch

If you have a 996 variant of the 911, 986 or 987 Porsche Boxster or a 987 Cayman, then there is a good chance that at some point you will need to replace the ignition switch. The good news is the job is fairly easy and the part is inexpensive.

The symptoms of a failing ignition switch can be many, but they include difficulty in turning the key to start the car and difficulty in removing or inserting the key. A failing switch can also cause some strange electrical issues.

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