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Old January 6th, 2005, 08:52 AM   #1
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List of Links (Rev 6)

Rev 6 Send me additions/corrections folks.
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Vehicle Identification Number decoder

Option decoding gives a good English description, often with pictures that allow you to confirm the item by comparing the car and the picture. which gives 1999 prices gives the information for the 1997 thru 2002 Boxster and Boxster S.

Manuals (including Becker Radio)


Hidden garage door opener

Side markers replacement

Bulbs that look silver when off, orange when on

Daytime running lights

Side markers flashing when turn signals are on

Front turn signals in silver instead of orange

Intermittent wipers just relay (set from control stalk)

Intermittent wipers lighted potentiometer
Contact Lefteris on forums

Decal for the wind-stop

Increased light or white light headlights stopping short of Litronics

Calipers painting

Aspheric mirrors

Replacement windscreens of different materials

Painting brake calipers a la the S model

One touch top up/down

Cup holder options I've found while looking

On board computer (OBC) hack

Desnorking the air intake

Spray the license plate to prevent photos/tickets

Replace ashtray

Speed dependent volume control for the radio/CD

Rear Trunk Logo Removal

Heated Seats if you don't have them as factory options

Short throw shifter (B&M installation instructions


Maintenance schedule

Do It Yourself 15K maintenance

Do It Yourself 30K maintenance

Oil change without jacks

Headlamp replacement

Instrument cluster removal

Cleaning the radiators (removing front bumper)

Change your own spark plugs

Do your own brake pads and rotors

Coolant tank replacement

Drain points

Wheel rash cure

Car washing

Cleaning the paint with a clay bar

Paint chip repair

Maintaining the top and rear window

Jacking the Boxster

Diagnostic codes

Becker radio web site (supplier to most Boxsters)

Installing an Optima battery in a Boxster

Tire designations for Porsche (n0, N1, etc)

Porsche Approved tires



Replace rotors, pads, brake fluid, bleed system

Replacing the top


Mass Air Flow Sensor (MAF) and discount part source

Open the hood to get at a dead battery

Repair the hinge to the center console storage compartment

Airbag light on early Boxsters

A/C Diagnostics

Send me more by replying, Ill update and post from time to time.
Mike Focke
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