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General Information

Year
2008
Make
PORSCHE
Model
987 BOXSTER S LE
Color
36
History
Engine Type: 6 Cylinder Naturally Aspirated
Purchase Date: 2007-10-22
Vehicle Mileage: 27000 Miles
Purchase Price: $66975.00 USD
Total Modifications: 40
Total Spent: $27016.00 USD
Product: GT3 Brake Ducts
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $23.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: GT3 brake ducts; Provides better cooling to front rotors than the stock ducts.

Installed prior to a forthcoming brake upgrade.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Product: DME Security Nuts
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 5/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $30.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Tamper proof security nuts to secure DME to car. Required to bring the cars theft prevention devices up to Thatcham Cat 1 standard.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Alarm Siren
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $105.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Battery backed alarm siren fitted to bring the US alarm up to UK Thatcham Cat 1 standard.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 7/10
Comments:
Product: Tilt Sensor
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $105.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Alarm tilt sensor fitted to bring the alarm up to UK Thatcham Cat 1 standard.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments:
Product: GPS Tracker
Manufacturer: Automatrics Ltd
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date: 2011-07-01
Purchase Price: $600.00
Purchased From: Automatrics Ltd
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Provides track and trace of missing objects by using GPS or LBS and radio. A stand alone self powered product which is based around a GSM module that supports GPS and uses GPRS interface fitted with a RF transmitter.
Install Date: 2011-07-04
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Simple 'wireless' install.
Limited Edition Boxster S in RS Orange..... aka 'Tango'

In addition to the standard 'Limited Edition' options, my delivered options included: Heated Seats, Windstop, Sports Chrono Plus, BOSE, Interior Floor Mats, PCM with Extended Navigation, Bi-Xenon Headlights with washers.

Modifications

Interior
Product: Fire Extinguisher
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $140.00
Purchased From: Other - Such as an Individual
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: OEM fire extinguisher and mount
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments: Install required removal of the drivers seat
Product: Floor Mats - Rubber
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $85.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Porsche rubber mats
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Rechargeable Flashlight
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 7/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $40.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Porsche LED flashlight
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: First Aid Kit
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $50.00
Purchased From: Suncoast Motorsports
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Porsche first aid kit
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Umbrella
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $65.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Porsche umbrella installs next to passenger seat
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Warning Triangle
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $34.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Emergency warning triangle as carried in Europe
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Stainless Sports Footrest
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 7/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $164.00
Purchased From: Suncoast Motorsports
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Stainless steel footrest to replace standard black footrest. FYI it is actually silver coated plastic.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 7/10
Comments:
Product: The Red Clip
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $5.00
Purchased From: Suncoast Motorsports
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: The 'Red Clip' is actually a clip that is supplied with the 986 speedster humps to disable the convertible roof. However when fitted it also re-enables the interior alarm sensor when the roof is open. A great way to increase top down security.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Hood Protector
Manufacturer: Das Schild
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $199.00
Purchased From: Das Schild
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Plastic hood liner a must to protect the soft aluminum hood from damage from items in the storage area below.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 7/10
Comments: Simple install
Product: Trunk Protector
Manufacturer: Das Schild
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date: 0-00-00
Purchase Price: $139.00
Purchased From: Das Schild
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Plastic liner for the trunk to prevent damage from luggage etc.
Install Date: 0-00-00
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Simple install
Product: KUDA Mounting Base
Manufacturer: Kuda
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $65.00
Purchased From: Kuda
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Kuda phone mount used to mount Escort 9500ci display and control unit.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 9/10
Comments:
Product: GT3 RS Steering Wheel
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $800.00
Purchased From: Other - Such as an Individual
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description:
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Exterior
Product: Clear Side Markers
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $40.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: European sidemarkers
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Simple install
Product: Aluminium Fuel Cap
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $250.00
Purchased From: Suncoast Motorsports
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Aluminum fuel cap.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Painted Headlight Washer Nozzles
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $125.00
Purchased From: BumperPlugs
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Headlight washer nozzles in black
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Chromed Bulbs
Manufacturer: XenonMods
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $45.00
Purchased From: XenonMods
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Replaces orange sidemarker, front and rear indicator bulbs with chromed bulbs to give a better finish to car after clear sidemarker mod was done.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Aspheric Mirror Set
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $300.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Aspheric mirror set fitted to car to meet UK IVA vehicle standard prior to UK registration.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Simple install
Product: European Headlight Set
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 9/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $1,700.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: European headlight set fitted to car to meet UK IVA vehicle standard prior to UK registration.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments: Install requires the transfer for the control unit and xenon bulb from USA headlight.
Product: SMD LED
Manufacturer: Philips
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date: 2012-09-19
Purchase Price: $15.00
Purchased From: Ebay
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Surface Mouted LED to replace the parking lamps. Same color tint as the Xenon headlights.
Install Date: 2012-09-19
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Easy swap
Audio
Product: Tooki
Manufacturer: NavTv
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $750.00
Purchased From: BumperPlugs
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Bluetooth Phone System for the Porsche PCM
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Simple Install, minimal tools
Product: CDC-4 Disc Player
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $225.00
Purchased From: Other - Such as an Individual
Purchase Rating: 8/10
Description: 6 CD Multi-Changer
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments: A 1-2 hour install.
Product: Navigation Update - 08.2007 update as per TSB 30/07
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 7/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $299.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Navigation update for 2008 (this updated DVD is dated 8/07), ideal for early 2005 to early 2007 models, consists of two PCM2.1 Multimedia Update CDs (1 and 2), and the DVD containing updated maps.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: FYI the 08.2007 maps are exactly the same as those contained on the 05.2007 DVD so if your car came with this there is no reason to update.
Product: 9500ci
Manufacturer: Escort Radar
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $1,600.00
Purchased From: Escort Radar
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description:
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 0/10
Comments: Awaiting the weather to warm up to install.
Product: XM Radio
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 8/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $435.00
Purchased From: Other - Such as an Individual
Purchase Rating: 8/10
Description: Now installed. about 3 hours work.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 7/10
Comments:
Product: European Homelink Transmitter
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 6/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $500.00
Purchased From: New Country Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: European version of the Home-link transmitter. Operates on 433Mhz unlike the US 315Mhz version. I wouldn't have change this but the house we are moving too has electronic gates and a separate electronic door on the garage (Beats having two bulky remotes in the car).
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 6/10
Comments: Requires the removal of the front bumper.
Product: Navigation Update - 08.2009
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 7/10
Purchase Date: 2010-01-14
Purchase Price: $580.00
Purchased From: Porsche Service Centre Byfleet
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: PCM 2.1 Navigation update for Europe 08/2009.
Install Date: 2010-01-14
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Exhaust
Product: TBD Torque Biasing Differential
Manufacturer: Quaife
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $1,350.00
Purchased From: Motordrive
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description:
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Installed
Installation Rating: 0/10
Comments:
Product: Short Shifter
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $440.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Porsche Short Shifter
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: 1 hour install as I have done many of these
Wheel and Tire
Product: Carbon Fiber Wheels
Manufacturer: Oakley Design
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $9,500.00
Purchased From: Oakley Design
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Carbon fiber wheels 9x19 fronts 11x19 rears. Finished in Porsche gloss black with centers cut to take OEM center caps.
Install Date:
Installed By: Farnbacher-Loles
Installation Cost: $600.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Install cost includes 4xTPMS sensors.

Specialist tire mounting required so that carbon fiber rim is not damaged.
Product: Poggipolini Titanium Lug Nuts
Manufacturer: Oakley Design
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $980.00
Purchased From: Oakley Design
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Titanium lug nuts
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments:
Product: Pirelli Corsa System
Manufacturer: Oakley Design
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $2,368.00
Purchased From: Oakley Design
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Tires 235-35-19 PZero Corsa Direzionale fronts and 295-30-19 Pzero Corsa Asimmetrico, 1 Left and 1 Right (Each is different).
Install Date:
Installed By: Farnbacher-Loles
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 10/10
Comments: Install costs included on wheels
Product: Crested Valve Caps for Cars with TPMS
Manufacturer: Porsche
Product Rating: 10/10
Purchase Date:
Purchase Price: $20.00
Purchased From: Danbury Porsche
Purchase Rating: 10/10
Description: Finally Porsche have brought out a crested valve cap for cars with TPMS.
Install Date:
Installed By: Self Install
Installation Cost: $0.00
Installation Rating: 8/10
Comments:

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