Porsche Boxster Porsche's smallest and least expensive sports car model,the Boxster is a convertible sports car released in late 1996.

some insight please

Old 05-17-2009, 09:53 PM
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Hey guys, just bought a 97 boxster, and need to do a couple things. Would like to replace the front bumper, what do these usually go for? It's got some paint missing on the bottom, and a couple of tears, the front of the bumper is ok, just the underneath. Aswell as the rear brake pads maybe rotors, recomend doing it yourself? Or have someone do them? I was a mechanic a few years back, but never did work on a porsche before. Also is it possible to replace just the rear window of the soft top or does the whole roof have to be replaced? Thanks guys.
Old 05-18-2009, 09:55 AM
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Brakes and rotors are simple, some of the simplest brake systems I have ever worked on. 10mm allen, some pliers, and a screwdriver.

Used front bumpers are usually pretty cheap, but the cost of shipping is usually 100-150 bucks, which seems to scare people away. I don't have any around anymore, but I use to have a bunch of bumpers that I couldn't give away due to the shipping, so they got tossed.
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