2001 Porsche Boxster S

2001 Porsche Boxster S

Looking for an inexpensive entry to Porsche ownership? Try an early Boxster.

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Oct 29, 2023
Do you keep tabs on your old cars?

More often than not, we don't get to keep tabs on our previous cars. Luckily, we still get to see our former Boxster S from time to time.

Jun 26, 2020
Project Boxster S: Ride Along at the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park

Want more on-track footage of our 2001 Porsche 986 Boxster S? We got you covered.

Jun 18, 2020
Project Boxster S: Ownership Experience and Track Manners

Interested in getting a 986 Boxster? Here's everything you need to know about it, from what it's like to own to how it performs on the track.

Jun 12, 2020
Project Boxster S: Replacing the Dual-Mass Flywheel With an Aluminum Piece

Before we reattach the transmission to our Porsche 986 Boxster, we replaced the original dual-mass flywheel with an aluminum flywheel from Spec.

Jun 9, 2020
Project Boxster S: Easily Cleaning and Refinishing the Brake Discs and Calipers

The brakes on our Porsche 986 Boxster looked tired. To clean them up, we asked Tim McNair of GP Conours Restoration how to get them concours-ready.

May 29, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S: The Truth About Porsche IMS Bearing Failure and How to Fix It

The IMS Bearing is known to fail in higher mileage Porsche Boxsters like ours. To avoid any costly repairs, we talked to Sean Mickle from Nort Northam Collection to find …

May 22, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S Video: Clean Wheel Wells for Our Clean Boxster

You've detailed the exterior, the interior and even the engine bay, but do you know what separates a detailed car from a fully detailed car? How about clean wheel wells?

Mar 24, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S: How to Bulletproof Your Boxster Engine

If you know what to measures to take, owning a high-mileage German sports car like our 2001 Porsche Boxster S isn't that scary.

Feb 26, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S: Pro Detailing Tips

Our Boxster presented well, but it still needed help. We called in Tim McNair of Grand Prix Concours Preparation to help us get our Boxster's looks back up to snuff.

Feb 18, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S: Video Buyer Guide

Nort Northam taught us what to look for when looking for a Boxster.

Feb 5, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S: Meet Our Porsche Partners

Meet Porsche Classic and Nort Northam, two partners who will be instrumental in helping us make our project dreams a reality.

Jan 28, 2020
Project Porsche Boxster S: Time to Buy One?

With prices for early Boxster reaching rock-bottom, we knew that now was a good time to get one for ourselves.

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