Porsche Boxster S FAQ and Buyer’s Guide

I’m building a comprehensive Porsche Boxster S FAQ and Buyers Guide. Please email me if you have links you would like added to this page.


Porsche Boxster FAQ

Boxster Issues

Boxster Coolant Tank Issue – Diagnosis and Repair, great write-up!
Boxster 986 Engine/Seal Failure Survey – The results of the survey are available on the second page of this post through a link. As I suspected, numbers are not nearly as high as internet folklore would suggest. Furthermore, there’s thousands of owners who never even participate in online communities to comment on their experience.

Boxster Videos

Boxster Bypass Valve Videos on YouTube – The inexpensive way to make your Boxster sound meaner. Not diggin it myself…
Boxster S on the ‘Ring – Camera mounted to Boxster shoots backwards at Impreza chase car.
Railing on a 2000 Boxster S – Couple of dude’s doing 140mph+ in a Boxster S.
Boxster S Drive – Poor video quality, but good sound from cockpit and outside. And no terrible music overlayed to drown out the car — until the very end, some brutal Don Henley… But worth a watch nonetheless.

Porsche Boxster S Reviews Full Test of 2000 Porsche Boxster S: The Boxster with the Knockout Punch
Car and Driver Reviews the 2000 Porsche Boxster S: A sports car to get sappy over-no ifs, ands, and very few buts.

Porsche Boxster S Editorials

Road and Track, Side Glances: So Many Summers (Peter Egan Buys a 2001 Boxster S)

Porsche Boxster S Magazine Series Articles

European Car Magazine Boxster S Long Term Test Series: Intro 2 3 4 5 6

European Car Magazine Boxster R Project Car Series (not based on an ‘S’ but an interesting series): 1 2 3 4 6 9

Porsche Boxster Links

Pete’s Boxster Board – Said to be the best Boxster resource on the web
Porsche Boxster Wikipedia Entry
Boxster Wiki
RennTech – A great forum for Porsche technical discussions. Great information and the forum is much easier to navigate than PPBB.

4 replies on “Porsche Boxster S FAQ and Buyer’s Guide”

I have a 2008 Boxster Limited edition #43. I’ve thought it would be fun and interesting where they all are – there’s only 250.
I’m number 43 in Scottsdale AZ.

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