I recently bought my first boxster. It's a 986 boxster s with factory Los suspension option. The previous owner fitted eibach pro-kit that has lowered the ride height by a further one inch (40 mm). It looks great but is not that practical I.e need to go very slowly over anything resembling a speed hump. So I am planning to have the original springs put back on (came with the car fortunately).
So any thoughts regarding reinstating originals? I guess getting the alignment redone is something to consider.
Appreciate any feedback.
You'll want the alignment redone as you noted.
For street riding, the original ride height is better, but still low.
My friend recently did $3500 to her 911 by driving over a curb to avoid a pedestrian.
well spent a few hundred dollars at my trusted garage. Original springs put back on, full wheel alignment & camber done. Money well spent. Boxster already had sports suspension option and the revised ride height much more practical and also a more comfortable ride, not a bad thing IMHO. I,ll be putting some eibach springs on the market soon. Before & after photos once I have enough posts.
I should clarify my "few hundred dollars"): actually $650 (Australian) all up. The garage said it took about 7 hours, with the rear change being the most time consuming. End result is great for me & happy with the money spent.
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