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Sleeved Engines


Vehicle Information: Year: 1999; Engine (type, size, modifications): stock; Total Mileage: 36,500;

I recently purchased my first Porsche, 1 1999 with 32,000 miles when purchased. I have been reading about the engine failures on various web sites and that those Boxters built from 9/98 to 3/99 are the ones with the most problems and of course mine has a build date of 9/98. I am the third owner of the vehicle and to date has caused me no problems however this issue concerns me as I thought I was buying one of the best built cars in the world. I noticed that on one of the earlier question and answer threads, that there was mention of Porsche having a list of those vehicles with bored and sleeved engines. How do I find that list? If mine is on the list I'm thinking I better sell before something happens since it appears a replacement engine from the factory would be about as much as the car is worth. Needless to say I'm disappointed in myself for not doing my homework and probably will go back to owning Corvettes. Jim

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