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Westcoaster

Cayman S (18" 5 spoke) wheels on a Boxster

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Will the 18" Cayman S 5 spoke wheels fit without issue on a my06 987?

Can I use the original lugs from the 17" original Boxster wheels?

Are there any spacers involved?

Have I forgotten anything? :huh:

Thanks!

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Will the 18" Cayman S 5 spoke wheels fit without issue on a my06 987?

Can I use the original lugs from the 17" original Boxster wheels?

Are there any spacers involved?

Have I forgotten anything? :huh:

Thanks!

Looking at the TSB for tires/wheels it appears:

1) 18" Cayman wheels will fit (those look nice!)

2) The parts listing only shows one standard lug bolt

3) Spacers are optional -- if you want them, then different lug bolts are required (see TSB)

4) Don't know if you forgot anything -- I don't even know if I forgot anything!!!!!!!

Hope this helps.

Regards,

paul...

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Cayman ( 987 C ) is the same as Boxster ( 987 ), the wheels will fit.

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thanks for the replies, now all I have to do is decide how bad I want them... ;)

I didn't know there was a TSB to refer to, I'll check that out as well.

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thanks for the replies, now all I have to do is decide how bad I want them... ;)

I didn't know there was a TSB to refer to, I'll check that out as well.

Check out the turbo 19 in wheel

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Nice but tyre availability and cost would guide me towards the 18" option. The benefits in roadholding between 18 and 19 inch are minimal. The the 997 GT3 uses 18" wheels.

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Will the 18" Cayman S 5 spoke wheels fit without issue on a my06 987?

Can I use the original lugs from the 17" original Boxster wheels?

Are there any spacers involved?

Have I forgotten anything? :huh:

Thanks!

I am leaning towards those wheels myself... for my 01 Boxster (986).

I was wondering if they would fit.

Do you have the offsets and width of those?

What is the number or title of the TSB you guys mentioned.

All the best,

Gus

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What is the number or title of the TSB you guys mentioned.

All the best,

Gus

"Overview of Summer Tires and Wheels" Dec 2007 in the 987 section. The TSB for Winter Tires is also there. You can view these since you're a Contrib Member.

Regards,

paul...

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Nice but tyre availability and cost would guide me towards the 18" option. The benefits in roadholding between 18 and 19 inch are minimal. The the 997 GT3 uses 18" wheels.

I have to agree, I know that a lot of people gravitate to the 19" wheels, but personally I think that I like the look of a little more rubber between the wheel and the road, for a more balanced look.

I also like a simple wheel that looks clean but aggressive especially when moving slowly through traffic, and at speed the 5 spoke Cayman S wheel virtually disappears, another plus.

Finally, I have a friend with a '05 987S, his car came with 19" Carrera wheels, he found it a bit rough from a ride quality stand point for a street car, he went to the 18" wheel too.

Thanks for the feed back everybody!

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I splurged for the Cayman wheels, that bolted directly onto my 2005 Boxster S. I much prefer the looks, and agree about compromise of 18 vs 19 inch. One added benefit: the Cayman wheels are MUCH easier to clean.

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I splurged for the Cayman wheels, that bolted directly onto my 2005 Boxster S. I much prefer the looks, and agree about compromise of 18 vs 19 inch. One added benefit: the Cayman wheels are MUCH easier to clean.

Did you get the used, new from the dealer or after market? What tires did you go with?

thanks

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Look at wheelenhancement.com for Cayman S wheels they have both take offs and copies (last time I asked take-offs were $1800/4)

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Look at wheelenhancement.com for Cayman S wheels they have both take offs and copies (last time I asked take-offs were $1800/4)

I will take a look, thanks

I prefer OEM if I am going for the 'same' wheel, after that there is a number of options for non-Porsche styles that I like...

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Look at wheelenhancement.com for Cayman S wheels they have both take offs and copies (last time I asked take-offs were $1800/4)

I will take a look, thanks

I prefer OEM if I am going for the 'same' wheel, after that there is a number of options for non-Porsche styles that I like...

Hi i have an 07 987 with 18" Cayman S 5 spoke wheels

Just bought last week so have not got any other photos just yet other than this

I think the chunkiness suits the car.

Cheers

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Look at wheelenhancement.com for Cayman S wheels they have both take offs and copies (last time I asked take-offs were $1800/4)

I will take a look, thanks

I prefer OEM if I am going for the 'same' wheel, after that there is a number of options for non-Porsche styles that I like...

Hi i have an 07 987 with 18" Cayman S 5 spoke wheels

Just bought last week so have not got any other photos just yet other than this

I think the chunkiness suits the car.

Cheers

Nice choice of cars. B)

I agree, the large spokes 'look' lighter but agressive at the same time.

Here is a shot of the wheels I ended up with...

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Edited by Westcoaster

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Look at wheelenhancement.com for Cayman S wheels they have both take offs and copies (last time I asked take-offs were $1800/4)

I will take a look, thanks

I prefer OEM if I am going for the 'same' wheel, after that there is a number of options for non-Porsche styles that I like...

Hi i have an 07 987 with 18" Cayman S 5 spoke wheels

Just bought last week so have not got any other photos just yet other than this

I think the chunkiness suits the car.

Cheers

Nice choice of cars. B)

I agree, the large spokes 'look' lighter but agressive at the same time.

Here is a shot of the wheels I ended up with...

Snap !! They are exactly the same yours looks great too !! :thumbup:

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