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Suspension Overhaul - Expert Advice Needed

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I currently have a 2002 Porsche Boxster S with 86k miles on it.  I drive it spirited and do some autocross.  I noticed that my right strut started to make some noise and the ride does not seem as firm as it once was.  I am thinking about upgrading my suspension with the ROW M030 kit.  I am interested in adding a bit more handling while maintaining everyday comfort and drivability.  I have read a bunch of articles in regards to all the other parts you should replace when you do the ROW M030 swap.  Upon pricing all the parts they are almost 3k!!  Here are the parts and pricing I have so far:

 

202                99734301800 2 - Front Strut Mounts
175.5                98633305906 2 - Rear Strut Mounts
74                99634351505 2 - Strut Bearings (front only)

1795

                ROW M030 European Sport Suspension Kit
170                986DLINKF Front Drop Links
170                986DLINKR Rear Drop Links
13                986FRCOMP front compensation plates(size? 3mm or 6.5mm)
13                986RRCOMP rear compensation plates(size? 3mm or 6.5mm)
38                99634350500 Front Shock Bellows
38                98633350501 Rear Shock Bellows
35                99634330102 Front Bump Stops
50                98633330101

Rear Bump Stops

 

Can you experts please help me determine if I am missing anything else or are there some parts that I just dont need.....

 

Also any tutorials/advice that anyone can give me would be great.

 

THANK  YOU!

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If you buy your RoW M030 kit from the right company m-then most all of the parts you mentioned are included plus you get the correct swaybars for that suspension.

This is the kit from carnewal.com (Gert Carnewal is a longtime member and supporter here).

 

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Thank you for the reply.  The parts in the kit from Carnewal and Suncoast both have only the springs, struts, and swaybars.  These both represent the 

European Sport Suspension Kit on my list above.  All other parts are listed as things I should replace when swapping out the suspension on the forums.

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