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We currently offer 3.8L Direct Fuel Injection engine replacement packages for all 987.2 Cayman's and Boxster's built from 2009 - 2012, as well as the 2013+ 981 based Cayman's & Boxster's.

Whether we are starting with your beloved Boxster / Cayman or helping you to source a new donor car, we can custom build your car with a variety of performance / cosmetic modifications to create a package truly tailor fit to your liking!

3.8L ENGINE CONVERSION: 50 Hours Labor @ $120 Per Hour (Includes the labor to remove your existing engine, undress it, convert the new 3.8L power plant to 981/987 spec, prepare your new engine for installation, prepare your old engine for return to Porsche and installation of the new engine in the vehicle.)

3.8L 991/997.2 REMAN ENGINE FROM PORSCHE: $18,500 plus core charge of ~$10,500 (CORE CREDIT PRICES FOR YOUR MOTOR WILL VARY, DEPENDING ON ENGINE SIZE & MODEL YEAR) - Please contact us directly with your specific VIN for an accurate estimate.

3.8L 991 / 997.2 REMAN "X51 POWER KIT" ENGINE FROM PORSCHE: 991 3.8L PowerKit Engine - $19,600 & 997.2 3.8L PowerKit Engine - $25,300 (INCLUDES LABOR COSTS & CORE CREDIT FIGURES FROM ABOVE. REQUIRES ADDITIONAL 6 HOUR LABOR FOR X51 MANIFOLD INSTALL IN 981 ENGINE BAY)

* NOTE: PRICES ARE AS OF May 9th, 2017. ALL CORE VALUES AND REMAN ENGINE COSTS ARE CONSIDERED ESTIMATES TIL ACTUAL VIN SUBMISSION TO PORSCHE DEALERSHIP.


* NOTE: 987.2 2.9L CARS NEED ONLY ADDITIONAL ENGINE WIRING HARNESS, ECU AND "JUMPER" HARNESS - NO ADDITIONAL DRIVETRAIN PARTS OR PLUMBING PARTS NEEDED.

THE NUMBERS ABOVE ASSUME USAGE OF OE PORSCHE CARS AG PARTS. THESE NUMBERS DO NOT ASSUME ANY AFTERMARKET BOLT-ON MODIFICATIONS IN THE FORM OF EXHAUST, INTAKE OR ECU UPGRADES. THESE MODIFICATIONS CAN BE ADDED DURING THE CONVERSION TO HELP OFFSET LABOR COSTS OF ADDING LATER.