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2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’

Asking $30,000Contact Seller
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’
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The Build2006 Cayman S ‘3.8 Swap’

The stock 987 Cayman S is a star performer right out of the box, but this example raises the bar significantly by borrowing a 3.8L flat-6 out of a 911 S of the same vintage. Completed when new, we can’t help but wonder if Porsche might have caught wind of this project and used the idea as a launching pad for the Cayman GT4 (which came nearly a decade later). Benefitting from a lighter and more balanced chassis than its bigger brother, this 987 likely delivers a phenomenal driving experience and we can’t help but admire it.

The Build

  • 3.8L 911S Motor
  • Throttle Body
  • Headers
  • Additional Radiator
  • GT3 Front Bumper
Contact Seller
Asking $30,000
  • Mileage:52,000
  • Title:Clean
  • Engine:3.8L Flat-6
  • Trans:6-Speed Manual
  • Exterior:Carrera White
  • Interior:Black Leather
  • Vin:Unspecified
  • Location:Frisco, TX
Contact Seller
Asking $30,000

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