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Black box under passenger seat

Hello folks,

Before I remove the seat to check by myself what is below passenger seat, I try my luck here.
Car is a 87 USA 930 and there's this carpeted box attached by phillips screws below passenger seat:



Any ideas?
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Are there any wires connected? I havean amp forthe stereo installed there
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Hello folks,



Before I remove the seat to check by myself what is below passenger seat, I try my luck here.

Car is a 87 USA 930 and there's this carpeted box attached by phillips screws below passenger seat:







Any ideas?

Thanks


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Only thing I've seen about that size is an after market lambda box for CIS. Back in 1982 I worked at a federalization shop that installed all kinds of awful things into European model Mercedes and Porsche's that were imported to the states so they could be sold and registered here. After market lambda was one of the things we installed.

I'm guessing the little box under the seat has some wires going to it. Follow them and see where they go. Peel back the grey fabric and see whats in there.
The after market lambda boxes we used to install way back then were in a cheap white plastic case about that size.
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Answer is:

A wood block with carpet on...





That will be reused as a base for my WBO2 controller and data logging devices
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Special Wishes wood block....wish I had one!
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When mine was "Federalized" back in '84 in New Jersey, the folks there did some "special" stuff to my car to get past the feds.
Like a welded on nut on the exhaust for the false O2 sensor{threaded piece of pipe crimped on one end with wires coming out of it} and a spray painted black cardboard box under the seat with phony wires coming out of it that disappearing under the carpet {but going nowhere}.
Maybe you are seeing something similar???

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did you take out the screws and see if the box was empty? Could be stuffed full of cash lol you never know
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Everyone knows the 78-79 carpeted black boxes are far superior to the ones in later cars. I've got the Road & Track article here somewhere to prove it.
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I think it's one of those special ac condensers that the guy keeps pushing over on the 911 forum.
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it's prolly the only one so it must be a collector item
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Everyone knows the 78-79 carpeted black boxes are far superior to the ones in later cars. I've got the Road & Track article here somewhere to prove it.
That box must explain the radical handling differences (better, buttofcourse) and superior accelleration of the 78-79 models, that I've heard about here!
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did you take out the screws and see if the box was empty? Could be stuffed full of cash lol you never know
Or coke! At $200 for an eight ball these days, could pay for some serious upgrades.

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