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Junkyard Boxster

Assuming you were stupid enough to buy a junkyard 1999 Boxster for almost nothing, with no history, but all the parts look present, and no visible evidence of a wreck, wouldn't you assume there is probably catastrophic engine damage?

Assuming you were stupid enough to winch it on a trailer and sneak it home without your SO seeing it and were able to hide it in a corner and cover it with a tarp, what should be your sequence of events to figure out what's wrong with it?
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Before doing anything, or moving it, I would check to see if it is a flood car, if it is, run away, quickly..........
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Have title? Fail, it is a parts car.
Flood inspection. Fail, it is a parts car.
Oil filter inspection. Fail, it is a parts car.
Battery Charge.
Have key? Fail, ask again.
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I forgot to mention that it would be used only as a Champ Car Endurance Racer.
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