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Message: Re: Boxster vs. 911

Changed By: Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S)
Change Date: December 30, 2018 03:23PM

Re: Boxster vs. 911
I prefer my old, gone Boxster. I had a 2000 Boxster S and now a 2009 C2S. The Boxster is clearly a better handling, more fun car to own and drive. Just is. Done.

I can sum it all up.... lighter!!!, mid-engine, closed in cockpit, slightly shorter gears. Simply more of a sports car than a 911.
The 911 has become a great GT car as Porsche is going after a very large, well-healed, poser market.

The added power of my C2S is nice but not that more impressive. The gears in the C2S are a bit too long... I am always thinking about having 2nd and third gear lowered.... I don't know why everyone mods the engine for more HP as they should be gearing the thing down a bit. The suspension of the 2000 S was perfect for me.... just well engineered. The PASM in my 2009 is just terrible.... it bangs over expansion joints but is swishy.... so I put in the DSC control module and that totally transformed the handling from being annoying to fabulous.

If I had to do it again, I would seriously consider a Boxster. Although I could never buy a pre-2009 as I had two engine blow up of that vintage hence why I went with a 2009.

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Changed By: Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S)
Change Date: December 30, 2018 03:15PM

Re: Boxster vs. 911
I prefer my old, gone Boxster. I had a 2000 Boxster S and now a 2009 C2S. The Boxster is clearly a better handling, more fun car to own and drive. Just is. Done.

I can sum it all up.... lighter!!!, mid-engine, closed in cockpit, slightly shorter gears.
Simply more of a sports car than a 911.

The added power of my C2S is nice but not that more impressive. The gears in the C2S are a bit too long... I am always thinking about having 2nd and third gear lowered.... I don't know why everyone mods the engine for more HP as they should be gearing the thing down a bit. The suspension of the 2000 S was perfect for me.... just well engineered. The PASM in my 2009 is just terrible.... it bangs over expansion joints but is swishy.... so I put in the DSC control module and that totally transformed the handling from being annoying to fabulous.

If I had to do it again, I would seriously consider a Boxster. Although I could never buy a pre-2009 as I had two engine blow up of that vintage hence why I went with a 2009.

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Changed By: Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S)
Change Date: December 30, 2018 03:15PM

Re: Boxster vs. 911
I prefer my old, gone Boxster. I had a 2000 Boxster S and now a 2009 C2S. The Boxster is clearly a better handling, more fun car to own and drive. Just is. Done.

I can sum it all up.... lighter!!!, mid-engine, closed in cockpit, slightly shorter gears.

The added power of my C2S is nice but not that more impressive. The gears in the C2S are a bit too long... I am always thinking about having 2nd and third gear lowered.... I don't know why everyone mods the engine for more HP as they should be gearing the thing down a bit. The suspension of the 2000 S was perfect for me.... just well engineered. The PASM in my 2009 is just terrible.... it bangs over expansion joints but is swishy.... so I put in the DSC control module and that totally transformed the handling from being annoying to fabulous.

If I had to do it again, I would seriously consider a Boxster. Although I could never buy a pre-2009 as I had two engine blow up of that vintage hence why I went with a 2009.

Peace
Bruce in Philly
Changed By: Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S)
Change Date: December 30, 2018 03:15PM

Re: Boxster vs. 911
I prefer my old, gone Boxster. I had a 2000 Boxster S and now a 2009 C2S. The Boxster is clearly a better handling, more fun car to own and drive. Just is. Done.

I can sum it all up.... mid-engine, closed in cockpit, slightly shorter gears.

The added power of my C2S is nice but not that more impressive. The gears in the C2S are a bit too long... I am always thinking about having 2nd and third gear lowered.... I don't know why everyone mods the engine for more HP as they should be gearing the thing down a bit. The suspension of the 2000 S was perfect for me.... just well engineered. The PASM in my 2009 is just terrible.... it bangs over expansion joints but is swishy.... so I put in the DSC control module and that totally transformed the handling from being annoying to fabulous.

If I had to do it again, I would seriously consider a Boxster. Although I could never buy a pre-2009 as I had two engine blow up of that vintage hence why I went with a 2009.

Peace
Bruce in Philly

Original Message

Author: Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S)
Date: December 30, 2018 03:14PM

Re: Boxster vs. 911
I prefer my old, gone Boxster. I had a 2000 Boxster S and now a 2009 C2S. The Boxster is clearly a better handling, more fun car to own and drive. Just is. Done.

I can sum it all up.... mid-engine, closed in cockpit, shorter gears.

The added power of my C2S is nice but not that more impressive. The gears in the C2S are a bit too long... I am always thinking about having 2nd and third gear lowered.... I don't know why everyone mods the engine for more HP as they should be gearing the thing down a bit. The suspension of the 2000 S was perfect for me.... just well engineered. The PASM in my 2009 is just terrible.... it bangs over expansion joints but is swishy.... so I put in the DSC control module and that totally transformed the handling from being annoying to fabulous.

If I had to do it again, I would seriously consider a Boxster. Although I could never buy a pre-2009 as I had two engine blow up of that vintage hence why I went with a 2009.

Peace
Bruce in Philly