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Boxster P1128 diagnosis....
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Well you have an answer. Now, do you still own the car? Your fleet has my head spinning :-)
grant - 3 months ago

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Re: Well you have an answer. Now, do you still own the car? Your fleet has my head spinning :-)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

123

What is the Motorsports version? *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

97

Re: What is the Motorsports version? Oh, just looked it up... Would it prevent future AOS failures? *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

109

Re: Well you have an answer. Now, do you still own the car? Your fleet has my head spinning :-)
MarcW - 3 months ago

104

The M-version
grant - 3 months ago

125

My recollection of what I read about the M version of the AOS is that it is super expensive...
MarcW - 3 months ago

121

Just one detail - its about 8x, not 3x / price for those of us who put them in ourselves... *NM*
grant - 3 months ago

116

Thanks.... sounds like it isn't worth pursuing given normal driving conditions.. *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

112

Another great one has left us .... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

612

A great driver and a class act--he will be missed. *NM*
MikenOH - 3 months ago

85

Re: A great driver and a class act--he will be missed. That's for sure. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

95

(NPC) New GM driverless car Image Attachments
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

628

Re:What's the point?confused smiley might as well take the bussad smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 3 months ago

112

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

113

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
MikenOH - 3 months ago

97

Early adopters...
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

128

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
Anker - 3 months ago

125

Re: (NPC) New GM driverless car
frogster - 3 months ago

112

Porsche says "We'll keep the steering wheel as long as we can"
tom coughlin - 3 months ago

106

2000 Boxster - gauge cluster removal - please help URL
bb1 - 3 months ago

647

I don't remember ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

118

You don't have to...
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

112

Re: I don't remember ...
bb1 - 3 months ago

99

Anyone here in the Huntsville Alabama area?
Paralizer - 3 months ago

627

Map URL
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

122

Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars... Jpeg Attachments
MarcW - 3 months ago

853

Good for you--great looking car
MikenOH - 3 months ago

128

Re: Good for you--great looking car
MarcW - 3 months ago

117

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

117

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
MarcW - 3 months ago

109

Marc, thanks for your contributions over the years
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 3 months ago

114

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
BarryL - 3 months ago

107

How many miles, exactly?
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

122

Re: How many miles, exactly? Mine is at 211K...Marc's over 300K if I remember right *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

118

Nice. I actually meant to ask about Marc's car *NM*
Boxsterra - 3 months ago

110

wow
frogster - 3 months ago

126

Re: wow
MarcW - 3 months ago

121

Marc, I truly believe that *everyone* on this forum wants you to continue contributing..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 3 months ago

109

Re: Marc, I truly believe that *everyone* on this forum wants you to continue contributing.. I agree *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

114

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
db997S - 3 months ago

105

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 3 months ago

104

Thanks Marc and Good luck! Jpeg Attachments
Indybox - 3 months ago

136

2 nice choices. I'm sorry to see you go though. Your insight has always been valuable....
John from MN - 3 months ago

117

Re: Make that Boxster's still in the shop and I have 2 new cars...
Tony in Whittier - 3 months ago

108

Thanks for all the kind words...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Thanks for all the kind words...
MikenOH - 3 months ago

128

Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

170

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
Anker - 4 months ago

167

Not sure "any" tire shop could do a proper Boxster (Porsche) alignment...A local tire shop proved...
MarcW - 4 months ago

165

They key is neither indie, nor specialist nor dealer - its knowledge and care
grant - 4 months ago

166

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - 4 months ago

162

Ha, ha...Panamera Laugh
fgv1it - 4 months ago

164

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
jlegelis - 4 months ago

137

That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
grant - 4 months ago

169

Re: That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
db997S - 4 months ago

152

I was expecting to find that the 997 was more expensive for the service than a 987
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 4 months ago

142

I’m just going to say...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: That's a bit steep, but there are some expensive parts there....
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

129

Ouch!
grant - 4 months ago

142

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - 4 months ago

144

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
db997S - 4 months ago

145

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
MarcW - 4 months ago

158

Did you ask for zero front camber?
grant - 4 months ago

158

Re: Did you ask for zero front camber?
MarcW - 4 months ago

136

Its not very twitchy, btu the reason is...
grant - 4 months ago

137

Re: Its not very twitchy, btu the reason is...
db997S - 4 months ago

149

Harry's lap timer will tell you in real time for $20. *NM*
grant - 4 months ago

148

Re: Did you ask for zero front camber?
2008RS60 - 3 months ago

108

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
boxsterd - 4 months ago

134

And for a comparison
grant - 4 months ago

135

I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - 4 months ago

160

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

147

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - 4 months ago

153

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxsterd - 4 months ago

133

Re: I think all things done at dealerships are pricey...
boxtaboy - 4 months ago

151

that's quite reasonable really...
grant - 4 months ago

159

Re: that's quite reasonable really...
boxtaboy - 4 months ago

145

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
dak911 - 3 months ago

135

Re: Ouch, 8-year-old Porsches are expensive
2008RS60 - 3 months ago

99

Update on Transmission and Question about IMS Upgrade with 175K miles already on engine
BarryL - 3 months ago

719

The DOF does not cost $1500. It costs $799.99 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

126

Thanks, Pedro. I will let my indy know. Makes a difference as I like not having to do again *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

108

Re: Update on Transmission and Question about IMS Upgrade with 175K miles already on engine
MikenOH - 3 months ago

108

Good point. I need to discuss further with my indy. Very helpful. Thanks! *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

108

A few comments. (short answer: lubrication)
grant - 3 months ago

120

Just wanted to mention this: Porsche now offers an IMSB "kit". The kit retails for just...
MarcW - 3 months ago

137

Re: Just wanted to mention this: Porsche now offers an IMSB "kit". Thanks, Marc! *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

109

Re: A few comments. (short answer: lubrication) - Thanks for your thoughts and experience shared! *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

105

M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
BarryL - 3 months ago

120

Re: M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
MikenOH - 3 months ago

109

Re: M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
BarryL - 3 months ago

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Re: M96/22AT65265283 My engine number shows its really a 2002 engine, just rebuilt in 2006?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

113

Thanks, Pedro! *NM*
BarryL - 3 months ago

97

Happy New Year 2018!... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 3 months ago

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Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
Anker - 3 months ago

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Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
frogster - 3 months ago

87

Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
grc0456 - 3 months ago

97

Re: Happy New Year 2018!...
Guenter in Ontario - 3 months ago

80

Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car... Jpeg Attachments
MarcW - 4 months ago

798

I see a lot of Challengers on the street.
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Re: I see a lot of Challengers on the street.
MarcW - 4 months ago

116

What i really like about the new toy is....
grant - 4 months ago

111

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
Ed B - 4 months ago

115

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
MarcW - 4 months ago

115

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
Ed B - 3 months ago

102

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
db997S - 3 months ago

108

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
MarcW - 3 months ago

111

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
db997S - 3 months ago

90

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car...
MarcW - 3 months ago

109

Re: Boxster's still in the shop...and I have a new car... Vanishing Point.
m2 - 3 months ago

104

Update... May be just my imagination but it doesn't look good for the Boxster...
MarcW - 3 months ago

146

Update 2...
MarcW - 3 months ago

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Re: Update 2...
Roger987 - 3 months ago

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Re: Update 2...
MarcW - 3 months ago

104

Santa's been very busy lately ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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incredible! *NM*
SMILIN - 4 months ago

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Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
marty - 4 months ago

100

Techo Choo Choo smileys with beer *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

103

gesundheit *NM*
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

95

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
Van914 - 4 months ago

89

That's fabulous. And you do a pretty good Santa... Merry Christmas to all your family. G *NM*
grant - 4 months ago

90

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
db997S - 4 months ago

87

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
grc0456 - 4 months ago

96

Wow, that's really nice - you look like you are in your element! Awesome! *NM*
BarryL - 4 months ago

101

Great work, Pedro. Looks so clean and smooth. *NM*
Clam - 4 months ago

109

Re: Santa's been very busy lately ...
dak911 - 3 months ago

100

Limited Slip Diff recommendations for 986 Boxster S?
jlegelis - 4 months ago

622

Hi John...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

117

Re: Hi John...
jlegelis - 4 months ago

109

Re: Hi John...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

98

Well...... (PSS9 comfy? Maybe)
grant - 4 months ago

109

Re: Well...... (PSS9 comfy? Maybe)
jlegelis - 4 months ago

117

Re: Well...... (PSS9 comfy? Maybe)
BoxsterNorm - 3 months ago

115

I like the OS geiken but... more
grant - 4 months ago

121

ADMIN! - Feliz Christmas, or Merry Navidad, or ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

584

Question for Pedro - Archive Book or Database Flatfile
BarryL - 4 months ago

638

Why not just use the "search"?
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

103

Well said Mike. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

99

Re: Well said Mike. Thanks Pedro....
BarryL - 4 months ago

96

Tips on refreshing my suspension?
SMILIN - 4 months ago

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Re: Tips on refreshing my suspension?
MarcW - 4 months ago

115

thanks Marc! I appreciate your thoughtful and complete replies.
SMILIN - 4 months ago

109

I'll pile on here and mainly add to what Marc has already said
grant - 4 months ago

100

Re: I'll pile on here and mainly add to what Marc has already said
SMILIN - 4 months ago

106

OEMs
grant - 4 months ago

99

Car springs... URL
MarcW - 4 months ago

104

Last minute shopping? ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: Last minute shopping? ....
db997S - 4 months ago

101

Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
boxsterd - 4 months ago

130

Re: Biggest fear for some, coming closer to reality: Plug-in 911
db997S - 4 months ago

135

Some even drive hybrids.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

121

Re: Some even drive hybrids.
boxsterd - 4 months ago

92

NBC - The Porsche Museum Just Finished Restoring Its Oldest 911
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 4 months ago

481

awesome. brings a smile to my face. thanks for posting. *NM*
frogster - 4 months ago

94

2002 Boxster - How to reset Convertible Top Warning Light on dash (after Top Repair)
ErnestoCarNut - 4 months ago

500

Re: 2002 Boxster - How to reset Convertible Top Warning Light on dash (after Top Repair)
Anker - 4 months ago

118

Re: 2002 Boxster - How to reset Convertible Top Warning Light on dash (after Top Repair)
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

114

PCA Juniors
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

421

2019 911 URL
Roger987 - 4 months ago

442

Re: 2019 911
db997S - 4 months ago

103

99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

1,173

P0341 - Camshaft position sensor 1 signal implausible, short to ground, short to positive...
MarcW - 3 years ago

4,039

Here are the tests for P0341...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Let me add that in another reference the test steps show with the Porsche diagnostics... Png Attachments
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: Let me add that in another reference the test steps show with the Porsche diagnostics...
snc22782 - 4 months ago

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I use...
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

550

Be careful. You are not following the test steps as they are given...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: Be careful. You are not following the test steps as they are given...
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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If test 4 failed that's indicative of a short to positive, based on the info from my...
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

500

My references are for newer cars with DME version 7.8. If 12V is not measured in test 4....
MarcW - 3 years ago

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Re: My references are for newer cars with DME version 7.8. If 12V is not measured in test 4....
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

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Re: 99 boxter with permanent cam sensor shorted faults
_adrian_ - 3 years ago

648

My hardcopy of the factory manual has wiring diagrams...Trouble is
MarcW - 3 years ago

548

Boxster S > Model S
kmmcdonald - 4 months ago

549

Re: Boxster S > Model S
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

120

Re: Boxster S > Model S
boxtaboy - 4 months ago

104

I happen to like the model S, btu they are totally different cars
grant - 4 months ago

131

Re: Boxster S > Model S
db997S - 4 months ago

109

Re: Boxster S > Model S
jlegelis - 4 months ago

87

P1128 (again) and Porsche IMSB "solution"....
MarcW - 4 months ago

462

re: IMSB and 3k
grant - 4 months ago

128

Re: re: IMSB and 3k
MarcW - 4 months ago

147

Yea, i was thinking of the dance. Hoping it was out more than on *NM*
grant - 4 months ago

130

Update....
MarcW - 4 months ago

141

Re: Update....
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 4 months ago

117

Don't know for sure...
MarcW - 4 months ago

119

GT4
grant - 4 months ago

131

Re: GT4
MarcW - 4 months ago

125

3 rd gear and understeer
grant - 4 months ago

130

Porsche IMSB "kit"... I mentioned this in another....
MarcW - 4 months ago

418

2000 Boxster ignition switch issue URL
bb1 - 4 months ago

328

Homm, that soudns mechanical, the typical problem is electrical.
grant - 4 months ago

116

Re: Homm, that soudns mechanical, the typical problem is electrical.
bb1 - 4 months ago

128

When I looked into this my Porsche tech sources told me they always replace the entire switch...
MarcW - 4 months ago

123

Re: 2000 Boxster ignition switch issue
Al in Melbourne Beach - 4 months ago

125

plastic rear window - small crack
bb1 - 4 months ago

305

Small cracks become big ones..
grant - 4 months ago

120

You Might Try E6800
DanStub - 4 months ago

130

I suppose it can't hurt to try scuffing it a bit and using any model-glue/cement (Duco,,,,) *NM*
grant - 4 months ago

115

Re: plastic rear window - small crack
MarcW - 4 months ago

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Re: plastic rear window - small crack
bb1 - 4 months ago

108

Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 5 months ago

370

Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
frogster - 5 months ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 5 months ago

137

Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
Indybox - 5 months ago

142

Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 5 months ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 5 months ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
jmr986 - 5 months ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
AndyInNYC - 4 months ago

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Re: Attention, non contortionists and inflexible owners! Getting to ignition switch
bb1 - 4 months ago

114

The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

431

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
frogster - 5 months ago

133

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

147

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
frogster - 4 months ago

126

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

113

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
db997S - 4 months ago

119

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

113

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
db997S - 4 months ago

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Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
frogster - 4 months ago

116

Well said. *NM*
MikenOH - 4 months ago

132

Re: The new 992 likely coming in 2018 as a 2019 model
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

155

And by the same token...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

143

Well said, Pedro thumbs up
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

144

Oops....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

132

Re: And by the same token...
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 4 months ago

143

NBC: Tesla's new $200K roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds
db997S - 5 months ago

386

Face lift anyone? eye popping smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

156

200 Gs isn't just the price, it's the amount of force, too. spinning smiley sticking its tongue out *NM*
db997S - 5 months ago

165

Another video of the acceleration
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

213

Re: Another video of the acceleration
Tweety - 5 months ago

164

So i guess its fast :-) *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

144

Batteries on a track? Not yet.
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 5 months ago

151

Well...
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

136

Now go try and test drive one.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

177

Re: Now go try and test drive one.
MikenOH - 5 months ago

169

Elon Musk plays the long game
grant - 5 months ago

165

Re: Now go try and test drive one.
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

185

Re: Now go try and test drive one.
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

138

Resource allocation
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

160

More detail on "why?"
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

153

Re: Resource allocation
MarcW - 5 months ago

159

Misplaced credibility
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

172

Re: Misplaced credibility
db997S - 5 months ago

147

Re: Misplaced credibility
MarcW - 5 months ago

161

Re: Misplaced credibility - for the record
paulofto - 5 months ago

166

Re: Misplaced credibility - for the record
MarcW - 5 months ago

155

Alan, but yes. And..
grant - 5 months ago

141

Re: Misplaced credibility - for the record
MarcW - 5 months ago

153

To be fair to GM
grant - 5 months ago

140

Well you now can order one if you have gotten the email because you were low on the list. *NM*
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

165

"7,375 pound-feet of torque at the wheels"
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

160

funny that the event was meant to unveil the semi!
frogster - 5 months ago

169

Trucks and electric URL
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 5 months ago

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