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Coolant drip 2008 Cayman 2.7
dennisafrompa - 4 months ago

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Re: Coolant drip 2008 Cayman 2.7
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

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Re: Coolant drip 2008 Cayman 2.7
dennisafrompa - 4 months ago

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why is there a coolant cap in the engine compartment....
dennisafrompa - 4 months ago

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Re: why is there a coolant cap in the engine compartment....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 4 months ago

125

Its been a while, here's your track video fix - WGI PCA "Advanced" DE thius week
grant - 5 months ago

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I love The Glen ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Great videos and driving, Grant
MikenOH - 4 months ago

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Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was
John from MN - 5 months ago

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Re: Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was
p-wagen - 4 months ago

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Re: Stupid question....is coolant coolant or do I have to use a Porsche coolant? My coolant light was URL
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Great info from both of you. Thanks! So what I'm hearing is that there is a leak somewhere and
John from MN - 5 months ago

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Re: Great info from both of you. Thanks! So what I'm hearing is that there is a leak somewhere and
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Re: Great info from both of you. Thanks! So what I'm hearing is that there is a leak somewhere and
MarcW - 5 months ago

101

Re: When you say, "My info is while there can be a sign of a leak, white anti-freeze residue, there
John from MN - 5 months ago

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Re: When you say, "My info is while there can be a sign of a leak, white anti-freeze residue, there
MarcW - 4 months ago

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G12? - I believe that is the spec coolant for Porsche... might be a new number now.... nm *NM*
Petee_C - 4 months ago

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MarcW is right the old '00' cap issue is not a theory . . .
paulofto - 4 months ago

130

Just add water
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

113

Boxster brakes and other things...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Nice report, Marc
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Nice report, Marc
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Update: Re: Boxster brakes and other things...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Speaking of left over 718 stock
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Speaking of left over 718 stock
MarcW - 5 months ago

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I doubt they are
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

122

For those who are interested in an all-weather Boxster cover...here is the update after 1.5 months Jpeg Attachments URL
RainyDayGarage - 4 months ago

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And a run or two from a great Autrocross - at Pocono racetrack!
grant - 5 months ago

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Mystery battery discharge and solution
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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Re: Mystery battery discharge and solution
Anker - 5 months ago

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Re: Mystery battery discharge and solution
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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I've had several cars drain their batteries ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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I just checked the rear trunk..
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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Re: Mystery battery discharge and solution
MarcW - 5 months ago

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The key was not left in the ignition
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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Re: The key was not left in the ignition
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: The key was not left in the ignition
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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UPDATE: It's not the trunk light
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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I would
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Porsche E-Performance eye rolling smiley
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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We hope and pray that our PB Members in Mexico and Puerto Rico are all safe! ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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On BBC TV from Mexico the 1st thing I saw was Bxtr under a ton of concrete
tom coughlin - 5 months ago

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P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
John from MN - 7 months ago

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Re: P1128 and P1130 head scratcher
Ed B - 7 months ago

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Possible culprits
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
John from MN - 7 months ago

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Re: We are in the same boat. Just yesterday afternoon...
MarcW - 7 months ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
John from MN - 7 months ago

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Re: I use Shell too, although it's the non oxy version and is 91 Octane
MarcW - 7 months ago

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I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
JMstamford,ct - 7 months ago

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Re: I had the same codes at appx 50K and replaced the MAF - none since.
MarcW - 6 months ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
John from MN - 7 months ago

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Re: My freeze frame numbers..
MarcW - 7 months ago

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These are normal numbers
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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Re: These are normal numbers
MarcW - 7 months ago

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I could only find one MAF reading on my device and it's in english...
John from MN - 7 months ago

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What are you using to read the values?
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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Re: That's exactly what I'm using - Torque Pro, but I can't find the MAF reading that you reference. *NM*
John from MN - 7 months ago

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"Mass Air Flow Rate" *NM*
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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Re: at idle it reads 0 - 1.25 g/s (most common reading is .5) at 3000 RPM it drops to zero.
John from MN - 7 months ago

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Those numbers are not what they're supposed to be
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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Re: If I choose to replace the MAF (it is 16 years old), is the OEM at $238 worth the premium over
John from MN - 6 months ago

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Be careful that you get teh correct MAF.
JMstamford,ct - 6 months ago

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Depends on the "lesser known brand"
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

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Re: whoops...I made a mistake. I redid the MAF readings and got 6 g/s at idle and it jumped to
John from MN - 6 months ago

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Yet another P1128 from my car. Seems to require hot weather....
MarcW - 6 months ago

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What year is your car?
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

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After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
John from MN - 6 months ago

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Cool, keep us posted *NM*
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

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Re: After 2 tanks of techron fuel system cleaner and cleaning MAF twice - the CEL has gone off
MarcW - 6 months ago

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Both of those code indicate ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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I agree with Pedro, but I assumed the techs already did that.
JMstamford,ct - 7 months ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
John from MN - 6 months ago

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Re: your assumption was right, techs checked "everything" and said there was no reason the codes
Petee_C - 5 months ago

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Dog as Passenger in boxster
Petee_C - 6 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
db997S - 6 months ago

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Re: every dog is different so it's a tough question to answer. One of my dogs would be great...
John from MN - 6 months ago

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When Anja sat in the 986, her head was completely over the windshield.
grant - 6 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster Jpeg Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 5 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Dog as Passenger in boxster
Petee_C - 5 months ago

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Three Pedal Power ... thanks to the USA smileys with beer URL
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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718 Cayman S vs Cayman GT4 URL
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 Cayman S vs Cayman GT4
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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No door dings here Png Attachments
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 6 months ago

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nice Boxster refresh! *NM*
SMILIN - 5 months ago

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I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 5 months ago

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Re: I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
patrick - 5 months ago

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Re: I never thought I could be happier, I was wrong! smiling smiley
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 5 months ago

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Replaced Ignition Switch and NOW my 996 won't start
johnstof - 5 months ago

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Re: Replaced Ignition Switch and NOW my 996 won't start
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: Replaced Ignition Switch and NOW my 996 won't start
frogster - 5 months ago

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Are you sure the new switch is genuine Porsche OEM?
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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My guess would be ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Too all our friends in Florida
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Thanks....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: Thanks....
old timer - 5 months ago

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Re: Thanks....
grc0456 - 5 months ago

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Re: Too all our friends in Florida
Al in Melbourne Beach - 5 months ago

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I hope mother nature was kind to you all. *NM*
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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It could have been a lot worse...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Glad to hear you're OK, Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: It could have been a lot worse...
grc0456 - 5 months ago

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Re: Too all our friends in Florida
BarryL - 5 months ago

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Looking for PPI near Willowbrook, IL - Chicago Area
Rob in KC - 5 months ago

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Re: Looking for PPI near Willowbrook, IL - Chicago Area URL
FrankZ, Chicago - 5 months ago

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WaterWetter?
boxsterd - 5 months ago

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Re: WaterWetter?
grc0456 - 5 months ago

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Re: WaterWetter?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

110

CTC Mobil 1 special for Canucks
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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For those south of the border
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Re: For those south of the border
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: For those south of the border
paulofto - 5 months ago

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Right High Beam light came on by itself today..
patrick - 5 months ago

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Re: Right High Beam light came on by itself today..
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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New track in NH
Ed B - 5 months ago

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InnoDrive
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Really amazing technology, but
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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It IS cool technology, but it totally defeats the purpose of "spirited driving" and would ruin
John from MN - 5 months ago

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Looks like Porsche still listens to people who enjoy the experience of driving.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
Meredith in Atlanta - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
macsak (aloha,y'all) - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
dennisafrompa - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
dennisafrompa - 7 months ago

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thumbs up *NM*
Boxsterra - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
Meredith in Atlanta - 7 months ago

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When it all started...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Re: Just realized after going through the Chuck PPBB thread - PPBB was started exactly 20 years ago
BoxsterBob - San Carlos - 6 months ago

145

Had to replace my ~2 year old battery...
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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Re: Had to replace my ~2 year old battery...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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To any PB member in the SE Texas and Louisiana area ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: To any PB member in the SE Texas and Louisiana area ...
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Are none of the 981/718 owners driving their cars ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 6 months ago

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Re: Are none of the 981/718 owners driving their cars ...
Gary in SoFL - 6 months ago

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I guess not, Pedro sad smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June URL
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
db997S - 7 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
Gary in SoFL - 7 months ago

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Maybe this will help you understand, Gary
Roger987 - 7 months ago

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I understand differing 'expert' initial opinions fully Roger, as well as your buddy's yada yada yada *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 7 months ago

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Re: Maybe this will help you understand, Gary
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
db997S - 7 months ago

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The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Roger987 - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
frogster - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
frogster - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ... Jpeg Attachments
boxtaboy - 7 months ago

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It's not just I owned a 944S2 and a 968, both wonderful cars, that didn't get CNXed due to 4cyl's
Gary in SoFL - 7 months ago

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Re: It's not just I owned a 944S2 and a 968, both wonderful cars, that didn't get CNXed due to 4cyl's
boxtaboy - 7 months ago

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Re: The 912, the 914, the 944, and the 968 ...
patrick - 6 months ago

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The other common denominator
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
old timer - 7 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June
Gary in SoFL - 7 months ago

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"Porsche misjudged their market" -- I submit it has little to do with that.
JMstamford,ct - 7 months ago

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can someone explain why the 4 cyl. was necessary...
newt - 6 months ago

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Re: can someone explain why the 4 cyl. was necessary...
paulofto - 6 months ago

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BTW - the boxster line is now 20+ years old.
JMstamford,ct - 7 months ago

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Re: BTW - the boxster line is now 20+ years old.
Guenter in Ontario - 7 months ago

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Re: Relating to not being a fan of turbos - US Porsche sales for June URL
paulofto - 6 months ago

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"These are the good old days" for internal combustion...
jlegelis - 6 months ago

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Re: "These are the good old days" for internal combustion...
patrick - 6 months ago

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Re: "These are the good old days" for internal combustion...
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 6 months ago

152

Crazy Money at Pebble Beach Auction. $14 Million Porsche, and it was not even the top seller.
db997S - 6 months ago

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Re: Crazy Money at Pebble Beach Auction. $14 Million Porsche, and it was not even the top seller.
Tony in Whittier - 6 months ago

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I forgot to mention that I test drove....
Tony in Whittier - 6 months ago

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Not your traditional "playing in a sandbox."
Guenter in Ontario - 6 months ago

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remind me not to hitch a ride with ken!
frogster - 6 months ago

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Astonishing. He did a pretty good demo on top gear with Captain slow severa years back too
grant - 6 months ago

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