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Texas Boxster Graveyard.... URL
jlegelis - 4 months ago

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If Woody doesn't get it after a mishap URL
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

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Very nice Gary
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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"You talking to me...you talking to me?" winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

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I am if you're the Gary with
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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Pacemaker? *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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Re: Pacemaker?
Roger987 - 4 months ago

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Saving the 'beans' for BRBS drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 4 months ago

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Ya, but the "bean bag" is already there.
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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NBC - They don't make 'em like they used to URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: NBC - They don't make 'em like they used to
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: NBC - They don't make 'em like they used to
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: NBC - They don't make 'em like they used to Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Wow
Roger987 - 4 months ago

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I've seen some amazing
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 4 months ago

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Not as quick as the Jag F-type
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Oh, oh
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Oh, oh URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Wow, the GTS is 10 seconds faster than the Boxster S!?!?!
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Re: Wow, the GTS is 10 seconds faster than the Boxster S!?!?! URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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'twas a joke, sir *NM*
Boxsterra - 4 months ago

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Boxster withdrawal Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster withdrawal Jpeg Attachments
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster withdrawal
richard986pei - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster withdrawal
jlegelis - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster withdrawal URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Oops, posted the same link twice URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Chill... Jpeg Attachments URL
Burg Boxster - 5 months ago

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Re: Chill...
Roger987 - 4 months ago

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For us Porschephiles, the Cayman's Bauhausian form-function styling has greater appeal, too. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Another long ago observation (published PSI vs. in-car indications)
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Another long ago observation (published PSI vs. in-car indications)
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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More of Porsche's esoteric collective wisdom.
Laz - 4 months ago

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Re: More of Porsche's esoteric collective wisdom. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 4 months ago

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Also, perhaps standard equipment was still being worked out close to actual production. *NM*
Laz - 4 months ago

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Pesky Temperature Indicator Failure? Jpeg Attachments
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Re: Pesky Temperature Indicator Failure?
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: Pesky Temperature Indicator Failure?
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Re: Pesky Temperature Indicator Failure?
MarcW - 5 months ago

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If your car's menu allows for Oil Temp reading, you'll have some idea as to temps, until fixed. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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PCM 2.1 stuck in Groundhog Day...not funny :-(
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Hey Howard ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: Hey Pedro ...
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Re: Hey Howard
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Hey Guenter
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Re: Hey Guenter
joris - 5 months ago

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Re: Hey Guenter
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Hey Guenter
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Re: PCM 2.1 stuck in Groundhog Day...not funny :-(
BLKBOXS - 5 months ago

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Re: PCM 2.1 stuck in Groundhog Day...not funny :-(
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 5 months ago

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Re: PCM 2.1 stuck in Groundhog Day...not funny :-(
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Speaking of Groundhog Day........ (At least in the U.S.)
jg atl - 5 months ago

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The dealer could do nothing...
Howard in London - 5 months ago

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Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718.... Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718.... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Interesting. Karmann made many, if not all the bodies for 912s, including my 66. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Karmann started as a coach builder in 1901
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718.... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
TTLATION - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Porsche has reluctantly announced the new name for the 718....
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Been meaning to post this for a while: no 981 steering wheel lock. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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That's correct. I think the electic parking brake is supposed to make up for it
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Good point. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Only PITA with the locked parking brake
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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But the electric brake does not engage automatically unless you are on a slope. *NM*
Jeff (Philly) - 5 months ago

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That is correct
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Same thoughts here.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Same thoughts here.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Oops, to be clear, I meant Porsche fob hacking. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Oops, to be clear, I meant Porsche fob hacking.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Gotta let my friend with my former 986 know. He's had intermittent issues with the fob. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Gotta let my friend with my former 986 know. He's had intermittent issues with the fob.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: That is correct
Tcar - 5 months ago

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This is truly an all weather car...... Jpeg Attachments
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Re: This is truly an all weather car......
Laz - 5 months ago

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Clarification (too late to edit)
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Clarification (too late to edit)
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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No. However:
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Clarification (too late to edit)
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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It's great to see these cars with a little dirt/salt on them
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Case in point: today in the northeast.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: It's great to see these cars with a little dirt/salt on them
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: It's great to see these cars with a little dirt/salt on them
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: This is truly an all weather car...... Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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And when dry, surprisingly negligible salt residue: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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That makes sense since you drove through rain. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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The important thing was to wait until it had been raining hard for a long time. Png Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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NBC, but a great Peugeot Ad Video Attachments
Ed fromTampa ( formerly Long Island) - 5 months ago

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Well done; nice expansion on oft used themes. The hidden wolf is a great way to double the clicks. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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not very well hidden. *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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Too early in the morning. The only wolf I saw was the guy in the video! *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Who needs an Aston Martin anyway. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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"I know... About 30 years... "
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Wolf is at 0:53 to the right *NM*
Naples986 - 5 months ago

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Ah, yes. Funny, originally only saw a white "something" running(?) to just to the left at about :47. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: NBC, but a great Peugeot Ad
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Re: NBC, but a great Peugeot Ad
Tcar - 5 months ago

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Spring is coming
Ed B - 5 months ago

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Three cat night
Laz - 5 months ago

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Optimist. cool smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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My coldest car memory was in Minneapolis in the 1960's driving my Austin Healey 3000 at -35 F on the
Jeff (Philly) - 5 months ago

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I took a 1 hour spirited spin on twisty raods in my 2008 salt covered Cayman today....
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Cold.... beer..... indescretion....
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 5 months ago

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Re: Cold.... beer..... indescretion....
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: My coldest car memory was in Minneapolis in the 1960's driving my Austin Healey 3000 at -35 F on the
Ed B - 5 months ago

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Im in Florida Down from Canada weres your shop Pedro
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: Im in Florida Down from Canada weres your shop Pedro
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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I'm so relieved....about 78 degree high today in Ft Lauderdale cool smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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-6 without the windchill this morning for me Gary
986rgt - 5 months ago

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Synthetic oil; battery maintainer? *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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If the battery cranked the engine for a minute at -3 (F I presume). It's in pretty good shape.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Working outside on V-day, Steve. May be even cooler when you get home winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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We all know about the German Autobahn, a lot of which has no speed limit. So where else URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Great! My next big road trip will be to Australia! *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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If you have a Rainforest Green Metallic 986 Boxster, please contact us
Eric (Plug Guy) - 5 months ago

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Calling Rick J., sounds like this one is for you! *NM*
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Thanks Eric and JG, I'm sending an e-mail now. smiling smiley *NM*
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 5 months ago

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Google Earth "Boxter" (sic)
Laz - 5 months ago

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Rather apropos
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Off course, the most dedicated, having the opportunity, would choose to live
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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You guys have too much time on your hands! *NM*
jg atl - 5 months ago

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It's -4 F outside. With the wind, it feels like -25 F and
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Actually, tomorrow going to a destination within a mile of that sign. Pure coincidence. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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"It's good to be the Retiree!" Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Was right near there-- well, within a couple miles at most: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Broke wire doing LED upgrade in glovebox....Need ideas on the best fix.... URL
atwnsw - 5 months ago

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For a simple ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Highlights of the new 718 Boxster
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Sounds good w/Sport Exhaust; nice seeing the variable vane turbo. One problem:
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Highlights of the new 718 Boxster
db997S - 5 months ago

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We will be inundated with halo 718 propaganda...don't believe it. VVT is only on the S moody smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Highlights of the new 718 Boxster
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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Re: Highlights of the new 718 Boxster
Crooster - 5 months ago

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Re: Highlights of the new 718 Boxster
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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looks nice, but...
SMILIN - 5 months ago

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Torque
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Re: Torque URL
Laz - 5 months ago

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And the 981 Boxster S graph: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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718 Graph from Porsche's website (referred to by Laz) Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 Graph from Porsche's website (referred to by Laz) Jpeg Attachments
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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I know the numbers look great.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Turbo question
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: I know the numbers look great.
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: I know the numbers look great.
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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It's too bad Kodachrome, especially "25" is no longer made: near Infinite resolution and color range *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: It's too bad Kodachrome, especially "25" is no longer made: near Infinite resolution and color range
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Yep. Nice, bright, True colors for the asking. Alas; no more.
Laz - 5 months ago

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there's a bunch of Kodachrome out there ....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Oh, yes, right: the unique process. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: I know the numbers look great.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Here's an interesting comparison, though not with a Porsche: URL
Laz - 5 months ago

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Thanks, guys. It is impressive from a #s standpoint.
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Maybe high-rev torque will improve with variable vane refinements. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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The solution to another vexing problem....my Cayman/Boxster doesn't have enough street power eye rolling smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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We could detune our cars until the performance is merely "satisfactory." *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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I think some of your numbers might be off, Stefan.
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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If we're going to rely just on numbers, then this would be the lightest Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Looks like it would be appropriate to use the 917's balsa shift knob in that one. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Yikes! That would quadruple the weight.eye popping smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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911 thru time....in 90 seconds
Harvey in FL - 5 months ago

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Re: 911 thru time....in 90 seconds
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Very nice! *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Jerry Seinfeld parting with 16 Porsches at Amelia, SC, Auction. Oldest 1955 Newest 2012 URL
db997S - 5 months ago

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I'd purchase ... Jpeg Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: I'd purchase ...
decay - 5 months ago

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Interesting J. Seinfield decided to sell these *after* going for coffee with Obama...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: Interesting J. Seinfield decided to sell these *after* going for coffee with Obama...
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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NBC! '57 Ford Fairlane in Havana..... Image Attachments
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Frankencars
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: Frankencars
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Evocative of this "hybrid:"
Laz - 5 months ago

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Very good movie *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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5 reasons why the 718 is better than the 981 (to be taken with a LARGE grain of salt) URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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718 in a word - YUCK thumbs down *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 in a word - YUCK thumbs down
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 in a word - YUCK thumbs down
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Who really cares about mileage in any of these wonderful sports cars? *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Who really cares about mileage in any of these wonderful sports cars?
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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the govmint *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: the govmintthe finger smiley *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Unfortunately, international goverments angry smiley *NM*
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: 5 reasons why the 718 is better than the 981 (to be taken with a LARGE grain of salt) URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: 5 reasons why the 718 is better than the 981 (to be taken with a LARGE grain of salt) URL
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Might be true Mike, IF you're no interested in a real sports car. *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Might be true Mike, IF you're no interested in a real sports car.
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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thumbs up Mike.... *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: 5 reasons why the 718 is better than the 981 (to be taken with a LARGE grain of salt)
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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More suitable internal metals; bigger radiators, engine bay venting, more oil/oil flow, etc? *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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If you ever tracked your beast, you'd be shocked at your poor mileage drinking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Aimed at frugal g-man, not you Laz, even if you're 'tight' also winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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More h.p and torque, earlier in the rev band, but 'not as easy to fall under this Porsche's spell'
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: More h.p and torque, earlier in the rev band, but 'not as easy to fall under this Porsche's spell'
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: More h.p and torque, earlier in the rev band, but 'not as easy to fall under this Porsche's spell'
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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I would guess that..
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: I would guess that.. URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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the way of the world
grant - 5 months ago

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718 Soundtrack
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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The 4 cylinder configuration is very noticeable here. Also, the photography...
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 Soundtrack
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Help is on the way URL
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Help is on the way grinning smiley
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Help is on the way grinning smiley
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Sounds more like Sylvester the Cat than a spitting, snarling wild beast, Say it an't so confused smiley
db997S - 5 months ago

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Oh, yeah:
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Oh, yeah:
db997S - 5 months ago

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On some talk show he said he had no idea what it was. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: On some talk show he said he had no idea what it was.
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Contemporary Triumph Bonneville
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: 718 Soundtrack
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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4" serpentine pulley mod ,is it worth it?
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: 4" serpentine pulley mod ,is it worth it?
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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A temporary boost can be had by attaching one of these:
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: A temporary boost can be had by attaching one of these: URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Nice tie-in, G. Was thinking of that before opening the link. Good one! *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Joey Tribbiani Joining Revamped Top Gear. Premieres May 8. Fav car 911 GT2 RS URL
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: Joey Tribbiani Joining Revamped Top Gear. Premieres May 8. Fav car 911 GT2 RS
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
Pbastian - 5 months ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Or motor oil...
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
Pbastian - 5 months ago

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Re: 2000 Boxster transmission fluid...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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A stated ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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LED Interior Light Bulb Upgrade for 2006 Boxster S.... (Where to buy LED bulbs)? URL
atwnsw - 5 months ago

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Re: LED Interior Light Bulb Upgrade for 2006 Boxster S.... (Where to buy LED bulbs)?
Naples986 - 5 months ago

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Based on the lack of response and your feedback, I pulled the trigger on the Suncoast kit. Thanks.. *NM*
atwnsw - 5 months ago

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Hmm...
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Hmm...I don't have a beef with the meatier steering wheel. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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It's great to have a meatier steering wheel, and with the engine hidden away,
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Can somebody tell me the correct part # for the attached photo? I am thinking of replacing it.... Jpeg Attachments
atwnsw - 5 months ago

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Re: Can somebody tell me the correct part # for the attached photo? I am thinking of replacing it....
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Thank you........ *NM*
atwnsw - 5 months ago

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Kienzle 1016bt what is the take on this stereo?
Frissen - 5 months ago

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