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$100k Boxster Spyder
Rey - 5 months ago

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Re: $100k Boxster Spyder
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: $100k Boxster Spyder
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: $100k Boxster Spyder
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: $100k Boxster Spyder
db997S - 5 months ago

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Using Flickr links. Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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I'm not sure which of the various Porsche silvers that is, but, man, it's nice. Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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While nice, there's no accounting for taste....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: $100k Boxster Spyder - fixed the link
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: $100k Boxster Spyder - fixed the link
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Without questioning the aesthetics, consider all the crazy windshield reflections that will happen,
Laz - 5 months ago

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Input (BTDT) on re-packing CV Joints
grant - 5 months ago

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Well, in the interim.....
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Well, in the interim.....
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Absolutely. I hope to *never* replace them...
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Absolutely. I hope to *never* replace them...
Trygve (Oakland, CA) - 5 months ago

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I dont think so, here's my take....
grant - 5 months ago

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Boxster Calipers
dak911 - 5 months ago

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It's easier to ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Gonna' talk to you about that..... *NM*
dak911 - 5 months ago

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Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving ... Gif Attachments
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Everyone on this Board is certainly blessed
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Pedro, thank you for everything you do to keep this board alive & well..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 5 months ago

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Re: Pedro, thank you for everything you do to keep this board alive & well..
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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A Porsche Thanksgiving cartoon Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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This one could come in handy for Grant right now. URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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For those of you fortunate enough to be driving a 997.2 C2S or C4S URL
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: For those of you fortunate enough to be driving a 997.2 C2S or C4S
BLKBOXS - 5 months ago

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Re: For those of you fortunate enough to be driving a 997.2 C2S or C4S
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: For those of you fortunate enough to be driving a 997.2 C2S or C4S
db997S - 5 months ago

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Boxster (06) starter squeel on start up,info.
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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I would ask if its the starter you hear, or something else that engages as you crank the motor
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster (06) starter squeel on start up,info.
SRG - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster (06) starter squeel on start up,info.
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxster (06) starter squeel on start up,info.
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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The squeal if it is starter related is coming from the overrun clutch...
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: The squeal if it is starter related is coming from the overrun clutch...
SRG - 5 months ago

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Marc's theory makes sense.....not great news, but makes sense *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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986 xenon headlights
pghcarclub - 5 months ago

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Re: 986 xenon headlights
Naples986 - 5 months ago

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When to change to winter tires
Laz - 5 months ago

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Well... URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Have you gotten the Blizzaks yet for the 981?winking smiley *NM*
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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I bet Roger likes them just as much as you do. winking smiley *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Blizzaks, at least those from 10-15 years ago, are absolutely amazing in snow, but greasy otherwise. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Have you gotten the Blizzaks yet for the 981?winking smiley Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Have you gotten the Blizzaks yet for the 981?winking smiley Jpeg Attachments
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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18" wheels
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Nice looking wheels
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Re: Nice looking wheels Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Very good article overall, with two exceptions. URL
Laz - 5 months ago

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Think how narrow
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

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Re: Think how narrow Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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That would be a challenge
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: That would be a challenge URL
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: That would be a challenge
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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OK, I guess the 15 lug nuts on each side would give it away. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Even in very cold weather my summer HP tires grip better than my snow tires.
grant - 5 months ago

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Gotta tell you, the Michelin PA4s are excellent on dry roads,
Laz - 5 months ago

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My go-to tire, on balance is the Dunlop Wintersport M2, M4, D3, whatever they are up to *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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Yes, always rated well for snow.
Laz - 5 months ago

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I have fitment issues too, whcih is why i'm still running 13-year-old M2s on the boxster
grant - 5 months ago

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Nokian makes admirable tires. Would liked to have gotten them for my Honda if they were available. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Did the change on 11/15...latest swap date since 2000!
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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They're on. No more full-lock skittering.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Anti-rodent winter tip (edited)
Laz - 5 months ago

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Tip #2 - anti-static dryer sheets ('Bounce' etc.) in the trunks, passenger compartment *NM*
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Tip #3 - drive your car to me and spend a week on the suncoast...... then
Harvey in FL - 5 months ago

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Re: Tip #2 - anti-static dryer sheets ('Bounce' etc.) in the trunks, passenger compartment
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Well Marc, all I can say is
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Well Marc, all I can say is
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Well Marc, all I can say is
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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Tip 4
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: Tip 4 are you talking with your personal experience? *NM*
carlos in Montreal - 5 months ago

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Sadly, yes *NM*
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Belt tensioner pulley failure and/or adjusted too tightly? *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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BLKBOXS may have had the same failure a few months ago.
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Good point, Marc.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
SRG - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Don't install a used water pump. Just buy an OEM pump....
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Re: My Water pump pulley snapped clean off,Pics and ??
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Take a look at my shaft. Jpeg Attachments URL
BLKBOXS - 5 months ago

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Sounds like there was a momentary obstruction
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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Re: Sounds like there was a momentary obstruction
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: Sounds like there was a momentary obstruction
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Take a look at my shaft.
BLKBOXS - 5 months ago

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Re: Take a look at my shaft.
SRG - 5 months ago

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Porsche's 911 RSR Race Car for the 2017 season might be mid-engine, not rear URL
db997S - 5 months ago

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Permagrin Renewed! Jpeg Attachments
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Re: Permagrin Renewed!
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Congrats, it's a beauty; nicely optioned, too..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 5 months ago

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Gorgeous, and perfectly equipped! *NM*
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Absolutely awesome!!!
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: Permagrin Renewed!
SRG - 5 months ago

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Very nice. Looks like a chocolate Boxster. Congrats! *NM*
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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Beautiful, beguiling warmth. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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awesome looking car
richard986pei - 5 months ago

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Sweeeeeet !!!! I want to come up and take pics. Have fun, and be careful. *NM*
Clam - 5 months ago

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Beautiful car--love that color. *NM*
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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My last (2012) Boxster was Macadamia Brown and for my 2016 I was strongly considering the Mahogany
Jeff (Philly) - 5 months ago

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Re: Permagrin Renewed!
BLKBOXS - 5 months ago

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That sure is purdy. *NM*
Rey - 5 months ago

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GTS is a really great car. very unusual (and nice!) Color too, enjoy. *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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I've had my Porsche key for 13 yrs now, and have never had to replace the key battery...
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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It might depend on how much the key is used
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: It might depend on how much the key is used
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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Re: It might depend on how much the key is used
dak911 - 5 months ago

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IOW you don't drive your Boxster enough *NM*
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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lol. This is true! *NM*
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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What are the metal tubings running along the underside on passenger side of the Boxster...
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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Metal? brake lines *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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These guys... as viewed from underneath on the passenger side. Jpeg Attachments
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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Those are the A/C refrigerant lines. *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Thanks! As the AC doesn't work, not going to worry about them then :-) *NM*
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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

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Probably right :-) Kind of a stupid location for those lines...
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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That answers the question -- URL
Laz - 5 months ago

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Nice snow tires *NM*
Boxsterra - 5 months ago

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They are Firestone Winterforce...have had them since 2012 URL
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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CV boot - driveshaft removal
grant - 5 months ago

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Nobody? Bhueller? *NM*
grant - 5 months ago

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wow -amazing auto correct gaff
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: CV boot - driveshaft removal
JMstamford,ct - 5 months ago

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Thanks - i have it all apart save the diagonal. I intend to try wiggling it
grant - 5 months ago

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I did it by hand...
JMstamford,ct - 5 months ago

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Oh, i was really just bitching. I have them out on one side
grant - 5 months ago

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edited post URL
JMstamford,ct - 5 months ago

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Got my new but old plate.... Jpeg Attachments
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Re: Got my new but old plate....
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Re: Got my new but old plate....
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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All VW, Porsche and Audi diesel engine SUVs from 2009-16 had the test cheating software URL
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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UK Police chase a Boxster GTS dash cam video. URL
Jeff (Philly) - 5 months ago

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The driver was just trying to keep right. Everyone else was on the wrong side of the road! *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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grinning smiley *NM*
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!! URL
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Some additional warranty information
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Yes, the Warranty, especially Porsche's, could be a potential bank account saver. *NM*
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Some additional warranty information
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: Some additional warranty information
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Some additional warranty information
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: Some additional warranty information
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Engines (and gear change mechanisms)
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Engines (and gear change mechanisms)
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Adding to Guenter's excellent advice...
grant - 5 months ago

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Oh, BTW, that smiley is supposedly and "end parenthesis"
grant - 5 months ago

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Some thoughts
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

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Re: Some thoughts
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
db997S - 5 months ago

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My previous post notwithstanding, I agree.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
MarcW - 5 months ago

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Marc, lots of good points,
Laz - 5 months ago

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All good points
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
Iwas There (Toronto) - 5 months ago

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Re: help with potential purchase of fist ever p-car!!
dabozo - 5 months ago

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Now THAT is an interesting trade. *NM*
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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I would suggest caution
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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NBC - oil chnages of the future URL
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Looks like a great idea. The question is
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Looks like a great idea. The question is
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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A dry sump of sorts? *NM*
MikenOH - 5 months ago

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Expect the oil change to cost an arm and a leg ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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In terms of high performance cars such as Porsches,
Laz - 5 months ago

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Its Here! Jpeg Attachments
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Still in the wraper. Sweet. *NM*
db997S - 5 months ago

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Sweet, and loaded. Verrry nice... *NM*
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Just remember
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Just a little excited....
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Consider how quickly from now you'll have the car, and how much amazing pleasure is to come.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Big congrats, jg; it looks great!! You're in the 'home stretch' now..
Rick J (Nashville, TN) - 5 months ago

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Happy waiting! *NM*
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Best of luck with that beauty....end of the NA era.
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Yippee!!! Have fun unwrapping it smiling smiley *NM*
Clam - 5 months ago

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I have a new vanity plate because my wife objected my "LUV CRVS" plate. Jpeg Attachments
Jeff (Philly) - 5 months ago

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Re: I have a new vanity plate because my wife objected my "LUV CRVS" plate.
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Hulking 911
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Re: Hulking 911
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Objectively viewing: Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Objectively viewing:
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Re: Objectively viewing:
TheFarmer - 5 months ago

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Re: Objectively viewing:
TheFarmer - 5 months ago

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Re: Hulking 911
db997S - 5 months ago

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Excellent point. *NM*
JackintheBoxster - 5 months ago

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Porsche GTS (904) vs. 981 Cayman
Laz - 5 months ago

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New Boxster GTS is in the boat heading to ........
jg atl - 6 months ago

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Re: New Boxster GTS is in the boat heading to ........
Guenter in Ontario - 6 months ago

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Re: New Boxster GTS is in the boat heading to ........
jg atl - 6 months ago

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I just had a ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
jg atl - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
Guenter in Ontario - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
jg atl - 6 months ago

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Guenter in Ontario - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
grc0456 - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
ff42racer - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
Guenter in Ontario - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
ff42racer - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ... Jpeg Attachments
Guenter in Ontario - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
grc0456 - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
TheFarmer - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
grc0456 - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
jg atl - 6 months ago

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Re: I just had a ...
ff42racer - 6 months ago

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Here is the information that is available from your dealer Jpeg Attachments
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Re: Here is the information that is available from your dealer
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Here is the information that is available from your dealer
ff42racer - 5 months ago

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Re: Here is the information that is available from your dealer
ff42racer - 5 months ago

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Re: Here is the information that is available from your dealer
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Oil and parts 30% today at Pep Boys.
Tony in Whittier - 5 months ago

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Don't try this with your new Curvenator Guenter URL
newt - 5 months ago

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Re: Don't try this with your new Curvenator Guenter Jpeg Attachments
Laz - 5 months ago

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Not much chance of that
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016?
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016?
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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Re: Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016?
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Re: Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016? URL
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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Boxsters and Caymans are ... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: Boxsters and Caymans are ... URL
boxtaboy - 5 months ago

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Re: Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016?
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Too many produced to be rare, last too long to be rare
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

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Based on those numbers it is quite an optical illusion then. *NM*
dennisafrompa - 5 months ago

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Re: Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016?
Lawdevil & CURVN8R - 5 months ago

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Supply and demand
grant - 5 months ago

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Re: Supply and demand
moresquirt - 5 months ago

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Yes, but ...
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Re: Yes, but ...
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Ditto.....
jg atl - 5 months ago

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Re: Yes, but ...
tonyd - 5 months ago

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Read this... URL
Pedro (Weston, FL) - 5 months ago

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Some things we can count on....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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'Not to drive around pointlessly'
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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You may be hooked, but Lord knows on what. Arguing with yourself Roger, is worrisome grinning smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Arguing with yourself Roger, is worrisome grinning smiley Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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More side of the road (broken down?) car pictures with no people. U must have a bad influence winking smiley *NM*
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Gorgeous! What imaging tools did you use, if any?
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Gorgeous! What imaging tools did you use, if any? Jpeg Attachments
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Excellent tonal work.
Laz - 5 months ago

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Re: Some things we can count on....
Guenter in Ontario - 5 months ago

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Re: Some things we can count on....
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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One important thing missing
dak911 - 5 months ago

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Re: Will Older six cylinder boxsters go up in value now with the 4 banger in 2016?
db997S - 5 months ago

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Don't need to make money on the Boxster
SteveJ (2010 987 base, manual trans) - 5 months ago

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Boxster idle is "breathing" between 800 and 500 rpm...
RainyDayGarage - 6 months ago

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Any intake hoses (e.g. throttle body/intake plenum) removed/loosened for some reason?
Laz - 6 months ago

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Clean the idle control valve *NM*
Boxsterra - 6 months ago

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Throttle body - clean it
Bruce In Philly (2000 S Boxster, now '09 C2S) - 6 months ago

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Getting these three codes: P0446 P1128 P1130
RainyDayGarage - 6 months ago

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Re: Getting these three codes: P0446 P1128 P1130
MarcW - 6 months ago

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Just to finish up this topic with the solution for those searching on those CEL codes
RainyDayGarage - 5 months ago

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2017 911 3.0 liter Turbo Flat Sixes
db997S - 5 months ago

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Re: 2017 911 3.0 liter Turbo Flat Sixes
Roger987 - 5 months ago

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Re: 2017 911 3.0 liter Turbo Flat Sixes
mikefocke, '01S Sanford, NC - 5 months ago

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Could be, but some non Porsche affiliated reports are far less "glowing" URL
Gary in SoFL - 5 months ago

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Re: Could be, but some non Porsche affiliated reports are far less "glowing"
db997S - 5 months ago

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