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Old 05-17-2008, 05:50 PM   #1
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finally got my boxster

Hi all,

I've been browsing this board for many months, only posted once before to get some help in my boxster search (thanks to those who responded!). Today I went with a couple of friends to pick up my "new" baby: a 2004 boxster S, guards red on black with all the options that I was looking for and more. She has about 48000 km (30k mi) and just came off lease, still has a couple of months of factory warranty left, with full service history (PPI done by biggest P dealer in Montreal was clean).

I bought locally rather than trying to save some more $ by buying a US car due in some part to my current health status: I'm just finishing half a year of chemotherapy for leukemia, which seems to have worked. I'm due for PET and CT scans early next week to hopefully confirm remission status. Anyway, I decided to shop for a boxster while I was in the hospital undergoing initial treatment last October, and now finally pulled the plug in time for the nice summer weather. Besides apparently being well cared for, the car has xenons, PSM, hifi sound, heated seats, great 18 in carrera wheels, and rather nice side skirts (is this the partial aero package?).

The drive back home was great. I stopped at my friend's house for a while, and got 3 or 4 compliments on the car from passersby while we were standing in front of his house. The car really does impress the unwashed around here :-)

I'll try to attach a few pics to give you an idea of what my baby is like. Hope this works.

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Old 05-17-2008, 06:04 PM   #2
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drWalter,

She is a beauty - congratulations!

Best of luck with the car and your health.

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Old 05-17-2008, 06:15 PM   #3
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Great Car!
I have always liked Guards Red.
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:37 PM   #4
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Fantastic! Welcome
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:49 PM   #5
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Congrats, Personally I like the 986 body vs. 987. Beautiful and Good Luck!
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:52 PM   #6
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Hey man, congrats

All the best and enjoy in good health. Think pos and you'll be fine.

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Old 05-17-2008, 06:59 PM   #7
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Love those wheels! I'm a keep it stock kinda guy. But, I wouldn't mind seeing those wheels on my box.

congrats.
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Old 05-18-2008, 01:24 PM   #8
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Beautiful. Best of luck!
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Old 05-18-2008, 01:47 PM   #9
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drWalter,

Best of luck with the upcoming check-ups. I hope they go well and confirm remission.

Congrats on the boxster, she is very good looking! Have fun while the weather stays nice.
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Old 05-18-2008, 01:58 PM   #10
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Just beautiful! I see you bought the "fast" color!

You're right, those side skirts are the same that come with the aerokit package.
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Old 05-18-2008, 02:36 PM   #11
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Wow, very nice. Looks like you picked one with some good options. ENJOY!!!
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Old 05-18-2008, 04:20 PM   #12
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Congrats on the new boxster. The pictures are great. What a beautiful car. I bought my first one three years ago and it is guards red as well. Mine is a 1998 and only had 42,000kms on it when I got it. It now has 57,000kms. I am hoping to go up to an S model for next summer. I am a little biased but the red looks great. All the best with the new Boxster and all the best with your health.
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Excellent condition

Very nice. You will drive it everywhere all the time!! Enjoy.
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Old 05-19-2008, 07:47 PM   #14
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Great looking Boxster! love the side skirts!
Praying for your blessed health so that you have many years enjoying the ride!
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Bienvenu!

Welcome to the boards and congrats on the new purchase. Your car looks great!
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Your car is beautiful! And what a good way to celebrate the end of your chemo treatments. I think driving with the top down is good for one's health. Good luck and hope you stay in remission status!
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Nice ride!! It's almost identical to mine.
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Congrats on your 986! purchase. All the best with your health.
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Damm that's one beautiful car. Best of luck with everything.... miles of smiles...
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Wow, that's a NICE one!! Congrats!

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