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Old 04-23-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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2003 Boxster S finally

Hi All,

I am new to this site, although been reading through it for a couple of months now. I finally managed to find what I was looking for and got hold of this 2003 Boxster S with 22K miles on it. It's in immaculate condition and has all the extras I need (if not more). The car is a local purchase in Malta ( Europe). By the way this is my 28th car I purchased in my driving life of 34 years and must admit that it's an impressive car to own from all aspects. I was tempted to get an SLK, but once I drove this car, it was an immediate yes!!

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Old 04-23-2012, 11:04 AM   #2
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The steering wheel is on the wrong side ?
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:10 AM   #3
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For you maybe, but we drive on the right side like UK


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Old 04-23-2012, 11:12 AM   #4
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The steering wheel is on the wrong side ?
...and the steering wheel is upside down. Must be those crazy Malta drivers
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:28 AM   #5
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...and the steering wheel is upside down. Must be those crazy Malta drivers
At least he isn't in Australia. Those guys have to drive upside down!
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Old 04-23-2012, 12:35 PM   #6
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...and the steering wheel is upside down. Must be those crazy Malta drivers
It could simply be the loose nut behind the wheel...

I get that all the time now that I'm a Porsche pilot.
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The car looks excellent. Congratulations on such a well-kept, low mileage purchase. Enjoy, and welcome to the forum as a fellow Boxster owner.
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nicely optioned car . very nice
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At least he isn't in Australia. Those guys have to drive upside down!
Worse they eat Kangaroos !
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Nicely optioned indeed, never get tired of looking at those lovely red interiors...
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Worse they eat Kangaroos !
Hey - whats wrong with eatin 'roos - you lot eat cows, deer and rabbits don't ya????
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It's not the steering wheel placement that intrigues me rather, but 28 cars!? Tell us more about your car collection.
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I get the feeling that's 28 cars bought and sold over a long time, not collected...though one shouldn't assume, I guess.
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OK Ok it's time to say a bit more about me I guess. I'm a 52 year old man with a constant passion for cars. My first car was a Fiat X-19, this was in 1978 when I was just 18.
Then I started buying other cars, such as Honda's, Toyota's, Mercedes and what have you, but to be an owner of a Porsche was always the ultimate dream. Today I have a Boxster S, a Ssangyong Kyron SUV to carry my dogs, and also a Peugeot 307 Hdi. And by the way, I am in Malta not Australia. For those who do not know, I live in a small island 60 miles south of Sicily.
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OK Ok it's time to say a bit more about me I guess. I'm a 52 year old man with a constant passion for cars. My first car was a Fiat X-19, this was in 1978 when I was just 18.
Then I started buying other cars, such as Honda's, Toyota's, Mercedes and what have you, but to be an owner of a Porsche was always the ultimate dream. Today I have a Boxster S, a Ssangyong Kyron SUV to carry my dogs, and also a Peugeot 307 Hdi. And by the way, I am in Malta not Australia. For those who do not know, I live in a small island 60 miles south of Sicily.
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Did your hands thank you when you sold it? Working on those was a PIA always ended in cuts, did it have the twin tiny bumpers or the five mile performance killers? My X-19 was the only father / son build of my life. It had an Isky cam ground to my father's specs, a shaved head and a carburetor from a 131 (I think it was a 131) anyhow we built it to punish and you could blow right through the tach redline and keep going, it was a blast at the time and just enough faster to give the otherwise pathetic X-19 a little kick. The body of course disintegrated.
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It was with the two small black bumpers, and yes I remember squeezing every rev out of it. First time I got it home, my father said to me "all that money and no headlights" and you could see my grin after that statement to demonstrate the lights coming up out of the bonnet!! Those were the days!!

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