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View Poll Results: How do you use your Boxster
Daily Driver 37 40.22%
Daily Driver and Track 11 11.96%
Track only 1 1.09%
Weekend Driver 34 36.96%
Garage Queen 9 9.78%
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:19 AM   #1
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How do you use your Boxster

With so much talk about the reliability of these cars, I am wondering how people here use them, and how that correlates to their reliability.

I daily drive mine, and have had no problems to date.

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Old 03-20-2013, 05:36 AM   #2
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I didn't see an option for garage queen in winter, daily drive the rest of the year.
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:07 AM   #3
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Bought October 2010 at 77,000 miles.
Daily driven through summer and winter
Spirited hard daily driving spending 80% of my time over 4500rpm. I average 16mpg.
Autox'ed and tracked in the Spring/Summer time.
Now at 94,500 miles.

Issues so far? Replaced 2 tail light bulbs, 2 head light bulbs, inner tie rod, and strut bushings. Replaced 2 front tires after they got flat from pot holes. Replaced rear plastic window. So far it has been a reliable and cheap car. I do the regular maintenance myself like oil changes. I installed a performance exhaust system and intake and lowering springs.
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:08 AM   #4
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I didn't see an option for garage queen in winter, daily drive the rest of the year.
I meant to put a seasonal option on ther.....dang it. Is there a way to add that option?
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Old 03-20-2013, 07:24 AM   #5
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I think I'm going to need the actual definition of "garage queen" . . .
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:08 AM   #6
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I need to qualify my "DD and Track" response. Since I live in Minnesota, it's only a DD in the non-winter months. I suppose it's been a "garage queen" since November here.
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:14 AM   #7
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Mine is supposed to be a weekend car, but that damn groundhog lied and I can't seem to get my car out of the garage lately.
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Old 03-20-2013, 08:16 AM   #8
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I think I'm going to need the actual definition of "garage queen" . . .
You know....Nice shoes....A little lipstick

Not really driven at all. Trailered to shows, wiped down with soft diapers, looked at, driven just enough to prove that it can be
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Daily driver for the past 10 years. I have personally put 87,K miles on it. Drive the 120 miles to Willow Springs, time trial on the Streets of Willow track, then drive back home. I have driven it as far as Louisiana & back to the west coast. Final day was from Dallas to west coast in 24 hours. Basically the only limitation for driving is going somewhere I don't want to leave it parked, or bad weather.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:22 AM   #10
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Daily Driver but I don't drive daily
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I think Daily Driver needs refinement on geographic Winters for obvious reasons
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I think Daily Driver needs refinement on geographic Winters for obvious reasons
I meant to have a seasonal daily drive, but spaced when putting this together. Is there a way to add that option?
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:40 AM   #13
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You know....Nice shoes....A little lipstick

Not really driven at all. Trailered to shows, wiped down with soft diapers, looked at, driven just enough to prove that it can be
LOL!

I drive Scarlet about 800 miles a year, but they're not what I would call "pampered" miles.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:29 PM   #14
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Daily 60 mile round tip freeway commute at 75mph and 25+ track days per year. 126,000 miles. Very comfortable, reliable, and fun car.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:45 PM   #15
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Weekend Day trips with the wife plus just when I feel like it when it is nice outside. So far a couple thousand miles a year. 2001 base with 43k on the clock. Thought about buying a newer one or maybe another 911 but the bang for the buck is just too good with this one.
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Generally it's my weekend car, and my university commuter four days a week. I drive my E320 to work daily, and often use it on the weekends for household duties.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:49 PM   #17
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Weekend driver for me, for now
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:25 PM   #18
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Daily driver until i get the track car finished; 1990 NA6.
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:09 PM   #19
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salesman ...drive anywhere, any time, no problems....well maintained 02S 110,000...no ims buy it ,drive it ,break it, fix it.....ps long drives often the car really preforms well, short drives...car no like I HAVE NEVER BEEN GLAD TO ARRIVE AT A DESTINATION UNLESS ITS FOR GAS
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Right now it's a daily driver for me. Have a nice Chevy ZR2 truck that the motor locked up in. Once I get the motor replaced the Box will be weekends only.

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