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Old 04-05-2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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I Finally Got a Porsche

About a month ago I got a '97 Boxster with 60,000 miles!

Since I bought her, I put on new Michelins, replaced the rotors and pads, put in a new stereo and, just this morning, added some decals down the sides. Thought I'd share...




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Old 04-05-2013, 01:25 PM   #2
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Looks great. Enjoy! I just got mine in December and am really having fun.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:54 PM   #3
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That 2nd photo makes the Boxster look like a 914 to me...anyone else think so?
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Congrat's and looks great! I love the side stripe - classic Porsche.
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Looks great! Welcome to the forum! What kind of stereo?
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Thanks for the compliments... I'm pretty friggin' excited!

I put a semi-high-end Sony in. Just running the Sony through the dash speakers (no door speakers in the car) already sounds 100% better. When I installed it, I ran speaker wire to the back of the car so I can figure out how I want to set that up in the near future. I have a couple of ideas I think will work.
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Thanks for the compliments... I'm pretty friggin' excited!

I put a semi-high-end Sony in. Just running the Sony through the dash speakers (no door speakers in the car) already sounds 100% better. When I installed it, I ran speaker wire to the back of the car so I can figure out how I want to set that up in the near future. I have a couple of ideas I think will work.
Congratulations on your 986. Which Sony did you go with?
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Sony player... CDXGT56UI
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:21 PM   #9
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Nice looking car. I like the decals. Where did you get it? How much? Was it hard to install?
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Old 04-05-2013, 06:02 PM   #10
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Thanks.

I got the decals on eBay from a seller in England. They were only $40 (1/3 of the price of anything I found in the US). They weren't too hard to install but you have to be pretty meticulous.

The seller's e-mail address is roy924gt@btinternet.com
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Old 04-05-2013, 06:21 PM   #11
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Congrats on the purchase!
I've seen those stickers on ebay.
It looks really good on your car.
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Mine came from eBay as well...$35 shipped from US seller. Very nice quality with zero defects
I used a laser level to make sure that they were dead on straight. Probably spent about 45 minutes on each decal.

I hope this isn't breaking any rules, but the seller was buynsell888. He's shut down until April 20th, though.
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Old 04-05-2013, 06:51 PM   #13
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oops... hope i was allowed to post that seller's info
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That 2nd photo makes the Boxster look like a 914 to me...anyone else think so?


like this one although yours is probably in better shape
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That 2nd photo makes the Boxster look like a 914 to me...anyone else think so?
they are the modenr day 914 reincarnation...... now if they could get the 928 right


*cough* *cough* Horrible Panamera


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I just saw the new Panamera at the NYAS and it is getting better with the more sleek rear end. It seemed lower too. If they do a 2-door it will be a 928 part 2 for sure.

The new GT3 was to die for too.

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