Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-02-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
Registered User
 
Johnny Danger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 4,809
Garage
Yea or Nay on Stripe ?

Yea or nay on the abbreviated stripe for the Dangermobile ?
Attached Images
 
__________________
Don't worry … I've got the microfilm.
Johnny Danger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 05:45 PM   #2
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Barrie, Ontario
Posts: 92
I like it a lot! Just showed my son (he's 12) his response.."wow..dad you make your car look like that!"
Looks good Johnny..ties in with the wheels and mirrors perfectly
58ceramicgreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 05:45 PM   #3
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Indiana
Posts: 177
Garage
I've never really liked graphics on a high end car like a Porsche. Clean is better.
Meat Head is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 05:49 PM   #4
Registered User
 
sweeper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Kansas
Posts: 68
Garage
No stripes or text- your car needs nothing. If you're bored go get a puppy....but leave the car alone.
__________________
1997 Boxster- 28k, de-snorked, de-baffled, RSS UD, Dansk "hotdog" sport exhaust.
1985 BMW 635CSI- 30k, 5-speed, LSD
sweeper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 05:57 PM   #5
Forum Contributor
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 16
NAY! It's not a spyder slapping spyder decals on it is akin to putting RSR or GT3 on it, it's the same idea, a pose, cards in the spokes. As it sits now it is a very cool "one off" of your own vision, design and brought to fruition by you. I believe it stands alone on it's own merits better in that mindset. Then again, I know nothing and remain banished, you want stripes put em on, frankly I could live without them and they are supposed to be on my car.

Last edited by ghostrider300; 05-02-2013 at 06:05 PM.
ghostrider300 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:02 PM   #6
Registered User
 
kjc2050's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 847
Garage
Please don't.

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
__________________
2000 Boxster S, 6 speed, Sport Package, Litronics, LED tail lights, LNE IMS-B, OBC, Skybreaker wind deflector, Arctic Silver/Graphite Grey
kjc2050 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:23 PM   #7
Registered User
 
Johnny Danger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 4,809
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by sweeper View Post
No stripes or text- your car needs nothing. If you're bored go get a puppy....but leave the car alone.
I guess red wheels are out of the question for me ?
__________________
Don't worry … I've got the microfilm.
Johnny Danger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:23 PM   #8
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,068
Nope.

One of the complaints on new BMW's is how many places the roundels are located and how many places say BMW on the car.

Your car looks great BTW!
dghii is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:25 PM   #9
Registered User
 
Johnny Danger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 4,809
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by kjc2050 View Post
Please don't.

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
"A good style has an air of novelty ... at the same time conceals it's art" - Aristotle
__________________
Don't worry … I've got the microfilm.
Johnny Danger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:34 PM   #10
Registered User
 
kjc2050's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 847
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Danger View Post
"A good style has an air of novelty ... at the same time conceals it's art" - Aristotle
I'll agree to the "conceals its art" part.
__________________
2000 Boxster S, 6 speed, Sport Package, Litronics, LED tail lights, LNE IMS-B, OBC, Skybreaker wind deflector, Arctic Silver/Graphite Grey
kjc2050 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:35 PM   #11
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Atlanta, Ga
Posts: 112
If it feels good, do it. Mark Twain.
01SBox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:39 PM   #12
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Duncan, BC
Posts: 94
Post fail

The picture is a mirror image.

Btw - anyone want to guess how many times 'Porsche' is written on a stock boxster?
Rickinduncan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 07:01 PM   #13
Registered User
 
dbazos's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 36
Garage
Yea...put the same decal on mine and I can't stop looking at it. Even feels faster now...
dbazos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 07:33 PM   #14
Custom User Title Here
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: KC
Posts: 5,923
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rickinduncan View Post
Post fail

The picture is a mirror image.

Btw - anyone want to guess how many times 'Porsche' is written on a stock boxster?
The picture is reversed because it was necessary when I photoshopped it

JD: as much as you've been toying with this idea, I'd say that you're fairly set on it. Just go for it! Its vinyl and can always be removed

particlewave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 07:37 PM   #15
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 367
My opinion is no to the stripe. Adding that to the Dangermobile would be like walking around with a nametag on your left side, "Hi, my name is Danger. Johnny Danger."

If you want an accent on the side, maybe a double pin strip from front radiator air intake along the "hip" to the tail lights.

DBear
dbear61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 07:57 PM   #16
I am my own mechanic....
 
Timco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Posts: 3,433
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rickinduncan View Post
Post fail

The picture is a mirror image.

Btw - anyone want to guess how many times 'Porsche' is written on a stock boxster?
On new Boxsters it's right above Boxster on the trunk....And in the rear glass windows.
__________________
'04 Boxster S 50 Jahre 550 Spyder Anniversary Special Edition, 851 of 1953, 6-sp, IMS/RMS, GT Metallic silver, cocoa brown leather SOLD to member Broken Linkage.
'08 VW Touareg T-3 wife's car
'13 F150 Super Crew long bed 4x4 w/ Ego Boost
Timco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 08:06 PM   #17
Custom User Title Here
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: KC
Posts: 5,923
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rickinduncan View Post
anyone want to guess how many times 'Porsche' is written on a stock boxster?

Hood emblem, steering wheel, stereo, intake manifolds...could go on, but I won't.
particlewave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 08:34 PM   #18
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Duncan, BC
Posts: 94
I counted them one day when I had nothing better to do. I think I stopped counting at 15. Floor mats, wheel centres, brake calipers. Radio logo when it comes on. Yeah - I've got spare time on my hands.
Rickinduncan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2013, 03:40 AM   #19
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Indiana
Posts: 177
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Danger View Post
I guess red wheels are out of the question for me ?

Red wheels with yellow.....It would be the ultimate Ronald McDonald mobile LOL! You could change your user name to Big Mac

JD, your car looks awesome! It doesn't need anything. In my opinion, the aesthetic (tasteful) modes that you have done exudes Porsche. It doesn't need the lettering down the side to convince anyone. Clean is the key to a classy car. my 2 cents
Meat Head is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2013, 04:13 AM   #20
Theoretical propagandist
 
Eric G's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 793
Garage
I like the stripe but it is a common addition and your car is far from common. Here is another interpretation IMO adds flare but does not take away from all the work you have done...going with the less is more:

I would also do this treatment to the indention for the third light in the trunk.

__________________
When life throws you curves, aim for the apex...
Eric G is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page