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Old 11-25-2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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I am looking at purchasing my first Porsche. It is a 2000 Boxster S with 92,545 miles. The exterior is amazing. The interior needs new vanity mirror covers and possibly a new lighting control switch. The car seems to run strong. I have got the dealer down to 12k out the door. Any thoughts, suggestions, or guidance would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 11-27-2013, 11:44 AM   #2
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I've seen Boxsters cheaper than that but who knows how they were taken care of. I would say that is on the top end. Hopefully needing nothing if you really like the car. Tires in good shape, brakes are good etc etc. Get a pre purchase inspection which is a great way to meet your new mechanic. Good luck and come back with some pictures if you do purchase please.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:57 AM   #3
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If standard trans you most likely will need a new clutch...about $2800. If it's a Tip, just a trans service...dealers about $700, Indy about $350. PPI is a must at this mileage.

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Old 11-27-2013, 01:20 PM   #4
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Old 11-27-2013, 02:01 PM   #5
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As others have said, you must get a PPI! Once that is done, talk price, using the results as negotiating leverage. $12K is on the high end so it should be in excellent condition with regular maintenance done and documented, just my opinion. Good luck and welcome to the forum

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