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Old 09-25-2014, 03:58 PM   #61
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TO, don't Bullstein me, it's a free country Icehole!!!!
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Newspaper Headline: Roman Moroni Deported to Sweden. Says He's Not From There.
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:16 PM   #63
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Newspaper Headline: Roman Moroni Deported to Sweden. Says He's Not From There.
He had it coming, that cork-socking anti-Boxster snob!

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Old 09-25-2014, 06:44 PM   #64
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Just like the 924 saved Porsche back in the 70's. Talk about a much-maligned car, the 924 got zero respect. My 1977 model, bought brand new, is still one of my personal favorites. Too bad hardly anyone had the foresight to keep these cars in good condition.

Just sayin'..........

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In the Harley world the pecking order is alot like the alledged Porsche anti snobbery.........Hard core old time riders think the only good Harleys are those with the Panhead or Knucklehead motor. Then the Shovelhead motor came and almost put Harley out of business it was so bad, but now a shovelhead is seen as a collectable/classic. Then the Evo motor bikes came out and the hard core riders hated them, even though they are the best and most dependable motor Harley ever built. Most custom built bikes have aftermarket Evo motors. The Twin Cam is the lastest motor and its had its ups and downs, but overall is a good, dependable motor. Of course all the Evo motor riders hate it along with any old timers that are left over.........The point is if you keep your car/bike in good shape it will be considered a classic/collectable vehicle in the future and will be admired. I happen to think that the Boxster will be a true collector/classic car down the road. It may take another 20 years. Back in the 80's you couldnt give away alot of muscle cars. Now I cant believe the prices that they can go for and how desirable they are. Maybe in the future the Boxster will be admired alot like the 356 is today, but the best thing you can do in this time is take care of it, ride it and enjoy it.
And oddly Porsche designed one of the better motors Harley ever bolted to a bike. Anything AMF ever touched turned to ****************, and yet now even those have some collectable value. Sigh.

Agree on the car prices. Muscle cars are off the hook and I like to point out to my kids (for historical purposes) what a piece of crap most of those cars were in terms of fit and finish, paint quality, etc. Aweful. I work with a guy who still owns the first car he ever bought - an early 80s Camaro -and a perfect example of how the were actually done.

References to the movie Johnny Dangerously crack me up. I saw that movie in the theater and thought it was awful, and yet for my entire adult life I've had lines from that movie pop into my head.

Wasn't it the one with the .88 magnum "in case you needed to shoot lengthwise through a school"? Or the guy in the bathroom when it blew up and he was holding the handle from the old school toilet with the overhead tank "I'm holding my dork in my hand".
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:51 PM   #66
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I think you should put "BOSS BOXSTER" lettering on the back of your Turbo and just go with it.
Nah that is my 3.6 Boxster with x51 ROW code. It is scary compared to the turbo with PSM.
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I think you should put "BOSS BOXSTER" lettering on the back of your Turbo and just go with it.
At the Traverse City Porsche Parade as I was trying to line up with the rest of the 911's, a fellow PCA member who was directing traffic as I drove up in my 996TT said no Boxsters allowed!
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Nice enough for you?

Yes, very nice.

Especially with the wheel upgrade. They're 16"s, correct?

Puts the entire car into a better proportion, versus the stock 14" wheels. Plus white is a great color for Porsches.

How many miles on her?

Just wonderin'.............

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At the Traverse City Porsche Parade as I was trying to line up with the rest of the 911's, a fellow PCA member who was directing traffic as I drove up in my 996TT said no Boxsters allowed!
Farging bastiches !! I'ma gonna cut off their bells and shove them up their iceholes, those farging cork sackers!

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17 x 7 wheels off of the front of 2 993s. I've owned more than a dozen 924s. This one is a 1987 924S with about 155,000 miles.
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My son disfigured one this way while in college.



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I truly wish I could unsee that.

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My son disfigured one this way while in college.



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He had it coming, that cork-socking anti-Boxster snob!

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I have been traveling this week in West Virginia. I went to the Green Briar estates. While setting in the entrance getting a pass a newer Carrera 4S came up behind me and as he passed we heard a "Nice car" from the driver, he gave a friendly wave as we did in return. This is a common occurrence.
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I rotate my 4 Porsches for my daily 50 mile roundtrip commute. Most people at work and on the road think my 996 Turbo is another one of my Boxsters.
Someone that drives more Porsches than I do. I drive an 80 911 SC when its not too hot outside, a 94 968 Cab, and a 2001 Boxster S with a Raby full performance upgraded 3.6. I sold my 996 to pay for that motor. I was going to upgrade the 996 as well, but in the end, I didn't really need another car with so much oomph.

My Boxster doesn't have traction control and my 996 did, something I didn't consider at the time. There have been a couple of times I wish I had it on the Boxster, but I've learned when not to push it, thankfully without hurting it. As long as I can get into and out of it I'll never let the Boxster go. I'm one of the geriatric crowd you guys talk about, but not snobbish at all. Any Porsche is a great car and anyone who has driven Porsches knows that.

Right now I'm jonesing for a 914 with a Raby Type IV or a Cayenne S. Somewhat of a conundrum. In a couple of more years I'll probably buy a Panamera. I would never buy a new Porsche. They are just too darned expensive or I'm too cheap. I've only ever had one bad Porsche in 30+ years and I should never have bought it, not having done my due diligence. My Boxster with Jakes magic touch is the seat of the pants fastest car I've ever owned, although I had an upgraded 930 back in the 90s that had more HP, it was hard to get to all the time and a super charged 911 SC that was just plain scary in traffic. I had to remove the supercharger belt when driving back and forth to work in heavy traffic. As far as handling, there is no comparison with anything but the 968 in my experience. Porsche got that one right, but they cost too much at the time, especially with a 4 pot, when the Asian turbo 6s could be had for less, and very few were built. Most are still on the road though and for not very much money up front.
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LOL...no...his wife was a looker. He was mid-sixties earliest. I'm early 40's and work my butt off at the gym....hence the DB 'upgrade to me' comment. Glad I didn't say it.
Guess he was plain jealous.
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Or the guy in the bathroom when it blew up and he was holding the handle from the old school toilet with the overhead tank "I'm holding my dork in my hand".

Literally spit out some morning Java laughing at that, I totally forgot that scene. I worked at Central Hardware (similar to a Lowes or Home Depot now) while still in school with a bunch of guys when that movie came out, we spent years insulting each other using the Moroni method lol.
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I wear camo in my 986

Sadly I have purchased a " Poor man`s Porsche " and a " Porsche Girly car. " An 88 944S that was track modded. Then I sold that and bought a 99 986 mint. I sold the 944 mostly because my wife doesn`t drive a manual. So with this being said the Boxster is Tip which I love. I`ve owned track cars a race car and at my age, I`m tired of shifting.The 944 was fun I could toss the back end around and drift a tiny bit. The Boxster ? We know they don`t do that very well, they SLH ( Stick like hell )
I`m moving my way down the engine location and may get a rear engine, with tip of course.Hey I finally get a "Rich mans Porsche." If my wife lets me sell the 986.

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