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Old 12-01-2015, 06:04 PM   #1
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New Member and Happy Owner of 1998 Boxster

Hello...I just purchased a new-to-me 1998 White Porsche Boxster. I only had it for a week and it already stole my heart. It has 52K miles on it, paint is like new, no dings or scratches on the body and the leather chairs has no "butt marks" LOL!!

On researching about my car I stumbled upon this forum and I am looking forward to reading all your informative posts here.

In the meantime let me introduce you to my lovely new Porsche Boxster.





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Old 12-01-2015, 06:16 PM   #2
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welcome!

Nice looking car and you even have a matching dog
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Old 12-01-2015, 06:44 PM   #3
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Never seen white before on a boxster. Looks great with the black roof and trim.

Enjoy the ride.
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Congrats! I've had two 98's, both were great cars!
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Old 12-02-2015, 07:11 AM   #5
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Very nice acquisition. I am a fan of white on the Boxster myself.
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Old 12-02-2015, 07:46 AM   #6
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Yes, pictures on the first post so we know it happens.

Congrats on the boxster and welcome to the forum.

Red is my color, unfortunately my dogs do not match.
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Old 12-02-2015, 09:11 AM   #7
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Looks like a well-cared for Porsche. Congrats!
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Old 12-02-2015, 11:20 AM   #8
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Nice looking car and you even have a matching dog
You are right JayG, it matches my dog perfectly. Thanks for the warm welcome!!
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Old 12-02-2015, 11:22 AM   #9
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Congrats! I've had two 98's, both were great cars!
Thank you!! Good to know that the '98 is a good one...being not much of a car-savvy person, I am hoping that this will not give me much trouble LOL!!
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Old 12-02-2015, 11:24 AM   #10
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Porsche9 thank you very much for the warm welcome...you can always dye your dog's hair red :-) You will be seeing more of me in this forum.
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Very nice acquisition. I am a fan of white on the Boxster myself.
Yes the white is really beautiful...you can see the exquisite line of the boxster even at night....
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Old 12-02-2015, 11:27 AM   #12
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Never seen white before on a boxster. Looks great with the black roof and trim.

Enjoy the ride.
Really?? I guess red and black are the more popular colors. I will surely enjoy my new car and thank you!!
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Looks like a well-cared for Porsche. Congrats!
Yeah it looks like the previous owner really took excellent care of it..it even came with all the original manuals and the service maintenance record!!
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Congratulations on a great choice and a wonderful Christmas gift to yourself, here's wishing you many sunny days of open top motoring.
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Congratulations on a great choice and a wonderful Christmas gift to yourself, here's wishing you many sunny days of open top motoring.
Thanks!! Being in sunny Southern California, that will surely happen.
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Congrats and welcome!

Nice car! Good luck with it. I suggest you join the PCA as well. Tons of great information, support and friends there as well.

Our dog is white as well and she doesn't shed, so she is welcome in our Box any time
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Nice car! Good luck with it. I suggest you join the PCA as well. Tons of great information, support and friends there as well.

Our dog is white as well and she doesn't shed, so she is welcome in our Box any time
Thank you!! Am actually just looking at their website. I might consider joining.
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Thank you!! Good to know that the '98 is a good one...being not much of a car-savvy person
Oooo...then make friends with a good indy mechanic. These cars require a lot of maintenance but that's just the nature of a German automobile. Plan for 1-2k a year in maintenance costs. If you are handy a lot of the maintenance you can do yourself. If not, find a mechanic because the Porsche dealer will take your house in costs if you let them.
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Oooo...then make friends with a good indy mechanic. These cars require a lot of maintenance but that's just the nature of a German automobile. Plan for 1-2k a year in maintenance costs. If you are handy a lot of the maintenance you can do yourself. If not, find a mechanic because the Porsche dealer will take your house in costs if you let them.
I am on the hunt now for a good Porsche mechanic here in Southern California. We have a very good mechanic right now that service our BMW...I will ask if he can also do Porsche cars.

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Nice color, lol mine is white with tan top and interior. The top is down almost all the time and it is a different car from driving with the top up. My advice to you is read about how to exercise the motor which by the way is rather small but more than enough if you keep the rpm up. This car is amazing, enjoy.

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