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Old 06-27-2016, 02:01 PM   #1
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New to Boxsters...and first big trip with one

A few weeks ago I was trying to decide what to drive to the Porsche Parade in Vermont. I have a fair number of air cooled Porsche's; however, none have great a/c. Since I am getting older (and lazier) I thought maybe I should look at a newer Porsche to drive

I've owned 996's and 997's but never a Boxster. I figured now was the time! In spite of the horror stories on IMS, AOL, etc. (the same reasons I sold my 996's and 997's), I found this 2001 with reasonable mileage, good service records and a recent IMS fix. So, with some excitement as well as trepidation I made the puurchase

I'm happy to report the car made the 2700 mile round trip with zero issues.
The car ran great and the a/c was wonderful. I'm quite pleased






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Old 06-27-2016, 03:01 PM   #2
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Congrats on both the car and the trip!
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Congrats on the purchase and welcome! These cars are a lot more reliable than the Internet would have you think
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Very good. That is a great way to get to know the car too. I personally like the size and balance of the Boxsters over their bigger brothers. Welcome!
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How did you like the 997? I'm thinking of one in the near future
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Old 06-27-2016, 04:55 PM   #6
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Very cool and welcome to the family.
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Old 06-27-2016, 05:23 PM   #7
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How did you like the 997? I'm thinking of one in the near future
I had a 2006 (non S)

Excellent car. Sold it in 2011 before there was a good IMS fix readily available...got spooked
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Old 06-27-2016, 06:39 PM   #8
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62K miles??? a mere baby! Enjoy your car and don't fret.

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