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

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-29-2016, 11:16 AM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Scotland
Posts: 5
which Porsche

Honestly my head is beginning to hurt with information overload.
I would like a faster dose of Porsche motoring.
Presently I have a 1996 2.5 and an `03 2.7
Where in the range should I be looking for a definite performance hike, problem seems to be that so many previous owners have horror/scare stories about engine problems or less than sparkling performance differentials between various models.

Or should I bite the bullet and go for a 996??

12 to 14k budget

What are your own experiences regarding the difference in performance v reliability?

peterzoom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2016, 11:30 AM   #2
On the slippery slope
 
JayG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: San Diego
Posts: 3,354
Garage
Get as new a 986 S as you can for that kind of $$ if you want a new car

In order to really boost HP on these cars you have to spend a lot of $$$ and you don't get a lot of gain

__________________
2004 Boxster S 6 speed - DRL relay hack, Polaris AutoTop DIY
2004 996 Targa Tip
Instructor - San Diego region, 2014 Porsche Performance Driving School
2013 C300, 2010 Jetta 2011 Mazda 3, 1998 Windstar - Dog van , 2004 F-150 "Big Red"
JayG 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 09:30 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