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Old 11-16-2006, 11:46 PM   #1
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night driving

is it just me? When driving at night if its raining every time I pass a street light the while window turn orange "the colour of the street lights" and I cant see any thing for a second, tell i pass the light. Angle of the window? or is there some thing rong with me. lol

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Old 11-17-2006, 04:21 AM   #2
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YES YOU NEED SPELL CHECK,,,, PLEASE NO ONE PROOF READS ANY MORE BEFORE
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Old 11-17-2006, 05:21 AM   #3
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i really thought you were going to say that when driving @ night, it's dark...hehehehehe! j/k
i see post # 1....welcome bosxter7
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Old 11-17-2006, 06:47 AM   #4
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bosxter7, did you mean to spell your screen name that way?

To answer your question, yes, I experience that too. When it's raining and I go under a street lamp, the whole window lights up in an odd way. However, this happens in my Lexus too, so I think it's just an automotive glass thing.

If you recently got your boxster, there's a good chance you have new porsche owner's eyes... when I first got my car two years ago, every single part of the car and the driving experience was scrutinized repeatedly. Some of it was good and fun, lots of other things were just me being paranoid.
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Old 11-17-2006, 06:51 AM   #5
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I hardly drive my car at night. And never in the rain!
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Old 11-17-2006, 12:05 PM   #6
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I hardly drive my car at night. And never in the rain!
Ever since I bought the winter car, I stopped driving the Box in the rain as well...

Too much of a pain in the rear to keep a black car clean

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Old 11-17-2006, 01:19 PM   #7
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Keeping black clean is the reason I usually take the Jetta when it's raining.
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:38 PM   #8
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Keeping black clean is the reason I usually take the Jetta when it's raining.
I agree

My winter car is also black, but I can always run it through the car wash if it gets dirty...

No automatic car washes for my beloved Box though

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Old 11-17-2006, 05:59 PM   #9
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Red face

I have had it for 4 months. its a 97, lol I took it through the car wash at my work and a bit of water came in through the wondows. but I will not be doing any thing else to keep it clean in the snow. also what year did the boxster get side air bags and do they all have tc, cause I have spun it out many times in the rain and I dono what it will be like in the snow with worn summer tires.
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Old 11-17-2006, 06:03 PM   #10
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I boght it to drive to high school. soooooooooo its all I can aford for a daily driver. and now the airbag light came on and the check engien light comes on but it said that its a problem bu thte problem was already fixed it was the thing that pumps air into the exhaust it was replaced but it still reads check engine light and i have a reader and its the same code when ever it comes on. also i herd the airbag might be the seat belt. sorry to all you english teachers out there plz dont mark this like a essay just looking for a little help.

ps: heres some good driving music

the first one might make you wana speed alittle
http://www.sonymusic.com/clips/selection/fu/067810/067810_01_07_full_100.asx

http://www.offspring.com/ext_media/smash/The_Offspring-Smash-04-Gotta_Get_Away.asx

http://www.sonymusic.com/clips/selection/fu/069661/069661_01_05_full_100.asx

other good songs: wired by grind stone, push it by static x, depeche mode, panic at the disco, and ALL OF OFFSPRING.

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Old 11-21-2006, 01:58 PM   #11
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One word suggestion. I swear by it and I have night blindness, live in WA state (rain capital of the US) and drive my Boxster everywhere:

Rain-x

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