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Old 01-14-2019, 05:21 AM   #1
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New owner of a 1997 First Gen 2.5Tip Boxster

Hi guys,

Just bought myself a birthday present in late Dec last year. Been happily driving it everyday for the past 2 weeks





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Old 01-14-2019, 07:43 AM   #2
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Nice welcome tomthe group!
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Old 01-14-2019, 06:35 PM   #3
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Ditto nice blue mine is an 04 Boxster S have fun driving. Rick
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Old 01-17-2019, 06:02 AM   #4
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Ditto nice blue mine is an 04 Boxster S have fun driving. Rick
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Old 01-17-2019, 06:03 AM   #5
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Old 01-17-2019, 07:52 AM   #6
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What blue color is this and where do you get it?


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Old 01-17-2019, 10:18 AM   #8
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Nice example! I too own a 97, but it's a 5 speed.

I'm guessing you paid a wad of money for that "antique" car in Singapore. I lived there for a while when I was a kid and I am still jaw-dropped by how much the government drives up the price of an automobile there.

I'll be coming to Singapore for my 60th birthday in a few years and if you still have your car I'd love to meet you and see it!
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Old 01-17-2019, 03:28 PM   #9
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It's Etna Blue. Actual colour is lighter than the pics, probably due to the lighting.

https://rennlist.com/forums/vehicle-marketplace/1054216-2017-porsche-911-s-cab-stunning-pts-etna-blue-great-cabriolet-spring-deal.html

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Old 01-17-2019, 03:32 PM   #10
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Nice example! I too own a 97, but it's a 5 speed.

I'm guessing you paid a wad of money for that "antique" car in Singapore. I lived there for a while when I was a kid and I am still jaw-dropped by how much the government drives up the price of an automobile there.

I'll be coming to Singapore for my 60th birthday in a few years and if you still have your car I'd love to meet you and see it!
yes haha, in Singapore my car COE (certificate of entitlement) for 10 years costed SGD52K

Great, I would love to meet a fellow 986 Boxster owner too
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Old 01-17-2019, 03:54 PM   #11
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Old 01-17-2019, 05:48 PM   #12
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yes haha, in Singapore my car COE (certificate of entitlement) for 10 years costed SGD52K

Great, I would love to meet a fellow 986 Boxster owner too
Is that US ~52,000.00?
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Old 01-20-2019, 07:28 AM   #13
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Is that US ~52,000.00?
52K Singapore Dollars
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Old 01-21-2019, 03:44 AM   #14
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52K Singapore Dollars
OK. Lets try this again.

So... ~$38,000 US Dollars?
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OK. Lets try this again.

So... ~$38,000 US Dollars?
Sadly this USD38K cert only extends my ownership for another 10 years. Come to the end of this current 10years, I will need to renew again at the prevailing rate if I decided to keep the car.

Ladies and gentlemen... this is Singapore!
Welcome! Haha!
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love that color! is it painted or vinyl wrap, and if paint - is it the original color?
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Nice car and Happy Birthday

I own a 1997 5 speed

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