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Old 09-11-2012, 11:03 AM   #1
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Bye bye, Boxster. Hello, C4!

After careful consideration (about six seconds), I picked up a 1999 C4 with 49K miles. It's in amazing shape. The second owner had the GT3 aero kit installed by Porsche - all parts (except perhaps the wheels - I don't know) are Porsche sourced.

I'll miss the Boxster, but damn, I'm in love...



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Old 09-11-2012, 12:10 PM   #2
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Looks great, very classy!
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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Another defector !
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Old 09-11-2012, 02:33 PM   #4
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Very nice. That aerokit is $$$$. Very GT3ish. Nice!
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:51 PM   #5
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My condolences. I am sorry for your loss.
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My condolences. I am sorry for your loss.
Indeed. It's no Boxster but I suppose a C4 won't totally suck.
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:51 PM   #7
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I think those are Porsche wheels, or good knockoffs. I've seen a few 996s with those.
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Old 09-12-2012, 06:50 AM   #8
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I think those are Porsche wheels, or good knockoffs. I've seen a few 996s with those.
Those are not Porsche wheels. Most likely BBS. Very nice. Love the lip.
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Added another photo of the Carrera in my driveway. I have to confess that I grin like an idiot every time I see it.
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:17 AM   #10
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i would too, that thing is awesome...
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:57 PM   #11
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Congrat's! I keep looking at doing the same (but keeping the 986 as a track car).
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:07 AM   #12
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I'm not much of a fan of lower body kits or wings but that 996 looks great. The lowered stance and THOSE WHEELS look great, they really make the car imo. Congrats.
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Old 10-12-2012, 10:08 AM   #13
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My wheels are similar and love the look. I hate cleaning them though. It's almost an everyday job when you are as anal as I am.. Great car!
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:32 AM   #14
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My wheels are similar and love the look. I hate cleaning them though. It's almost an everyday job when you are as anal as I am.. Great car!
I've always had an itch to get BBS LM's that have a similar web design as the op'ers. Seeing pictures as above sure rekindles the urge. Those 996's are a bargain right now, alot of car for the money.

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Old 10-14-2012, 02:35 PM   #15
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Damn that is one sweet looking car. So when you cutting the roof off?
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:56 PM   #16
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Thanks for all the positive remarks. As far as cutting the top off - the sunroof is enough. It's amazing how rigid the 996 coupe is. My poor '96 Corvette - with the targa panel off - is going to develop a complex.
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Old 10-17-2012, 05:52 PM   #17
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sd boxster, are you going to change your username?
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Old 10-17-2012, 07:53 PM   #18
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Nah, I'm already sd_boxster in too many places. I considered "the artist formerly known as sd_boxster" but that's a lot to type.
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