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Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 07-18-2012, 11:52 AM
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Posted By John Y
Sorry - this car is sold and I was not following...

Sorry - this car is sold and I was not following the post: apparently my notifications weren't set up to alert me to replies, either. Good luck with search...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 06-11-2012, 01:28 PM
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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-05-2010, 07:31 PM
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Views: 1,753
Posted By John Y
As others have mentioned, go to a Porsche dealer...

As others have mentioned, go to a Porsche dealer - so you can get a CPO car; I did, and I'm a prime example of why it's a good idea; got my 05 S in April - so far have replaced RMS and IMS shaft...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 10-25-2010, 01:49 PM
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Views: 505
Posted By John Y
FS: 2005 Boxster, Boxster S Owner's Manual

I have an extra manual, in excellent condition - $20 shipped.

jyacoub@nyc.rr.com

Thanks
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-31-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,648
Posted By John Y
You can get yourself an 05 S with CPO at the...

You can get yourself an 05 S with CPO at the lower end of your range, and with very low miles near the higher end. An 06 S non-CPO with reasonable miles should also fit in near the higher end; so...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 08-12-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By John Y
Now lets pretend I'M shopping...I see an '05 -...

Now lets pretend I'M shopping...I see an '05 - the MOST attractive of all (well, the 05-08s are) Boxster variants. :D

I do agree though, that it is most likely the economic/financial factors...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,350
Posted By John Y
An e-bay chip? At those prices?? Trust me -...

An e-bay chip? At those prices?? Trust me - it's crap, and you don't want it. The term you are looking for is FLASH your ECU, and if you are going to chip the car, flashing through the serial...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By John Y
Can't say on the price of tires as most of us are...

Can't say on the price of tires as most of us are in the US, but assuming they're 18s and doubling the priceas a rough exchange rate, that sounds more or less comparable.

I would run the car on...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-10-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,859
Posted By John Y
Yeah, it is odd - it just seems improbable that...

Yeah, it is odd - it just seems improbable that there could be a solitary ignition in each of the last three rev ranges. Plus, if it did happen, it happened about 5000 miles ago judging by the hour...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-09-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,859
Posted By John Y
DME over-rev counter question

HELP!

I am looking at CPO 987 Boxsters, and one that I am interested in is a 2005 S, with low mileage (9500) and it is CPO'd by Porsche. I received the DME printout today Who can help me make some...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
Nice! Further to the below, the 07 car at a...

Nice!

Further to the below, the 07 car at a non-Porsche dealer with balance of factory warranty sold (or has a deposit on it) for 30K. Considering that it is not CPO, and has 17K miles (Bose,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
Steve, thanks for your input as your experience...

Steve, thanks for your input as your experience is clearly on point; you bought at Danbury, correct? What color combo was it?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-02-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
How did you get Manheim data? I always...

How did you get Manheim data? I always understood you had to be a dealer to participate in their auctions and get their data, and when I went to the website to look at sales #s it asked me to sign...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
Thanks, and congrats on your new one! I had 18,...

Thanks, and congrats on your new one! I had 18, short months that were completely trouble-free on my 07, so I can only hope this one, whichever it ends up being, will be as good. I was looking...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
KBB's CPO value for an 'excellent' 2005 S with...

KBB's CPO value for an 'excellent' 2005 S with the correct mileage (9500) and after adding in the Bose and front side airbags is $32,225, so I'm not sure how you calculated that?

Also, Edmunds...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
Thanks for the tip! I sent him a PM...

Thanks for the tip! I sent him a PM...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
Thanks all, please keep the good advice coming. ...

Thanks all, please keep the good advice coming.

I have been looking for about 45 days and have been relying on porsche.com, autotrader, cars.com and even e-bay to see what's out there. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-01-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By John Y
Price for CPO 2005 Boxster S?

Hey all,

it's been a long time (it seems to me) and I am looking to get back into a 987, a thought that pleases me.

I'm looking at a Seal Grey/blk 05 S that is CPO, and has only about 9500 mi....
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 11-19-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By John Y
Nice car, and sorry you have to sell! Yours is...

Nice car, and sorry you have to sell! Yours is almost EXACTLY what I'm looking for, if only you had Xenons!

Good luck with the sale...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-02-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By John Y
Right -

...which is the cheapest price anyone will find from a retailer - but not including shipping. So based on shipping to my address, my price shipped for a product in new condition undercuts Suncoast...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-01-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By John Y
FS: 987 Boxster Tequipment indoor car cover

I don't have a pic of mine, but it's this one:...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,829
Posted By John Y
For what it's worth, the 2007 is rated at 245hp.

For what it's worth, the 2007 is rated at 245hp.
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 04-07-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 898
Posted By John Y
FS: 2007 Boxster

Here's a link to the Autotrader ad:
Forest Green/Sand Beige 2.7l 5-speed (http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?car_id=242334180&dealer_id=62384613&reset_crumbs=y)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-08-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,401
Posted By John Y
I got the sport wheel for $250 and I don't regret...

I got the sport wheel for $250 and I don't regret it; I prefer it's design, I like having the thicker areas at 10 and 2, though I'm not sure the ret of the $250 upgrade wheel is any thicker than the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-31-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By John Y
Bob, on my 07 Box, I've found the stock seats...

Bob, on my 07 Box, I've found the stock seats comfortable enough for a 12 hour drive, and sporty enough that even when cornering hard enough to make myself slightly dizzy, I didn't find the seats...
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