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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2012, 08:15 PM
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Posted By LightngSVT
Nah, no new ones here. They're to expensive and...

Nah, no new ones here. They're to expensive and I dont want to be the one to take the big hit on depreciation.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2012, 03:34 AM
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Views: 9,993
Posted By LightngSVT
You've all made a lot of sense and Ive decided...

You've all made a lot of sense and Ive decided not to buy the 07 S. Ill start shopping 09's (maybe something with a warranty) and see whats out there, the extra cost might be worth the piece of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2012, 06:20 PM
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Views: 9,993
Posted By LightngSVT
Its not the $1500 or 3000 dollar repairs that...

Its not the $1500 or 3000 dollar repairs that concern me, but possibly having to drop close to $20000 for an engine, while "doable", would certainly put a hit on the wallet short term. And the fact...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2012, 06:36 PM
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Posted By LightngSVT
Thanks for the good advice everyone.

Thanks for the good advice everyone.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-18-2012, 04:11 AM
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Views: 9,993
Posted By LightngSVT
Well the odds sound a lot worse based on your...

Well the odds sound a lot worse based on your math. I guess I'll get the IMS Guardian and hope for the best.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,993
Posted By LightngSVT
How Common Are 987 Engine Failures

So I was just wondering if the "epidemic" of blown engines in 987's is a bit over exaggerated online? I dont doubt there are issues and people have been victims of failures, but when I asked the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,231
Posted By LightngSVT
Sweet 993!

Sweet 993!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-15-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By LightngSVT
Did some googling on the DME, good info. Thanks...

Did some googling on the DME, good info. Thanks Burg Boxster, great post. I would imagine over rev's are a real possibility given the car Im looking at is a BMW dealership and the salesmen,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-15-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By LightngSVT
Gotcha, thanks.

Gotcha, thanks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-14-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By LightngSVT
Wow, $375? Well I guess thts cheap insurance...

Wow, $375? Well I guess thts cheap insurance compared to a $20k engine or other multi-thousand dollar repair. Did you also get a DME report?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-14-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By LightngSVT
Thats what I thought, so no chance of an 07...

Thats what I thought, so no chance of an 07 having an M96. Thanks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-14-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By LightngSVT
Update: Talked to the dealer and they've ordered...

Update: Talked to the dealer and they've ordered a new wheel, seems one of the front wheels is bent and the sales guy didnt know that when we test drove the car. So we'll see.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-14-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By LightngSVT
What To Look For In a PPI?

SO I have a deposit on an 07 Boxster S at a BMW, sale is contingent on it passing a PPI at a Porsche dealer. Its local so I will be arranging it and they will drop the car off. What should I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-14-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By LightngSVT
So I have a deposit on an 07 Boxster S with 24k...

So I have a deposit on an 07 Boxster S with 24k miles. What year did they stop using the M96 engine, in 05 when the bodystyle switched over the the 987? And will we be able to get the Guardian Jr...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-09-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By LightngSVT
Cant argue with the logic. Ideally I'd like to...

Cant argue with the logic. Ideally I'd like to find a 987.2. Did the 3.2 in the S cars have the same issues as the 2.7?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By LightngSVT
So nutshell is that on a 987 if any problems are...

So nutshell is that on a 987 if any problems are detected (and nothing catastrophic has happened) the owner would be looking at a bill of minimum $7000, or more. Wow. Gotta pay to play I guess, but...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-08-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,681
Posted By LightngSVT
IMS Guardian

If you had the IMS Guardian and it was triggered what are your options? You still have an imminent potential engine failure, I assume they'd just replace the IMS? But Ive read that there are also...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-02-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By LightngSVT
Just needed to vent, I came across an 08 RS60 (my...

Just needed to vent, I came across an 08 RS60 (my ideal Boxster) with 35k miles at a Honda dealer on the East cost for $31.8k last night. Tried to get a hold of them today and the car was sold this...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-27-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,864
Posted By LightngSVT
So what do you guys think a 50k miles 2006 Cayman...

So what do you guys think a 50k miles 2006 Cayman S is worth (original stick $74k) in daily driver condition? One just popped up at a Chevy dealer near my office.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,864
Posted By LightngSVT
No superbike here, got rid of the crotch rockets...

No superbike here, got rid of the crotch rockets back in my 20's. I have a big old fat and slow Harley touring bike. Beautiful machine thats still metal and chrome, not plastic but slow as the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,864
Posted By LightngSVT
I'd rather sell the bike too. Michigna recently...

I'd rather sell the bike too. Michigna recently repealed the helmet laws but Ive never ridden without a helmet. Actually havent ridden in about 6 weeks, just to busy and kinda of staying away in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By LightngSVT
Mr. Danger your advice is so true and that is...

Mr. Danger your advice is so true and that is what has been the biggest factor in me not pulling the trigger on an out of state vehicle. I do tend to have overly high expectations in my vehicles and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-23-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By LightngSVT
Actually the S I drove spoke to me and I would...

Actually the S I drove spoke to me and I would have loved to take it home, thats what got me started on thinking of S model. It was its price of $58k that didnt do much speaking, actually it kind of...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-22-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By LightngSVT
Sorry if these are dumb questions but what is...

Sorry if these are dumb questions but what is obc? and how do you check / verify the engine code? And what would you pay as an OTD price on the 06 S? Keeping in mind that its about 13 hours away.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-21-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By LightngSVT
Thanks for all the advice. Ive been around the...

Thanks for all the advice. Ive been around the block a few times, probably owned ~15 cars since I started driveing 20+ years ago. Of course any seller, dealer or not, never puts their bottom line...
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