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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-08-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,190
Posted By Petermcd
I blame Top Gear for getting me to buy my...

I blame Top Gear for getting me to buy my Boxster. Was never that into cars and mechanically retarded but that show sucked me right in. Saw the Boxter in one episode - never saw one in real life-...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-01-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,998
Posted By Petermcd
60,000 mile service

I am due for mine. Anything I should know? Anything special I should ask to be checked. Should I get the dealer to send me the list of what they do and have my local Porsche mechanic do it? Thanks...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-11-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,444
Posted By Petermcd
You will need a clever plan involving turnips!

You will need a clever plan involving turnips!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-04-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,010
Posted By Petermcd
I like the off-center location. But I am an...

I like the off-center location. But I am an architect. The way I drive is not symmetric!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-10-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By Petermcd
It is seal grey. Looks like maybe not to primer...

It is seal grey. Looks like maybe not to primer coat. Is there any special rubbing compound? Where do I get that anyway.

Scratch is right behind drivers door so every time I get in it I am going...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-09-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By Petermcd
Paint Scratch

I set a duffel bag on my rear fender the other day and did not realize it had steel grommets. So now I have two mild scratches in my paint. Ughhhhh! Any suggestions? Is there anything I can do? I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-21-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,408
Posted By Petermcd
My scarf came from Burberrys not Jcrew. ...

My scarf came from
Burberrys not Jcrew. :rolleyes:
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-14-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,126
Posted By Petermcd
Trying to stop

I feel sorry for the guy too, and he is young - so I retract comment about how quick I would be fired for designing something like that house. Not proud of that comment.

(gred04 if you genuinely...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By Petermcd
Yeand call me stupid but I don't know what OEM...

Yeand call me stupid but I don't know what OEM stands for.....?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 08-06-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,126
Posted By Petermcd
Don't sweat it. Think about what motivates a guy...

Don't sweat it. Think about what motivates a guy to show off a car and a house like that. If he is that young then hopefully he will figure it out in time. And as an architect I can tell you that if...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-04-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Petermcd
Talking Rub some olive oil on your bum. That should help....

Rub some olive oil on your bum. That should help. Wear seatbelt though and hold on tight in the big dips.... :D
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Petermcd
Thanks those are pretty good points. I was...

Thanks those are pretty good points. I was thinking along the lines of getting a written guarantee on epoxy connection
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Petermcd
It is a porsche dealer and it is under their...

It is a porsche dealer and it is under their warrantee. Also it happened on their lot as there was an extra one of those perforated grille things that snap into roll bar kicking around behind the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-17-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Petermcd
Dealing with dealer advice?

My (new for me) '04 had the wire for the rear window defroster ripped off the window when I bought it and hence it does not work. The dealer is going to fix this. In conversation with the dealer it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By Petermcd
Warm up and beeping

From a cold start how long do y'all warm up your boxter before driving off? Also is there any way to disable the beeping noise when the car door is open? What about the seatbelt beeper?

Thanks
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By Petermcd
Thanks!

Hey I picked up this two weeks ago. Thanks for all the great advice I got here. You guys really helped me make a good choice.
2004
heated seats
xenon
bose
loving it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-10-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Petermcd
Dealer Certified - worth it? Please advise

Hi - After much searching I have narrowed the choice to 3 good boxters. 2 are from dealers who have "certified" them. (2 years new car warrantee). One said I can take off $2000 from price if I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Petermcd
Yes I think I may be temporarily insane. Just...

Yes I think I may be temporarily insane. Just realized it will cost between 1500-2000 just to get the car to my door after flights, delivery, and PPI costs.

I am looking for a dark blue or...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-06-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By Petermcd
Question Buying Boxter Online

I think I may have found the boxter I want to buy. Has the color and options I want and seems like a good car from what I can tell so far. Seems like all the ones that look good to me are far away....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-04-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Petermcd
Critical Options

If you were buying your first boxter what would be the most important options you would be looking for......... Thanks!

(a little option overwhelmed)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-04-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,183
Posted By Petermcd
Ok first off you all are awesome - that is some...

Ok first off you all are awesome - that is some great help. I would really be searching blind otherwise. If anyone ever gets to Cape Cod the beers are on me.

JP308 - you are absolutely right - the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-03-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,183
Posted By Petermcd
2.7 liter vs 3.2 S-type?

Ok one last question before I become an owner. Reading the posts here and talking to a few people has lead me to believe I should only be looking to buy a Boxter S because of the bigger engine and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-29-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Petermcd
I am actually looking more forward to the kill....

I am actually looking more forward to the kill. The hunt is stressfull. I cannot afford to make an expensive mistake. Ok too much of an expensive mistake....

I think I might have found one I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-28-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Petermcd
Ppi?

Hi - I am shopping for a Boxter S and am probably going to have to search out of state to find the one I want. How do I go about finding and hiring someone to do a PPI for me when I zero in on one I...
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