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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-21-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,381
Posted By tomonomics
Porsche. Roadster. And depreciation...

Porsche. Roadster.

And depreciation (which allowed me to finally buy one).
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,362
Posted By tomonomics
Drewman, apologies if I sounded harsh, but if you...

Drewman, apologies if I sounded harsh, but if you read many of the FAQ and posts here from new owners, you would find that ~$3000 repair bill is not at all uncommon if you are not doing your own...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,362
Posted By tomonomics
If the extra $1300 in repairs forces you to sell...

If the extra $1300 in repairs forces you to sell the car, then you likely should not have purchased a used Porsche in the first place. Twelve-year old German sports cars can get expensive. Based on...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-23-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,679
Posted By tomonomics
As I'm reading these posts I'm remembering more...

As I'm reading these posts I'm remembering more things I like....

- That it still looks great to me, 20 years after I first saw and lusted after one.
- A sports car on a nice day. ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-22-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By tomonomics
Tracking/locating box (similar to LoJack in the...

Tracking/locating box (similar to LoJack in the US). Usually for insurance discounts, so that they can find your car if it's stolen.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-10-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,884
Posted By tomonomics
I wasn't able to make it down due to some work...

I wasn't able to make it down due to some work commitments....so pissed at myself for not scheduling better.

The Concours has been switched to Saturday (tomorrow) due to weather, if anyone wants a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-27-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,598
Posted By tomonomics
They did a few historic livery wraps for the 981...

They did a few historic livery wraps for the 981 launch. While I'm normally partial to Martini colors, the Gulf one looked really good. (sorry, some of these images are a little too large)
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-25-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,256
Posted By tomonomics
lol....I saw that after I posted. And there's a...

lol....I saw that after I posted. And there's a GPS too!!!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,256
Posted By tomonomics
You're welcome. I expect a full mock-up of a...

You're welcome. I expect a full mock-up of a better design in the morning. ;)

Perhaps something where the magnet/phone could be positioned not to block any controls, and as little of the vents...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,256
Posted By tomonomics
I like the magnet mounts, I've got one in my...

I like the magnet mounts, I've got one in my Touareg but haven't quite been able to get one to work in the Box (I tried the vent one, no good). So I just leave it in the storage bin.

These look...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-24-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By tomonomics
1997 PORSCHE BOXSTER (no reserve) Realized...

1997 PORSCHE BOXSTER (no reserve) Realized $15,400 - Tiptronic w/56K miles
2000 PORSCHE BOXSTER (no reserve) Realized $13,200 - Tiptronic w/83K miles
2002 Boxster 2.7 - Tiptronic w/??? miles...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By tomonomics
I like it in Mex blue. But those options are a...

I like it in Mex blue. But those options are a slippery slope.

Personally I'd go for a stripped Cayman. White, Sport seats plus, 19 wheels, Sport Exhaust, Extended range fuel tank, and European...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,856
Posted By tomonomics
I think in a few years when the 25th anniversary...

I think in a few years when the 25th anniversary of the first Boxster rolls around (and likely when Porsche introduces the next gen update of the 718) you'll start to see some interest in older 986s...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-27-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,242
Posted By tomonomics
I got a 917, a Cayman GT4, a Porsche 550 book, as...

I got a 917, a Cayman GT4, a Porsche 550 book, as well as an original Volume 01 of the new 'Porsche Originale' catalog. I'm told they are pretty rare and not even for sale. I haven't even opened it...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-27-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By tomonomics
The low back trunk is pretty unique...is there...

The low back trunk is pretty unique...is there another recently (mass) produced car that has a similar rear slope, without some kind of squared-off tail or lip?

And, as a recent example, my...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-20-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By tomonomics
That was the H50, a 'four' door 928 concept car. ...

That was the H50, a 'four' door 928 concept car. It was a secret until a few years ago, they rolled it out at a concours. They should have kept it hidden in the basement.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By tomonomics
I registered today as well. For anyone...

I registered today as well. For anyone interested, it's free to see the cars, $50 to park in the Porsche Corral, or $75 to enter your car to be judged.

Porsche Club of America- Werks Reunion...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By tomonomics
The PSE for pre-2003 models is $3200+ @ Suncoast....

The PSE for pre-2003 models is $3200+ @ Suncoast.

Suncoast Porsche Parts & Accessories Sport Exhaust System - Boxster 986 (http://www.****************************************************.com/product/00004420012.html)

Also, here's a...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By tomonomics
The post said 'we', so I assumed you were at the...

The post said 'we', so I assumed you were at the DMV as well. ;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By tomonomics
Edit: Deleting my original post....OP is not in...

Edit: Deleting my original post....OP is not in FLA.

Assuming they are in S. Carolina, the format for the current last three digits is strictly numerical, and they started with 101.

So the odds...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-06-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By tomonomics
Scrolled down to say this! (although many...

Scrolled down to say this!

(although many states don't use 0, so it might be even lower odds!)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-01-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By tomonomics
Yeah, a signup is required and then you have to...

Yeah, a signup is required and then you have to go through the motions of a few steps, but it didn't take me too long.

It's still in it's infancy, but what I've seen so far is promising. The...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-30-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By tomonomics
The Grand Tour / Drive Tribe - aka the new(old?) Top Gear)

Anyone here watching the 'Grand Tour' on Amazon? It's the old Top Gear guys with a new show. First episode was pretty good, they finally did the holy trinity matchup with the Porsche 918, McLaren...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-21-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By tomonomics
20th Anniversary of the Boxster @ 2017 Werks Reunion / Amelia Island

The PCA will be celebrating 20 years of the Boxster at the Werks Reunion in Amelia Island this March. The below announcement is in the new issue of Panorama.

Werks Reunion, Boxsters, and the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,361
Posted By tomonomics
Congrats. Great choice with the 04 S. ...

Congrats. Great choice with the 04 S.

Although it's Boxster, not 'boxter'.
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