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Old 08-24-2015, 04:01 AM   #1
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986 - The Negative Side


A very good review on the Boxster 986. Instead of your normal YAOWWW this is the greatest car ever built this guy brings up the negatives that I've never even thought about until now.


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Old 08-24-2015, 01:37 PM   #2
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Could you imagine being married to that guy?

"oh dear - you've put a bit too much mayonnaise on my sandwich, didn't you love"

Some good points tho - I installed a smaller steering wheel on mine, and an aftermarket stereo was a MUST if you actually want to listen to it...

I replaced the top and had a glass window put in, and I've also thought 6th was too tall, don't even bother with it under 75mph!

I've unwittingly addressed most of the things he talks about!!
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Old 08-24-2015, 01:48 PM   #3
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Meh...i tried to watch it, but I had to stop, all that face scratching and sighing, moaning & groaning was too much for me
A kids review with the eyes of 2015...reviewing a 15 year old car

"steering wheel too large, intake on the wrong side, gear shifting is i dunno what"...
lol...was waiting for the missing bubble exhaust sound and too slow electric mirrors.

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Old 08-24-2015, 03:26 PM   #4
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he is just a winging prat
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Old 08-24-2015, 04:16 PM   #5
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He should first learn how to hold a steering wheel before complaining about it !

But he's right about the reliability, the m96 is not exactly a masterpiece from this point of view :/
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Old 08-29-2015, 10:14 AM   #6
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I watched the first 5 minutes and then skipped through the rest of it. I like the smile he had when he got the speed up, and he wasn't complaining about the steering ratio at that point!
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Old 09-02-2015, 03:20 AM   #7
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Manuell !!


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