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Old 03-08-2009, 04:19 AM   #1
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New '08 Boxster

Well, I'm doing my part to help stimulate the economy. I picked up a new Boxster on Saturday. (Black, black, Xenon, Heated/Power Seats, 18" S wheels, Wind deflector, Sound Plus).

I really wasn't in the market for a new car but it seemed like it was just too good a deal to turn down. The sticker price was $53K, invoice was $46, and I ended up paying $39K plus the dealer gave me top dollar on my trade. They hadn't sold a Porsche in over a month and the Boxster had been in inventory for over 4 months so I think they really wanted to move it.

I'm looking forward to getting it out on the road once the weather breaks.

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Old 03-08-2009, 05:08 AM   #2
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Congrats on the new car! That was a very good deal.

Now go buy some Zaino products to keep her looking nice!
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Old 03-08-2009, 06:14 AM   #3
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Congrats! Nice buy indeed. Now some pictures please
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Old 03-08-2009, 09:04 AM   #4
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It looks a little like this...its pouring rain outside so excuse the lousy photography.
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You better watch out for cops in the neighborhood. They may arrest you for stealing! Great deal.

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Old 03-08-2009, 12:15 PM   #8
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Thanks. It's nice to be back. It's not very often that you feel like you have the upper hand in a negotiation with a Porsche dealer but these are extraordinary times. I think I got a reasonably good deal under the circumstances. Love your Limited Edition by the way.
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Old 03-08-2009, 01:24 PM   #9
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Excellent deal and great car. I considered it also only briefly on Thursday when I was at my Porsche dealer and three 2008 Cayman S's were sitting there, guards red, and the price was going lower and lower...:-)

What part of the country are you in?

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I live in Michigan...located right in the eye of the economic storm which also helps to explain the aggressive pricing.
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Old 03-08-2009, 04:46 PM   #11
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Killer deal on that beauty. Because you saved so much you can easily afford to buy these:

http://e-partssales.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=P&Product_Code=987Sides&Category_Code=987LIGHTS
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Old 03-08-2009, 06:15 PM   #12
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Nice car and nice deal, makes me want to run down to my local dealership and see what I can do. One thing I love about black is the 100% shine you get. Just like a mirror, as a matter of fact we can see you in the reflection...you should have waved.

P.S. 'Bout time they painted the bumperettes to match the car.


Got a question about the Hog next to the P. Does that CVO Dyna SE have the 110? I love the shorty's, my nephew has a set on his Fat Boy. I've got Samson true duals on my FLHTC w/a DynoJet kit that I have fattened up, allot.
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Got a question about the Hog next to the P. Does that CVO Dyna SE have the 110? I love the shorty's, my nephew has a set on his Fat Boy. I've got Samson true duals on my FLHTC w/a DynoJet kit that I have fattened up, allot.
I think I'd have to go to school to learn harley-speak. I didn't understand one word of this ... but I'm sure sierramadre does and that's what counts.
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Sorry about that, I'll translate;

"Got a question about the Hog next to the P. Does that CVO Dyna SE have the 110? I love the shorty's, my nephew has a set on his Fat Boy. I've got Samson true duals on my FLHTC w/a DynoJet kit that I have fattened up, allot."


Got a question about the Harley-Davidson next to the Porsche. Does that Custom Vehicle Operations Dyna Super Glide Screaming Eagle have the 110 cubic inch motor? I love the (Vance & Hines?) Shorty exhaust pipes, my nephew has a set on his Fat Boy (another Harley model). I've got a set of Samson true duals (instead of two into one) exhaust pipes on my Electra Glide Classic (touring model made by Harley) with a DynoJet kit (a carburetor rejetting kit that enriches the fuel when the intake and exhaust are allowed to breath easier) that I have fattened up (larger jetting), allot.

God, I love acronyms.
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That is very funny and I submit that a Harley guy may have trouble interpreting Porsche-speak as well. Thankfully, I'm bilingual although that combination certainly takes its toll on your wallet.

The bike does have the 110 inch motor. I like the way the short shot exhaust look and sound even though you sacrifice a little performance.
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I have to admit I didn't know how expensive it was to be bi-lingual myself. But DAMN, it sure is fun!!
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congrats on a great deal and a great car...

if you do anything at all to it....just at least change out those front orange reflectors to clear ones... very inexpensive and you could do it yourself...
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It's a stunner, and I can not think of a better - more enjoyable car for $39,000 new!!!
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$39k?? wow. I guess they're hoping they'll get some $$$ back from you when they raise the price of oil changes to $400 and convince you that you should change your oil every 3k miles or 3 months, whichever comes first?

It is most definitely a buyer's market for Porsches and a great time to buy one if you've got the resources.

-nice buy. great color.
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:04 AM   #20
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I haven't been to the dealer to check prices lately. Last time I was there they had a RS60 Spyder for 62k and no mark up. I didn't look at the other Boxsters. But if the prices are that good where you live it's worth a trip to fly there to buy one and ship it back.

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