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Old 04-04-2015, 09:18 AM   #1
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I purchased a gently used '05 S in Portland, OR on Thursday. Lapis Blue exterior, Metropol Blue top, and Cocoa interior. PPI was completed on Wednesday by Matrix Integrated in Portland, they were great to work with long distance. Had a great time and a big grin driving her back down to the SF Bay Area - optional hard top and all. The hard top is off now though, going for a drive!

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Old 04-04-2015, 09:21 AM   #2
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Congrats! Also we love pictures on here!
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Old 04-04-2015, 09:36 AM   #3
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Congrats! Lapis Blue and Cocoa interior, yep, need pictures Welcome to the forum
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Old 04-04-2015, 11:23 AM   #4
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a 987s, I am loving mine. was hoping for a 3.4, but the 3.2 is great. from my experience with my 00 986 base, the refinement is noticeable. great ride and I hope you enjoy many miles of smiles....
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Old 04-04-2015, 09:40 PM   #5
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I have an 05' S and could not be happier with it. For a ten year old car no rattles and everything is very tight. Will need new CV boots this year, otherwise just great,

Welcome and happy motoring
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Old 04-05-2015, 06:31 AM   #6
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Thanks for the welcomes everyone. Yesterday was spent introducing my wife to our new car, having a great time riding around - and stopping by a place to get the bugs, rain splatter, and other road grime from the trip home removed. I will try to get some pictures today.
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Old 04-05-2015, 11:33 AM   #7
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As the saying goes, not pics...it didn't happen !
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Old 04-05-2015, 04:55 PM   #8
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You will love this car. Best car I've ever driven.
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Old 04-05-2015, 08:53 PM   #9
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The pictures I took today didn't come out very well - not sure if the GoPro lens was dirty or what. Here are a couple of the better shots.
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Old 04-05-2015, 11:44 PM   #10
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Very good looking car.
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Old 04-06-2015, 12:22 AM   #11
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Great looking car, congratulations hope you both enjoy it.
Are your wheels 18" or 19" they really suit the 987
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Old 04-06-2015, 01:52 AM   #12
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Super color combo!!!
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:00 AM   #13
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I love that color combination! Congrats on a beautiful car!
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Very nice car, congratulations!
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Old 04-06-2015, 12:03 PM   #15
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I've never seen that color combo before. Obviously a special ordered car by the original owner...

Amazing combination! I'm in love.
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Very nice! That blue on blue is one of the best combinations. Welcome aboard!
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Old 04-07-2015, 06:00 AM   #17
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Thanks again for the compliments. Santa Fe - the wheels are 19" factory option.

When I 1st started looking for a boxster (about 10 weeks spent on the search), my wife asked what my color preference would be. I told her blue with a tan interior, or brown interior if it could be found but the brown interior was rare and I hadn't seen it on a blue car anywhere. I also reminded her that we were looking for a USED vehicle, not ordering something to spec to be delivered, and should be prepared to compromise somewhere. I actually had PPIs completed on 2 blue/tan interior cars, and decided to pass on both based on the results. I am very happy with the car we finally purchased.

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