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Old 06-21-2006, 08:10 AM   #1
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Loving my Boxster today!

This is one of those well-deserved posts just to say that I drove my 1997 high mileage Boxster to work this morning experienced no buzzing, vibration, rattles, odd noises, check engine lights, airbag warnings, stereo malfunctions, high engine temps, radiator fan failure, tire or rim imbalances, ignition switch problems, convertible top cable trasmission disconnections, or anything else I might have forgotten to list.

In fact, the car's been this way for months now and all I do is get in it, drive the piss out of it, put gas in it, and wash it and put it back in the garage. Just thought everyone should read a post about a HAPPY, carefree Boxster owner!

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Old 06-21-2006, 08:40 AM   #2
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Amen to that

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Old 06-21-2006, 09:31 AM   #3
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Hey Randall, how much rain did you get this week (yesterday)?

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Old 06-21-2006, 09:43 AM   #4
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Great to hear Randall

I heard you guys got drenched too...How'd that all play out by you?
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Old 06-21-2006, 12:45 PM   #5
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Have you ever thought that that is exactly what your car wants you to do to it? And therefore it's just behaving because it loves it. You're supposed to just drive the piss out of it, wash it, put it away.... and repeat.
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Old 06-21-2006, 01:08 PM   #6
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Salami, I think you're right. However, for about a year or more of ownership, I spent every waking moment repairing the car or finding the money to repair the car and it wasn't fun to drive it due to the breakage of something or another.

As far as the bad weather we had down here on Monday, I was smart enough to buy a house in the highest part of Houston, called The Heights. Plus, my house is 4 feet off the ground on a peir and beam foundation. Of course, the Porschehaus (my garage) is on ground level, but the drainage is quite good into the alley, so I was fine.

Now hundreds of mostly lower income people who live about 20 minutes from my house got flooded out, and I doubt 5% of them had rising water insurance on their homes... it's hell to be poor and this kind of insurance is not only expensive, but not offered in any location where flooding has occurred in the past.
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Old 06-21-2006, 02:11 PM   #7
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I just save $200 on my car insurance

(moved to a gated community where other Porsches sleep).

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