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Old 07-11-2017, 08:14 PM   #1
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Whale tail on a boxster

now before everyone pukes at the thought, heres a pic of werk52 boxster,
I dont know why I like it but I do, I dont like the whale tails even on a 930 haha


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Old 07-11-2017, 08:27 PM   #2
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Old 07-11-2017, 08:28 PM   #3
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Gee Thanks.....Now instead of puking at the thought I can Puke at the real thing. There are zero lines that make sense on that car.


Here's a thought; The whale tail looks good only because those fender flares look so bad.

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Old 07-11-2017, 08:46 PM   #4
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I think it would look better with a 993 turbo style wing. I'm not a huge fan of the big rubber lip on the older cars. Having said that, its kinda pointless because it doesn't actually cool the car like its meant to. Interesting nonetheless.
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This thing isn't that bad at all. I'm a bit of a purist but this is all rather "Porsche."

I approve. Few boxsters look that good after that much modification. I specifically enjoy the wheels and color choice.
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Old 07-11-2017, 09:56 PM   #6
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I've seen worse things.

Actually, no I haven't.
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No........
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If a mod makes you happy, then go for it. No one else has to drive it.
That said, I think it destroys the lines, the whale tale is way too square.
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How do I unsee that?
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Not for me.
Any data on how well it ventilates the trunk?
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Can you imagine how light the front end feels at speed?
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:12 AM   #12
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Not as bad as I thought it would look.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:25 AM   #13
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Not for me.
Any data on how well it ventilates the trunk?
Or at least it should increase the trunk capacity. Also did they add really strong air springs so the trunk would stay open?
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:49 AM   #14
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Maybe you could fit a big oil cooler in there...
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Bigger sin, IMHO, is hanging flares on it and not spacing the wheels out. Nice color though.
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I like the color of the car, maybe it has a dual purpose. It could be used for a luggage rack too, lol.
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Old 07-12-2017, 07:57 AM   #17
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I kind of like it. It would probably look better without the vents. If you had one without the vents, you could increase the trunk volume.
If you're going to modify your car, you might as well go all the way. I think it works with the wide fenders.
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I like it but I think it is a "whole" package deal. The color/stripe/wheels all give a older vibe
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like the concept, but struggle with the big gap between the end of the roof and the start of the whale tail; wonder what it would look like on a cayman?
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One of the rules that Porsche designers/engineers live by is form follows function. In the case of this whale tail, what function does it provide? Certainly not cooling or air flow, maybe some down force. And why the vents? It is not rear engined or air cooled.

Sometimes less is more and in this case way less would make more sense.

Now, add turbo or supercharging with the plumbing and intercoolers where the trunk is . . . and now you have a reason for the vents and tail.

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