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Old 03-25-2009, 08:18 PM   #1
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Question Opinions Needed

I am looking to buy a Boxster with in the next couple of months. I heard good things about the Boxster and wanted a change from the big 928S I have been used to. One person recomended the 2001 car. Can some one comment on what year models are the same as the 2001, and give any advise as to what year models are good or problematic. I am very good with tool and can work on just about anything, are these cars difficult to work on ? What about the cost of replacing a clutch to that of replacing an auto-trans.

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Old 03-27-2009, 02:01 PM   #2
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Buy the newest and best example you can find. 03 started the glass rear window and 05 started the new body style.

Get a PPI at a reputable shop.

Buying from a dealer can get you a an extended warranty. (CPO)

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Old 03-27-2009, 02:19 PM   #3
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I agree....newest for the price you can afford. 03/04 had a lot of minor upgrades...very stong on Consumer Reports....stay away from 05....go to 06 and up.


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