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is your Cayman or Boxster your daily driver? if not, what other car do you drive?

 
Old 10-26-2018, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Zeus993 View Post
Tell me more. Any particular year? Coolant pipes?

DD? 2010 Golf. Spider and 98 C2S for the evenings and weekend romps.
It all depends on how bargain you want to get. When I got mine almost six years ago, I looked for 04-06 that had the coolant pipes and transmission replaced already under warranty, and had their 70K mile service done. The cars with that completely were incredibly reliable. I picked up an 04 from the Porsche dealer in San Diego with 71K miles on it for $16,500 with a 2yr aftermarket warranty.

I'd go newer now, from what I understand anything 2011 newer shouldn't have the issue with the pipes, not sure on the tranny. If you don't care about the cosmetic upgrades the first gens are dirt cheap and with the right fix are great cars.
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Old 10-26-2018, 08:14 PM
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981 Cayman every day of the year!
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Old 10-26-2018, 08:32 PM
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Old 10-26-2018, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by 2014BoxsterSBoy View Post
boy, you probably need some serious winter tires in the winter

You bet
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Old 10-26-2018, 11:18 PM
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Audi SQ5 when I have kids or really lousy weather.

Otherwise, I’m in the Boxster.
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Old 10-27-2018, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by algiorda View Post
I have loaded a keyboard, an amp, and stand in the Boxster for smaller gigs!!!
Same here. Keyboard stand, plus amp, cables, mic stand, etc. and an 88-key stage piano. All fits. My bandmates love to see all the stuff go in and out of the little Boxster.
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Old 10-27-2018, 10:06 AM
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C63 AMG gets me through the week. It's a monster, comfortable on long trips, and the AT helps in traffic. The 987.2 CS is for the weekends and I find it to be a great balance having both.
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Old 10-27-2018, 11:58 AM
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My '06 Cayman S shares weekend use with a '99 Z3. Semi-retired and doing consulting from home, we mostly use our '04 Mini Cooper S and an '01 530i, with a '15 Jeep Cherokee for towing, snow, etc. Although we can afford newer vehicles, I've found that having a variety of relatively affordable cars is fun. Now that I've become a convert to the Boxster/Cayman religion, the Z3 and Cayman may go away at some point and be replaced by a newer Boxster.
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I'm slumming it with a 2009 Honda Odyssey Hauls the lumber and surf/wind surfboards with no worries. Not exciting but dependable and cheap.
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1998 Cherokee Limited 60k, 2nd owner
2003 M3 with 18k miles, 2nd owner

987.1 S with 25k miles

(I like my cars classic with LOW miles!)

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tesla 3 dual motor
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:58 AM
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987.2S - Town daily
650i Gran Coupe M Sport - Highway cruiser
991.1 - weekend, special car
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Daily/Utility/Tow: 2018 Nissan Titan Pro4x
Nostalgia and sometimes road trip car: 2002 Nissan Maxima 6MT (my first car ever. looks like new with 240k miles)
Fun/Track/Weekend: 2014 Boxster S 6MT
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:30 AM
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2016 Cayman GTS (fun car)
2015 Mercedes Benz ML350 (family hauler)
2013 Mercedes Benz C300 (daily)

Looking to replace the daily to a used Audi RS5 or an MB E63 by end of this year
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Old 06-18-2019, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by blacksheepSpyder View Post
BMW 550i xdrive
475hp sofamobile

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2007 Alpina B5, the improved BMW E61 550 touring 500hp sofa mobile .

perfect for daily driving and transporting the family.

2011 Boxster spyder for spirited drives.

perfect combination
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