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Old 12-24-2005, 04:49 AM
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Il add my 2 cents. I live in Sacramento and it was 60 degrees outside when I got off work at midnight,starting Christmas eve. My offramp came up and I quickly turned out and said in my head"this is too much damn fun" and I kept on going. I only have a 99 Boxster,I wonder so what a Boxster S would be like. Now what you could do is venture into a early year Boxster 97-00 for low prices($15-25K)and see if you like that,if so then you know a newer S is the way to go. Now I do not know if you have ever felt this way about your 993 but all I know is that a Boxster is a damn fun car(no matter what year) as a daily driver car. There is a reason why it is on Car & Drivers Top 10 often.
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Old 12-25-2005, 02:20 AM
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My wife has an 03 Boxster and I a 95 993. Both are great cars. Today, we had a great drive in her car with the top down at dusk. Truly a fun car to drive.
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Old 12-25-2005, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by chris walrod
My wife has an 03 Boxster and I a 95 993. Both are great cars. Today, we had a great drive in her car with the top down at dusk. Truly a fun car to drive.
Same situation here. (only ours is an 01) Its her car, but she has not been working over the holidays so I have been driving it to work. It is a real fun car to drive. Now its got me thinking......Hmmmm, she likes the Discovery, I can get some lowering springs, exhaust, ecu upgrade, put the 8"'s and 10"'s from the 911 on it (and get some Speedlines or Kenises (sp) Supercups for the 911) and make this thing a pretty sweet daily driver.....
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Old 12-25-2005, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by LUISJR993
Keep the 993 and buy an older non S Boxster for a daily driver.
It's funny,,,I use the 993 with the tiptronic as my daily driver (LA Freeways) and the Boxster S as my weekend car.
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Old 12-25-2005, 03:33 PM
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it always impresses me how many people who have owned or driven Boxsters and now drive much more expensive cars seem to gush when talking about their Boxster experiences. Almost as if they were talking about a great girl that got away.
The one that impressed me most was a friend who earlier in life raced in junior formulas in South America (at one time against an Indy 500 winner) and "settled"(great car) on an S2000 but made it quiet clear that the BoxsterS was his first choice. Braking, handling, throttle response, even seating position were exactly right for him.
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:27 PM
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Almost as if they were talking about a great girl that got away
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so what, i took a detour and a mistake.
i plan to get that great girl back ;-)

perfect lap, great color combo and i like those GT3 seats in a box S.
now if i can decide if i want a Box S again or try a cayman!
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Old 12-26-2005, 01:28 AM
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licking lips--My buddy is waiting for his CaymanS. I can;t wait! The guy has only driven BMW's, he's got no idea what he's in for.




but nothing looks like a 996 on BBS with full aero (even with kids in the back)
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