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Old 06-10-2019, 01:18 PM
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Default Back in a Porsche - '11 Boxster

It's been 10 years since I sold my first Porsche (ill-tempered 944 S2), but I picked up a new-to-me 2011 base Boxster with PDK last weekend. Here are a couple of pics for grins.

It's definitely not a pristine garage queen, but it's generally well cared for, has good service records, and drives very well for 65K miles. I washed it when I got it home, applied a little quick detailer mist to get rid of a bunch of water spots, and it looks pretty good.

I've always had a manual transmission fun car, but I got the PDK this time, as my wife had some interest in driving the car. The only modifications on the car are a Fabspeed exhaust and a Pioneer NAV head unit. It might see an auto-x, and maybe a track day, but the intended mission is just a fun, top-down cruiser.
Tom Freeman
'11 Boxster |'14 328i X-drive wagon (DD, dog hauler)
'16 Vulcan S

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Old 06-10-2019, 01:51 PM
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Congrats! Beautiful car. Enjoy!
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Old 06-10-2019, 03:29 PM
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Looks great! Congrats!!!
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Old 06-10-2019, 06:19 PM
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nice pickup
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Old 06-10-2019, 08:04 PM
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Nice get. I also got the PDK for the wife and she has driven it twice in 2 years. That being said with the sports exhaust and Sport plus it sounds like a formula one car going through the gears.
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:04 PM
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Got PDK for the wife and she's never even sat in the driver's seat in 2 years! On the other hand, I haven't missed a shift, either...
Peter (not "Pete") K.

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1992 Miata ("SSM") race car
2004 Toyota Prius - Back-up DD
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Old 06-11-2019, 02:20 PM
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Congrats! Got a manual Boxster for my wife
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Old 06-11-2019, 02:24 PM
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Looks great! Enjoy the new toy.
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