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Old 07-30-2018, 08:35 PM   #11
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Yeah, but it also comes with a non-fucked up rear window, so, you know.
I wrote that joke 3 different ways, then decided I couldn't go that to JST.

I don't see doing that upgrade. Too close... Particularly since Josh was thinking about dumping the car altogether.
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Old 07-30-2018, 08:50 PM   #12
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Nice. Good luck on the sale

Interesting when I bought my Boxster S, the only one I looked at was stick and full leather (in a special order color too...). Found it literally on the second day of looking, and it was only 120 miles away.

For selling it, it was roughly the same age (an ‘08 sold in ‘13, so 7 year old car), and I got exactly what you are asking for yours (although mine had fewer miles — around 44k)

I know you’ve decided it’s time to move on. But you will miss this car. I still miss mine 5 years later. Great memories.
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Old 07-30-2018, 09:02 PM   #13
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Your ad looks great though I would add in there no accidents and original paint ... if it is ...
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Old 07-30-2018, 10:03 PM   #14
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I don't see doing that upgrade. Too close... Particularly since Josh was thinking about dumping the car altogether.
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Old 07-30-2018, 10:37 PM   #15
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Ha, yes on mileage. Plus it's pretty hard for me to get a solid bead on value for my car, but I'm guessing 23 or 24 is the best I could do. I'd love to have the 987.2 and the DFI engine, but it's hard for me to justify a c. 6-7K delta to get it.

I like the yellow, actually, though I will confess I like blue more.
Honestly, I'd say this would be completely worth it. It's not just the peace of mind, the engine is essentially the same from 2009 to 2016, that says something about how good it turned out. Revvy and fun...
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Old 07-31-2018, 07:56 AM   #16
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AF, it has no accidents in its history but I'm fairly certain the front bumper was repainted before I bought it. It was completely devoid of stone chips and it hadn't had a clear bra on it. Other than that as far as I can tell it's an original paint car.
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Old 07-31-2018, 12:16 PM   #17
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John, I would have thought your car was worth more than 30k. Is that because I'm used to looking at Caymans and they held a higher value?
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Old 07-31-2018, 12:29 PM   #18
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Also, before you sell, do a road trip to New York so we can swap cars and compare them back to back.
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Old 07-31-2018, 12:42 PM   #19
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John, I would have thought your car was worth more than 30k. Is that because I'm used to looking at Caymans and they held a higher value?
It is really hard to tell what these things are worth. KBB said it was worth 22k-24k. That seems low, and I wouldn't sell it for that. I could not find anything remotely comparable on any of the major private sale forums. Maybe BaT is the right answer here, but I'm simply not in a position where I can be sitting all day responding to asinine comments on their message board, and that seems like the generally-accepted requirement.

It's got some mileage on it, and that really hurts its resale value, despite the fact that it's been very well cared for and is in close to perfect condition. And yes, Boxsters are worth less than a comparable Cayman.

I'm half tempted to take it to Carmax and see what number they throw at me. I'm guessing it'll be something really low (like "We're just going to send this to auction" low) but at least it would be a datapoint.
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Old 08-03-2018, 06:19 PM   #20
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It is really hard to tell what these things are worth. KBB said it was worth 22k-24k. That seems low, and I wouldn't sell it for that. I could not find anything remotely comparable on any of the major private sale forums. Maybe BaT is the right answer here, but I'm simply not in a position where I can be sitting all day responding to asinine comments on their message board, and that seems like the generally-accepted requirement.

It's got some mileage on it, and that really hurts its resale value, despite the fact that it's been very well cared for and is in close to perfect condition. And yes, Boxsters are worth less than a comparable Cayman.

I'm half tempted to take it to Carmax and see what number they throw at me. I'm guessing it'll be something really low (like "We're just going to send this to auction" low) but at least it would be a datapoint.
the part about dealing with online clowns is a key point.
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