Tag Archives: 986

Saying Goodbye To My Porsche Boxster

By   January 23, 2020

Porsche 986 Boxster

Porsche 986 Boxster

If you’ve followed this blog for a while then you probably already know that I have owned three Porsches so far. The first was a Porsche 924, followed by a 944 and finally a 986 Boxster.

I only had the 924 for about two years (it was a running restoration project, purchased for just $200) and had the 944 for over 5 years. The Boxster has been in my garage for the past six years.

But, all good things must come to an end and as always, it is a bitter sweet experience to sell a Porsche that you’ve enjoyed for over half a decade.

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A DIY C8 Corvette – Video

By   August 12, 2019

DIY C8 Corvette

DIY C8 Corvette

The C8 Corvette has been one of the most talked about cars of the year. The fact that GM is finally moving the engine to the middle of the new Corvette after decades of rumors.

The newest ‘Vette is aiming squarely at the 992 generation Porsche 911. It promises to best its German competition in both performance and price.

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How To Get Invited To A Press Drive Event – Video

By   July 20, 2019

Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera

Since starting my first car blog, The Porsche Guys, I’ve been invited to a number of press driving events. These events include drive events or press cars from Porsche, Ford, Chevy and Dodge.

But what is one of these events really like and what does it take for someone to get an invite?

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Code P0453: Porsche Boxster Check Engine Light – Video

By   February 19, 2019

Porsche Boxster P0453

Porsche Boxster P0453

When a check engine light illuminates on your dash, there aren’t many other things so small that can ruin your day in quite the same way. For many of us it means taking your car to a mechanic or getting out the trusty OBD II reader to see what is wrong.

Most of the time a check engine light has something to do with the car’s emissions system. This can be something with the fuel, air or exhaust as if any one of these is out of whack the light will come on. It can also be an issue with the sensor that checks the system itself.

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