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Old 03-20-2017, 07:11 PM   #15
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Do you have to have rolled fenders for the 245s? I heard those tires are killer! I spent a lot of time on the Fat Tire thread, pretty crazy spectrum out there!

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:12 PM   #16
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Do you have to have rolled fenders for the 245s? I heard those tires are killer! I spent a lot of time on the Fat Tire thread, pretty crazy spectrum out there!

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Don't need to roll fenders when you only have a slight drop(VWR springs) which is were ill most likely stay at for the time I have the car.
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Cool, looking forward to the pics you'll be posting!

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:14 PM   #18
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Cool, looking forward to the pics you'll be posting!

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My car is changing a decent amount this summer im pumped, most of it will be this week with a few other things during the rest. Im doing the Boxster brake upgrade just waiting on brackets to come from the UK.
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:19 PM   #19
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A buddy lent me his 2000 Boxster for a weekend years ago- it was just a base 2.5L but it did everything right, made the best mechanical/engine/tranny noises ever...brakes were great too!

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:23 PM   #20
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A buddy lent me his 2000 Boxster for a weekend years ago- it was just a base 2.5L but it did everything right, made the best mechanical/engine/tranny noises ever...brakes were great too!

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Never gotten to drive a Porsche but i'm only 21 so I still have plenty of time left plus id like to own one at some point.
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:31 PM   #21
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Go read any thread on Rennlist for an hour...I think you'll find that Porsche's attitude on reliability and value are vastly different than Audi/VW. I owned 3 different early 90s urS4s, they all lasted for 300k+ miles including the original turbo! The clutches typically made it to 200k before failing. Porsche's attitude is that it's normal to need an engine change at 75k miles on a Boxster, and the core charge is around $17k! We can buy a total race engine from IE rated for 500hp for under $13k...sorry, I can't justify those numbers, great if guys can of course...

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Porshes look so sick though. I would never buy/be able to afford one though.
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Cool, looking forward to the pics you'll be posting!

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Got them on this morning, dropped 11lbs a corner.

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They look great! How does it feel now? My TSWs arrive Monday but still hunting for good tire deals...

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They look great! How does it feel now? My TSWs arrive Monday but still hunting for good tire deals...

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Rides better and corners much faster.
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Ok found good deal on Conti Extreme Contacts in 235/45 17, lightest sticky tire (at 21 lbs) that I could find. Hankook V12s in same size were 25 lbs. So new setup will be 15 lbs per corner lighter. Pics up by next Monday

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Ok found good deal on Conti Extreme Contacts in 235/45 17, lightest sticky tire (at 21 lbs) that I could find. Hankook V12s in same size were 25 lbs. So new setup will be 15 lbs per corner lighter. Pics up by next Monday

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Holy shit you can get those tires in the size I got my Hankooks in for $267 after the rebate.
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Where!?! I'm looking at them at Discount Tire in 235/45 17 and they're $112 ea

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