I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by FRUNKenstein » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:48 am

Cuda911 wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:50 am
Maybe I'll start a museum too. A bit of the collection:
Pics or your post makes no sense.
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1987 951 Guards Red

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Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by FRUNKenstein » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:50 am

DTMiller wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:23 pm
Just buy whatever you dingus. You have a whole museum to park it in.
The curator says that the number of my cars on display currently (zero) is the the right number.
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Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by FRUNKenstein » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:57 am

dwhitlow wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:59 pm
Oh man. I find myself in a similar situation. My current daily driver is my '02 996 C2. My wife has a '16 Audi A3 eTron. I want to add one to the fleet, but can never settle on 'why'.

I wander the line between wanting a 'project' car with a low cost of entry up to having a more practical daily driver and moving the 996 to project/weekend car. In that spectrum, I spend hours looking at sites for things along the lines of a mid-to-late 70's Alfa Romeo spider, or Fiat 124, or Triumph TR6, or MG anything. Or late model VW Jetta/Passat Wagons. Or early 80's Toyota Land Cruisers. Or early Cayennes (lots of time spent on that path, and almost pulled the trigger once or twice). The list goes on.

Depending on the day, I want something I can make my own. Or something that is automatic because I'm tired of that damn stick in SoCal commuting traffic. Or something that is stick because automatics are for p*ssies. Or something that can get a bike or surfboard on or in. Or something that can haul stuff from Lowe's/Home Depot/Costco. Or something even less practical than the Porsche. Etc, etc.

Automotive schizophrenia.

All that said, I love my 996. By far my favorite car I've owned. I have a hard time seeing myself without it. It's in good shape and doesn't need a lot right now, but maybe a partial suspension refresh (and a new starter). Back to the indecision. Is it my project car? Is it my daily? Aaaagh! What do I do?

#firstworldproblems
Amen brother.
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www.kansascityautomuseum.com
Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by FRUNKenstein » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:03 am

KoB wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:46 pm
kcattorney wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:13 pm
I know that when I retire, I'll have time to muck around with a car collection.
LOL ... YMMV, but somehow all that extra time never exactly materialized for me. Might’ve worked out differently if I hadn’t told Mrs. KoB that I was going to retire. You might be able to make it work for a few years if you retire, but keep leaving the house every day like you’re going to the office. Once she catches on, you’re doomed.
Does spending 5 hours of my workday on here and Rennlist (dammit) count?
www.kansascityautomuseum.com
Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by FRUNKenstein » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:09 am

Kalashnikov wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:28 pm
Buy 10 100oz bricks of silver instead. Wife won't know. You can polish them and play with them. No maintenance.
Maybe. :mrgreen:

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Current:
2002 996TT X50, Guards Red
1987 928S4 Guards Red
1987 951 Guards Red

2006 955S Arctic Silver
2006 955S Lapis Blue
Gone but not forgotten: 1999 996 C4 Aerokit Black; 1990 964 C2 Guards Red

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by Cuda911 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:09 pm

kcattorney wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:48 am
Cuda911 wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:50 am
Maybe I'll start a museum too. A bit of the collection:
Pics or your post makes no sense.
Had to resize pic. Schnelly, attachment size is too small.
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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by 5chn3ll » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:33 am

File size or image dimensions?
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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by 32wildbilly » Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:09 am

Cuda911 wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:50 am
Maybe I'll start a museum too. A bit of the collection:
I bet your new neighbors think you're getting ready to start up a high end-classic car dealership.

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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by Cuda911 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:55 pm

5chn3ll wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:33 am
File size or image dimensions?
It was 3.5 mb.
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Re: I Would Like To Buy Another Car, but . . .

Post by Groovzilla » Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:53 am

Smaller vehicles like motorcycles would make it easier - Airstream's and Porsche's a bitch to store 8-)
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