Basest 996 Award

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Re: Basest 996 Award

Post by gnat » Tue May 22, 2018 6:32 am

EPiK wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 10:11 pm
accident free as far as Carfax knows too. :mrgreen:
Yeah. Don't put stock in that.

Our's has 5 accidents that went through insurance and 3 had police involved (1 where it did the rear ending and 4 where it was rear ended). To this day CarFax and AutoCheck report that it's a no accident car. My Cayenne also has an "accident" (some acidic construction fluid splashed on it) on it too, but it too is clean. I recently pulled the CF on my old Jag wondering where it is and even though I know of 3 incidents with it (hail, road debris, trash company throwing trash down it's side and trashing the paint), it is clean as well.

The only way to really know is to have a really good body shop go over it for you. Many people go by paint meters, but that only tells you if an area has been painted, not why nor how good the job was.

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Re: Basest 996 Award

Post by details » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:41 pm

Tyler H wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 1:37 pm
It's a race to the bottom. Who has the most stripper 996?
Here's mine:
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L92U - Arctic Silver Metallic
C02 - Catalytic converter
437 - 8-way electrical seat, left
438 - 8-way electrical seat, right
537 - Seat memory, left
692 - 6-disc CD

I'm confident someone has fewer options, but my car is pretty basic (17" wheels).

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Re: Basest 996 Award

Post by Battery Guy » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:49 am

It's a race to the bottom. Who has the most stripper 996?

Looks like I may win this one. Is that considered a win or a loss? Not sure, but my only "option" is a catalytic converter!
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May have one of the earliest 996 in this group - looks like mine was the 145th cabrio built. Still amazed that whoever ordered it had the superhuman self control to not even check one option box...
1999 Porsche 996 Cabrio
No Options!! (How did that happen??)

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Re: Basest 996 Award

Post by Einsteiger » Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:29 pm

I just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd have a potential contender until I saw the previous sticker. This one is from my 99 Carrera tiptronic. More codes than I expected. I need the secret de-coder ring to take inventory. :)
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"Einsteiger" - [Beginner]
1999 911 Carrera
2013 MB ML350
2006 Mini-S [R-53]

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