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Re: New Member Intros

Post by FRUNKenstein » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:13 pm

EPiK wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:01 pm
the actual driving experience is why I bought a 911 however. I do love the 996, but it is a stepping stone to keep my Porsche enthusiasm strong..will own a 964 one day,
I had a 964 once. Once.
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Re: New Member Intros

Post by TheDeckMan » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:55 am

Welcome EPik :beer:
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Re: New Member Intros

Post by b3freak » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:04 am

EPiK wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:01 pm
I agree with everything in your post B3Freak

I bought this car to drive it. it wasn't perfect, few dings, not great paint on the aftermarket aero.. but the body and drivetrain and suspension was solid, and the car looked cool. and the test drive the guy took me on..sold the car. I couldn't have planned a better route myself..although when it was my turn to drive it, we could not go back that way after he "heated it up".. :lol:

I've loved owning this car so far, and already have 2 family road trips in it creating so many memories in just the last 2 months. I've already built mod parts for it, and have plans for more.. just enjoying my daily driving canvas for artistic expression.

and I have learned, if you want everyone to try and race you.. try cruising in GT3 guise, it gets looks and nods from all ages, the attention is cool though, feeling like a rock star on the cheap.

the actual driving experience is why I bought a 911 however. I do love the 996, but it is a stepping stone to keep my Porsche enthusiasm strong..will own a 964 one day, and I'm building a 1988 944 from the ground up pretty much from na/at stock to mt outlaw turbo.. that project is quite stalled however.. space issues.

The other daily driver is a 2003 Infiniti g35 6speed sport coupe. Over the last 3 yrs I've built it into an homage to the GT3RS.. lightweight aluminum everything, bilsteins, eibachs, center exit exhaust, carbon diffuser, various Porsche wheels.. but full accessories and interior. its a fun car and probably as fast or faster than the 996 is right now. But that will change when I finish and tune the 996 :twisted:
You have a beautiful family EpiK! Protect them from all those crazy nuts our there ... and, make wonderful memories while you still have the energy to make them. :D Oh, and pour your love into your son there... I bet he'd love to help you out in the garage!

He looks excited about the coooool Porsche.... did he ever get a chance to ride up front with you on the trip?
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Re: New Member Intros

Post by EPiK » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:57 pm

b3freak wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:04 am
He looks excited about the coooool Porsche.... did he ever get a chance to ride up front with you on the trip?
Yes, him and I went alone to the Werks Reunion in Amelia Island in March.
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Re: New Member Intros

Post by b3freak » Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:49 am

EPiK wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:57 pm
b3freak wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:04 am
He looks excited about the coooool Porsche.... did he ever get a chance to ride up front with you on the trip?
Yes, him and I went alone to the Werks Reunion in Amelia Island in March.
Wow... that's not too far from us. My wife and kids have always like to vacation in Hilton Head and Tybee just up the coast.

Cheers!
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Re: New Member Intros

Post by EPiK » Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:07 pm

my brother just bought a house in Marietta, I may be headed down for a long weekend at the end of June.
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1988 944 NA/AT to MT/Turbo project.. future Outlaw
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