What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

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What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by b3freak » Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:20 pm

Some of the twisted reasons I admire the 996...

1. Because it's the red head step child of the 911 family? Different is good. Watch Steve Martin in the movie - The Jerk.
2. We have more modes of failure than any other Porsche. That's gotta be worth something. Maybe we should have our own awards ceremony. If MTV and Nickelodeon can pull it off, maybe we have a chance?
3. Fried egg headlights used to be a badge of shame, but now it's become unique and cool like acid wash jeans, parachute pants, and Members Only jackets. Even Porsche officially acknowledges them as such. Wear'm, flaunt'm my friends!
4. There's always something to repair or work on. It must be boring living the 991 vida loca.
5. We were born with a major heart defect. Thankfully, Doctor Raby and the Flat 6 hospital provides transplants and has given us a new lease on M96 life.
6. The 996 still gives the driver reason to not care about big stereo systems and cup holders.
7. We have Pinky Lai as OUR designer and no, he's not a Pokémon character or a Stormy Daniels supporting actor.
8. "Escape Games" was an idea originated by Porsche for the 996 and Boxster. Have a dead battery and you'll know what I mean.
9. Porsche needed to find a creative way to get people coming back to the dealership for service; therefore, they created MOST. The keyfob was another backup solution.
10. The 996 was the last 911 that Ferry Porsche witness to go into production. He graciously credited the car along with the original boxster for helping save the company. Put that in your pipe and smoke it you perfect 992 owners! lol :lol:
2002 Porsche 996 Carrera - bare bones basic, but still a blast to drive! Heck, I don't even have PSM on it. Ha!

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 808Bill » Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:47 am

The only 911 I could afford with a blown engine...Or can I?

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by FRUNKenstein » Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:31 am

Because you can decorate it for the holidays and post the pictures here

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by Kalashnikov » Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:39 am

I thought that this site was not going to have those threads??? This is equivalent of the twisted reasons you admire 350lb land whale fat acceptance advocates?

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 32wildbilly » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:30 pm

"We" have:

Weak ass water pumps
Weak ass expansion tanks
Weak ass AOS
Weak ass cylinder liners
Weak ass IMSBs
Weak ass RMSs

...but "WE" love them anyway...so what does that make us???

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 808Bill » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:46 pm

32wildbilly wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:30 pm
"We" have:

Weak ass water pumps
Weak ass expansion tanks
Weak ass AOS
Weak ass cylinder liners
Weak ass IMSBs
Weak ass RMSs

...but "WE" love them anyway...so what does that make us???
Makes us STRONG!

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by sitedrifter » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:58 am

32wildbilly wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:30 pm
"We" have:

Weak ass water pumps
Weak ass expansion tanks
Weak ass AOS
Weak ass cylinder liners
Weak ass IMSBs
Weak ass RMSs

the uncertainty


...buy into the fear

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 32wildbilly » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:05 am

sitedrifter wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:58 am
32wildbilly wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:30 pm
"We" have:

Weak ass water pumps
Weak ass expansion tanks
Weak ass AOS
Weak ass cylinder liners
Weak ass IMSBs
Weak ass RMSs

the uncertainty


...buy into the fear
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..and yes I know that is a duck so it cannot be chicken little!

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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 5chn3ll » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:25 am

I love the fact that every time I visit the gas station, I double my car's net worth. Try that one, you stupid Tesla drivers!

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If, after coming to an abrupt stop, your wife is not whimpering in terror, you're no longer a Porsche driver."
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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by Dr_Strangelove » Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:21 pm

Twisted reason?

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