What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

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

Post by FRUNKenstein » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:31 am

b3freak wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:41 am

((Battle Cry))
Yes, we're different. We don't look same as the others. We don't perform like the others. But our failures are unique, our past is behind us, and our future is laid before; therefore, let's stick together brothas. Life is too short to complain about how we were born. We're NOT victims! Suck it up. They think we're a bunch of losers with sissy mentalities. They say the only way we'd win a race, is if we were the only ones on the track and even then we'd have to be towed past the finish line! The side of the road is where THEY say we belong. Is that true? Are going to get kicked to the curb? NOOO! Are we going to let them burn rubber in our faces? NO! Are we going to let them rev up there non-IMS cars in our ears? NOoooOOOOooooOO!!! Are we going let them point their perfectly round headlights in our eyes? NOOOOOO!!!! Ok then... Get out there in the battle and show'm who is boss! VICTORY is our battle cry!

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For a moment there, I thought that was the 928 owners' battle cry.
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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 808Bill » Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:58 am

B3, what twisted reason are you bidding on a car you can't buy right now?

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

Post by Einsteiger » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:09 am

Don't fight the feelin' :twisted:
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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by b3freak » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:52 am

808Bill wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:58 am
B3, what twisted reason are you bidding on a car you can't buy right now?
What car are you talking about, I'm bidding on a lot of things at the moment? hahaha
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 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:11 pm

996 Cab on BAT

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

Post by b3freak » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:20 am

808Bill wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:11 pm
996 Cab on BAT

Ah yes, the 2001 Meridian Pearl Metallic Cabriolet with just 48K miles. Beautiful car! But it looks like it's going to be bid above my range. Since the owner doesn't know if the IMS has been changed out, I have to consider the costs for that including other preventive items like the clutch, RMS, AOS, water pump, etc. Since bidding has reached the 12K on just the second day of the auction, I'm probably out on this one. I was thinking my max would be around $13 - $15K. Looks like it may hit the $20K mark.
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Re: What twisted reasons do you admire the Porsche 996?

Post by 808Bill » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:23 am

b3freak wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:20 am
808Bill wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:11 pm
996 Cab on BAT

Ah yes, the 2001 Meridian Pearl Metallic Cabriolet with just 48K miles. Beautiful car! But it looks like it's going to be bid above my range. Since the owner doesn't know if the IMS has been changed out, I have to consider the costs for that including other preventive items like the clutch, RMS, AOS, water pump, etc. Since bidding has reached the 12K on just the second day of the auction, I'm probably out on this one. I was thinking my max would be around $13 - $15K. Looks like it may hit the $20K mark.
Don't you have a rebuild to do first?

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

Post by b3freak » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:33 am

808Bill wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:23 am
b3freak wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:20 am



Ah yes, the 2001 Meridian Pearl Metallic Cabriolet with just 48K miles. Beautiful car! But it looks like it's going to be bid above my range. Since the owner doesn't know if the IMS has been changed out, I have to consider the costs for that including other preventive items like the clutch, RMS, AOS, water pump, etc. Since bidding has reached the 12K on just the second day of the auction, I'm probably out on this one. I was thinking my max would be around $13 - $15K. Looks like it may hit the $20K mark.
Don't you have a rebuild to do first?
You're starting to sound like my wife! :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 gnat » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:56 am

b3, given your track record I'd suggest letting your wife, kid, or guinea pig pick the next one for you :P

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

Post by b3freak » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:54 am

gnat wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:56 am
b3, given your track record I'd suggest letting your wife, kid, or guinea pig pick the next one for you :P
Ha! I've learned a lot in the last 12 months of ownership on this one. But I must say, my coupe is a keeper. Unless some crazy deal comes my way, I'm holding onto it... Knowing all the glue I have to remove from the interior, that wouldn't be hard! :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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