Goddamn, still love my 996

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Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by 5chn3ll » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:34 pm

I pulled up a photo from last September's PCA Concours - it was held at Cancer Survivors Park, and I wanted to use the photo for World Cancer Day because I'm all into social causes if they require NO time or effort on my part. I'm a goddamn hero.

Anyway, this photo made me realize just how much I still love my 996...not in a "meh, I haven't found anything better" way, but much more a "I'm 16 again and just saw a girl in a really tight sweater on a cold California morning" kinda way.

Anyone who says the 996 is ugly: f**k you, and a plague of The Diabeetus upon your house for a thousand years.
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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 you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by 32wildbilly » Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:16 pm

5chn3ll wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:34 pm
I pulled up a photo from last September's PCA Concours - it was held at Cancer Survivors Park, and I wanted to use the photo for World Cancer Day because I'm all into social causes if they require NO time or effort on my part. I'm a goddamn hero.

Anyway, this photo made me realize just how much I still love my 996...not in a "meh, I haven't found anything better" way, but much more a "I'm 16 again and just saw a girl in a really tight sweater on a cold California morning" kinda way.

Anyone who says the 996 is ugly: f**k you, and a plague of The Diabeetus upon your house for a thousand years.

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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by 808Bill » Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:39 am

She's a looker for sure!

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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by DBJoe996 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:15 pm

Nice! Your exhaust tips look low...time for new motor mounts?

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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by FRUNKenstein » Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:32 pm

They look kinda sooty to me, also, so probably time for a rebuild. :o

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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by Water Hound » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm

You make a couple of good points here. Looks good in black.
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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by sweet victory » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:02 pm

Do people put hankooks on cars they really love, or did she piss you off that day?? :lol:
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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:25 am

The Evo2 is the best extreme summer tire I've found that I can afford to shred, although they can get greasy and will start chunking if you get them too hot...but I'm always on the lookout for my NEXT good tire I can afford to shred.

RE: tip height - the mounts are WEVO semi-solid; I moved my tips onto a set of Fister cans. They may not be perfect, but they're definitely not drooping.

RE: sooty tailpipes: zero f***s given. Will continue driving/maintaining as normal until one of us shits the bed.

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 you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:28 am

Both turkeys appear to be done.
Water Hound wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm
You make a couple of good points here. Looks good in black.

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 you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


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Re: Goddamn, still love my 996

Post by sweet victory » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:50 am

5chn3ll wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:28 am
Both turkeys appear to be done.
Water Hound wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm
You make a couple of good points here. Looks good in black.
No droopy tips there.
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