A picture a day... Porsche

A picture a day... Porsche

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shantybeater

1,008 posts

134 months

Wednesday 31st March
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Mariosbt said:
Well there’s the answer




No excuses for gearbox... both Tiptronic. One Mezger engined & one Chocolate engined. Less than £1000 difference in hammer price. Like I said, I would be pretty disappointed if I owned a 996 Turbo. frown
Some good rounding btw, it's 71,000 miles vs 110,000 miles, everyone knows the mental barrier of the magic 100k. So a leggy tip 996T is at £23k(after fees) at auction, sounds not far off right, a good buy for sure. This doesn't mean you will pickup a clean 60k manual on AT for 30k.....and it certainly doesn't put them on par with every vanilla 997.1



Edited by shantybeater on Wednesday 31st March 23:18

Mariosbt

1,886 posts

31 months

Wednesday 31st March
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shantybeater said:
Mariosbt said:
Well there’s the answer




No excuses for gearbox... both Tiptronic. One Mezger engined & one Chocolate engined. Less than £1000 difference in hammer price. Like I said, I would be pretty disappointed if I owned a 996 Turbo. frown
Some good rounding btw, it's 71,000 miles vs 110,000 miles, everyone knows the mental barrier of the magic 100k. So a leggy tip 996T is at £23k(after fees) at auction, sounds not far off right, a good buy for sure. This doesn't mean you will pickup a clean 60k manual on AT for 30k.....and it certainly doesn't put them on par with every vanilla 997.1

Don’t get me wrong here .. I would take 996 Turbo all day long over a 997.1 Carrera. Loads of 996 T for sale at £33K + but are they selling? I don’t think so. IF only they had put round/oval headlights in it! Porsche put a massive dunces cap on the 996 with those headlights.frown ..plus the interiors were a bit yuck

Edited by shantybeater on Wednesday 31st March 23:18

Aircooled_Bug

113 posts

21 months

Thursday 1st April
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Getting ready to do it again

dinkel

25,777 posts

223 months

Thursday 1st April
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PTT said:
What is RWB on rhe white 964?
Rauh Welt Begriff https://rwb.jp/

dinkel

25,777 posts

223 months

Thursday 1st April
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ChrisW. said:
Great to see ... we are still locked down ... Mint Green is very special on a 964 ... smile
Well, it's not really legal but we are careful drivers wink Minty is a 305 brake lightweight weapon and my daughter needed headphones to communicate with the owner and driver. A riot if there ever was one.

shantybeater

1,008 posts

134 months

Thursday 1st April
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Mariosbt said:
Yeah never got the headlight thing, think they look great in the flesh and work well with the contours. perhaps the original fried eggs on the boxster but I think even they look great on the 996.1 GT3. Interior isn’t as nice as a 997 granted but it’s a simple/purposeful place to be, my biggest complaint would be the use of some cheap plastics in some areas.

Personally think the 996 is ageing very very well. Suspect good cars are selling and changing hands in the background, I’m not sure where you are getting this brilliant info on the 996T market and how many are/are not selling 😂. There are always cars which stick around on the market for many different reasons, doesn’t make the entire market overpriced

Edited by shantybeater on Thursday 1st April 08:53

nebpor

514 posts

200 months

Thursday 1st April
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I think the 996 is ageing better than the 997.1 - but as ever it's model-by-model ... I think the base 997 looks nicer and I think the 996 turbo and C4S look far nicer than their 997 counterparts!

The interior in the 996 is also ageing very well. It's a simple design and the instruments very legible. The 997 has a lot of silver plastic and "bling" to my eyes. But the great thing is we all like different things.

buddys dad

41 posts

37 months

Thursday 1st April
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Sun is up
Top is down


Orangecurry

6,836 posts

171 months

Thursday 1st April
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so here we are on 'picture a day' and we still can't keep ****ing collectingcars and valuations away rolleyes

Sun is out and someone is helping themselves.....


CallThatMusic

1,597 posts

53 months

Thursday 1st April
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Both back on the road...all we need now is some decent weather...

PTT

615 posts

86 months

Thursday 1st April
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dinkel said:
PTT said:
What is RWB on rhe white 964?
Rauh Welt Begriff https://rwb.jp/
I know what RWB is, but what part is RWB on Mike's white 964?

cossers

2,569 posts

105 months

Thursday 1st April
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Aircooled_Bug said:


Getting ready to do it again
Is that resprayed or just white and the light making it look light grey?

Orangecurry

6,836 posts

171 months

Thursday 1st April
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Aircooled_Bug said:


Getting ready to do it again
...but... but... but... it's not a 993?

As we are on page 93, I'm unashamedly going to add at least one every day

993 converted to electric power



Aircooled_Bug

113 posts

21 months

Thursday 1st April
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cossers said:
Aircooled_Bug said:


Getting ready to do it again
Is that resprayed or just white and the light making it look light grey?
Just the low evening south Florida sun making it look that way. And, but, but, but... here's the 993 in the low evening Arizona sun.




https://aircooledbug.co.uk/houston-we-have-a-probl...

PTT

615 posts

86 months

Thursday 1st April
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Aircooled_Bug said:
Just the low evening south Florida sun making it look that way. And, but, but, but... here's the 993 in the low evening Arizona sun.




https://aircooledbug.co.uk/houston-we-have-a-probl...
gorgeous pic

G111MDS

185 posts

56 months

Friday 2nd April
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[quote]Just the low evening south Florida sun making it look that way. And, but, but, but... here's the 993 in the low evening Arizona sun.



https://aircooledbug.co.uk/houston-we-have-a-probl...
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Great picture!

Edited by G111MDS on Friday 2nd April 18:52

G111MDS

185 posts

56 months

Friday 2nd April
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Passed its MOT today with no advisories. Been off the road since early 2014 - great to behind the wheel again.

Mariosbt

1,886 posts

31 months

Friday 2nd April
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Has it been having some serious work done for 6 years? smile a long time to be off the road. Not sure I could own a car like that and not be able to drive it in nice weather frown

G111MDS

185 posts

56 months

Friday 2nd April
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Mariosbt said:
Has it been having some serious work done for 6 years? smile a long time to be off the road. Not sure I could own a car like that and not be able to drive it in nice weather frown
It had fumes coming into the cabin, and the heat exchangers were holed. I was paranoid about studs snapping, and it all becoming a bit of a nightmare, so put it under a cover in the garage. Job change, relocation, and all sorts of other things got in the way and it just sat under the cover (albeit by now in a different garage). Lockdown gave me some time to look at it, gathered the parts, and chipped away at it. 3 snapped studs, but drilled them out just the stomski jig, replacement exhaust, mini wheel refurb, and a few other things, and got it recommissioned. After all that time, not even an advisory on the MOT smile

smithyithy

5,230 posts

83 months

Friday 2nd April
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Just a wash and exterior detail on the Cayman today. It needs a clutch which I have booked in for next Friday, so I'm reluctant to put any unnecessary miles on the car until it's done.

It does need a machine polish to be hones, the photos hide it well but there are a fair amount of swirl marks. For now I just gave it a proper wash and added a topup layer of Gtechniq C2 to the paint, wheels and glass, trated the exterior plastics with 303 Aerospace, tyres with CarPro Perl, and polished up the exhaust (came up well but would benefit from wire wool)...