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Old 11-28-2017, 01:26 AM
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Have been hunting for a 930S cab. I need some guidance from the experts!!

The two cars I have looked at ( Cabs, low mileage, no mods etc) have horrible gaps at the doors., The rear door upper gap is a good 1/8 wider than the gap mid door to lower door. Same issue with upper gap front area of door. Gap has been 3/16 - 1/4 inch wider than gap mid door / lower door. Also several I have looked at have horrible gaps with the front fenders around A pillar - these are are factory slantnose not aftermarket. Frunk lids/ front hoods/headlights have good gaps, Doors close perfectly with the ping sound.
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1) Are all 930S cabs from the factory with poor panel fitment?
2) Is it a fluke that the two I have looked at both have these poor fitting panels?
3) Are the cab bodys tweaked which is causing the poor fit?
4) tops is opening a closing fine so appear to be within spec?
5) no sign of accidents or body damage on either car. Paint meter perfect on each panel etc.

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All comments appreciated. If panel fit is my OCD issue - would looking at 930S coupes resolve the fit concern?

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Old 11-30-2017, 11:19 PM
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any opinions on the gaps on these slant nose cars?
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From that picture angle it looks off. Need pics from the side, straight at each door.
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Old 12-13-2017, 05:06 PM
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I have a low mileage '88 factory slantnose cab and the door gaps are perfect.
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