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Never
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1.03%
Rarely
27
13.92%
Often
162
83.51%
Yes, but not my 911
2
1.03%
My car lives in a hermetically sealed bubble and is trailered to car shows
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0.52%
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Do you ever drive your 991 just for fun with nowhere to go?

 
Old 03-13-2019, 11:04 AM
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Once a week in circles. I have this backroads/freeway near me which I drive in circles on an early weekend with hardly any cars. Heck, almost like driving on the track.
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Old 03-13-2019, 12:20 PM
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Gotta have a reason other than environmentally unfriendly cruising for it's own sake. That's why I often make deliveries for a friend of mine's business. The deal is he just pays for the gas, which is expensive here in rip-off Britain. Customers get quite a shock when I rock up in a new 911S Cab to deliver a picture they left for framing. Some feel privileged by the customer service. Others must wonder if they paid too much.
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Old 03-13-2019, 12:26 PM
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Plenty of times
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Old 03-13-2019, 08:52 PM
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Do I take random drives? Of course, this is why I bought my 991.2! That and PCA events.
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Old 03-13-2019, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Penn4S View Post
Daily, sometimes I end up at work.
Back in high school I had a volunteer "job" at a hospital pharmacy. I also had a Fiat 124 Spider (no jokes, please) that I rescued from an insurance salvage yard and learned to repair. On Saturday mornings, more than one drive to the hospital turned into a morning of just driving around with the top down. Mixed up priorities?
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Old 03-14-2019, 02:52 PM
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Really surprised, and pleased, the see the 80+% rate of often taking purely for fun drives with nowhere to go. I marked myself in the rarely category, and need to move to often! I have to say I did this more often years ago when I had an AP1 S2000. I'm really not a big convertible fan, partly due to the attention they draw, but I loved to take that car out on a warm summer night and just drive. I need to do more of that with the CT!
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by 6sigma View Post
I marked myself in the rarely category, and need to move to often!
I also wanted to change my vote after selecting “rarely”.

When I voted, I’d had my car for less than a week. Now, I’ve quickly become much more at ease about taking it out to engage in meaningless road nonsense.
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:12 PM
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BGTS? Yes.
Miata? Yes.
911? Only when it is too cold for the tires of my BGTS and Miata.
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:25 PM
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Mines a 10 month daily driver and I still go out at least once a week just for a drive. So good.
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Old 03-14-2019, 05:36 PM
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Being retired I never have anywhere to go however I do drive my Porsche everyday being in the car is my sanctuary from the crazy world out there
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Old 03-14-2019, 06:58 PM
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Why have a car like this if you do not OFTEN do that? So lucky to be able to!

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Old 03-14-2019, 07:38 PM
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I spent the morning going nowhere today, just looking for some twisty mountain roads with ocean views.
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:50 PM
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One year of ownership. 3,500 miles.

33% miles to a winery (i.e. with purpose)
66% driving in circles (no purpose)
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by BlackOptic View Post
One year of ownership. 3,500 miles.

33% miles to a winery (i.e. with purpose)
66% driving in circles (no purpose)
I've always found wineries to be much more fun when I wasn't driving.
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:38 AM
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Originally Posted by KM1959 View Post
I've always found wineries to be much more fun when I wasn't driving.
Right. I should clarify. I don’t drink wine. But my wife loves it! And, loves being driven in the 911.
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