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Old 04-03-2007, 01:15 PM
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You asked about Tim Holt...I have known him for a long time and I did buy a 993 from him for my bride...I have also sent a number of folks to him and to a person they were happy with Tim and their new Porsche.......

He enjoys a great reputation in a tough business.....Give him a call
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Old 04-03-2007, 01:20 PM
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I recenlty bought from Tim Holt. I suggested him as he's fairly close to you.

I think Tim buys very solid cars. He also don't over-sell them, he's fairly causal in his sales approach, as a good 993 will sell itself, and he knows this. I'd reccomend taking a look at his shop.

I had an Oil Pressure issue with my car but it turned out to be a non-issue, and the car is solid.

Naturally you should get an independent PPI done.

No affiliation etc.

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Old 04-03-2007, 01:29 PM
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There are a pair of late C4S cars available here for <$40K that look excellent ... were I in the market, but I'm already comitted to one Greg's car in post #9 and yet another Greg (aka Troppo) car listed here , if it is still available.
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Old 04-03-2007, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Greg Fishman
Look at mine, nice car but not too nice. 993 Carrera 4S
Bigass +1.

IMO that's a 993 done very nicely (and some pricey mods too).
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Old 04-03-2007, 03:18 PM
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Incredible; thanks all for the good information and some funny comments. I have learned alot just in this exchange and with a few pm's from a couple of you.

I'm out today to try and drive one, for a loooonngg time, just to make sure.
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Old 04-03-2007, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by AShearer
I'm out today to try and drive one, for a loooonngg time, just to make sure.
Friendly advice: drive several. If you drive a not-so-good one at first, you may not enjoy (ask me how I know).
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Old 04-03-2007, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by csertich
If it's going to be an outside car, go for the higher mileage, less expensive 993's. Your only problem is that you are going to fall in love with the 993 and worry about it as much as the 997. Then you'll be out shopping for Another daily driver....

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Old 04-03-2007, 06:57 PM
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How big is your garage? Wouldn't take a whole lot of headroom to use a 4 post lift and double-deck the 997 and 993.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by DC from Cape Cod
I would buy a mint 1998 and drive it on nice days and leave it in the garage on the not-so-nice days.

Leave the 997 outside.

In a few months, you will realize this was the correct choice.

Now that's funny! I have a nearly mint 993 Cab in the garage that gets out on nice days (and some track days) and a 997S as a daily driver that sits in the driveway at night. I like your thinking.

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