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Old 06-06-2010, 05:42 PM
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Awesome. Love all the details on the interior (and exterior, engine....)
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Old 06-06-2010, 05:51 PM
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I forgot to add I love the oxymoron of scargo (snails) on a fast car like yours. Brilliant!
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Old 06-06-2010, 06:57 PM
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Alvin,

I've seen your car at Rob's shop while the motor was still a work in progress, and I finally get to see the finished product today at the Swap Meet... Absolutely stunning!
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Old 06-06-2010, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by AOW162435 View Post
Dear Jesus.

Andreas
The intercooler shot literally took my breath away, as in I made an involuntary sucking noise.

Keep this thread on file for the guys that say "modded" cars are not as desirable.
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Old 06-06-2010, 07:10 PM
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"Keep this thread on file for the guys that say "modded" cars are not as desirable."
no kidding.

Glad your car is on the road Alvin. It is absolutely stunning!!


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Old 06-06-2010, 08:23 PM
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Thanks guys it's nice to be back here (home) again. I surely missed everyone and that's one reason I told myself I will finish this project and make this happen. Currently Im still in break in mode @1bar about 125mph in 3rd gear a lot faster than my ex 996 GT2 with stage 4 and this bird has no turbo lag. Soon it will be increased to 1.5 bar and will install meth inj but I honestly think I will never see that extra hp since I dont think I dont have the ***** for it anymore. I have 2 words for my first driving impression and it's

STUPID FAST

Out of all the cars I have and owned there is only one car that I truely love and it's the 993. I have always wanted to have an air cool motor built that would keep up to the present and future cars and now she's done.

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Old 06-06-2010, 08:43 PM
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The car is outstanding in every detail. I love it & want it too
Howver I
performed a similar project on a 78 turbo. Sunk about 100k to make the perfect beast. Sold it 10 yeas later for 35k, Not a very good investment I'd say. Does not matter I enjoy the process & end result. But the money never comes back. Maybe 1/3.

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Old 06-06-2010, 08:48 PM
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I know how you feel Rich and it happens to most of the new cars out there. The money will never come back and even to finish this car was hard for me at this economy. Will I do this again? Prob not but to me the joy of owning this car is priceless.
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Old 06-06-2010, 08:57 PM
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Alvin!

It was great to see you at PH today.

Big Bird looks and sounds GREAT.
Congrats on the completion... hope to see you around!
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Old 06-06-2010, 09:24 PM
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Finally!!!!!!!
Looks even better than I thought it would!!!
Great to see passion become reality!
Enjoy every mile!
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Old 06-06-2010, 09:39 PM
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Congrat ! That's a work of art. Love the look of the engine from under the car.
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:26 PM
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Holy crap. I've seen S-car-go via Mark Arcenal many times but this is WOW. Amazing 993. All that would improve it would be a Mexico Blue paint job
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:22 PM
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Alvin, did you have that car at the Marin concours?
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:42 PM
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aaahhh...aaahhh...aaahhh...sorry, i'm speechless...WOW
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Appreciate all the photography compliments guys. Alvin's 993 build truly needs to be seen in person to appreciate all the work done. When he called me up the other day to tell me the car was finally completed, I had to clear my schedule and head out for a quick spin to snap a few photos before the daylight faded. Stay tuned for more...







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