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Old 01-30-2013, 10:07 PM
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best is "newest" car you can afford.
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The plastic windows on the 99-01 are a pain on the cabriolet. My vote would be well cared for 2002, I had a 99 in the past and the VarioCam Plus is nice on 2002+ (but trickier to repair if have an issue) also glass rear window.
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I'm starting to like Jake. My 99 has been an awesome car to own.
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Originally Posted by Gonzo911 View Post
MY03 with a 3.6--Cab preferably Guards Red! Good luck!
My color choice with exception of Cashmere. Black second choice.
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Flat6 Innovations View Post
The earliest 1999 you can find!

Thats my personal opinion, but its based from aspects most wouldn't consider.
Considering who u r, I am very VERY interested in hearing ur aspects for consideration. For certain, the 1999 is going to be the "cheapest." Have a '99 with 49K miles located in town. Two problems being silver and coupe BUT one local owner and asking price is very attractive.

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Originally Posted by b8_rdc View Post
The plastic windows on the 99-01 are a pain on the cabriolet. My vote would be well cared for 2002, I had a 99 in the past and the VarioCam Plus is nice on 2002+ (but trickier to repair if have an issue) also glass rear window.
Appreciate ur thoughts and added to my PRO list for the 2002.
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by dotframe View Post
The best year of any model 911 is the one you have in your garage and/or driveway
Love it but would hate to think any 911 was restricted to a driveway. Garage is a must.
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ya...2002+ for the 3.6 and the glovebox!
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Many thanks for the quick and helpful responses.

As member of Boxster Register so happy to know rennlist will offer same online support I have found in the past.

Once Carrera found and in the garage, photos will be posted. Must add will not settle for less desired color choices regardless of MY. So must find patience to be a virtue.

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Originally Posted by CDLVancouver View Post
ya...2002+ for the 3.6 and the glovebox!
and cupholder (and GLASS rear window as already pointed out)
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I have the 2002 C4 Cab and love it.
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earliest 99 you can find. Porsche put everything in and it went down from there

Remember 'gone in 60-seconds' when they drove the 996 through the Dealership window? That was a 99 C2! I fell in love and went out and bought my Speed Yellow 6-speed......
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Originally Posted by etwd View Post
earliest 99 you can find. Porsche put everything in and it went down from there

Remember 'gone in 60-seconds' when they drove the 996 through the Dealership window? That was a 99 C2! I fell in love and went out and bought my Speed Yellow 6-speed......
Actually it wasn't.. That car recently sold and was advertised as an earlier aircooled 911 with body mods to make it appear as a 996.

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Originally Posted by Cefalu View Post
Jackpot! My '99 MY build date was June, 1998!
+2 for this
I know lots of people say the MKII is better - but I am not one of them - I prefer the earlier 996's for a few reasons too
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Originally Posted by ivangene View Post
+2 for this
I know lots of people say the MKII is better - but I am not one of them - I prefer the earlier 996's for a few reasons too
The steering wheel tells me everything I need to know about a '99!!!!!!
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