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Old 11-20-2015, 03:36 PM
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If I get bored I will find out the skinny but have no interest at this point in my life for cars with anything but a good history. No way I would skimp on a car of this complexity as I see it as foolish.
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by kcattorney View Post
Well, unfortunately then you won't like this one either:
2001 996tt Tiptronic with Buy It Now of $25,000. The catch? 150,000 miles.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Porsche-911-...m=191741088943


Well at 150kmiles with no leaks and running it must have had significant refreshes. Too bad some idiot decided to weld a metal roof onto this one.
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:42 PM
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I always liked that front bumper rendition they created by grafting OEM 996tt and a 997tt bumpers!!
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by trendy996 View Post
Has anyone test drove that blue one? It started its price around 38k. Wondering why it dropped so fast in price.
Private sellers get nervous fast. Even if they don't have hard constraints like needing cash or lacking storage, winter coming up in The North etc., which many do.
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:52 PM
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Huh? This is a dealer that is selling that car. Plus it's in Cali. Not much of a winter
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Old 11-20-2015, 09:34 PM
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Another 996tt lead stolen from the NA996 forum. The poster, gnat, says be wary because the background doesn't look like the Washington, DC area it is supposedly located in, but he also offers to do a Rennfax if anyone is interested since he lives nearby.
2001 996tt, Tiptronic, 79k miles, asking $34,500.

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/n...280862468.html


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Old 11-20-2015, 09:37 PM
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^warts what was Porsche thinking.
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Old 11-20-2015, 10:18 PM
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^warts what was Porsche thinking.
god forbid anyone should take them off and ruin the oem look of the car
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Old 11-20-2015, 10:39 PM
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Please excuse the noob question, but when they talk about warts on these cars, what does that mean?
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Old 11-20-2015, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by rick brooklyn View Post
Please excuse the noob question, but when they talk about warts on these cars, what does that mean?
bumperettes. see the front of the pic of that early '01 model in the pic posted above. they are buck ugly.
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Old 11-20-2015, 10:53 PM
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They are the front bumper guards on the 01 first half year model TT. They were supposed to increase HP by 10 with a NOS sticker and look ugly.

Just replace with any number of non wart bumpers on EBay
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Old 11-21-2015, 03:37 PM
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2001 TT coupe for $42,000, 60K miles, manual currently in GA

http://atcm.co/S2PVDP/18C51B8C

I looked up the VIN and looks like it last sold in 2012 on eBay with 44K miles

http://www.usedcarsfsbo.com/asp/Item.asp?soldid=53914&make=porsche&theday=6%2F25%2F2012

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Old 11-21-2015, 03:47 PM
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That color would be a challenge for me. I wa a fan of Orient until I saw in person. Not my kind of color and with that interior nope. And this is my PERSONAL opinion. Aftermarket stereo equipment causes me to say nope. You never know what hack installed it.

But that is my .02 only
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Old 11-21-2015, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by "02996ttx50 View Post
i agree. that could be a steal at 30k. very rare color, and the center console is nice too.

but it has grey interior AND its a tip. bzzzt.
Cobalt blue was a rare color. A grey interior isn't very attractive with it. It's much nicer with the dark blue metropole color interior. Almost appears black, but not as harsh. Took a while to find one.
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by uschoice View Post
Cobalt blue was a rare color. A grey interior isn't very attractive with it. It's much nicer with the dark blue metropole color interior. Almost appears black, but not as harsh. Took a while to find one.
Let's see some pics. Would really like to see the color combo - so both exterior and interior pics please.
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