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Old 05-23-2011, 04:28 PM
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Default New to me 1987 Targa

I posted this on the 911 Forum:

I have been looking for 3.2 to add to my 997. After six months of looking, I found a fairly clean G50. Pete Zimmermann's book was quite helpful in the search. Drove it 1,100 miles from Peoria, Illinois to Houston with my son. The car ran great.
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:14 PM
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Nice!!!!

I was looking for an SC before I bought the 914. Every SC I looked at was a $25K car any way I looked at it (pay $25K for a superioir car or buy one needing work and you'll have $25K in it). I whimped out and bought a show winner 914 for much less than half that!

That being said, I will add an SC to my collection in the next couple of years.
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Old 05-23-2011, 08:33 PM
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Always love the 80s cars. Had some issues, but I always knew what they were.
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WOW! Sharp! Love the whale tail!

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Old 05-23-2011, 11:40 PM
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I think my 87 G50 was the most fun to drive.
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Old 05-24-2011, 01:10 AM
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Very cool! I almost bought and 83 SC as I've always wanted an 80's 911.
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:29 AM
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Very nice. My first was a 85 Targa. Just rode in my buddies 87 Targa. Brought back memories. I'd love to pick one up. I'd go G50.
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:52 AM
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Nice color combo! Congrats!
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Very nice - congrats!

My first 911 was a 1989 Targa, Guards Red with tan interior. Was a blast to drive. Wasn't a fast car (with only 217 HP) but was rock solid stable at high speeds, and a very raw and visceral driving experience.

When I was looking for a 997, Guards Red/tan was my first color combo, but I couldn't find one in my price range that I liked.

Enjoy! Those late 80's 911s, IMO, are some of the best 911s out there.
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Old 05-24-2011, 12:22 PM
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Beautiful car. My first 911 was an '87 with white wheels. Funny thing was I sold it for 23k in 1991 and it would probably be worth more today. Who says these cars are a depreciating asset?
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Congrats! I almost bought a 1985 Turbo Look Carrera before I got my 997. I still think about that car and wish I had both. Well done!
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Great buy!
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Beautiful!
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