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Old 07-02-2016, 09:08 AM
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Must be shipping in regard to order date. I ordered mine in early 2015, March, I think.
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Old 07-03-2016, 08:51 AM
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Has anyone come across this publication as an eBook?
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Old 07-03-2016, 12:18 PM
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Default 997.2 ordered too

Just order mine and it gave me a August delivery. Thanks. A great price too @ $15.68
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Old 07-03-2016, 06:28 PM
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Just got mine today. Beach reading!


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Old 07-04-2016, 04:03 PM
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Don't own a 997 yet, but based on these recommendations i just ordered mine. It says it's a pre-order still in Canada.
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Old 07-04-2016, 05:33 PM
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For those who got the book and had a chance to read it, how is the book? What are the pros? and certain "wish it has more of these" ? What kind of details does it cover? I certainly have a lot of respect for the author, Just would love to hear your take on the covering of this model 997. Appreciate your response.

I've been waiting awhile for this publishing, look to order one myself.

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Old 07-04-2016, 08:09 PM
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Originally Posted by nwGTS View Post
Just got mine today. Beach reading!


I just got notified that mine is shipping soon and I'll have it this week. I placed the order in February and forgot about it until I saw this thread
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Old 07-04-2016, 08:24 PM
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Amazon says my copy should arrive 7 July
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Old 07-04-2016, 08:26 PM
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Aren't the Turbo front rotors 350mm? This book lists them as 380mm.
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Old 07-04-2016, 08:51 PM
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Width is wrong for the GTS. And the image used is of a 991. There are errors like this all over this book. For $120 you expect a reliable source of info. This is not it.

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Old 07-05-2016, 02:16 PM
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Originally Posted by nwGTS View Post
Width is wrong for the GTS. And the image used is of a 991. There are errors like this all over this book. For $120 you expect a reliable source of info. This is not it.

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Start a thread with the errors in it.
email the author the thread URL.
Store all the errors in one thread
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Old 07-05-2016, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by nwGTS View Post
Width is wrong for the GTS. And the image used is of a 991. There are errors like this all over this book. For $120 you expect a reliable source of info. This is not it.

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Maybe that's why they are now selling for $9.99 each plus freight. Ha Ha.

Mine has shipped according to Amazon.
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by 911searcher View Post
Start a thread with the errors in it.
email the author the thread URL.
Store all the errors in one thread
I'm not doing the job an editor was already paid to supposedly do.

Originally Posted by 92C2Targa#119 View Post
Maybe that's why they are now selling for $9.99 each plus freight. Ha Ha.

Mine has shipped according to Amazon.
Maybe you're looking at the wrong book?
Still over $100 prime and ~$60 from 3rd party.


I'd get this one if it wasn't over $400.
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Old 02-26-2018, 05:19 PM
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Reviving an old thread here (since the instructions say: use the damn search function!):
Bought this book 2 months ago:


A great read, not only about the 997 (although it has its own chapter dedicated to it of course) but the entire porsche history.
The author obtained inside knowledge from Porsche, and it shows in all the historically correct info.
Plus the pictures are magnificent!

Finished it in one week's time, and will be reading it again soon (which is a rare occurence for me )

Can be found on Amazon: www.amazon.com/Porsche-70-Years-There-Substitute/dp/0760347255/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1519679586&sr=8-1&keywords=porsche+70+years

Enjoy!
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Old 02-27-2018, 10:55 AM
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Grant Neal’s new book is good, though color kindle only. Upside of being kindle-only is that he’s been tweaking it over time (adding content, fixed a few typos, etc.).

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