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Old 07-11-2019, 11:32 AM
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I truly laugh at how critical some buyers are, but to be fair it's their time and money, not mine.

I am truly blessed to own my two high mileage GT cars that no one else wanted, and I love them both dearly. I am the second owner of my GT3 RS and the fifth or sixth owner of my GT2. Both have high mileage by Porsche standards and are not collector grade cars...which means nothing to me as I am going to drive both as much as I can. Both passed their respective PPIs with flying colors and I'm a very proud papa, knowing that I have 2 GT cars for the price of 1 low mileage collector grade example of each. Just the way I'd want it.

Regarding Sport Chrono, I'd much rather have my GT3 spec'd without it and feel that the smooth 'wart free' dash looks much better. My GT2 doesn't have it and I prefer that look. Carry on!
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Old 07-13-2019, 12:19 PM
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Higher mileage, no PCM, but looks like a great driver's example at PNH

https://www.porschenorthhouston.com/...AC2A99AS783748
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Old 07-13-2019, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by bonehead View Post
Higher mileage, no PCM, but looks like a great driver's example at PNH

https://www.porschenorthhouston.com/...AC2A99AS783748
It also has over revs in range 5. I looked into it. Otherwise looks like a great car.
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Old 07-13-2019, 08:04 PM
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I drove past this 997.1 Pumpkin today in Kirkland, WA. Kind of at an unknown dealer so no clue why they have it. $138k and 26k miles (WP0AC29917S792974)

https://www.mudarrimotorsports.com/d...e-911/53264174

It was previously @ Switch Cars 2.5k miles ago: https://www.switchcars.com/cars-for-...che-911-gt3-rs

For some reason the dealer added an obnoxious window sticker with their name and numbers on the windows, which aren't in the pics they provide on their site.
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Old 07-13-2019, 10:41 PM
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It also has over revs in range 5. I looked into it. Otherwise looks like a great car.
Good info. That would also contribute to the crazy low price.
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Old 07-14-2019, 06:02 AM
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:13 AM
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Any history info on this 997.1 RS on BaT?

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/20...che-gt3-rs-12/

Has the Kermit vs Orange premium shrunk back to zero yet?
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Old 07-14-2019, 09:20 AM
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Has the Kermit vs Orange premium shrunk back to zero yet?
No.
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Premium is still there. I think 1 or 2 have sold for *less* of a premium that maybe before. I still kick myself for not buying 1 here in socal that had carbon wheels on it for ~$100k a good # of years ago. Is there any history on this car? PPF drives me crazy on a whole car. how do you validate if the car has paint work underneath it?
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Old 07-14-2019, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Matt Andrews View Post
Premium is still there. I think 1 or 2 have sold for *less* of a premium that maybe before. I still kick myself for not buying 1 here in socal that had carbon wheels on it for ~$100k a good # of years ago. Is there any history on this car? PPF drives me crazy on a whole car. how do you validate if the car has paint work underneath it?
Easy, paint work is all about consistency. If you paint meter the whole car with paint protection film on it and it all reads at 10 mills, that makes sense. Because PPF is typically 7 mills, then add 3 mills for the paint underneath. If you were metering and you got to a panel that was 15, then you know you have a problem on your hands.
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Originally Posted by Bxstr View Post
Easy, paint work is all about consistency. If you paint meter the whole car with paint protection film on it and it all reads at 10 mills, that makes sense. Because PPF is typically 7 mills, then add 3 mills for the paint underneath. If you were metering and you got to a panel that was 15, then you know you have a problem on your hands.
Well, close. Need to add 2-6.5 mil depending on where on the car you are metering and how much itís been buffed previously. Also, film varies in thickness, sometimes as much as 10mil.
Yes, consistency is key. But eyes are important too, checking for overspray, tape lines, fisheyes, etc etc.
I have seen bare metal repaints which metered the same as factory.
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Old 07-14-2019, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by hf1 View Post

Has the Kermit vs Orange premium shrunk back to zero yet?
Letís put it this way....itís closer to zero than it is to almost double, which was the premium at its peak.
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Old 07-14-2019, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by switchcars View Post
Letís put it this way....itís closer to zero than it is to almost double, which was the premium at its peak.
Thx. I like Orange more anyway.
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