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Old 03-24-2016, 06:23 PM
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I'm thinking of selling her . I've been away for months and when I'm back there I prefer to drive older things . She's too fast to interact with friends on track , too fast for the road , attracts so much attention but she is perfect . She does everything , perfectly . Tour , track , commute , everything . Oh what to do , what to do ?
I keep thinking of another RSR , a 962 or 935 instead . I'm torn . Help





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Old 03-24-2016, 06:31 PM
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I like spending other people's money!!

962 would get my vote. I was reading up on it after the recent Seinfeld sale and it's a great looking car with impressive pedigree.

http://gtspirit.com/2015/06/05/insan...sale-in-japan/

Great looking collection of cars you have. Best of luck finding the next one for your stable...T
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Old 03-24-2016, 08:09 PM
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Old 03-24-2016, 08:12 PM
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Just kidding, you have an awesome dilemma. If it was me there is no way I would give up a 918 but since I will never ever have the dilemma you have I have no way of advising you. Having said that: I think what you really need is to reconnect to Porsche at its most basic. I suggest we swap cars for a week. You will love my Spyder, I guarantee it. And I'm sure I will learn to tolerate your Spyder.
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Old 03-25-2016, 03:04 AM
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I would use it more for daily duty if you can.

I wouldnt sell it unless I found something really interesting to replace it....

A 993 GT2 clubsport would be nice...
Even a "driver" 356 speedster would be good slow fun.
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Old 03-25-2016, 08:44 AM
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Don't sell it if you don't have to. Its the perfect car to "tour" Europe and visit a few circuits for track days.
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Old 03-25-2016, 11:10 AM
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I wouldnt sell it unless I found something really interesting to replace it....

A 993 GT2 clubsport would be nice...
And I mean my caption very sincerely. The 993 GT2 is one of the greatest Porsches of all time (depending upon the ranking factors, I might say #1) and my personal favorite. To go right to the Clubsport (with only 33 ever built) is fantastic.
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Originally Posted by secretcollector View Post
And I mean my caption very sincerely. The 993 GT2 is one of the greatest Porsches of all time (depending upon the ranking factors, I might say #1) and my personal favorite. To go right to the Clubsport (with only 33 ever built) is fantastic.
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I'm not picky. White is ok!
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Old 03-25-2016, 12:53 PM
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It will be sad, if a petrolhead like you, sell it. It's part of the Porsche and automotive history...
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Old 03-25-2016, 07:49 PM
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buddy doom,

Go with what your heart says. Don't worry about anyone here's opinions.

It's your car, your money, your choice.

But I know what you mean, the car is too perfect.
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Old 03-25-2016, 10:39 PM
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Ok don't all kill me but The gt2 wasn't really my cup of tea . Prefer my 993 RSR , I like NA power [sorry].

As for the 918 , it's great don't get me wrong . I just seem to have less and less time in the uk to enjoy it and I seem to be looking further back in time to get my kicks .

I'd like another historic I can race .

I'm going to be back in Europe soon , I'll drive her and see what happens then .

Thanks for the opinions
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Ok don't all kill me but The gt2 wasn't really my cup of tea . Prefer my 993 RSR , I like NA power [sorry].

As for the 918 , it's great don't get me wrong . I just seem to have less and less time in the uk to enjoy it and I seem to be looking further back in time to get my kicks .

I'd like another historic I can race .

I'm going to be back in Europe soon , I'll drive her and see what happens then .

Thanks for the opinions
It has to be a 917. Thats it.
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Old 03-26-2016, 11:01 PM
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I like Whoopsy's suggestion...do what feels right. Nothing wrong with selling the 918. A buddy of mine in LA already sold his.
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:55 AM
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Hey wtdoom! I just love the looks of the 918 Spyder! I was in the process of ordering one, but after having driven it twice I decided to buy a mint Carrera GT instead. In my opinion a much more involving drive. My suggestion: Sell the 918 Spyder and buy a nice 904 GTS.
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