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Today, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Marine Blue

There’s a black one on BAT at the moment but...

There’s a black one on BAT at the moment but there’s not much history on the car. ...
Today, 04:14 AM
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Views: 290
Posted By Marine Blue

Lots of knowledgeable owners here so feel free to...

Lots of knowledgeable owners here so feel free to post questions when you finally find the right car.

Good luck with the search!!
Today, 03:07 AM
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Views: 290
Posted By Marine Blue

Very few 987.2’s were built as we were coming off...

Very few 987.2’s were built as we were coming off the bottom of the recession when they were released so Porsche smartly reduced supply.

With time 987/981 cars will stop being looked at as...
Yesterday, 02:57 PM
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Views: 200
Posted By Marine Blue

Great, thank you! Are you running the stock...

Great, thank you!

Are you running the stock shifter or have you upgraded?
Yesterday, 02:14 PM
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Views: 200
Posted By Marine Blue

I have been seriously considering doing this...

I have been seriously considering doing this upgrade primarily because the Numeric cables introduce vibration and noise into the cockpit, neither of which enhance the driving experience. I have been...
Forum: 964 Forum
Yesterday, 02:11 PM
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Views: 311,398
Posted By Marine Blue

Exactly! Nicest rump Iíve ever...

Exactly! Nicest rump Iíve ever seen............on a car. ;)
Forum: 964 Forum
Yesterday, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By Marine Blue

My suspension numbers might be a bit high but I’m...

My suspension numbers might be a bit high but I’m also assuming tie rods (inner/outer) are shot and their will be some upgrades made along the way since you only want to do it once. Having just had...
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Yesterday, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Marine Blue

RPM pricing has always been optimistic and they...

RPM pricing has always been optimistic and they don’t seem to mind waiting for the right buyer to come along. Years ago I made an offer on a 96 993 NB that had 12k miles on it. Car was mint and in...
Forum: 964 Forum
Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By Marine Blue

Will you be doing the work yourself or will you...

Will you be doing the work yourself or will you be paying to have someone rebuild it? Without knowing the cause of leaks and other issues Iíll give a best case scenario on cost:

- Suspension...
06-15-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By Marine Blue

Are all the cars coming in at the same price...

Are all the cars coming in at the same price point? If not, why not hold out for a lower mileage 987.2 assuming that is what you want?

A low mileage 987.1 isn’t ideal as most of the issues with...
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06-15-2018, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Marine Blue

Good call Ed and thanks for posting the details...

Good call Ed and thanks for posting the details so others are aware of the issues. Interior wear/tear seemed excessive considering mileage and with zero records it makes the purchase a high risk...
06-15-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Marine Blue

I’m not familiar with the product but the cowl...

I’m not familiar with the product but the cowl plastic is relatively inexpensive to replace and might be the best option. If the new one is maintained it can look new for years but you need to...
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06-14-2018, 01:04 PM
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Views: 311,398
Posted By Marine Blue

Not wanting to divert this thread too far off...

Not wanting to divert this thread too far off topic but I wanted to comment about the 993 C2S. Years ago when the 993 was just starting its upward trajectory I had read from many that the S didnít...
06-14-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Marine Blue

Wow that sounds fantastic, the way it should have...

Wow that sounds fantastic, the way it should have been delivered from the factory!
06-14-2018, 11:45 AM
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Views: 641
Posted By Marine Blue

Congrats Michael! Add me to the list of rear...

Congrats Michael!

Add me to the list of rear engine air cooled/ mid engine water cooled owners. They are entirely different to drive and equally fun. As noted, the R Is perfect out of the box...
06-14-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Marine Blue

Iíll send you a PM next time we do a Spyder...

Iíll send you a PM next time we do a Spyder canyon run to Palomar and surroundings. I think youíll find the Spyder ranks very high for canyon runs.
...
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06-14-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Marine Blue

I lean towards what you stated in your first...

I lean towards what you stated in your first sentence, I canít imagine not having the sound and feel of the flat six.

But if you insist, I think these guys have already done this on a few 911ís...
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06-14-2018, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Marine Blue

Congrats Kevvve, looking forward to seeing more...

Congrats Kevvve, looking forward to seeing more pics once you have her.
06-14-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Marine Blue

I think interior is a matter of preference. The...

I think interior is a matter of preference. The build quality and materials of construction are similar but overall layout and approach are very different.
06-14-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Marine Blue

Congrats on the new Spyder!! Definitely...

Congrats on the new Spyder!!

Definitely post up some impressions after you’ve had some time behind the wheel.

Enjoy in good health.
06-13-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Marine Blue

The 987 interior is a bit more old school Porsche...

The 987 interior is a bit more old school Porsche with a focused layout and not much in the way of luxury IMHO. The 981 interior is much more modern and adds a touch of luxury that wasn’t present in...
06-13-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Marine Blue

Would love to see more pics of your R!

Would love to see more pics of your R!
06-12-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Marine Blue

The Steering rack on Spyder comes off of the...

The Steering rack on Spyder comes off of the 991.1 TT and it is more responsive and has a quicker ratio. This makes the steering feel very precise on turn in. No it doesnít have the same tactile...
06-12-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Marine Blue

Spyder equals the best kept secret in the car...

Spyder equals the best kept secret in the car enthusiast world. Seriously it is the most underrated model in the Porsche lineup, it genuinely should rank equal in driving experience as the best of...
06-12-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,928
Posted By Marine Blue

Wow, had no idea they were charging that much for...

Wow, had no idea they were charging that much for brake fluid! I had my first change comped by the dealer (long story but they owed me) and I have been using my Motive for subsequent changes. Crazy...
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