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Forum: 997 Forum
02-05-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

I am sure you already know that number given your...

I am sure you already know that number given your relationship with Jake, but its like you and qkqnb are obsessed and using Bronz's failure thread for blatantly obvious reasons/agenda.

Look, I...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-04-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,128
Posted By Doug H

Seriously? That was completely uncalled for. My...

Seriously? That was completely uncalled for. My scattered comments on the subject are typically in response to misinformation from those trying to tout the M96/M97 as reliable as the 9A1 and throwing...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-04-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

My heart goes out to everyone who suffers a...

My heart goes out to everyone who suffers a catastrophic failure, especially when they are a first time Porsche owner living out a child hood a dream only to have it turn into a nightmare with a...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

Lol, I didn’t infuse 997.1 into this thread. I...

Lol, I didn’t infuse 997.1 into this thread. I just responded to what I viewed as misinformation some of which you started. You dont even even have a .2 yet get awefully vested in this discussion.
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Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

Post 872 indicates 3 2006 and 2 2007 IMS failures...

Post 872 indicates 3 2006 and 2 2007 IMS failures based on those that took time to provide some particulars in the poll.
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Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

? I have been around these cars all my life and...

? I have been around these cars all my life and generally speak from real world observations and experience.. You are throwing out service intervals that don’t exist and costs that have no basis in...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

Lol, where do you get you info/numbers? Internet...

Lol, where do you get you info/numbers? Internet rumors and gossip?

Had about a dozen V8 Ferraris including 3 Challenge cars, a Diablo 6.0 and 2 Murcis. The Gallardo in my sig is my wife's that...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

5%? Bore scoring alone is 12.73% in the above...

5%? Bore scoring alone is 12.73% in the above poll for 997.1s and then through in the IMS which I recall also being in the teens before someone combined both 997.1s and 997.2s in the same poll . . ....
Forum: 997 Forum
02-03-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

Bore scoring and not IMS is my concern and why I...

Bore scoring and not IMS is my concern and why I shy away from 997.1s. Although there have been reported IMS failures on later .1 models, I agree that number is perhaps low enough to be a non issue....
Forum: 997 Forum
02-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By Doug H

Wife got them on both her 997.2s and never used...

Wife got them on both her 997.2s and never used it on either car. Probably would not have purchased warranty except for a slight concern about the pdk. Only issue we had was high pressure fuel pump...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-02-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

I killed 3 transmissions and an engine in an...

I killed 3 transmissions and an engine in an Elise. All were covered under warranty. I am very rough on cars. Have yet to grenade an engine in a street legal 911, but most have been Mezgers or air...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-02-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

I am sorry, but I have to disagree here. The...

I am sorry, but I have to disagree here. The catastrophic failure rate of the 996s and early 997s and now bore scoring is simply unacceptable and a black mark on Porsche IMO. I made a huge shift...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-02-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,334
Posted By Doug H

I had an issue with them when they were Ruf . . ....

I had an issue with them when they were Ruf . . . Its documented somewhere on here and don't feel like rehashing. I personally would not buy anything from them again.

I have to say I am...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-02-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 111,087
Posted By Doug H

9A1s are fine. Sure there will be failures of any...

9A1s are fine. Sure there will be failures of any engine, by any manufacturer, but we will never see the chronic or severe problems encountered with the M96/M97 on the 9A1s. M96/M97s have had a...
Forum: 992
01-31-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 154,603
Posted By Doug H

Loll, nope. I took the 2001 up to 750 hp. Had s...

Loll, nope. I took the 2001 up to 750 hp. Had s 2003 Ruf 550 as DD. Traded it for an 04 cab/Ruf. The 996 NA was for ex wife. I used to go through cars quickly.
Forum: 992
01-31-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 154,603
Posted By Doug H

Were you around/driving 911s back then or are you...

Were you around/driving 911s back then or are you just speaking in retrospect. I remember well when the 996 came out as I purchased 1 996 NA and 3 996tts new. The 996 got tremendous bashing back...
Forum: 992
01-31-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,224
Posted By Doug H

Nah, this poll simply demonstrates that people...

Nah, this poll simply demonstrates that people vote for the car they have as no one could seriously otherwise declare the 996 beautiful. . . and I had 4 996s back in the day. The 964, not the 965, is...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-31-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,446
Posted By Doug H

That’s what happens when you have more P cars...

That’s what happens when you have more P cars than screen names . . . or days of the week.
Forum: 992
01-31-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 40,554
Posted By Doug H

It feels and drives like a cheap riced out sedan...

It feels and drives like a cheap riced out sedan with a bunch of bolt on parts, which is basically what it is. Poor damping, horrible steering and traction control vacillates between nonexistent to...
Forum: 992
01-30-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 40,554
Posted By Doug H

I have a 2017 F80 manual ZCP. My first...

I have a 2017 F80 manual ZCP. My first experience with a BMW and without a doubt the most disappointing, perhaps worst, car I have ever owned. I cannot see myself ever driving another BMW once I...
Forum: 992
01-30-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 40,554
Posted By Doug H

Oh sheesh. I cannot even spell Boxster...

Oh sheesh. I cannot even spell Boxster correctly. I actually really like the Mission E concept. I need a cool 4 door as there are just no decent 4 door options out there unless you step up to...
Forum: 992
01-30-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 154,603
Posted By Doug H

I have a 2017 F80 manual ZCP and it quiet simply...

I have a 2017 F80 manual ZCP and it quiet simply is one of the worst cars I have ever owned. Cannot give the dang thing away either. No market for manual F80s . . .
Forum: 992
01-29-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 40,554
Posted By Doug H

I somewhat daily drove an Elise for a couple of...

I somewhat daily drove an Elise for a couple of years (2006ish to 2009sih). . . split daily duties between it and a 997.1 tt cab. For most of its life, my Elise had about 180 pounds stripped out,...
Forum: 992
01-28-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,080
Posted By Doug H

I am more surprised that some get so worked up...

I am more surprised that some get so worked up about others having a positive view of the car that they have to crash those threads and question their motives or objectivity.



Post counts,...
Forum: 992
01-23-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 154,603
Posted By Doug H

Drama and internet bitch sessions certainly seem...

Drama and internet bitch sessions certainly seem to get the views, both of which you appear decent at. Add a little sour grapes, insecurity/inferiority complex and whalla. Congrats on your...
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