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Forum: 997 Forum
Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Steph1

The 2006 is a 4 with very reasonable mileage. So...

The 2006 is a 4 with very reasonable mileage. So that is the one I would get.

I have a psychological blockage when it comes to 2005s because of the ims failures due to the fact that it is the...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-21-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,228
Posted By Steph1

Well, if it is from the ims, you need a...

Well, if it is from the ims, you need a rebuild... So I say the hell with it, drive it til it doesn't drive perfectly fine anymore and then adress the problem.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,264
Posted By Steph1

I knew it... awesome!!! Now what about a pic on...

I knew it... awesome!!! Now what about a pic on the car.... like before and after ?
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By Steph1

I would never, but if you do, I believe market...

I would never, but if you do, I believe market value is very close, so even trade type thing... But NO!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,015
Posted By Steph1

Alright, just saw I was quoted a few times, and...

Alright, just saw I was quoted a few times, and realize I might have not been clear in my statements... I hate pulling away from a subject but hey...english not being my mother tongue causes this...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Steph1

Your experience with an Alfa, was mine with Land...

Your experience with an Alfa, was mine with Land Rovers.....

But they aren't the same beasts... Get a proper PPI to confirm you are safe, and do all the preventative maintenance before you start...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,951
Posted By Steph1

While shopping, dealers and most private sellers...

While shopping, dealers and most private sellers were asking from low $50k to low $60k, while all evaluation tools had them at mid$30k to mid $40k and that was market value. They were even lower as...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Steph1

Wow congrats, talk about a step forward. Very...

Wow congrats, talk about a step forward. Very nice unit.

Am fairly new to 997 myself, but was on the market for a 996 from October to late january read tons and must say that although this is...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-20-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,538
Posted By Steph1

The only way I found to diminish the chances of...

The only way I found to diminish the chances of swirls, is to keep the car well waxed, and never dry it with a sham or rag or anything. When well waxed, a car paint will almost dry itself when using...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-19-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Steph1

Key word "nearly". A trained eye will spot a 4...

Key word "nearly". A trained eye will spot a 4 over a 2 everytime, and the difference is obvious when both are side by side......

It's like bra size... a C cup is curvy and looks very nice, but...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-19-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 1,163,756
Posted By Steph1

The guy from which I bought the car had a shop...

The guy from which I bought the car had a shop pull the bumper and fill the little holes and now I have a perfect bumper.

However, if that hadn't been done, I most likely would have bought a...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-19-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Steph1

I don't blame you for prefering a 4 to a 2, they...

I don't blame you for prefering a 4 to a 2, they are much sexier, especially in person.

As for maintenance, a good final drive fluid change would take care of making sure all is well and running,...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-19-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,015
Posted By Steph1

Wife unsisted on auto, so I set my scope on...

Wife unsisted on auto, so I set my scope on that...... people were bashing the 997.1 for the tiptronic and ims, and a new era was taking life in the form of PDK failures.

So I set my goals on...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-19-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Steph1

Got my Targa 4 a little over a month ago and one...

Got my Targa 4 a little over a month ago and one thing that is done already is the transmission and final drive oil change.

I must admit that I witnessed oil that looked very fresh (slight blond...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-18-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,537
Posted By Steph1

Holly crap!!! Bipolarity at its best 🤣 good for...

Holly crap!!! Bipolarity at its best 🤣 good for you.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-18-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,591
Posted By Steph1

One of the wisest advice ever.... too many people...

One of the wisest advice ever.... too many people do it with their priorities all ef'd up. Your dream did finally come true, so before making it look even better, be happy that you finally own a 911,...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-17-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Steph1

My local dealer refused to give me the history of...

My local dealer refused to give me the history of mine which was purchased and serviced at that same dealer most of its life!!!!

2005?!?!? Buy it and spend for a new ims and be over with that!!!
Forum: 997 Forum
05-17-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,537
Posted By Steph1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/980x2000/screenshot_20190517_204421_photos_2b17dc2d19570a1ddbabe5f5924ca4e28e906636.jpg...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-16-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,537
Posted By Steph1

Congrats, if you're happy....... but although I...

Congrats, if you're happy....... but although I do understand the classic look of the SC and all, I too would cry myself to sleep if I had sold my 997 for it.

I believe the 997 perfectly blends...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-15-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Steph1

^^^^^^My thoughts too

^^^^^^My thoughts too
Forum: 997 Forum
05-15-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By Steph1

Yup, I would ask close to 55k, will probably get...

Yup, I would ask close to 55k, will probably get around 52K-53K....
Forum: 997 Forum
05-15-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,264
Posted By Steph1

Wow, love them... anthracite would make them even...

Wow, love them... anthracite would make them even better.
Forum: 997 Forum
05-14-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8,329
Views: 1,163,756
Posted By Steph1

Wow, nice garage.... I've owned jeeps most of my...

Wow, nice garage.... I've owned jeeps most of my adult life.... 2 YJs, 1 TJ Sahara, 1JKU 10th anniversary Rubicon and now the new Wrangler JLU Sahara.....

I know the Jeep has its place inthis...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-14-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Steph1

You should come to Starbucks at Trainyards on...

You should come to Starbucks at Trainyards on Sunday mornings 10am. Great friendly bunch of guys, tons of Porsches and some other makes. You could meet and learn tons of Porsche stuff, counting the...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-11-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Steph1

I would question the maintenance of the car based...

I would question the maintenance of the car based on how badly scratched the underside of the front bumper/spoiler is.

To me, you can have an accident and park too close to something (most likely...
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