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09-10-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Th Dude

^^This^^ FACT: Recent maintenance record...

^^This^^

FACT:
Recent maintenance record is CRITICAL on a 14 yr old car.

If you wish to minimize any disappointments...do yourself a favor and buy something local enough that you can see,...
08-28-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,774
Posted By Th Dude

Seller: "I have some people coming to look at the...

Seller: "I have some people coming to look at the car at 9:30 am"

Me: "I'll be there at 8:30"

Don't make the same mistake twice.

Best of luck with the hunt.
08-05-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,605
Posted By Th Dude

I'm close, but no PCCB. I do have sports seats,...

I'm close, but no PCCB. I do have sports seats, though...

2003 911 Turbo Coupe 996 420 Price
BASE Porsche Base Model ...
08-01-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,166
Posted By Th Dude

Agreed.

Agreed.
07-29-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 386,593
Posted By Th Dude

Al's done this very same thing before. He's been...

Al's done this very same thing before. He's been into 996 turbos for quite a while now. He knows the breed. His last project was written up in Excellence. ...
07-25-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,495
Posted By Th Dude

It's ALL about condition. Considering the recent...

It's ALL about condition. Considering the recent work, IF the condition checks out, the seller's asking price is more than fair. If he takes less than $40k, he's an idiot or he's desperate.
07-21-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 386,593
Posted By Th Dude

Cal Worthington and his dog, Spot...a fixture of...

Cal Worthington and his dog, Spot...a fixture of late night TV in southern California for decades. His prices always ended with "ninety-five". I recommend searching youtube for a few of his...
07-07-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By Th Dude

Thumbs up Ojai Cars & Coffee

2nd Sunday of every month 8-10am. Next gathering is this Sunday.
We get an interesting assortment of vehicles each month. Would be great to see a few of the Socal Rennlist crew show up.
...
06-23-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By Th Dude

Chicken dinner.

Chicken dinner.
06-23-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By Th Dude

Anyone else watching this horserace?

Anyone else watching this horserace?
06-21-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,443
Posted By Th Dude

Agreed. :thumbup:

Agreed. :thumbup:
06-17-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By Th Dude

Agreed. I've been paying attention to the BAT. ...

Agreed. I've been paying attention to the BAT. Precisely one of the main reasons I guessed so high.
I believe the public discussion helps to recreate the "live" auction atmosphere along with the...
06-16-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By Th Dude

$53k

$53k
06-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 178,626
Posted By Th Dude

Those floormats don't look original to me. ...

Those floormats don't look original to me. Strange to have to replace them on such a low mile car. Stranger still not to replace them with factory mats.
Still, I'll guess the BAT crowd goes to...
06-14-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,865
Posted By Th Dude

Be careful shopping based on price and mileage...

Be careful shopping based on price and mileage alone. :)
06-14-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,865
Posted By Th Dude

At $47K, this is the highest asking price I've...

At $47K, this is the highest asking price I've seen for a 100k mile example....
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsche-cars-sale/917964-2003-996-turbo-s-x50-6spd-black-black.html

Delusional...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-06-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By Th Dude

Either... Replace it with a driver quality car...

Either...
Replace it with a driver quality car that will get built, in stages, over a period of time. Every six months or so, the car will go to the shop for a few weeks.
or
Buy a completed...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-06-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By Th Dude

You're not wrong, Walter. ;) Auto...

You're not wrong, Walter. ;)



Auto Kennel seems to get some nice examples. They've had a couple RSR clones in the past year that are fantastic.


:)
06-05-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,577
Posted By Th Dude

Given your experience level specific to my...

Given your experience level specific to my dilemma, you're words and advice carry a ton of weight for me, TW. Thanks for chiming in.



Ditto that.



"Agricultural". :roflmao: My biggest...
Forum: 911 Forum
06-05-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By Th Dude

I was hoping to get other's thoughts on this...

I was hoping to get other's thoughts on this part. Not that I necessarily disagree. I only plan to buy a solid chassis in either instance.
:)
Forum: 911 Forum
06-04-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By Th Dude

Your vote is noted. The idea is...

Your vote is noted.


The idea is either....
Find a driver quality vehicle and do the build slowly as the resources become available.
or
Find a completed hot-rod.


We'd all love a Singer,...
06-04-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,577
Posted By Th Dude

Your sentiment echos that of my indy, nearly word...

Your sentiment echos that of my indy, nearly word for word.
Always helpful to hear from someone with the t-shirt. ;)




And the consensus builds.
06-04-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,577
Posted By Th Dude

Advice taken. :) I would much rather...

Advice taken. :)



I would much rather find something already (or at least mostly) done...at "a good price" would be most ideal. :D
I want crank windows and no air-conditioner.
Forum: 911 Forum
06-04-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By Th Dude

Sell my '03 Turbo to finance an AC hot-rod?

I've been longing for a pre '75 911 to turn into a hotrod for the last 18 months or so. The itch comes and goes, but always seems to return with a vengeance.
I've recently located a perfect hot-rod...
06-03-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,577
Posted By Th Dude

Currently ^^^this^^^ is my typical drive. I live...

Currently ^^^this^^^ is my typical drive. I live in a small town next to one of the best driving roads in the state (best in the nation according to the editor of Jalopnik). I work from home. If I...
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