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Old 08-06-2009, 05:21 AM   #1
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The Porsche Thread

I'm not a car nut, but I do like a nice Porsche.

My favorite at the moment is the 550.

There is something in the lines of this car that makes me smile.

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Old 08-06-2009, 05:34 AM   #2
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There is a replica of the 550 running around where I live. Even as a replica they are still cool.
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:37 AM   #3
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:44 AM   #4
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:47 AM   #5
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It's a Porsche.
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Old 08-06-2009, 05:51 AM   #6
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I had this for a couple of years while I was in Germany.

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Old 08-06-2009, 05:57 AM   #7
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My favorite car of all time the 1988 Porsche 911 Club Sport

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Old 08-06-2009, 06:06 AM   #8
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My favorite car of all time the 1988 Porsche 911 Club Sport

And that picture has just about every single one sold in the US.

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Old 08-06-2009, 06:14 AM   #9
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A friend of mine calls me one evening

She's got a flat on her new boxter

There's no spare

She has to call the dealer in Tampa to come and pick it up

I take her to Tampa the next day for the car

The bills $750.00

For two new tires

Can't replace just the one

but the towing was free
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:16 AM   #10
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And that picture has just about every single one sold in the US.

Yeah, that picture was taken at the US customer delivery picnic. Beer and brats.
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:18 AM   #11
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Ah yes, the high performance sickle bar option. Very rare, cutting edge technology. Directional reartires....
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:19 AM   #12
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I've got to honest here. I have two 911s. An '86 Carrera and an '00 Carrera 4.

If I had it to all over again I wouldn't have bought the C4. It's nowhere near the car the '86 is in terms of being a "Porshce."
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I've got to honest here. I have two 911s. An '86 Carrera and an '00 Carrera 4.

If I had it to all over again I wouldn't have bought the C4. It's nowhere near the car the '86 is in terms of being a "Porshce."
The "Porshce" experience is what it is all about.

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Old 08-06-2009, 07:43 AM   #14
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its a tough choice, I love them all..

but I'll go with the 356:



and the 959:



show me dat fine ass:

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Old 08-06-2009, 07:46 AM   #15
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A friend of mine owned a Porsche 550A Spyder back in the mid 1970's - it had a flat fan 1750cc motor that made around 170 HP in an 1100 pound car. With the "airport" gear set in the transmission this car was incredibly quick.

He set fast time of day at this autocross even with a 360 degree spin in the middle of the course. I could have bought the car in 1978 for $6500 - its worth around $650,000 now...dammik





I'm restoring my 1956 Custom Carrera right now - trying to get it done in time for the Amelia Island Concours next March:


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