The Porsche Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Bongolia, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    It is a dream garage for sure, but do you really need all those hammers :huh
    And the car is awesome but a little too track focused for my tastes. Thanks for the post, enjoyed it.
  2. Hardware02

    Hardware02 Long timer

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    Know the car an especially the garage from Welding Web.
  3. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    Thanks interesting details link to post

    P.s. those rear wheels are just not right on that era 911. Too wide and too tall.
  4. STANIMAL

    STANIMAL SUPPORT THE SECOND

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    :rofl Tell that to Jack on Garage Journal .
  5. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Well, obviously that guy cares about performance and handling over how the car looks. OTOH, I think it looks purposeful and menacing with the huge rear tires on it anyway.
  6. HOT DAMN!

    HOT DAMN! ♪ ♪ ♪

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  7. HOT DAMN!

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  8. pfb

    pfb Riding, not skiing.

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    Sometimes I just can't resist taking things apart...

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    I think it's going to work out well this time!

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    (It's a iPad mini, 4G/LTE)
  9. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    ...you mounted an iPad in your dash? What are you going to do when, in a year, it is completely out of date and not supported anymore?
  10. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    Your eternal optimism is refreshing.

    We can hardly wait to see your hopes dashed against the rocks.

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  11. SRG

    SRG SRG

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    I applaud your enthusiasm and ingenuity. Screw the naysayers. It's your car to enjoy - as the good doctor intended.
  12. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    Two captured this week.

    Either a restored or one that's been very well looked after - couldn't get my phone out quick enough to get a good shot of this Carrera (late '70's early 80's? :dunno )

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    and one up at Alice's today at lunchtime (do love me those GTS's)

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  13. marret

    marret Transient

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    I believe that body style was used 1978-1989, first with 911SCs and then 911 Carreras. Some very small external changes were made like front fog lights and valance and interior changes over the course of the series. Looks like it has a third tail light, which began in 1986. This car has European bumperettes, noticeably smaller, not US ones, and of course a duck tail used originally on earlier cars. So the car has obviously had some modifications. Nice car.
  14. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    :thumb thanks. It did look a little frankencar and not particularly American as you point out. My photo doesn't do justice to how handsome it was.
  15. Saso

    Saso chronically restless

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    Damn, Alice's on a weekday at lunchtime. You played hooky today, didn't you?
  16. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    I'm saying nothing :augie

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  17. Treadless

    Treadless seeking adventure

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    Looks to me to be a clone of a '74 Carrera Euro car. My guess is it's a mid to late '80s car judging by the rear flares (from what I can see of the lip in the pic) or it has had late flares or 1/4s added.

    I had forgotten about those PIA add on stop lights. :puke1
  18. cameron110

    cameron110 Been here awhile

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    some of you might want to head here: blipshift.com to get one of these

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    I have no affiliation other than I'll be wearing one in a week or two.

    oh yeah and if you don't buy it in the next day or so you miss your chance. :deal
  19. Xtremjeepn

    Xtremjeepn Motorhead!

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    The original ipad is nearly 4 years old and still runs all the current apps, plays music, etc etc etc. I've had car CD players fail in less time than that......and who buys CDs anymore:lol3
  20. Xtremjeepn

    Xtremjeepn Motorhead!

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    Lead or follow! :lol3

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