The Porsche Thread

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

  1. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    You know all that talk about "Porsche could make a Panamera coupe and we'd get the 928 back"?

    I recently saw this on Pistonheads:


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    Can you believe how fat cars have become? Can you remember what people used to say about the "huge" 928?
  2. BikePilot

    BikePilot Long timer

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    wow, quite the difference, and the 928 looks to be closer to the camera as well. Both look darn good in white though :clap Would be awesome to have that pic with a white 986 to the inside of the 928 :deal
  3. NitroSpazzz

    NitroSpazzz Adventurer

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    That can be said about any brand though. I have a picture of my E30 M3 with a E46 M3 on one side and a E92 M3 on the other...E30 looks absolutely tiny.
  4. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    It was, even with the flares it was a small car, and IMHO the most flickable M3 ever. Not the fastest but felt light and nimble.
  5. pirahna

    pirahna Long timer

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    Got my car back today after getting Euro turbo front bumper and factory RS rear spoiler installed.

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  6. NCGS

    NCGS De Oppresso Liber

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  7. ScottDill

    ScottDill TANSTAAFL

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    Nice Pirahna. Looks great :thumb
  8. RocketJohn

    RocketJohn Hook em' Horns!

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    Agreed. Very nice!
  9. marret

    marret Transient

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    +3. Looks great.
  10. pirahna

    pirahna Long timer

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    Thanks guys! I'm really happy with how it turned out.
  11. HOT DAMN!

    HOT DAMN! ♪ ♪ ♪

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    ALMS Today.

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  12. BikePilot

    BikePilot Long timer

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    That's a wild crash! Any idea why the inside car didn't turn? Almost looked like it turned the wrong way :huh
  13. Sox Fan

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  14. Sox Fan

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  16. HOT DAMN!

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    My guess is he was trying to hold/bully position and it got weird real quick.
  17. HOT DAMN!

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  18. Motocicletta

    Motocicletta ridetowork

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    Got the Box' back on Friday.

    The clutch arm was cracked as suspected. The mechanic kept all the worn parts as I asked him to do, he also replaced the two rear engine mounts.

    $ 2,014.00.

    It was a job I could not have done myself in the carport, It is the first time the car goes to the shop since we bought it from sister in law in 2004. I have been able to do other work myself, air oil separator and all maintenance.

    Good to be driving the car to work again, the clutch by the same mechanic on the 318is a few years ago was $ 700 something.
  19. Hardware02

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    Get the t belt done before you drive it to TN...
  20. NitroSpazzz

    NitroSpazzz Adventurer

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    I would like to but with the time I have available it isn't going to happen. The "good" news is the 16v engine in the early ones isn't interference so a snapped belt won't mean a trashed engine.

    I have a few friends that live along the route and another friend that will be making the same trip about 8 hours behind me so I should be able to make it home. Once home the car is parked until the belt is done.

    Also have the option to leave it at my parents for a while and getting on my return flight instead. Depends a lot on how I feel after driving the car a bit.