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Old 07-01-2013, 02:55 PM   #61
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congrats on the purchase interior looks crazy!
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nice score, cept for that hideous miami heat plate! HA
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again, beautiful interior... but....

1st order of business - reduce the length of that shifter knob
The car has the short shift kit from the factory. The throw is reduced by over 20 percent. As far as the knob goes.... it fits like a glove.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:08 AM   #62
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Looks awesome! I would do a rear LED/bumper swap retrofit. Makes a world of difference in the looks dept imo.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:18 AM   #63
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The car has the short shift kit from the factory. The throw is reduced by over 20 percent. As far as the knob goes.... it fits like a glove.
I'm sorry but you clearly don't know sports cars, the knob is supposed to be on the floor of the car. Real sports car status.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:29 AM   #64
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I'm sorry but you clearly don't know sports cars, the knob is supposed to be on the floor of the car. Real sports car status.
You mean real ricer status? So low you have to reach to shift? Lol yeah that's some fuckboi shit
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:32 PM   #65
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grats on the pick up. Love everything about it. Drop it asap with some LMs would be bomb diggity
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:38 PM   #66
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Nice car, OP. Those wheels are my favourite wheels on the 997- I wouldn't change them unless you go to a centre-lock setup like the GT3RS or something.

I had looked at a black on cocoa brown convertible some time ago, in similar condition, and it sold within hours of posting. Nice find.
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:29 PM   #67
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amazing car, that roof liner and leather everywhere in the interior!

(almost) worth the wait, jk nice ride!
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:19 PM   #68
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Nice pickup! Was that car originally sold by Santa Barbara Auto Group by chance?
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Congrats again John. It's an absolutely beautiful car. You've just increased my desire to convert my interior to full leather by a lot.

If I may make a suggestion, rear 997.2 LEDs.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:02 AM   #70
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I'm sorry but you clearly don't know sports cars, the knob is supposed to be on the floor of the car. Real sports car status.



Possibly back in the old days where that was the way it was... but in today's day and age that shift assembly is every bit sports car as they used to be.


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Old 07-03-2013, 12:46 AM   #71
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Possibly back in the old days where that was the way it was... but in today's day and age that shift assembly is every bit sports car as they used to be.


JUST BE HAPPY ITS TRADITIONAL MANUAL
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Nice pickup! Was that car originally sold by Santa Barbara Auto Group by chance?
The car was custom ordered by the first owner in Alabama. Then the second owner fell in love and had it shipped to Oxnard, California where I eventually found it and had it brought back to the East Coast! I am the third owner. We are all Rennlist and PCA members.

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amazing car, that roof liner and leather everywhere in the interior!

(almost) worth the wait, jk nice ride!
haha definitely worth the wait and I remind myself of that every day when I go back to the cars.com/autotrader etc and look for another car with an interior like this... or PCCB's.... to find both is damn near impossible on anything less than a Turbo S.
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Nice car, OP. Those wheels are my favourite wheels on the 997- I wouldn't change them unless you go to a centre-lock setup like the GT3RS or something.

I had looked at a black on cocoa brown convertible some time ago, in similar condition, and it sold within hours of posting. Nice find.
They are my favorite as well! These wheels happen to be in PERFECT condition, too. No curb, scratches, stains.... nothing. They look great! I plan on keeping them for a loooonnnnggg time
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grats on the pick up. Love everything about it. Drop it asap with some LMs would be bomb diggity
Believe it or not (I am still surprised by this my damn self), I may keep the stock wheels on the car for good... Not only are they my favorite Porsche Design wheel, but they are hollow and extremely light weight.

If anything, down the road when I need new tires, I may put on some deep concave wheels with skinny spokes that show off the PCCB's more. Aside from that I am good at the moment! btw- thanks for the kind words

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Congrats again John. It's an absolutely beautiful car. You've just increased my desire to convert my interior to full leather by a lot.

If I may make a suggestion, rear 997.2 LEDs.
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Looks awesome! I would do a rear LED/bumper swap retrofit. Makes a world of difference in the looks dept imo.
tbh, the LED retrofit just is not my style... I like to keep things time period correct and have therefore purchased the "All Red" tails from Suncoast.

The LED's look AWESOME on the 997.2 but unless I change my rear bumper to a .2 rear, the LED's on a .1 just look cheap/cheesy, IMO... Not to mention they ARENT cheap at over a grand! haha. The only way I would do it is if I swapped the bumper as well but now we are talking about some big $$$... maybe down the road

The All Reds will give it that clean look that I have always wanted. As far as the front LED's go, I have the bulbs switched out to HID's so I think it looks great as is


Thanks again, UnionJack!! Like I stated above, no REAR LED's for me, but more power to you with your .2.... I LOVE the .2 lights. Great car you've got as well! Are you on 6speed or RL?
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Old 07-03-2013, 03:23 AM   #72
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Congrats again John. It's an absolutely beautiful car. You've just increased my desire to convert my interior to full leather by a lot.

If I may make a suggestion, rear 997.2 LEDs.
UJ, when did you get rid of the MZ4 and pick up the P-Car? Why am I the last to find out about this????


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Old 07-03-2013, 07:09 PM   #73
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The Estuary at Grey Oaks is BIG $$$!!!!! I'd look broke there

That's cool though, do you ever come here anymore?
Yeah, his place was custom built, it was crazy nice. However, he is a real estate developer and during the whole bubble he had to sell iit a few years ago . I have not been back since. He had Z8 and SL55 we would take to SB.

Is Andre's steakhouse still there? I miss that place, steak was sooooo good.


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tbh, the LED retrofit just is not my style... I like to keep things time period correct and have therefore purchased the "All Red" tails from Suncoast.

The LED's look AWESOME on the 997.2 but unless I change my rear bumper to a .2 rear, the LED's on a .1 just look cheap/cheesy, IMO... Not to mention they ARENT cheap at over a grand! haha. The only way I would do it is if I swapped the bumper as well but now we are talking about some big $$$... maybe down the road

The All Reds will give it that clean look that I have always wanted. As far as the front LED's go, I have the bulbs switched out to HID's so I think it looks great as is


Thanks again, UnionJack!! Like I stated above, no REAR LED's for me, but more power to you with your .2.... I LOVE the .2 lights. Great car you've got as well! Are you on 6speed or RL?
That's cool man. Your aesthetic choices are solid. Gotta go with what you like and you did very well. I'm on 6speed along with YNOT.


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You mean real ricer status? So low you have to reach to shift? Lol yeah that's some fuckboi shit
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:33 PM   #78
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wait, which M Coupe did you have? z3 or z4? how does teh P-car compare?
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I got rid of the M Coupe awhile back. I ran around in a VW R32 for a few years to get a some things in order. Once that was done, it was Porsche time. I suspect I'll have the C2S for 3-4 years then switch over to a Turbo.
The C2S will be my next car if I don't get the M4. Then it'll be a Turbo for me too! Any pics of your P-Car?


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wait, which M Coupe did you have? z3 or z4? how does teh P-car compare?
Z4 M Coupe. Z4M was an awesomely fun car and liked to be man-handled whereas the 911 is all precision. The 911 is much more stately and clearly higher-end. It'll run circles around the Z4M all day, but they're not really competitors. The Z4M Coupe competed with the Cayman S. While the Cayman S was slightly faster, the Z4M was way more fun. For me, I can honestly say that now owning an 911, I can't imagine owning a different car ever again.

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