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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The only advise you can gain is by doing a comparison of what GT's are fetching now compared to their original price.


Here you go....

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well if the figures are correct and the ability to dry store + service are kept up with an OPC I'd say they're a good investment if it's possible to buy whilst the going is good. You won't find those sort of profits leaving the money in the bank for a year or 2.

Porsche Centre certainly a hot name right now to be dealing in Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MNC911 wrote:
Well if the figures are correct and the ability to dry store + service are kept up with an OPC I'd say they're a good investment if it's possible to buy whilst the going is good. You won't find those sort of profits leaving the money in the bank for a year or 2.

Porsche Centre certainly a hot name right now to be dealing in Thumb


Couple of significant "if's" there Very Happy
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Senoj wrote:
MNC911 wrote:
Well if the figures are correct and the ability to dry store + service are kept up with an OPC I'd say they're a good investment if it's possible to buy whilst the going is good. You won't find those sort of profits leaving the money in the bank for a year or 2.

Porsche Centre certainly a hot name right now to be dealing in Thumb


Couple of significant "if's" there Very Happy


Thumb too very true! That's why I leave the wheeler dealer to Mike Brewer Grin
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Everytime i see threads about gt3 values it makes me kick myself for not buying one when i first got hetr. 7.1 GT3RS Black/Orange with 16k on the clock at 67k Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FZP wrote:
Everytime i see threads about gt3 values it makes me kick myself for not buying one when i first got hetr. 7.1 GT3RS Black/Orange with 16k on the clock at 67k Sad


Pinch Ouch!!! £67k those days will come around again. All in good time. Porsche is strong against the £Pound & has been for the past couple of years. Most of their products have done well for price increases for second hand market.

Which is good for owners Grin
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MNC911 wrote:
FZP wrote:
Everytime i see threads about gt3 values it makes me kick myself for not buying one when i first got hetr. 7.1 GT3RS Black/Orange with 16k on the clock at 67k Sad


Pinch Ouch!!! £67k those days will come around again. All in good time. Porsche is strong against the £Pound & has been for the past couple of years. Most of their products have done well for price increases for second hand market.

Which is good for owners Grin


Let's not go there. I remember doing some (failed) man maths on a 997.2 RS for 85k, but couldn't justify it then. It was a few years ago now obviously, but pretty sure it was aqua blue with Weiss gold wheels like the one currently at JZM for £180k wack

The trick with GT3's is to spend now, ask questions later Grin
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do the usual caveats apply to the statement "buy now, ask questions later"

1. Establish it is not crash damaged - ignore HPI - may not have been reported to insurer and may have been fixed (cheap?) as an out-of-pocket repair.

2. Steer clear of high mileage cars for best prospect of rising values.

I'm not a GT3 owner but am reliably informed on the above two points - with probably a bias towards avoiding an example in the first caveat.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cheshire911 wrote:
Do the usual caveats apply to the statement "buy now, ask questions later"

1. Establish it is not crash damaged - ignore HPI - may not have been reported to insurer and may have been fixed (cheap?) as an out-of-pocket repair.

2. Steer clear of high mileage cars for best prospect of rising values.

I'm not a GT3 owner but am reliably informed on the above two points - with probably a bias towards avoiding an example in the first caveat.


Re Point 1 - are you aware of any such cars that potential buyers should be aware of?
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is an "Avoidance" thread on Pistonheads but I should imagine that as these are track cars there are quite a few off the radar. Personally if they have been professionally repaired then I dont see an issue.

A red 996 GT3 has a thread of its own on here: http://911uk.com/viewtopic.php?t=118405

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pip I think that you make a valid point given these are (relatively) small volume specialist cars and they get used on track means there is always going to be higher risk of crash repairs than other models.

If its repaired properly through an insurer to how Porsche intended then it probably has no impact on values (with the supporting paperwork). I think its when they are a category X write off put back on the road or a private repair without going through the insurer with no visibility on HPI that one has to take care and have any prospective purchase of a GT3 or any high-end car thoroughly checked out as it will be impacted on value and desirability come resale time.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great thread and read.

Ive been hankering over a 991 GT3 for a while, I had my name down for the gen 2 car but at the time never realised or was told I'd have no chance (never owned a Porsche before).
I've been watching a few cars that are up for sale and prices do vary quite a bit. The voodoo blue car on auto trader looks a well spec car but more miles than I would have liked. Top 555 have a car I would have, black cs but a bit over what I'd like to pay at 145k!
It's just whether I empty my bank and take on a loan to buy one just now and a loan over 5 years is only costing 1800 which isn't a lot!
 
  
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