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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The hunt is over, I collect it next weekend. I'll post some photos up later but it's a 2003 Lagoon Green C4S, the colour completely won me over.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

maxpedals wrote:
The hunt is over, I collect it next weekend. I'll post some photos up later but it's a 2003 Lagoon Green C4S, the colour completely won me over.


That's an unusual colour. Looking forward to seeing the pics. Thumb

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That's an unusual colour. Looking forward to seeing the pics. Thumb

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice!
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I was always told the c4s have the highest ims failures on all the models and to avoid the low mileage cars as they are prone for failure and anything over 129k are less likely to fail if had regular oil changes. Correct me if I’m wrong I’m going back 3 years now


Mine's on 128k fingers crossed....
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

T8 wrote:
maxpedals wrote:
The hunt is over, I collect it next weekend. I'll post some photos up later but it's a 2003 Lagoon Green C4S, the colour completely won me over.


That's an unusual colour. Looking forward to seeing the pics. Thumb

Congrats


Never seen one that colour, congrats Thumb
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

...personally, having just experienced an ims failure leading to a full engine rebuild that is looking like costing close to £13k I would not entertain buying any 996 or 997 (pre gen 2) that hasn't had a rebuild or similar unless you have a bank account capable of sustaining such a financial impact should the worst happen!?

It's a gamble buying one otherwise...
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My opinion was that 911 ownership is never going to be cheap and for a lot of owners it’s a heart or head decision.

I’ll of course pray for no major issues but hey it can happen!
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quick photo for you all:

 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ooooohhhh- I like that colour...

Just FYI - the Porsche Dealer parts system sometimes (in my C4S case) suggests C2 suspension parts or Carrera 4 parts even with the full C4S VIN.

Example - The standard C4S has lower suspension than a C2 - I'm still confuses as to what it has as it isn't M030 and it isn't IX73 which is the C4S version of the IX74, but the additional Foam spring on the dampers is the Same P/N as the IX73...The Porsche system offers the C2...

Regardless - if you are ordering Porsche parts from Porsche, get them to triple check if their Parts catalogue is telling them the truth.

hope this helps
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

maxpedals wrote:
Quick photo for you all:



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