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Jb71
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:03 pm    Post subject: Gen 2 Carrera Reply with quote

Hi all
I'm in the market for a manual Gen 2 997 and I'd come across a C2 at RSJ Porsche. Seems reasonably priced to me but has been for sale for quite a while now, has anyone been to see it? Is it priced right or is it missing a vital option?
Would appreciate your thoughts.
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Jon

https://www.rsjsportscars.co.uk/porsche_for_sale/porsche-911-997-c2-3-6-gen-2-pdk-ybm/
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For a base Carrera it's got a bunch of bells on. 20k miles. The only thing I'm unsure of is pricing as the spread on these can be quite large. It's definitely worth considering for sure.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Non-S are not so popular here. Got a few bits, but no PASM. Probably needs to lose a few pounds to attract attention.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That looks good value to me as long as there is nothing hiding. Spend £2K on an OPC warranty and you are good to go. That's as cheap as I've seen a car with this kind of spec and mileage. I paid £5.5K more for mine last year from an OPC and its a very similar specced car albeit 12 months younger than this one.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As others have said looks nice only thought is the price is toppy for a 3.6 even with the low miles I would expect it to be several thousand cheaper through a respected indy. Thats an OPC price and it would come with 2k worth of 2 yr warranty from an OPC .I think you will find thats the only reason its hung around. its well specced for a 3.6. sports seats , PSE , bose, sun roof delete, rear wiper delete. colour coded centre console. really all it needs is some lowering springs and it would be great. Thumb
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think that's a decent price for a nice car, and RSJ have a great reputation too. As Phil says, non-S cars need their ride height lowering but you can get that done for a few hundred pounds with some Techart springs or similar. That aside, it's got a good spec and extremely low miles.
Since everyone keeps saying the market is dead, why not make them a cheeky offer?
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RSJ have a good rep however are always at least 1-2k higher than the rest of the market for no understandable reason (other than profit). As others have said, car looks to be a decent spec. 911 Virgin worth speaking to as well so they can keep you in mind if they come across anything
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I picked up ny C4S from RSJ. The prep on the car was perfect, front end respray which is perfect, car was then polished and detailed including the engine bay! Probably 3 days of polishing! Had a wet doorcard after a very rainy day - no questions, just changed it for me (they have most common failure parts in stock)!

I can not recommend them enough. Would probably go with RSJ rather than an OPC judging by some of the warranty issues!!
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:03 am    Post subject: Re: Gen 2 Carrera Reply with quote

Jb71 wrote:


..... Seems reasonably priced to me but has been for sale for quite a while now, has anyone been to see it? Is it priced right or is it missing a vital option?



Taking into account the usual premium payable for a low mileage car it does seem to be priced right. It's been spec'd by someone wanting a sports car - hence no sunroof and a manual box - but perhaps that combined with the basic 3.6 engine/ non S bits isn't seen as a desirable combination. Dont know
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James M-S
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I still absolutely love my ‘misery spec’ c2 3 years in. Cloud 9

The ride height could be lower aesthetically, but I still think it’s a stunning car

That RSJ one is priced at top end due to mileage. I would go for one that has seen higher annual use as lack of use can cause probs.

If your budget is £40k, go for newer, higher mileage c2, or a higher mileage c2s.

On a c2, make sure it has sports seats rather than comfort (tombstones), for ease of resale. You’ll probably want to change the exhaust note anyway so don’t worry too much about PSE.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks everyone for your input. I phoned RSJ on Saturday pm and unfortunately the car got sold that morning! Looks like someone got a nice car thumbsup
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PASM is the only thing missing there for me. Don't discount the 3.6, as long as they have PSE and PASM, or have lowered springs they're a great car.

There really is not that much between the 3.6 and 3.8, a lot of people think the 3.6 spins out to the top end slightly better as well.

The manual 'box is great, smooth, slick and you can get a short shift kit for it as well.

They're plenty fast enough for the road.

Fair price for a low miles, well specced drivers 911 that, shame you missed it.
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

3.6 Carrera is a great car.

I test drove a gen 1 3.8 and much preferred the gen 2 3.6.

I actually think the price is reasonable. Make them an offer, they can only say no thumbsup
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They will probably refuse on the grounds that they have already sold it.
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