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Rojdog
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Swampy wrote:
Many thanks for that Rojdog/Bund & T8, I found the bit to disable it, but as I clear out the cookies often I don’t think it will last. Also, apologies to Elan for hijacking your thread.
As I was saying though I also have a C4s/2 and reading some of the replies on this thread I was beginning to wonder if I had made a mistake with the one that I bought.
It is my first 911 that I bought from a OPC (mainly for peace of mind), I know that I paid OTT with the price but I didn’t want to take any chances, but with the replies on this thread with buying and selling and the must haves I was beginning to think that I’m going to struggle to sell mine at a later date.
Why? Because it’s a pdk and “oh no it doesn’t have a PSE” also it’s coming onto 60k miles now.
Then it’s nice to read that other owners have a pdk, but what about the “high mileage”. To some it’s high but to others it’s barely run in. On a positive note, these low mileage cars will be harder to find and more to pay for, so I can relax that there are other people out there that think the same way that I do. Well at least I’m hoping.


Honestly don't worry about it, I just bought a high mileage PDK a few months ago Wink

Enjoy the car and worry about what it will sell for when you actually sell it!
 
  
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elan
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Swampy, I wouldn't really worry about your car as everyone has their preference. Also as others have mentioned there are options to PSE. My B3 Touring has just hit 160k miles, it must be worth nothing Wink
 
  
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Magic919
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I’ve hit 60k miles, but it is a ten year old car. Can’t say I’m worried.
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Bund
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Last two 911's and the RS4 I've purchased had 60 odd thousand miles, I think its a good area to buy a car as I usually only keep for a short time and end up selling around 70k miles, they're usually at a good price, had work done that may not of cropped up on a lower mileage car.

Though my 560 SEC has done 156k and the landcruiser was on 192k but the engine died a few months ago.
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Swampy
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Enjoy the car and worry about what it will sell for when you actually sell it!

The mileage I'm not worried about at all, I have only been doing around 2k a year as its is, its my weekend toy Very Happy

Its the car that I always wanted and I am still very happy with it, I never bought it as an investment and never considered it as such, so when I sell it it'll get what the going rate is then and that's it.
When I retire in some 3 to 5 years time I then hope to get something that holds its price a bit more, well hopefully... That's if they haven't banned petrol by then anyway Question
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