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ian_alex
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

However you cut it a good one will end up at about £20K. Just depends whether you can do a lot of the work yourself and of course how obsessive you are!
But they are lovely when they're sorted to your satisfaction.
Good luck!
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UncleP wrote:
Yes, in my "initial research phase" I was reading the big early 3.4 thread on Pistonheads and was reading Dammit's posts about his expenditure to get the car how he wanted it. Definitely a "C".

Initially I thought the car this thread is about was a B but I now know it's an A. The way I see it I'll end up spending on any car to make it the way I want it.


As long as you pay a fair price for the car then it's absolutely not a bad purchase.

Better, in my view, in some ways to buy a car for ~10k knowing that you have to spend 10k more, as you'll know 100% that the car is how you want it.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Deal verbally agreed now. Doing all the stuff on the list plus a new clutch while the box is out.
 
  
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g911omr
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like a good result to me.
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UncleP wrote:
Deal verbally agreed now. Doing all the stuff on the list plus a new clutch while the box is out.


Excellent, you've done well there. Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that does sound like a decent deal. Initially it seemed to much (to my eyes) for a car that looked rather grubby underneath. As a comparison, for not much more this one seems really clean -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PORSCHE-911-996-CARRERA-4-MANUAL-GT3-Aero-Kit-New-M030-Suspension/254125803632?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160908105057%26meid%3D92a35fa253a34ad7ab5ea60d590ecc17%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D15%26sd%3D123657451821%26itm%3D254125803632&_trksid=p2481888.c100675.m4236&_trkparms=pageci%3A03dfe257-4031-11e9-9cbf-74dbd180b1e8%7Cparentrq%3A53f0da931690a9c4c36935d1ffcb99f9%7Ciid%3A1

But if they carry out that work to a good standard then happy days.

I've been informally looking for a 996 (C2) for a while now. My sales naivety is such that I'd never have thought bartering for all that work was even an option.
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GMG
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

...I believe FGP should be avoided like the plague...
 
  
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g911omr
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GMG wrote:
...I believe FGP should be avoided like the plague...


I think that's a bit harsh....
Everyone deserves a second chance, and that car itself looks very nice apart from the mileage.
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

g911omr wrote:
GMG wrote:
...I believe FGP should be avoided like the plague...


I think that's a bit harsh....
Everyone deserves a second chance, and that car itself looks very nice apart from the mileage.


Think he's on his 4th or 5th chance now Grin

There is a whole thread on it Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, as mentioned I read some mixed reviews of that seller. I don't doubt there are cleaner cars for the money but by the same measure there are also worse ones for more. You pays your money...
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey UncleP

Any news on the repair work? Will be interesting too see the 'after' pics.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No news yet. SMS called on Tuesday last week to ask if I wanted a quiet or a loud exhaust as they were ordering the replacement. I half expected them to get C&C in hillington to repair the one that was blowing so quite encouraged by the fact they seem to be replacing it.

They couldn't say when the work would be finished and I didn't press them as I'm in no rush. I called In to Deutsch Tek and asked Craig to do the brake line that goes over the gearbox while it was out.
 
  
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