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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That Tonbridge car is meant for you Terry Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the thread resurrection and to those that thought of me. Thumb

In the time that I've been seriously looking at buying a 991 (i.e the last 9 months) I've decided that I don't like those wheels, that Guards Red is my 3rd favourite colour and, most importantly, that £55k is my absolute top budget for a car that I'd only be buying because it's newer/lower mileage than my current one.

At £59,845 it's about right for a below average mileage, OPC car with PCCBs but still too rich for me.

Thanks again.
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I finally went to seriously view this car last week. It will be a great car for someone but I'd rather keep my car ......... and the £21k extra they wanted. nooo

After 4 years this particular 'dream' is well and truly over.
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So have you regained your senses then and decided to keep the 997 turbo?

Its a far better car than the one you were thinking of by the way.

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ragpicker wrote:


So have you regained your senses then and decided to keep the 997 turbo?



'Red' is still for sale but will only be going to a private buyer prepared to pay something like what she is worth to me. Until that person turns up I'm more than happy to keep her and would almost go as far to say that, after 6 months apart, I'm falling in love all over again.
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