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Diesel76
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do like a white aerokitted 996.

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1164420
 
  
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JM30
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice! looks like a good one, most definitely something I'd have gone to see if in the market, early car with kit etc and decent miles, you going for it??
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the comments JM. I just do what we all do on here. Buy something half decent and tinker with it to bring it upto scratch. It’s all down to my mate Craig. It’s much more fun working in pairs or a group.
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When I first saw the pics yesterday I thought that was your garage for a minute. Great space that isn’t it. Cool

And yep I’d welcome a cover over winter and for longer stints. There’s something exciting about a car under a cover. Even when you know what it is. Grin


That white one above looks lovely. I didn’t realise there was more than one.
Needs a new oil pressure sender though. Wink
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Car looking great JM.

Funny white wasn’t fashionable back then in the late 90s.

Marky911 wrote:
That white one above looks lovely. I didn’t realise there was more than one.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JM30 wrote:
Nice! looks like a good one, most definitely something I'd have gone to see if in the market, early car with kit etc and decent miles, you going for it??


I like the kitted cars but on balance I prefer to own a 'below-the-radar' look of my black C2. Also helps it only cost me 11k!

I do keep looking at the lower end of the 6spd 993 market and wonder if I would prefer to build a CSR style early 3.4 sort the engine, suspension, etc for the same coin as a leggy 993.
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree I get my brother involved too most of the time, we built our classic mini together took a while but was fun nonetheless, I wish that was my garage! It’s how I would have it, like a living room but furnished with cool bits of metal, I’m toying on getting something at the moment but space is an issue as I want the 996 to stay, we work with what we have got so not going to moan about it Wink

Y2K- thanks, I like you and Mark wasn’t sure how many white examples produced or order shall I say, but let’s face it I’d still call it ‘one of the rare colours’ on a 996 even if 50-100 exist, still love to find out,

I love both a non and kitted c2/4 I do like the CSR styling and general build and spec so would be a cool way to mod a base C2 for sure, I’d still like a challenge of bringing a leggy 993 up to scratch too but the base is still double or more than the 996 is so I do believe the 996 has some way to come but not the heights of air cooled I expect,
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks lovely. I think the 996 aero will be very sought after in time.

How did you get on with the E90 M3? I’ve considered trying one as an addition to my 996 turbo
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JM30
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheers Mat59, It's a growing fan base for sure on all 996's but for me I was only looking for Aero Kitted ones and not too many to choose from when I was looking to come back,

Re the M3, I'v had 2 others in the past one coupe and one other saloon, this was my first DCT equip example though and I did love it, such a nice engine and practical being 5dr's, much nicer gearbox than my B8 RS4 I had in between, I have since sold the M3, I only had it for a short time but (other than the 911) isn't unusual for me!, I would go ahead and try one lots of car for the money a nice change from the 996 Turbo, N/A High revving, comfortable well spec'd last of the V8's, Make sure you check things like throttle actuators, Rod bearings have been mentioned its the IMS of the E90 range BMW! around 1200-1400 to have changed for new ones, not the end of the world it's just knowing when to make the change, I'v noticed a fair few on the market having had them done (most likely to help the sale?)

If you go for a saloon you will have a much more solid investment in my opinion, I got in and out of mine without a scratch both times with the saloon Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Boring update but really just notes on what has been done, had loads of issues with a 'Knocking feel' through the wheel loads of trouble shooting (and spending unfortunately) brought it down to 'play' in the steering rack so after already spending £1400 on the first round I ended up spending a further £2150!

-New steering rack + Expensive Porsche pipes Surprised
-Anti roll bar bushes
-Drop links
-Track rod ends
and a load of other bits and bobs needed to get the job done,

So £3850 all in spent this month including other bits and bobs!

I ended up going for a drive Sunday to try forget how annoyed I was about the unexpected spend to get it sport on, but at least I know its sorted now and will be a plus point if ever sold.

I doubt I will do much more this side of xmas but drive it the odd day and want to get some use out of it when the weather is better and shows start coming up, Thumb
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