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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pip1968 wrote:
At least the spoiler has been sorted Very Happy . Purchased from 9apart ? She seems to be a Qashqai dealer which is perhaps pronounced 'Crash car' Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

Sorry I could not resist.

At least there is an indication of the previous damage although 9e's statement on the previous post didn't really lead me to believe all was as well as has been intimated. I could have misunderstood 9e's post though.

I wonder what happened to this bit:

"The rear spoiler had a crack in the carbon and the end plates missing, unsure what was best to buy a new carbon one or an original GT3 one i left it as repaired and matt black. I have since learnt this perhaps is a little 'amateur' to quote on you folks so i have ordered the end plates and will attach.

I don't see any end plates or the carbon fibre spoiler. A little quick to put out the fire and clearly did not want to spend anymore money over and above the OEM surf board.

Possibly optimistic with price Surprised .

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Previous thread: http://911uk.com/viewtopic.php?t=118405&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0


I stated 'I won't make a comment on the condition of the car as that would be inappropriate - we have seen it just the once last month for a geometry. As always anyone interested in the car should do their own checks on the car. '

The car came into specs on the geometry. However to be clear, that does not mean there is no chassis damage - further inspection would be needed in order to give an opinion.

For example I have seen on other cars where the chassis leg has been heated and bent into shape which is not the correct solution for repair.

Hence my reply in bold - do your checks.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it would be a decent buy at the right price - I was interested when it was at Copart but the bidding got out of hand. Ideally would have preferred to buy it in its pre-repaired state but could be ok if its been repaired to a decent standard. I'm currently in the market but it would need to be a lot cheaper for me.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 11:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So are you saying the Guards Red 996 GT3 Registration LX53 NRN has some history behind it?

(now itll come near the top of google search Wink
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guards Red 996 GT3 Registration LX53 NRN has some history behind it Thumb

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice wing Laughing
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue May 23, 2017 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kingston wrote:
So are you saying the Guards Red 996 GT3 Registration LX53 NRN has some history behind it?

(now itll come near the top of google search Wink
On my first ever trip to the Nurburgring, on the eve of my first ever trackday there, the driver showed my his in-car footage of this crash on his 'phone during dinner. Surprised

It was probably a 'good thing' for me to see it, but it did nothing to steady my nerves!
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

one reason why im not interested in the ring - id end up on a youtube compilation Grin
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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2017 11:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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one reason why im not interested in the ring - id end up on a youtube compilation Grin


Not necessarily - my big crash there was only recorded by my own onboard and to my knowledge none of my 4 non-contact spins ever made YouTube either. If I could go there regularly for a decade without ending up on a compilation then I am sure that you can too. Paper Bag
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

can i try it in your car? Question Question
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