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speedracer
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:02 pm    Post subject: 993 Newbie Reply with quote

Hi all,

I just want to share my excitement with you chaps on my first Porsche, my teenage dream car -- 6-speed 993 C2S. It’s metallic black with beige interior. There are not too many choices here in Hong Kong especially ones with original manual gearbox. It's a rare opportunity that a manual 2S pops up in this market. I was preparing to import one from the UK otherwise. This is a 4-owner UK car which left the country in 2008. Although it doesn't have complete history, but they are satisfactory to my extent. I also got a PPI with compression test at a local indy. The car is pretty much original except KW coilovers and stereo speakers.

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badlands
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

what a beauty, timeless.

Congrats on fulfilling your teenage dream!
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cableguy
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats. Black and Tan is a great combo. Thumb

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NIBrown
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stunning looking car, only ever seen one black/tan for sale before, and that was quite some years ago by 911 Virgin...maybe it is that car?!??

Dread to think what it is costing you to own a car like that in HK, I've heard it is expensive??

Enjoy every minute....just given mine up Sad Sad Sad

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madalaa
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats ..... it looks stunning ...... enjoy the experience of owning a 993 to the max ....... I think there is a good Porsche community in HK ...... hope you get involved ...... thumbsup Smile
 
  
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andyobro
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

black and tan looks v nice worship
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tyinsky
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love that combo!

 
  
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adrian993
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that’s very cool. I have a 4s in Hong Kong as well. Keen to see you about!
 
  
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pierrebear
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice indeed. Congratulations on the purchase and fulfilling your teenage dream.
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speedracer
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you all for the warm welcome!
 
  
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speedracer
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

NIBrown wrote:
Stunning looking car, only ever seen one black/tan for sale before, and that was quite some years ago by 911 Virgin...maybe it is that car?!??

Dread to think what it is costing you to own a car like that in HK, I've heard it is expensive??

Enjoy every minute....just given mine up Sad Sad Sad

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The previous owner got the car through a trade called Hayward in Kent in 2006. It had 38000 miles on it and he paid 29500 quid. I guess it answers the other thread when the 993 price bottom out. When the previous owner acquired the S, a third party consultant performed a PPI with detailed report too. I’m quite impressed with it. Then, he’s kept the car for 13 years.

I feel 50 pounds lighter after the transaction, but you only live once. Why not?! Very Happy

I bet once you got your home improvement project sorted, you’ll get back into a 993 in no time. thumbsup
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

madalaa wrote:
Congrats ..... it looks stunning ...... enjoy the experience of owning a 993 to the max ....... I think there is a good Porsche community in HK ...... hope you get involved ...... thumbsup Smile


Thanks and will definitely participate more. Thumb
 
  
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speedracer
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

adrian993 wrote:
that’s very cool. I have a 4s in Hong Kong as well. Keen to see you about!


Definitely. What colour is your 4S?
 
  
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ch3tman
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Extremely classy colour combo - years ago I set out seeking the tan interior as the preferred choice!

Congratulations on fulfilling your dream Cool, something I can also relate to! Look forward to seeing more pics Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ch3tman wrote:
Extremely classy colour combo - years ago I set out seeking the tan interior as the preferred choice!

Congratulations on fulfilling your dream Cool, something I can also relate to! Look forward to seeing more pics Smile


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speedracer
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Question: In the first image “image_17.jpg”, is it normal to have the handbrake lever tilted so far towards the driver seat? I might need to get this sorted although it doesn’t really affect the functionality of it.
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome to the forum and that's a beautiful car!
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Jodes
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really nice spec!! I have Schwartz Black with Marble Grey and have always thought about re-trimming to black carpets and tan seats...... those photos haven’t helped!!!
 
  
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hopeydaze
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Joined: 06 Jan 2012
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I’m loving this topic. My 993 is black with a black dash and steering wheel. Carpets and seats are tan. I’d always assumed I had the low rent colour scheme (maybe because I started with a 996 where a similar interior was known as “suicide savanna”).

Now I find my car has moved from ugly duckling to beautiful. I have to say I’ve always liked the tan interior.
 
  
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tyinsky
Hockenheim


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Location: London, UK

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera 2S

PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That interior is so good my nipples have hardened. If I had a black car I'd want this interior badly.
 
  
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