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Nipper620
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:45 pm    Post subject: Just bought my first Porsche Reply with quote

After a number of months searching the classifieds I’ve finally taken the plunge.

I have a 2002 996 cabriolet C4s in blue/silver with grey leather, 54000 miles, I’m missing the handbook so it’s good fun hitting google to find out what does what which is how I found this site.

I’ve booked in to have a new headliner and hood fitted as this is showing it’s age, I have also ordered a leather dye kit to reduce the door cards as these has water stains which won’t come out. Lots of small tlc items to attend to to get the car where I want it.

If people are interested I will keep this thread updated with the progress.
 



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi welcome to the forum and congratulations on your purchase especially with a cab 4s but I might be biased. You should definitely keep the thread going we all love a good progress thread Thumb
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi congrats. Smart car. It's not a C4S though. More like C4 with the Tiptronic S box which some people wrongly call a C4S.

As long as you didn't pay C4S money for it. Surprised Very Happy

Enjoy though. Nothing like that feeling of achieving your first 911. Thumb

Colour is Polar Silver. Nicer than Arctic Silver. Looks great with a blue roof. Wink That's what I'd go for.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congratulations on your purchase, and to Porsche ownership, and welcome to 911uk.

I think folk around here will be disappointed if you don't keep your thread updated with your intended progress.
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Ghianightmare
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats and welcome.

The owners manual is about £25 from Porsche. I had to buy one. I found a USA version on line and have it in iBooks. I can send you a copy or a link to down load. Send me a PM if you want it.

First page to read is how to gain access if your battery goes dead Wink

Best of luck with it - there is plenty of help and knowledge here.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome along.
This place is the number one information resource for a 996. Thumb
 
  
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Ghianightmare
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also - the parts catalogue is available in the FAQ section I think, and a link to a workshop manual
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome young man .. any faults or niggles then please post .. I like answering those sort of questions Very Happy

Manuals are here ..

http://911uk.com/viewtopic.php?t=83491
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AlanPM
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Polar Silver cab with blue roof oh yes!!
(But I also may be a tad biased)
Welcome and enjoy!!
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Nipper620
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Marky911 wrote:
Hi congrats. Smart car. It's not a C4S though. More like C4 with the Tiptronic S box which some people wrongly call a C4S.

As long as you didn't pay C4S money for it. Surprised Very Happy

Enjoy though. Nothing like that feeling of achieving your first 911. Thumb

Colour is Polar Silver. Nicer than Arctic Silver. Looks great with a blue roof. Wink That's what I'd go for.


Oh I can see I’m going to have to brush up on my knowledge lol. Yes it’s a C4 tiptronic

Many thanks for the kind replies will definitely keep you all updated.
 
  
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Phil 997
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

welcome Nipper, have a look at the meets section and get along to one of the gathering local to you wherever that may be Thumb Thumb
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome

What you had before Dont know

Where are you based Dont know

What is your inside leg measurement Dont know

And what is your favourite corn snack Grin

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Nipper620
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HSC911 wrote:
Welcome

What you had before Dont know

Where are you based Dont know

What is your inside leg measurement Dont know

And what is your favourite corn snack Grin

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Mostly BM’s and Lotuses but last car Ford Focus ST,

Based in Norwich, any meets this way ?

32 “ lol
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nipper620 wrote:
Don’t do Crisps. Give me wine gums anyday


Surprised

Have you heard of Pistonheads Dont know

Might suit you more I think nooo

Wine gums eh!





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James M-S
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome Nipper, I saw Polar next to Arctic the other day, Polar is way superior!

Your car looks stunning. Cool

There’s a TIPEC group in Peterborough, not that close. Google TIPEC and PCGB to find local meets.

Jelly babies for the win btw Thumb
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

James M-S wrote:
There’s a TIPEC group in Peterborough, not that close. Google TIPEC and PCGB to find local meets.


Nic runs that group, very active thumbsup

1st Sunday of the month at Colmworth is a good meet Very Happy

If you go then give me a shout, also do regular weekly meets too Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you have a Facebook account I can really recommend joining the Porsche 996 Carrera Owners Group. Currently nearly 4000 members from all over the world and a font of knowledge about this specific model and no abuse is allowed so we won't even ask about your snack preferences Wink
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:00 am    Post subject: Re: Just bought my first Porsche Reply with quote

Nipper620 wrote:


After a number of months searching the classifieds I’ve finally taken the plunge.



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I fondly remember being where you are now - 'can't believe it's been 9 years. You do realise there's no going back. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bought my first one 30 years ago almost to the day. Still going strong. Yopurs is lovely.

Rikki
Ps - number plate plinth removal job no 1. Let me know when u get to a 1000 mods and you can celebrate with me!
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HSC911 wrote:
Welcome

What you had before Dont know

Where are you based Dont know

What is your inside leg measurement Dont know

And what is your favourite corn snack Grin

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Floor Floor Floor that corn snack thread is going to haunt the forum forever Grin Grin but I still like bugels with a scoop of cream cheese Thumb
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