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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:51 pm    Post subject: Porsche by Ludic- 996 restomod Reply with quote

Has anyone else come across this? This bloke takes a 996 and make a it look like a 70s 911.
Here is his IG where the pics are.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BtQ7MPMFMk3/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1prtkjs172tvk

I like the theory of it and it looks good. What do you think? Yes or no
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mixed views on that. Headlights look too small.
Nice to see there is interest in modding 996's though
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It’s not for me.
It looks all wrong dimensionally, but fair play to the guy for making the car his own.

It’s always good to see what people are doing with these cars. Thumb
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really like it... I was going to report it as inappropriate at first... But the more I looked at it the more I liked it. Judging by the comments under the pictures I guess it's a bit marmite
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks very good to me. Yes there are some things I would perhaps do differently but it all comes down to the details. Full marks for making such a personal statement.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought about this quite much recently. Turning a 996 into something special......like Singer do with a 964. Main issue for recreation value is the screen angle.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like it. thumbsup

Not least because the most aesthetically challenged bit of the 996 has been removed completely. Wink

The biggest impact it has on me is that it really emphasises how much bigger the water-cooled cars are compared to their older siblings.

A great effort. worship
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hope they've kept the original interior........classic 911 sports stuff!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I actually quite like that Surprised Fair play to the guy for trying something different and making a decent job of it Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've just had a good scroll through all his instagram pics and have changed my views to ......... I really like it. Cloud 9
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think that looks fantastic.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's rad, i wonder if its a kit that will be available?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm still waiting for a backdate to become available for the 993 to make it look like a 964. That way you get the best of the mechanics with the best of the styling.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MisterCorn wrote:


I'm still waiting for a backdate to become available for the 993 to make it look like a 964. That way you get the best of the mechanics with the best of the styling.



This link might help you

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The more I look at the pics, I just love it. Now I say that is need to see it with my own peepers, but on face value, I think he's done a cracking job, all things considered.
Anyone going to Barcelona to run some eyes over it? Grin
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

T8 wrote:
I like it. thumbsup

Not least because the most aesthetically challenged bit of the 996 has been removed completely. Wink

The biggest impact it has on me is that it really emphasises how much bigger the water-cooled cars are compared to their older siblings.

A great effort. worship


Are you meaning the rear quarters on a narrow body 996? Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fair play to the guy, I think he’s done a cracking job, reckon if he turned it into a kit he would shift a fair few!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like it, though it could do with slightly wider/bigger offset rear wheels to fill the arches more convincingly, and a bigger/proper ducktail.



And if you're going with the retro look, rather than do the 2.8 RSR/Singer exhaust thing, perhaps do a more neatly integrated hommage to the original 2.7 RS exhaust style and position ?



But somewhat embarrassingly I have to admit I think this W/B kit looks rather good too ....















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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love the front, the lights look cracking and I'd do mine if there was a proper kit for this. Rear end looks a bit awkward though, and I (personally) think it would have looked better to leave the rear as-is and fit a ducktail to that (plus a centre-exit exhaust) Drive
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hope they make a kit eventually.. I wonder if a 986 Boxster could become a 911 speedster Dont know Question
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