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      06-01-2012, 04:49 AM   #23
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Great write up Paul,and the car does you a great deal of credit

For what is a relatively small sum of 13k in the scheme of things,that will make a terrific wk/end hoon drive + a great track car.

Looking forward to the maiden track vid once it's fully sorted
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      06-01-2012, 05:40 AM   #24
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It's looking good these days. Looks a lot fresher and modern.

A couple of guys at work have gone out and bought 911s in the last couple of months.

They do look good in the car park but that is quite a few here now.

Will need to keep up soon.
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      06-01-2012, 07:40 AM   #26
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Love it. I was showing my wife the pics of the car on the iPad (trying to convince her I should be allowed to have some pocket money to buy one). Our boy, who is 20 months old looked at the screen, pointed and shouted "Porsche", not "car" or "broom, broom" or any of that babyish rubbish "Porsche". It was a proud moment for me.
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Currently my 4 year old wants me to get something with an electric roof and he keeps mentioning Mercs. His grand dad has an old SL and Harry loves going out in it with the roof down. You think they're not listening but they are!
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Great write up Paul,and the car does you a great deal of credit

For what is a relatively small sum of 13k in the scheme of things,that will make a terrific wk/end hoon drive + a great track car.

Looking forward to the maiden track vid once it's fully sorted
Thanks Ian, and promise to put a vid or pics up if I ever get to the track

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Fantastic mate

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It's looking good these days. Looks a lot fresher and modern.

A couple of guys at work have gone out and bought 911s in the last couple of months.

They do look good in the car park but that is quite a few here now.

Will need to keep up soon.
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Love it. I was showing my wife the pics of the car on the iPad (trying to convince her I should be allowed to have some pocket money to buy one). Our boy, who is 20 months old looked at the screen, pointed and shouted "Porsche", not "car" or "broom, broom" or any of that babyish rubbish "Porsche". It was a proud moment for me.
Great training.....

My lad spots Porsche's now before I do lol!

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Currently my 4 year old wants me to get something with an electric roof and he keeps mentioning Mercs. His grand dad has an old SL and Harry loves going out in it with the roof down. You think they're not listening but they are!
Old mans Merc Nah!
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I really like this one. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01216465142215

Looks like Turbos can be bought for not too much either.
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Paul, great write up and you have an absolute bargain there. The 996 looks the business and such a bargain. 13K for a stunning 911 is outstanding value, funnily enough it is near enough the cost of running my 997 C4S Cab for 6 months, except I don't have the car on the drive. Enough said



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I really like this one. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01216465142215

Looks like Turbos can be bought for not too much either.
Sorry, but that car is absolute sacrilege. Hideous non standard wheels and a spoiler that looks like it just came off a barry boy Corsa. Not how a Porsche is meant to be.
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I really like this one. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...01216465142215

Looks like Turbos can be bought for not too much either.

Not keen on how it looks, standard turbos look nice enough. I didnt realise turbos were that cheap now. (Last time I looked there were north of 30k) You would want the X50 really also.

Great car, had a friend with one, and also driven a 550HP one to 150mph at Bruntingthorpe. The same car took me to an indicated 188mph, the fastest I had ever travelled in a car. (With a bird driving in 6 inch heels.)
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Old mans Merc Nah!
He's only 4! He likes the button!
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