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#31 OFFLINE   spike60

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:12 PM

I bought a 1989 2.7 late last year, that has had a shit load of fixing/bodgery down the years including full sills. I know it's nearly 30 years old but  my 1980 924 had no such structural repairs at an older age. It has a massive service history file and 13 Hartech service stickers under the bonnet. Ulp. It's a bit of a project ( usual old Porsche stuff, -locks, windows, trim etc) and scrubs up well as a 10 yarder but as daily sports car I prefer my 2.8 Z3. I'm not sure if the 944 is staying.

Have a piccy or two

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:17 PM

Thats the thing about a 944 - it looks good in any colour you like


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:32 PM

The 944 is still my winner for driving position, I absolutely loved it.

 

Only got rid of it because was was the much slower N/A version and I found something better suited to my tastes (my wedge Supra).


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 10:13 PM

Had a 924 back in about 2003 iirc.

Takes a podium finish on the shittest cars I've ever owned but it was 20 years old then and zero rust, not a smidgen so it must be a 944 'ting???

It really was truly awful though, can't see any entertainment value in one at all unless it's got a nice turbo bolted to it.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:56 PM

how to convert your 924

 

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924: Likely to dislove a bit slower than anything elas on my chod for a gran list

 

"It did indeed require a certain, not too small, amount of social courage to be seen riding this unconventional bicycle. One could be sure that everybody would be looking, some with great amusement."

 

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#36 OFFLINE   inconsistant

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:57 PM

into a 944

 

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Ta Da!


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924: Likely to dislove a bit slower than anything elas on my chod for a gran list

 

"It did indeed require a certain, not too small, amount of social courage to be seen riding this unconventional bicycle. One could be sure that everybody would be looking, some with great amusement."

 

"The problem with the automobile today consists precisely in the fact that the automobile is not a problem... Love only rarely listens to reason." Wolfgang Sachs, 1984

 

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:16 PM

How in the name of fuck is this worth less than a Capri?


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:04 PM

My old Man had two Capris, and suspect he would have preferred a 944. 


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:56 PM

Mrs_l1 has a want for one of these, and only agreed to get the legacy as a compromise as they're now so expensive.

One day, though.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:59 PM

I want one of these.
Somewhere I had a bucket list that proclaimed I would have one before I'm 40.

I'm 39 next week. TICK TOCK TICK TOCK.

Closest I ever got was having a pair of front seats in that trippy material that were meant to go into my Fastback VW but never made it through sheer laziness followed by a destructively stupid ex wife.
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Posted 17 May 2018 - 08:44 PM

I've not had a bike in the back of a 924 or 944 ( in a Corvette yes) but today the Porsche had to step up for collection duties as the estate is still a bit broken after its European adventures earlier this week. Here it is with about five and a half foot of Z3 exhaust in the back. As the rear seats are useless for me they stay down.

 

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Posted 18 May 2018 - 06:59 AM

It appears that the first side is complete.

 

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I shall have a walk down next week with a big pile of monies.


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 08:15 AM

This is going to be amazing when done.

 

May I request MANY pictures? :)


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 08:24 AM

This is going to be amazing when done.

 

May I request MANY pictures? :)

 

The garage is posting up everything here...

 

https://photos.googl...mQ1SUNKSWFHbVlR


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 10:29 AM

Great cars. People seem to think that because they were (mostly) galvanised from new there'll be no rot now. 

 

Here's my '944'. 

 

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Used as my daily driver for work for about 3 years, also raced, rallied and generally thrown about like it should be. Not a spot of rust anywhere and only an engine mount needed replacing. Bought for not much, sold for lots when the prices went daft. Still miss that car.


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 10:55 AM

The garage is posting up everything here...

 

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This really is a HUGE job, with some complex fabrication needed. People say XJ40s like mine rust (I do myself), but they're nothing like this! 


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 01:16 PM

Great cars. People seem to think that because they were (mostly) galvanised from new there'll be no rot now. 

 

Here's my '944'. 

 

 

 

I didn't realise you were on here. Your write up of the 92forty event at Silverstone was fab. Having said that I can't find it so maybe I imagined it. Thanks anyway!


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 01:51 PM

There is a lot of work going into that, looks great work though.


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 02:27 PM

Jesus, that's serious! Lovely work though. 


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Posted 18 May 2018 - 06:19 PM

What a lovely motor, but bugger me, I don't want the bill at the end of that work!

I'm sure it'll be worth it in the end though.






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