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      01-25-2010, 09:31 PM   #1
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any GT3 owners want to help me with this deal?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst...567608354.html

83k is a tad higher than your average GT3 but price-wise its pretty student friendly Anyone think I should go for it? Also, is there anything I should look for when I go and see the car in person? Thanks!

EDIT: actually I'm not too sure now. I didn't realize it said "GT3 Aero Kit". It might not even be a real GT3 ;_;

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      01-25-2010, 09:40 PM   #2
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That is not a GT3. That is a standard C2 coupe with a GT3 aero kit.
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What he said. I wouldn't go for it, I believe '99 was the first year the had the 996 in the US as well, but I can't recall if there were any specific problems with the early models.
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      01-25-2010, 10:03 PM   #4
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Please do your homework first. I hate to see kids get burned because of getting all teary eyed over cars like this. You are the very person the seller is looking for. And I know who the seller is. Do your research. In the meantime stick to drooling over pics in magazines. Otherwise that hot looking babe from the escort service will burn you.
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      01-25-2010, 10:10 PM   #5
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yeah I just realized after a few minutes of posting this thread that I didn't read the title of the post carefully. *facepalm* got worked up a bit too fast there. well its back to the JDM choices for me xD. WRX, Miata, or leasing a 335i and getting a JB3 (ok, so that last one isn't really JDM lol)
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LMAO

83k? You can get the 997's for like 75k. The 996 GT3's go for like 50k+
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83k? You can get the 997's for like 75k. The 996 GT3's go for like 50k+
thats the mileage
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thats the mileage
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http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst...567608354.html

83k is a tad higher than your average GT3 but price-wise its pretty student friendly Anyone think I should go for it? Also, is there anything I should look for when I go and see the car in person? Thanks!

EDIT: actually I'm not too sure now. I didn't realize it said "GT3 Aero Kit". It might not even be a real GT3 ;_;

Hey Henry before you buy the porsche make sure you do a DME Scan for any over revs. Plus 1999 your going to run into some maintence issues. Just look for an 2002-2004 at least. There are some 911 turbos for around mid $30 to 40K. Also it's not a GT3.

Also check out my thread here,

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=336427

I'm picking up a 996 911 Turbo soon.
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What he said. I wouldn't go for it, I believe '99 was the first year the had the 996 in the US as well, but I can't recall if there were any specific problems with the early models.
First hand experience, the coolant reservoir failed = $300. The alternator failed = $1000.

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