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    2001 996 vs 2002

    how much of a difference can you tell in driving a 2001 or older 996 vs the 2002 or 2003? ive heard they are a night and day difference. im looking to buy a newer cab and the 02's arent that much more than the 01's. any input would help.

    Re: 2001 996 vs 2002

    I owned a 00 Cab and traded it for a 02 Cab. I would not describe the difference as "night and day" but there are a lot of differences. The 02 has better turnin, louder exhaust, better torque curve and hp, and the chassis is 25% stiffer. I noticed the stiffer chassis in the Cab with the hard top. The 02s feel faster but they are not, the earlier cars are a bit lighter and that offsets the 20hp. The earlier cars are very quiet, the 02s have a nice sound to them.

    For a bit more money, I'd get the 02.

    Good luck.
    Roy

     
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