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    FINALLY FOUND IT

    I finally made the jump.
    I sold my 986S in May, a masochistic move which left me without a Porsche during the sunny days. But I sold it for a good price...so...
    It took me so much time to find something else, or to be clear, to define the requirements for that something.
    So before I introduce the new family member, let me just describe the selection process.
    I have a BMW 330xi for winter so 4WD is not required and I don't like 4WD anyway.

    But still, my first choice was still to look at a 996 4S since I absolutely love the look of that car. I have not driven this car, but my concern here was around the weight, the steering and the old style interior quite similar to that of my boxster. So I was not too convinced about that option.

    This is when Porsche announced the 987S 3.4. A jump good enough from the car I just sold...but then, I knew I would still want a Carrera. At that point, I presented my business case to the ministry of finance who loved the idea of having the seats which we were missing at times in the Boxster...but then told me to get a Carrera cab. I like cabs, but in Porsche range, I only like the Boxster...We then compromised on a Carrera with a sunroof.

    So then I started to look at second hand 997s. On top of my "sunroof-compromise", I was really looking for: PSE, short shifter, and sport chassis. I was even considering base 997, but thinking sport chassis needs 19" anyway, that I it needs Xenon and the sport chassis is an option at cost, it made not much sense to get a base.

    After 2 months of research, I finally found it!!!!

    So here are the specs
    05 997 C2S seal grey/black
    -20mm LSD
    PSE
    Full leather/adaptative sport seats
    Short shifter
    Nav/GSM/Bose/CD changer

    Will get it at the beginning of October

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    Congrats .... it's a beauty.

    In the meantime you need to be patient .... October is not too far away.

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    Congrats Jeannot!
    Great specs!
    The 911 of choice for the sports car enthousiast!
    If the car is ready, how come you have to wait til October?
    It's not too far away anyway.
    Next step is to meet up somewhere in France with EricAlain and Gnil!

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    I agree to meet.
    The current owner has to prepare himself to the idea to let the car go. I had to convince him to sell it so I have to be fair to him, I guess he wants to enjoy the last weeks of sun :-)
    I told him to drive it carefully :-D

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    She's beautiful! Congrats Jeannot!

    Re: FINALLY FOUND IT

    I saw something akin to this last night in Bethesda. Beautiful spec. Enjoy

    Re: FINALLY FOUND IT

    Congrats, your patience has been rewarded. The specs are wonderful. You will have a real beauty in few weeks!

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    No problem, I would be very happy to meet as well.

    Re: FINALLY FOUND IT

    Thanks all for the nice messages :-)
    I have no idea how some how you waited months for theirs!!!
    Only weeks and that is already painful...
    Driving to Bavaria this week-end, would have been cool with the p-car :-)

     
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