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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    New Pals out front

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Both are great organic food sources, the Poods are working 2 different Lion kills, a couple miles apart, this week.  Freeze/thaw making access tough but the Poods are highly motivated.

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Sun is looking back!  He's considering:

    1. a 2008 GT2
    2. a manual 2018 GT3
    3. a 2011 GT2
    4. a 2007-2011 GT3 RS [he's already had an 07 though]

    Any advice or views for Sun to consider greatly appreciated.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Sun is looking back!  He's considering:

    1. a 2008 GT2
    2. a manual 2018 GT3
    3. a 2011 GT2
    4. a 2007-2011 GT3 RS [he's already had an 07 though]

    Any advice or views for Sun to consider greatly appreciated.

    What do you plan to do with it? Track, or nostalgia drives? Smiley What about another CS? 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    2018 GT3 Touring Manual..


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Sun is looking back!  He's considering:

    1. a 2008 GT2
    2. a manual 2018 GT3
    3. a 2011 GT2
    4. a 2007-2011 GT3 RS [he's already had an 07 though]

    Any advice or views for Sun to consider greatly appreciated.

    2. I can recommend no better example than mine! Smiley


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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS (sold) / 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Performance / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Wonderbar:

    2018 GT3 Touring Manual..

    +1.  


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    If you did not have a manual GT3 , 991 , I would take that one ....... if it is not intended to be a track toy. 
    A 2008 GT2 would be a nice challenge if used on dry pavement.  
    2011 GT2 to have a tamed beast . 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    JoeRockhead:
    watt:

    Sun is looking back!  He's considering:

    1. a 2008 GT2
    2. a manual 2018 GT3
    3. a 2011 GT2
    4. a 2007-2011 GT3 RS [he's already had an 07 though]

    Any advice or views for Sun to consider greatly appreciated.

    What do you plan to do with it? Track, or nostalgia drives? Smiley What about another CS?

    Just cruising the Rockies, the season is May -October, 2 lane mountain roads, no traffic, no parking issues, so gorgeous manual box makes sense. 

    By CS do you mean another Challenge Stradale? 

    Low mile Manual tourings more expensive than manual GT3 w wings right now [$200usd vs 155 usd], and ideally Sun wants to say goodbye to centre locks. A good low miles 2008 GT2 is 195usd, IF he can find one.  A good low mile Speciale is 350usd...

     

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    I'm obviously biased, but I'm very happy with my 997.2RS. It's a wonderful, precise machine and I like that it's still relatively small and lightweight. kiss


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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Manual plus High revving = Fun! Therefore I’d drive the 997.2 RS back to back with 991.2 GT3. Also a lightly used 981 Spyder could be lovely for touring with the roof down. 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    boytronic:

    Manual plus High revving = Fun! Therefore I’d drive the 997.2 RS back to back with 991.2 GT3. Also a lightly used 981 Spyder could be lovely for touring with the roof down. 

    981 Spyder -  great idea thanks.  Boy have they improved the roof operation since the previous one I owned!  I've been toying with a 2017 turbo S Cab as a summer rig, but they're ...... somehow wrongSmiley


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    for the sake of the sensible ears of the pack - a turbo car smiley


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Sun is looking back!  He's considering:

    1. a 2008 GT2
    2. a manual 2018 GT3
    3. a 2011 GT2
    4. a 2007-2011 GT3 RS [he's already had an 07 though]

    Any advice or views for Sun to consider greatly appreciated.

    GT3 Touring manual... 

    You could also get a Huracan Performante but hey, you don't want to get a heart attack... Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Lamborghini Huracan Performante (2019), Mercedes GLC63 S AMG (2020), Mercedes C63 S AMG Cab (2019), Range Rover Evoque Si4 Black Edition (2019)


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    You are a wise man..go for the 2008 GT2 smiley


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    GT3 manual with the wing as it should be. the Touring is non sense to my brain.

     


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    the-missile:

    GT3 manual with the wing as it should be. the Touring is non sense to my brain.

     

    The wing-less 911 is always the most beautiful one. Just my opinion though. Funny enough, I prefer wing-less cars but in the case of the Performante, I think it fits the car perfectly, the normal Huracan looks...naked. Smiley I even liked the rear wing of the R8 Plus. My wife fell in love with the rear wing of the GT3 after I got my Performante, so... Smiley She drove the Lambo once for a couple of kilometers and exited it completely stressed out "this car is not drivable". Smiley 

    She wants to get a 992 Turbo S Cab as her next car but she also loves the GT3, no kidding. I doubt however she is going to want one, there is no convertible. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Lamborghini Huracan Performante (2019), Mercedes GLC63 S AMG (2020), Mercedes C63 S AMG Cab (2019), Range Rover Evoque Si4 Black Edition (2019)


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    RC:
    the-missile:

    GT3 manual with the wing as it should be. the Touring is non sense to my brain.

     

    The wing-less 911 is always the most beautiful one. Just my opinion though. Funny enough, I prefer wing-less cars but in the case of the Performante, I think it fits the car perfectly, the normal Huracan looks...naked. Smiley I even liked the rear wing of the R8 Plus. My wife fell in love with the rear wing of the GT3 after I got my Performante, so... Smiley She drove the Lambo once for a couple of kilometers and exited it completely stressed out "this car is not drivable". Smiley 

    She wants to get a 992 Turbo S Cab as her next car but she also loves the GT3, no kidding. I doubt however she is going to want one, there is no convertibleSmiley

    you will be surprised Smiley


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    GT Lover, Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Several sources have indeed confirmed it is still in the cards.

    On the subject of a Touring you've made your point quite clear many times now. One could argue that a 'wingy' is only a halfway house to an RS... but hey, it still makes sense somehow.

    @watt: There is quite some love for a 2008 GT2 here. I keep harking back to it. 

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Haha,

    Sun always bitched about how a non-wing GT3 was needed, but both he and Sky bought winged 991.2s....angry

    But he's folded.  Time for the most modern manual.  I doubt Sun nor Sky will ever buy another PDK.  Here it comes.

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Plain leather int w cloth, good for the Labradors.

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    DuckieRS:

    Several sources have indeed confirmed it is still in the cards.

    On the subject of a Touring you've made your point quite clear many times now. One could argue that a 'wingy' is only a halfway house to an RS... but hey, it still makes sense somehow.

    @watt: There is quite some love for a 2008 GT2 here. I keep harking back to it. 

    Still cruising for a 2008GT2 Duckie, hard to find perfect car, too many children drove them and wrecked them.  Also a 1300 mile Speciale has come in view for a fair price... so we shall see.  Sun and Sky will have a Board meeting....Smiley

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Girlie [Seneca] down working the 2nd Lion Kill they've been working.  Organic calories are good!  You can see the Lion's prints

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Seneca coming up from the kill.  She my Girl.

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    it could be worse

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Could be a whole lot worse. Looks good!


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    @watt: There is quite some love for a 2008 GT2 here. I keep harking back to it. 

    Still cruising for a 2008GT2 Duckie, hard to find perfect car, too many children drove them and wrecked them.  Also a 1300 mile Speciale has come in view for a fair price... so we shall see.  Sun and Sky will have a Board meeting....Smiley

    You may already know this but the total worldwide production run for 2008/9 997GT2 was 1261 units so it is a rare bird.

    If you need any details about this model please feel free to ask I am somewhat of an anork on the subject Smiley


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    997 GT2 2014 3.9 Mezger, 800PS @ 1.2 bar

    2018 McLaren 720S 

    993 Turbo, 2006 built 3.8, 577PS/797NM, 1440kg DIN sold to a worthy enthusiast.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    the-missile:
    RC:
    the-missile:

    GT3 manual with the wing as it should be. the Touring is non sense to my brain.

     

    The wing-less 911 is always the most beautiful one. Just my opinion though. Funny enough, I prefer wing-less cars but in the case of the Performante, I think it fits the car perfectly, the normal Huracan looks...naked. Smiley I even liked the rear wing of the R8 Plus. My wife fell in love with the rear wing of the GT3 after I got my Performante, so... Smiley She drove the Lambo once for a couple of kilometers and exited it completely stressed out "this car is not drivable". Smiley 

    She wants to get a 992 Turbo S Cab as her next car but she also loves the GT3, no kidding. I doubt however she is going to want one, there is no convertibleSmiley

    you will be surprised Smiley

    No, no surprise. I know that a GT3 Touring convertible is coming but it won't have the GT3 wing. She wants the wing. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Lamborghini Huracan Performante (2019), Mercedes GLC63 S AMG (2020), Mercedes C63 S AMG Cab (2019), Range Rover Evoque Si4 Black Edition (2019)


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    RC:
    ...

    No, no surprise. I know that a GT3 Touring convertible is coming but it won't have the GT3 wing. She wants the wing. Smiley

    Time for a GT3 touring cabriolet clubsport package! SmileySmiley


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    Porsche, separates Le Mans from Le Boys


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Joost:
    RC:
    ...

    No, no surprise. I know that a GT3 Touring convertible is coming but it won't have the GT3 wing. She wants the wing. Smiley

    Time for a GT3 touring cabriolet clubsport package! SmileySmiley

    Smiley Smiley 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Lamborghini Huracan Performante (2019), Mercedes GLC63 S AMG (2020), Mercedes C63 S AMG Cab (2019), Range Rover Evoque Si4 Black Edition (2019)


     
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