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Old 21 September 2022, 07:43 AM   #61
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993's are extremely reliable and simple cars. 964's are the same quality (almost identical interior etc) but they need regular valve adjustments and are more prone to leak oil (for whatever reason).

My 993 repair bill after 6000 kilometers since March, April is about 100 euros (new DME relay).

The build quality is amazing. My car is 28 years old and it feels new. I'm not exaggerating.

Check out this video and how these cars are made.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7TaDD27vFA
Thanks! Will be looking for a 993.
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Old 21 September 2022, 02:49 PM   #62
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I owned my 993 for 12 yrs, drove it like I stole it, tracked it, DIY'ed every repair and mod you can imagine. Most reliable car I have ever owned, never once a mechanical issue.

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Old 21 September 2022, 04:55 PM   #63
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I owned my 993 for 12 yrs, drove it like I stole it, tracked it, DIY'ed every repair and mod you can imagine. Most reliable car I have ever owned, never once a mechanical issue.

Yes indeed. 993 cost so much to make for the factory that Porsche almost went to bankrupt in the 1990's. Largely hand made car and that quality is just amazing.

The only cars that come close quality wise are the mid-90's Mercedes (Bruno Sacco era) R129, W140 and W124. After that these factories cut the expenses considerably and the quality was never the same.
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Old 22 September 2022, 04:18 AM   #64
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Yes indeed. 993 cost so much to make for the factory that Porsche almost went to bankrupt in the 1990's. Largely hand made car and that quality is just amazing.

The only cars that come close quality wise are the mid-90's Mercedes (Bruno Sacco era) R129, W140 and W124. After that these factories cut the expenses considerably and the quality was never the same.
Isn't it ironic and remarkable that as you said, the company almost went bankrupt at one point in the '90s, and yet next week on the 29th they are going IPO for what will be the 2nd largest IPO in German history?! Pretty amazing.
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Old 22 September 2022, 06:07 PM   #65
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Isn't it ironic and remarkable that as you said, the company almost went bankrupt at one point in the '90s, and yet next week on the 29th they are going IPO for what will be the 2nd largest IPO in German history?! Pretty amazing.
Yes indeed. This video explains.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7TaDD27vFA
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Gorgeous Super Carrera, Paul. Platinum silver metallic?

It was. The only reason I sold it was a new 1984 Champagne Carrera called my name…that, and the Targa top began leaking…

Again, not my photo but the 2nd Carrera I bought. Out of the box it was superb - the redesigned front aero kept it planted with the tail even at 150+.




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