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    Thread: The new Red 944. Well new to me...

    1. Member superjario18's Avatar
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      06-29-2012 04:13 PM #1
      Well as some of you know the cabby was totaled... unlike a boss





      Sad sad time was had.

      However, after looking for cars for a bit, looking for the perfect replacement for the cabby (while not picking up another cabby) I had many many choices. Narrowed it down to 1 newish car and a few older ones. The newish car wasn't going to happen, so I dwindeled the few older cars down from MG, Fiat 124 spider, A sweet vw kit car based off the beetle, and the 944... I ended up with the 944.

      Went, drove it, liked it, ect.

      Eh, enough typing onto a **** ton of pictures. *disclaimer* poor picture quality... i'm not that sorry lol.












      A week with the 944.

      Well After picking the car up Friday June 22nd I got it washed... boy did it need it.
      It cleaned up nice, but you can tell its a 30 year old car. Not to worried it still looks decently good.

      I can't give you the exact miles but I know I drove the car over 250 miles between Friday picking it up until Sunday evening parking it into the garage. A nice thing about how you sit in the car is your legs are straight which is great for my knee on long trips (it locks up when bent in a normal car for more then an hours time)

      Well for being a 30 year old P - car... she gets lots of looks and lots of thumbs up. People always comment on how nice the car is. She still pulls hard in all gears which is something new moving from the cabriolet to the 944 so it puts a big grin on my face.

      I enjoy the sh*t out of this car and love walking into the garage to see it every day.
      Unless you are PW feel free to ask me any questions.

      Thanks for reading.

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      06-29-2012 04:18 PM #2
      Congrats.

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      06-29-2012 04:19 PM #3
      You think the hood's original?
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      06-29-2012 04:19 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by superjario18 View Post
      Unless you are PW feel free to ask me any questions.
      Translation:

      No PW, I will not lower it gay shocker sticker dildo on the tow hook with air ride and BBS mad tyte yo.
      Now go get your shinebox

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      06-29-2012 04:21 PM #5
      Wrecked a ladies car, bought a manly car.

      Thread approved

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      06-29-2012 04:21 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by DustinM View Post
      You think the hood's original?
      Either not original or painted at one point early on in its life. I would like to get all the mechanical stuff sorted first and then just give it a nice coat of guards red again.

      Quote Originally Posted by Señor Peligro View Post
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      No PW, I will not lower it gay shocker sticker dildo on the tow hook with air ride and BBS mad tyte yo.

      Pretty spot on... lol.

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      06-29-2012 04:22 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by InternetMeme View Post
      Wrecked a ladies car, bought a manly car.

      Thread approved
      Shh and give me your 22b...

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      06-29-2012 04:24 PM #8
      Very nice! Great cars, you will enjoy yours. I assume the timing belt is all up to snuff?

      I will decide your first mod for you. It does nothing for power, but it does sharpen up throttle response significantly.
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      06-29-2012 04:25 PM #9
      Enjoy it! They were built to be driven hard.....though be careful of the VERY weak transaxle. I blew 3 myself trying to be cool at 16 years old.
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    10. 06-29-2012 04:25 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by superjario18 View Post
      Unless you are PW feel free to ask me any questions.

      Thanks for reading.
      Did it break yet?

      Quote Originally Posted by Señor Peligro View Post
      Translation:

      No PW, I will not lower it gay shocker sticker dildo on the tow hook with air ride and BBS mad tyte yo.
      I don't even have a tow hook or bbs'. Listen here Hernz, I hope a loop of your intestine become trapped in the weak point in your abdominal wall. This would then obstruct your bowels, leading to severe pain, nausea, vomiting and the inability to have a bowel movement. We would then have a reasonable explanation as to why you are always full of sh!t.
      Last edited by PatientlyWaiting; 06-29-2012 at 04:28 PM.

    11. 06-29-2012 04:27 PM #11
      How old are those tires?

      Edit: Well, i'll be damned, they do still make white-letter Cooper Cobras.
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      06-29-2012 04:27 PM #12
      PW? Paul Walker?
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      06-29-2012 04:29 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      PW? Paul Walker?

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      06-29-2012 04:30 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by PatientlyWaiting View Post

      I don't even have a tow hook or bbs'. Listen here Hernz, I hope a loop of your intestine become trapped in the weak point in your abdominal wall. This would then obstruct your bowels, leading to severe pain, nausea, vomiting and the inability to have a bowel movements or pass gas. We would then have a reasonable explanation as to why you are always full of sh!t.
      You DO realize that if by some chance a part of my intestines has to be removed, I'm going to keep the rotten necrosis intestine section and ship it to you in a BBS box, right?

      "Hmm, I don't remember ordering any $700 wheel bolts........ah ****."
      Now go get your shinebox

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      06-29-2012 04:30 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Benkennedy11 View Post
      How old are those tires?

      Edit: Well, i'll be damned, they do still make white-letter Cooper Cobras.
      The tires are brand new... little to no tread gone.

      and PW was PatientlyWaiting. Seems he replied anyways the dastardly person he is.

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      06-29-2012 04:40 PM #16
      Has a 16 candles kinda feel to it. Just needs to be lower.

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    17. 06-29-2012 04:43 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Señor Peligro View Post
      You DO realize that if by some chance a part of my intestines has to be removed, I'm going to keep the rotten necrosis intestine section and ship it to you in a BBS box, right?
      I couldn't wish for anything more from someone who's uninsured. I'll hang said piece of intestines on my Xmas tree in celebration of a Christmas miracle.

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      06-29-2012 04:50 PM #18
      welcome to the 944 club, i ****ing love mine
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      06-29-2012 04:52 PM #19
      Best upgrade ever, congrats.

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      06-29-2012 05:02 PM #20
      Lower it fgt
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      06-29-2012 05:12 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Señor Peligro View Post
      Translation:

      No PW, I will not lower it gay shocker sticker dildo on the tow hook with air ride and BBS mad tyte yo.
      All that and he probably wanted to know if it broke yet.

      Quote Originally Posted by PatientlyWaiting View Post
      Did it break yet?

      I don't even have a tow hook or bbs'. Listen here Hernz, I hope a loop of your intestine become trapped in the weak point in your abdominal wall. This would then obstruct your bowels, leading to severe pain, nausea, vomiting and the inability to have a bowel movement. We would then have a reasonable explanation as to why you are always full of sh!t.
      That's very specific, it's nice to know you put some thought into this.
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      06-29-2012 05:18 PM #22
      That's a good looking 944 you have. I suggest you do two things sooner than later:

      1) change the battery ground cable (you'll thank me later ).
      2) THOROUGHLY go over the underside of the car. Take note of any corrosion forming on the starter, alternator, or other electrical points. I notice a New York plate and that tells me there's rust hidden in the worst places on your 944.

      If you have any 944 specific questions feel free to IM me.

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      06-29-2012 05:24 PM #23
      nice pick up

      im just gonna put this here...

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      06-29-2012 05:24 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by Obin Robinson View Post
      That's a good looking 944 you have. I suggest you do two things sooner than later:

      1) change the battery ground cable (you'll thank me later ).
      2) THOROUGHLY go over the underside of the car. Take note of any corrosion forming on the starter, alternator, or other electrical points. I notice a New York plate and that tells me there's rust hidden in the worst places on your 944.

      If you have any 944 specific questions feel free to IM me.

      obin
      Thanks Obin,

      I am attempting to get some lift time with my roomies pops. So I can do a serious underside inspection.

      How easy is the reverse light switch to swap out? Doing that tomorrow along with the drivers side window motor/regulator.

      Thanks for the offer! If I have anything come up I'll pm you! Thanks again!

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      06-29-2012 05:27 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by superjario18 View Post
      Fixed again. Leave it alone!

      What's the wheel/tire size? I think it looks great meaty!

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