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Old 23rd June 2011, 20:58   #1
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Default FED-UP motorist gifts his Porsche to Shooting Club

The $80,000 luxury motor was riddled with more than 10,000 bullets after 140 weapons enthusiasts were done with it.
Its owner decided to make the generous gift after getting fed up with his silver 911's constant engine problems.

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Angry Porsche taken down by a set of cowards

This seriously is not for the faint hearted. I honestly could not watch the whole video. I could not fathom why on earth anyone would do such a thing on a Porsche !!!

But after this video I do pray and hope Porsche stops selling their car's in the U.S.



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That's atrocious. Does the video say whats the reason behind it? [speakers were muted as i am in office]. any reason other than bullet proof testing of some sort, this is purely insane.
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That's atrocious. Does the video say whats the reason behind it? [speakers were muted as i am in office]. any reason other than bullet proof testing of some sort, this is purely insane.
As per the video it was done to raise money for the 2nd amendment activism in US. As per the US constitution the 2nd amendment provides - right of the people to keep and bear arms.

The Pro Gun lobby in the US is very strong and even though it is not a pretty sight I'm not surprised to see this
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Think there is a separate thread for this subject.http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...ting-club.html (FED-UP motorist gifts his Porsche to Shooting Club)
The owner was furious with the problems he faced with the Porsche and donated it to a shooting club where it was done this atrocity. Like i said, does this look like boom time or post recession.??? Everywhere news of frustrated owners venting their anger on exotics or luxury cars.

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As per the video it was done to raise money for the 2nd amendment activism in US. As per the US constitution the 2nd amendment provides - right of the people to keep and bear arms.

The Pro Gun lobby in the US is very strong and even though it is not a pretty sight I'm not surprised to see this
This video should be a clear reason to show the dangers of using arms itself. How could anyone do such a heartless thing ?
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Luckily for Porsche, he was not the Maharaja of Patiala. What the latter did with Rolls is too well known to be repeated!
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I am more stunned by the range of weapons owned by the civilians. They had better automatic guns and machines guns than the Indian army.
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I am more stunned by the range of weapons owned by the civilians. They had better automatic guns and machines guns than the Indian army.
What you said is true. The Civilians Arms are latest and better equipped than our Indian Army. And our Armed Forces gets raw deal. With all corruptions at all levels, modernising our Armed Forces will remain a distant dream.
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This video should be a clear reason to show the dangers of using arms itself. How could anyone do such a heartless thing ?
What I meant is that even after endless bloodshed by heavily armed civilians the Gun culture in US has stayed. After every ghastly incident the Govt & Congress men does some lip service and that's all about it. See the range of weapons and just imagine what if one of these guys go bonkers with such kind of arms at their disposal

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What is seen is really insane, we all would want to bash up the owner for handing the Porsche to the shooting club. But at the same time if we were to waer the owners shoes for a moment would we like to know why was he fed up with the engine issues. Maybe he was sold a Lemon. Would this be an eye opener for Porsche who maybe getting away with their brand reputation.

But surely not the way to destroy the car. I recall reading a thread sometime back when an owner of one such beauty had asked the public to thrash the car with hammers.
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What an individual does with his or her own money is totally their choice. Yes, it is indeed heart wrenching to see a 996 take such a pounding, but we have to really consider it from the owner's point of view. It is stated that the owner had spent countless hours and tens of thousands in order to try and repair issues associated to the Porsche's engine and cooling systems. One can imagine just how frustrating this must have been, especially when sports cars like these are meant to provide joy (and at most, the odd niggle that can be lovingly resolved).

When a car requires more money to be repaired than what is deemed its current financial value, you can almost consider it to be a 'write-off', akin to if it suffered a major accident. It is not as if he could sell the car on to a keen buyer. Remember, even after this insane treatment, the car will be recyclable. I think what the owner has done is very bold. Porsche took him for a ride with a real stonker of a problem and financial burden to undergo. He one-upped on them by literally serving them this video in their faces.

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forget about the porsche!! its a cool vid.
but this is not the first example of a rich owner destroying the super car out of frustration.
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Default Re: FED-UP motorist gifts his Porsche to Shooting Club

What's funny is that if an owner of a Skoda lemon were to do something like this, he would be cheered on by most of the posters in this thread.
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