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Old 9th March 2004, 11:37   #1
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Default Porsche 944 for 10L in Bombay.

Make and Model Porsche 944
Colour Red
Fuel Type Petrol
Air Conditioner Yes
Currently vehicle physically located in Mumbai
Year of Registration 1988
Kilometer Reading 54000
One time Tax paid Yes
Comprehensive Insurance No
Price 1050000
Comments Immaculate Condition, Picture available on request.
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Old 9th March 2004, 13:13   #2
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Wow thats really cool... wanna go take a look at it

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Hey guys,

I know this car. I had seen it at Sunil Shanbaghs workshop, where it had come down for some minor work. Apparently the owner picked it up for 5.5L and spent 2.5L on restoring it. Its got an amazing shade of red (almost Ferrari red), spartan interiors and pretty sound mechanicals.

A steal for under 10L

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Old 9th March 2004, 15:27   #4
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Yeah GTO i guess you had mentioned this car when we had met up at seaface that Sunday evening

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Is it a 944 or a 944S ?

IMO 10L for a 944 isnt really a steal.....

I know some1 who bought a 944S (for a lot cheaper) and is having problems with it, as well as a close friend who bought a 944 for 3k-6k$, having a few problems with it too!

Picking up a second hand car is quite a risk in my opinion, but if you are willing to slave over it and suffer through hours of frustration its worth it!

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Hey Rehaan I dont know whether this car will have problems since its current owner ha alreadt spent a tidy sum on getting it done up . Well worth a look

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hey gto. does the car have a 944 regn number. i've seen a red Porsche with the regn number the same as its mode no. cant remember whether it was a 944 or a 924. was looong back.

BTW i found this on indiacar.com. it was posted on 15/01/2004. Heres the contact :
Telephone 09820228320
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Email pers_b@yahoo.com
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Hey V12 sounds good .. you guying it?

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Old 10th March 2004, 23:58   #9
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"Hey Rehaan I dont know whether this car will have problems since its current owner ha alreadt spent a tidy sum on getting it done up ."

Hey Dippy,
Its precisely that that would make me not go for this car.
2.5L to "do it up" just seems like there was a lot more wrong with it than there should have been.
But then again it is a matter or opinion, i just tend to not like mechanical things that are 2nd hand.

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I would also recomment to stay out..

I have had a bad experience with cars that were worked on...

second hand buying is not a problem..it is more sensible than going and buying a new car..if u are getting a fairly new(used) car..since you can save a ton of money..

my friend bought a mint S320 /w 2000 kms on it for 48 after everything..which is like 9 odd less..plus the car was 6months old..so..u can get good deals in used car market..but have to be carefull..i am with rehan on this..to stay away from this..

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The car has been on sale for a long time. Used to be parked in an apartment in Colaba - same place where Ratan Tata lives. Spend a long of time standing still - not good for a car
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if the amount is spent on the body and interiors its ok i guess. But if its spent under the bonnet, i guess there must have been some serious problems.
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Ahh well I'll go with Rehaan and CFS

I wont buy it .... ... Now wheres the Carrera GT booking form???

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Apparently the 2.5 L odd that has been spent on this car has been on the body work, suspension and the odd petrol/air filter. 2.5 L would not buy you bolts for a discontinued Porsche 944.

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I guess GTO knows the car better than us since I think this car was done up at Shanbag who does the work on GTO's Jeep and other cars .. am I right pal?

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