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Re: What do you drive???

Post by hobbit712 » Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:13 am

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Just picked this up today. I had ordered an M240i about 2 months ago, but BMW never even acknowledged the build order, apparently they're not building convertibles right now. How this one slipped through I have no idea, but I managed to track it down as soon as it hit the port.

Edit: Ironically, my local dealer just called and said BMW had just accepted my order and would build my car in April... Oh well.

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Re: 911 996 Project...

Post by 93 Turbo » Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:40 pm

About 3 weeks ago my bro in-law picked up a 1999 996 manual as a project vehicle. Initially he wanted to set it up for the track, but has now changed direction and it's going to be set up as a great car for weekend drives.

He asked if I wanted to go halves on the project, as a track vehicle I declined. Now with his change in direction I'm in.

It's going in for a major service tomorrow, new clutch & fly wheel, IMS, RMS and no doubt a few more things we probably didn't expect but are prepared for...

In time new seats, exhaust, suspension and bushes and some very restrained cosmetic detailing will take place.

The Toyota Hilux in the back ground is my daily drive with over 280K kms on the clock, it's bullet proof and has never let me down.
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Re: What do you drive???

Post by Captdave » Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:45 pm

93 Turbo wrote:About 3 weeks ago my bro in-law picked up a 1999 996 manual as a project vehicle. Initially he wanted to set it up for the track, but has now changed direction and it's going to be set up for a great car for weekend drives.

He asked if I wanted to go halves on the project, as a track vehicle I declined. Now with his change in direction I'm in.

It's going in for a major service tomorrow, new clutch & fly wheel, IMS, RMS and no doubt a few more things we probably didn't expect but are prepared for...

In time new seats, exhaust, suspension and bushes and some very restrained cosmetic detailing will take place.

The Toyota Hilux in the back ground is my daily drive with over 280K kms on the clock, it's bullet proof and has never let me down.
One of my partners has a 996 as a daily driver.


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Re: What do you drive???

Post by 93 Turbo » Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:04 pm

Captdave wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:45 pm
93 Turbo wrote:About 3 weeks ago my bro in-law picked up a 1999 996 manual as a project vehicle. Initially he wanted to set it up for the track, but has now changed direction and it's going to be set up for a great car for weekend drives.

He asked if I wanted to go halves on the project, as a track vehicle I declined. Now with his change in direction I'm in.

It's going in for a major service tomorrow, new clutch & fly wheel, IMS, RMS and no doubt a few more things we probably didn't expect but are prepared for...

In time new seats, exhaust, suspension and bushes and some very restrained cosmetic detailing will take place.

The Toyota Hilux in the back ground is my daily drive with over 280K kms on the clock, it's bullet proof and has never let me down.
One of my partners has a 996 as a daily driver.


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Nice, currently in Aus these cars a relatively inexpensive for what they are due to a number of factors. I have no doubt that in a hand full of years people will be saying why didn't I get one of those 996's when they were X-$...
Strength is = 2 or > than "tipping over a so- called smart car plastered in “Coexist” bumper stickers".

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by Captdave » Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:12 pm

93 Turbo wrote:
Captdave wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:45 pm
93 Turbo wrote:About 3 weeks ago my bro in-law picked up a 1999 996 manual as a project vehicle. Initially he wanted to set it up for the track, but has now changed direction and it's going to be set up for a great car for weekend drives.

He asked if I wanted to go halves on the project, as a track vehicle I declined. Now with his change in direction I'm in.

It's going in for a major service tomorrow, new clutch & fly wheel, IMS, RMS and no doubt a few more things we probably didn't expect but are prepared for...

In time new seats, exhaust, suspension and bushes and some very restrained cosmetic detailing will take place.

The Toyota Hilux in the back ground is my daily drive with over 280K kms on the clock, it's bullet proof and has never let me down.
One of my partners has a 996 as a daily driver.


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Nice, currently in Aus these cars a relatively inexpensive for what they are due to a number of factors. I have no doubt that in a hand full of years people will be saying why didn't I get one of those 996's when they were X-$...
Exactly! I’m thinking of picking one up.


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Re: What do you drive???

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by jswing » Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:43 am

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Awesome car!

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by Zidane » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:23 am

Thanks! I love it. Best car I’ve ever had.

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by JDC222 » Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:01 am

I picked this up from my neighbour last week, a 2000 Jeep XJ Sport. It’s the 4.0L V6 version, same owner for 21 yrs. The mileage ... 140,000kms (86,000miles). I installed a new muffler, a signal lens, taillight and gave her a good scrub. For 4K ($3100usd), my daughter is happy!

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by BacoNoir » Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:36 am

Wow, that’s really low miles for 21 years and looks to be in great condition.
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Re: What do you drive???

Post by Selym » Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:46 am

JDC222 wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:01 am
I picked this up from my neighbour last week, a 2000 Jeep XJ Sport. It’s the 4.0L V6 version, same owner for 21 yrs. The mileage ... 140,000kms (86,000miles). I installed a new muffler, a signal lens, taillight and gave her a good scrub. For 4K ($3100usd), my daughter is happy!
Nice! Inline 6 in that, right? Bulletproof!

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Re: What do you drive???

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JDC222 wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:01 am
I picked this up from my neighbour last week, a 2000 Jeep XJ Sport. It’s the 4.0L V6 version, same owner for 21 yrs. The mileage ... 140,000kms (86,000miles). I installed a new muffler, a signal lens, taillight and gave her a good scrub. For 4K ($3100usd), my daughter is happy!

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Nice Dave. That's a clean one owner.

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by SoCal C4S » Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:22 pm

Dibs when she’s done.

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by HapaHapa » Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:10 pm

Great choice
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Re: What do you drive???

Post by Ryeguy » Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:09 pm

Dave, I had one of those for years. I’m a big fan of the XJ platform and the straight 6 is a truly bulletproof engine.

The Jeep XJ forum was pretty helpful when I had mine.

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Re: What do you drive???

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by jswing » Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:44 am

flyskate wrote:
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Amazing car, love the color too.

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by unsub073 » Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:18 am

jswing wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:44 am
flyskate wrote:
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Amazing car, love the color too.
What he said. :cheers:

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by flyskate » Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:17 pm

Thanks guys, It's the best car I've owned!
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Re: What do you drive???

Post by james80 » Sat Mar 13, 2021 2:12 pm

93 Turbo wrote:About 3 weeks ago my bro in-law picked up a 1999 996 manual as a project vehicle. Initially he wanted to set it up for the track, but has now changed direction and it's going to be set up as a great car for weekend drives.

He asked if I wanted to go halves on the project, as a track vehicle I declined. Now with his change in direction I'm in.

It's going in for a major service tomorrow, new clutch & fly wheel, IMS, RMS and no doubt a few more things we probably didn't expect but are prepared for...

In time new seats, exhaust, suspension and bushes and some very restrained cosmetic detailing will take place.

The Toyota Hilux in the back ground is my daily drive with over 280K kms on the clock, it's bullet proof and has never let me down.
Nice Porsche.

Is that a bike rack on the Hilux? How do they look up there?


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Re: What do you drive???

Post by Captdave » Sat Mar 13, 2021 4:28 pm

JDC222 wrote:I picked this up from my neighbour last week, a 2000 Jeep XJ Sport. It’s the 4.0L V6 version, same owner for 21 yrs. The mileage ... 140,000kms (86,000miles). I installed a new muffler, a signal lens, taillight and gave her a good scrub. For 4K ($3100usd), my daughter is happy!

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Bullet proof engine and great first vehicle. Your daughter is lucky.


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Re: What do you drive???

Post by hoppyjr » Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:27 pm

JDC222 wrote:I picked this up from my neighbour last week, a 2000 Jeep XJ Sport. It’s the 4.0L V6 version, same owner for 21 yrs. The mileage ... 140,000kms (86,000miles). I installed a new muffler, a signal lens, taillight and gave her a good scrub. For 4K ($3100usd), my daughter is happy!

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Nice catch pal!

We found a similar one in red for our oldest daughter back in the day. Great vehicle and will last with proper maintenance.

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by jaw » Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:28 pm

Recent acquisition.
Tesla Model Y, Long Range, Full Self-Driving - F'ing Awesome Smile Inducer.

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Re: What do you drive???

Post by rockmastermike » Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:50 pm

I'm in transition mode as my Camry will be adopted by my youngest in a couple of months which will take him through high school and college if he keeps up on maintenance. (My oldest adopted or Honda Pilot and mom replaced it with her Highlander.)

Which means dad is in the market again and soon will be back to my 1hr to work and 1hr back home commute. Nothing fancy, just decent mileage and comfortable for at least 2 hours a day.

Test drove Santa Fe, Sorento, Outback, CR-V, Rav-4, etc...that range/segment and will tackle sedans next to see what is available in my price range.

Also have to budget adding to my drive way for a 3rd vehicle, and Spring Break mini vacation....kids suck, lol.....I kid, of course.

Wish me luck

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