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    Hi Knorrena, Did you have to purchase the Brad...

    Hi Knorrena,

    Did you have to purchase the Brad Penn from the USA or were you able to find a local distributor?
  2. Thread: WTB: Porsche 964

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    Thanks for the welcome, I ended up purchasing a...

    Thanks for the welcome, I ended up purchasing a 1990 white C2 that I'm just completing a little spring maintenance and tuning on. It should be ready to hit the road in a couple of weeks just waiting...
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    Hi everyone, Just wondering if there has been...

    Hi everyone,

    Just wondering if there has been an update/ progress on the Rocky Mountain Motorsports track? I saw an article in the Herald back in January stating they were looking to begin...
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    Thanks, Erik I'm going to give Valvoline 20W50...

    Thanks, Erik I'm going to give Valvoline 20W50 VR1 racing oil a shot. High in zinc, and seems to have a following with a number of air-cooled Porsche owners. Price is reasonable and available at NAPA.
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    Thanks for the reply Diesel engine oil? I have...

    Thanks for the reply
    Diesel engine oil? I have not seen that recommended prior, but I'll definitely have to check it out. As you say there are as many oil opinions as there are oil products, which...
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    What oil are you running in your air-cooled?

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm looking for advice and opinions on what oil you're running in your air-cooled engine? From looking at US-based forums it appears most recommend Mobil 1 15W50 but I've only been...
  7. Thread: WTB: Porsche 964

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    Thanks to Rick for his help, I found a 964 over...

    Thanks to Rick for his help, I found a 964 over the weekend.

    Josh
  8. Thread: WTB: Porsche 964

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    WTB: Porsche 964

    Hi everyone,

    I'm still looking to purchase my first air-cooled Porsche, I was looking a few years back but ultimately was unsuccessful. Last year was a busy year and I stepped away from the search...
  9. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    Still looking

    Still looking
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    I took the girls for an hour or so on Saturday....

    I took the girls for an hour or so on Saturday. The rain seemed to have kept away owner cars (there was a handful in the parking lot but not in the numbers I had hoped). Inside they had two or three...
  11. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    600K, that's incredible. I wonder where the...

    600K, that's incredible.
    I wonder where the value of those restorations goes overtime, do those modifications stand the test of time or will they slowly depreciate. Kind of reminds me of the Mustang...
  12. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    I'm trying to save one if you know of one that...

    I'm trying to save one if you know of one that needs saving... haha

    Keith:
    What is the actual starting price on those Singers? I've heard 300K USD excluding the donor car, is that true?
  13. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    Did you order one?

    Did you order one?
  14. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    Wow, thanks for the link. I knew Singer was...

    Wow, thanks for the link. I knew Singer was eating away at the 964 population but I had no idea they were manufacturing at those numbers.
  15. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    You're correct when you say 964's don't come up...

    You're correct when you say 964's don't come up for sale too often, I've only seen a couple this spring (white one in Vancouver and a red in Ontario).

    There is a forest green 993 for sale in...
  16. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    I was over at Tunerworks this morning to see that...

    I was over at Tunerworks this morning to see that 993, its an awesome car. It got scooped up by a dealer in Victoria last night, so it'll be back on the market at a higher price.

    Nostrathomas:...
  17. Thread: WTB: 964 or 993

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    WTB: 964 or 993

    Hi everyone,

    I’m looking to purchase either a 964 or 993 coupe. I’m open to either a C2 or C4. I’m willing to travel to find the correct car. If you’re looking to sell or know of a car for sale...
  18. Thread: Introduction

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    No worries Nostrathomas, perhaps someone else...

    No worries Nostrathomas, perhaps someone else we'll bring a 964 or 993.

    Hi Paul,
    Thanks for the reply. I can definitely see how you could get carried away with things once you start. I've looked...
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    Thanks for the feedback Nostrathomas and Malcolm....

    Thanks for the feedback Nostrathomas and Malcolm.

    As I don't have any personal experience with Porsche's I'm trying to take an educated approach to a purchase. Hopefully, by attending a few...
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    This ad just popped up in Calgary: ...

    This ad just popped up in Calgary:

    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-classic-cars/calgary/1977-porsche-911/1352309864?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

    Looks to have a little rust, and its black which is...
  21. Thread: Introduction

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    No doubt, I saw that car earlier this week and...

    No doubt, I saw that car earlier this week and the price is definitely out of my comfort zone. It's probably a great car, as it's at a Porsche dealership, and I'm sure they've gone through it. Big...
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    [QUOTE=Perci;8664]I thought it was after 15...

    [QUOTE=Perci;8664]I thought it was after 15 years. I know I had to pay it on my 2007 but IIRC not my 914.

    The air-cooled cars are beginning to skyrocket in price, so you might want to consider...
  23. Thread: Introduction

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    Update on the 6.1% import duty on vehicles coming...

    Update on the 6.1% import duty on vehicles coming from the USA but foreign built. According to TFX international, this is waived if the car is 25 years or older, which I believe makes all cars built...
  24. Thread: Introduction

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    Thanks again, Erik. I'm excited about the...

    Thanks again, Erik.

    I'm excited about the prospect of purchasing my first Porsche and trying to resist just grabbing the first thing I see. I would definitely be much simpler to purchase in Canada...
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    Excellent, thanks again.

    Excellent, thanks again.
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