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Old 08-11-2020, 04:54 PM   #2981
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A guy on another car board I frequent bought a really minty 928 a year or so ago. It's been in the shop of a 928 expert probably 90% of the time since then.
There's a reason that I have never been tempted to really seriously go after one.
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Old 08-11-2020, 05:29 PM   #2982
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A guy on another car board I frequent bought a really minty 928 a year or so ago. It's been in the shop of a 928 expert probably 90% of the time since then.
He's had the most awesome luck with interesting vehicles.
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Old 08-11-2020, 05:44 PM   #2983
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That's why 928s are good for garage art* but not much else

* keep the battery disconnected
I think I posted this before but back in the mid 90ís my sister purchased a Black 928S (yes with a manual) that I believe was a few years old, physically the car was a perfect low mileage vehicle ... the 3-5 months she owned it (I donít remember the exact amount but it was a short time) it was in the shop most of her ownership which is why she decided to get rid of it.

I canít even imagine owning one of them now being when they were on the newer side they were unreliable.

Totally sucks because I remember driving and really enjoying it especially the engine sound.
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Old 08-11-2020, 05:50 PM   #2984
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The idea of a wrap is interesting to me.... Our e46 is a hot mess aesthetically, and if it makes it 2 more years for my son to learn to drive on, he wants it red. Obviously i won't let him paint it, but a wrap might be interesting.

I've also had deluisonal thoughts about wrapping the 911 in Aventurine Green. That is my new favorite car color, and I wonder if
A) you can get a wrap that looks decent and mimics the look of a painted car (professionally done, of course)
and
B) does a wrap act in any way like XPel to protect the original paint from chips.
To wrap an E46 I can see doing but it is really expensive to get it done and you might decide against once you get the price.

As far as the 911, have you seen what a real pro does when wrapping, if you donít mind them taking apart some of the car such as bumpers, headlights, etc then I give you credit, I went through this thought process with my 991 and wanted to wrap it guards red but I donít want my car being taken apart ... also another big issue is leaving razor cuts on your paint when the installer cuts the wrap ...

You really need an amazing installer and youíre going to spend thousands of dollars for it.

Then comes the concern when they remove it down the road, will it lift some paint in the process
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The iris blue on the rare 94 928 GTS manual is stunning.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/19...he-928-gts-17/
RNM at $73K!!
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Just noticed this went up (no bids yet):

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1973-bmw-3-0cs-39/
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RNM at $73K!!
For $73k I'd at least have expected him to

1) Be able to take a driving video with his phone in landscape mode and
2) apply a little lube to the clutch pedal so it doesn't squeak like an 80s Fox body
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Old Today, 09:24 AM   #2988
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Just noticed this went up (no bids yet):

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1973-bmw-3-0cs-39/
Yeah - I noticed that one... Actually - I got an email that made me notice it. LOL

Still -Looks to be a nice example.

On a side note - will be updating everyone on my E9. Just saw the car down in CA. Still about two months from being on the road. Been three years now since it was on sent down. Looking forward to getting back behind the wheel. Been a while.....
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