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Old 03-14-2023, 01:45 PM   #11
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I think it's pretty safe to assume that I'll go to my grave without having the experience of driving the iconic 911.

Oh well. That's what I get for partying too much in college ....
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Old 03-14-2023, 03:29 PM   #12
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I can assure you there are many thousands of people who partied harder than you who have driven 911s
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Old 03-14-2023, 03:35 PM   #13
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I think it's pretty safe to assume that I'll go to my grave without having the experience of driving the iconic 911.

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You're not missing that much
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Old 03-16-2023, 12:02 PM   #14
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I can assure you there are many thousands of people who partied harder than you who have driven 911s
Let me rephrase that.

I should've been born with more brain cells so that I could've been a high-priced lawyer or Cardiothoracic Surgeon, or have been born with a silver spoon in my mouth.

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Old 03-16-2023, 12:09 PM   #15
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You're not missing that much
That quote kinda makes me feel a little better, with the emphasis on "kinda".

Still, I would really like to be behind the wheel of 911 GT3 R, with no a/c, sunroof, sound system or other similar, needless accoutrements.

A pure track car.

Curious to know what car would be YOUR unicorn ??
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That quote kinda makes me feel a little better, with the emphasis on "kinda".

Still, I would really like to be behind the wheel of 911 GT3 R, with no a/c, sunroof, sound system or other similar, needless accoutrements.

A pure track car.

Curious to know what car would be YOUR unicorn ??
I don't know that I have one.

When I was in my teens it was the newest mid-engined, V8 Ferrari. In my 20's it was a Euro E36 M3 or a 3rd gen RX-7 (I still want one of each ). Through my 30's it was what the RX-8 ended up being. Now? Maybe a Cayman GT4 RS? I've been largely underwhelmed by the 911s I've been. The 997.1 GT3 was great, but still flawed. Maybe the .2 car would have fixed that - I've never driven one.
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Old 03-16-2023, 06:43 PM   #17
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I think it's pretty safe to assume that I'll go to my grave without having the experience of driving the iconic 911.

Oh well. That's what I get for partying too much in college ....
How about a trip to LA or Atlanta for a drive at the Porsche Experience Center? Much cheaper than buying one for sure!
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I find that really hard to believe.
In the last few years of the 991.2, 33% of 911s produced were GT3s

It is true.
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Old 03-17-2023, 01:57 PM   #19
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Ha! After 30+ years of owning more than 20+ BMWs I could not disagree with this more. My base 997.2 has me left me scratching my head as to why the hell I wasted more than half my life being a diehard, loyal, BMW enthusiast.
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In the last few years of the 991.2, 33% of 911s produced were GT3s

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Wow, that's crazy.
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