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Old 03-18-2023, 05:46 AM   #21
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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.
I've always thought that Porsche was a step-up from BMW, in terms of performance.

Which is pretty much a nicer way of saying I wouldn't have wasted so much time being a "diehard, loyal, BMW enthusiast", LOL.
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How about a trip to LA or Atlanta for a drive at the Porsche Experience Center? Much cheaper than buying one for sure!
I've always thought these things are for prospective buyers who are totally serious about purchasing one.
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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.
What would have made it a better car ??
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I've always thought these things are for prospective buyers who are totally serious about purchasing one.
Nope. All it takes is $$. https://www.porschedriving.com/los-angeles
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I've always thought that Porsche was a step-up from BMW, in terms of performance.

Which is pretty much a nicer way of saying I wouldn't have wasted so much time being a "diehard, loyal, BMW enthusiast", LOL.

Agreed. I consumed the spiked *BMW* Kool-Aid a little obsessively.


Edit, I just may do this for my 52nd in June.
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Agreed. I consumed the spiked Kool-Aid a little obsessively.


Edit, I just may do this for my 52nd in June.


I will probably do this either October of this year or next Spring.
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Agreed. I consumed the spiked Kool-Aid a little obsessively.


Edit, I just may do this for my 52nd in June.
What event is that? I thought the LA event my buddy sent me was multiple $1k

Edit: never mind I found it, thanks. I think he wanted to do the academy course.
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