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    Quote Originally Posted by DG_1234 View Post
    Clubs every time. She's cute, but the wife would be pissed.

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    A 911 with a LS engine, I like it. Put a really nasty sounding hydraulic cam in the LS just to piss off the Porsche Snobs even more.
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    Is it not possible for the full price of an LS swap to get a good second hand of modded 911 engine or even have the current engine rebuilt? The beauty of these 911's were lightweight and simpleness.

    As for the LS swap, man that is a massive job in itself just ask Hoovies Garage, he did it in a later 911.

    And for parts on any Euro spec car, try FCP Euro, great deals and lifetime replacement.
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    My brother-in-law is on his 3rd Porsche rebuild. When he started out, he didn't know the differences between wrenches. His philosophy - if you can't do the job yourself, it's not worth doing. So, if you have to have a shop do all the work - sell it. If you will spend the time learning the car from inside out and being your own mechanic, keep it and do the work yourself. It is going to be a lifelong expensive toy if you have someone else do the work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by olperfesser View Post
    My brother-in-law is on his 3rd Porsche rebuild. When he started out, he didn't know the differences between wrenches. His philosophy - if you can't do the job yourself, it's not worth doing. So, if you have to have a shop do all the work - sell it. If you will spend the time learning the car from inside out and being your own mechanic, keep it and do the work yourself. It is going to be a lifelong expensive toy if you have someone else do the work.
    He rebuilds the Porsche's to drive them for awhile and then sell them for a profit ?
    If so, that's cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OGputtnfool View Post
    Then put the clubs in the passenger seat.
    Install Kit for LS powered Miata - $2,129 with free shipping. Cheaper than PXGs. Boy would that car be a hoot to drive!
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