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Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:54 pm
by 1000rr
A neighbour has just bought this...left hooker. All original and sounds great! He’s using it as a daily at mo....
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Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:38 pm
by mr wilks
Some serious wedge in that to be daily driving it :cry:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:46 pm
by Darren Slone
Very similar to my old one 8)

Great cars :driving:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:46 pm
by buzyg
Now that's more like it. A decent looking Porker that you can fit in even a modest garage. Wonder what it weights. :D :thumbsup:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:57 pm
by Zoomer
Much as I like 997’s that is absolutely gorgeous

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:59 pm
by Darren Slone
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:46 pm
Now that's more like it. A decent looking Porker that you can fit in even a modest garage. Wonder what it weights. :D :thumbsup:
They weigh around 1120 Kg (ish) :thumbsup:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:00 pm
by buzyg
Darren Slone wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:59 pm
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:46 pm
Now that's more like it. A decent looking Porker that you can fit in even a modest garage. Wonder what it weights. :D :thumbsup:
They weigh around 1100 Kg (ish) :thumbsup:
And what about bhp?

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:47 pm
by Darren Slone
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:00 pm
Darren Slone wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:59 pm
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:46 pm
Now that's more like it. A decent looking Porker that you can fit in even a modest garage. Wonder what it weights. :D :thumbsup:
They weigh around 1100 Kg (ish) :thumbsup:
And what about bhp?
For a standard 3.2 Carrera 231 BHP :driving:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:52 pm
by buzyg
Darren Slone wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:47 pm
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:00 pm
Darren Slone wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:59 pm
They weigh around 1100 Kg (ish) :thumbsup:
And what about bhp?
For a standard 3.2 Carrera 231 BHP :driving:
Had. Feeling it was around there.

https://www.alpinecars.com/en/

Tempting alternative. Though no manual. :(

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:52 pm
by buzyg
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:52 pm
Darren Slone wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:47 pm
buzyg wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:00 pm
And what about bhp?
For a standard 3.2 Carrera 231 BHP :driving:
Had. Feeling it was around there.

https://www.alpinecars.com/en/

Tempting alternative. Though no manual. :wink:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:15 pm
by DPG
My dads mate has two classics.

The SC Turbo has less than 1k miles on it, the targa around 6k miles

I’ll see if I can dig out a picture

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:02 am
by z4pilot
DPG wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:15 pm
My dads mate has two classics.

The SC Turbo has less than 1k miles on it, the targa around 6k miles

I’ll see if I can dig out a picture
Must get all of his enjoyment out of polishing them...

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:12 am
by Marlon
I remember back in the late 80’s buying our first house and the neighbour had one – blue too but lighter shade if I remember correctly. When he set off for work it acted as an alarm clock for us. I was green with envy comparing it with the TR7 up my drive :oops:

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:32 pm
by DPG
z4pilot wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:02 am
DPG wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:15 pm
My dads mate has two classics.

The SC Turbo has less than 1k miles on it, the targa around 6k miles

I’ll see if I can dig out a picture
Must get all of his enjoyment out of polishing them...
More money than sense. Got a brand new NSX too.

Marlon and Mr Wilks...and Porsche fans

Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:48 pm
by tomscott
DPG wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:32 pm
z4pilot wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:02 am
DPG wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:15 pm
My dads mate has two classics.

The SC Turbo has less than 1k miles on it, the targa around 6k miles

I’ll see if I can dig out a picture
Must get all of his enjoyment out of polishing them...
More money than sense. Got a brand new NSX too.
You cant take it with you so... might as well!!