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Porsche 996 Turbo Wrap – Video

By   February 21, 2019

Porsche 996 Turbo

Porsche 996 Turbo

Over at Hoovie’s Garage, Tyler has unveiled the new look for his Porsche 996 Turbo. The high performance forced induction vehicle was originally the silver color that was extremely popular in the late 90’s and early 2000’s.

The problem with this is simply that the car doesn’t stand out. One option is to repaint the car, but to match the original paint quality is very expensive.

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5 Affordable Supercars For 2019

By   February 14, 2019

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Supercar

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Supercar

Note: This text is based on the video below. If you would prefer to skip the reading then go straight to the video (or skip the video and just read).

Supercars, they are the car heros we all dreamed of driving when we were kids. When they first were released the cost of entry was out of reach of most of us enthusiasts. Fortunately, depreciation has made a number of cars that most of us could only dream of owning well within reach.

Here are the top 5 Affordable Supercars for 2019.

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Porsche 986, 987, 996 and 997 Front Hood Strut Replacement

By   January 21, 2019

Porsche 986

Porsche 986

Over time the struts that hold up the front trunk on a Porsche 911, Boxster or Cayman will start to fail. When this happens it can be quite painful as the front hood will potentially come down on your head.

The good news is the replacement is fairly simple and can be done in about 15 minutes. The parts also don’t cost much as we were able to get ours for just $20.

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Porsche 996 Carrera – Market Update Q4 2018

By   October 17, 2018

Porsche 996 Carrera

Porsche 996 Carrera

The 996 generation of the Porsche 911 Carrera is currently the most affordable version of the rear-engined sports car. The reasons for this are threefold; 1: The shape of the headlights; 2: Being the first water-cooled 911; 3: The infamous IMS Bearing.

The interesting thing is the Porsche 996 is still a great car, but because of the thoughts of some purists and worries about a possible need for an engine replacement values remain low. For someone dreaming of driving a 911 but without a huge budget, the 996 Carrera can be an affordable and dependable purchase.

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