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Macroni Macroni is offline
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Philadelphia
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These cars are the definition of workhorse reliability and the 3.2 L motor is bullet proof. There are concerns around premature wearing of the valve guides. Putting that IMO minor concern aside (fighting words to some on this board) these are worry free motors with the 89 motor the last of the 3.2 series. Again if properly maintained these motors easily last to 200,000 miles with motors documented to a half million miles.

So given mileage aside it comes to color and documentation.

Porsche's are color cars so to me that would have major impact on my decision. If you like Grey and the PPI clears it, Grey would be my choice. Documentation is a definite value to the car but at the end of the day you need to be jazzed about your car especially if it is a keeper.

I do think it is important for you to verify via PPI the condition of the grey. I would make sure you have an independent shop handle that inspection.
86 Sports Purpose Carrera "O4"

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