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woohoo, an actual sighting!

I saw a red 924 at a little car lot on the way home today, so I quick turned around to check it out. It's an 88, crappy exhaust setup... definitely wasn't stock, was an auto, and had a really scary noise when started. It sounded like clackitty-clack clack really bad.

They didn't have a price on it, and the guy said he wouldn't have a clue where to start. They're going to take it in to see what it'll take to get fixed, but I'm guessing it'll end up as a parts car for someone. I can get a number if anyone's interested... it looked decent, good glass, middle reflector deal, nice phone dials, and whatnot... just didn't run well.

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I see a minimum of 3 or 4 944-series cars daily

a bit rarer in NE, I guess?
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Yeah... I don't see many at all. I see the occasional Boxster, but that's it.

I just got back from checkin' out a 914 for sale 50 miles away... It's not in much better shape than the one i'm working on, so i'm gonna pass.
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in florida i saw a few every once and a while, but in OH i see them all the time. it surprises me how many are here.
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I saw one, umm, in the last 2 months.
Other than the PCA auto-x
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within 2 miles of my house, there are (at least) 3 other 944s, 2 Boxsters, a Cayenne S, a 911 3.2, and 2 993s.

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