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Just wait for Petrolicious to put up another video of The Growler and put it on BAT and you'll probably get 40k all day.

https://youtu.be/FZ6Bwr48ytg
Old 11-05-2017, 05:57 AM
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Hey guys, decided to keep the car for a while longer! I didn't know mileage was such a factor for older Porsches, I guess my thoughts were that a machine that's run every day would probably run be healthier and more reliable and thus offset a bit of the price reduction due to the higher mileage. I'll just be looking for a second car to daily! Thanks for all the input!





Fixed the front bumper and gave the paint a shine in one day, then realized it wasn't worth selling!

Good for you - the front bumper looks ok.
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When seeing a 300k mile car, I am compelled to bump this thesis.....from a depreciation stand point.
Is daily driving your low mileage 911 cheaper than also owning a new commuter car?
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When seeing a 300k mile car, I am compelled to bump this thesis.....from a depreciation stand point.
Is daily driving your low mileage 911 cheaper than also owning a new commuter car?
Depends on what daily driver you have and how low mls your 911 is.
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When you start worrying about the miles you're putting on your 911 and how much it's costing you in depreciation, it's time to get a new hobby (or car).
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When you start worrying about the miles you're putting on your 911 and how much it's costing you in depreciation, it's time to get a new hobby (or car).
Well said.
There are many people like this.
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Hey guys, decided to keep the car for a while longer! I didn't know mileage was such a factor for older Porsches, I guess my thoughts were that a machine that's run every day would probably run be healthier and more reliable and thus offset a bit of the price reduction due to the higher mileage. I'll just be looking for a second car to daily! Thanks for all the input
Fixed the front bumper and gave the paint a shine in one day, then realized it wasn't worth selling!
there you go! go drive it on a twisty road some, you'll really wanna keep it then. I love it when a thread ends well...
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Just wait for Petrolicious to put up another video of The Growler and put it on BAT and you'll probably get 40k all day.

https://youtu.be/FZ6Bwr48ytg
Shortly after that was made Alex decided that the car wasn’t perfect enough and put $20k into making the gearbox more on par with the engine.
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i know this is a late to the party reply, but to the OP, I value your 300K 911 over most garage queens that don't do what they were built to do. What an amazing history of use, and something you can jump in a tear up a mountain road anytime you want without fretting that your paint is getting blown the wrong way.
My oldest son bought a 1986 3.2 with 311K miles on it in high school. I still regret not buying it from him when he sold it, one of the best sorted drivers you could imagine.
Drivers and owners are not alway synonymous. Don't be just the later.
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