Another new toy.... 350Z? Again? REALLY?

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  1. ugame

    ugame user #1

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    Well no.

    If you squint it kind of looks like one though :p

    After years of chasing the Italian prancing horse, and never quite having a long enough rope to lasso myself one, I......

    Well...... I went on a Road Trip with a mate in his Porsche 997 is what I did.

    And from that moment on, I began a renewing of my mind.

    Why spend a lifetime chasing a car I may never be able to comfortably maintain, when, for a 1/3 of the price, I could have 99% of the car.

    So I began researching Porsches, and Cayman's in particular.

    I needed to drive one, so I popped to a dealer just to "see what one felt like".

    After 5 minutes I silently thought to myself "This was a mistake".

    I'd gone there to try "A" Cayman.

    What I'd accidentally done was found "THE" Cayman.

    Silver Cayman S 987.1 6 speed manual.

    1 collector owner.

    2007 so 10 years old

    And in all that time, it had done 44,000k's.

    The car presents as if new.

    And was being sold on consignment by the ONLY Porsche Dealer in Perth.

    Fast forward 3 weeks and the car is now mine. I collected it on the weekend, and I have ZERO regrets.

    Now some of you will say "987.1...oooh better budget for a replacement engine" but.....BUT.......

    again, I've done my research and I wont loose sleep over it any more than I'd loose sleep going "I've researched the human body, and we'll all die of heart attacks because I read some human hearts fail".

    It's been well looked after and I'll continue to look after it equally well for....well probably for the rest of my life.

    This is the big one for me. The search is over. This is my last big toy.

    So without further a do........

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    Tunnel Blast
     
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  2. brisz

    brisz Well-Known Member

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    FFS you will have start dressing a bit snappier then that ya chav, other wise you we be getting pulled over as a suspect thief.

    Congrats mate !
     
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  3. ugame

    ugame user #1

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    Lol I couldn't resist turning up in trackies and an Alfa T-Shirt to collect. ;)

    Believe me, that's not how I dressed the day I went to test drive it, or the day I went to negotiate my offer.

    It's all superficial mate ;)
     
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  4. rollin

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    thats a nice car. congrats
     
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  5. ugame

    ugame user #1

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    I do just want to add in thanks to AndyMac who has had many a PM conversation with me re cars, and I've really appreciated his sound advice and opinions and patience.
     
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  6. lidz

    lidz Well-Known Member

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    Awesome, congrats mate a very nice addition to the garage! Build thread?
     
  7. stumagoo

    stumagoo Active Member

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    awesome stuff buddy...... I am sure you will love it, they are a very nice piece of kit. Not exactly my cup of tea as I have mentioned before - but I certainly can appreciate them and enjoy them as well... have fun in what I am sure is a car you will have crap loads of fun in.
     
  8. AndyMac

    AndyMac Better than you

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    No worries man, really thought we'd get you into a rossa before they went ballistic in price.

    Cayman is a great sports car that you don't need to wear velvet gloves to own, and you can drive hard every day of the week if you wanted to. Great choice.
     
  9. Chrispy

    Chrispy Pretentious Upstart

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    Great stuff!! Hope you enjoy it and the gremlins keep out of the engine... I came close a few years ago to getting one, lovely little thing.
     
  10. DazzaZ32

    DazzaZ32 Active Member

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    Nice car mate well done, Sort of looks like a 350 so cant wait to see it on a run sometime soon.
     
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  11. Shifter

    Shifter Active Member

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    Totally worth it man!
     
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  12. Zakkaz001

    Zakkaz001 Master Detailer

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    Woah, nice ride mate, well done!
     
  13. ZEX300

    ZEX300 slick spec

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    F yeah. Nice upgrade
     

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