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Old 05-17-2006, 05:11 AM   #1
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Turn your 986 into a 997???

Not sure if that is all that you would need but that is a cool idea and not too expensive...
http://www.gmpperformance.com/index.cfm?PG=detail&PID=141393


Probably need to buy the headlights and some hardware. Someone should contact them and find out.
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Old 05-17-2006, 05:20 AM   #2
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That would probably be about the best looking Porsche IMO. The 986 has my favorite curves/rear end and the 997 has my favorite headlights/front end. You could even replace the tail lights with the aftermarket clearer ones to match the clearer head lights. I could just imagine the look on the mechanics face when you brought one in for service.
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I love the 987 front end as well....but $8000 just for the parts to convert!!!
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Old 05-17-2006, 05:45 AM   #4
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Looks awesome... but I'm not a fan of fiberglass fenders... but ..wow that looks good
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Old 05-17-2006, 05:49 AM   #5
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I love the 987 front end as well....but $8000 just for the parts to convert!!!
It's actually the 997 front (the new 911)... the 987 has a different bumper and not completely round headlights.
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What exactly is: "High Quality European Fiberglass" ????

Do they hire someone named Hanz Zulhoff to mix the resin and molds? or do they have it mixed in Germany and overnight it to the usa before it hardends.....I'm confused on that one.

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What exactly is: "High Quality European Fiberglass" ????

Do they hire someone named Hanz Zulhoff to mix the resin and molds? or do they have it mixed in Germany and overnight it to the usa before it hardends.....I'm confused on that one.

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You vill get ze best quality Fiberglass zat has been formulated by Herr Dieter Phiberglaz himself!
Hahahaha...
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Well, it better be.
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Hmm.. the 997 front end makes the 986 look rather imbalanced, if you ask me, and everything these guys make is fiberglass. Poly bumpers, for the win!
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Old 05-17-2006, 09:27 AM   #10
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why would you ever want one of the best looking roadster to look like a Mazda RX8 crossed with a volkswagen beetle/bug! or whatever that car is called.

And spend thousands of dollars in the process!

I'm still waiting to see a kit that will make the 997 look like the 996 Turbo!
Better performance with out the new feminine look of the 911.


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Arrrgh. I was with you right up until you posted that picture.
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