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Old 07-25-2008, 08:42 AM   #1
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$34,000 Paint job??? Hideous GT3 clone...

Uuuuhhhmmmm... no offense if the seller is one of our members, but what was this dude thinking??? Snakeskin?


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Old 07-25-2008, 08:58 AM   #2
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I kind of like it. I would never spend that kind of money to build one for myself, but I think it looks good.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:03 AM   #3
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He must have read the book "101 Ways to Destroy a 911". And we wonder why the country is in a mortgage lending crisis? This was the type of individuals that originated mortgage loans; more money than brains. Strip the interior and it might make an interesting track car...at least you'll get the other driver's attention.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:20 AM   #4
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I don't see how a paintjob can cost $34K...

I think when you go with bright green (IF you go with bright green) you have to have black interior.


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Old 07-25-2008, 09:27 AM   #5
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The tail lights make it look extra cheesy, It's not terrible but if he truly has 200K in it then I can't see the logic.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:30 AM   #6
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I dunno... I think if I went with that green on the outside, I'd take a little of the puke that just came up and color match it for a new interior in puke color... which would hide the stains for everyone who saw the car and rode in it.

Yup. You're looking at a future track car.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:31 AM   #7
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Aw, geeeez, man. That is just sooo not my taste. The body color, the wing, the tri-tone interior in totally different, non-complimenting hues...
If I had 200k I could almost pay off my house. Now THAT would be kewl.
Or paint it in 17 layers of House of Kolor lime time green.
Hmmmmm. That's a thought.
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Old 07-25-2008, 11:50 AM   #8
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I can believe 34k for a complete paint job, looks like it was done right. And if you want to stand out then that color will work. Not really a show car imo as he claims, beyond the paint, the body upgrades and the interior accents it's not show worthy in any category. Too flashy for stock, not modded enough to truly be custom. At the very least it should be lowered, look at the wheel gap!
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:13 PM   #9
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It'll never be mistaken for a GT3 by anyone who knows what they look like.

I actually like it, I'm a little embarrassed to admit.

$34k for a paint job, I can see how it cost that much if they took the car apart and painted under the interior, inside the doors, inside the engine bay, and whatnot, it's basically rebuilding the car. I just don't see doing that on a car that is intended to be driven on a road, as opposed to one that is meant to sit on a trailer and only come out for shows.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:29 PM   #10
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I see your point about that color on a track. Especially if the exterior were enhanced with some same hue blue and yellow, and the body had vendor stickers/decals on it. [don't know the right name for that stuff] But the interior has no recovery.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:39 PM   #11
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I lOVE that green....as for the interior, I've always felt that porsches had ugly interiors period....I was pleasantly surprised by the 987 interior....yet this guy found a way to make the interior even uglier! the fact that it is tan, and that sterring wheel...

again tho, I love the green!
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I like the Green color, but it Def needs a different color interior. And he does say it just has a GT3 body kit that was installed during the painting process. 13 grand on the wheel? is that right? that means each rim costs almost 3 grand?
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I like the Green color, but it Def needs a different color interior. And he does say it just has a GT3 body kit that was installed during the painting process. 13 grand on the wheel? is that right? that means each rim costs almost 3 grand?
I'm sorry, but you can buy Dymag forged magneseum centers with Carbon Fiber rims for 9 grand. 13 large for those HREs? Someone is fibbing or someone was seen coming, I'm not sure which is worse.......


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The black is really hard to keep clean!
haha, LOLs

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" (you notice I remove my siggy pic when I load the barf guy!)
The black is really hard to keep clean!"

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haha, LOLs

(message was too short at just "lol")
It's really rediculous. I spend close to an hour cleaning for every hour I spend driving it!
I swore I wouldn't have another black car.........but even my wife (02 Honda Civic) was speechless when she saw this one topless in the showroom.......
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What ever happened to British Racing Green ... now there's a color I could deal with seeing every day!

What a car ... yiikes ...
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I just dont like the wing / spoiler on the back. The rest of the car doesnt bother me at all.
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lol....it's like a pair of mark nason boots, tacky trailer trash but kinda COOL at the same time.......i think.......i....ummm.......... like it?!?!

only in america eh!
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Just think, it could become this...
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Old 07-26-2008, 04:47 PM   #20
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I don't think it's that bad. Better than the gold TT.

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