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Unread 01-22-2019, 09:07 AM   #1
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So I bought a 1999 Porsche 911 about two years ago. I have posted a build thread that details every aspect of the build on a Porsche forum but just came across this wed site and I'm down on woodward in the summer so thought I'd share a few quick pics of the build being that this is a Michigan site and I might run into to some from here on woodward.

I am a self taught back yard mechanic who just loves wrenching on my toys when I have time. I have owned Camaros, mustangs, supras, corvettes a couple porsches and a big hand full of other fun cars. about 4 years ago I bought a boxster and since then... I'm hooked. funnest cars in the world to drive.

My current Porsche is a 1999 911 Carrera. I purchased it from Georgia and had it shipped up here to lapeer. I drove it for the first summer and that following winter I ripped it apart, cust it up and MADE my own steel wide body and body kit for it. Things I did in short.. very short is I made my own molds and parts for side skirts, roof scoop, rear bumper and steel flares. I redid the entire suspension with performance stuff, built my own exhaust system which sounds out of this world, redid the interior to match the paint job I did on it in my two car garage and did some go-fast engine mods as well.

The car is amazing to drive, gets more attention then all my past cars combined lol and I'm just really enjoying it. I would post up a link to the build thread but I'm not sure if this site would allow that so I can pm you a link if anyone is interested. It has had over 40k views and my car has had an article written about and I am currently working with someone on another article (more in depth) for the car.

I would love to do this stuff for a living but as a programmer... I'd be scared to jump industries, I say that just to say... wrench on your cars guys, its the best past time you can have lol

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Unread 01-22-2019, 09:12 AM   #2
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I'll post up a few more.

I currently have the car up on jacks while I do some more mods to it on the drivetrain... making it faster

As a child I remember the wale tail 911's in the movies and thought they must be crazy fast... not so much lol after driving a lot of different cars I will stand by saying not much on the road drives like a Porsche but they are not as fast as you would think unless you build them up or get the turbo versions. but mine does scoot pretty well and with the mods I've done and doing.. I'm hoping to see some high 12's with mine this summer when I take it to lapeer dragway.

Thanks for looking guys.
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Super cool projects
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your just down the road from me(lapeer)
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Wow! You are very talented. You should open up a car shop!
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Unread 02-26-2019, 06:02 AM   #6
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Wow! You are very talented. You should open up a car shop!

thank you. I'd love to start my own body shop specializing in custom stuff and hot rods but to be honest.. I wouldn't know where to start. I have been taking projects on for people over the last few years. currently I'm painting a Porsche 944 for someone in the area. but ya to have my own business doing this... that would be fun

If anyone wants to look at the entire build, you can click on the link to where I did it. It has a lot more detail and information. these pics are really just a very small snapshot of what all was done to that car.

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https://rennlist.com/forums/996-foru...wide-body.html
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