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Hi everyone

Not many 968's in Aus it seems, only in the very last post did I see a pic of one. So I thought I would rectify that a bit, even though neither me or the car are in Aus at the moment. I am from Denmark where I currently live with my Australian wife, but we spend 4-6 weeks every summer in Melbourne and I like to keep up on the Australian Porsche scene. Last summer we also bought a house in Melbourne as we are planning to relocate there within a foreseeable future. We have two classic Porsche cars, and I am very much contemplating whether to bring them with us to Aus, just bring one and store the other in DK or if its better to sell them.. 

Anyway, since both myself and the 968 might be in Aus within a year or so, I thought it might be okay to post a couple of pics here.. 🙂 

 

 

So here she is.. A 1992 968 with 126.000 kms in midnight blue with black interior. Manual with 220 limited slip, sunroof delete, sports seats and matching color spoiler. I have upgraded it with 18" TechArt wheels, M030 anti roll bars and adjustable Koni suspension. Cat delete, airbox modification and Promax chip. Its originally from Italy but was imported to Denmark in 2014, and its next home might be Aus.. 🙂   She runs like a dream and handles even better.. I absolutely LOVE driving this beauty and its just SOOOOO satisfying to push hard in the twisty bits.. 🙂 

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A few reflections from a local car meet.. 

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Here she is at the 2018 Le Mans Classic parked up with as many siblings as I have ever seen in one location.. 🙂 

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Did a top end refresh last winter and got a bit carried away with cleaning and tarting things up.. 🙂 

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2 hours ago, Motosport said:

Hi everyone

Not many 968's in Aus it seems, only in the very last post did I see a pic of one. So I thought I would rectify that a bit, even though neither me or the car are in Aus at the moment. I am from Denmark where I currently live with my Australian wife, but we spend 4-6 weeks every summer in Melbourne and I like to keep up on the Australian Porsche scene. Last summer we also bought a house in Melbourne as we are planning to relocate there within a foreseeable future. We have two classic Porsche cars, and I am very much contemplating whether to bring them with us to Aus, just bring one and store the other in DK or if its better to sell them.. 

Anyway, since both myself and the 968 might be in Aus within a year or so, I thought it might be okay to post a couple of pics here.. 🙂 

 

 

So here she is.. A 1992 968 with 126.000 kms in midnight blue with black interior. Manual with 220 limited slip, sunroof delete, sports seats and matching color spoiler. I have upgraded it with 18" TechArt wheels, M030 anti roll bars and adjustable Koni suspension. Cat delete, airbox modification and Promax chip. Its originally from Italy but was imported to Denmark in 2014, and its next home might be Aus.. 🙂   She runs like a dream and handles even better.. I absolutely LOVE driving this beauty and its just SOOOOO satisfying to push hard in the twisty bits.. 🙂 

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A few reflections from a local car meet.. 

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Here she is at the 2018 Le Mans Classic parked up with as many siblings as I have ever seen in one location.. 🙂 

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Did a top end refresh last winter and got a bit carried away with cleaning and tarting things up.. 🙂 

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Welcome to the forum, that car is a peach, very nice indeed.

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A cracker of a car.  Lovely to see another of the undeservingly unloved and unappreciated 968s.

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14 minutes ago, jakroo said:

A cracker of a car.  Lovely to see another of the undeserving unloved and unappreciated 968s.

I just knew that the above post would draw out the termites ... 🤣

 

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18 hours ago, Motosport said:

Hi everyone

Not many 968's in Aus it seems, only in the very last post did I see a pic of one. So I thought I would rectify that a bit, even though neither me or the car are in Aus at the moment. I am from Denmark where I currently live with my Australian wife, but we spend 4-6 weeks every summer in Melbourne and I like to keep up on the Australian Porsche scene. Last summer we also bought a house in Melbourne as we are planning to relocate there within a foreseeable future. We have two classic Porsche cars, and I am very much contemplating whether to bring them with us to Aus, just bring one and store the other in DK or if its better to sell them.. 

Anyway, since both myself and the 968 might be in Aus within a year or so, I thought it might be okay to post a couple of pics here.. 🙂 

 

 

So here she is.. A 1992 968 with 126.000 kms in midnight blue with black interior. Manual with 220 limited slip, sunroof delete, sports seats and matching color spoiler. I have upgraded it with 18" TechArt wheels, M030 anti roll bars and adjustable Koni suspension. Cat delete, airbox modification and Promax chip. Its originally from Italy but was imported to Denmark in 2014, and its next home might be Aus.. 🙂   She runs like a dream and handles even better.. I absolutely LOVE driving this beauty and its just SOOOOO satisfying to push hard in the twisty bits.. 🙂 

IMG_0143.jpeg.8d6f64b5731f96e6bb10f3f2abf2e574.jpeg

 

A few reflections from a local car meet.. 

IMG_0142.jpeg.e7705a4cd0f85659d80b8f1b7a78122f.jpeg

 

Here she is at the 2018 Le Mans Classic parked up with as many siblings as I have ever seen in one location.. 🙂 

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Did a top end refresh last winter and got a bit carried away with cleaning and tarting things up.. 🙂 

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Wow, tasty.

 

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@Motosport Fantastic example! All the right options and looks like it’s been lovingly cared for. That engine bay is super clean! You should be very proud. 😊

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Thanks so much for the warm welcome and all the kind words.. 😀 I can only agree with the statement that the 968 is a very underrated and unappreciated Porsche car, even though I am obviously biased. But to highlight how much I personally rate the 968, I actually prefer the handling, driving dynamics and the way I interact with it over our other Porsche car, the 964 Turbo. In the sounds, power and looks department the 964 wins hands down, but when I sit behind the wheel the 968 really feels just like an extension of my body and she can boogie with the best of them.. 😎

In the below pic I am leading a group of Porsches from our local Copenhagen Porsche Club on a Sunday morning drive - which I organise 4-5 times a year - and while we do drive leisurely on the straights, I let the 968 pick up her skirts and show what she can do on the twisty back roads. The red 991 GT3 you see behind my car is driven by a guy who races a 230 bhp BMW Superbike in the european championship, and he always like to drive right behind me on our Sunday drives. On a couple of occasions after some extended driving he has overheated his rear tires making the rear end wiggle and slide out of the turns in order to keep up with the 968, all because of the 968's outstanding balance, grip and feedback which makes it so easy to carry tremendous speed into and through the corners and getting on the gas again before everyone else.. 😎

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And the 968 is also the perfect everyday car I can do grocery shopping in or in this instance picking up some garden additions from the nursery.. 😃

 

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I have thoroughly enjoyed looking at pics and reading on the forum about all the Australien Porsche cars, especially the transaxle variety and it seems like the appreciation of these cars is much higher in Aus than here in Europe..?  I am also a big fan of independant Porsche shops like Fitzgerald Racing with their 968 Turbo RS cars, Buchanan Automotive and all the incredible cool work they do with the transaxle Porsches and it just seems like there is lots of cool classic Porsches and Porsche owners in Australia.. 😎

Best regards - Alex

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Hey everyone, I skim this forum all the time so I’d better throw my car in the ring! She’s an 86 NA. After my beloved C36 was written off in hail I decided it was time for p car world. The NA is perfect as my daily, as well as a fun weekend cruiser on winding roads. Fun to get greasy again too with a car where everything is accessible and not too ‘techie’ :)

PS.. don’t attempt to put 924 martini stripes on a 944 if you have OCD... you will loose the plot 😂😂😂😂

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On 28/07/2019 at 16:33, 901er said:

Just picked it up today, will post a few more once I start tinkering 

 

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Is this the one that just sold in WA? 
lovely car.

I’m kicking myself for not buying the WA one.

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Now that there's lots more 968 activity (comparatively!), I'll jump on the bandwagon. Here's my 968CS I picked up earlier this year. More to come in another thread when I have time. 

 

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We need more 968 activity!!

is that the white recently sold at Shannon’s??

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On 17/10/2019 at 05:44, Whateverreally said:

Is this the one that just sold in WA? 
lovely car.

I’m kicking myself for not buying the WA one.

Yep, it’s in my garage now. I purchased it in  June, but the owner left it on Carsales for months

17 hours ago, JND72 said:

Now that there's lots more 968 activity (comparatively!), I'll jump on the bandwagon. Here's my 968CS I picked up earlier this year. More to come in another thread when I have time. 

 

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White clubsport, white wheels, my favourite 👌

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Here’s my 968, not a white on white Cup wheeled CS though!

My personalised addition is the 997 GT3 RS Clubsport-style flag livery in red to lift the blue.
Next will be wheels- aftermarket rims or paint the Cup Wheels white....hmmm 😎

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39 minutes ago, crsedge said:

Here’s my 968, not a white on white Cup wheeled CS though!

My personalised addition is the 997 GT3 RS Clubsport-style flag livery in red to lift the blue.
Next will be wheels- aftermarket rims or paint the Cup Wheels white....hmmm 😎

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Is this a clubby??

 

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10 minutes ago, G5032 said:

Is this a clubby??

 

No, a standard ‘94.

Though has had suspension upgrades equivalent to M030 and 17” genuine Cup wheels plus CS steering wheel, etc.

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14 hours ago, G5032 said:

We need more 968 activity!!

is that the white recently sold at Shannon’s??

Yes, back in May. M030 + 220, non-sunroof and 4 seater - so a unique combo. Has had a lot of work done since purchase, as despite being a one owner car (inc full service/receipt history and original purchase invoice), they weren't the pampering type. That said, it gave an opportunity to do things once, with a known work record, plus with a view for the long term and to be used. Won't ever be a garage queen or show only. 

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On ‎23‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 06:56, JND72 said:

Yes, back in May. M030 + 220, non-sunroof and 4 seater - so a unique combo. Has had a lot of work done since purchase, as despite being a one owner car (inc full service/receipt history and original purchase invoice), they weren't the pampering type. That said, it gave an opportunity to do things once, with a known work record, plus with a view for the long term and to be used. Won't ever be a garage queen or show only. 

I think you got that car for a great price and like you say, now know what has been done in the right way, happy motoring, she looks nice!

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