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944= Peso Pit . Try 911 instead, more..... (archive)

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Posted by Paul S. on October 28, 2000 at 03:36:08:

In Reply to: BMW vs. Porsche posted by Rafa Carmona on October 27, 2000 at 15:50:29:

I used to own a Porsche 944, which I purchased with only 12,000 miles on the odo. Although I always enjoyed driving the car (very well-balanced but a little slow for my tastes in its normally aspirated form), I spent a small bloody fortune on many major repairs. Most of these repairs were for unusual mechanical and electrical failures. These failures occurred with all-too-great regularity. I was meticulous about maintenance and I did not drive the car in an abusive manner. The 944 is not a particularly well-built nor reliable machine and if you are thinking about getting a Porsche, IMHO you might consider one of the post 1984 911 series cars. I would never even think of owning a 944 or 968 series again.

Best of luck to you.
Paul S.


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