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 Post subject: Practical Classics this month
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:31 pm 
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Full article on the restoration of a well known 924 Turbo cabriolet.

Comparison of mid engined sports cars, MGf, Boxster, Smart Roadster, Elise and MR2.

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 Post subject: Re: Practical Classics this month
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:15 pm 
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Do you mean 944 Turbo cab? Or, has some crazy horse taken the top off a 924?

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 Post subject: Re: Practical Classics this month
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:46 pm 
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I meant what I said, there were a couple of firms offering a cab conversion back in the day

https://porsche924.co.uk/forum/viewtopi ... =92&t=3774

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1984 924 N/A Ruby Red Metallic - 924 of the Show, National 2018
1988 924S Guards Red - sold
1986 924S Guards Red - sold
1984 924 N/A Black - sold
1980 924 LE MANS#1 - sold
1980 924 LE MANS#2 - sold
1977 924 Martini - sold


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 Post subject: Re: Practical Classics this month
PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:58 pm 
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:eek:

Thanks for that - good to see... :beer:

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:01 am 
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I found a previous thread about this car here... https://porsche924.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=15575


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:33 am 
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Looks quite cool from the side. I still remember those days when you could buy a self-install sunroof kit or buy a body kit for any car. Cant have been easy to replace a hard top with a cab roof though :beer:

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:40 am 
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Those of us who have been on here long enough will remember Claire and her 924 Turbo Cabriolet. Some may even have met her and the car in person!

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:22 pm 
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It appeared on our stand at the NEC 3-4 years ago.

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1988 924S Guards Red - sold
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:48 pm 
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scm924s wrote:
It appeared on our stand at the NEC 3-4 years ago.


try 6 years ago! I know, it doesn't seem like it.

https://www.porsche924.co.uk/forum/view ... 7&start=80

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The memory is going :oops:

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1988 924S Guards Red - sold
1986 924S Guards Red - sold
1984 924 N/A Black - sold
1980 924 LE MANS#1 - sold
1980 924 LE MANS#2 - sold
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