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Sport bike or Porsche?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Fabulous, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. Nov 24, 2011 at 1:59 PM
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    Fabulous

    Fabulous [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have been thinking about getting myself a new toy seeing as my truck is all paid for. I had been pondering another sport bike just for fun. I then started thinking that maybe another sports car would be more fun, and practical so that I could take my wife, and my dog along, which would be out on the bike. I found a really nice used 2006 CBR600RR at a local dealership for $6000 all in, which I could just walk in and buy right now, but then I also found a beautiful Porsche 968 locally for $15,000. The bike would be fun, and I could do all the maintanence on it no problem. The car is quite a bit more, but is a very rare car, and I've always wanted one. I could do most of the maintanence, but parts are VERY expensive. Decisions, decisions. What do you think?
     
  2. Nov 24, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    Live longer and get the Porshe! :D
     
  3. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Porsche!!
     
  4. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    Porsche. This is why:

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  5. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    sounds like you want the car more
     
  6. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:41 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    stock, for now
    Get a bike, learned from firsthand experience that most sportscar owners are dbags
     
  7. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    I do want the car more, just worried about the potential cost of parts/ maintenance. My two previous Porsches were great cars, and very reliable, BUt when things needed to be replaced, it was crazy expensive! Brakes were like 4 times the $ of our trucks, and it just goes up from there.
     
  8. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    If the Porsche will cost too much to maintain then get a different sports car.

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  9. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:46 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    But your dog, that poor animal be left home alone. :p
     
  10. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    I say get a 2004 Z06 and supercharge it... But that's just my plans.
     
  11. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    Does sound like the Porsche is the better choice for you, but a big drawback is the cost of maintenance...I think another "sportscar" could be a good option, that, or make friends with a Porsche technician asap :)

    But me personally, I also think its whichever one you will get the most "bang for your buck" out of. I am biased, but I own a sport bike and track it. On the track, its awesome. And I also know that tracking a 4 wheels would be more expensive for me...thus I would take the bike. But on public roads, I think I'd have more fun in a car...maybe

    Its a win-win situation if you think about it...
     
  12. Nov 24, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    Personally I'd rather a car than a bike. Then again I've never ridden a bike so perhaps I can't give a valid opinion. Although I've never been a huge fan of the 968. I'm in the same boat as you to an extent though. My truck is paid off I've toyed with the idea of getting a secondary fun car.
    If I were to get a Porsche it would be a 1996-ish 911 turbo, however I know that will NEVER be remotely in my price range lol. But that's my fav Porsche.
     
  13. Nov 24, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    Yeah OP, don't become a Dbag. :confused:

    Get the Porsche.
     
  14. Nov 24, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Porsche would be safer :D.
     
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    Lol.

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  16. Nov 24, 2011 at 8:20 PM
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    Let Sharon know that she is a douchebag since she drives a Camaro SS.:anonymous:

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  18. Nov 24, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    CRU WHEEEEEEEEEEE!!

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    Back in the mid 90's, I was a bouncer for a local strip club. I remember one night some dbag came to the club in one of those trying to act like a big baller. He asked one of the dancers if she wanted to see his new Porsche. When she walked outside, she looked at it and immediately said "Oh, that's the poor man's Porsche". I've never looked at that car the same since.
     
  19. Nov 24, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    Ah the 914. I would rock one. They make great road race cars. Also I am poor.

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