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914Driver
914Driver GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 7:53 a.m.
A 401 CJ
A 401 CJ SuperDork
2/17/22 8:00 a.m.

Those cars have all been drifted.  Would not buy.

SKJSS (formerly Klayfish)
SKJSS (formerly Klayfish) PowerDork
2/17/22 8:14 a.m.

The VWs can become reefs, and besides fire smoke or vape smoke...what's the difference?  That would have been the VWs' fates anyhow.  Someone's gotta save the Porsches

Patrick
Patrick GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 8:23 a.m.

No loss

WillG80
WillG80 GRM+ Memberand Reader
2/17/22 8:25 a.m.

She's a goner

dean1484
dean1484 GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 8:59 a.m.

There is going to be quite a few people that ordered a car for spring that are going to be disappointed. 

fatallightning
fatallightning Reader
2/17/22 9:00 a.m.

Matt Farah's Spyder was on that. I work at DeMan Motorsport, and it was supposed to go straight from delivery at dealer to us to get a 4.5L built. Oh well.

Tom_Spangler (Forum Supporter)
Tom_Spangler (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
2/17/22 9:01 a.m.
A 401 CJ said:

Those cars have all been drifted.  Would not buy.

Well done, sir!

dculberson
dculberson MegaDork
2/17/22 9:01 a.m.

I'm on my way. Think my 16' Starcraft can haul a Cayman in it? Naah, I'll throw the Cayman on top of a unicorn floatie and tow it back. 9.9hp is enough for open waters right?

Toyman!
Toyman! MegaDork
2/17/22 9:19 a.m.

Well, that certainly let out all the magic smoke. 

 

STM317
STM317 UberDork
2/17/22 9:23 a.m.

I'm expecting a flood of smoking deals

ShinnyGroove (Forum Supporter)
ShinnyGroove (Forum Supporter) HalfDork
2/17/22 9:37 a.m.

I have a buddy who's had a 911 on order for over a year.  If it had shown up at the port 2 days earlier it would have been on that ship.

SuperDave
SuperDave New Reader
2/17/22 9:42 a.m.

On the other hand, prices for used Porsches and VWs should get a bump.

When life gives you lemons...

yupididit
yupididit GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
2/17/22 9:46 a.m.

Anyone die?

Captdownshift (Forum Supporter)
Captdownshift (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 9:47 a.m.

Did an LED check engine light short out? 

SKJSS (formerly Klayfish)
SKJSS (formerly Klayfish) PowerDork
2/17/22 9:52 a.m.

10:1 odds the fire started in a defective ID4?

SKJSS (formerly Klayfish)
SKJSS (formerly Klayfish) PowerDork
2/17/22 9:53 a.m.
yupididit said:

Anyone die?

Yes.  9 "aging" buyers of the 911 they had dreamed of for decades had heart attacks upon hearing the news of the fire....

Appleseed
Appleseed MegaDork
2/17/22 9:56 a.m.

That's not a fire. That's several hundred Check Engine Lights simultaneously illuminating in unison.

Javelin
Javelin GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 10:06 a.m.

Porsches that need saving? Hmmmm

californiamilleghia
californiamilleghia UltraDork
2/17/22 10:16 a.m.

Sad to see , and glad no one got hurt ,  

At one time VW would let you ship your Used VW to the  USA on their ships ,  they had their own ships at the time , 

tourist delivery was also possible so you could tour Europe in your USA spec VW  and ship it back home.

No idea if this is still possible with used vws.....

Cooter
Cooter PowerDork
2/17/22 11:03 a.m.

Too soon for Dieselgate jokes, or nah?

californiamilleghia
californiamilleghia UltraDork
2/17/22 11:06 a.m.

or a water cooled 911 porsche is a good choice......

clutchsmoke
clutchsmoke UltraDork
2/17/22 11:11 a.m.
fatallightning said:

Matt Farah's Spyder was on that. I work at DeMan Motorsport, and it was supposed to go straight from delivery at dealer to us to get a 4.5L built. Oh well.

That's pretty rad to know one of our own works at DeMan. Keep up the awesome work!

AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)
AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 11:12 a.m.
fatallightning said:

Matt Farah's Spyder was on that. I work at DeMan Motorsport, and it was supposed to go straight from delivery at dealer to us to get a 4.5L built. Oh well.

since there's obviously no use for that engine now, i'll give you 2x scrap price for it.  i think that's a very generous offer.

i'll let myself out now.

AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)
AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/17/22 11:14 a.m.
californiamilleghia said:

or a water cooled 911 porsche is a good choice......

cleaning coffee from keyboard now

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