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  1. #61
    Quote Originally Posted by daniel911T View Post
    You read that right. The '69 is the first year for LWB.

    The T drives nicely, but the 70 S is almost identical in terms of body and suspension, but somehow much more special. You'll not regret passing on the T, or buying the S - and the more you learn, the more you'll understand.
    Thank you Daniel

  2. #62
    It all depends on how you drive. I've had customers who think they want an 'S', then when you ride with them they're shifting at 3,000 and using half throttle. (and complaining about lack of performance) If that is your driving style the 'T' will be all you need. Not that you always have to drive with your hair on fire, but if you're the guy who when I take them for a demo ride in my 'S' express amazement that 7000 RPM is actually used,,,,you probably will enjoy a 'T' more.
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    Porsche wrench/life coach Frank Beck's Avatar
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    Talk about "Low T".

    Now that you've set the table I cannot fathom how Bowzer could even admit that he'd rather have a T.

    Your story reminds me of a test drive I was on with an old customer the other day in her Jetta. She was in 4th gear by the time we hit 35mph. And the 993 customer who complained of a "rattle" while driving only in the city. I drove it several times and it showed no symptoms. Finally had him get behind the wheel. He would drive to work at 40 mph in 5th gear!
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    Lotsa Cars Are 'Restored' . . .

    . . . very few aren't

    So. If you're 'collecting'? --- think about when you'd ever see a car like this . . .!

    Enjoy your choices

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    Thank you Edmayo

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    Thank you Ranger

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    Senior Member ejboyd5's Avatar
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    Buy both, use them for a while to see which one you like better and sell the other. If they are as you describe, you won't lose money.

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