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    79 911sc

    Hi guys, I found a 1979 911SC Targa for sale. It has 15K original two owner miles, one good respray on an original silver/black combo. Drives great, new clutch, windshield replaced because of chips. One fog lamp out. No tensioner upgrade or pop off valve Other than that a "real" strong car. It's the first time I've driven an SC. It's a little different than my old "70T". It can be had for $13. Seems like a very good deal. Your thoughs please. Thanks in advance....

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    Cool sounding car; could the mileage be 115K, due to an ODO rollover? Pics would help as well as the location.
    - 1969 911S
    - 1965/66 911
    - S Reg #760
    - RGruppe #389

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    Definitely 15K on the milage. There are receipts that document it. Originally an Illinois car. Still in the midwest. A/C is crapped out (as expected i guess).

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    Wow; low miles are pretty cool. Why did the car need a respray, though, with such low mileage? Was it in an accident?
    - 1969 911S
    - 1965/66 911
    - S Reg #760
    - RGruppe #389

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    No accidents. The current owner (#2) said it had some dings and scratches so he opted for the $4K paint job. It was a trim-off respray. All seams are arrow-straight and doors shut vault-like. I don't have pictures to post. Just wondering if the 30K-40K mile SC's I see in advertisements really get the $16K-$22K asking prices?.....

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    $13K for this car with a perfect PPI is a steal. I wish my garage was bigger right now. I'd love to have an SC for a daily driver, although with that mileage, it should be a garage queen.
    - 1969 911S
    - 1965/66 911
    - S Reg #760
    - RGruppe #389

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    Has somebody bought this car?

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    sounds like a awesome deal!

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    Repaint due to stone chips & dings?

    Windshield replaced due to stone chips?

    This seems really unusual for a 15k mile car. You do say receipts back up the mileage- it is just really surprising that the original paint & windshield could take such a beating in 15k miles.

    The current owner mad a mistake value wise in repainting the car. Generally a $4k paintjob will not be very good quality. If the mileage is confirmed with receipts & the paint were original I could see people paying $20-$25k for the car.

    Bear in mind that at 15k miles the interior should like NEW - i.e. showroom condition. If not I can't believe the miles are genuine.

    As described I would think $13k is a good deal.
    [Early 911 Registry #772]

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    Jared Rundell - Registered User JCR's Avatar
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    If a glass out respray - not unusual to replace a windshield while you're at it.
    Maybe it picked up a serious rock chip. I'm surprised how pitted mine has become 4k miles after repacement (from drafting Dave/Curt/Larry/Brian no doubt). Check other things - like pedal pad wear, steering wheel, drivers seat bolster... Good tells - as you will see a difference with an additional 100K miles of use.

    Sounds like a good deal if you want an SC - but plan on spending an additional 4K on it right off the bat.

    Good to hear from you Leon!
    (Jared from the Woodward Cruise).
    '73 911S #0793
    '69 912_ #0602
    Early S #0454
    RGruppe #0391

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