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99 C4 Cab...Good/Bad?

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MY99 was the first US year for the 996 . It should not be a problem if it has had the service bulletin fixes. Any Porsche dealer can check (for free) using the cars VIN. Also, look on the door for the build date (not delivery - build). Late MY99 cars had most of the minor problems fixed at the factory. So, if your car is May or June 1999 then many service bulletin fixes have likely been done. I own a June build MY99 and I have had very few problems...

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Like always, take it for a spin. Go over 80 (if you can) and see if any thing starts to shake and rattle.

Corner test it.

Check the tailworks.

Top operation is smooth and listen to the top motor if it's toast.

Watch for warning lights.

Take it somewhere you trust to inspect it for any signs of damage.

I've had iffy "Porsche" certified inspections, so YMMV taking it to get certified by a Porsche dealership.

Also, most of the 996s may have RMS leak issues, ask during inspection if this one's cool. Correct me if I'm wrong Loren on this one.

How much? Mileage?

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