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I have been looking to purchase a 996TT and I have a few questions:

 

1)  I live in California... pretty strict smog laws.  I am looking at some cars that are out of state.  Are all US spec 996TTs 50 state legal?

 

2)  Is there a major difference between model year 996TT's?  Ones to avoid?

 

3)  Besides getting a PPI, any advice when evaluating a vehicle?

 

 

I'm hoping to find a nice low mile black on black coupe with X50 package.  Any help would be much appreciated!

 

Chris

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I have been looking to purchase a 996TT and I have a few questions:

 

1)  I live in California... pretty strict smog laws.  I am looking at some cars that are out of state.  Are all US spec 996TTs 50 state legal?

 

2)  Is there a major difference between model year 996TT's?  Ones to avoid?

 

3)  Besides getting a PPI, any advice when evaluating a vehicle?

 

 

I'm hoping to find a nice low mile black on black coupe with X50 package.  Any help would be much appreciated!

 

Chris

 

1) Yes, in factory trim.  Some modified cars will have problems.

2) Some, but they are mostly cosmetic.  All 996TT's carry the Mezger engine.

3) Do not scrimp on a good PPI, and make sure you check if the DME has aftermarket software as many have issues going through state emission inspection.

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