1978 Porsche 911 User Reviews

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  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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Was a real head turner.   I always got front row parking.

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boy did it like to break.....and everything was a bazillion dollars.

cgregoryaz
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It Was My First....but Not My Last Porsche. — I'm not sure that I'd do it all over again, they are fun cars, but dealing with the arrogance of the local dealerships made my ownership experience less than fun. It was a Bucket List car, but I moved on to better and more reliable 911's that changed my attitude toward the model. The Dealership experience...well that never did get better.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Blast to drive!  Love the looks.  Can use it on a regular basis.

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Cost of maintenance.

bradh
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Solid And Fun. — I bought this car on a whim. I was looking for a 2005-2007 911 and saw this and bought it the same day. It was close by and has the color combinations I like as well as specs. It has a 1988 3.2 engine and was repainted the original color. It has some work that needs to be done, but checked out very well with a local Porsche shop. Most of the items are wants and not needs.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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stay away from 75,76,77, they leak oil like crazy

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not wanting to park near others,  long walks to super market

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1978 Porsche 911-sc — this was the first year for the 911-schould have never listened to my wife ,she said it was out of place where we live,we sold it for 6,000 more than i paid. it was a fast car punched out to a 3.2 . Porsche builds a very solid car.pricey but so cool to drive, bottom line very fun to drive ,i miss her

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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It's a 911.....what more is there to say??

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It's not an 09

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It's A 911.....what More Is There To Say?? — It's a white and black 1978 euro spec 3.0 ltr 911 sc targa with RIALs, spacers, no cat, no pump, CAI, and a tail ..... what more is there to say?? No really what else is there to say..... oh yah it's over 30 years old and still on most of it's firsts.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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