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 Post subject: Hello again folks!
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:34 pm 
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Hello all

Back after many years and with a new set of wheels, picked this up today. You may have seen it on that auction site.

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1992 T16S (although I suspect it may have been an lpt that's been converted). Rear seats are cloth, has had 9K aero seats fitted at the front, with working tilt function. Red box APC. Has the turbo instrument display but not sitting straight so possibly changed? Drives very well, very rapid on the A1 home today. No turbo lag and pulls well. Not as quick as the 944 but that has way more turbo lag.

Bodywork in good condition for age. Bits of rust here and there but this one is a keeper for life. Planning on slowly restoring it with my lads, time permitting.

14 years since my last T16S so brought back some memories. Mainly that wind noise from the front!!

Hope everyone is well :)

Oh, any tips on how to determine if it was an lpt?

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 Post subject: Re: Hello again folks!
PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:46 pm 
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Welcome back, thread moved to Your Cars which is now the place to introduce your new cars.

That C900 has been at a few meets recently so I have seen it in the metal, its quite a nice example.

Turbo S badging and a boost gauge in the dash are usually pointers towards it being a Full Fat Turbo from new, but then again these can be added.

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 Post subject: Re: Hello again folks!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:22 am 
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Thanks matey. Yes the previous owner did say he attended a few meets. The aero seat fitment seemed popular. One of the items to source will be rear leather seats, standard 900 ones that is. I think the 9k aero rears are too wide?

Planning on the old volvo intercooler swap for a bit of added ooomph but not going crazy with this one like I did with my old 9k aero. I'd love to know what happened to it.....

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 Post subject: Re: Hello again folks!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:22 pm 
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now thats a nice looking motor you have there mate i like it alot
i really like dark green on a nice shaped car it really works well

first guy to drive my 9000 lpt with intercooler and a redbox ecu
he has a 944 turbo first thing he said was its not as laggy as his 944
i said swap ya he said no his 944 is pretty minty sparkle

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 Post subject: Re: Hello again folks!
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:44 pm 
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Cheers mate, wasn't too sure about the colour on a C900 but it is growing on me. I had a 9000CDE in Scarab Green some years ago.

I was the losing bidder on the Cirrus White T16S with all the mods that was on sale recently. So glad I didn't win it in the end.

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