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Old 08-21-2021, 01:26 PM
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Default Stripes in the Porsche Crest

Ok, I surrender!

Looking at the crest on my 964, I count 4 blue and 4 red stripes. So why isnít 8 the right answer?
Rick G.
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Old 08-21-2021, 01:46 PM
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Say what?! What question are we trying to answer?
BTW they are black and red
'64 356 SC
'73 914 2.0 (2.7/6 conversion in progress)
'02 S6 Avant
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Old 08-21-2021, 02:09 PM
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It looks to me like there is a thin gold strip between each thick black and red stripe...
Peter (not "Pete") K.

1992 Miata ("SSM") race car
2016 Toyota Highlander (wife's DD and my new tow vehicle
2017 VW GTI SE (DD)

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2006 Dodge Durango - sold to a Dorki
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Old 08-21-2021, 03:02 PM
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No blue stripes.

This is what it look like on my 82 SC with some patina.

Here is a custom one on the 84 Targa

LED Lights for Classic Porsches

2012 Boxster S
2006 Cayenne S
1986 944 The Beater
1984 911 Targa, 3.6L
1982 911 SC
1978 1303 Kaefer Cabrio
1976 914
1971 911T - Current Project
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Old 08-23-2021, 11:17 AM
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'03 - boxster - Joy Toy
-rolling convertible action
-Boxster Brey-Krause Roll Bar
'05 - 955s Gold - My Other / On Road / Off Road
-coolant pipe by pass 08/11
-heart & short soul block replaced @50k 01/12
-cardan shafted & replaced @125k 09/16

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I could feel my self-esteem rising, even while realizing how incorrect I was
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I think I like the purple, it placates my lesbian side.
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Old 08-23-2021, 04:26 PM
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Colors have changed slightly over the years...

I think this is one of those security questions the board has.
- 1970 914-6
- 1987 924S
- 2000 Boxster
- 1987 944
- 1978 911 Euro SC
- 1976 914 2.0
- 1970 914 1.7 / 2056cc
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Old 08-24-2021, 10:06 AM
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Capital "Eight"

90' 964, Red, Number 692 (Misty)
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