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Old March 26th, 2013, 08:33 PM   #11
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the 996 got introduced a year later than the 986, therefore (as the seller had a 996) the earliest year he can specify is 1999. However, when Porsche introduced the 996/986 platforms Porsche was almost bankrupt (yes, hard to believe) so they focused very hard on reusing as many parts from the 986 in the 996. That's why the 986 and (the older style) 996 are identical from the front bumper all the way to the doors. So if I were you I'd trust that they fit.
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Old March 27th, 2013, 10:30 AM   #12
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So if I were you I'd trust that they fit.
That has also been my inkling altogether -- i.e., that most of the parts for the 986 and 996 were interchangeable. Thank you for that, Chris.

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