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Gavin McNett

  • City: Short Hills
  • State: NJ
  • Model Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 250,000 miles (402,336 kilometers)
  • Color: Red
  • Original Owner: No
  • Owner Since: 2004
  • Running: Yes
  • Current Use: Driven Daily

Post-Armageddon, all that will be left alive on Earth will be cockroaches, Keith Richards, algae, Iggy Pop, this 99 Turbo, and kudzu.

The 'status' above can be set at 'running' or 'not running.' Well, the car is currently parked, and is therefore not literally running. When started and driven it 'runs good,' as we say around here in our colorful Jersey patois.

I think I may soon get tired of changing this option whenever I need to use the car.


Needs some body work here and there. It was 'restored' before I got it, but has begun to show Bondo and other shortcuts underneath its correct, but apparently Maaco-applied burgundy paint job. New paint is in its future once the body is put back in order.

I had always wanted a 99T with a T16 engine, but the original turbo B-engine is so smooth and lively, I can't bear to give it up.

The car has a 5-speed from an early 900, improving its GT appeal. Sport exhaust, large clutch disk, other standard add-ons. There are SPG sway bars and an intercooler waiting to be installed.

Personal Notes

Can you believe Amy Winehouse is dead? Next we'll hear that algae has gone extinct.