1994 911 C4 Widebody
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1994 911 C4 Widebody
01-12-2004, 06:32 PM
I just bought a '94 911 964 C4 Wiodebody. I was told this vehicle was one of only about 260 or so produced.
Can anyone give me the scoop on this?
Also....is there a quantity that is associated with limited production? I saw an ad in Hemmings for a 911 that was one of 456 produced and the person selling the car used the term "very rare".
Would that make mine 'very, very'?
01-19-2004, 12:07 PM
I just bought my '94 C4 WB in November and thoroughly enjoying it. You are right that a limited number were produced, but I think the number was around 370 ( and I not sure if that was total # produced or just brought into the US...I am researching it now ) Anyway it should retain its value very well to say the least.
One note however, with this particular model there has been a problem with the dual-mass flywheel that causes trans. problems so if you start noticing some extra play in the clutch or things feel "off" might want to get it checked out. From what I understand it is hit or miss. Its a bit of a blow to the wallet ( have to lift the engine and such) but fairly easy to fix.
Well hope you are enjoying your car as much as I am loving mine...Don't be afraid to put some miles on it!
01-19-2004, 04:51 PM
That dual-mass fly wheel was a problem for a lot of 911's. They say that there's a definite 'clunk' when you first engage the clutch.
Thank God mine was replaced before I bought it.
01-19-2004, 05:07 PM
Okay, this is what I've found out so far: Our '94 964 C4's are indeed rare. They fell into the gap between the model year and model end. Porsche went to Typ 993 in January of '94 but the '94 model year started in May of '93. There were 520 total 1994 964 Carrera 2's and Carrera 4's built during that window.
Two hundred and sixty of each.
01-19-2004, 08:50 PM
I had to deal with the notorious fly wheel first hand unfortunately...That clunk is NOT a pretty sound. However I had turned 55K mi so I went ahead and did the 60K overhaul on it while they had it apart so it all worked out. Purrs like a kitten now.
Well 260 sounds good to me, I'll have to start using that number instead when people ask about it. Definitely a sound investment.
01-19-2004, 09:29 PM
Mine has just over 43K. Guards Red...black leather...8-way power seats...original Turbo wheels.
I kicked the dealership's ass, too. I bought it on December 31st at about ten 'til five in the evening (right before they were going to close up for the New Year and pay tax on the car sitting in the showroom). I think I bought it for way less than it's worth.
Not that I'm ever gonna find out....'cause I'm keeping it forever!
01-20-2004, 08:03 PM
I knew the owner of mine and he had been trying to sell it for about a year ( kinda half-heartedly ). I had driven it a few times and fell in love with it years ago. When I came home after spending a year overseas I had enough money to strike a deal. I paid a big chunk up front and got it for well below blue-book. Its not the most practical car in my situation, but you're only young once. No way I am going to sell mine either,I know too many old men who pine after that one car they never should have sold.
Arrest-me red with tan interior and seating for 2 midgets in back
01-20-2004, 09:08 PM
Yeah, those back seats are kinda funny. I told my wife when I bought it that 'in a pinch we can take the kids'.
I got back in there just to see what it was like.
Impossible! No friggin' way.
Which is just as well.
01-20-2004, 09:23 PM
Click on 'Gallery' at the bottom of this post to see a few pictures of my car.
01-20-2004, 09:47 PM
nice photos, but you got to get rit of the sticker on the rear
01-20-2004, 10:34 PM
01-21-2004, 08:44 PM
Yikes, well maybe I should re-think my Calvin whizzing on Ferarri sticker?? (kidding)
Well dang, save for the black interior and turbo wheels there is not much of a difference. Great taste, if I do say so myself. As for the modest back seats, it a great feature if your into torturing friends/family, otherwise they are pointless.
Well I see my pics morphed in to freaking red X's so thanks for pointing out the gallery, I will keep my pics there.
01-21-2004, 09:00 PM
Nice car, dude!
Ha, that reminds me.....I was putting some gas in the car the other day at a Sunoco station...you know, the kind with about thirty pumps...anyway, I had a little crowd around the car, looking at it, asking questions...when a kid pulled up in an old pickup truck. He got out and stood looking for a second and said, "Sweet" just like that doofus in the Dodge Hemi commercial.
Shit, we all laughed like hell.
07-17-2004, 09:44 AM
They are very rare and very expensive when new. My friends sticker was $83,422...
Now just 26k miles and he is selling it for $43,500 or best offer.
They are great cars when well maintained like this one!
07-17-2004, 11:35 AM
Well your standard 1994 C4 coupe with only 26K miles will run about $38,000...If you are interested in buying it off him, I would make an offer of 41K-43K and see if he bites. I don't know where you live, but winter is right around the corner and it might be a good time to start negotiaitions. Definately ask about the dual mass flywheel, this car proabably does not have enough miles on it for it to be a problem, but its kind of hit or miss.
07-17-2004, 11:52 AM
Thanks for the imput, his is the LTD Production C4 Turbo look wide body, I should have mentioned that...No issues with the clutch/trans...
07-17-2004, 12:50 PM
Yeah, did a quick search for the WB and couldn't find it ( it will take some digging ), but the seller seems to be in the ballpark as far as price goes.
10-22-2005, 01:22 PM
I too have a C4 Widebody and I agree with you guys that it I am never selling mine. Midnight blue with ligh grey and blue interior. The car is way too much fun.
As for the number produced, there were 464 964 C2 and C4 coupes brought into the U.S. for the 1994 model year. Of those I believe that there are about 200 C4 widebodies. (Let's face it out car is the best looking thing ever put on the road! If any of you have ordered the certificate of authenticity you will notice that the cars have a 1993 birthdate.
There was also a 1993 "Anniversary Edition" C4 Widebody. It was built to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 911. This car has the Turbo brakes, only 150 of those were built and have 911 in silver writing across the back hood as oppose to the normal Carrera writing in black.
Also, the flywheel can act up ever with super low mileage, I have been told that somethimes the fly wheel has problems because of lack of use. I bought my car with 27k miles and the flywheel blew up at 29k miles. The sound is horrible, it busted on a drive on the way back from Boston to NY. The clutch looses tension an the car rattles below 3,000 rpm. Gives me chills thinking about it.
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