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Old 07-23-2014, 01:12 AM
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I was s worried about the lift, it adds weight, but the nose is so low and long you need it.
My only regret satellite radio the antennae is like an ugly large piece of chocolate on the roof Damn you Howard Stern!
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Old 07-23-2014, 07:53 AM
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:37 PM
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No regrets here either. Although I have changed my configuration several times!

The more photos I see of the various colors and options, the more certain I am I made the correct choices for me.

Now it's just more waiting. . .
and waiting. . .
and waiting. . .
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Old 07-23-2014, 01:00 PM
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I was s worried about the lift, it adds weight, but the nose is so low and long you need it.
Only 6kg.....
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Old 07-23-2014, 08:22 PM
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only 6kg, awesome!
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Old 07-23-2014, 09:20 PM
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Sometimes I wish I would have added the: "extended leather dash", leather seat backs, PCCB's, full carbon interior, red gauges, bucket seats(which look cool but in which I can't sit because of my wide back) and PTS color.

But that's only once in a while I see some nice comments about these items on the internet forums.
I am actually quite happy with my spec! It's a great car and there are so many options to choose from but I think I've almost ticked all boxes except the ones mentioned above.

But really, PTS would have been nice... Only I initially expected my car in september '13 so there was NO CHANCE that was even slightly possible.
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Old 07-23-2014, 09:55 PM
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If you ticked what you wanted; you will be happy. All of these ornaments you can order is very subjective and will not matter when it comes time to trade in or sell.
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Jimmy-D View Post
Here is my build:

1 991810 911 GT3 (991) 130,400.00
2 0Q White 0.00
3 68 Black/Alcantara«, Guards Red Stitching 3,320.00
4 082 Extended Range Fuel Tank 0.00
5 342 Seat Heating (Front) 690.00
6 474 Front Axle Lift System 3,490.00
7 490 Sound Package Plus 700.00
8 602 LED Headlights incl. Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus 3,110.00
9 619 Mobile Phone Preparation 0.00
10 630 Light Design Package 510.00
11 640 Sport Chrono Clock (i.c.w. PCM) 400.00
12 749 Leather Interior Package with Decorative Red Stitching 1,490.00
13 810 Floor Mats 0.00
14 840 SportDesign Steering Wheel 0.00
15 P13 Automatically Dimming Mirrors with Integrated Rain Sensor 690.00
16 P23 Porsche Communication Management (PCM) incl. Navigation Modu 0.00
17 XHM Center Console Trim in Carbon 630.00
18 XNS Steering Column Casing in Leather 465.00
19 XSX Seat Belts in Guards Red 340.00
20 XUB Headlight Cleaning System Covers Painted in Exterior Color 295.00
21 XXD Door-Sill Guards in Carbon, Illuminated 1,275.00
22 XYB Fuel Cap with Aluminum Look Finish 160.00
23 EFA Pedals and Footrest in Aluminum
24 EGA Carbon Interior Package (i.c.w. Leather Interior) 1,340.00
25 CLP Extended Interior Package, Door Panel in Leather/Alcantara« 690.00
26 CPK Vehicle Key Painted 335.00
27 CZW Additional Interior Package, Dashboard Trim in Leather 1,710.00
Almost exactly my online config... sans carbon, leather steering wheel, and painted headlight covers.
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by 0Q991 View Post
The Sport Chrono clock for 2014 is a standalone option. $400, I think.

For 2015, it's bundled with lap timing software for $1,850.

I like other 991s, there is no additional bundled performance functionality with the SC clock.

I got it bc I liked the look of it for $400. Simple as that.
Fair enough, and dammit if you like it don't let anyone tell you differrent. Some folks might come out and cry that it's "The Dash-Wart". And you know peer pressure can be a bitch. But at the end of the day no one else beyond yourself will ne making the payments.

In the 997GT3/GT2 forum would automatically call that option The Dash Wart since it didn't help the Porsche much specifically to the Track Day drivers. Many of the old GT3 cars that made it to the lots, talking about 997 models. A great chunk of the GT3RS cars were pre-configured and gifted upon the dealerships they ended up at. And for some reason who evet was responsible for configuring the gifted cars just loved that little time piece. The realtrack cars are those that have no radio, carpet - has a full blown roll cage.and perhaps a five lug conversion instead of having the silly center lock, in case you would have to keep all the special tools in the car to replace a wheel just because of a non-conventional center nut.

On a side note some tow truck companies are buying the super short car jacks because of how low these cars are now and the extremely low profile wheels on 20 inch, 21 inch and 22 inch.... where is Susuan Powter around to yell "STOP THE INSANITY"!

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Old 07-24-2014, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Fadi1 View Post
Now that is Bitchin'. I wonder if that was a true screw-up or if the meant to do it like that? Either way ir gets yoi wondering....
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:41 PM
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I was a first time new Porsche buyer. I guess I just got lucky. There are no real regrets or anything I would change. If I was really picky I would have added bluetooth but I have a stand alone Sony/Ericsson unit I really like so I just use that.
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Originally Posted by dark knight View Post
I was s worried about the lift, it adds weight, but the nose is so low and long you need it.
My only regret satellite radio the antennae is like an ugly large piece of chocolate on the roof Damn you Howard Stern!
There is a video made by Porsche where Walter Rohl drives two exact GT3s around the ring, except one of them has front lift. Can't remember if they were both 997.1 or 997.2 GT3s. Both cars with Walter driving crossed the line in the exact same time.!
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Old 07-25-2014, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Tacet-Conundrum View Post
There is a video made by Porsche where Walter Rohl drives two exact GT3s around the ring, except one of them has front lift. Can't remember if they were both 997.1 or 997.2 GT3s. Both cars with Walter driving crossed the line in the exact same time.!
awesome news!!
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