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Old 02-05-2012, 02:11 AM
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I spent nearly a month in 2006 picking up my 997S over there and enjoyed it muchly. Being free is even better! (OF course you have to spring for the flights).

Do a simple search herein for a run down on my trip.
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Old 02-05-2012, 06:56 PM
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The free tourist delivery appeared when PTS and a bunch of Exclusive options disappeared from the configurer. Wonder if TD will still be "free" when PTS, etc return?
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:40 PM
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Here is a pic of Porsche's plates. Not sure why BMW has such large plates. Audi/Porsche use the smaller version. Fits perfect on the front bracket. Only bad thing is if you don't need a small bracket for your State.

90days has always been standard. But that can vary depending on your order. You do a Paint to Sample like Edgy did in 06, it can delay your car.

Nav is worth every penny. If you set the parameters for "shortest distance", "no autobahns", you will find yourself on some of the best secondary roads to be had! I would pay the $250 without a second thought.

Sounds like FREE ED may be around for a while, since they now have an employee with the title. But you never know!

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Old 02-17-2012, 04:42 PM
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Cool pic, too. Thanks.
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Old 02-17-2012, 05:41 PM
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Does that front plate bracket require drilling the bumper in a location visible when removed?
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Rushman71 View Post
Does that front plate bracket require drilling the bumper in a location visible when removed?
Nope - I am 99% positive.
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Rushman71 View Post
Does that front plate bracket require drilling the bumper in a location visible when removed?
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Nope - I am 99% positive.
Just to be clear, there are no additional holes required. IOW, the holes for the tourist plate bracket are spaced the same as the ones for a US plate; there's no need for a duplicate pair. But they are in a visible location, hence the Bumper Plugs.
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Old 02-18-2012, 12:01 AM
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I wasn't going Euro Delivery anyway, but I don't need a front plate where I live so drilling the bumper would be a deal breaker.
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Old 02-18-2012, 01:16 PM
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And that is exactly why Porsche Travel has been offerering all inclusive tours, guided by factory drivers. Lodging, parking, meals, navigation, and great roads, new friends, and nothing to worry about. See Events and Racing on Porsche Homepage, Tourist Delivery, Porsche Travel
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:05 AM
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They just charge you indirectly. The $3000 comes from the dealer, who charges you.

So same deal, just less fun since the bait and switch. And probably illegal.

Porsche doesn't have to lie. They should just be upfront that they don't really want to do ED, but will if you pay them.
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Old 09-12-2012, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by rijowysock View Post
thats pretty cool, i wish it was like BMW however (~5k off and BOGO plane tickets)



" includes a range of services including transport, hotel reservations and a factory tour."

http://www.porsche.com/usa/eventsand...imatevacacion/

"Porscheĺs all-inclusive program includes factory delivery, shipment of your automobile to North America, marine insurance, collision and third-party insurance. Even the cab fare from the airport to the Porsche factory and one free hotel night is included!"

http://www.porsche.com/usa/eventsandracing/travelclub/

If only I could find a BMW I like.

Including the one I own.

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Old 09-12-2012, 02:08 PM
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This seemed incredible to me as I read through this thread, only to find out that they have to drill holes in the front bumper for the 90-day plate.

I live in GA, and we don't require having a front license plate. I don't want to have holes or fillers on my car just because of this. Real bummer.
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:52 PM
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This is probably a stupid thought... but when you take ED do the cars come with a German license plate screwed on the front? I live in a state with no front license plate, so I'd strongly prefer nothing be screwed into the bumper. Also, how is the rear treated since the cars are built for a US sized tag?
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:56 PM
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I should have kept reading.... My fault. But the rear plate issue wasn't addressed. I think the fact the bumper is drilled would be a deal breaker for me too. License plates are a big deal in Delaware as some of you probably know. The tag on my car is worth somewhere @ $12,000 depending on how strong the market is. The record sale is $675,000 in case anyone is wondering.....
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Old 09-12-2012, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by wanderingwheelz View Post
I should have kept reading.... My fault. But the rear plate issue wasn't addressed. I think the fact the bumper is drilled would be a deal breaker for me too. License plates are a big deal in Delaware as some of you probably know. The tag on my car is worth somewhere @ $12,000 depending on how strong the market is. The record sale is $675,000 in case anyone is wondering.....
What do you mean? It will cost you $12K to NOT have a front license plate?
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