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Old 03-20-2017, 10:50 PM   #1
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Default My 991.1 GTS is going on a diet this Spring

Going in next week

7 pounds saved, my 0-100 time is going to be about 1/1000 faster now

never listened to the base radio, it sucks and the noise that comes out of the 3.8L is music to my ears

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Old 03-20-2017, 10:59 PM   #2
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Yea, but without your GPS howz yer gettin to work ?
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:02 PM   #3
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i prefer to get lost....
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You still have 12 days until April.
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Lose 7lbs yourself and don't mess with the radio.
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Lose 7lbs yourself and don't mess with the radio.
i like beer too much and modern tunes is for the birds

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i like beer too much and modern tunes is for the birds

Me too!!!
Then screw the weight savings and keep the darn radio, the hole looks stupid. Go ahead, flame me
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i wholeheartedly disagree; i need the place to store my sammy

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i wholeheartedly disagree; i need the place to store my sammy



So you drive a GTSammy model.
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So you drive a GTSammy model.
yep it's a 1 of 1 car
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Old 03-21-2017, 08:37 AM   #11
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I applaud you. When I was trying to find the lightest Boxster Spyder I could, I was amazed that all the cars I found had been spec'ed to add back all the weight that Porsche intended to remove. The radio and A/C delete would have been a killer spec to find.

I might have to buy that binnacle just in case I get up the nerve to see my ultra-low weight GTS through to its natural conclusion. Well done dude!
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the noise that comes out of the 3.8L is music to my ears


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Old 03-21-2017, 11:05 AM   #13
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Drive with max 1/2 tank of fuel:

Weight savings= 16.9 x 6.183/2 =52.25 pounds saved

Drain windshield washer fluid:

a) less black streaks on drive's side rocker
b) weight saving approx 8.34 pounds

TOTAL SAVED:

Approx 61 pounds


*don't even get me started on the glovebox contents.
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Way too many carbs in that bread to be diet food for your GTS.
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Way too many carbs in that bread to be diet food for your GTS.
That Sammy looks like a 10-pounder.
So much for weight savings.
I'd say rip out the rear seats, drop the door panels and roof liner, rip out the carpets and prepare to be amazed.
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