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Old 03-18-2017, 04:13 PM
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On a 997 Turbo, what are your preferences for rear badges? Badgeless, clean look? Stock "Turbo" badge? "911" badge? Or something else? My 997TT came with no rear badge, and I am trying to decide if I want to add a badge to the back or stick with the clean "unsuspecting non-car person has no idea what it is" look
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Old 03-18-2017, 05:43 PM
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Stock turbo badge, centered, is aesthetically pleasing, classy, understated and has a connection to Porsche's history, IMO.
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:11 PM
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For this car, "Turbo". Distinctive, classy, reknown. Apex predator. Same with something like a GT3. But for a Straight Carrera, C2S, C4S, or GTS, I like the simple "Porsche" badging.
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:24 PM
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I like the plain "turbo" badge on the 997. I wish that they had carried that over to the 991.

If the day comes when I order a new Porsche to my liking, I'll probably order some kind of minimal badging, painted to match the car so it's a bit more subtle.
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Old 03-19-2017, 12:14 AM
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How about the aftermarket "Red S" seen on many Porsche "S" models? Like the color emblems seen on Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and rice burners for high performance models. Are Porsche drivers being left out?
I prefer the European emblem delete! It helps when the friendly "Trooper," cannot prove you have a higher powered vehicle. "Drivers do not buy Porsches to drive the speed limit."
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Old 03-19-2017, 01:12 AM
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Just like it came from the factory was the best look for me... LOVE THIS LOOK. Stock, rocks, on this car.




I added a non stock "front hood carpet mat" though. It's actually black on black, the flash makes it look different.

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Old 03-19-2017, 03:22 AM
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Trouble is, they are all Turbo now, and even dealers are advertising it.

I wouldn't get sucked in with the new cars, even if they are Turbo'd.

I also wonder why Porsche never embroidered "Turbo" onto the back of the seat carpets, so when they're lowered you see it.

One day I'll see if someone can actually do that for me.
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On the Porsche Factory Tour, all available engines are on display. Turbo differences are shown, Size Matters and Bigger is Faster. Impressive.
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Mine came new with the Turbo emblem painted to match (Basalt), and I have always liked that - still badged, but subtle.
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Old 03-20-2017, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by jcnesq View Post
Mine came new with the Turbo emblem painted to match (Basalt), and I have always liked that - still badged, but subtle.
Can we get a picture? I've got slate grey and I've been thinking a paint matched badge would be nice
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Originally Posted by theplings View Post
Can we get a picture? I've got slate grey and I've been thinking a paint matched badge would be nice
Same here, Slate Grey and was thinking of going black or body color. I think black, if I update the wheels to black. The brake dust drives me crazy, in the dry climate. Black wheels typically do not show the brake dust as bad.
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Someone happened to post a slate grey/painted badge car on 6speed the other day:

http://www.6speedonline.com/forums/9...-c-quartz.html
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Old 03-21-2017, 01:35 AM
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Originally Posted by 993MAN View Post
Trouble is, they are all Turbo now, and even dealers are advertising it.

I wouldn't get sucked in with the new cars, even if they are Turbo'd.

I also wonder why Porsche never embroidered "Turbo" onto the back of the seat carpets, so when they're lowered you see it.

One day I'll see if someone can actually do that for me.
I'd imagine the salespeople are milking it with the fact that they're all equipped with turbos. It's almost like BMW and Mercedes with M or AMG badging on the entire lineup.
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I think it looks weird badgeless, so I simply plastidipped mine on my basalt black coupe.
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Originally Posted by TypeRx View Post
I think it looks weird badgeless, so I simply plastidipped mine on my basalt black coupe.
Looks nice and clean!

BTW, what do you guys use for attaching the badge? Epoxy?
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