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12-11-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,437
Posted By mark_schnell

I'm going to watch this thread for what happens...

I'm going to watch this thread for what happens with the 2nd gear synchro at the "trusted(semi)" Indie mechanic. I have dealt with a local (So Cal, so no help for a Jersey boy, sorry) transmission...
Forum: 991 Turbo
09-26-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,539
Posted By mark_schnell

If I had infinite money, I'd get the Ferrari 812...

If I had infinite money, I'd get the Ferrari 812 Superfast
09-26-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By mark_schnell

Dang. If I wasn't busy that day, I'd be really...

Dang. If I wasn't busy that day, I'd be really tempted to go.
If the organizers haven't arranged for food there, I highly recommend the Churro Man (IG: @thechurromantruck FB: @churroman)
09-26-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By mark_schnell

Google.com has some promising search results. ...

Google.com has some promising search results.


This one looks the most promising. They have a clubhouse in silicon valley and L.A. both.

...
09-26-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By mark_schnell

What I did on my M5 (and might do on the 996TT):...

What I did on my M5 (and might do on the 996TT): I had a local stereo installer/ electronics shop install a USB power port up by the rear view mirror. Most dash cams take USB power. Then just pick...
09-14-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,531
Posted By mark_schnell

That would be me... What school would you...

That would be me... What school would you recommend? I've been thinking about going back. Maybe I should take a class in Statistics? I had to choose between that and Probability for my BSCS degree,...
09-14-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 348,123
Posted By mark_schnell

That'll buff right out. Glad the driver is OK.

That'll buff right out. Glad the driver is OK.
09-14-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,531
Posted By mark_schnell

Fight! :corn: I'm trying a new...

Fight! :corn:




I'm trying a new approach to posting in Internet forums these days. I ask myself: "would I say this to the other person's face? With my parents and friends listening?" Or, I...
09-14-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,531
Posted By mark_schnell

Sacrilege!!! All viewpoints expressed in this...

Sacrilege!!!
All viewpoints expressed in this sub-forum must show proper respect for the (OMG what were the designers thinking? Maybe fixated on something in their pants? At least they're better...
Forum: 997 Forum
09-14-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By mark_schnell

I have 29 years of driving with no front plate on...

I have 29 years of driving with no front plate on a variety of cars.


One time I was pulled to the side of the road in Wrightwood, taking off chains for the drive back from Mt. High ski resort...
09-14-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By mark_schnell

"That'll buff right out" -expected internet...

"That'll buff right out"
-expected internet comment.


I would take the pic to a body shop you trust and ask them to give you prices on worst-case scenario for that type of damage, assuming you...
09-14-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By mark_schnell

GT2RS: from $293,200...

GT2RS: from $293,200 (https://www.porsche.com/usa/models/911/911-gt2-rs/911-gt2-rs/)
GT3: from $143,600 (https://www.porsche.com/usa/models/911/911-gt3-models/)
Turbo S exclusive: from $257,500

...
09-14-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,504
Posted By mark_schnell

If I recall (it was a hella long time ago, you...

If I recall (it was a hella long time ago, you know, and the human brain is designed to forget things), Cruise's character was quoting an ad slogan for Porsche.


Maybe an older old-timer than me...
09-14-2017, 03:51 PM
09-14-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,628
Posted By mark_schnell

I'm not a fan of the styling and design. It's not...

I'm not a fan of the styling and design. It's not smooth, not classic, not aggressive. It's just... alien. I heard the exhaust note in a quick commercial before a movie recently, and would almost be...
09-13-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,531
Posted By mark_schnell

I think this statement of yours is undeniably...

I think this statement of yours is undeniably true (of anyplace in the world) :
"depends on the season and who happens to be in town"
(transient demographics)


I think this statement is...
09-07-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By mark_schnell

Not listed on Autotrader anymore either. Maybe a...

Not listed on Autotrader anymore either. Maybe a scammer?
09-07-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,296
Posted By mark_schnell

The drone might be related to my car more than...

The drone might be related to my car more than the exhaust. After going back to stock exhaust, and being hyper-sensitized to the specific RPM range where the drone was happening with the Manzo's...
08-29-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,836
Posted By mark_schnell

I'm a Michelin fan too, wherever that's an option.

I'm a Michelin fan too, wherever that's an option.
08-29-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By mark_schnell

Yeah, I love the look of the BBS, and keeping 18"...

Yeah, I love the look of the BBS, and keeping 18" diameter was important to me.
08-29-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By mark_schnell

Schnell wing

Pic of the wing:...
08-25-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By mark_schnell

Interesting. I'm guessing it's Tiptronic by your...

Interesting. I'm guessing it's Tiptronic by your description. My stick shift only has trouble with the 1-2 shift, and I worry it might be a tired synchro. The only way to avoid having it "grind"...
08-25-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By mark_schnell

I have a "Schnell" replica of the Techart 1...

I have a "Schnell" replica of the Techart 1 spoiler. It was half the price of the Techart 1. ($599 vs $1220)...
08-02-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By mark_schnell

My experience (20 years ago) on the Autobahn was...

My experience (20 years ago) on the Autobahn was somewhat tainted by the car I was driving... a rented SIAT that maxed out at 120mph. I had it floored, and my parents in their rented Audi walked away...
Forum: 911 Forum
08-02-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By mark_schnell

I submit for your consideration the 996 Turbo or...

I submit for your consideration the 996 Turbo or 997.1 Turbo. They're water-cooled, and probably less pricey than the older air-cooled cars. They are either close to the bottom of their depreciation...
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