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Yesterday, 11:19 AM
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Posted By jnolan

It’s not you. The forum software is vbulletin and...

It’s not you. The forum software is vbulletin and it has absolutely some of the worst user experience imaginable. You cannot copy/paste an image into a post, you have to use the image upload feature.
Yesterday, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By jnolan

the car is even better in person ...

the car is even better in person


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Forum: 991
10-15-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,836
Posted By jnolan

PCCB and only experience brake noise in the...

PCCB and only experience brake noise in the aftermath of a track day, which lasts for 2-3 days. I don’t know why or how, but 8,000 miles on my car and brake noise has never been an issue.
Forum: 992
10-12-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,275
Posted By jnolan

I’m inclined to give Porsche a pass on the...

I’m inclined to give Porsche a pass on the comments about cheap interior and plastic parts. These are test mules, not demo cars and in reading the article it is made clear that the engineers focused...
Forum: 991
10-10-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,408
Posted By jnolan

I have another tire with a nail in it, getting it...

I have another tire with a nail in it, getting it swapped out tomorrow. 2 tires in one year, one more and I’ll be turning the corner to being in the black on insurance.
10-10-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By jnolan

Porsche views driving the car as an integral part...

Porsche views driving the car as an integral part of the brand experience. I’m not being tongue-in-cheek, some of their executives have been quoted in public forums saying that self-driving cars are...
Forum: 991
10-10-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By jnolan

Carmine Red, Etna Blue, and Signal Yellow are...

Carmine Red, Etna Blue, and Signal Yellow are three favorite colors for me. I have Graphite Blue and would buy it again, but any 911 in those other 3 colors is a head turner for me.
Forum: 991
10-10-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 997
Posted By jnolan

tire pressure question. I was taught that tire...

tire pressure question. I was taught that tire pressure is only important as a guideline for achieving uniform temperature across the tire patch and the most accurate method is to hot lap and then...
Forum: 991
10-10-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By jnolan

You are trying to fit these options in the frame...

You are trying to fit these options in the frame of “worth”. It ultimately comes down to what you want on the car, worth does not really have much to do with it.

FAL is one option that I wish for...
Forum: 991
10-08-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 997
Posted By jnolan

and FWIW, I’m cautious about going with anything...

and FWIW, I’m cautious about going with anything close to a slick on the non-GT cars because we are running with wet sump oil systems. Oil starvation can be a real risk.
Forum: 991
10-08-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 997
Posted By jnolan

I sat in on some interesting discussion at the...

I sat in on some interesting discussion at the track one day about suspension setup and tire issues with RAS 911s. I wonder if there is a correlation between RAS and max negative camber that is...
Forum: 991
10-07-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By jnolan

Said about every new generation of 911...

Said about every new generation of 911...
Forum: Panamera
10-07-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 176,811
Posted By jnolan

Section 179 is specific as to the qualifying...

Section 179 is specific as to the qualifying factors for passenger vehicles that are not SUVs or crossovers. The Panamera does not seat 9 or have 6 feet of cargo space. I’m not a CPA and you should...
Forum: 991
10-06-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 62,520
Posted By jnolan

It’s a sequential plate CA gave me, not a vanity...

It’s a sequential plate CA gave me, not a vanity plate... but the Asian community thinks it is. I have had at least 4 offers to buy it.
...
Forum: 991
10-06-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By jnolan

coming off Rennsport with the 935 launch and the...

coming off Rennsport with the 935 launch and the Speedster at the Paris show, they were tired.
Forum: 991
10-06-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By jnolan

Move to a climate where you don't need separate...

Move to a climate where you don't need separate tires for winter. Just something to think about..

The GTS is a great daily driver. Probably the best all-around car in the 911 lineup.
Forum: Panamera
10-05-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By jnolan

Ferraris come with 7 years of prepaid...

Ferraris come with 7 years of prepaid maintenance. The depreciation in year 1 and 2 is pretty severe, depending on the model. The FF has already taken the worst of depreciation, the $150-175k for...
Forum: 991
10-02-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By jnolan

This car is a milestone design for Porsche. They...

This car is a milestone design for Porsche. They built it after exiting F1 and it is the very first Porsche to use a fiberglass body on a ladder chassis. The engine is stunning, a 4 cam hemispherical...
Forum: 991
10-02-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By jnolan

1964 904 Carrera GTA, but this car came in a...

1964 904 Carrera GTA, but this car came in a couple of variants, including a flat 8 powerplant and I don’t know all the specifics of the models so it could be a /6 or /8. I think it was originally...
10-02-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By jnolan

Good luck. I have carplay in my 911 but I use...

Good luck. I have carplay in my 911 but I use Android (Pixel2). I tried it a few times with my wife’s phone and liked it so much I bought an iphone to leave in the car. Now I‘m thinking about...
10-02-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By jnolan

You have a post from a few days ago looking for...

You have a post from a few days ago looking for an installer, now you are selling the chip. Why?
Forum: Panamera
10-02-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,948
Posted By jnolan

this thread is what gives me anxiety about the...

this thread is what gives me anxiety about the e-hybrid system. If it were a Prius I wouldn’t be concerned because the cars, apparently, don’t exceed 30 mph and Toyota only sells them to the worst...
Forum: 991
10-02-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By jnolan

And California... I just have to be more creative...

And California... I just have to be more creative about cheating on my taxes than you guys in FL.
Forum: 991
09-29-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By jnolan

From The Quail last month. First time...

From The Quail last month.

First time seeing #22 917K, a carbon fiber 911 body shell, a 911 GT and Porsche #1

...
Forum: Panamera
09-28-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 176,811
Posted By jnolan

In your build confirmation, what is the model...

In your build confirmation, what is the model year of the car you ordered? I have been watching this closely for an official announcement of 2019 model year production but nothing from Porsche. The...
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