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04-02-2018, 04:09 AM
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Posted By VIC_50th

I find this a fascinating thread, on a whole...

I find this a fascinating thread, on a whole bunch of levels (not the least the mix-ups between facts and opinions and observations...).
Chris, thanks for your excellent efforts to sort this out....
Forum: 991
09-29-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,648
Posted By VIC_50th

My 991.1 has Xenons with PDLS; the wife's Cayenne...

My 991.1 has Xenons with PDLS; the wife's Cayenne has LED's. Every time I get back into the 911 after driving the Cayenne, I am reminded again how much better the LED's are than the xenons, in...
Forum: 991
02-14-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,254
Posted By VIC_50th

Both my 911's have had 18-ways, a 997 C2S with...

Both my 911's have had 18-ways, a 997 C2S with black interior and my current 2014 911-50 with Agate/Pepita. The silver seat backs have not bothered me one bit (in fact, I preferred the contrast with...
Forum: 991
04-17-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,400
Posted By VIC_50th

Great pic's, BigAl! What a collection! ...

Great pic's, BigAl! What a collection!

Crazy observation: the White/Green ?917 long tail has a licence plate on it - can you imagine driving that on the road!??
Forum: 991
04-17-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,904
Posted By VIC_50th

911carreradriver: My experience has been...

911carreradriver: My experience has been significantly different - went for a drive in my 911-50 (on P-Zero's) along with a friend in his GT3 (on SC-2's). We got into some wet weather - I was having...
Forum: 991
04-17-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,382
Posted By VIC_50th

Two Q's for anyone that has replaced tires on...

Two Q's for anyone that has replaced tires on their 991:
1) Are the MPSS you are getting "N"-spec tires (I don't see any that are on the TireRack website), or are you using either the "K1/2/3"...
Forum: 991
03-14-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By VIC_50th

Yeah, now the sleepless nights REALLY begin! ...

Yeah, now the sleepless nights REALLY begin!
Approaching 2 yr since we did our ED; we were 4 weeks behind you (early May).
Leipzig or Stuttgart? Not that it matters, you will have a fantastic time...
Forum: 991
03-14-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 52,691
Posted By VIC_50th

Absolutely stunning! Ausgezeichnet! We...

Absolutely stunning!
Ausgezeichnet!

We were near Garmisch on our Euro Delivery - stunning part of the country.
Congratulations on your efforts!
Forum: 991
03-14-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 52,691
Posted By VIC_50th

It is a common Porsche Design piece - I have one....

It is a common Porsche Design piece - I have one. The disc turns on the caliper - lots of fun.
You should be able to get one from dealership.
03-06-2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,677
Posted By VIC_50th

The stripes are optional, as I am sure you all...

The stripes are optional, as I am sure you all know by now. Interesting that the Canadian site offers Black, Racing Yellow, and Lava Orange as special-option paint.

The Pepita cloth seats are...
Forum: 991
03-06-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,115
Posted By VIC_50th

Black, Racing Yellow and Lava Orange are still...

Black, Racing Yellow and Lava Orange are still available on the Canadian build site.
But why is the single-mass flywheel not available N of the 49th??
Forum: 991
02-27-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,122
Posted By VIC_50th

: I'd recommend Titanium Dioxide SPF 90...

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I'd recommend Titanium Dioxide SPF 90 sunscreen - guaranteed to prevent UV-related deterioration. Only problem is, you don't get to see the beautiful carbon fibre :D :icon107:
Forum: 991
01-15-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,934
Posted By VIC_50th

Have never had a problem pugging mine into the...

Have never had a problem pugging mine into the centre outlet - I have the smoker's package, is yours non-smoker (no flip-up cover over the coin tray/outlet unit)? - I think the non-smoking power...
Forum: 991
11-29-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,761
Posted By VIC_50th

I use a pair of Race Face mountain bike gloves -...

I use a pair of Race Face mountain bike gloves - lightweight, grippy, and fit my largish hands extremely well.
Gloves are great in cold and warm weather - my hands can get a bit sweaty on the...
Forum: 991
11-13-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,875
Posted By VIC_50th

Larry, v,v, nice!:bowdown:

Larry,
v,v, nice!:bowdown:
Forum: 991
11-13-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,804
Posted By VIC_50th

2014 911_50 with Powerkit: My consumption has...

2014 911_50 with Powerkit: My consumption has not varied much from new - during Euro Delivery (first 3400km), avg consumption was 10.97 L/100km (25.75 mpg Imp, 21.44 mpg US).
The latest 2852 km (I...
Forum: 991
11-08-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,553
Posted By VIC_50th

Yeah, it's kind of like Mt Everest - why bother,...

Yeah, it's kind of like Mt Everest - why bother, when so many have climbed it before?
- because it's there, of course!

BTW, Winegums, the "fanboys" appellation works both ways (that is, PDK...
Replies: 106
Views: 23,614
Posted By VIC_50th

I have PM'd you. The short answer is no, it...

I have PM'd you.
The short answer is no, it wasn't covered. Any damage is covered by the ED insurance provided by Porsche, but with a 1,000 Euro deductible, it was less money to just pay for the...
Forum: 991
10-02-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,717
Posted By VIC_50th

Agree, normal function.

Agree, normal function.
Forum: 991
10-02-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,494
Posted By VIC_50th

Namaste !:):):):)

Namaste !:):):):)
Forum: 991
09-30-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,382
Posted By VIC_50th

I have great service at my dealership - I can...

I have great service at my dealership - I can have open discussions with both the SA and the master mechanic (who is a real enthusiast, too - did Euro Delivery with his dad, etc). There is a window...
Forum: 991
09-26-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,492
Posted By VIC_50th

You are mistaken, Selo: the 50th Anniversary...

You are mistaken, Selo: the 50th Anniversary Edition was available with PDK, many were delivered with it.
I suspect they decided for such a short run LE vehicle they would offer only one...
Forum: 991
09-25-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,492
Posted By VIC_50th

Just saw this - looks great! Checked with my...

Just saw this - looks great!
Checked with my salesman - not available for Canadian market
Probably just as well, as I wouldn't want to trade my 50th!
Forum: 991
09-25-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By VIC_50th

Ha! look carefully at the tire in those pictures...

Ha! look carefully at the tire in those pictures - it is actually a Michelin Diamaris

http://www.michelin.ca/tire-selector/name/4x4-diamaris-tires

I am just a little surprised they let that...
Forum: 991
08-31-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 695,318
Posted By VIC_50th

Voodoo Blue in Calgary

Just back from a wedding in Calgary; visited the dealer there (as they have previously posted here regarding PTS vehicles they order for stock).
There is a lovely Voodoo Blue C2S in the showroom -...
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