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Forum: 992
12-20-2018, 12:52 AM
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Posted By limegreen

Porsche really screwed themselves with the 991’s...

Porsche really screwed themselves with the 991’s exterior design. They got it so right that it would prove near impossible to surpass without serious effort or a complete redesign to reset with (...
Forum: 992
11-29-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Where did the engine move to? Under the front...

Where did the engine move to? Under the front hood? It would make sense if they did that seeing as though it's the only thing keeping this car from becoming a Panamera coupe.
Forum: 992
11-28-2018, 12:02 PM
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Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Digital applications: “Road Trip”, “360+” and...

Digital applications: “Road Trip”, “360+” and “Impact”“Porsche Road Trip (https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/products/porsche-road-trip-app-911-new-eighth-generation-992-timeless-machine-16515.html)”...
Forum: 992
11-28-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3,948
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Posted By limegreen

Hopefully when I fall asleep tonight I will dream...

Hopefully when I fall asleep tonight I will dream of a time in the past when the 911 premier revealed a car worth buying.
Forum: 992
11-28-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

What an absolute disaster. Worst platform...

What an absolute disaster.

Worst platform redesign in 911 history.....
Forum: 992
11-05-2018, 05:21 PM
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Posted By limegreen

Can someone please tell me what is SO AMAZING...

Can someone please tell me what is SO AMAZING about the third brake that has caused them to keep it covered through the entire development / testing cycle? If anything they should have kept the door...
Forum: 992
11-05-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

So would that third brake light be considered a...

So would that third brake light be considered a clam strip? :roflmao:
Forum: 992
11-01-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Of course there is negativism , look at this...

Of course there is negativism , look at this thing it has some serious issues right there in front you in these photos..... You've got a group of passionate enthusiasts smart enough to see through...
Forum: 992
10-30-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

The problem is that when asked "what's the point...

The problem is that when asked "what's the point of changing it ?" it's difficult to find a logical explanation. I understand that they are electronic switches but that in itself shouldn't...
Forum: 992
10-29-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,948
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Posted By limegreen

I'm so tired of "change for the sake of change" ....

I'm so tired of "change for the sake of change" . The "BMW" shifter spawned a movement in the entire industry for push button / rotary dials and those confusing/infuriating electronic shifters that...
Forum: 992
10-24-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

What is up with those extremely bulbous A pillar...

What is up with those extremely bulbous A pillar covers?
Forum: 992
10-23-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

I'll go out on a limb here and even risk being...

I'll go out on a limb here and even risk being inflammatory to say that I'm willing to bet those with an opposing opinion to mine are owners of said "Porsche" SUV's..... While those who agree with me...
Forum: 992
10-23-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

I wouldn't use the word "fact" there. Here...

I wouldn't use the word "fact" there.

Here are a couple examples of where the word "fact" would be more appropriate.

1. Both Porsche SUV's utilize VW / Audi platforms. The very same cars they...
Forum: 992
10-23-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Like BMW did a decade ago Porsche realized that...

Like BMW did a decade ago Porsche realized that the average vehicle consumer purchases their products @ face value. I think we can all agree that the Cayenne and Macan are nothing special at all and...
Forum: 992
10-19-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Please don't include me in that one.... I'm a...

Please don't include me in that one.... I'm a little younger than you and the 991.1 is likely to be the last 911 generation I ever purchase.

I'll admit though that I was never that much of a 959...
Forum: 992
10-17-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

I totally get where you coming from with the tech...

I totally get where you coming from with the tech argument except for one major difference. I Pod's , disk drives, tv's , even commercial airplanes are one dimensional experiences where the end user...
Forum: 992
10-17-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

I think you guys are missing the point. Owning...

I think you guys are missing the point. Owning these cars and being a part of the industry for the last 20 years is all that's needed for myself to draw very plausible conclusions about what is to...
Forum: 992
10-17-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

BMW actually switched to mechanical high pressure...

BMW actually switched to mechanical high pressure injectors in the N55 engine to reduce the massive reliability issues they were having. Porsche is going from the more reliable mechanical injectors...
Forum: 992
10-17-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

I agree, plus the 991 is also a gorgeous car and...

I agree, plus the 991 is also a gorgeous car and I find myself "checking out" mine parked in the garage more so than any of my previous 911's

What is making it so difficult this time for Porsche...
Forum: 992
10-15-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

That picture also demonstrates how much better...

That picture also demonstrates how much better the front bumper integration is on the 991.

The 992 bumper looks tacked onto the front of the car and is “ capping “ the nose. The 991 flows so much...
Forum: 992
10-12-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Everything you are citing as an improvement is...

Everything you are citing as an improvement is noteworthy for sure but likely will be proven to be nothing more than fractional performance gains most of which will be imperceptible to even the...
Forum: 992
10-12-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

It's an absolutely staggering gamble and one...

It's an absolutely staggering gamble and one spurred on and financed by VW.

It's funny, I was worried when VW took over in 2012 that they were going to ruin Porsche by cheapening and watering down...
Forum: 992
10-12-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

It doesn't make much sense but then again neither...

It doesn't make much sense but then again neither does any of the reasoning behind what they are doing. Besides, I'll need a big gulp cup to spit into after looking at the disgusting amount of finger...
Forum: 992
10-12-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

That quote translated into honesty would read : "...

That quote translated into honesty would read : " This time around , change for the sake of change , cutting costs and adding needless flashy gimmicks to entice shallow perspective buyers were the...
Forum: 992
10-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 526,312
Posted By limegreen

Given that the 992 is based on the 991 platform I...

Given that the 992 is based on the 991 platform I have my doubts that the physical trunk box itself will be larger, at least longitudinally. I think what we are looking at is just a lid redesign and...
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