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03-03-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By groundhog

Sounds about right - thats where I get my...

Sounds about right - thats where I get my wholesale pricing from. :) Perhaps I'm on to a good thing :)
03-03-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By groundhog

Ok, well I feel for you and your coffee as I get...

Ok, well I feel for you and your coffee as I get most stuff at wholesale already (had two rebuilds on this basis including celete) - I was just looking at official pricing to lock in a programme and...
03-03-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By groundhog

All race cars are experiments - see my post above.

All race cars are experiments - see my post above.
Forum: 991
03-03-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 46,793
Posted By groundhog

Collected a barrier on the passenger side - out...

Collected a barrier on the passenger side - out of action for a month. Will have to move over to a different car. :) C'est la vie.

Door and rear fender to be bashed out - all mechanicals and...
03-02-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By groundhog

Porsche Parts - discount for motorsport use?

Is there a Porsche program that allows discounted pricing for parts used in Porsche vehicles involved in sanctioned motorsport events.

As a general rule I have paid wholesale rates in the past...
03-02-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By groundhog

Yes and they go well - The winner of Targa West...

Yes and they go well - The winner of Targa West last year drove a 996 turbo (4 day state/national level road rally - in Australia)
Forum: 991
02-25-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,793
Posted By groundhog

I don't think this is the case and why should he...

I don't think this is the case and why should he be offered a GT3T? I see him as a symptom of where the brand is headed.

Also the "mainstreaming" of the product line has caused Porsche to worry...
Forum: 991
02-24-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,220
Posted By groundhog

I think the torque limit is artificial e.g. peak...

I think the torque limit is artificial e.g. peak torque for the 3l turbo is rated at 550Nm = 405/6 ft lb. Yet the cogs in the case of the PDK are from the turbo - the rating may reflect the clutch...
Forum: 991
02-24-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,220
Posted By groundhog

Good to see someone putting their Series 2 to use...

Good to see someone putting their Series 2 to use in rallying - what types of event are you doing? duration, number of legs stages and overall distances. Within reason, in road rallying its not so...
Forum: 991
02-23-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,233
Posted By groundhog

My turbos (991.2 GTS) do not have the covers and...

My turbos (991.2 GTS) do not have the covers and have never had the covers - interesting
Forum: 991
02-23-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,793
Posted By groundhog

This

This
02-21-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/800x457/80-icecore_temp_8300ca200f99a1844594bd1eadaf39b1a8e90749.jpg

The above represents temperature derived from ice cores collected in Russia...
02-20-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

Actually acoste has made some good points - I...

Actually acoste has made some good points - I don't own a Tesla but am fully aware of the strengths and weaknesses of the product, the company and CEO as are many others. Have a discussion about the...
Forum: 991
02-20-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,233
Posted By groundhog

I have a feeling they mean the wastegate actuator...

I have a feeling they mean the wastegate actuator - or the actuator wastegate assembly - which is a rod running from the actuator and connected to a lever which in turn is connected to the wastegate....
02-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

LOL - "the conservative germans" are all germans...

LOL - "the conservative germans" are all germans conservative? Have you heard of the Lohner-Porsche hybrid and do you know when it was invented? :cheers:
Forum: GT4
02-17-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,236,313
Posted By groundhog

It depends where you live, my local dealer takes...

It depends where you live, my local dealer takes a 2K deposit and you go on the list. When the car is released they call the people on the list, in order, and ask if they want to take up their...
Forum: 991
02-16-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,015
Posted By groundhog

Well said :) its worth keeping in mind there a...

Well said :) its worth keeping in mind there a are lot of people on here that own multiple Porsche sports cars, historics through to modern offerings and Supercars too - so you get a diverse range of...
02-16-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

Base model Kona is 36k close but no cigar

Base model Kona is 36k close but no cigar
02-16-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

You and I both - I feel there is a lot of caution...

You and I both - I feel there is a lot of caution out there in terms of pushing the design envelope. That's why I'm keeping an eye on Renault - they can be pretty ballsy. Porsche - need to knock...
Forum: 991
02-15-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,015
Posted By groundhog

In the main I found this a sensible analysis and...

In the main I found this a sensible analysis and largely concur.

First and foremost these are all great cars - we are spoilt for choice.

Specifically on the T, I spent a day sometime ago with a...
02-15-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

^^^^^Dave thats neither fair or reasonable - the...

^^^^^Dave thats neither fair or reasonable - the same could equally apply to the Tesla acolytes on here, perhaps even more so.

I would like to see EVs develop (I have a business thats more or less...
02-15-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

So why are you contributing to a Porsche forum -...

So why are you contributing to a Porsche forum - are you aware of the reliability ratings of the various Tesla products?

They are poorly made at the price point. I don't think anyone disputes...
Forum: GT4
02-14-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6,123
Views: 1,236,313
Posted By groundhog

Thats what I see in my market and they aren't...

Thats what I see in my market and they aren't moving even after price drops........(both 991.1/.2 GT3 and 981 GT4 plus 991.1 GT3).
02-14-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

I think you pay 75 a month for 36 months (which...

I think you pay 75 a month for 36 months (which is ~ 2.5k, more than off set by the rebate).
02-14-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 55,804
Posted By groundhog

The price of the Model 3 in Europe will be ~ in...

The price of the Model 3 in Europe will be ~ in euros ~ 55k to 75k depending options etc.

The Renault Zoe is ~ 20k (without rebates which can total ~5k).

The Leaf is ~ 30 to 38k

For...
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