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Forum: 991
09-30-2018, 01:55 AM
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Posted By drgek

Ticketed shortly after passing this spot (60 in a...

Ticketed shortly after passing this spot (60 in a 50 zone, what nonsense)...
Forum: 991
05-27-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,734
Posted By drgek

As is commonly said, opinions are like a**holes,...

As is commonly said, opinions are like a**holes, everyone has one. So here's mine:

PCCBs *will* wear out if you track the car but otherwise should be good for life. I've had them on an F430 and...
Forum: 991
05-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,856
Posted By drgek

Beautifully done, congrats. It is a documented...

Beautifully done, congrats. It is a documented fact that chalk Targas are faster and handle better.
Forum: 991
03-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,100
Posted By drgek

Certainly possible; my Targa 4 GTS was built in...

Certainly possible; my Targa 4 GTS was built in 11/17 and does not use the SIM card (which my 2017 Targa 4S did.)
Forum: 991
03-15-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,100
Posted By drgek

All good info, but as a caveat it is different on...

All good info, but as a caveat it is different on 2018 cars, which no longer use an ATT SIM card and can no longer be connected to your phone hotspot. There is a built in SIM card; Porsche Connect...
Forum: 991
03-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,154
Posted By drgek

No, I'll get it Wednesday and the BlendMount on...

No, I'll get it Wednesday and the BlendMount on Thursday. My initial thought was to just get a 360c for the 911; it, also, would have required a different BlendMount than the one used for the 360....
Forum: 991
03-12-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,154
Posted By drgek

This is what I had done between my 911 and my...

This is what I had done between my 911 and my work car. I've been using an Escort Max 360, which on a long highway road trip in my Alfa Stelvio set off K-band from the rear for nearly 1/2 the miles...
Forum: 991
03-05-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,574
Posted By drgek

I had '17 Targa 4S and now an '18 Targa 4 GTS....

I had '17 Targa 4S and now an '18 Targa 4 GTS. The one drawback is the way the Targa top is forever finding new ways to rattle. My '18 is much better in regards to that than my '17 was.
Forum: 991
03-01-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,856
Posted By drgek

Chalk targas are, of course, objectively superior...

Chalk targas are, of course, objectively superior to others. Love the PCCBs. Didn't want to spend the dollars, but I wish I had yellow calipers. I suppose I could always paint them, but then I'd be...
Forum: 991
03-01-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By drgek

Exactly

Exactly
Forum: 991
03-01-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By drgek

Phone contacts and streaming occur over...

Phone contacts and streaming occur over Bluetooth; they're totally independent of a data connection. Only need the hardline connection for Apple CarPlay.

I don't think ATT users will be able to...
Forum: 991
03-01-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By drgek

It will work fine, just not via your phone's hot...

It will work fine, just not via your phone's hot spot. You will need to sign up for Porsche Connect (first year is free) which activates the PCM's built in SIM. Data for traffic, Google searches, etc...
Forum: 991
02-28-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By drgek

Is your car a 2017 or 2018? Because the system...

Is your car a 2017 or 2018? Because the system was changed for 2018 cars with the new embedding of a SIM card into the PCM. Whether it changed with the start of 2018 production, or sometime after...
Forum: 991
02-16-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,194
Posted By drgek

Is your car a 2017 or 2018? Because the system...

Is your car a 2017 or 2018? Because the system was changed for 2018 cars with the new embedding of a SIM card into the PCM. Whether it changed with the start of 2018 production, or sometime after...
Forum: 991
02-16-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,194
Posted By drgek

I don't think he lied. My SA told me the same...

I don't think he lied. My SA told me the same thing. My '17 Targa 4S came with a SIM card; it was activated by my dealer but I pulled it out after the trial ATT period of 1 GB was over and used the...
Forum: 991
01-27-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,714
Posted By drgek

I used a can of fix-a-flat once on my F430...

I used a can of fix-a-flat once on my F430 Spider. My Ferrari dealer service manager, who is a good friend, told me to call them next time to send the truck because cleaning that junk off the wheel...
Forum: 991
01-18-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,260
Posted By drgek

GTS pics above. Wrecked Cayenne e-Hybrid.

GTS pics above. Wrecked Cayenne e-Hybrid.
Forum: 991
01-17-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,260
Posted By drgek

Pics of new GTS can be seen several posts above...

Pics of new GTS can be seen several posts above (from yesterday, before delivery); can take (hopefully) more pics tomorrow.

Pics of wreck not taken. Suffice it to say that a good portion of the...
Forum: 991
01-17-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,260
Posted By drgek

F***ed up car day. Took delivery of my new '18...

F***ed up car day.
Took delivery of my new '18 Targa 4 GTS (Chalk/Black):rockon:
Totaled my '17 Cayenne e-Hybrid:grr: (fortunately, neither I nor the other driver was hurt; everything else is just...
Forum: 991
01-16-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 81,260
Posted By drgek

Unfortunately, with the arrival of this: ...

Unfortunately, with the arrival of this:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/2000x1504-1/2018011601_d9210613a8954dec910941d4aa6bdbba17f3f642.jpg

Also came the arrival of this:
...
Forum: 991
01-13-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By drgek

I'll bring this thread back on path. I spoke to...

I'll bring this thread back on path. I spoke to my friend who is the service director at a Ferrari dealership. I typically do the front end of the car (bumper, about 1/3 - 1/2 of the hood) and he...
Forum: 991
01-13-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By drgek

Please post pic as I'm anxiously awaiting...

Please post pic as I'm anxiously awaiting delivery of my Chalk Targa 4 GTS which should occur next week
Forum: 991
01-07-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By drgek

Looks like it's docking this afternoon, so we...

Looks like it's docking this afternoon, so we shall see
Forum: 991
01-06-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By drgek

I am. My car will be offloaded in Houston; by the...

I am. My car will be offloaded in Houston; by the original schedule the ship's already one week late.
Forum: 991
12-28-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By drgek

I had a non-stop chirp emanating from the...

I had a non-stop chirp emanating from the passenger seat of my 991.2 Targa 4S, but only when my wife was in the car.
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