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Today, 01:28 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By John Mclane

Used a lawyer that is "friends" with the DA, got...

Used a lawyer that is "friends" with the DA, got dropped from aggravated speeding (class b misdemeanor) to a petty speeding. No points after a 2 month probation. I could try to fight, but if it's...
Today, 01:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,743
Posted By John Mclane

My last encounter with mr lawman, my speed was...

My last encounter with mr lawman, my speed was visually calculated. Go detect that...
Yesterday, 01:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,225
Posted By John Mclane

The way stealerships behave reminds me of...

The way stealerships behave reminds me of diamonds and DeBeers.

Interesting piece, I couldn't help but see a lot of parallels:

https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_3708562
03-23-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,738
Posted By John Mclane

https://apple.news/AEEmwp9rBS9KDdNVFNJH1lw ...

https://apple.news/AEEmwp9rBS9KDdNVFNJH1lw

From the same interview, I think.
03-23-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/l-Used-Porsche-911-d...

https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/l-Used-Porsche-911-d404?sourceContext=shareListingLink#listing=219168039


Matches the good ol truckster:
...
03-21-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By John Mclane

I have been watching it as well. In the same...

I have been watching it as well. In the same market a clean 14 is for sale for the same price. Both overpriced, IMO.

Added issue to this car is the aftermarket headers. While most of aftermarket...
Forum: 991
03-20-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By John Mclane

This box is awesome. Changed the behavior of my...

This box is awesome. Changed the behavior of my car on track significantly. Somewhat difficult to perceive on day to day, but the car leans on the bends far less. Less squatting on bar braking as...
03-20-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,743
Posted By John Mclane

Laser detection by itself seldom helps....

Laser detection by itself seldom helps. Sporadically you get a reflection from another car rather than you, giving time to slow down. If your state allows for shifting, then its worth it, IMO.

I...
Forum: 991
03-15-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,269
Posted By John Mclane

A little Tim Whatley action.., ...

A little Tim Whatley action..,
https://popnado.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/anigif_enhanced-21070-1404001966-4.gif
Forum: 991
03-14-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By John Mclane

Most racing groups will accept the pop up bars....

Most racing groups will accept the pop up bars. Some will accept in a couple of groups (eg PCA). The minority will not accept at all.

Check before paying for a track day. I did not add a cage, or...
Forum: 991
03-14-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,269
Posted By John Mclane

Without being a cliche, seems more in par some...

Without being a cliche, seems more in par some other German brand that I shall not name.
03-11-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,713
Posted By John Mclane

That's true, quite easier to reverse. In my case,...

That's true, quite easier to reverse. In my case, the nonsense price of a 997 GT kept me away.
03-10-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,713
Posted By John Mclane

So true. At the PSDS you drive TTS, GTS and...

So true. At the PSDS you drive TTS, GTS and GT3/GT3 RS back to back. All awesome, but the GT is king on the track and more intense on the road. From the moment you start until you stop. If this rear...
03-09-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,713
Posted By John Mclane

There's a fella on pff.de that got the parts...

There's a fella on pff.de that got the parts machined. That paved the way for rear seatbelts. https://www.pff.de/index.php?thread/2780301-991-2-gt3-touring/&pageNo=562

...
03-09-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

As we know, PTS hasn't been "to sample" for quite...

As we know, PTS hasn't been "to sample" for quite sometime. Now it's essentially a non-standard pre-approved color in their pallet. Most of them are not special at all. Used to be an A4 size sample...
Forum: 992
03-09-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By John Mclane

I thought the same thing. I read that the new...

I thought the same thing. I read that the new platform will be available or the next generation, not .2
This makes this generation more a 991.3 than anything new. But again, it was a similar deal...
Forum: 992
03-07-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By John Mclane

In depth review of 992

Pardon if already posted, some interesting details:

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/03/07/2020-porsche-911-deep-dive-internals-technology/
03-03-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

Same boat here. I'll end up buying some other...

Same boat here. I'll end up buying some other more track oriented car and give up on this nonsense.
The price went up and a week later they sell it.

Edit:
According to CarGurus it sold for 183,...
02-28-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 75,947
Posted By John Mclane

There's still a lot of people willing to pay...

There's still a lot of people willing to pay extra, not going anywhere as long as interest rates are low.
02-28-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

Another bizarre one, from otherwise the only...

Another bizarre one, from otherwise the only decent Chicagoland area stealership:
www.cargurus.com/Cars/share/224043720

Bizarre when you look at the price history. Maybe they gold plated parts...
02-27-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

Another typical Chicago stealership, MSRP is...

Another typical Chicago stealership, MSRP is actually 231k on VIN analytics and their MSRP is 292k.

http://atcm.co/S2PVDP/1e412e22
02-25-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,429
Posted By John Mclane

They'll adjust production accordingly. Even...

They'll adjust production accordingly. Even heroin producers stockpile opium to keep the prices up...
02-25-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

Look at these pretty boys . They announce the car...

Look at these pretty boys . They announce the car as 205 MSRP, doing you a favor to sell for 195. Checking VIN analytics, the MSRP is 174...
Typical Chicago stealership
...
02-24-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

[quote=evilfij]No dealer is not going to report...

[quote=evilfij]No dealer is not going to report the cash if you show up with a duffle bag with $200k in it. [/

My layman understand is that shell companies (opened abroad) do the buying, selling...
02-24-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 587,431
Posted By John Mclane

I'm no specialist, but it seems quite...

I'm no specialist, but it seems quite disseminated, perhaps more so in the used market. This piece for instance:...
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