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Forum: 992
05-26-2018, 07:25 PM
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Posted By chuck911

Right. All 911s will be wide body. Until they...

Right. All 911s will be wide body. Until they release the 4s. Those will really be wide body. Until they release the Turbo and GT cars. Those will really really be wide body.
So wide body will be...
Forum: 992
05-16-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Old is the new new? Oh well at least we will...

Old is the new new? Oh well at least we will always have the 991.
Forum: 992
04-30-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

I think you mean beauty is in the eye of the BEER...

I think you mean beauty is in the eye of the BEER holder?
Forum: 992
04-26-2018, 11:41 PM
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Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Yes but it is a very vocal minority! Whatever...

Yes but it is a very vocal minority! Whatever they do with the 992 its a sure bet it will be nothing compared to what they did with the 996. But this goes back a lot further. Talking about it back in...
Forum: 992
04-24-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

What I been saying, and more. I will until...

What I been saying, and more.

I will until proven wrong continue to believe the dog crap they have been showing us is meant to mislead. Porsche psy-ops. They are after all quite good at that.
...
Forum: 992
04-21-2018, 05:18 PM
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Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Porsche's always been secretive, especially when...

Porsche's always been secretive, especially when it comes to the Turbo's styling. Not to mention the GT3's. Or the RS's. Or any of the other Porsches. I'm sure you will agree.
Forum: 992
04-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

You're right, of course. Stiffer isn't always...

You're right, of course. Stiffer isn't always better. But we're swimming against the tide.

Anyway, there's more to it than absolute grip. That drag photo reminds me of a study Porsche put out many...
Forum: 992
03-30-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Right. Except that RAS is a completely separate...

Right. Except that RAS is a completely separate subject. There's a YouTube video somewhere with AP talking about all the cool tech they put into the RS and details all the advantages of the larger...
Forum: 992
03-26-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

I been saying for at least 6 months now, more...

I been saying for at least 6 months now, more like a year, ever since I saw the first spy shots in which this was OBVIOUS to me, that they are 21" wheels in back. Its the reason for the oddball...
Forum: 992
02-28-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

I seriously doubt anything like that is going on....

I seriously doubt anything like that is going on. Certainly it had nothing to do with the 996. The real problem with the 996 was it shared so many parts with the Boxster that coming at you on the...
Forum: 992
02-27-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Technically the automotive industry isn't headed...

Technically the automotive industry isn't headed for big changes. The automotive industry is being railroaded into big changes. The distinction is everything.

Its engineering that made Porsche. We...
Forum: 992
02-26-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Yeah. Only you maybe never heard Jerry Seinfeld's...

Yeah. Only you maybe never heard Jerry Seinfeld's comment on the then-new Carrera GT: "Its not the new benchmark. Its the new bench."

And my memories a little hazy, but pretty sure the CGT was...
Forum: 992
02-24-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Right. My view has always been the rear engine...

Right. My view has always been the rear engine goes back to the first car Porsche made, the VW. That car had to be extremely efficient and utilitarian. Then when he set out to make a much more...
Forum: 992
02-24-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

There was an impressively insightful post a while...

There was an impressively insightful post a while back, and I want to say it was Worf but with my lame brane who knows? Anyway, he made the point that Porsche has been doing a pretty good job of...
Forum: 992
02-19-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Puleeze. Top to bottom: WTF with the two big...

Puleeze.
Top to bottom: WTF with the two big vertical things on the intake? Brake lights? Come on.
The spoiler seam cuts diagonally straight across ruining one of the most beautifully sculpted...
Forum: 992
01-30-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Actually, no, it is profit per car. Porsche has...

Actually, no, it is profit per car. Porsche has been the most profitable car company in the world. Porsche has never been anywhere close to the most cars produced in the world. Profit per car. You...
Forum: 992
01-29-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

Porsche has not "moved with the market". The...

Porsche has not "moved with the market". The market emphatically does NOT want turbo's. When has anyone ever seen any automotive reviewer extolling the virtues of turbocharging? Where were all the...
Forum: 992
01-03-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

I would actually be less upset if there WAS an...

I would actually be less upset if there WAS an air intake there. At least then it would serve some function. Instead it is "just" for looks. Which of course they do a lot, and better far better than...
Forum: 992
01-02-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 549,000
Posted By chuck911

The hood lines, sorry, not a fan. The 911 shuns...

The hood lines, sorry, not a fan. The 911 shuns artifice and let's face it, the hood lines are artifice. They were used on the air-cooleds because the dip fed into the dash air intake. Look close,...
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