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03-06-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By shine

I have a 981 with PASM and a 997.2 with PASM. The...

I have a 981 with PASM and a 997.2 with PASM. The difference in ride with PASM on is much more subtle on the 981. In the 997 the PASM can be harsch and unpleasant on a rough freeway. On the 981, I...
08-28-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By shine

I believe a spare tire is required in some...

I believe a spare tire is required in some countries. So one is supplied and promptly removed after delivery.
Forum: 997 Forum
08-28-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,301
Posted By shine

I'm told that European Motor Car Works in Santa...

I'm told that European Motor Car Works in Santa Ana is the place to go. I have never used them or have any affiliation with them. I just know they come highly recommended.

Another option is to...
Forum: 991
08-28-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,322
Posted By shine

Drive the 981 with a real 6 speed manual. I think...

Drive the 981 with a real 6 speed manual. I think you'll be impressed.
08-27-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,537
Posted By shine

The picture in the first post is for a partial...

The picture in the first post is for a partial leather interior. The pictures in the second post are of a full leather interior. They are different looks and different prices.
08-27-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By shine

I couldn't get the link to work.

I couldn't get the link to work.
08-27-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 258,932
Posted By shine

Eduardo, Yes, I am speaking with the general...

Eduardo,

Yes, I am speaking with the general manager. He expressed greatest frustration of getting 991 in Yachting Blue. He has been told the problem is getting the bumpers painted by an outside...
08-27-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 258,932
Posted By shine

I spoke to my dealer today about ordering a PTS...

I spoke to my dealer today about ordering a PTS car. He tells me that presently he has several PTS cars in the order bank which have been on hold for up to 10 months. We is not optimistic about the...
Forum: 997 Forum
08-21-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,944
Posted By shine

I don't think it is Fountain Blue. This is...

I don't think it is Fountain Blue. This is Fountain Blue.
Forum: 997 Forum
08-18-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,913
Posted By shine

Timing is everything. With the Labor Day weekend...

Timing is everything. With the Labor Day weekend and end of the month coming up, now might just be a good time to make a deal. Here is an example of a deal on a 2011 997 4S Cab.
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Forum: 991
08-17-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,493
Posted By shine

Smart move. The part I disliked the most was the...

Smart move. The part I disliked the most was the assist increasing as I slowed to make a tight turn. There is nothing worse than the steering feel changing as you are thinking about making the turn.
Forum: 997 Forum
08-17-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,913
Posted By shine

An 11% discount on a 3 year old model is not a...

An 11% discount on a 3 year old model is not a significant discount. If you really like the car, I would offer 70K and not pay above 75K.

What color is it? The options seem reasonable. Why has it...
08-14-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,311
Posted By shine

Any Boxster will be fun and way beyond my driving...

Any Boxster will be fun and way beyond my driving skills. But I'm a gadgeteer. I love the latest gizmo. So I ordered my Boxster with the S, and lots of go fast, look good, feel good and sound good...
08-13-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,390
Posted By shine

I've had good luck with Interstate batteries.

I've had good luck with Interstate batteries.
08-01-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,218
Posted By shine

The power steering plus increases the assist at...

The power steering plus increases the assist at lower speeds. I felt it was over assisted at low speeds and didn't like the feel of the assist increasing as I slowed to turn. I do not think it can be...
07-29-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By shine

My car was finished on 7/12 and was on a boat on...

My car was finished on 7/12 and was on a boat on 7/18. The dealer sent me the name of the boat about 3 days later.
07-28-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,218
Posted By shine

Nice build. I like the two tone interior. Have...

Nice build. I like the two tone interior. Have you driven a car with the Power Steering Plus? I would be sure to drive one before you order it. My dealer was pushing it on me. They did not have a 981...
Forum: 991
06-06-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,066
Posted By shine

Nice spec. A few comments. I would get the...

Nice spec. A few comments. I would get the smoking package. It looks cleaner to have a cover than an open hole at the rear of the console. It also gives you another power socket. Others have told me...
Forum: 991
06-06-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,790
Posted By shine

I just placed the order for my car. White with...

I just placed the order for my car. White with two tone leather, Agate Grey/ Pebble Grey. It looks best to me. I have never had problems keeping a light colored interior clean and the carpets are...
Forum: 991
06-04-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,008
Posted By shine

The Sport Chrono package also include Dynamic...

The Sport Chrono package also include Dynamic Engine Mounts. I am getting it on a MT car for this.
06-03-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,218
Posted By shine

I agree. But in the new cars the functionality is...

I agree. But in the new cars the functionality is more significant because it controls the display to the right of the tach.
06-03-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,218
Posted By shine

Nice spec. I opted for the 844...

Nice spec.

I opted for the 844 Multifunction steering wheel. It is much better than using a stalk to control the display on the right display. For a car with PDK, the sport wheel gets you the...
05-23-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,218
Posted By shine

I ordered one about a month ago. I was able to...

I ordered one about a month ago. I was able to get a June allocation but ended up with a July 10 completion date because I wanted the Sport Exhaust.

I think there are allocations still available...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-26-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,986
Posted By shine

Another thank you to SubzeroX for putting this...

Another thank you to SubzeroX for putting this together. Great weather, great roads, great cars and a great bunch of guys. Just a great time.
02-23-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By shine

Where in OC are you guys? I'm coming from the...

Where in OC are you guys? I'm coming from the Newport area. It would be good to meet and caravan.
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