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06-02-2019, 02:34 PM
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Posted By W8MM

Me too.

Me too.
05-24-2019, 05:13 AM
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Posted By W8MM

No, not referring to you, but to posters with no...

No, not referring to you, but to posters with no experience and lots of opinions.
05-23-2019, 02:44 PM
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Posted By W8MM

If my Panamera PHEV had 50+ miles of EV range...

If my Panamera PHEV had 50+ miles of EV range instead of 25, it would be very attractive vs. a full BEV.
05-23-2019, 10:29 AM
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Posted By W8MM

If one actually owns and uses an EV, one can...

If one actually owns and uses an EV, one can appreciate the benefits and satisfactions of EVs that may not be apparent to bench racers.

I find that the 3-way combination of 1) high "fuel" economy,...
05-21-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 35,711
Posted By W8MM

It's so interesting to hear all the "bench...

It's so interesting to hear all the "bench racers" bemoan the incursion of electric cars into the "fun" segment of automobilia, calling them limp, weak, uninteresting, and worthy of derision. Now...
05-14-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,687
Posted By W8MM

I'm very curious about "wheel-selective torque...

I'm very curious about "wheel-selective torque feed" without using differential braking. It would be obvious if each wheel has its own e-machine, but the Taycan has only a front and a rear electric...
05-02-2019, 06:17 PM
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Posted By W8MM

Hahaha ... so true. I'm an engineer and I am...

Hahaha ... so true.

I'm an engineer and I am nearly always skeptical about measurements that support an agenda of any kind. I've experienced "truthful" yet extremely misleading "measurements"...
05-02-2019, 05:30 PM
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Posted By W8MM

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment...

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/globalwarming/11395516/The-fiddling-with-temperature-data-is-the-biggest-science-scandal-ever.html
04-09-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,701
Posted By W8MM

In the previous decade, I was attending a rural...

In the previous decade, I was attending a rural Indiana track event with my Carrera GT. I had forgotten to pack a few necessities and the only re-supply around was a Walmart.

I dismounted after...
03-28-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,476
Posted By W8MM

I'll be very interested to find out at what speed...

I'll be very interested to find out at what speed the front e-machine freewheels or "disconnects" from adding its influence. I assume they'll just open-circuit the electrics and let it free wheel. ...
03-20-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 93,379
Posted By W8MM

​​​​​​https://ecpowergroup.com/acb/

​​​​​​https://ecpowergroup.com/acb/
03-16-2019, 10:21 AM
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Views: 27,471
Posted By W8MM

Nice use of black tape!

Nice use of black tape!
03-05-2019, 03:39 PM
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Views: 93,379
Posted By W8MM

In the modern age of ubiquitous internet...

In the modern age of ubiquitous internet information, the dealer sales person's most obvious value is if they can understand, navigate, explain and conquer the CXX options system. No, really.

My...
03-05-2019, 03:23 PM
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Views: 93,379
Posted By W8MM

Hahaha.

Hahaha.
03-05-2019, 02:33 PM
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Views: 93,379
Posted By W8MM

Excellent synopsis. Tesla has turned out to be a...

Excellent synopsis. Tesla has turned out to be a classic "disruptor" in more than one aspect of the automotive business. From fuel source to ergonomics to sales practices to ... etc..

The more...
03-04-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 93,379
Posted By W8MM

Exactly. Our house started with Tesla in the...

Exactly.

Our house started with Tesla in the "Apple II" days of early adoption ... the 2008 Roadster. We still have it.

My wife had an early 2012 Model S P85 and now has a 2018 P100D version of...
02-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,449
Posted By W8MM

What sort of contractor was used to put it down? ...

What sort of contractor was used to put it down? Any special capabilities?
02-14-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,449
Posted By W8MM

While you're still taking garage questions, what...

While you're still taking garage questions, what is the floor coating?
02-14-2019, 08:27 AM
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Posted By W8MM

I believe they may even be the same part. I put...

I believe they may even be the same part. I put some BaronRS+3 uprights (designed for GT3RS) on my GT2RS and they fit perfectly.
YMMV
02-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By W8MM

Interesting! My 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid...

Interesting! My 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid charger came with a NEMA 6-50 plug which I paired with a NEMA 6-50 socket via a 50 amp breaker.

The booklet with the charger says it only consumes...
01-25-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,319
Posted By W8MM

More accurately, the CCX "person-in-charge" at...

More accurately, the CCX "person-in-charge" at PAG/PCNA has to "feel right" about your request. My GT2RS order requesting red door pulls (instead of black) via CXX was denied at multiple levels of...
01-23-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By W8MM

My wife has a new 2018 Tesla Model S P100D (AWD)...

My wife has a new 2018 Tesla Model S P100D (AWD) as a recent upgrade from her 2012 Model S P85 (RWD). We put the winter wheel and tire package on to improve snow traction.

I've had 6+ years of...
01-22-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,082
Posted By W8MM

Any 918 owner that still has the original car is...

Any 918 owner that still has the original car is past the retention period of 3 years required to have 10 years of allocations. The 918 Spyder Circle is closing up shop as PAG switches focus of their...
01-20-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 101,529
Posted By W8MM

Interestingly, I was told in 2004 by PCNA honcho...

Interestingly, I was told in 2004 by PCNA honcho that Fayence yellow is almost an exact copy of Ferrari Fly yellow because it was the most requested paint-to-sample yellow for Porsche. The original...
11-09-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 35,711
Posted By W8MM

Sounds like my wife's 2008 Tesla Roadster!

Sounds like my wife's 2008 Tesla Roadster!
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