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Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

I said I have zero interest in the 991.1 - I am...

I said I have zero interest in the 991.1 - I am not making any comments on the 991.1 base, S, GTS or for that matter 991.1 Turbo or Turbos, I am not interested in feedback on these cars. They are...
Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

You don't seem to get this - I have zero interest...

You don't seem to get this - I have zero interest in the 991.1 or your comments on the 991.2.

No one is twisting your arm to buy one, the recipe is simple if you want a new NA Porsche get a GT3 or...
Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Oh dear. Really, you dont think I understand that...

Oh dear. Really, you dont think I understand that :) and the fact remains it is you that's in this 991.2 GTS thread - now that is funny.
Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Nope, but I am a fully accredited driver - and do...

Nope, but I am a fully accredited driver - and do it for real, largely for fun and on the cheap these days.
Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Go and get some genuine experience with Porsche...

Go and get some genuine experience with Porsche Sports - it will stop you sounding like a troll.
Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

And I reposted a response as to why I didn't like...

And I reposted a response as to why I didn't like the review. Thats what a forum is for.
Forum: 991
12-23-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Got to a laugh at you guys I track two NA Porsche...

Got to a laugh at you guys I track two NA Porsche sports (one of which is a cup car) and a turbocharged car. I live the reality.
Forum: 991
12-22-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Quality - seriously, go and enjoy your 991.1. You...

Quality - seriously, go and enjoy your 991.1. You may have opinions on the 991.2 - based on a couple of test drives but don't lecture me, as an owner, that you have any meaningful insights. I know...
Forum: 991
12-22-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Really - I suspect you don't know what effective...

Really - I suspect you don't know what effective compression ratio is and how it works to deliver engine response. You probably think you do - like Guido. I know he's parroting catechism because of...
Forum: 991
12-22-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

So what if he's a professional journalist - is he...

So what if he's a professional journalist - is he a professional engineer? is he a professional driver?

I'm not going into "he's driven just about everything", I've seen most of the worlds great...
Forum: 991
12-22-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Seemingly so. To think those that own them...

Seemingly so.

To think those that own them and drive them regularly may know a lot about their own vehicles is unremarkable. However, what is truly remarkable is those that don't own them "know"...
Forum: 991
12-22-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,808
Posted By randr

Stout, I understand where you are coming from -...

Stout, I understand where you are coming from - ignore my hard nosed comments on the GT3 - I was hoping for a game changer and its not, well at least from my perspective. I drive a 997 Cup fairly...
Forum: 991
12-22-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Well if its factually incorrect in...

Well if its factually incorrect in places..........he clearly does't understand what engine response is for example. totally over this type of stuff

Stop for a moment and think - some of us have...
Forum: 991
12-21-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,808
Posted By randr

Skipping RAS on the T isn't good advice - its an...

Skipping RAS on the T isn't good advice - its an incredibly effective performance addition (and largely unobtrusive).

Can't go with you on the GT3 - its where it should have been with the 991.1...
Forum: 991
12-21-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,048
Posted By randr

Hot colour, hot car :)

Hot colour, hot car :)
Forum: 991
12-20-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Yes but it isn't a large sedan.........thats the...

Yes but it isn't a large sedan.........thats the point, its a very glued down car. In fact its so glued down its as quick as a GT3. The fact that it can do this tells you all you a lot e.g. how the...
Forum: 991
12-19-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

I've never said that - simply pointed out what it...

I've never said that - simply pointed out what it can and can not do in numeric terms and in comparison to other cars in the line up. Usually in response to some inaccurate statement or comment.

...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,024
Posted By randr

I have some information somewhere - my...

I have some information somewhere - my recollection is something like ~ 0.3s at 2500rpm (Vs ~ 0.2s for an NA) - I'll try and find the data. The point being, in the real world when you are driving...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Interesting - stick with your NA then. No one is...

Interesting - stick with your NA then. No one is twisting your arm to buy a turbocharged Porsche. The fact remains a lot of people seem to like them, not simply because they are straight line quick,...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

LOL the Porsche engineers really, really, really...

LOL the Porsche engineers really, really, really like the 3l twin turbo as do many, many, many others - it is not underwhelming. Thats utterly comical why?

Because, the 9A2 runs an effective...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,808
Posted By randr

Emotion and soul are marketing terms - they are a...

Emotion and soul are marketing terms - they are a construct. There is no emotion or soul to the 991 GT3 its just loud- its not even fast. Its old fashioned tech (with crap E and F series engines in...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,024
Posted By randr

Looking forward to seeing all of these tuned...

Looking forward to seeing all of these tuned Porsches :)
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,808
Posted By randr

These are marketing terms - the GT3 is a club...

These are marketing terms - the GT3 is a club level racer and thats it. In serious competition it gets pasted - check out the adac NBr24hr. The 991 GT3 is a gentlemens racer and thats about it.
...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,228
Posted By randr

Wrong, I have pointed out why the engine is very...

Wrong, I have pointed out why the engine is very good and the errors made by others - and backed it up with real data from both the S and X51S. I'm happy with my SX51, its as quick as a GT3 and more...
Forum: 991
12-18-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,898
Posted By randr

Sounds like a great idea - the Cayman in GTS form...

Sounds like a great idea - the Cayman in GTS form (718 - 981) is a brilliant drivers car.
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