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Forum: 991
06-17-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,937
Posted By justabout

I was surprised that UK drivers respect the turn...

I was surprised that UK drivers respect the turn signal. They open the gap. A turn signal in the US means close the gap for many drivers.
Forum: Panamera
06-12-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By justabout

Does the hybrid require a special tire load...

Does the hybrid require a special tire load rating relative to non-hybrids. I would verify the load rating is correct.
Forum: Panamera
06-07-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By justabout

The 911 is easy compared to a V8 Panamera. Panny...

The 911 is easy compared to a V8 Panamera. Panny has 20 plus screws to remove the belly cover then 6 bolts to remove the shear plate to get access to the filter. Of course this trivial if you have a...
Forum: 991
06-07-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By justabout

Years ago the sales guy took a new Mercedes off...

Years ago the sales guy took a new Mercedes off the showroom floor for me to test drive. It had a collapsed lifter than banged loudly. Sales guy let it idle for 10 minutes before it disappeared....
Forum: Panamera
06-02-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By justabout

The hill hold on manual transmission 991.1 is...

The hill hold on manual transmission 991.1 is dangerous for the same reason you noted. You need to go and you get hesitation. Iíve had to alter my commute because of it. Many on the 991 forum hate it...
Forum: 992
05-18-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,148
Posted By justabout

As long as they continue to sell significant...

As long as they continue to sell significant quantities of the new design ( and they will), nothing will change. I jumped from BWM a decade ago because of the direction that were taking. BMW sales...
Forum: 991
05-16-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,124
Posted By justabout

In PA, leaving the scene of when damaging a car...

In PA, leaving the scene of when damaging a car is considered a third degree felony. Without a picture of driver nothing will be done.
Bumper damage is better than getting a headlight keyed. Ask me...
Forum: Panamera
05-05-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,082
Posted By justabout

PDCC is pricey. In addition to the benefits...

PDCC is pricey. In addition to the benefits discussed above, the effectiveness of the sway bars is reduced when not cornering. That allows the suspension to work more independently on rough roads...
Forum: Panamera
05-02-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By justabout

My 970.1 PDK had a firm shift. Not objectionable...

My 970.1 PDK had a firm shift. Not objectionable but it was clear the tranny was shifting. Just a characteristic of the car. The 970.2 had buttery shifts. In normal driving it felt like a...
Forum: Panamera
04-30-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By justabout

Agree that 970.2 is improved over 970.1. I traded...

Agree that 970.2 is improved over 970.1. I traded for the later model.
Forum: 991
04-22-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,811
Posted By justabout

I recall accusations against M1 in the mid 1990s...

I recall accusations against M1 in the mid 1990s regarding camshaft failures on engines that used non-hydraulic lifters. Mostly Asian motor designs IIRC. Affected cars ran on the race track. Donít...
Forum: Panamera
04-21-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By justabout

Iím not aware of any modern 4 door cars that are...

Iím not aware of any modern 4 door cars that are collectible. Also, it will be difficult/costly to maintain electronics on any modern car so the best advice i can give is to enjoy it and share the...
04-10-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By justabout

Connecticut payed for the damage if from a state...

Connecticut payed for the damage if from a state road and itís not posted as limited liability because of construction. Perhaps that has changed.
Forum: 991
04-07-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By justabout

There are some grommets holding the fan in place...

There are some grommets holding the fan in place that can easily disappear/drop when you remove or install it. You can still reassemble with one missing but Iíd get a couple of spares. Someone on...
Forum: 991
04-07-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,426
Posted By justabout

Can you tell from the coding which sensor...

Can you tell from the coding which sensor determines the inclination of the car?
Forum: Panamera
03-03-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,583
Posted By justabout

Paul, your onservations and suggestions regarding...

Paul, your onservations and suggestions regarding the PDK are spot on. WOULD MAKE A GOOD STICKY!
Forum: Panamera
03-02-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,144
Posted By justabout

The price increase over the prior generation GTS...

The price increase over the prior generation GTS would be more palatable for me if it included RWS and PDCC. Itís supposed to be a handler after all. Also noticed the carbon fiber trim is now extra...
Forum: Panamera
02-25-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By justabout

The PDK, in my experience is not smooth when...

The PDK, in my experience is not smooth when maneuvering at low speeds on a slope. I had to reverse uphill out of a parking spot. It was not a smooth exit. So your description is not surprising to...
Forum: 991
02-16-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,520
Posted By justabout

Iíve had issues where I had to move 30 feet down...

Iíve had issues where I had to move 30 feet down the driveway before I could get the open garage door to close. Same area of the driveway caused a fail to start because the car couldnít communicate...
Forum: 991
02-16-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By justabout

I get concerned about significantly raising the...

I get concerned about significantly raising the fluid boiling point above OEM fluid because the OEM fluid may be acting like a ďfuseĒ to avoid damaging other OEM components. Certainly avoiding...
Forum: Panamera
02-16-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By justabout

If there are no large currents draws that should...

If there are no large currents draws that should work. I would ensure the trunk light is disabled before disconnecting the battery.
Forum: 991
02-10-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By justabout

I would have it on the lift and inspect the...

I would have it on the lift and inspect the suspension bolts. If they are crusty itís from salt exposure. Seems like straight forward to remove them and get a more durable paint job.
Forum: 991
02-10-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,475
Posted By justabout

Looks like a snow belt car with salt exposure.

Looks like a snow belt car with salt exposure.
Forum: Panamera
02-06-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By justabout

That is interesting. I though the 2014s had...

That is interesting. I though the 2014s had upgraded parts. Apparently they did another upgrade. Customers are the testers.
01-27-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By justabout

Have the same thing on my Panamera side mirror....

Have the same thing on my Panamera side mirror. It is quite annoying.
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