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06-13-2019, 07:18 AM
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Posted By carrerafanboy

I wish this existed when I was choosing my PTS...

I wish this existed when I was choosing my PTS color! Ultimately settled on Maritime Blue, thanks in part to Bruce R's 997 and br2002's GT4 :)


I agree the photo for Maritime Blue isn't...
06-10-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,888
Posted By carrerafanboy

The 991 generation sofas wreck my back as well,...

The 991 generation sofas wreck my back as well, whereas I have zero issues with the 918-style fixed back LWBs. I had a 991.1 C4S that I sold and replaced with a 981 Spyder largely due to the seats...
06-10-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,437
Posted By carrerafanboy

I've been considering this upgrade as well, but...

I've been considering this upgrade as well, but would also like to do the cables and would prefer a professional do the install...

Does anyone have an installer / indie shop in the Bay Area they'd...
06-08-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,947
Posted By carrerafanboy

Oops! I've put ~3,000 miles on my GT3 without...

Oops! I've put ~3,000 miles on my GT3 without properly bedding in the PCCBs...

Does that risk any damage/long-term effects, or am I just sacrificing maximum braking performance?
05-06-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By carrerafanboy

Thanks!! Is the black stuff the remaining...

Thanks!! Is the black stuff the remaining adhesive pad that needs to be removed? How do you plan to get it off?

Also, would you mind showing a shot of how it's actually accessed from below? I...
05-05-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By carrerafanboy

Thank you for clarifying! I have a PTS-matched...

Thank you for clarifying! I have a PTS-matched antenna that I'd like to install as well, but don't have it in front of me so not sure it has the adhesive pad attached (it was ordered new from Porsche...
05-05-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By carrerafanboy

I'd +1 Rocky's suggestion. Highway 1 between...

I'd +1 Rocky's suggestion.

Highway 1 between San Francisco and Monterey is just "okay," whereas the mountain roads and redwoods are great. Highway 1 south of Monterey is an amazing, word-class...
05-05-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By carrerafanboy

Would you mind posting steps and/or any pictures...

Would you mind posting steps and/or any pictures of the process? I'd like to remove mine as well, but don't know where to start. Is it as simple as popping the engine cover, removing the plug + Torx,...
05-02-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 698,202
Posted By carrerafanboy

In retrospect, I agree! Thats a great point...

In retrospect, I agree!

Thats a great point about the Speedster concept headlights... We should petition Porsche to put them up for sale as aftermarket upgrades / Tequipment! Anyone here have a...
05-02-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 504,789
Posted By carrerafanboy

Done with day three of my road trip! Day one...

Done with day three of my road trip!

Day one was an uneventful drive down from San Francisco to Pasadena, but Route 25 was a bunch of fun. Unfortunately day two was a little bit of a wash since...
05-02-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 698,202
Posted By carrerafanboy

Pic from today's drive up the Pacific Coast...

Pic from today's drive up the Pacific Coast Highway — "Kills bugs fast" indeed :)

https://i.imgur.com/Y88aI1S.jpg

Random question: Does anyone wish they'd gotten Bi-Xenons instead of LEDs, or...
04-29-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 698,202
Posted By carrerafanboy

Thank you! Per evilfij, it's Maritime Blue. ...

Thank you! Per evilfij, it's Maritime Blue.



Thank you :)
04-29-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 504,789
Posted By carrerafanboy

T-minus one day until my road trip! Took my...

T-minus one day until my road trip! Took my co-pilot out for a spin today, so he could experience/learn the car.

https://i.imgur.com/e2Jm6af.jpg
04-29-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 698,202
Posted By carrerafanboy

https://i.imgur.com/e2Jm6af.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/e2Jm6af.jpg
04-28-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,758
Posted By carrerafanboy

I plan to pick up a DSC Sport module myself for...

I plan to pick up a DSC Sport module myself for exactly the reason CAlexio mentioned — but FYI if you have a GT3T with FAL, they don't have the software ready for it yet...
04-28-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 504,789
Posted By carrerafanboy

Thanks so much for the tips! I saw your pictures...

Thanks so much for the tips! I saw your pictures from a week or two ago, and it's inspired a good deal of my route :)



I pre-booked the hotels, since I know where I want to end up each night...
04-28-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 504,789
Posted By carrerafanboy

First wash, after putting on my first ~1,500...

First wash, after putting on my first ~1,500 miles! I don't have anywhere to do it myself, so a friend generously leant me his driveway, power washer, and foam cannon :)

Embarking on a four day...
04-25-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,271
Posted By carrerafanboy

+1. I had a C4S with 14-ways and they didn't...

+1.

I had a C4S with 14-ways and they didn't work for my back at all — just couldn't get comfortable, and ended up selling the car within a year of purchase. However the LWBs in my 981 Spyder and...
04-25-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 504,789
Posted By carrerafanboy

Last weekend on Stewarts Point-Skaggs Spring...

Last weekend on Stewarts Point-Skaggs Spring Road.

https://i.imgur.com/XZtYvo8.jpg
03-24-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,535
Posted By carrerafanboy

GREAT install! I may try the same...

GREAT install! I may try the same...
03-23-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 72,551
Posted By carrerafanboy

My bolster and headrest protectors, installed by...

My bolster and headrest protectors, installed by the man himself :) Thanks, Ed!

https://i.imgur.com/B3IKgdB.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/1HKODDj.jpg
03-19-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 698,202
Posted By carrerafanboy

Thank you! I plan to follow the 1,000 mile...

Thank you!

I plan to follow the 1,000 mile break-in from the 2019 manual, since my understanding is that the 2018 cars are mechanically identical to the 2019s. Is that correct?
03-19-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 432,213
Posted By carrerafanboy

Thank you! Carrman's beautiful example pushed me...

Thank you! Carrman's beautiful example pushed me over the hump for selecting Maritime, so it'd be cool to locate any other "siblings" so to speak :)


Thank you, sir! And back atcha — love your...
03-19-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 504,789
Posted By carrerafanboy

Last one left in the parking area after a recent...

Last one left in the parking area after a recent evening hike on Mount Tam.

https://i.imgur.com/iXWox6J.jpg
03-19-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 698,202
Posted By carrerafanboy

Finally delivered! Unfortunately due to a lot of...

Finally delivered! Unfortunately due to a lot of travel, I've only had a chance to drive ~530 miles in my first week of ownership... Can't wait to get through the break-in so I can crank it to 9,000...
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