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Forum: 991
12-23-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 44,634
Posted By Winegums

Chris is the only other journalist that compares...

Chris is the only other journalist that compares to Jeremy interms of conveying excitement to the viewer. If I was going to pick someone for the new line up he would be at the top of the list.
Forum: 991
12-22-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 44,634
Posted By Winegums

One thing I question with all the turbo charging...

One thing I question with all the turbo charging going on is, Why do manufacturers try to hide the turbo noises? Why do they try to make it sound like it's not a turbo?

When ever I watch a video...
12-22-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,318
Posted By Winegums

Thanks for the replies guys, I'm going to test...

Thanks for the replies guys, I'm going to test drive one soon. I'm sure I'll get a much better feel for the car once I do that but I wanted to hear a more long term point of view that's all. A test...
12-22-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,318
Posted By Winegums

981 Cayman GTS, Everyday car?

Hello, I'm looking to get into a Cayman GTS soon and I was wondering how the car fairs as a daily driver. So I have a few questions to ask.

1. How is the car around town? Is the low end torque...
Forum: 991
12-17-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,905
Posted By Winegums

Put smaller width tires on the car if it really...

Put smaller width tires on the car if it really bothers you...
Forum: 991 Turbo
12-17-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,505
Posted By Winegums

Or maybe VW group has to make up for their...

Or maybe VW group has to make up for their emissions fines?
Forum: 991
12-17-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 57,309
Posted By Winegums

Concerns about sound are completely valid,...

Concerns about sound are completely valid, especially if the performance delta is so slim. After all the two most important things about making a car feel like a sports car while driving are the...
Forum: 991
12-16-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,765
Posted By Winegums

My brother's 1989 240SX has a hud... get with...

My brother's 1989 240SX has a hud... get with the times Porsche, geez.
12-14-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,683
Posted By Winegums

Is this only available to GT4 engines or could...

Is this only available to GT4 engines or could this be done to a Cayman GTS?
Forum: 991
12-14-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 92,920
Posted By Winegums

On any six cylinder engine I would rather hear...

On any six cylinder engine I would rather hear the induction noise over the exhaust anyday.

What's the difference between having PSE and the Sound symposer? Both are means of artificially...
12-11-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 35,738
Posted By Winegums

Well this confirms my future car build, I really...

Well this confirms my future car build, I really have no desire for a turbo charged engine unless it's a hybrid car with torque fill. I've loved high revving NA engines since I got my E46 M3 and I...
11-25-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,453
Posted By Winegums

It's simply applied crooked, it's not the curve...

It's simply applied crooked, it's not the curve of the bumper it's just that who ever applied it didn't do it properly.
11-23-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,453
Posted By Winegums

That's definitely crooked, it's almost like the...

That's definitely crooked, it's almost like the front bumper got pushed up after they applied the decals.
Forum: 991
11-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,017
Posted By Winegums

When you have the money and these cars are...

When you have the money and these cars are produced in such limited numbers, I don't see the issue with placing a deposit on one. It's about getting a car that is personalized to your tastes, not the...
11-19-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,268
Posted By Winegums

I don't think you'll come across a MT Ferrari...

I don't think you'll come across a MT Ferrari very often in the future. As a weekend fun car I think it trumps the Spyder in both sound and specialness, (is that a word?). Since it's a weekend fun...
Forum: 991
11-12-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Winegums

I said could be, not that there are areas......

I said could be, not that there are areas... :rolleyes:
Forum: 991
11-12-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,468
Posted By Winegums

You're best to start rolling right away at rpm...

You're best to start rolling right away at rpm under 4K, the faster you can get heat into the oil the less cold start wear you will have. Letting it idle with low oil pressure and rpm is not a great...
Forum: 991
11-10-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,440
Posted By Winegums

Honestly sometimes I think so too. Being an...

Honestly sometimes I think so too. Being an audiophile is frustrating and expensive.
Forum: 991
11-10-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,440
Posted By Winegums

Probably because no one orders the base stereo or...

Probably because no one orders the base stereo or if they do they don't listen to it.

The irony is they'll be able to hear it now because the car is quieter
Forum: 991
11-06-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,027
Posted By Winegums

Trailing braking shifts the weight to the front...

Trailing braking shifts the weight to the front of the car putting more pressure on the front tires. This increases front end grip allowing a sharper turn in with less understeer.
Forum: 991
11-06-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,704
Posted By Winegums

I do realize that I am missing out on an...

I do realize that I am missing out on an experience and will probably learn to drive a MT some day as there's a pool of cars that cannot be driven without that skill. A lot of those cars are some of...
Forum: 991
11-06-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,664
Posted By Winegums

The changes to the rear end of the car...

The changes to the rear end of the car transformed a beautiful piece of automotive design into something hideous. It turned me away from ordering a 991 as I cannot stand the look of the rear grill. I...
Forum: 991
11-06-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,704
Posted By Winegums

It's been fun seeing all the MT fan boys getting...

It's been fun seeing all the MT fan boys getting their panties in a knot about someone having a different opinion on transmissions.

Cheers boys :biggulp:
Forum: 991
11-05-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,704
Posted By Winegums

You're saying that in a panic situation that it's...

You're saying that in a panic situation that it's better to have to do MORE things to safely escape an accident? That it's better to have to do more thinking and have your attention broken by the...
Forum: 991
11-04-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,027
Posted By Winegums

I think you've stumbled upon what has bothered a...

I think you've stumbled upon what has bothered a lot of people about the Boxster/Cayman, Porsche has always kept the Boxster/Cayman down on power so that it doesn't out perform the 911.

If you do...
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