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Forum: Panamera
06-24-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By dryadsdad

Yes, they seem reliable. We're new to Panny...

Yes, they seem reliable. We're new to Panny ownership as well. After a few 911's, we're both surprised at how well we're enjoying the sedan. I had to adjust to the PDK vs a clutch but I'm getting...
Forum: Panamera
06-23-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By dryadsdad

Beats me. IMO, you'll arrive where you wish as...

Beats me. IMO, you'll arrive where you wish as long as its a CTEK, though. Looks like I may have tossed you a foul ball unintentionally.
Forum: Panamera
06-23-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,755
Posted By dryadsdad

Dodged the bullet here with a 2011 4.

Dodged the bullet here with a 2011 4.
Forum: Panamera
06-23-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By dryadsdad

What do you mean by it being a good purchase or...

What do you mean by it being a good purchase or not?
Forum: Panamera
06-23-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By dryadsdad

If you're looking for a battery maintainer, try...

If you're looking for a battery maintainer, try CTEK. It's what I use. It's important when shopping to specify charger or maintainer. They do tend to be different.
Forum: Panamera
06-20-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By dryadsdad

I am not aware of any chronic problems in any...

I am not aware of any chronic problems in any year. Good luck and I hope you enjoy your new ride.
Forum: Panamera
06-19-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By dryadsdad

Our base 2011 has Bluetooth connectivity as well...

Our base 2011 has Bluetooth connectivity as well as USB connectivity. No way newer ones don’t.
Forum: Panamera
06-19-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By dryadsdad

We had two 911’s and now have the Pannie. We both...

We had two 911’s and now have the Pannie. We both find it enjoyable that we can have a car which is responsive, handles well and has plenty of room. It’s a nice combo between sporty and practical....
Forum: Panamera
06-19-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Both gray and amethyst sound like great colors. ...

Both gray and amethyst sound like great colors.

Weirdly we likely have a history with this car or kinda sorta. Years ago I was filling my and my wife's bike in a Durango Exxon station. A silver...
Forum: Panamera
06-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

We do too, but also most of them we've seen seem...

We do too, but also most of them we've seen seem to be some sort of silver. I don't know why.
Forum: Panamera
06-16-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Yeah, my wife is in some sort of limbo land...

Yeah, my wife is in some sort of limbo land between shock and awe. I'm not sure which is dominant. She's got a Porsche thing and this her third.

I'm a bike guy whose idea of a four-wheel ride is...
Forum: Panamera
06-16-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Here we go. The phone seems to refuse to...

Here we go. The phone seems to refuse to photograph the front of the car, but no surprises there.
...
Forum: Panamera
06-15-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

I shoulda seen that coming. Tomorrow.

I shoulda seen that coming. Tomorrow.
Forum: Panamera
06-15-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

If it costs the $25k, it may.

If it costs the $25k, it may.
Forum: Panamera
06-15-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Pannie in the garage.

Pannie in the garage.
Forum: Panamera
06-15-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Thanks. We're not even considering a turbo or air...

Thanks. We're not even considering a turbo or air suspension.
Forum: Panamera
06-14-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Thanks, Dog. Appreciated. At this point all I...

Thanks, Dog. Appreciated. At this point all I know is one owner and it has an accident history, but I have no clue as to details on the accident.
Forum: Panamera
06-13-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Well, a blown PDK will total the car. It's...

Well, a blown PDK will total the car.

It's not that we're broke only choosing now to budget our lives. If this car doesn't work out, it won't mean we'll be living on dog food. It's a toy.

I...
Forum: Panamera
06-13-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Good to hear you got a great deal on a nice car....

Good to hear you got a great deal on a nice car. I've surveyed the area finding few due to the nature of this area which isn't Porsche free, but they're rare birds. OTOH, if you were shopping for a...
Forum: Panamera
06-12-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Thanks, Mom. A CPO out of our budget. We're...

Thanks, Mom. A CPO out of our budget. We're frantically saving for hopefully, a retirement and have allocated roughly $30k for a car. While we could carry a more expensive example, we're determined...
Forum: Panamera
06-12-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By dryadsdad

Prospective Panamera Purchase

Hello Panamera Group

My wife drove past a dealer’s lot near us recently and got interested in a Panamera as her next car. Weirdly, the dealer lists it as a 2 although the badge clearly states it’s...
04-19-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 186,760
Posted By dryadsdad

Good one and good point. I expect there are many...

Good one and good point. I expect there are many more such engines. I just remembered that years ago I drove a C5 with 130k on the clock. It ran perfectly and I expect that was close to 340 hp.
04-19-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 186,760
Posted By dryadsdad

GM engines are hardly POS. I'm curious if anybody...

GM engines are hardly POS. I'm curious if anybody can name a 500 hp engine of any configuration which goes 200k miles. I can't but maybe someone can. I think the observation about high-intensity...
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