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Forum: Panamera
04-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,166
Posted By SnakeBitten

Thanks for the quick response! While I'm glad to...

Thanks for the quick response! While I'm glad to hear all is good now, I'm sad to hear it took this much effort to get it resolved. I'm really trying to be patient but I'm on my 4th dealer visit and...
Forum: Panamera
04-18-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,166
Posted By SnakeBitten

Hello, what was the outcome of this for you?...

Hello, what was the outcome of this for you? Having some issues as well.
Forum: Panamera
03-23-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,539
Posted By SnakeBitten

Not quite. Porsche had the lead responsibility...

Not quite. Porsche had the lead responsibility for developing the MSB platform. That pissed Audi off quite a bit, so much so they eventually refused to put the brand new Audi A8 on the MSB platform...
Forum: Panamera
03-20-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,539
Posted By SnakeBitten

This post is spot on.

This post is spot on.
Forum: 991
05-28-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 749,771
Posted By SnakeBitten

Thank you for the advice and link!

Thank you for the advice and link!
Forum: 991
05-25-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 749,771
Posted By SnakeBitten

Eduardo, do you think I will be able to custom...

Eduardo, do you think I will be able to custom order Geyser Grey on a 991.2 or will that still be only exclusive to the 50th anniversary model? I will settle with Graphite Blue over Espresso...
Forum: 991
04-29-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5,316
Views: 728,882
Posted By SnakeBitten

I agree its a personal taste thing. I LOVE...

I agree its a personal taste thing. I LOVE Graphite Blue because of its variability. It reminds me of the Geyser Grey on the 50th anniversary model I loved so much.

I was supposed to place my...
Forum: 991
12-10-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 57,365
Posted By SnakeBitten

Me! If you test drive a 7MT model please let me...

Me! If you test drive a 7MT model please let me know about the tall gearing. I'd like to specifically hear about whether the gearing hampers the driving experience at all when you're not going all...
Forum: 991
12-10-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 57,365
Posted By SnakeBitten

Thanks for creating this thread. About to pull...

Thanks for creating this thread. About to pull the trigger on an order for a C4S, Miami Blue exterior/Saddle interior. Trying to go for a bright Mediterranean vibe. :)
Forum: 991
11-10-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 93,140
Posted By SnakeBitten

This may become a deal breaker for me. I really...

This may become a deal breaker for me. I really don't want a MT car that doesn't even need to be shifted.
Forum: 991
11-06-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,668
Posted By SnakeBitten

Reviews have indicated that Mercedes does it best...

Reviews have indicated that Mercedes does it best with the AMG GT. No reason Porsche can't match it.
Forum: 991
11-06-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,668
Posted By SnakeBitten

That doesn't indicate turbo lag to me. That...

That doesn't indicate turbo lag to me. That indicates to me that the engine isn't as free-revving as the previous motor.
11-05-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

If its a matter of legal compliance (unknown at...

If its a matter of legal compliance (unknown at this time with the 3.0L TDI motors) then they'll update the car without your consent whenever you get your car serviced.
11-04-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

I can agree with this post. Quite frankly the...

I can agree with this post. Quite frankly the same can be said for fuel economy tests...especially the euro cycle fuel economy tests.



Of course they do. Do they slip into a certain mode that...
11-04-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

Excellent points and I think the variance isn't...

Excellent points and I think the variance isn't that big this time around since these motors use AdBlue. Regardless, I struggle with any automaker that enables software that allows a vehicle to...
11-04-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

Merkel hasn't been exactly silent:...

Merkel hasn't been exactly silent: http://www.wsj.com/articles/merkel-urges-volkswagen-to-make-full-disclosure-in-emissions-scandal-1446290032

And methinks she definitely helped Daimler come to...
11-04-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

Not sure what you're talking about. Porsche isn't...

Not sure what you're talking about. Porsche isn't selling diesel Cayennes in direct response to this charge:

EPA notice of violation for the 3.0 liter engines...
11-04-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

Unfortunately for VW there's a difference between...

Unfortunately for VW there's a difference between vehicles that only perform well in the test and vehicles that use cheat devices so that they are only compliant when they sense they're being tested....
11-04-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

What? No concrete facts? When it comes to the...

What? No concrete facts? When it comes to the smaller diesel engines, Volkswagen openly admitted there was a cheat device active. They have found that these 3.0L diesels are noncompliant as well, but...
11-03-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By SnakeBitten

Yep, it's hit the press:...

Yep, it's hit the press: http://www.autoblog.com/2015/11/03/porsche-cayenne-diesel-stop-sale/
Forum: 991
05-22-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,545
Posted By SnakeBitten

Cost was definitely a reason, but as you can see...

Cost was definitely a reason, but as you can see with the SLR before it they're stubbornly not going the mid-engine route. The payoff isn't there.



-Agree the CLA/GLA were too cheap to do good...
Forum: 991
05-22-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,545
Posted By SnakeBitten

I got my hands on an Edition 1 model last week....

I got my hands on an Edition 1 model last week. I'll be keeping my 991. The car is a fantastic alternative and more dialed then an F-type, but it is not a vehicle of precision like the 911. It seems...
Forum: 991
03-02-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,746
Posted By SnakeBitten

Beautiful car! This is definitely one of the best...

Beautiful car! This is definitely one of the best configurations I've seen. :thumbup:
Forum: 991
03-02-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 21,667
Posted By SnakeBitten

Put me firmly in the "disappointed" camp in this...

Put me firmly in the "disappointed" camp in this new R8 as well. Audi could've, and should've, gone farther with this. I'm sure it'll perform well though.
Forum: 991
02-09-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By SnakeBitten

I'm actually annoyed it wasn't a more decisive...

I'm actually annoyed it wasn't a more decisive win. Kacher made a wishy washy closing statement:

"Not surprisingly then, the 911 is the purer, more focused and ultimately more dynamic choice. The...
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