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Forum: 718 Forum
06-30-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,818
Posted By Mechanic

As stated below, until the dealership has an...

As stated below, until the dealership has an allocation for the car you wish to order and Porsche AG acknowledges that order in writing with a commission number, you don't have a binding...
06-25-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Mechanic

Gentlemen: You have to read the actual report. ...

Gentlemen: You have to read the actual report. The 911 did well. The brand didn't. https://www.jdpower.com/business/press-releases/2019-initial-quality-study-iqs
Forum: 718 Forum
06-19-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,908
Posted By Mechanic

You betcha! I, on the other hand, think the...

You betcha! I, on the other hand, think the Spyder is utterly magnificent. It's everything I could ask for in a fun car. The only issue for me is actually getting one. IMHO, that's going to take some...
Forum: 356 Forum
06-10-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Mechanic

It is for Bill Gates:...

It is for Bill Gates: https://driving.ca/porsche/auto-news/news/watch-bill-gates-drives-vancouver-made-electric-porsche-356-replica-to-dq
Forum: 718 Forum
05-17-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,640
Posted By Mechanic

Price? (I realize that's been asked before, but...

Price? (I realize that's been asked before, but this car has been in gestation for months on end. Certainly by now some realistic estimate has been discussed within the Porsche organization, no?)
Forum: 992
05-10-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,900
Posted By Mechanic

Whether the silver window trim looks "good" or...

Whether the silver window trim looks "good" or "bad" depends on two things, IMHO: The color of the car and whether you want yours to look retrospective -- i.e., the way 911s first appeared in the...
Forum: 992
04-23-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mechanic

Yet another reason to go to the Atlanta...

Yet another reason to go to the Atlanta Performance Experience Center: namely, to compare the quality of the standard interior with the various leather options. That said, it is disappointing to...
Forum: 992
04-18-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,151
Posted By Mechanic

I'm going to wade in here since I've faced this...

I'm going to wade in here since I've faced this issue twice.

In my humble opinion, it is absolutely essential, particular when purchasing/leasing a $120k+ automobile, that you see, feel, and sit...
Forum: 992
04-13-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 60,118
Posted By Mechanic

Yes. I'm imagining trying to get away with that...

Yes. I'm imagining trying to get away with that repeatedly on the Georgetown Pike in No. VA.
Forum: 992
04-13-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 60,118
Posted By Mechanic

Two thoughts regarding this link:...

Two thoughts regarding this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ed7UsNTAz4. First, I was struck -- as I always am, frankly -- with the sound of the door closing on a 99x-series Porsche. Choosing...
Forum: 991
04-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 40,013
Posted By Mechanic

worf928: I can't begin to express how impressed...

worf928: I can't begin to express how impressed I am with the time and effort you put into your comments in this thread. Well done, sir.
Forum: 718 Forum
04-09-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 21,543
Posted By Mechanic

This YouTube clip is a year old now, but I think...

This YouTube clip is a year old now, but I think it's relevant here if for no other reason than to add another perspective re the 718: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqhfb9uDGRE
Forum: 992
04-04-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,900
Posted By Mechanic

IMHO, the "T" was an end-of-cycle car; one made...

IMHO, the "T" was an end-of-cycle car; one made up of parts sitting around (figurative speaking) that someone decided could be put together to move a few more non-S Carreras. The likelihood of...
Forum: 992
04-02-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 60,118
Posted By Mechanic

Ah! We have our answer: shipping pucks left in...

Ah! We have our answer: shipping pucks left in place. This used to be so common a mistake that it's a wonder it could occur with a new 992.

Cautery: jfi, the removal of suspension pucks is one...
Forum: 992
04-02-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 60,118
Posted By Mechanic

[/color] Cautery, I, too, am interested in your...

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Cautery, I, too, am interested in your comment that your 992 feels "way more hard" than your Targa in both the normal and sport setting. Does your "PASM" have more than two setting (normal...
Forum: 992
03-29-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,896
Posted By Mechanic

rewardforsuccess: Your instincts are spot on, my...

rewardforsuccess: Your instincts are spot on, my friend.
Forum: 992
03-29-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,896
Posted By Mechanic

I have no idea what "everyone" thinks, but IMHO...

I have no idea what "everyone" thinks, but IMHO the color is unattractive. If I saw it on the street, I would expect to see clowns jumping out of it.
Forum: 992
03-28-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,542
Posted By Mechanic

MacAna, I'm sure it's occurred to you that the...

MacAna, I'm sure it's occurred to you that the "standard" suspension for South Africa is the -10mm PASM suspension. In the United States, it's a cost opinion.

Based upon your expressed...
Forum: 992
03-28-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,642
Posted By Mechanic

Well, since you've solicited opinions, how about...

Well, since you've solicited opinions, how about an EXPERT opinion? :)

Among the three options you listed, I'd opt for GT silver with the full truffle brown interior. That latter, IMHO, is unique;...
Forum: 992
03-23-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,052
Posted By Mechanic

Cromo: You will soon have a PM

Cromo: You will soon have a PM
Forum: 992
03-23-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,304
Posted By Mechanic

Yeah, me, too. What the hell was that all about?

Yeah, me, too. What the hell was that all about?
Forum: 992
03-22-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,052
Posted By Mechanic

Other than getting your deposit back, nothing....

Other than getting your deposit back, nothing. The dealer can take the orders for 992s until the cows come home, but if the store doesn't have or can't get an allocation from Porsche AG, there's...
Forum: 992
03-10-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,802
Posted By Mechanic

I can't speak to the Tesla, but as long as we are...

I can't speak to the Tesla, but as long as we are discussing the 992 door handles, I'd like to hear comments on the sound of the doors closing.

Of course, I realize there aren't any 992s in the...
Forum: 992
01-10-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 170,424
Posted By Mechanic

Yeah, Bash Hat, I agree -- the dash has a 1990s...

Yeah, Bash Hat, I agree -- the dash has a 1990s "plank" look to it. My initial thought when I first saw the 992 dashboard was at least Porsche didn't succumb to the current industry trend of simply...
Forum: 992
01-08-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,908
Posted By Mechanic

smokeman, whatever you decide regarding your...

smokeman, whatever you decide regarding your 991.2, were I you I wouldn't wait much longer before ordering it. I made that mistake WRT the last of the six-cylinder Boxster S's. I placed my order --...
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