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Forum: 991
10-08-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,698
Posted By zathras

I've always recorded my fillups and mileage, and...

I've always recorded my fillups and mileage, and calculated the actual mpg. It began as a curiosity to see how it compared with the mpg that the computer shows and I've just never stopped doing it in...
Forum: 991
06-29-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By zathras

Back in the day, we didn't have no stinkin...

Back in the day, we didn't have no stinkin minivans. We had to make our own. My dad picked up a '67 911s while we were stationed in Madrid in the late 60's. It was our only car for a family of 4. So...
Forum: 991
12-17-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,363
Posted By zathras

Yeah I'm a bit surprised that a high end maker...

Yeah I'm a bit surprised that a high end maker like Porsche, with such an array of customizable features and options, doesn't offer a robust f/r parking and dash cam recording system. Hell I spent a...
Forum: 991
09-21-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,958
Posted By zathras

Agree- the two tone is a classier look.

Agree- the two tone is a classier look.
Forum: 991
09-13-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 750,041
Posted By zathras

That is beautiful. I am not in the market for...

That is beautiful. I am not in the market for another pcar at the moment, but I'd love to see that in person- you gonna have that thing at any of the local pca events coming up?
Forum: 991
08-07-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,962
Posted By zathras

I have this one, the fan-fold, with Porsche on...

I have this one, the fan-fold, with Porsche on it. Got it from the local pcar dealer. I dd my car and park in the sun all day in the desert so I had to do something. I am pretty happy with it.
Forum: 991
05-24-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 750,041
Posted By zathras

Thank you and welcome to the 'hood...

Thank you and welcome to the 'hood...
Forum: 991
05-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By zathras

I have front and partial hood and I wish I'd have...

I have front and partial hood and I wish I'd have got the full hood and fenders done. I have 2 small chips on my hood, up past the point of the clear bra, and another one on one of the fenders near...
Forum: 991
05-20-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,344
Posted By zathras

My car went back to Penske Automotive this week...

My car went back to Penske Automotive this week for a new top and I picked it up last night. Everything looks fantastic now and I am pleased that they stepped up and did the right thing in replacing...
Forum: 991
05-18-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 24,529
Posted By zathras

I went through a similar experience when I bought...

I went through a similar experience when I bought mine in the fall of '14. I didn't want anything in the standard black/white/silver range of colors. I wanted color. But not red. :) So blues, greens,...
Forum: 991
04-23-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,344
Posted By zathras

Well no conclusion yet, but a positive update. ...

Well no conclusion yet, but a positive update.
So after the initial meeting with them, they wanted me to bring it back and have their upholstery expert examine it and see if it could be repaired. A...
Forum: 991
03-23-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,344
Posted By zathras

Update I took my car back to the repair shop...

Update

I took my car back to the repair shop and met with the supervisor. They assured me that they don't use an automatic car wash. But they also admitted that something most definitely happened...
Forum: 991
03-14-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,344
Posted By zathras

"Dealer Installed Swirl Option"... that would be...

"Dealer Installed Swirl Option"... that would be funny if it weren't so sad...

I will update when I meet with them.
Forum: 991
03-14-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,344
Posted By zathras

That was my initial thought. The Pcar...

That was my initial thought.



The Pcar dealership sometimes will wash it when it is in for oil or other maint, and I've never had this problem. This was at their recommended body shop (also...
Forum: 991
03-14-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,344
Posted By zathras

Did my Cab get put through a carwash?

Curious if that is what might have caused these scratches in my top?
I left my car at the repair shop to fix a small scratch on the bumper and when I picked it up the top had all these scratches on...
Forum: 991
03-06-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By zathras

I bought my 2013 c2 cab from a dealer in Omaha....

I bought my 2013 c2 cab from a dealer in Omaha. It was a lease return with 9k miles on it, and I had the SA do a skype call with me and walk around, give me closeups where I asked etc, so I felt...
Forum: 991
01-12-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,342
Posted By zathras

I assumed they were not reflective, based on how...

I assumed they were not reflective, based on how they appear in pictures... yet in a number of comments and on the product's web page they are still called 'reflectors'... so I wasn't sure.. seems...
Forum: 991
01-11-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,342
Posted By zathras

so do these still function as reflectors, only in...

so do these still function as reflectors, only in a color that matches your car? or are they just plugs that replace the reflectors?
Forum: 991
11-22-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,391
Posted By zathras

Big fan of the MF wheel. If I were to build a car...

Big fan of the MF wheel. If I were to build a car I'd get it again.
Forum: 991
11-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 750,041
Posted By zathras

Good luck figuring out what those questions are....

Good luck figuring out what those questions are. Sometimes they (dealers) just don't know. Last summer (2014) I was working with a sales associate who had been with Porsche for 25 years, at one of...
Forum: 991
11-17-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,959
Posted By zathras

I got 26k on mine. 9k by the previous owner and...

I got 26k on mine. 9k by the previous owner and 17k by me.
The vast majority of my driving is on a highway commute, and I typically cruise at 75-80, with the occasional burst up to 140. :rockon:
I...
Forum: 991
11-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,959
Posted By zathras

I had OEM Pirelli's on mine with 9k miles when I...

I had OEM Pirelli's on mine with 9k miles when I bought it. I replaced all 4 at 26k miles. Probably could have got another 5k out of them but I had a slow leak develop in one of them so I pulled the...
Forum: 991
11-15-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,016
Posted By zathras

Mine did, which is what inspired my life long...

Mine did, which is what inspired my life long love of Porsche. It was our only car for a time while we were stationed in Spain, and so my sister & I (ages 5 & 8) rode in the back all the time. We...
Forum: 991
11-14-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,851
Posted By zathras

The computer readout is 15-20% high on mine. I...

The computer readout is 15-20% high on mine. I encourage everyone to do some actual calcs for a few fillups and see how it compares.

In Dec 2014 (a few months after I got my C2 Cab) I was curious...
Forum: 991
10-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By zathras

very nice- love that color. Congrats!

very nice- love that color. Congrats!
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