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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    crayphile:

    happy New year everyone. I am a long way behind on posting new cars for 2019 so here are a few of the recent GT3 RS which I have not driven yet. Signal Yellow.

    I am considering having all the black plastic bits on the exterior coated to match the carbon of the Weissach pack. Will report back in due course.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Congrats and happy new year everyone


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    crayphile:

    happy New year everyone. I am a long way behind on posting new cars for 2019 so here are a few of the recent GT3 RS which I have not driven yet. Signal Yellow.

    Love the color! Congratswink


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    ⇒ Carlos - Porsche 991 Carrera GTS


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Beautiful! Love Signal Yellow kiss


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Wow amazing spec. The painted side skirts give it a different look to all the other RSs I have seen. 


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    Tesla Model S P100d. 2018 991.2 GT3. 2019 BMW M850i Convertible. 2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance. 2020 Aston Martin Vantage. 2020 Mclaren 720S coupe. 🥳


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    As usual with your cars, terrific color selections. My preference would have been black wheels but to each his own.kiss


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Looks great, Cray!


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    nberry:

    As usual with your cars, terrific color selections. My preference would have been black wheels but to each his own.kiss

    Black is certainly the default choice for the wheels and also the side decals but  I am not a fan of that combo.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    crayphile:
    crayphile:

    happy New year everyone. I am a long way behind on posting new cars for 2019 so here are a few of the recent GT3 RS which I have not driven yet. Signal Yellow.

    I am considering having all the black plastic bits on the exterior coated to match the carbon of the Weissach pack. Will report back in due course.

    Congratulations for this beautiful car! Which company are you considering for the added carbon parts? DBcarbon? I asked PAG for all these terrible looking parts. Answer was nein. 


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    991.2 GT3 manual, 991 GT3 2014(sold)

    Cayenne GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Carlos from Spain:
    crayphile:

    happy New year everyone. I am a long way behind on posting new cars for 2019 so here are a few of the recent GT3 RS which I have not driven yet. Signal Yellow.

    Love the color! Congratswink

    Smiley Agreed. 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Lamborghini Huracan Performante (2019), Mercedes GLC63 S AMG (2020), Mercedes C63 S AMG Cab (2019), Range Rover Evoque Si4 Black Edition (2019)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    +1


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogxgxNfjxlg

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I'm not sure such a comparison makes really sense. yes


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    RC:

    I'm not sure such a comparison makes really sense. yes

     

    A mustang GT4 do races in the IMSA series. But that's against Cayman's.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    The Shelby cost less than 1/2 half the RS. You're right it isn't a fair comparison.

    I know, I know, after one run the Shelby would be kaput.angry


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    nberry:

    The Shelby cost less than 1/2 half the RS. You're right it isn't a fair comparison.

    I know, I know, after one run the Shelby would be kaput.angry

    You underestimate the Shelby GT500. I had the old one, with a few minor mods to the drivetrain (new clutch), the car was pretty reliable for over 10000 km and I really drove it hard and it was tuned as much as possible (in the end, almost 800 hp on the dyno Smiley). This is no GT3 RS though, not even by a longshot. Very nice Autobahn car though and very challenging on curvy country roads and/or at speeds over 280 kph. Smiley If you survive this thing, nothing can really scare you anymore. Smiley 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Is this the Weissach GT2 touring?  Still no back seat but no wing, gold wheels...00505_2ONrUM4BLZI_600x450.jpg

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Is that a Pontiac Fiero? 


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    That looks like some kit car 


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I'm blind!


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:

    I'm blind!

    I'm double blind! SmileySmileySmiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    A week ago while washing my RS I noticed a small crack on my front spoiler. I took it in figuring I would replace the spoiler for a couple of hundred dollars. Big surprise. Porsche has changed the spoiler and now a new one install is $850. All the years I have been driving Porsche's with front spoilers, I never has a cracked spoiler. Some change.surprise

    I plan to glue the edge together. Anyone used Goop before?

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    nberry:

    A week ago while washing my RS I noticed a small crack on my front spoiler. I took it in figuring I would replace the spoiler for a couple of hundred dollars. Big surprise. Porsche has changed the spoiler and now a new one install is $850. All the years I have been driving Porsche's with front spoilers, I never has a cracked spoiler. Some change.surprise

    I plan to glue the edge together. Anyone used Goop before?

     

    Do you have a picture of it?


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Kobalt:
    nberry:

    A week ago while washing my RS I noticed a small crack on my front spoiler. I took it in figuring I would replace the spoiler for a couple of hundred dollars. Big surprise. Porsche has changed the spoiler and now a new one install is $850. All the years I have been driving Porsche's with front spoilers, I never has a cracked spoiler. Some change.surprise

    I plan to glue the edge together. Anyone used Goop before?

     

    Do you have a picture of it?

    Is it the black lip or the actual green painted spoiler  ? 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    nberry:

    A week ago while washing my RS I noticed a small crack on my front spoiler. I took it in figuring I would replace the spoiler for a couple of hundred dollars. Big surprise. Porsche has changed the spoiler and now a new one install is $850. All the years I have been driving Porsche's with front spoilers, I never has a cracked spoiler. Some change.surprise

    I plan to glue the edge together. Anyone used Goop before?

     

    Sorry to hear that but if it is any consolation for you: My Performante has a forged carbon front spoiler. Luckily, the attached plastic front lip easily pops out of it's supports and pops in back easily as well, so no big deal if you "kiss" the ground, for example when exiting a garage and driving off a ramp or whatever. I had the front lip pop out twice because I didn't pay attention but my mechanic told me that the carbon fibre front spoiler replacement is around 3-4k EUR, so I decided to pay much better attention and use the lift all the time. Without lift, I would be in a big trouble, had several encounters where the lift basically saved my life, especially in Italy around Lake Garda (West side), where they installed some pretty nasty artificial speed bumps to reduce speed. The lift is always a lifesaver, a feature I cannot recommend highly enough.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I used JB Weld glue. It brought the crack together but the result is so so.surprise I think it would be crazy to spend $850 on replacing the spoiler when this can happen again. FWIW, I am careful about using the lifter but after unusually heavy rains in San Diego the roads are a mess.

    Now I need to clear the excess glue which won't be easy.

    CAF9A36D-D901-4534-8E63-BCB07A41E3EF.jpeg

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Nick - It looks like this part is only $299 and my understanding is that it is very simple 10 minute DIY job to install:

    https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/SKURSGT318LIP.html


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Grant thanks for the information.kiss I have sent a note to my service rep.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    nberry:

    I used JB Weld glue. It brought the crack together but the result is so so.surprise I think it would be crazy to spend $850 on replacing the spoiler when this can happen again. FWIW, I am careful about using the lifter but after unusually heavy rains in San Diego the roads are a mess.

    Now I need to clear the excess glue which won't be easy.

    CAF9A36D-D901-4534-8E63-BCB07A41E3EF.jpeg

     

    Top-tip, the GT3 Cup part is considered as a replacement part and costs a fraction of the RS-part.

    I did the same on my 997, buy the Cup spoiler and replaced it once every 2 months.


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    1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3  / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS (sold) / 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Performance / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Porker:

    I did the same on my 997, buy the Cup spoiler and replaced it once every 2 months.

    I still have my original lip spoiler on my 10 years old 997.2RS.  It has many scratches at multiple areas.

    But it is my track car and those scratches do not bother me at all, or am I too cheap?  indecision


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    2010 997.2 GT3RS;  2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S;  2019 Speedster
     


     
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