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    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    Upsa:

    Costa del Sol (a village called Mijas, near Marbella) is my happy place kiss

    Cheap, cheerful, great food & wine, friendly people, and we love our apartment there. Ideal for the summers when Dubai turns into a sauna

    Funny: Last summer, we rented a house in Mallorca. One day, we heard a loud glass breaking noise and our neighbor's son had fallen through the terrace glass window, cutting himself all over (it was a bloody mess). My wife and me took care of him until the ambulance arrived (which took 90 frigging minutes, unbelievable, the boy almost went into shock) and in the process, we found out that the family (parents and two kids) were initially from South Africa, living/working in Dubai(!) but spending the summers in Mallorca because it is way too hot in Dubai. They owned this house (which is the same house as"ours", so around a million EUR), so they always came there (even had a car, a Citroen Cactus, always there). Seems that many from Dubai come to Europe during the hot summer months. I would actually stay there and enjoy the heat. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


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    We have heard of a few people from Miami spending the summer in the Hamptons to « cool off ». A pretty expensive proposition...

    Still not in Miami, that’s for retirement...


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    We are in a timeshare type organisation that has a nice site called Reserva de Biniorella  in Camp de Mar in south west Majorca overlooking a bay  - we are thinking of spending some time there during the worst of the winter months


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    dreamcar:

     

    Hi Achim Smiley

    Good to see you around here again and congratulations on ordering a 911T. Smiley 

    We are still very well pleased with our Boxster GTS, three years on and no wish to change for the new model with its awful flat four engine, I have tried several and experience of it does not improve my opinion of it Smiley

    I have a “letter of intent” with our dealer for the 718 GT4, Smiley confidence is not high that I will actually get offered one, or even its suitability as much as I would love to own one of Porsche’s GT models. 

    My professional life has come to an end with my retirement two months ago, the weather here has been bad so not used our GTS much so far this year but we have some tours planned.  Maybe in the not too distant future we can meet again Smiley

     

    Hi Tim, first of all I hope you and Mrs. DC (warm regards also from Mrs. PJ) enjoy your new life Smiley I agree with you on the 4-pot cars (had 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S each for two days and a couple of hundred kilometers) - the engine spoils the experience of the otherwise brilliant cars for me SmileyI keep my fingers crossed with your GT4 allocation Smiley And of course you and SWMBO are always welcome over here regardless of Brexit (if you need a "supporter" for obtaining a Visa in the future, just let me knnow Smiley) As for a retirement home in sunny countries: I recently read an interesting article about the portugese government having introduced a kind of tax holiday program for pensioners relocating to Portugal Smiley We also thought about getting a home in southern Europe, but for now we probably will follow the concept as described by Christian: 3-4 month extended stays in the south when the ugly season starts and the Ring is closed Smiley


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    10 hours till T-Day!!! 😂

    Blueflame


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    RC:. Seems that many from Dubai come to Europe during the hot summer months. I would actually stay there and enjoy the heat. Smiley

    50C Degrees and humidity is Smiley

    Amost 12 years in the region, and the heat from Dubai is probably the worst...Smiley free steam


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    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    blueflame:

    10 hours till T-Day!!! 😂

    Blueflame

    Please don't go off topic. This is the ideal retirement home locations thread Smiley Smiley


    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    ISUK:
    blueflame:

    10 hours till T-Day!!! 😂

    Blueflame

    Please don't go off topic. This is the ideal retirement home locations thread Smiley Smiley

    Smiley


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
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    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    the-missile:
    RC:. Seems that many from Dubai come to Europe during the hot summer months. I would actually stay there and enjoy the heat. Smiley

    50C Degrees and humidity is Smiley

    Amost 12 years in the region, and the heat from Dubai is probably the worst...Smiley free steam

    I love heat, even steamy one but I have to have A/C here and there where I can go to once in a while. 

    Dry heat? Different story. I can stay hours outside in dry heat (Lake Mead for example, temperatures around 45-50°C in summer, we are usually out on a boat for 3-4 hours), even did a 6(!) hours ATV tour through the desert at 47°C, no problem. Like I said, I love heat but when it is humid, I need A/C to cool off from time to time.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


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    Sorry for T-content in this thread...collection-day...

    Blueflame

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    Very very nice! kiss Many congrats wink


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    And finally the artist in Blueflame came out...;-)

    Blueflame

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    And a nice side story...after a long factory collection day my son and me returned to our home town. We were waiting for my wife in the family car on the side of the road...a nice guy came to the new car and said: 

    „Your are Blueflame from Rennteam...I know the story of your new car from the T-Thread“

    Crazy small world...wink

    Blueflame


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    Ahhhhh, finally Smiley Many many congrats, blueflame - looks cool with the very clean black interior SmileySmiley How did you like the drive so far ? Now I understand what you meant by envisaging a special small detail Smiley Maybe I should order Miami Blue covers for my Racing Yellow car, than we can swap these Smiley


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    Porsche-Jeck:

    Maybe I should order Miami Blue covers for my Racing Yellow car, than we can swap these Smiley

    That would be an emergency plan...Smiley 

    I just did 250 Km with max. 4.500rpm today. I can say, it feels more solid than my 981 Spyder and better under hard braking.The suspension feels not harder or softer in sport+. It‘s much quieter than the Spyder.

     More info after the weekend...btw I got the new Michelin 4s with it.

    Blueflame

     


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    Excellent - so you won the tire lottery Smiley Alternative would be the Pirellis ? Six weeks to go.... Please post as much impressions from your car as possible to prevent us from getting back to the retirement home stuff Smiley Come to think of it: beside Miami Blue Mallorca Yellow also would be a nice name....Smiley

    Can you already compare steering wheel feel and gearbox with the Spyder ?


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    Many many miles in good health!! Smiley ....though, I would have gotten the T-interior...sorry...Smiley ... by the way, post pics of the car with some pasteis de nada and we can continue with the retirement home thread as well Smiley


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    Some more

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    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    Porsche-Jeck:

    Excellent - so you won the tire lottery Smiley Alternative would be the Pirellis ? 

    Yes Pirelli, it seems, that US-customers get the Pirellis...Smiley

    I have seen five Ts today at the factory, all with the new Michelin 4s.

    Blueflame


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    Congrats blueflame, loving it!

    Love your son's Le Mans shirt as well! kiss


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    Very cool T, blueflame.

    Congrats kiss.


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    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    blueflame:

    And finally the artist in Blueflame came out...;-)

    Blueflame

    Congratulations SmileySmiley. The yellow headlight spray covers are certainly unusual Smiley. I love the subtle decals on the side.


    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    blueflame:

    Some more

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    Stunning automobile!  Congratulations.  


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    Fantastic spec -well done!  kiss


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    Congratulations  I love the yellow '' detail '' kiss I will be interested in your feel about the gearbox .

    As to the first pic , well , Rubis seems to be a popular color there days, and seeing more and more Olive also . As to that cream/yellow one , hope the owner did not faint when he saw the result of his order ....


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    Fantastic! Many Congratulations!


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    Gnil:

    As to that cream/yellow one , hope the owner did not faint when he saw the result of his order ....

    There is a Daytona the same color in my garage, eveytime I pass it on my way out I still wonder  "why?..." yes


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    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    blueflame:

    Sorry for T-content in this thread...collection-day...

    Dude, we were bored while waiting for your pictures... Smiley Smiley

    Finally... Smiley Smiley 

    Congratulations, car looks amazing, perfect color choice. Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     


    Re: Official: New Porsche Carrera T

    Porsche-Jeck:

    Can you already compare steering wheel feel and gearbox with the Spyder ?


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    Daily Driver 991 Carrera T (June 2018), Canyon Carver 981 Spyder, Track Machine 997 GT3

     

    I will give you feedback about the steering after the weekend-drive to the DTM-RACE in Hockenheim.

    The first 50Km I hated the 7S-Gearbox - the 6S from the 981 Spyder or the 6S from 991.2 GT3 is totally different.

    After Km 51 my brain got used to it and no problems any more - even with very fast shifts, but I would prefer the 6S from the other cars...

    Blueflame


     
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