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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Congrats Whoopsy. Nice spec.

    You are keeping pre-delivery busy at Vancouver Porsche.

    David


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Smiley

    he probably has a dedicated bay for him there

     


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    GT Lover

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    991.2 GT3 on order

    991 GT3 2014(sold)

    CAYENNE GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    the-missile:

    Smiley

    he probably has a dedicated bay for him there

     

    Bay? Probably more...like half of the dealership. Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    The GT3 looks great in blue! Smiley 

    Look forward to hearing your view on the 4.0 engine and the manual gearbox in the new GT3, along with a comparison to your 911R! Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    nberry:
    watt:

    Gentlemenskis,

    Sky just read the GT3 "run in". section.  2000 miles at <4,000 rpm.  Does anyone plan on taking this seriously?  Thanks for all inputs.

    Hell no! I’ll baby it ( occasionally exceed 7000 RPMs) for the first 500 miles but that’s it.


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    "A man wrapped up in himself makes for a very small bundle."

    Good.  Sky was planning the same -  just making sure it's quite warm and take it "easy", easing it up.

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    RC:
    the-missile:

    Smiley

    he probably has a dedicated bay for him there

     

    Bay? Probably more...like half of the dealership. Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)

     

    There's Vancouver Porsche and then there's Whoopsy Porsche of Vancouver.


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    2016 Porsche 991 Carrera GTS  Black with AeroKit Cup Package,  2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum  Purpurite Metallic, New York


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Whoopsy:

    Just arrived last night. It came ahead of schedule. Was suppose to arrive in Dec.


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    Humm , that car will end in Targa Tim’ s hands. 

    Congratulations and looking forward to your impressions with the gesr box 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Congrats Nick!

    Sapphire blue GT3 is what I will order if they will sell me one.

    When you track it next year, invite me to Area 27, I will try to catch you with my old RS.


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    Tim

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


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Gnil:
    Whoopsy:

    Just arrived last night. It came ahead of schedule. Was suppose to arrive in Dec.


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    Humm , that car will end in Targa Tim’ s hands. 

    Congratulations and looking forward to your impressions with the gesr box 

     

    The gearbox feels EXACTLY the same as in the 911R. Same gearbox after all.

    Haven't driven it yet, car still need to go through PDI and I also need to be creative with parking..........

    But sat in it, started the car, played around with the shifter. Same rifle bolt feel, same short throw as in the 911R.

    The initial cold engine start up sound is quite unique, unlike every other 991 I have heard before. 

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Whoopsy:
    The gearbox feels EXACTLY the same as in the 911R. Same gearbox after all.

    Thanks  - good to know Smiley. However, it will not be single mass flywheel so the overall feel/sound/ experience will no doubt be different .


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    the-missile:

    Smiley

    he probably has a dedicated bay for him there

     

     

    Actually I almost do Smiley

    Every month this year, the foreman's hoist has one of my cars on it. 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    the trick is: is it always the same one or a different one at any delivery? Smiley

    that would give us more information about a dedicated bay or a dedicated section of the dealership Smiley

    enjoy it, that new GT3 is a very good step compared to what they proposed before, chassis and engine wise. Smiley


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    GT Lover

    Porsche fan

    991.2 GT3 on order

    991 GT3 2014(sold)

    CAYENNE GTS 2014


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Whoopsy:
    The gearbox feels EXACTLY the same as in the 911R. Same gearbox after all.

    Haven't driven it yet, car still need to go through PDI and I also need to be creative with parking..........

    But sat in it, started the car, played around with the shifter. Same rifle bolt feel, same short throw as in the 911R.

    The initial cold engine start up sound is quite unique, unlike every other 991 I have heard before. 

     

    Thinking about it, I don't really understand this purchase , too close to the R . Unless you want to keep the R with no milage as a collector . 

    Targa Tim will be happy, he'll have a blue GT3 earlier then what he thought he would Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Congrats Nick, nice color!


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Gnil:
    Whoopsy:
    The gearbox feels EXACTLY the same as in the 911R. Same gearbox after all.

    Haven't driven it yet, car still need to go through PDI and I also need to be creative with parking..........

    But sat in it, started the car, played around with the shifter. Same rifle bolt feel, same short throw as in the 911R.

    The initial cold engine start up sound is quite unique, unlike every other 991 I have heard before. 

     

    Thinking about it, I don't really understand this purchase , too close to the R . Unless you want to keep the R with no milage as a collector . 

    Targa Tim will be happy, he'll have a blue GT3 earlier then what he thought he would Smiley

     

    No risk purchase. I had wanted to try out the new motor and see the difference. AP raved about it (but then again AP rave about ANYTHING he promotesSmiley)

    On idle because of the dual mass flywheel, it doesn't have the chatter sound the 911R with the single mass flywheel makes. The character of the engine is already different.

    More refined. But cut from the same cloth.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    crayphile:
    crayphile:

    Congratulations Smiley

    And OMG its not black!

    Something is fishy SmileySmiley

    Congrats Nick! Smiley


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    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    bluelines:
    crayphile:
    crayphile:

    Congratulations Smiley

    And OMG its not black!

    Something is fishy SmileySmiley

    Congrats Nick! Smiley

    As it happens I am thinking of going black on this one Smiley if I am not allowed PTS. Just got the call today from the OPC to come in and  spec the car for January build.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Congrats Whoopsy and great color choice . Looking forward to your driving impressions and differences vs R .  My GT3 was built this week, cannot wait, will post pictures when it arrives .


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    bluelines:
    crayphile:
    crayphile:

    Congratulations Smiley

    And OMG its not black!

    Something is fishy SmileySmiley

    Congrats Nick! Smiley

     

    yeah Tim hacked into my ordering account and changed the colour to blue from black.

    He didn't know I like blue too Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    If Tim does not want it I will take it. Looks great. Especially the manual. Amusing that some can't from looking at the shifter in the photo that it is a manual. It's been too long. 


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    crayphile:
    bluelines:
    crayphile:
    crayphile:

    Congratulations Smiley

    And OMG its not black!

    Something is fishy SmileySmiley

    Congrats Nick! Smiley

    As it happens I am thinking of going black on this one Smiley if I am not allowed PTS. Just got the call today from the OPC to come in and  spec the car for January build.

    PDK or Manual?

    Yesterday I was going through some twisties at speed, had it in manual sport and boy did the car sing and perform. The shifts were lightning fast and smooth. What a phenomenal car.Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Have said it before. The 6 speed in the R/GT3.2 is the best gearbox I have had the pleasure of driving.

    kiss


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Cayman GT4 gearbox is even better!


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    2016 Cayman GT4 - 1992 964 Carrera 2 - 2016 Macan S Diesel - 2013 Mini Cooper S

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    nberry:
     

    PDK or Manual?

    Yesterday I was going through some twisties at speed, had it in manual sport and boy did the car sing and perform. The shifts were lightning fast and smooth. What a phenomenal car.Smiley

    I am thinking Touring and Manual in the hope I will also get a GT3RS allocation in due course.


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    GT3 Touring looking good in Midnight Blue...


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Beautiful kiss

    Ultimate long-term keeper: understated, classic styling, epic drivetrain.. Even did the model delete which I would choose too.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    DaveGordon:

    Beautiful kiss

    Ultimate long-term keeper: understated, classic styling, epic drivetrain.. Even did the model delete which I would choose too.


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    2015 911 GT3, 1964 Type 1

     

    Aren't you looking to buy a 991.2 GT3 RS? Doesn't get flashier than that at Porsche Smiley Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Hahaha.. well, yeah - I’d love to get a new RS: purely because I really only drive on racetracks and the journey to/from  these days. However, in my fantasy world where I have unlimited money I would also love to own such a thing too kiss

    I’d just miss the aero on track. The back of mine is vague enough under braking as it is.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    I did actually toy with the model delete on my car. To my mind it looks better without, but on the other hand it is kind of iconic. Given the same choice again i’d probably delete it. I’m actually quite an understated kind of person, but just built a flashy GT3 as I felt it suited the car better.


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    2015 911 GT3, 1964 Type 1


    Re: OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3

    Dream car. Yes- perfect long term keeper. 


     
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