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    Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    Hi all!

    ... now even more "Aston-Feeling" ......

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    Best

    Gregor

    P.S.: Even black front lights now visible as well


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    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    But X51 option is no more.... I wonder why...
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    I don't like the clear tail lights any more.It's just doesn't looks good on Porsche's. I guess it was very popular somewhere in 2003-2006, but now..... I don't knowyes. Anyway I would prefer standart 991 tail lights.kiss


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    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    clear lights are very tacky


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    Pentium:
    But X51 option is no more.... I wonder why...

     still available on UK configurator


    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    Pentium:
    But X51 option is no more.... I wonder why...

    Delayed... Just, for how long?


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    I don't like the clear tail lights for the 991 very much, perhaps they look better in real, but I doubt it.


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    X51 delayed... but why???!!!

    LOL There are no Turbos involved lol


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    prefer standard


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    Upsa:

    prefer standard

    +1   

    The clear lights looked goon on the 997.2 because they had a strip of red that tied it all together, but on the 991 they just look kind of unfinished and tacky. If they'd left a bit of red they'd look good.  Then again maybe on the GT models and in certain colors it could work Smiley


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    they might be very interesting on some of the car colours where the red either is lost or doesn't mix.

    as usual no carte blanche comment should made against them - you have to look at them & THINK about them in context of the whole car


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    would work with dark coloured cars


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    What is X51?


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    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    ag23:

    What is X51?

    The factory power kit (X51 is the part number).


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    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


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    bluelines:
    ag23:

    What is X51?

    The factory power kit (X51 is the part number).

    Not trying to nit-pick, but just to make that easier to comprehend:  X51 is in fact the order code for the power kit, which consists of many different parts, including an additional centre radiator to increase cooling capacity. (Unless the car is a Tiptronic where 997.1 models and earlier are concerned, in which case it would have the centre radiator anyway. Don't know off- hand what the situation is with the 991/PDK regarding the centre radiator.Smiley). 

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    fritz:
    bluelines:
    ag23:

    What is X51?

    The factory power kit (X51 is the part number).

    Not trying to nit-pick...

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    fritz

    Sigh, why do you a l w a y s have to nit-pick Smiley Smiley

    You are of course correct and clearer, X51 is the order number for the power kit which is translated into a part number depending on the car configuration (PDK, PSE, etc.). Which in turn is translated into all the individual (sub-)part numbers for the air intake, ECU, nut and bolts, etc. Smiley



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    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


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    bluelines:
    fritz:
    bluelines:
    ag23:

    What is X51?

    The factory power kit (X51 is the part number).

    Not trying to nit-pick...

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    fritz

    Sigh, why do you a l w a y s have to nit-pick Smiley Smiley

    You are of course correct and clearer, X51 is the order number for the power kit which is translated into a part number depending on the car configuration (PDK, PSE, etc.). Which in turn is translated into all the individual (sub-)part numbers for the air intake, ECU, nut and bolts, etc. Smiley

     

    Smiley

    I only said it 'cos I thought that otherwise people would be standing in line at Porsche parts counters on Monday morning wanting "an X51" so they could get 15-20hp (?) more out of their 911s just by changing one part. Smiley

     


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    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    fritz:
    ..."an X51" so they could get 15-20hp (?) more out of their 911s just by changing one part. Smiley

     

    Now you are joking, right? Smiley The X51 is delivered as one part:

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    Smiley


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    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


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    Hmmm, just goes to show what can be achieved by improving the engine's breathing. Smiley


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    fritz


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    You guys... :D

    Anyway, back to my original question... Does anyone know why the X51 power kit is no longer available? I hope it is not a permanent issue...

     


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    It is still available on the Swiss configurator, but only for the coupe not the cabriolet.

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    997.2 Carrera S in Carrara White. PASM-Sport Suspension (-20 mm), PSE.

    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    I was talking about the German site... could be as simple as a web site error??? Hmmm... Somehow I don't think so...


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    Pentium:

    I was talking about the German site... could be as simple as a web site error??? Hmmm... Somehow I don't think so...

    Yes, you could interpret that two ways... either there is an issue with the power kit but they forgot to remove it from the Swiss configurator... or there is no issue with the power kit, only with the German configurator Smiley

    My guess is the German configurator is wrong. A few times I noticed parts disappearing and later reappearing when they do upgrades to the configurator. 

    Nothing to worry about Smiley


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    997.2 Carrera S in Carrara White. PASM-Sport Suspension (-20 mm), PSE.

    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


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    My dealer can't order the X51 so it is not a web site error...

    Does anyone know when the X51 will be available again?


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    strange .. my dealer can't order glass sunroof, but didn't say he couldn't order X51 ..


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    Pentium:

    My dealer can't order the X51 so it is not a web site error...

    Does anyone know when the X51 will be available again?

    Did he not say why? If there is anyone who should be able to get this info it is your dealer. Tell him to lift the phone and call someone important in Zuffenhausen who can answer Smiley


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    997.2 Carrera S in Carrara White. PASM-Sport Suspension (-20 mm), PSE.

    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


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    He didn't say why... just he can't do it...
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    Re: Clear taillights now visible in 3D configurator

    Maybe it is not type approved for all countries yet.


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    997.2 Carrera S in Carrara White. PASM-Sport Suspension (-20 mm), PSE.

    987.1 Boxster S in Arctic Silver. OZ Racing Ultraleggera Wheels, H&R Monotube Coil-Over Suspension, H&R Anti-Roll Bars, Sachs Racing Clutch, Single-Mass Flywheel, IPD Plenum, GT3 Throttle Body, Recaro Pole Position Seats, PSE, Alpine Head Unit and Amplifier, Focal Speakers


     
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