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    My New 997 (Help)

    Hi All,

    This is my first post. I ordered my new 997 on August 3rd and the order is still changeable. Just to give you a heads up of what I ordered, here are the options:

    Speed Yellow with Stone Grey interior
    Sport Seats
    Sport Steering Wheel
    19" Carrera S wheels

    Now I want one more item and it is the sport suspension (the -20 mm with locking rear diff). The dealer does not show this as an option, but I have read on this board that it is available (on your 997 FAQ). How can I get it? On the UK website it is listed asoption code P17.

    Any help is much appreciated, my order will not be changeable for much longer.

    Thank you all,

    Stephen

    Re: My New 997 (Help)

    The 20 mm sport chassis with LSD is not available (yet?) for the US market. The closest thing you can get in the US right now is the PASM system. Or you wait for coilover kits from various tuners which should be available sooner or later in the US too.
    If you go for PASM, be aware that you're probably "stuck" with if you're planning any suspension upgrades in the future. On the other hand PASM is a great solution for comfort AND sportiness, especially if you live in areas with bad streets, street bumps, etc.

    A little hint: get the chrono sport package, it adds a lot of fun to sporty driving, especially on the track.
    And if you really want a seat like a racing shell, get the adaptive sport seat option. It if possible to inflate the side walls of the seat cushion and rear part up to a pretty impressive level where the seat keeps a tight grip almost similar to a real racing shell.

     
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