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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    BiTurbo:
    RC:

    Not really. It depends on the DCT system and it's speed. I always felt annoyed with the PDK on my former 997.2 GTS and even on my 991.2 GTS. The DCT on my R8 is a completely different story: First DCT I use only in manual mode and I really enjoy it. Had that GT500 with manual for a year but the manual shifting with clutch didn't give me any additional pleasure but it also wasn't annoying (probably because I was never really stuck in traffic for hours Smiley).

    If people enjoy their manual, thats fine with me but modern DCT systems can be fun as well.

    Not even comparable or close to Porsche's manual precise shifting Smiley

    Smiley You know that I shift faster in my R8? Smiley Incl. under full load.


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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: 911 R (2016)

    You mean how much involvement and effort it takes to use your index finger to shift  indecision

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    BiTurbo:

    You mean how much involving and effort it takes to use your index finger to shift  indecision

    Is this about effort? The effort I save from operating the clutch and using my right hand to shift through gears, I put into driving effort. Probably the reason why people have a hard time following me. 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: 911 R (2016)

    The clutch operation doesn't take 10% of your effort, unless you're out of shape, getting old and clumsy angry

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    BiTurbo:

    The clutch operation doesn't take 10% of your effort, unless you're out of shape, getting old and clumsy angry

    Clutch operation, right hand...this is certainly more than 10% of the effort. Smiley 

    There is an advantage on keeping both hands on the steering wheel all the time, especially when you drive at the limit, just saying... 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: 911 R (2016)

    RC:
    BiTurbo:

    The clutch operation doesn't take 10% of your effort, unless you're out of shape, getting old and clumsy angry

    Clutch operation, right hand...this is certainly more than 10% of the effort. Smiley 

    There is an advantage on keeping both hands on the steering wheel all the time, especially when you drive at the limit, just saying... Smiley

    You make it sound like as if you're pulling an anchor out of the sea Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    BiTurbo:
    RC:
    BiTurbo:

    The clutch operation doesn't take 10% of your effort, unless you're out of shape, getting old and clumsy angry

    Clutch operation, right hand...this is certainly more than 10% of the effort. Smiley 

    There is an advantage on keeping both hands on the steering wheel all the time, especially when you drive at the limit, just saying... Smiley

    You make it sound like as if you're pulling an anchor out of the sea 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: 911 R (2016)

    Watch the video, it reminds me of how barbaric the process of shifting is. Having to take one hand off the steering wheel at high speed going into turns or doing other maneuvers. Stupid, silly and insane.surprise


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    nberry:

    Watch the video, it reminds me of how barbaric the process of shifting is. Having to take one hand off the steering wheel at high speed going into turns or doing other maneuvers. Stupid, silly and insane.surprise

    ...and like most stupid, silly and insane things... massively fun! Smiley


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | Powerkit White - The fastest car on Rennteam
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Like masturbation?smiley


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


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    bluelines:
    nberry:

    Watch the video, it reminds me of how barbaric the process of shifting is. Having to take one hand off the steering wheel at high speed going into turns or doing other maneuvers. Stupid, silly and insane.surprise

    ...and like most stupid, silly and insane things... massively fun! Smiley

    A reminder of inspirational driving skills... 

    Link 1: https://youtu.be/8By2AEsGAhU

    Link 2: https://youtu.be/DGIiarIrUCI

    ...almost balletic footwork! Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    nberry:

    Like masturbation?smiley

    it is good for your health... its enjoyable... its free... and you`re in full control.

    there is not a lot of things in your life that can fulfill all of the above.Smiley


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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: 911 R (2016)

    Tim, I have no retort.kiss 

    That said, hopefully you see the similarities between masturbation and MT. cool


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


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    nberry:

    Tim, I have no retort.kiss 

    That said, hopefully you see the similarities between masturbation and MT. cool

    no wonder I love MT so much Smiley


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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: 911 R (2016)

    Gnil:
    Nico997:

    That is the car I saw a few weeks back and was not allowed to take pictures off .

    It is original from the factory like this . On one side the rims are blue, on the other side they are red .  The owner is the guy who sold that very nice Porsche collection we talked about last month . 


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

     

    Took it from both sides yesterday evening...


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    Nicolas
    2016 991 Carrera 4 GTS PDK


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Boxster Coupe GTS:
    bluelines:
    nberry:

    Watch the video, it reminds me of how barbaric the process of shifting is. Having to take one hand off the steering wheel at high speed going into turns or doing other maneuvers. Stupid, silly and insane.surprise

    ...and like most stupid, silly and insane things... massively fun! Smiley

    A reminder of inspirational driving skills... 

    Link 1: https://youtu.be/8By2AEsGAhU

    Link 2: https://youtu.be/DGIiarIrUCI

    ...almost balletic footwork! Smiley

    The only barbaric things I spot in that first video are white socks and the steering wheel on the wrong side... Smiley


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    Porsche, separates Le Mans from Le Boys


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Thx Nico997 for the Heuer R photos.

    Unique!


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    My pleasure ! cool


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    Nicolas
    2016 991 Carrera 4 GTS PDK


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Joost:
    Boxster Coupe GTS:
    bluelines:
    nberry:

    Watch the video, it reminds me of how barbaric the process of shifting is. Having to take one hand off the steering wheel at high speed going into turns or doing other maneuvers. Stupid, silly and insane.surprise

    ...and like most stupid, silly and insane things... massively fun! Smiley

    A reminder of inspirational driving skills... 

    Link 1: https://youtu.be/8By2AEsGAhU

    Link 2: https://youtu.be/DGIiarIrUCI

    ...almost balletic footwork! Smiley

    The only barbaric things I spot in that first video are white socks and the steering wheel on the wrong side... Smiley

    White socks make you faster. Someone mentioned something like that on the internet.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    SmileySmiley


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | Powerkit White - The fastest car on Rennteam
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Oh I really like that 991 Watch-R...

    If it was mine I would have trouble finding it when parked. Would be confused that the wheels al the sudden are blue.

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Kobalt:

    Oh I really like that 991 Watch-R...

    If it was mine I would have trouble finding it when parked. Would be confused that the wheels al the sudden are blue.

     

    SmileySmileySmiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Rossi:
    Kobalt:

    Oh I really like that 991 Watch-R...

    If it was mine I would have trouble finding it when parked. Would be confused that the wheels al the sudden are blue.

     

    SmileySmileySmiley

    Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    Anyone knows whet the name of the blue color on the Watch-R?



    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    I think he has earnt that..  


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    We should have done a piece on WR...

    It is possible that I meet him this spring/summer, so maybe I get the chance to talk to him for a few minutes. Last time, it was only enough for a photo. yes He is very popular in Germany.


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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: 911 R (2016)

    RC why don't you "do a Chris Harris" and actually pitch to WR doing a piece on him that you will publish on RT. I would think you could probably swing this??


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016)

    996FourEss:

    RC why don't you "do a Chris Harris" and actually pitch to WR doing a piece on him that you will publish on RT. I would think you could probably swing this??

    Smiley This is exactly what I had in mind but like I said before, WR is very busy and I only caught him once for a longer chat...while I was riding with him in a GT3. Smiley Once on a different occasion, I had the chance to drive with him and a group of people around some pass roads in Austria but we talked maybe twice for half a minute or so when we discussed a curve and some difficulties some drivers had. Also how nice the view was. Smiley Last time, I only took a photo with him, people were waiting in line(!) to take one and we were all there in a group of cars (no public!), so no chance to even start a chat. Smiley

    It is possible to "book" WR officially but as far as I remember, a whole day event is 10k EUR or so. Smiley I have his contact, so I could make it happen but this would only be possible if we have a huge Rennteam event with a couple of dozens of (paying) users. 

    We were thinking about something like that many times before, we also have a direct contact to Adrian Sutil and others but unfortunately these people are not personal friends, so... 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: 911 R (2016)

    I met him at the Ring some years ago,he was really kindly!we are asking if is better a Gt3 or a Turbo...now i know to know the right answer ...

    I'm the one at his right with "long " hairs 

    IMG_0166.JPG,

     


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    997TT RS Tuning stage II(sold),2011 Cayenne Turbo(sold),waiting 991 GT3 RS


     
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