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    Suspension settings: Coupe vs. Cab?

    Can someone tell me if Porsche changed the suspension settings between the Coupe and the Cab? And if so how were they changed, and how does that affect the way they drive?

    MTIA

    Re: Suspension settings: Coupe vs. Cab?

    Don't quote me on this but I seem to remember they were 10% softer in the cab

    Re: Suspension settings: Coupe vs. Cab?

    Here's the scoop on the factory's tailoring differences. The front springs on the coupe have been replaced with those 10% softer for the cabriolet. For the rear, the coupe's suspension bushings have been replaced with harder ones for the cabriolet.

    Now for the real tailoring. Once Porsche learned what they could do with software they tweeked the PASM so that the variability within the PASM was reduced to accommodate the lesser stiffness of the cab and even the driving tastes of the cab drivers, ultimately arriving at about 15% softer settings than the coupe in the harsh end, and a couple of percent softer for the cabs than the soft end for the coupes.

    Dan

    Re: Suspension settings: Coupe vs. Cab?

    Dan,

    So the rear of the cab w/ stiffer springs is 15% softer due to PASM? Sport or Normal PASM?(or both) Is it for the S Cabs only?

    Sorry for all the questions... Just want to know all about my car. TIA.

    Re: Suspension settings: Coupe vs. Cab?

    GA997S:

    PASM is what delivers a car (in general,--not talking front end vice back end) that is approximately 15% softer than the stiff end of the PASM SPORT mode of the Coupe. It is also slightly softer on the NORMAL mode to accomodate the cabrios drivers who Porsche assumed would be more interested in comfort.

    dan

     
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