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    Re: 992 GT3

    macca993:

    Im all in for going back to analogue.

    Maybe its a blessing in disguise.

    Hopefully manufacturers can only get thin steel in the future and only 18" wheels. Then perhaps our cars will weight 1200kg and be fun/challenging to drive at 100kmph through the windy roads. Heck, maybe the ECUs that run the dual clutch boxes wont be available and it would be manual gearbox only option again!

    For many it would be the dark ages. Throw in the "pandemic" and it will be like the mid 1300s again. Heck, Downunder we only just got to the modern age. I think we still remember how to fix things and make stuff.

    A few years of Mad Max would probably do us all some good. If the Plague cant reduce our numbers significantly perhaps a period of forced technology deprivation would be a good fix. Our kids would learn to make go-karts and tree houses and solve problems.

    Maybe instead of paying 1000s for an Apple product we can produce 1000 apples from our garden.

    We cheat nature with science no every time. Perhaps China shutting their doors will be a good thing. No pain no gain....

     

    Half in jest of course.

    Smiley Smiley

     


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    Re: 992 GT3

    The main change with the new PCM is the Android Auto connection.

    Otherwise i would not bother with it, specially when delivery times are so unstable.

    It reminds me of 2015 when carbon bucket seats were very delayed.


    Re: 992 GT3

    Oh, and the car looks great in whiteindecision


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    Yes I remember the 991.1 GT3 delays due to seats. I ordered mine early, like my 992 GT3, and took delivery from factory in September 2013 and wrote a diary on here which got deleted from the annuals of  history in "the great database debacle" a good few years back!

    When I ordered my 991.1 GT3 in 2011 we had no idea it would be PDK only. When I took delivery many of the 996/997 GT3 owners at the track made fun of the car saying it had a "Grandma gearbox".

    Move forward almost 10 years and those same guys now have PDK 991.2 GT3/RS. I have a manual 991.2 GT3. I ask them why they now date their Grandma after all the tough stick shift comments from 2013. I always say it with a smile of course...

    Im glad white looks good. I ordered it again..for the third time. It doesnt show the track rash and its easy to repaint if you get a big chip. Its free to allow money for clubsport option and tyres and pads and rotors....lots of tyres and pads and rotors. I feel like I am a MIchelin shareholder. Over 20 sets of Cup2 for my GT4/GT3. I call my tyre shop owner my drug dealer and I dont ask for tyres any more I ask for some of his "black cocaine" lol


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    Re: 992 GT3

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    Talking about going through tires made me think about this photo I received the other day. A friend of a friend. 
    Never opened the engine . 20 track day a year

     


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 

     


    Re: 992 GT3

    Tyre dealerindecision


    Re: 992 GT3

    Wow!


    Re: 992 GT3

    3.6 or 3.8?


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    2018 White 911 GT3


    Re: 992 GT3

    Gauss:

    3.6 or 3.8?

    997 3.6


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 


    Re: 992 GT3

    I will just post this one here 

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Porsche/comments/n9oz4q/an_early_911/
     


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    2018 Audi S6 Avant | Ibis White


    Re: 992 GT3

    bluelines:

    I will just post this one here 

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Porsche/comments/n9oz4q/an_early_911/
     

    Smiley


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: 992 GT3

    The top banner picture on r/Porsche really makes me feel like we should update the images on our homepage angryindecision


    Re: 992 GT3

    That's what driving is all about.  It isn't about having the latest technology that fills in for inadequacies in skills; it helps you develop those skills as you drive and drive and drive.  


    Re: 992 GT3

    macca993:

    Yes I remember the 991.1 GT3 delays due to seats. I ordered mine early, like my 992 GT3, and took delivery from factory in September 2013 and wrote a diary on here which got deleted from the annuals of  history in "the great database debacle" a good few years back!

    When I ordered my 991.1 GT3 in 2011 we had no idea it would be PDK only. When I took delivery many of the 996/997 GT3 owners at the track made fun of the car saying it had a "Grandma gearbox".

    Move forward almost 10 years and those same guys now have PDK 991.2 GT3/RS. I have a manual 991.2 GT3. I ask them why they now date their Grandma after all the tough stick shift comments from 2013. I always say it with a smile of course...

    Im glad white looks good. I ordered it again..for the third time. It doesnt show the track rash and its easy to repaint if you get a big chip. Its free to allow money for clubsport option and tyres and pads and rotors....lots of tyres and pads and rotors. I feel like I am a MIchelin shareholder. Over 20 sets of Cup2 for my GT4/GT3. I call my tyre shop owner my drug dealer and I dont ask for tyres any more I ask for some of his "black cocaine" lol

    I decided to get GT Silver again - a bit boring, but it helps hide dirt also and nobody hates it when it's time to sell (was a little overwhelmed with the interest in my current GT3 when posting for sale).  Changed Neodyme wheels to free Silver also.  Car is due to be built towards end of July (delivery in Zuffenhausen near end of September).  I've been through so many tires in the GT3 also - the rears tend to last me only 3 half days at the track (and I rotate them side to side every time).  Seems like maybe the 992 will wear the tires a bit better?  If so, worth the cost to upgrade right there Smiley


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: 992 GT3

    kiss, and, GT silver is NOT boring indecision


    Re: 992 GT3

    d997h:

    kiss, and, GT silver is NOT boring indecision

    Thanks! Smiley


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: 992 GT3

    GT silver it’s a classic. Not boring indeed Smiley


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Gnil:
    Gauss:

    3.6 or 3.8?

    997 3.6

    That's impressive, mine failed at 45k km.


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Mine 3.6 is at 100.000+ km - still running great. Not any noise in the cabin that shouldn’t be there... just amazing.


    Re: 992 GT3

    Congrats Grant and good choice of colour!  indecision


    Re: 992 GT3

    I saw some pictures of a silver 992 GT3, but cannot remember if was GT  or Dolomite


    Re: 992 GT3

    DJM48:

    Congrats Grant and good choice of colour!  indecision

    Smiley


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    18 GT3 Manual, 73 Carrera RS 2.7 Carbon Fiber replica (1,890 lbs), 06 EVO9 with track mods. Former: 16 Cayman GT4, 73 911S, Two 951S's, 996 C2, 993 C2, 98 Ferrari 550, 79 635CSi


    Re: 992 GT3

    My favorite car in the lineup, you will enjoy it so much, congrats Grant!wink


    Re: 992 GT3

    Looking forward to meet you again Grant   wink


    Re: 992 GT3

    Congrats, Grant. Classic color, nothing to worry about. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Lamborghini Huracan Performante (2019), Mercedes GLC63 S AMG (2020), Mercedes C63 S AMG Cab (2019), Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk (2019 EU)


    Re: 992 GT3

    Grant, hope we can meet again either at NR  Dijon or one of the Italien tracks  kiss


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 

     


    Re: 992 GT3

    For me GT Silver is the best colour for Porsche sportscars Smiley

    Congratulations !


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Active aero on the RS

    https://streamable.com/xl6j9x

    [courtesy of member robbsie @ PFF]


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    2018 White 911 GT3


    Re: 992 GT3

    Grant, if you’re going with silver, get the Dolomite Silver. A rich looking color which enhances the lines of the car and gives something different to look at.kiss


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    Re: 992 GT3

    Gauss:

    Active aero on the RS

    https://streamable.com/xl6j9x

    [courtesy of member robbsie @ PFF]

    Smiley  will be entertaining for the one driving behind when we do our 600km of Autobahn to get to the tracks Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm -- 991.2 GT3 RS 


     
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