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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Inspirine:

    As long as it shaves a few grams.

    Smiley Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    there is Bentley too indecision


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    Comparing the interior of my former 996 Carrera (first water cooled 911) with my current 991.2 Carrera GTS Convertible, it is like comparing the interior quality of a Lada with a Mercedes S class. No kidding. It was sooooo bad... Smiley Plastic everywhere, bad quality plastic, bad smelling plastic and it felt weird as well (haptics).


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    RC:

    Comparing the interior of my former 996 Carrera (first water cooled 911) with my current 991.2 Carrera GTS Convertible, it is like comparing the interior quality of a Lada with a Mercedes S class. No kidding. It was sooooo bad... Smiley Plastic everywhere, bad quality plastic, bad smelling plastic and it felt weird as well (haptics).

    True, I have to admit, they have come a long way from the 996.


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    Porsche, separates Le Mans from Le Boys


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    It’s not just the plastic on the steering wheel but also the “cheap” feeling turn signal levers. I hate them. They feel like they could break off any minute.


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    Gauss:
    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    It’s not just the plastic on the steering wheel but also the “cheap” feeling turn signal levers. I hate them. They feel like they could break off any minute.

    Yeah, I get what you mean. But to be honest, I have never driven any car where I felt that the turn signal levers were confidence inspiring. (Admitted, being a "poor maan", I almost exclusively drive poor man's cars :-/ )


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    Porsche, separates Le Mans from Le Boys


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Joost:
    Gauss:
    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    It’s not just the plastic on the steering wheel but also the “cheap” feeling turn signal levers. I hate them. They feel like they could break off any minute.

    Yeah, I get what you mean. But to be honest, I have never driven any car where I felt that the turn signal levers were confidence inspiring. (Admitted, being a "poor maan", I almost exclusively drive poor man's cars :-/ )

     

    In Ferrari and Lamborghinis they did away with the stalk, nothing to break off Smiley


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    i actually liked the Huracan method (turn signals, etc. in the steering wheel) quite a lot, didn't expect that. Needs some getting used to though.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mercedes E63 S AMG Edition 1 (2018), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Turn signal in 90’s BMW felt pretty decent (like they wouldn’t break off)


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    I'm sure this is for your safety -  imagine if a Swede (or Canadian!) got in his Porsche at -30C some winter day, and accidentally licked his steering wheel trim.... SmileySmiley  Smiley


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    2017 Range Rover Sport S/C,  2009 Porsche 911S


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    4trac:

    I'm sure this is for your safety -  imagine if a Swede (or Canadian!) got in his Porsche at -30C some winter day, and accidentally licked his steering wheel trim.... SmileySmiley  Smiley


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    4trac:
    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    I'm sure this is for your safety -  imagine if a Swede (or Canadian!) got in his Porsche at -30C some winter day, and accidentally licked his steering wheel trim.... SmileySmiley  Smiley

     

    I think you are talking about the Fins. The Canadians just huddle together and drink beer while watching some idiotic tourists do that. And the Swedes? They are busy with their twins to even think about doing those things. 

    Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Joost:

    Same goes for all the interior parts in aluminium trim. I don't mind that too much on interior trim parts, but what most disappointed me was the inserts on the 991 steering wheel. For the price you pay for these kind of cars, is it asking too much for some decent materials? Especially the ones you come in direct touch with; you can fool the eye, but you can instantly feel that it is plastic when you touch it.

    Porsche 991 steering wheel.gif

    That was the reason for me to change the silver inserts to the black-GT3 inserts on my T.

    NOT an easy DIY-job...Smiley

    Blueflame

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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    National flag...

    Vive la France

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    blueflame : it looks so much better kiss worth every long hours you spent on it indecision


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    blueflame:

    That was the reason for me to change the silver inserts to the black-GT3 inserts on my T.

    Why not keep the wheel without the inserts? Smiley It would save you weight Smiley


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    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    bluelines:
    blueflame:

    That was the reason for me to change the silver inserts to the black-GT3 inserts on my T.

    Why not keep the wheel without the inserts? Smiley It would save you weight Smiley

    The black inserts save enough about the heavy chromed ones...Smiley

    Blueflame


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    blueflame:

    The black inserts save enough about the heavy chromed ones...Smiley

    Blueflame

    Smiley

    Did you have to take the steering wheel off? Disconnect the battery and so on?

    I one change the steering wheel on the Boxster and it was a bit of effort getting airbag and cabling right.


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    bluelines:
    blueflame:

    The black inserts save enough about the heavy chromed ones...Smiley

    Blueflame

    Smiley

    Did you have to take the steering wheel off? Disconnect the battery and so on?

    I one change the steering wheel on the Boxster and it was a bit of effort getting airbag and cabling right.

    The whole program...Smiley but I just had to pay my OPC for the work...Smiley

    Blueflame


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    Just got this not very nice rumor news. Apparently, 991.2 GT3 RS from production October 2018 Will have less power. More restrictive exhaust system acquired for new regulations is to blame. 

    Ok, this info is from my side taken with grin of salt but... 


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    KresoF1:

    Just got this not very nice rumor news. Apparently, 991.2 GT3 RS from production October 2018 Will have less power. More restrictive exhaust system acquired for new regulations is to blame. 

    Ok, this info is from my side taken with grin of salt but... 

    I would think this would make it more socially responsible and desirable. The over powered polluting version will be worthless on the used car market.  Can’t wait to see the 992 Econ numbers. (Do I need a sarcasm warning at this point with you guys?)


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    Sounds more plausible than it being exactly the same power output and loudness.. Especially since e.g. BMW has quoted significant power reductions when fitting PFs to their cars.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    I guess that will become the standard modification in the future... filter out indecision


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    bluelines:

    I guess that will become the standard modification in the future... filter out indecision

    Smiley...

    My hairy chest spec GT3 beast gonna be worth millions .. Hopefully one day you and Gnil will witness it. The 4.0 is a absolute diamond Smiley Smiley...


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    991 GT3.2 pick up April/May 2018. ( Hairy Chest Spec ).

    Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Exclusive pick up June 2013. ( Shit Box )

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    throt:
    bluelines:

    I guess that will become the standard modification in the future... filter out indecision

    Smiley...

    My hairy chest spec GT3 beast gonna be worth millions .. Hopefully one day you and Gnil will witness it. The 4.0 is a absolute diamond Smiley Smiley...

    Yes, the last true NA Smiley The next already have to breathe through a filter...

    PS. Even when Sweden wins over England I will not hold back my 3.0 twin-turbo GT3 killer power plant to make you feel better about your 4.0. You are hairy enough to handle two losses Smiley


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    bluelines:
    throt:
    bluelines:

    I guess that will become the standard modification in the future... filter out indecision

    Smiley...

    My hairy chest spec GT3 beast gonna be worth millions .. Hopefully one day you and Gnil will witness it. The 4.0 is a absolute diamond Smiley Smiley...

     

    PS. Even when Sweden wins over England I will not hold back my 3.0 twin-turbo GT3 killer power plant to make you feel better about your 4.0. You are hairy enough to handle two losses Smiley

    Ffs,,,,,Smiley..

    Smiley Smiley..


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    991 GT3.2 pick up April/May 2018. ( Hairy Chest Spec ).

    Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Exclusive pick up June 2013. ( Shit Box )

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    bluelines:

    I guess that will become the standard modification in the future... filter out indecision

    Already heard talks from mechanics of another brand and they said not filter out, but empty the filter Smiley

    When I had my first catalyst car , a golf GTI , it is what we did , just emptied the thing , back where my lost 10 HP 


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

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018)

    indecision


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    2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS | GT Silver Metallic - The GT3 Killah!
    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


     
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