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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    What year is your CS, Wwould you mind sharing what the dealer offered.

    What are you thinking of as a replacement.
  2. Re: Mustang Lassoed - Pass the Cayman, Get a Ticket

    Thanks, I think I’m going to go with the Max 360 and most likely with a Blend Mount and mirror tap.
  3. Re: Mustang Lassoed - Pass the Cayman, Get a Ticket

    What model escort are you using ?
  4. Thread: Wrecked Cayman

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    Re: Wrecked Cayman

    I know it’s not right but Every time i see that one I crack up.
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    987 Re: No Spare Tire...

    Get a good plug kit, I prefer the mushroom type plugs, a decent jack and anything else you may need to plug a tire properly.

    In some cases it’s easier to get a plug in the tire if you remove it...
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    Macan Re: Tire Patching - recommend a repair shop?

    Sidewall damage should not be repaired. If you find a shop that says they’ll fix sidewall damage - RUN. There’s a lot of stress and flexing going on in the sidewall.

    https://youtu.be/WxnkGiAOOhM
  7. Re: New Pop/cracking sound while sitting in the car in the morning

    I’ve never heard of this issue. Hopefully you can catch it on video so we can all have a listen.

    Do you use the parking brake ?
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Had a client cancel at the minute so decided to take another day trip. Along the way I met some automotive journalists who were out testing a BMW X3 Competition near Hawks Nest NY. They told me it...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    I took advantage of a beautiful sunny day and logged almost 350 miles of backroads through NJ, NY and PA. Part of my route was around the New York reservoirs - a beautiful drive with not a car in...
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    Re: Tire change warning

    You most likely need to rest the TPMS.

    https://youtu.be/XLmRBWlGk-E
  11. Re: Do 20" Rims Have Many Flat Tires Due to Road Hazards-Pot Holes, Etc?

    20 “ on my 2016 CGTS - approximately 22K miles and no issues.

    Glad to see that you “road trip “ your cars - enjoy.
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    718 Documentary

    Just saw this video on Amazon Prime. I thought it was well done laying out the history of the Boxster and Cayman ( as well as other Porsche models ) and leading up to the 718.

    A Four-Cylinder...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Took a 2 day road trip and covered 885 miles of mostly back road fun in PA. I’ve been out to that area a few times this year and the biggest challenge is finding decent food and hotels in PA. I...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Lol, you’re the 1st person ever to be jealous of the roads in NJ, I’m jealous of the part of the country that you live in.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Tried to sneak a ride in before the heavy rains, winds, hail and potential tornado hits northwest NJ. I did one of my favorite loops, a mix of tight twisted and more “ wipe open “ county roads.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Doing the same here today in NW NJ - just waiting for the storm to begin.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    GoPro Hero 7 Black. Shooting at 2.7K, 60 FPS, Linear. I didn’t like the affect the wide angle had.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    The only solution I can find to this problem is a gimbal mount but the only one I can find is mounted outside the car and i really don’t want to do that.

    I found this video and I think this is the...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Took a nice long road trip out to PA today and wandered around looking for some decent roads.

    1st stop was route 29 from West Nanticoke to Eatonville, PA. Stay on route 29 the entire way, the...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Windshield up high via a suction cup mount.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Took a quick rip on some local back roads to try some new settings on my GoPro before the thunderstorms came.


    https://vimeo.com/337377784

    https://youtu.be/0_-OHLqSNHI
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    More details please
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    Re: Video cam recommendations for the track

    The mount I’m using is pretty stable, I think I’m having issues getting really crisp videos for a few reasons:

    1. Not using the proper settings on the camera. I was shooting at 1080 and 30 FPS - I...
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    Re: Video cam recommendations for the track

    Here’s a few videos I shot with a GoPro Hero 7 Black mounted to the windshield with a suction cup mount. The videos were shot at 1080, 30 FPS in wide mode. I’m going to try shooting a few more...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    I took advantage of the beautiful weather we had yesterday and went to do some more exploring out in Pennsylvania. I may have over done it but WTH - clocked 638 miles and found some decent roads.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Love it - driving it like it was meant to be driven.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Very nice, the car most feel a lot more nimble losing over #22’s of unsprung weight.

    Also, nice garage.
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    Re: Pink foam under battery area?

    I use a combination of moth balls and dryer sheets and my mouse / rodent problem went away. It is believed that the rodents enter the vehicle by climbing up the tires so i place 4 inexpensive...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Took a great ride this after noon, if any of you NJ guys are near Newton, NJ head towards Stillwater and the look for Fairview Lake Rd. Newton. Not a very long road but LOTS of nice turns and very...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    I didn’t get to see the places you mentioned but they’re on my radar, thanks for the tips as well as the reminder about the great roads out there.

    I think my next road trip is going to be out to...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Thanks for educating me. I will have to update my post to reflect proper “ Texas Speak “.
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    Re: Pink foam under battery area?

    Definitely looks like some type of critter got in there, I place dryer sheets in the frunk and trunk of my car to keep them away.

    A few years ago ( after a long winter storage ) I wentt to start...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Took a relatively long spirited ride through PA today and burned up almost a tank of fuel. Hit route 390 from Cresco to Tafton, PA - tight twisty lots of fun, the road surface is fair to middling ...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Left my hotel in Mansfield PA this morning and headed over to Pennsylvania’ s Grand Canyon recommended by HBD - awesome place so peaceful with wonderful views and the was absolutely no one there plus...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Nice job a definite improvement in looks.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Drove nearly 250 miles to get the road I wanted to drive today - Pennsylvania Route 44 from Jersey Shore, PA to Coudersport, PA. It was well worth the effort, Route 44 is almost 70 miles long and...
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    Darn, read your post to late but thanks for the tips I got stuck in a Hampton Inn but Grand Canyon is on my list for tomorrow.
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    Had to work today but it is what it is.

    Got to take a fairly spirited ride this evening but more importantly packed the car up for a mini road trip for the next few days.

    Here’s the planned...
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    ‘ I only use launch control once in a blue moon, it's not something that people around you on the street generally appreciate. ‘

    You’re hanging out with the wrong crowd if they don’t appreciate...
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    Re: Oil reading a bit strange

    I doubt that you damaged any part of the oiling system on the car by scraping the bottom at parking lot speeds. I assume you were slowly approaching the steep incline.

    I had a similar experience...
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    Re: Just won on BAT, need help on shipping advice

    Car looks great - enjoy in good health.
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    Re: Does anyone know anything about this gts

    I did a quick google search of the vin and saw the car listed as no longer available. If the car is still available the asking price seems fair assuming the CarFax is clean, all annual services have...
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    Re: Goodbye 987S.... Hello GT4!

    I appreciate the input. I don’t have the opportunity to track so I may just stick with my CGTS or try and finder a nice 981 Spyder.
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    Nice job either way. I guess you have to go out and do more driving to see if you top your 1.25.

    I reset mine after each ride.

    It’s incredible to me that these cars generate so much grip on...
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    Re: Goodbye 987S.... Hello GT4!

    Congrats on the new car.

    I’ve been thinking of trading my 981 CGTS in for a clean GT4 - just looking for the spec I “ need “.

    Your comment “ Going 6/10 in the 987 is more fun than 6/10 in the...
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Nice. What tires / sizes are you running.
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    Sticky: Re: What did you do to your 981 today?

    Once again we had decent weather here in the NE so i decided to put some more miles on car and the new PS4S’ s - have about 800 miles on them now and I’m very happy.

    Saw some cool old school...
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    Hope you find some open road and some big G’s.
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    Had the opportunity to Goof off today so I decided to revisit Buck Mountain Rd out in PA Today.

    Such a challenging turn going up hill or down hill.

    The photos were taken when i was out there...
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    Sticky: Re: Azusa Canyon run

    Thanks, I’m looking to break my all time best of 1.38 G’s. I did the 1.38 on the OEM Good Years and I feel the PS4S’ s are a better tire and there’s more grip - I’m just looking for the perfect...
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