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    Re: horrible color

    Since this thread started I picked up a black Macan Sport Edition. (I miss my Cayman but it was time for a change.) The rear window/hatch is a dust magnet. I don't even have to drive the Macan. ...
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    Re: Cayenne "Coupe"? Say it ain't so, Porsche!

    That just doesn't interest me.
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    Re: Multi-function display question

    Can you use Waze on Apple CarPlay?

    https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/24/how-to-use-waze-on-carplay/

    I don't have a 718 yet. I'm trying to avoid getting Navigation.
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    Re: Damn....

    Ice?? Yuck. ;)

    Yes. Fire and Cane is okay but not worth $60. Glenfiddich Winter Storm is about the same way. (It is finished in Canadian ice wine casks and costs $250.) I really like the...
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    Re: Damn....

    My son gave me an "Ardbeg Twenty Something" for Christmas. It is an Ardbeg 22 year old limited edition and probably the nicest peated Scotch that I have ever tasted. Sweet and Smoky!

    My Scotch...
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    Re: 987.1 vs 987.2

    I had a 987.1 and a 987.2. I liked the 987.1 better because it felt like it had more torque.
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    Re: Should I sell it?

    I am thinking about four options -


    Keep what I have.
    Get a new 718.
    Find a used Carrera.
    Get a Mini Cooper.
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    Re: A Plea for help with a Zombie of a Problem

    From the driver's seat I could always see the spoiler on my 987 when it deployed.

    However, I would still check the tires.
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    Re: She's gone.....garage burn accident

    Glad you are okay. Cars can be replaced. Hope you get better soon.
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Yesterday I got a call from "Microsoft". The caller said that Microsoft was going out of business and they would refund the money that I spent last week buying my new Microsoft laptop. All I have...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    The calls from Jessica and Jennifer at "card services" come on my land line. I have a Fart App on my iPhone. When Jessica or Jennifer give me a call I play the Fart App. :hilarious: That is so...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Slight change of subject . . .

    I got a call yesterday. It sounded like someone from India. It seems that Microsoft has gone out of business and they are offering me a refund on the computer...
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    Re: Feed Bot - Keep it or dump it?

    Dump it. I've been around here for a while. I have never gotten any useful information from Feed Bot.
  14. Re: First Impressions My New 718 vs Previous 981

    Thanks for the comparison. It is getting close to the time for me to turn in my 981 (or just buy it). Haven't made up my mind. I'm really interested in what you have to say about your new 718.
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    feed_bot is rocking out today!
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    Re: Have you used foam to wash your car?

    I dry my car with bath towels but they are 100% cotton and they have been washed for years so that they are extremely soft. I have been detailing cars for 50 years and I prefer cotton to microfiber....
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    Re: 2017 Graphite Blue Porsche Cayman + Techart

    I don't generally go for blue cars but that one is very nice.
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    Re: New garage mate for my Cayman

    Looks great! How is it to drive??
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    Re: Whoosh noise when braking

    I agree with ICNU. Mine is doing that noise right now. Our streets are covered in leaves and trash at this time of year. I figure something is lodged in the caliper.
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    Re: 2 x 981 touring Scotland

    There are so many reasons to love Scotland! I play the pipes, own a kilt, and consider myself to be a Single Malt Scotch aficionado. Many, many years ago I drove my own BMW 528 around Scotland. ...
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    Re: Retro Shoes for the Spyder

    Looks great!
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    I've used my airhorn several times. :hilarious:
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    N. Carolina Re: Hickory, NC Indy

    I've never taken my car to an independent. I always go to Hendrick in Charlotte.
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    I've tried everything to get those calls to stop on my land line but they keep on coming. So I got a "Fart" app for my cell phone. Now when I get a call I start the farts. Calls keep coming but at...
  25. Re: Boxster vs Cayman - safety / driving experience

    I've owned both. I have never worried about the safety of a Boxster . . . or any other convertible sports car that I have owned. (But I also ride a motorcycle.)
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    Re: How to dispose of engine oil?

    Same here. I put used oil in a 25 gallon plastic jug and take it to the recycling center when I get it close to full.

    I also take fluorescent light bulbs to the recycle center.
  27. Re: Has anyone burned their legs on the 981 or 718 exhausts?

    I've owned two 987s and three 981s over the years. I have never burned myself.
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    Re: Occam's Razor, jar edition

    I was checking out a Cayman "program car" one day. I went hard on the brakes and a pair of rolled up socks came bouncing out from under the driver's seat. I gingerly picked them up and tossed them...
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    Re: And now for a new topic....

    I might have said this before but I'm going to day it again. I am sick and tired of this country being run by 70 and 80 year old farts. (I can say that. I'm 72.)
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    Re: horrible color

    Amen to that!
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    Re: And now for a new topic....

    Yesterday I was looking at SUVs. Almost every dealer that I went to put "dealer added options" on the car. It was always B.S. stuff like tented glass, nitrogen in the tires, door edge tape, and...
  32. Re: Anybody own a 10 speed F150 ? We got ours refunded finally.

    Good luck with Mercedes. My wife has a 2017 E300. It's her 6th Mercedes. We have liked the cars that we have had before but this one is a piece of junk. We tried to get Mercedes to take it back. ...
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    Re: Hilarious reactions... :D

    I always wanted a Shelly Coroba.
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    Re: My Annual Whine about...

    I literally feel your pain.
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    Re: Damn....

    Just picked up The Macallan Edition No. 4. At around $100 it will not break the bank like some of the other Macallan releases this year. (M Black is over $7,000.)

    Edition No 4 is super good...
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    Re: Lawn Mower and a 911

    Love it!!!!!!
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    Re: Age Check for Cayman owners.

    I bought my first Porsche when I was 34. :cheers:
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    Poll: Re: How many Porsches have you owned?

    I've had eight Porsches. I bought my first one in the 70's. (See Avatar.)
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    Re: Age Check for Cayman owners.

    I'm almost 72 years old. I'm 5'11" tall and weigh 185 lbs. I sit down in the seat with both feet on the pavement. I move both legs into the cabin as I pivot about 90. No problem.

    For two or...
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    Re: Bad lease money factors for all?

    I would definitely try a non-dealer company.
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    Poll: Re: Do your crests point to the stems?

    Dang. I thought I was anal. I hadn't even thought of that.
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    Poll: Re: Do your crests point to the stems?

    I went to an office store and bought some little sticky dots. (They are easy on and easy off.) I put one dot on the edge of the crest and pushed the crest back into the wheel. That stopped...
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    Poll: Re: Do your crests point to the stems?

    I don't see how the direction of the center cap could have been influenced by racing since early race cars ran wheels without center caps. Nevertheless, my crests are always pointed at the valve...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Have you ever bought anything from CVS? You can buy ONE item and get a yard long cash register receipt. They are nuts. I like to tear off the important part of the receipt and leave the rest of...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Here in the States I actually had to ride my motorcycle over a mattress that was dumped on the Interstate. :crazy: I'm lucky I was on a BMW R1200GS at the time. The GS took it in stride.
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    Re: Damn....

    My wife has given up on me. When I come home with something new she just shakes her head.
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    Re: Enjoying a nice single-malt Scotch...

    I've been drinking Scotch about 15 years. My wife gave me a bottle of The Macallan 25th Anniversary for a birthday present. That got me started. It cost about $150 at the time . . . which was...
  48. Re: My 2016 Cayman - Black Edition - Build Thread

    You should also have ventilated seats. Because it has been so hot lately, that's my favorite option.
  49. Re: Is the manual transmission an endangered species?

    I'm almost 72. I'm not asking for a pity party here but I have been through some major surgeries and treatments the last few years. As much as I hate to admit it I am losing my touch with a manual...
  50. Re: Is the manual transmission an endangered species?

    I like that! :)
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