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    Re: Whine for the Day

    :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:


    Its REAL!!!!!

    By now every news outlet should be talking about the US is going to buy Greenland! FINALLY :dance: Investment in a giant ICECUBE?...
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    WOTD - Know one knows how anything works anymore

    Very strange. I'm in a parking lot and a young guy is helping a young lady with her car. The hood is open, liquid is on the ground under the...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Mostly agree. Thats the bit about the ***** Of America. Can't play football at the beach and "some young people never learned what you can, and cannot say, in public to others. They never learned the...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Devious that. We had telephone poles so many feet apart. Used them as the goal lines. Curbs were real and went up to asphalt sidewalks. You fell, you knew it. I forgot to mention the sprained ankles....
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    You guys are describing my observation of how Millenials, generally speaking, are acting as parents and as adults. Who is to blame? Maybe their parents. What were they taught? Its all about me me me....
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    Re: waterpumps, many brands and prices

    If the car is serviced at a dealer, then the invoice should have the OEM Porsche part numbers on them. For example, a 987.1 base water pump lists for about $438 part 997-106-011-06. Not much point...
  7. Thread: Battery Drain

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    Re: Battery Drain

    https://www.planet-9.com/faq.php?faq=techdata#faq_batterysp

    https://www.planet-9.com/faq.php?faq=qanda#faq_batteryqa
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    And so I found it. Fed up with all this energy saving nonsense I don't care about, I actually read the manual. What a bunch of BS. There multiple modes. The default mode is this energy saving...
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    Re: All tires changed, how to reset TMPS?

    Cinci, p. 94 of the Manual looks like just select tire size and confirm
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Energy saving nonsense and the computer thinks its smarter than you are: two irritating concepts that result in double the work and nothing gained.

    In the former case, I find myself just doing...
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    WOTD - FED UP WITH ENERGY SAVING APPLIANCES

    A year or more ago I bought new washer and dryer, then some other appliances.

    1. Put the dryer on delicate for delicates, and the clothes are never...
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    Re: Random thoughts on GT4

    "Commoditize performance" Love the new buzzword. Good job. Imagine going on the NYMEX and start trading power widgets? Great buzzword! I'll take 20 widgets of power, no make that 40! BTW, from HBR...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    It wasn't a car. It as furniture, separated from the crowd, associated with some charity.

    The behavior of some humans doesn't disappoint me anymore. I expect some to behave poorly.
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    Are these newspapers broken? Really, are they broken?

    'The Lion King" is a fascistic story. No remake can change that.

    The Lion King as fascist? It uses Nazi iconography? It's a cartoon. Its...
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    WOTD - What's wrong with People?

    I was sitting in a crowded location where an object was on display. Clearly it was of importance to the owners. A BIG sign of it says

    DO NOT TOUCH.

    Its not...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    I find it disgusting. Big mistake. If they took out a match an lit it up that would be protected speech but no, they just have to throw it on the ground like a rag. I never thought I'd say I saw...
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    WOTD - :(:mad:

    During the War Between the States, W. Carney, born a slave, and a soldier for the Union Army, was given the Medal of Honor for not allowing the flag to touch the ground, although...
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    Re: Happy Fourth

    And to you too!
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    I've whined about poor customer service, the lack education of the young (they no longer seem to teach civic, history, shop, home ec, etc) to the young anymore. And, of course, the news media's...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    I bought a generator years ago. The Electric grid is unreliable. For the last 40 years, the electric grid has degenerated to the point its unreliable. Storm comes through, no power. It happened about...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    lol. I prefer supporting local business owners, the gas station owners, rather than gov regulated public utilities, that is, the electric company.

    There is something very creepy about depending...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    18 months ago Porsche got fed up with that and its being dealt with. The cars are meant to be driven. Its "where" that I was talking about.
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    No, they are not race cars. They are street legal cars designed by Porsche Motorsports in Weissach in order to homologate the cars for racing. The are not production cars from Stuttgart. They are...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    You can do what you want with your property. I met someone who DD a GT3 in winter with snows on. But don't kid yourself. These cars exist for a specific reason, so Porsche has the vehicles for FIA to...
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    Re: Why I'm not ordering a 718 GT4

    Every generation or production cycle car had better be faster than the previous generation or no one would buy them. This is nothing new. If you owned a 987S and the 981S came out and it was slower, ...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    This is an example of why I dislike the EV blogs. They have an agenda and they are pushing it.

    6/27/19 BMW says there’s no demand for all-electric cars – they are wrong

    Really? BMW says their...
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    WOTD - WTH?

    I'm checking out at a store, paying with a credit card and the bill comes to something like $20.01. The cashier asks if I want to round the bill up 99 cents to $21 with the change...
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    Re: Whine for the Day

    https://www.planet-9.com/images/planet9/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by philipwitak https://www.planet-9.com/images/planet9/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    yeah - we know. you already mentioned...
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    WOTD - Terrible TV, or not?

    The other day my wife and I were heading to a shopping center to pick up a few things. I was in the inside lane to turn left. Two lanes to turn and a third on the right...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    " a base Boxster in June 2000 ($41,400) to today ($56,900), like almost every other car on the market it's tracking below inflation ($61,500)."

    Two things: Porsche can charge whatever they want...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Chris Harris has a point though. How are they going to explain NA flat 6 is better than Turbo 4? Why didn't they make it a Turbo 4? Its seems contradictory.

    As to rarity, with the 981 I think the...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    FWIW, Chris Harris is talking about the car. https://jalopnik.com/the-purists-won-1835614587

    Tweeting about it will be interesting to listen to the spin about how the NA flat 6 is better than the...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I read that one. I have owned Toyota in the past, a couple of different MR2. Might in the future. Who knows?

    You know thats advertising from an EV blog. I know you know that, pushing their agenda...
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    Re: Is it the right car?

    Welcome

    There are oil changes every year, minor service every two years and major every four years regardless of miles. Every two years flush brake lines. Search and you will find costs, probably...
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    https://www.carmagazine.co.uk/car-news/first-official-pictures/porsche/718-cayman-gt4/ all the details

    NOT the GT3 engine. Does have the particulate filter.
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    Re: Return of the six?????!!!!!!

    Wow, the 981 GT4 buyers got screwed ;) (If you don't understand that, do a search).
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    987 Re: No Spare Tire...

    Noted in the FAQ. That was also discussed quite a bit back in the beginning around 2006/07. There is no place for the tire, especially the rear. I remember some people actually thinking about...
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    He needed WAZE!
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    987 Re: No Spare Tire...

    See the FAQ. Don't trust the part # or prices, its been 14 years. Or call Suncoast https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/CSTK.html
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    The Reuters article is not talking about importing cars into the USA. Its talking about the parts being imported for assembly in the USA.

    "... the USTR rejected requests to exempt Tesla’s Model 3...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    I thought Gigafactory in Buffalo is having problems as reported by the EV blogs...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    OK, got to be fair here. This is what the referenced article said.

    "When the software patch rolls out, the affected Model 3s' range will become 10 percent shorter. Customers might also lose...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Ouch Again

    https://jalopnik.com/teslas-claim-that-it-outsells-the-toyota-camry-by-reven-1835446574

    "it’s worth asking why Tesla chose to compare the Model 3 against other high volume sedans...
  44. Thread: Auto Safety

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    Re: 2018 Leftover Inventory is huge.

    I don't think I disagree with either of these. Rules of engagement, sounds similar to that safety check for your car, just for the person. Does the public driver get that? No. So not as safe. I agree...
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    Re: Mission E - Can it compete with Tesla?

    Ouch

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tesla-idUSKCN1TE2AM

    Tariff relief for Tesla denied.

    "Tesla had warned that increased tariffs on the car computer it has dubbed the...
  46. Thread: Auto Safety

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    Re: 2018 Leftover Inventory is huge.

    Its not just tech, its human behavior.

    1. When you went to the track, did your car have a safety check? I'm pretty sure it did. When was the last time the state of Ohio did a safety inspection?...
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    Re: 2018 Leftover Inventory is huge.

    Posts not relevant to 2018 inventories in the OP have been moved to keep the thread OT.
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    6/9/19 CNN To Launch Real News Spinoff Site

    Babylon Bee cracks me up.

    Check this out https://www.reddit.com/r/ProRevenge/comments/bzmkmn/my_hag_of_a_stepmom_gave_away_my_playstation_4/

    My...
  49. Thread: Auto Safety

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    Re: 2018 Leftover Inventory is huge.

    You wrote "Even though the numbers have ticked up during the last few years, so has the population and the number of miles driven" This implies that increased population means more deaths. Did you...
  50. Thread: Auto Safety

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    Re: 2018 Leftover Inventory is huge.

    BTW, I don't know that Uber is the real reason but https://www.nhtsa.gov/press-releases/usdot-releases-2016-fatal-traffic-crash-data

    I've heard these results before. Not wearing a seat belt is...
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