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  1. Track day advice

    718 Chat
    I've had my 718 Boxster S for 9 months now and I've enjoyed it on the road immensely. Now, I want to take things up a notch and I'll be going on my first track day this week! I had a few questions for our learned track warriors. 1. Is there any type of check premandated by Porsche before taking...
  2. Ouch!

    Automotive Off Topic
    This could ruin your day (hope the driver wasn't inside): https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2017/09/19/major-earthquake-shakes-mexico-city/krCvLeukR8z3td6htfnTkI/story.html
  3. NON-Whine for the Day

    General Off-Topic
    I started the Whine for the Day thread after a miserable experience at a family chain restaurant, everything from burnt food to a server who was just pathetic. Going back there a year later, the same restaurant completely turned around and I noted that. But life isn't full of whines. No...
  4. Summit Point Shenandoah Circuit - very short video

    981 Cayman and Boxster Competition
    This Saturday's challenge. After a day on Shenandoah, I take five Ibuprofen for shoulder pain.
  5. Heat cycles?

    981 Chat
    My almost new P4S have now had 3 track days, for totals of about 14 half-hour sessions with hour-long breaks and about 400 track miles. Today with Chinn I noticed that I have less traction, a bit of overseer in some turns, etc. Am I just dreaming or have I almost used up their track-ability...
  6. Happy Father's Day

    General Off-Topic
    Happy father's day. My son (4.5 yo) wrote up a list of the 4 things he appreciates about me. The top of the list: "ILIC WEN U DRIV ORNOCAR." Translation: "I like when you drive our new car." (That topped playing with him; taking him to New York [spelt NOYORK]; and eating snacks.) :) :) :)
  7. Gloss It Fathers Day Sale!

    Porsche Care and Detailing
    Visit Gloss It before 6-30-17 and take advantage of HUGE savings via promo code "DAD20" during our Fathers Day Sales Event.
  8. 981 NJ Roads Make Another Sale for TireRack

    Porsche Tires & Wheels
    Had another nice day with my 4yo (Harriman State Park; Storm King Art Center). At the end of the day a pot hole flattened the passenger side front tire. Porsche Roadside was helpful and we're back home safe and sound. Picked up the car in December. For those keeping score, that's two tires in...
  9. Valentine's Day - A Week Late

    981 Chat
    I had black GTS exhaust tips installed at the local Porsche dealer this morning. The tips and the installation were a Valentine's Day gift from my spouse and very much appreciated!
  10. Sonoma outing with 718S (video)

    718 Chat
    Got a chance to take the 718 s out to Sonoma on Black Friday. Car did fantastic even in the cold and with a couple damp spots on the track. I left PSM on and it was minimally intrusive. I forgot track day insurance so I wanted to play it safe, but it was a good chance to get to know the system...
  11. Painting with Light - stunning night pics

    981 Cayman and Boxster Pictures and Video
    before the lease was up - while down at the track for the last track day... the guy who was shooting the track day said he wanted to try something with a few cars.... it was pitch black, camera on tripod - open shutter for 30 seconds..... photog then ran around car with bring LED "painting" it...
  12. Sport vs Sport+

    981 Chat
    I have had my 14 BS MT & SC for almost a year now and really enjoy it, especially in Sport + with the auto blip on downshifts. (Which I absolutely love, by the way.) The other day, I realized I never put the car in just Sport. It’s always in normal or Sport +. So I thought I’d ask if anyone...
  13. Grinding-like noise only on morning start-up

    987 Cayman and Boxster Problems and Complaints
    When I start my car up in the morning, it makes a "grinding" noise behind me that shows up a second or so after it starts and then goes away for the rest of the day. One day, it didn't make the noise in the morning but that was much later in the day. I hooked up my OBDII reader and there's no...
  14. Boxster/Cayman inside door sill scuffs

    987 Cayman and Boxster Chat
    in my new to me 2010 BS, the prior owner was careless about lifting his feet over the black plastic sill that contains the trunk release switches. That is a $200+ part, but bugged me from day one to the point I almost broke down and replaced it. I finally took a drastic step and brought out...
  15. Labor Day Promo at Detailer's Domain - Stock up on your favorite Detail Gear

    Site Vendors & Sponsors
    Labor Day Promo 15% off using the code LABORDAY Starts now Ends 9/6/16 Midnight EST Click here to save on your favorite detailing gear
  16. Labor Day Promo at Detailer's Domain - Stock up on your favorite Detail Gear

    Porsche Care and Detailing
    Labor Day Promo 15% off using the code LABORDAY Starts now Ends 9/6/16 Midnight EST Click here to save on your favorite detailing gear
  17. Pet your pooch!

    General Off-Topic
    Who knew? It's time to Celebrate National Dog Day! Yappy Hour? Where to Celebrate National Dog Day - NBC News
  18. Your opinion on my brake issue on the track?

    987 Cayman and Boxster Competition
    Hi all, Just came back from the track and my day was cut (really) short by a brake issue, I've booked another track day 2 months from now and I'm interested in your take on how I can make sure this doesn't happen again slash have your opinion on the root cause. Here's a wall of text!: CAR...
  19. 8th Annual Gold Coast Concours / Bimmerstock Charity Event 9/18/16

    U.S. Northeast (Nor'Easters) Region
    The Gold Coast Concours / Bimmerstock charity event, will be in full throttle on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 as thousands of spectators will line the streets to ogle the gleaming cars and listen to the roar of their powerful engines. The City of Glen Cove's downtown business district will be...
  20. Attention - Password and Security Update

    Community Help
    Hey all, Over the next few days we will be implementing some changes to our forum password strength and password expiration policies. To make sure you continue having the best experience possible on the community, we regularly monitor the site and the Internet to keep everyone's account...
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