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Marto
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheGT3ofDC wrote:
Evening chaps,

Can you spec parking sensors on the Gen 2?


No sensors but a reversing camera is available.
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheGT3ofDC wrote:
Evening chaps,

Oh and for what it's worth despite having an OPC 991.1 GT3 both my letters of intent fell on deaf ears. And yes, I would go manual if I had the choice! Thumb


If rumours are to be believed, that is exactly why it fell on deaf ears - supposedly they are 'sharing the love'! Assuming you got your 991.1 GT3 new that is.
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a build slot now for July and collection Sept 1st/ish, going to be a loooong wait Sad
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have a build slot now for July and collection Sept 1st/ish, going to be a loooong wait Sad


Congratulations ! Might be a long wait but nobody will getting one any quicker.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Production date from P is now 15 Sept Tumble Weed Sad

But looking on the bright side at least I'm getting a car yes
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

lucky Devil
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 8:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kryton wrote:
Production date from P is now 15 Sept Tumble Weed Sad

But looking on the bright side at least I'm getting a car yes


Good stuff...you'll get the car 5-6 weeks later.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Time sure is going slow!!!! Tumble Weed Tumble Weed
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The frustrating bit will ultimately be when the car finally turns up, it'll be well
into the Autumn and the long summer evenings will be fast drawing to a close.
Just a tip...if there is any further delay and the car doesn't surface till the end
of November, i'd be doing my level best to get the OPC to register it in January
as it will markedly affect the residual value ( I know because I've been there !).
I realise that you'll be frothing at the bit...especially over Xmas !.I certainly
was when I was awaiting the registration of my then new Gen 2 997 GT3....
I wangled it that I paid for the car before Xmas (it had been sitting at the
dealer for three weeks) and they agreed to register it on Jan 4th. Grin
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

nick w wrote:
The frustrating bit will ultimately be when the car finally turns up, it'll be well
into the Autumn and the long summer evenings will be fast drawing to a close.
Just a tip...if there is any further delay and the car doesn't surface till the end
of November, i'd be doing my level best to get the OPC to register it in January
as it will markedly affect the residual value ( I know because I've been there !).
I realise that you'll be frothing at the bit...especially over Xmas !.I certainly
was when I was awaiting the registration of my then new Gen 2 997 GT3....
I wangled it that I paid for the car before Xmas (it had been sitting at the
dealer for three weeks) and they agreed to register it on Jan 4th. Grin


Was this a big issue? I have car arriving Nov/Dec but won't use it till March so will OPC not wait till 1 March to register the car?
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Horses for courses and all that...

My car was forecast for late October and it turned up first week of December
and I elected to register it in January, that's it. When I moved the car on that
decision handed me a chunk of extra money that I wouldn't have had if the
car had been registered in December.

These days, as soon as a car arrives, Porsche want to have it registered as
soon as possible...especially GT cars. I wanted to pull the same trick on my
second 991 RS...not possible though .
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

nick w wrote:
Horses for courses and all that...

My car was forecast for late October and it turned up first week of December
and I elected to register it in January, that's it. When I moved the car on that
decision handed me a chunk of extra money that I wouldn't have had if the
car had been registered in December.

These days, as soon as a car arrives, Porsche want to have it registered as
soon as possible...especially GT cars. I wanted to pull the same trick on my
second 991 RS...not possible though .


Thanks for the heads up. Seems strange that they may baulk at not registering the car when the owner wants to register it
 
  
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Kryton
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nick w wrote:


These days, as soon as a car arrives, Porsche want to have it registered as
soon as possible...especially GT cars. I wanted to pull the same trick on my
second 991 RS...not possible though .


Yes I understand that's how it is now frustrated
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I get the impression that the OPC's in the UK are pretty dickish about every little thing. Is that actually the case?

I've had absolutely no problems ordering a GT3 here in Saudi. They've actually been really supportive. Which is quite understandable when you're spending this kind of money.
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kryton wrote:
nick w wrote:


These days, as soon as a car arrives, Porsche want to have it registered as
soon as possible...especially GT cars. I wanted to pull the same trick on my
second 991 RS...not possible though .


Yes I understand that's how it is now frustrated


My Cayenne arrived at the dealer in Jan....picked it up in March. Wife's Boxster is due at the OPC in November....OPC has said if we want to take delivery in January that will be fine. They didn't ask for it but I did pay for the Cayenne in early Feb. Money's earning F. All in the bank so cost me ***** all. Flip side was when I bought my 997 GTS they wanted it done by the end of the month which I was happy to do but didn't take delivery for another couple of weeks "bill and hold" as they called it.

Maybe I am lucky but I have to say the OPC I deal with has the best customer service across all the departments i.e. sales/parts/service of any car dealer I've ever dealt with.

I think spec/colour, mileage, no. of owners matter more than registration year personally on something like a GT3 especially the older a car gets.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone know where I can purchase GT3 small door decals, my lock down is in 3 weeks and nothing offered on the configurater yet!!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kryton wrote:
Anyone know where I can purchase GT3 small door decals, my lock down is in 3 weeks and nothing offered on the configurater yet!!


Ask your sales contact...they are a whole array of "Porsche Exclusive" options available that aren't on the configurator. Door decals are one og them...though I think typically the P O R S C H E ones.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that Thumb
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anyone know if you can get an indoor cover for the GT3? Tried to contact 4 different dealers with absolutely no joy.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes It's on the Config price £200 Smile

Edit, if it's a new order that is?
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