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findtom
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some seriously nice looking 992s in here.

For those who have come from a 991.2 GTS, what do you think of the noise inside the car while driving? Is the exhaust note better than the GTS? I note you have particulate filters on the 992 v the 991.2? Do you think it is loader/better?

Annoyingly I think the non-sports exhaust looks better, but I'm not sure it will sound remotely 911 without the sports version.

I'm struggling a bit with my 991.2 GTS. The car is fantastic but it's same dam quiet!
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6appeal
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PowerMalc wrote:
How do you order a brochure, I can't see anything on the website for ordering brochures


Ordered it from the States, seems none in the UK dealer network.
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6appeal
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 8:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

findtom wrote:
Some seriously nice looking 992s in here.

For those who have come from a 991.2 GTS, what do you think of the noise inside the car while driving? Is the exhaust note better than the GTS? I note you have particulate filters on the 992 v the 991.2? Do you think it is loader/better?

Annoyingly I think the non-sports exhaust looks better, but I'm not sure it will sound remotely 911 without the sports version.

I'm struggling a bit with my 991.2 GTS. The car is fantastic but it's same dam quiet!


It's a different type of sound completely to the 991. It's a lower octave flat 6 warble type sound, than a pops and cackles sound. Hard to explain, needs to be experienced in person.
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2019 1:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Car has arrived at Emden port but requires some quality control checks - does any one know what this is about? The dealer said it might take another 4-6 weeks for delivery? How can this be possible?
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2019 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Standard PDI. Took about 3w for mine from Emden. They are always cautious with handover date estimates, I wouldn’t be concerned.
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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2019 2:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ibetiwin wrote:
Car has arrived at Emden port but requires some quality control checks - does any one know what this is about? The dealer said it might take another 4-6 weeks for delivery? How can this be possible?

Possibly dealer not telling you (or knowing) about a small issue? I have a natural distrust of sales people, so I might be wrong! My dealer was not forth coming with detailed info as apposed to 6appeal's being super helpful.

Quality control sounds like a fault/damage? Might just be a minor mark and they are being cautious.

Hope it get resolved fast for you.
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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Afternoon brew so refined in the 992 😉
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ibetiwin wrote:
Car has arrived at Emden port but requires some quality control checks - does any one know what this is about? The dealer said it might take another 4-6 weeks for delivery? How can this be possible?


Mine is similarly delayed, completed but still at the factory awaiting quality checks. At least they've not dinged your car, it seems everyone is affected.
 
  
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6appeal
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone else noticed the steering on full lock jumping has been designed out on the 992?
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

300miles added today for work commute... couldn’t resist going via Derwent Valley and Snake Pass... Sport mode with the windows down, epic fun!
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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

6appeal wrote:
Afternoon brew so refined in the 992 😉

Nice that you’ve accepted the coffee table into your living room. 😜
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2019 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

65 Litre fuel tank... fair to say timed with military precision heading home from Somerset to my local ⛽️

Partying like it’s 1899...
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6appeal
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blooming eck, past the 2,000 mile mark on the motorway at midnight last night heading home, followed by tight country roads.

Car proper bedded in now, it’s a serious serious weapon... experimenting with the different modes on different roads. It takes sweeping or tight corners in such a flat and controlled manner, but so smooth on even terrible roads. The acceleration is on another level! Took my dad out for a ride, he was a mechanic and car technical trainer before retiring and he was in absolute shock experiencing a launch start pinned in his seat (thought I’d given him a blooming heart attack!!). He couldn’t stop laughing afterwards once he composed himself.

I love the 992 exhaust tone! You can have some right fun, the deep warble at 1,000 rpm, the scream of foot down, flick of the accelerator in between.

Right, I best get another 2,000 miles on it this next week!!!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh the classic moment when i went away this week and went to hang up a suit in the back of my car to find the 992 has got rid of the coat hooks in the rear that were in the 991. lol no complaints, through the fecker on the back seat instead, as i see there are now airbags in the back for the rear passengers.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

6appeal wrote:
Oh the classic moment when i went away this week and went to hang up a suit in the back of my car to find the 992 has got rid of the coat hooks in the rear that were in the 991. lol no complaints, through the fecker on the back seat instead, as i see there are now airbags in the back for the rear passengers.


Front-impact airbags
Front-impact airbags for the driver and passenger (cancellable passenger) have been designed to protect the head during a frontal crash.

Side impact airbags
Side impact airbags for the front seats have been designed to protect the torso during a side impact collision.

Overhead airbags
Overhead airbags are used to protect the occupant's heads in the event of a side collision or rollover.

Knee airbags
Knee airbags help to protect the occupants lower extremities from serious injury in the event of an accident.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:57 am    Post subject: 992! Can. Reply with quote

I ordered a 992 cab in January and waiting, waiting....
seems will arrive at end of July. Will pick up and register 1.9.19, hopefully.
Anyone got a 992 cab yet???
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:49 pm    Post subject: Re: 992! Can. Reply with quote

Deanwe wrote:
I ordered a 992 cab in January and waiting, waiting....
seems will arrive at end of July. Will pick up and register 1.9.19, hopefully.
Anyone got a 992 cab yet???


I don't have one yet mate, but i ordered one a month ago and they said november/december for delivery! so i said i will wait until 1st march to collect it. about 6 months seems accurate for lead times for C4S? i can't wait for mine if i am honest!!
 
  
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I am waiting 4 weeks after delivery for mine because of new registration plates. Cannot wait. The Silverstone experience was amazing. Acceleration on 992 is brutal. Counting down the days.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Deanwe wrote:
Yes, I am waiting 4 weeks after delivery for mine because of new registration plates. Cannot wait. The Silverstone experience was amazing. Acceleration on 992 is brutal. Counting down the days.


what spec did you go for mate? colour etc?
i cant wait for the silverstone experience, i done it when i got my 981 spyder and i thought it was amazing too!
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

....did anyone except me order white? It arrived and it is stunning. Least i think it is .
 
  
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