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Phil 997
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2009 Porsche 997 Carrera 4S

PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 10:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome ghoshd, I like the Black Edition cars, one of the guys down this area had a Black Edition Boxster I really like the sudtle touches on them Thumb Thumb
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doulas bader
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice car - the Black Edition is awesome, comes with extra 10hp (320hp) and Spyder wheels - these were the lightest 19" rims porsche made at the time... they should be black (standard is 'alloy' on Spyder, black was an option) but as mentioned should have alloy edges on the rim... I think the Black Edition is the last proper drivers' car with hydraulic power steering and the original boxster floor pan/wheel base, more powerful naturally aspirated 6 cylinder engine and with the pdk box a real saucy race car to drive. Your steering will feel heavy compared to other cars, the wheel will feel 'alive' tugging and pulling over bumps/undulations in the road so I wouldn't worry about it, just enjoy learning it!! BTW try fast down changes on the hoof by hard blipping the throtle on over run - the gearbox will automatically downshift without need to touch the paddles!!
 
  
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