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jonttt
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Motorraumdämmmattenleiste

Yep I can't say it either Grin

It is basically a none Standard part fitted to the sound deadening material in the engine bay to make it look a lot tidier.

Of course I had to have a carbon one Rolling Eyes

Bought from this guy in Germany...

http://www.kunststofftechnik-buehler.de/

it comes supplied with OEM fitment clips 999.049.011.40 so that it can be fitted in a none intrusive way.....






mmmmm real carbon, not plastic with a film on Hand






I'll get this fitted over the weekend Thumb

Edited to show fitted pics...

Its a 5 min job the main level of difficulty is actually getting your fingers in to remove and replace the attachment caps

Old and saggy with heat nooo






Here you can see one of the 5 retaining "caps". You just have to use your fingers tips to wiggle it side to side whilst trying to pull away. Some are pretty easy to get at some very tight if you have chunky fingers




An original cap removed on the right and a replacement cap provided which is smaller. The replacement is threaded and has to be screwed onto the lugs ie not just pushed on like the original. This is harder to do with the access restrictions....






And the finished job, remember this part is not original and has been custom designed / made to hide the saggy insulation. Just as Porsche should have made it Thumb






ps its also available in standard plastic
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a shame how you lost interest in the 993.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 993 is getting a sister, SWMBO new school run car (I may play with it at weekends).

Order placed today with confirmed Feb 2017 build slot / March 2017 delivery....

http://www.porsche.com/microsite/porsche-code/default.aspx?c=/PHA2G179

Base price Macan GTS
95BAS1 £ 55,188.00
Price for Equipment £ 9,330.00
Total Price* £ 64,518.00

Exterior Colour Carrara White Metallic
2Y £ 608.00
Interior Colour Black leather package with partial leather seats VF £ 0.00

Exterior
ParkAssist (front and rear) with Surround View 8A4 £ 834.00
Panoramic roof system 3FU £ 1,092.00
Privacy glass VW1 £ 320.00
Roof rails painted in black 3S5 £ 219.00
Sideblades painted in exterior colour 6H1 £ 0.00
SportDesign exterior mirrors Exclusive 6FB £ 315.00

Transmission / Chassis
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) G1D £ 0.00
Power steering Plus 1N3 £ 179.00
Sport Chrono Package QR5 £ 729.00
75-litre fuel tank 0M2 £ 0.00

Wheels
21-inch Sport Classic wheels Exclusive C9K £ 441.00

Interior
Light comfort package (i.c.w driver memory package, comfort memory package or adaptive Sports seats with comfort memory package) PP8 £ 210.00
Adaptive sports seats with comfort memory package (18-way) PE6 £ 1,214.00
Seat heating (front) 4A3 £ 284.00
Side airbags in rear compartment 4X4 £ 251.00
Speed limit indicator 9Q6 £ 243.00
Heated steering wheel 2ZH £ 182.00
Storage package QE1 £ 162.00
Smoker package 9JB £ 36.00
Interior Leather Personalised reversible loadspace mat with leather edging incl. sill protection Exclusive
AFZ £ 158.00
Interior Aluminium Brushed aluminium interior package in black 5TH £ 0.00

Audio / Comm.
Navigation Module for Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 7UG £ 1,052.00
Connect Plus IV2 £ 801.00

Total Price:* £ 64,518.00

ps SWMBO does not even know I've started looking for her next car yet Grin

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very nice!!

(bar the white bodywork).
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It was the best colour of the bunch in my eyes.

- I could not go for black (too close to the Range Rover to get another stealth look)

- Carmine Red is nice but looks better on a Boxter or Cayman and its a £1600 option Dont know

- the Light blue looks OK

- Silver looks OK

- other colours not for me

- Carrera White is a GT colour in my eyes so GTS in that colour, me likey Thumb
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's going to look really very nice. My old Landy Defender was white with black accents and it was fab because it always looked so clean!

Love the red callipers and pano roof. Good stuff that man.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Up to 3am researching and tinkering to lock build spec today.

Man Maths / mission creep as always so spec always goes up and not down. At least its done now...

See the Car here

Price
Base price Macan GTS 95BAS1£ 55,188.00
Price for Equipment £ 11,593.00
Total Price*£ 66,781.00

Exterior Colour
Carrara White Metallic 2Y £ 608.00

Interior Colour
Black leather package with partial leather seats VF £ 0.00

Exterior
LED main headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus) 8IS £ 465.00
ParkAssist (front and rear) with Surround View 8A4 £ 834.00
Panoramic roof system 3FU £ 1,092.00
Privacy glass VW1 £ 320.00
Roof rails painted in black 3S5 £ 219.00
Sideblades painted in exterior colour 6H1 £ 0.00
SportDesign exterior mirrors Exclusive 6FB £ 315.00

Transmission / Chassis
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) G1D £ 0.00
Power steering Plus 1N3 £ 179.00
Air suspension with self-levelling, ride-height control and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) 1BK £ 1,004.00
Sport Chrono Package QR5 £ 729.00
75-litre fuel tank 0M2 £ 0.00

Wheels
21-inch Sport Classic wheels Exclusive C9K £ 441.00
Wheel Accessories 18-inch collapsible spare wheel 1G1 £ 155.00

Interior
Lane Change Assist 7Y7 £ 396.00
Automatically dimming interior and exterior mirrors PA2 £ 243.00
Light comfort package (i.c.w driver memory package, comfort memory package or adaptive Sports seats with comfort memory package)
PP8 £ 210.00
Adaptive sports seats with comfort memory package (18-way) PE6 £1,214.00
Seat heating (front) 4A3 £ 284.00
Side airbags in rear compartment 4X4 £ 251.00
Speed limit indicator 9Q6 £ 243.00
Heated steering wheel 2ZH £ 182.00
Storage package QE1 £ 162.00
Smoker package 9JB £ 36.00
Interior Leather Personalised reversible loadspace mat with leather edging incl. sill protection Exclusive AFZ £ 158.00
Interior Aluminium Brushed interior package in black 5TH £ 0.00

Audio / Comm.
Navigation Module for Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 7UG £ 1,052.00
Connect Plus IV2 £ 801.00

Total Price: £ 66,781.00
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hand Be careful or you'll end up doing your dough on the wrong 'extras'
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

H e a t e d s t e a r i n g w h e e l ? . .

No.

Otherwise, yes! Post up some screen grabs?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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H e a t e d s t e a r i n g w h e e l ? . .

No.


Absolutely and get this over the heated screen as the filaments are too visible to the point of distraction (or they were in my Cayenne).

Adaptive Cruise Control Dont know Once you've got this you'll never go back to a standard system
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jonttt ...... I would dearly love to be in a similar position ....... good for you!! ...... enjoy the journey ....... Smile
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zingari wrote:
Hand Be careful or you'll end up doing your dough on the wrong 'extras'


I finalised the spec at 3am after an evening out for my birthday. There was a lot of randomness in the option selection.

In fact I can't even remember what I specced Very Happy

Well OK it was 3am but I was sober(ish) and did plenty of research over ...... 1 day Thumb

Started looking on Wednesday, order locked Thursday with a Feb build/March delivery.....

yep the £600 immediate VED saving from hitting the holey grail 17 plate pre April slot resulted in me spending £2k on extra options frustrated

My man logic was I could get her a Kia (or simlilar), she would be happy with that. I could then splurt c£40k on a second hand boxster/cayman Cool but do I really need 5 cars sat on the drive Question
So my logic was find a car for SWMBO which I wold drive. Not an easy task. I tried to convince her an AM would be a good choice Flowers but bench seats and mother in laws ability to even get through the door was a no no Rolling Eyes
So my options where limited, RR Sport was off the list after having one for a month. The reviews of the Macan GTS and totally fluke in being able to get the right build slot (right place right time) made me pull the trigger. So I am not going to get a boxster now Question and it allowed me to justify some extras that I wanted.

ps heated steering wheels are underrated, already have it on every morning in the RR Bandit

SWMBO has no idea yet. I wonder if I can get to pickup day without telling her Question but she has never driven an auto before, her drive home could be fun Floor
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice car and options. Did you look at the Jag F Pace?

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Nice car and options. Did you look at the Jag F Pace?

C.


Very quickly but they are already pretty common around Liverpool Rolling Eyes

I considered the sporty audi SUV and the BMW one but ......Quad exhausts always get me going and you only get this sound with one SUV under £100k ....

https://youtu.be/lUQY1Z0RbYk

I'm getting a slight tingle about a family Wagon Embarassed

The only thing that I know that comes close to the sound in an SUV is the RR Sport SV but that's silly money and a month in a loaded Sport Dynamic put me off them.
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You don't see many Macans floating round town is that because none of the scals can afford the lease on them ? Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zingari wrote:
MattyR wrote:
H e a t e d s t e a r i n g w h e e l ? . .

No.


Absolutely and get this over the heated screen as the filaments are too visible to the point of distraction (or they were in my Cayenne).

Adaptive Cruise Control Dont know Once you've got this you'll never go back to a standard system


I very very rarely use Cruise. I've got adaptive on the RR and still never use it. The Macan will hardly ever venture onto a motorway in any case.

I did not spec a heated screen (can't even remember it being an option). I've had cars where they are distracting but on the RR I forget it has it (it comes on automatically so I never even press the button).
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jonttt wrote:
cableguy wrote:
Nice car and options. Did you look at the Jag F Pace?

C.


Very quickly but they are already pretty common around Liverpool Rolling Eyes

I considered the sporty audi SUV and the BMW one but ......Quad exhausts always get me going and you only get this sound with one SUV under £100k ....

https://youtu.be/lUQY1Z0RbYk

I'm getting a slight tingle about a family Wagon Embarassed

The only thing that I know that comes close to the sound in an SUV is the RR Sport SV but that's silly money and a month in a loaded Sport Dynamic put me off them.


The opposite here in the North East/North Yorkshire... loads of Macans and Cayennes and seen very few F Pace's.
Reason I mention it is that these new Jags are seriously good cars. I run a new shape V8 XJ as a daily and i'm seriously impressed with the car compared with my previous 6 cylinder diesel BMW's and M5's.

The V6 Supercharged sounds bloody good and is highly rated by the journo's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG_V_R7DOcc

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are a lot of senior Jag/LR staff in Liverpool Wink

The F-Pace just does not have the same road presence for me, there is something about the shape that makes them look unbalanced. I prefer the look of the sporty Q3 and even RR sport.

I've had a Macan loaner today, it was the diesel with the PASM and Air suspension.......... it shifted and even devoid of the petrol noise (no sport exhaust) was easily the best sports diesel I've driven. In sport plus it was just manic, the chassis was sublime. Even on undulating roads the weight of it did not cause it to feel unbalanced at any time. I had a blast with a c5k rev limit. Can't wait to get in one with some power to match the chassis.

More than happy with my choice,

The looks, especially in GTS guise, the chassis (with PASM), the noise, the road presence, the badge and of course the practicality are all boxes only one car ticked for me and (I hope) for SWMBO (when she finds out).
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Fair play. It is a Porsche after all so it should be good. Thumb

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A common age related OCD "Issue" Rolling Eyes with the 993 is that the rear centre light unit plastic fogs over time with exposure to UV light. This can't be polished out and requires a new unit to rectify.
Its one of those things that was not necessary but on the nice to do list so I've kept my eyes open for any discounted new units on eBay etc... with zero luck.
The "What have you bought your 993" thread identified an online car discount store that was selling these at a discount and so I took the opportunity to order one.
It arrived today and I'm pleased to say is genuine Porsche stock of newly manufactured part.
The item came very very well packaged in a large outer box, inner box and loads of soft packaging to protect what can be a delicate unit when not fitted. Opened in perfect condition...










These are easy to fit so I'll wait a few weeks until it warms up what
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