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  1. Thread: 992 gt3rs

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    I'm a Porsche nerd, so I really don't know how...

    I'm a Porsche nerd, so I really don't know how deep the average beyonder is into chassis numbers etc.
  2. Thread: 992 gt3rs

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    911 is the overarching name of this line of cars...

    911 is the overarching name of this line of cars and the name of the first one in the 60s after the 356. 911 - 964 - 993 - 996 - 997 - 991 - 992 (current version of the 911).
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    I think I've figured out why the Volvo experience...

    I think I've figured out why the Volvo experience is smooth compared the Cayenne. The Volvo uses a rear motor for the AWD system, where the Porsche puts the electric motor between the engine and the...
  4. I think the only way that could happen is for...

    I think the only way that could happen is for dealer installed options. No way they will be able to enforce anything else.
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    Yes to leases.

    Yes to leases.
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    Porsche blends the regen into the brake pedal....

    Porsche blends the regen into the brake pedal. The first part of the pedal travel is regen, then if you get deep enough into it the hydraulic system starts working. The brake by wire regen part of...
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    I would love to get some kind of battery for the...

    I would love to get some kind of battery for the house. Do you have details about how people have done leaf batteries? I asked Kuby energy for a quote on a Tesla Powerwall install and the price was...
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    Not noticeably. It's been really hot the last...

    Not noticeably. It's been really hot the last little while, which does decrease the panel efficiency, but I have seen peak power values in the last few days of 6339w and checking some random days...
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    Here is my thread with some data for you. ...

    Here is my thread with some data for you.

    https://forums.beyond.ca/threads/412492-Solar-PV-System-One-year-review-with-some-data
  10. It wasn't long ago that activists were protesting...

    It wasn't long ago that activists were protesting outside hospitals and hassling staff coming and going from work.
  11. Same for me. I'm a costco buyer now after being...

    Same for me. I'm a costco buyer now after being shocked at the price difference on premium.
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    There is a lightly used GT3 for sale at Edmonton...

    There is a lightly used GT3 for sale at Edmonton Porsche for $399,990. With the options listed, it was originally probably closer to $230,000. I'm curious about the transaction history on that car.
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    6%-8% is not out of line if you look back to...

    6%-8% is not out of line if you look back to pre-2008 levels for mortgage rates. We're going to see at least 0.5% hike at the next BoC meeting, maybe even .75% and then continued hikes for the rest...
  14. Thread: 2022 f1

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    I like the karts idea... but I was thinking that...

    I like the karts idea... but I was thinking that most of these teams also have affiliated GT3 cars they could run.
    Redbull could run an Audi R8 or Porsche GT3 R
    Ferrari and Haas 488GT3
    Maclaren...
  15. I asked my sales friend at the dealer here in...

    I asked my sales friend at the dealer here in Edmonton. He said it's impossible and there is one coming into Edmonton dealer and it's for a VIP. I did buy some raffle tickets for the PCA draw as...
  16. How the heck did he get an allocation? Is he a...

    How the heck did he get an allocation? Is he a frequent flyer in the GT car club?
  17. Thread: 2022 f1

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    In terms of the racing or something else? In the...

    In terms of the racing or something else? In the dry, there is basically no on-track overtaking in Monaco. Last year after the first lap, there were zero overtakes. Every other track it's possible.
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    Actually getting the 944 n/a racecar going for a...

    Actually getting the 944 n/a racecar going for a shakedown.
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    Pair of daily drivers outside while wrenching...

    Pair of daily drivers outside while wrenching happens in the garage. Both came out of the same factory 14 years apart.

    https://i.imgur.com/2E5PxeAh.jpg
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    I do worry about that. You can force the engine...

    I do worry about that. You can force the engine on by turning the sport chrono dial to sport or sport+, or by switching the gear lever into manual mode. I think it would be worth burning out the fuel...
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    Since we picked up our PHEV Cayenne, we've put...

    Since we picked up our PHEV Cayenne, we've put 1379km on it and still have 488km of range from the original tank of fuel. Our consumption is currently sitting at 1.9L/100km. The actual range on...
  22. The S54 had a bearing issue that was covered by a...

    The S54 had a bearing issue that was covered by a recall in the early days, but rod bearings are hardly the weakness of this engine.
  23. That's what I did. 10% annual rate of return over...

    That's what I did. 10% annual rate of return over my 18 months of ownership. I'm driving my trusty old Touareg now until the market settles down. My next commuter will be electric for sure thanks to...
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    I'm fine with the idea of discussing these things...

    I'm fine with the idea of discussing these things too, but find a better way! OG Star Trek was always about dealing with current social issues through allegory (explosion of Praxis from Klingon over...
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    I like slow thoughtful science fiction. OG trek...

    I like slow thoughtful science fiction. OG trek was very formative to me in the 80's because most episodes were about a dilemma or how to solve a problem with creative thinking. Discovery is way too...
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    I'm watching Picard season 2. It's so bad. You're...

    I'm watching Picard season 2. It's so bad. You're right about it being a show by people who don't like Star Trek and don't understand why it was so popular in it's heyday. I consider myself pretty...
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    It's just like changing 4 $5 bills for a $20....

    It's just like changing 4 $5 bills for a $20. Theoretically nothing should change... unless it's Tesla. The market cap of the company shouldn't change unless people take the split to have some kind...
  28. You should give it a try. I set up in my basement...

    You should give it a try. I set up in my basement put on some terrible action movies and rebuilt a bike replacing most of the parts. It's actually quite a bit of fun especially if you like turning...
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    Thanks! I ran it in sport+ for a while to get it...

    Thanks! I ran it in sport+ for a while to get it warmed up. Continuing the break-in with lots of runs up and down the gear box. Feels pretty good getting deeper into the boost and revs. I ended up...
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    Out shopping with my kid today:...

    Out shopping with my kid today:
    https://i.imgur.com/16VUFXGh.jpg
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    Not sure how you can jump to the conclusion that...

    Not sure how you can jump to the conclusion that more privatization is coming from that. She might just be tired of the role too; she's been in it longer than anyone that I can remember.
  32. Well I'm out. Sold the Model 3 SR+ after 18...

    Well I'm out. Sold the Model 3 SR+ after 18 months of regular commuting for a profit. It was a fun experience and I'm definitely getting another electric once the market calms down a bit. I don't...
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    When I build an engine myself I do a very hard...

    When I build an engine myself I do a very hard break-in. But for one with a warranty, I'll follow their recommendations so they don't have an "out".

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    That actually makes...
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    Lol. I live my life 20 seconds at a time! (Sport...

    Lol. I live my life 20 seconds at a time! (Sport perfomance button gives you 20 seconds of joy before it reverts back to normal).

    Also, correct I'm still in the break-in phase so no full boost,...
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    I had a closer look at the technical specs of the...

    I had a closer look at the technical specs of the drive and I got the numbers wrong. It seems the combined number is different than just the sum of the two drives. The electric drive is 134hp and the...
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    I tried to monetize that through my Youtube...

    I tried to monetize that through my Youtube channel, but it wasn't worth it.
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    Soon to be for sale Tesla: ...

    Soon to be for sale Tesla:

    https://i.imgur.com/XnvfwyDh.jpg
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    Haha I thought this was a Rennlist quote. Those...

    Haha I thought this was a Rennlist quote. Those guys think you're crazy to tow with anything less than a Dodge dually. I can't wait to get a picture of the silver Cayenne towing the Silver 944 turbo...
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    2022 Cayenne e-hybrid:...

    2022 Cayenne e-hybrid:
    https://i.imgur.com/IRhk8j3h.jpg
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    Never for us; always in her crib until she...

    Never for us; always in her crib until she changed to a new room with a double bed. It's just a new found freedom and testing the boundaries of that freedom. It was a tough month or so getting her to...
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