The Car Thread

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    Here are a couple crappy cell phone pics, I'll try to take some proper ones soon.
    Of course it started raining pretty much as soon as I picked it up haha.

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    I had been thinking powdercoating the wheels Satin black, partially because I didn't know how the stock wheels would work. Seeing it now I actually think they definitely work well with the finish, so now I'm torn, what do you guys think?
     
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    Damn, son.
     
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    nice what did you actually get? model and specs and options? That's a 991.1 right.
     
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    New car day!

    Traded in my 2013 Charger R/T with the Road And Track Package for a 2017 Charger R/T 392 Scat Pack with the Super Track Pak in "Green Go"... in-love!!
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    Nice one dude!
    It's indeed a 991.1 and it's a Turbo S
     
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    nice. those are going for great prices now. never specced out one of those...
    a lot of the options are standard right?
    pdk, sport chrono, adjustable pasm, and sport exhaust?

    One of my neighbors just got a 718 in that color. It is so sick. The color. meh on the 718.
     
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    Love the blue and the green...congrats to all!! :)
     
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    Yeah the idea behind the S variant is that it would have all the features but be cheaper than a fully loaded Turbo and they give you a touch more hp/torque.

    So with the Turbo S you get Sport chrono, carbon ceramic brakes, pdcc, torque vectoring, 4 wheel steering, 18 way seats all as standard. The options I have on mine I think are ventilated seats and the moonroof haha. It's a shockingly comfortable everyday car especially considering that it can do 0-60 in 2.8!

    As far as the color goes, it's actually slightly lighter than the Miami Blue you are talking about, which is also a blue I absolutely love. I took those pics minutes before it started raining so the color was definitely darker.
     
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    Tint makes everything better!
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    That looks sick dude!! Love the color!
     
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    @bulb and @Joose repping wonderful retina searing colors. The world needs more bright cars

    Pulled my hardtop out of storage today to buff and restore the clear coat. Was planning on putting it up for sale but now that it's back on the car I'm having second thoughts.
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    I'm considering a wrap instead of respray (phone camera hides the issues). Mexico blue or a deep shade of green are the current front runners.
     
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    Thank you, sir! Bright colors on cars are the best, as you already know with that unbelievably purdy Turbo S. That wrap came out perfect.
     
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    The torque vectoring is super nice. That wasn't an option yet on my c2s that year, I don't think.
    Sweet ride. The last turbo S i got to drive was the last 997 that came out and that was already balls to the wall crazy.
    I feel you on the exhaust change on the turbos though. Did you ask on reenlist for opinions yet? I'd like to know too :)
     
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    Damn Misha, gorgeous!

    Joose, freakin' love that green. And the scat pack has to be the best deal around for the power you get. If I didn't live in the rustbelt I'd get one of those. Although, maybe winter tires would get me through. I'd debadge the back though! :agreed:
     
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    Qualifying my statement above regarding the best deal on the scat pack and the power you get for the price as it pertains to 4-door sedans!
     
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    sick color! that 991 body style is so sick. Porsche finally perfected it after all these years. and personally I'd be stoked to have one of the very few vehicles that can take a Tesla off the line :lol:

    my 2 cents even though the factory wheels look good I'd still get an aftermarket set just to get yourself apart from the crowd.. then you can keep the factory rims for winter or track use or something. I don't think your winters in DC get all that rough but real deal summer tires lose a ton of traction in cold weather, below +5 celsius or so and even Pilot Super Sports are not something you wanna be driving on in bad conditions

    only thing with the 991, the handling is so dialed in I wouldn't want to change anything about my wheels and tires. I wouldn't be looking to go for a lower offset for a more flush or poke look because it'll fuck with it too much.. wheel shopping is not quite as fun when you are just looking for direct replacements.
     

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