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04-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By FasPilot

Car Cover to Block Spring Pollen Deluge

I have the nice indoor Porsche car cover for my TTS. However, even in the garage, fine pollen particles in the spring slip through the indoor cover onto the car. We get a lot of pollen in Atlanta,...
02-27-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By FasPilot

I bought a 2011 TTS with 1,800 miles on 4/1/13...

I bought a 2011 TTS with 1,800 miles on 4/1/13 for $132k. I was in the market for a '12 TTS but found the '11 with the exact config. I was looking for. My take was the market bumps value up at the...
08-29-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,747
Posted By FasPilot

LC works in manual or auto mode.

LC works in manual or auto mode.
08-29-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,747
Posted By FasPilot

I believe that can be done but it's not required...

I believe that can be done but it's not required to engage LC.
08-29-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,747
Posted By FasPilot

Your set up procedure is correct. No idea why LC...

Your set up procedure is correct. No idea why LC is not engaging.
08-07-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,014
Posted By FasPilot

Very nice. Congrats. I second the other comment...

Very nice. Congrats. I second the other comment about the clear bra. If you decide to go with it and are in Atl, I can recommend the installer who did mine.
08-02-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 187,047
Posted By FasPilot

Very prudent using the cheaper front lip as a...

Very prudent using the cheaper front lip as a trial horse. Even at the higher standard clearance, in the hilly town I live I have a lot of effort to avoid scraping mine (I'm on my second lip; the...
07-26-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,998
Posted By FasPilot

Ok. So squat is good for this purpose. Didn't...

Ok. So squat is good for this purpose. Didn't know that. Thanks.
This would apply to launch control starts too I assume. The manual just says go to Sport Plus--nothing about disengaging...
07-26-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,998
Posted By FasPilot

What's the advantage of launching with...

What's the advantage of launching with sport/stiff suspension off? That answer probably answers the next question, but why go back to sport/stiff coming out of 2nd gear?
07-25-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By FasPilot

The Escort Redline BSRDR just won a poll of radar...

The Escort Redline BSRDR just won a poll of radar detector enthusiasts for best windshield mount:

http://www.radardetectorforum.org/showthread.php?t=25119
07-24-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By FasPilot

Oil and Coolant Temps Normal, but OAT is 138 degrees

My outside air temperature just read 138 degrees on a 75 degree cloudy day. Oil temp is normal at 200, coolant is 175. Is something wrong with the gauge/sensor or is it reading what itís supposed...
07-22-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 21,178
Posted By FasPilot

My $.02---no one is entitled to a free pass for...

My $.02---no one is entitled to a free pass for staining pleasant talk about our vehicles with frequent personal attacks by grandly claiming that the bad behavior is just about getting The Truth...
07-19-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By FasPilot

For windshield mounts, the V1 is considered top...

For windshield mounts, the V1 is considered top of the line. So are the top Beltronics and Escort units (Beltronics and Escort are the same company).
One clarification about the laser detection...
07-17-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 47,454
Posted By FasPilot

Just wondering. Have you ever heard a Turbo S...

Just wondering. Have you ever heard a Turbo S from the inside on Sport or Sport Plus settings? It’s pretty sporty sounding. Much different from Normal setting.
A friendly discussion point to...
07-14-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 47,454
Posted By FasPilot

My point was a counter point in the talk about...

My point was a counter point in the talk about aftermarket exhausts. Porsche did fine by many of us. Louder or other not of interest.
07-13-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 47,454
Posted By FasPilot

Like many TT owners, Can's last sentence is where...

Like many TT owners, Can's last sentence is where I am in my life. I suspect I always was. While I savor the almost violent performance of the car which is not my DD, my personal tastes, the example...
07-11-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,645
Posted By FasPilot

I've washed it about four times, twice since the...

I've washed it about four times, twice since the Gtechniq application. To dry, I blow excess water off, then dry with a good waffle weave microfiber using Ammo Hydrate while drying.
07-11-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,645
Posted By FasPilot

Like you, I needed to learn the proper way to...

Like you, I needed to learn the proper way to wash my vehicle. My office building has a lesser quality detailer based in our parking garage that has always taken care of my cars and it turns out I...
07-11-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,645
Posted By FasPilot

No swirls, but to be fair itís only been two...

No swirls, but to be fair itís only been two months, the car has only had a full wash twice since, and Iím extremely careful with the paint when I wash itótwo buckets, grit guards, a different wash...
07-11-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,645
Posted By FasPilot

Gtechniq C1 Crystal Lacquer sealant has been very...

Gtechniq C1 Crystal Lacquer sealant has been very good for me so far. Itís my detailerís gold standard. Was previously discussed (with photos) here:...
07-09-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,613
Posted By FasPilot

Simmer down gents. This is just Economics 101. ...

Simmer down gents. This is just Economics 101. It doesnít matter what you call it---copying, imitating, making an exact replica, duplication. My prior comments fit all of those terms and they all...
07-09-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,613
Posted By FasPilot

Whoa. Watch your back when you start down the...

Whoa. Watch your back when you start down the slippery slope of saying copying unpatented commercial products is not moral or ethical. Look out your office window at every man made object outside...
07-09-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,613
Posted By FasPilot

While I emphasize with any pangs a first rate...

While I emphasize with any pangs a first rate outfit like Champion has upon seeing their presumably unpatented product copied, the real point about Tonyís purchase is something else. Is it legal,...
07-05-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,433
Posted By FasPilot

Thanks. You hit on the head the unusual high...

Thanks. You hit on the head the unusual high gloss this silver paint is giving off after the sealant and wax. Silver is my favorite car color (an undeniable fact for me after owning 6 silver cars),...
07-04-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,433
Posted By FasPilot

I've had great performance from the Gtechniq C1...

I've had great performance from the Gtechniq C1 Crystal Lacquer sealant. Had it applied 6 weeks ago, so its longevity is still to be determined. My detailer said to expect at least 9 months. So far,...
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