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  1. Thread: Porsche ownership

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    Any number is meaningless in any event. 5% as...

    Any number is meaningless in any event. 5% as seen by Porsche within the warranty period or what exactly? After 10-15 years, quite a lot of engines develop problems no matter what for all sorts of...
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    Yes something like that. But Mercedes has managed...

    Yes something like that. But Mercedes has managed to make the AMG GT low so it's clearly possible with all the regulations to do it. You properly drop into it and exit is not always entirely graceful...
  3. Thread: Garage advice

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    Diesel filter particle whatever, don't they need...

    Diesel filter particle whatever, don't they need a proper blowout to work properly and lots of little journeys aren't good for them?
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    I get longer and wider but why are cars so tall...

    I get longer and wider but why are cars so tall these days? Low is a pretty cool look, tall not so much.
  5. Thread: Porsche ownership

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    The upside is that all the internet talk of...

    The upside is that all the internet talk of engine failures is depressing values of an otherwise outstanding car that will not lose a lot of value. The 997.2 will of course not lose a lot of value...
  6. Thread: Garage advice

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    I know low mileage is key in Dublin but don't...

    I know low mileage is key in Dublin but don't these things clog up if they're not used?
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    I'm grading them on (in order of priority): -...

    I'm grading them on (in order of priority):

    - Number of rounds bought in the local
    - Pot holes fixed
    - Looks
    - Ability to string together several coherent sentences in one go

    This is why...
  8. Thread: Porsche ownership

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    Itís not guaranteed to happen so prices reflect...

    Itís not guaranteed to happen so prices reflect some risk. Usually the cars with rebuilt engines donít go for much of a premium either. Itís also quite rare to see 997ís with a rebuilt engine for...
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    I believe we have forum rules that prevent me...

    I believe we have forum rules that prevent me from writing what I think about him
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    Don't tell me Shane Ross will keep his seat in...

    Don't tell me Shane Ross will keep his seat in the Flet prediction
  11. Thread: Porsche ownership

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    Yes 997.2 onwards ok engine wise but an...

    Yes 997.2 onwards ok engine wise but an increasing amount of PDK failures from what I can see. I would go manual. I think I heard somewhere that there are problems with the 997.2 engines also but...
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    Fianna Fail are brilliant at the illusion of...

    Fianna Fail are brilliant at the illusion of helping the little guy. Your low diesel tax is safe with us but we'll put up completely arbitrary taxation for everyone else that actually makes no...
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    I can see the appeal of SF. Republican romance,...

    I can see the appeal of SF. Republican romance, local hardman attitude to deal with realities on the ground, and take from the rich (people who earn over €70k or whatever) and give to the poor. It's...
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    I noticed an S600 on Carzone the other day, mid...

    I noticed an S600 on Carzone the other day, mid 20’s though if I recall.
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    Health insurance thankfully gives access to...

    Health insurance thankfully gives access to services like the VHI Clinic. It's a pity that it also doesn't enable the bypassing of A&E. I would have thought the business case for that would be fairly...
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    There are published stats on health service...

    There are published stats on health service performance vs spend that Bunk is referring to. I'm sure Google will find it. It didn't get much coverage in Ireland from what I recall. I think the only...
  17. Thread: Bot attacks

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    It’s an automated system that fires requests. My...

    It’s an automated system that fires requests. My guess is that they crawl our site looking for threads that fit some keyword and then they try to automatically create a user and then reply to post a...
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    I think it's a reaction to the general sh1tness...

    I think it's a reaction to the general sh1tness of Dublin from an environmental point of view. It's nearly completely dominated by traffic and diesel fumes and is in general an awful place to spend...
  19. evo has an article on this topic in this month's...

    evo has an article on this topic in this month's issue, by the way. Fairly similar sentiment as expressed here of course.
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    To be honest, I’m not sure I’ve ever understood...

    To be honest, I’m not sure I’ve ever understood the buying habits of the generally well off person in Ireland as it has tended to translate to fairly humdrum stuff like Conti GT’s, Range Rovers,...
  21. No F12 on that list?

    No F12 on that list?
  22. You will like Porsche's latest efforts as well,...

    You will like Porsche's latest efforts as well, very similar. A lot of torque everywhere and efficient on paper.
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    Now let me tell you what Vodafone does with your...

    Now let me tell you what Vodafone does with your data...

    Only joking, they're super careful.
  24. Just buy a TVR?

    Just buy a TVR?
  25. Why is that, out of curiosity? I know everyone...

    Why is that, out of curiosity? I know everyone says the same but having driven a car with that engine I must say it did very little for me. Unlike the previous 6.2 naturally aspirated AMG V8 which is...
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