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Old 08-04-2017, 10:09 PM   #11
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Thanks for the link I am gonna check it out ... the thing for me is I don't encounter a lot of problems with my cars being I only put on annually about 10k miles year and when you divide that between the 3 cars with the main car (my Awd sedan) getting about 6k of those miles these cars get driven but hopefully not enough to get into the issues people who daily drive them get but you never know

As far as Orange... that is not a color for me, neither is green, yellow and pretty much any other color other than black, white or red ... I like some blues too but that is about it.
Yeah, but what about orange?


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Old 08-04-2017, 10:21 PM   #12
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Caps fan, too?

Orange and black... I don't raise no dummies.
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Old 08-04-2017, 10:39 PM   #13
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Yeah, but what about orange?


Well now that you mention it ... orange is pretty hot

LMAO !!!
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Old 08-04-2017, 11:40 PM   #14
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When I ordered the 1M, it was black, white, or orange I had to decide between.

I think if I had still been in California, I would have ordered orange. But on the east coast black is better. Not exactly sure why, but it just is. I hate white, but it's NYC area appropriate. Counter-intuitively easier to keep semi-clean looking.

But my auto-colorist bigotry notwithstanding, that white McLaren is goddamned sexy.

I too would swap an R8 for that without hesitation. (He says having never driven either)

What's your 991 trim again, C2S w/PDK? Cabrio?
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Old 08-05-2017, 12:25 AM   #15
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When I ordered the 1M, it was black, white, or orange I had to decide between.

I think if I had still been in California, I would have ordered orange. But on the east coast black is better. Not exactly sure why, but it just is. I hate white, but it's NYC area appropriate. Counter-intuitively easier to keep semi-clean looking.

But my auto-colorist bigotry notwithstanding, that white McLaren is goddamned sexy.

I too would swap an R8 for that without hesitation. (He says having never driven either)

What's your 991 trim again, C2S w/PDK? Cabrio?
My Porsche is a 2012.5 C2S Coupe with a 7 speed manual (991.1) black/black, I custom ordered it to my specs and it was the first batch of manual's to hit the USA and literally the first one to hit my dealership because back then they first introduced the 991 with pdk and 1/2 a yr later they finally introduced the manual. I remember telling my salesman to make sure no one was to touch my car when it arrrived because knowing it was the first 7 speed manual to hit the dealership I was super paranoid they would want to drive it.

The wait for the manual felt like it took forever but was well worth it.
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Old 08-05-2017, 12:47 AM   #16
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Dude that sounds fun as hell.

Why not do it? What's holding you back?
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Old 08-05-2017, 09:51 AM   #17
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The thing with Porsches is that they are so comfortable and so damned usable as a daily, especially the 981/991 generations. I remember salivating at the specs of your 991S. If you get the McL but then end up not being able to use it due to width, clearance, visibliity, too much value, defroster, who knows what, then you'll miss the 991. If you can swing it, replace the R8 with it - if you want it that badly - but keep the 911.
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Old 08-05-2017, 10:06 AM   #18
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I saw a McLaren today at Cars and Coffee. They are pretty impressive in person.
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Old 08-05-2017, 11:25 AM   #19
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This one is much cooler:


https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-...modelCode1=MP4
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Old 08-05-2017, 11:32 AM   #20
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Definitely agree with Equ. ... the R8 would be the one I get rid of. I love the 911 too much to get rid of it though I do wish it were a more exotic looking car.

Anyway the McClaren is not at the selling dealer which is not a good thing iMO ... it is at McClaren getting service. The good news is the salesman said it does have a warranty though I don't know the details.
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