Cayman R Chat

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nw942

232 posts

43 months

Monday 28th January
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frayz said:
I’ve got the Numeric cables and shifter however not on the car. When I spoke to RPM Technik about this last they said they had not had a cable failure on a car running the OEM Porsche short shifter... hence the Numeric setup isn’t yet fitted
Mine failed unfortunately.

lukeyboyuk

33 posts

32 months

Monday 28th January
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nw942 said:
frayz said:
I’ve got the Numeric cables and shifter however not on the car. When I spoke to RPM Technik about this last they said they had not had a cable failure on a car running the OEM Porsche short shifter... hence the Numeric setup isn’t yet fitted
Mine failed unfortunately.
Damn. It amazes me they don't have a non third party solution other than just replacing it over and over...

Mogsmex

157 posts

173 months

Tuesday 29th January
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ClioTrophy55 said:
Picked up my new R yesterday. Loving it so far. Here's a picture of it from above!

that looks stunning cool only spec change I would make to mine is the colour, love Peridot any more pics/details ?

ClioTrophy55

179 posts

38 months

Tuesday 29th January
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Mogsmex said:
ClioTrophy55 said:
Picked up my new R yesterday. Loving it so far. Here's a picture of it from above!

that looks stunning cool only spec change I would make to mine is the colour, love Peridot any more pics/details ?
Picture of R on the drive



I love Peridot Green on the R. I respect anyone's colour choice but I've done all the black, white, grey ("it's a traditional Porsche Motorsport colour", "it's a wolf in sheep's clothing", "think about the resale value", etc.) colour selections and really wanted something that stands out this time. Extremely happy.

frayz

1,012 posts

97 months

Wednesday 30th January
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ClioTrophy55 said:
Picture of R on the drive



I love Peridot Green on the R. I respect anyone's colour choice but I've done all the black, white, grey ("it's a traditional Porsche Motorsport colour", "it's a wolf in sheep's clothing", "think about the resale value", etc.) colour selections and really wanted something that stands out this time. Extremely happy.
Its almost certain when you see a Peridot 987, it will be a Cayman R. As opposed to a PTS base car or Cayman S.
It was the launch colour for the model and IMO the best colour to own an R in. (Although i do love white, yellow and red biggrin)
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jimmy p

735 posts

104 months

Wednesday 30th January
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There is 1 peridot green 987.2 2.9, never seen another one other than R's

Porsche911R

16,242 posts

203 months

Wednesday 30th January
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jimmy p said:
There is 1 peridot green 987.2 2.9, never seen another one other than R's
there are a few 991 and new cars about in this now. But it only works on the R imo.




my old car, looks great clean, looked like pea soup when dirty :-)



PaulD86

751 posts

64 months

Wednesday 30th January
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It is an odd colour, I think it looks perfect on the R but have yet to see any other car that it suited. Some of the other Porsche greens look great on other Porsche models, but not peridot. Like a viper green 911 which I think can look mega.... although controversially I don't think that green suits the R. boxedin

frayz

1,012 posts

97 months

Wednesday 30th January
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PaulD86 said:
It is an odd colour, I think it looks perfect on the R but have yet to see any other car that it suited. Some of the other Porsche greens look great on other Porsche models, but not peridot. Like a viper green 911 which I think can look mega.... although controversially I don't think that green suits the R. boxedin
I saw a Cayenne Turbo the other day in Peridot and was thinking... damn thats a whole lotta green! ha-ha

ajondyh

455 posts

62 months

Thursday 31st January
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Ford Fiesta have a very similar colour

https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/qu0AAOSw...

ClioTrophy55

179 posts

38 months

Sunday 3rd February
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Does anyone please have a photo of their R's interior with Alcantara pack/trim on gear selector and handbrake?

What original options were available for non-standard console storage cover? Just "Porsche" lettering or logo also?

Has anyone got a list of all the original UK options with prices please?

frayz

1,012 posts

97 months

Monday 4th February
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ClioTrophy55 said:
Does anyone please have a photo of their R's interior with Alcantara pack/trim on gear selector and handbrake?

What original options were available for non-standard console storage cover? Just "Porsche" lettering or logo also?

Has anyone got a list of all the original UK options with prices please?
Only pics i could find quick on my phone but you get the idea.

Spot the AC biggrin








FTW

201 posts

114 months

Monday 4th February
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The alcantara wheel is great, love mine but I do wish the center marker was coloured.

Alcantara center console is nice, I wish mine had that too.

ClioTrophy55

179 posts

38 months

Monday 4th February
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Thanks for posting frayz

I will need to find an aftermarket Peridot Green 12 o’clock marker now.

frayz

1,012 posts

97 months

Monday 4th February
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I quite like the covert "wally marker" biggrin

I love the interior of my R, i dont think theres a single thing id change.

edit, maybe some porsche crested headrests biggrin

Edited by frayz on Monday 4th February 21:45

tracydeedance

523 posts

117 months

Tuesday 5th February
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My CR has the Alcantara wheel.
But my old Cayman S Sport Ltd Edition had the wheel gearknob handbrake in alcantara as standard.

dougle_turbo

33 posts

31 months

Thursday 7th February
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Hi guys,

Could someone with factory buckets do me a favour and measure how 'long' the t belt buckle receptor is and if possible give me a part number?

I'm installing some pole positions into my Cayman S and i need to extend/replace my existing buckles so they come through the seat properly.

Thanks

frayz

1,012 posts

97 months

Friday 8th February
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dougle_turbo said:
Hi guys,

Could someone with factory buckets do me a favour and measure how 'long' the t belt buckle receptor is and if possible give me a part number?

I'm installing some pole positions into my Cayman S and i need to extend/replace my existing buckles so they come through the seat properly.

Thanks
I replaced my drivers one last year, i think i still have the old part in the garage. If so i'll measure it for you over the weekend smile

dougle_turbo

33 posts

31 months

Friday 8th February
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frayz said:
I replaced my drivers one last year, i think i still have the old part in the garage. If so i'll measure it for you over the weekend smile
That would be great, much appreciated!

Joehow

171 posts

53 months

Sunday 10th February
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Bedford GT booked for next Sat. Nice easy place to get used to the car. Loving it so far. However must remember the brakes are nowhere near the GT3s!