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The first day I got my car I didnt drive it much . I had voiced that the suspension felt firm and that led to a discussion. I want to clear up something I learned . It was very overwhelming on delivery day . So many things were thrown at me at once .

Yesterday I was exhausted but I checked my tire pressure . All 4 tires were overfilled . The front came in at 38 and 39, The rear were both at 42 . I dropped then to the Porsche recommended settings at 34 front and 39 rear , That changed EVERYTHING !! The car is pretty amazing . Im even for the first time considered selling my modded Turbo but I decided to keep it as well for now.

I believe that if tires are overfilled on ANY suspension it will become firm . Right now its perfect for me at the suggested setting . I just wanted to update, clarify, and be accurate.
 

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The first day I got my car I didnt drive it much . I had voiced that the suspension felt firm and that led to a discussion. I want to clear up something I learned . It was very overwhelming on delivery day . So many things were thrown at me at once .

Yesterday I was exhausted but I checked my tire pressure . All 4 tires were overfilled . The front came in at 38 and 39, The rear were both at 42 . I dropped then to the Porsche recommended settings at 34 front and 39 rear , That changed EVERYTHING !! The car is pretty amazing . Im even for the first time considered selling my modded Turbo but I decided to keep it as well for now.

I believe that if tires are overfilled on ANY suspension it will become firm . Right now its perfect for me at the suggested setting . I just wanted to update, clarify, and be accurate.
34/39 is my optimal tire pressure as well. It does go up slightly as you drive on the Miami pavements
 

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The first day I got my car I didnt drive it much . I had voiced that the suspension felt firm and that led to a discussion. I want to clear up something I learned . It was very overwhelming on delivery day . So many things were thrown at me at once .

Yesterday I was exhausted but I checked my tire pressure . All 4 tires were overfilled . The front came in at 38 and 39, The rear were both at 42 . I dropped then to the Porsche recommended settings at 34 front and 39 rear , That changed EVERYTHING !! The car is pretty amazing . Im even for the first time considered selling my modded Turbo but I decided to keep it as well for now.

I believe that if tires are overfilled on ANY suspension it will become firm . Right now its perfect for me at the suggested setting . I just wanted to update, clarify, and be accurate.
Pontiff, you are not infallible so this Easter Season you too are forgiven! 🙏
 

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Pontiff, you are not infallible so this Easter Season you too are forgiven! 🙏
Tire pressure discussions can become endless but Porsche seems to make suggestions based upon the weight inside the car . Two passengers and luggage get higher recommendations compared to just a driver . They also have "comfort" suggestions but I think they are too soft . In the Rennlist discussions this seemed to be a popular middle ground so I took it. There are times when I do have more stuff in my car than just alone . This is working well.
 

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Speaking of air pressure and tires….I’ll be half way to “break in” period sometime this morning!
Break in period has been a huge debate topic . My first 911 I was told drive it hard from the day I got it . Then came a few where I was told '2000" miles . At present the European deliveries have no such period discussed from what I was told . The 2000 mile former reference was a North America gig due to the litigation nature of the US . Now its supposedly 1000 miles .
A dealership has come out and declared the procedure "too conservative" Breaking in your new Porsche | Porsche River Oaks

Here's my take after 19 of these things . The first 300 miles or so I am trying to learn the car and become familiar with it . It also allows the car to learn my driving style . Then I gradually explore a brief sprint here or there . After that its game on . I have never had a car break due to excessive use . I even began modding my 15 year old 997 Turbo with only 200 miles .

I think Porsche wiped love to have every owner driving like grandma for 2K miles because its that much benefit to their warranty expenses . Each owner has to weigh all the points to decide .
I have 78 miles on my car . Thus far I haven't done one hard pull yet .
 
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