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  1. Windshied replacement in Bay Area?

    Hi, Got a crack in my windshield from a rock. It isn't awful and it is closer to the A pillar than in direct line of sight, so I could live with it, unless it spreads and gets a lot worse. But wanted to see my options. I do have windshield replacement with StateFarm, but wanted to check if...
  2. 2020 Plug and Charge - sort of working?

    Took a trip to LA from San Jose today. s at home, i charged yesterday at a charger in San Jose, off Saratoga Ave. Odd thing is that i plugged it said “initiating charging” and off it went. i didn’t even open the Porsche App. Last time this happened it was because EA had free charging...
  3. Odd EA “error” with “fix” [message: The charging port cannot be unlocked. Please try again. error 236_GR_CM]

    i tried charging at a 350 EA charger and got an error in the Porsche connect app i unplugged and tried again. same. I tried again and got the same error. here is the “fix”. i kept the car plugged in since i was going to call EA, then the charging process started anyway in the normal...
  4. Halloween Trip (10/30) with PCA

    Hi, For those who are members of the Golden Gate Porsche Club, there is a fun run 10/30. Starts in Woodside, then off to highway 1. It is a 2.5 hour drive. The max attendees is 40, so if interested should register. Cost is $70, which includes lunch. I have been on 2 of these and enjoyed them...
  5. EV Porsche 718 in 2025

    https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a37692178/2025-porsche-718-electric-future-details/
  6. Labor Day LA-SF Driving

    Hi, I may have to drive from LA-SF the day after Labor day. Does memorial day weekend drive problems extend significantly to Tuesday, or is it mainly Monday? Any experience with that? Thanks
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  8. Dirty sock smell and Porsche

    first, i have not had this problem - more of a question about preventive maintenance. the issue is with some cars, use of the AC and condensation and the right conditions (sorry for being too technical) may result in the air from the AC smelling like a dirty gym sock due to mold building on...
  9. SF to LA - question

    Hi, Haven't driven that route since the pandemic started. Wondering if anyone had recent experience and had advice. I am looking for the fast (vs. scenic route) on the way down. Is it better to leave on a Sunday or Monday morning? Is there more truck traffic on Monday's and less regular traffic...
  10. Helium for the batteries to improve range?

    Tomorrow morning I am going for my monthly air replacement in my tires (Apparently EVs heat the air a lot and there is a lot of static electricity, so my wheel guy recommends changing the air monthly to get fresh air in. Only $30/tire). He has a new service ($60/tire) to replace the air with...
  11. Taycan’s electric motors explained

    https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/2021/innovation/porsche-electric-motors-taycan-high-voltage-christophorus-398-23809.html High voltage: Porsche electric motors explained 03/15/2021 With the pioneering drive of the Porsche Taycan, Zuffenhausen continues its tradition of innovation. This is how...
  12. California Trip - Starbucks to the Bank

    If you are ever at the Saratoga Starbucks and realize that you need to go to Wells Fargo in Saratoga to pick up some cash, here is a great route to take to really enjoy your Taycan. Open Highway with new, smooth asphalt? Check Lots of Twists and Turns? Check Great Scenery? Check Stop off at...
  13. Taycan outperforms EPA range estimate by the widest margin in Edmunds EV Range and Consumption Test

    https://www.edmunds.com/car-news/electric-car-range-and-consumption-epa-vs-edmunds.html Latest Highlights Porsche Taycan outperforms its EPA range estimate by the widest margin Every Tesla we've tested has failed to hit its EPA range estimate There are four EVs in Edmunds' 300-mile club...
  14. 2020 Taycan Turbo S results from Car and Driver Lightning Lap 2021 @ VIR

    Lightning Lap Competition Overview: https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a35353597/lightning-lap-2021/ Taycan results: https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a35386386/2020-porsche-taycan-turbo-s-lightning-lap/ 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S at Lightning Lap 2021 The Taycan marks a watershed...
  15. Resolved: Full Reset to fix odd PCM issue. May be useful in other cases

    I had an issue with my PCM - the navigation was locating me in a completely different area, wasn't updating and I was getting an error that "No Navigation data is available". Related to that, some services wouldn't work - presumably because it couldn't find the car. I reset the PCM, even...
  16. What exactly is the PCM? Error of "No Navigation Data Available"

    I know it stands for Porsche Communication Manager and I may have an issue that requires the PCM to be replaced. I was wondering what exactly is the PCM? Specifically, does it include the screen (so do they have to take apart the dash?) or is the PCM in under the hood and it just interfaces...
  17. Tire Chain - Cost - Why?

    I was just looking at the snow chains for the Taycan at Suncoast and they are about $600...and that is the sale price. https://www.suncoastparts.com/product/sku9j1chains.html?Category_Code=TAYCANV3CHASWW Is this mainly Porsche premium pricing, or is there something about these that are so...
  18. Pirelli unveils new Elect tires for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles

    http://www.tractionnews.com/pirelli-unveils-new-elect-tires-for-electric-and-plug-in-hybrid-vehicles/?fbclid=IwAR0gvNoqBzerqevQg_KKILYoqxL2j90Qdob8UClfTbGN6Ybj2XUvVWZWxYI
  19. Anyone looking for a well equipped 4S?

    The dealer I bought mine from mentioned that he has 2 available. PM me if you want the contact info. They are volcano gray and the other dark color and he said they were well equipped.
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