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  1. thecoloradokid

    Brutal efficiency from 1,200 road trip this past weekend in CT4S with WNK1 update

    I drove my '22 CT4S with 20 inch wheels and the new WNK1 update from Denver to Lawrence, KS this past weekend. I loaded two bikes that weighed 60lbs max on the back of the car in @bsclywilly's awesome bike rack he made for CT owners. The weather was in the mid-80's, I did not have climate...
  2. thecoloradokid

    how to turn off emergency braking while in reverse?

    In the past if the car noticed an object behind me it would beep at me and show it in the reverse camera. I had the WNK1 update done to the car a couple of weeks ago and some setting has been activated that abruptly activates the brakes if it notices something behind me while in reverse. It...
  3. thecoloradokid

    Drove almost 750 miles today using Will's custom bike carrier on my CT4s

    Have to give a shout out to Will and his custom bike carriers he made for Cross Turismo owners. I took my first extended road trip today with my bike in the carrier and it out worked great. As expected, there was an efficiency hit, but I comfortably drove from Denver to Idaho Falls today...
  4. thecoloradokid

    Taycan roof rack for sale - $350

    I will be traded in my '21 4s on Friday for a '22 CT4s, so no longer need my roof rack. It served me well, and it got lots of weird looks with I loaded a bike electric mt bike or electric road bike on top of it. They are almost $500 new at Suncoast, so if anyone wants to buy it for $350 please...
  5. thecoloradokid

    Rear Middle Light Strip - Clear Logo

    I replaced my rear clear logo middle light strip on my '21 4s with the black one. There are left and right lights, and the larger middle light with PORSCHE in clear. I saved the original boxes, so can ship as well packed as they arrived from Germany. The new black middle light stip cost...
  6. thecoloradokid

    experience with the Pirelli CINTURATO P7™ BLUE tires?

    I wanted to survey to board to see if there are any others with the Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue tires installed on your Taycan? I just swapped out my '20 4s which had 20" Conti tires installed to a '21 Taycan with the 20" Pirelli's. While my old Conti's were all season, and these Pirelli's are...
  7. thecoloradokid

    Has anyone purchased the black 20" Tequipment Design Wheel Set?

    I was curious if anyone has purchased these Porsche wheels for their Taycan? I have the st20" Turbo Aero wheels on my 4s currently, but was wanting to find something a little more unique. While I am intrigued with the Taycan Exclusive Design set, I am not sure if I want to spend nearly $10k...
  8. thecoloradokid

    Sirius XM radio features since update - quick question

    My Sirius XM is working post update, but I seem to have lost the feature where the song used to start at the beginning when I change the station. Also, the list stations does not show what songs are playing like it did pre-update. I have the feature enabled in the Sirius XM settings, but it...
  9. thecoloradokid

    Fastest you have ever charged? I had a pretty impressive charging session this week

    While this board sometimes tends to get caught up in the negative, I wanted to share a very positive Electrify America charging experience I had yesterday in Trinidad, Colorado. This site has been notoriously slow in the past, but yesterday the location made up for it! I pulled in with 8%...
  10. thecoloradokid

    Real world data on impact of roof rack, roof rack with a mounted bike, and then removed

    I thought I would share some data of my drive from Denver to Tucson over the past week and a half. I wanted to understand the efficiency impact of the Porsche roof rack on the drive and the efficiency impact of the roof rack with a road bike on top of the vehicle. I broke the drive into four...
  11. thecoloradokid

    450 miles today with an eMountain bike on the roof, and cold temps. -- efficiency info

    I drove 460 miles from Denver to Richfield, UT today with a 40lbs eMountain bike on the Porsche roof rack. Even though I picked up my 4s in the beginning of May, I am still experimenting with how it performs in all kinds of conditions. Today's drive was done on 20" Pirelli winter tires, and...
  12. thecoloradokid

    Installed roof rack and bike carrier to carry mountain bike - the big experiement

    I decided to take thanksgiving week off, so I wanted to adventure in the Taycan. My kids are older, and have other plans, so I figured I would take the mountain bike to Vegas to ride around on the west side of town since it will be in the low 70's. I had 20' Pirelli Scorpion Winter's put on my...
  13. thecoloradokid

    Public Service Announcement when ordering Taycan roof rack

    I received my Taycan roof rack today from Suncoast Parts in Florida today. It was shipped well protected in a large box. I figured since I have not seen anything on the forum concerning the roof rack, that I would try to save others some time. First of all, the kit does not come with any...
  14. thecoloradokid

    Indio, CA to Buckeye, AZ -- 219 miles. Charging speeds at Electrify American charger in Buckeye

    I am in the middle of a Denver to Los Angeles to Flagstaff back to Denver road trip in my 4s. The car is now working great, so I am driving the hell out of it. I drove from Riverside, CA to Flagstaff today, and wanted to share a couple of highlights. First of all, today was the first time I...
  15. thecoloradokid

    What do we know about the DC converting process in the Taycan?

    I was wondering if anyone had further background on the DC conversion process in the Taycan? I was receiving electrical system faults while on a 400 mile road trip post my 12v battery replacement and software updates, so I took it to my dealership. Besides the electrical faults, my drivers...
  16. thecoloradokid

    Issues with car post WLG2 Campaign software updates and 12v battery

    So, today I took a 400 road trip through the Colorado mountains to see how the car behaved after the 12v battery replacement and software updates I received last week. Mechanically, the car preformed without any issues, but I received repeated electrical system errors on the dash when I would...
  17. thecoloradokid

    Sirius/XM radio question

    So, this might be a weird question, but I have Sirius/XM radio in both my '20 Taycan and my '19 Cayenne. In the Taycan, if I change the station it will play the current song from the beginning, while if I change the station in my Cayenne, it will play song where it might be at the particular...
  18. thecoloradokid

    WLG2 Campaign -- software updates

    I picked up my 4s this evening from the service shop after having the 12v battery replaced, and have an update to share with the group. A software update was released while my car was in the shop and from the paperwork I have it is called WLG2 Campaign. There is a long list of various control...
  19. thecoloradokid

    Electrical system error -- dashboard notification -- anyone else experience this? -- resolution - defective 12v battery

    I wanted to see if the anyone on the forum has received this message? It is the 2nd time I have received it - the first time it just went way when I turned off the car, and turned back on. This time the message has not cleared itself itself after turning the car off and on. I have an...
  20. thecoloradokid

    Taycan 4s driving efficiency in the high mountains of Colorado - much better than anticipated

    Last you week you may recall I shared efficiency stats on driving through the high mountains of Colorado, but after driving over Vail Pall and through the Eisenhower tunnel the drive was all down hill for 60 miles. Yesterday, I decided to drive from Denver to Salt Lake City and get a better...
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