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  1. ron_b

    Fixed 2/25 - Unable to activate newly updated Electrify America stations with My Porsche App

    I have been seeing consistent problems with trying to activate newly upgraded Electrify America stations with the My Porsche. App gives errors like "Charging station not reachable." I end up having to call Electrify America and have them remote start it which is always a 15-20min call. Generally...
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    Fast Charging Problems: “Electrical system error Service necessary” and “Unable to start charging”

    Let me start out by saying I know there are a lot of threads on this topic however, I want to distinguish this by saying this is only errors during DC fast charging and I want to provide workarounds so people don’t think they need to have their vehicles towed. Also, I am interested in if other...
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    Odd Tire Wear at 13K Miles

    I had my rear tires fail on my Taycan 4S after only 13K. My first set (Continental 20" AS) got about 28k and wore reasonably evenly, the replacements. I got this set in April are the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season and at only 13K I had a core and a blowout on the rear trying to nurse back to...
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    Missing the “G” icon in Nav Search

    I have had my 2020 Taycan since November 2020 and have appreciated the “G” icon in the search bar next to the text entry area. For those that don’t know pressing on this icon will perform a Google search for the destination you type in which is much more gracious and thorough than the search...
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    Discover the Unknown – an electric road trip through Estonia - Porsche

    I think this is a very well done video on Estonia and shows off the Taycab very well also. Discover the Unknown – an electric road trip through Estonia Porsche
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    Journey to Pikes Peak: Guinness World Record set in Taycan Cross Turismo - Porsche

    Another amazing record journey (was challenge) from a team and Porsche. 5 States & 3 miles up. Unique facts is running this on the 100 year anniversary of Pikes Peak Hill Climb events and starting from lowest place, a private mine in Michigan. Journey to Pikes Peak: Guinness World Record set in...
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    More Carbon UPGRADES for My Porsche Taycan Turbo S! | SHMUSEUM VLOG 2

    I know there are many folks that have mixed feelings about Tim @SHMEE500 but he has a recent video that talks a fair amount on some Carbon Accents for his Taycan Turbo S by Zyrus, a Norwegian company. You can skip to 1:00 to get right into it. More Carbon UPGRADES for My Porsche Taycan Turbo S...
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    Is This The Most Beautiful Electric Vehicle Charging Point Ever? - EV Charging Installation - Artisan Electrics

    First I start this thread with what I found to be a very educational video where The installer talks about the kind of wire that would be optimal having five conduit if you want to support three phase and having an ethernet carrier as well to handle data when Wi-Fi is not solid or you wish to...
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    The Porsche Tequipment Rear Bicycle Carrier For Cross Turismo

    This bike carrier for the Taycan Cross Turismo is an amazing piece of German Engineering. Has lights and a an extended license plate. The Porsche Tequipment Rear Bicycle Carrier Porsche
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    Is The Optional $1850 Head-Up Display Worth It On The Porsche Taycan?! What Features Does It Add?! - Pcarwhisperer

    Nice overview of HUD from Mason. Is The Optional $1850 Head-Up Display Worth It On The Porsche Taycan?! What Features Does It Add?! Pcarwhisperer
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    I Swapped my Brand New Porsche Macan Turbo for The All Electric Porsche Taycan! - The MacMaster

    A rather long story, but you can hear the enthusiasm throughout. Funny how the beginning he says it’s a Clickbait title but you’re not. The Porsche Centre Nottingham fixed Mr Lee Davey right up. I Swapped my Brand New Porsche Macan Turbo for The All Electric Porsche Taycan! The MacMaster
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    Availability of Fast DC Charging in the United States

    I wrote this post on FB because I find even the rebuttals to the responses on the ID.4 18 day trip a bit slanted. https://cleantechnica.com/2021/04/13/tesla-is-already-winning-it-doesnt-need-help-from-intellectually-dishonest-fans/ After reading about different opinions on the ID.4 road trip...
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    Porsche Taycan 4S - Circuit of the Americas 2:43 lap - Edward Doan

    If you want to see a Taycan 4S getting a lap in. I hope to take mine to a Porsche Club of America Track Event at Laguna Deca sometime. It won't be too special as it will be my first track event. Porsche Taycan 4S - Circuit of the Americas 2:43 lap Edward Doan
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    Impressive Color Changing Wrap Work in Texas

    I ran into this video the other day and they show a rather detailed job of wrapping a Taycan. Work done by "The Classic Lifestyle" in Carrolton Texas. They remove headlights, doors, mirrors, etc to wrap into door jams. It appears to be an excellent job. From their web site you can clearly see...
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    New Porsche Taycan For Only £70k? Best EV package on sale in 2021 - Joe Achilles

    A very nice review of the Taycan (RWD). New Porsche Taycan For Only £70k? Best EV package on sale in 2021 ? Joe Achilles
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    The Porsche Taycan RWD Is The Enthusiasts' Choice - Out of Spec Reviews

    This Enthusiasts video prompted me to post, I will also include other RWD (Base Taycan) videos from Kyle when they are up. He got to take this car for several days in Los Angeles before it gets shipped to the East Coast. Kyle as you may remember did the cannonball run with a Taycan 4S and holds...
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    Mark Webber delivers Taycan surprise - Porsche Newsroom

    How about Mark stops by your house to take you for a test drive of a Taycan while you are waiting for delivery? What special treatment those folks down under get. Pretty funny expressions when Mark mentions he was a race car driver in a past life. Even more interesting to me is the fact that...
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    2021 Porsche Taycan Important Charging Planner Updates & How it Helps You Optimize Your Long Trips!! - Pcarwhisperer

    A pretty decent review of the 2021 user interface changes for the Porsche Charging Planner by Mason Gilcrest. When these updates appear on my 2020 I will turn that feature back on and give it a try. 2021 Porsche Taycan Important Charging Planner Updates & How it Helps You Optimize Your Long...
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    Taycan Charging Sessions - Full Video

    I had recorded my two most recent charging sessions with Stealth at 350kW chargers and made this time laps movie for those who like watching cars charge. Feb 12 - Paso Robles 13% to 81% in 22min/60kWh/Avg 164kW/Peak 256kW Feb 13 - Soledad 1% to 81% in 23min/71kWh/Avg 185kW/Peak 260kW Note...
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    Hamilton goes full electric… with Porsche! - Fi

    Looks like Lewis Hamilton joined the ranks of Taycan Turbo S owners. Hamilton goes full electric… with Porsche! Fi https://f1i.com/images/396722-hamilton-goes-full-electric-with-porsche.html
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