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Some Porsche newbie questions...

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I just took ownership of a fully loaded 2005 Turbo S cab. I traded-in my 2000 NSX with only 8K miles on it for this car. The NSX was a hanger queen since I deemed it too delicate to drive everyday. I've also got some BMWs including a 2005 330CI that I can't part with.

After buying the 911 I had a bad case of buyers remorse (and unhappy wife) since I've never owned a Porsche and I wasn't sure if a got a car that I would be happy with. Now that I'm getting used to the car I like it more and reading the messages on this board certainly makes me feel like I'll be able to tailor it to my needs. However, I have some questions now that I'm getting into the Porsche world.

1.) I know my body style is a 996 but what else would be pertinent to describing the car in Porsche'ese?

2.) I have the new Navi system and it works...but that's about the best I can say for it. I saw ehre someone installed an Eclipse AVN double DIN in the same spot as a Porche Navi system but my car has the new bus radio (I believe). Does anyone know if it will still be staright forward to install the Eclipse? (I put an Eclipse in the NSX and I loved it - their very nice units especially the new hard disk based ones).

3.) Is there any way to know if my car has the PSE (Porsche Sport Exhaust)? The car is a bit loud (drones) with the top up and doesn't seem to have a very distinctive exhaust note so I don't think the exhaust is the best for the car.

I apolgize for the newbie questions...Scott

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1.) Your body style is also know as a "widebody" because of the fender flares. Only C4S, TT and GT2 have the widebody design.

3.) Porsche has never made a PSE for the (996) TT. It is likely either a stock exhaust or an aftermarket.

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