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Q: I own a 2016 991 Carrera 4 GTS; it’s a Carmine red model bought new in the last quarter of 2015. I have two questions for you: first, do you recommend I do a ceramic coating? Secondly, from where can I purchase a front leather bra to use on long trips to avoid stone chips?
Michael Kamsky, via email
Scott’s answer: “While I don’t have any experience with ceramic coatings, I can recommend Paint Protection Film (PPF), which is applied to the paint either for the complete car or just to the vulnerable areas at the front. I have seen a number of customer cars with this applied and it really does look great. In most cases the film is invisible to the naked eye and it offers great protection to the paintwork.
I also don’t know about leather bonnet bras. I haven’t seen one personally on a
911 since the 3.2 Carrera! There may be companies which make them, but not to my knowledge. Be sure to remove it regularly, as condensation can build and it can end up doing more harm than good.
Scott Gardner Job Title Gold Diagnostic Technician Place of work Porsche Centre Bournemouth, UK Time at Porsche 11 years