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And if everyone jumped off the cliff, would you follow?!?

My dealer changed out the amber lights so I never saw Iris with them in place. I've been tempted to put them in place some day just to see how they look.
Nothing to do with bridges . . . like most, I simply think the amber side markers look hideous. If I liked the way they looked the ambers would still be in place. Like I said, there is no right or wrong, but there seems to be a high level of agreement.

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If you can call someone in their mid 60s "innocent" then I qualified seeing my Cayman at delivery. I was shocked that the side lights were orange, and that there was the Sirius antenna on my roof!! I'd been staring at, and absorbing, the configurator images so long that I was completely deluded. I immediately considered replacing the side lights, but I didn't want to spend the money to remove the antenna. Now I'm OK with both. I still don't like the antenna, but can ignore it for the most part. The orange side lights in an ocean of agate gray and black, is disruptive, but from any front angle really makes the Porsche icon on the hood jump out. I can live with that. Besides, when the car is running, when the car is alive, and the lights are on or on auto, the clear side lights turn orange also.
 

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I am on the exact opposite tack. I believe that the clear marker fashion came in sometime in the nineties, connotating that (Japanese) cars with clear markers/light lenses were JDM imports (the 'real thing' not the castrated American versions). I have nothing against Japanese cars, or clear markers. I just think it depends on the car color. I probably should have clear markers on my Rhodium Silver Cayman, but I would definitely go for orange markers on a Guards Red or Racing Yellow (possibly even on Miami Blue).
 

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Beautiful...have fun getting it dirty!
 

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I probably should have clear markers on my Rhodium Silver Cayman,
My Rhodium Silver "still" has the original orange and I like them as an accent. They look especially nice when seen with the orange Porsche emblem on the frunk. Were they clear they would disappear.

Besides, no English word rhymes with orange. Lots of words rhyme with clear - fear, sheer, shear, veer, beer, near, seer, jeer, hear, here, leer, mere, peer, queer, rear, tear, we're, year, cheer, steer. Most of them are words you don't want associated with your 718 Porsche. A few are ubiquitous across all cars.
 

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My Rhodium Silver "still" has the original orange and I like them as an accent.
I for one also miss the simpler times where (in Europe anyways) the indicator lenses were all orange, it added a bit of contrast compared to all the clear indicator lenses of today.
This is also the reason I would never consider to specify a Porsche with the clear tail light lenses... Then there would be no color left on the car besides what ever color chosen for the paint.
 

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Great color and looking car altho I never understood convertibles in England...weather being what it is.
More to the point...I've had numerous Brit sports cars Austin Healey 3000, Jaguar E Type, Triumph TR3 and each one of them leaked as if designed that way...also amazing considering your weather :)
 

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Great color and looking car altho I never understood convertibles in England...weather being what it is.
Had the roof down on a lovely countryside drive today.

If it is not raining the roof is down. Heated seats and steering wheel is a must though this time of year.
 

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More to the point...I've had numerous Brit sports cars Austin Healey 3000, Jaguar E Type, Triumph TR3 and each one of them leaked as if designed that way...also amazing considering your weather :)
This is why we have no car building industry left. It rusted away with the poor cards we made.
 

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This is why we have no car building industry left. It rusted away with the poor cards we made.
Well Malcolm, those Brit sports cars were great drivers and lit the flame so to speak...I do miss the E Type...as beautiful today as when designed but I'd go for the Coupe if getting one. I just got tired of soft top maint and issues.
 
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