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Old 08-31-2011, 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Euronavy View Post
Yep, i agree, i am searching for a good one right now
stock rubber ..
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:57 AM
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I have one of each for my SC (also the no-tail lid & a CF 3.8 wing
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:12 PM
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Barring going sans tail, my favorite would be the duck tail. Classic.

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Old 08-31-2011, 07:47 PM
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i have a ducktail on my 78 930 which helps to conceal a 700 chp plus modified ls7 427. it gets to liftoff real quick!

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Old 08-31-2011, 11:00 PM
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Pretty snazzy busta. Some may contend that your front spoiler is too deep for the duck tail to balance. You're a front spoiler away from an RSR.
I think a wide body car looks REALLY good with a smallish tail. The early turbos/RSR are very seductive. Yes, the turbo tail is function over fasion, but for looks; turbo is my least favorite on any chassis.
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Old 08-31-2011, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by maxwedge528 View Post
i have a ducktail on my 78 930 which helps to conceal a 700 chp plus modified ls7 427. it gets to liftoff real quick!
Too bad...
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:12 PM
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Too bad...
LOL...You can finish the disguise by bolting the sheetmetal from a 75 Monte Carlo on. Sorry.
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by whalebird View Post
LOL...You can finish the disguise by bolting the sheetmetal from a 75 Monte Carlo on. Sorry.
Now, that is funny.

I'd be more impressed if the motor was packed into a Vega.
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:03 PM
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I always liked the Chevy (Nova) II wagon...small car that will take a big motor. Big blocks are powerful, yes. I'm a small block guy myself. A 327 is a lovely motor that can rev...the Vortec 5.3 is a great example. Those motors just won't quit.
Maxwedge, sorry again for the schaffing, but the Porsche(911) crowd is a bit "purist". The Chevy crowd can be too. I do like that motor, but can't stand the car. Anyhow, thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-01-2012, 03:56 PM
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Default function over form thank you

Esthetically a ducktail on a wide **** 911/930 is my fave however function over form is my priority and thus my GT2 wing won out.

Yeah - enhanced cooling air supply and downforce baybah!!
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:14 PM
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I cant own a 911 without a tail. Its too functional and the signature of the great 911's in the 1980's. A tail makes a noticeable difference at highway speed and very noticeable difference above 100mph. Kids love them and the non Porsche enthusiast wont refer to your car as a frog.
Owning two cars with the Carrera tail and one with the Tea tray tail, I prefer the tea tray whale tail. Its bigger base is more stable and secure on the car. I also like the smaller boxed rubber lip over the open wing of the Carrera tail. Its side squattier profile looks more compact on the car. For some reason people believe the Carrera tail is smaller but the tea tray is actually the smaller of the two spoilers.

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Old 02-01-2012, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Ed Hughes View Post
Whatever the look, a tail on a 911 is functional, even on street cars, IMO. Unless you drive it like a Cadillac.
BTW, my Caddilac has 556 HP and would smoke 99.9% of the P's on this site, while listening to 8 Bose speakers lol.
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:47 PM
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Easy there big Caddy......


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BTW, my Caddilac has 556 HP and would smoke 99.9% of the P's on this site, while listening to 8 Bose speakers lol.
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:49 PM
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BTW, my Caddilac has 556 HP and would smoke 99.9% of the P's on this site, while listening to 8 Bose speakers lol.
Like in a pipe?
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:04 PM
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Like in a cheap cigar....
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