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Old 01-31-2013, 09:04 PM
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maybe but the BLACK are way faster and very COOL
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:25 PM
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I have to agree with you Terry. Black is the best color!
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:53 AM
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Great post, first time for me on this episode. I have seen the 2nd vid and have their 1989 full half hour dedicated to the intro of the GT model where they filmed in Germany. A real Classic. Motorweek are still at it with the same crew all these years later. This red one was a dog off the line but that braking number was awesome! (edit, braking was from 55 not 60)

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Old 02-01-2013, 11:23 AM
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Great post, first time for me on this episode. I have seen the 2nd vid and have their 1989 full half hour dedicated to the intro of the GT model where they filmed in Germany. A real Classic. Motorweek are still at it with the same crew all these years later. This red one was a dog off the line but that braking number was awesome!
He did say it was a high-mile tester and the clutch was worn.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:45 PM
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I thought everyone knew the Red ones are faster, hence Al Holbert..... And that they are called "Arrest Me Red"......

Can't barely see those black ones..... In the rearview mirror
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:56 PM
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Trailing throttle oversteer fixed?!

They say the pre S4 were unsettling due the "back end coming around when you lift in a corner."

Really.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:59 PM
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Thanks for sharing!
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:54 PM
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Trailing throttle oversteer fixed?!

They say the pre S4 were unsettling due the "back end coming around when you lift in a corner."

Really.
Yeah-that was a head scratcher. You'd have to mash the pedal pretty hard from a stop while turning to get the rear to start coming around.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:34 PM
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'87+ wing help sit the back end down at higher speeds, though in cornering it wouldn't matter much unless you are going really fast...... The wiessach rearend was designed the beginning to help the back end "steer". When cornering hard and thottle steering my '87 feels a bit better than my 86 did. Mostly due to tire size.

Yes lifting in a corner is not recommended for anyone as the back end begins to lose grip, fatter tire help this though.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:42 PM
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"Seat position memory is called 'positrol'."

Really?

"Past 928s could be a little scary for the uninitiated because when you lifted of the gas in a high-speed turn the rear end would come around promptly."

All 928 models have the weisach rear axle - right?
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Randy V View Post
"Seat position memory is called 'positrol'."

Really?
Yes. Seat memory is called that in some marketing material.

"Past 928s could be a little scary for the uninitiated because when you lifted of the gas in a high-speed turn the rear end would come around promptly."

All 928 models have the weisach rear axle - right?
Yes. Only difference is wheel and tire width.
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:54 AM
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What happened to the Video? Also, the way they made it sound in the vid the one time I watched it, they drove an earlier car - anyone know where we can find that video as well?
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:32 AM
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Not Motorweek, but it is an OB:

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Old 09-05-2013, 12:15 PM
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Of course..i click the Youtube link and it doesn't "start".
typical.

relay? Fuel pump... beat the screen with a hammer perhaps?
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Either the original poster or youtube removed the video. I saved a copy before and uploaded a new copy so the new link now works.
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