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Old 03-03-2019, 02:41 PM
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Default Ducktail on a GT3

I figured with the retractable fin on the Touring, getting a ducktail would be difficult. Has anyone tried to put a ducktail on a standard Gt3 with wing (non touring)? Ive got an itch to do a project.
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Old 03-03-2019, 04:52 PM
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I would be interested also. Saw a pic of a .1 with a ducktail and bbs wheels and it looked amazing. Does the RS deck lid fit?
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Next someone will want a gt3 wing on a touring...just saying..hey whatever anyone likes, it's your car and your money.
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Old 03-03-2019, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Turtles View Post
Next someone will want a gt3 wing on a touring...just saying..hey whatever anyone likes, it's your car and your money.
That is pretty funny.

I do think a Duck tail would look nice on a Touring and certainly less modifications probably needed compared to a Wingey.
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Originally Posted by Jimmy-D View Post
That is pretty funny.

I do think a Duck tail would look nice on a Touring and certainly less modifications probably needed compared to a Wingey.
the wing on the Gt3rs is fixed whereas on a touring it is an active spoiler. I think it would be easier to remove the fixed wing and replace with a ducktail vs altering all of the active aero of the touring.
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Old 03-03-2019, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Turtles View Post
Next someone will want a gt3 wing on a touring...just saying..hey whatever anyone likes, it's your car and your money.
Completely irrelevant to the discussion but thanks for the input.
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Old 03-03-2019, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Yippiekiaye View Post


the wing on the Gt3rs is fixed whereas on a touring it is an active spoiler. I think it would be easier to remove the fixed wing and replace with a ducktail vs altering all of the active aero of the touring.
True.

I think some one did that on a .1 RS
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Originally Posted by Jimmy-D View Post
True.

I think some one did that on a .1 RS
Any chance you have a link? Iíve searched but had not luck.

Im wanting a manual so rs is out for me but rs with a ducktail would be interesting as well.
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I think that was just a Jon Sibal render. On the RS itís not worth it to go through the trouble of all that body work since it already has some what of a mini ducktail without the wing
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Maybe put the rs lid with these end pieces
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Originally Posted by SocalTouring View Post
I think that was just a Jon Sibal render. On the RS itís not worth it to go through the trouble of all that body work since it already has some what of a mini ducktail without the wing
Understood. Ty for the explanation.

Here is why Im asking. I had an RS and a Touring- Sold them both and now am looking to get back into a Porsche. I want a manual. Secondarily, Im not a fan of the GT3 wing. If I want a winged car, Ill just get an RS. however, Tourings are a bit more difficult to find and in a few months the internet will be readily littered with winged GT3s. So my thought was to pick up a winged GT3- don't care about miles as this will be a semi daily driver for me and swap the wing for a duck tail for a more customized look.

I could try to put a ducktail on a touring but again- the rear active aero makes the process much more complex but the fixed GT3 wing I would think might be an easy swap.
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Originally Posted by Buddhamonk View Post



Maybe put the rs lid with these end pieces
Very interesting. I like it but am looking for a slightly bigger more retro looking tail....
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OEM Sport Design duck top view:

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I plan on doing something like this as well. Fixed wing GT3 has to be the easier swap. I do wonder what the 991 ducktail dimensions are, but have never called Suncoast to discuss
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Most of this has been discussed in other threads.

As the Touring's deck lid has two pieces like most non GT 911s, the best option is to disable the motor on the active wing and replace it with a 991.1 duck tail.

The GT3, shares with all the other 911 GT cars one continues deck lid. The easiest route would be to install the GT2 RS deck lid. It is not a duck tail, but gets close without too many problems. I believe, this is also a great solution for someone that wants a Touring with PDK.
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