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Old 02-15-2011, 12:52 PM
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Default Turbo S wing weight?

Random question but I wonder if anyone has a reasonably close estimate as to what the Turbo S rear wing weights...I have one and it's HEAVY...doesn't even stay up with brand new turbo decklid shocks.

I am thinking it has to be 40+ pounds but that's just a guess.

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Old 02-15-2011, 01:57 PM
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Don't think it's quite 40lbs. My shocks hold it up just fine. I think it's about the same weight as the RS, or TT tail.
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Old 02-15-2011, 02:50 PM
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We happen to have a factory 993 turbo wing here and after zeroing the scale found it weighs exactly 21 lbs, according to Pioneer Porsche parts dept. the Turbo S wing weighs 33lbs.

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Old 02-15-2011, 02:54 PM
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Smile What I'd do,

Call Getty Design and ask them for the weight of their Turbo S wing. Have you actually weighed the wing, or does it just seem heavy?

Is it a Porsche part with a Porsche Part #?

When you are depressed and miserable over the weight, perhaps you should sell it to me????


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Random question but I wonder if anyone has a reasonably close estimate as to what the Turbo S rear wing weights...I have one and it's HEAVY...doesn't even stay up with brand new turbo decklid shocks.

I am thinking it has to be 40+ pounds but that's just a guess.

Thanks!
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:41 PM
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Alright GT3Tek! Thanks for the official data 33 lbs sounds about right...interesting that the turbo wing is so much lighter.
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Originally Posted by flatsixforme View Post
Alright GT3Tek! Thanks for the official data 33 lbs sounds about right...interesting that the turbo wing is so much lighter.
-But not NEARLY as attractive IMO.

Turbo tail looks like it is melting.
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Ducktails weigh about 10lbs.
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When you are depressed and miserable over the weight, perhaps you should sell it to me????

Martin.. pm sent
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I think the deck shocks on mine are original, as I have every receipt from Day One for the car and I've not changed them...........lid stays up just fine. Even with the A/C gauges attached to the latch a couple of days ago.
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I think the deck shocks on mine are original, as I have every receipt from Day One for the car and I've not changed them...........lid stays up just fine. Even with the A/C gauges attached to the latch a couple of days ago.
Hmm...well maybe I got some bad shocks when I replaced them. It was one of the first things I did on the car and even double checked that the part number was right.
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