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Old 06-23-2009, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Gundo View Post
Very good looking! Nice work. Did you order pre-painted?

Watch out at very high speeds - the new bumper may throw the car's balance off a bit, causing the rear to loosen up.
don't worry about the "high speeds" bit, as we're talking speeds well over any legal limit in the USA
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Old 06-23-2009, 12:24 PM
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I'm with ya. I'm much more into exploring my limits with the car in and out of corners than high speed runs. Boring---anyone can point it straight and bury it.

So far, my nerves will give in far sooner than the car's capabilities. But we're workin' on that.....
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Old 06-23-2009, 12:45 PM
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There is no speed limit in the US you could drive and feel rear end get light - I completely agree.

Would add that 120 mph is pretty attainable on a track with a decent straightaway. From experience, I had put the GT3 bumper on my 2000 Boxster S, and when going that fast at the track, I totally noticed a lack of downforce over the rear wheels.
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Old 06-29-2009, 02:18 AM
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Originally Posted by kdurg View Post
My thanks to John Tecce at BGB Motorsports in FL for a great price on the bumper
Do you mind telling us the price of the bumper?
or can you give us their contact info?

thanks
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:19 PM
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Paid $1k for the bumper. Don't think he has inventory on it though. He runs a race shop and had the complete factory aerokit hanging around. He split it up as I wasn't interested in the GT3 type rear wing....
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Old 06-29-2009, 02:12 PM
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Great deal! I wish I could find something like that
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Old 06-29-2009, 07:06 PM
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So I have to ask. I thought the GT3 Bumper would help the car at speed??
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Old 12-19-2009, 11:03 PM
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Originally Posted by kdurg View Post
My thanks to John Tecce at BGB Motorsports in FL for a great price on the bumper and Carrera Mike for the pictorial on how to r & r.

Took about 2 1/2 hours including a good cleaning and a few breaks in between for a couple of beers.

Thinking about the GT2 wing variants to balance out the back end.

http://www.nrauto.com/sub_index.asp?...&spage=Spoiler

Sorry for the grainy pics. I'm no photographer.....
Very nice Mr. Kdurg
We're close to taking the same route but will also add GT3 rear appendage.
In Nordic gold of course, the Chairman demands it!

Are you a hockey fan, player?

Did you ever decide on a rear wing?

cheers

Chairman Meow and Craig

did you sell all your 993 bits?
I think we "talked" many months ago about a sweet set of RS Speedlines you had FS.
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Old 12-19-2009, 11:10 PM
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For those who need the bumper DIY. Here's the link http://gallery.rennlist.com/gallery/album430
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by cgfen View Post
Very nice Mr. Kdurg
We're close to taking the same route but will also add GT3 rear appendage.
In Nordic gold of course, the Chairman demands it!

Are you a hockey fan, player?

Did you ever decide on a rear wing?

cheers

Chairman Meow and Craig

did you sell all your 993 bits?
I think we "talked" many months ago about a sweet set of RS Speedlines you had FS.
Yes, both--fan and player. Originally from Rhode Island and been on skates since I was 4. Love the sport and now getting my 3 boys into it.

Ended up buying a GT3 aftermarket wing. With over 12 inches of snow dumped on Richmond this wknd the car won't be coming out anytime soon. Will get the wing sprayed and I'll install it along with a host of other winter projects.....belt, plugs. I'm looking forward to it.

Unloaded most of the 993 leftovers including the RS Speedlines. They went to a gent up in CT building a 993RS clone.

Post pics of your 997.2----can't say I've seen one that color.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:30 AM
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Looks great - I really like your wheels. Best OEM wheels IMO. My 4 year old boy is getting into hockey too. He's a pretty good skater. In LA go figure.
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Love the Bobby Orr jersey on the wall!
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Originally Posted by Carrera Mike View Post
For those who need the bumper DIY. Here's the link http://gallery.rennlist.com/gallery/album430
Awesome Link Mike!
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Love the Bobby Orr jersey on the wall!
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The new front end looks fantastic, great work!

Jay
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