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Old 02-07-2010, 11:02 PM
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I sometimes wonder, when I place my 220 pounds or so on the left side of the car, should I be running higher pressures in the left tires?
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Fin Fever View Post
I sometimes wonder, when I place my 220 pounds or so on the left side of the car, should I be running higher pressures in the left tires?
3.5 psi front and 2.4 psi back
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by atr911 View Post
6'6" @ 260lbs I need an agressive sport seat that will accommodate my largess

What are you guys running? Pics and such would be nice.

Ideally, are there factory options? I have base model seats in my car now, what are the GT3 RS seats like? How about GT2 seats? It's impossible to find a dealer that has a car specced with anything other than base and sport seats and the adaptive seats are not an option. (weight)
You're probably best off with comfort OEM seats... I am 6'2, 220 pounds and OEM seats with Alcantara inserts hold me well. Sports seats have better side support, but it all depends how you find the bottom seat width fitting your body.

GT3/GT3 RS seats are regular sport seats with Alcantara inserts, GT2 are the bucket seats which I assume would be too tight for you, there's also 996 GT3 seats which are bucket/non-adjustable, I fit in them, but not sure if you'd be comfortable in them.

Only way to tell is to try some out, either at dealers or goto a Porsche event to try other ppl's car.
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:06 AM
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Originally Posted by atr911 View Post
How do you feel about the SPG in a daily driver?
Terrible!! There is no padding in the headrest area. They are designed to fit a helmeted driver. Also, ingress-egress is compromised. Great for track use with harnesses and HANS but not for street use, IMHO.
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by atr911 View Post
6'6" @ 260lbs I need an agressive sport seat that will accommodate my largess

What are you guys running? Pics and such would be nice.

Ideally, are there factory options? I have base model seats in my car now, what are the GT3 RS seats like? How about GT2 seats? It's impossible to find a dealer that has a car specced with anything other than base and sport seats and the adaptive seats are not an option. (weight)
Gym subscription with personal trainer. Not bigger seats.
I drove myself from 239 pounds into 190 and 206 now and will start sessions again soon. 6"1'.
It is a struggle but man, you got to stop nursing yourself and start kicking yourself in that fat ***. Hire a personal trainer, it is the only thing that works, just jogging 2 times a week is nothing. 260lbs is too much even for your height.
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:33 PM
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Sparco Evo II and Evo III are much wider. If you are the only driver, they can be used without the slider and mounted very low as well. These are comfortable, but really meant only for track use as you must also use the 5 point belts.
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Old 02-08-2010, 02:11 PM
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Originally Posted by utkinpol View Post
Gym subscription with personal trainer. Not bigger seats.
I drove myself from 239 pounds into 190 and 206 now and will start sessions again soon. 6"1'.
It is a struggle but man, you got to stop nursing yourself and start kicking yourself in that fat ***. Hire a personal trainer, it is the only thing that works, just jogging 2 times a week is nothing. 260lbs is too much even for your height.
Thighs and back are more the problem. Sound advice none the less.

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Old 02-08-2010, 02:14 PM
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In fairness, that was probably 245-250, i'm carrying a little extra now in the 'off season'.
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