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Old 04-21-2008, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by sundog View Post
And for me it is a hard choice. My car is a 4 speed tiptronic, and eventually I would like to get back to a manual for the track. I've looked into the possiblilty of dropping a 5 or 6 speed manual into it, but that's a LOT of work. But, I love the torque of the 3.6 motors. So, get a junky manual 964/993, and build it up myself, or buy race prepped car? That is my dilemma.
Just buy a 944 spec car and go racing. It is where you are headed (racing) anyway. Just thing of all you will "save" by just buying a race car now.
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Old 04-21-2008, 09:03 PM
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Build or buy? Buying a built car is always less expensive (assuming it is done right).

Some may pose a good argument for the better side of building but none the cheaper.

Put down the pipe now! Before yhou can't. It only gets worse.
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Old 04-21-2008, 09:17 PM
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Put down the pipe now! Before yhou can't. It only gets worse.
Too late!
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Old 04-21-2008, 10:02 PM
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Glad you enjoyed! That's a great pace for a first timer.....quick enough to get a feel for what's going on, not fast enough to get you in over your head. Now consider a basically stock, almost full weight 964 I've hustled around there in the 2:03 range (and there are many, many, many more talented than me).
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:38 PM
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2:03 in a stock 964!!, CCW over the hill at 5?

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Glad you enjoyed! That's a great pace for a first timer.....quick enough to get a feel for what's going on, not fast enough to get you in over your head. Now consider a basically stock, almost full weight 964 I've hustled around there in the 2:03 range (and there are many, many, many more talented than me).
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:58 PM
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Yeah sundog. Good luck putting the pipe down.
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:31 AM
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Originally Posted by MagnusB View Post
2:03 in a stock 964!!, CCW over the hill at 5?
Full track, prepped for (then) D stock @ 2750lbs. Hoosiers, Pagid pads, RS sway bars, Protrac shocks, softish springs were the only deviations from factory as-delivered on that car. Still had the catalytic converter on it.

If I put new Hoosiers on the yellow car I know it can go below 2:00 flat. Maybe not quite with me driving, but I'm sure the car is capable.

I always ran my fastest laps when I could hang with a full-on race car for the first couple of laps until his tire temps came up. I kinda get lost and bored when I'm out there solo (which is how I wrecked that car).
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