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Old 09-21-2011, 11:34 PM
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You know I love that car.
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Old 09-21-2011, 11:38 PM
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Originally Posted by PedroNole View Post
You know I love that car.
You're not alone. The price is a little steep though...
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Old 09-22-2011, 09:29 AM
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I certainly take issue with their claim that this car is 5 seconds faster than a 'standard' RSR at Rd America.
Perhaps I don't know what a 'standard' RSR is...
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:09 AM
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I certainly take issue with their claim that this car is 5 seconds faster than a 'standard' RSR at Rd America.
Perhaps I don't know what a 'standard' RSR is...
When Kelly Moss first tested the car at Road America, it was 6 seconds a lap faster than the factory RSR which was testing there at the same time. Keep in mind that the KM RSR is lighter by way of a full carbon composite body, versus the factory steel roof and body work.

The KM car never raced professionally. I think once in-season development started, the factory car would have been faster.

Call it marketing.
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Old 09-22-2011, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by mklaskin View Post
When Kelly Moss first tested the car at Road America, it was 6 seconds a lap faster than the factory RSR which was testing there at the same time. Keep in mind that the KM RSR is lighter by way of a full carbon composite body, versus the factory steel roof and body work.

The KM car never raced professionally. I think once in-season development started, the factory car would have been faster.

Call it marketing.
I understand.
It is a beautiful car and would love to see it back out there with us next year at Rd America- with one of it's previous owners???
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Old 09-22-2011, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by SoClose View Post
I understand.
It is a beautiful car and would love to see it back out there with us next year at Rd America- with one of it's previous owners???
Me too. If I could, I would.
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Old 09-23-2011, 05:48 PM
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With regard to the lap times at the Glen, I was there two weeks ago and ran a 2:01. My RSR has the enduro spec PMNA engine with about 350 HP, not the Sprint configuration which has about 400 hp.

As comparison, my car ran a 1:58 at Daytona with BJ Zacharias in the car, I ran a 2:00.

I think I would prefer to have the aircooled version of the two cars KM has for sale, but then again I am a traditional kind of guy.

Both cars look to be very well prepped which I would expect from KM.

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Old 09-23-2011, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by mcongleton View Post
With regard to the lap times at the Glen, I was there two weeks ago and ran a 2:01. My RSR has the enduro spec PMNA engine with about 350 HP, not the Sprint configuration which has about 400 hp.

As comparison, my car ran a 1:58 at Daytona with BJ Zacharias in the car, I ran a 2:00.

I think I would prefer to have the aircooled version of the two cars KM has for sale, but then again I am a traditional kind of guy.

Both cars look to be very well prepped which I would expect from KM.

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That sounds about right. Cort Wagner did the 1:58 at Daytona, so your comparison has got to be pretty close.

I had the engine rebuilt a few months prior to selling it and in it's current configuration it makes 399 bhp and 326 Lb/ft. The air cooled one should need very little if anything. Well, new tires. In the picture, it still has the Yokohama's from 2008.
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Old 09-23-2011, 07:03 PM
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Mike

Does your old RSR have any history? I saw the ad in VM but it is a bit vague on the history which is where the real value of these RSR's is derived by collectors.

My car has both IMSA and Daytona 24 history back in the day, I do believe with good history the car is priced correctly.

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Old 09-23-2011, 08:07 PM
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Mark,

That car was never professionally raced. It was tested at Road America where it was very qucik right off the truck. I was told the car was banned from pro competition, though the reason has never been clear. Kelly Moss built that car from a 993 C2 that had been flooded and was no longer eligible to be sold as a new car.

It is a wonderful car with detailing not often seen. For example, Kelly Moss cut out the back seat area and replaced it with carbon fiber. The front bulkhead is also carbon fiber. The chassis is seam welded and the roll cage was very well done. It still has the potential to be front runner in club racing.

Having said all that, it's priced very high.
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Old 09-24-2011, 02:38 AM
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Thanks Mike, it is a great car, I hope it finds a good home.

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Old 09-24-2011, 05:37 PM
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Not a factory RSR and never professionally raced as it's modified beyond any pro racing rules... in that case I agree the price is too high for a super cool, super fast club racer or DE winner.
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Old 09-24-2011, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by analogmike View Post
Not a factory RSR and never professionally raced as it's modified beyond any pro racing rules... in that case I agree the price is too high for a super cool, super fast club racer or DE winner.
Would it be bad form to say what I sold it for?
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Old 09-24-2011, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by mklaskin View Post
Would it be bad form to say what I sold it for?
everybody would be happy with that info except for maybe one person
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Old 09-24-2011, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by analogmike View Post
everybody would be happy with that info except for maybe one person
I thought about that right after I posted my question. I'm not sure if doing so is in good taste. I sold the car, and the current owner has the right to ask what ever they want. It is a great car and you could not reproduce it for what they're asking.

If a prospective buyer wants to know, I'm happy to talk off line.
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