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Today, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Any chance for a name change next year? Just...

Any chance for a name change next year? Just sayin.....
Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

HPDE is a business. Track fees need to be paid...

HPDE is a business. Track fees need to be paid for, so there is a fine line between turning paying customers away, kicking them out and managing the frustrations of others. Some organizations are...
Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Fresh off the press: The following changes...

Fresh off the press:

The following changes to the Club Race rules are provisionally approved for 2018. Comments noting ambiguities in the announcement, typographical or other errors in...
Forum: Spec Boxsters
Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

PCA sampled data to compare.

PCA sampled data to compare.
10-14-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,642
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Understood - it wasn't clear to me in your...

Understood - it wasn't clear to me in your original post. If the pads are not wearing even, you'd have a stuck caliper. I really don't think you have s brake bias issue as I used to run the same car...
10-14-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,642
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Do you have the ability to look at your brake...

Do you have the ability to look at your brake pressure traces to rule out operator error? How even are your pads wearing?

If you had a severe brake bias issue, you would probably be experiencing...
10-14-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,025
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Why do you think this is the case? I have a TPMS...

Why do you think this is the case? I have a TPMS System and it shows that my pressures increase by about 5 psi and 10-20 deg F from cold when under way . Why not start with manufacturer recommended...
10-13-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 24,218
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

It would be easier to argue for the Caymans to...

It would be easier to argue for the Caymans to run a lower weight than for others to increase it as it is just one of you right now. Just present a thoughtful argument and don't base it on stock...
10-13-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,025
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Yes! ... and always keep duplicate keys for...

Yes! ... and always keep duplicate keys for those locks in your tow vehicle.
10-13-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 24,218
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Joe - it's actually quite easy ;) .... you get...

Joe - it's actually quite easy ;) .... you get there step by step. As you are already doing - Have your coaches run baseline laps and look for the low hanging fruit for improvement. Get help from...
10-12-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 24,218
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Joe, how would you know whether the E and F cars...

Joe, how would you know whether the E and F cars have similar power to weight ratios? The PCA weight tables are for stock cars at minimum allowable weights. Actual weights vary widely and the cars...
10-12-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

The best and cheapest time to rebuild a race...

The best and cheapest time to rebuild a race engine is when it still is in one piece and when you are in the off season not looking to drive it.

A lot of times, failures are so catastrophic that...
10-12-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,025
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Just relax - you'll be fine. We have once all...

Just relax - you'll be fine. We have once all been there. Your tow vehicle will be fine unless you're going through a T-Storm with high winds in which case it would be smart to just wait it out. ...
10-12-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,025
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

I would throw away tires after 3 or 4 years and...

I would throw away tires after 3 or 4 years and service it annually. The service is really about checking the brakes and greasing the hubs/bearings.
10-12-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,025
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

^^^^ This plus don't let anyone help you load or...

^^^^ This plus don't let anyone help you load or unload because something really stupid will happen.

Also: As soon as you hit the road with your trailer, everybody around you will turn into an...
10-11-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,856
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Thank you! I try....

Thank you! I try....
10-11-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

I used to practice new tracks with rental Miatas...

I used to practice new tracks with rental Miatas before I raced them but I found them a little small inside. I find that the Boxster and 944 have a lot more room inside, which I find safer. OTOH,...
10-11-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,856
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Looks like championships are now decided in most...

Looks like championships are now decided in most classes. Congrats Ryan!
10-11-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

When I bought my race cars, a through PPI that...

When I bought my race cars, a through PPI that showed over-revs, compression and leak down was more important than engine hours. If you are looking at engine hours, it is important to distinguish...
10-10-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

In your case it would probably be Registration or...

In your case it would probably be Registration or tires. If you are running street tires, I'd suggest you run stock pads. Assuming you are a novice, just have your brakes flushed and buy yourself a...
10-09-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Textar Pads are like $90/axle and you can buy...

Textar Pads are like $90/axle and you can buy aftermarket pads for $30/axle. Brakes will be the cheapest part of your track day.
10-06-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Very cool! Paul wins his first Club Race AND...

Very cool! Paul wins his first Club Race AND gets a sponsor - That's pretty incredible! ... of course the car sounds great.
10-06-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,688
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

or a 944 but in in general, RL helps you spend...

or a 944 but in in general, RL helps you spend more money ;)
10-06-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,688
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Good to know the background. Consider upgrading...

Good to know the background. Consider upgrading your safety equipment too.
10-05-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,688
Posted By Frank 993 C4S

Better learning experience and less tire wear.

Better learning experience and less tire wear.
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