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05-26-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By spruden

I'll echo the above. The game changer for any...

I'll echo the above. The game changer for any phone based (Android or IOS) system is using an external GPS sensor. Harry's paired to something like the Dual XGPS 160 is very accurate. Not as...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-26-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By spruden

996 To A New Home!

My 996 - that I listed for sale here (https://rennlist.com/forums/vehicle-marketplace/1067840-2003-porsche-911-manual-coupe-w-x74-and-imsb-retrofit.html) sold way faster than I planned! Bummed to...
Forum: 993 Forum
05-21-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By spruden

If properly aligned the car should not be...

If properly aligned the car should not be twitchy.

Do you know when the car was last aligned? Was the shop experienced with 993's - especially the KT? A 993 will exploit weaknesses in your...
05-14-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,258
Posted By spruden

All PMs replied to either via RL or email. ...

All PMs replied to either via RL or email. Thanks for the interest - forgot to mention in the ad that the car has a fresh battery and was just independently inspected and aligned at factory X74...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-13-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By spruden

Stock is my vote.

Stock is my vote.
05-11-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,258
Posted By spruden

All PMs replied to!

All PMs replied to!
05-10-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 866
Posted By spruden

Agree - I spent 4 days with Andy Lee at Bondurant...

Agree - I spent 4 days with Andy Lee at Bondurant and it was eye opening. Bondurant has a method and you'll get out of it what you put in - meaning if you trust the method, really push yourself and...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-09-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By spruden

Selling my 996 - Xpost

Moving on from the 996 - here's a link to the post in the marketplace:

https://rennlist.com/forums/vehicle-marketplace/1067840-2003-porsche-911-manual-coupe-w-x74-and-imsb-retrofit.html
05-09-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,258
Posted By spruden

2003 Porsche 911 Manual Coupe w/X74 & IMSB Retrofit - SALE PENDING

SALE PENDING - Deposit Received - 2003 Porsche 911 Manual Coupe w/X74 & IMSB Retrofit
Asking $24000 as currently setup.

Well maintained (LNE Dual Row Pro IMSB replacement with full...
05-05-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By spruden

Looking at these two statements in isolation, Iíd...

Looking at these two statements in isolation, Iíd say just self insure and donít buy the insurance. With no meaningful financial risk if a total loss then the decision is made for you.
Forum: 996 Forum
04-30-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,189
Posted By spruden

Bingo. So many drivers that I coach stare at some...

Bingo. So many drivers that I coach stare at some mysterious braking reference point then jam on the brakes until they hit the ABS because some knucklehead told them to threshold brake in every...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-24-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By spruden

As much as I hate to agree with mpruden, sounds...

As much as I hate to agree with mpruden, sounds just like a heat shield to me.
Forum: 996 Forum
04-18-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,692
Posted By spruden

Looks great! The Spec 996s are so impressive.

Looks great! The Spec 996s are so impressive.
04-18-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By spruden

Awesome weekend for sure. Weather was awful, but...

Awesome weekend for sure. Weather was awful, but that little Honda is a blast. Was fun having one of the faster cars on track - especially with the OP driving :)
Forum: 996 Forum
04-11-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,587
Posted By spruden

Iíve never timed it, but it doesnít move quickly...

Iíve never timed it, but it doesnít move quickly thatís for sure. From full height with no load it will take several minutes. Your experience seems to mirror mine.
Forum: 996 Forum
04-10-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By spruden

I wouldnít stress it - assuming this is for a DE?...

I wouldnít stress it - assuming this is for a DE?

Try not to overwork the tires on your first session, let them come up to temp then give them a rest for an hour or so before the second session. ...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-05-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By spruden

Guess Iíll go back to trolling on YouTube then :)...

Guess Iíll go back to trolling on YouTube then :)

On a more serious note - glad the resistors checked out ok.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-04-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By spruden

Troll? Funny. Just trying to help a fellow 993...

Troll? Funny. Just trying to help a fellow 993 owner. This place is going downhill fast.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-04-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By spruden

Thatís your thermostat working. The closed...

Thatís your thermostat working. The closed thermostat will get the oil warm as you drive, open then as oil omes from the oil cooler (and associated plumbing), the temp will drop. Itís usually more...
Forum: 996 Forum
04-03-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By spruden

Congrats on signing up for your first DE. ...

Congrats on signing up for your first DE.

Porsche fluid is totally up to the task for your DE. You can certainly upgrade (ATE Typ 200, Motul, etc...) to another brand, but it isnít necessary for...
Forum: 996 Forum
04-02-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,643
Posted By spruden

Iíll give an answer based on having two failed...

Iíll give an answer based on having two failed aosís over the past few years.

Seems unlikely, however a trip back to your mechanic would be a smart next step. Have them check the crankcase vacuum...
Forum: 996 Forum
04-02-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By spruden

The stock braking system on a 996 C2 is very...

The stock braking system on a 996 C2 is very good. Find a pad/rotor combination you like, paint your calipers if youíre into that and be done with it.

Anything else is is a complete waste of time...
03-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,023
Posted By spruden

My 2 cents. I would not encourage a DE...

My 2 cents.

I would not encourage a DE Instructor to "bring in rotation" to a student. Instead, I would go through a purposeful practice routine that builds skills and experience in a DE. This...
03-05-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By spruden

+1 for the virtual track walks. The Indy track...

+1 for the virtual track walks. The Indy track walk is great. Anyone running the road course should pick it up - it's a deceptive course and the track walk will help you make quick work of a few of...
03-04-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By spruden

The 3 point tested hybrid has an extended piece...

The 3 point tested hybrid has an extended piece that runs down your back. This piece is kept relatively fixed to you via a chest strap. Itís the only product on the market with this design. (That I...
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