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Forum: 992
10-18-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,118
Posted By FrenchToast

Let me help . Nubbin - we all know, it's...

Let me help
.

Nubbin - we all know, it's a shaver.
Flat SUV looking dash section above the glove box. - White Castle burgers have to sit somewhere
What is that part that runs the whole...
Forum: 993 Forum
10-17-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By FrenchToast

AFAIK, 3D printed components (including metals)...

AFAIK, 3D printed components (including metals) are not yet able to cope with / be approved for dynamic loads.

That said, I think the Bugatti Chiron brakes are printed titanium. Perhaps forces in...
10-16-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By FrenchToast

No. The early offset 15" Phonedial clears...

No.

The early offset 15" Phonedial clears non-M030 brakes, but would of course stick out past the fenders on a 968. IIRC the problem on the late 15" is the ID of the barrel; a spacer won't solve...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-13-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 997
Posted By FrenchToast

I would be careful about relocating bearings...

I would be careful about relocating bearings inside the hub. There are already a number of complex forces going through the hub; moving the bearing surface could significantly change the forces going...
10-12-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By FrenchToast

"Find that wheel" - my favorite game! It was...

"Find that wheel" - my favorite game!

It was made for Techart by OZ. The model is "Magnesio", just specially inscribed with Techart's logo.

http://www.qsm.com.au/cars/993CTS_5605_1024.jpg

I...
Forum: 964 Forum
10-09-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,276
Posted By FrenchToast

Multimatic isn't selling a car. They are one of...

Multimatic isn't selling a car. They are one of many suppliers in a chain. RUF is the automobile manufacturer; they are certified to sell a motor vehicle and are liable for an end product that meets...
Forum: 964 Forum
10-09-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,276
Posted By FrenchToast

Doubtful. Singer is not a car manufacturer. They...

Doubtful. Singer is not a car manufacturer. They are not even a licensed kit car manufacturer. The capital needed to actually make VINned chassises is enormous. Making them is the easy part -...
10-03-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By FrenchToast

If you have non-M030 struts, it is going to be...

If you have non-M030 struts, it is going to be very tight fitting an 8" wheel on the front.

You could measure the existing wheel, and do the math to see if it fits; compensating for how the rolled...
Forum: 991
10-02-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By FrenchToast

While I've never seen them contoured to the rotor...

While I've never seen them contoured to the rotor like that, typically that is done to balance the rotor. In other words, it's a little heavy on that side, they grind down a bit to balance it out....
09-30-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By FrenchToast

AFAIK, the Suncoast conversion kit specifically...

AFAIK, the Suncoast conversion kit specifically uses the OE 997 centerlock parts to be fitted to a 5-lug 997. The hubs are specific to that car.

Besides, you don't want the 997 centerlocks. Unless...
09-30-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By FrenchToast

The above image isn't entirely correct, but it...

The above image isn't entirely correct, but it doesn't really matter here.

The Cip1 wheels would sit 12mm further out than the stock 7". FWIW, Cip1 is only a retailer. IIRC the wheels are produced...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-30-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By FrenchToast

-Attend a concert at the Berliner Philharmoniker....

-Attend a concert at the Berliner Philharmoniker. Great building, designed by Hans Scharoun. IIRC it is one of the top five best concert spaces in the world, in terms of acoustics.
-Go to museum...
09-30-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By FrenchToast

In addition to MAGK's pretty thorough...

In addition to MAGK's pretty thorough description, there are some other changes/additions for MY87:

-driver/passenger airbags standard on Turbo (and later S2) only, in US market only (not Canada),...
Forum: 356 Forum
09-25-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By FrenchToast

Really? I know they made a replica, is this the...

Really? I know they made a replica, is this the reason for the replica?

Yikes. That's a shame.
Forum: 992
09-25-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,272
Views: 415,062
Posted By FrenchToast

There is a reason they don't; most manufacturers...

There is a reason they don't; most manufacturers no longer do this when an opening panel is concerned.

My only guess is it is due to the variation in panel gap. Non-opening panel gaps get tighter...
09-22-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By FrenchToast

It's not a factory wheel. Looks kind of like...

It's not a factory wheel.

Looks kind of like a cross between a ROH ZR-6 and a Ruf Speedline. But it is neither.

Roh:
https://cdn9.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/914_wheel_types/roh-zr6.jpg
...
09-18-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 18,341
Posted By FrenchToast

I'm going to guess they are Maxilite. It is an...

I'm going to guess they are Maxilite. It is an Italian company. I see they have Hoosiers, not my choice for track wheels.

I could be wrong, but that's what they look like. Have fun with your new...
09-15-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By FrenchToast

I would start by checking the fusebox. It is...

I would start by checking the fusebox. It is under the hood, behind firewall on the left side.
09-11-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,527
Posted By FrenchToast

You would have to do it very strategically. It...

You would have to do it very strategically. It would be extremely difficult to do structurally; you would need to analyze how the existing roof resolves forces and retain or sufficiently replace...
09-11-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By FrenchToast

Scroll down here for 16" wheels. All of those...

Scroll down here for 16" wheels. All of those styles except for the 'Fuchs' can be found in fitment for your car. http://wheelenhancement.com/index.php?t=Wheels&brand=Porsche...
Forum: 992
09-11-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By FrenchToast

They already did that.. ...

They already did that..

https://www.supercars.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/1957_Porsche_718RSKSpyder-0-1024.jpg



"Prototype" is the colloquial term generally used for race cars that...
09-09-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By FrenchToast

Hi, You'll get more replies in this section:...

Hi,

You'll get more replies in this section: https://rennlist.com/forums/924-931-944-951-968-forum-70/

However, on the early cars you need to replace the front spindles with later units. The...
Forum: 992
09-07-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,272
Views: 415,062
Posted By FrenchToast

I don't think it is anything out of the ordinary,...

I don't think it is anything out of the ordinary, especially when testing a performance car. Most test cars (that get flogged) are equipped with fire suppression and engine shut-off buttons, the cage...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-06-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,481
Posted By FrenchToast

To weld it you would probably need to do it with...

To weld it you would probably need to do it with the car loaded on the ground with the doors closed, or with a fully stripped and unladen shell (even stripped the shell could be sagging). Otherwise,...
09-04-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,290
Posted By FrenchToast

Considering that the widest street tire available...

Considering that the widest street tire available is a 245, the 9" wheel doesn't get you much except for the "ooh" factor. Personally I wouldn't drive on them without having the paint stripped and...
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