Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums - Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: simsgw
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.50 seconds.
Forum: 991
02-16-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By simsgw

It's a delightful car on track. I was just...

It's a delightful car on track. I was just annoying a friend offlist (who has a 997 and mourns the lost days of pendulum effect) by reporting that I consider my 991 to have much more lively handling...
Forum: 991
02-15-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,470
Posted By simsgw

In all objectivity, I can say you're not likely...

In all objectivity, I can say you're not likely to regret it. I was pushed into it by my doctor who disliked the repeated torque applied to my lumbar by a clutch, but I don't push easily (like some...
Forum: 991
02-15-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By simsgw

Wow. Talk about a perennial question. This one...

Wow. Talk about a perennial question. This one fuels more hangar debates than anything but tire pressures. You'll notice in that other thread that two very experienced drivers plumped down on...
Forum: 991
02-15-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,031
Posted By simsgw

I don't know of modern methods of tracking ships...

I don't know of modern methods of tracking ships and planes are an advantage or a torture in these cases, but hang tight. It will get here eventually.

Gary
Forum: 991
02-15-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,470
Posted By simsgw

You may have answered your own question here, but...

You may have answered your own question here, but let me add some supporting observations. In a race car as powerful as a TT, we set them up with gearing that has first gear suitable for the slowest...
Forum: 991
02-14-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

The first one is correct. The second one is...

The first one is correct. The second one is self-aggrandizing nonsense.

Gary
Forum: 991
02-14-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,161
Posted By simsgw

What it looks like is Pop on the left, Mon on the...

What it looks like is Pop on the left, Mon on the right, showing their age but still spry. And in the miiddle, their child: Flushed with youth, very healthy and filled out. Taller, more muscular, and...
Forum: 991
02-14-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

Well done. You never know when you'll feel the...

Well done. You never know when you'll feel the need, the need for speed. And next thing you know, your hair's on fire! :rockon:

Gary
Forum: 991
02-14-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By simsgw

Not yet, Bill. I'll be happy to report back after...

Not yet, Bill. I'll be happy to report back after trying them. I do have the remote. It's right here, but I'm darned if I know whether it came in a bundle or not. Might well have, but I bought the...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By simsgw

When I did, he said "Wow? No kidding? I haven't...

When I did, he said "Wow? No kidding? I haven't heard of that feature!" They still looked into it of course...:roflmao:

Gary
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 61,900
Posted By simsgw

Yes, I could tell at a glance that he was a good...

Yes, I could tell at a glance that he was a good judge of a porch.

Gary
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 61,900
Posted By simsgw

One of my students is an advanced driver with a...

One of my students is an advanced driver with a Cayman R. Halfway through our first day together, I let him take my 997S. After the first laps getting used to the higher power levels, he was quite...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By simsgw

That's what I do. Along with my pocket.:p I...

That's what I do. Along with my pocket.:p

I go in the house while the detailer does the car.:rockon:

Which is why I never answered John's question last time. I'm almost certain he will have to...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By simsgw

That's why they call this one the "Initial"...

That's why they call this one the "Initial" survey. They do others that focus on later in the car's life.

Gary
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By simsgw

No recall items here. I suppose those were...

No recall items here. I suppose those were initial-build problems. My Oct 2012 build had none of those. My first training was in statistical math, so our expectations are probably different. A...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

Ah yes, I remember that now. New Jersey...

Ah yes, I remember that now. New Jersey pre-empted the motorsport organizations with statutory provisions. Not my state, so it's not my business, but it seems just as sensible as the federal law...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By simsgw

Excellent, neutral handling, and predictable. But...

Excellent, neutral handling, and predictable. But let me suggest this thread on Tracking the 991 (https://rennlist.com/forums/991/739964-tracking-the-991-a.html) where we've been hammering out...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 61,900
Posted By simsgw

Don't think I want to touch this one. Not only do...

Don't think I want to touch this one. Not only do I have friends on both sides of the issue, but it reminds me very much of a post today in another forum: "What," he asks, "is the role of Art in...
Forum: 991
02-13-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By simsgw

Day of Judgement - JD Power Survey

Wow. Am I boring. And is J.D. Power thorough. I've only had one problem in three months and nearly six thousand miles. (And a couple of quibbles I'll share with you all below. They had no place for...
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

I'm not familiar with Schattenbaum event...

I'm not familiar with Schattenbaum event criteria, but I know their 'Advanced' or black run group is distinct even from the red group, which is limited to instructors. I surmise they limit that group...
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

Best way to answer this is to quote the Snell...

Best way to answer this is to quote the Snell Foundation:



We have thirteen zones in PCA to cover the United States and we set minimum standards for running events, including safety...
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

My God! What organization are you a member of?...

My God! What organization are you a member of? They expect the cockpit of a Carrera used in driver education events to burst into flame? Sheez.

G
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

I recommend 31/34 at 68 F. Correct for the actual...

I recommend 31/34 at 68 F. Correct for the actual temperature of the tire as it sits in your garage. If you suffer from OCD, a pyrometer drifts into your imagination when I say that. And you'll want...
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,037
Posted By simsgw

Reminds me of the woman who asks the price of...

Reminds me of the woman who asks the price of calves liver. Butcher says "four dollars a pound, ma'am."

She is shocked: "Joe's meat market has it for three dollars a pound."

"What can I say....
Forum: 991
02-12-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,854
Posted By simsgw

What were you driving, Adam? Carreras usually...

What were you driving, Adam? Carreras usually wear the inside tread area first on public roads, so a few days of tracking every year tends to even out the wear.

With my 997, I could tell something...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - About Us - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.