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Forum: 997 Forum
05-17-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Ptech1

Ideally, on track you want the rear bar as...

Ideally, on track you want the rear bar as soft/compliant as possible for rear grip, especially over bumps. If you ask most racers they would prefer no rear sway bar if possible, or as soft as...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-17-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Ptech1

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Forum: 997 Forum
05-13-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Ptech1

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Forum: 997 Forum
05-13-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Ptech1

Yes, add driver weight and recheck. The sway bar...

Yes, add driver weight and recheck. The sway bar end link bolt that is disconnected should easily slide in and out of the hole in question. Otherwise, preload. Which will indeed push a car in a...
Forum: 997 Forum
05-13-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By Ptech1

Stock GT3 street settings are not enough for a...

Stock GT3 street settings are not enough for a tracked vehicle. They are still set to understeer safely and run heavy toe settings, just as with any modern Porsche.
I would install the GT3 front...
04-20-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,366
Posted By Ptech1

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Forum: 997 Forum
04-07-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,502
Posted By Ptech1

I don't understand this thought process. If you...

I don't understand this thought process. If you changed your rear tires, possibly to a PZero without the proper load rating for the weight in the back of your 911, then why would adding the same tire...
Forum: 997 Forum
03-18-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By Ptech1

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I'm definitely a fan! Shame it isn't available anymore, even for PTS (except...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-28-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Ptech1

Making it to having a high mileage engine...?

Making it to having a high mileage engine...?
Forum: 997 Forum
02-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Ptech1

I have personally had two clients with this...

I have personally had two clients with this failure, both on the same RF corner, both tracked lightly, ie not overly abused. Neither had even a bent wheel showing any signs of a harsh impact.
One...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-28-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Ptech1

Have used it religiously for years in my heavily...

Have used it religiously for years in my heavily tracked 997.1, and will continue to after having my motor apart at 85k miles due to a failed lifter holder which in turn locked a scavenge pump. Wear...
Forum: 997 Forum
02-27-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By Ptech1

The most important thing that hasn't been...

The most important thing that hasn't been mentioned yet (especially for safe use on track), is that every time you run the factory style wheel bolts in and out of the hub, you're using/thinning the...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-20-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Ptech1

I can't offer you a 997, but our resident 991 GT3...

I can't offer you a 997, but our resident 991 GT3 in Agate Grey has a wrapped flat black hood. ...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-01-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

Ha! No, slightly southeast and swampier. Do they...

Ha! No, slightly southeast and swampier. Do they even allow Porsches in Kansas??? (ducks for Kansans backlash) This was a client's car receiving new rears today, and in fairness it is his more timid...
Forum: 997 Forum
11-01-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

Ha! No, slightly southeast and swampier. Do they...

Ha! No, slightly southeast and swampier. Do they even allow Porsches in Kansas??? This was a client's car receiving new rears today, and in fairness it is his more timid daily Porsche.
Forum: 997 Forum
11-01-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

Another day, another Pirelli with center wear....

Another day, another Pirelli with center wear. This one you can actually see the secondary tread layer starting to show in the center. Again, tread depth is pretty even, with slightly more center,...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-31-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

No, you're not wrong. Only minor differences in...

No, you're not wrong. Only minor differences in tread depth in this picture. But in fairness, this isn't as drastic as on the 911s due to the mid engine layout on this Cayman. I just thought about...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-31-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

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Ironically, here's my latest data point on the subject. Rear wheels from a...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-30-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Ptech1

Unfortunately, unlike the 911s, there is no easy...

Unfortunately, unlike the 911s, there is no easy way to partially bypass the mufflers due to the layout of the system itself. I have seen some modified mufflers on Cayennes (single unit), but not...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

Believe me, I would call BS if I hadn't seen it...

Believe me, I would call BS if I hadn't seen it so often over my years at a dealership and now at our independent shop focused on Porsches. With every other brand the conversation is typically "your...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-27-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

One of several reasons why I don't like Pirelli's...

One of several reasons why I don't like Pirelli's over other brands (aside from the Trofeo R), along with cracking earlier than most other brands. Sometimes within 3 years or less...
​​​​​​As far as...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-26-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,605
Posted By Ptech1

#fakenews "Should've just bought a race car." -...

#fakenews
"Should've just bought a race car." - said no member of Rennlist called Blue Chips ever.
Forum: 997 Forum
10-26-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Ptech1

"Hotrod" Mike charges $400 total for our clients,...

"Hotrod" Mike charges $400 total for our clients, and that includes R&R. We used to remove and hand over to him, but he's getting good at completing the entire job and fabricating other Porsche work...
Forum: 997 Forum
10-26-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ptech1

This is typical of Pirelli tires in general,...

This is typical of Pirelli tires in general, especially on these cars. They will wear the center tread first, while every other brand will wear the inner tread first, even with the same alignment of...
10-10-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By Ptech1

We have a hotrod builder/fabricator next door who...

We have a hotrod builder/fabricator next door who handles ours for us. Clean welds and getting pretty good at them at this point! Feel free to contact us for info.

Simon
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