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Forum: Autocross
01-24-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By msterling

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Are those 16" wheels? If so then the RE-71r in 205/55-16 and 225/50-16...
Forum: Autocross
08-30-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,161
Posted By msterling

My son Alex driving my 911 at a NORPCA event....

My son Alex driving my 911 at a NORPCA event. Second fastest time of the day. Tires are 245/45-15 BFG Rival S 1.5 on 7&8 Fuchs. TTD was a modified 911 SC with Hoosiers. Only a tenth faster. I was 5...
Forum: Autocross
05-20-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

Do you have the 225's in front? I have a worn set...

Do you have the 225's in front? I have a worn set of previous gen Rivals that are all 225's. I too have been waiting for the 245's for my 7&8x15 Fuchs. They are SHORT! Any impressions on performance...
Forum: Autocross
05-20-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By msterling

The chart I posted is just a starting point as...

The chart I posted is just a starting point as suspension setup is way more complicated than what can be shown in a simple chart. That chart is OLD and is general purpose. Things like tires have...
Forum: Autocross
05-19-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By msterling

Here is a chart I refer to often WHEN I get...

Here is a chart I refer to often WHEN I get confused.
Forum: Autocross
04-16-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

There should be some 15x8 Fuchs around. My 911...

There should be some 15x8 Fuchs around. My 911 came with 15x7&8 Fuchs. Sorry, they are staying with this car. I haven't checked the going prices though. BBS made 15s and 16s in those widths. I think...
Forum: Autocross
04-16-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

I should have read the rules again before...

I should have read the rules again before posting. It was triple adjustables that were not allowed.
Forum: Autocross
04-14-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

I think that double adjustable shocks will take...

I think that double adjustable shocks will take you out of Street Class with SCCA. Looks like a nice setup though. Permanently disabling the second adjuster could make it legal.
Forum: Autocross
04-07-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,989
Posted By msterling

There don't seem to be any 245/40-15 Rival-S 1.5...

There don't seem to be any 245/40-15 Rival-S 1.5 in the pipeline. I think I'll skip the Hankooks and wait for Rivals.
Forum: Autocross
04-06-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

I knew there were forged Fuchs versions and cast...

I knew there were forged Fuchs versions and cast Ronal versions but I thought they were lumped together as D90 type wheels as they look fairly similar. I did list the different part numbers for the...
Forum: Autocross
04-03-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

As far as I can tell, option 394 is 8/9x16 Phone...

As far as I can tell, option 394 is 8/9x16 Phone Dial forged Magnesium wheels as used on the 944 Turbo Cup.
According to another source: In 1988-9 The 393 option is 7?/9x16 D90 (design 90) wheels....
Forum: Autocross
04-01-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

637 was Club Sport Edition in 1988 and could only...

637 was Club Sport Edition in 1988 and could only be added to 944S or Turbo. 637 price was listed as TBA. The 393 could be added to any but cost less for the Turbo ( already had 8/9x16). I think they...
Forum: Autocross
04-01-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,076
Posted By msterling

I just found my 1988 Porsche fact Book and price...

I just found my 1988 Porsche fact Book and price book that lists standard equipment and options that can be ordered. It looks like option code 393 could ordered for a regular 944. 8/9jx16 "disc type"...
Forum: Autocross
01-19-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,743
Posted By msterling

Talked to Tire Rack today and 245/40-15 Rival S...

Talked to Tire Rack today and 245/40-15 Rival S is due on 04/07/17 and will cost $171.55. Combined with 225/45-15 on the front, these are good Autocross/Track sizes for an old 911. Hankook R-S4 will...
Forum: 911 Forum
04-17-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By msterling

Here is a pic of the connections for the speedo: ...

Here is a pic of the connections for the speedo:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads4/Porsche+speedo+0131103142415.jpg
Forum: 911 Forum
03-13-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By msterling

This a fairly common problem. Mine has a bad...

This a fairly common problem. Mine has a bad sender. It is held in by one bolt on the driver's side of the transaxle. It is an easy job to replace it. Mine would play dead for a few minutes each time...
Forum: 911 Forum
03-13-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,740
Posted By msterling

Unleaded fuel is fine. Really! A 1975 U.S....

Unleaded fuel is fine.

Really! A 1975 U.S. Spec. 2.7litre 911 Carrera. Does it have a rear spoiler, Carrera side script, 15x7&8 Fuchs wheels and wider fender flares? The engine would be nothing...
Forum: Autocross
10-05-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,262
Posted By msterling

My Porsche is my only sporty car so that's the...

My Porsche is my only sporty car so that's the one I autocross. I've thought about getting a cheaper car to be more competitive in a specific class but I am having fun as it is. I autocross on 15"...
Forum: Autocross
05-01-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,537
Posted By msterling

Those changes should help. An adjustable rear bar...

Those changes should help. An adjustable rear bar might be a big plus for quick adjustments. I wonder what tire pressures are good for the Re71r and what camber they like.

I met a guy at the SCCA...
Forum: Autocross
04-30-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,537
Posted By msterling

You just need a bigger spoiler! Why reduce the...

You just need a bigger spoiler! Why reduce the rear camber? You took some weight out of the front too with the smaller battery. Did the track change (wheel offset/spacers)? Rear toe-in? Can you...
Forum: 911 Forum
03-29-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,632
Posted By msterling

I don't think it is a bubble, but I do think...

I don't think it is a bubble, but I do think prices pushing upward at a non-sustainable rate. Unless the economy tanks, I don't see prices falling back.The mystique of a quality, air-cooled, hand...
Forum: 911 Forum
12-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By msterling

I have Euromeister 17x7 ET 23.3 on the front of...

I have Euromeister 17x7 ET 23.3 on the front of my 88 Carrera and the fit is very snug. I will be dialing in more negative camber and rolling the tops of the fender lips. The 225/45-17 RS-3 tire was...
Forum: Autocross
08-31-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,982
Posted By msterling

SCCA Solo in Ohio

Took the old 88 911 Carrera Cab to the local SCCA Solo event. My co-driver (son Alex) took 3rd in PAX, 6th in Raw time and 1st in C Street. I managed 6th in PAX, 9th in Raw time and 2nd in C Street....
Forum: 911 Forum
08-22-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By msterling

Like Ron says; easy to take apart. In the latch...

Like Ron says; easy to take apart. In the latch there is a bolt that hooks to the knob and a spring. Here is a link to the seat parts catalog. Open with Acrobat Reader and go to page 371....
Forum: 911 Forum
08-19-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By msterling

Yep, find the Mitch Leland bushing kit at Pelican...

Yep, find the Mitch Leland bushing kit at Pelican Parts. I did the fix a few years ago. A very easy project. Here is the link....
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