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08-14-2018, 10:02 PM
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Posted By NMM991

That puts it all in perspective -- a base Carrera...

That puts it all in perspective -- a base Carrera is still a great car.
08-14-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,204
Posted By NMM991

The R is an extremely enjoyable car to drive on...

The R is an extremely enjoyable car to drive on back roads and even around town. I will take it on the track just to explore my own limits and how it compares to my 2016 RS.

I have never driven...
08-06-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,596
Posted By NMM991

The above comments are pretty much on target --...

The above comments are pretty much on target -- it depends upon how much track driving and how aggressive you are when you are on the track. I ran a 2016 GT3 RS with PCCBs for a couple of years,...
07-03-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By NMM991

If you owned a Ferrari, this could be a monthly...

If you owned a Ferrari, this could be a monthly occurrence, especially if you fail to plug in the battery maintainer every night!
02-13-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 102,994
Posted By NMM991

I had my dealer do the work outlined in the...

I had my dealer do the work outlined in the technical bulletin. No problems, no more rubbing but I am running the OEM suspension setting even though I track the car with Cup2 tires.
12-04-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 109,734
Posted By NMM991

I have had zero squealing on 2010 and 2015 GT3s,...

I have had zero squealing on 2010 and 2015 GT3s, a 2016 GT3 RS and a 2012 Cayenne. On my wife's 2016 Cayenne it was so bad that the dealer replaced all the brake pads; even they were frustrated with...
11-17-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

Some of these numbers make no sense to me. The...

Some of these numbers make no sense to me. The service tech had a lot of trouble getting repeatable numbers every time he measured the rotors; may hav been due to the heat shields.
11-16-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

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11-16-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

[QUOTE=NMM991;14610031]I had my rotors...

[QUOTE=NMM991;14610031]I had my rotors re-measured off the car -- not much difference on the front rotors, but a very significant difference on the rear rotors. Due to heat shields? Disappointing...
11-16-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

I had my rotors re-measured off the car -- not...

I had my rotors re-measured off the car -- not much difference on the front rotors, but a very significant difference on the rear rotors. Due to heat shields? Disappointing that Porsche was unable...
11-16-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

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I had my rotors re-measured off the car -- not much...
11-14-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

I have my car serviced by a large and competent...

I have my car serviced by a large and competent Porsche dealership -- the service techs that work on my car have been with the dealer for 10 to 30 years and have always done great work. Carrera GT's...
11-04-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

My 2015 GT3 PCCBs wore fairly evenly front to...

My 2015 GT3 PCCBs wore fairly evenly front to back, 18,000 miles with 3,500 track miles. My 2016 GT3RS was very different - in general wear was much faster hitting the 18,000 miles wear levels in...
11-03-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

That's not a bad idea, my rotors are off the car...

That's not a bad idea, my rotors are off the car now that I have replaced them with cast iron.

I found it strange the my left rear rotor was the worse, and considering worse than the right rear;...
11-02-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 111,426
Posted By NMM991

My experience on PCCBs with a 2016 GT3RS with...

My experience on PCCBs with a 2016 GT3RS with 8,100 total miles and almost 1,000 track miles averages LF - 75%, RF - 81%, LR - 40% and RR - 73%. Switched to OEM cast iron.
10-04-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 102,994
Posted By NMM991

I am not a hardcore track guy only doing about 10...

I am not a hardcore track guy only doing about 10 to 12 days per year, 1,500 track miles. I run Tramcar's spec of -2F and -2R with good results, wear is manageable and car performs will at the OEM...
09-24-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,461
Posted By NMM991

Thanks, I have watched your Sebring videos --...

Thanks, I have watched your Sebring videos -- those are very good times on Cup2s; my best time is 2:26+ but I only get 2 to 4 days per winter at Sebring. Love the track.
09-24-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,461
Posted By NMM991

Trakcar As I recall from seeing your car at...

Trakcar

As I recall from seeing your car at Sebring earlier this year, you were running OEM cast iron, correct? So when your refer to running OEM rotors and RE10 pads, you were referencing the...
09-23-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,461
Posted By NMM991

Thanks -- I'll try them

Thanks -- I'll try them
09-23-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,461
Posted By NMM991

I'll ask my shop about the RE10s, I usually...

I'll ask my shop about the RE10s, I usually change pads at about 6 mm anyway just to help with heat dissipation -- especially with PCCBs. What is your experience with Pagids?
09-23-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,461
Posted By NMM991

I have recently made a decision on which brakes...

I have recently made a decision on which brakes or use on my 2016 GT3 RS. I have been running PCCBs and have 8,500 total miles and 980 track miles on them. Recently had the dealer read the carbon...
08-18-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3,177
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Views: 332,406
Posted By NMM991

Thanks for the feedback. I reached out to a...

Thanks for the feedback. I reached out to a Michelin guy that I met at a manufacturer's event at Lime Rock, and this is what he had to say about the Pilot Sport Cup2:

"There's no way to say...
08-13-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,177
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Views: 332,406
Posted By NMM991

I'll ask some questions on heat cycling that have...

I'll ask some questions on heat cycling that have been asked and answered frequently but I have never seen definitive answers. I realize that there are several factor from ambient temperature to...
06-03-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,958
Posted By NMM991

I've used the GT2 folding buckets in both my GT3...

I've used the GT2 folding buckets in both my GT3 and now a GT3 RS because both originally came with 18-ways, 6'1" 190 lbs.; these GT2 seats fit me well and no need for heigh adjustment. My GT4 had...
05-30-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,695
Posted By NMM991

It's a little late for you guys, but I finally...

It's a little late for you guys, but I finally got a good answer from my service tech, peace of mind:

It's the throttle valves flipping open to rev match the downshift. The reason it sounds so...
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