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05-19-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By August West

I can't speak to the higher rev limit but I had...

I can't speak to the higher rev limit but I had Dema Elgin regrind my cams to the Super C2 profile and put in Euro 993 RS valves (51.5mm intake, 43.5mm exhaust), rechipped with a custom Steve Wong...
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05-10-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 240,751
Posted By August West

I was told the 7.5x17 offset is ET49, the 9x17...

I was told the 7.5x17 offset is ET49, the 9x17 offset is ET55. I haven't looked at the wheels to see if they are stamped with the offsets...
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05-09-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 240,751
Posted By August West

Thanks for your kind words...just H&R lowering...

Thanks for your kind words...just H&R lowering springs! I'm having some rubbing issues at the front fender/bumper transition zone but it looks like my caster needs to be adjusted as the wheels look...
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05-09-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By August West

My prior wheels were actually Boxster wheels that...

My prior wheels were actually Boxster wheels that came with the car when I got it. The Fikses weigh as follows: Front 7.5x17 17.5 pounds, 39.8 pounds with tire. Rear 9x17 18.8 pounds, 43 pounds...
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05-09-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By August West

Hey, thanks, guys for all your input....I filed...

Hey, thanks, guys for all your input....I filed down the little metal protrusion and it helped a little but I do think I have to adjust the caster a bit and see if that'll cure the rub. My wheels do...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-08-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By August West

Fikse ZF/Michelin Pilot Sport 2s Rubbing In Front...

So after waiting 20 weeks for my Fikse ZF 7.5x17 wheels and shodding them with Michelin Pilot Sport 2s 225/45R17s in the front, I've come to find out that they are rubbing on the outside fender near...
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04-18-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 240,751
Posted By August West

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulleti...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/1600x1200/img950963_b75df36518bc1d52b9bb0e46b40a9aa7249097bf.jpg...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-31-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,028
Posted By August West

Thanks, John. Always love wiring schematics!

Thanks, John. Always love wiring schematics!
Forum: 964 Forum
12-30-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,028
Posted By August West

Yeah, Iím aware of that mod... just wanted to try...

Yeah, Iím aware of that mod... just wanted to try the quick and easy first. 🦊
Forum: 964 Forum
12-30-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,028
Posted By August West

For my own edification I put the #8 and the #12...

For my own edification I put the #8 and the #12 sockets back into the spoiler module plug and drove the car with and without the relay installed. The spoiler comes up at the usual 44mph and down...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-30-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,028
Posted By August West

I pulled the relay and now the spoiler doesnít...

I pulled the relay and now the spoiler doesnít come up at all and the manual switch still works!

I wish Iíd known about pulling the relay first before having pulled the seat out to modify the...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-29-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,028
Posted By August West

Okay, Iíll try that in the morning...thanks.

Okay, Iíll try that in the morning...thanks.
Forum: 964 Forum
12-29-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,028
Posted By August West

So I went ahead and pulled #8 and #12 out of the...

So I went ahead and pulled #8 and #12 out of the spoiler control module plug hoping the spoiler would stay down until 76 mph as advertised earlier in this thread. The spoiler is now coming up right...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-09-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,205
Posted By August West

Not to dissuade or hijack this thread, but I like...

Not to dissuade or hijack this thread, but I like the ducktail on the Porsche 997 Sport Classic... itís a little smaller than the standard RS ducktail and it looks more organic, in my opinion. It...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-09-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,205
Posted By August West

If thereís enough interest, this could become a...

If thereís enough interest, this could become a group buy situation if it could help with production costs.
Forum: 964 Forum
11-25-2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By August West

I found the 6% figure for rolling radius...

I found the 6% figure for rolling radius differential in Adrianís book.
Forum: 964 Forum
11-25-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By August West

Well Iíve ordered up 7.5 inch fronts and 9 inch...

Well Iíve ordered up 7.5 inch fronts and 9 inch rears. When Zuffenhaus had their webpage up, I remember them saying 7.5 inch for stock springs or 8.0 with 2.25Ē springs.

Iíll be sure to post when...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-24-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By August West

...and thanks for the reminder about F/R rolling...

...and thanks for the reminder about F/R rolling radii on the C4... within 6% of each other IIRC.
Forum: 964 Forum
11-24-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By August West

Thanks for the reply, Bill. I suppose offsets...

Thanks for the reply, Bill. I suppose offsets are specific to particular wheels... the offsets for Cup 1s would be different from the offsets for Fuchs-style replica wheels. Is that correct?
Forum: 964 Forum
11-24-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By August West

Fikse 25% off sale

Fikse has 25% off Black Friday sale. Iím ordering up some ZFs. Discount dies not apply to finish work, like mirror polishing the petals.
Forum: 964 Forum
11-24-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By August West

Fikse ZFs - 17Ē Rear Wheels... 9.0 or 9.5 inches?

Iím ordering up a set of Fikse ZFs and was hoping for some guidance as to whether I should get 9.0 or 9.5 inch rear wheels for my narrow body 1990 C4? Is one better than the other for tire sizes? Iíd...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-30-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By August West

Hey guys, thanks for the replies. Thanks for the...

Hey guys, thanks for the replies. Thanks for the Carbone link, Mr. Alex. Capt. Ahab, I don't want to drill holes, that was the whole point of my query.

Sounds like 3M adhesive tape is the way to...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-29-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By August West

Engine Lid Emblem Fell Off...Backdate with Gold Porsche letters...

My "Carrera" emblem fell off my engine lid the other day and I went ahead and removed the "4" and cleaned up the lid nicely for the no badge look. While it looks great, I've always liked the look of...
Forum: 964 Forum
12-21-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,796
Posted By August West

Hey Colin, you can't tease us by telling us get...

Hey Colin, you can't tease us by telling us get more modern injectors without telling us which ones! Red Devils??? Pray, do tell! ;)
Forum: 964 Forum
12-21-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,796
Posted By August West

I got the Super C2 grind on my cams...my piston...

I got the Super C2 grind on my cams...my piston crowns were machined for valve clearance and balanced to within +/- 0.05 grams. I used 993RS valves with 993 springs and retainers. Custom Steve Wong...
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