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02-05-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,895
Posted By BBMGT3

Looks really nice in photos But as already...

Looks really nice in photos
But as already mentioned, an overlay is kind of a downer. Especially for the air scoops and other bits, a proper manufactured part would have been welcomed
Also, great...
01-25-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,268
Posted By BBMGT3

I didn't realize the 991.2 MT is only 1 year of...

I didn't realize the 991.2 MT is only 1 year of production
My car arrived 2 days ago. Its getting XPELed now, looking forward to driving
@CAlexio great writeups
12-04-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By BBMGT3

I've owned a race car, a 2011 997 Cup. I tried...

I've owned a race car, a 2011 997 Cup. I tried the "cheap" route. DIdn't work

I'm now of the opinion of "do it right or don't do it"

So, its a $ game again

Buying the car is fine. Let a team...
05-23-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,219
Posted By BBMGT3

Terrific BBC article

Terrific BBC article
05-16-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,227
Posted By BBMGT3

I've owned my own 997 Cup and done DE days with a...

I've owned my own 997 Cup and done DE days with a 991 Cup

If your goal is to go A LOT faster than a road car can, then sure, why not.

I then did a proper season of Carrera Cup in a 991. I...
05-06-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By BBMGT3

car has ABS. So no real lockup But, you...

car has ABS. So no real lockup

But, you can't stand on the brakes and turn like that. 991 doesn't work like that. 997 you could.
03-20-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,620
Posted By BBMGT3

manual for me but i race cups and have a...

manual for me
but i race cups and have a cayenne. this will be a little toy for evenings and weekends. otherwise pdk
03-06-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,632
Posted By BBMGT3

pm sent

pm sent
02-24-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,789
Posted By BBMGT3

No way. By and large, the faster the car, the...

No way. By and large, the faster the car, the harder it is to drive the laptime. There may be some exceptions; for example, driving a 991 Cup fast is harder than driving a FIA-GT3 car fast despite...
02-23-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,789
Posted By BBMGT3

Yeah good article. It should be added that when...

Yeah good article. It should be added that when you're going faster, you have less time to do everything, so all the fine muscle coordination and reflex has to be 1) more precise and 2) faster

I...
02-22-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,998
Posted By BBMGT3

am quite surprised with some of the numbers here....

am quite surprised with some of the numbers here. If you're doing 3-5 lap runs then I can understand 22-23 psi starting or whatever. but a race stint; I don't think I've ever started higher than 19...
02-21-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,998
Posted By BBMGT3

pirelli DH we used to get pressure targets from...

pirelli DH we used to get pressure targets from pirelli at each weekend

bit higher than michelin.. 1.9-2bar usually
02-20-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By BBMGT3

1) He does not have auto blip. He is blipping...

1) He does not have auto blip. He is blipping with his right foot
2) His supercup engineers explained to me that this technique tends to have a steep learning curve (2 gearboxes, in their words). ...
02-01-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By BBMGT3

Somewhere there is a gear chart showing speeds...

Somewhere there is a gear chart showing speeds with gears. But it's largely useless

You will not overrev with blips, the limiter will cut in

You can overrev by downshifting too fast
...
01-18-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By BBMGT3

hi auto blipper is a cable / rod that pulls on...

hi
auto blipper is a cable / rod that pulls on throttle / pushes gas pedal every time you downshift

you set the "blip" yourself. normally 35-38% blip is good. You do this by having the car off,...
01-16-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By BBMGT3

right. if i recall correctly, the N1 on the 997...

right. if i recall correctly, the N1 on the 997 was s7a front and s8e rear.. or s8e front and s9h rear. can't remember...
01-16-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By BBMGT3

You can try Pirelli DH, or the Hankook endurance...

You can try Pirelli DH, or the Hankook endurance tire. The Dunlop isn't bad either. As early as last weekend you had 991 Cup teams double-stinting the Hankook in Dubai24h, so, 80 laps, and the tire...
01-16-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By BBMGT3

2-4 laps is where you'll get the quali peak ...

2-4 laps is where you'll get the quali peak
12-16 laps is a typical carrera cup sprint race distance
200km is just shy of a typical test day; example; i will use 1 used & 2 new sets of tires over...
01-15-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By BBMGT3

10-20km before peak is gone 20-80km with decent...

10-20km before peak is gone
20-80km with decent performance
80-150km with noticeable dropoff
150-200km you can run but will be super slow
beyond 200km is not advisable
01-15-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By BBMGT3

technically, 24h with 24 code-60 caution periods....

technically, 24h with 24 code-60 caution periods. total racing time 18h. :D
12-30-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By BBMGT3

No idea, that seems very quick! I've been running...

No idea, that seems very quick! I've been running the gt3 cars there mostly but will have a go in 991 and let you know. Really wanna do spa24 this year, keeps eluding me
12-30-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By BBMGT3

Oh I agree. Pounding around mugello and spa feels...

Oh I agree. Pounding around mugello and spa feels eerily similar to the real thing, especially when you really zone in and are into it. Once I get oculus I hope the effect will be even further...
12-28-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By BBMGT3

yeah i've been on it on my sim. everything on AC...

yeah i've been on it on my sim. everything on AC seems a bit sluggish though, irl laptimes always quicker
12-27-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By BBMGT3

The AMG GT3 has same engine as SLS GT3 which has...

The AMG GT3 has same engine as SLS GT3 which has same engine as SLS road car. My point was that it arrived on a road car first, then race
12-27-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By BBMGT3

^^ indeed Porsche is still very much on the...

^^ indeed

Porsche is still very much on the back foot re: engines. They really did this whole thing backwards - they released the road car engine first, then the FIA-GT3 car, and then finally...
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