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01-28-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By brownd911

Nitrogen is used in race applications to minimize...

Nitrogen is used in race applications to minimize the pressure increase from cold to hot as it is a more stable 'gas' when compared to ambient air. Nitrogen has no ill effect on the tires internal...
01-15-2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By brownd911

Michelin makes proper sized rains for Porsche in...

Michelin makes proper sized rains for Porsche in 24/64-18 front and 27/68-18 rears as used in ALMS - not the spec series of Grand-Am, with an optional 27/65-18 (for the short rear - not recommended...
01-14-2004, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By brownd911

The pressure / temperature senerario should...

The pressure / temperature senerario should happen in sequence as there is a tire design criteria that has a target optimum pressure to give the tire carcass it's intended "shape" or integrity as...
01-07-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By brownd911

Call Michelin direct - I don't have the toll free...

Call Michelin direct - I don't have the toll free number but the switchboard is 1.864.458.5000 and ask for Motorsports Customer Service. They will sell direct to PCA members via a credit card and...
11-16-2003, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By brownd911

kary, Michelin sells direct to consumers - not...

kary, Michelin sells direct to consumers - not through distributors for the slicks.
11-12-2003, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By brownd911

The "Porsche CUP" tires are 24/64-18 front with a...

The "Porsche CUP" tires are 24/64-18 front with a compound designation of S7 and a 27/68-18 rear with an S8 compound designation. They're available directly from Michelin in the US as new tires. ...
10-08-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By brownd911

I've used a Sears tractor batery for some years...

I've used a Sears tractor batery for some years (3.3L 12:1) with no cranking issues whatever.
10-06-2003, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By brownd911

Shops that can "true" tires won't deal with...

Shops that can "true" tires won't deal with used/worn tires as the cutting blades are ruined by the small rocks that get into the tread and no amount of digging them out will convince the shop...
07-30-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By brownd911

Patrick do you realize that the local police are...

Patrick do you realize that the local police are aggressively enforcing the 12:00 - 4:00 rule (that is intended for race events, not drivers education or 'lapping days') which may be why the event is...
07-28-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,604
Posted By brownd911

Jason, I've got a 77 911 too and have a lot more...

Jason, I've got a 77 911 too and have a lot more weight out than have you. I looked for those items that no longer added value to the purpose of the car - converstion to a strictly a non-road use...
07-22-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By brownd911

The BFGoodrich g-Force KD is still in production,...

The BFGoodrich g-Force KD is still in production, recently reduced in price and available in all the good sizes. Go to the BFGoodrich site, all the information's there (except for the price...
05-19-2003, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By brownd911

Post gary - go to <a href="http://www.cecwheels.com"...

gary - go to <a href="http://www.cecwheels.com" target="_blank">www.cecwheels.com</a> - they're the us distributor for these fine and pricy wheels. as for fit, they will be able to advise you based...
05-13-2003, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By brownd911

Post Michelin Pilot SX, the factory tire is available...

Michelin Pilot SX, the factory tire is available in 'correct' sizes; 24/64R18 front and 27/68R18 rear directly from Michelin in the Porsche compounds (softer front than rear). You can call Michelin...
04-07-2003, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By brownd911

Post Go to your local tire shop and offer the tire...

Go to your local tire shop and offer the tire buster a buck for tire chalk, mark the tread surface and call it good.
04-07-2003, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 206
Posted By brownd911

Post Thursday was a 5:00 - 7:00PM tire test by K....

Thursday was a 5:00 - 7:00PM tire test by K. Buckler with the track shared with the Kelly-Moss boys. The car in question was on lap two going very slow (as he should as the factory advises to seat...
04-07-2003, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By brownd911

Post At the Porsche Driving Experience (was at Road...

At the Porsche Driving Experience (was at Road Atlanta & just moved to Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL)they use Michelin Pilot Sport with the new Porsche spec tire, the N series, having a...
04-01-2003, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By brownd911

Post Heavy is a relative term. Tread depth is...

Heavy is a relative term. Tread depth is required to disapate anything more than a damp track conditions. some tires use a high silica content tread compound thsat is disigned for wet conditions,...
04-01-2003, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By brownd911

Post Trailer tires have a unique designation. Unlike...

Trailer tires have a unique designation. Unlike passenger tires of the same size, which are generally precluded with a "P" designation preceeding the size (P215/75R15), proper trailer tires are...
04-01-2003, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By brownd911

Post Michelin Pilot Sport CUP do not require anything...

Michelin Pilot Sport CUP do not require anything more aggresive than a max-street alignment. The Michelin site (www.michelinman.com) has a care and feeding segment as a pdf file that gives advise on...
03-26-2003, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By brownd911

Post Brian, there are two things to consider, first is...

Brian, there are two things to consider, first is the tread design itself and the difference in patterns can cause a different feel in the handling characteristic in the vehicle. Second is the...
03-16-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By brownd911

Post To "Timmy, east coast bomber", BFGoodrich is not...

To "Timmy, east coast bomber", BFGoodrich is not coming out with a new R1-type tire for the US market.
03-03-2003, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By brownd911

Post The BFGoodrich R1's were last produced in October...

The BFGoodrich R1's were last produced in October 2000 as "g-Force R1" with the final inventory sold in total to Tire Rack. They're old enough now that their effective track use is gone. Try...
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