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Forum: 991 Turbo
07-06-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By drvik

Honestly, the better way to go is to have a...

Honestly, the better way to go is to have a second set of rims & tires for the track.

I used PSS for daily driving and lightweight rims with R888 then Trofeo R for the track. That way I had great...
Forum: 991 Turbo
06-12-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,602
Posted By drvik

Recently I have been enquiring about an exhaust...

Recently I have been enquiring about an exhaust for my F car and learnt quite a bit from the conversations I've had about exhaust design that might help shed some light speed21.

The "cleaning...
06-11-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By drvik

Thanks everyone for the clear explanations. I'll...

Thanks everyone for the clear explanations. I'll install a stock turbo and sell the car. I test drove a 991.2 C2S and really enjoyed the dual turbo/NA characteristics of the car. Should tie me...
06-09-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By drvik

Blew a turbo... now what?

Had some excitement at the track last weekend, coming down the straight at 200kph with a white plume of smoke filling the track, followed by a slight 'pop' and ignition of oil in my exhaust system......
05-08-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,181
Posted By drvik

Are you sure this is really the case? I have...

Are you sure this is really the case?

I have a tune and the GT2RS ICs. My boost does not go above 1.2bar according to the dash.

I have found that after a few 20 min track sessions, my knock...
Forum: 997 Forum
01-08-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,214
Posted By drvik

My pump started going around 100,000 kms. This...

My pump started going around 100,000 kms. This is on a 2007 Turbo. The symptom was a whine that varied with revs, which I thought was from the tiptronic. Replaced under Porsche extended warranty. ...
08-16-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By drvik

I have a set of fronts and rears in good...

I have a set of fronts and rears in good condition, no chips, prefer to sell the whole set if possible, PM me with an offer.
08-16-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,529
Posted By drvik

Thanks gents, TT Surgeon, can you elaborate...

Thanks gents,

TT Surgeon, can you elaborate on your choice? Do you have experience with the other brands?

CincyScott, thank's for the offer, but I'm a long way away from you in the land of Oz...
08-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,529
Posted By drvik

Sway bar recommendations: GT2 vs Tarrett vs RSS vs TPC vs GMG

Despite a bit of reading I'm still not entirely clear on what may be the best option for me. I have a 2007 turbo, that is sitting on lowered springs (maybe Techart or H&R??). I'm just awaiting a DSC...
08-13-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,887
Posted By drvik

The sway bars are showing as out of stock your...

The sway bars are showing as out of stock your website, whats the ETA?
08-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,395
Posted By drvik

@nuclearfishin - how did you go? Whats the...

@nuclearfishin - how did you go? Whats the verdict?
08-01-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,661
Posted By drvik

Unfortunately, I didn't check for these threads...

Unfortunately, I didn't check for these threads before ordering my brake pads from RPW. I will be able to request a credit card refund no problem, but during my communications with Eddie I have been...
06-29-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By drvik

Thanks! What about upgrading to GT2/3...

Thanks!

What about upgrading to GT2/3 components? Does that start to play havoc with bias and ABS?

I'm considering doing the GT3 master cylinder upgrade for a firmer feel.
06-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By drvik

What are the basics to upgrading brakes on 997.1tt?

Hi all,

I've been running my 997.1tt as a DD for the last few years, with 4 or so track days each year.

I am urgently due to replace the rotors and pads and thought it was a good opportunity to...
09-29-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,134
Posted By drvik

Thanks GTRNICK!!! I'm looking forward to a...

Thanks GTRNICK!!!

I'm looking forward to a summary of results... Would be a great opportunity for the aftermarket IC manufacturers to put their coolers up to prove their claims! :D
09-08-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By drvik

Take a step back for one moment from North...

Take a step back for one moment from North America... you just paid under $100k for one of the most amazing cars currently on the road. I paid $220k in your money for my 2007 TT. As I see it, you...
07-21-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,244
Posted By drvik

Cuda911, I'm an anaesthetist, hence the plates,...

Cuda911, I'm an anaesthetist, hence the plates, and 480BHP is a surgeon that I was working with that day. It was a golden opportunity to make a video for the enthusiast community that I had been...
07-15-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,244
Posted By drvik

Hehe... I still love watching my own video......

Hehe... I still love watching my own video... when I made it I couldn't find a nice A to B comparison so I hope it has helped others to assess what they could be buying... it's the best aural sex...
07-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,987
Posted By drvik

If you would like specific advice, then I...

If you would like specific advice, then I recommend a Europipe Stage 1, GT2RS ICs and a tune.

I have had the Softronic tune on my car and a dalatlog showed dangerous amounts of ECU intervention to...
04-12-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,883
Posted By drvik

Leo, maybe you could try clicking the "Recovery"...

Leo, maybe you could try clicking the "Recovery" button instead of "Yes"?

Good luck!

drvik
04-11-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By drvik

Leo, I got a Europipe 1 because I have a tip. ...

Leo, I got a Europipe 1 because I have a tip. Honestly, if you read enough of this forum, you will see that the EP is very popular. The reason is, they are simply technologically very good, and...
04-06-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,275
Posted By drvik

Leo has highlighted a problem that faces us all...

Leo has highlighted a problem that faces us all when we start reading the forums. There are a lot of users giving weight to sales claims about performance that muddies the waters even further.

It...
04-04-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,275
Posted By drvik

A very good one. The back to back experiements...

A very good one. The back to back experiements with the 997.1tt showed around a 18-20 degree celcius improvement in IATs (very important), at least in single runs. (that's around a million degrees...
04-04-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,208
Posted By drvik

Softronic... I know, off the shelf and all but it...

Softronic... I know, off the shelf and all but it seems to do the trick... I'm finding it hard to imagine being able to sensibly handle anymore power than the tune + EP1 + GT2 ICs.... Last track day...
04-03-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,208
Posted By drvik

Sport mode also gives you 10 seconds of "over...

Sport mode also gives you 10 seconds of "over boost" at 1.2bar, vs 1.0 bar in stock mode. However in my experience it was hard to make it climb that high, I had to be in 5th gear, going up a hill,...
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