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02-13-2019, 03:41 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Thumbs up Speedlines are really sharp on the 928, if you...

Speedlines are really sharp on the 928, if you can find them!
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11-14-2018, 02:22 PM
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Posted By JPTL

I also had the aftermarket (Mille Miglia?) 18"...

I also had the aftermarket (Mille Miglia?) 18" Cup 2s on the silver track car. They did look great on that car. However aside from their weight, the front offsets were wrong. Not nearly enough offset...
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03-02-2018, 08:55 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Out of curiosity, I did a search of the car's...

Out of curiosity, I did a search of the car's history to the days of Marcus. Wow. Nobody can claim that this car hasn't led an interesting life. Reminds me of this story...
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03-02-2018, 04:19 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Hey Brett, besides the wheels, I really like the...

Hey Brett, besides the wheels, I really like the look of the mods on your car. Is there a thread that describes it in more detail?
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03-01-2018, 08:39 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Since we're going back into the archives, I was...

Since we're going back into the archives, I was thinking back on how nice Chuck Z's GTS looked with the RH 3.6...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-01-2018, 08:23 PM
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Posted By JPTL

This one? ...

This one?
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/868x395/coolest_rims_01_2d12f624918594e678793bf9c79eaba41cd44fb5.jpg
I'm going to guess ET 35 or 40 in the front. Looks like something...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-31-2018, 02:25 PM
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Posted By JPTL

That makes your score even better. I can imagine...

That makes your score even better. I can imagine the back & forth with the seller as you tried figure out if the fronts were 7" or 8" ;)
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01-31-2018, 10:54 AM
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Posted By JPTL

Around 15 years ago, a buddy of mine bought a...

Around 15 years ago, a buddy of mine bought a beautiful Black on Linen 89 GT that had belonged to the Stoddard family. It was mint and totally original except for the fact that at some point in the...
Forum: 928 Forum
01-30-2018, 05:42 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Epic score Bob! The holy grail of GT wheels IMO -...

Epic score Bob! The holy grail of GT wheels IMO - regardless of the year of the car wearing them.
I assume you'll be updating this thread with pics once installed. I'm not aware of a nicer red GT...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-20-2016, 11:10 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Keith's wheels weren't oem Porsche wheels - they...

Keith's wheels weren't oem Porsche wheels - they were customs ordered for the 928 IIRC. Pricey.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-06-2016, 10:28 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Wheels and car look great, Magnus. Love the color...

Wheels and car look great, Magnus. Love the color and the GTS mirrors.
Thanks for the input re: the spacers. It looks like you still have some room to bring that wheel out a bit more.
Even though I...
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10-06-2016, 01:20 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Gunmetal powdercoated Panamera 10 spokes on the...

Gunmetal powdercoated Panamera 10 spokes on the track car.

...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-06-2016, 09:23 PM
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Posted By JPTL

The track car just got a set of powdercoated...

The track car just got a set of powdercoated Gunmetal Panamera S wheels on Proxes R888 and a new mild track alignment :jumper:
The front offset is ideal (as has been discussed in this thread) and I...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-29-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Hey Mike! How goes it? I guess I'm an Addict,...

Hey Mike! How goes it?
I guess I'm an Addict, but I didn't know you were a Craic Head! ;)
Forum: 928 Forum
04-29-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Kind of wheel-related...

..some new brake bling:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/2000x1227/80-brake_bling2_99242230242525326d013ed3f696c3b15bc1f93d.jpg
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Forum: 928 Forum
03-15-2015, 12:57 AM
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Posted By JPTL

So this is more of a wheel question than a post...

So this is more of a wheel question than a post showing the coolest wheels....
In this factory photo, posted by Randy V, the silver car has phone dials, and the car behind it has manholes.
...
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01-20-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Thoomas, you might consider using a removable...

Thoomas, you might consider using a removable coating such as Plasti Dip for consumer applications, or Xytek for professionally applied.
If you don't like the look, just peel it off.
Forum: 928 Forum
01-20-2015, 01:10 PM
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Posted By JPTL

That pic makes a strong case for how replacing...

That pic makes a strong case for how replacing the 'phone dials' or 'manholes' with aftermarket wheels on an early 928 can make the car look much more contemporary....if that's the desired look.
Forum: 928 Forum
09-24-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Drumroll please...

Although we can't all agree on which wheels look best on a 928, I think that we can all agree that this would be the ugliest wheel on any car -
...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-23-2014, 11:51 PM
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Posted By JPTL

They're quality 2 piece wheels made in Germany,...

They're quality 2 piece wheels made in Germany, so they weren't cheap.
RH lists them at $680 per for the fronts and $740 for the rears. It also says that they're NLA Don't know why. I don't recall...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-23-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By JPTL

They're 18" 2 piece RH RAL. Fronts are 8.5"...

They're 18" 2 piece RH RAL.
Fronts are 8.5" with a 60mm offset, which works well with our cars.
Rears are 10 with a 54mm offset.

Some pics on the car (feel free to gag, Bjbpe ;) )
on my "next...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-23-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Unfortunately I won't be able to make Frenzy once...

Unfortunately I won't be able to make Frenzy once again:banghead:....due to my son having a hockey tournament in Pittsburgh.
I really need to get with those tournament organizers and have them...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-23-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By JPTL

So I decided to change the color of my RH RAL's...

So I decided to change the color of my RH RAL's from Silver to Gunmetal.
Although I was offered a really good price on a top-end paint job (thanks KM!), I didn't want a permanent finish, in case I...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-23-2014, 04:28 PM
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Posted By JPTL

:thumbup: Considering Porsche crest caps?

:thumbup:
Considering Porsche crest caps?
Forum: 928 Forum
02-11-2013, 09:58 PM
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Posted By JPTL

Question Should I paint my wheel centers?

Today my 10 year old said how cool the wheels on my GT would look black with 'red brakes'. It got me thinking, and got me Photoshopping.
I'm kicking around a few ideas:
Matte or gunmetal black...
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