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Forum: Spec Boxsters
06-29-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,070
Posted By turbochad

My quickest lap of the weekend at HPR was in...

My quickest lap of the weekend at HPR was in practice 1 first lap on 1HC scrubbed tires. I only ran two laps. Hot Pressure 38. I couldn't believe it. It is all a mystery to me.
Forum: Spec Boxsters
06-29-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By turbochad

All of the badly smoking SPBs I have seen have...

All of the badly smoking SPBs I have seen have either had a cracked ring land or cracked piston, a result of hydrolock from overfilled or bad AOS. Have you performed a leak down on the motor?
05-19-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By turbochad

GS610 originaly came in metal containers. It...

GS610 originaly came in metal containers. It didn't make any difference to whether or not it took on moisture in the sealed container. It happens in both metal and plastic containers.

For this...
05-18-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By turbochad

What he said I have been party to test...

What he said



I have been party to test data showing the effect of time on the performance of brake fluid. The tests clearly show that brake fluid in sealed containers absorbs moisture and...
05-17-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By turbochad

GS610, Prospeed RS683, and Torque RT700 are all...

GS610, Prospeed RS683, and Torque RT700 are all the same fluid. Only RS683 and Torque RT700 are "in production," fluids and can be bought fresh. Prospeed RS683 is $10 less per bottle than Torque...
05-17-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By turbochad

I don't believe GS610 has been manufactured for...

I don't believe GS610 has been manufactured for over 8 years. Last time it was produced the investors dumped the business partner and took back significant inventory. They have been selling in...
05-15-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By turbochad

You should be concerned. Any GS610 out there is...

You should be concerned. Any GS610 out there is so old that its boiling point is probably lower than supermarket fluid at this point. Brake fluid absorbs moisture, even in the can, and any GS610 is...
04-28-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,479
Posted By turbochad

https://youtu.be/mfuleS9rnzc This video...

https://youtu.be/mfuleS9rnzc

This video demonstrates how you know the wet sump just won't work under racing conditions (force diagrams in action). Sustained cornering followed by direction change...
04-25-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,479
Posted By turbochad

I am a CTSR customer, a friend of Chris,' but...

I am a CTSR customer, a friend of Chris,' but have no interest in this project other than as a fellow Boxster racer, and motorsport engineering enthusiast. Many of you know me.

I just finished...
01-19-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By turbochad

I'm in. Finishing a new SPB to debut at COTA....

I'm in. Finishing a new SPB to debut at COTA. 1984 LeMans Rollei Porsche 956 tribute livery.
Forum: Spec Boxsters
12-07-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,230
Posted By turbochad

All you really have to do to a stock Boxster are...

All you really have to do to a stock Boxster are the safety requirements. All the spec parts are optional except the PSS9s. If you do it on the cheap you won't be competitive anyway so you could do...
Forum: Spec Boxsters
11-11-2016, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By turbochad

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Spec Boxsters
11-10-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By turbochad

SPB Cage Halo Net

Anybody have a net on their cage to eliminate the need for arm restraints? Can you provide mfr info please.

Thanks
12-08-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,086
Posted By turbochad

I have seen this car in person on many occasions....

I have seen this car in person on many occasions. It is a reference car for certain and the nicest 993 I have ever seen. It is hard to communicate the level of preservation this car is in.
08-25-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

Most relevant point. Winning races is one thing,...

Most relevant point. Winning races is one thing, lap records is another. That is a tough ask.
08-25-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

I'll be staying at the track. Dinner sounds...

I'll be staying at the track. Dinner sounds good, lots to catch up on :)
08-25-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

The worst part of a Carrera is hauling an extra...

The worst part of a Carrera is hauling an extra 70+ pounds around each corner on the same tires compared with a 3.0. The rev limit is problematic at some tracks. The 915 is a good gearbox if you...
08-23-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

Niels, I look forward to seeing you at Hallett....

Niels,
I look forward to seeing you at Hallett. Glad you're back.
Chad
08-22-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

Motronic is great on both the fuel and ignition...

Motronic is great on both the fuel and ignition sides. Starts easy, runs reliably, no hot or cold start issues. I'm not saying that nothing ever goes wrong, but I have observed more people...
08-21-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

The 3.2 is far more reliable than an equally...

The 3.2 is far more reliable than an equally maintained 3.0 euro. Less things to go wrong.
08-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By turbochad

signed up

signed up
08-17-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,776
Posted By turbochad

I would have kept my passenger seat anyway, my...

I would have kept my passenger seat anyway, my daughter likes it when I drive her to school in the race car. I love her so much that I don't mind going to jail every so often. :roll eyes:

...and...
08-17-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,611
Posted By turbochad

I agree John. E stock is cheaper than a cup...

I agree John.

E stock is cheaper than a cup car and the racing is better at more events than any other class IMHO.
05-18-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By turbochad

Nice race car, we'll maintained. Best luck with...

Nice race car, we'll maintained. Best luck with the sale Brian.
05-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By turbochad

Me too.

Me too.
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