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Forum: 964 Forum
02-14-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Hmmm, well let's not stress re spring rates as I...

Hmmm, well let's not stress re spring rates as I was advised to go with the KW Clubsport kit as its supposedly good out of the box.
As I mentioned, bumping up the rear compression and rebound has...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-13-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,727
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Yes, by 'turns', I meant clicks... Top is Allen...

Yes, by 'turns', I meant clicks... Top is Allen key, bottom is built into strut
Forum: 964 Forum
02-13-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,727
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

I agree that a stiffer rear spring will reduce...

I agree that a stiffer rear spring will reduce understeer and I am also under the impression that 911's don't like too stiff a front end.
If I can enquire re advised settings, my car already feels...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,727
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Cheers guys. I'll corner weight and set to your...

Cheers guys. I'll corner weight and set to your recommendations. Any idea what road to guard lip height should be?
Forum: 964 Forum
02-11-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,727
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Hi all, Car is used for both street n track....

Hi all,
Car is used for both street n track. Ride height I haven't measured but just fit a finger between top of tyre n guard front n rear.
Spring Rates are as per kit. I suspect the damping and...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-10-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,727
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

KW Clubsport kit installed. Need help re set up.

Hi all,

After much great advise on the forum, I purchased and installed a set of KW Clubsport coilovers and a full set of powerflex bushes. Can I please get advise on recommended settings for the...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-28-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Awesome. So plan is KW CS Powerflex bush kit ...

Awesome.
So plan is KW CS
Powerflex bush kit
Return to 18mm rear bar.
I believe the CS kit comes with new top mounts.

With set up, KW says the shocks are optimally set at factory?
They then...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-28-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Thanks all, Going through your list, what is...

Thanks all,

Going through your list, what is the advantage of KW CS over Koni's with suitable poundage eibach race springs correctly valved? Not saying I don't want to spend the $ on the KW but...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-23-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Dear Ninemeister, Thanks for your very...

Dear Ninemeister,

Thanks for your very considered advice but I only mentioned once the $400 and only as a considered option if re- valving the shocks and fitting stiffer rear springs WOULD achieve...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-22-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

All great advise. My car is VERY loud exhaust...

All great advise.
My car is VERY loud exhaust so it sounds like a Powerflex upgrade mightn't bother me. Adjustable swaybars I already have and use the adjustability to suit different events. I have...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-21-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Happy to pay the $$$. Still looking at KW...

Happy to pay the $$$. Still looking at KW clubsport kit.
I was merely pointing out that it seems the Koni's if correctly matched with springs and then valves to suit appear to do an excellent job....
Forum: 964 Forum
11-21-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

One thing I've noted is my front springs are...

One thing I've noted is my front springs are comparable to RS set up and KW set up but rear is about 60% as stiff. This would explain the feeling I've had and difficulty with turn in and eliminating...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-18-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

I agree 60k on shocks probably equals knackered! ...

I agree 60k on shocks probably equals knackered!
I also agree re the compliance. I am definately a believer that suspension requires travel and enough compliance to keep the rubber on the road. I've...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-18-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

My lap times are off the pace by 2-3 secs a lap...

My lap times are off the pace by 2-3 secs a lap and I know people will point to driving. For those who watch Moto GP, Phillip Island is a classic example. I am doing 53-55's depending on track...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-18-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

LOL, I knew as soon as I posted this that the...

LOL, I knew as soon as I posted this that the advise would be that perhaps the issue was the nut behind the wheel. It's probably the response I would have given too!
Although I am not a professional...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-17-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

I run Dunlop DZ03G, usually M compound front and...

I run Dunlop DZ03G, usually M compound front and R compound rear.
This is the same tyre as my competitors are running.
Forum: 964 Forum
11-17-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,099
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

What's the 'gold standard' for 964 suspension circuit set up

hi all,

I am running adjustable konis and HR reds with 24mm front and 22mm rear adjustable swaybars. I like that I can soften it off for the street however I can't get near other 964's for mid...
Forum: 964 Forum
08-16-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Thanks for all your replies. I think I'll try...

Thanks for all your replies.
I think I'll try the O2 sensor first and then get some coils.
The coils are pretty old I gather. I've had the car for four years and never changed them and I'm prety...
Forum: 964 Forum
08-15-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

O2? Do you mean oxygen sensor?

O2? Do you mean oxygen sensor?
Forum: 964 Forum
08-15-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Carbonetic LSD

hi all, just to let you know, following on from my various LSD threads over the previous 18months, I bit the bullet, went left field and tried a Carbobetic LSD. Initial impressions are very...
Forum: 964 Forum
08-15-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Hydrophobic 964... Help needed!

strange one.

My 964 has suddenly begun dying intermittently but only when it is wet. Started last week after a track day, an excursion into the mud and subsequent under car serious steam clean BUT...
Forum: 964 Forum
06-02-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Ha, you Lads must think I'm a tight arse! Truth...

Ha, you Lads must think I'm a tight arse!
Truth is, have newly born twins and a two year old and crazy witk schedule so flinging an email is easier!
Also, I can't stress enough that this isn't a...
Forum: 964 Forum
06-01-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

I tried [email protected] ...

I tried

[email protected]
[email protected]
and
The website contact form.

None has elicited a response...
Forum: 964 Forum
06-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Contacting 911 Chips (Steve Wong)

have any of you had difficulty in contacting 911 chips?
I have sent them four emails over the previous ten days and no replies?
I am in Australia so would prefer not to phone them.

When i got my...
Forum: 964 Forum
05-17-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,263
Posted By Jimjacqmx5

Well, a little update. Mentioned vendor has...

Well, a little update. Mentioned vendor has advised my parts were sent but must have got lost in the mail. Hmmm. That said, they were gracious enough to coff up a full refund. So, I have no tail...
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