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11-03-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Pzkw993

Thanks for reading, everybody. A little bit...

Thanks for reading, everybody.

A little bit of inside information for the Rennlisters... I absolutely HATED the alignment settings on the GT3 we got for testing. The nose was very unhappy under...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-09-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,407
Posted By Pzkw993

Okay, at this point I'm going to pull the ripcord...

Okay, at this point I'm going to pull the ripcord on my participation in this discussion because you are starting to genuinely concern me.

You are arguing with a version of me that you've made up...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-09-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,407
Posted By Pzkw993

Reader feedback says otherwise. As much as it...

Reader feedback says otherwise. As much as it would personally amuse me to pen extended Aspie stats-vomit regarding the GT2, the market for that is utterly miniscule.

The biggest car media...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-08-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,407
Posted By Pzkw993

I try to be responsive to readers whenever I can,...

I try to be responsive to readers whenever I can, particularly when they disagree with me. I'll admit to being a little bit annoyed by "Sue" or "eric" or whatever she/he is because I have little...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-08-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,407
Posted By Pzkw993

The more I read of your comments, the more I'm...

The more I read of your comments, the more I'm dead certain that all you did was read the headline (which is provided by the social-media staff at R&T) and start banging on your keyboard.

You've...
Forum: 996 Forum
06-07-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,407
Posted By Pzkw993

Are we sure that just getting the guy fired is...

Are we sure that just getting the guy fired is enough?

I mean --- holy sh*t, he wrote something you don't like!

Where would we be as a society if we just FIRED people for doing something that...
09-15-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,403
Posted By Pzkw993

I will say this: the conversation that you would...

I will say this: the conversation that you would have with a Berkeley student about why anybody "needs" a 911 Turbo is fundamentally identical to the one you would have with a Berkeley student about...
09-14-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,403
Posted By Pzkw993

And this is where Don's ideas about the increased...

And this is where Don's ideas about the increased kinetic energy of, say, a 991 GT3 compared to a 911 Carrera 3.2 come into play. If we're going to have very fast cars operating on tracks that are...
09-14-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,403
Posted By Pzkw993

What's it done for their CPR and EMT...

What's it done for their CPR and EMT certifications?
09-13-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,403
Posted By Pzkw993

SCCA also has TrackNight in America, which is...

SCCA also has TrackNight in America, which is rapidly expanding and is getting a lot of people involved. They don't use right-seat instructors. So they are about to be VERY relevant to the DE scene...
09-13-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,403
Posted By Pzkw993

The people who "crack you up" are the people who...

The people who "crack you up" are the people who make laws and reach jury verdicts and assign damages and re-zone racetracks out of existence. It shows admirable esprit to laugh at them but that...
09-12-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 15,403
Posted By Pzkw993

Good morning everyone, My name is Jack...

Good morning everyone,

My name is Jack Baruth and I wrote the articles about which some of you are complaining.

A little bit about me: former BMX racer, never paid attention to cars until I...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-25-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,554
Posted By Pzkw993

If you accept that the 996 is in any way superior...

If you accept that the 996 is in any way superior to the 993 for outhandling, outbraking, and outaccelerating the 993, then you have to also, logically, accept the idea that the C5 Z06 is a better...
Forum: 996 Forum
07-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,554
Posted By Pzkw993

Correct, "Walter Rohrl".

Correct, "Walter Rohrl".
Forum: 996 Forum
07-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,554
Posted By Pzkw993

The 996 actually saved Porsche and made it a...

The 996 actually saved Porsche and made it a stronger company.
The 996 actually saved Porsche and made it a stronger company.
The 996 actually saved Porsche and made it a stronger company.

The...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,217
Posted By Pzkw993

He was willing to share his mistakes in the hope...

He was willing to share his mistakes in the hope of steering other people in the right direction, so I was willing to publish what he'd written. He went into the ownership experience pretty much...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,217
Posted By Pzkw993

David's a nice kid who decided to try living his...

David's a nice kid who decided to try living his dream and went about it in a spectacularly naive fashion.

Still, how many of us had their dream car at the age of 23? I didn't own a 993 until I...
Forum: 991
03-21-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

It's all in fun. Porsche's original promo video...

It's all in fun. Porsche's original promo video for the 993 had a lurid slide all the way around a 180-degree turn at Weissach. I dimly remember a guy in a yellow 911 smoking the back tires all the...
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

Read the article. I discussed the fact that these...

Read the article. I discussed the fact that these PCCBs surpassed my expectations. :)
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

We had a 981 at CMP with the other two cars....

We had a 981 at CMP with the other two cars. (There's a short take of it in the same issue.)

The Evora whipped it bad. It wasn't even close. The gap between the Boxster and Evora on-track was...
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

In this case, Chevrolet's just copying Porsche......

In this case, Chevrolet's just copying Porsche... for years the acronym "PCCBs" rarely appeared on the internet without the succeeding phrase "cracked at my last trackday".

When I saw the spec...
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

For sure. I'm coaching at Summit a few times this...

For sure. I'm coaching at Summit a few times this summer.



Hey! That's the RS! But I have some concerns with the ZR1 time... it was a full-cage car and I wouldn't necessarily trust GM to play...
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

I can buy a brand-new ZR1 for $97K on eBay all...

I can buy a brand-new ZR1 for $97K on eBay all day, every day. The 991 I drove was $144K.



You do not remember correctly. Furthermore, Ring times don't mean anything. I've driven the Ring and...
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

On a positive note, this is a larger version of a...

On a positive note, this is a larger version of a shot Jamey took of me at CMP. The 991 is certainly a very stable and easy car to drive... this is in third gear.
Forum: 991
03-20-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,914
Posted By Pzkw993

Nah, I don't think anybody cares enough. If you...

Nah, I don't think anybody cares enough. If you have a 991, you clearly like it and my opinion doesn't, and shouldn't, mean much to you.



The 991 is seven inches NARROWER than a 935, than you...
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