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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-21-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By racer
First was Rennlist..back in 2002 or 2003? I think...

First was Rennlist..back in 2002 or 2003? I think the same name I use here. Haven't been on RL since the buyout.

Then maybe Pelican? GTC-Motorsports (an nnjr pca offshoot), Dorkiphus, Potomac...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-17-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By racer
I really like the R129. I think its the best...

I really like the R129. I think its the best looking of the SL's. I find subsequent ones a bit too pointy in the nose. Too "FI" or McLaren inspired. Somehow the proportions of the Sacco designs look...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-17-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By racer
Is the 917 actually a VW ?

I kid, but maybe only a little ;)

So, I was catching up on my Panorama readings today and was reading through the August 2019 issue. The article in question had to do with Karl Ludvigsen and his...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-15-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By racer
Lolz..."ran when parked" :p

Lolz..."ran when parked" :p
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-14-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By racer
Matt - Thanks for taking the time to share a...

Matt - Thanks for taking the time to share a full explanation as to why things just cost more now.

I would also submit that some of the challenge with the aircooled cars in general is their age....
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-14-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By racer
I understand all the pull for the Miata.. I will...

I understand all the pull for the Miata.. I will just have to test drive one to make sure I and "the boy" can fit (he's about 6'1 and since I keep feeding him, he keeps growing ;) )

Ted - thanks...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-14-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By racer
hmm.. your mechanic (whom you trust?) says to...

hmm.. your mechanic (whom you trust?) says to watch and wait. It will only get worse, but it could take a while after all. But if the mechanic isn't looking to take your money, why just give it to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-13-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By racer
Thanks for the feedback btw and keep it coming. ...

Thanks for the feedback btw and keep it coming.

Any SLK experience? I know these had stick (rare) and auto. Likely stay away from the 230 Kompressor... thinking 2nd gen model instead. 280 slk...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-13-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By racer
idk. At one point, they were $10K cars needing...

idk. At one point, they were $10K cars needing $10K rebuilds. Stands to reason that a $40K car needs a $40K rebuild? ;)

lol... motormeister.. are they still around in the Aircooled game or did...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-13-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By racer
Well, the only Miatas I've sat in are NA and NB...

Well, the only Miatas I've sat in are NA and NB versions. I didn't fit in the NA version (drivers seat, stock). The NB, I was only a passenger and wasn't focused on fitment as the top was down and it...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 11-13-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By racer
While I like the idea of OEM, not sure I would...

While I like the idea of OEM, not sure I would search for Lobster claws for snows as they are 19" wheels. I'd look as small as would fit. 18" for sure. Maybe 17's? I would think a Porsche owners...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-13-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By racer
Non PCar roadster owners?

We are considering some kind of small, used, roadster runabout that is not a Porsche (ie, not a Boxster). Would be a 3rd/4th car. Weekend use. Some commuting. Maybe the occasional autocross. Given we...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-11-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By racer
Looks great. Enjoy.

Looks great. Enjoy.
Forum: Track Talk 11-08-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By racer
Just do it. Never turn down the opportunity for a...

Just do it. Never turn down the opportunity for a Porsche GT-X. They are all great cars.

Worst that happens is you hate it, you sell it for a profit ;)


fwiw, in an analog aircooled world, I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 11-07-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By racer
Donated. Where'd 27% of the donations go if...

Donated.

Where'd 27% of the donations go if not to R&D? new razor sale reimbursements? ;)
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 11-07-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By racer
Good luck with your search! Targas will be...

Good luck with your search!

Targas will be easier to find and usually less $$ than coupes. Since the AC on the SC/Carreras is marginal at best, you might prefer the ability to take off the roof to...
Forum: Track Videos 11-01-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By racer
Your steering wheel graphic only turns right and...

Your steering wheel graphic only turns right and still you made it through turn 3 ;)
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 10-29-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By racer
Thats a tight little roundy-round isn't it? When...

Thats a tight little roundy-round isn't it? When I first read the post I thought you meant Shenendoah Circuit at Summit Point. Lol on me.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 10-29-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By racer
Sticker price is $73K ;) Given usual German...

Sticker price is $73K ;) Given usual German luxury truck depreciation after 2.5 years... price must be about $30k?

I know.. Seller didn't include price...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-29-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By racer
I wonder if at AX, there is enough sustained...

I wonder if at AX, there is enough sustained G-loading to cause starvation, considering the volume of oil being run.

I will note, that most large bore 4 "race" motors I've seen (back in the late...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-28-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By racer
I'm sure you posted on 914world, but maybe this...

I'm sure you posted on 914world, but maybe this older thread has some ideas:

http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?showtopic=332273


How big of a motor is it? compression? hp? I've known...
Forum: Track Talk 10-26-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By racer
Is the issue: 1) the umbrella policy? Ie, they...

Is the issue:
1) the umbrella policy? Ie, they won't write one or
2) the uninsured race car?

Sounds like others have insurance for their racing. I assume that is what your agent wants in place...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 10-19-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,803
Posted By racer
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: Track Talk 10-16-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By racer
Ashburn to Wheaton is approx 40 miles... and a...

Ashburn to Wheaton is approx 40 miles... and a fair amount of time depending on rush hour traffic. Just saying it might not be convenient for Otto.

fwiw, while I may have been "foolish", I used...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 10-03-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By racer
Tony, thanks for the tip. I hope to set aside...

Tony, thanks for the tip. I hope to set aside some time this weekend to look into the issue.
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