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Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 09-09-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By racer
Buy it today, and go here:...

Buy it today, and go

here: http://okteenerfest.com/

or here : http://www.allaircooledgathering.com/

this weekend! Go for it! (bump)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 09-05-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By racer
They may have called it "Turbo" but at least they...

They may have called it "Turbo" but at least they didn't call it a "coupe" ;)


imho, Tesla was never in it for the cars.. they were in it for the energy storage/usage. A utility. The electric car...
Forum: Track Talk 08-29-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By racer
:p He said "race cars" and "affordable" in the...

:p He said "race cars" and "affordable" in the same sentence.. Killer. Clearly not ready for racing ;) Sorry. Couldn't resist. For me, race car and affordable do not go together. Hence my lack of...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-29-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By racer
Sorry John.. Sienna's don't die. Just comes down...

Sorry John.. Sienna's don't die. Just comes down to how many timing belts and door hinges you want to replace ;)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-28-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By racer
Since only crickets replied, I thought I would...

Since only crickets replied, I thought I would update.

Went and test drove a used (2016) 328ix 3GT with 65K miles. Not too bad.. but not overly impressive. Not a fan of BMWs "Sensa-Tec" or what...
Forum: Track Talk 08-23-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By racer
Rentals. Rent a Miata, or Spec race ford. Sign...

Rentals. Rent a Miata, or Spec race ford. Sign up for an SCCA or NASA racing school event. Then, rent for an event or for a season etc. Arrive and drive essentially. Not cheap, but a better way to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-23-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By racer
BMW 3GT or 5GT ?

Does anyone out here have any direct experience with either of the BMW GT models?

Wondering about usual BMW stuff: reliability, ride etc. I know they aren't the prettiest or sportiest cars BMW...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-19-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By racer
I'd throw it up on PCA's Panorama as well. Its...

I'd throw it up on PCA's Panorama as well. Its free ;)
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-19-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By racer
Sotheby's screwed the pooch on that sale...

Sotheby's screwed the pooch on that sale (regardless of what the article does and does not mention). I wonder what "Porsche" was willing to pay to get it back. Maybe that was the issue. They...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-16-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By racer
LNEngineering/Jake Raby have a great website to...

LNEngineering/Jake Raby have a great website to support their modifications for the IMS. http://theimssolution.com/

IIRC, the 986/996 (M96) engines had somewhere near a 10% failure rate as...
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 08-15-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By racer
Bump - Not sure if there is still space, but PCAP...

Bump - Not sure if there is still space, but PCAP event #4 is this Sunday (August 18th) at Bowie Stadium!
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 08-07-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,029
Posted By racer
At minimum, carry the spare part! you can always...

At minimum, carry the spare part! you can always pay/beg others for help. No one can help if the part isn't available.

As someone who used to drive 20+ year old cars to the track, carrying the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-05-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By racer
I didn't go to PFest, but several people I work...

I didn't go to PFest, but several people I work with or live near have had some kind of stomach bug/flu rip through them.. come and gone in about 36 total hours over the past 10 days or so.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-05-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By racer
Yeah, for PHEV (plug ins/ICE) I've considered the...

Yeah, for PHEV (plug ins/ICE) I've considered the Fusion/CMAX versions. For me, my commute is 60+ miles round trip, so many of the cheaper/older models won't cover that range. Some pure electrics...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 08-05-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By racer
Carvanna tends to offer higher than Carmax fwiw. ...

Carvanna tends to offer higher than Carmax fwiw.

Traditionally, Dorki's are cheap as fudge, so something bought/sold here has to be really "special".

I'd also add some interior pics.. with...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 08-01-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By racer
hmm.. lots of versions of 911 Carrera.. starting...

hmm.. lots of versions of 911 Carrera.. starting in about 1973 to 2020. Maybe be a bit more specific? a pic? size etc?
Forum: Other Technical Discussions 08-01-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By racer
Whats the cost difference between new and used...

Whats the cost difference between new and used parts? Seems a big labor/time disparity among the 3 (5hrs-22hrs? - Seems like 944 clutch replacement.. Factory quotes 12 hrs, i am sure many do it in...
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 07-24-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By racer
97 Boxster w/Tip for $5500?

Sucked into CL this morning... Been thinking about an "automatic" for my commute..

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/d/alexandria-1997-porsche-boxster/6941036605.html

[QUOTE]1997...
Forum: Stuff Other People Are Selling 07-24-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By racer
FS: 996C2 for $12K

Local CL find: 996 for $12K.... 12K?? wow.. 18 year old 911... for $12K.. sounds like the 18 year old 911s many here were buying in 2000 for $12K. The circle is complete!
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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-24-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By racer
PHEV / Electric cars

Wondering what the Dorki experience has been with either:

1) PHEV's (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles - Volt, Cmax/Fusion Energi etc)
2) Pure EVs (ie Tesla, Leaf, Bolt etc)

How about charging?...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-18-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 175,766
Posted By racer
We've seen this before.. When Mansell left FI as...

We've seen this before.. When Mansell left FI as world champ and then came to Cart and won the title. 1993 I think. I still believe the F1 drivers are better than the Indy drivers. "Steering around"...
Forum: Track Talk 07-18-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By racer
If PRO race series require cars to have Air...

If PRO race series require cars to have Air Conditioning (I'm looking at you WEC), and if 90% or more of the track folks drive cars built since 1995.. why not just let them run with the AC on and...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 07-12-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By racer
Well done by everyone :D :D

Well done by everyone :D :D
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 07-10-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By racer
Thanks. I'm looking for a car for my kid. Having...

Thanks. I'm looking for a car for my kid. Having owned a 944, I know that having a shop do items like Clutch is very spendy due to difficulty accessing it..(12 "book" hours.. so figure $2500?) and...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 07-10-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By racer
Manual or Auto? Black interior? Hows the...

Manual or Auto?
Black interior?
Hows the hatch (delamination?)
Any record of Clutch replacement?
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