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Forum: Track Talk 08-23-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
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: 0
Views: 52
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: 8
Views: 416
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: 12
Views: 309
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: 6
Views: 167
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: 436
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: 26
Views: 655
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: 215
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: 401
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: 158
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: 166
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: 206
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: 69
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: 372
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: 401
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: 1,974
Views: 171,498
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: 636
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: 648
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: 589
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: 589
Posted By racer
Manual or Auto? Black interior? Hows the...

Manual or Auto?
Black interior?
Hows the hatch (delamination?)
Any record of Clutch replacement?
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 06-26-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By racer
I've always liked these cars. What exactly...

I've always liked these cars.

What exactly does a Dinan Stage 3 Performance Package involve or yield, performance wise?
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 06-20-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By racer
2019 PCAP Autocross thread

Season started.. Missed the first event and the school :( .

Saw there are 73 entrants listed for this Sunday's event. Even some old school aircoolers (71 911T, 70 914/6 (not mine). I will be...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-18-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 503,268
Posted By racer
I think its the shape of the cooling/vent holes...

I think its the shape of the cooling/vent holes are not proper. These look like later "disc wheels".. ie, 5x130 wheels.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-13-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By racer
Indeed. Great addition. Submitted pic of my light...

Indeed. Great addition. Submitted pic of my light ivory 914.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 06-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By racer
Looks great! Enjoy the new toy.

Looks great! Enjoy the new toy.
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