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Forum: Track Talk 08-05-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Patrick3000
I liked the cup 2s a lot. Had a minor issue with...

I liked the cup 2s a lot. Had a minor issue with the aftermarket wheels that needed a 3mm spacer and retired the car as a result. I am going to put the cup 2s on my OEM wheels for Indy next month. ...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-05-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Patrick3000
Thank you Tom. Literally took me eight years to...

Thank you Tom. Literally took me eight years to find this one set up the way I wanted and in outstanding condition.

Yes the car that I am replacing it with is epic and I am still having trouble...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-02-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Patrick3000
Thank you, I appreciate it. I was lucky and...

Thank you, I appreciate it. I was lucky and ordered a new car, if not for that I would be keeping her. She is a blast and very fun ;)
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 08-01-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Patrick3000
1972 porsche 914 3.0l race car

1972 PORSCHE 914 3.0L RACE CAR

As a few folks know we have a new car on the way and I need to make some room so the Vintage Race car is available:

Details here:
...
Forum: Other Stuff For Sale 08-01-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By Patrick3000
x2 glwys

x2

glwys
Forum: Porsche & BMW Cars For Sale/Wanted 07-27-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By Patrick3000
FS: 1996 Carrera 4S

I was planning on keeping her for a while but we have a new car on the way and need to make room.

This well equipped 1996 Porsche C4S Coupe with 100k miles on the odometer is available in its...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-26-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Patrick3000
You are a week late, just replaced the pads on my...

You are a week late, just replaced the pads on my 6/3 with the same pads. This is a very good price in the current market. I paid more ;)

GLWYS
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-25-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By Patrick3000
It took a while but we found a nice set of 15x7/8...

It took a while but we found a nice set of 15x7/8 Fuchs for the vintage car this weekend.

Thank you John

No the search is on for tires ;)
...
Forum: Tools Needed/For Loan 07-23-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Patrick3000
BMWs :twisted:

BMWs :twisted:
Forum: Track Talk 07-22-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Patrick3000
^^^ To my eye that does not look like a factory...

^^^ To my eye that does not look like a factory Porsche Bar.

All of the Porsche roll bars that I have seen have a Porsche logo on the side marked Techquipment

The factory roll bar that I have...
Forum: Track Talk 07-22-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Patrick3000
Appreciate it, exactly the feedback I was looking...

Appreciate it, exactly the feedback I was looking for ;)

FedEx dropped the new set off at the dealership today, should be mounted and balanced for P-fest, see you at the track.
Forum: Track Talk 07-22-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Patrick3000
Thanks, I also attended those Tech Tactics...

Thanks, I also attended those Tech Tactics sessions for three years in a row prior to Covid canceling the event. The Cup 2 Connect uses a different compound and mold in the shoulder from the Cup 2...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-21-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Patrick3000
All I can tell you is that my son Patrick hit a...

All I can tell you is that my son Patrick hit a curb last year in his Volvo, with aluminum wheels. Radial broke out a BFH and trued the rim replaced the tire and put it on a balancer, job done ;)
Forum: Track Talk 07-21-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Patrick3000
Michelin Cup 2 Connect

Has anyone tried the new Michelin Cup 2 Connect on the track?

They are one of the few tires that I am able to locate in the proper size for the 996 GT3.

I’m curious if you have experience with...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-21-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Patrick3000
Don’t hit stuff ;) He doesn’t have a machine...

Don’t hit stuff ;)

He doesn’t have a machine to true wheels. They straighten them the old fashioned way with a BFH. It is an art form.

As for refinishing wheels they send them out for paint or...
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 07-21-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Patrick3000
Paul at Radial Tire in Silver Spring refinished a...

Paul at Radial Tire in Silver Spring refinished a set of factory GT3 wheels for me and they turned out great. Cost was reasonable and turnaround was three days. If Paul is not available ask for Adam.
Forum: Track Talk 07-20-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Patrick3000
Dorky has always been a tough crowd ;) I am...

Dorky has always been a tough crowd ;)

I am in :twisted:

Anyone else going?

Mia, thank you for posting.

I was not aware of the HPDE aspect of this event.
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-17-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By Patrick3000
I’m sure the factory engineers have no resources...

I’m sure the factory engineers have no resources to support the recommendation or any idea of what they are saying.

Good luck ✌️
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-15-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By Patrick3000
Here are the details from the service bulletin: ...

Here are the details from the service bulletin:

18-INCH WHEEL INSTALLATION NOT APPROVED
Article Text
1987 Porsche 944
Tuesday, August28, 2001 11:31AM

ARTICLE BEGINNING

TECHNICAL SERVICE...
Forum: Porsche & BMW Parts For Sale/Wanted 07-15-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By Patrick3000
I believe the factory issued a technical service...

I believe the factory issued a technical service bulletin about fifteen years ago stating that 18” wheels were not approved on the 944.

A google may provide the details.

Nonetheless here you...
Forum: Track Talk 07-11-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Patrick3000
You planning on bleeding your students brakes ;)

You planning on bleeding your students brakes ;)
Forum: Fun Runs and Upcoming Events in our area. 07-11-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Patrick3000
The last one was fun, wish I could make it but as...

The last one was fun, wish I could make it but as Dr. mentioned we will be at the track. Thanks for the invite.
Forum: Track Talk 07-07-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Patrick3000
Very nice, congratulations!

Very nice, congratulations!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions 07-03-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,518
Views: 595,583
Posted By Patrick3000
Adan, welcome to the nut house. Nice car...

Adan, welcome to the nut house.

Nice car btw: :)
Forum: Porsche Technical Discussions 06-29-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By Patrick3000
Dave gave you the link above. With the...

Dave gave you the link above.

With the manual gearbox you have a full mechanical LSD, you choose wisely :)

What Does Porsche Torque Vectoring Do?
There are actually two versions of the Porsche...
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