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Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 08-31-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,978
Posted By Trackrat
Centerlock Wheel System and Track Usage

There are some things trackrats need to be aware of and fully educated on in regards to using OE centerlock system on track.

The CL system has proven its durability and strength both in the...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 08-06-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 52,188
Posted By Trackrat
Re: MovIt Carbon Silicon Carbide Rotors as PCCB Replacement?

"Perfect"

Once the pads are bedded, it feels great on the street. As good or better than OE PCCB. I have them on Spyder and GT3RS and love them. Wet/dry/track/street- all excellent.

Caution: Do...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 08-01-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,697
Posted By Trackrat
Re: GT3 Suspension Image/ PDF?

Hi Apex- I will be glad to help, details please? :)
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 07-21-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,304
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Paint to sample GT3-RS at the local dealer

Wow! That is a beauty. The MSRP is a bit of jaw dropper though :-((

Be a good buy at $130k :D
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 07-08-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 52,188
Posted By Trackrat
Re: MovIt Carbon Silicon Carbide Rotors as PCCB Replacement?

I am only to page 35 of the thesis and look forward to finishing it and fully digesting it this weekend. One thing immediately learned- don't throw away those "useless" metal plates clipped onto back...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 07-07-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 52,188
Posted By Trackrat
Re: MovIt Carbon Silicon Carbide Rotors as PCCB Replacement?

Hi Gator Bite- Price is going to vary based on exchange rate (Euro) and options (specific application, friction ring size, w or w/o hats, etc). There are more variables than one might think. The way...
Forum: AutoX, DE and Racing Discussions 07-05-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 69
Sticky: How To Brake?
Views: 69,303
Posted By Trackrat
Re: How To Brake?

Not sure how I managed to not read this thread since it's inception. My loss, that's for sure. Pure gold. Thanks to all for the superb comments.

1. Balance
2. Sensitivity
3. Work up to the...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 07-05-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 54,089
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Keep Or Sell? 3RS/Spyder vs Cup

Truly awesome stuff Skypalace! Thanks so much for taking the time and making the effort to post your comments! Really great food for thought. Still undecided what to do in the next few months, but...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 07-05-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 52,188
Posted By Trackrat
Re: MovIt Carbon Silicon Carbide Rotors as PCCB Replacement?

MovIt update. Using OE sized carbon/silicon/carbide friction discs only, (not the calipers, not the available oversized rotors) I can report the following based on 15 track days (30-35 hours of race...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 07-05-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,971
Posted By Trackrat
Re: The coolest '10 RS

Very nice upgrade, thanks for posting Peter!
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-27-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 52,188
Posted By Trackrat
Re: MovIt Carbon Silicon Carbide Rotors as PCCB Replacement?

Ok- update. MovIt and I patched things up. They addressed my issues and we are moving forward again in positive fashion and I give them full credit for being willing to step-up and address the...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-21-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 54,089
Posted By Trackrat
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-18-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,446
Posted By Trackrat
Summertime and Roasting in the Cockpit Heat. What's the solution?

Here we are, prime tracking season and it is getting hot.

Drawing on the voices of experience here: What is a good solution for reducing body temps?

1. Ice pack garments?
2. The cool suit...
Forum: AutoX, DE and Racing Discussions 06-18-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,826
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Thunderhilll Pics and Video. Mighty Fine Weekend!

I just signed up for GGR, all the usual suspect names on the registration list :-)( Unless we broil in the heat it is going to be a fine weekend. See you there John!
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-18-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,450
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Front Axle Lift on an RS

Knowing what I know now- weight, complexity, noises when extended, sometimes won't go down unless past 30 mph, I would NOT spec it.

Yes it is very nice to have for the occasional curbs, but not...
Forum: AutoX, DE and Racing Discussions 06-17-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,826
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Thunderhilll Pics and Video. Mighty Fine Weekend!

You are a fine Rabbit to chase, Doug. You car is looking awesome! Wish you could make it out to more events :) Such a great weekend, no damaged cars, great weather, nice folks.
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-16-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 54,089
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Keep Or Sell? 3RS/Spyder vs Cup

The woman driving the Miata last weekend was driving it very well, but there is no substitute for hp :-)( But I hear you and understand your point. Wify is scared enough just street driving, no way...
Forum: AutoX, DE and Racing Discussions 06-16-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,826
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Thunderhilll Pics and Video. Mighty Fine Weekend!

Thanks Peter! Yes indeed, dialed in, nothing I would want to change.



You know they say the camera adds 10 lbs? Perhaps it also accentuates my errors? lol...Maybe you are noticing road...
Forum: AutoX, DE and Racing Discussions 06-15-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,826
Posted By Trackrat
Thunderhilll Pics and Video. Mighty Fine Weekend!

Great weekend at Thunderhill Raceway hanging with my track pals. Mikymu was there with his Cup which he kept on track :p and Lar and Cameron were looking good too. Several other regular Porsche guys...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-14-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,894
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Lucky Buyers: 4.0 Spec Thread- What Is Yours?

Then I have the agony of the multi-month wait to get it over here. Too painful :(
Plus I want to clear film it before I cover it in rockchips...lol.

To clarify, you and other friends are going...
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-05-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 37,385
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Trackrat's GT3RS Project

Ah- I listed only what I did over the winter, not what I did previous. Just edited the original post. Think that is all but I may have forgotten something
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-02-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,894
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Lucky Buyers: 4.0 Spec Thread- What Is Yours?

Yup.

And let me tell you I have been agonizing over the decision between Darth Vader and Snow White :-((

Best capture yet I have heard of the exhaust...whooo-wee!

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Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 06-02-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 53,894
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Lucky Buyers: 4.0 Spec Thread- What Is Yours?

I switched to White paint with white wheels :eek:
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 05-31-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,770
Posted By Trackrat
Re: 4.0 RS in the wild

Yep, white wheels on a tracked car must be a challenge to keep clean. But it does look awesome.
Forum: GT2, GT3, RS and Cup Car Discussions 05-31-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 54,089
Posted By Trackrat
Re: Keep Or Sell? 3RS/Spyder vs Cup

Good idea, makes sense!



Lol...:-)( Bunch of co-dependents in here, I gotta spend some time away...:p



That is mighty good advice methinks :-DD
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