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  • DaveN007 ·
    It was arranged through my work. You should be able to simply buy a data/minutes plan from your carrier that covers anything you will need. My AT&T iPhone 4s "just worked" for voice and data. As I passed from one country to another I would get a warning message about data rates, but I knew my company had it covered. My brother bought a data package for a hundred bucks or so. Sorry i can't be more helpful. The key is to buy the package before you leave. My brother used his iPhone as a hotspot and we tethered our iPads to it when needed.
    SanFranMan ·
    Dave, can I ask what kind of data plan you used while you were in Europe doing your ED with your brother? I'm picking up in Leipzig and dropping off in Stuttgart and I plan to bring my iPad, but I want to get a local German or European micro-SIM for the iPad mini rather than pay US AT&T a fortune for roaming in Europe. Any recommendations on which local German/European carriers you used and how much they were?
    Wolfie ·
    I appreciate the feedback, Dave!

    I just checked your eBay listing and noticed your reserve wasn't met... so who knows, maybe when things turn around you'll still have it and you'll be glad you do. =)

    All the best to you.
    DaveN007 ·
    It is anywhere from $300 to $1000 depending upon who does it. A dealer will insist that the drop the transmission to properly set the backlash with shims. Private shops measure the old diff and the new diff and shim that way if needed. To date, no one has reported an issue with doing the $300 install. I am simply in a tough spot as far as discretionary spending is concerned. Add the install to what I can sell the LSD and other bits for and I can pay to get our family boat back out on the water. I am trying to avoid spending any cash right now because my family is right at that income level where we are the target for every tax increase on the table right now. Add them all up and they exceed my mortgage.

    You don't need an LSD. I have been driving on the track for years without one. Could I be quicker with one? Sure. But family comes first.

    It might be fun to drift around corners with both wheels spinning, though. LOL.
    Wolfie ·
    Dave

    What kind of expenses are associated with installing an LSD? I noticed yours on ebay and here in the classifieds. Since I drive like an old woman I probably don't need one but the differential seems to be the thing always nit-picked when Cayman's are reviewed. My only experience with an LSD is in the sixties when a LeMans would only lay scratch with one wheel and the GTO would lay down double lines. =)

    Thanks for any information.
    DaveN007 ·
    Reno is awesome. Lots of run off room. It takes a weekend to get the lay of the land because there are a lot of turns, but I like it a lot. Nice long straight going in fast esses, a cool uphill section that winds back and forth (the hoot-n-holler) and a fun high banked turn they call the toilet bowl or talledega. I haven't run the entire track as they rarely run a middle part called the "slide" because by the end of a weekend, most people want to stick with what they know already.
    Go to the website and look at course B. That is what they usually run.

    Reno-Fernley Raceway - Tracks -
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