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  1. Thread: HPDE insurance

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    Re: HPDE insurance

    I have been doing De events for 18 years. i have averaged 6 events a year . That cost would have been $ 32,400. i self insure, since you will pick up the 10 % deductible anyway to me unless your...
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    Re: DE tire dilemma

    have you looked at the Bridgestone RE 71 ? I used to run NT 01's but they were not available in my 19 inch wheels, went to the Re 71's really like them
  3. Re: What Should I Know About Driving Cayman S On The Track

    Interesting question...i have a 16 gts pdk, went from a 993 97 6speed, pdk is the greatest invention since sliced bread. however i have found i use Sport + but feel the upshifts are a little harsh...
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    Re: Battery Maintainer

    I have used the Porsche battery maintainer, a few more dollars but has worked great

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SVEA9I0/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Re: Brake pad upgrade

    I use PFC pads ( Performance friction Pads) cost is about $ 600 for both front and rears. they seem to last a long time and do not squel
  6. Thread: Tire question

    by okindao
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    Re: Tire question

    Will probably stay with the RE 71's, when i priced them out the NT 01's for a set were $ 200 more not worth it to me . thanks for the information
  7. Thread: Tire question

    by okindao
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    Tire question

    I have been using Bridgestone Re 1's on my 19 inch wheels

    Front are 245-35-19

    Rears are 275-35-19

    i miss Nitto NT 01's but they do not have the same sizes available the nearest they have is...
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    Re: 2015 Cayman GTS Order Guide?

    The 20 inch Carrera S wheels were standard for the GTS but they were not black in my opinion.......
  9. Thread: X73 install?

    by okindao
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    Re: X73 install?

    I have what i consider to be the best option PASM with standard springs, hence not harsh on the street, but changed out both sway bars, front went with the GT 3 or gt 4 bar which is stiffer than...
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    Re: New (ok sightly used) CGTS

    congratulations ,enjoy your new toy
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    Re: Tire wear pattern question

    absolutely flip the tires, i also flip from inside to out side. The tire warning pressure issue is a pita, i just ignore it...system is not smart enough to adjust .....i start out at sometimes 26 and...
  12. Re: 981 Cayman S or GT4.......Die Hard BMW guy ready to step over to the dark side.

    How important is your marriage ? :) now seriously in my view if you mainly care about lap times and an extra 1.5 to 2 seconds is critical then go with the GT4. One of the biggest advantages of that...
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    Re: 718 Boxster GTS Build Order is IN!

    Gorgeous car, congratulations . Let the mods begin. First and foremost get rid of those ugly amber side markers for clear...inexpensive you can do it yourself and will greatly improve the looks.
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    Re: GT4 981 side scoops with no logo

    Jon, another member has called you out on the pictures you have used to try to sell your product. Those pictures are not of your product and should have been removed 3 days ago. The fact that you...
  15. Thread: Radar Detector

    by okindao
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    Re: Radar Detector

    Valentine 1 ....suction cups and plug into lighter on console ...best one out there
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    Re: Tire wear pattern question

    I agree i shoot for 32 -34 hot for both front and rears, means i go out from 26 to 29 based on temperature and time of the day
  17. Re: Don't hear a lot about sway bar upgrades for Cayman R?

    I get over 15 track days with my Re 71's. Be sure to switch them from left to right and also inside to outside on the same wheel. i used pilot cup's on my old 993 not worth the money could not get...
  18. Re: New Cayman R Owner - 6MT, GTS Red over Black/Alcantara

    congratulations beautiful car. Enjoy it, spend money on seat time no modifications are needed for this car until you have done atleast 6 events or more.
  19. Re: 2014 CS - Porsche CPO - Purchase price check, is it a good price?

    over rev report with a pdk is not neccessary unless the owners left the ground and the car overeveed which is unusual
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    Re: 718 S PASM -20mm vs. 981 x73 SS - Boxster

    I decided to get PASM on my ordered GTS. I did not want the harsher springs for daily driving as my wife will travel in the car. Since i do about 4 to 6 De events per year I added the GT3 ( GT4)...
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    Re: Age Check for Cayman owners.

    I am almost 66 years old, 5' 6" 185 lbs, my old car was a 97 993 triple black cabriolet. i took that beautiful car and turned it into a track car. I do about 4 to 6 driver education events a year and...
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    Re: Stock Fluid & Pads for 3 days

    I went another route for the suspension when i ordered my car I did not order the x 73 due to the springs and it being a daily driver. But i decided to put on the GT 3 front sway bar ( same one used...
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    Re: Is this what the slippery slope looks like?

    RickH i added gt3 front sway bar( used also on GT4 ) and Tarret rear sway bar only and improved my times by about 1.5 seconds. i purposedly did not order the car with the x73 sport suspension cause...
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