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I hope my thread was not interpreted as encouraging everyone to pull their yaw sensors. I'm just relaying what happened when I did mine. For sure, people should not perform this modification unless they have the experience and ability to control the car, and are willing to take the risk of a bad result. I did my first 15 years of track driving in a 944 that had no driver aids beyond ABS, so I felt confident enough to give it a try on the Cayman, but, even still, I took it easy until I was sure there would be no ugly surprises.

Please, everyone--be careful out there.


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I fully believe that cutting out all the electronic driver aids are the best way to learn to drive on track as a beginner.
First reason is that you will most likely drive slower, because you will back off when the car start getting slightly out of shape, and then you will gradually start getting faster as you gain confidence with what the car is telling you.
With driver aids everything is masked so you get very little feedback and you fast become overconfident with your own skill set, resulting in over-driving the car and having a big off when the electronic give up on you. I have seen plenty of people with new gt3's end up in the wall on a wet track, and if the same drivers had been driving and old 996 gt3 then they would have been driving 20% slower

Lastly, you can't beat being on the edge in a car 100% controlled by the driver ;-)
 

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I agree with that, nielsen. I drove every autocross my first year in this car with psm off for this very reason. I run with it on now, not because I need to, but because I found the performance aids packaged with psm (dynamic brake bias in particular) really do make it a faster car than with psm disabled. I don't have PASM, but pulling the yaw sensor disables that magic pasm as well and leaves it full stiff all-around.

I don't pull the yaw sensor, as for sport chrono cars, turning psm off via the button in sport+ mode really does push it WAY out of the way as it stays completely off under throttle and the "always on" envelope under braking is so wide as to be pretty unrestrictive. Honestly, even with psm on, it stays mostly out of the way in sport+. (Horribly intrusive in normal mode, though; I can see why it's do despised by those without sport chrono.)
 

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The smaller diameter tires help close up the gear ratios which improves acceleration. The smaller diameter tires also allow a much higher top speed. The trick is to get the wider tires in 17" and get the best of both, wider tread and smaller diameter. The smaller diameter rim also negates any need for a big brake kit. Big brake kits are needed for larger diameter wheels because the tire/ 19" or 20" wheel has more leverage against the rotor compared to the 17" wheel with the wider tires
Not exactly, but I'm not one to get into a pi$$ing match on the internet. To each their own.
 

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I'm bringing this one back. does anyone have pics of their install?
I need to do this but I need some ideas on a clean install

and maybe a how-to. i can barely tie my own tie
 
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