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Old January 4th 2018, 15:52
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Very nice build!
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Old January 6th 2018, 11:11
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Wow, impressive. Quite a lot of coin in parts there. What happens when the speedometer pegs out at 100 though??
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Old January 7th 2018, 06:08
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Hi Guys
Thanks for the warm welcome
I spent the other day attempting to install the Stiffy Kafer bar setup, 944 Turbo trailing arms and Bilstein rear coilover
Unfortunately nothing went to plan. The Kafer bar setup won't go in with my current Bilstein shocks... larger 1/2" bolt vs M12, the Bilstein coilovers can't go in with the steel arms and unfortunately I can't install the Turbo arms as Engineering regulations won't allow Street registration with the widened track. So.... they all have to go into storage until I engineer and register the car with the current setup. Ever heard the K.I.S.S principle... Keep It Simple Stupid��
That's what I need to do.
Focussing in finishing the electrics and spraying the rest of the car in preparation for registration��
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Old January 11th 2018, 02:36
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Hi

I was able to get my car past engineering with 944 alloy arms, I just had use some old Porsche Cayenne wheels that brought the track back close to standard.

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Old January 12th 2018, 05:51
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Cheers Steve
Your rims look like 18 * 8 +57
I currently have early twists with an option of 17 * 7 +55 or 17 * 8.5 + 50
Both rims fit under standard width guards. I'm using the guards as a reference to maintain the standard 1352mm rear track measurement plus engineer allowance of extra 25mm
Hopefully an engineer may give a bit of latitude in case I go over
Time to pull the rear end out and see how wide it will be
Any chance you could offer a rear track width of your car including the width and offset of your rims?
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Old January 12th 2018, 17:45
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Do you have wheel width limit in Victoria? I will check my track but I'm running 10x18 ET 65 now, they fit nice with Aeros. I can measure the track with these wheels
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Old January 16th 2018, 01:14
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I did a quick measurement today
My track width is 1610mm (with a little too much camber)
That's with running standard steel arms and 17 * 8.5 rims with 225 tyres.
I guess I'm only a little over the standard track so may as well shoot for the stars and install the Turbo arms
Those Aero guards really help to tuck wide track and big boots under the front and back. Did you get them back in the day from Richard or Boris?
I do have some other wide glass guards I can install once the arms are on but may have to drop down to 17 * 7" rear rims to help the cause.
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Old January 16th 2018, 03:42
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Hi

I measured my rear track, its hard to be accurate as I'm running R spec tyres with an offset centre grove, but taking a guess its about 1350 - 1360. That's with 10x18 ET 65 wheels. Stock track on 72 1302 is 1362 mm and a 71 1302 is 1352 mm.

I bought my Aeros from Boris for this car and my old 1302 as well.

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Old January 16th 2018, 03:55
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I guess you have seen this video of your car https://youtu.be/NwQO90GLzgo
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Old January 16th 2018, 06:02
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Hi Steve
That's an old video.... not much left from that original car
I made an error and measured the distance from outside to outside of tyre.... obviously not track width.
Correctly measured with camber adjustment I'd say I will be around 1375 with the 8.5" rims.
We'll see what the Turbo arms do
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Old January 16th 2018, 18:52
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The original car came from Queensland with a turbo Type 1, then Dieter and his dad put the NA Type 4 in it. What ET are your wheels?
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Old January 17th 2018, 05:58
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Yes
Had a few dealings with Richard.... hmmm
I can run 17 *7" +55 or 17 * 8.5" +50
I've also spotted some 993 wheels which I'll use an offset calculator to test offset
16 * 7" +50 fronts and 16 * 9" +70 rears
Not sure if they clear brembos either
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Old January 20th 2018, 00:16
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Yes
Had a few dealings with Richard.... hmmm
I can run 17 *7" +55 or 17 * 8.5" +50
I've also spotted some 993 wheels which I'll use an offset calculator to test offset
16 * 7" +50 fronts and 16 * 9" +70 rears
Not sure if they clear brembos either
993 wheels clear brembos. I have 16x7 and 16x9 set with ally arms and brembos.
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Old January 20th 2018, 06:36
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993 wheels clear brembos. I have 16x7 and 16x9 set with ally arms and brembos.
Excellent feedback
Thank you for helping
Just need to check regulations on wheel widths for registration now
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