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Originally Posted by 911st View Post
I am sure they do but I am not sure going from a razor sharp 350 +/- NA HP to 450 +/- turbo HP is that big of a jump on a road race track. Expecially if it is a technical one.

Still, turbos are a blast and I would love to learn how to drive one on the track. Did ride with an instructor in a turbo and he make it clear a turbo dose not take the same line as a NA car.
Well you ask a good a question. I think on a short and tight track I am not going to pick up much time, but gearing will play a role there as well. But on a longer track I think there will be a significant difference.

To be honest, I just really wanted to try the turbo route. I love my 3.4 as it has un real throttle response and that makes it very easy to drive. But the turbo has EFI as well and should have reasonable response.

What about a 930 transmission with a shorter 2/3/4 gear stack? I was looking at the tracks I drive regularily and I really don't need more than 140-145 on the big track and about 130-135 on the short one.

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