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Originally Posted by mreid View Post
The OP asked the question as an “either torsion bars or coil overs”. The reality is that Porsche always used torsion bars on air cooled 911’s even with coil overs. This introduces another factor when determining suspension dynamics. Also, the standard raised spindle was 19mm as a compromise attempt at keeping balance. The more extreme changes like 30mm created a whole new set of challenges typically only used for racing.
964 993 aircooled had torsion bars ? :-)

yes on the early rsr and rs racecars they had to use the coils with torsion for homologation rather than technical reasons.

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