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Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 04-25-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,900
Posted By jplavanjr
Ha- nice first post Jack! Did you notice the...

Ha- nice first post Jack!

Did you notice the first pic in campbellcj's post right above yours has my car in it, back when it was red? In the good ol' days of VARA when there were Porsches-a-plenty...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 04-08-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,045
Posted By jplavanjr
yep- same address. I looked at the pictures...

yep- same address.

I looked at the pictures from the race weekend. Where were all of the legal Zs?
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 04-07-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,045
Posted By jplavanjr
When no one's holding him up he gets going faster...

When no one's holding him up he gets going faster and everything seems greasy when you're goin that much faster. I've followed him a few times through there and thought the same thing until I came in...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-03-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,204
Posted By jplavanjr
Mark M- I'll see if I can find any more by Cal...

Mark M- I'll see if I can find any more by Cal Speedway.

Mark S.- I gave up the prospect of making it to BWRP yesterday. I'm not going to be able to make it up.

Yes- I think you should sell...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 01-29-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,204
Posted By jplavanjr
Looks good Mark. Are you going to test at...

Looks good Mark.

Are you going to test at BWRP Feb 9&10?

I've still got a lot to do to get the car back together...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 11-28-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,607
Posted By jplavanjr
+ 1 on publishing it here! Thanks

+ 1 on publishing it here!

Thanks
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-08-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By jplavanjr
More importantly- are you going to make it to...

More importantly- are you going to make it to Vegas this weekend to actually RACE with us, rather than WATCH a race at Laguna Seca?
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-28-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By jplavanjr
Sent PM

Sent PM
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-26-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
That's what I've been doing too. Works great for...

That's what I've been doing too. Works great for those calipers but I'm trying to adapt bigger calipers.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-26-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
Yeah, it's pretty light. About 1870lbs. The...

Yeah, it's pretty light. About 1870lbs.

The problem is not that they're fading. It's just that I don't have enough rear bias with those REALLY SMALL calipers. I'm running Alum S calipers up front...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-26-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
Thanks Tom. I'm also still looking for info...

Thanks Tom.

I'm also still looking for info on other methods of adapting that have been done prior to now.

JP
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-26-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
Still looking for SWB rear brake caliper adapters

Bump, in case someone else has any more info for me...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-22-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
The '73 is a long wheelbase car and your steel...

The '73 is a long wheelbase car and your steel trailing arms have 3" bolt spacing.

My Short Wheelbase Car has trailing arms with 2 1/4" bolt spacing so adapters are needed for anything other than...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-21-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
Thanks guys. The adapters/spacers I've seen...

Thanks guys.

The adapters/spacers I've seen before mount the caliper in nearly the same position as stock.

2 concerns I have with the design referenced above, although just an unfounded...
Forum: Porsche 911 Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 09-21-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By jplavanjr
WTB SC/Carrera rear brake calipers

WTB 3" bolt spacing rear calipers from an SC or Carrera for use on my SWB vintage race car.

Also- does anyone know of a source for adapters to be able to bolt those onto the early (SWB) trailing...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-21-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By jplavanjr
Rear brake caliper adapters for SWB cars

Does anyone have any pictures and specs of any adapters made to be able to use SC/Carrera rear calipers (with 3" bolt spacing) on SWB trailing arms?

If no pictures or specs, how about a source for...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 07-01-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By jplavanjr
That "few inches away" made all the difference....

That "few inches away" made all the difference. It's probably as low as it should be right now. Any lower would just be too low.
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-25-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By jplavanjr
Here are a few pics of the way I did it. Open for...

Here are a few pics of the way I did it. Open for critique of course.

I cut a slot in the dash aligned so the bottom of it was basically flush with the inside of the trunk panel then welded some...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-19-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,900
Posted By jplavanjr
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/P10100131...

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/P10100131182295037.jpg

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/untitled21182295140.jpg
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Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-19-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,900
Posted By jplavanjr
Before: ...

Before:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/DSC006821182294054.jpg

During:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/DSC022481182294074.jpg

After a little cut and paste (weld) from...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-19-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,900
Posted By jplavanjr


Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-19-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,900
Posted By jplavanjr
And for some fun with Mark: ...

And for some fun with Mark:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads10/DSCF05851182293790.jpg

He DID save it and come back on just behind us.
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 06-19-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,900
Posted By jplavanjr
Mark- give him a deal on your old (fast) 2.0 and...

Mark- give him a deal on your old (fast) 2.0 and get him out there with us! Nice pics by the way. Thanks for including the 12 car.

Patrick- we'd love to have you in CP. Too many defectors to CP3...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 04-06-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By jplavanjr
At the limits of speed/adhesion, the traction and...

At the limits of speed/adhesion, the traction and potential turning radius are constantly changing and the wheel sawing is to catch the slides as the car unweights and to turn in as the car loads up....
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 04-03-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,361
Posted By jplavanjr
That was great fun Chad. I KNEW you guys wouldn't...

That was great fun Chad. I KNEW you guys wouldn't make it the distance when we all had to pit a little early. Would have been VERY cool if Mark and I hadn't broke the throttle cable because we would...
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