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Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 317
Posted By Bill Verburg
thru '71 the lower shock bolt was M12x1.5x85 ...

thru '71 the lower shock bolt was M12x1.5x85
from '72 on it is M14x1.5x95
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Bill Verburg
996 GT3 RS or 997 GT3 4.0 RS(will require a...

996 GT3 RS
or
997 GT3 4.0 RS(will require a bit more leg for a bit more clamp)
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 317
Posted By Bill Verburg
from the current Bilstein catalog for '71 911 ...

from the current Bilstein catalog for '71 911
Part Number: 24-009676
Series: B6 Performance
Notes:
- Club Sport Version
- Setting: 1800/1645
- For use with M14 lower mounting bolt 24-009676
...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 317
Posted By Bill Verburg
You are correct is believing that the tire height...

You are correct is believing that the tire height is the issue

a 215/60 which is a tad wider and taller will rub in the same place

any of the following will be ok

205/55 @ ~23.9"
205/50 @...
Forum: Porsche Autocross and Track Racing 02-25-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,272
Posted By Bill Verburg
Winders has it right reducing weight transfer...

Winders has it right
reducing weight transfer is good because a pair of tires can create more lateral grip than a single tire can
when a car corners the inertial force act through the center of...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-19-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,140
Posted By Bill Verburg
These #s are based on 40+ years of ownership of...

These #s are based on 40+ years of ownership of my 2, a '76 Carrera 3.0(SC/Carrera chassis) and a '72 originally n/b but I added RS flares. Multiple wheel and tires sets on these and several hundred...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-18-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Bill Verburg
nice setup, the plumbing might have been a bit...

nice setup, the plumbing might have been a bit easier if one of the wider spaced headers was used, something like the B&Bs seen here

...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-18-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By Bill Verburg
I always liked the 245/45 on 9 setup, mostly, but...

I always liked the 245/45 on 9 setup, mostly, but that was in comparison to 225/50 x16

there are some downsides, worst is understeer is increased unless a 225 front is also used

These days...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-18-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,140
Posted By Bill Verburg
Don't expect 8ET10.6 to fit your car like that ...

Don't expect 8ET10.6 to fit your car like that



w/o major alterations to the rear suspension 8ET10.6(stock 8x15 Fuchs spec) sticks out ~.5" too far the only reason the above comes even close to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-14-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bill Verburg
for street packages they do go .5" over front and...

for street packages they do go .5" over front and back

for their track packages the only go to the max spec wheel

Why? to get max performance you go to max spec width to allow the rubber to...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-14-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Bill Verburg
55 A lot, tires and the wheels they are mounted...

55
A lot, tires and the wheels they are mounted on is just like the Goldilocks story, not too this and not too that

A tire is designed and built with a certain characteristics, such as the...
Forum: Porsche 964 & 993 Technical Forum 02-11-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Bill Verburg
993 headers can be fitted, though the right side...

993 headers can be fitted, though the right side flanges would need to be rotated and it's tough to plumb to a muffler

Probably the best bet is an aftermarket set up like a B&B

It would be...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-10-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,382
Posted By Bill Verburg
not the same pattern but there are cross drilled...

not the same pattern but there are cross drilled versions of the Carrera 3.2 rotors out there, you'll need to do a search
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-10-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,382
Posted By Bill Verburg
A calipers on 930s rotors ain't gonna happen the...

A calipers on 930s rotors ain't gonna happen the widest A is for 24mm 930s are for 32mm Then theres the radial displacement issue which is at least as bad
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-10-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,382
Posted By Bill Verburg
Even 930 brakes are overkill for most cars, I...

Even 930 brakes are overkill for most cars, I have seen 6/4s w/ 350-380 front and 330-350 rear on some really built 930s, besides sourcing the compatible parts and mounts the wheels are another...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-09-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By Bill Verburg
There are also aftermarket adjustable PCV valves...

There are also aftermarket adjustable PCV valves that could be used and experimented w/ to see what work s best for your situation
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-09-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Bill Verburg
I actually got carried away a bit in the last...

I actually got carried away a bit in the last post , theoretically there is ~9.5" of room in back so a 9 245/40 x15 could be fitted but in practice I'd limit it to 8 225

front 7ET25-26 w/ a...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-09-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By Bill Verburg
not sure the reinforced seals will fit that crank

not sure the reinforced seals will fit that crank
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-09-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Bill Verburg
a lot depends on tire availability and looks,...

a lot depends on tire availability and looks, some folks just don't like the optics of low profile tires despite the advantages
for a stockish n/b, either 4x6 195/60 or 195/55 is fine, 4x7 w/ the...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-08-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Bill Verburg
The 7 205 moves the outer edge out a bit less...

The 7 205 moves the outer edge out a bit less than an inch compared to the 6 185
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads26/4x6_4x71612827633.jpg

good new is 4x 7 205/55 gets you an extra 19lb-ft...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-08-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Bill Verburg
I agree for 7 & 8 x15, 205/50 & 225/50 A052s are...

I agree for 7 & 8 x15, 205/50 & 225/50 A052s are a great choice

there are some more interesting track only options but they aren't recommended for 100 mi drives to and from
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-08-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Bill Verburg
4x 6ET36 x15, 6ET36 x15 front & 7ET23.3 x15 rear...

4x 6ET36 x15, 6ET36 x15 front & 7ET23.3 x15 rear or 4 x7ET23.3 x15 all work

which to use depends on what you want from the setup

The basic handling characteristics of the car come from the slip...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-07-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Bill Verburg
The difference between >83 and 84> A calipers is...

The difference between >83 and 84> A calipers is the spacer between the halves, the post 84 version have a 4mm thicker spacer which those appear to have
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-07-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,071
Posted By Bill Verburg
Porsche often does what marketing and legal tell...

Porsche often does what marketing and legal tell them to do

for example
they recommended the use of M1 0w-40 for many years, JMO but that's not a good idea at all

I also have an issue w/ 0w...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 02-07-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,382
Posted By Bill Verburg
For street and A/X the stocks brakes are fine ...

For street and A/X the stocks brakes are fine
It never hurts to,
use fresh quality high temp DoT 4 fluid, ATE 200 is likely fine all the way up to the best which castrol SRF
add rotor cooling in...
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